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Playdates that have not gone well

L. J. asks from Rochester

Recently, my 8 year old daughter has had some strange playdates with 2 of her friends. All the girls are close in age, neighbors, and school friends. When I have set up playdates with either of these 2 other girls, both of these mom's have invited over the one child tha...

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Medical advice over the internet

J. S. asks from Saint Louis

We seem to get a lot of medical questions on this site and I am just wondering what everyone else thinks. My personal opinion is that we should always encourage the poster to talk to their doctor, a nurse line, just about anything other than listening to what worked for ...

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To The Strangers Who Criticize My Parenting


It doesn’t happen often. Thankfully, in fact, it is quite rare.

Nonetheless, every now and then, I’ll be out with my toddlers bouncing, distracting, warning, counting to three, and trying to appear sane; my number one goal is getting from point A to point B with the least amount of failing, zig-zagging, and whining as possible when a stranger pops out nowhere to criticize my parenting…. More

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Dyslexic 6 yr old

J. S. asks from Brooklyn

My DD was just diagnosed with dyslexia/ADHD/Social communication disorder and anxiety. She is currently in a public school with an IEP but it can't address her needs. Does anyone know of a good school in the area or Manhattan that may fit her needs (public or private)? ...

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