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Why won’t my child potty train?

Dear Grandma:

My daughter is almost 4 and she was really good at going to the toilet. However, in the last month or so, she has started having accidents. This is only when she is at home with me. I am due with a new baby in 2 months and I really want to get this sorted out asap. [Read more...]

My daughter needs to discipline her son!

Dear Grandma,

My daughter lives in New Zealand and her son is 22 months old. She told me this weekend that he has turned into a monster overnight. He throws tantrums constantly but she says he is very aggressive and hits out at her or her husband and virtually throws himself out of their arms. [Read more...]

When should my child sleep alone?

Grandma Maggie,

At what age should a child stop sleeping with their parents?

Dear Friend,

I have a hard time with that one, because we did not have a family bed, yet I know some people who have been very successful with it and they said the kids stopped themselves at around 4 or 5 when they wanted to sleep in their own rooms. [Read more...]

My step daughters keep lying!

Aloha,

I’m engaged to a wonderful man. He’s always helpful and respectful. He has 3 little girls ages from 6 years to 10 years old. He finely got custodial custody of his girls. The girls have been in CPS previously. Now these girls are living with us. [Read more...]

Should I get a nanny?

Hi Grandma.

My name is Samantha. I am a single-mom working at a local doctor’s office. I am also 7 months pregnant with a beautiful baby girl and I have another girl too, who is 3. I am getting a little worried about taking care of two children, especially one that will need to be held 24/7, and one that is wild and very curious. [Read more...]