AdviceMama

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Member Since October 10, 2010
AdviceMama, Susan Stiffelman, is a licensed and practicing psychotherapist and marriage and family therapist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in developmental psychology and a Master of Arts in clinical psychology. Her book, Parenting Without Power Struggles , is available on Amazon . Sign up to get Susan's free parenting newsletter.
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Answered: Can I help my son come to terms with the new baby?

Your son is dealing with a lot of sorrow and pain right now; the last thing I would recommend is that you punish him for his negative feelings. You cannot force someone to be happy and excited. At ...

Answered: Can I help my daughter deal with her boys?

In truth, kids develop resilience by repeatedly living through the frustrating experience of not getting what they want. But it's not easy to endure a child's displeasure, especially with children ...

Answered: What can I do with my 5 kids on the weekend?

A mother once told me that when her kids complained that they were bored, she would respond by saying, "Do I look like an entertainment center to you?" (In "the olden days," this was the cabinet ...

Answered: How can I help my kids against the bullies?

Every day, approximately 160,000 children stay home from school in this country because they are afraid of being bullied, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. A study in the ...

Answered: Why doesn't my mother in law let my son grieve for ...

I'm so sorry to hear about the sad turn of events in your son's life, and in yours, as well. Losing a parent is extraordinarily difficult, but a sudden death like this must have left your young ...

Answered: How do I get my 11 y/o on board about his baby ...

Think of all the things your 11-year-old has had to deal with in the last few weeks: His mother was gone for a month because of a medical condition and he was left in the care of his stepdad. You ...

Answered: How can I help my 6 y/o get over her anxiety?

Some children embrace change, eagerly anticipating life's next new adventure, while others cower in the shadows, hoping that whatever new experience is waiting will just "go away." Clearly, you have ...

Answered: How can I get my kids to eat healthy snacks?

As with everything else, the more needy you come across to your children when you want them to do something, the more you run the risk of activating their instinct to do the opposite, especially ...

Answered: How can I deal with my x-wife teaching our kids to ...

As difficult as married life can be when couples don't get along, co-parenting with someone after divorce requires parents to face challenges that make unhappy married life seem like a walk in the ...

Answered: My 13 y/o Drives everyone crazy. What do I do?

The pre-frontal cortex (PFC) is the part of the brain behind the forehead that governs the inhibitory response in human beings. It creates a pause between having an impulse, and acting on ...

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