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Things to do with toddler while husband is gone

4 hours ago -

L. .. asks from Raleigh - Hi mamas! My husband is going on a business trip next week and I'll be by myself with our 1.5 year old toddler. I'm currently pregnant with number 2 and am usually exhausted by the end of the day. We don't have any family nearby to help. I think we'll be mostly fine ...
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Itchy all over my body!!!

5 hours ago -

N. T. asks from Mount Laurel - About a month ago I started itching in between my thighs and went to the hospital because it had spread to my legs and I was getting bruises and red dotted marks from severe scratching. They did a blood work and found nothing. They told me to go see a dermatologist and if...
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DHs Friend is Not Much of a Friend

10 hours ago -

A. G. asks from Wake Forest - Well actually I never really felt this guy and his wife were much in the way of our "friends" but I know DH did. DH is in the military. When he first rejoined 9 years ago he made a buddy, let's call him Mike, while he was on special duty who I wasn't ever crazy about. I ...
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Night terrors

16 hours ago -

J. G. asks from Chicago - Hubby and I disagree on age appropriate movies. The other day we watched the first Harry Potter. This was hubby, me, 7, 5 and 2 year old. The 7 and 2 year old keep waking at night. It may not be the movie, but I find it interesting that after watching it my girls are wak...
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To the Well-Intentioned (but Ignorant) Parents of Teens

April 18, 2015

I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I must say something. Folks, stranger danger is a real thing. And even more real today than it was ten years ago thanks to, you guessed it, the internet….More

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April 16, 2015 -

S. S. asks from New York - .......
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I'm Going on a Solo Vacation to a Developing Country Because I Am Burned Out

April 17, 2015

I have a confession to make.

I’ve reached the point. I’m done. Fried. Toast. Put a fork in me….More

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What It's REALLY Like to Need Food Stamps

April 16, 2015

I was a tad irritated when I saw the Gwyneth Paltrow Food Stamp Challenge tweet but I think she’s a douche anyway, so it really didn’t matter to me. Then I read a Huffington Post article that pretty much defended her in a roundabout way….More

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2.5 yr old drinks tons of water, lately soaking through overnights during day!

April 11, 2015 -

J. S. asks from Holmdel - So my son has always loved his water and takes his cup everywhere. He does not have a fav lovey, stuffed animal or anything but always carries his water cup. I'm noticing an definite increase in the last few months. Constantly drinks and always wants refills. I have not g...
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Immunization "bump!"

April 10, 2015 -

r. K. asks from New York - Has anyone dealt with a reoccurring "lump" that is a bit red, itchy and warm to to the touch on their toddler from an immunization shot? My son just turned 2 year and has this reoccurring lump every month or 2 in the same area and by the time I get in to see my doctor,...
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help

March 19, 2015 -

P. S. asks from Perth Amboy - my 5 year old son always getting sick i dont know what i should do
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How to Get The Picture-Perfect Family Holiday Photo

New York:
December 12, 2010

Sitting in Central Park this weekend, I watched as a professional photographer brought her clients to a picture-perfect hideaway for the classic holiday card photo shoot. The little munchkins and their parents, all dressed up in holiday-wear, were positioned in just the right way and instructed to say “cheese” for the camera. Let’s face it. This photo is important. It represents an entire year of existence and growth for the family, as it is mailed out to close friends and family….More

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Take a Bite Out of Big Apple Food Costs

New York:
November 18, 2010

Even though New Yorkers pay some of the highest prices for food in the country, we are blessed with a few special resources that can help us chomp away at that giant grocery bill….More

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