Sensitive Daughters

Question I’m a stay-at-home mom with two daughters, ages 6 and 5, and they’re driving me crazy with their whining and crying. I want to be an attentive mother, but […]

Children’s Privacy

Question My 15-year-old daughter jealously guards her privacy and I want to respect that. At the same time, I feel the need to know what she is up to.  Is […]

Overwhelmed Parenting

Question I am a single mother due to a marriage filled with domestic violence.  I am raising three children, ages 6, 5, and 3, on my own.  I am working […]

Strong-Willed Daughter

Question My strong-willed 6-year-old is wearing me down. She has an opinion about everything and it is almost always the opposite of what I ask of her. I give her […]

Teaching Purity

Question My wife left me for another man and is living with him.  She and I share custody of our 15-year-old daughter.  That means my daughter is constantly exposed to […]

Unwelcoming Step-Children

Question I’m a step-father to three kids (two sons, ages 8 and 13, and a daughter, age 11). (My wife and I had been married a year and a half. […]

Blaming Others

Question My 11-year-old son tends to blame others or circumstances whenever he is caught in misbehavior, embarrassed because he didn’t do something right, or just feeling inadequate. How can I […]