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Why is my picture different from reality? [closed]

When I play with my kids "fighting game", I wear white shirt with a necktie and trousers and boxing gloves, the kids have a a paper on desk with a picture that shows me: "Dad" and ...
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5 year old wants to lie, hide things, destroy others stuff, and is only nice to people when he gets what he wants

My 5 year old has been acting out terribly and I’m at a loss. My husband isn’t helping at all with parenting anymore for this one (the 5 year old his his) or the other two kids. The youngest is the ...
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How kids should response when someone claiming everything to be theirs [closed]

I had been living with my wife brothers or they been living with me, they do not have boundries and my wife never created them because my wife think I am over sensitive, even if she does remind them ...
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6 year old aggressive and impulsive behavior

My 6 year old stepson has shown signs of ADHD for many years. The worst of it is shown in school, where the behaviors are out of control. He has extra help and support from staff and teachers who give ...
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Rough and tumble play with 1.5 yo son turns to actual voilent behavior

I have the feeling that my one-and-a-half-year-old son often wants to play wildly in the evenings or even have a kind of tussle. However, this almost exclusively follows the pattern that it is ...
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How can I address unwanted online behaviors without interfering with schoolwork? [closed]

Recently, my nine-year-old son has been spending an unusual amount of time online. Some of it is schoolwork but some of it is chatting or live streaming with random strangers. When I ask him about it, ...
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Dealing with 10-12 yer old impulsiveness

I have 2 sons, aged 10 and 12 and lately they have been dealing with a lot of different things. So far, their uncle died rather suddenly after Christmas, then my dog died (old age), and now the ...
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Good TV shows for teen that promote good values

My teen's teachers are complaining that he talks and act a bit too much like the current celebrity youtubers. Are there still any good TV shows suitable for teenagers, with reasonable social ...
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Our teenage son doesn't like eating because he "doesn't want to be like us" [closed]

(of note, both of us parents are prediabetic) I am a parent of my thirteen year old son, and he has started to refrain from eating food in general. At first, it was subtle, but now he outright refuses ...
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How often should I breastfeed my baby at night?

My daughter (10 months old) is recently waking up several times per night, wanting to be breastfed. This happens every 2 hours, so 4-5 times per night. She wakes up and requests to be breastfed, and ...
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Why are recommended newborn feed volumes much bigger than typical stomach size for the same age?

Many sources will tell you the following supposed facts about a newborn baby's biology, or very similar ones: A newborn's stomach is tiny and it remains quite small for a while. For instance, one ...
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How to make sure kids prioritize keeping in contact when away

My wife and kids has gone abroad,although were suppose to go together but I couldn't. so it is my kids first time without me, although they went to a pilgrimge site but kids mostly stay at home with ...
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I messed up and didn't teach my 4 year old much English, how do I start now?

Any ideas how I can teach my 4 yr old son English, even though I'm sure I've missed some vital window by not doing 1 parent 1 language? A little background: English is one of my native languages but ...
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My 18 month old keeps pulling the couch cushions off the pullout sofa - how to keep him safe?

We have a couch that has a pull out bed for guests. My son's newest habit (18 months old) is pulling up the cushions and running across where the pull out bed is. We just bought this couch (too ...
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I work late and my 4yr old wont go to sleep

I work late and usually don't get home till 2 or 3 a.m. and my 4yr old is wide awake. Gives trouble to go to bed early when I'm away working. I don't want my kid going to sleep at 2 or 3 in the ...
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4 year old son peeing on himself

My 4 year old son is very very smart, but he pees on himself at home. Sometimes when we go out he goes to the bathroom in public. Some days he wets the bed at night at home, other days he gets up ...
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Teeth Brushing for Preschoolers

I have a technical question about tooth brushing. I'm finding it really difficult to brush the cheek-facing "front" side of the tooth. I myself can fit the whole toothbrush head between my ...
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Teacher telling 4th grade student "I hate you"

Long story short my 9 year old informed me that her teacher told her, "I hate you." The principal conducted an investigation and 1 child said they heard the teacher say something to my child ...
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Help child dealing with soccer jock

My 10-year old started playing soccer about 6 months ago as the new kid in an existing team. His team gets along well for the most part and most the children know each other from school. As parents we ...
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Activities besides tv

My 8yo, after school runs a tv marathon (as did I when I was kid) but that is because there is nothing to do for him, I got him books but he study/read in one go and finishes it. I live in UK so ...
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How to make 11 years old kid do homework

I have an 11 years old daughter who goes to a fairly "laid back" school - in particular they didn't use to have homework regularly. Occasionally she brought back some exercises that she did ...
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Father in law possible pedophile [closed]

I’m dealing with a very tricky situation. I innocently came across my father in law liking photos of minor children on Facebook. My heart was pounding like there must be some sort of mistake here. ...
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6 year old won't go to the bathroom by herself anymore, because of being scared. What to do?

My 6 y.o. is what Dr. Becky (if you know her) would call a "deeply feeling child." Every day is either the best or worst day ever, and she usually declares each day as one or the other ...
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My 10mnd old wants 100% of the time attention, how can I reduce this?

My 10mnd old wants 100% of the time attention, how can I reduce this? When I or his mom are around, he can play somewhat solo. I often sit near him, but do my own thing (play a game on my phone or ...
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My nephew is 10 years old, he does not read the exam questions properly which leads to many mistakes although he knows the answer, what can I do?

My nephew is 10 years old, he does not read the exam questions properly which leads to many mistakes although he knows the answer, what can I do ?
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Toddler keeps lifting mattress up and putting his legs into the mattress rack - how to prevent?

