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revised What can I do to stop my child from being over-sensitive?
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comment Getting paid for babysitting
International Nanny Association Salary and Benefits Survey from 2009-2012; care.com's list of Seattle nannies including the pay they plan to charge per hour; 4nannytaxes.com's DC-area nanny salary survey (disparity between employers and employees is important here); these are the kind of resources I recommend for doing some basic salary data before talking to your boss. Parenting.SE can't really help you get what you need.
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revised At what age can you start giving time-outs?
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Aug
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answered At what age can you start giving time-outs?
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comment Getting paid for babysitting
Unfortunately what's reasonable varies wildly depending on your location within the US. For example in big cities such as DC, New York, and San Francisco in the nice parts of town it is not uncommon to get paid $12-15/hour for one child, while in lower income parts of the country that would be considered absurd. Pay also depends on your education level (someone with a masters in ECE commands more than a high school grad) , years of experience, and responsibility.
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answered Getting paid for babysitting
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reviewed Excellent How to get schizophrenia and bipolar kids to take medication?
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reviewed Satisfactory How to clean the vagina of a newborn?
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reviewed Satisfactory Is feeding the right time to talk and read to a kid?
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reviewed Needs Improvement Preparing 3 year old for new baby?
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reviewed Satisfactory How can I help my toddler with his booger problem?
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reviewed Excellent How to know whether I am producing sufficient breast milk?
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reviewed Needs Improvement What to do if my kids would not listen to my reasoning?
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reviewed Excellent How do you pass hand-me-downs to a younger sibling without fostering resentment?
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reviewed Satisfactory How to latch a newborn properly?
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reviewed Needs Improvement What are the causes and remedies of constipation in toddlers?
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comment At what age can children understand and respond well to discipline?
+1 for the prosocial behavior link. I know the study you're referencing about sympathizing with punishing evildoers, but a link would be great.
Aug
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answered Do newborns have dreams when they sleep?
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comment Restricting infant on almost every move
A principal once told my own mother that it takes 10 positive comments to counteract 1 negative one. That said, that doesn't mean never to say no as far as I know. It just means to use rephrasing as well as lots of positive encouragement along with necessary nos.
Aug
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comment Restricting infant on almost every move
That said there is some important information buried in this answer about not using negative talk excessively. A study was done (I don't have a link handy) that showed that the amount of positive talk to negative talk in the U.S. which kids heard varied by the economic standing of their parents. Children who were born to wealthier parents heard more positive talk. The study found that simply by increasing the number of words and amount of positive talk that children born to lower income parents heard the children had better academic outcomes.