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My 10yr old daughter is rude and disrespectful. Scolding, grounding her means nothing to her. Is she too old for a spanking?
My son is five and recently he and the two neighbor boys ,who are also five, were in their fort showing eachother their penises. My 8 year old daughter saw them and told me about it. I told her they were most likely comparing parts and told her it wasn't a big deal. My daughter, in an attempt to villify her younger brother after not accomplishing this with me, told her grandmother. My ex-inlaws, or outlaws brought this up to me and told me its...
Hi, I am 13 and I am 6"1 and 135 pounds, the average height for my grade (Grade 9) is like 5"6 (I live in Australia) and I am just wandering what the normal height for a 13-year-old in the US is... P.S. Basketball runs in my family so all my relatives are tall
Okay heres the deal. I watch my neighbors kids on mondays and wednesdays, for FREE to help her out while shes going to school. Which makes my father in law have to drive 20 miles to pick my son up from school. In return she is supposed to mow my lawn, help my son with his homework, and supply lunch for my daughter. With the homework she is mean to my kid and puts him down. They only mow my lawn once every two weeks instead of once a week. And ...
My daughter has sore breasts is this common in puberty or should I be more concerned?
I am thinking of a middle name for my new sister. we only do middle names that start with a "r" rachel, rose, and renee are already used. any sugestions? o, and the baby's name is jaimee.thnx!
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is being whipped with a belt child abuse?
I'm only 16 and I'm trying to figure out what my 4 month old daughter should be doing by now. I have read books and everything, but I still am not sure if she's on track.
my sisters having twins.can anyon tell some baby names that begin wid the letter j?
My whole life I have been waiting to have a baby. I find myself goin to the store and just looking at all the baby things, figuring out how much a baby would cost. I have great boyfriend who I have known for a few years. more than anything he wants a baby as much as I do. we have picked the names and everything. we are going to move in together in april. we both have jobs and make enough money to support ourselvs and possibly a little one. the...
My 8 year old daughter says that I hate her and that I only say I love her because im supposed to. last night she begged me to say that I hate her and that it would make her feel better if I did. please help!
My son's curfew if 10 on weekends, because I work on Saturday's 7-3 and cannot sleep until he is in the house. I he has difinitve plans the curfew is extended, but I dislike when plans continually change thru the nite, I want to where he is, is a parent present, etc. Of course he says I don't like his friends, don't trust him...
Hi everyone, this may seem like a weird question but my son who is almost 9 years old keeps trying to touch my breasts. He asked me the other day if he could see them and that he would really like to touch them. What should I do, I mean I don't have a problem with him seeing my breasts but I 'm not sure if I should.
My two kids play these games a lot - Chutes and Ladders, as well as CandyLand. Thing is, as a parent, I play with them every day almost...and I really would like a bit more variety. I think they would, too. Before they acquired CandyLand, they had been playing Chutes and Ladders sometimes twice a day - but at least once a day - for over a month. Are there any other games that are educational and fun for three and five year old boy's that yo...
Hi- I joined this site 'because I'd like advice from teenagers on this subject. -- My son is almost 15, just entering 10th grade. Shy kid, smart and quiet.. was getting good grades until last year, but did straighten up his act after he got in big trouble for his first report card - ended up getting at least a C average (was always on honor role in jr high), so he passed. Lately, he's been hanging out, skateboarding all around town- gone for ...
I have to still feed my 5 year old his breakfast and dinner. it is hard work as I have a little baby who also needs food and I feel like I am trying to do much at once. I am back at work now so when I get home I don't have the patience to deal with it. How can I get him to start feeding himself
I have a 7 year old child and I use spankings as a punishment. I want to know how hard to spank them and how many times... thanks
How do I fill a Waterbaby doll?
Are there any heath risks in kids eating pencil erasers. If not, how can I get them to stop? Thank you for your time. Concerned, Amy S.
I need ideas on how to dress my 8 years old son on john adams character. Him and his Class are doing some presentation. And he is doing john adams, please I need your help on how to make some kine of custom for him.
My Daughter is going to be 3 at the end of april. She already knows how to count to 10 and some colors and plenty of words and sentences. Im really scared to send her to preschool because time has went by soo fast. What kind of things should they know for preschool and what kind of things will they learn in preschool besides the socialization with others?
In february I will be starting a new permanent babysitting job. I will be taking care of a 1yr old and a 3.5yr old..the youngest is a boy and oldest a girl. What type of games or activities would be good to play with them? I will have them basically all day 8-5 mon-fri. So I need some really good things here lol. Any help would be well appreciated. Thank you
If a baby sees me, it puts a huge grin on its face.:D And it will go out of its way to make sure that it has nobody in its line of sight, just to look at me..For example, I was at Safe-way and there was the most adorable baby/toddler in the shopping cart seat wearing a enormous straw hat..His Dad was standing there waiting cause we were at the checkout..I was with like 4 other people, and the babies eyes just drifted past them..Until it came t...