We have a large crib that converted into our toddler's bed. It has served us well for some time, but recently there's been a problem concerning our toddler's night-time or nap-time habits. For some ...
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My adult daughter is a heavy smoker because of me, is there anything I can do?

My daughter started smoking pretty early, stealing cigarettes from me. Throughout her teens I allowed her to smoke and even provided cigarettes to her. I thought that fighting her habit would be both ...
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What to do as a cousin [closed]

So I have 2 female cousins who are 17 years old. That I have not seen in 5 years until last July. I use to take them to the park, I taught them how to swim, and I use to take them to trips and out ...
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Recovering from selective mutism

I have two twin daughters 12 year old, with selective mutism (SM) who used not to talk in school at all but have been steadily improving - talking to friends in their ear at the playground - and can ...
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How can I teach a teenager living with adhd coding

I'm an African. I have a teenage relative living with ADHD. I think he's very brilliant. Can someone recommend some online platforms where he can learn how to code or some methods that can help him to ...
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4 year old potty regression but concerned about the hysteria more than the regression

My 4 year old daughter is perfectly potty trained (with no accidents) since last June. She wears a diaper at night. lately she wants to wear a diaper all day because her best friend has regressed. She ...
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How should I reconcile the concept of "no means no" when I tease my 5-year-old during tickle play?

I have a 5-year-old girl. Sometimes, she enjoys tickle play; for instance, she will purposely say something a bit naughty/silly, while I am teaching her the piano or reading to her, and I will tickle ...
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Why won't schools allow students to repeat a year?

In a little over a year time our child will have to pick a secondary education (in the Netherlands). Throught friends with older children I have heard stories of children who were refused to repeat a ...
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2 year old keeps pulling up the couch cushions and laying underneath them - is this a problem?

My 2 year old has a new favorite habit - lifting up the couch cushions and putting himself underneath them. My wife and I are pretty cautious, and it's not very subtle that he's under there, so he's ...
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How can I help my 5yo feel more in control of her life

I have an extremely smart, extremely independent 5 year old daughter. She's turning 6 in a couple of months. This year in particular, starting her reception year at school, she has a lot less free ...
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15 month old wakes up crying at night and wont sleep again without me

My 15mo used to sleep all night ,until a month ago.He now wakes up at night crying and standing on his feet and wont sleep until i lay with him and sleep together. How do I stop this from happening? ...
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We're taking a break from potty training - what's next?

A little background, we've had some difficulty potty training our 3.75 year old boy. He's definitely made some progress but generally isn't that self motivated to go by himself. We've tried a few ...
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What should be put in place to ensure a child can survive if both parents were to die in the home?

Recently in the UK the death of a Toddler and his Father has come to light. In this instance the father died of a heart attack and his 2 year old son died of (potentially) starvation several days ...
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Onset of aggression towards mother

I am a mother with 4.5 year old daughter. I am also expecting a second child and am in the second trimester. Ever since we shared the news with the daughter, she became much more needy. We talk a lot ...
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Infant needs help with pacifier falling out of her mouth, she can't keep her pacifier in her mouth. How to stop pacifier from falling out?

The real problem here. My hands are numb from putting a pacifier back in place all the time. My daughter (4 weeks old) seems not to be able to keep the pacifier in her mouth. She sucks it for some ...
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When is it appropriate to stop "one parent, one language"?

Are there milestones that, once reached, might mean that we no longer have to do one-parent-one-language (OPOL) — that is, what's the point at which both parents can speak both languages to the child, ...
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4.5 year old will use diaper instead of toilet because "it's not a big deal"

My 4.5 year old step son, uses the toilet during the day for number 1 and 2, but still wets the bed. He is consequently still sleeping in diapers. This allows for a small time in the morning where he ...
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Older child 11 years jealous of 2 year old?

My daughter is 2 years old, she is girl. My son 11 years old is my step son, he is obviously raised by both, his mom and his dad (my partner). I have noticed recently, that he is jealous of my and his ...
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3 year old tantrums

My now almost 3 year old daughter has been having some trouble in the last few weeks of needing help for things she usually does for herself. This includes things like getting into highchair/booster ...
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What to do so my parents don't get divorced? [duplicate]

I am 14 years old and my parents are planning to divorce, the one who wants a divorce is my mother, she says that because of my father's behavior she really doesn't care anymore if something happens ...
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My 5 year is taking advantage of my wife's clinical anxiety and depression

My 5 year old acts up around his mother, especially if other people are around. She has clinical anxiety, she's taking antidepressants. It's not his fault, he noticed that he can get what he wants if ...
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My 3.7 years son bites his peers

My 3.7 year old son bites other kids at daycare (and sometimes us) when he doesn't get what he wants. His speech skill is well developed. He is a happy, social and healthy boy otherwise. We are also ...
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When to introduce children to the internet?

So far my wife and I have only introduced our kids (20 months and 3.5 year old) to TV. We don't plan on getting them a tablet or any handheld devices. However, we do eventually want to introduce them ...
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What are some ways to be “fair” to multiple children with respect to college expenses? [closed]

I have three children and am heading into the college years. (This is in the United States.) I would like to treat them equally when it comes to providing for college education, but I can't define “...
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What To Do About My 2 Year Old's Nighttime Zoomies

Our 2 year old (2 years 3 months) has always had a habit of getting a huge burst of energy late at night. Usually when we take him up to his room, he'll run that energy out in just a few minutes and ...
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