Category: Parenting

How young is too young for therapy? Q & A with Dr. Ramey

Question What is the youngest that you can take a child to therapy?  My three-year-old girl has been a behavior problem since the day she was born.  I know she needs help, even though our pediatrician tells me she is … Continue reading

The Psychology of Giving and Receiving Gifts

This is my favorite time of the year, partly due to the fact that I really enjoy giving gifts to friends and family. A great deal of thought goes into that process, as I typically begin thinking about Christmas gifts … Continue reading

Why I don’t want my daughter to marry a vampire

My entrance into the world of Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight began simply enough, prompted by my 13-year-old daughter’s request for a birthday party with a vampire theme. I was totally engaged by Meyer’s love story about a 100 year-old vampire named … Continue reading

When mom and dad disagree on violent video games

Question I dread this time of the year because of the constant conflicts with my ex-spouse regarding Christmas gifts for our two boys, who are 7 and 12 years of age. He buys them presents that are inappropriate and then … Continue reading

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