If a thirteen year-old wants to please his mother, he must remember certain things about adults.1. Although calendar time is, for practical purposes, the same for everyone, time seems to go much more quickly for adults than it does for teens. So be patient when your parents treat you like a younger child.
Unfortunately FOR YOU you cannot do this. It is not fair (or likely legal [depending on where you are from]) for your child.I too have an ex who is a case book narcissist. We share 2 children, now aged 14 and 12. I have had to, over the years, learn to seperate my anger and hatred
Well, I think most parents can relate to losing their cool from time to time with their kids. But that's great you want to address this issue.So, as far as some ideas on how to reign your temper in, try taking a step back
you can try following the below tips to ensure that your baby's hair grows faster.#1. Detangle the curls carefullyBabies tend to spend most of their time lying on their back, fidgeting. This causes their hair to get tangled easily. Always remove the tangled hair using a soft baby
This will vary by family.In my case I was traveling a lot for business. It wasn't weird or terribly unusual that I got an apartment closer to my regional office, which was about 50 miles from my home. My kids liked the swimming pool at
We have had neighbors who have had One child, and typically those families were totally dysfunctional. A lot have two children and they all seem fine. Several have three children and they all work well together.One neighbor has Twelve children (about an 18 year span) and they work together like a well-oiled machine. I coached one
I believe as long as he goes for counciling..for whatever is needed and a therapist or who me ever agrees that he has learned better coping skills for his anger management ...or whatever the issue is, be it drugs or just self control... If a licensed psychologist or whome ever agrees the
I have a been a tall and thin girl my whole life. I was always considered underweight for my height when I was growing up. As long as she is eating properly and is healthy in every other way, I wouldn't be too concerned. I do believe though that you should schedule a complete physical
I'm not going to offer a position either way, this could be appropriate or not, depending on the reasons for this happening. I'll address your real underlying question: is this something actionable that could be used to effect a custody change? In general, not really, unless your wife is
You could ask a million people what normal is, and get a different answer. If you are able to care for one child without a partner, you should be able to care for two. Your children will be aware that they don't have a second parent, but these days many children do
I always thought that she would just magically outgrow her sleep problems as a baby. Then she became a toddler and she still had problems, so I began thinking it was separation anxiety, etc.Now she is nearly 3.5 years old (and the size of a 5 year old) and she wakes up more than my 2
My 6 year old daughter is very naughty. Sometimes, I am unable to handle her. What to do? Should I send her to the boarding school?
My 6 year old daughter is very naughty. Sometimes, I am unable to handle her. What to do? Should I send her to the boarding school?Let's start off the bat with the fact that I am NOT a Doctor, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Counselor, or any other medical professional.Boarding school won't fix
This really does depend on the maturity of the kid, your family values, and the content of the game.Find out why the game got the 18+ over rating. Is it a porn stimulation game? Is it extremely gory? Is it
All risk depends on your risk tolerance: there are people who plunge into the fire to save others when risk is at 100%, and there are people who refuse relatioinships when risk is more than 20%.What is your level of tolerance? What is your appetite for risk? Your baby
What are the best sports or martial arts to introduce to a child in order to increase its flexibility and athleticism from an early age?
If you want to increase a child's flexibility and athleticism from an early age, the best answer will not be what you expect. I have watched young kids martial arts classes over the years. They basically are controlled daycare. Kids with
I unfortunately witnessed first hand the signs of child abuse and had no idea they were signs, and live in guilt daily I didn't do something about it. ( I knew something was going on) in January of 2010, my nephew
My mom came into my room one night when I was 18 and still getting my diploma, and asked me if I had any money to spare her.What the fuck, mom? was the expression written on my face.My parents' expenses had always made us feel comfortable. We
Mom to me :When will you learn to Cook?Mom to Relatives : She is expert in Cooking.That Aunty to me: What are the new dishes you cooked recently?Mom : Secretly Escaping from that place.Me: Looking at the phone and laughing.Mom: Who is that guy?Me : Guy?? I'm laughing because of these funny memes.Mom: I know. You
Well for starters, there's a huge variety in the shapes and sizes of 11 year old girls. That's one of the most volatile growth periods, so a girl that age could easily weigh between 70 and 140 pounds, depending on her height and growth pattern. I hit my growth spurt fairly early, and my body dumped all of its
Just one data point, YMMV, it's hard sometimes to isolate culture from stuff such as socioeconomic standing, etc. etc., but here it goes: The importance of education is constantly stressed. Doing well--or at least trying hard--in school is very, very important to most Jewish mothers. From an early age,
Being raised by an African mum, there is a pretty good chance you will never ever throw a tantrum in her presence, much less direct it at her. That just doesn't fly. It would very likely earn you a slap across the face - a hot one! Whatever your
What's the mentality of men for not wanting to raise another man's child? What does raising a child mean to men?
