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Jan22
The Nightmare Babysitting Charge

The Nightmare Babysitting Charge

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A babysitter is stuck in an sticky situation. Her toddler babysitting charge has behavioral issues that his mom refuses to address and it’s negatively affecting her own children and animals. Since the toddler is a friend’s child she’s having a hard time knowing how to proceed.

Dec31
How To Handle The “Bad” Girlfriend

How To Handle The “Bad” Girlfriend

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A reader is worried her young teen son’s girlfriend is a bad influence; there’s lots to unpack, here, but I give it my best shot.

Dec23
The Friendship is Really Over When You Stop Sending a Holiday Card

The Friendship is Really Over When You Stop Sending a Holiday Card

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When do you know it’s time to take someone off your holiday card list? Or is sending cards a life time commitment?

Dec09
Tell Me How To Feel About: THE LEASH

Tell Me How To Feel About: THE LEASH

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Kids on leashes. Probably one of the top parenting choices all but guaranteed to earn you some judge-y side-eye or comments from strangers, even more so than say, breast- or bottle-feeding in public.

Dec03
Teenagers and Bad News Parties: What Do We Tell Them?

Teenagers and Bad News Parties: What Do We Tell Them?

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A reader asks how we deal with teens and the specter of poor teen decisions about drugs and alcohol and parties.

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.

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