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Parents Helping Parents: Here are some strategies that have helped parents of children who are hitting others. Read more…

Tattoo who? Not my kid

Parents Helping Parents: How parents can help teenagers gain long-term perspective on proposed permanent alterations to their bodies, such as tattoos and piercings. Read more…

How do parents talk about terminal illness with a child?

Parents Helping Parents: If a family member is terminally ill, how do parents approach that conversation with a child? Read more…

Young teen wants to visit gynecologist — alone

Parents Helping Parents: Is it wrong for a parent to be upset that a teen is making this decision, and how can the parent help? Read more…

Back to work and heartbroken

Parents Helping Parents: What can you do when your have to say “goodbye” to your baby and return to work before you’re ready? Read more…

Dramatic tween opposes chores

Parents Helping Parents: What’s the best way to get a child to help with housework when she doesn’t want to cooperate? Read more…

Spying canine under covers

Parents Helping Parents: Is the family dog sleeping in the child’s bed bad for the child? Read more…

How to tell your child she’s adopted

Parents Helping Parents: We have a 5-year-old daughter who is adopted. We haven’t told her, and we have mixed feelings about when — and if — we should. Do you have any advice for us? Read more…

Tantrum conundrum

Parents Helping Parents: Coping tips for when your agreeable son becomes moody and unreasonable. Read more…

Broaching ‘the talk’ with a tween

Parents Helping Parents: Do parents still talk to their kids about sex these days, and if so, how? Read more…

Hard habit to break

Parents Helping Parents: After a teacher comments on a child’s nervous tic, how can this parent help his kid kick his nosepickin’ ways? Read more…
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