There are two questions here.What's the men's mentality for not wanting to raise another man's child?Men are not a hive mind, so it will vary widely. However, using an
I've been babysitting since I turned 12 so I've dealt with a wide variety of children and parents over the years.These are the three that really stick out though;one of my first full time babysitting jobs was for a lady with
Would you let your ten-year-old daughter wear tinted moisturizer and blush to school on picture day? I told my daughter no. Am I being too strict?
I think that there are very good answers on this page from a variety of perspectives. Here's mine.One of my college friends told me that when she turned 10, her mother's gift to her was to go into her room before breakfast, give her a makeup kit,
I'm always stunned by questions like this, because age should never be the deciding factor in decisions like this. You give a kid a laptop when all of the following conditions are met:They can handle expensive equipment without breaking it.They know how to handle themselves safely online.There is some need to have a laptop. If their school
Every daughter has exactly 50% of their chromosomal DNA coming from each parent. Every boy has very close to 50%, altered only by inheriting an X from their mother and a Y from their father. The X chromosome, being much larger than the Y, has more DNA, so a son has very slightly more DNA from
No kid likes being overprotected.Let me tell a story. There was this one time and I was at school. I talked to one of my friends who was yes, older than me. He was 2 years older and had failed a grade. Anyway, he was really nice and we hit
Do you believe the way parents raise their kids, determines how they will grow up to be, or do bad kids just grow up to be bad adults?
Both and not so. Most kids will obviously be influenced by the way they are raised but many change along the way. There are cases of children being bad, some times it's due to Meatal Problems, other times to who
If it provides them comfort, why take it away?I mean some kids will be willing to let it go to babies that need it. I have also heard of some that cut the tip off and just keep cutting it off until their is little left.At a year old, I understand the dental reasons to
Learn what Netherlands do in their life(life style, nutrition and etc), then make him do those stuff. Height is not limited by genetics(the word height is a genetic trait is a science myth and will someday be proven as wrong.) unless some unknown gen mutation occurs that keeps the person short. We are what we eat.At
I'm answering this question with respect to daughters and sons, both. I'm using baseball as an example, but similar steps will allow you to involve your child in any sport of your choosing. If one sport isn't fun for you
Teenagers are one of the random species available in this planet earth. So due to the randomness in there lifestyle sometimes they really lack out from their healthy living. And the junk foods and bad food habits provides further ignition to the fire.. Sometimes a simple change in lifestyle can make a world of difference. With just
I read recently about two (male) twins who both excelled at elite levels in high performance sports. One was a gymnast, the other was a swimmer. The swimmer was 4 inches taller than his identical twin. (or 6 inches? I don't
I'm 16, 158 cm, and go to the gym. Should I continue to go to the gym or stop and play a sport till growth age?
Well every person has a growing age that's one year between 12 and 18 that growing actually happens. Heavy sport at that age may endanger growing process but normaly your age is the beginning of a period that is best for body building which ends at 25. If same age family members are much taller
It is not but you have to do it with caution. I played football in high school. Though my team was not always good, we had a great couch who had been a body builder as well as a D-I football player. At age ~50, with a
Is it normal for me to be 12 years old and I haven't grown at all since last year? My doctor says since I started periods when I was an 8 year old, I might've stopped growing early too. My growth is very stunted compared to my parents.
If you started menstruating at the age of eight, you probably experienced precocious puberty, which is a pubertal disorder where an abnormality (usually obesity or a brain tumour) causes puberty to begin earlier than what was genetically intended.Those that experience precocious puberty will
My 7 year old daughter is neither good in studies nor in extra curriculum activities. What should I do?
You have not really provided much information to go on here, so I'm guessing that is because you don't really have much information to share. Also, I don't know if you are a resident of the U.S., which is where I am and what I know, so please understand that my
See the world today, and you can find even young kids and school going children busily chatting away on their mobile phones! Today you find kids as young as seven and eight owning a mobile phone. Welcome to the new age worldMobilePhones Effects on AcademicsTeachers in schools are complaining of increasing indiscipline
Attempt to answer their questions, when they ask. If it is late, the question is forgotten and it does not hold value. There is lot of learning when these questions are answered. Appreciate all good acts/ habits immediately. In case
What mind-blowing (but simple) facts would satisfy a 4-year old daughter's daily request for 1 fact before bedtime?
