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... I've been recommended by others to have your children close together. So that they grow up together and share a closeness. My brother and I are 10 years apart. I was in college and he was just starting 5th grade. ... (24 replies)
... illed in us by our parents thanks to being diciplined and raised "the old school way". You are also RIGHT ON when you spoke about the statistics of our societies children today as compared to the earlier generations. ... (119 replies)
... By the way, the case of children playing with children is supposed to be quite different. It's not all that uncommon really. ... (14 replies)

By What Age?
Jan 20, 2005
... A lot of parents think that when they have to talk about sex to their young children they need to talk about all the intercourse details. That is not necessary. ... (7 replies)
... I don't think the age difference would be that big of a deal either way you decide. That new baby will totally be included in your girls "circle". ... (7 replies)
... old. She came up to us and asked my son how old he was, then looked at me and said, "How sad that your children will never be friends. ... (7 replies)
... I dont know if the age really makes a difference, I found it challenging going from 1-2 kids in itself (16 replies)
Should I?
Mar 20, 2004
... eel better than I can ever remember feeling. The thing is my husband wants us to try to have another baby. I do too but I always imagined if we had another our children would be close in age. My daughter will be 5 in July. Am I just being silly? ... (7 replies)
... I personally don't think that having a beer or glass of wine with dinner is destructive behavior, and think that showing children responsible drinking from an early age is better than acting like alcohol is taboo. ... (10 replies)
... id and we were not justified in our concern because we have never met him or his family. We felt this was not normal regardless of the kid, because of the large age difference. What could a kid going into middle school possibly have in common with a kid going into the first grade. ... (3 replies)
... Like you need nosey questions when you are just trying to control your children long enough to get to the checkout stand! ... (7 replies)
... how can you judge another parent because their children are not behaved..these children will learn eventually..they wont grow up hard tickets...some do..mind u...but kids r kids...if u believe that yelling and spanking a child is beneficial to them. ... (119 replies)
... at our children. But I have taught myself to take a step back and think before I act ! I was also hit as a child and I tell you now it didnt make a blind bit of difference IE I didnt end up being a better behaved child or teen. I still misbehaved and did things wrong that I KNEW were wrong. ... (119 replies)
... that no matter how much we "govern" at home, kids are hearing things at school, at other friends houses, etc. but still, we must continue to properly educate our children about sex. When the time is right of course. ... (3 replies)
My 1st grader
Aug 31, 2004
... e preschool we were told to keep her back an extra year because of her age. She was born on the 24th of August, which is about a week before the cut off date for children to start kindergarten. ... (27 replies)
... thank you for your post. you brought up some very good points. like doing things with the kids. the one lady i used t sit for paid me 2.50 an hour and i was uspposed to take the kids (2 of them plus whatever friends they wanted over) down to the park for at least an hour a day and play with them, fix thier meals and clean up the house. now for 2.50 i thought it was a bit... (35 replies)
... Hello, There's a difference between a mechanic and a babysitter... ... (35 replies)
... Time outs and groundings are great forms of discipline, if they are used correctly. Time out should be one minute per age of the child. Groundings should be in the form of having a certain activity or toy taken away. I would not take away family time or friend time though. ... (11 replies)
... it makes really no difference in that it only takes a split second. ... (9 replies)
Can anyone help
Apr 3, 2010
... It is almost impossible for people who don't live in the home to understand the extent to which some children with ADHD cause havoc. You're on edge all the time. Once you hear silence, you know you have to go see what they are up to.... ... (5 replies)

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