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Universal Harry Potter

a. w. asks from Kalamazoo

Hi ladies! Planning a Spring Break trip to take kiddos to see Harry Potter at Universal! Finally! LOL. I will be buying the park-to-park pass so we can get into the Hogsmeade area and Diagon Alley and ride the train in between them. My ques is - Do we need 2 days to se...

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How do I curb Wastefulness?

P. A. asks from Dayton

I have 5 bio kids (14,12,9,8,4) and 3 foster children (6,4,3). The 6 yr old foster child is wasting soap. When washing his hands, he gets several pumps of soap which creates a large pile of bubbles in the sink. Any suggestions?

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No, My Kids Don't NEED Their Own Rooms


I know that we’re all in the parenting club so we all think it’s a fabulous idea to give each other unsolicited advice. I’m sure I’ve done it to other moms and I’m sorry. But I seriously don’t need to be told that my kids NEED their own room. I have more children then bedrooms, that doesn’t mean that I’m doing them some massive disservice…. More

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Water Play, Yay?!


-Originally published in Golden Gate Mothers Group Magazine – July/August 2015


After I delivered my third baby, a hospital nurse carefully, almost reverently, passed me a “sitz bath,” a plastic tub that sits on top of a standard toilet seat with a bag of water connected to it by a tube. You know, so that a new mama can submerge her beleaguered lady parts in warm water without hoisting herself into the bathtub. Since the gravity-powered nether regions soaker didn’t float my boat the first two times around, I tossed it aside. “Wait!” my husband cried, “Stuart will love that.”… More