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comment Why is my daughter shouting so much?
The swatting of a 10 month old's hand is unnecessarily violent (and in some places would get you in trouble). At that age children are far more sensitive to stern looks an parental disapproval than a smack, and as the paper jmite linked to says, large scale studies now show definite negative results from corporal punishment.
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comment 5 year old grandchild that is misbehaving at school, at home and in public
Hi Kathy - as the question stands, I think it's a dupe of the one to the right in the related sidebar. That one has slightly more extreme misbehaviour but the guidance should still be entirely appropriate.
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comment Why is my daughter shouting so much?
Mimicking is key to learning for quite some time yet. Yes, she will copy others (just you wait till she is a teenager!) but it won't just be that one noisy child, don't worry :-)
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comment From what age on, can we see a child is homosexual?
And these may change any number of times throughout their life.
May
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comment My girlfriend's children are the worst acting children I have ever met
brian - 2 things. 1) we have a Be Nice rule here, so your response to Dom is not acceptable. 2) chat is a much better vehicle for conversation than editing someone's post. Please visit the chat room Dom has set up for you.
May
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comment power of attorney
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is requesting legal advice.
May
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comment power of attorney
This is a legal question - you may be able to post it on law.SE, but it is offtopic here. I'd suggest asking a lawyer would be your best bet.
Apr
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comment Why do toddler boys love trains and cars so much?
Susan, aside from that specific blog being a little bit contentious (some may say entirely incorrect) you have misunderstood the result of those studies. They say nothing about boys liking trains/cars/whatever - they are about the way boys fit in with the cultural norms for boys, and girls fitting in with the cultural norms for girls.
Apr
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comment What website provide information about child safety with scientific or high quality anecdotal links?
Hi there - as mentioned, we aren't a search function for other online resources. Instead, this is a good site to ask specific questions on child safety, with members of the community ranging from medical professionals to first time expectant parents. Medical advice as such is off topic here (you'd want to speak to a doctor anyway, not rely on anything on the Internet)
Apr
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comment Is my child autistic?
Absolutely this ^ - there is nothing specific in the OP's commentary that says "autistic". Get your son checked, and then you know what you need to deal with and what support there is
Apr
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comment Running training and contest for a 3 year old child
My youngest was the same, and then did her first half marathon at age 8. Her own idea - to raise money for a charity who were helping a friend of hers - as she had seen me and my wife run marathons for charity. Some kids can just keep going forever
Apr
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comment What should we do when our 15 year old wants sex with his 13 year old girlfriend?
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Apr
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comment How can I deal with a misbehaving 17 year old girl?
agnes - I have edited your post to try and make it more readable. Quick suggestion - does this post help you at all: parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/19580/…
Apr
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comment Isn't it too much having 5 times a week soccer trainings?
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Mar
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comment Stopping a toddler playing with his belly button
Hi mikaela - while your story is an interesting datum point, you don't actually answer the question. It is possible to stop children doing this, as evidenced by other answers, and in fact it could have helped you if you had been able to stop, if you look at your final 2 or 3 lines...
Mar
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comment How to handle older kids with my younger son
Might sound like a silly question, but did you try saying, "Now I'll just play with my child. Thanks for the game. Goodbye."
Mar
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comment Our 2 year old refuses to poop anywhere
As well as the answers below, please read the very similar questions in the Related sidebar to the right.
Mar
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comment How should the children be taught to be wary of physically present strangers?
Also of note - if we exclude the relatively new rise of online stalking, children have always been at more risk from people they know not strangers!
Feb
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comment How can firearms be secured from children?
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Feb
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comment how to deal with my sister
Nachmen - yes, but we do need to know what the question is, otherwise this could be a duplicate, or too broad.