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It may just be that his body is just not making enough of the sleep hormone melatonin. That could be the simple explanation. Take him to your doctor.


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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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It is a tricky balance at 5, or 30 for that matter. When he is about that age I would start by saying that he should not approach people that he has not been introduced to by you and should immediately come get you if someone he has never seen before starts talking to him. You don't have to get too detailed, just explain that you want to make sure you know ...


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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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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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