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Are pot and pan holders a thing of the past?

5 hours ago -

m. G. asks from Flower Mound - We were going to have our pot and pan holder installed over our kitchen island, but my husband decided we shouldn't, b/c he said our pots and pans are ugly, and why would we want to put our pots and pans on display? Putting our ugly pots and pans aside, are pot and pan h...

safe detox for kids?

5 hours ago -

m. G. asks from Flower Mound - Does anyone know of a safe, effective detox for kids? Thanks!

Yummy dessert recipes everyone will love without artificial dyes

5 hours ago -

L. H. asks from Livonia - We recently have discovered our children ( especially my oldest ) have a sensitivity/allergy to artificial dyes. Although we have never had any of these " fake " dyes in our household we go to many events and family gatherings that do. I am looking for some ideas of de...

Making your child give up their room/bed for out of town guests

10 hours ago -

M. G. asks from Portland - My grandmother just came back from visiting my cousin's family. Since my cousin is on a 4 month sabbatical from his job they decided this would be the perfect time for her to come. When she arrived she finds out that she will be staying in the guest bedroom since the kids...
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A Mom of Girls: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

September 16, 2014

When I was younger, like most little girls, I daydreamed about my future life. I did not anticipate my wedding, but rather the perfect family that would come afterwards. My vision was very June Cleaver-esque. It involved a tall, dark, and handsome husband who worked a very regular 9-5 job every day and three children – two boys, and, finally, a girl who would be our little princess to spoil….More


How long do you keep food in your fridge?

14 hours ago -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- I came home from work the other day hungry, and looking forward to eating some of the food I had cooked earlier in the week, only to find that my MIL (who was staying with us at the time), had gone through my fridge, dumped the food, and washed the cont...

Would you say something to the teacher or wait?

14 hours ago -

J. T. asks from Oradell - I've written before one of my daughters is very sensitive. She's now in 3rd grade and got the teacher she really did not want because the teacher has a reputation of being very strict. This daughter is really well behaved. Every single weekly behavior report has been e...

Washing Denim

September 14, 2014 -

M. W. asks from Flushing - I was just wondering what people's opinions are about washing denim. I recently bought my almost 5 year old daughter a denim skirt and I am afraid of washing it. I don't want it to get ruined or shrink. My husband is of the opinion that you never wash denim. My daughter...

Daughters wants to transfer to boyfriend's college

September 12, 2014 -

E. C. asks from New York - My daughter and her boyfriend had been dating for about a year when they both went to college very far apart. Ultimately they decided to stay together and it's been going pretty well for them. We love her boyfriend, and since my husband and I met when we were 18, we try t...
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To the Mommy in Aisle 7 at Target: Relax! I Wasn't Judging You

September 15, 2014

To the mother in the school supply aisle at Target this Wednesday afternoon, yes, it’s me, the woman who did a 180 when you shouted at your daughter. I just wanted to say that I wasn’t judging you. You simply scared the bejezus out of me….More

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The Jaw Dropping Way This Pre-Schooler Stood Up to a Bully

September 14, 2014

As a mom, I am always correcting my son’s behavior in an effort to mold him into a well-mannered person. My kid is forever catching some fresh hell for committing run-of-the-mill kid crimes. It isn’t enough for me that he follows the rules. I want the boundaries I create to help him develop confidence and self-respect. Like any mom, I want my son to be a decent kid….More


Awesome Graduation Gifts

August 27, 2014 - List

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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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