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Parenting

TagLast edit: 27 Feb 2021 20:47 UTC by riceissa

Parenting, i.e. how to raise children well.

Related pages: Education, Developmental Psychology, Santa Claus, family planning

External links: Baby sign language

Bets, Bonds, and Kindergarteners

jefftk3 Jan 2021 21:20 UTC
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Child­hoods of ex­cep­tional people

Henrik Karlsson6 Feb 2023 17:27 UTC
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Notes on “The An­thro­pol­ogy of Child­hood”

juliawise27 Aug 2020 17:11 UTC
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Con­tract Fraud

jefftk1 Mar 2023 3:10 UTC
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How to par­ent more predictably

jefftk10 Jul 2018 15:18 UTC
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Grow­ing Independence

jefftk7 Jun 2020 20:20 UTC
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What are the re­sults of more parental su­per­vi­sion and less out­door play?

juliawise25 Nov 2023 12:52 UTC
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Ex­pe­riences rais­ing chil­dren in shared housing

juliawise21 Dec 2021 17:09 UTC
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par­ent­ing rules

Dave Orr21 Dec 2020 19:48 UTC
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Notes from “Don’t Shoot the Dog”

juliawise2 Apr 2021 16:34 UTC
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[Question] Effec­tive chil­dren education

kotrfa3 Jun 2020 20:35 UTC
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Reflec­tions on six months of fatherhood

jasoncrawford31 Jan 2022 5:28 UTC
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Mak­ing Up Baby Signs

jefftk9 May 2023 16:40 UTC
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Kids Posts Retrospective

jefftk1 Apr 2022 14:10 UTC
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More notes from rais­ing a late-talk­ing kid

Steven Byrnes20 Dec 2022 2:13 UTC
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Late-talk­ing kids and “Ein­stein syn­drome”

Steven Byrnes3 Feb 2021 15:16 UTC
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“Eat­ing Dirt Benefits Kids” is Ba­si­cally Made Up

Elizabeth8 Oct 2021 8:30 UTC
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Sleep Training

jefftk5 Oct 2022 2:10 UTC
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Grandpa Has Differ­ent Rules

jefftk22 Jan 2022 3:30 UTC
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Pri­ori­tiz­ing Parental Sleep

jefftk30 Sep 2022 2:10 UTC
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some ran­dom par­ent­ing ideas

mike_hawke13 Feb 2021 15:53 UTC
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Se­cure Hand Holding

jefftk25 Jul 2023 1:40 UTC
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Watch­ing themselves

jefftk12 Feb 2021 22:20 UTC
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Par­ent­ing: “Try harder next time” is bad ad­vice for kids too

Steven Byrnes20 Dec 2021 14:18 UTC
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[Question] Should I de­lay hav­ing chil­dren to take ad­van­tage of poly­genic screen­ing?

Mati_Roy19 Dec 2021 6:39 UTC
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Child­hood Roundup #1

Zvi6 Jan 2023 13:00 UTC
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Kids Roaming

jefftk4 Sep 2021 14:20 UTC
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Equal Par­ent­ing Ad­vice for Dads

jefftk12 Sep 2021 11:33 UTC
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Phone Num­ber Jingle

jefftk23 May 2023 15:20 UTC
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Pre­dict­ing Parental Emo­tional Changes?

jefftk6 Jul 2022 13:50 UTC
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Book Re­view: How To Talk So Lit­tle Kids Will Listen

weft14 Oct 2021 6:56 UTC
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[Question] Ra­tion­al­ity for Kids?

goose00016 Sep 2020 22:58 UTC
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In­crease Your Child’s Work­ing Memory

James_Miller27 Nov 2016 21:57 UTC
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Another Calming Example

jefftk3 Jun 2022 2:20 UTC
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Ex­pe­riences in ap­ply­ing “The Biode­ter­minist’s Guide to Par­ent­ing”

juliawise17 Jul 2015 19:19 UTC
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Kids or No kids

Kids or no kids14 Nov 2023 18:37 UTC
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Bring up Genius

Viliam8 Jun 2017 17:44 UTC
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Child­care III

jefftk12 Sep 2021 1:30 UTC
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First we shape our so­cial graph; then it shapes us

Henrik Karlsson7 Sep 2022 15:50 UTC
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Flag­ging Po­ten­tially Un­fair Parenting

jefftk26 Dec 2023 12:40 UTC
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What good is G-fac­tor if you’re dumped in the woods? A field re­port from a camp coun­selor.

