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if(typeof ...It's possible that your son has attention and organizational challenges, even if he doesn't qualify for a diagnosis of ADD.
if(typeof ...As you've obviously figured out, developing relationships with stepchildren is easier said than done.
Dear AdviceMama, My ex-wife, who has primary custody, has created Facebook pages for our 10 and 12-year-old children. The photos make my son look ...Your children need and deserve two caring and attentive parents, which requires you to do your utmost to make peace rather than war with their mother, if at all possible.
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Dear AdviceMama, I have a very difficult time getting my 5-year-old and 9-year-old to eat healthy snacks. All they want are things like potato ...When you offer your children good food to snack on, try not to come across as though you care so much about whether they eat it.
Unlikely grouping: Susan Stiffelman with her former husband David, left, and an old boyfriend Peter, right. Courtesy of Susan ...After a divorce, It's easy to get swept into the storm of emotion and remain stuck there.
Dear AdviceMama, Help! We need some advice about our daughter's anxiety. She is 6 years old. Whenever she starts something new (pre-school, ...If you ask your daughter to tell you why she's anxious, and focus on using logic to convince her that there's nothing to be afraid of, you won't get very far.
Dear AdviceMama, I was hospitalized for a month after having a new baby girl, and during that time my 11-year-old son, who was looked after by his ...It's easy to see that your son may be struggling to figure out where he fits in to this new family.