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9 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to handle disobediant children as non-parental authority figure

8 votes
2 answers
575 views

Helping a child who's still developing language skills to understand she's being given a chance to make a decision

7 votes
2 answers
939 views

Sister does not want me to share details about myself with my nephew, how can I keep him from feeling I lied to him while keeping the secret?

7 votes
2 answers
490 views

Where to draw the line between joke and lie when 4 year old says little sister did something?

6 votes
2 answers
592 views

How do I explain to a preschooler why I disapprove of negative gender sterotypes in some of the shows she watches

6 votes
1 answer
233 views

Resources & activities for helping teach children how to fact check claims they hear?

6 votes
1 answer
433 views

What should I do about my 7 year old goddaughter intentionally baiting people into give her things?

5 votes
2 answers
360 views

How to handle situation when a mother gives her child preferential treatment and is defensive about it?

5 votes
5 answers
472 views

How to articulate why child still has limits to what she can refuse despite our stressing the importance of consent?

5 votes
4 answers
839 views

2.5 year olds favorite game when video chatting is to bury phone and ignore me

4 votes
4 answers
658 views

How to have quality time with my god daughter without her father getting jealous?

4 votes
1 answer
160 views

Helping 6 year old with anxiety disorder to cope after my visits end

4 votes
2 answers
488 views

Should I use the word please when giving preschooler's orders?

3 votes
2 answers
219 views

How to break defiant cycle with time out?

3 votes
1 answer
669 views

Teaching an 8 year old that he doesn't always get to dictate exactly how we play?

3 votes
2 answers
293 views

How to provide the most support to children as an 'uncle' with only monthly visits

2 votes
1 answer
299 views

How to motivate a 3.5-year-old to use the potty when she knows how to, but is strongly opposed to it?

2 votes
2 answers
154 views

How to minimize 4 year old trouble with behaving when dealing with different gaurdians styles

2 votes
1 answer
180 views

Should I use timeouts with my goddaughter if her mother doesn't?

2 votes
1 answer
843 views

Avoiding kids calling me Daddy when playing without making a big deal about it?

2 votes
1 answer
251 views

What can I do to encourage children I mentor to be tolerant of other's differences if parents don't want an open discussion about it?

1 vote
1 answer
364 views

How to let the new 13 year old sibling of my honorary niece/nephew know I'm willing to be an 'uncle' for them too?

1 vote
2 answers
189 views

How/should I encourage child's father to look into his 5 year old child's ADHD?

1 vote
0 answers
152 views

Goddaughters can't be anywhere without me

1 vote
1 answer
136 views

How to train a toddler to go asleep alone if she shares a room with mom?

1 vote
1 answer
140 views

How to keep my goddaughter's legs from falling asleep from shoulder rides

1 vote
2 answers
459 views

How to make my 5-year-old niece understand that I try very hard to be honest with her and wouldn't lie, when she implies I do?

0 votes
2 answers
195 views

How to get preschoolers to interact with me over the TV?