August 10, 2023
July 13, 2023
Overnights and the 3 year old
June 8, 2023
May 11, 2023
When one child gets more attention than the other
April 13, 2023
Any harm with screen time on a rainy day?
March 2, 2023
Teaching your child to handle BIG feelings
February 2, 2023
I feel guilty about sending my child to Day Care
December 1, 2022
Dealing with kids after a weekend at Grandma’s house.
November 3, 2022
Are there benefits to adding classes to an 18 month old’s life?
October 6, 2022
Help with Kids’ bedtime
September 1, 2022
My child hits
August 4, 2022
In our family with 3 kids, the youngest is always excluded.
July 7, 2022
How to Help a Child Who Gets Extremely Frustrated
June 2, 2022
What to do about a Clingy Child Who Only Wants MOM.
May 5, 2022
My 6 year old has anxiety about catastophies
April 7, 2022
My Child is obsessed with Being First
March 3, 2022
How do I explain an uncle going into rehab…and should I?
February 3, 2022
How can I prepare my children for my going back to work full time?
January 6, 2022
How do I prepare my child for our dog’s imminent death?
December 2, 2021
Will my daughter be lonely if she is an only child?
November 4, 2021
An increasingly defiant 8 year old who fights with his sister.
October 7, 2021
How to help a 2 year old get used to her new sibling
September 2, 2021
Are there benefits to being a TV free household?
August 5, 2021
My child will not try anything new, food or anything
May 6, 2021
Should siblings share a room?
April 1, 2021
Post Pandemic Separation Anxiety in Young Children
March 4, 2021
My 11 year-old- feels bad about himself
February 4, 2021
My 11 year old daughter spends all her time reading.
January 7, 2021
How to encourage healthy eaters with kids who are picky eaters
December 3, 2020
My child over-reacts to the small mistakes he makes
November, 5, 2020
What are rules and boundaries for door closing and locking
October 1, 2020
How do I talk with my kids about the election?
March 5, 2020
What’s a good age to start watching video games?
February 6, 2020
How do I answer my 4 year old who wants a sibling
January 2, 2020
Does having an age gap between siblings matter?
December 5, 2019
At what age can a child watch YouTube?
November 7, 2019
Helping a toddler to move to a new house
October 3, 2019
Affluenza in the Palisades
September 5, 2019
Toddlers and their ipad use
July 4, 2019
My 4 and 6 year old boys cry all the time
June 6, 2019
Might my 12 year old be showing signs of depression?
May 23. 2019
My 4 year old hates going to school. What can I do?
May 2, 2019
Stay-at-home dad feels isolated with his child
January 3, 2019
Are New Years resolutions a good idea for kids?
December 6, 2018
How do I avoid spoilinig my kids at the holidays?
November 1, 2018
Are parenting groups necessary or even a good thing?
October 4, 2018
My two year old is still not talking
September 6, 2018
Can my child go to the mall alone?
August 2, 2018
My 13 year old is addicted to YouTube
December 14, 2017
What do you do if you hate your marriage but love your lifestyle?
November 2, 2017
My teenage son won’t go to school
October 12, 2017
My son is visiting sexually explicit website
August 3, 2017
Is my teenage daughter too involved in politics?
April 6, 2017
My boy teen is shorter than his sister.
March 2, 2017
Should I shelter my teen boys from inappropriate topics?
February 2, 2017
Should a family rush to buy a new pet after their dog has died?
January 5, 2017
Should a 13 year old be given a Fit Bit for her birthday?
November 3, 2016
The daughter of two musical parents is disturbed by music
October 6, 2016:
What to do when your child won’t go out of the house
September 1, 2016:
How to help your child digest the bile she hears about the election
August 4, 2016:
How to start off the new school year smoothly
July 25, 2016:
When your child goes off to college
June 24, 2016:
When to have THE talk about boundaries with boys
June 9, 2016:
What is the right age for social media?
February 11, 2016:
All the fears that come with having a new baby
January 28, 2016:
Finding activities for two very different kids
January 14, 2016:
My 10 year old listens to music that is racy and suggestive
November 26, 2015
My 9 and 11 year old kids are constantly bickering. Help!
What’s going on with a 10 year old who has stomach aches before school?
October 22, 2015:
My 4 year old has turned into a monster!
October 8, 2015:
I caught my 14 year old drinking. How do I handle it?
September 16, 2015:
My toddler hates wearing clothes!
August 27, 2015:
My teen just wants to sleep all the time
August 13, 2015:
My kindergartner is swearing and cursing.
June 25, 2105:
When parents disagree about having another child
June 11, 2015:
Is 14 too young to start dating?
April 9, 2015:
How to explain Foster Parents to your child
March 26, 2015:
Am I overbooking my child?
High School freshman son doesn’t want to go to school
Explaining the Homeless to your child
January 8, 2015:
How do I prepare a child for the birth of a sibling?
December 15, 2014:
How do I handle it when my kids compare the holiday gifts they receive?
December 11, 2014:
I’m worried that my child loves our nanny more than he loves me.
November 27, 2014:
What is a reasonable curfew for a teenager?
November 13, 2o14:
Should we give our kids an allowance and how do I do it?
October 23, 2014:
How should I handle a teacher who picks on my 9 year old son?
August 13, 2014:
How can I prepare my child for the the start of first grade?
June 30, 2014:
What should I do about my 7 year old impossibly picky eater?
June 12, 2014:
How do I avoid raising a spoiled, self entitled child?
May 8, 2014:
I feel like my toddler doesn’t like me.
April 24, 2014:
Kids who lose possessions and teaching the value of things.
The first column presented Betsy’s 2014: New Year’s Resolutions: Power Up Your Parenting