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My question deleted?

I posted a question regarding my trouble at home where I said my mother is hurting and punishing me for an unjust reason and I asked how should I solve the situation. Now I am unable to find the ...
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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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When is an answer general or specific?

I have some experience on other StackExchange sites, but on this site I apparently don't really understand it yet. I guess it's because the SE sites I'm used to are mainly technical, which means the ...
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Which aspect do you find is the hardest to deliver as a parent? Survey

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/? (If this ...
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When a comment is removed unjustly

Comments are not intended for discussion, however they are intended to further make remarks that relate to the questions and answers on any given topic. These are mostly universal rules of comments ...
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Follow Ups / Results

A lot of questions on this sight are very compelling to parents ( at least me ) who may be in a similar situation that another person has already completed. I have no idea how this would work, but it ...
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Are question that could be on topic, but asked without a parenting role, are still on topic?

I think the title is quite self-explanatory, but let's explain it a bit more. I am hesitating about asking a question here, the question itself (~20yo with a behavior I need help handling) would be ...
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Is my question about motivating my mother in law to take her medicine off topic?

I asked this question and it was immediately voted to close: https://parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/26409/how-do-i-motivate-my-mother-in-law-to-take-her-medicine-on-her-own I looked in the ...
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Fed up with trolling on this site

I am fed up with the trolling on this site. These posts: How should I discuss the cheerleading squad uniform policy with the coach? https://parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/26397/16-yo-son-...
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Blog like post?

So I would like to talk about something that could really help parents (many answers talk about this already) understand their kids and their behaviour. As it would be formed blog like instead of Q-A ...
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Improve protection message regarding required reputation

An hour ago I found this question, and ended up just adding a comment to it, since it didn't seem to me that it was complete enough for posting as an answer. However, the OP apparently thinks ...
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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-...
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Accepted answer is severely down-voted and may be deleted, but I feel it is still helpful

I recently posted an answer here in the parenting forums on a really touchy subject. There were already a couple answers before I posted, but they were superficial and I felt did not answer what the ...
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National Child Abuse Prevention month - question about questions

This month is national child abuse prevention month. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/preventing/preventionmonth/ I was very poor as a kid, and I was abused. Very poor folks hang out with other ...
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Can I ask for websites about child safety with scientific or high quality anecdotal links?

For example look at WebMD- some pages are reviewed by a doctor but those doctors didn't bother to require them to include citations or demonstrative documentaries/ case studies. I tried look at ...
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What should I do with a highly upvoted comment that is factually false?

I saw a comment that is based on common misconseption and upvoted in to stratosphere (HNQ effect). What should I do? Posting a comment response seems futile (past HNQ effect, no matter how good my ...
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“Actual problems that you face”

This is the Parenting meta discussion equivalent to the same question on Meta.Law.SE, which as of this posting is featured at the top of the top questions list there. Some of the discussion there ...
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Limits of subjectivity

This Meta post comes out of Erica's request for discussion on this question ("How should one handle a teen runaway who has shown up with a tale of woe?"). It seems to me that most questions on ...
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Minor edits are discouraged ? Under-editing?

Specifically referencing From what age should one heed "But I'm not cold!"? User Ryan went to the effort to commend that "daughter days..." should read "daughter says..." I made the ...
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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 ...
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Why is there both a food and diet tag?

food (125 questions) and diet (11 questions) seem like synonyms to me, and good candidates for merging.
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Question is on topic here but may be better fit on bicycles.stackexchange.com

My flag was declined here: How to encourage a toddler to take interest in riding a balance bike? This may be on topic here, but it has not received many positive comments and answers. I wish to see ...
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Should we get rid of the “legal” tag?

I recently discovered we have a legal tag. I feel like this tag is something that doesn't belong here. This is a parenting site, not a legal advice site. While I know that legal issues come up in ...
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Should “change” be a new tag?

In a question about international relocation with a toddler, the OP commented: I also tried to tag with »change« and »relocation«, but my credit is not sufficient. I proposed "relocation" as a ...
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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 ...
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Should I post questions about my autistic child here or on SE Health?

My son is autistic, very mild condition tho. I have many questions about his condition and how should I act as a parent. Should I post them here? or just because they are about autism they need to ...
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Synonym request: [conflict] ← [arguments]

I believe that arguments is an exact synonym of conflict, which is the more prevalent tag.
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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 ...
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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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What should moderators do with answers that disagree with the premise of the question?

It seems there's been a lot of discussion and controversy lately over how moderators should (or should not) handle answers that stray from the question being asked. Granted, I have not been active in ...
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Clarify the “communication” tag

There is currently no wiki or more detailed information about communication. I'd like to resolve that, so it's more clear when it should be used. What is "communication"? Is this used for: parent-...
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what to do about overreaching moderation?

Anongoodnurse, a moderator of Parenting, appears to be vastly overreaching her mandate. What to do? The issue is that disparate voices that have significant contributions are driven away, because it'...
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Isn't “You're Wrong” an “answer”?

In reading the question and answers for How can I convince my parents to accept my approach on school?, I was surprised that the 2 which were deleted (as opposed to converted to comments) were deleted ...
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Delay for deleting answers after being advised of need for improvement (re: “…my approach to school”)?

I recently posted an answer to this question, then when I received advice in a comment that my answer really didn't answer the question, I reread the question and then attempted to post a comment that ...
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Are there cases where answering in comments is OK?

In addition to protecting questions to avoid spam or "thanks!" answers, we often protect questions that attract negative, irrelevant, or otherwise low-quality answers. I also tend to start removing ...
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How clear do you need to be that you're not asking medical advice to not be considered asking for medical advice?

Question in question: What should I consider when getting tympanostomy tubes (grommets) for my child? I have a close vote (and presumably a downvote) because: This is clearly asking for medical ...
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I have been asked to provide additional references for my answer but what and where and by whom?

I got the following message on my answer to this question Can it be unhealthy to deprive a child of sugar? Some of the information contained in this post requires additional references. Please edit ...
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can we ask questions about our relations with parents?

when is it suitable to ask questions related to our relationship with our parents. Most of the questions I have noticed recently how to raise our kids or toddler, and how to act with them , however ...
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What qualifies as offensive content and, secondarily, handling content disputed as offensive

There are several things to address in this question, but I'll try to be concise. Comments referred to in this question are mostly available in this chat room, though there are some that were deleted ...
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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?
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Merge tag “misbehavior” into existing tag “behavior”

We've had the tag "behavior" for a long time. I'm now seeing the tag "misbehavior" too, and I feel it would make sense to have that as a synonym for "behavior" - or possibly for "discipline"?
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Is this on topic and does this behaviour violate our “be nice” policy?

A while back, I asked this question about whether I should allow my child to participate in dangerous sports and when they may be able to assess risk. Originally, this answer contained a description ...
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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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How to report a user when you have low-rep?

How can we report users like this https://parenting.stackexchange.com/users/18981/jeff ? (If you want to know why he needs to be removed, just check out his answers.)
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Can't answer protected question though I have 101 rep? [duplicate]

How should a parent advise a child who wants to become a musician even though he is devoid of talent? This question doesn't seem to let me answer. I know it's protected, but I have 101 rep.
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Burninate [age] tag

age (9 questions) looks like a meta tag, it doesn't help categorize questions. And age is largely irrelevant anyway. I think age-appropriate (86 questions) is less bad, since we understand what's ...
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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.)
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Over-editing of post

I feel over-edited in this thread: How best to take advantage of a child's extended vacation I don't feel comfortable writing instructions to this OP in the style, Do this, do that. It is more ...

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