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Top new questions this week:

Toddler does not like to drink milk

My daughter was big on drinking milk, but now she only drinks juice and water. Is this normal? She eats cheese and plenty of veggies and she is only one year old. I don't have any problems with her ...

toddler milk  
asked by user11858 7 votes
answered by Joe 6 votes

Building self-esteem while encouraging a tidy, acceptable appearance

My daughter is currently 10. I have always tried to encourage her to not be overly concerned with other people's opinion of her, and I think that this has largely succeeded. Like any kid, she gets ...

teen pre-teen clothing self-esteem  
asked by Erica 6 votes
answered by Karl Bielefeldt 4 votes

My stepdaughter wants to go to California to see her girlfriend

My stepdaughter came out to us that shes gay. She has been talking to her girlfriend who lives in California and asked her dad if he could take her. I said, "No she's only 14 yrs old. Would you take ...

teen dating  
asked by Sandi75211 6 votes
answered by Jeremy Miller 9 votes

What to do about 1 year old boy who keeps pulling hard at his penis and scrotum?

This has been going on a little while and the health visitor says its normal but we are a bit concerned about the force our child is using when he pulls at his penis, he really yanks it and it looks ...

toddler behavior  
asked by chrispepper1989 6 votes
answered by David Boshton 6 votes

21 month has learned how to climb out of crib

My grandson lives with his Daddy, Nana, and Me, Grandma. In the last 3 weeks he has started having temper tantrums. We used to put him in his Pack-n-Play, or Crib for time out, but he gets so angry he ...

safety tantrums temper  
asked by K.Yones 5 votes
answered by Ida 12 votes

Being a Step-mom to a troubled (or hurt) 5 year old

*****A Bit About Myself: My name is Mandalynn, I am in my late 20's, and I am a fairly-new-mom. I have been married to my daughter's father for about a year now, but I have been around kids my ...

behavior step-parents childcare  
asked by StepMom87 4 votes
answered by Valkyrie 5 votes

Daycare provider says that kids with dietary restrictions cannot eat at the daycare

Both my girls are vegetarians and are allergic to meat. The daycare center has both veggie and meat options for lunch. They used to allow me to pack lunch for the girls on the days they have a meat ...

food  
asked by Shri 3 votes
answered by Erica 5 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

How can we get our newborn to sleep at night as soundly as he does in the day?

We've just had a new arrival- a little boy, now 7 days old. During the day he sleeps like a dream. As I write this, he has been asleep for around 4 hours without really stirring at all. The only ...

sleep newborn crying  
asked by Urbycoz 10 votes
answered by KeithS 10 votes

Do I really need to wake my newborn to feed him?

We have a two week old child. He's eating well during the day, eating at least 8 times a day, and is breast feeding. His weight gain has been 'normal' so far, and he regained his original birth weight ...

sleep newborn breastfeeding feeding  
asked by yossarian 21 votes
answered by Torben Gundtofte-Bruun 20 votes
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