Sensitive son starting secondary school

How do I tell my son that Grandad is dying?

My daughter hates secondary school

My adult son is disrespectful to his girlfriend

My daughter is struggling with friendships

How can we manage tantrums?

My son will not eat food unless mashed

My son is always left on the sidelines at matches

Our five-year-old has started acting babyish

‘My 10-year-old son is the class clown and always in trouble’

How to cope with a troubled, tearaway teenage son

My seven-year-old son struggles to go to sleep

My son was bullied for a year before we knew

Has my shouting damaged my children?

My 11-year-old son is pushing to be independent, should I let him go?

How can I manage my little boy’s aggression and meltdowns?

My little girl is terrified of noise

My daughter worries about ‘bad’ things she has done

My son (10) is still mourning his grandad, four years on.

My 3 year old’s tantrums are embarrassing

How best to help my granddaughter with Selective Mutism?

My five-year-old has selective mutism

My teenager is getting in trouble and I can’t get through to him

My 8-year-old can be quite judgmental of other children

Toilet training our two-year-old is a bit of a strain

Is my son’s imaginary friend a problem?

My five-year-old son ‘holds on’ to his wee and poo

Our daughter is struggling since the death of a classmate

My 11-year-old daughter is struggling with friends

Tourette’s Syndrome: Help me help my son

Should I listen to my friend’s advice on my baby’s sleep habits?

My six-year-old son is very negative and often in a bad mood

Competition and rewards in the classroom

How can I help my daughter knuckle down to study?

I dread going back to work and leaving my baby

Our teenager seems down in the dumps and withdrawn

Encopresis/Soiling: My grandson soils his underpants several times a day

Our son (6) wets himself up to six times a day

How can I bond with my son? We are always fighting.

How can I help my younger daughter move out of her big sister’s shadow?

My 13-year-old son is addicted to online gaming

Should I allow my 11-year-old have a smartphone?

How to talk to children about terrorism and murder?

‘How can we conquer the homework battle?’

Helping a perfectionist child

I can’t love anyone, not even my baby

My daughter is making strange with her dad

How should I explain my brother’s suicide to my son?

I’m a new mum, my family are bombarding me with advice!

How do i deal with mum’s drinking without losing the kids?

‘Would a dog help my daughter’s selective mutism?’

Building Self-Esteem in Children: 6-part article series

Self-Esteem Part 6: Helping your child to make a difference

Self-Esteem Part 5: Teaching responsibilty and skills

Self-Esteem Part 4: Encouraging your child’s potential

Building your Child’s Self-Esteem Part 1 (of 6)

How to talk to children about bad news stories

Coping with Social Anxiety

Our grown-up daughter is making us miserable

Fear of Mr. Tayto and Santa

I feel guilty about shouting at my children

My daughter is upset about her father getting married

Our toddler wakes three times a night

Fear of dogs

How do I explain my wife’s depression to the children?

Bedtime is chaos, should I stagger bedtime for my three children?

Our nine year old worries that we will divorce (even though we are happily married).

My five year old girl won’t sleep in her own bed

My nine year old is anxious and a big worrier. How can I help her?

My 12 year old won’t get up for school

Is Dad coming to my First Communion?

My 14 year old won’t switch off technology at night.

With a family history of anxiety and depression, I worry about my 4 year old

My nine year old is very anxious

My nine year old still wets the bed

School refusal: My daughter panics at the thought of school

My 5 year old daughter gets her little brother in trouble

Exam stress is overwhelming my anxious son

My 3 year old is cheeky and won’t take correction

Going potty with toilet-training stress

Weaning and working: how do I wind down breastfeeding?

How do we tell our children their dad is terminally ill?

My 10 year old is shy and finds it hard to make friends

Anxiety in Pregnancy: I worry that I won’t be a good mother

ASD overview

Our baby won’t settle if his dad puts him to bed

My seven month old will only go back to sleep if I feed him

My fussy eaters are wearing me down

Bad behaviour: Our girl is a street angel and a house devil

My teenager wants to be vegetarian but i’m doing all the cooking!

My 11 year is unhappy about my new relationship

Morning meltdowns: mine and the children’s

My violent ex-husband is seeking contact with our son

My husband has betrayed me and our children

Talking about a tragedy

My junior infant doesn’t want to go back to school

My ex-wife is aggressive and I’m worried about my daughter

I want to toilet train my 3 year old ahead of preschool

How can I rebuild bonds with my 14 month old?

How to deal with night terrors?

I want to see more of my baby. What are my legal rights?

How can I manage my 8 year old morning meltdowns?