Is it possible for a teenager to be able to breast feed if she has not ever had sexual intercourse?
hey lisa here on my friends fun advice heres my problem im 13 and my cousin gave me her baby girl when she went away now shes took her back and I really wants a baby now I know your gona say im too young and I've got my whole life ahead of me and that I could end up a single parent and a babies hard work I know all of these things but I really want a baby soo much please help me and how do I find the perfect boyfriend and dad for my baby
We are expecting This coming June 17. Does anyone have any cool names for a baby boy?
how can I deal with my teenage daughter
What middle names go well for the name Brianna?
My son is 11 months is he ready to wean off the formula and start whole milk?
My husband and I are planning a pregnancy. We want to get pregnant in September to have a May/June baby. I'm currently on the BC pills (Ortho Cyclen). I am a fraternal twin (and crossing my fingers that I inherited the hyperovulation gene!). I haven't been able to find information any where about hyperovulation other than it causes fraternal twins and is hereditary. I'm wondering if there is a way to tell if you hyperovulate? My twin siste...
How come babys' yawn when they are already asleep?
I am getting a spanking from tonight and I am thinking about avoiding big pain and welts. I am a 13 years old girl. I rarely get spanked from dad ,usually my mom spanks me
How can I get my son to stop whining so much. He is 1 and everytime he wants something he whines. He can be fine and if he sees me get his cup or chip or anything he starts to whine. Sometimes when I feed him he will whine in between bites. and he gets into everything and no matter how many times I pop his hand he will go back . How do I get him to stop being bad and listen.
I need a creative punishment for my 4 and 5 year old who think its ok to light things on fire!
ladies, I've a 4 yr old boy and he has no problem peeing in the toilet but he refuses to poo in one.he holds his poo so much that he gets a stool softener to help he go ...when he needs to go he insists on a nappy and when the pressure to go builds up he can still manage to cross his legs and tighten his bum muscles it's amazing and heart breaking ,finally if he hasn't gone in few days due to him holding it I have to sit him around my waist a...
I started collecting Pez dispensers for my 4 yr old son and we have about maybe 150 or so now. Does anyone have an idea on how to display them . I cant afford to buy those specially made Pez stands. Right now they are all in a box in his room(how fun..LOL-rolling eyes) ALso, is it best to keep them in their origional cardboard packaging? We have been taking them off just for room sake and easier to display.(when not in a box-LOL ) Thanks!
Hi everyone! So, my mom lined up a babysitting job for me today for sometime this week, and I need some advice. Usually I babysit kids in like 2nd through 5th grade (mostly 3rd and 4th graders). When I asked my mom how old the kid was, she said 4 years old. I'm pretty good with kids, but I've never babysat someone that young. I'm scared I'm not going to know what to do with him and what to talk about or like what games to play. I really d...
How do you a baby to be quite
ok this just randomly popped into my head, im 14, and hate sleeping over at a friends house, I get homesick! come on im 14!!! I cant live my teen life afraid to sleep at a friends!! ok ill tell you a story here, I agreed to sleep at a friends house, she lives on the other half of my street, it was time for me to get my stuff and I got into my house and went to my mam, I cant sleep over I dont want to I want to stay home so my mam had to make u...
What kinds of things can I do to encourage my child to talk. Is there anything other than talking to her. I want to be able to have her talk to me and tell me what she wants or needs.
Does anyone know of any good creative punishments for 12-15 year olds?
I'm writing a short piece about six year olds and need "little problems"/story ideas about kids this age going to the doctor (experiences other than a well-kid checkup) and going to soccer practice. If you've got any "little adventure" to share, please do, and if possible, send details about the experience. Thanks so much!
me and three of my friends are going to be Barbies for halloween. We already have nightclub barbie, doctor barbie, and astronaut barbie as ideas.
How young should spanking start
I just found out that my son is being spanked bare butt by my x's girlfreind is that legal if it is not her child???
My daughter has been labled the worst student her teacher has ever had..my daughter don't listen in class..she gets other students in trouble she lies. She talks a lot..she is sassy and has a bad attitude..she is sneaky and seeks major attention and is seeking negative attention. Do you think she needs counsling
He cant play the guitar and hes strumming random notes singing hey there dahlila with the wrong words and wont shut the f*ck up!
My teenage daughter loves art and she is good at it, but she spends too much time drawing anime models. I try to make her open up more to other subjects such as maths or science. How do I get her to not spend as much time doodling?
Is it possible for one of the twins to die while they are still attached and the other twin stay alive. If this can happen what happens after that.