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A time-out, used correctly, can be very effective. But correct use means using it in a positive way. If a child is become hyper, or over-excited, or over-angry, then taking him gently by the hand, and sitting with him in a quiet place can help him
I work, my wife is currently on maternity leave. We have two boys under 3, and I have a 9 year old daughter from a previous marriage. My position is a little unusual because I am a partner in my business (a pub) and have a lot of flexibility in my schedule. My
I have no recollection of much of the memories of my childhood, especially the one related to dreams. However, as far as I know, dreams are just random segment of fleeting thoughts. These thoughts are intangible; however they get visualized in dreams
Theres a question around here that asks
Most babies take their first steps sometime between 9 and 12 months and are walking well by the time they're 14 or 15 months old. Don't worry if your child takes a little longer, though. Some perfectly normal children don't walk until they're 16 or 17 months
I find that kids can learn something sensible from the point where they have the emotional maturity to work through something difficult without giving up. From the sample set I have been involved in teaching, the youngest I see that is around six years old, and for
Biologically, the age range in which women have the highest chance of conceiving and the healthiest age range for the children tends to overlap.Mothers in the age range of 18-19, generally see healthy babies. Infants tend to weigh slightly less than the normal
Exercises is safe method to get six pack abs. For people who want to get six pack abs in short time, you can try Imodstyle 6 Pack Abs (please search on google) . I was pretty lean before, but after a 20 days of follow that guide I actually have visible definition in my abs and I
If you check the statistics, it states that children need more sleep than teenagers. School aged children need 9 - 11 hours of sleep a night while teens need 8 - 10 hours a night. Based on my personal observations, it seems like teens
There was a concept in Soviet Union that kids can learn to swim before they learn to crawl. It's not exactly newborns but around six months of age. This craze, about three decades back led to many successful baby swimmers but unfortunately many fatalities as well.
Jablonowskij states that the force:Up to 11 years is insignificantFrom 12 to 15 years increases considerablyFrom 15 to 18 has an intense developmentThe growth period is particularly suited to the development of strength through training. It will be necessary to pay attention to the posture during the execution of the training. Given the possible evolution of the strength,
2.5 years old is a bit too young to get him interested in academics. What's important at this point is that he meets developmental milestones for his age (like running, talking, eating on his own, potty training, etc.)However, you may start getting him interested in books, or shapes and colors (if you want him to
Multiple good solutionsClose the door and don't be moved by tears. It took months before mine who would fall sleep next to door after crying for 20 minutes learned it wasn't worth it. My last resort was I took a week weaning her. Day 1 and 2 I laid on the floor til she fell asleep. Day 3–4 I
The majority of babies like to sleep a lot! This is very healthy for them .. ( this was mostly what they did in your womb while growing inside you! ) You can expect your newborn (0-2 months) to sleep an average of about 15 hours
Talk.Talk to your son. Describe scenery. Describe the food. Don't baby talk.When he wants juice, does he point to it? If so, follow his lead. Point to the juice, and say, "Oh, would you like some juice?" Hopefully, he will nod yes/no, and you can say, "Can you
Give them a book to read and encourage them to finish it in a month. Repeat every month Show them a documentary once a week on interesting things which improve knowledge and curiosity. Eg: Mega Factories, HowStuffWorks, How it is made, ...Encourage creativity by challenging them to paint, design and
Motivated kids do well in school, and they would have more positive attitude towards learning. Initially, parents have to attend the school with kids to make them comfortable and once they are comfortable then slowly slowly parents can leave them
Simply telling your child to not be afraid, or to stop being silly, isn't an effective way to help them deal with it. You need to acknowledge it properly. Whatever you might think about the fear, it's very real to them and they need to know that you get that. Give them the opportunity to talk about
Check Serving SizeThe top of the Nutrition Facts Label shows the serving size and the servings per container. Checking the serving size is how you figure out exactly how many calories and nutrients you are getting.The nutrition information about the food – like the calories, sodium, and fiber
You can start to teach babies before 6 months but they won't actually be able to swim till they are a little older.The best age to learn to swim is as early as possible. You can start an infant as early as 5 months old and with good instruction you could see an effective propulsive kick as early
Seeing as it's been over 2 years since this was asked, I'm assuming you were one of the two in question (or a friend of them), thus you're at least 18 and an
Thanks Kristin for a2a.Yes. At 3, that is possible. It is possible even much later as well, i.e., at 6 or 7. What happens is that some bad memory about darkness clings in subconscious and suddenly amygdala in our brains start getting trigger. Amygdala processes
Well that depends. If you have a baby or toddler who gets left alone even for a second if you grab the phone or answer the door, in those split seconds, Kids can drown and have drowned in things like a shallow filled bathtub and even a bucket of
Is it okay to start a 10-year-old on medication for ADHD? I've heard of children who start ADHD and then have grown up to become addicted to meth and the like because of their introduction to Ritalin or Adderall.
