I have to admit... I am hard on myself. I set such a high standard to reach, not for the stress or torture, but for motivation. I like accomplishing what I set out to do. There’s no greater high, no feeling so satisfying than that for me. More
I haven't been to the OBGYN since my 6 week postpartum checkup. They told me to make an appointment for a year from then, but life happened and i forgot. It's been almost two years now. I am wanting to get back on birth control, but I'm not sure if i should go back to the...Read more or share your answer!
So, this year Dad & stepmom are hosting Thanksgiving (which they've done before) and it will be a "combined" celebration - Dad's family & her family all together. This means that there will be a bit of a blend as far as the food is concerned. This celebration includes my ...Read more or share your answer!
My daughter is 8 months old and I am producing less and less milk everyday, even with galactagogues and pumping as often as possible!Read more or share your answer!
I just found out that my daughter, who just turned 15, removes all the hair in her pubic area. I didn't say anything about it but frankly I'm a little disturbed by this. Does this mean she is sexually active? I've heard from a friend of mine that this is a new "trend" wit...Read more or share your answer!
This is one of those stories that I have thought about sharing so many times. One of those stories that made me stop and think for a long time afterwards. One of those stories that changes the way you think about who you are and what your values are. One of those stories that makes you ask hard questions about yourself…. More
I spent most of 2007 and 2008 working as a psychologist-intern at Chicago-area maximum security prisons. I was also pregnant.
The smells of sweat, urine and feces only made me throw up once the whole time, but the prison cornbread made up for that episode, (pure pregnancy craving gold!)…. More
With Thanksgiving this week, we start reflecting on everything we are grateful for. This year, however, I want you to try something different. Take the time to think about the struggles, difficulties, and hard times you have faced and find gratitude in these experiences, as well. I’ll start…… More
I got great suggestions last year for 2nd grade last year so I thought I'd ask again. I'm the mystery reader for my son's class and need something that can be read in 15 min. It doesn't have to have pictures but I was looking for something funny. The last mom read som...Read more or share your answer!
I need advice please about how to deal with being a new mom in a new town where my son's grade moms seem very cliquey. I have tried volunteering tons at his school in an effort to meet people one on one and attend every event for parents to get to know everyone. I have h...Read more or share your answer!
Looking for an OBGYN through Elmhurst Medical Group. I have been trying to get pregnant with my first child, and I would like someone who specializes in endometriosis, and has a holistic approach. I don't want someone who will rush to put me on medicine or make the deci...Read more or share your answer!
My 5year old just started taking adhd medicine. He is so much more tolerable and like a normal child but i feel soooooooooo guilty! Like ive failed as a parent! Please helpRead more or share your answer!