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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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We all know that encouragement is important- even in our own lives it can really make a difference, but are we praising our kids too much...
After staying at her fathers residence my 6 year old daughter has returned with acrylic nails. Although I am furious about this I am bein...
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Im a single mom (no dad involvement) and my 6 year old (just turned six) is having issues in first grade with "keeping his hands to himse...
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My boyfriend, a single parent of 5 years, has a son that has just turned 11. He works shift work and is diligent about having his son st...
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My daughter is 9 years old . She is a very difficult child has been from the beginning.she won't sleep on her own . Screams if we eat in ...
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My 5 yr old neice has become overly interested in boys private parts. She says she only wants to play with boys things and doesn't like ...
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I told my 12 year old that our neighbor was the highest enlisted rank in the army and when we got home she asked "if he's the highest enl...
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An 8 year old boy sleeps every night with his father in one room while the younger brother who's 3 sleeps every night in another room wit...
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My almost 9 year old daughter is big for her age and has always been very strong. She is well behaved and very responsible but she doesn...
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My son is 9 years old and in 4th grade his stepdad has been in our lives for year the way that his step dad was raised as a little bit st...
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I noticed a stain on my 6 year old son's comforter. He said that twice he has woken up, and the inside of his pants are wet. He takes th...
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My son just turned 7 yrs old. He is a wonderfull sweet little boy but he acts like a baby all the time. He will actually cry with tears...
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