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Coder, algorithm designer, father of two, pizza fanatic, and secret musician.


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awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
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revised Toddler has trouble saying the letter “L”
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Jul
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comment How do I talk to my child about homelessness and mental illness?
Have you asked him what he thinks about the situation? Why does he think the panhandler is homeless? Why does he think the panhandler doesn't have any food? Is he worried for them? Does he want to help them? Sometimes the best way to talk to a kid is to help them talk to you.
Jul
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answered Toddler has trouble saying the letter “L”
Jul
3
answered Our 4 year old won't fall asleep until 11pm
Jun
6
answered Nearly 2 and doesn't comprehend speech
Jun
1
comment How can I encourage my 5-year-old to learn to swim?
I'm probably strong enough, but I'm not a great swimmer... More of a I can survive in the water swimmer.
May
31
comment How to avoid corporal punishment?
At five and two, they really should be going to bed pretty close together anyway, so I would agree that video games and tv are a little to exciting for that time of day.
May
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awarded  Scholar
May
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accepted How can I encourage my 5-year-old to learn to swim?
May
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awarded  Student
May
30
asked How can I encourage my 5-year-old to learn to swim?
May
25
answered Self-soothing and sleep training
May
23
comment Should we switch from cloth to disposable diapers?
The -1 is for "I don't a know single baby that has not had a diaper rash." I don't either, but I haven't ever had a doctor tell me that a rash was a bacterial infection, either. I don't think that dismissing what could be a serious medical concern is particularly helpful. As a side note, my underwear preferences would be heavily biased against cotton if I got blisters on my penis every time I wore cotton underwear.
May
23
comment Should we switch from cloth to disposable diapers?
There is also a school of thought which claims that cloth diapers are better because they are less absorbent--the idea being that a less comfortable diaper encourages potty training. But in any case, I would tend to agree that even if disposable diapers are evil, penis blisters are more evil. I would be very hesitant to continue experimenting... what if instead of a detergent that he's less allergic to, you find one he's even more allergic to?
May
15
revised How do I explain the difference in responsibilities and privileges between the oldest and youngest child?
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May
15
answered How do I explain the difference in responsibilities and privileges between the oldest and youngest child?
Apr
29
comment Why is my baby crying?
+1 for Zombies. I do think hobos should be taken off the list, though. One month olds LOVE hobos, the rocking motion of the train is very soothing.
Apr
29
comment How can we discipline a strong-willed, misbehaving 5 year-old?
-1 for considering hurting animals and running away in parking lots to be normal 5 year old behaviors. I'm not an expert on childhood behavior, but these are not behaviors that I see exhibited by the 4 and 5 year olds on my sons T-Ball team or among his classmates. To the contrary, if a parent brings a puppy around the group, the children usually behave with exaggerated care. I've never seen a kid run away from his parents in a parking lot. These could be serious problem behaviors, and the poster should talk to a professional.
Apr
19
answered How can I teach my son to ride a bike?