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Jun
8
comment Is it safe to travel by car without A/C when it's hot outside?
I'd add one enormous proviso: if you get stuck in traffic and air is no longer circulating, it could get pretty dire.
May
16
comment How can I encourage my toddler to walk and not be carried?
Not worth an answer, but ... make sure you're not walking too fast...
Apr
28
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Apr
27
comment Why is my baby crying?
Nappy/Diaper too tight...
Apr
12
comment How can I get renewed medical attention for my child's undiagnosed sickness?
At times like this you just wish Greg House wasn't fictitious :)
Apr
5
answered Why is my 10 yr old struggling with school?
Apr
5
comment Should I use a child harness?
I once saw a guy with triplets in a busy town centre. He had harnesses and I completely understood why! Having said that, never used one with my kids, mostly because we stuffed them in a pushchair/stroller whenever we were in 'dangerous' places.
Feb
17
answered Moving with our bilingual child
Feb
17
comment How to handle a mother who is becoming unkind to the adult child?
I suspect Karl is right about empty nest syndrome, but depending on what age your mother is, and if there has been a really dramatic personality change, it could be (though I sincerely hope not) some form of early onset dementia.
Feb
17
comment Moving with our bilingual child
Look for English-speaking ex-pats in the area you're moving back to, especially ones with small children...
Feb
17
comment Reading in second language for a bilingual kid - how to approach a phonetic language vs. English phonics?
My question here might interest you: parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/1695/…. We're French/English, which is a challenge, because while English has 'random' spelling, French has lots of 'unpronounced' letters...
Feb
11
comment Online resources of quality cartoons for toddler
@daniel.sedlacek, glad you like them :) You (sorry, I mean your child!) might like the Baby Einstein series - just ignore all the claims about boosting your child's IQ (or whatever)
Feb
10
answered How to stop my 8 year old from crying every time she's frustrated?
Feb
10
answered Online resources of quality cartoons for toddler
Feb
10
comment How much is too much worry/anxiety in a child?
My seven-year-old has been known to worry about how she's going to cope with having babies :)
Jan
19
comment How do you investigate what's going on in the pre-kindergarten classroom?
Playing school: My thought exactly! Just beware of them playing 'home' at school :)
Jan
13
comment How can a pre-schooler improve her handwriting skills?
Start her typing, that's the only way I've ever been able to write anything presentable :)
Jan
11
comment Can a toddler spend too much time with books?
"At this age, your patience is going to wear out way before any harm is done" :)
Jan
11
comment In a hypothetical society of thieves, what do our children need to learn?
Eh, invest in locks? Emigrate?
Jan
10
comment As an atheist, how should I explain theism to my children?
"you can't not pick a side", I like that...