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My son is 10 and lives with his mother and grandparents. The household isn't the best environment for my son since there are two other ch...
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I think most of us grow up and when we become parents, we have a list of all the things that our parents did that we don't want to repeat...
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She has asthma and always complains of some kind of pain weather it be stomach pains or knee pain or a headache.she is always complaining...
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My daughter has had a tablet for years, she’s 7. About a year ago her dad, whom I’m separated from, said he found a video of our daughter...
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This started about 3 months ago, I received several phone callse from her teacher and counsler saying that she is having to be asked ever...
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My 8 yr old daughter has masturbated since she was about 3. It began w/ stuffed animals, which ended up all getting thrown away b/c of wo...
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My 10 year old boy is still wetting his pants. I've had him to the doctor and they found a slight abnormality in his "external sphincter"...
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I don't usually give my kids my phone, but every once in a while, I will put it down and one of them may grab it- but after reading about...
Whenever we hear of a young person committing a serious crime, such as the school shooting in Florida- our gut reaction is to find out th...
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My 7 year old daughter practically refuses to wear socks and I was wondering if this is something I should be concerned about. We've ...
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My son is nearly 7. Very much the same problem and has been for the last 2 years. Excessive blinking which comes and goes for periods of ...
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Ok my youngest is almost 9 (male) he is the 3rd boy I have raised ( other 2 are 28/25) My oldest daughter has a son he is 5.. 1.5 yrs ago...
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Our 6 yo son has had trouble growing in height and weight since he was 6 months old. All his blood tests are normal. He is below the 3rd ...
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Do you plan to celebrate Valentines Day with your kids? What types of things do you do to celebrate with them?
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I am a step-mother of 2 amazing kiddo's under 7 and 9, and one of the children is extremely negative and selfish. Long story short th...
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Our 9 year old boy throws daily temper tantrums. My wife is at her limits dealing with him. It takes only the slightest thing to set him ...
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So..my 10 year old daughter crys all the time..literally! Me and her father are not together but we are both re-married! She does this at...
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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 suff...
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I am a year 4 primary teacher. I don't let children go to the toilet during lessons. Would this rule bother you as a parent?
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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...
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