Social Workers: Older Child

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9 Year Old with No or Very Few Friends

K.N. asks from Phoenix

I have a 9 year old that has no or very few friends. He is very intelligent, and he has ADHD. I took him for his intake with the counselor, and they said he is gifted...


6 Year Old Daughter Wants to Wear Her Hair the Way She Wants

M.S. asks from Washington DC

This probably seems trivial but I am looking at the whole picture ahead and want to get some advice now. My daughter has decided she no longer wants to wear headbands...


8 Year Old Behavior

D.S. asks from Minneapolis

I am not sure what to do with my 8 year old boy and the way he acts. I need to find out if it is normal or if I am doing something wrong. Here are the issues. 1.He...


Detention for an 8 Year Old??

J.C. asks from St. Louis

Okay, I have an 8 yr old whom I've recently gotten a diagnosis of Dyslexia through a private evaluator as the schools would not help. He does attend a catholic schoo...


Help! My 6 Year Old Won't Stop Lying!!!

A.C. asks from Kansas City

I need help...I don't know what to do with my 6 year old. He is going through a phase right now where he seems to lie about everything. There is always room for story...


7 Year Old Crying, Emotional, Saying He's a Bad Kid

L.M. asks from Phoenix

Hi, I have a seven year old boy, and what I am wondering has anyone gone through this, and is it a phase or something to be concerned about? He cries. When its time t...


5-Year Old Daughter Antagonizes 7-Year Old Sister

T.C. asks from Minneapolis

HELP! My 5-year old loves to antagonize her 7-year old sister, and the 7-year old is an "intense" child who over-reacts all the time. This is a typical scene: The 7...


Is Sims 3 Game Appropriate for 9 Year Old?

N.W. asks from South Bend

My question is this: My 9 year old granddaughter is pushing me hard to let her get the Sims 3 "reality" game, and I am reluctant to do this, but I realize I don't kn...


Advice for Handling an Unappreciative and Disrespectful 7-Year Old.

L.G. asks from Johnson City

I'm a foster parent to a 7-year old girl as well as her two sisters. She is the middle of the two. She thinks nothing is fair when it comes to her but it's ok for thi...


My 9 Year Old Son Is Being Bullied!

K.S. asks from Chicago

My son is in 3rd grade. He is a sweet kid that gets picked on constantly! Everyday he comes home with a new story to tell me about how this kid did this or that kid d...