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Guilt over not wanting to watch grandchild

6 hours ago -

G. n. asks from Hazleton - I am a 54 year old woman who has raised 4 great children. My youngest is actually going to still be living at home next year while going to a local college. My daughter and her husband are expecting their first child soon and my daughter has announced that she cannot aff...

High maintenance friendships.

7 hours ago -

s. g. asks from Pembina - In my other question I mentioned that if the parents of one of my kids friends insisted I run all invites past them before inviting the child I would think them too high maintenance and probably not bother inviting the child anywhere altogether. It was pointed out that w...

Boy's fashion

7 hours ago -

R. B. asks from Frisco - My DS will be entering 3rd grade and I like to buy ahead when things are on clearance. Anyhow, he seems to be happy to wear whatever I purchase for him but due to his special needs, I think he is unaware of fashion and wouldn't tell me if someone made fun of his clothes....

Laundry Experts, please advise!

8 hours ago -

J. S. asks from Los Angeles - My son's baseball pants are white and already stained but care instructions say "do not bleach". Is there any way to get them back to their original white?? Also, he's started to come home with grass stains on the knees of ALL his pants. How do I get these out? Fi...

Why getting mental health is so hard...follow up

19 hours ago -

R. S. asks from Chicago - Thanks to those who encouraged me...I saw my doctor this morning. He was so warm and even inserted some humor in to our appointment, guessing all the various diseases I had looked up online. He said he has seen several middle-aged women complaining of head zaps over the y...

3 Kids messing around on the bus 1 gets punched on the nose

February 27, 2015 -

M. M. asks from Chicago - I'm looking for some opinions here on a situation. 3 boys were messing around/being silly on the bus going home and one got accidentally punched on the nose and was bleeding. Should the boy that accidentally punched him get punished/written up or not at all since they...

Kids and technology

February 26, 2015 -

S. A. asks from Chicago - This is more of a rant than a question. My DD is almost 13 and in 7th grade. She is one of two kids in her grade (small Catholic school) without an iPhone. She has an IPiod Touch. She is not on any social media sites, I allow her to text and email her friends and use ...
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Are the "Mean Girls" Always Mean Girls? Or Can They Change?

February 27, 2015

Remember them from high school? Every school had ‘em (and they still do).

Maybe you were one….More


10 year old afraid of us dying

February 26, 2015 -

N. R. asks from Chicago - Hi Moms, I had my daughter at age 40. I'm now 50 and she's 10. She has been doing the math lately on how old my husband and I will be when she is at various milestones in the future - in college, getting married, having her own kids. She's so sad and scared of us getting ...
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Stop Procrastinating Pull Up Lovin' Parents and Potty Train!

February 26, 2015

If you’re a parent that’s using Pull Ups… STOP. Just STOP right here. You don’t need to read on. Because you’re obviously scared. You’re obviously putting off the P-O-T-T-Y because you don’t want to deal with the disgusting, ugly, filthy, stinky truth about Potty Training….More

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Why Is Teen Fashion So... Ugly?

February 25, 2015

I recently spent some time at the mall. It’s something I vigorously try to avoid, but I have a teenage daughter and that complicates my efforts. It seems teenage girls’ life-blood springs directly from the mall… or they can buy it there or something. I don’t know. I try not to get too involved. I just know teen girls must go to the mall frequently or they’ll “die”. And, considering we were having mid-winter break (because two weeks of winter break apparently isn’t enough), and The Kid racked up a good amount of gift cards over Christmas, I agreed to take her….More

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