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Dec02
Insomnia & Special Needs Kids

Insomnia & Special Needs Kids

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A school boy with ADHD is having an extra hard time falling asleep recently and its causing lots of stress on the family. This is not an uncommon problem amongst special need school-aged kids. Amalah has some advice.

Nov30
Full-Time Grandma Is a Full-Time Problem

Full-Time Grandma Is a Full-Time Problem

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A step-dad turns to us looking for help on a tricky situation with his partner’s mother and how she is influencing her grandchild, and not in a good way.

Nov25
Surprise Pregnancy at a Crossroads

Surprise Pregnancy at a Crossroads

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A newly pregnant woman feels as if she is being forced to make some very big emotional and logistical decisions given her recent pregnancy news and her father’s terminal cancer diagnosis. But does she have other choices?

Nov24
Chores & Young Children: When (& How) to Start

Chores & Young Children: When (& How) to Start

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Oh, the irony of parenting: It’s undeniably hard work, and yet most of us are doing entirely too much of the work. And while we might be able to swoop through a room and put toys away in 10 minutes doing that job for them is actually lazy parenting on our part. It’s their responsibility. Kids NEED chores. Here’s your starter’s guide.

Nov23
A Realistic Checklist to Picking a Pediatrician

A Realistic Checklist to Picking a Pediatrician

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I still distinctly remember the rising anxiety I experienced throughout my first pregnancy as the deadline for choosing a pediatrician approached. It felt, at the time, like choosing a pediatrician was my very first major decision as a parent and thus my first opportunity to get it completely wrong. I didn’t though, and neither will you.

Nov20
The Etiquette of Teacher Group Gifts & Thank Yous

The Etiquette of Teacher Group Gifts & Thank Yous

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A teacher turns to parents for advice on how best to say thank you for a large group gift. What do you think?

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