called2voyage
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Is it okay to encourage a transgender teen to consider genderqueer and transfeminine as alternatives to transgender?
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I am an adult trans woman and a mom. I love Chrys's answer and your supportiveness, but I just wanted to provide a little more insight here. Is it okay to encourage [...] genderqueer and ...

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How to react to a girl's mum inviting themselves to my daughter's party?
11 votes

Just tell her simply: We have planned to have a small party with my daughter's close friends, and so we did not invite the whole class. Where to take it from there is up to you. If this girl and ...

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Why does my daughter spin around for fun?
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9 votes

Spinning actually produces a state of ecstasy. Dancing, in general, releases endorphins and serotonin, but spinning is particularly effective at this. Kids are not inhibited by social norms that might ...

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My teenager doesn't care about being grounded - what now?
5 votes

If your son is already failing all those courses and not doing homework, then it is probably too late for grounding to be effective. Sometimes I question the effectivity of grounding at all in ...

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Should I be concerned that my 2 year-old cannot pronounce sounds like "vee" and "fee"?
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4 votes

This behavior is a normal part of development for a two-year-old. At 24 months a child should have about 70% accuracy of consonants, and by 36 months about 87% accuracy. Producing "b" instead of "f" ...

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My 13 year old daughter says she wants to be a boy. This is out of character for her. Is this a phase?
2 votes

I'm appalled at the disconnect here from what the actual research says in regards to this issue. In a systematic literature review on the elevated risk of health issues among transgender and gender ...

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How can we keep our infant safe from small Lego pieces?
2 votes

Another possibility is building a lego table. They do sell these commercially, but if you are up to the task it wouldn't be that difficult to build your own to your specifications. This way you could ...

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How can we help children learn to handle online freedom?
1 votes

How can we help children learn to handle free access to media? The first thing to realize is that this is not a new problem. The ubiquity of the Internet, its breadth of information, and its ...

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How to deal with a toddler who has formed a habit of throwing things including food?
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My son is almost 17 months old, and he is at the same stage. As others are saying this is something that, at least in my experience, just has to be learned with time and gentle encouragement. My son ...

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