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Is there anyone that speaks fluent Spanish?

5 hours ago -

C. V. asks from Pacific Palisades - I need some messages translated and I need someone who speaks fluent Spanish on a regular basis and knows the slang words, abbreviated words, etc to translate a long conversation of messages for me. Please it's very important. My husband and I are separated and I am prett...

Trying to stay pregnant

8 hours ago -

K. H. asks from Minot - I have a wonderful little boy who is 8 years old. I got married two yrs ago and my husband and I are tring to have a baby. I have no problem getting pregnant it is staying pregnant. I just had miscarriage number 6 in sept. I am on the shot and pill and it doesn't seem to ...

Bedtime for kids when 1 has school and 1 does not

8 hours ago -

d. c. asks from Boise - My boys 5th grade and preschooler goes to school by my home. My stepdaughter(5th grade) goes to school with her mom in different school district therefore different schedules and days off. She is with us on weekends. However today since they had scheduled parent teacher...
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The Truth about My Big Family

October 24, 2014

People peruse my blog or my Facebook page, see the gaggle of children that call me mom, and seem genuinely befuddled as to how I manage such pandemonium. When I leave the house, kids in tow, folks always want to know “Are they all yours?”, “How do you do it?” and “Where is the man who got you into this mess?”….More


Does having a favorite honestly make me a bad mom? :/

9 hours ago -

K. M. asks from Orem - Hi moms, I'm new to mamapedia - II rarely post anything online but this has been hanging over my head for some time now...and I figure it deserves a honest, outside perspective. I'm a proud mama of 2 teriffic kids (twins), one girl and one boy who will be 12 in December,...

diaper question

October 22, 2014 -

M. G. asks from New York - So, LO is finally sleeping through the night *happy dance* - but now he is waking up soaked! Literally for 4 of the last 5 nights he wakes up with wet pjs and a diaper that is overflowing (pee only, thank God!). Is this a sizing issue? he is currently 31", 23.5lbs...

Bed wetting

October 22, 2014 -

S. P. asks from Goldens Bridge - My daughter is 8 years old and now is getting invited to sleepover parties. She wants to go but she does not stay dry at night. We have been to specialists and luckily nothing is physically wrong but her system is just not developed. She is very strong willed and unfort...
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12 Tips for Trick-Or-Treating with Toddlers

October 23, 2014

Crazy costumes, spooky decorations, and massive amounts of candy — what’s not to love about Halloween, right?…More

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A Fly Will Poop on Your Lip... and Other Parenting Lies

October 22, 2014

Someone once said, “I believe in being honest with my kids, 101 percent.”

That someone wasn’t me. I lie to my kids all the time. I’m not just talking about the trifecta of deception: Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy. I don’t creatively bend the truth. I straight up lie like Pinnochio. Am I ashamed? No. Lying to my kids saves my sanity, not to mention time and money. And sometimes, it’s just fun to eff with them a little….More


Getting Dressed For School/Anytime and AM Activities

October 21, 2014 -

A. F. asks from Bellmore - My five year old gives me a hard time getting dressed in general and for school. I limited her to two choices this morning so she was not overwhelmed. She still gave her a hard time. Often times she will make a choice then not like how it feels on herself. Do I need to ha...

Birth Control Help

October 20, 2014 -

6. b. asks from New York - I just started on Desogestrel-Ethinyl Estrad little over 2 weeks ago. My boyfriend came inside me a week ago, I continued taking my pills as usually until the 2nd day after that I forgot to take it in the morning. I took it later that afternoon and continued taking it i...
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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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