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106 votes
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If my 4-year-old asks me "why", what kind of "why" does he mean?

21 votes

I just learned my 15 year old daughter has come out to her friends - should I say anything to her...OR to my wife?

19 votes

How can we reduce the likelihood of repeating our parents' mistakes?

11 votes
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What is the reasoning behind encouraging your child not to be a 'tattle-tale'?

10 votes
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How to handle disobediant children as non-parental authority figure

10 votes

Toddler requires Mom or Dad to stay in the room to fall asleep

9 votes

How to I tell a 3 year old who his real dad is?

6 votes

How should I reconcile the concept of "no means no" when I tease my 5-year-old during tickle play?

5 votes
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What to do with a child that won't sleep, to the detriment of their day?

5 votes

2-year-old needs bread to go to sleep

4 votes

What to do about my 3-year-old crying and throwing a fit about going to daycare?

4 votes
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What are practical tips for helping newborn with possible "Silent Reflux" condition?

4 votes

How do I instil confidence when my child (aged 5 nearly 6) declines to read a book as 'too hard' when sent home from school as homework?

4 votes

How do I teach letting go to a 5 year old?

3 votes

6-year-old stays up until after midnight every day

3 votes

How to properly discipline a toddler?

3 votes

Need advice on telling my child that her father isn't biological and has passed

3 votes

How to give a medicine with really bad taste

2 votes

Guilt as a natural consequence of bad/wrong behaviour

2 votes

Why does my 3 year old keep acting like a baby, and should I try to actively stop it?

2 votes

My 5 year old's second language: Why is it not coming naturally?

2 votes

Do I need to worry about how much time my 6-week-old's hands are covered in mittens?

2 votes

Being told I'm father to a son I don't want

2 votes

How to tell my mother that the way she handled my little brother's try to hurt a kid disappoints me?

2 votes

How to help my child make online video friends?

1 vote

Superlight equipment to carry an almost 4y old pre-schooler during a hike

1 vote

Cousin (1 year and 9 months) won’t stop yelling and crying every 5 minutes during his sleep. What could be the reason?

1 vote

Scholarly recommendations for how much preschool is recommended for an 'average' child if there is such a thing

1 vote

How do I explain regional differences in language?

1 vote

How can I get my 2.5 year old to go to sleep without me?