Helpless with anxiety about sleep for my 3 1/2 year old

Hello Dr. Corwin, Mellissa here. My husband, Michael and I met with you a couple of months ago at Starbucks. Recap, Emily that had no boundaries, no sleeping routine, and a crazy mother. I felt her fits were getting very…

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2 1/2 year old night waking after new baby

Dr. Corwin, My name is Kim, and I am a friend and neighbor of Dory Favero. She speaks very highly of you and has recommended I contact you with a question. I have a 2 1/2 year old little girl,…

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8 year old has sleep disturbance after stealing incident

Hi Dr. Ann! We are having an issue with my 8 year old daugher and I wondered if you have any input- she has been having trouble sleeping at night. This has been going on for over a month and…

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The beginning of “Talking Back”

HI Ann, Also, while I understand your philosophy easily, can you specifically advise me on how I might handle loud talking/babbling/screaming when unappropriate (like library). Cali is 17 mos and generally non-verbal. Thanks so much, Steph Steph, Dr. Ann Corwin,…

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Lying…Why Tall Tales are Important!

Hi Ann I have a situation with Elizabeth (my 4 1/2 year old) which I never ran across with Emily before. Elizabeth has been into telling very “tall tales” as of late. Sometimes I think she makes up stories because…

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Lying does serve a purpose

Ann, You won’t believe this one. After this incident with the shoplifting this past weekend, Chelsea was also recognized at school for the 8th Grade Awards – she was honored for Honor Roll for all year; Presidents Fitness (only 15…

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Envy and Sibling Rivalry

Hi Ann, I have a question for you for Wed. night May 3rd. I thought I’d describe it for you and you can help me narrow down what exactly my question is other than what should we do?? 7 yr…

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“Mommy you don’t love me”

Hi Dr. Ann I dont know what to answer Idean, he keeps saying to me “you dont love me ” or “mommy dont love me”. I dont know what to say, its breaking my heart, please help. Sandy Dr. Ann…

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Not being old enough, fast enough!

First of all, some refreshers- Andrew turned 4 in August, Suzanne is 21 months and I am due in aprox 8 weeks, but just last week put on bed rest for preterm labor. Andrew is having a very difficult time…

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Saying something she knows is not true

Hi Ann! I’m hoping that I can get your help on something… I have a 2-1/2 year old daughter and a 3-1/2 month old son. Just recently Olivia has begun some very different behaviors. The one I’m most concerned with…

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