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Blood work (lab work) or not...ETA

R. .. asks from San Antonio

I know you aren't doctors...I have been to ours and here is my question... DD has had fever for five straight days...only other symptom a rash, looks viral. No flu, strep or uti....just fever and feeling yucky. Yesterday, she the pediatrician told me if DD still ...

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Xmas photos & baby's first birthday photos

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens

We had been using a photo outfit that came to our apartment with backdrops and props and they did a great job (but were forever late and took forever). This year we are going to a studio where we have to bring our own props. No time to shop as we set it up for tomorrow...

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Birth control pill

R. S. asks from Cooperstown

I have an important trip to make on the 23rd of December. I thought I will be getting my period on the 9th as usual. I just had the brown discharge which means the period will be coming in 1 or 2 day. Can I start taking BCP or is it too late. Please advice

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Toddler Travel Bucket List

Our toddler Owen has been so fortunate to have opportunities to travel the world at such a young age. He’s been to Thailand, Italy, Greece, Canada, Hawaii, Disneyland, and more. We know that he won’t remember most of these trips years from now, but he definitely remembers them vividly for months and has absorbed so much about other places and cultures. I believe that these global experiences will impact the person he becomes…. More


The Ultimate Baby Proofing Checklist

Baby’s finally here and you’ve crossed your i’s and dotted your t’s, but have you remembered to cover the corners on your coffee table? And what about locks on ground cabinets? Once the crawling begins at about six months, you’ll want to make sure you’ve babyproofed your entire living space to ensure your little one remains safe and sound. We reached out to several experts to help you do just that…. More


5 Reasons You Should Be Thankful For Your Toddler

by Billy Kilgore of "Wrap Daddy"

I don’t remember the last time I slept past 6:30 a.m. I don’t remember the last time I went to a movie theater. I don’t remember the last time I ate a meal at my own pace. I don’t remember the last time I went an entire day without changing a poop diaper. I don’t remember the last time my toddler ate what I prepared him for dinner. Yet, I cannot think of anyone I want to spend more time with…. More


How to Move From Surviving to Thriving

I swear I read everything and anything about what to expect when you are expecting. Ok that’s not 100 pecent true. But I am a reader and I sure did read numerous books. However, very little actually prepared me for the reality of having a baby. And nothing prepared me for how to go from surviving to thriving after baby…. More


Son determined to make me miserable

T. S. asks from Woodbridge

My 12 yr old told his counselor that he loves to make me miserable and he thinks it's funny!?!? I am a single parent. He is very disrespectful talks back cusses doesn't listen or do what hes told he thinks he can do what he wants when he wants. I tell him not to do someth...

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Sibling Rivalry - sort of . . .

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

So, our two middle children - both 19 - are active military, each being sworn into two different branches of the military one day apart (literally less than 24 hrs apart in 2 different states!). All of a sudden, I became not only a military mom, but a military mom to two...

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