Hastings12 Jan 2024 13:17 UTC
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Rais­ing chil­dren on the eve of AI

juliawise15 Feb 2024 21:28 UTC
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Mov­ing on from com­mu­nity living

Vika17 Apr 2024 17:02 UTC
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Child­hood and Ed­u­ca­tion Roundup #5

Zvi17 Apr 2024 13:00 UTC
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Ex­tra Tall Crib

jefftk4 May 2024 0:00 UTC
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Du­ploish Mar­ble Runs

jefftk27 Mar 2023 12:20 UTC
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Child­hood Roundup #2

Zvi11 Apr 2023 13:50 UTC
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In­de­pen­dence Dividends

jefftk13 Apr 2023 1:20 UTC
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Text Posts from the Kids Group: 2021

jefftk9 Nov 2023 17:50 UTC
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Sim­plify­ing Board Games

jefftk31 May 2020 14:10 UTC
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[Question] Do chil­dren lose ‘childlike cu­ri­os­ity?’ Why?

Raemon29 Jun 2019 22:42 UTC
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Par­ent­ing and Happiness

jefftk3 Oct 2012 13:43 UTC
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Bed time sto­ries with clear concepts

Gunnar_Zarncke1 Sep 2013 12:26 UTC
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Ig­no­rance in parenting

Gunnar_Zarncke3 Sep 2013 10:00 UTC
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Soft Pa­ter­nal­ism in Parenting

Gunnar_Zarncke4 Jan 2014 15:52 UTC
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Book Re­view: Kazdin’s The Every­day Par­ent­ing Toolkit

Gunnar_Zarncke31 Mar 2014 21:29 UTC
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Rais­ing nu­mer­ate children

Gunnar_Zarncke30 Aug 2013 23:44 UTC
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Par­ent­ing Tech­nique: In­crease Your Child’s Work­ing Memory

James_Miller29 Jun 2015 19:51 UTC
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[Question] What should I teach to my fu­ture daugh­ter?

Anabel RC19 Jun 2020 0:32 UTC
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Book re­view: My Hid­den Chimp

Bucky4 Mar 2019 9:55 UTC
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Ra­tional Par­ent­ing?

jdinkum8 Jun 2011 3:43 UTC
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DCF Event Notes

jefftk17 May 2023 17:30 UTC
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On the Care and Feed­ing of Young Rationalists

MBlume13 Mar 2009 23:48 UTC
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Park Toys

jefftk23 Jun 2023 16:00 UTC
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Ideal Num­ber of Parents

jefftk4 Oct 2019 20:00 UTC
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“Build­ing a House” Review

jefftk31 Jul 2023 19:20 UTC
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The Typ­ing Game

jefftk13 Apr 2020 15:30 UTC
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Helping Lily Make Dinner

jefftk27 Apr 2020 2:10 UTC
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Child­hood Roundup #3

Zvi10 Oct 2023 14:30 UTC
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Fer­til­ity Roundup #2

Zvi17 Oct 2023 13:20 UTC
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Late-talk­ing kid part 3: gestalt lan­guage learning

Steven Byrnes17 Oct 2023 2:00 UTC
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Bed­time reminiscences

Kaj_Sotala19 Feb 2021 11:50 UTC
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Less Wrong Parents

saliency3 Nov 2012 4:59 UTC
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Anna and Oliver dis­cuss Chil­dren and X-Risk

Raemon26 Feb 2021 0:07 UTC
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En­abling Children

lincolnquirk3 Mar 2021 0:02 UTC
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Bakeoff

jefftk7 Mar 2021 1:30 UTC
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To the Robobassinet and Progress

jefftk21 Jun 2021 18:20 UTC
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Relentlessness

Alicorn6 Jul 2021 20:27 UTC
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Bikes and Babies

jefftk6 Sep 2021 1:50 UTC
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Think­ing About Col­lege Funding

jefftk9 Sep 2021 19:20 UTC
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Kids Mov­ing Pictures

jefftk18 Sep 2021 2:00 UTC
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What’s your plan?

