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comment What is a safe but useful temperature to set your hot water at?
+1 for the faucet-level limiters. Those have the added bonus of allowing the water temperature to be set higher for high-heat uses (dishwasher, etc), and keep it lower for places with a high burn risk (the tub the kids use, etc).
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comment What is a safe but useful temperature to set your hot water at?
Your Celsius conversions are off somewhere. Your 145F and 120F both say 49C.
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comment What is a safe but useful temperature to set your hot water at?
@DanBeale - The StackExchange sites are also about factual information with cited sources. Do you have statistics for burns from hot tap water vs water that was heated on a stove or in a microwave? Without it or similar statistics, all you're doing is playing to emotions. Most people don't want to harm their children, certainly, but knowledge is far better than fear.
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comment “Natural consequences” where they don't happen?
@what - So, include in the lessons you teach your son that it's okay to say "I don't want to play anymore right now" or "I need some time to myself for a while," before it gets overwhelming.
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comment “Natural consequences” where they don't happen?
Young children don't connect things done at completely disparate times, so the odds are pretty good that he sees little to no connection between playing today and playing tomorrow. Cutting the playtime short may, in fact, be sufficient. Your example with the cold demonstrates that -- it's going to be cold, regardless, but how long the child can be out in it is dictated by how appropriately he dressed.
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answered Unusual crying behavior
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comment 26 month old son keeps hitting us when he is upset.
+1 for the last paragraph, especially. Little kids tend to be so much easier to handle when they have some sense of control. You may be able to take it even a step further and let him help set the table. On another note, 26 months is also an age where the mind may have outpaced communication -- the hitting may be a sign of other frustration. If you can, try to find out why he's resorting to hitting and address it.
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answered What is a safe but useful temperature to set your hot water at?
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