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Showing support for two Parenting moderators who have suspended moderation activity

I encourage everyone at Parenting to take a look at the proposed Day of Silence which some frustrated StackExchange participants will be observing for 24 hours, starting tonight at midnight (Eastern ...
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Parenting's stance on “parenting” now being a tag synonym of “parents”?

Earlier discussions deemed parents useful, but not parenting. And the issue popped up again later. But until now, parenting was still in existence. Today, the last question with that tag was re-tagged....
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Timeline of Parenting moderators

After the experimental pro tem election I noticed that, unlike on some other SE sites, the Moderator Pro Tem Announcement has never been edited to reflect moderator changes. This self-answered Q&...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

Parenting's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering, ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election

Summary: Parenting will begin the nomination stage for a special election on April 30, 2018 to bring in one more moderator. Last year (has it really been a year?) I broached the idea of beta ...
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Moderators denying valid answers (possibly because they're controversial)

I've been actively using SE for half a decade or so and have consistently had problems with moderators. I understand that SE is not a democracy and I have to follow certain rules and when I break the ...
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Moderators moderate according to their own personal beliefs in Parenting

Have a look here https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/60697/ I have asked two questions that are identical in their form (Science says A is the best way to act, yet people act B. Why?), one of them ...
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How May I Tell Who Keeps Deleting Legitimate Comments In Order To Take Action?

I have a comment to a question that I need clarified before attempting to answer a question. The question has had many off-topic comments which were either deleted or moved to chat. My comment is on-...
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Mods - please stop a user from bullying me

A user has for some time been leaving unpleasant bullying comments. This is not acceptable behaviour. Please ask the user to stop.
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Is it appropriate to remove recommendations another user doesn't agree with?

Regarding this edit: https://parenting.stackexchange.com/revisions/22031/2 A moderator has stepped in and removed the answerers suggestion of a personality test to see which subjects may be more ...
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What can an SE participant do when s/he feels personally attacked by a specific moderator?

What can an SE participant do when s/he feels personally attacked by a specific moderator? I am posing this question, and will be answering it myself, based on my own experience, in the hopes that it ...
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Rant-like answers and moderators

On one of the answers made by a moderator to a question on Parenting.SE, I made the following comment. I highly recommend reading the question and answer for background. For those who don't follow the ...
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Stepping down as moderator

I would like to announce I am stepping down as moderator. I am pleased that Erica agreed to take my place. You may or may not have noticed her skill at defusing situations and educating new users ...
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Please welcome a new moderator: Erica

I'm pleased to announce a brand new member of the Parenting moderator team: What I appreciate the most about Erica is her reasoned approach to answering which is always backed by data, research, and ...
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Parenting Stack Exchange has an opening for a moderator, are you interested?

Due to time and life constraints, I'm sorry to report that Balanced Mama will not be able to continue on as part of the moderation team. She did a fantastic job while she could, and deserves our ...
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Please welcome your new moderators, Balanced Mama and Karl Bielefeldt

After Torben And Cabbey stepped down, we began the search for some new awesome moderators to lead the Parenting SE community toward its goal of graduation. I'm happy to say, we've found two excellent ...
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“What are good books for 'X'?” are NOT off-topic questions!

I'm tired of this on SE sites. It feels like a snarky attack by purist mods. The basic jist is that on some SE site, a user wants to know what good references for a particular topic they are having ...
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Why are the site moderators editing all the questions?

Some users might notice that nearly all questions have been edited to some extent recently. This meta question exists to explain what is going on. Stack Exchange (the company who is hosting our site)...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement (the sequel)

I am pleased to announce that a member of our community has stepped up and generously volunteered his time to fill the gap I left when I went to work for Stack Exchange, making Parenting.SE just one ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Should moderators be wiki-izing users questions?

I noticed that this question was changed to "community-wiki" mode, not by the original poster, but by a moderator. Since wiki-izing a post means the poster won't gain any more reputation ... is it ...