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Top new questions this week:

My son is being hit by a friend, and we need to discuss the situation with his mom

I have two kids, an 8-year-old son and a 6-year-old daughter--second grade and first grade, respectively. They are both tiny. My son is only 46 pounds. A child entered my daughter's first-grade ...

friends  
asked by Stu W 9 votes
answered by R.. 25 votes

Why is my daughter shouting so much?

My ten months old daughter has been in a little nursery for a couple of months now. There, she has begun to act more wildly. It is something we expected and we like her getting in touch with other ...

infant behavior misbehavior  
asked by fedorqui 6 votes
answered by Rory Alsop 16 votes

My son isn't smiling back at us anymore when we pick him up from infant care

We began to send our 3month (almost 4 month) old son to infant care. The first two days are half-days only. On the second day, after we picked him up from the center, he didn't smile back at us as ...

infant daycare  
asked by Min Soe 5 votes
answered by Rachel S 5 votes

Concerned about post-natal depression

My wife gave birth two weeks ago. It was all very traumatic and it has certainly taken its toll on her mood. She suffers from depression anyway, and now I am concerned that she is probably suffering ...

newborn baby dad depression  
asked by user2728808 4 votes
answered by Erica 3 votes

From what age on, can we see a child is homosexual?

Is there an age limit at which we could notice that a child is homosexual?

development  
asked by Quora Feans 2 votes
answered by Jeff.Clark -2 votes

When is it safe to start using a duvet?

When we brought our son home form hospital, all the advice from the midwives and health visitors was that we should not use a duvet whist he was small, and instead should use either sleep sacks (like ...

toddler infant sleep  
asked by Rowland Shaw 2 votes
answered by Rachel S -1 votes

How to deal with a narcisstic mother?

I have a friend in his mid-teens who recently realized that his mother is a narcissist and he thinks she suffers severe narcissism. This has been troubling him and he tells me that he doesn't know ...

development mental-health disorder  
asked by Amr Ayman 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

My 13-year-old son made a foolish and wasteful donation. How can I teach him he was wrong?

My son is a 13-year-old honor roll student. He comes home and has all his chores done by the time I get home. He is a great kid. He was hanging out with his friends; this group has been friends ...

discipline teen  
asked by luann 90 votes
answered by Erica 169 votes

I want to expose my 5-year-old daughter to boys and girls toys equally, but she just turned her nose up at Star Wars. What do I do?

My aspiration is to give my daughter experiences of boys and girls toys. My background is that I work as a software engineer and had experiences of LEGO, Meccano, programming and sci-fi movies. I ...

gender  
asked by hawkeye 37 votes
answered by Layna 77 votes

Can you answer this?

18 months old twins constantly biting

I have 18 months old twin girls who recently started to bite, both their sister and us. It's not like when they were teething, it's an aggressive move. We've tried to talk to them explaining that ...

toddler discipline siblings  
asked by Thierry J. 1 vote
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