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Aug
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answered How important is the pronunciation of a toddler's first words?
Aug
18
answered When are kids old enough for an electric toothbrush?
Aug
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answered What are general causes of clumsiness in toddlers?
Aug
18
answered Is there any consensus among researchers concerning the effects of watching television and the likes for a child's development?
Aug
17
answered What are some do's and dont's for an effective bedtime ritual?
Aug
16
revised When should I introduce different foods to an infant or toddler?
Added information.
Aug
16
revised How do we get our toddler to gain weight?
Improved formating
Aug
16
comment How much direction does a preschooler need while doing crafts?
We have cattle farms. Cattle do NOT follow directions. Children do if they are developmentally appropriate and the children are motivated.
Aug
15
answered How do you choose a first pediatrician?
Aug
14
answered What are some suggestions for helping with potty training?
Aug
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answered When should I introduce different foods to an infant or toddler?
Aug
13
answered What games are good for teaching math?
Aug
13
answered How can I help a child who won't talk to anybody at school? Selective mutism
Aug
13
answered What are some coping strategies to deal with infant allergies?
Aug
13
comment Everything my 4 year old son draws is abstract. Is this a problem?
Quality of handwriting is related primarily to fine motor skills. It appears that crawling is valuable for hand/arm/shoulder development that supports good handwriting.
Aug
13
comment How can we help my pre-schooler get over his initial shyness when we have guests?
Is he seeking attention that is gained by 1)his shy reaction, 2)acting out behavior, 3)surprising transformation? Perhaps using the preparation strategy, rehearse his "big role" in greeting the guests in some fashion that will give him positive attention he may be seeking.
Aug
13
comment Why do my children cry in my wife's arms but are quiet with me?
Here's a link that references the male voice vibrations. <askdrsears.com/topics/fussy-baby/…; The lower frequency of male voices are readily conducted though the bones in the chest and felt by the child.
Aug
13
answered How can I support my friends who have just had a child diagnosed with 9P Syndrome?
Aug
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answered How can I handle a child that claims medical problems as a bad excuse?
Aug
12
comment When should a child stop using a pacifier, and how can I help with this transition?
+1 for "Pantley's Gentele Removal Plan" & other resources.