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Did you try and ask her why she does it ? If you ask her each time she done something without too much trying to making it feel like an interrogation, maybe you'll get somewhat of a similar answer between the acts. Make sure you let her know that what she did was wrong, but that you are also trying to help her and be on her side. If you are 100% sure she ...


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This is why my oldest daughter got an iPhone as a high school graduation present, not earlier. This is why I have the home router set to use openDNS (it's free) to control what my kids have access to. (You can block a variety of categories, including social media, you can exclude particular sites, you can allow a site in an otherwise blocked category.) I ...


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It sounds like he has more freedom than he needs, and he's moving in the wrong direction with that freedom. The phone is just a tool. Do you want him to be able to contact you when he's not at home? An old push-button cell phone will work fine. He doesn't need a smartphone, he can call or text you from an inexpensive prepaid phone. Since he has the phone ...


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Talking to baby and interacting is extremely important. Even though he is 2 months old, it will help him with his emotional and language development as he grows up. Speech delay is one of the common problems parents face when their kids do not start speaking by the time they are 18 months or so. There are lot of benefits of talking to your baby, when they ...


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There is absolutely nothing wrong with kids lining up cars, crying when things aren't the way they expect them, or being amused/intrigued by the reality of having a physical body. Seriously... try this experiment right now. Set your hand down on the table. Move a single finger up away from the table and concentrate on feeling how the nearby muscles pull ...


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Ha! My son is 12 and I'm right there with you. Personally I sat him down and set some limits and boundaries. (He was totally embarrassed, it was great!) I told him I'm ok with him growing up, but there will be some boundaries. Mine is looking at xxx pron so I laid out very clearly what is and is not ok for him to look at and who its ok to talk to (as far as ...


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While on their own, most of the concerns you have are normal for toddlers. However, combined, they suggest he may have some form of Autism. It would probably be a good idea to consult his pediatrician and see about a screening. At 3, he's at a good age to get an accurate result, while still being early enough to have good results from any help/intervention ...


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If your kid likes to be naked and you are okay with it, then it is no one's business but yours and your kids'. Unfortunately the world is full of busy bodies who think the world should be exactly what they want it to be. Expect drama when these politically correct goofballs try to intrude on your freedom to choose. Be nice. Then have your kid moon them. ...


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What your kid has seen was obviously a traumatic experience, and I strongly recommend that you seek professional help in your case. Even if you can 'fix' the actual problem, the trauma might otherwise remain hidden for many years, resulting in irrational fears later. There are general steps on how to deal with the situation, but it requires a good ...


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Start by acknowledging the fear. This is a real emotion for the child. Then talk about what is causing the fear. Discuss the "nightmares" and talk about what is happening to him during those events. Then ask the child to come up with strategies to help themself during those times of distress and suggest some techniques - look at a window and remember ...


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At a young age children are better equipped to fix problems through revisionist story telling. Have him talk about seeing the scary book and laughing at it. Or that the pictures weren't scary, but silly. Change his reaction to it rather than trying to have him reason it away. This is a technique used with adults to 'rewrite' painful memories. You adjust the ...


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You should talk to kids like kids. bringing a logic of that is a fiction works for older kids around 10 to 13 years old. make him believe in a hero or higher power that saves and protects him [like himself, when he enters the room call his name heroically! ] and you should make him fight that fear not ignoring it and leaving it behind.



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