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May
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comment Parenting with a formerly abused partner?
Hi! Just wanted to point out that parenting programmes recommend against multiday loss of privs as being ineffective. Removing a priv for 30 minutes is better. This is because of the way children perceive time. This doesn't answer your question, sorry!
May
30
comment Is punishment necessary?
Spanking is illegal in many countries and is an abuse of the child's human rights.
May
29
comment How can I get my son to keep time during school time?
What you say is true. Does it answer the question that was asked?
May
29
comment How to handle my baby boy urinating in bath?
Your answer says to put children in an empty bath and run the water with the child in the bath. While it might be safe for you it is dangerous advice. Exactly that behavior causes many scalds each year. EG in the US 2 children die each day and 300 are treated at ER because of burns, and hot bath water is the leading cause of those injuries - about 50% of burns injuries are from too hot bathwater.
May
29
comment Programming with a baby
This advice is possibly not legal in some countries. Being a new parent is a protected characteristic.
May
29
comment 8 month old won't drink anything
@Joe thanks! I made a few mistakes which I've edited and provided a link to current UK guidance. I think I've caught them all but please feel free to edit (to match the supplied guidance) if I missed anything.
May
29
comment 8 month old won't drink anything
Hi! I just wanted to mention that you should only ever give very dilute juice (1 part juice to 10 parts water) to children and that it's preferable to have them stick to water or milk. You also mention "sippy cups" - it's important to never use valved cups because these can cause hearing problems. You should use free flow beakers. This doesn't answer your question, sorry!
May
29
comment How to handle my baby boy urinating in bath?
This is dangerous advice in some countries. You must always run the bath, then check the temperature, before allowing the child to get in. Scalds in the home are a significant cause of sometimes severe injury.
May
29
comment How can I get my son to keep time during school time?
Here are soem web resources that might help: csefel.vanderbilt.edu/kits/wwbtk3.pdf challengingbehavior.fmhi.usf.edu/do/resources/documents/…
May
28
comment How to deal with the story books which indicate stealing to be okay/good?
@theindependantaquarius - hi! Sorry if I seem rude! I don't understand your questions, so I'll let other people try to answer them.
May
28
comment How to deal with the story books which indicate stealing to be okay/good?
@TheIndependantAquarious what would you say when you read "The Gold Giving Snake"? pitt.edu/~dash/panchatantra.html#goldgiving
May
27
comment Do children start believing in fairies and magic after being read from a book? If yes, then how to respond to “but the book says it is true”?
I've edited the question to remove HP. @theindependanyaquarious
May
26
comment Structured reading coaching
Stack exchange is an international site! Please, what age is your child? You might want to edit out "kindergarten" and "first grade" (which could be anything between 3 and 7) and edit in the actual age. :-)
May
26
comment Structured reading coaching
In England we use "synthetic phonics". There are a gajillion sources for structured synthetic phonics materials. You probably need to get a cd or dvd or online media to hear the sounds -- it's important to use the correct sounds.
May
25
comment is my 7 month old in danger from falling off the couch or bed yes or no
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because obvious troll is obvious
May
22
comment At what age does the child start understanding the difference between the spoken words which have different meanings but sound same?
"Frog eat pen" could be "the frog ate the pen" or "the frog eats the pen". I suspect it's "the frog eats the pen", & the child is just dropping the s from eats. This language tense stuff is tricky, but they tend to sort it out as they get older. EG a child might say "My is going " instead of "I am going". Keep on talking to your child; model good language (so, if the child say "frog eat pen" you say in an encouraging happy voice "Yes! The frog eats the pen! Chomp chomp chomp!"). I know there are people with language specialisms reading Parenting SE so I'll let them leave a proper answer.
May
21
comment How do I make my son wear his glasses?
Please do not give medical advice. Squinting could be a precursor to amblyopia, which is a serious condition. nhs.uk/conditions/lazy-eye/Pages/Introduction.aspx
May
21
comment How to please my girlfriend's stepfather?
This question is clearly about parenting! There is a parent who has a reaction to a situation and another person who wants to understand that parents reaction and to change that parent's mind. The parent will want some things and the children want to reassure that parent that those things are happening.
May
21
comment My 13-year-old son made a foolish and wasteful donation. How can I teach him he was wrong?
Charities can use single shoes for the millions of people who only have a single leg, eg all the children maimed by cluster bombs or landmines.
May
21
comment How do I make my son wear his glasses?
@Erica - that is a great idea!