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answered Dealing with an arrogant child
Jul
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comment Impact on kids NOT having TV?
I have three kids, ages 13,11, and 8. We got rid of our TVs when they were 4,3, and newborn. There have been no instances of this causing them problems at school that I know of. On the other had, they are all avid readers and do exceptionally well in school.
Jul
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answered What is the reasoning behind encouraging your child not to be a 'tattle-tale'?
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answered How much should a 26 y.o. adult child assist their parents?
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Feb
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answered 9 year old son brought a toy gun to school – how can we get him to understand this isn't just about bringing a toy to school?
Feb
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answered Potty training my 22-month-old son
Jan
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revised How do I help a stressed out 9 year old sleep?
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Jan
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answered How do I help a stressed out 9 year old sleep?
Jan
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answered How do I get my child to remember to flush?
Jan
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comment Is it reasonable for parents with small children to use the disabled toilet?
@dan, yes. There is a difference between "handicap accessible" and "handicap reserved". Bathrooms are accessible. Parking spots are reserved. There is nothing wrong with using something that is handicap accessible if it is not already in use.
Jun
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answered How should I handle an 8 year old lawyering and quibbling?
Jun
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comment How can we ask our 22-year-old son to leave?
I think this is a terrible answer. Buy him off? No. It is time to kick him out.
May
27
comment How can I encourage 5 year old to kick the ball?
I think this a mountain out of a molehill situation. Unless there is some reason that she really needs to kick a ball, I'd just let it go.
May
27
comment How old really is my child?
I know this wasn't specifically asked, but I would also be careful as she gets older with age cutoffs for school. If she just barely makes the cutoff I would seriously consider waiting and starting a year later
May
27
comment My son is 8 and is still soiling his pants and doesn't care
Does he do this at school, or just at home? Unless there is a physical reason, a doctor won't be much help. A counselor would be a better bet
May
20
comment How do you handle poor sportsmanship from other parents during your child's sports events?
What age range and level of play are we talking about? Five year old rec? Twelve year old competitive?