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What vitamins do you give your pre-teen?

J. J. asks from Lancaster

My dd is very small for her age and eats very little. I make her eat a few vegetables and some fruit every day and her doctor recommended 2-3 glasses of milk. I can usually only get her to drink 1 glass of milk (if she drank more, she wouldn't eat anything). Anyway, I ...

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Playdates that have not gone well

L. J. asks from Rochester

Recently, my 8 year old daughter has had some strange playdates with 2 of her friends. All the girls are close in age, neighbors, and school friends. When I have set up playdates with either of these 2 other girls, both of these mom's have invited over the one child tha...

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To The Strangers Who Criticize My Parenting

It doesn’t happen often. Thankfully, in fact, it is quite rare.

Nonetheless, every now and then, I’ll be out with my toddlers bouncing, distracting, warning, counting to three, and trying to appear sane; my number one goal is getting from point A to point B with the least amount of failing, zig-zagging, and whining as possible when a stranger pops out nowhere to criticize my parenting…. More


Dyslexic 6 yr old

J. S. asks from Brooklyn

My DD was just diagnosed with dyslexia/ADHD/Social communication disorder and anxiety. She is currently in a public school with an IEP but it can't address her needs. Does anyone know of a good school in the area or Manhattan that may fit her needs (public or private)? ...

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