John Rosemond / Parents

Video Game Obsession

Question: Our 14-year-old son seems depressed—to us, at least. His principal sees no sign of depression but thinks he’s socially anxious. The subjects of counseling and medication have come up. We have suggested to him that he get more ...

Home Alone?

Question: My 14-year-old daughter says I don't trust her because unlike her best friend’s parents, I won’t allow her to stay home alone for several days while I go out of town. Her friend’s parents do this at least once a month while ...

Introvert Or Extrovert?

Q: Our 4-year-old daughter has a huge problem with being laughed at. She loves to be goofy and do funny things but as soon as someone, including one of us, laughs at her she becomes upset. She will say "Don't laugh!" or "I don't want you to...