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For all questions about the nuclear family in the widest sense, i. e. parents (not necessarily married) and their children, stepchildren and adopted children. To be used for questions concerning the f…
For questions pertaining to illegal and legal drugs (although the child may not have reached the minimum legal age). Examples are when and how to educate children about them or dealing with drug use. …
Questions about parenting adopted children and about becoming an adoptive parent
Questions about development and health of teeth. See also the tags [teething] and [brushing-teeth].
Assisting toddlers in their pursuit to begin walking, non-medical issues with walking, and safety issues when a child is walking
Process of withdrawing mother's milk and introducing an adult diet
Questions about female children, when the gender of the child is specifically relevant.
About when, how and what rules to set or how to deal with them. Add [discipline] if you want to know how to enforce rules.
Questions about being a mother or one's mother specifically, as opposed to a parent, where the gender of the parent is specifically relevant.
Psychological studies based on infant, toddler, and adolescent behavior or parenting techniques and disciplinary action. Appropriate questions should relate to a study or finding in a psychological st…
For questions about biting as a form of violence, e. g. how to make a child stop biting others or themself, why they bite or at what age this behavior usually occurs. For questions about chewing, use …
Tag covering parenting questions on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer individuals
Parents and their children sleeping in close proximity to each other, i. e. in the same room. If they sleep in the same bed, use [bed-sharing].
Questions about solid foods (baby food and/or solid foods babies and younger toddlers eat)
For all questions pertaining to the Internet, e. g. when to allow children to browse it and for how long, or problems arising from it, like inappropriate content, online child predators etc.
For all questions about presents, e. g. number and frequency of presents, age-appropriateness of gifts, effects of presents on children, how to teach a child to react appropriately to presents etc.
voluntary or involuntary fecal soiling in children who have usually already been toilet trained.
How and when to feed milk (powder, cow milk) to your child or prepare it, its effect on children and composition, or how to make them drink it. If you want to ask about breastmilk, use [breastfeeding]…
Questions about whether, when, and how teeth appear in infants. See also [teeth] about general questions, and [brushing-teeth] about cleaning.
The process or effects of moving to a different location (for example to another house, city or country), for example on parents and their children or when children move out of their parents' house.
For questions about chores, e. g. age-appropriate household chores, how to make children do their chores or how to reward them for it.
Teaching about sexual activity, sexual anatomy, reproduction, sexuality, safe sex practices and birth control.
not diagnosing or treating a specific individual. For questions about the diagnosis or treatment of a specific individual, please call your doctor.
All kinds of (living) animals kept at home indoors or outside. Includes dogs, cats, reptiles, fishes, farm animals, and more.
For all questions about hitting as a form of violence, e. g. how to make a child stop hitting others or how to explain that it's wrong. If several violent behaviors are exhibited, consider using the b…
For questions about outdoor activities involving children, e. g. about preparations, how to protect children from dangers, suitable activities or how to parent during such activities in general. When …
For questions pertaining to pharmaceutical drugs, e. g. how to make children take their medicine. Note that requests for medical advice are off topic, ask a qualified medical professional instead.