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10yr Old Can't Sleep Without Me
Our 10yr old is having trouble sleeping in his own bed. He is an only child and recently (4months ago)...More
Posted by Working_Mother
AsthmaMist Works Well For My 10 Year Old Son's Ast...
I started using AsthmaMist 3 months ago for my 10 year old son's asthma. All of his symptoms have improved -...More
Posted by trendyz
Almost 12 year old nephew relates to "Voreaphillia...
My almost 12 year old nephew recently shared his secret, that he is a Vor. Since I never heard of it...More
Posted by auntiemame1949
teenage son worries
im a single mum with 3 children aged 28 24 and 14.my problem is my youngest who is a boy. last year he had an...More
Posted by An_263358
How do you know if you are ready to date?
1. You want to date in order to "show" your ex. If your main motivation for firing up your love life is to...More
Posted by An_262646
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
Lots of Questions - No answers. New Dr?
Good afternoon! I'm hoping someone here can provide a bit of advise. A month ago my family went to Orlando for a...More
Posted by p_beck
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
just now Constant nausea My 15 yr old son has been "diagnosed" with functional nausea. This all began 10 mos...More
Posted by jscdi
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
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
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
Oppressive father
It's not like me to connect on the web this way, but I'm so wound up and can't take it anymore. I didn't know...More
Posted by An_261313
13 year old boy and sexual curiosity
I am raising my 13 year old grandson who has lived with me since he was a baby. Over Christmas, he spent the...More
Posted by An_261151
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
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
Dizziness with headache
My son came home a couple of days ago from school and said that he has been getting dizzy, blurred vision,...More
Posted by metalhead54
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
need advice for my teenager
I am a mom to three. Two are biological and one is adopted. The older one, whom is adopted, has some issues....More
Posted by teenhelp14
Caught my son masturbating. Now he won't talk to m...
Hello, My name is Rudy, currently a single father of two great sons (age 16 and 22). My wife passed away...More
Posted by rudy1972
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
16 yo not liking hs because all of her friends hav...
Hello everyone. My 16 yo has always been a really good kid. She has a huge heard, and she has never liked...More
Posted by Anon_160551
Quasi-stepmom seeking advice
I've been living with my boyfriend for two years. He has a 16 year old son, who until recently we had 50% of...More
Posted by An_258966
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
Question
My son made a mistake a money one and if I don't pay for it he will loose his driving privileges how can I turn...More
Posted by moni25
Teens with Bipolar
My 16 year old daughter started taking medications (Seriquil 300mg at night and Lexapro 30mg during the day)...More
Posted by An_257904

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dental care
My 16 year old son's dentist says he needs 6 crowns on his upper front teeth! Because he has a missing...More
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In 2005 I moved from my hometown to live 4,000 miles away with my new husband and growing family. I brought my two boys, now ages 9 and 12. My step-so...More

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