Rachel Williams
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How to teach my daughter to get the shampoo rinsed out of her hair throughly?
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Perhaps cleaning her hair without shampoo is a better match for her. There are many resources detailing methods to go "shampoo-free". Some involve water only, others involve a small amount of baking ...

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My daughter hates all pants other than her sweats?
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It could be the rough feel of the fabric or a tight fit in some parts that she finds uncomfortable. If she doesn't like the tight waist, she may like bib-overalls. I have also seen jeans lined with ...

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Is eating boogers a problem? (and how can I respond?)
3 votes

Current studies actually show that nose-picking has positive health effects, by introducing weakened pathogens in a way that the immune system can develop a response without getting sick. http://en.m....

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How can we keep our infant safe from small Lego pieces?
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What is the reluctance to keeping the infant out of the 4 year old's room? I could see the problem if the house is such that they have to share a room, but it sounds like they already have separate ...

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How to help my 8-year-old who can't sleep because she fears she doesn't get enough sleep?
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You may also want to introduce her to the concept of segmented sleep: patterns of sleep that involve wakeful periods in the middle of the night are now being considered the historical norm. Next ...

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Stomach damage/sickness long after pregnancy?
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After my pregnancy, I figured out that my intermittent stomach issues were related to fructose malabsorption. This would be something to look into if the vomiting is connected to excess gas/burping. ...

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How to maintain dental hygiene while bottle feeding?
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The problem of tooth decay is not so much regular feedings with the bottle itself, but the habit of the baby going to sleep while eating or drinking something with sugar in it and having that sugary ...

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My son witnessed a friend receiving corporal punishment; how do I prevent this from sending the wrong message?
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Another way to start the conversation with the "Nanny" would be to express sympathy for how difficult it can be when kids are being defiant. Offer her tips about what works for you when your child is ...

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Kid screaming after waking up in a car?
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It sounds almost like night terrors, rather than difficulty waking up. Could it be that the terrors are triggered by a different sleeping position? (I personally usually get nightmares when I sleep on ...

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