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Computers were something they’d played games on but had never used for lessons. Dear Care and Feeding: How do I save my daughter from her materialistic greed? Obviously, my wife and I know that this is extremely unhealthy and unhygienic. ... Dear Care and Feeding: My MIL Recklessly Gave Us COVID, and Now She’s Banning Me From Christmas. Dear Care and Feeding, I have three young kids, two of them young elementary age. She’s awful, and my husband won’t do anything about it. slate.com - Nicole Chung. My son is a normal, active little boy, and it’s hard for him to sit through a whole dinner, so we let him explore the restaurant a little. She has been accepted at four universities and has it narrowed down to two. He is also deeply introverted, emotionally sensitive, a perfectionist, and prone to develop deep interests in topics that he exclusively wants to talk about (for hours). Have a question for Care and Feeding? Dear Care and Feeding, I have a 28-year-old daughter who has an autoimmune condition that makes it difficult for her to walk (if she’s having a flare-up). Slate Plus members get more Care and Feeding from Jamilah Lemieux every week. While I was having dinner the other night with my mother-in-law, she asked point-blank if she’s gay. Dear Care and Feeding, My 2.5-year-old grandson has been having a recurring nightmare for the past week and a half. We own and have lived in our house for four years, and about a year ago, some new neighbors moved in a few houses down. Dear Care and Feeding: We used to be affectionate with each other all the time. !” whenever I tell her (or even ask her) to do something. slate.com - Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Dear Care and Feeding, My husband and I have been married for over 10 years now and have 2 lovely children. Dear Care and Feeding, I’m a 29-year-old straight cis woman. Dear Care and Feeding, I have a very low-stakes question, but it’s on my mind every day. Parenting advice on work-life balance, vaccines, and tweens. My husband and I have no physical and little emotional intimacy, though we do have a low-conflict household. Have a question for Care and Feeding? It is my job!” This obviously infuriates her. Parenting advice on gift grief, bossy girls, and reading woes. 1 day ago. My question is about getting on the same page with my partner about this. slate.com - Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. He adores his 2-year-old sister and has a few close friends. Dear Care and Feeding, I've been putting this question out to friends and Facebook groups, but realized I should ask my favorite parenting columnists as well. slate.com - Jamilah Lemieux. Dear Care and Feeding, My 16-year-old daughter is out (as bi) to her friends and immediate family, but not to her grandparents. Dear Care and Feeding, I lost my older brother nearly two years ago, when he was in his early 30s; it did not come as a big surprise. For years, I have been unsatisfied in my marriage for very typical reasons. Dear Care and Feeding, My 6-year-old daughter has taken to sobbing, “You’re bossing me!! His widow moved to this country as an adult and has only her mother here who lives with them. Parenting advice on reckless MILs, religious disagreements, and toy shaming. Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. One is a state college 30 minutes away. I’ve been saying, “I’m your mom! Dear Care and Feeding, My son is 6 and starting first grade remotely. Dear Care and Feeding, My wife and I and our 4-year-old son were out to dinner last week. When I asked her, she just said that all the kids in her class were annoying. My husband of three years and I moved this year across the country for work, and my mom has not stopped holding it against us. Dear Care and Feeding: He prefers to have her on his lap, spoon-feeding her, and gets annoyed if she touches the food or gets it on her clothes—but refuses to put on a bib. Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Not knowing how to answer (and frankly, new at this), I answered with the truth. Dear Care and Feeding, I have three elementary-age children and am currently going through an amicable divorce. ... Dear Care and Feeding: My Mom Won’t Stop Harassing Me About Coming Home for Christmas. I’m an almost-30 only child to an overbearing single mom. Parenting advice on COVID, pain thresholds, and screen time. I have been seeing a counselor since last September about it, and she has helped me sort through my feelings and look at my options. My soon-to-be ex recently became fanatical about tattoos and has collected over a dozen large ones in less than two years. When classes were canceled, we checked out a laptop from school and told the kids that this was a tool, not a toy, and that we didn’t want them playing on it. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Parenting advice on criticizing co-parents, teenage know-it-alls, and pandemic weddings. When asked if she talks to him and why he thinks she is there, he says that she has to get something from his room, and she wants to put something on his foot. It isn’t bossing! I am a teenager with a question about the parenting I have received. Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook … My parents are very much of the attitude that if you have a problem, then you have to fix it. No hugs and kisses. She now has open sores all over her face and some on her arms and legs. Dear Care and Feeding, Before quarantine, my 8-year-old daughter had no friends in her class, but was friends with a bunch of kids in her grade, so I didn’t think much of it. I have no kids, and in spite of all I read in this column, I’d still like to be a parent in the future. Overall, he is a bright and happy kid. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group. I have three wonderful, adorable young children. Have a question for Care and Feeding? He wakes up very upset saying there is a lady in his room. That slowly tapered off as she grew, and now we almost don’t touch at all. Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group. Up until around age 7 or 8 we were pretty physically demonstrative and would hug and kiss, and I would pick her up and carry her around. I have a wonderful 22-month-old son, and as I lie with him at bedtime while he falls asleep I tell him the usual things: I love you, I’m right here. It was a medium-nice restaurant, not fast food, but not super fancy either. I have always dreamed of having a large family, and we even agreed on having more kids early on, but due to various circumstances (mostly financial), after our first 2 children, he opted to have a somewhat permanent procedure done. Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook … Dear Care and Feeding, I feel like I am in crisis. She’s always been overbearing, but this is too much. Dear Care and Feeding, I’m a 35-year-old single woman and last year I began have a panicked feeling that my time was running out to meet someone and have kids. Dear Care and Feeding, My husband and I are in our mid-30s and happily child-free. I’m rarely around kids, so I’d love some perspective on an issue that’s driving me nuts! Dear Care and Feeding, My daughter is 12 years old and going through a phase where she likes to (sorry, this is gross) pick her scabs. 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