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Please send me your parenting challenges and/or questions so we can find solutions together.  You are not alone. 

Dr. Joanette

My Child is Biting.

Question:  Hi Dr. Joanette; I’m a mom of a two-and-a-half-year-old in a biting phase. When she gets upset, she bites. The other day we were

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Mealtime Battles

Question: Every night dinner is a lengthy negotiation with my four-year-old son alternating between bargaining, bribery, and threats.  I’ll say, “you have to take 3

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