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The thing to do is not teach him to be wary of people, but of behaviors. Most of the bad things that happen to children are perpetrated by people they know. Children and adults both benefit from interactions with each other. It's a shame that this rich source of learning is so often stifled. What we teach our children to watch out for is adults who: ...


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I think that your son and the girl are incapable of understanding love as we understand it - and we adults are just as incapable of understanding of what is going on in their heads and hearts. I would not tell the parents immediately. They may overreact. See how the situation evolves. Also, they may already know (though the lipstick kisses on the letter ...


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I think this is one of those situations where the saying, "Girls mature faster than boys" really comes into play. Your son has zero interest in girls beyond that of friendship right now, which is exactly what I would expect out of a seven-year-old boy. On the other hand, the little girl has obviously hit the stage where she's starting to become more ...



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