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

My kids go to a school where there was a lot of publicity about bullying, the police were involved. Although my children were not severely involved last year, there were some problems. I am concerned with what might happen this … Continue reading

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My husband and I disagree about screen time for our three-year-old.

My husband and I have different views on how often to let our three-year-old daughter play with our smartphones and our tablet at home. We have downloaded a few apps on our phones and we regularly let her draw and … Continue reading

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Can a father’s intoxication at the time of conception affect the baby?

Is there a risk of a child having mental disorders if the father was intoxicated at the time of conception? One time intoxication (I am going to assume alcohol) at the time of sex by the father may not result … Continue reading

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My sister is in an abusive marriage, how can I help her?

My sister has a four-year-old daughter and is in a bad marriage. Her husband appears perfectly respectable but he isn’t. I don’t think he actually physically abuses her but there is mental abuse. He is a crude bully and puts … Continue reading

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My grandson is very aggressive and hits other kids. What can we do?

My four-year-old grandson is  very aggressive and strong. He hits his friends regularly in daycare and does not seem to be bothered by the consequences of his actions. He is now wearing glasses for astigmatism and he is very intelligent. … Continue reading

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Can the father’s use of alcohol at conception result in FASD?

If the biological father is a regular alcohol user during conception but the mother is not will the baby be born with FASD? Can FASD be inherited? There is no link between father drinking and child Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder … Continue reading

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My son talks about killing himself, is this a serious problem or attention seeking?

My seven-year-old son has frequent tantrums or blow outs as we call them. For instance when he gets in trouble at school he comes home and  has a blow out, which most always includes him hurting either me(his mom) or … Continue reading

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