I was medicated as a child with many different drug cocktails designed to treat my adhd and then more drugs to treat the fact that I was constantly irritable from being on the adhd meds. I did not end up as a drug addict. I did grow up with a
Babies instinctively hold their breath while underwater and flap their arms and legs. This does not mean that they are natural swimmers, even though there are controversial theories which claim otherwise. The claim goes on to say that, just because the baby, in the
Do you mean conversion therapy to make your child not gay or not trans?DO NOT DO THIS!Person after person has shared stories of conversion therapy, which sounds like physical and mental torture. They talk about being electrocuted, beaten etc.
Baby are in a situation of swimming when they are in womb. But still they It's not true that babies are born with the ability to swim, though they have reflexes that make it look like they are.@A reflex called the bradycardic response makes babies hold their breath
Swimming is the best physical activity that incorporates the entire body. You can take your babies to swim when they are 6 months old. Babies should participate in an activity that will expand muscle, heart, and lung advancement and for this baby swim classes are ideal.The sooner
Is traveling around the world, experiencing multiple lifestyles and cultures healthy for child development or is it more important to have a consistent environment?
I'd say... consistent with the following...Pringipisa 5/5/2019 (Twitter)1. Every Cause has its Effect; every Effect has its Cause; everything happens according to Law; Chance is but a name for Law NOT recognized; there are many planes of causation, but NOTHING
It is not damaging for a child, even a teenager, to sleep in the same bed as his or her parents. We are biologically wired to feel safe with our parents. However, culturally and socially there is perhaps a tendency to want to sleep alone after a certain age in order to have privacy. Usually if a 15 year
I was going to ask you to give more details but after about 5 seconds I realized the problem. If you have to ask such a ridiculous question to the public as to what to do for an 8 year old who
I'm curious as to what you think it would teach your son. Perhaps you're thinking then your son will know the feeling of helplessness and being powerless to do anything. Maybe your initial thought was that it would give him a sense of empathy about how awful it must feel
Yesterday (!) I was babysitting an eight year old and a six year-old neighbor for their mother, who had to do a half-hour errand. The older child asked me to help with homework. The younger one was playing with little cars in the living room.We looked at
That it's homeschooling without a curriculum. (It's creating an environment for kids to explore their interests in.)That it's FREEDOM to do whatever the kids want. (It's helping kids learn how to be in the world, which includes learning how to meet their needs
It depends on what the kid wants to do with it, or what the parents want the kid to learn from it. If the child wants an excuse to hit people, boxing would do. If the child wants to get into a fighting sport, then Boxing, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, and Kickboxing would work equally
What are the best sports or martial arts to introduce to a child in order to increase its flexibility and athleticism from an early age?
If you want to increase a child's flexibility and athleticism from an early age, the best answer will not be what you expect. I have watched young kids martial arts classes over the years. They basically are controlled daycare. Kids with short attention spans in groups, with their parents watching, the instructors
I understand the sensitive nature of your problem. You're probably living each day stuck in fear, and even though you know what you should do, he's probably convinced you that you cannot do it for one reason or another.Maybe you're afraid to leave because he has threatened to hurt
What do I do? My boyfriend of 3 years has a 9 year old daughter, and I just can't get over it. I need her gone.
Well, there isn't a whole lot in the way of detail here. Did your boyfriend only just find out that ten years ago he knocked up a woman who didn't get around to telling him he had a child until recently? Under those circumstances, I can understand you being shocked and dismayed. It's going to take you some time
What is the best way for my 2 1/2 year old son to go to sleep at night? He don't want to go to sleep at night and it took us an hour or 2 before he fall asleep. He move a lot...
I had a similar problem with my son, also very active and just plain didn't *want* to sleep. He had stuff to do, and he didn't want to be missing out on anything exciting like cleaning up the dinner dishes. We have always had a good, predictable bedtime routine (dinner, bath, brush teeth, play quietly in his
What is the normal age a child should start to walk? Does it matter how old or young they start to walk (does it affect them in the future?) Is there anything the parents can do to help the learn how to walk?
