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Stomach bug or morning sickness?

1 hour ago -

A. R. asks from APO - Just this afternoon I took a hpt and it came out positive. I plan to confirm with the dr. on Monday. Right around when I tested I started feeling queasy but didn't think much of it, since it was only slight and I thought it was likely just my imagination. Now 7 hours late...
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Looking for a new winter coat

7 hours ago -

A. V. asks from Silver Spring - I'm looking for a new winter coat. I'm petite, so I don't like overly long coats that make me look shorter, and prefer not down (my last coat shed feathers all. the. time). I have a 3 in 1 coat that my DH got that is OK, but not really for very cold weather. The hood isn'...
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MMR reassurance

12 hours ago -

R. M. asks from Murrieta - My children (6, 9) received their first MMRs on Thursday with my 10 year old receiving his second (first was when he was 1 yr old)... No reactions until today when my 10 year old woke up with a fever (102) and headache which he describes as his head feeling heavy. He als...
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Shingles disease

15 hours ago -

p. a. asks from Columbia - am 65 years old and contacted the shingles around the 19th of January My question is how long does it last ? I am taking meds
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middle school hurdle

January 22, 2015 -

n. l. asks from Cranford - my once popular son who is such a great kid...truly...he is smart , athletic and mostly kind, once he started middle school has been ignored by all the boys he grew up with and felt so comfortable with, as i did with their moms . they dont include him in anything , but a...
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When "Good" Parenting Gets You Arrested: "Free Range" Kids v Helicopter Parenting

January 23, 2015

I have never labeled my parenting style, I just thought of myself as a “good” parent, like I’m sure most people do. How I parent is a balance of my sanity, and the health, happiness and independence of my children. However, I have been thinking a lot about my style this week, as news hit of the “Free Range” couple in my home state of Maryland. The Meitiv family received a visit from the police and Child Protective Services (CPS) as a result of letting their 10 and 6 year old walk a mile home from a park.More

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Allergy bra

January 22, 2015 -

D. B. asks from Brooklyn - Is anyone allergic to bras.\? I usually wear Maidenform but have to put tissues in the cups to prevent itchiness. Just bought a great fitting Warner bra, wore it once five days ago, and have been suffering ever since with itchy red welts under my breasts. Any suggestions?
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Decades of Abuse, Dozens Abused

January 22, 2015

Our intention was to dance on his grave.

My beautiful cousin, who I’d not seen in 35 years, and I, set out to dance on our grandfather’s grave. Our first dilemma was, of course, song choice. You have to have the right song. We bandied a few titles about; Alanis Morrisette was a front runner….More

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My Marriage Isn't Safe... And Neither Is Yours

January 24, 2015

My husband says I’ve still “got it” and he laughs at my jokes, or perhaps he’s laughing at me. Either way, it doesn’t really matter. There’s laughter happening here, and that can only be a good thing, right?…More

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Begging for help with nutramigen formula!! Please!

January 20, 2015 -

t. j. asks from Monmouth Junction - Hi my name is Tesra jones,im a new member ive joined because a friend of mine whos a single mother of three on workers disability is in need of nutragimen formula for her little girl. Weve exhausted all of our resources calling the 211info line in nj and also many food ba...
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Should I break up with my boyfriend?

January 19, 2015 -

L. Z. asks from Westport - My boyfriend is the same age as me 30, (I adopted my daughter) and he has been all if a sudden canceling every date night and I am getting tired of it. But he is sweet, and nice but he also makes me feel like he hates me. What should I do!? I need advice quickly and good ...
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Most Terrifying Moment as a Parent

December 23, 2014 - List

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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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