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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: Caught my son masturbating. Now he won't talk to m...
Maybe if its to uncomfortable to have a face to face with him, get a note to him, text, email or real paper....More
Posted by troy2731
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
Reply: Quasi-stepmom seeking advice
I can see from your message that you are not in fact someone who is going through a similar situation, so I...More
Posted by healingtime
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
Reply: Afraid of needles
I 17 and I am scared to death of needles. They scare me so much. I get so scared my heart starts beating...More
Posted by michelle2016
Reply: 12 year old step son pees and poops his pants
My stepson is going to be 10 very soon and does this all the time. His father and I are at our wits end...More
Posted by mezmereyesyou2
Reply: teen lacks respect and expects his way
So I am going to make a couple assumptions here, and feel free to ignore this reply if the assumptions...More
Posted by isabellasosuke
Reply: Should a 12 year old be given this choice?
Wow, this is a tough question...but you've probably made a decision by now, and if not I have an idea...More
Posted by isabellasosuke
Reply: Teens with Bipolar
35 lbs in 8 months is an awful lot of weight and even more so for someone who is petite. If I were you, I'd be...More
Posted by fcl

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Reply: dental care
implant is for the missing one only. The crowns are for the ones beside. I just don't like the idea of...More
Posted by An_257747
Reply: puberty in early teen boys
What exactly is it that you want to make him understand?
Posted by fcl
Reply: teen girl sleep choices
This does sounds weird. I think you should talk to your boyfriend about this.
Posted by mariajohnson
Reply: What age would you allow teen to go to a concert w...
I agree with Kathleen. If you trust your daughter and her friends let them go. You can drop them to the...More
Posted by mariajohnson
Reply: diabetices
A teen who has a parent with type 2 diabetes is at a higher risk of having type 2 diabetes than a teen who does not...More
Posted by fcl
family problems
I have a 14 year old cousin who is selling a dog that was giving to them and every time some one tells them...More
Posted by An_257109
teen girl sleep choices
Although not every night, my boyfriends 14 year old granddaughter who he is raising, asks for him to wake her...More
Posted by An_256886
Reply: Slang words used today
Initially just check it out with whom company he is spending more time, make him realize that it's not...More
Posted by stellagonzalez
Slang words used today
I was able to read a couple of text message my son sent to his friends on his phone. He asks where his...More
Posted by bcuzicare4
Reply: lazy
Don't feel guilty, you are doing the right thing. You are not condoning him to be unhealthy. Good...More
Reply: Progressive puberty and periods
Well I think you should take your daughter to the doctor. Let the doctor examine her and then you and your...More
Posted by mariajohnson
Reply: teen daughter dating
Be friendly to your daughter. Talk to her as a friend and express your concern politely and calmly.
Posted by mariajohnson
Reply: 17 year old son angry, isolating himself. tried ma...
How old is your son? When did you notice these issues? A bit more info would be helpful. Thank you,...More
Posted by momuv4girls

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Signs of Early Puberty in Girls
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