Kári Gunnarsson
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How do you help a child with nightmares?
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One of my nannies used a trick on me and I have used it since then and it has worked well. She put her hand in her pocket and handed me an imagined object, an invisible wish stone. And she then told ...

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7year old is toilet trained but insists on nappy for bedtime
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I would not worry. I would let the child have her training pants if she feels comfort in that. I would allow her even to use the same training pants for a few nights in a row (if clean) and suggesting ...

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My 11 year old Granddaughter told her Father today shes a lesbian
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I have learned a lot working on my new answer to this question. I collected some literature and took some notes from them to add here. I hope this will satisfy the question. The average age of ...

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When pumping breast milk, can I reuse the bottle after feeding without sterilizing?
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Some old rule I remember some old person telling me was to boil all the stuff in hot water every week but only on saturdays. In my local language saturday is cleaning day. The other days the stuff ...

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How do I discipline my spouse's children?
2 votes

Good discipline for me is based on trust and commonly agreed upon system that has been set up with goals that the child has communicated that it wants to get. Not a fear based discipline that silences ...

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How to end 9-year-old's video game time with less stress?
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I think I have to agree with MINEMUN There are a lot of things about Minecraft that make it a really worthwhile game for kids to play, and the areas where most families run into problems are ...

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My 4.5-year-old son has no dominant hand
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There are many good answers here, but the reason for making a chose is to select the hand that is to train the writing. Small mussels and memory training with writing is of the essence and it will ...

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My 10 year old daughter punches her legs when she gets angry or doesn't get her way
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Self harm is a serious issue. I could write yet another article on the subject where I could also cite that 15 percent of kids and teens engage in self-harm ~ Deborah Serani, PsyD in "...

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What can you do when the child lives in three different homes with three different set of rules? It is a six almost seven year old girl
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Make a big family meeting with the parents of all the home every two months to make some framework that the child can learn to trust (including all the children every other meeting). There will ...

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What devices should toddlers be allowed to use?
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The tradition we have with the ipad and other screen devise is not to allow the toddler to be alone on the machine, and only for a few minutes at a time (20-40 min). When the time is up we brake into ...

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