Reader Military Wife writes, Today I am struggling. I am struggling with being a 19 year old military wife to an amazing soldier and husband and a mother of two beautiful children. Why am I struggling, you ask? Because my husband is gone. Not for too long, he will be back in a month or so… But today I am struggling. My heart is aching. I’m having difficulty finding the … [Read more...] about Help! My Husband is Deployed and I’m Struggling
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Happy Hump Day! Two Year Old Humping Stuffed Animals, Help!
Mom With Violated Stuffed Animals writes: How do I handle my humping two year old girl ? It has started to happen on our couch during family time with favorite stuffed animals and even larger plastic toys. She is still in diapers. I know this is a normal phase, but do I ignore it/what can I say to let her know the couch isn’t the place??? Help!!! Dear MWVSA, Good … [Read more...] about Happy Hump Day! Two Year Old Humping Stuffed Animals, Help!
How to Ease the Transition When Bringing Home a New Little Sibling
Reader Q & A with Dr. Psych Mom: Candice, a reader who is apparently in the same sinking ship as myself, writes: I’m about to give birth to my 3rd child in less than a week. I’m nervous for the transition for my girls. They seem really excited and ready to meet their little sister but I’m still scared. Any advice on preparation or what the transition will be like? … [Read more...] about How to Ease the Transition When Bringing Home a New Little Sibling
Will Divorce Screw Up My Kids?
Reader Unhappily Married writes: After years of unhappiness in my marriage, including fights, lack of communication, and feeling that my husband does not value me, I am strongly considering divorce. In my mind we have tried everything, including more than one attempt at couples counseling and reading self-help books. My husband tells me this will harm our children, now 2 and … [Read more...] about Will Divorce Screw Up My Kids?