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Help with my grand daughter
I am helping with raising my grand- daughter whose Mom lives here too. We both are baffled for answers. I am...More
Posted by An_262571
Reply: Constant nausea
Good news on the nausea problem front. The antidepressant (amitriptyline) that the dr prescribed seems to have...More
Posted by jscdi
Reply: Lots of Questions - No answers. New Dr?
What I was worried about was the possibility of bacteria/virus in the water - you wouldn't need to get very wet,...More
Posted by fcl
Reply: ABDOMINAL PAIN
I am having the exact same problem with my son (13 years old also a unique type 2 diabetic). He has had...More
Posted by frustratedmommy
Thumbsucking at 11 years old
My step son will be 12 in June. He still sucks his thumb...every night, and constantly when at home. I have...More
Posted by jesterific
Constant nausea
My 15 yr old son has been "diagnosed" with functional nausea. This all began 10 mos ago with occasional bouts...More
Posted by An_261853
Reply: school
Kathleen.............Thank you
Posted by notnice2me
school
I am tired of fighting with my 15 yr old son about going to high school, how many days does he have to miss...More
Posted by notnice2me
Reply: 10 yr old boy and 11 yr old girl share a bed
You are living in lah-lah land if you think that it's OK for two unrelated pre-teens to be in bed together...More
Posted by Anon_475
Reply: 13 year old boy with diaper fascinations
It sounds to me like he may be what is called a Diaper lover or DL for short. He may yet grow out of it...More
Posted by poisonedflames
Reply: Oppressive father
Firstly, you can't change other people, you can only change yourself. He's not going to change, therefore you have...More
Posted by fcl
Reply: 13 year old boy and sexual curiosity
Therapy is a minimum requirement for this. Sexual curiosity is only curiosity when the two individuals are of...More
Posted by fcl
Reply: Hard Decision
I don't know the boy well enough, actually not at all, so I cant be specific. one thing is very clear. you...More
Posted by bobspock
Reply: Quasi-stepmom seeking advice
Hi there, Seems to me your boyfriend is a good guy and you are happy. In my opinion responsible and good...More
Posted by An_261010
Reply: puberty in early teen boys
all is well, don't worry about a thing. he probably knows all about it. most boys have got the whole thing...More
Posted by bobspock
12 yr old boy, TOUCHY SITUATION
a 12 yr old boy is crippled and cannot move to even do basic things. he is bathed and cared for. this...More
Posted by bobspock
Reply: Caught my son masturbating. Now he won't talk to m...
JUST COME RIGHT OUT WITH IT AND APOLOGIZE and tell him its cool with you so he don't have to worry about it.
Posted by bobspock
boy 13, girl11
I have a 13 yr old son who has his own room. he is spending time with the 11 yr old girl next door. she lives...More
Posted by bobspock
My 11 year old daughter still wets her bed!
my 11 yr old daughter wets her bed daily. Till she was 8 I was waiting it out as doctors suggested that she...More
Posted by An_260840
Reply: Fever and Headache
let the teen sleep and i would keep trying to get help from the doctors i have the fever and i am 15...More
Posted by harrypotter12
Reply: Dizziness with headache
PLEASE take him to see a doctor ASAP. This is potentially serious and should not be ignored.
Posted by Anon_475
Reply: need advice for my teenager
I'm glad you have a meeting with his Case Manager, in addition to TBS, I would also possibly re-visit the...More
Posted by momuv4girls
start off on the RIGHT foot.
my 13 year old boy is starting to act cool, dress cool, swearing with his friends. Hi sister said that there...More
Posted by An_259655
Reply: Chest Pain in Teenage Boys
Why are we harder on our children than on ourselves......they are in a growing state of change and...More
Posted by love_enough
Divorced dad trying to connect with 14 yr old daug...
My daughter is not the average girl. She was attending special education until recently. They have now decided...More
Posted by troy2731
Reply: 15 YR OLD SON W/ NAUSEA IN A.M. FOR 6 WEEKS
My son was dx with migraines at age 12. They became worse last year in the 8th grade. He was switched to Elavil...More
Posted by msrisaz
Reply: 16 yo not liking hs because all of her friends hav...
Sorry your daughter has to go through this. She sounds like a great kid who just wants to do the right thing...More
Posted by sk8598
A concern for a hyperactive 13 year old girl
My mother has been friends with Alice since they were in college, and the friendship hasn't changed since...More
Posted by peterconnor
Reply: Question
Most often natural consequences are the best teaching tool - - not sure what the history is with your son,...More
Posted by momuv4girls

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Teen Dating Rules
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