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Fri November 19, 2021
(Slate)
 
 
 
"Who helps out a child when he or she gets bullied outside of school?"
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Thu November 11, 2021
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"My son's teacher kept the whole class ten minutes late as punishment; my son missed his bus, left school grounds, and waited by a pay phone for an hour so he could call me. Is this a common punishment or was it an egregious misuse of power?"
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Fri November 05, 2021
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"My child's school gives quarterly assessment tests. They are done electronically and scores are given at the end to the students. They all compare scores and argue about who is smarter. Is it me or is this a terrible idea?"
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Mon November 01, 2021
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"Is there anyway to unlearn what I learned about my parents' divorce? I've got scars I didn't need now"
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"My son has decided to skip college after graduation, and I think this is a terrible idea. How can I get him to see that?"
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Fri October 29, 2021
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AI Reseachers: Once we have impartial AIs making the decisions, everything will be much better. Impartial AI: Hold my beer
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Mon October 18, 2021
(Slate)
 
 
 
"Do I have to bond with my mom's new husband's family?"
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Thu October 14, 2021
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"It's 2:40 AM. My toddler is crying. All night. I can't stop it and I can't take it anymore...I don't know what to do"
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Thu October 07, 2021
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"Neighborhood youths are terrorizing me and have me trapped in my own home. How do I get them off my lawn?"
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Fri October 01, 2021
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"My child has no friends. I'm worried and want to help. What can I do?"
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Tue September 28, 2021
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"I have a real baby. My sister-in-law has a dog she says is her baby. Dogs bite, and they view children as appetizers. Am I right to say that I want her dog--which is an animal, not a baby--nowhere near my child? I think it's reasonable. Am I wrong?"
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Tue September 21, 2021
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"Would it be weird for me to volunteer as a youth sports coach when I don't have any kids of my own?"
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Mon September 20, 2021
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"I started dating my boyfriend 2 years ago. He hid the fact he had five kids for 6 months because he said women reacted badly and never stuck around. I would have dumped him too. I stayed, but I'm done; everything is about his kids. What do?"
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Thu September 16, 2021
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Should I be outraged that my child's first-grade teacher is showing multiple videos every day in class? I mean, I thought I was the only one allowed to constantly use "screen time" as a way of distracting the children I'm supposed to be raising
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Tue September 14, 2021
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"My 15 year-old son is on a traveling sports team; during the pandemic we weren't traveling 4 hours for tournaments, he got closer to us and his siblings, and we had our life back. But now it's back on. We want it to stop. Can we get him to quit?"
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Mon September 13, 2021
(Gawker)
 
 
 
If you ever suspected letters to Dear Prudence were fake (and you did), it turns out you were right
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If you ever suspected letters to Dear Prudence were fake (and you did), it turns out you were right
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Thu September 09, 2021
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"There was a terrible fire next door, and my one year-old saw it from the bedroom window and now fears firetrucks. Is it possible for a one year-old to have PTSD?"
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Mon September 06, 2021
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"My wife is upset because I found our child's donor siblings. I'm confused as to why she doesn't think that this is a good thing"
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Thu September 02, 2021
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"My son is 11 an recently diagnosed with ADHD. Homework time is difficult for us, and I want to help him but not become the homework police. How can I balance empathy and expectations?"
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"My sister spends a lot of time traveling the world and focusing on her career. She wants to be a mother but I think she'd be terrible at it. How can I tell her this?"
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Fri August 27, 2021
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"My teenage daughter has recently discovered 'cancel culture' and 'wokeness,' and her newfound appreciation of it is ruining our family fun. How can I turn her off this bummer of a path?"
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Thu August 26, 2021
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"My daughter is in first grade; she doesn't know a single kid in her entire class and I know she's lonely. How can I make it easier for her to meet some friends and not be so lonely?"
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Tue August 24, 2021
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"Since becoming a parent, I've learned that I have become lonely and friendless. The pandemic has made it worse. What can I do?"
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Sat August 21, 2021
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"How did my 6 year-old get such a f*cking potty mouth?"
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Fri August 20, 2021
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"Do schools ever honor class assignment requests or the separation of students? Because I think my kid needs separated from someone"
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Thu August 12, 2021
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"We are planning on moving to a new area and this means my kids will be switching schools; we're building a bigger, better house in a new district. How can I make sure my children adjust to the mid-schoolyear change?"
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Wed August 11, 2021
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"My husband and I disagree about sending our son to a therapist; he seems 'normal' and 'adjusted,' but I say it's health to have him see someone. My husband says you only see a therapist if something is wrong. Which one of us is right?"
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Tue August 10, 2021
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"My husband and I got a nanny when our child was 4 months old. We found one through an agency. I never considered her part of the family, and this is/was the problem as I only wanted family meeting our 2nd child and kicked her out. Was that wrong?"
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"How do I bring my kids out to do things? I am having trouble bringing my two toddlers (3 and almost 2) out in the world for seemingly everyday things. We have had basically no practice living life in public thanks to COVID. I'm overwhelmed"
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