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My 8 year old has selective mutism

My 8 year old has selective mutism. She is very talkative at home but when it comes to school she will not say a word. She went the whole school year without her teacher hearing her voice. When i go ...
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How to potty train a reluctant 3 yr old who's language delayed

My son is now grown out of the largest sized diaper and still can't communicate verbally. I bought a child potty and encourage him to go potty but he cannot make a connection and so continues to go ...
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How can I monitor my kid's cellphone usage / text messages?

I've heard other parents say that they've monitored their kids access via services available from their phone provider; this this true? As for the internet stuff I believe I've already got that ...
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39 views

What diapers are septic safe?

I have a 6-month-old. In 2 weeks I'm moving to a new house. The only problem is, the new house has a septic tank and I can't seem to find diapers that say septic-safe. Does anyone know what brand that ...
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70 views

WIC - Why aren't all jars of baby food WIC approved?

I went to buy my son's (9 months) WIC baby food jars today. Only some were WIC approved despite they were all the same stage (3), price (.97), and brand (Beechnut). The only difference between them ...
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5 year old. Still needs us to fall asleep

We never successfully got our child to fall asleep on their own. We would always have to be in the room. Now she's five and still needs us in the room. We need to either hold her hand or run her back. ...
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How do i stop my 5yr old repeating herself and is she fine?

she says," I want, I want , I want to drink water". Or "I don't I don't I don't want to go". When she is angry or chatting to her dolls, she does not repeat herself. Apart from that she is fine and ...
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How to discuss with my kids returning to dating

My situation is perhaps a bit unusual for a single parent: my wife passed away three years ago. My kids, six and eight, have clung to me since. When I approached the topic about six months ago, they ...
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sleeping schedule of 2year baby is messed [duplicate]

my 2 year old baby's sleeping scheduled has mismanaged from 1 month. he sleeps the whole day (i.e. in morning 8am to 4 pm) then sleeps at 9 or 10 pm but wakes up after 1 or 2 hours and then dont sleep ...
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146 views

How do we get our daughter to tell us the real reason?

We have a 2,5 year old daughter. When I attempt to do something for her (be it warming her milk, changing her clothes or picking her up from the highchairs), most of the time she says "Don't do it. I ...
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My dad doesn't let me to stay up after midnight [on hold]

I'm a 17 years old software developer, currently living with my parents in Iran. As you might know, sometimes a developer needs to stay up after midnight for 3 or 4 hours or maybe until morning. ...
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33 views

What are the best spanish baby names with meanings? [closed]

We are blessed with the twins babies . Please suggest us some Spanish names for our new born.
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124 views

How common is spanking a middle schooler in the US? [closed]

I learned recently that my fiancé's sister does this. He told me that it is, while not especially common anymore, still at least not rare in America and acceptable to a significant percentage of the ...
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126 views

3 year old cries when the teacher raise her voice

My 3 year old daughter cries every time her teacher raise her voice.For instance, during art subject when the teacher saw her using red color instead black and told her "No, Jesse please use black"....
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115 views

Encouraging good homework habits at preschool age

Our 4 year old daughter's preschool gives out little homework books to help the kids start to learn letters and numbers on their own time. They work in these books weekly at school, but participation ...
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102 views

teenage withdrawel into Ipod

We live an hour away from my daughter's school. She takes a train to get to school. Last year( our 1st year here) she made friendships at school but wasn't invited to anyone's home. Nobody called her.(...
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108 views

Getting used to Stomach Sleeping

My daughter is going to be 5 months. She has recently started to turn herself over onto her side and that is how she likes to sleep. She then in her sleep rolls onto her stomach and sleeps on her ...
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Toddler really likes construction vehicles

My toddler really likes to play with his construction vehicles; every time we see a construction vehicle along the road, he shouts, "Back Hoe!", "Cement Mixer!", "Bulldozer!" He likes cars but when ...
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4answers
188 views

Kid reading too fast

My kid is reading multiple books a day (He is home for summer holidays for now). I gather it is a good, but I doubt that he reads every word & line while reading. Should I worry that this will ...
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80 views

80s-era computing experience in 2016? [closed]

I am of the opinion that modern computing technology is too good for kids--games graphics leave little to the imagination, things work more reliably and don't require troubleshooting, etc.--so I am ...
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152 views

How to handle a bully-daughter-in-law and a henpecked-son?

I'm a single mom for 2 kids. My husband passed a decade ago. Lets name my sons: Arno 34 and Bob 31. Both married, moved out and have a kid each. Bob and his family have settled relatively far away. ...
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141 views

Should we let our toddler cry herself to sleep when she asks for night feeding?

Our daughter just turned 2 and it has been since 8 months since she has been weaned off breast milk. She now drinks whole milk. On some nights she sleeps through the night but on some nights she wakes ...
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76 views

What are the vegetables we can feed a two years old baby?

My daughter is two years old. So for we feed her only smashed rice, Dhal, Biscuits and milk. There after we decided to give all vegetables doctors gave us green light also. What are the vegetable we ...
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37 views

2 years Trouble sleeping

My daughter is 2 months away from 2 Years old went through her first ever troma she had a seizure out of random but now we're at home and she's having a hard time staying asleep all she wants is daddy ...
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1answer
54 views

Seven month baby won't sleep or nap for short period

My little one, has been very much disturbing lately as i work from home and my mrs is house wife. We recently shifted to our own place and bought my baby a lot of toys (although he had many before), ...
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114 views

4 year old child not responding without prompting

If a 4 year old child often does not respond to questions without extra prompting. e.g. please respond the question. Is it a sign of a problem or just a developmental thing that goes on to be guided ...
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1answer
87 views

Raising a bilingual kid in monolingual community

I speak to my kid in 2 different languages at one time now . I used to speak to him only English and his mom our native language for 2years now but seems it didn't work so I decided to communicate the ...
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140 views

4 year old turning 5 has to be first in EVERYTHING or cries and fights

i have 3 children the oldest one a girl is turning 5 in 2 month her brother just turned 4, and the little one just turned 1, the oldest one will litterary push her brother out the way to get in the ...
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1answer
109 views

Why is my child so scared?

