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Thoughts about vision therapy for 7 yr old...

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C. D. asks from Salt Lake City - My 7 yr old has convergence insufficiency- her eyes struggle to move together to focus up close. It's looking like vision therapy is the best treatment for this. I'd love to hear about your experience with vision therapy. Would you recommend it? Does anyone know of a...
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bump on face

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K. L. asks from Schofield Barracks - My daughter (18 months) was sick with a cold and just as she was getting over it, she developed one red bump on her face just above her upper lip. I was thinking that it was maybe a cold sore, but it does not appear blistery and she has no other symptoms. If i rub my fi...
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Nine year old often tired and cries easily.

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T. C. asks from Gualala - My 9 year old daughter cries easily. When we talk about what she is or was crying about she usually says she's very tired. She gets ready for bed at 8 and lights are out by 8:45-9. She wakes up for school at 7, but on non school days she sometimes sleeps until 8, somet...
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Awesome Graduation Gifts

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update - needle biopsy question from last week

9 hours ago -

V. S. asks from Birdsboro - Not really a question but an update on a question I asked last week about what to expect for a vacuum assisted core needle biopsy and cyst aspiration. Thank you for your responses and good thoughts. Had the procedure on Monday and it went surprisingly well. Very little...
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Sleep apnea and cpap machine

August 26, 2014 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - Anyone here have experience using a cpap machine to deal with sleep apnea? My husband is currently being evaluated by the doctor to see if he needs one. Last night he was supposed to sleep with the monitor that tells whether or not a cpap can help him (device strapped ...
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10 Ways Living with Kids is Like Having the Worst Roommate Ever

August 27, 2014

This morning I found myself in awe at how much my house resembles the aftermath of a tornado. Or perhaps the result of a deranged burglar, turning everything upside down and inside out on his quest – not for jewelry or money – but for toys and snacks….More

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A Letter to My College Bound Baby

August 26, 2014

Dear baby girl,

You are done with what society has ‘required’ you to do. What’s left is what YOU require yourself to do. That can seem scary and daunting and utterly oblivious to you right now, and that’s precisely the way it should be, I think. I have a few words of advice that might help. For what it’s worth, I hope you pause and consider some life lessons I’ve learned along the way:…More

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Weekend Schedule of Siblings with Big Age Differences

August 23, 2014 -

A. F. asks from Bellmore - My oldest is almost five and a half and I just had a baby four months ago. I would like to know what a typical weekend looks like for the age gap of a five year old and a baby or something like that. My oldest does not take any classes partly due to money. I tried a socce...
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You Can Keep the Mom Guilt... I Don't Have It

August 25, 2014

If I had wanted to spend my days surrounded by small children, I would have majored in Early Childhood Education. Instead, I earned my undergraduate and graduate degrees in English Literature, and spent my twenties and early thirties forging a sales career in both commercial and trade publishing. Enter marriage and a move; I found myself in another state, unemployed (we’d moved for my husband’s job), pregnant, and trying to envision how life as a stay-at-home mom would be, as I’d never before contemplated the possibility….More

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Sore throat and white spots on tonsils

August 21, 2014 -

R. D. asks from Port Jefferson - Hello, For about a week I feel like I've been fighting a cold. I have a mild sore throat and when I looked in the mirror I can see white spots on my tonsils. Only on my tonsils. I remember having this before and testing negative for strep. Does anyone get this? I'm...
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Boys that like girl things.

August 21, 2014 -

j. j. asks from Brooklyn - My 10y/o son have always like girl stuff since age 3, he always wanted me to buy him princess dresses and shoes, makeup nail polish and things. Now at age 10 he suffers from adhd and other problems we have been working tbrough for a while now. O and of course i never boug...
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Easiest Ways to Go Green

August 11, 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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