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6th birthday guest list - lots of kids

6 hours ago -

W. D. asks from Chicago - We love parties. I come from a family that is very social and we love hosting a party. My daughter seems to have gotten that same party gene. ;) For those of you who have larger families with kids the same age.....and large guest lists....what do you do? How big are yo...

Has anyone taken a "staycation" to experience life as a SAHM of school-aged?

11 hours ago -

L. Z. asks from Seattle - I just came up with a great idea, but I don't know if I'll be able to pull it off this year. Has anyone taken a vacation from work in order to see how it feels to be a stay at home parent? I'm talking about people with elementary or older children who are in school. I rem...

Sex Offender down streets grand kids wont play with our kids

12 hours ago -

D. D. asks from Goodyear - Our daughter told the little grandson (9yrs) that we can't play with them anymore because there are people out there who want to hurt little kids. So now that little boy told us that he can't play with our kids because his grandmother told him. We asked why? He relied wi...

Resume--When listing former employers how far back do you go?

13 hours ago -

V. T. asks from Chantilly - I'm a stay at home mom and looking to rejoin the workforce. I'm wondering how far back with employers to I go when listing on my resume. Do I list all, but only give recommendations from my last two? If I list my last two employers, that takes me back to 2006. I can't...
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Why I Hate Homework: It's Not What You Think

September 3, 2015

My son just started third grade two weeks ago. Barely two weeks into the school year, I’ve already read Facebook posts from parents of the other third graders complaining about the amount of homework these kids are given. I get it, believe me, I do. I would much rather go for a root canal than sit with my son and lecture him on what needs to be done NOW instead of later and that he needs to do it PROPERLY and never sloppily. I wish we could just sit side-by-side peacefully watching our respective favorite YouTube videos, or have him play Minecraft while I research where I could pitch my writing. But no. I have to dread 4 p.m. every weekday and brace myself for frustration and tears (and I’m not admitting whose they are)….More

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Are You Questioning Your Marriage?

September 2, 2015

We live in Wilmington, NC – a historic, quaint riverfront community that is Southern but not thick. There are sweeping views of the Cape Fear River, beaches in stumbling distance, and a healthy nightlife. Accordingly, we live in a land of weddings. Riverboats have dancing parties with brides swirling in white, and we often stumble on merry-goers happily drunk in their designer dresses and ballet flats….More

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Stereotyping Our Children in the Toy Aisles... What Can We Do?

September 1, 2015

There is a lot of discussion as of late about gender and toys. I’ve read articles questioning Lego’s sexist marketing strategies. It would seem people want to see Lego do more to avoid gender-stereotypes in their Lego sets….More


Proper Etiquette when dating a man with children

August 31, 2015 -

L. M. asks from Jersey City - I have been with my boyfriend for 5 years He is a divorced dad with two children they are now 18 and 16 .. I just moved in with him and his parents whom he lived with ... I met his son right away at a football game but it too 3 years for me to me his daughter .They are di...

13-year old bathing/showering with a leg cast - anyone use cast covers?

August 31, 2015 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - My 13-year old daughter broke her ankle and has a cast from her toes to just below her knee. I was wondering if anyone has experience using a cast cover in the shower. Our bathtub has a sliding glass door and is facing the wrong way for her, so to take a bath she would...

Discussing genetic testing with a child

August 24, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - I just stared the process for having my 8 year old son tested for a genetic disorder that his father had (going through insurance, etc.). My husband was diagnosed with advanced (stage 4 ) kidney cancer when he was 25. Being that he was young and healthy he was given genet...

Starting an online business & need a sophisticated style name

August 21, 2015 -

j. p. asks from New York - I am starting an monogrammed bussiness a that will have items from infant toddler kids as well as things for ladies, examples clothing, backpacks with matching lunch bags accessories as well as things for ladies like totes purses , ooolers beach items. Any ideas
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