My 5 year old will not go into a room alone by herself... She won't go to the bathroom alone or even play in the next room alone... She freaks out if you leave the room.... It's so bad she will follow ...
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3answers
238 views

My 9 year old saw an R rated movie

My 9 year old son recently made a new friend who lives in our neighborhood. My wife and I like the friend and are happy that our son is being more social. Apparently, there are very few rules at the ...
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1answer
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Getting a 2-year-old to stop deliberately vomiting

My two-year-old has discovered a new trick. A few days ago he realized that if he sticks his finger down his throat, he can make himself vomit. For some reason this is fascinating to him and now he ...
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1answer
82 views

Colic has worsened while traveling

We have a 4.5mo old and have taken her on her first "family vacation." We're on day six of a 14 day trip involving about 5hrs of airplane travel (which she handled very well) but she has has awful ...
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155 views

Is 5 hours too long of a drive for single parent with 2 year-old?

I'd like to take my 2yo son on a 5h road trip - but the mother is against this idea. I have to admit - it does seem daunting - but would like to try.
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My 6yr old constantly hurts and uses demeaning words to my 8yr old daughter. Please help!

This is constant, particularly every waking hr and I am going out of my mind. My poor little girl is constantly being pinched, pushed, shoved, kicked and her hair is pulled. This is amongst a ...
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5answers
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How to deal with toddler's fear of dogs?

My son used to be around our dog until she died, almost a year ago, when he was 11 months old. Since then, and up until last December, he'd gladly pet a dog whenever he had the occasion to, that is, ...
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3answers
200 views

What consequences should there be for a 5 year old, who throws tantrums when told “no” or constantly wants her way? [duplicate]

Pre-schooler is out of control with demanding to have her way.we have tried time outs, talking it out and taking away of material things of hers. Nothing is working
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703 views

How to tell parents of guests that we had a loud fight during a sleepover?

My 9 year old daughter had a few friends sleep over. My husband and I got into an argument in our room after we sent everyone to bed. He lost control and got really loud. He started slamming doors ...
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129 views

how to teach a child to keep calm when encountering a setback

My 2-year old boy likes to pipe up a stack of wooden toy pieces and ferry it from one place to another. Once the balance is lost and the wooden pieces fall in the process he becomes very upset and ...
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81 views

4 year old refuses to eat [closed]

My son has always been a very, very picky eater throughout his entire life. He is turning 4 in the next couple of months. We always offer him the same things we eat during meal times, but he has ...
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1answer
98 views

At what age do toddler's become picky?

It's interesting how we learn new things from our kids everyday. I have noticed a certain trend with my boy when it comes to fruit time. So what I do is I take different varieties, like say Pawpaw, ...
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159 views

What order should my child watch Baby Einstein?

I just got the 26 DVD Baby Einstein collection for my little one and I'm a little surprised that there is no recommended viewing order. I can't imagine that learning numbers, colors, sounds, etc. are ...
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1answer
70 views

Tips for helping my 4-year old daughter transition classes at daycare?

We've been sending our daughters to the same daycare for a couple of years now. Our oldest just turned 4, and is 13 months ahead of her sister. A few weeks ago, our daycare moved kids "up" in a ...
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1answer
98 views

Do Soothies cause nipple confusion?

My wife and I had our first 6 days ago and have been having a lot of trouble to get him to sleep at night. We were exclusively breastfeeding until we found we needed to supplement a bit to get him ...
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6answers
252 views

The right way to address someone else's child?

The other day I was in line with my twin 3/yo boys and another boy, who was probably 4 or 5, leaped forward and roared in one of their faces. On the way out, they also said he touched their hair. (I ...
4
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3answers
341 views

I believe that I may be the father of someone famous. How should I proceed?

After much thought and investigations, I believe that I am the father of someone famous. I would like to get in touch with him. I just want to have a conversation with him to tell him that I am sorry ...
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81 views

Should soap be used when bathing a new born

When bathing a new born should you use soap? are there any benefits or harms to using soap vs just using water? This is on top of the question How often should I bathe my newborn? Some time frames ...
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0answers
67 views

Apple M3 Mixtie Campus Bike [closed]

How can I get my 15 year old daughter to return a bike she spent her savings on($150)not knowing it was an apple campus bike, when she refuses?
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0answers
140 views

16 year old son. He is lazy and refuses to keep clean [closed]

My son is currently in Job Corp but will be kicked out soon due to not keeping his room clean, not taking showers, not keeping clean, lieing, and just being lazy. He has been this way since he was ...
3
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1answer
230 views

At what age do childen develop empathy?

At what age do children develop empathy? Can it be taught? My son is 18 months old. He finds it hilarious to make our cats howl by pulling their tails. I try to discourage this by firmly saying "...
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1answer
401 views

Should I allow my 19 year old son to sleep during the day?

My son is 19 years old, he is a computer science student and has just finished college and is awaiting his grades. In September he will be going to University if he gets the needed grades which he is ...

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