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Sensory issues/weighted blankets

J. B. asks from Boston

Mamas, I've asked questions in the past about my middle son, who is now 11. Over the years, his behavior has prompted us to have him evaluated by his regular pediatrician, a psychologist, a psychiatrist, a developmental pediatrician and now our current family counselor. A...

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Define Step-Dad?? What am I doing wrong?

B. S. asks from Chicago

Hi, I'm brook, 24 with a 1 year old and 5 months pregnant. There are a lot of details that go into this one great question but, I'll try and keep it short. I'm pregnant by my boyfriend. My children don't have the same father. My first borns father abandoned me through p...

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A Positive Change Between Generations

The scenes from my childhood include dads sitting in a room in lazy boy chairs, with a newspaper in hand while watching the tv, and moms worked in the kitchen preparing dinner. In the 70’s and 80’s, I didn’t have personal relationships with adults. Back then, adults and children lived in two different realms. There was a perpetual solid boundary line which conveyed the message of separation. Parents remained behind the barriers of their own kid-free areas, while the kids were expected to occupy themselves away from them…. More


Been feeling sorry for myself

D. S. asks from Schaumburg

Yes, I pulled the original post because I went back and read it. Frankly, it was full of self-pity and it was embarrassing. It was not the kind of post that was going to help me solve the problem effectively or diplomatically. It was the kind of post riddled wit...

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