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I love my step son so much but it irritates me when he compares me to his dad
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I think that you are doing a great job by keeping this kind of posture: not telling that his dad is a loser, that he is lucky to have 2 dads, etc. He is in a delicate situation: he has a biological ...

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When do baby's gas pains usually go away?
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My little girl had some hard times from 0 to 3 months. After 3 months and few days, it disappeared. There weren't much we could do to really stop it. We did some things to help, but somedays she ...

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Is it dangerous to microwave formula if I swirl the bottle and test the temperature afterwards?
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Depending on the formula that you're using, they might have some probiotics in their composition. For example, Nestlé. Probiotics have small tolerance to high temperatures, so preparing the formula (...

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How can I make noisy toys quieter?
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If you have a solding iron and know something about electronics, you can put a resistor in series with the speaker, reducing the output power (part of the power that would be converted in sound will ...

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Preventing motion sickness in a baby on a plane
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Well, first of all, probably nobody will give you advices about real medicine here. It's kind of easy to do some googling about it, and no one is willing to take the risk of advising you about some ...

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Non-alcoholic treatment, medicines, or remedies for infant colic
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For our case, the only treatment that really worked was wait until she was 3mo. As magic, the colic lowered a lot. What helped us relieving it until there (and believe me, it'll pass after few months)...

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How much water should be given to an infant producing hard stools?
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Well, the first answer is the common "ask the doctor". We asked our, and he said that our girl (10mo) should get about 800ml of liquids daily. Since we can't be sure how much she is getting (my wife ...

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How do I make sure kids don't run on the stairs?
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Perhaps the key is to put some obstacle that will require them to get out of the "run around mindlessly" mode. For example, put some kind of gate in front of the stairs, the will close by itself, and ...

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How to handle an unethical relationship
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In a situation like this, it's a bit complicated to give suggestions: we don't know how each person will react, how upset each one will get, and how is the relations among everyone involved. In those ...

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What can be causing night wakings, similar to sleep walking?
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Even the perception of what is a nightmare is different for children. Some infant I knew was waking up for some consecutive nights because "there was a turtle in her bed", and that turtle was "using ...

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Stealing and lying
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I think that the age would make some difference, since you don't get what money really means until some years old. And even after you know, it's still some temptation since earning money isn't that ...

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How to preserve the daily extracted breast milk in freezer for a long time?
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Soem sites say that you can keep it freezed for as long as 6 months, as long they are in the freezer (source: http://kellymom.com/bf/pumpingmoms/milkstorage/milkstorage/) How we deal with it: use ...

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How can I find time to relax during my maternity leave?
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My wife had the same doubt before the labor. She was in the end of her PhD, she managed to end it on February and our little girl was born in March. She is getting help from both grandmothers, she ...

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How do I deal with the father of my child hating my parents?
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I'd like to know it all those discussions, problems and so on are only from Bob to your parents, or are reciprocal. Perhaps he is anger with them until today because things that were said and done, ...

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TV shows for toddlers that don't teach bad gender and race dynamics
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Bubble Guppies: six half-human, half-guppies, each with own characteristics, go to a school and learn about things. No special characteristics (gender, skin color, hair color etc.) is even mentioned, ...

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Preventing toddler from climbing up the stairs?
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My 1y little girl began climbing the stair when she learnt to crawl. When she learnt to walk, she began going upstairs in a mix of crawling/walking. She can goes all the way up, about 16 steps. When ...

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How to know whether I am producing sufficient breast milk?
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Thanks for the clarifications... Well, first of all, a newborn, at this age, should be getting more or less 60ml each time, on average. Some babies will take more, some less, it'll depend a lot on ...

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How to cut a newborn's nails?
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Use scissors (they are much easier than nail clippers). Really hold each finger so that she can't push or pull it. Try to associate (even she's just 2 months) something with it. Like wearing glasses,...

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How are pregnancy ultrasounds administered?
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Our gave us printouts in an A4 page, with all the evaluation for each exam (done almost monthly). And we could have the whole exam recorded in a DVD for $10. The 3d one was a must have!

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How long did it take your baby to like daycare?
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My little one began at 1y1m. The first 2 weeks was a progressive routine, with assistance from one grandmother. Until today (2 months later) she still cries/ lay-down some tears when she sees me ...

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