Questions tagged [asking-questions]
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Is a question about "the best" 529 on topic?
I have a toddler. We're trying to set up a college savings account (commonly a 529 in USA). There are a lot of factors in choosing which state to go through and I don't really understand the ...
How to make a question about which job will allow our son to advocate for his calling and life mission on topic?
I asked the question What full-time, well-paying job fits my son who wants to advocate physician-assisted suicide? on Parenting.SE and it was closed and then deleted. It received an answer I found ...
Can I ask a question here if I'm not a parent?
I'm not a parent, but I'm just curious to know some info. Is it wrong to ask a question pretending to be a parent?
I have not asked any questions, but not because I think I have all the answers!
Is it okay to ask opinion-based questions? For example, I'd love to discuss reward systems, discipline and allowances. There are other subjects that interest me as well. If I ask: How much should ...
Are questions that could be on topic, but asked without a parenting role, still on topic?
I think the title is quite self-explanatory, but let's explain it a bit more. I am hesitating asking a question here. The question itself (~20-year-old with a behavior I need help handling) would be ...
Asker enforcing restrictions on answers - good or bad, allowed or not?
There are several questions on the site which attempt to enforce a certain way of answering, or require something specific in the answer. Examples: What are some do's and dont's for an ...
Should we allow questions from the child's perspective?
Here's a recent question that was off-topic as it was worded originally: My Homeroom teacher change my seat because my ugly math teacher complain to my homeroom teacher that I was always talking ...
Parenting.SE is feeling a lot like Yahoo! Answers lately
I'm just looking at the first 10 questions on the Questions page and have noticed something unusual. 9 out of 10 of these questions are subjective, broad, and an invitation to discussion. Parenting....
Asking retrospective questions
Is it ok to ask retrospective questions? By his I mean a problem or issue that someone may have had as a parent some time ago, that has been resolved and if so, how should this be done; do we state ...
What's the appropriate way to update/answer a semi-popular question?
When my child was 3 months old I asked a question about her then-terrible sleep. While she has never developed into a wonder sleeper her sleep has gone from abnormally-bad to generally good. As I ...
Are questions concerning the infertility allowed in the Parenting site. Because the solution of infertility problems will lead to Pregnancy, then Parenting.
On Mutually Exclusivity of Two Questions
Would the question, What are the criteria of being a good parent? And What are the criteria of being a poor parent? have answers that are mutually exclusive?
Would we accept questions *about* parents?
The act of parenting, by definition, is purely a parent->to->child process. As expected, this site is all about questions in that direction; questions about parents handling/raising dependents in one ...