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How Do Hispanic Cultures Discipline Their Children
How do I discipline a child without yelling or punishing? Children often don't understand what we try to tell them...
Consequences : They will learn they need to listen and follow your rules if not doing so caused for them to lose something they truly like. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Culture + for staph around buttocks-how quick for rash to heal? Been on bactrim 3 days? How contagious is it? Have 2 children. Worried.
Staph: To keep spread of the infection to a minimum take warm soapy baths to which you have added 3-4 tablespoons of bleach to the bath water. Apply antibiotic ointment like bactroban to your rash after the bath. Hand washing with soap and water is also in order. ...Read more
Love them: Young people are going to explore. Set an example in your own life. For me, "evil" is hating others without any real reason, treating others unfairly, demanding things for which you haven't worked, defining yourself in terms of owning worthless things. If you peers admire you for the life you live, your children will usually follow your example, though every young person makes some mistakes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time-out technique: Spanking stops undesireable behavior at that moment, but it doesn't teach children not to repeat the behavior. Putting children in time-out immediately and consistently after the undesireable behavior is more likely to teach them self-control. It takes time, often months, to work, but the long-term benefits to both the child and caregiver are much greater than what you get with spanking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperactivity: Attention deficity disorder (not the hyperactive part) is almost unheard of before 6 or 7 years old. Not because it isn't there, but it is almost impossible to diagnose. We do see hyperactivity disorders in younger children from time to time, and generally giving them opportunity to exercise, making sure they get sleep, avoiding stimulants helps. If not, or if it's worsening, have them evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weed: The children brain is still in stage of development therefore weed could adversely affect the development. also weed is more addictive in younger children, Please do not do that, as kids are not able to protect themselves and it's our job to protect our kids. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Setting no limits: Children need boundaries. When none are given, they become spoiled, angry, out of control, hating the world and everyone in it. Responding to every outburst with a calm, "no" and a reasonable punishment will reinforce there are limits/boundaries that are not to be crossed. They will learn not to do that. Calm patience and consistency is all you need. More about teaching the adult then the child. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Best protection!: Vaccines have been scrutinized in the lab and the media about their safety, and each time they win! vaccines have saved the lives of thousands of children over the years and have been proven to be safe. I am saddened that there even is a controversy, since it seems fabricated on "feelings" and not facts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Return to pharmacy: Whether or not there are small kids around, unused prescription medicines should be returned to the pharmacy to be incinerated. Dumping them into the sink or toilet ends up putting more of those chemicals into our water supply, not a good idea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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