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8 month old misses father on long trip
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At 8 months, it's possible your son is going to through his stranger anxiety phase where he will be more reserved around new people. Similarly this is where separation anxiety from his primary ...

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How to make our son use tissue in toilet
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You may consider purchasing a portal bidet for your son to use, but these devices might be challenging for a 3 year old to use. Otherwise, I think your best option is to continue practicing. ...

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What driving simulators can help a teenager drive in big cities with much traffic?
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I'm a grown man driving for about 15 years now and I still dread driving in large cities like San Francisco or New York. I mean pedestrians jump out of no where. Why so many one way streets and ...

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Is it okay to pause breastfeeding a 6-week-old for 24 hours?
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The baby is used to drinking expressed milk from a bottle with no issues and also the occasional formula bottle Since your baby is already comfortable taking a bottle, there is much less of chance of ...

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What factors to consider when choosing where to live
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How can I narrow it down, other than simply choosing somewhere close to family & relatives? My wife and I selected our home for our son in a smallish bedroom community because of proximity to ...

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How to help our 3-year-old deal with continuously missing clothes and bad behavior from another kid in the nursery?
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Any suggestion I should ask for other missing cloths? Should I speak with teacher specifically this particular child and their relation with my daughter? You've discovered that another child from ...

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How to determine if I am pushing my child too hard?
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Hey congratulations on becoming parents soon! What are indicators that a child is being pushed too hard by their parent(s)? This is a very hard question to answer, because every child is ...

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Should I be concerned about my 3-year-old biting his bottom lip a lot?
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Lip biting might be a coping mechanism that your kid uses to self sooth and make himself feel better. There could be something medical at play with that I recommend you discuss with your ...

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Is a long car ride unhealthy for a newborn?
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Am I being an overly anxious new parent or would I be justified in telling the new grandparents they need to come to us for the Holidays this year or just not see us this year? I'm a new dad to a ...

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What's an appropriate age to involve kids in life changing decisions?
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At roughly what age levels is it appropriate for the kids to have what levels of say in their upbringing? Unfortunately, this varies based on the maturity level of the children, but I believe ...

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How to make my 15-year-old daughter want to meet her 39-year-old sister?
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My 15 year old daughter doesn't want to meet her 39 year old sister. This is kind of a tricky scenario. It's hard enough on your younger daughter that her parents separated and dad is dating again ...

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How to deal with teen self-destructive behavior and complete lack of sense of responsibility?
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What should the parents do to deal with this situation effectively? From the comments, I take it you are concerned about your brother. Being that your brother is 18 years old already, he is old ...

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How can I make the most of my toddler's love of books?
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I think what you are doing is right now is right. I would also recommend you supplement your child's reading with audio books. I loved books as a kid too, but my working parents didn't have enough ...

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How to balance teaching that hard work pays vs chores for free
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Not increasing pocket money is a good idea, because it'll teach her to budget. I recommend looking for tasks she could help with that are not part of the day-to-day maintenance of your home such as ...

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How to talk to a teen daughter about her weight
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I will speak from personal experience growing up with a mother who was completely convinced that I was overweight. Lead by example, not fear My mother, who always insisted on calling out my weight ...

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What advice can I give to a teen who wants to tell his dad uncomfortable truths?
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When I was about 12 years old, I faced a similar situation with my mother and her smoking in the house. My mother is a very stubborn woman, but loves her kids. We were learning about the dangers of ...

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Is my child autistic?
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It can be scary to think about something like this, but having an autistic child isn't the end of the world. There is a large supportive community of parents to help you. Only a qualified medical ...

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Isn't it too much having 5 times a week soccer trainings?
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I think it's good for your kid to learn a strong work ethic and teamwork early on. Emphasize the importance of keeping his grade up and in addition to his soccer. A lot of my high achieving high ...

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How should the children be taught to be wary of physically present strangers?
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In US, your local police station should have events for young children to learn about "stranger danger." I think it is important think about different scenarios that could happen. What should you do ...

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I want to dropout of HS yet my dad is mad at my decision
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It's pretty hard for a parent to accept their child not going to college nowadays. There are lower number of job opportunities for a high school graduate and the pay is lower. My guess is your dad isn'...

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9 years old starting at an international school but doesn't speak English
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The school should have a English as Second Language (ESL) type classes. You should contact them for more information. From my personal experience, I started school in the United States at the age of ...

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4.5 yr old not making friends
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Sounds to me this 4.5 year old was very attached her best friend that moved and is having trouble moving on as evidenced by her waiting for her friend. In this day and age, it should be possible to ...

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What to do with a disinterested 12-year-old boy?
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Your grandson sounds to be intelligent albeit lacking focus or interest. Since he likes video games, you could try exposing him to programming where he could build his own games and share them with ...

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What can be done to extend the fertility of a woman?
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According to WebMD, There is no way to delay menopause; it can only be sped up, not slowed down, by external factors. Factors that DO affect menopause age: the age her mother experienced ...

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