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Need to make decision about retention in 1st grade

3 hours ago -

B. C. asks from Miami - My daughter is in the 1st grade, but chronologically should actually be in Kindergarten. She started K at a private school at 4 almost 5 and then started 1st grade this year at 5 almost 6. But the bottom line is that in essence she is in the wrong grade and that all kids...

bleeding during prgnancy

7 hours ago -

V. S. asks from Round Rock - ok.. so im 9 wks pregnant.. and my friend question was for me... thanks to all that responded is bleeding normal during pregnancy? I started bleeding monday morning that seems to come and go.. first it was bright red then went pink to brown.. now its back again to re...

Punch Recipe

8 hours ago -

M. G. asks from Olathe - Hello Mamas We will be hosting my son's Eagle Court of Honor in mid-May and I am looking for a good punch recipe. Probably one that does not include sherbet because I don't think we'll have access to a refrigerator. Anybody have a favorite? Thanks, Michelle

can i become pregnant 5 days before period??

8 hours ago -

M. S. asks from Henderson - i had unprotected sex with my husband prolly i would say 5 days before my period, or what i thought was 5 days, i havent gotten my period im not worried or stressing, any way i just wanted to know if i can become pregnat, to be honest i really dont know when im ovulating ...
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You Have the Luxury to Not Vaccinate Your Child Because I Vaccinate Mine

April 16, 2014

The recent outbreaks of measles in the United States hurts my scientific heart. And I say “heart” not because the way I regard vaccines is based on a feeling or what a Playboy Bunny said or a real estate mogul tweeted, but because there are children who are seriously ill who could have been protected….More


How much makeup (for a tween)?

April 15, 2014 -

K. C. asks from Clifton Park - How much makeup should I allow an almost 11-year-old wear for a special occasion/fancy dress party?

Oh the drama of friends

April 11, 2014 -

D. D. asks from Cheshire - So I have a friend who is well over 300 lbs. Her hubby is over 400 lbs. Her son from a disaster first marriage is morbidly obese at a fairly young age. She and her hubby both have a host of medical issues made worse by the excess weight and lack of exercise. Her hubby...
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Stop with the Color-Coded Easter Egg Hunts

April 15, 2014

Slowly but surely my various different social media news feeds are being cluttered with the latest Easter ideas; crafts, baked goods, clothes, etc. I like a good Easter craft or new idea as much as the next person, but today, I saw something I didn’t like. No sir, I didn’t like it one little bit – the color coordinated Easter egg hunt.More

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When Did I Become a Wooly Mammoth?

April 14, 2014

I walked in my bathroom this morning and a strange man was lurking there. I said, “Sir, who are you and how the hell did you get in my house?”More


Teenage maturity

April 11, 2014 -

G. V. asks from Valley Stream - My 15 year old son is very smart, but also super immature. Therefore he had no friends. What can I do to help him? He is still playing with "matchbox" cars, watches cartoons. He is always in the computer and he is good with technology, but when you look to see what is he...

JFF: Hulu plus VS. Netflix and why?

April 9, 2014 -

B. .. asks from Wilcox - Just trying to find out who everyone prefers to use when it comes to Hulu Plus or Netflix. Thanks and have a great day :)

How Much TV Does Your Child Watch?

April 6, 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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