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reviewed Approve Getting grandparents to accept parents' choices
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reviewed Close Is it right to go the cold turkey way when babies cry?
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reviewed Leave Open I'm pretty sure I'm bound for the mental asylum
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comment 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?
+1 for suggesting helping him understand about real guns in schools. Schools overreact to an absurd level about toy guns, and I think that to a nine-year-old that is obvious. He needs to understand why the reaction exists, and why it may not seem absurd to everyone. Also that regardless of how he feels about the rule, knowing about school shootings will help him understand why it is a very strict rule that will be enforced.
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answered 10 years old child convinced that she can go to heaven
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comment Reasoning vs “because I say so”
Although in that specific case, another reason is that if she attempted to carry the chemistry set through security, she would either lose it forever or have to send it through the mail, and there's a good possibility that she (and any adult she was with) would be detained for a long time. Why? Because that's a rule held by a powerful authority that doesn't negotiate.
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comment How do I tell my parents I'm no longer Christian?
@DA01 It sometimes helps, when analyzing other people's motives, to try to look at things from their point of view. To a person who truly believes in the reality of hell, supporting a child who is determined to go there might be a terrible disservice to the child, literally the worst possible thing that could be done for them.