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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…

Should Kids Be Working?

Dear Sara,My sixteen-year-old daughter has applied for and gotten accepted for a job as a waitress in a restaurant. She can also do this part-time when she is in school. She is really excited to be…

Violent Teenager Abuses Mother

Dear Sara,My fourteen-year-old son is completely wild. I have no control over him at all. His father left us when he was five and he has done whatever he wanted since then. If I don't…

Unfaithful Husband

Dear Sara, I have been divorced from Joe (not his real name) for four years now. We have a five-year-old son and a seven-year-old daughter. He seems to have a different girlfriend every month now…

Dealing with Teenagers

Dear Sara, I have a fifteen year old daughter and up until a few months ago she was pretty easy to get along with. She is less apt to talk to me now and when…

5-Year-Old Intruder

Dear Sara, I’m a stay at home Mom with two kids ages five and seven. There is a little boy age five who comes over to my house all of the time. He will stay…

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Sibling Tension

Dear Sara, I have a twelve-year-old daughter from my first marriage and a two and four-year-old from my current marriage. The problem is that my twelve-year-old hates my two little ones. She screams at them…

Grandma Steps In

Dear Sara, I fell down the basement steps and broke my leg. I was lucky I had my cell phone with me. I have two kids ages five and seven and my Mom came to…