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…

Autism Spectrum Disorder Heart

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…

Mand And Woman Facing Away From Each Other

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…

Jail Cell

My Son Is a Criminal

Dear Sara, I have never been so upset and disappointed in my life. My son was arrested last week. He apparently robbed a convenience store and knocked out the person who was in charge of…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

I have hope that this year will be better than 2020. Families had to deal with losing their jobs or working from home, kids have had to stay home from school and work from home,…

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Divorced Parents

What to Do When Your Spouse Leaves

Dear Sara, My husband has left and wants a divorce. We've had arguments and fights for the last two or three years but I never thought it would come to this. I have a girl…

Shadow Of Mom Crouching Next To Son

Did This Mom Give Up?

Dear Sara, My wife and I have four boys ages ten,twelve, fourteen, and sixteen. My wife doesn't enforce the rules and the boys just do as they please except when I am around to take…

Little Boy Thinking

Out of Control Child

Dear Sara, My three-year-old son is really hyperactive. He doesn't walk, he runs. He will climb anything. He goes from one thing to the next to see what is going on. I am having trouble…

Teenage Daughter Ignoring Mom

How to Deal with Defiant Teens

Dear Sara, My fifteen year old daughter defies my rules all of the time. If I try to discipline her she runs to her grandmother and grandma is all sympathy and takes her side. My…