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comment What are some suggestions for punishing a child?
Wrong. The OP said that "slapping is out of the question," NOT "physical correction."
May
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comment When is it safe to start letting our children go into relationships?
Lots of assertions, but little evidence. Downvoted.
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comment What to do when parents disagree regarding their parenting
There are always going to disagreements about how you implement your parenting strategies. But it is important not to let your children see you two arguing. People have different personalities and will therefore parent a little differently. Choose your battles wisely.
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comment Vaccine reactions
If you suspect it's severe, call the doctor. A fever, loss of appetite, and being tired are common side-effects. Call the doctor just to put your mind at ease. Most of the time vaccinations do not cause reactions that require any intervention.
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comment How do you stop a child from using bad language and profanity?
Find out where he is getting the words from and put a stop to it. Television? Radio? Family or friends?
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comment How do you handle a teacher that teaches pseudo science?
Can you provide a definition of "pseudo-science?" Science is based on empirical and testable phenomena. Creationism is a historical claim, just as Darwinism is. Neither can be reproduced in a lab or empirically tested. Consider the claim "Plato existed." It is a historical claim, not a scientific one, but you would not call it "pseudo-science." It is in a completely different field of study.
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comment How do you discipline someone else's child?
-1 particularly for the point, that there is no general right and wrong.
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comment How do you discipline someone else's child?
Rewarding expected behavior is counterproductive. "You didn't punch a hole in the wall, little Jonny? Have a cookie!"
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comment When do kids usually stop believing in Santa Claus?
Well said, Jonathon. I think the answer could be paraphrased as, "Children stop believing in Santa Claus when their parents decide not to lie to them."
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answered When is it safe to start letting our children go into relationships?
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asked What constitutes verbal abuse of one's child?
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comment Is it alright to use corporal punishment on children?
I'm curious as to your views on verbal abuse. You mentioned elsewhere that you sometimes "lose your cool" and shout. Do you consider this a preferable alternative to corporal punishment?