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Top new questions this week:

How can I prevent my parents' divorce?

I am a young teenager, younger than 16. (I do not want to give my age online) My dad told me he wants a divorce, but I don't want my parents divorced. My dad says he can't stand my mom anymore. My ...

teen divorce  
asked by Bob the zealot 32 votes
answered by Nick2253 54 votes

Learning to play an instrument: Should we insist that the child practices each day

Our son (7 years) is having piano lessons for some months now. Currently we want him to practice at least 10 minutes each day, but this is sometimes difficult if he gets home late after sports or ...

primary-schooler learning music  
asked by BBM 14 votes
answered by Chrys 17 votes

Regaining the trust of my toddler

I was in an abusive relationship where my son and I were both physically abused. I'm no longer in that relationship, and children's services has taken custody of my two year old son. In his eyes I ...

toddler abuse  
asked by lacy steele 7 votes
answered by anongoodnurse 7 votes

How to handle separation from former classmates at the start of a new term, when your child was the only one in a different class?

My 6 year old just started first grade, but to our surprise he was assigned to a different class from his former (from last year) classmates. The ones that did not transfer schools at least, but he ...

primary-schooler classmates  
asked by Mindwin 5 votes
answered by jeroen_de_schutter 0 votes

2-and-a-half-year-old child refuses to take her food

My 2-and-a-half-year-old child refuses to take her food. We have to force her to eat. I even tried changing her food to suit her tastes but still need to force her. Please help.

food eating feeding  
asked by Namshum 5 votes
answered by Erica 19 votes

Is our toddler ready for potty training - potty training regression

Our daughter became potty trained almost two months ago. She was pretty good with very few accidents (maybe one every week or two). Two weeks ago she had some massive regression. She wets her pants ...

potty-training  
asked by James 4 votes
answered by CreationEdge 5 votes

Do negative thoughts affect a foetus?

Do negative thoughts affect a foetus ? How do most new parents avoid negative thoughts - for example worrying intensely about birth deformities etc ?

pregnancy  
asked by happybuddha 3 votes
answered by anongoodnurse 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

My 1yr 3month old daughter crying every night

Don't know what could it be but my daughter keeps on crying every night. She's sleeping and suddenly she starts crying. Hungry ? (She drinks her last bottle of milk around 8pm.) Maybe teething? (every ...

toddler sleep crying  
asked by Alex 3 votes
answered by Meg Coates 7 votes

Is it too dangerous for my 2 years old son to watch YouTube on the iPad for hours?

There are few questions about the iPad but I am interested in knowing if such habit has bad impacts on my son. He watches YouTube for hours and hours. I cant deny that he has learned some good things ...

toddler television  
asked by Ulkoma 18 votes
answered by Beofett 25 votes
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