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Questions tagged [mother]

Questions about being a mother or one's mother specifically, as opposed to a parent, where the gender of the parent is specifically relevant.

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How to overcome the nasty mouth and disrespect of my 6-year-old boy?

I am a widowed single mother of a 6-year-old boy. He knew his father until he passed away, this August will be four years ago. Since then I have been close to maybe two men. One is no longer with us ...
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As a teenager, my mom refuses to believe that I have anxiety/depression/ possibly ADHD. How can I help her understand that she is hurting me?

I am in 8th grade, and I am currently in four high school classes. I understand that these are significantly high stakes classes, and I genuinely try my best in each one of them. I am currently ...
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At what age should parents stop showering/bathing with children?

I know this will likely depend on different cultures. I am looking for that input. Both my wife and I shower with our son - not all 3 a once, but one or the other accompanies him. Someone recently ...
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Spending too much time with a parent causing strain on our relationship

I am going to start this question by stating that I am the child (17) in this situation and not the parent. In September, my mum starting working at the school where I am studying, as my maths ...
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I don't like my mom and she is coming to stay with me, how to prevent it or handle in the best way?

My mother used to taunt me for not being a good student and my stutter, maybe that was her way of taking our her frustration, in my senior secondary school she took it so far that I had to think about ...
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Have you experienced shaming of motherhood and how did you cope with it? [closed]

It seems common for people to have negative opinions or even attack women who embrace the very important role of being a mother. As someone whose own mother is a successful professional, I fully ...
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My 16 y.o. daughter has new personal items she hides - how can I make her to be more open?

I am a single mother of one daughter and I am very attentive to how my daughter develops as a person. We both work on it with constructive approaches. But time to time I discover in her school bag or ...
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How to best handle a mother who does not enjoy staying with her kids [closed]

The bonding between mother and child can be compromised early on, for instance by post-partum depression. More rarely, a mother can have difficulty enjoying her time with older kids such as those of ...
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Where can we find larger size Maternity Clothing? [closed]

My partner is a UK Size 22 (according to this that's US size 18, European Size 48-50), and is now at the stage where she requires maternity wear. This has proven to be incredibly difficult to find in ...