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I have this “friend” that smokes a lot of weed. The problem I have with this is she has 2 young children. And is always stoned. Like all day every day. Even falls asleep while her children are home. The dad is absent. I’ve been there on multiple occasions when this has occurred. So I’ve looked...
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I have raised my step son for most of his life, He's now a pre teen. We have never been super close but I love him as much as my own, and would give up my world for him. He hates me. He has no respect for me, calls me horrid names. His step dad calls me a mutt so my step son does now, I'm a fat "c...
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Im struggling big time with my 8 year old. He's so defiant and gets pissed off big time. We've taken him to a paediatrician who said his main issue is his defiance and that he understands 100% right from wrong. We constantly remind him to take deep breaths and walk away if something or someone...

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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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