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Conversion Therapy

Confusion about sexual orientation is not unusual during adolescence. Counseling may be helpful but should not be used as an attempt to change how a young person feels and thinks. Homosexuality is not a mental…

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Husband Refuses to Take Care of Kids

Dear Sara, I always thought that I would stay at home and take care of my kids after I had them. I have a two-year-old and a four-year-old and have stayed home since my four-year-old…

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Should Your Child be a Vegetarian?

Dear Sara, My fifteen-year-old daughter has decided that she wants to be a vegetarian. She feels sorry for animals that are killed. I can't make her eat meat and I don't feel she is getting…

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My Son Won’t Stop Growing

Dear Sara, My fifteen-year-old son is extremely thin. He has grown about ten inches in the last three years. His posture is terrible and he says he feels self-conscious about his height. I remind him…

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Dealing with COVID-19

We are fighting a battle with COVID-19, and our only weapon until now has been the mask. We have lost over 450,000 loved ones, and with people having Super Bowl parties, there will probably be…

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Do Your Kids Watch Too Much TV?

Dear Sara,I feel like my children are watching too much television but this has gone on so long that it seems like normal. I am sure they are learning some things but whether they are…

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Did This Child See a Ghost?

Dear Sara, My son is five years old and has been waking up crying almost every night and almost hysterical because he says that there is a ghost under the bed. He describes it as…

Child Refusing Food

What to do if Your Child Won’t Eat

Dear Sara, I am really worried about my two-year-old son. He hardly eats anything at all. He seems to have lots of energy and runs from one thing to another but I can't get him…

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The Truth About Autism

Autism is a mysterious disorder. My first experience with autism was as a volunteer in a small preschool for autistic children. The progress with getting them to speak was very slow. I have since met…

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Mom in the Middle

Dear Sara, I have a daughter age ten. Her father and I divorced when she was six and last year I married again. Her stepfather has tried to make friends with her by taking us…