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My Granddaughter Doesn't Test Well

I have a granddaughter in the fourth grade. Her parents help her every day with her homework. She can tell the correct answers and does quite well. At school when given a test on the same subjects, she will receive a C, a D or...

My Son Has Poor Sportsmanship

My son is extremely competitive. He wants to win at everything and gets very upset when he loses. What can I do to help him understand that he doesn't always have to win?

My Son Is Being Bullied

My son seems to have less confidence in himself and gets picked on at school. At times he has been picked on by his schoolmates in the playground or other places, such as the lunch area. He is afraid to tell them to stop or...

Help! My Daughter's Friends Are Leaving Her School

My fourth grader attends a Montessori school, in which the children are placed in a multi-age classroom with the same teachers for three-year periods. Because the class sizes are small, there are only four fourth-grade girls and two fourth-grade boys in her class. Two of...

Am I Overprotective of My 9-Year-Old?

My daughter is 9 years old. Her friends from school and the neighborhood are allowed to roam the neighborhood without parental supervision, stay out later than her and have late bed times. I'm not sure if I'm right for keeping a tight rein on her...

My Daughter is Too Sensitive

My daughter seems to be so sensitive to correction. If she did not pick up her clothes or missed a word on her spelling test, she retreats into herself and no one can break through for at least an hour. And when we do, it's...

How Do I Help My Child Relate to Others?

My daughter is having problems relating to other children. She is an only child and relates better to adults than with other children. I think it will resolve itself as she gets older, but for now she is lonely and isolated. What can I do...

How Can I Help My Angry Child?

If my son doesn't get his way he becomes very rebellious. He wants to be in control, and he gets angry if he doesn't get his way. This usually lasts a half-hour to an hour. How can we get through to him that his actions...

My Child Laughs at Everything

My 9-year-old daughter laughs uncontrollably at everything, even when it's not funny. It gets very embarrassing. Even when she's in trouble she laughs. She can't control herself. What can I do to help her get this giggling under control?

How Can I Teach My Child to Say "No"?

My daughter doesn't like to tell her best friend "no" when he asks her to do something - even if she doesn't want to do it. How can I teach her it is okay to say "no" and express her feelings without...

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