Torben Gundtofte-Bruun

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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.

To learn more about me, see my Google+ profile.


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revised How strict should we be with our 14 month old boy?
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Jul
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revised What should you do after you've raised your voice at your child?
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Jul
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revised How do I stop my daughter from hitting another child?
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Jul
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revised When should my child transition from tricycle to a bicycle?
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Jul
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revised How to react to “cruelty” of a toddler?
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Jul
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revised How do I deal with a child that refuses to do a chore or task?
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Jul
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revised How can you deal with tantrums without spanking?
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Jul
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revised How should a stepfather respond to “You are not my Father!”?
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Jul
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comment What methods are effective for teaching vocabulary to young children?
The question indicates it's an infant or toddler. Still, for older kids, reading comics is great advice!
Jul
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comment What methods are effective for teaching vocabulary to young children?
See also this question about sign language.
Jul
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comment Is my infant boy's scrotum too large?
Corvus, you seem to be repeating yourself in your various answers. Your philosophy is all right, but I think your answers would be more useful if you focused them on how your philosophy translates into actual, useful advice to the specific situation.
Jul
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comment How do you discipline someone else's child?
+1 for seeing the child as merely the symptom while the actual problem seems to be the adult. Good luck Cheryl!
Jul
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answered How can I teach my toddler to ride a pony she's scared of?
Jul
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comment Should I stop my infant from sucking his thumb?
Thanks for great background info on teething - I couldn't have phrased it so well.
Jul
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answered Should I stop my infant from sucking his thumb?
Jul
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comment What disorder is associated with social awkwardness, hugging, intelligence, and difficulty focusing?
I can't find the "answer" in your answer. Could you perhaps revise the post to be clearer?
Jul
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revised Is one big burp enough after feeding my infant?
Added details.
Jul
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answered Is one big burp enough after feeding my infant?
Jun
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comment Why does a pacifier trigger my baby's gag reflex?
You're not answering the question.
Jun
30
comment What should we pack when going camping with an infant?
I'd +1 this except for the floatation vest - IMHO those should only be used by persons who can swim...