Tag Archives: tantrums

My 11-year-old daughter is lying and stealing and I feel powerless.

My daughter is 11, and I have been having a very difficult time with her for the past few months. My husband works a lot and I feel like I am doing this on my own. She is an only … Continue reading

Posted in Stealing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on My 11-year-old daughter is lying and stealing and I feel powerless.

How can I change my son’s expectations of his time with grandpa?

I have a 14-month-old who is generally a content little boy, but he is very curious and active. He has a great relationship with my in-laws who love spending time with him. His grandpa is very eager and enjoys entertaining our … Continue reading

Posted in Behaviour | Tagged , , | Comments Off on How can I change my son’s expectations of his time with grandpa?

I need help with the “terrible twos”.

I am dealing with the typical “terrible twos” at it’s worst! When my 2 1/2 year old does not get his way or does not want to do something (like get dressed) he throws a tantrum. He screams and throws … Continue reading

Posted in Behaviour | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on I need help with the “terrible twos”.

How can I get help for my son with ADD/ADHD?

I have a twelve-year-old son who was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD four years ago. He has violent temper tantrums and trashes his room or whatever is around him when he does not get his own way.  When he is in school, … Continue reading

Posted in ADHD | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How can I get help for my son with ADD/ADHD?

Our four-year-old son is saying very hateful things.

Our four-year-old son is saying very hateful things to us, just today it has been, “I hate you”, “I hate your house” and even “I want to kill you”. This is not OK. I understand children hear and learn things … Continue reading

Posted in Behaviour | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Our four-year-old son is saying very hateful things.

How can I improve my four-year-old’s sleep?

My 4 year old son has recently started waking up 2-3 times per night and coming into our bedroom. He has never been a great sleeper, but for the past year his sleep had been better. Now he wakes up … Continue reading

Posted in Sleep | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on How can I improve my four-year-old’s sleep?

How can I deal with my son’s tantrums?

My strong-willed 8-year-old son refuses to leave stores, people’s homes, and fun activities without a tantrum. What can I do to make him come with me without causing a scene? Children, like the rest of us, are trying to figure … Continue reading

Posted in Behaviour | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on How can I deal with my son’s tantrums?

Is my five-year-old showing severe seperation anxiety?

My five year old daughter is showing severe separation anxiety?  About four weeks ago, her 8 year old uncle (my little brother) was killed in a car wreck.  We used simple terms and answered as many questions as she wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Separation Anxiety | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Is my five-year-old showing severe seperation anxiety?