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Can a 2 year old learn “hard” and “soft” for “don't throw”?

At 22 months we've just entered the throwing and hitting stage. For "throw this, not that" I'm thinking of teaching him "hard" and "soft" and that's okay to throw soft things. I'm wondering if anyone ...
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How to help a pre-schooler overcome sensitivity to social setbacks?

My son (3yrs 9 months) is bright and generally happy, but sensitive and sometimes acutely anxious. The sensitivity worries me a little for the future. If something in a social context doesn't go his ...
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Supporting pubescent daughter's curiousity about “normal bodies”

Along with others in her peer group she has begun developing breasts and today asked if she could see her grandmother's breasts to contrast them to her mother's. This seems like quite normal curiosity ...
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Bonds with biological versus adopted children

I would like to know whether there is any kind of difference between the bonds developed between a parent and a child of the child is biological rather than adopted. Is the relationship, on either of ...
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What is the best time for a mom to go back to work after giving birth from the psychological and healthy attachment point of view?

Given money is not a matter of concern, and the mother cares more about the health and future of her child rather than her career development/future, when is a good time for a mother to go back to ...
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How to help our 4-year-old who can't bite food into appropriately sized pieces?

My almost 4-year-old won’t bite his food. He doesn’t seem to know how to. If given a large piece of food, he will try to stuff the whole piece in his mouth or won’t even try to eat it because of its ...
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Birthday Ideas for a 3 year old boy (have 8 year olds in the group)

My little boy is turning 3. We'd like to invite some of his friends from day care. My elder daughter is 8 and she has a group of friends her age that she'd like to be a part of the occasion. The 8 ...
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At what age do kids become embarrassed about their homes?

Hang on for the backstory and you'll see why I'm asking this here and not on Money SE. We love the location of our property, but it's a manufactured home. We had a lot of trouble securing a loan for ...
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Does sleep-talk with toddlers work?

Is there any scientific research that proves sleep-talk (reading affirmations to a child when the child sleeps) works? The promoters such as these https://gouldingprocess.com/ already say it does, ...