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6 Year Olds and Marijuana

18 minutes ago -

E. J. asks from Denver - This morning, I turned my back to my 6 year old and went to the bathroom. When I got back, he had eaten an entire edible out of my purse. Keep in mind this was about 300 milligrams of active THC. I scolded him severely, and then said he could stay home. I can't very well ...

clothing and dressers

1 hour ago -

t. c. asks from Bourbonnais - do y our kids keep their clothing in their dressers or are they like mine and empty an entire drawer just for fun? and what do you do about this?

How do you correct your child's teacher?

1 hour ago -

G. M. asks from Swampscott - My daughter is coming home from school with test answers that are correct, but are marked incorrect. Have any of you ever corrected a teacher? If so, what's the best approach? The most recent example was a complete sentence the teacher marked as incomplete. I sent the ...

Daughter's hair

3 hours ago -

L. L. asks from Hartly - My 8 yr old daughter's hair always looks dirty. I'm not sure if it's that she doesn't shampoo it well, doesn't rinse all the shampoo out, or if her hair is just that oily looking. It doesn't seem to matter which shampoo we use or even if I help her with it, though somet...

12month old sleeping at night question

13 hours ago -

G. S. asks from New York - Firstly, this site is awesome source of support / input. Thank you for the time you all take to answer my inquiries. I have a 12 month old that wakes at least once a night, but often more in the night. He sleeps fine during day (2 naps still but are getting shorter and...

I'm 21 Weeks and just lost our baby today his heart had stopped so devastated

April 19, 2015 -

T. R. asks from New York - we been reading lots of posts over the last few months, when we found out we was pregnant, and felt so much comfort with advice and support of everyone. i just read, i didn't post. now, i find myself shareing our tragedy... i found out yesterday Friday our baby had no...
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30 Reasons Modern Motherhood Has Lost its Damn Mind

April 21, 2015

My mother has made it abundantly clear on more than one occasion that some of the crap we ‘modern’ mothers do is just insane. She thinks we analyze and dissect our kids emotions too much. We coddle too much. We keep them in a bubble of misting hand sanitizer and sunscreen….More

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To the Well-Intentioned (but Ignorant) Parents of Teens

April 18, 2015

I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I must say something. Folks, stranger danger is a real thing. And even more real today than it was ten years ago thanks to, you guessed it, the internet….More



April 16, 2015 -

S. S. asks from New York - .......
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What Would You Do if You Weren't Afraid?

April 19, 2015

My family moseyed on up the field where our church community group was gathering with our lawn chairs and cookies. I was looking forward to hanging out and chatting with my girlfriends on a glorious spring day. This group is the best kind of chatty. There were plenty of kids around so I knew my own brood would be easily occupied, and I could hang out with little distraction….More


2.5 yr old drinks tons of water, lately soaking through overnights during day!

April 11, 2015 -

J. S. asks from Holmdel - So my son has always loved his water and takes his cup everywhere. He does not have a fav lovey, stuffed animal or anything but always carries his water cup. I'm noticing an definite increase in the last few months. Constantly drinks and always wants refills. I have not g...
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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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