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Parenting Children (6-12) Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to the challenges of parenting children (age 6-12), including physical development, handling school & classes, emotional development, cognitive development, and games and activities.
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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?
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...
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 ...
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...
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?
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
I was wondering, is it considered incest? My little cousins who are 6 years old(both males) do it and I was concerned if means incest or ...
I have recently caught my 5 year old son and friends who are girls "comparing privates" on more than one occasion. He knew after the fir...
I am 31 and currently 5 weeks pregnant with my 2nd child. It's been awhile since I have done this as my first born will be 8 years old in...
My 8 year old son and his 6 year old friend have been caught playing with each others private parts this is the 3rd time it has happened ...
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