Pets with Children: Older Child

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6 Year Old STILL Does Not Eat Well.

M.M. asks from Baton Rouge

My 6 year old still does not eat well. I wondered if anyone else had struggled with this. He has never, and I mean never, eaten a fruit or a vegetable. He will eat...


Whats a Good Pet for a Busy 10 Year Old??

M.G. asks from New York

I recentlly got my children each a hermit crab. My sons died after 1 week. He found a turtle crawling across our backyard and decided to keep that as a pet. After rea...


Chores for a 7 Year Old?

H.L. asks from Philadelphia

Hi there, My seven year old son avoids work of all kind with a lot of creativity. I am curious about what chores/ responsibilities other moms require of their kids t...


Should We Adopt a Dog?

M.S. asks from Cleveland

My husband has really been pushing me to adopt a dog lately, and I'm not exactly in agreement with him. He says that we are depriving our children (ages 7 and 4) of ...


Loss of Our Family Pet, Looking for New Dog

E.M. asks from St. Louis

I am waking up this morning with a very heavy heart, and could use some resources and referrals for dog adoption. We have had 2 family dogs and now are left with none...


A Dog for a 6 Year Old?

S.M. asks from Spokane

I have been thinking about getting a dog like my daughter has been asking for, but she just turned 6 and I was wondering if that is old enough to care for a dog of he...


How Much Freedom Do I Give My 7 Year Old?

T.N. asks from Milwaukee

My daughter just turned 7 in June. We live in an apartment with no back yard. I just had a baby in January and me and my partner only have one car to share which usua...


My 10 Year Old

B.M. asks from Houston

My 10 year old son is getting to where he screams at me, he won't do anything i ask him to do. He tells me all the time i am mean because i wan't him to do his homewo...


Should I (We) Get a Dog?

A.D. asks from New York

I grew up with multiple pets in our family. I absolutely LOVE cats but my boys have asthma. We gave up our cat, well grandma took him in, when we learned our oldest ...


How Do You Help Kids When a Pet Dies?

S.S. asks from Tampa

Our beloved cat has cancer and she is wasting away. The vet tells me it's time. My seven year old son is very sad. My three year old daughter doesn't understand bu...