Q&A: Setting TV boundaries

Question: The TV is always on at our house! I like to do other activities with the children, but I just can’t pull everyone away from the TV. What is…

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Q&A: Being my child’s friend

Question: I know my first responsibility to my children is as a parent, but how can I build a friendship with them? Answer: There are principles and practices that are…

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Q&A: Feeling hopeless with out of control daughter

Question: Our teenage daughter is out of control. She’s disrespectful to us and is causing problems in school. She’s never been like this before. It’s so out of character for…

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Q&A: Feeling guilty about preschooler interrupting sex

Question: Our preschooler recently walked in on us while we were having sex.  Should we be concerned this will have any negative long-term effects on him? I tried to cover…

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Q&A: Getting husband to stop teasing

Question: My husband is always hurting my feelings with careless and cutting remarks.  He says he’s only teasing or tells me I’m too sensitive, but it’s no joke to me. …

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Q&A: Parenting effectively when others offer advice

Question: How can we parent effectively when so many of our friends and relatives have values that conflict with ours? This is especially tough when we’re all together for the…

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