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What to do? Teenager is a Bum.

What do we do about this depressed / unmotivated / lazy kid? Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 28, 2014 - 72 answers

Was having a baby a mistake?

I am the mother of a beautiful, 5 week old baby girl. I wonder if I've made the biggest mistake of my life. [more inside]
posted by elizamina on Jun 26, 2012 - 75 answers

How to talk with my 8-yr old about suicide?

How to talk with my 8-yr old about his older depressed cousin's suicide? [more inside]
posted by ValveAnnex on Jun 15, 2012 - 20 answers

Keeping a happy kid happy?

How can I foster my 12 year old son's joie de vivre when I feel so grindy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 30, 2011 - 11 answers

Is Nonverbal Learning Disability as bad as it seems?

How do I look forward and be optimistic when the more I learn about my son's Nonverbal Learning Disability the more scared and grief-stricken I become? He's almost 17 and will be a junior in September in public high school, and he's been unsuccessful at everything he's ever tried to do. [more inside]
posted by maloon on Jun 12, 2011 - 14 answers

Hostages to fortune

How can I maintain some optimism about my child's future, given the crappy crappy world we live in? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 24, 2010 - 45 answers

wanting to "divorce your kids" ?

How can I help someone who has three young children but who doesn't want to be a mother anymore? I know that this sounds completely irresponsible and selfish and cruel but I would appreciate help if you can take the time to read the details. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 8, 2009 - 27 answers

Depression and Parenting

I'm going through a severe period of depression, and I'm having a hard time being a good parent. Can anyone give me advice on how to get through this without traumatizing my children? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 25, 2009 - 16 answers

Will I be a good mother even though I have depression? Personal experiences would also be very appreciated!!

Will I be a good mother even though I have depression? Personal experiences would also be very appreciated!! [more inside]
posted by katala on May 12, 2009 - 28 answers

How do I help my depressed son?

Me: "Do you think about hurting yourself?" My son: "Suicide? All the time." Help us please. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 9, 2006 - 63 answers

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