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          Parenting 101: FAQs

          June 07, 2004

          Parents: Pay attention! Dr. Phil answers some of the most frequently asked questions about raising a child.
          “Terrible Twos”
          Doreen and Kirk’s 2-year-old won’t stop biting, running away from them, or throwing food. They’ve tried everything and want to know what Dr. Phil would do.
          Why is it happening and how can they stop it? 


          Heather and Chris’s son gets upset at the littlest things and they think he cries more than a toddler should.

          Is it a sensitivity problem? 


          Suddenly new parents of five babies, Candace and Tom are exhausted, overwhelmed and worried. How will this affect their marriage?


          See what Dr. Phil advises.

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          • Starting Point Child Center 
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          • Columbus Children’s Hospital
          • Ross Products Division of Abbot Laboratories
          • Gerber Products Company
          • Proctor and Gamble
          • Johnson’s Baby Products

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          Know Someone Refusing to Act Their Age?

          Is your son or daughter a moocher and refusing to grow up? Is your loved one having a midlife crisis or wearing inappropriate clothing?

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          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

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          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

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          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

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