Archive for the Siblings Category

Thinking about Siblings of a Special Needs Child

As seen in New York Special Child Magazine and on NY Dear Sharon, We have three children. One of our children, a 7 year old boy, is on the autism spectrum. Naturally, he gets
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My Youngest Daughter is Hitting Her Sister!

as seen in Brooklyn Family Magazine and on Dear Sharon, My daughters are five and two. The older one is old enough to know that it’s not OK to hit. How do we deal
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One Athletic Son, One Lethargic Son; What is a Parent to do?

Dear Sharon, We have two sons, 8 & 12. Our older son is a terrific soccer player and is slim and fit. Our youngest son is pudgy and overeats. He has the opposite personality and
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