In the spirit of the avalanche of innocuous reasons complete strangers will be filling your in-box with *THANKFUL!* this season, I thought I’d pile-on. I’m a giver. Sorta. More
My two year old son has had on and off again red, dry rash around his mouth, chin and nose. His nose seems itchy as he rubs it frequently through the day and even when he sleeps. I have tried a few soothing moisturizers and coconut oil, have taken him to the allergist and...Read more or share your answer!
I just wanted to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving. I hope everyone is well today. It's a nice, but cool day here in the Seattle area, and I'm looking forward to family arriving in a few hours. For the obligatory question, how is everybody's day going? I'm espec...Read more or share your answer!
I have an 11 year old daughter who just started middle school. She weighs 70 lbs and is also 4 foot 8 inches tall. I have heard from others that if a girl is too skinny, she can't start her period. Will she start hers?Read more or share your answer!
My son threw up all over his favorite stuffed animal. I hand-washed in warm water and soap - is this enough to kill the germs? I'd like to throw it in the washing machine in hot water but I've never done that (it's only surface washable) and I'm scared it'll ruin it. M...Read more or share your answer!
I just found out that my daughter, who just turned 15, removes all the hair in her pubic area. I didn't say anything about it but frankly I'm a little disturbed by this. Does this mean she is sexually active? I've heard from a friend of mine that this is a new "trend" wit...Read more or share your answer!
In the spirit of the avalanche of innocuous reasons complete strangers will be filling your in-box with THANKFUL! this season, I thought I’d pile-on. I’m a giver. Sorta…. More
This is one of those stories that I have thought about sharing so many times. One of those stories that made me stop and think for a long time afterwards. One of those stories that changes the way you think about who you are and what your values are. One of those stories that makes you ask hard questions about yourself…. More
I spent most of 2007 and 2008 working as a psychologist-intern at Chicago-area maximum security prisons. I was also pregnant.
The smells of sweat, urine and feces only made me throw up once the whole time, but the prison cornbread made up for that episode, (pure pregnancy craving gold!)…. More
Mamas and papas Any thoughts and suggestions? His are button down dress shirts poly/cotton and the cuffs are grey even after a wash or a wash after a soak in oxy clean. Kiddo doesn't have especially sensitive skin, nonetheless I'd prefer a mild or green product if it w...Read more or share your answer!
My son is 3 years and 2 months. He was never an easy baby/toddler but since he was about 2.5 his behavior got significantly worse. His little sister was 3 months old back then, we had an extensive renovation of one of our floors due to the flood, and his dad whom he is ...Read more or share your answer!