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Is there a reason this site is focusing on parenting instead of family dynamics?

I think renaming the site to something like Family Dynamics would be a lot more misleading than Parenting. First, from the tour page: Parenting Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for ...
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"homosexuality" tag should be updated to LGBT

First, I need to acknowledge that you know much more about this than I do. I had no idea that the term "homosexual" was offensive. Thanks for bringing this issue up. After discussing this, we've ...
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Do we really need anonymous or unexplained downvoting?

No one likes downvotes. But I believe we need anonymous downvotes for a variety of reasons. Users often state that explanations of down votes will help them learn to post better questions/answers, ...
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How May I Tell Who Keeps Deleting Legitimate Comments In Order To Take Action?

Those comments are not being maliciously deleted - the moderator team has been removing them as they count as noise. This question has received a really high number of comments - and in order to ...
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Is there a reason this site is focusing on parenting instead of family dynamics?

You'll see on our help page: Parenting Stack Exchange is for parents, grandparents, nannies and others who care for children. We welcome questions on topics like these: matters of upbringing, safety ...
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Do we really need anonymous or unexplained downvoting?

A quick addition to @anongoodnurse's post: Stack Exchange has deliberately implemented anonymous downvoting. This is not an accident. This canonical question over on meta.SE has gained a lot of ...
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"homosexuality" tag should be updated to LGBT

I think you may be confused as to the purpose of tags. Tags are a method we have of finding and searching for questions and for allowing people to follow topics they are interested in. It isn't ...
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Should we have location tags?

I think that as a whole, we often don't respect cultural differences. Comments like "Silly Americans..." and worse on this question are common. Having a location tag won't prevent people from making ...
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Sensitive Information Warning

This actually happens right across the SE network. Different kinds of sensitive data including personal info, intellectual property, security configs etc. What I mean by that is that it is equally ...
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Anonimity for users?

This site is part of a network called Stack Exchange. As a single site, there is nothing a moderator can do to implement such a change. This would need to be a network-wide option, and as such should ...
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Why is the list of acceptable topics so hard to find?

I'm sorry about your frustration. You're right, it's not obvious. You're not alone. So please allow me to go over it for future visitors. All Stack Exchange sites use basically the same format, so ...
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Is it possible to add information on the title page/title of Parenting SE? This is about the look of the site

As a beta site, and not even a partially graduated one, we're fairly limited in what we can modify. The only two things I think we could even possibly control that would really be effective would be ...
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"homosexuality" tag should be updated to LGBT

I agree we should have synonyms, would LGBT or LGBTQ cover the broadest group of search terms? Possibly more if there are ones with sufficiently widespread usage. But no, I don't think there is any ...
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Do we need better close reasons for questions?

I don't think this is needed. We don't get all that many relationship questions, and the ones that are blatantly off topic we can just use the generic off topic close reason for. I've been on this ...
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Can we see a plot of our site's Area 51 stats over time?

I think one could create a query in: http://data.stackexchange.com/parenting/queries I modified this one to span over 36 months: http://data.stackexchange.com/parenting/query/edit/194173 And got ...
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Synonym request: [conflict] ← [arguments]

I proposed arguments as a synonym of conflict. I am a little less sure about fighting, which could be a legitimate subset (I interpret it as fistfights with other kids, although that is hardly the ...
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Can we have a "this answer assumes information" flag?

In general, questions that end up on the HNQ list cause us (and other non techie sites) problems for this reason: most of SE is technical/IT based, and users new to this site do not necessarily know ...
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Feedback and suggestions for the editable section of the Help Center?

Cannot find the answer? Search for or ask a question about Parenting Stack Exchange on Meta, for example Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). - Policies. - How to ask a question? - How to prevent your ...
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Sensitive Information Warning

It seems to me there are two types of sensitive information. Things that should never be posted and things you don't want associated with you. It would be nice to be able to mask your user ID for ...
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Sensitive Information Warning

I agree that the issue is one of understanding. People come here hoping for help without understanding how big the community is, nor how well the information here propagates. I believe most speak ...
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