Preparing for the new baby Jane

Hi Annie, We’re on the countdown… 35 days to be exact! I’m worried a bit about Charlie’s reaction to the baby. He talks about it, points to my belly, tells others who’s in there, but I really don’t think he…

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Our 2 year old fears new baby arrival

Dear Ann, I have a friend who has a newborn and a 2 year old son who is having a hard time transitioning out of being an only child. I was trying to remember the advice you gave some of…

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Mitchell wants other people to hold him instead of me

Dear Ann- Kelly & I had a great “family” weekend. Speaking of my need to “let go…” that we discussed at our consultation – I’ve been doing so. What does it mean when Mitchell wants other people to hold him…

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Bedtime routine for our two year old

Dear Ann, I am the President of the Dana Point MOMS Club. We met back in July or so when you came to speak to our group. We have a 2 year old, Zoee and our second is due in…

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14 Month old and preparing for a new baby

Hi Mrs. Corwin, I am the pregnant mom at the first table (that we hogged your valuable time), with the 14 month old son that bangs his head out of frustration, tiredness, not getting his way, or just because (even…

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Hitting – What to say

Hi Dr Ann Please e-mail me the family rules The #of speech pathologist New phrase-or what to say P.S. Idean is doing much better , thanks to you. Sandy — Sandy, I admire the two of you for working so…

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Hitting and Pushing

Hi Dr. Ann I was sorry to miss the last class today, however my son, Kieran, was sick. I did have one last question I was hoping you could answer for me…What is the best way to disciple hitting/pushing in…

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Anger Management

Dr. Ann, Thank you for speaking with Steven and I on Wednesday. When you get a minute would you please forward the Rules to us. We also have a questions regarding the call: When Ethan is breaking a rule, what…

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On going issues around tantrums

Hi Dr. Ann! Well, I was thinking I wanted to give you a positive update on Kiana’s progress. But, tonight lent itself to some of the old patterns. Boo Hoo ~ I felt like we were doing well. Her tantrums…

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3 1/2 year old with recent divorce and aggressive behavior

Hi Dr. Corwin: I’ve been practicing catching Noah making the right choices and exhibiting good behavior, reinforcing it by talking, touching and making eye contact for almost a week now, but especially the last four days (since we’ve been together…

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