Javid Jamae
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How worried should I be about head bumps as my infant learns to get around?
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For the most part, my wife and I have hovered over our kids until they we're old enough to stop with daring climbing and toddler clumsiness. As the kids get older, we maintain basic rules to minimize ...

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What books are in your parenting reference library?
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http://cb.pbsstatic.com/xl/03/0003/9780380570003.jpg How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

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Is bribing children with cash incentives a good idea?
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I agree with other people that bribery is bad, but you have to know when it's bribery and when it isn't. Picking up the Lego mess isn't a bribe, because its not her mess. You're paying her to perform ...

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What are signs my daughter is teething?
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A simple Google search will return most everything you want to know on the first result page. From an article on the website whattoexpect.com: Drooling. You might find that your baby's shirts ...

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What methods improve creativity at an early age?
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Yes, as the brain develops and becomes more capable of new things, there are different activities that you can do with your child to stimulate creativity and learning. A good book to read on the ...

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Should we change a wet diaper and risk triggering a night tantrum or leave our son be?
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Why are the sheets wet? Are you not using a diaper? Assuming you are using a diaper and the sheets are not wet, I would suggest you leave the wet diaper on. Our nightly routine with all 5 of our kids ...

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How do you teach a child to call for help?
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Based on what you're describing, it sounds very similar to issues I have had with my children. In particular, I have had this issue with my 3yo who is the middle child out of 5. The crying and lack of ...

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How can I help a child who won't talk to anybody at school? Selective mutism
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My 5yo son has done this in many new environments, including the first preschool we put him in. In his preschool, he did not talk to any students or teachers for about 4 months. It was particularly ...

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How can I teach my kids to be less egocentric?
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I would think of this as a gift that your son has. He has an amazing power of persuasion. Can you help him channel this persuasion towards achieving greater accomplishments? Can he write a business ...

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Should we discourage our toddler from taking sippy cups to bed?
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I wouldn't discourage taking a sippy cup to bed at all. This could cause unnecessary confrontation. If you're worried about potty training / bed-wetting, the following routine has worked well for us ...

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What books are in your parenting reference library?
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What's Going On In There?

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Should I enroll my child in driving lessons or teach them myself?
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I realized there was one important aspect of the question that nobody else hit on, so I felt it appropriate to provide my own answer. While performance on a driving test and cost savings are ...

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How can we address lapses in potty training during afternoon naps?
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I can tell you my experience going through potty-training with 5 kids. Just make the cut-over to underwear and don't look back. When you put your child in diapers sometimes and not others it confuses ...

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