My son is unsettled after weekends with his father

My teenager blames me for the separation

New dad: I’m struggling to cope

How can I help my son manage his tics?

My six year old won’t go to bed

My six year old has nightmares, how can we help her?

New Baby: We are fighting all the time

My son is mean to his younger sister

How to get my nine year old to do his homework?

How to get our 3 year old back into his own bed?

Help me deal with my teen’s insecurities

My 14 month old is slapping and hitting

My daughter resents my new partner

Is my teenager addicted to technology?

My teenage daughter doesn’t talk to me

How do I help my broken hearted son?

Our son is scared at night since burglary

My five year old is controlling us

We’ve drifted apart now the kids are gone

My son is obese. How can we help him?

My eight year old is afraid of being kidnapped and won’t sleep alone

My six year old hates brushing his teeth. Is this a sensory problem?

How can we get back to a better family life after a tough year?

My partner has started smoking again

Parenting Teenagers: ‘Navigating the Teenage Storm’

Parenting Teenagers: ‘Checking in with your Teenager’

We argue over how to manage the kids, I’m alway’s bad cop.

One of my twins is so cheeky

Becoming solution-detectives – a creative approach to helping people solve problems

Cultivating hope and managing despair

Creating a sustainable, viable, future path for civilisation

My little girl can’t stop biting her nails

Trichotillomania: My daughter pulls out her eyelashes

My 11 year old son has been looking at adult sites online

How can I help my 8 year old son with ADHD?

My triplets gang up on me

Emotionally Intelligent Relationships: Part 1

Emotionally Intelligent Relationships: Part 2

Emotionally Intelligent Relationships: Part 3

How do I explain war and murder to my 6yr old?

What should we tell our son about his diagnosis of Dyspraxia?

Stranger Danger: How can I teach safety without scaring my child?

Tantrums in the middle of the night

My baby has started to make strange

Should I let my 13 year old go to the teenage disco?

My easy-going 14 year old has no interest in schoolwork

I worry about spiralling back into depression

My teenager has panic attacks, how can I help her?

Toddler is waking several times a night wanting a bottle

My toddler won’t eat for me. What can i do?

How to help baby sleep through the night

My child hates the bath

My daughter has been sexting

What rules should I have around technology for my teenagers?

My son blames me for the separation

Competitive Parenting

I’m jealous of my daughter’s relationship with her minder

Keeping a Happy Relationship After Children

Our baby wakes every night

Tips for healthy eating in young children

My 16 year old has been cyberbullied

Should I let my 13 year old on Facebook?

My teenager is missing out due to anxiety

How can I get our daughter back on track after a mental health crisis?

We argue over the best way to parent

Should I allow my 16 year old son to drink alcohol?

Sleep: Finding a way that works for baby and you

My teenager can’t seem to make friends

Parent Mental Health: Looking after yourself for the kids sake

My daughter is mean to her little brother

Building children’s self esteem and confidence

Will an OCD diagnosis for my teenager lead to stigma?

If you suspect your child is being bullied or is a bully

OCD: Does my child have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

My 13 year old is refusing to go to school

Trichotillomania: How can I stop my daughter pulling her hair out?

Teenagers and exam stress

My 7 year is too anxious to go anywhere on her own

My 13 year old refuses to go to school

How can I support my shy child to make friends?

My eight year old is too anxious to go to sleep alone.

My little girl keeps telling lies

Helping Children with Friendships

Pocket Money: How much should I give?’

I’m worried my teenager may be suicidal

How should I discuss suicide with my children?

How do I help an identical twin who doesn’t like to be called a twin?

Dealing with whining toddlers

Secondary Infertility: Trying to conceive a second baby is causing strain

My 12-year-old son won’t get out of bed in the morning

My nine-year-old still sleeps in my bed.

PTSD: My teenage son is on edge since he was attacked

How can I calm my child’s fear of death?

My ex-wife is aggressive and I’m worried about my child

We need to be more protective of children online

Post Natal Depression: Tips for new fathers dealing with depression

My teenager is depressed. How can we help him?

My 7 year old is anxious

How to bond with a ‘difficult’ negative child?

Sibling Rivalry: My Teenagers are fighting with each other

How to deal with my 5 year old’s anger?

I think my 14 year old son might be gay

My 16-year-old is self-harming

My 4 year old girl has no awareness of danger

My son’s assessment for autism was inconclusive. So, what’s next?

My partner is smoking again and I hate it

I’m dreading my first Christmas as a separated dad

How do I stop my son being a sore loser?

Helping my child build a relationship with her absent father

My son is coming home drunk at night

How can I encourage healthy eating?

