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How Can I Get My Child to Share?

My son is 5 years old, and he has a terrible time sharing. He gets upset when he isn't in control while playing with other kids. I've tried to teach him about sharing, but he doesn't get it. Are there any techniques out there that...

How Can I Help my Son Stop Hitting?

I am the parent of a 5-year-old boy. He is in kindergarten and since preschool he has had difficulty keeping his hands to himself. In preschool he would hit other children. Now in kindergarten, he may push, hit or try to boss other children...

How Can I Stop My Daughter's Emotional Meltdowns?

I'm really worried about my daughter. She seems so exhausted when she comes home from school, and she doesn't want to talk about school at all. My husband and I have to pry the information out of her. She says she likes school but is...

My Child Cries About Going to the Lunch Room

My son is 5 years old. In his school they are expected to go to the lunch room first thing in the morning. Every kid in the whole school is in there from kindergarten through sixth grade, and for some reason he is scared to...

My Child's Class Is Out of Control

My son is in a kindergarten classroom where the students are out of control most of the time. There are a few students in class who the teacher can not get control. It seems she spends more time dealing with misbehaving kids than teaching. Because...

How Can I Teach My Stubborn Child?

My daughter is very bright and intelligent, but she is so stubborn. She knows some of her letters and numbers, and she knows how to spell her first name, but I've been trying to get her to sit down with me and learn other things...

How Can I Stop My Kindergartner From Crying at Drop-Off?

My 5-year-old cries every day when we drop her off at kindergarten. I have talked to her teacher and she tells me, "Rest assured, once you leave she stops crying." But it has been two weeks since school started and it's the...

My Kindergartner Is Distracting Other Students

My son is in kindergarten and this is his first real experience with groups of kids. He was never in daycare or preschool; unfortunately, I think that kept him from developing his social skills. According to his teacher, he is being very disruptive in class...

My child is too talkative

My kindergartner is talkative and rarely quiet. She wants to talk while dressing, eating and brushing her teeth. She is also talkative at school. The teacher thinks it's cute because she is a good student. However it is a problem because she needs to know...

What should I do with a disrespectful child?

This year my 6-year-old is repeating kindergarten at the request of her teacher last year who said that although her skills were developed, she was "not emotionally ready" for first grade. While last year she enjoyed school, this year she claims she...

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