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Away from the rational answers, he may be sensitive. Teens are usually much more perceptive, the noises and things he feels may be real, for a certain sense of real. So, the question may be wether to accept the things around him as real and not fear them, or pretend they don’t exist till he doesn’t hear/feel them anymore. Quote: “every time a child ...


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My suggestion would be to make those experiences more pleasant for him. He has probably had a bad experience (shots will do that to a kid). You can try taking him to those places and do nothing but happy things. He will start to associate those places better than he did before. It also depends on the doctor. If you have a pediatrician that is great with ...


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I suggest not to tell them that you smoke. Instead, When you decide to quit smoking tell everyone around you including your parents that you are going to give up smoking on so and so date. That will put some positive pressure on you to in giving up the habit and it will also make them happy that have made a healthy decision and will support you in every way ...


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Is there a nice way to tell them? I'm not quite sure I know what you mean by "a nice way". If you mean, a way that they won't be upset or won't cause a scene, you might try taking them out to dinner at a very nice restaurant and breaking the news to them there after a couple glasses of fine wine. That will probably force them to keep their voices down. ...


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It might be a good idea to play in the bath at home. Light splashing can have a good effect on decreasing the fear of water. Next step would be making bubbles under water without putting head under if the child is too scared to do so. If that is the case try putting some water in hands and then make splashing bubbles together with your son. If you show him ...


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I think it is better to wait. Generally, kids develop competence when they are 5 years and older. My daughter is 6 and she never wanted to swim before and all of a sudden she is talking about learning to swim. When I asked her why she wants to learn, she says some of her friends are already in level 2 swimming and others are in level 1 and she wants to ...



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