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In my mid 40's, Getting Divorced

3 hours ago -

G. t. asks from Canton - Hi there moms. I am in my mid forties with 2 kids - ages 7 and 4. I am in the process of getting a divorce - which is actually a good thing all around. I am reconnecting with old friends which is GREAT. I have been a stay at home mom for a while now, but need to get b...

Is this rude?

8 hours ago -

S. R. asks from Kansas City - I have a SN DD who is almost 8 years old. We have a wonderful support group that we have been with since she was diagnosed at age 6 months. I have very good relationships with a handful of the moms there which is an extreme blessing! Last week i msg'd a mom regarding s...

One big gift or two smaller gifts for 3 year old twins?

9 hours ago -

j. k. asks from Los Angeles - My daughter was recently invited to a birthday party of twins - a boy and a girl. I want to recognize them as individuals and give them individual gifts, but at the same time, I can probably get bigger/better gift for the same amount. What do you recommend?

Son is having a hard time with project

13 hours ago -

M. C. asks from Ann Arbor - My son has a project to do for school. He has chosen to make wallets out of duct tape. We purchased all the supplies that he needed. So, we have everything set up for him. He starts to do the first wallet using an Exacto knife and cuts his finger. He cries. Next, he ...

I'm 21 Weeks and just lost our baby today his heart had stopped so devastated

23 hours ago -

T. R. asks from New York - we been reading lots of posts over the last few months, when we found out we was pregnant, and felt so much comfort with advice and support of everyone. i just read, i didn't post. now, i find myself shareing our tragedy... i found out yesterday Friday our baby had no...
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To the Well-Intentioned (but Ignorant) Parents of Teens

April 18, 2015

I’ve been mulling over this topic for quite some time, but this morning it became increasingly clear to me that I must say something. Folks, stranger danger is a real thing. And even more real today than it was ten years ago thanks to, you guessed it, the internet….More



April 16, 2015 -

S. S. asks from New York - .......
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I'm Going on a Solo Vacation to a Developing Country Because I Am Burned Out

April 17, 2015

I have a confession to make.

I’ve reached the point. I’m done. Fried. Toast. Put a fork in me….More

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What Would You Do if You Weren't Afraid?

April 19, 2015

My family moseyed on up the field where our church community group was gathering with our lawn chairs and cookies. I was looking forward to hanging out and chatting with my girlfriends on a glorious spring day. This group is the best kind of chatty. There were plenty of kids around so I knew my own brood would be easily occupied, and I could hang out with little distraction….More


2.5 yr old drinks tons of water, lately soaking through overnights during day!

April 11, 2015 -

J. S. asks from Holmdel - So my son has always loved his water and takes his cup everywhere. He does not have a fav lovey, stuffed animal or anything but always carries his water cup. I'm noticing an definite increase in the last few months. Constantly drinks and always wants refills. I have not g...

Immunization "bump!"

April 10, 2015 -

r. K. asks from New York - Has anyone dealt with a reoccurring "lump" that is a bit red, itchy and warm to to the touch on their toddler from an immunization shot? My son just turned 2 year and has this reoccurring lump every month or 2 in the same area and by the time I get in to see my doctor,...
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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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