jefftk13 Oct 2021 1:20 UTC
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Suc­cess­ful Men­tor­ing on Par­ent­ing, Ar­ranged Through LessWrong

21 Oct 2021 8:27 UTC
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Child Walksheds

jefftk25 Oct 2021 21:00 UTC
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How Much is a Sweet?

jefftk30 Oct 2021 15:50 UTC
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Baby Sister Numbers

jefftk4 Nov 2021 1:10 UTC
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Snoo App Thoughts

jefftk29 Nov 2021 16:40 UTC
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Baby Nicknames

jefftk13 Dec 2021 2:20 UTC
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Teach­ing Street Crossing

jefftk16 Jan 2022 20:20 UTC
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Book notes: “The Ori­gins of You: How Child­hood Shapes Later Life”

juliawise28 Jan 2022 20:00 UTC
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Jan­uary 2022 Time Tracking

jefftk2 Feb 2022 22:00 UTC
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Meadow Theory

[DEACTIVATED] Duncan Sabien9 Mar 2022 17:13 UTC
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Ap­proach to Screen Time

jefftk2 Apr 2022 22:20 UTC
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Baby Sleep: Mul­ti­ple Rooms

jefftk6 Apr 2022 2:20 UTC
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Buy-in Be­fore Randomization

jefftk9 Apr 2022 1:30 UTC
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Com­mon Knowl­edge is a Cir­cle Game for Toddlers

ryan_b13 Apr 2022 15:24 UTC
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Only Ask­ing Real Questions

jefftk14 Apr 2022 15:50 UTC
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[Question] Should you kiss it bet­ter?

Yair Halberstadt19 May 2022 3:58 UTC
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[Link] Child­care : what the sci­ence says

Gunnar_Zarncke24 Jun 2022 21:45 UTC
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Child Contracting

jefftk26 Jun 2022 2:30 UTC
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Babysit­ting as Par­ent­ing Trial?

jefftk7 Jul 2022 13:20 UTC
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Per­verse In­de­pen­dence Incentives

jefftk31 Jul 2022 14:40 UTC
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Two Kids Crosswise

jefftk5 Aug 2022 2:40 UTC
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Stop Dis­cour­ag­ing Microwave For­mula Preparation

jefftk2 Sep 2022 2:10 UTC
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Pre­tend­ing not to Notice

jefftk19 Sep 2022 2:30 UTC
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Baby Mon­i­tor with Delay

jefftk3 Oct 2022 1:40 UTC
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Will you let your kid play foot­ball?

5hout4 Oct 2022 17:48 UTC
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Spec­trum of Independence

jefftk5 Nov 2022 2:40 UTC
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Play­ground Game: Monster

jefftk6 Nov 2022 16:00 UTC
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What’s the Alter­na­tive to In­de­pen­dence?

jefftk13 Nov 2022 15:30 UTC
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Nook Nature

[DEACTIVATED] Duncan Sabien5 Dec 2022 4:10 UTC
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Sec­u­lar Sols­tice for children

22 Dec 2022 14:33 UTC
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Teach­ing Sim­ple Boundaries

jefftk5 Feb 2023 17:30 UTC
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Build­ing the Loft Beds

jefftk16 Oct 2022 1:10 UTC
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Unforgivable

Novalis25 Jun 2022 20:57 UTC
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Quick Mock Brownie

jefftk15 Oct 2022 3:00 UTC
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What can we learn about childrea­r­ing from J. S. Mill?

Adam Scherlis2 Apr 2024 6:06 UTC
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Rhyth­mic Baby Toys

jefftk20 Oct 2022 1:50 UTC
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[Question] Is it worth­while to save the cord blood and tis­sue?

Alexei11 Jan 2020 21:52 UTC
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Unabridged His­tory of Global Parenting

CrimsonChin13 Jul 2023 16:49 UTC
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[Question] What do we know about vac­ci­nat­ing chil­dren?

