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comment When is it normal for a child to start walking?
I don't know about your region, and what kind of doctor you see, but at least in the US, the pediatrician's main purpose in doing these visits is to check for developmental issues (or at least that's what it seems like). They check normal physical stuff, but they ask a lot of questions of us in terms of mental development.
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comment When is it normal for a child to start walking?
Have you talked to your pediatrician about your concerns? Since your son is just over a year old, he should've had an appointment recently - at that appointment, what did your pediatrician say?
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comment Toddler roughly touching her genitals
Agree; unless there's something specific about girls that makes it different, anyway.
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comment How young is too young to switch to a toddler bed?
Not sure I see cosleeping as similar at all to changing from a crib to a toddler bed... definitely not the same problems or challenges.
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comment Why doesn't my 4 year old grand daughter like to sleep
Do you think that she gets enough sleep currently? What kinds of signs of sleepiness or sleeplessness do you see during the day? Does she take a nap? When does she wake up? And, does she wake up on her own, or do you need to wake her up?
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answered How young is too young to switch to a toddler bed?
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answered Is it an acceptable practice to request summer camp administration to help contact other campers' family?
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comment What are possible risks to a child's health from having an indoor cat?
I personally wouldn't recommend a kitten with a child. With dogs there is some logic in that - though I question even that in smaller dogs - but with cats, an older cat is going to be a lot safer for the child, and given housecats are newborn-size or smaller typically [though sometimes heavier], size isn't an issue.
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answered How to stop 1-yr old from kicking us while sleeping
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comment How to stop 1-yr old from kicking us while sleeping
In-bed ones, yeah, that's not as much of a problem (though that seems like it would take a lot of space?)
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comment How to stop 1-yr old from kicking us while sleeping
I've also seen (but can't find at the moment) that the 'co-sleeper' mode is only intended until about 5-6 months (until baby can push up) - it's not really safe after that, as the baby can push up and then fall out.
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comment How to stop 1-yr old from kicking us while sleeping
That's a good thought, but at least for my kids, by around 1 they were already too big for the ones that we've seen on the market. They're not very long - the normal Arm's Reach for example are 34 inches outer dimensions, so 32 or so inside, and for a 'rolly' baby that's not nearly enough given a 18 month old will be around 30 inches.
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comment How to stop 1-yr old from kicking us while sleeping
I don't have an answer, but hope someone does. We don't normally co-sleep, but our two year old sometimes has trouble at night and comes over... leading to exactly what you describe above. Sigh.
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comment As an agnostic how to respond to my toddler who points out to god and folds her hands to pay respect to it?
Closely related: parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/19356/…
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comment Are there adverse effects on a baby to see their parent talking to a toy?
I fixed up the grammar, that's not a problem (we've got plenty of grammar folks here and ELU members :looks around: ). I do think that your answer is better now, it's still sort of lacking in content, though. Either reference to personal experience or to studies/articles or something would make it better.
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revised Are there adverse effects on a baby to see their parent talking to a toy?
Grammar fixes.
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comment Are there adverse effects on a baby to see their parent talking to a toy?
While I hope you get good answers here, it sounds like you really need to go to relationship counseling. A neutral, third-party can often help see solutions neither of you can see on your own (and, perhaps, find and help solve the underlying problems as well.)
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answered How to end 9-yr-old's video game time with less stress?