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6 year old no longer says "I love you"

5 hours ago -

J. S. asks from Los Angeles - My 6 year old son used to just randomly say "I love you Mommy" or "I love you Daddy - no matter what" and it was so cute and heartwarming. I've noticed that for the past few months, I haven't heard him say "i love you" even though my husband and I continue to say it to h...

Am I missing the "open and check your electronic calendar" gene?

6 hours ago -

H. h. asks from San Clemente - forgive me for being redundant. Just think I'm honing in on something that will help me get better organized. The issue here being my hybrid use of electronic and print out calendars. Okay, so I'm a very much out of site out of mind kind of person. I'm Kari Bradshaw....

7 year old bedwetting concerns

6 hours ago -

L. H. asks from Livonia - My 7 year old son has been potty trained since he was 2 1/2 and stopped wetting the bed at 4. About 6 months ago he was sick with a virus and starting wetting the bed at night. We thought at first he was really tired due to not feeling well but he has continued to ever ...

I confess- I'm disorganized. Help me!

7 hours ago -

H. h. asks from San Clemente - I'm type B. Not even close to type A. I think with the right side of my brain most of the time. Three kids in and I've been forced to change some of my ways. Even so, I miss dr.s appointments, show up to events on the wrong week etc. etc. I drive my husband crazy. ...
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The Grief of Losing a Parent

August 27, 2015

When my father died in 2009, I knew what to expect. I’d been a psychotherapist for decades, and helped countless patients through deaths of loved ones. I figured my appetite would turn strange, and my sleep would go haywire. I’d be sad and tearful (though always at appropriate moments, since my professional expertise would allow me to plan ahead). I reminded myself of the writings of Kubler-Ross, and was quite familiar with the stages of grief. I was ready, and I knew what was coming….More

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Kindergarten is Kicking My Butt!

August 26, 2015

My oldest child started kindergarten. I remember my own kindergarten days fondly: I colored pictures; I made a macaroni necklace; I played Goldilocks in the year-end kindergarten play, which I’m pretty sure was the only thing we worked on the entire month of May. Kindergarten will be a breeze! I thought….More


Discussing genetic testing with a child

August 24, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - I just stared the process for having my 8 year old son tested for a genetic disorder that his father had (going through insurance, etc.). My husband was diagnosed with advanced (stage 4 ) kidney cancer when he was 25. Being that he was young and healthy he was given genet...
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Small Child vs. the Porta-Potty

August 24, 2015

I had thought we were done with all the milestones related to body waste. I’d thrown out the Diaper Genie. Zoe was fully potty-trained. We’d since frequented all the public restrooms within a three-mile radius, from local restaurants to parks to the supermarket… all in varying states of cleanliness….More


Starting an online business & need a sophisticated style name

August 21, 2015 -

j. p. asks from New York - I am starting an monogrammed bussiness a that will have items from infant toddler kids as well as things for ladies, examples clothing, backpacks with matching lunch bags accessories as well as things for ladies like totes purses , ooolers beach items. Any ideas

Raising a mama's boy?

August 13, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - I was recently told that my son was well on his way to being a "mommas boy". It hit me right in the middle of my heart because I dont think my son is a mommas boy. I think we have a very tight bond. BUT maybe he is?! My son and I have lived by ourselves for over 6 years (...

fungus on my porch

August 11, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - ...

Bedtime Routine Obstacles

July 14, 2015 - List

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