My elder son's friend seems (I say 'seems' because we can't be sure) to have stolen my younger son's Tamagotchi. It went missing after the friend had been here, and I'm afraid that this boy has a bad reputation in our home for breaking rules and damaging things - last year he even played too roughly with our gerbil and it died. Suddenly he has an identical Tamagotchi, won't let our boys look at it, and gives various answers about where it came...
I saw this photo scandal thing on the news a while back where companies were taking pictures off of websites of babies without anyones permission and using the photos to promote their products. I see a lot of people putting pictures of their children on the internet, does it not scare any of you? I know you'll some people will probley say its just like posting any other picture of a human on the internet, but it is quite different. People wa...
I suffered a terrible 10 month pregancy. wont go into details. and 2 years on theres still not much of a bond between me and my 2 year old son. I love him very much and wouldnt be withou him but I want to know how to love/bond with him more/better? I also find it difficult to interact with him??? both of these issues really bother/worry me. any constructive advice would be much appreciated. no time wasters please, this is a serious life matte...
I have a 17 month old and a 6 month old and I cant get them to sleep though the night. I have tried everything... any suggestions are great!!! thanks
My son lives with his Dad 50% and Me, the mom, 50%. My son is getting older has admitted to me that his Dad spanks him with a belt. He makes him pull his underwear off and spanks him. He calls it his 'secret weapon'. I hate this and find that I have to settle him down for days after getting him back into a non-hitting enviroment. We never hit or spank. Our son is scared and timmed in his Dad's world where he is almost out of control and angry...
My son seems to keep getting sores in his butt chicks something almost like a dieper rush except he s nine so he dont wear diepers I dont know if its wheres he runing around and his bottom sweats or if his boxer to tight its cuting him but it happing more and more I didnt change soap to wash or anything
Hello...Im the mother of a 3 year old and a 1 year old. My 3 year old daughter acts out more often now that her brother has made it into this world. She crys all the time. I have recently started to stand her in the corner...its this right or wrong?
I breatfed my daughter longer than most people. She was two and three months when I finally managed to stop completely. I struggled with her to completely give it up. The problem now is that its been about 7 months since I have completely stopped breastfeeding and I still have milk. It is not a lot of milk but it is still there! any advice or heard of this
Hi my son is 14yrs old and I've just been offred a job and I need to find out if my son can look after his brothers and sister from 8am till 4ish or will I need child care
Is Yedda a very popular name?
My husband and I are thinking about the next stage...children. We both want boys and girls. However, on my husbands father's side of the family there hasn't been a girl born since the middle ages (been traced). My husband has a brother, no sister. Does this mean that we wont be able to concieve a girl?
How to convert children shoe sizes?
Hi I have a 2 1/2 year old daughter she will be 3 in aug. She is non-verbal, and might have a slight form of autisim, we haven't seen the behavioal phy. Yet. She already goes to speech, and o.t. Once every week. She is not potty trained yet, and I have had a really hard time trying to potty train her because she doesn't talk yet. If anyone else has been in this situation, and have any advice or tip for me, I would love it. Thank you.
We were in wal-mart last night and this little boy was balling his eyes out because his father wouldnt buy him a barbie that he wanted and was trying to get him to choose a more "manly" toy. I thought it was absurd...i allow my son to play with dolls and he has "babies" that he puts to sleep and plays with. I dont see the big deal in little boy owning a barbie.
My son is 2 years old (turning 3 within the next month) He came to me 2 days ago and said that my husband's uncle gave him a hiding on his bum. But i just thought that it is his imagination because he can get carried away a bit. But he mentioned this to my Mother yesterday again. So i sat down with him, and asked him, what did the uncle do? and he said that the uncle gave him a hiding. then i asked him where the uncle gave him a hiding th...
I've been with my boyfriend for 2 years and we live together. He has a 4 yr old daughter that I love. She loves me but always has to have her dad's attention. If he is sitting with me on the couch, she jumps on his lap. If he is leaving, he'll kiss her goodbye, when he kisses me goodbye she yells EWWW (normal for a kid). If we are talking, she says "daddy, daddy, look" he'll say "what" and she will have nothing for him to look at so she'l...
What can you tell me about the myth of putting Vicks vapo rub on the bottom feet of babies for coughing or congestion? Does this work?
My son told me today that God lives in the sky, up high ... he heard this from one of his friends. How do I explain the concept of God to a child?
wat should i do to stop it?
