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Top new questions this week:

What are reasons for setting a teen bedtime

I'd like to set a bed / wake time (or guideline) for my teen. While a part of me would say something like 8:00 a.m. in summer, something like being up by 10:00 is okay with me. But logistically ...

sleep teen  
asked by John Spiegel 14 votes
answered by SomeShinyObject 25 votes

How to deal with stealing at school (by other kids)?

My 5 year old has just started kindergarten (Australia). Today he came back home and said another bigger child stole a toy he was playing with (a bey blade). "He is such a bully dad - he just came and ...

pre-schooler bullying  
asked by happybuddha 10 votes
answered by dxh 12 votes

How to prevent baby falling asleep at breast and keep asleep at bassinet

We have a newborn baby girl, and she keeps falling asleep at the breast during feeding. This makes the feeding session super long, because we constantly have to try to find ways to wake her so she ...

sleep newborn breastfeeding sleep-deprivation  
asked by David 2 votes
answered by Bart van Ingen Schenau 2 votes

How do I schedule 4 year old timetable

My son is 4 1/2 year old. Since my wife gave birth to our second son (2.5 months old) our son seem to have the following routine. Wake up, pee, go down and I give him cereal which he eats infront of ...

behavior development health education age-appropriate  
asked by Nofel 1 vote
answered by MrGumble 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How can I keep my infant from sleeping while bottle feeding?

We've been trying to get our infant on a schedule, but he tends to fall asleep before he's done eating, which makes it challenging, because he doesn't finish, and wakes up hungry too early. It also ...

infant sleep newborn bottle-feeding  
asked by kojiro 12 votes
answered by Rory Alsop 6 votes

18-month-old kicked out of church nursery

Our 18-month old was kicked out of our church's nursery where we send him during worship services & church classes. He's kicked out unless one of us are in there with him, which makes it difficult ...

toddler behavior discipline safety socialization  
asked by thecoolmacdude 24 votes
answered by anongoodnurse 128 votes

Have I lost my daughter?

She's currently sixteen and I feel like I have lost her. When she was younger she used to be a sweet, caring and understanding girl, but then she entered middle school and everything changed. She ...

asked by Estela 63 votes
answered by dgo 78 votes

My girlfriend has mentioned disowning her 14 y/o transgender daughter

My girlfriend's 14 year old daughter came out to me as a girl on a bike ride when her mother wasn't there. I fully accept her and gladly refer to her by her chosen name ('Emily' for the purposes of ...

teen safety relationships step-parents mental-health  
asked by Charlie 135 votes

Seventeen year old daughter wants to take an international trip to meet someone she met online

So, my wife and I are emotionally drained. Our daughter is 17. We live in Ontario Canada. She met a girl online that is 16 and she wanted to fly to California over Christmas holidays to see her. ...

teen safety  
asked by Dave Farrington 93 votes
answered by kasperd 91 votes

Bananas. How many is too many for a toddler?

My 22 month old baby is a the stage where she is becoming a picky eater. One thing she currently has no resistance to, however, is bananas. She'll eat a whole banana, ask for another, power through a ...

toddler health eating  
asked by Mike G 12 votes
answered by Joe 13 votes

How quickly do I need to change my newborn with a dirty diaper?

How quickly do I need to jump on changing a dirty diaper? What are the downsides of waiting vs getting right to it? I have two specific scenarios in mind: I'm holding my son during the day time, ...

sleep diaper  
asked by yossarian 32 votes
answered by Torben Gundtofte-Bruun 26 votes
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