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At what age is it appropriate to let your children see the doctor on their own?

8 hours ago -

J. A. asks from Mount Laurel - I've always taken both my son and my daughter to the doctors for their yearly checkups. I work from home so it's easier for me to take them then my husband. I took my 11 year old son for his checkup this past week. After the exam my son asked me if i could wait in the wai...
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Atlantis Bahamas

March 28, 2015 -

L. D. asks from Phoenix - going in three weeks - any one been recently and have something encouraging to share how it went ? Reviews seem 50/50 in how people liked it. Staying at beach tower Thanks
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Potty Training HELP - I'm Going Crazy

March 28, 2015 -

L. S. asks from Omaha - My daughter who is now about 3 1/2 was fully potty trained last year in June. She rarely had accidents, if at all. Mid-summer we even stopped using pull ups over night. She was doing perfectly! In November, she started dribbling in her pants - sometimes enough where we ne...
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Got the MMR Booster shot, then found out I was pregnant (edited 3/28)

March 27, 2015 -

G. N. asks from Fresh Meadows - Hello, my PCP said I was due for an MMR booster shot when I told her we were trying to get pregnant. Now one week later, I am late and my OB congratulated me on being pregnant, but when I told her of the MMR shot, she suggested to terminate the pregnancy. Has anyone had t...
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Life Isn't Fair. But it's VERY Fair to You.

March 28, 2015

One of the most commonly heard phrases in this home is… you guessed it!

“It’s NOT fair!”More

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Are You the Life of Your Family's Party?

March 29, 2015

She is like a sun,
Shining over me
She makes the good things better,
Better than I ever dreamed.More

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How to Raise a Girl to Have a Healthy Body Image

March 27, 2015

Last month, my best friend came to me with concerns about EVERYONE calling her two year-old daughter “pretty.” Her concern was, “I feel like the world only notices her looks and is trying to place value on her outward appearance rather than her real strengths.”More

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help

March 19, 2015 -

P. S. asks from Perth Amboy - my 5 year old son always getting sick i dont know what i should do
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odour removal

March 12, 2015 -

t. f. asks from Bound Brook - strong odour in heated garage above freezing temperatures.
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Homeschooling *edited*

March 11, 2015 -

S. J. asks from Parlin - I am seriously considering homeschooling my 6&8 year olds this fall. However, i want to make sure they build friendships as well. Is there anyone in the Central NJ area that looking for the same thing? Fingers are crossed! Also, can you share what you do to make it work?...
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Really need clothes for big 7 year old.

March 9, 2015 -

N. M. asks from New York - My 7 year old is very overweight (4"2 and 106lbs) I can't get any clothes for him anywhere, there's just nothing that fits him. All of his tops are too small and, tight and wont fit over his stomach and none of his pants will fasten up or fit round his waist. Anyone got ...
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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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