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Thinking of doing Staw bale raised garden beds

7 hours ago -

M. S. asks from Troutdale - Has anyone done these. I read about them online and it looks like such a good idea. The idea is to plant your garden in straw bales so that they can feed the plants while they grow, and then you can just turn them into compost for next year's garden. I am curious if ...

Not removing wisdom teeth?

9 hours ago -

T. L. asks from San Pedro - Would I be the only mother in this day and age to NOT have her child have their wisdom teeth removed? My oldest son, about to turn 18, was due to have his wisdom teeth out last year, and then got two concussions playing soccer in two months and developed post-concussio...

seeking moms

12 hours ago -

J. D. asks from Wake Forest - My daughter who was 5 days over due was born without toenails. She has finger nails but no toenails. I can see the nail outline on her toes but there is no nails. Have this happened to anyone else?? Is this normal??

Late Ovulation = Poor Quality Egg?

14 hours ago -

J. S. asks from Los Angeles - Hi everyone, I just got an early positive on a pregnancy test but I ovulated super late this period (CD 25 or 26). I've been reading reports that ovulating late could mean a poorer quality egg and therefore, a greater chance of miscarriage. These all seem to be people's...
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Life Isn't Fair. But it's VERY Fair to You.

March 28, 2015

One of the most commonly heard phrases in this home is… you guessed it!

“It’s NOT fair!”More

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Are You the Life of Your Family's Party?

March 29, 2015

She is like a sun,
Shining over me
She makes the good things better,
Better than I ever dreamed.More

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How to Raise a Girl to Have a Healthy Body Image

March 27, 2015

Last month, my best friend came to me with concerns about EVERYONE calling her two year-old daughter “pretty.” Her concern was, “I feel like the world only notices her looks and is trying to place value on her outward appearance rather than her real strengths.”More


Throw away society-capital at its best!

March 24, 2015 -

J. G. asks from Chicago - This morning I went to find a replacement part for a maytag front load washer. It was a very expensive machine. It is about 7 years old, and of course, they have stopped making parts. I had the same problem recently with a 6 year old frig. Again, it was not a cheap refrig...

Unable to read responses to my question

March 24, 2015 -

A. M. asks from Naperville - I am not sure why I am not able to read the responses to my question from yesterday.Any clues. Thank you very much for your responses


March 24, 2015 -

M. S. asks from Bloomingdale - .

How Much Would You Have Tipped?

March 21, 2015 -

L. M. asks from Chicago - My mom and I recently went out to dinner. Our waiter was one of those who was too experienced to actually write down our order. My cocktail was right and yummy. Our table-side quac was good. My order was correct upon arrival. My mom's was completely wrong. He brou...
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