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Let me parse this out a bit. You and your wife (or, at least, your wife with your support) decided to cut milk out of your son's diet. It seems to have helped him. Your father felt free to criticize her decision, instead of asking you about it. He told your wife, the mother of your son, that her (and your, by the way) actions will make your son neurotic. ...


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Don't push your wife to call your dad. Apologize to your wife for not doing it earlier, and do it now. When you speak to your father, don't hash over the past, but tell him in a way that does not invite discussion why you have decided to do what you've done, how it's helped, and that you will be following this plan in the future. Then switch to ...


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So what's your actual question? How to make peace between your father and your wife? Or how to proceed with your son's diet? That phone conversation in itself doesn't sound too mysterious - it's very well possible that he honestly thought that he was just stating his concerns, but that he did so in a tone that sounded very accusing to your wife. It doesn't ...


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She should be coming up on her 15 month visit in a few. See if she has fallen off her growth curve at that visit. You'll probably be surprised that she will not have done so. In the meantime, lots of kids show variability in their eating. Keep offering her baby foods (try some fruits), cereals, or pureed table foods (introduce with care; she's still young). ...



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