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Nightmares. Am I terrible?

6 hours ago -

J. R. asks from Riverdale - My step-son has never been the kid to have many nightmares. I have been with his father since he was a year old so I have been there for most of his life (He will be 7 on Sunday!!) Once, when he was about 3 he had a nightmare and came and to tell us. We were still awake w...

FURIOUS with my kid's school/principal

7 hours ago -

J. R. asks from Rockaway - So, our little one is in 1st grade and therefore it is his second year at his elementary school. We have had nothing but problems. I am not one of those parents that thinks our kid can do no wrong. But things are getting out of hand with this school. I really need advice ...

Not invited to the birthday party... Best way to handle?

8 hours ago -

O. V. asks from Chicago - Hi moms, I have met a few girls in the neighborhood who have children about my son's age - 2 y/o. We all meet once a week for a play date, sometimes also do other things, like family brunches, etc. There are six of us and I thought we all liked each other and got a...

Crate and barrel dishes

12 hours ago -

J. G. asks from Chicago - I need some new plates and bowls, and a friend told me she loves crate and barrel plates. I'm just curious if other people are big fans. We like simple white dishes, and my friend said the beauty of crate and barrel is that if you pick their essentials line, you can bu...

What will your kids be for Halloween?

October 29, 2014 -

T. N. asks from Saratoga Springs - Been a couple years since I asked. My kids aren't into it anymore, but I love seeing everyone else's kids dressed up. So, what are your kids dressing up as and how old are they and do you go door to door or to a party? Thanks! :)
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15 Halloween Costumes that TRULY Terrify Every Parent

October 30, 2014

When I was 19 I went on a local Haunted Hayride. I left bruises on my boyfriend’s arm from grabbing him when something jumped out and scared me. I was honestly terrified. Twelve years, and mulitple children later, I went on the same ride. I was surprised at how little frightened me on this still, REALLY convincingly scary hayride. Then I realized, the days of being scared by people in masks and fake blood are gone because now I have kids and I know what REAL fear is….More

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My Son Wanted to Be Sofia the First

October 31, 2014

This morning, when my son asked to be Sofia the First, I thought, why the hell not?! And off we went to Walmart….More


Most Terrifying Moment as a Parent

October 28, 2014 - List

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Mommy Math: Worse than Second Grade Mountain Math

November 1, 2014

Elementary school math problems can make seemingly well-adjusted, educated parents question their intelligence. I know because I’ve had to watch YouTube videos on the latest math trends just to help my second grader….More


Winter Hats For My 5 Year Old

October 26, 2014 -

M. W. asks from Flushing - Does anyone have any suggestions of where I can buy my 5 year old daughter winter hats online? I tried amazon but the really good warm winter hats are mostly for infants and toddlers. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Help My 5 year old daughter in Kindergarten diagnosed with ADHD

October 26, 2014 -

B. S. asks from New York - I have known something was wrong since age 2. After not qualifying at age 2 with early intervention despite her having a fine motor delay and sensory seeking issues, she has been in private O.T. since age 2.5 Pre K 3 and 4 went GREAT!! Kindergarten not so great. She ...

Is my 7 year old overweight?

October 25, 2014 -

M. C. asks from Denville - My daughter just turned 7 years old this past week. She had her physical yesterday and shes weighing in at 61lbs and is 47 inches tall. The ped said she is gaining faster than what shes growing taller. I'm very skinny and my husbands side of the family are mostly on the h...
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How to Get The Picture-Perfect Family Holiday Photo

New York:
December 12, 2010

Sitting in Central Park this weekend, I watched as a professional photographer brought her clients to a picture-perfect hideaway for the classic holiday card photo shoot. The little munchkins and their parents, all dressed up in holiday-wear, were positioned in just the right way and instructed to say “cheese” for the camera. Let’s face it. This photo is important. It represents an entire year of existence and growth for the family, as it is mailed out to close friends and family….More

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Take a Bite Out of Big Apple Food Costs

New York:
November 18, 2010

Even though New Yorkers pay some of the highest prices for food in the country, we are blessed with a few special resources that can help us chomp away at that giant grocery bill….More

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