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Getting Dressed For School/Anytime and AM Activities

1 hour ago -

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...

fowl smelling vomiting

5 hours ago -

R. R. asks from Vancouver - My 1 year old daughter woke up last night vomiting and it had a very fowl smell to it .. well today my 3 year old ended up doing the same thing .. the only symptoms they have had it the fowl smelling vomiting n my 1 year old has diarrhea .. they have no fever or any other...
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Is Social Media Changing You?

October 21, 2014

After an early morning family walk and outing, I came home, showered, put away the groceries and posted the following on my personal Facebook page:…More


Would This Annoy You or Would You Just Let It Go? Or... Jealous Much?

12 hours ago -

A. K. asks from Stinesville - & if it did annoy you how would you handle it? I want to start by saying , the problem I have is the ONLY problem I have with this person. The Problem/ Issue: I have family member ( husbands side ) that I feel takes advantage of me. We are both SAHM' have kids close t...

Anyone have experience with Invisalign braces?

13 hours ago -

K. F. asks from Carmel - My 12 year old daughter needs braces. We just got back from an Orthodontist consultation and were offered Invisalign or regular metal braces for the same cost of $6800. We do not have dental insurance and the quote was a bit more than we expected but doable with monthly p...

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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Spending Date Night Lamenting Your Youth

October 19, 2014

I’m in a flurry. I’ve put on Madeline for my three year old while I sit at my vanity so that I can apply eye shadow and lipstick. I give myself an asthma attack spraying on drugstore perfume that I’ve purchased because it claims to be French. I’ve just returned from a mad dash to Walgreens in which I’ve also picked up some sort of “blurring” cream that is supposed to erase 20 years of hard living and make me ready for photos (the paparazzi forever plagues me) because oh my god, I have a date tonight!More

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Oh My Gourd! The Things We Do for Our Kids

October 20, 2014

At the end of kindergarten last year, my oldest daughter Anna (known around here as Anna Banana, or "AB") brought home a biology project: a little plastic cup half-full of dirt with a few tiny leaves poking through. She told me she had planted a pumpkin seed and – to my shock and dismay – the damn thing had actually started to show signs of life. I dismissively told her we could plant it in our garden, fully expecting it to die. When planting day finally arrived, AB lovingly transferred her little seedling to the far corner of the garden where it wouldn’t interfere with the real vegetables….More


Has anybody made a Minecraft costume?

October 16, 2014 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - My son wants to be a Minecraft skeleton for Halloween. It's not one of the Minecraft costumes you can actually buy (like Steve, Creeper, Enderman) but it's easy enough - a box for the head, and I saw a fantastic picture online where the body was black sweats with duct tap...

HS sexual assaults, Sayreville football season cancelled?

October 16, 2014 -

A. A. asks from Brooklyn - Sorry if this was discussed before. Some of you probably heard about this. In Sayreville NJ, seven HS football players were arrested and charged with sexual assault. People there say this has been going on for years (really? years) and that students who did not participat...

Swollen lymph node behind ear

October 16, 2014 -

g. g. asks from New York - HI.. my 2month old baby has a swollen lymph node, almost an inch in diameter. im worried so much. his wbc count is 25,000 and xray shows he has pneumonia. when will it disappear?
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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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