All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Feedback and suggestions for the editable section of the Help Center?

What useful info should we add to the Parenting Stack Exchange Help Center? The part between the search box and "Find out more about..." is now editable by moderators. I posted a short possible ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Any recent changes to editable sections of the Help Center?

Are there any recent changes to editable sections of the Help Center on Parenting.SE? See this thread about the related changes on Stack Overflow: Feedback and suggestions for editable section of ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

New tag: [screen-time] for any screen time related issues: TV, computer, tablet, smartphone?

Would a new tag: [screen-time] be useful? PROS: The new "screen-time" tag may help in tagging and searching for questions about any screen time related issues that are applicable to more than one ...
3
votes
3answers
97 views

Is it really necessary to close questions based on it being subjective and argumentative regarding parenting?

I was just amazed to see that a question got closed, on the grounds that it is subjective and argumentative. If this is really the case, you might just close the complete site. If anything in life is ...
7
votes
3answers
118 views

Are duplicates of moms4mom.com questions acceptable?

For anyone that doesn't know, moms4mom.com is a StackExchange 1.0 site about parenting - i.e. they're using very similar (but dated) software on very nearly the same topic. The general StackExchange ...
-1
votes
0answers
47 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Am I allowed to say Goodbye in Parenting Meta?

I really just wanted to say goodbye and thank you, everyone of you who hang around Parenting. It's been a pleasure reading your posts and they have helped me in my own parenting. I hope I have also ...
1
vote
2answers
54 views

Why was my comment deleted?

I had seen this question on HNQ, and after having read the question and existing answers, I left a comment on the question asking about what whether the parents had spoken to a doctor about the ...
2
votes
0answers
13 views

What's the [etiquette] for using [manners]?

etiquette: 14 questions manners: 20 questions (2 questions have both tags.) Both tags have no tag description. Etiquette (Cambridge Dictionary): the set of rules or customs that control accepted ...
2
votes
3answers
456 views

How can we convert visitors into users?

This site has a lot of visitors. It has a small number of active users. How can we convert some of those visitors into active users? Here are the numbers from Area51 18,362 visits per day ...
4
votes
1answer
62 views

Is there a way for non-moderators to list pending edits?

With Parenting.SE still in its infancy, we have only one user able to approve tag wiki edits, and only two able to approve question/answer edits. Because neither of us has the 2,000 rep needed to use ...
0
votes
0answers
88 views

Which aspect do you find is the hardest to deliver as a parent?

I am looking for parents to share feedback around some of their current needs. If you have time, can you complete this 2-minute survey https://joinhomeroom.wufoo.com/forms/wub4dck1dyd63n/?
3
votes
1answer
134 views

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&...
3
votes
0answers
53 views

Academic Study: Request to Take Part in University of Michigan Research Project on the Use of Parenting Stack Exchange

My name is Tawfiq Ammari. I am a PhD student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. I study the use of social media by parents. Some of the research I work on with my adviser, Sarita Schoenebeck ...
0
votes
0answers
82 views

Research Study Seeks First Time Parents

First-time parent? Researchers at Davidson College are studying new parents’ relationships with their partners and babies. You may be eligible to participate if: You have a baby under six months of ...
0
votes
2answers
94 views

Care Packages for college students

Questions: Parents Would you purchase a care package for your child? What price range would you consider? How much customization would you want? How often would you send a care package? What kind of ...
6
votes
1answer
588 views

What's the sex tag mean?

Inspired by its use in this question: My son has been offered money by a classmate, if he would pull down his underwear sex Doesn't have a description, and it's used to cover a variety of sexual-...
3
votes
2answers
132 views

Are psychology and sociology based questions about parenting topics on-topic?

My question At what age can children start being influenced by gender stereotypes? has received a VTC for being "off topic" because: Other: This is not a parenting question. It's a psychology ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

Should this question be a community wiki or not?

On the recent question How to help a teenager that doesn't want to change in a school locker room?, the OP requested that it be converted to a community wiki. The logic behind the request is that ...
0
votes
2answers
118 views

Is beta status demoralising for existing users?

Just checking: Is the semi-permanent beta status of Parenting demoralising for existing users? Is it off-putting for new users? I was about to leave a comment on another Beta Question, and I realised ...
2
votes
2answers
128 views

User who consistently posts factually inconsistent questions

Is there an expectation that questions posted should be factual? I've noticed a relatively new user who consistently posts questions based on contradictory claims. The questions therefore are clearly ...
5
votes
1answer
68 views

Is there a set of rules for newer members?

How much greeting, editing and suggesting should a newbie be doing? I just got 1000 points. I can edit and vote on some subjects. I do not wish to step on toes or take on more that the regulars feel ...
1
vote
2answers
292 views

Should we have a standard comment to new users?

