Parenting Children (6-12) Community

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My niece is 8 years old. An average, shy student. Trinity has a habit of chewing on almost anything and everything. From her clothes to h...
Is it ok for an 8 year old to be in kindergarten. They’re not mentally delayed they’re just stubborn.
Im a single mom (no dad involvement) and my 6 year old (just turned six) is having issues in first grade with "keeping his hands to himse...
I don't think my 6 yr old Daughter, has ADHD, but I think she just may be Hyper, She has been talking excessivly from the age of 2 till n...
So,my son who is 12 had a sleepover with 3 other friends (One is 11 years old and The others are 12 and 13). Tonight, when I went to chec...
My 8 year old niece went through a phase acting as if she were a dog. She is now acting as a cat, putting snacks on a plate, a bowl of w...
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