Hi..I have a 2 year old girl And me and my hubby are talking about a nother bub but not sure if I should wait till she is 3 as with my 1st pregnancy I was very sick had 9 months of alll day sickness and a lil scared if it's all going to hapn again , I know they say every pregnancy if diff but knowing my luck lol .. Did an1 else had morning/ all day sickness with 2nd pregnancy and if so how did you deal with it ??much thank's
Hi, I am Angela and I am 38 years old.My daughter Jenny is sixteen years old. She does not clean, attempt to cook, attempt to get a soda cans under her bed and around the house. Her room is a complete mess. I would understand If she was five but she's SIXTEEN for crying out loud. I wanted her to be a neat woman, who is not lazy and doesn't make this a lifestyle. because the same way with my sister she just sat down her childhood and didn't acc...
Mu cosine has a very cute baby boy and he will be one year old in 2 days , do you have any idea what to get him /?
Hi i’m a mother of one and 33. I’m in a really difficult situation which started a couple of days ago. It arose after play wrestling with my 10 year old son, who’s a big wrestling fan. Having recently moved house and school he spends much of his free time with me and as such likes to play wrestle with me. When we last wrestled he asked me to put him in a bodyscissor hold to see if he could escape. This at the time seemed totally innocent as w...
My child is five years old. I brought her to her Doctor and was given medicines for tonsilites. During day time she has no fever but at 6 o'clock inthe evening for two days now she'll begun having fever as high as 40 degree until 6 am the next day.Do you think it is only her tonsilites? please help me.
What's the best musical instrument for a child to learn? We tried guitar lessons for our boys, but that didn't stick. I've noticed some kids start with piano, and that could be fun for them I guess. Is there one instrument that's good to learn to start with, better than others?
Because the bottle reads pure cornstarch baby powder. so is it the same thing?
I heard this is normal but I still need more advice! My 2week baby is pooping yellowish& slimy with white seed looking things. She is formula fed too... Is that normal!?? Please help!!
hy, im 13 and my brother is 18 and I want to prank him baaad :DDD some help please ?
my 9 year old won't eat. I am not sure if its because my 3 month old wont ear and she wants attention or is this something serious
So my boyfriend and I decided to name our daughter Maya Lynn...so what do you guys think is it cute? :)
my baby is 3 and a half months old and I have been sterilizing his bottles since he was born. when can I stop sterilizing his bottles?
My son moved to his fathers when he turned 12...I was heart broken but didnt want him to resent me later so I let him go. He is now soon to be 16 and lives 45min away with his father and has just recently gotten himself girl friend one would think id be happy to see my boy grow up develop into a young man but all I can see at the moment is that im losing him he will never come visit he will be busy with friends and now his girl friend. I re...
I am 13 and pregnant as you might know already, lol, but I am thinking of names, I know a bit early but I like wanna be ready, lol, so what cute, beautiful, adorable, names are out there that you know of. Thankyou!!?/
Do you think shame is an effective form of punishment? Like what if your school or work decided that everytime you were late you had to wear a sign around your neck or a dunce cap or something like that. Or I was just reading this article online (published a few years ago) about a town that, in attempt to eliminate prostitution, wanted to post the faces of men caught paying prostitutes on buses or billboards. So, what do you say? Does it wor...
My son is 18 years old and his girlfriend is 17, they both live in Maryland. Her mother will not allow her to see my son for 3 weeks. what can we do???
what are some good hippie names for babies? Like names from hippies in the 60's and 70's.
Every night my daughter emma takes a bottle to bed. I know that's bad because she will start always wanting to be a bedtime eater and not want to eat when she is supposed to. so my question is.how do I help her stop? Another question, and don't say just keep working on it, because I am. I want to know what other natural things I can give her at six months. I am a naturalist and I'm not sure what to do at six months.
My daughter is about to be one. Do to her houdini skills she just got a toddler bed and a lock on her door. We spent money on three cribs and two pack and plays in the last 3 months trying to get one she could not escape from. we failed. She was taking some pretty bad falls and her doctor said to switch her to a toddler bed for saftey reasons. Its better for her to just get out of bed Then to fall from a couple feet up. She was born 10 pounds ...
I'm having a baby shower and I need to go register but I have no idea exactly what I need. what do I need and what can I do without. Please help.
So I am going to have a baby anyone knows any cute names for a boy or girl I don't know what I am having yet.
what are some cute hispanic names for girls ? [ please suggest name w/ middle names ]
My 6 month old daughter already has her 2 bottom teeth. No problems! NOW... she has 5 teeth she is cutting at the same time. I have given her orajel and tylenol. She screams all day... is there anything else I can do for my little one?
What can you do for congestion for babies 4 months and under?
My 3 year old son had tubes put in his ears about a year and a half ago and has made incredible improvements with his speech. But here the past couple months he has hit a wall, we have been working with flash cards and games. For some reason we are not seeing results any ideas? We just want to be able to understand when he talks and dont want him to be behind in school
what are fun things to do with my 14 year old son. Need to get him away from 360 and t.v.