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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

This is pretty normal with parents everywhere - we're not interesting or different, we're just ... there. Go on a trip without your kids for a few weeks, and you'll see some very excited kids when ...
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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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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

When my children were small, I thought, "They are the flowers; I'm just the dirt they are growing in." But that is a beautiful thing! The flower does not notice the soil, but the soil ...
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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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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

Parents have a role in the children's world that is profoundly different from other relatives, parent's friends and other adults. It is parents who take and enforce the unpopular decisions related to ...
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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

I suspect that they don't see you as a playful parent. The simple fix to this is to play with them more. Tickle them, build a fort, tell them stupid dad jokes and so on to get them to connect you with ...
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child (almost 3 years) is unable to search for missed stuff

In addition to Cecilia's answer, I would suggest making a game of finding things. Put three or four small treats (e.g. sweets) around a room and tell your son to go find them. Don't hide them, just ...
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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

I'm afraid this is fairly common with small kids. Their emotional maturity is often just not high enough to understand they are hurting people, and their choices of objects of straight forward ...
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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 rough can rough-housing get for a toddler?

https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/how-parents-accidentally-injure-kids-playing The above article talks about some common unintentional injuries to children. Regarding the position of your ...
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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

Just to add to the other answers, I think that dads can sometimes struggle to show their emotions whatever they are. It's quite a common trait of character amongst men. A child's understanding is ...
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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

Are you excited to see them? When you greet them, do you show excitement? Are you teaching them how fun it is greeting eachother by exlaiming eachothers names, spreading your arms wide and going in ...
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Why my kids don't get excited to see me

They are not excited to see you because you are not entertaining them . And your children are probably seeing you like a person who do same kind things daily and that's why they are not excited to ...
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