Neil Meyer
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Advice on dating when I have children
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As always you have to think about what sort of example you are setting for your children. If sleeping around is something you do not want for your daughters then maybe it would be better if you do not ...

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What's the motivation behind school uniforms {or} Why can't my daughter wear a dang princess on her shirt?
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It is also at least an attempt to get children to take pride in their appearance. If you have a school uniform you are usually expected to keep your shirt tucked into your pants, in winter you are ...

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Is a small kindergarten class a problem?
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The general consensus is that the smaller the classroom the more personal attention each child gets from the teacher and therefore the lesser the chance of any child slipping trough the proverbial ...

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My sister is talking to a guy way older than she is - should I let her?
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There exist a fair amount of women who are into older men. I think the general populace consider the women who do have these things to have some sort of daddy issue, that they want to date their ...

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Should children decide with which parent to stay after friendly divorce
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What the child wants should definitely be worthy of consideration but the fact remains that rarely would what the child wants actually be in the best interest of the child. There could very easily be ...

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My child wants GTA V for his birthday
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There is a really rigorous process that goes behind the rating of video games. I don't think you should buy any child that game, you don't think you should and if you live in the UK the government ...

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Between parents and marijuana smoking sister
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What smokers rarely realize is that there smoking never only affects themselves it always affects those around them. What is your sister thinks is going to happen when her parents show up to work ...

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How do I define 'rape' to an 8-year-old girl?
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Rape A criminal offense defined in most states as forcible sexual relations with a person against that person's will. No need to sugar coat it, be honest and straightforward with your child. ...

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How do I deal with my 12-year-old who is smoking?
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Smoking is an inherently selfish endeavour. If a person gets drunk he may get aggressive and punch you but for the most part alcoholics only kill themselves through their drinking. Smoking never only ...

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How can I emphasize to my children the importance of developing social skills?
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A person cannot be great in all facets that make a person, we all have strengths and weaknesses. I myself although not to the same extent as the OP also suffer from a lot of social angst that I have ...

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Father of my children wants to live together and have more kids, but does not want to commit to me. What should I do?
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My first child was an unplanned pregnancy, and before he was born, his father and I decided to try living together. After our son was born, he told me he wanted to have more kids, and when I asked ...

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My wife wants a homosexual child
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There is simply no guarentee on what you get for children. If people go into child making with the idea that they want x, y or z then they are simply going to get a, b or c. You raise your children ...

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Is there any scientific evidence for TV being intrinsically harmful to children, or is it the loss of what TV replaces that is harmful?
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Is there any scientific evidence for TV being intrinsically harmful to children, I don't know if this will be 'scientific' enough but Strobe lighting effect certainly can be detrimental to children....

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Should I be worried my daughter is in a bilingual kindergarten class?
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It is somewhat difficult to approach child rearing in a bilingual setting. If both parents are committed to teaching there own language to the child then there has to be a commitment from both parents ...

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How do you raise an intelligent and happy daughter in a sexist world?
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I think as draconian as many of the things you describe are you have to realise is no matter what you do you cannot shield bad things from happening to your children. Yes you don't make yourself a ...

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Adult son living at home what to do
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As the saying goes you don't let a good recession get you down. It helps in this situation to give him options that are all acceptable to you. An ultimatum can be a last ditch effort but is far from ...

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How do you as teacher deal with children who like to hug you?
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I think the important part is to remember that children of this age actions are not motivated by sex. If a grown woman would touch you like this you would seriously have to question her motives but ...

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My daughter wants to express herself, but her school has uniforms?
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There is a substantial amount of life lessons that are attempted to be taught with the uniform. One of the better ones we should all be aware of is that the system does not have to change to suit ...

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What if my kids don't want me to speak my native language?
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The fact remains that to truly understand a culture and a people, you have to speak their language. You are never truly going to understand a people until you converse with them in their own language. ...

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Discipline and how to properly address a 7yr old with behavior/stubbornness & crying for everything
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I don't know if you have ever read the Asterix stories. In the one book where they go to Spain the leader of the Spaniard's son also does this type of thing. Every time, the Spanish king's son wants ...

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My parents are upset that I don't visit enough. I live four hours away and I do not want to spend time with them. What should I do?
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You will never have your self-respect as long as you take your parents money. You may have considered there contributions to your living costs as being well-meaned but they seemed to want things in ...

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Is it potentially harmful to a 2-year-old to still sleep in a room with her parents?
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Although most children would probably prefer it you have to ask yourself what will it do to the parent's marriage? When you got you married you made commitments to each other, you did not commit to ...

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Should I allow or forbid my son to visit the education of a religion that I do not share?
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My question to you would be why does the religious convictions of your child matter at all to you? You have to realise that there are no guarantees when raising a child. Even if someone as radical as ...

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What to do after my nephew showed a graphic video to my 9-year-old son?
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My 12-year-old nephew, N, took my 9-year-old son aside and showed him a video of ISIS beheading a victim. I am just flabbergasted that N would do that. Interestingly N did not show the video to my ...

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How can I motivate my 16 yo daughter to do something valuable with her life?
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Unfortunately for many parents, their children do not become the people we want them to be. If your child is so dead set on making poor life decision my feelings would be simply to let her (after she ...

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Respectful parenting and discipline
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but we'd much rather they do jobs because it's the right thing to do in a family and then self-regulate their phone use. This just sounds that instead of you being the parent you would just like ...

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Should I babysit my step granddaughter?
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You seem to be in a cancerous relationship. Ask yourself what do they do to a cancer when it is found in your body, they cut it out? Maybe you should cut the emotional cancers out of your life. I ask ...

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14 yr old lesbian/bi daughter wanting to have her girlfriend over. What to do?
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If discriminating truly means that you are not allowing your teenagers to have sex in your house then I really think parents should be more 'discriminating'. Does your daughter think that because she ...

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