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Pray over the issues...because there's nothing GOD can't do. He's a child of GOD and he's a blessing to u. Don't try to force him or mad at him! Kindly gather yourself together and pray daily for him. GOD doesn't created any disobedient child but love, kindness, gentle and respect. Please, parents, handle your children to GOD to take proper good care of them ...


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My son started sucking his thumb at the age of two after we moved from our old town house to an apartment in a different city.


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My family is gassy...maybe just tell the class instead of farting and burping they should excuse them-self and go to the bathroom. Or instruct them to try going to the bathroom before they arrive to class.


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My first thought reading this was teething. Also, it is a way for the baby to "self soothe" which is the beginning of a vital skill that they will need to learn for later in life. Hope that makes sense. When my little one was a few months old I read that if you do not offer a pacifier (dummy) or allow thumb/finger sucking it would be "cruel" (these are ...


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The natural consequence of teasing/arguing/fighting with your sibling is that you are teasing/arguing/fighting with your sibling, and this means that one or both of you are unhappy or hurt. The instigating sibling is also teaching the other what they think is an acceptable way to interact with siblings. Therefore, they can expect the other sibling to use the ...


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I agreed with many of the points offered with the most upvoted answers, but I felt that they all could include something more. I believe that having a detailed budget is the biggest aide in becoming financially independent and stable. You need to know how much many you have coming in, and how much money you have going out. Other answers have suggested ...


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For every one saying let them do it. You really should not let your kids put their hands in their mouth. It causes the hand foot and mouth disease and its awesul. Theres no vacine for it alls you can use is tylanol and the get big nast blisters on in and around their mouth on their hands and feet. Try to prevent it by making a peper nail polish or using ...


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Eye contact during conversation is not an inherently human behavior. Different cultures use or avoid it under differing conditions. It's possible he hasn't learned that "eye contact is what we do when we're talking" yet. As a middle school teacher, I've run across hundreds of kids who won't look an adult in the eye when they're under emotional stress. I ...


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It is two percent of autism behavior so tackle it by exercise of autism and also with emotional behavior also teach him self control.


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To the first question: I don't think your son's behavior had a creepy vibe. He was clever when it came to finding a way to unlock the door (something I figured out how to do around his age, but usually with paperclips or the inner part of a pen). After such an accomplishment, I wouldn't be surprised if he were trying to prove that he could get in the room no ...


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I, too, am struggling with the uncontrolled laughter of my 22 year old son with ASD. He has always laughed occasionally at inappropriate times, but now he is older, more is expected of him, and it is very disruptive at school and at home. He, too, laughs when I get angry at him--I do believe that anger is a frightening emotion for people on the spectrum ...


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Your friend is completely out of line by not allowing your child to physically restrain the 2 year old to avoid being hit. This is a perfectly reasonable, non-aggressive response. If the 2 year old doesn't like it, then she will eventually learn that it is her hitting behavior which is causing this undesirable outcome (being restrained). Your friend is ...


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If you want to show a child that something like homework is important, then you need to show them it's important and not tell them. I would set aside time with him specifically for working on homework, and help him with it. The best learning most often happens at home. In this case, you're not only helping him learn his school material, but you're teaching ...


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I firmly believe that when a parent brings their child to a shared play area or play group, then they confer to the rest of the attending guardians the right to interact with that child. (I also believe that each attending guardian has a shared responsibility to ensure the safety of the children and the surrounding property.) In this case, if another child ...


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One of the most important concerns for a young child is to not have the things they are using taken away from them. Allowing another kid to take your child's toy is not sending the message you need to share it sends the message you cannot be confident that I will protect your right to keep using the toy. You need to take the toy back from the other child ...


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The other parent seems to have taken a cue from you.* You didn't say anything and let the her deal with it, which sends the message that it doesn't bother you on behalf of your son. And when that happens repeatedly, the simpler path for her to take was just let her child have the toy -- that way, it doesn't get stolen anymore and she doesn't have to ...


