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Hello, world!

I'm a father of one pre-schooler and one toddler. My stake in this site is to learn from you, and also to contribute as much as I can!

Based on my own childhood and parenthood, my specialties are (among others): twins, languages, and international aspects. For the record, I'm an identical twin and married to a fraternal twin. I speak 4 languages fluently and I've lived in 5 countries (Europe, Japan).

I enjoy using my experience to help others. That is why I am active at even more SE sites in the StackExchange network on topics that interest me.

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Outside of this site, I'm something of a Swiss army knife both professionally and in private, able to juggle a wild variety of things at once. I've worked in every kind of business that uses software. I'm also very good with tools, both IT and mechanic. Whether you need software design or assembling some IKEA furniture, I'm your man for the job. I'm generally soft-spoken but driven by clear principles.

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Jul
19
comment Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
@afrazier, oh yes. To quote Calvin (of Calvin&Hobbes): "I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
Jul
19
comment At what age should my baby be expected to support her own head?
Ah, thanks for the clarification!
Jul
19
awarded  Nice Question
Jul
19
comment Is it okay for both parents to be asleep at the same time?
For parents that are worried specifically about SIDS there are products like Angel Care but mostly you've just got to accept that you can't prevent some things. Like meteor strikes and plane crashes. Pick your battles...
Jul
19
revised Is cosmic radiation a concern for a pregnant airplane passenger?
Rephrased intro to specifically address the question.
Jul
19
answered When should I stop swaddling my baby?
Jul
19
revised Is cosmic radiation a concern for a pregnant airplane passenger?
Appeasing...
Jul
19
comment Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
The leap day is pushed in between 23 and 24, so the leap day will be 24 and the previous 24 is now 25, the previous 25 is now 26, and so on. This is purely calendar-academic blah-blah though, in practice it's totally irrelevant.
Jul
19
reviewed Reject Is cosmic radiation a concern for a pregnant airplane passenger?
Jul
19
revised Is cosmic radiation a concern for a pregnant airplane passenger?
Edited to make Hairy happy?
Jul
19
answered Is cosmic radiation a concern for a pregnant airplane passenger?
Jul
19
comment When should a child stop using a pacifier, and how can I help with this transition?
Just be careful with those holes: you're in effect damaging the pacifier and the child's sharp teeth can make some bits come off. As with all equipment, parents should regularly inspect and replace damaged parts.
Jul
19
comment Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
I stand corrected, thank you!
Jul
19
revised Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
Corrected.
Jul
19
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
18
comment What should I do when my toddler climbs out of her crib at night to play?
Good response! You should edit that into your answer.
Jul
18
comment Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
And you call me a date nerd? :-)
Jul
18
comment Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
@Shauna, just now I googled to find a source and didn't even find any details in Wikipedia... but it does say that my knowledge seems to be out of date.
Jul
18
revised Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
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Jul
18
revised Do you use number of weeks or day of the month to determine an infant's birthday?
Added details.