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John Rosemond

John Rosemond

Family psychologist John Rosemond answers parents' questions on his website at

Articles from John Rosemond

Although the World Is More Complex, There Is No Need for Parental Anxiety

By John Rosemond

June 7, 2016

"Puzzled Grandma in the South" recently wrote to "Dear Abby" asking: "Why is there so much angst today over raising children, especially in young mothers?" Grandma has observed that moms of her generation, baby boomers, did not agonize over raising kids, and neither did her ... Read more »

So, Your Kid Smokes Pot

By John Rosemond

May 4, 2016

A parent seeks advice about a pot-smoking teen. John Rosemond's response may not be what you expect.  Read more »

A Less-is-More Approach to Early Education

By John Rosemond

April 27, 2016

John Rosemond offers advice to a parent whose child has trouble accepting his mistakes.  Read more »

My House, but Whose Rules?

By John Rosemond

April 19, 2016

John Rosemond helps a mother negotiate parenting styles in a blended family. Read more »

Under the Influence of Television

By John Rosemond

April 5, 2016

Q: My six-year-old daughter watched too many episodes of a certain TV show when she was sick and now she doesn't want to go to sleep at night because she is having scary thoughts related to the show. She will come out of her room ... Read more »

Boys vs. Girls

By John Rosemond

March 29, 2016

Talking is not the solution to everything. Read more »

Living with Children

By John Rosemond

March 22, 2016

Q: My husband and I have decided that we do not want our children to participate in sleepovers. We recently moved to a new community and are just making new friends and meeting new families. All of these parents, it seems, love to do sleepovers. Read more »

Is Your Child Overbooked?

By John Rosemond

March 15, 2016

Q:        Is three hours of one sport once a week too much for a 7-year-old?  This sport meets from 6 - 9 PM. It is nearly 10 PM before child is in bed, as opposed to his usual 8:30 bedtime. My husband thinks it’s OK. Read more »

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