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Hi there. Anyone with experience with kids with ADHD or borderline? My almost 7yr old son is diagnosed with borderline ADHD hyperactivity and inattentive as well as a few other things. He has major troubles with sleep and had been on melatonin since he was 4 which helps and also helps with the...
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My 3 year old daughter has started to explore her body and found that playing with her vagina and rubbing teddies and such on it feels nice. I don't want to chastise her or make her feel ashamed but I am unsure what I should be doing to discourage this especially whilst with other family members...
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Today at a family bbq my sister in law happened to mention I’m too educated and use too many big words and that it’s nasty that I do and makes her feel bad. She said that I act like I’m educated and it makes her feel less. And all because she said she had been watching the crown and didn’t know...

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Separation anxiety is fairly normal occurrence and most children will experience this at some stage. And it's something they will eventually grow out of. My daughter suffered from it when she started prep so i've learnt some things along the way so I thought I would share them with you all. 1) Make sure tell them what is happening. Explain using direct language what will be happening try to do...
This is a FAQ post. These are the most popular answers to a real question asked on The Imperfect Mum. I’m needing advise on how to stop my 3.5 year old from swearing! She constantly swears when angry/frustrated or when she simply doesn’t get what she wants. I admit I’m guilty of dropping the F bomb on occasion. How do I make her understand these words are not appropriate or acceptable? Emma: We’...
I wonder when is it appropriate to turn the other cheek. Are we too busy with our own life that we either walk past or something we shouldn’t? The other morning I was driving my kids to school I noticed two boys in the car in front taunting another kid who was walking along beside their car (we were going very slow due to congestion). You could tell the boys in front were the “popular” boys. They...
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