6 posts tagged with parenting by bibliowench.
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Losing Weight - Difficulty Level:Parent

I'm reaching the upper-limit of my weight range where I can even comfortably call myself "chubby." If it was just up to me, I'd be able to change my diet pretty drastically, but I live in a household that doesn't lend itself to any food changes or restrictions. I need some advice before I give up and buy several pairs of mom jeans. [more inside]
posted by bibliowench on Dec 15, 2014 - 38 answers

How young is too young for dyed hair?

My son is 12, and he's set on dying his hair jet black. I'm not sure what reasons I should give if I tell him no, or what consequences may arise if I tell him yes. I'm hoping to hear from some of you with experience raising, teaching, or being a child like this. [more inside]
posted by bibliowench on Apr 8, 2014 - 80 answers

How can I get my preteen son out of his head?

I have a bright, funny middle schooler who now has little interest in anything or anybody. He has no behavioral problems but can't focus on anything or connect with anyone, and it's affecting his home, school, and social life. If he was happy to live in his head, I could understand that, but he is frequently bored and lonely, and he seems incapable of making connections, both to other people and to new ideas. Can anyone give me some strategies or guidelines for working with him? [more inside]
posted by bibliowench on Oct 28, 2013 - 47 answers

Flying with kids without losing them or it

I need ideas on how to ameliorate the experience of flying across the country with a toddler and a baby. I'll be the only adult and will be holding my baby in my lap. Any advice, besides "Don't do it?" [more inside]
posted by bibliowench on Nov 13, 2005 - 19 answers

To sleep, Perchance to freaking stay that way . . .

I’d be interested in hearing people’s experiences with letting their baby cry him/herself to sleep. After 5 months of (literally) almost constant contact with an infant, I’m starting to falter. [more inside]
posted by bibliowench on Nov 4, 2005 - 24 answers

How do we raise siblings?

Parentingfilter: My husband and I are both only children. We have a 3 year old son and another boy on the way in a few months. Neither of us know anything about siblings – how to raise them, how to deal with them, what to expect. [+] [more inside]
posted by bibliowench on Feb 1, 2005 - 18 answers

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