Category: Parenting

Can I improve my child’s IQ while I’m pregant?

Question I am pregnant with our first child, and we want to do everything possible to stimulate our baby’s intellectual development. I’ve read lots about various commercial products that promise to improve a child’s IQ. Do they work? Answer They … Continue reading

When good kids do bad things

While I enjoy responding to questions from readers, there is one type of problem that leaves me perplexed—advising parents how to manage situations when good kids do bad things. A mom recently asked my advice about her 10-year-old daughter who … Continue reading

The biggest threat to your marriage

The birth of your first child is not only an event to be cherished but a stage of life to be feared. Children represent a severe threat to your relationship with your spouse. Kids have a negative impact on most … Continue reading

Is it wrong to read my daughter’s journal?

Question My fourteen year daughter spends lots of time in her room. She writes every night in a journal that I gave her a few years ago. She locks the book but what she doesn’t know is that I also … Continue reading

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