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13month constipation

18 minutes ago -

K. B. asks from Chicago - Hi my 13 month old has been struggling every morning to pass a bowel. We transitioned to milk gradually and I give her prune juice and fiber filled foods, but every morning it's the same thing. She' wakes moaning and gasping trying to push while tensing up. She won't bend...
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ideas for fundraising?

14 hours ago -

S. L. asks from Plainsboro - I need ideas for a fund raiser. During a community day in a small town, we want a booth/tent/area with a fundraising theme. I've thought of collecting food/donations for a local food bank but no one will want to carry cans around town to find our booth. (sell can goods fo...
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Family Trip to Fenway Park

15 hours ago -

T. C. asks from San Diego - Hi all!! I plan on going to Fenway Park with my 2 children. Is there any recommended places to stay that are in walking distance to Fenway and near all of the touristy stuff? Everything that I am finding is $500-700/night. I'm looking for a reasonably priced place, in a ...
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Choosing a counselor--Help!

16 hours ago -

A. B. asks from Shelbyville - We have had our son evaluated and diagnosed with high functioning autism (Asperger's). The testing center doesn't do counseling or referrals, but one of the places they recommended was an office we had already researched as a potential resource. We were drawn to that offi...
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What Our Daughters Need to Know About Body Image: Inspiration from Lupita Nyong'o

March 4, 2015

As a woman who has recently lost a significant amount of weight, and the mom of a three year old little girl who will someday be a young woman, I give a lot of thought to the idea of body image and beauty….More

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The Impact of One Post by One Man: Oren Miller

March 3, 2015

Oren Miller was a writer, a husband, a father – a stay-at-home dad, in fact. He wasn’t a ‘famous’ person or writer, but he wrote one post several months ago which changed tens of thousands of people before he died last Saturday….More

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Teaching My Son the 'F' Word

March 2, 2015

It may surprise the friends who know me just how often the “F” word crosses my mind. I am, after all, a small town Alabama girl. Practically raised in the church. I even went to etiquette school to learn the rules of high tea. Pinky up, ladies! (Thanks, mom)….More

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Back acne in pre-teen/teen

February 28, 2015 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - (two questions in one day from me!) My daughter (almost 13) has a few zits on the top of her back. I bought some Neutrogena body wash with salicylic acid for her. I assume she will use our regular soap (Dove body wash) for most of her washing and shaving and then just ...
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TB tests still done?

February 28, 2015 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - So I'm registering my son for a YMCA camp online and they have a link to his health history page to update. In the space where the vaccinations are listed is a space for a date for a TB test. All the other vacc dates were filled in (from our form from last year), but I ca...
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When to start wearing make up

February 18, 2015 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - Especially for mamas with pre-teen and/or teen girls, when did your girls start wearing make up? I can see a lot of my daughter's friends are wearing makeup, but the amount of makeup is across the spectrum - most wear just a little bit but a handful wear way too much f...
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February 14, 2015 -

S. H. asks from Holmdel - ...... OK y'all can stop being So Judge mental how do you all know I wanted another baby? And I was on birth control. And no the father of my 2 youngest had a deises that my children caught and the drs are just now saving this baby and myself from it. I just found this ou...
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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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