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How to prevent “failure to launch”?

Today’s question:  “My son is 16 and UNMOTIVATED. He gets by at school, but that’s it. He doesn’t play sports or have a job or even his driver’s license. I’ve given this kid every opportunity, and I’m resentful that he doesn’t appreciate it. I’m sick of nagging and trying to motivate him because clearly, it’s … Read more…

Why can’t I ask for help?

Today’s Question: I’ve got 3 kids, ages 1, 3, and 5. My oldest has special needs. Recently, I got the flu and was totally out of it. Before I could fully recuperate my kids all got sick. It’s been two weeks and I’m EXHAUSTED. Total zombie mommy, barely functioning, and yet…I STILL cannot bring myself … Read more…

How can I help my daughter make friends?

Today’s question: “My daughter is 9 years old and doesn’t seem to have any friends. There are girls in the neighborhood we carpool with, and kids she goes to school, gymnastics, and temple with, but she doesn’t seek these kids out on the weekends or after school. At recess or on weekends, she prefers playing by … Read more…

When a Chore Chart Doesn’t Work

Episode 6 – How to make a chore chart work Today’s question: I’ve tried chore charts in the past, but I have a hard time keeping up with them. I let things slide, but then it bothers me that my kids don’t help out more around the house. My older kid is more cooperative than … Read more…

How to set boundaries with kid’s screen time?

Episode #5 “How to set boundaries with kid’s screen time” Today’s question: “The cell phone and video game use in my house are getting out of control. How can I set boundaries with my kids that they will actually follow? I’m ready to throw the damn phones out the window.” Maggie What is a boundary? A … Read more…

How do I get my family to pitch in and help me?

How do I get my family to pitch in and help me? Today’s question comes from Elizabeth – I’m tired of doing all the work! I have 3 school aged kids, a capable husband, a house, 2 dogs and 2 pet rats. When I signed up to be a stay-at-home mom, I did not realize … Read more…

How can I motivate my son to do his homework after school?

Episode #3 How can I motivate my son to do his homework after school? Today’s question comes from Lyla: “My son is in 6th grade and isn’t motivated to do his homework. He does the bare minimum to get by. Everyday after school, I suggest, plead, scream, command (depends on my mood) that he GET … Read more…

How do I get my teenager to be nice to me? 

Episode #2 How do I get my teenager to be nice to me?  Question from Amber: “I have a great teenager. He’s hard working, fun to be around, nice to his sister, in fact, he’s nice to everyone, except ME. When I sit next to him on the couch, he gets up. When I try … Read more…

How do I get my kids to listen to me?

Episode #1 “How do I get my kids to listen to me?”   Question of the Day: “I feel like I walk around all day barking orders. ‘Pick up your shoes, turn off the TV, finish your homework, clear your plate.” I’m exhausted from the constant negotiating and push back I seem to constantly get and … Read more…

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