Caught in bed by my 10-year-old daughter.

How can I make more time for family?

As a working parent, how can I find more time for my kids?

Are my children doing too many activities?

My teenager’s friends are a bad influence

Help with play dates

My husband gets angry with the kids

My five year old is acting like a baby

My children are fighting all the time

Our baby still wakes at night and we are exhausted.

Does our active little boy have ADHD?

How can we help our four year old do things for himself?

Trichotillomania: Our daughter is pulling her hair out constantly.

Does my lively 2 year old have ADHD?

I’m worried about my nephew with ADHD

My son is not ready for school

How can I help my son with Aspergers Syndrome?

My friend is exhausted bringing up her child with special needs

My 8 year old is very clingy

How to talk to my daughter about her stillborn sister?

My child is obsessed with us dying

We’ve drifted apart since having children

My daughter’s friends are excluding her. Is she being bullied?

My child is a perfectionist

My 2 year old has temper tantrums. How should I best deal with him?’

My 2 yr old keeps slapping and squeezing other children

How can we stop the tantrums?

Hope in Hard Times: 1

Hope in Hard Times: 2

Hope in Hard Times: 3

My son is being very difficult since we had the new baby

Our daughter’s phobias seem to be getting worse

My teenager’s bad attitude is causing rows

Our son is jealous of the baby and we can’t handle his behaviour

I think my teenager is smoking

My son has very low self esteem

My 17 year old daughter’s boyfriend is 21.

Teen tantrums are disrupting family life

My teenager is unmotivated and has left school

My 14 year old has lost interest in school

My 13 year is challenging our rules

My daughter won’t study or tidy her room

My son is studying so should I relax the rules?

Single Parenting my 3 year old

Egg Donation: Should I tell my kids how they were conceived?

How to explain their father’s alcoholism to teenagers?

My 18 year old is becoming violent and angry

My daughter wants contact with her father whom she has never met

My 3 year old won’t go to bed

My 4 year old is jealous of the baby

My 2 year old wakes us early every morning

My daughter’s habit at bedtime has become a worry for us

My 3 year old is afraid of using the toilet

Toilet training: My 3 year old won’t poo in the toilet

Should I stop my son’s naps?

My two year old is acting like a bully

How can i get my daughter to play nicely?

Our sons are always fighting when they meet up

Our daughter is fighting and biting in creche

My four year old is bossy and demanding with other kids (Social Skills)

My toddler bit me

I yearn for a baby girl in a house full of boys

How can I get rid of my 3yr old’s soother?

My shrieking twins are driving me mad

Our little girl needs her teddy all the time

Raising an only child

Is there a difference in bringing up boys and girls?

Why has bilingual approach stalled?

Introducing my child to a new partner

Is my daughter ready for primary school?

My child doesn’t want to go to preschool

My children are TV addicts, how can I stop it?

My son has been watching porn on his phone

How to get the balance right with after-school activities?

My daughter is very fussy about getting dressed

How can I help my shy 10 year old?

Our son has a ‘girly’ side

Big sister is mean to the younger one

My teenagers don’t talk to each other

How can I stick to the rules with my teenager?

Should I leave my husband?

My boyfriend wants me to meet his daughter, Is it too soon?

How to be a good stepmother

My daughter is behaving badly since our separation

My 13 year old daughter won’t accept discipline from my new partner

My child has a needle phobia

How can I help my child be more confident?

How to explain teenage pregnancy to my girls?

Facts of Life: At what age should we tell our children about sex?

My son is anxious after being attacked.

We’ve separated. Where can i get help for my son?

Coping with Eating Disorders

My mother-in-law is very opinionated about my parenting

How will my husband cope with our clingy baby?

My son doesn’t want to see his dad

We’ve separated, How can I make their second house homely?

How will 2 year old cope with my overseas job?

Can my alcoholic father-in-law be trusted with a new baby?

How do I deal with their mum’s drinking without losing the kids?

My toddler wants only to be with one of his parents at a time

My 6 year old is overweight, how can i help him?

My son is using cannabis

I’m worried my 16 year old is having sex

My child is scared of the bath

My toddler hates getting his hair washed

My son is studying too much!

My preschool daughter’s friend is mean

My two year old wants me all the time

How can I get my 3 year old to be gentle with the new baby?

16 year old is very withdrawn and aggressive towards his mum

My 3 year old won’t stay in his bed at night

How can i get my children to stay in their own beds at night?

My daughter won’t go to sleep without us

How can I help my 20 year old with ADHD?

How can I support my shy child to make friends?

Are long creche hours harming my child?