Moms Are Talking About Right Now


Getting the kids to bed

4 hours ago -

A. M. asks from Woodridge - It seems like every night is a battle when it comes to getting my 3 & 9 year old to bed. They used to get to bed by 8:30 & typically by themselves. Now it causes tension every night for my husband and me because they constantly need us to tend to them. What's changed is t...

Bad Watermelon - Return or Toss?

6 hours ago -

M. 2. asks from Downers Grove - I had some friends over for lunch this afternoon and the watermelon that I had just bought and cut up earlier today had a horrible taste - it had good color but was very bitter. It was not edible so I threw it away and two of my girlfriends said I should have returned it...

Medievil Times

9 hours ago -

J. C. asks from Bronxville - Anyone been to Medievil Times? Is it worth the price of admission? How is the food? Thanks!!

event timing

10 hours ago -

M. D. asks from Napa - I am doing an event for a children's museum. Adults only, auction type event. Hope to raise $20,000. We are looking at tickets about $50 pp. We can do either a Friday evening 6-10 or Sunday afternoon 2-6. Which would you prefer timing wise? Thanks! ETA we can offer chi...

Looking for general practioner Hinsdale area

17 hours ago -

M. V. asks from Hinsdale - Anyone have a G.P. in the area you would recommend? I haven't been in a few years and it's time to start taking care of myself. I would prefer a female but am not opposed to a male. TIA

Should 10-11 year olds be allowed to cruise the internet?

17 hours ago -

S. P. asks from Chicago - My daughter is 10 and entering 5th grade. Several of her friends have phones or other internet devices and are allowed to look up anything they'd like to. I'm far from a prude or a helicopter mom; in fact I often raise eyebrows for the level of independence I encourage in...
Photo by: Mamapedia

Dad of Three Girls Defines "Girly": Girly 2.0.

July 31, 2014

1. Lambs and lions frolicking together.

2. Politicians reaching across the aisle.

3. And me, at the salad bar….More

Photo by: iStock

In Defense of Posting Pretty Pictures

July 30, 2014

It is the nightly custom of every good mother after her children are asleep to rummage in their minds and put things straight for the next morning, repacking into their proper places the many articles that have wandered during the day…When you wake in the morning, the naughtiness and evil passions with which you went to bed have been folded up small and placed at the bottom of your mind; and on the top, beautifully aired, are spread out your prettier thoughts, ready for you to put on. -J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan…More

Photo by: iStock

How to Train Your Husband Like You Train Your Toddler

July 29, 2014

Shhhh… Don’t tell your husband, but the same tactics that you use with your kid will work with him! Here are some basic “do’s” and ” don’t ‘s” of husband-training:…More


Easiest Ways to Go Green

July 27, 2014 - List

Required Fields

Our records show that we already have a Mamapedia or Mamasource account created for you under the email address you entered.

Please enter your Mamapedia or Mamasource password to continue signing in.

Required Fields

, you’re almost done...

Since this is the first time you are logging in to Mamapedia with Facebook Connect, please provide the following information so you can participate in the Mamapedia community.

As a member, you’ll receive optional email newsletters and community updates sent to you from Mamapedia, and your email address will never be shared with third parties.

By clicking "Continue to Mamapedia", I agree to the Mamapedia Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.