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John Rosemond

John Rosemond

Family psychologist John Rosemond answers parents' questions on his website at www.rosemond.com.


Articles from John Rosemond

Too Big For Their Britches

By John Rosemond

August 26, 2014

As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared. Today’s parents don’t say to their children the sorts of things parents said to children in the 1950s and before, ... Read more »

Touching: Curiosity or Sexualization

By John Rosemond

August 19, 2014

Q: Our 5-year-old grandson sees his 5-year-old female first cousin from time to time. After they play for a while, he tells her he wants to “touch” her. This has happened twice in recent months. Her parents are very upset, but our grandson’s parents read ... Read more »

All In The Attitude

By John Rosemond

August 12, 2014

On one of my websites I, along with a team of certified parent coaches, answer questions submitted by parents. In the last two days, 67 percent of the questions have concerned toilet training. A 3-year-old is afraid of the potty. A 26-month-old will only use ... Read more »

Is It Your Child? Or Is It You?

By John Rosemond

August 4, 2014

I absolutely love it when people begin to realize that the problems they’re having with a child are of their own making; when they begin to realize, in other words, that the child is not the problem — they are! All this time (however long ... Read more »

No 'Night Training'

By John Rosemond

July 22, 2014

Q: Using your advice, I successfully toilet-trained my daughter by age 16 months. It is now three months later and we are still using diapers at naps and nighttime. At her nap, which lasts several hours, she fully soaks her diaper. At night, she is ... Read more »

Psychological Stress in Siblings

By John Rosemond

July 15, 2014

Q: Since our daughter, now 2 years old, was born we have lived with my parents. Being the first and only grandchild she has been the center of attention. Several months ago, our son was born and we moved into our own home. Almost immediately, ... Read more »

Five-Year-Old Sass

By John Rosemond

July 8, 2014

Q: The "sassiness" that I have heard so much about from my friends started a few months ago with my 5-year-old daughter. She will say things to me that I actually find myself tongue-tied on how or what to say to correct her. Sometimes, she ... Read more »

Head-banging Temper Tantrums

By John Rosemond

July 1, 2014

Q: When he throws a tantrum, which happens several times a day, my 20-month-old often gets down on the floor and starts banging his head. Worried that he may hurt himself, I pick him up and comfort him. I know that reinforces head-banging, but I ... Read more »

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