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Wanting to take my son to a therapist (adhd, odd and possible autism). Excuse my ignorance but what is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist? Which is going to benefit him more to help him with melt downs and build friendships at school?
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My 16 year old daughter still speaks like a baby when talking to family, especially to adults including her 19 year old step sister. I feel she does it because she thinks it makes her more endearing but nobody likes it. The issue is that nobody wants to be the one to tell her because they are...
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My sister is being pursued by an aggressive solicitor on behalf of her abusive husband (separated), there is DV (an order is in place) and she’s trying to maintain custody of her two remaining boys (and seek access to her third who has been isolated by him from the family). They have now entered...

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Separation anxiety is fairly normal occurrence and most children will experience this at some stage. And it's something they will eventually grow out of. My daughter suffered from it when she started prep so i've learnt some things along the way so I thought I would share them with you all. 1) Make sure tell them what is happening. Explain using direct language what will be happening try to do...
This is a FAQ post. These are the most popular answers to a real question asked on The Imperfect Mum. I’m needing advise on how to stop my 3.5 year old from swearing! She constantly swears when angry/frustrated or when she simply doesn’t get what she wants. I admit I’m guilty of dropping the F bomb on occasion. How do I make her understand these words are not appropriate or acceptable? Emma: We’...
I wonder when is it appropriate to turn the other cheek. Are we too busy with our own life that we either walk past or something we shouldn’t? The other morning I was driving my kids to school I noticed two boys in the car in front taunting another kid who was walking along beside their car (we were going very slow due to congestion). You could tell the boys in front were the “popular” boys. They...
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