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Wedding Nerves

8 hours ago -

R. B. asks from Frisco - So on the radio today they were talking about a maid of honor who talked her friend down from calling off the wedding and it made me wonder: 1. How many of you had huge anxiety before you wedding (more then just little excitement / butterflies) 2. How long have you...

What do your tween boys wear to bed?

9 hours ago -

M. C. asks from Ann Arbor - My 10 year old son needs new pajamas since he has outgrown his. I am having a tough time finding sleep pants or pjs size 12/14 at the stores and unbelievably, online. Can anyone help? Right now, he is using shorts and a T-shirt. Thank you.

Am I expecting too much out of my husband?

12 hours ago -

C. R. asks from Mount Laurel - I have recently grown very resentful toward my husband. It constantly makes it hard for me to be in a good mood at all, let alone while I'm home. And I even find myself taking it out on the kids... I'll start from where it began. My husband and I got married August of...

THank you so very much to Is doing laundry appropriate for a 13 1/2 year old?

13 hours ago -

J. E. asks from Petaluma - I am thinking of having my teen daughter do her own laundry. I have made futile attempts to encourage her to place her dirty laundry in the basket, but it's usually left on the floor, on top of her bed, or hanging off a closet door. In order to encourage her to place he...

When did you stop reading at night with your child?

16 hours ago -

B. E. asks from New York - My son is 8 1/2 and has been asking me all spring to stop certain bedtime routines - no more baby blanket, no more lullabies, no more goodnight kisses (hugs are sometimes OK). I was cool with dropping these things - he's certainly old enough. However, a couple weeks bac...
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Don't Worry, I Have it All Figured Out

May 28, 2015

I actually have it all together.

I have it all figured out.

My life is perfect. My relationship, my job, my income – perfect. My children and stepchildren, my family, my partner’s family – all absolutely perfect people and perfect relationships. I write a blog titled JEN’S ZEN because I have it all together, I have it all figured out, and, indeed, I am actually enlightened….More

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Having Difficulties Teaching Your Teen Social Media Safety?

May 27, 2015

I’ve had a successful, private, psychology practice for almost twenty years. Half of my clients are adults and half children and teens. It is not uncommon on the first visit to encounter a motivated parent and a resistant teen. And by “resistant” I mean sullen, unfriendly, and sometimes outright hostile….More


Awesome Graduation Gifts

May 26, 2015 - List

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Letting Go of the Things That No Longer Serve You

May 26, 2015

I am not a bug person. I get squeamish when I see spiders and I’d rather not touch slugs if I can help it. I know spiders and slugs aren’t technically bugs, but whatever, same difference….More


Need help coping with the loss of my dog

May 21, 2015 -

W. V. asks from New York - First off, I'm not a mama but was a very proud papa to my dog. I apologize if this community is for women only but I couldn't find anything else plus I prefer to talk with women anyway. My dog was 14 years old. Despite his age and a few medical conditions, he was still ...

SAHM Daily Routine

May 20, 2015 -

R. S. asks from Woodbridge - Hoping I can get some examples of SAHM daily schedules. How do you conduct your day? When do you play with your kids, run errands, clean, etc. Share if you would like. TIA!

Grandma's fingers in baby's mouth

May 8, 2015 -

O. V. asks from New York - Love my MIL. She is helping us a lot with kids. Hate that she constantly puts her fingers into my 6 months old baby's mouth. The baby has been teething but she has a bunch of teething rings and sophie the giraffes. I have been saying - oh, lets give her a ring etc....
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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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