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toddler boy cries if not wearing diaper

5 hours ago -

J. M. asks from Charlotte - My son is almost 2 years old and like any other child he hates to have his diaper changed. What is causing me concern is he cries and sometimes says "it hurts" if you leave his diaper off. He has no diaper rash, he has never had diaper rash in his life. When I undress him...
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Melatonin and Kids

5 hours ago -

O. L. asks from Long Beach - Hi, just wondering if anyone gives Melatonin to their child? If so, who recommended it? Are you happy with the results?
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Job opportunity-what would you do?

6 hours ago -

M. C. asks from Louisville - I am close to graduating, and started an intern position this semester. I have been given the opportunity to intern with the same company next semester. Apparently, the head of another department has noticed my work, and has asked that I intern with them next semester. T...
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Toys for 4 and 7 year old

7 hours ago -

L. H. asks from Livonia - Trying to find some ideas on what other boys my kids age are into. My boys are almost 7 and 4. They are into sports, monster trucks, books and board games but I want to explore what other kids their ages are playing with to get some ideas for Christmas. What does your ...
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My Favorite Part of Thanksgiving Dinner

November 27, 2014

T’was the night of Thanksgiving,
But I just couldn’t sleep.
I tried counting backwards,
I tried counting sheep….More

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5 Ways to Teach Your Young Children Gratitude

November 26, 2014

Gratitude. Thankfulness. Blah. Blah. Blah.

This time of year it becomes a cliché. We glaze over our friend’s daily thankful updates. Even I begin to sound like a broken record pounding the pavement with practicing gratitude — practicing gratitude — practicing gratitude.More

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Gift Cards where face value is > cost

November 21, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Can anyone direct me to a place where I can buy gift cards for less than their face value, and still get out ahead after transaction fees and costs? i.e. the sort of thing where I can pay $20, and buy a $25 value gift card, and possibly something like a...
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Stop Inviting Me to My Kids' School

November 25, 2014

My first-grade son attends a fabulous New York City public school where parents are invited to attend morning meeting with their child. Every morning.More

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parent teacher conferences

November 19, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- DS in in pre-K. Parent teacher conferences are tonight. What sort of information should i expect to receive? What sorts of questions would you/ should I ask? We have no specific issues or concerns. fanged bunny
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Keeping the magic alive

November 19, 2014 -

S. F. asks from Ogdensburg - My daughters are just 5 and 3 and I fear that the Christmas magic (Santa and all the make believe) will be up way sooner than I ever really expected. We have been doing the elf on the shelf for 3 yrs now and they both love it. My oldest actually has one visit her school ...
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Would you email the teacher first?

November 18, 2014 -

J. T. asks from Oradell - I posted a little while ago about my daughter's 3rd grade teacher. I let the one incident go as I didn't want to rush in and my daughter seemed ok. There have been little ups and downs since then. But as time goes on and she and other kids get yelled at for asking ques...
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Most Terrifying Moment as a Parent

October 28, 2014 - List

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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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