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58 votes
14 answers
12k views

How should I handle an 8 year old lawyering and quibbling?

20 votes
5 answers
4k views

Is it a good approach to have a policy of apologizing for yelling at a kid?

19 votes
10 answers
28k views

What is considered to be a safe age to be a babysitter?

12 votes
4 answers
15k views

Is it normal for kids to constantly hum melodies?

9 votes
6 answers
615 views

Is it preferable to have "sex talks" vs "all the time education"?

9 votes
2 answers
442 views

What can I do to prevent two well-behaving siblings from turning into a maelstrom of destruction when combined?

8 votes
2 answers
694 views

What is an age when bedwetting should be referred to the doctor?

8 votes
2 answers
433 views

What are the downsides of "I don't listen to things said in language X today" response used as a tactic for forcing a second language?

8 votes
4 answers
18k views

Are there any benefits to taking a bath over taking a shower for a child?

8 votes
2 answers
8k views

When is it safe for a child to start boxing against a bag?

7 votes
1 answer
300 views

Is there any research on whether punishing more for lies is effective?

7 votes
2 answers
511 views

How should I handle "he/she told me to do it" excuses from siblings?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

What should I be aware of when introducing 7-8 year old to Harry Potter book?

5 votes
2 answers
541 views

At what age is it suggested to enunciate specific expectations regarding sexual activity?

5 votes
1 answer
136 views

What are good approaches to lessen fear of insects in a child?

5 votes
4 answers
3k views

How do I deal with a child waking up at night and starting to read?

5 votes
6 answers
3k views

How do I make sure kids don't run on the stairs?

5 votes
3 answers
142 views

Are there any benefits or downsides in "flexible" food time?

5 votes
2 answers
337 views

What are the good approaches to gamify for kids of elementary school age?

5 votes
1 answer
560 views

How do you handle present overload?

5 votes
1 answer
277 views

Best way to handle bad or inappropriate present?

4 votes
3 answers
8k views

What should I consider when choosing a bicycle for a 5-6 year old child?

4 votes
3 answers
15k views

How to help a child overcome fear of heights

4 votes
4 answers
583 views

How can I encourage my child to eat "spicier" healthy food?

4 votes
2 answers
2k views

What are the steps parents of an introverted teenager can take to help him to socialize with girls?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

How to deal with one twin's success and another jealousy?

3 votes
1 answer
236 views

Is it acceptable to ask summer camp administration to give other campers' families our contact information?

3 votes
2 answers
493 views

What are the best approaches to dealing with 3-year-old's copying of older sibling's illness symptoms?

3 votes
1 answer
204 views

Are there any health risks in earbuds for pre-teen children?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why would a child love and always attempt to wear a dress shirt an a tie?