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comment What are allergy-friendly alternatives to peanut butter?
Wow, are they really telling you not to send peanuts because one other kid in the class has nut allergies? I'm kinda shocked.
Jun
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comment We're looking to get pregnant - what can we do to optimize our chances?
There's one item on Technique that is missing here. Both partners need to orgasm, and he needs to be first. The muscle contractions of the woman's orgasm have been shown (literally, with fiber optic cameras inside the vagina) to help get more semen into the fallopian tubes to be exposed to the egg by way of more of it being picked up by the cervix and brought into the uterus.
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comment When should a toddler get out of the oral fascination?
Very good thought, and one we considered as well but I forgot to mention. I'll update.
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comment When should a toddler get out of the oral fascination?
Good thought, I'll ask his speech teacher (he already has one). And yeah, the gum idea is horrifying. We've tried a couple of alternatives he was allowed to chew on... they weren't preferable apparently.
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comment What are some ways to teach a child how to spit (after brushing their teeth)?
I've been working on this very issue with my son lately... the problem doesn't seem to be knowing how to spit the toothpaste out when he's done, so much as not swallowing it constantly during the process so that there is something left to spit out.
May
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comment Is starting a small fire a good way to the explain dangers of flammability?
+1 the BEST "don't play with matches" education I ever got in school was when we went on a field trip, ostensibly to a nearby zoo to see the baby owls, but it just happened the bus route went through a state forest that had been gutted by fire just a couple weeks prior. The bus driver slowed down so everyone could get a good look/smell, and one of the teachers gave a fire-and-brimstones lecture from the aisle. At the zoo, after seeing the owls, we also "got" to see the deer and bears that had been hurt by the fire.
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answered Should we freeze some breastmilk for later use even if there's no excess supply?
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comment How do I deal with a child that refuses to do a chore or task?
uh, yeah... you'll note I used the word "reward" right in the answer....
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answered How do I deal with a child that refuses to do a chore or task?
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answered What should I teach my teenager about condoms?
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comment How do I make sure I don't mix up identical twin newborns?
While that is true, it takes a while to learn to tell the differences. Until then, the dab of nail polish is a great idea.
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revised At what age should my child start schooling (formal education)?
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revised My child has chickenpox, am I infectious?
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