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Parents Helping Parents

My child is being bullied and doesn’t want help

Parents Helping Parents: Your child may not want your help, but there are ways to aid her without adding to her embarassment. Read more…

Talking to your teenager about her sexual orientation

Parents Helping Parents: Ways you can make your teen comfortable about opening up to you. Read more…

Seeking help when you believe your child has a problem

Parents Helping Parents: What should you do when you think your 17-year-old is using drugs? Read more…

Helping a sedentary child appreciate an active lifestyle

Parents Helping Parents: Here’s how to your couch potato up and running — without making him feel bad. Read more…

Explaining healthy eating to children

Parents Helping Parents: I want my kids to be healthy and I am determined to beat the “peer and social pressure” of eating processed foods. Can you advise a parent, like me, how I can convince my children to follow our good eating program (not boring but fresh and real food)? A parent of my son’s friend told my son that we were “depriving” our kids of trips to McDonald’s, etc., which really annoyed me. Read more…

Making the adjustment to a special needs child

Parents Helping Parents: Juggling the needs of a child with special needs can be overwhelming and discouraging to any parent. Read more…

How to adjust to a special-needs child

Parents Helping Parents: Our son is not normal. I don’t want to go into details, but we’ve realized for some time that he has “special issues.” My question is not about him, it’s about us. We are overwhelmed and depressed and to say “disappointed” is to understate the reaction we’ve had to the discovery that our child is not what we were hoping for or expecting. My husband and I are trying to navigate the difficult road of special everything for our boy and we’re not doing badly, but it’s how it’s affec Read more…
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