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5 year old consistently lying

4 hours ago -

J. S. asks from Los Angeles - My son will be 6 this June and he's been telling a lot of little lies lately. An example would be: I ask if he ate anything after school and he'll say no so I give him a snack. Later, I find out that he DID indeed eat quite a lot of things after school! I've spoken wi...

should i tell my son's friend's mom that my son is in the spectrum

5 hours ago -

M. M. asks from Pittsburgh - Hi Moms, My son is 7 years old and he is in the high functioning end. My son has been having a playdate with a boy who has been coming to our house for 2 years now,he met his friend in school, they were classmates, should I tell his mom my son is in the spectrum? My son...

Dryer-top access lint filter recommendations

6 hours ago -

J. G. asks from Chicago - After complaining last week about the new throw away appliances, my $1200, 7 year old dryer is dead. The repair guy recommend a dryer that has a top access lint filter. If you have such a thing, and have a machine you love, I'd love to hear what you have since I'll be...

Lawn improvement - low budget

8 hours ago -

P. G. asks from Fort Worth - Hi all, We're renting and in Texas - drought, etc. We can only water 1x/week. Rain has been reasonably frequent, but the lawn is mediocre. I spoke with a neighbor, and she said our house was one of the last built and was where the slurry, etc., got dumped at the end ...
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Decoding Kids' Emotional Language

March 31, 2015


“Mommy! Can you brush my teeth?!” she yelled from the upstairs bathroom.

“Brush them yourself, Rebecca.”More

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Life Isn't Fair. But it's VERY Fair to You.

March 28, 2015

One of the most commonly heard phrases in this home is… you guessed it!

“It’s NOT fair!”More

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Are You the Life of Your Family's Party?

March 29, 2015

She is like a sun,
Shining over me
She makes the good things better,
Better than I ever dreamed.More



March 19, 2015 -

P. S. asks from Perth Amboy - my 5 year old son always getting sick i dont know what i should do

odour removal

March 12, 2015 -

t. f. asks from Bound Brook - strong odour in heated garage above freezing temperatures.

Homeschooling *edited*

March 11, 2015 -

S. J. asks from Parlin - I am seriously considering homeschooling my 6&8 year olds this fall. However, i want to make sure they build friendships as well. Is there anyone in the Central NJ area that looking for the same thing? Fingers are crossed! Also, can you share what you do to make it work?...

Really need clothes for big 7 year old.

March 9, 2015 -

N. M. asks from New York - My 7 year old is very overweight (4"2 and 106lbs) I can't get any clothes for him anywhere, there's just nothing that fits him. All of his tops are too small and, tight and wont fit over his stomach and none of his pants will fasten up or fit round his waist. Anyone got ...
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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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