What is the condition causing a parent to care excessively more for other children than for their own? [closed]
I hope this is at least marginally on-topic, but I ask here because I knew no better place to ask. I know a father of two teenagers and there are no major issues in the family except that he seems to ...
What do you do when neighbor children that you don't know start coming over to your house to play with your kids?
Edit - May 30, 2014 Details on this question can be found below, but here is a summary of my questions: How do I approach the parents of these children? What should I say to the parents? Do I work ...
9 year old son brought a toy gun to school- how can we get him to understand this isn't just about bringing a toy to school?
My well behaved, bright, popular, naive 9 year old son brought a plastic toy revolver (the kind with the bright orange barrel to indicate that it's a toy) to school yesterday. He snuck it into his ...
A couple of kids recently moved into the neighborhood and they are great kids that my daughter is having a really good time with. Rules at their house are pretty lax - they can go all over the ...
I am 13 and my place in the classroom was changed today because I was talking in the class. But the teacher made me sit next to a girl. While she was thinking about change of seat, she was muttering ...
My three-year-old son attends a small, in-home daycare. The other kids in the daycare range from about 1 year to 5. There is one other boy my son's age, and the two of them are very good friends. ...
When a child has some close friends at school, but some of them come from relatively richer families, so they get maybe twice my child's pocket money, how should I answer when he complains and asks to ...
Backstory: My 8 yr old son is a bright, gentle, etc, kid who attends public school. My wife and I have no TV, we disallow violent games (simulated killing is not allowed), we don't have video games, ...
We have a few family friends. Some happen to have all children about 5-6 years older than the oldest one here (so closest is 5 year old and 10 year old). I'm thinking we should not spend as much ...
This Saturday my 4 year old is having 5 Kindergarten friends over to celebrate being one meter tall (it's a 'one meter party'). We'll have a house and (weather permitting) garden for an afternoon of ...
My wife and I are good friends with another couple who has two kids (ages 4 and 1). Our kids are similar in age and best friends with theirs. The one year old, after a long string of medical issues, ...
I'm trying to explain why it is important to make new friends in life. Can someone assist me by giving me some reasons I can use to convince someone? I'm attempting to convince someone who doesn't ...
My four year old is always extremely unsettled whenever they first interact with a guest. It doesn't matter if it is another child who has played with many times before or an adult. It also doesn't ...