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tips on potty taining for my four year old daughter

5 hours ago -

j. w. asks from Sacramento - Hi I need some really helpful tips on potty training my four year old daughter. When she was in foster care they didn't work with her but I did whenever I had my over night visits. I've had her back for almost 6 months an she still won't tell me when she has to go potty u...

Diet Pills.

6 hours ago -

n. w. asks from Henderson - Okay So I tried the Pleux Slim and it did not work. Now I am taking Garcina Cambogia and I don't see any results either. I don't know what else to do. I did buy a treadmill and get on it for about an hour every other night and still noting. My doctor told me that i...

Poll question: Inflatable Water Slide or Giant Inflatable Dry Slide?

7 hours ago -

S. D. asks from Carson - I'm having an outdoor birthday party. On one hand, I can rent a giant inflatable slide that is fun for all ages. On the other, I can rent a big water slide, smaller than the inflatable dry slide. Both are fun. It is definitely warm (mid to upper 80's) but not brutally...

Gas and cramps after eating garlic

8 hours ago -

L. G. asks from Cheyenne - Hi there, I love garlic, especially the fresh diced garlic in the tzatziki dip that I make in house. However, it happened few times in the past couple of weeks to experience gas, mild cramps and feel nauseous about 30 minutes after eating the raw garlic dip which it ne...
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How to Train Your Husband Like You Train Your Toddler

July 29, 2014

Shhhh… Don’t tell your husband, but the same tactics that you use with your kid will work with him! Here are some basic “do’s” and ” don’t ‘s” of husband-training:…More


checking a box of food?

20 hours ago -

J. G. asks from Chicago - We are off soon to visit the in-laws, and I usually pack some snack food for the kids in my main luggage. I am really hoping to only bring two suitcases for all 5 of us, so I was thinking of checking a box of food as luggage. I see people check boxes of diapers when I tra...

Help! 15 month old boy cries all the time and is really hard to soothe!

21 hours ago -

A. A. asks from Lombard - Hi. I am desperate for a little advice. My 15 month old boy cries a lot and is very hard to soothe for my husband and I. I am beginning to think something is wrong, but family has told us that its just a phase. He is our second child, first is a girl and was completely d...
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The Time I Went to Target and Didn't Spend a Dime

July 28, 2014

It’s the sweetest picture ever. The sweetest! Well not the picture itself. Truthfully it doesn’t show much. It’s kind of boring and out of focus. But look closely. You see that in the middle? That’s my daughter counting out cash to buy a toy at Target. Her Own Cash. My kid saved up her own money and used it to buy her own toy. THIS is a victory. Why did it take so long……More


White Sox game travel

July 27, 2014 -

M. A. asks from Mount Prospect - Hi, My brother and his family are coming into town this coming weekend from Nova scotia. They have a 5 & 7 year old. The 7 year old really wants to go to the White Sox game, and they decided on Sunday. The 7 year old's friend came to Chicago and went to a Sox game and...

Easiest Ways to Go Green

July 27, 2014 - List


Looking for a new church to call home in Palatine or nearby

July 26, 2014 -

C. B. asks from Palatine - I'm in search of a church that my family and I can call home. I am planning to visit Harvest Bible Chapel in Rolling Meadows, the Chapel in Palatine and Willow Creek in Barrington. We are looking for a warm, inviting congregation that has a solid children's program. I'...
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Because I Feel Like I'm Just a Glorified Housemaid

July 27, 2014

I’m not even out of bed before the breakfast demands begin. I half roll, half slide out of my resting spot, and before my feet hit the floor, I smell something musty. I’m pretty sure it’s the laundry that’s overtaken every bedroom in the house, which doesn’t make sense, because I was all caught up last -week- month….More

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