screenglow
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What age do you stop reading bedtime stories?
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I intend to read to my daughter until she's able to choose and read her own books to herself. Even then, I'll probably read to her occasionally just for a treat from time to time. We also try and vary ...

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How can I get my primary-schooler to remember to turn off the light?
5 votes

I would suggest acting as though the world stopped for a while every time he forgets to turn off the light. Make a comical game out of it - no matter what activity he wants to do next, you silently ...

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How often should I bathe my newborn?
5 votes

We ramped it up. As an infant with sensitive skin, we bathed her about every 4-6 days or on an 'as needed' basis for those unusual incidents which require a little extra soap! We found that this was ...

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How can I help my pre-schooler to relax and fall asleep?
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Here's what I do: Typical bed time routine (changed, teeth brushed, stories read if she'll sit still) Then we turn on the white noise machine (iPhone hooked up to a speaker) and lie down and turn the ...

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Will getting child care from a non-native English speaker impact my child's language development?
1 votes

I am not an expert in the subject but what I have read would seem to indicate that it might have a positive effect. Assuming you are the primary care-giver, the baby will ultimately learn your ...

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Is crib use (mostly) universal?
1 votes

We began with our baby in a crib and due to a lack of space we found it awful to have to hover over the crib while she fell asleep. We also had a terrible time trying to place her in the crib already ...

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How big should solid food for the infant be when doing baby-led weaning?
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We moved from breast milk to oatmeal and small bits of food fairly early - we were advised against blended or bottled baby food as it would actually take longer for the child to learn to chew and ...

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