Older Child: First Response

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6 Year Old Hurting Herself

T. asks from Tucson

I have a 6 year old daughter and i am at my wits end with dealing with her. I need help and i think she does too. She throws fit 5 to 7 times a week. She will throw h...


My 7 Year Old Daughter Is Having Vaginal Discharge

J.S. asks from Enid

recently my 7 year old daughter complained that her "booty" was crusty. since she occasionally gets itchy and rashy "down there" from not wiping good enough, i assum...


HELP! My 9 Year Old Son Is Being Picked on by a Bully

T.S. asks from Peoria

I really hope someone here can help me. My son is being picked on by a boy 2 years younger than him. We just moved here a couple months ago and this boy was the first...


A Parent Called My 7 Year Old Daughter Fat at School!!

W.S. asks from Los Angeles

Hello Moms!! I am so emotional about this situation that I need advice on what to do. My daughter is 7 years old, 4'7" and 73 lbs. she is tall and solid, NOT fat!! ...


6 Year Old Mean to Grandpa

I.:. asks from Minneapolis

My 6 year old can be crabby, but she always seems to cop an attitude with my dad. He is a wonderful grandpa and very involved. He actually plays with them, reads to t...


6 Year Old with Night Terrors

A.B. asks from Denver

Every single night for the past 9 days now, my 6 year old son has been woken up with night terrors. He screams and cries and when my husband and I ask him whats wrong...


8 Year Old Daughter Still Wets the Bed!

R.W. asks from Hartford

My daughter is 8 years old going on 9 this year. She is a very hyper active child and my family and I as well as teachers have always thought she has ADD. Her pediatr...


My 8 Year Old Daughter Wants a Bra - Oh My!

M.M. asks from Detroit

Ok..my 8 year old daughter approached me the other day about wanting to start wearing a bra. She told me how difficult it was for her to ask me this question and the...


Being Harassed by CPS Because My 10 Year Old Has a Normal Hygiene Problem

K.V. asks from San Diego

As a parent of a ten year old boy, I've done my research over the last few years as my son has gotten closer to puberty; Both through the web and through family membe...


6 Year Old Acting Out

S.M. asks from Portland

My 6 and 1/2 year old has been acting out severly over the past few months, I just gave birth to her first sibiling on April 13th. Celeste is great with her sister, b...