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My 4 year old is now afraid to fly

2 hours ago -

G. T. asks from Watertown - UGH! I was so prepared for our trip - me, my hubby, my 2 kids ages 7 and 4. The trip was a 2.5 hr flight. I took some meds for myself becuase I am a nervous flyer. I had games, treats, dolls, coloring books, the kindle. But my 4 year old screamed bloddy murder becuase of ...
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Adopt My Grandchild

9 hours ago -

C. C. asks from San Mateo - Adopt My Grandchild? My dd and her husband became pregnant unexpectedly. They were not ready to have the baby. They decided to go through open adoption so that they can have contact with the baby. Unfortunately, they never asked us (my husband and myself) if we ...
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Vegetarian meals

10 hours ago -

M. T. asks from Stormville - Hello friends. My college kiddult is home for a month on winter break. He is a vegetarian. I'm quickly going through my go-to non meat meals. What are your favorite vegetarian dishes that do not contain soy? Thanks for sharing any ideas or favorite recipes.
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Hypoglycemia? has this ever happened to you?

15 hours ago -

a. m. asks from Miami - I'm 31 mother of a 4 yo son. My lifestyle is not very healthy, I admit. I am overweight (152 lbs, 5'), I work in an office so I sit on a chair 8-9 hours a day. So I am not so much active either. I had my blood tests done in February and they were all ok, including the su...
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The Older I Get, the More I Want the Things Money Can't Buy

December 19, 2014

What do I want for Christmas? That’s a question I get asked over and over each year. I never have an answer because I’ve never really been all that materialistic. Sure, I like to have this or that, but most often it’s something small that I usually buy for myself. The majority of my money that gets spent on me – a luxury, as any mom can attest – is usually blown on books. I like to read and write. Pretty simple stuff that doesn’t require much….More

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How Do You Teach a Privileged Kid to Be Grateful?

December 20, 2014

I may have more questions than answers by the end of this, and I’m actually hoping that you, dear reader, will share some of your wisdom….More

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Parenting: As Defined by All the Safety Straps

December 21, 2014

When my husband and I left the hospital, the car seat was securely strapped to the back seat. My husband bought it, but didn’t research seats online; it’s not his style. He just went to the store and chose one that seemed good….More

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Are my husband and I being unreasonable?

December 17, 2014 -

K. K. asks from Huntington - My daughter has just turned 17 and is a junior in high school. She is fairly responsible and trust worthy and we have let her take trips with out us before, normally with a friends parents or even once with just her friends. We do fully trust our daughter. However tod...
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8 month old and struggling with solids

December 16, 2014 -

G. S. asks from New York - I may not think of all considerations to write about so be patient. I have 8 month old that i started with solids at 5 months. He started out pretty well, but for the past few weeks he is not interested at all. My routine has always been food first (lunch and dinner so...
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Spin on Santa

December 16, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- We've been having some santa Q&A recently- Q- How many santa clauses are there? A- One. Q- What about the one ringing the salvation army kettle, at the mall, at school, at the museum, at the pool. A- the santas we see everywhere are just preten...
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16 year old, can't be punished.

December 16, 2014 -

J. W. asks from Buffalo - My daughter is 16 and she does normal stupid teenager things. She spends too much money, doesn't care about school, and doesn't show a lot of respect. She is not a hellion though. She knows what she is doing she just doesn't like me any more. My problem is she can't b...
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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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