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When kids feel under pressure it's common for them to regress to acting like a younger age. At 3 they very much live in a world of emotions, so even how you are behaving or when you are stressed they can sense this. Like @tomas said it seems like she's wanting your attention or the attention of her father (but we need more details as your info here was a ...


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This sounds like a pretty classic case of "night terrors", named not because the baby is terrified, but because he appears to be terrified. Typically, it is seen in preschoolers (as early as 5 month, but peaks at 3.5 years of age) occurs at the same time after falling asleep every night in the early part of sleep happens during deep non-REM sleep when ...


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This situation is going to recur for years. Develop a long-term strategy for dealing with it based on what is best for your son, not necessarily what is fair. At this age, he's not going to learn any significant lesson from any behavior you choose as long as it's not frightening to him. There are plenty of reasons to stop someone from snatching a toy: value ...


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As a child, I experienced this frequently. It turned out to be night terrors which caused hyperventilating which worsened the night terrors and so on... One thing that my mother did with me was tell me to imagine myself falling asleep in a superman cloak which was impervious to everything. Children are incredibly susceptible to suggestion. I think this ...


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Focusing on the second paragraph, as I think more information is needed for the first. Also, given you didn't describe how you discipline your children, don't take this as criticizing your specific discipline; instead, this is more generally "why do kids often ask why they are bad". Many forms of discipline can very easily lead a child to internalize ...


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We found the best way to foster independence was to give independence. We gave our kids the chance to make their own decisions independent of us by leaving them as often as possible. Birthday parties? The parents of the birthday boy will be there supervising, so we'd leave. Soccer? The coach is there, and he probably doesn't want parents coaching from the ...


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I have several boys and girls of wildly varying age. When we had our first child my wife and I thought that differences based on gender are all due to the environment, and that we would never let this happen to our children. Now, several children later, I laugh at this. One of the things that set my boys apart from my girls is that the girls consistently ...


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I applaud your intention. Please note that my answer here does not take into account what may be appropriate in your culture as I am not familiar with its norms. First to consider is that she is your step daughter. My experience being a step child is that the step parent has no where near the same respect as the biological parent. Working with her ...


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First off, your daughter is still great. The worth of a child is not measured by their behavior. I can't address the peeing with the information provided. Is she potty trained already? Is she in Pull-Ups? If she's refusing to obey you, for whatever reason, I have a hard time believing it's the first time. Regardless, the solution is discipline. If she ...


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You two are going through a lot recently... stay strong! On topic: I can see a bit where the "weird" comes from in your daughters mind (because to her, it certainly is weird, or at least strange), but where did she pick up the "dirty"? You said she picked up the meaning on the internet: what kind of sites did she find? Her first landing may have heavily ...


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That seems normal to me. Or rather, one of the many things that can be considered normal. Many babies do feel like they nurse for hours on end, especially ones this young. It's not because there's a problem with you or with the baby, it's just what some babies do. They aren't eating meals and they aren't nursing just for food. Being close to mama and ...


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I would say that he simply loves you and wants to participate in your activities at least by presence only. Later he will try to help. It seems, you do not trust much in him and are trying bad explanation instead of a good one. Of course, you are expecting the same distrust from his side. But now he trusts you much more than you trust him. If you want ...


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I am a 49 year-old male and prefer to sleep with another person (was married 21 years), but when no one is there, I often hold a pillow or blanket, or place one behind my back. I had two stated reasons for getting married and one of them was to be allowed to sleep with someone. (You can guess at the other.) I feel that sleeping alone is not normal, and ...


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Another thing to keep in mind is that time and cause and effect are very fluid concepts (as NoAnswer said, abstract) in the minds of children. They don't, in general, understand the idea of "just a minute" or "in a moment." They have a need/want, and either it's satisfied or it isn't. They don't have a "progress bar." One thing I see a lot of first-time ...



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