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Do kids outgrow distractability? If not, what to do?

I write about a happy, bright 8 yo boy who enjoys reading and learning but sometimes has difficulty focusing on the task at hand. In school, it can take him a long time to complete his work because ...
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2.5-year-old hyper at nap and bedtime. He is sleep deprived

We have a 2.5-year-old boy who naps at preschool (3 days a week) but not at home. He gets wild before nap and bedtime. He'll run around the room, jump on the bed or on us, and won't listen to anything....
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My 18 month daughter wants to leave the apartment all the time

My wife is a homemaker and my daughter stays with her in the home. They go shopping 2 times a week. Everyday after work I take her out into the building/balcony/street for 30-40 minutes. She usually ...
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How to control and raise a hyperactive brother?

I have a 5 year old adopted brother who is very hyper. His first nursery school refused to accept him into his classes anymore because of this, which angered our family and we had to transfer him to a ...
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How to engage with a 2 year old who wouldn't sit still?

My son is 2.5 years old, he's already talking simple sentences and tries to communicate with us (the parents): showing us a large bug, telling that a marker is orange and he wants it etc. However ...
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My 4 year old boy will not sleep!

My son is 4 years old and will not sleep at night. He stopped taking naps during the day at 1 and a half. He has never slept good. He gets up at 6:30am everyday. When we get home I get him to play in ...
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What can I do to get my 5 year old to have respect and self control?

During the last few months, I've been having a lot of concerns about my 5 year old son's behavior. I was a single mom and have been his main influence up until a little over a year ago. He was born ...