Question: My son just turned 8 and is having erections. He tells me it hurts and burns. I told him to put a cold wet cloth on it so it will go down. My husband tells me it is normal, but he seems so young and it seems to hurt. Is this normal and any…

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Question: I am having trouble with my daughter not drinking enough fluids.  She gets really constipated and we all suffer for it. She may be in physical pain, but it messes with our bath and bedtimes. She was on the toilet for 45 minutes last night. She also makes us late for church, school, etc.…

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Question: I have a friend who is from Russia. I believe she gets a lot of her information from her relatives there. Her son will be 3 in March. She has not bothered to potty train him at all, but he doesn’t wear diapers, just his normal underpants with jeans or shorts, depending on the…

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Question: How do you handle difficulties in getting a toddler to brush her teeth? Answer: I asked several women in the church and the following is a composite of their responses. Most small children go through a stage where they don’t want to brush their teeth. Most of the time is just another form of…

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