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Occassionally when I come out of the shower my 7 year old son may be in the bath room sometimes asking me a question, or just in general discussion. He has recently mentioned to my wife that he thinks a "hairy penus" is ucky! My wife i...
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Hi guys. Ok I have a quick question. How do you feel when people correct your child in front of you. I have an 8 year old son who is really a very good boy, loving and well behaved. Of course like every other kid he has his moments, he'...
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I don't think my 6 yr old Daughter, has ADHD, but I think she just may be Hyper, She has been talking excessivly from the age of 2 till now, but now it's worse!! In the morning, she Pops up, and starts talking about random things, for e...
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My son who is 8 and an only child is surrounded by girls in our neighborhood. We try to hook him up with boy playdates when we can but it happens on rare occasions. He is involved in sports and Cub Scouts but has not made any good relati...
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My granddaughter whom is 7 years old has a very strong body odor from her arm pits. She can bathe and two hours later smell really bad. Is this a warning of another underlying problem or do I just need to change soap brand? I have eve...
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Hi My son who is 9 nearly 10 came to me about 2 months ago about sex saying that he had seen some sexual images and his friends were all talking about it. We have always been very active in censoring internet and phones but he said he ...
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I'm not sure which forum this should be in so I'm starting here. I have a 7 year old daughter. Her dad left when she was 3 but was still in her life. He had been in and out of jail and prison and on and off herion. I knew better bu...
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My 6 year old is having serious issues with impulsiveness. He frequently will lash out verbally (i.e. "Sister hates me!", "I do not love you" or "Ooh, I am never playing with you again because you're bad!"). The verbal attacks have been ...
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My 8 year old who is my middle child I caught using a water bottle to pour his own urine in my 5 year old's bed to make it look like she wet the bed. This went on for close to 2 weeks before I knew it was him. He said his reason was beca...
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My 7 year old is in 2nd grade. He follows the classroom rules very well, is not shy with teachers and is doing well academically. But, he is quiet when with other kids. When I see other kids chatting, playing with each other or in a grou...
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My 9 year old is making her self miserable. Everything little things upsets her. She won't even go to parties because she says someone will just make her mad. I've tried to explain she needs to learn to ignore little things. If one of th...
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Hello all, My step son is 10 years and is wetting his pants consistently. There is no medical explanation and he does and has not suffered any abuse. he does not wet his bed and it does not appear to be an issue of him not knowing he ...
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I have a query about my son who turned 5 in August. He is the youngest in his class as the class sessions start from September. It appesrs he acts immature because he is a lot younger than other kids in his grade in school. Being yougest...
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I think most people haven't dealt with this issue but I don't know. My daughter is 12 and literally won't eat unless I or adult tells her to. Background: She was born with Nager syndrome (craniofacial), so she had to be trached and have ...
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Ok, I am 29 and I have a 6 year old son. He lives in another state almost 3 hours away. For the longest time I have been getting into trouble starting with being arrested on 2 felony charges of resale of marijuana and facilitation of mus...
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What is a good age to tell your son about his biological father that he's never known about? He's 6 and my husband has raised him since i was two months pregnant. He only knows one father, and his adopted father feels that it's not his ...
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My son will be 11 years old in less than a month. 3 years ago I had a paternity test done & come to find out the man that is on his birth certificate is not his father. He was my boyfriend but I was in love with his biological father & c...
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My son is 6yrs old..the teacher said that he kissed another boy during lunch time and somebody witnessed it, so she talked to me infront Of my son as i was picking him up, teacher said to keep his space, hands, and feet to himself, i was...
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OK first off my daughters dad and have not been together since she was 1 I have her Mon thru Fri he has her on weekends she is a daddy's girl lately she has been hateful disrespectful towards me she will tell me she don't like me she lov...
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after trying for a sibling for our daughter for the last ten years, we gave up, and then well I'm 11 weeks pregnant with my second child,,, worried about the age difference.,,,,
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