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Having a LGBT+ family memeber, I can tell you that the people who care most aren't children. My brother is gay, and he'll never introduce himself as such especially to children. He'll just say "I'm a man" or "I'm a girl", so the child doesn't get confused/bewilded by unknown pronouns. Also originality can be something valuable for a child. Basically: ...


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The answer is incredibly simple: You ask their parents. Period. You're not their parent, so you don't need to get into complex discussions or judge their ability to participate in those discussions. Besides, why stress-out about it. If you're worried the question will arise, simple ask their mum or dad how they want the question answered. And another ...


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A decent approach may be to keep it simple: "I'm still figuring that out", which sounds like a decent summary of where you are at the moment. Most kids are pretty chill about adults admitting we don't know everything, and if they'd like more information, they generally have no problem asking follow-up questions. If that's the case, it might be worth ...


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Six years old is old enough to understand gender in a general sense, and it’s definitely old enough to have an intelligent conversation about the complexities of gender. So my answer is to be honest with them and tell them how you feel. If you know, then tell them. If you’re not sure, then say so- and explain why, and what is going on in your head. Say ...


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First consider that your child might have ADHD. Read about it here (search ADD and ADHD or find the tag and click on it.) If it's likely, have the child tested and take things from there as well. Mind you, I'm pretty proud of his loquacity. It sounds as though loquacity may (consciously or unconsciously) have been encouraged by you. This is no different ...


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It is usually mothers that cause this.. They do not give space to dads to have one to one time with their kids..Mothers are.more attached to their children than the opposite..


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My daughter isn't quite there so I have not tried this book, but I recently saw it and saved it for when we get there. It is a step by step illustrated book with left/right color coded laces built into the book. https://www.montessoriservices.com/red-lace-yellow-lace No matter what, giving them somewhere to practice tying using a dressing board or similar ...


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