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revised Need suggestions on how to deal with my 11yo in school
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comment How can I brush my toddlers' teeth when he won't let me?
This is what my hygienist recommends for infants (minus the flossing). Can you provide any elaboration on how this is more helpful than just using a brush along with the many ideas already offered?
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revised Need suggestions on how to deal with my 11yo in school
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answered How do I deal with my pre-schooler's over tired behavior after school?
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comment How do I deal with my pre-schooler's over tired behavior after school?
Actually, it is very common in a number of social and behavioral disabilities, that kids will "hold it together" in public spaces and times and then wear themselves out and "totally lose it" when they get home and feel safe to "lose it." I'd be willing to guess this is a normal way to cope for a lot of people. Think about how some people grieve - they hold it together until alone and everyone thinks all is fine and well and remarks about it, but the household is a mess. That is not part of the definition of ADD by the way.
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revised ADD Children and writing - tips, tricks?
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comment How do we handle one parent frequently being out-of-town for weeks at a time?
Great Answer! Just tacking on this additional idea. I know I'm late, but as it seems this was going to be an on-going situation, I hope I am in time for this to be helpful. As the boys get old enough, your husband might leave them little notes (in pictures at first) for them to find throughout his absence. They could be tucked in a sock, at the bottom of the toy box, inside the case of a favorite movie. . .The point would be that the boys would find a couple each week during your husband's absence.
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accepted My six year old is afraid of the shower. How do I help her transition?
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comment My six year old is afraid of the shower. How do I help her transition?
We're still working on it, but she is warming up to the idea - I'm surprised she still wants me to aim the sprayer - I really thought letting her control it would be more helpful.
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revised My child is constantly hungry. How do I keep her feeling fuller?
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revised When is the right age to bring my child to a Disney theme park?
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comment ADD Children and writing - tips, tricks?
Check out this scholarly article on connective brain functionality - onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hbm.21058/full
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answered ADD Children and writing - tips, tricks?
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comment ADD Children and writing - tips, tricks?
"nothing can be done about it. So move on?" absolutely incorrect. It is not an excuse so please don't infer it is one. These kids needs special helps and supports to get through certain skills. Their brains are actually wired differently and there are entirely different ways to help them learn certain skills and subjects.
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comment Does a breast feeding mother's diet affect the breast milk produced?
You might find this TEDtalk youtube.com/watch?v=stngBN4hp14 useful for its generalitites
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comment Does a breast feeding mother's diet affect the breast milk produced?
When I was pregnant, my OB said one cup of a beverage with caffeine per day would probably be fine, but much more is not healthy for the baby. That was six years, ago so I don't know if the going thought on the matter has changed.
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revised Music for gestation - what should baby be hearing while in the womb?
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