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Looking for readings on middle childhood

I'm looking for good readings on Middle Childhood, inspired by this New York Times article and my 5.5 year old son. [more inside]
posted by alms on Dec 26, 2011 - 4 answers

Smarty Pants?

Was there ever a study that suggested that children become more successful / independent / happy / etc. when they're allowed to choose their own outfits from an early age? [more inside]
posted by rouftop on Aug 30, 2010 - 3 answers

Do my numerous constraints rule out meaningful work with kids?

I'd like to learn about jobs that involve working intensively, one-on-one, with preschool or elementary-aged kids, to help them learn or develop. But, I have so many constraints that I'm not sure any role fits. Could you point me to any possibilities? [more inside]
posted by Other on Aug 5, 2010 - 8 answers

what's a normal bedtime?

Parents, what bedtimes do you set for your kids, at what ages? Do you have strong routines, how strict are you, what are your special occasion exceptions?
posted by wilful on Jul 28, 2010 - 39 answers

Help my son break the mold!

Finding appropriate camp for 8 year old know-it-all. [more inside]
posted by silsurf on Jun 13, 2010 - 21 answers

Life on the sinister side

Just how inconvenient is it to be left-handed? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 25, 2010 - 103 answers

(Why) Is my 4/5 year old being bullied?

In situations with three or more children, my son appears to come out on the losing end socially when a certain other child is added to the mix. My wife and I are beginning to worry that a pattern is developing that we need to break somehow. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 3, 2009 - 12 answers

Baby Einstein

What should I be doing to help my baby's development? Baby Ava is now 6 months old and she is starting to really become a little person. Mommy and daddy talk to her, read to her, sing to her, play various style of music for her. She plays with blocks, rattles, and spends a little time in an exersaucer. What else can we do to help her mind grow and her body develop?
posted by jasondigitized on Apr 6, 2009 - 30 answers

Baby Video Recommendations?

Can anyone recommend baby videos for nine-month olds (and up)? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Nov 17, 2008 - 26 answers

French Daycare and English Speaking Parents

My wife and I have been looking for a daycare centre for our one year old daughter, as my wife is returning to work shortly. French daycare w/ english speaking parents question follows... [more inside]
posted by jikel_morten on Oct 7, 2005 - 15 answers

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