Gunnar_Zarncke4 Aug 2021 23:57 UTC
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King and Princess

jefftk17 Mar 2020 2:10 UTC
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Teach­ing ra­tio­nal­ity to kids?

chaosmage16 Oct 2013 12:38 UTC
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How did my baby die and what is the prob­a­bil­ity that my next one will?

deprimita_patro19 Jan 2016 6:24 UTC
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A New In­ter­pre­ta­tion of the Marsh­mal­low Test

elharo5 Jul 2013 12:22 UTC
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Work cul­ture creep

CrimsonChin3 Aug 2023 0:38 UTC
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The Blue School

Voltairina16 Apr 2012 18:15 UTC
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For­ma­tive Youth

Eliezer Yudkowsky24 Feb 2009 23:02 UTC
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Preschool: Much Less Than You Wanted To Know

Zvi20 Nov 2018 19:30 UTC
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Spaced rep­e­ti­tion for teach­ing two-year olds how to read (In­ter­view)

Chipmonk26 Nov 2023 16:52 UTC
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Is Santa Real?

thomblake13 Mar 2009 20:45 UTC
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Ex­perts vs. parents

PhilGoetz29 Sep 2010 16:48 UTC
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The Santa de­cep­tion: how did it af­fect you?

Desrtopa20 Dec 2010 22:27 UTC
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Re­view: Selfish Rea­sons to Have More Kids

jsalvatier29 May 2012 18:00 UTC
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Text Posts from the Kids Group: 2023 I

jefftk5 Sep 2023 2:00 UTC
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Chap­ter 1: A Pin Art Hand

SashaWu1 Mar 2024 14:08 UTC
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Study: En­courag­ing Obe­di­ence Con­sid­ered Harmful

MBlume14 May 2010 18:11 UTC
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The dan­gers of re­pro­duc­ing while old

garymm17 Nov 2023 5:55 UTC
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Chap­ter 3: Cast and Credits

SashaWu5 Mar 2024 17:07 UTC
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Our House, My Rules

David_J_Balan2 Nov 2009 0:44 UTC
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Talk­ing to Chil­dren: A Pre-Holi­day Guide

daenerys20 Dec 2011 21:54 UTC
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Ra­tion­al­ist Sto­ry­books: A Challenge

MBlume18 Mar 2009 2:25 UTC
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Helping the kids post

jefftk17 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
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Class-Based Addressing

jefftk10 May 2023 13:40 UTC
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A gen­tle primer on car­ing, in­clud­ing in strange senses, with applications

Kaarel30 Aug 2022 8:05 UTC
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[Question] Good brain­teasers for chil­dren?

ejacob2 Mar 2021 6:44 UTC
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Sëbus: Intro

SashaWu29 Feb 2024 16:42 UTC
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FMT: a great op­por­tu­nity for soon-to-be parents

Anton Rodenhauser16 May 2024 13:24 UTC
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Sëbus: An out-world intro

SashaWu25 Feb 2024 19:55 UTC
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Alarms Are Bet­ter Than Chivvying

jefftk11 Jun 2021 15:30 UTC
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Walk­ing to School

jefftk14 Jun 2021 15:30 UTC
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Chap­ter 2: Your Wendy

SashaWu4 Mar 2024 3:22 UTC
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Chap­ter 9: The Three Powers

SashaWu17 Mar 2024 22:28 UTC
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[Question] Any recom­men­da­tion for read­ing ma­te­rial for pre-school chil­dren [3-4 yr]?

df fd21 Aug 2021 5:48 UTC
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Candy for Nets

jefftk29 Sep 2019 11:10 UTC
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Fa­vorites & Performers

Soma12 Apr 2022 5:50 UTC
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Ad­vances in Baby Formula

Laura B9 Sep 2018 11:50 UTC
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Cir­cle Games

sarahconstantin6 Jun 2019 16:40 UTC
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Chap­ter 4: Know­ers Not Known

SashaWu6 Mar 2024 13:07 UTC
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I Want To Live In A Baugruppe

Alicorn17 Mar 2017 1:36 UTC
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Chap­ter 5: A Game Of Happiness

SashaWu7 Mar 2024 17:34 UTC
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Bounds of Attention

squidious5 Apr 2018 22:53 UTC
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Teach­ing CS Dur­ing Take-Off

andrew carle14 May 2024 22:45 UTC
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On the Care and Feed­ing of Young Ra­tion­al­ists—Re­vis­ited[Draft] [Re­quest for Feed­back]

MBlume5 Jul 2012 19:12 UTC
30 points
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