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Question about Cleaning whites

3 hours ago -

L. A. asks from Austin - So I finally purchased some Oxyclean because you all are always suggesting it. For my business I wear white cotton shirts/blouses. But because it is soo hot down here, I cannot wear the shirts more than once.I sweat in them and they look messy. In the cooler months ...

Co-parenting isn't working out and sending mixed messages

4 hours ago -

V. L. asks from San Antonio - My ex and I have been separated for over two years now. He is actively involved in our almost 4 year olds life- and by involved I mean he sees her often. When it comes to parenting, I have noticed that she behaves well when she's with one or the other of us. I mean...

Patio furniture

6 hours ago -

M. S. asks from Salinas - I am hoping to get a good deal on patio furniture now that summer is coming to an end. I am looking for a dining set (table, 6 chairs) and a sofa and table set. In your experience, what type of material holds up well and stays nice-looking? I don't really want a glass tab...

Verbally/emotionally abusive husband

8 hours ago -

W. H. asks from Auburn - I finally told my husband that I was unwilling to remain in our marriage if he wasn't willing to work on himself and how he treats me. After the usual bullshit blowup and accusations he seemed to get that I was serious. I have been working on myself - so far I've read The...

Super healthy diet for nursing moms

13 hours ago -

R. S. asks from Chicago - I definitely would like to eat a healthier diet...and am curious what other nursing moms who are in to healthy eating, consume each day...breakfast, lunch and dinner...snacks, etc.

Getting the kids to bed

July 31, 2014 -

A. M. asks from Woodridge - It seems like every night is a battle when it comes to getting my 3 & 9 year old to bed. They used to get to bed by 8:30 & typically by themselves. Now it causes tension every night for my husband and me because they constantly need us to tend to them. What's changed is t...

Bad Watermelon - Return or Toss?

July 31, 2014 -

M. 2. asks from Downers Grove - I had some friends over for lunch this afternoon and the watermelon that I had just bought and cut up earlier today had a horrible taste - it had good color but was very bitter. It was not edible so I threw it away and two of my girlfriends said I should have returned it...

Looking for general practioner Hinsdale area

July 30, 2014 -

M. V. asks from Hinsdale - Anyone have a G.P. in the area you would recommend? I haven't been in a few years and it's time to start taking care of myself. I would prefer a female but am not opposed to a male. TIA
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Dad of Three Girls Defines "Girly": Girly 2.0.

July 31, 2014

1. Lambs and lions frolicking together.

2. Politicians reaching across the aisle.

3. And me, at the salad bar….More

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In Defense of Posting Pretty Pictures

July 30, 2014

It is the nightly custom of every good mother after her children are asleep to rummage in their minds and put things straight for the next morning, repacking into their proper places the many articles that have wandered during the day…When you wake in the morning, the naughtiness and evil passions with which you went to bed have been folded up small and placed at the bottom of your mind; and on the top, beautifully aired, are spread out your prettier thoughts, ready for you to put on. -J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan…More

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How to Train Your Husband Like You Train Your Toddler

July 29, 2014

Shhhh… Don’t tell your husband, but the same tactics that you use with your kid will work with him! Here are some basic “do’s” and ” don’t ‘s” of husband-training:…More


Easiest Ways to Go Green

July 27, 2014 - List

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