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How to best prepare a pre-school child for surgery and associated procedures?

As someone who has a now 9 year old boy who was operated on an umbilical hernia when he was 3 I feel like I am in the perfect position to answer :D The key thing we found was the most helpful was to ...
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I just learned my 15 year old daughter has come out to her friends - should I say anything to her...OR to my wife?

This is an issue between you and you daughter, not between you and your wife. Be straight and honest. Tell the story as it unfolded and tell her that you are sorry that you accidentally stumbled ...
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How to best prepare a pre-school child for surgery and associated procedures?

Usually when this happens, most would reassure their kids and tell them they have to go for a operation. If you want to avoid your child feeling their body is inadequate or "wrong", just ...
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How to best prepare a pre-school child for surgery and associated procedures?

I told my kids about any appointment where they would get vaccinations or any dentist visit where they would get fillings 7 days in advance. Their reactions went like this: day 1 - clearly ...
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