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School Dress Code

4 hours ago -

k. F. asks from Oviedo - Lately there has been several incidents of Principals/Teachers embarrassing by humiliation young students who appear to have violated the school's dress code. There must be a better way to approach this issue, what is your opinion ? Many schools in Florida and other state...

My son and daughter sleep together

4 hours ago -

H. N. asks from Las Vegas - I am a single dad with a 14 yr old son and a 13 yr old daughter. They have always been very close and when they were little, they always slept together, even though they had their own beds in separate rooms. Now that they are older, they still sleep in the same bed a few ...

First grade reading

4 hours ago -

a. K. asks from Simi Valley - Hello, Looking for some recommendations for some good books for my first grader to read by himself. We've done the bob books and the dick and jane books, and now I want to find another series to build his reading skills. He loves for us to read him magic treehouse and a ...

Every time I do something special...

7 hours ago -

K. B. asks from Detroit - ...and out of the ordinary for my daughter "just because", it's never enough. She ends up wanting MORE and when I have to tell her NO, we have a meltdown on our hands. DD just turned 7. She's always been strong-willed and we've been consistent with our rules and our...

Need and easy but fancy/nice dessert for a dinner tonight

September 13, 2014 -

S. s. asks from Montgomery - I am going to a dinner tonight and am bringing dessert. I had planned to make a fresh peach pie however there are no ripe peaches to be found sigh... So now I need something else that will be good but not super hard to make. I don't want the average box cake with canne...

Pediatrician's Notes

September 12, 2014 -

M. G. asks from Chicago - I disagreed with my son’s pediatrician on his recommendation for care. I recently pulled my son’s medical records and there were all of these notes stating that I am a “non-compliant” parent and a few years ago, he stated, that “there may be neglect.” He never...

Photo Booth

September 12, 2014 -

K. S. asks from Maywood - Hi, I am thinking of having a photo booth at my wedding in October. Does anyone know a good company they can recommend?
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To the Mommy in Aisle 7 at Target: Relax! I Wasn't Judging You

September 15, 2014

To the mother in the school supply aisle at Target this Wednesday afternoon, yes, it’s me, the woman who did a 180 when you shouted at your daughter. I just wanted to say that I wasn’t judging you. You simply scared the bejezus out of me….More

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The Jaw Dropping Way This Pre-Schooler Stood Up to a Bully

September 14, 2014

As a mom, I am always correcting my son’s behavior in an effort to mold him into a well-mannered person. My kid is forever catching some fresh hell for committing run-of-the-mill kid crimes. It isn’t enough for me that he follows the rules. I want the boundaries I create to help him develop confidence and self-respect. Like any mom, I want my son to be a decent kid….More



September 11, 2014 -

N. R. asks from Chicago - My 10 year old is begging for a "robo dwarf hamster" and I'm looking for real info (aka: from parents' perspective!) on this subject (or just hamsters in general). Are they at all interesting? Did your kids tire of them in a few weeks and then the poor things were left al...
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The Time Our Housekeeper Walked In on a Fifty Shades of Grey Scene

September 13, 2014

I adore our housekeeper. She has been with our family for almost four years and the day she came into my life it changed for the better. Gone were the days of spending all weekend ironing and sorting clothes for five people and soiled towels cleaning up after five animals. She puts up with a lot with our high maintenance cats and lunatic dogs. She did leave for a few months when we got our puppy, but I don’t blame her. I would have left too had it been an option….More


Awesome Graduation Gifts

August 27, 2014 - List

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