As the number of new users increase, we also see a natural increase in users who aren't familiar with the Stack Exchange model ("it's not a forum"). Moderators as well as several users (thanks!!) ...
0
votes
2answers
94 views

Why was my question on daycares closed as offtopic?

I've recently asked a question on daycares: Why do daycares use waiting lists instead of increasing prices to meet the demand? The question was quickly closed as offtopic by the mods with the ...
4
votes
3answers
94 views

Are questions regarding advice for parents that only indirectly relate to children on topic?

I recently asked this question and received some (justified) comments and close votes. Note: the question has since been edited, so feel free to refer to the edit history and review the original ...
3
votes
2answers
97 views

Is family planning considered on-topic?

Pregnancy is considered on-topic almost unanimously. On the accepted answer, JBRWilkinson suggested that is is "a very good thing that people considering becoming parents proactively come to this ...
6
votes
1answer
134 views

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)...
11
votes
1answer
146 views

Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
3
votes
3answers
68 views

What should our policy be for “non answers”?

Part of the nature of our site seems to be that we receive a lot of first posts from users that are posted as answers, but are really either comments or follow-up questions. The reason this happens ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

Would 'being parented' questions be on-topic here?

I have seen some really good advice on this site. Would it be on topic for a child to ask a life-skills question here in order to gain some 'parenting'? (I'm not a young person myself.)
3
votes
1answer
97 views

What to do about old, closed and unanswered questions?

This is about questions fulfilling the following conditions: Closed (not duplicates) 0 answers (pretty old - months to years) There are relevant MSE posts - the discussion about when to delete a ...
3
votes
1answer
58 views

Is a question about babyproofing on topic here?

My toddler is into everything. I have a question about how to babyproof some of my stuff. Would it be on topic here?
2
votes
1answer
31 views

New Beta Theme Launched

Your site looks a bit different today. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished and finished design for sites in beta. You can read more about the redesign ...
3
votes
0answers
73 views

Why was this question protected?

A question recently hit the Hot Network Questions list. I noticed that it was recently protected. The normal reasons for protecting a question are to stop an influx of low-quality answers or non-...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

The [soothing] [school] of [thumb-sucking]

Another miscellany of tags. 1) Soothe We have 6 questions tagged soothe. I suggest to change it to soothing, like swaddling or bed-sharing. 2) School school: 177 questions high-school: 2 ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

Are questions about our relations with parents on topic?

When is it suitable to ask questions related to our relationship with our parents? Most of the questions I have noticed recently are about how to raise our kids and how to act with them, however this ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

Should we remove the “parenting” tag?

As of right now, we have 10 questions tagged "parenting". (Nine; I just edited one.) Given that our entire site is about parenting, this tag makes no sense at all and should be removed -- if it's ...
3
votes
1answer
46 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
53 views

Can the past be cured? From theory to practice

Having not been a member for so long, I can't say it for sure, but I have the feeling that there was some shift in the expectations of what Parenting.SE would become. It seems to me that, in the early ...
7
votes
8answers
259 views

Making the site more popular

The progress of this site ain't too fantastic. Basically, there isn't enough users or visitors. What can we do about that? I've tweeted about the site, but that's all I can do, pretty much...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

How were the Beta badges awarded?

How did one get the Beta badge? I was a member from before and through the Private Beta and didn't get it, so just curious what the requirements were.
0
votes
1answer
74 views

Voting on subjective issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Policy for voting Based on the voting patterns I've seen so far, I think we need to discuss how to properly vote on Parenting.SE. I'd like to propose a focus on the post's ...
0
votes
2answers
105 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
44 views

How do I edit my own comment?

Child's sleep schedule vs Parents' I often use voice activation for typing due to arthritis. The post says 'think' instead of 'thing'. I could delete and re-post, but is seems dishonest or ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Merge tags “behavior” and “discipline”?

The tags discipline and behavior are nearly identical. Should they be merged? Which one should "survive"? The other one would remain as synonym for the first. Discipline: How to enforce the rules ...
1
vote
2answers
104 views

“Life before baby” doesn't fit in here; but is pretty important itself

Questions about maternity insurance, what to expect during pregnancy, how to get pregnant (yes, that is a serious question), and other worries/questions that expecting or soon-to-be expecting couples ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Any advice for C.SE on handling questions seeking subjective how-to material?

Over on Christianity.SE we've recently bumped into an instance of a question type that in most cases is not-costructive for us. However, there is something more there than the usually kind where ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
183 views

Policy for voting

What is our overall policy for voting?
8
votes
2answers
88 views

How much should my parenting philosophy factor in when voting on answers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Policy for voting This may be a bit trivial, but since Parenting is more subjective than most of the Stack Exchange sites, I want to understand how opinion should affect ...

15 30 50 per page