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Age specific questions from about 1 year to about 3 years. Younger: infant. Older: pre-schooler.
Age specific questions from about 3 months to about 1 year of age. Younger: newborn. Older: toddler.
Why do children act the way they do? Use [discipline] for questions about enforcing your rules.
Age specific questions from about 3 years to about 5 years. Younger: toddler. Older: primary-schooler.
How to enforce the rules you set, and consequences when those rules are broken. Use [behavior] for questions about why children act the way they do.
How and when children sleep. For questions on how to get them to sleep, see the [bedtime] tag.
Age specific questions from about 5 years to about 8 years. Younger: pre-schooler. Older: middle-childhood.
Age specific questions from birth through about 3 months. Younger: pregnancy. Older: infant.
Age specific questions from about 13 years to about 19 years. Younger: pre-teen. Older: adult-child.
Children's physical and mental development. This tag usually is used along with a related tag clarifying the specific topic, such as health, learning, etc.
Children's physical health and well-being. See also the tag [hygiene] for matters of cleanliness. Questions about diagnosing or treating specific medical issues are not appropriate to this site, …
Everything directly related to the process of learning; both formal and informal education.
The child's performance at school, how school rules/situations/other issues may affect the child, etc.
Breastfeeding, breast milk, lactation, the infant's needs, the mother's needs, pumping, storing/freezing, effects on immune system, and more. See also the tags [feeding] and [eating].
Food in solid or liquid form, specifically in relation to children. See also the tag [eating] about manners and motivation.
too young (or too old) for a particular idea/food/activity/etc.
Learning to talk in the first place, and learning to speak properly. See also the tags [language] for general language issues and [bilingual] for issues involving more than one langauge.
The transition from diapers to the potty. See also the tag [toilet-training] for the transition from the potty to the toilet.
The process of expressing ideas, thoughts, feelings and values so as to be understood by others
This refers to relationships between a child or group of children and other children, their siblings, or their parents. This could also refer to a relationship between parents in regards to the rearin…
Age specific questions from about 11 years to about 13 years. Also known as "tweens". Younger: middle-childhood. Older: teen.
Motivation and disorders; eating habits; table manners; etc. See also the tags [food] and [feeding].
How children learn how to interact with others, and techniques to help in that learning process.
Many people have questions about what amount of crying is normal, what is excessive, how to influence the frequency, or how to respond to a crying child.
Teaching methods, motivations, resources, etc. Also see Education, Learning, and Development for related concepts.
Getting kids ready for bed, and making them stay there. See the "sleep" tag for questions on issues while they're asleep.
Regarding issues that arise during pregnancy (medical, legal, planning). See also the tag [maternity] for specifics regarding maternity-wear.
Siblings describe any two or more family members with a common parent or are adopted by and live under the guardianship of the same parent.
Age specific questions from about 8 years to about 11 years. Younger: primary-schooler. Older: pre-teen.
Age specific questions from about 17 years and up. Younger: teen.
Similar to the tags [eating] and [food] but focused on infants that don't eat on their own yet.
The psychological process by which children gain and retain knowledge. For questions on how to teach, please see the "Teaching" tag. For more general questions on providing information and instructi…
emotional outbursts beyond simple crying, found commonly in stressed persons but mostly small children. In parenting, tantrums may relate mostly to toddlers but also apply to other age gr…