Alice
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Kid having trouble with some seemingly easy questions (language and visual cognition) for his age
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He may have good language skills and very smart, but you have to remember that he is still 5, or maybe 6 now. He may not yet have the capability to think outside the box like that. Though I do commend ...

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Almost 6 year old girl bad behavior
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I'm a babysitter and I've worked with few kids that are like this. The best thing to do (that I've found) is to out right ignore her. not just the behavior but the kid herself. She is most likely ...

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What factors should you consider when deciding how much to pay a babysitter?
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Some factors to consider are hours, time of day, and number of kids, but for me personally I like the parent to consider how their kids act. If the kid is a spoiled brat (not in anyway implying they ...

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Behavior changes after social events
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I think a big cause of this would be something along the lines of peer pressure, or influence in this case. Just a week of influence can take a toll for months. I think a good idea is to see who he is ...

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5 year old cries every time she is told "no"
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I'm not a mother, but I do babysit and have been looking after kids for a long time. I know I'm just a teen but what I've found that works with most kids I watch, is that if they start crying over ...

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How best to take advantage of a child's extended vacation
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First I have to say I laughed at what you called him, but in all seriousness. My brother is exactly like this. He's 19 now (I'm 17) and you can only imagine what I went through growing up with him. ...

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4 month old waking frequently during first half of the night
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It's pretty normal for a baby to stay awake an hour after waking up completely, really I'm surprised it isn't a little longer. If she does that then what you are doing now is a good method, or you ...

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Toddler never sleeps through the night
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You are doing all of this way too late at night. At 2 he needs to be going to bed around 8 o'clock because children need more sleep than adults. It's also not a good idea to have him watching TV up ...

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What can we do to monitor and evaluate how a babysitter is doing?
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No, I don't think that would be appropriate. As a babysitter myself I would be freaked out, especially if you didn't tell me about them. (however your babysitter may feel differently so if you know ...

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My 4 1/2 year old has been potty trained since 3 but is having accidents and not going to the bathroom by himself
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If it's only at daycare there maybe a cause. Ask him about it, don't let him give you an 'I don't know'. If there isn't a certain cause he's probably scared and shy. He need to be assured that it's ...

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