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How to explain to a 6 years old why a smart-phone is not good for her?

How to explain to a 6 years old why a smart-phone is not good for her? You might try to compare its usage to sweets/chocolate. While she might understand that unlimited consumption of that is not ...
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Passive smoking's effect on a child

Protecting your kid from smoke is important. Having a family that is united and loving is also important for him. I start with a personal note: my grandmother was an adorable grandmother and a heavy ...
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How to explain to a 6 years old why a smart-phone is not good for her?

Kids, especially that young, often want to do things based on what they see their parents and other adults doing. I don't know how often you or other adults in her life use their smart phone in front ...
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How to explain to a 6 years old why a smart-phone is not good for her?

6 years old is quite young to have a cell-phone. Plus, you shouldn't really say "no" to your daughter's face without explanation (other answers already explained this). Providing a good ...
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Passive smoking's effect on a child

You wrote: "By stupid I mean both immoral and dumb - like smoking near child is something common without any impact on health. Moral principles but what is more important - child health. I don't ...
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How to explain to a 6 years old why a smart-phone is not good for her?

I think an important element to this is not just to answer the question with why, which is well covered in @anongoodnurse's answer, but to also explain when. When will it be okay to have a smartphone? ...
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How to explain to a 6 years old why a smart-phone is not good for her?

Explaining a virtual world where dangers exist to a 6 year old will require a lot of comparisons to dangers in the real world. A critical part of shielding her from those dangers is limiting and ...
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Passive smoking's effect on a child

Second hand smoke is bad for a child in several ways. First, perhaps most relevant to your case, there are relationships between smoke exposure and atopic dermatitis. See for example this study. It ...
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Passive smoking's effect on a child

The most proper course of action is to talk to the smoker and explain to them that 1) you do not find it okay to have smokers around your child, and b) that it can pose specific dangers, given your ...
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