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: My 17-Year-Old Is Drifting Away! What Should I Do?

You're asking one of the most common questions posed by parents of adolescents: Should I accept my teenager's lack of interest in spending time with me and back off entirely, or make a different ...

Answered: How can I deal with my 16 y/o son announcing he's ...

Parents want their children to be happy. We educate them so they can become gainfully employed, help them learn basic life skills so they can take care of themselves, and guide them in developing ...

Answered: Do My Kids Have to Add their Grandma or Uncle on ...

It really is a new world when it comes to sorting out cyber-relationships, and your question points to a particularly challenging aspect of this: When is it okay to pass on accepting a friend ...

Answered: What can I do when my stepdaugheter is aggressive ...

Your stepdaughter is one hurting child. It would be easy to dismiss her actions as simply the out of control behavior of a little girl who needs to be disciplined; I suspect many readers might just ...

Answered: What turned my 16 y/o daughter from my best friend ...

Many parents of teenage girls would tell you that your daughter's behavior is normal, and they wouldn't be wrong. It's fair to say that, in many respects, your daughter is "on schedule" with her ...

Answered: How much money do I give my adult daughter?

I'm sure you've heard this many times, but it's true: Don't lend money to relatives unless you're in a position to part with it forever. While I'm sure there are exceptions, I can't count the number ...

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