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I've seen something like this in my kids before, and I think it's worth separating a few possibilities as they are treated differently. One possible scenario is that he legitimately does believe something to be true other than what you believe to be true. My children, particularly my oldest, went through very long phases where they believed they didn't ...


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There are a couple of things going on here. There is reasonably firm evidence that TV immediately before bed time can cause sleep problems. However it may also depend on what is happening on the screen: if the videos are exciting and engaging then they are more likely to be an issue than if they are calm. So you might ask your brother in law what kind of ...


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First off, the APA is clear; no screentime before 2. (Zooming with relatives is different, because that's actually interactive) It's not hard to google a huge number of reliable sources saying the same thing; TV before sleep is bad. It's bad for people of all ages. Your kid's uncle is a jerk, and if your wife would rather please him than do what's right ...


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It's hard to say what's changed, but one thing you should recognize is that your son is (effectively) an adult. Just like any adult, relationships will ebb and flow, and they have to be allowed to change over time. It's entirely normal for children when they're right about at that point where they're adults, but aren't actually adults, to push away from ...


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This question is very old but I will offer my opinion in the hope that others find this useful. He sounds like a normal little boy to me, kids can have lots of energy and that can be exacerbated if they have a poor diet. So there would be a couple of things I would suggest. Look at his diet and try and regulate the amount of sugary food he gets as what he ...


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Disciplining him can give him the attention he craves, even if it's negative attention. My suggestion would be to put him in a quiet, dimly lit room by himself. This could be his bedroom or a playroom. He still has plenty of toys in the room (or he should) to keep himself busy. Don't do this for a long time, start with 5 minutes once per night and increase ...


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