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How can we prevent crying when a parent leaves for work?

Sometimes a parent (usually Dad) spends time with the 2- to 4-year old child before leaving for work. However, after leaving, sometimes, the child cries nonstop (1 to 2 hours). Everything you offer ...
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How to break our infant of the habit of crying when none of us is in the same room as he is?

My wife and I live alone (i.e. no other family members) and our 6-month-old infant is quite attached to both of us. When we have visitors, or we are over to other persons' houses, he is okay to play ...
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What do you do when your parents are physically hurting you?

My girl friend called me scared for her life to day after her parent(s) strangled her. She is 19 years old and cannot support her self on her own. Im not sure what she can do or anything I can do to ...
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Does moving have a negative impact on young children?

I'm wondering about the impact of moving homes on my daughter who is only 2 and a half. My wife claims that it is better to stay in one place because of stability for our daughter. But I think that ...
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How do I prepare my child for a sleepover?

How do I prepare my kids for their first sleepover? What should I do if they want to come home?