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What can I do to protect my child from bullying at school? – Part Two

Last time we discussed how you can help your school deal with bullying. Bullying is not only a systems problem, it is a personal problem. This time, I will focus on how you can help your child avoid being the … Continue reading

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How can we set common ground rules for my stepdaughter when she is with us only 50% of the time?

My 13-year-old stepdaughter lives at our home 50% of the time. We have had many issues with unusual behaviours that seem to be getting better, and that we think are the result of different rules and expectations at each home. … Continue reading

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My teenage daughter has become non-communicative.

My 14-year-old daughter has become non-communicative with us. When we speak to her, she answers curtly, if at all. She often answers rudely with a distinct lack of respect. Even when she needs something, she will avoid speaking to us as … Continue reading

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Should I be worried that all my daughter’s friends are boys?

My 11-year-old daughter is a tomboy. She doesn’t fit in well with the girls at school; they are generally quite cliquey. But she has some close friends who are boys. The boys are her age, and they are really great … Continue reading

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How can we encourage our kids to try harder at sports?

Although in reading the other questions I don’t feel my concerns are of medical importance I hope other parents share my concerns. We have a 9-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl. Neither are very competitive in sport although both myself and my … Continue reading

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What can I do to reduce my stomach fat?

What can I do to reduce my stomach fat? Most of us have more stomach fat than we would like to have. There are four possible issues. First of all, you could be of normal weight but have a flabby … Continue reading

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