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Aug
30
answered 3 year old won't get out of bed without assistance?
Aug
30
answered How to deal with the child when both the parents are not on the same page?
Aug
30
answered What harm is porn?
Aug
30
comment What harm is porn?
@AnsisMalins I think that's kinda his point . . . porn is NOT special, that it's like any other overindulged consumerist behaviour; that a child can't really distinguish between the depiction and the real world.
Aug
28
comment Acting different for mom
Do you and the wife have a policy on spanking?
Aug
26
comment 3 year old gets bullied all the time
I'm glad to hear things went well and are improving, altho I wouldn't count on the best friends part. last bit of advice: Plan for the worst but hope for the best. In other words, be prepared to take a stand and LEAVE IMMEDIATELY if things take a turn for the worst. I hope things work out for you and good luck with your baby.
Aug
25
comment 3 year old gets bullied all the time
I'm curious what the result was here. I, like others I'm sure, I am interested in the outcome of the next social gathering. Please keep us up to date.
Aug
23
comment 3 year old gets bullied all the time
@DaveClarke The spirit of your comment is well intentioned, and I agree on the effect it would have. But if a person was reasonable enough to agree to watch the video, they wouldn't be a bully to begin with. Such a suggestion would more likely incite anger and probably a tirade and exit than an effective rehabilitation.
Aug
21
comment Is it really that bad to get water in an infant's ear?
@DaveClarke With that tidbit, it doesn't change the fact that water + baby's ear = infection, nor does it offer a solution. Ancillary precision doesn't help solve the problem.
Aug
21
comment Is it really that bad to get water in an infant's ear?
@DaveClarke That's semantics. Baby gets water in the ear, baby gets an ear infection. When the baby screaming in the middle of the night and pulling at their ears, there will be little comfort in knowing that it wasn't the water.
Aug
21
comment Is it really that bad to get water in an infant's ear?
I can't understand how anything involving vaseline and a baby's ear could be anything but bad. You'll never get it all out.
Aug
21
answered 3 year old gets bullied all the time
Aug
21
answered Why do humans require assistance in childbirth so frequently?
Aug
21
answered Please help with defiant, stubborn and abusive 5yr old
Aug
6
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Aug
2
comment Can temper tantrums indicate a behavior problem?
@Beofett I missed this reply: LOLOL "You were right. BUT I WAS RIGHTER!" Of course I kid (= It sounds like you have a solid handle on it and I'm glad it's working out. Truly, tho... "normal" is really a BS adjective when talking about the human experience. Normal is eating, breathing and sleeping. Everything else is subjective.
Aug
2
answered How can I keep a 14 month old busy at some activity for longer than 3 minutes
Aug
2
comment How can I keep a 14 month old busy at some activity for longer than 3 minutes
Your characterization of "see what tv does?" is inaccurate. I'm no TV apologist, not by any stretch... (I have a television device but no television input signal. It's basically a giant monitor for a pc) but your observation is more akin to someone that's never ever had a 32oz soda from QuikTrip suddenly being able to have one. ANYONE, especially children, that never observes regular television would behave differently after being jacked in to it for a random hour of the sugary insipid things that are out there for children.
Jul
30
answered Teenage daughter and stepfather
Jul
30
comment Bedtime vs amount of sleep?
AND... it's a known fact that a screen of any type will go tricking your brain into believing the sun is still up. You can stare at a monitor playing The Facebooks without getting sleepy waay longer than you could sit and read a book by lamp light (not overhead light) or knit a sweater or chisel. with a 10pm internet curfew, she'll drop off much more readily. She'll say it's boredom, when the reality is that it just allows her brain to go "oh hey look. the sun is like... GONE."