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Apr
11
comment Classmates choosing soccer tournament over my sons birthday party
Is this question really about parenting? If it asked how to help my son cope with his classmates prioritizing sport over his party, than ok. But the question and the answers seem to be to be more about how to deal with the other parents rather than parenting, per se.
Jul
29
comment Bedtime vs amount of sleep?
It's one thing for a 16 year old to be staying up late and posting Instagram photos at 04:00, but does this also apply to the OP's 11 year old?
Jul
24
comment How should I deal with a child who intrudes on adult conversations?
The OP specifically said that the problem is not that the content of the conversations is inappropriate for children, but that the intrusion in general might be a problem.
Jun
19
comment What are the best tv shows for a 3 year old
-1 @Torben, if you weren't a mod, I would flag this as not an answer. If there are already equivilent questions, shouldn't the question get marked as a duplicate (or as not constructive since he's essentially asking for a list)? And if there aren't equivilant questions, this doesn't answer the OP.
Jun
6
comment What are the dos and don'ts related to massaging an infant?
To massage the back of an infant, you can just lie him or her on your lap and gently message.
Jun
4
comment 11month old baby has lost interest in eating solids
Some of the responses to these questions might help you: parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/4292 parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/1846
May
13
comment Where to find data on primary schools in wales?
...Actually, I just read this statement from the Welsh gov't. "Banding" (their particular method of ranking schools) was only applied to secondary schools and not primary for reasons stated in the link.
May
13
comment Where to find data on primary schools in wales?
I don't know about Wales specifically, but it's my understanding that many jurisdictions are reluctant to release this kind of data. The concern is that it's counter-productive to education. I assume you've seen this site, but there isn't much to go by!
May
3
comment Are there some side effects of letting an infant eat chocolates?
He never suggested cutting them off or kicking them to the curb. Also, the National Institutes for Health in the US recommends waiting until children are at least 1 year before they begin to have chocolate (or anything else with caffeine): nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002455.htm
Apr
25
comment 15 month baby never sleeps through the night
That's a tough situation. I know how hard it can be when you're not getting sleep. It'll get better though.The responses to this question might help you: parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/3002
Apr
4
comment At what age should you start giving your children pocket money?
The question is about when to give it. The OP already said it's a good idea.
Mar
18
comment Is it harmful to let a 4 month old baby eat an Easter peep?
+1. Also, most 4-month-olds I know don't even eat solid food, let alone junk food (although I guess it's debatable whether a Peep is "solid" food!).
Jan
23
comment How can I tell parents of a 1-year-old that they're doing it wrong?
This is a very interesting (in the academic sense of the word!) problem. I agree with @DA01's advice. Highlight your vast experience in getting children into a healthy sleep pattern and also that sleeping issues are one of the most difficult things for new parents. With the other issues, if you want to avoid conflict, you can slowly and covertly through osmosis assert your influences.
Jan
22
comment Do babies who watch TV start speaking late?
In case anyone else is wondering (like I was), 600 days is about 19.5 months.
Dec
18
comment What qualities should one look for when choosing picture books for young children?
@KitFox yes, that's probably a more accurate translation! My English isn't perfect, particularly when it comes to idioms!
Dec
11
comment Are cloth diapers really more environmentally minded than disposables?
(+1) I think the answer really has to be "It depends..." (as @Treb has hinted at in his answer) because it's not just a simple choice between disposables and diaper service. There are a broad range of disposable options from dolphin killers to compostable. And you can use a cloth diaper service that bleaches diapers 7 times in 95 C water or you can own your own cloth diapers and wash them in 45 C water with "green" environmentally-friendly detergent and recycle them for multiple children!
Nov
30
comment What should I do when my daughter's health is affected by the cats at my parents home when we visit?
Bring your own bedding (and a flea collar)?
Nov
30
comment Media Examples of Kind, Connected, Present, Engaged etc Father?
+1 for Cosby! Best TV father ever.
Nov
21
comment Can you detect peanut allergies in babies from kissing on the cheek?
@GdD is right. Don't follow the advise in this answer! Consult a medical professional. (-1)
Nov
9
comment Should we worry about my toddler accidentally banging his head against the sides of the crib?
Thanks for your answer. It's reassuring to know that it happens to other kids!