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bipolar sibling

5 hours ago -

J. B. asks from Garfield - hello all. (sorry so long) my oldest sister is bipolar (yes professionally diagnosed). long back story short my daughter my dogs and i have been displaced from our home and she has been letting us stay with her. i do my share of house work and buy all the food. also sh...

Flying with a 12 and 7 year old

5 hours ago -

A. B. asks from Butler - This will be my kids first time flying, my son age 12 and my daughter age 7. What should I bring with us for them, any advice on how to handle a very talkative 7 year old? We will be flying from Pittsburgh to Las Vegas with connecting flights and an hour lay over both to ...

JFF - if you found money, would you turn it in?

6 hours ago -

A. H. asks from Canton - I saw a Facebook post that a friend (not too close) found $300 in a parking lot. I couldn't believe all the "likes" it got and the comments of people congratulating her and asking what she planned to do with the money. I couldn't imagine keeping $20 that was found, let al...

activities for 21 month old

6 hours ago -

A. H. asks from San Antonio - I'm looking for some activities for my 21 month old to do while I'm helping my 4 year old with his writing. I made him a binder with alphabet tracing sheets in sheet protectors that he can use with dry erase markers. So I'm looking for something fun to keep my daughter oc...

Easter a pagan holiday?

9 hours ago -

S. T. asks from Huntington - After reading some answer posts I think some clarificaiton is called for. while many holidays have mixed histories Easter was not originally a pagan holiday that was co-opted. Christmas was. Christmas at the end of December doesn't make sense - if anything Jesus was pr...
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Why Did My 9-Year-Old Have to See This?

April 23, 2014

While putting my daugther, Mia, to bed the other night, she told she had seen something “disturbing” and that she knew it was “inappropriate”….More


Packing- What might I be forgetting

April 21, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- We are heading to England for just over two weeks with our 3 year old. We leave tomorrow. We've packed our clothes, and will be packing our toiletries, light first aid and electronics tonight. Any thoughts on what to make sure to take? Anything you've f...
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Trying Not to Hate Me

April 22, 2014

“Look at this,” I moan in disgust pinching a handful of stretch-marked, flabby skin from my mid-section. “Why do you even like me?” I ask J dejectedly, adding insult to injury as I place the value of my personhood on the perceived failings of my exterior….More

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A Husband on a Mission to Get the Groove Back

April 21, 2014

Somewhere along the line “us” became “all of us”. Somewhere along the line two became four. Somewhere along the line “date night” went MIA and our couple status was lost….More


8 year old doesn't stop eating, anyone else dealt with this?

April 20, 2014 -

T. F. asks from Forest Hills - I have an 8 year old daughter who according to the children's BMI chart is "obese." She has always had a solid build and a large appetite but has gained 7 lbs in the past 3 mos (without getting much taller). My concern though is not her actual weight but her attitud...

How Much TV Does Your Child Watch?

April 19, 2014 - List


Losing Baby Weight

April 18, 2014 -

A. F. asks from Bellmore - My second daughter was born eleven days ago! Now that I am home, I find myself still indulging as if I was pregnant. The macaroons, cookies and ice cream. I can't exercise yet because I had a c section and still have pain. I have always struggled with my weight all my...
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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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