My daughter is a thumb sucker and I’m inclined to let her stop it in her own time. Is that the correct strategy or am I setting her up for long-term dental problems?
My mother-in-law will be caring for my baby daily when my maternity leave ends. How do I set-up appropriate boundaries and manage that tricky relationship?
My young daughter is terrified of dogs. How can I help her with her fear of animals.
This expecting mother is receiving hurtful comments from her future in-laws about their lifestyle and parenting choices (already!). Amalah provides some guidelines for navigating that tense relationship.
My daughter has behavioral special needs that make visits with and from her grandparents very stressful for everyone, including her. I really want the grandparent relationship to be strong. What should I do?
Gift registry etiquette is always a sticky subject and even more so when the guest of honor is coming in from out-of-state.
I think my second grader has inattentive ADD/ADHD. What should I do to get him the help he needs at school?
An expecting mom is having trouble being motivated to do anything and feels like a failure. Amalah gives her the advice and pep talk she needs to hear right now.
A mom is very eager to potty-train her 17-month old. Is that realistic? What are the pros and cons of early potty training?
When should my toddler move from a crib to a toddler or big-kid bed?
A mom thinks her baby may be speech-delayed. Should she be concerned? Or is she possibly overreacting?
I am going on a trip when my baby is 8-months old. Am I letting my baby develop bad sleep habits that will make it difficult for her grandparents to take care of her four months from now?
Should I put my son is a private preschool even though it will be quite expensive for our family?
Not surprisingly, my toddler is parroting everything I say. Including the curse words. Do I really need to watch my potty mouth? Is it too late?
Now that I can pump breastmilk successfully, how do I introduce it to my exclusively-breastfed baby?
What should I do when breastfed baby won’t burp, he’s gassy and uncomfortable?
My potty-trained preschooler is going through a potty regression. Is it because I’m pregnant? Is it a control issue? What should I do?
Is there a polite way to say “No Thanks” when friends and family want to buy off-registry baby gifts?
My preschooler is going through a phase where his fears and anxiety are keeping him and us up at night. How can we help my young child sleep soundly and feel safe through the night?
A young woman found a breast lump and her doctor has asked her to schedule a mammogram and ultrasound. Even though the doctor is not worried, she is freaking out and needs some perspective.