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Fighting back against fears

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When parents feel helpless

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Figuring out (and living through) pre-puberty

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Don’t be scared, be brave!

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Nudity, modesty, and privacy

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Perfectionism

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Living with your child’s chronic illness

Dear Kerry, My son has had a chronic medical condition since he was a toddler. It never used to bother him, but now that he’s starting elementary school, he’s embarrassed about it. I’m worried about his self-esteem. MT, Pennsylvania Dear … Continue reading

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