It kind of depends on the child. For instance my niece did not start walking until about two years old, and the doctors and child therapists kept saying she was way behind and there was something wrong with her.But, she was very advanced for her age when it came to tactile function and knowing
Everything in this world.You should give a taste of everything to your child. Don't force them to do what you say. You do it for them, in front of them. They will observe. It will create interest in them to do it. This applies to things like playing building blocks and/or other puzzles,
Certainly they do. Video games, anime, Quora, YouTube - tons of them. It's true that they tend to involve consumer electronics, but then, not many make hobbies of buggy whips either.On the other hand, my guess is that there is somebody, somewhere,
Too many possible reasons, but I'll offer a bit that might be a starting point. This age child ordinarily has the neural brain pathways laid down to process in the abstract.That is to say, to reason with facts and logic leading to conclusions and acting on them with some confidence.It takes experimentation, practice, testing, more
In some ways like you know what pregnancy is like you know what giving birth is like, you've learned ways of doing things and how much sleep you get/loose, how to ween, breast feed etc etc. but nothing prepares for you for each little individual soul being different - you may try the exact tactic
Vegan diet exclude the milk and milk products, meat, fish , poultry and eggs. All these animal product are the only source of the Vitamin B12 . Vitamin B12 is essential for the brain development and Normal functioning of brain and neutral mechanisms. At this developing stage if the child
Perhaps this makes me the odd one out, but I didn't really struggle with this at all. I began having children in my thirties, and I already had more than a decade of working with young children, I also feel that I had
Child psychology says never make the child afraid. How does a child behave prolonged to fear imposed by the mother to do a particular task?
Children are oftenly made scared by their parents who use this method to prevent them from doing unlikable jobs. Parents usually inculcate the feeling of terror in children on the matter of ghosts and Inimaginery characters. This makes a child
If you want to instill in your children that they must tell the truth you can use this method that was passed down in our family for generations.The law of the land was as follows - if you had done something wrong like broke a vase or made
Have you ever not let your child be friends with another child because you thought they were a bad influence?
Yes I have. If I felt like the child would be a bad influence I would sit my child down and explain that I don't like the idea of them hanging out because I feel like the other child is a bad influence and that I
How can a father teach his son to be a man? When his son was raised very poorly and grew up spoiled, getting anything he wanted and in turn has no respect for the women that raised him and has serious anger issues?
My dad wasn't a good dad, so I opted to take what I saw and do the opposite.I never favored one child over another or compared them as they were 3 different people with 3 different perspectives and personalities.I made sure the rules were fair, that is the punishment fit
How much weight should a child lift and push at different weights? So a 30lb 3 year old, a 40 lb 5 year old, and a 54 lb 7 year old?
The answer is
If you could teach just one thing to the youth of today, what single piece of advice would you give them?
Start to follow your heart.Do that work, which you want to do.Start to think about your interest, and if you are not clear then think more and more and don't settle before that and finally make it as your career.Make your own rule, don't follow the society rule blindly.Follow your rule and principles.Don't get stuck
(If anyone doesn't happen to feel like reading through my entire answer, perhaps especially because you may believe that what I'm saying isn't true, I invite you to simply take a look at the American Psychological Association's explanation of using the gender-affirmative model in response to transgender youth.)Parents do not
Raising a child is easier than a teenager, at least in my house.A child does not eat as much as a teenager, a child still listens to parents whereas a teenager ignores you. A child will still say
Should you take your 6 year old daughter out of school for a few days during her first few weeks of primary school when you have a baby?
This is almost a non-answer, but I'd play it by ear. Note: I am both a veteran elementary school teacher and a mom who gave birth to her second child seven months ago, so I have some experience all around
What are some good programs that protect your child from bad sites? Most of them seem to partly protect, and a kid can still look up terms not directly related and can fish around until they find something like what they are looking for.
That program is called Good Parenting.Good parenting is the only way to protect your child from bad sites. If good parenting is not installed your child will likely find a way to bypass all other programs. If your child is not old enough to tell if a site is bad or not... don't give
Respect, love, listening, doing. REspect each other, give and receive respect by showing the proper way to act and respond. Love each other for being individuals. Even children have thoughts, feelings, and dreams. Encourage that, and don't trample it. Listen to your child, and share, honestly, your thoughtful opinions. Do things
Here is what I found over internet - Worry of Indian moms - how to chose right food for babies Baby Food Stage 2: (4 to 6 months)At this stage, your infant's milk or formula intake will increase (up to one liter in a day). You will also notice
I wish I knew. I'm dealing with this right now. My daughter is 21. She's been dating this boy off and on since they were 15 and he is horrible to her. She keeps going back though and nothing will stop her. I think all you
Children are often raised to believe that their religion allows them to judge people who don't believe in it. They see that intolerance as good. They are raised to believe that it's okay to own other people, to destroy the earth, to beggar and impoverish their neighbors.
Because girls start growing around that age, there is a wide range of weights that are considered "average" or "normal". Averages are not very helpful; what you should be interested in is whether the weight is healthy or not.It is easier to first calculate the