September 08, 2004
Is your son a genius for his age or is he a late bloomer? Do you worry that your daughter isn’t growing at the same rate, physically or mentally, as other children? Dr. Phil explains what to do if your child doesn’t seem to measure up on the developmental curve.
To Push or Not to Push
Tami and Keith believe their 7-year-old son Dillon is gifted. Should they push him so he doesn’t miss his potential, or should they let him develop on his own?
The Growth Charts
Two mothers are worried about where their daughters are on the percentiles chart that measures growth.
Kathleen’s 15-month-old son has more energy than other children his age, likes to bite, and has been caught literally swinging from the chandelier!