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Changing out eyeglass lenses

L. S. asks from Henderson

I was wondering if anyone knew of an eyeglass place that is cooperative with families or has a plan that will work with you changing out eyeglass lenses possibly a few times a year? I know I am not the only parent that has to do this. Insurance only offers lenses every so...

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Effects on a traumatic birth.

M. R. asks from Los Lunas

I had to get induced because i was low on amniotic fluid and long story short I was in labor 3 days the nurses kept telling me to turn and position differently because I was at 3 cm for a while, finally when I reached the right cm to push out my son the umbilical cord wa...

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Turbo Tax? good or bad?

M. M. asks from San Pablo

Hi, my husband usually goes to a professional to do our taxes. In the past two years, they have been charging us more and more. This year we're thinking doing it with turbo tx. Anyone has had good/bad experience with them? I would love to hear your thoughts. Tha...

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Water Play, Yay?!

-Originally published in Golden Gate Mothers Group Magazine – July/August 2015

After I delivered my third baby, a hospital nurse carefully, almost reverently, passed me a “sitz bath,” a plastic tub that sits on top of a standard toilet seat with a bag of water connected to it by a tube. You know, so that a new mama can submerge her beleaguered lady parts in warm water without hoisting herself into the bathtub. Since the gravity-powered nether regions soaker didn’t float my boat the first two times around, I tossed it aside. “Wait!” my husband cried, “Stuart will love that.”… More


North V. South And The Snow Storm

Those of us not on the East Coast have found ourselves watching in amazement as a monster snowstorm dumped literally feet of the white stuff in New York and the surrounding areas. Even southern snow rookies in states like Tennessee and Georgia found themselves scooting to the store to invest in a snow shovel and lay in a supply of bread and peanut butter…. More


Dyslexic 6 yr old

J. S. asks from Brooklyn

My DD was just diagnosed with dyslexia/ADHD/Social communication disorder and anxiety. She is currently in a public school with an IEP but it can't address her needs. Does anyone know of a good school in the area or Manhattan that may fit her needs (public or private)? ...

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