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When parents feel helpless

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Swearing and bad words

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Why are toddlers obsessed with garbage trucks?

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Nudity, modesty, and privacy

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Sharing and taking turns

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Parents can teach all the time

Dear Kerry, My kids’ teachers say that I should be supporting what they do at school by extending it at home. I’m not sure what they mean. Isn’t it their job to teach my kids? Sometimes I can’t answer the … Continue reading

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