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Erasing dark circles under eyes

7 hours ago -

S. B. asks from Encino - Hello moms - I'm interested in any tips you have for erasing or covering up dark circles under the eyes. As I age, they seem to get more prominent. I don't regularly wear make-up, but would do so for this, as long as it doesn't take more than 5 minutes to accomplish (i...
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Completely panicked - water up the nose :(

15 hours ago -

R. M. asks from Murrieta - My kids were watering the garden with a spray nozzle hose that was placed in the "constantly on" position and full blast. My son tried to grab the hose away from my 7 y/o daughter and the water shot in her face and straight up her nose. I am in a complete panic over tha...
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1 year old talk

16 hours ago -

M. K. asks from Sterling - Anyone else's 13 month old on the quiet side? My son does not talk a lot. He does say the normal mama, dada, nana, hi and now mommy and daddy but he is usually pretty content quietly playing or should I say pulling, carrying or pushing his water table, cooler or something...
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Do Picky Toddlers Need Vitamins?

18 hours ago -

N. a. asks from Papillion - I am asking due to our 20 month old nit-picking at her food lately, a lot. She likes her startches, protiens, and some bananas sometimes. But getting her to chow down on vegetables, a variety of fruits, or food in general is a challenge and I am in high doubts along with ...
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The Heavy Heart of a Working Mom

August 30, 2015

I work and I have you. I wish you were my job. Instead, I pay other people and you become their job. I pack you up each night into zippered pockets: diapers, wipes, formula, in case they run out of my milk. You live a compartmentalized infancy. An extra set of clothes, my least favorite, occupies the main section of your diaper bag. When you have an accident or make a mess, you are wearing the mismatched and faded outfit of a brother who is eight years older. I call you my little ragamuffin as I spin you in the air above me, and pull you closer smelling the remains of lunch and sleep as I breathe in….More

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3 Simple Cleaning Habits to Tame the Chaos of a Busy Home

August 29, 2015

I am admittedly not the greatest housekeeper in the world.

I could blame others for this problem of mine. At times I actually have blamed genetics or habits picked up in childhood and even the people who live under our roof. The inhabitants of our home make it a challenge to keep up with the mess. Just when I think we have all of the kid’s toys picked up downstairs I turn around and trip over a dog toy. Every time I open our front door there is another wad of dog hair to sweep up. And don’t even get me started on the mess made by the mail that stacks up day after day after day….More

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When You Stay After He Cheats

August 28, 2015

You never thought you’d be “one of those women” who’d stay with their husband after he’d had an affair. Hell, you never thought you’d be “one of those women” whose husband would ever have an affair….More

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Discussing genetic testing with a child

August 24, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - I just stared the process for having my 8 year old son tested for a genetic disorder that his father had (going through insurance, etc.). My husband was diagnosed with advanced (stage 4 ) kidney cancer when he was 25. Being that he was young and healthy he was given genet...
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Starting an online business & need a sophisticated style name

August 21, 2015 -

j. p. asks from New York - I am starting an monogrammed bussiness a that will have items from infant toddler kids as well as things for ladies, examples clothing, backpacks with matching lunch bags accessories as well as things for ladies like totes purses , ooolers beach items. Any ideas
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Raising a mama's boy?

August 13, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - I was recently told that my son was well on his way to being a "mommas boy". It hit me right in the middle of my heart because I dont think my son is a mommas boy. I think we have a very tight bond. BUT maybe he is?! My son and I have lived by ourselves for over 6 years (...
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fungus on my porch

August 11, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - ...
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