Parents Q&A

Questions have been answered by Dr. Jane Nelsen and Certified Positive Discipline Trainers. Please use the Blog Search to find specific topics.


 

Lacking Self-Confidence

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My children are both lacking in the self-confidence department and I would be grateful for any information that could help them become more confident.

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Forgetful

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Discipline for Children of Different Ethnic Groups

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Please send me info on how to discipline children in Hispanic, African 
American and other ethnic groups what is usual practice and uniqueness to a specific culture.
Thanks 
Kokab A. Saeed, M.D.

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Dear Dr. Saeed,

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Computer Overuse

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Dear Jane or Associate:
I attended your seminar in Portland on May 15 and enjoyed listening to your suggestions. It is always good to be reminded that respect is the foundation for any good relationship. Thank you for your work! I do, however, have a question that I'm still not sure how to deal with. Here goes:

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Child Won't Leave When it is Time to Go

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I am a single mother and have one 5 year old son, Sean.

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Child Misses Her Father

First, I want to say that I am a huge fan of your books and keep them at my bedside so I can refer to them often. Growing up with an abusive, alcoholic father, I was desperate to learn how to parent differently so that my daughter didn't endure the same sort of childhood that I did. When I feel myself reacting to something that feels too much like my father, I take a time-out and pick-up one of your books.

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Allowance

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I'm wondering how you feel about allowance? Also, I'd like to know how to deal with my children when they want so much for Christmas and I can't afford it. They see some of their friends and relatives getting whatever they want.

 

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Mouthy Preteen

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Do you know what website I could go to or give me some information on how to control my daughter (mouth).She is very verbal when she gets upset. I am divorced, but have been remarried for 5 years, and she is Basically very rude to step father who is more than generous to her, and she still treats him nasty, and in public she is nasty when she gets embarrassed or if things don't go her way. Is it the age, or is the divorce, do I need to get her to counseling, or is this something I can try to fix at home.

 

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