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i think my son's bff stole from my daughter...

3 hours ago -

A. H. asks from Canton - My kids didn't have school on Good oldest daugher was watching my youngest two...they had their two friends over. I get home from work, my oldest is ready to go to the store and she notices her $60 is missing from her wallet. I hate assuming because everyone k...

Onesies for toddlers? Help me find them!

4 hours ago -

L. L. asks from Austin - I need larger onesies. Due to some medical issues, my youngest, who is almost four and weighs about 35 pounds, REALLY needs some onesies. The largest size I've been able to find (at WalMart) was a 3T, and that was Gerber. They fit, but there is NO room for growth. I h...
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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


another potty training question

5 hours ago -

A. P. asks from Janesville - Hi, I know that somebody just posted a potty training question yesterday, and got some great answers. Sorry about posting another similar question, but my situation is slightly different and I'd love to hear your expert perspectives :). My 3 1/2 year old has been "p...

military moms

5 hours ago -

B. P. asks from Columbia Station - We are going to visit my sil and her husband next week and they are going to one of their marine friends retirement party, her husband is a marine, and we will probably be going with them and going to dinner after since it is her husband's birthday, she told us to bring ...

Possibly adopting a 1 yr old dog. Name change OK?

April 19, 2014 -

S. A. asks from Chicago - My husband's co-worker is looking to rehome his 1 yr old Labradoodle due to his condo board no longer allowing dogs. We are considering adopting this dog. Her name is Jaida. While I don't hate the name, I'm not a fan and I would rather name her something else. Is it a...

little kid friendly salad recipes?

April 19, 2014 -

J. G. asks from Chicago - Salads are quick meals...Any pasta salads or bean or whatever that your little kids love? My kids tend to be a little picky about salad stuff. The one will eat a green salads, the other, just the carrots! I'd love to find some pasta salad recipes they will eat.

Quick meals for practice night?

April 19, 2014 -

J. G. asks from Chicago - My kids have practice or a class of some sort three late afternoons a week. I'm trying to make a list of "on the table in 10-15" minute meals. We currently already do soup and sandwich, and take out, of course, but what do people do on practice nights for quick meals?

How Much TV Does Your Child Watch?

April 19, 2014 - List


Favorite bowling lane (Western suburbs)

April 18, 2014 -

X. O. asks from Downers Grove - I like to patronize Small Biz as much as possible, so I am looking for some more alternatives to Tivoli (Downers Grove) or Westmont Lanes. I'd love something that has cosmic bowling during the day for kids, as well as bumper bowling, and especially a place that has r...
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How Do You Celebrate Easter When You're Grieving?

April 20, 2014

How do you celebrate new life in the midst of grieving?

For the past two years we have not truly celebrated Easter in our home. Half-heartedly, I fashioned baskets filled with candies and other treats. My husband took pictures of the kids wearing their Sunday best but I couldn’t bring myself to get into the Easter spirit….More

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How to Clean Your House When Hosting a Holiday

April 19, 2014

Oprah used to say that your home should “rise up to greet you.” Isn’t that a nice sentiment? It does feel good to walk into (or stay at home all day in) a tidy house with gleaming furniture and a floor that feels nothing like the boardwalk at the beach….More

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