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Yesterdays post

22 minutes ago -

S. R. asks from Kansas City - I am so confused! Yesterday I posted about switching insurance companies or going with a private one. I took someone's advice and contacted a Broker. They were not any help at all! We called him and gave him our scenario and he said that ever since Obamacare had come...
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Feeling Really Sad Knowing I'm Done Having Babies

41 minutes ago -

S. T. asks from Castle Rock - Hi moms. I just had my second baby 7 weeks ago, I have another son that's almost 4. My husband and I decided hands-down two was good. It was hard to even make the decision for two, since first son was a total accident. My second pregnancy was hard, I couldn't wait to be ...
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Telling friends about my child's diagnosis

1 hour ago -

L. K. asks from Lafayette - Good morning! I'm on this roller coaster of whether to share my son's diagnosis (autism spectrum disorder) with friends. He is higher functioning. Lots of things go through my head: 1. What if they share his diagnosis with other people? 2. What if kids start to ...
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I now have homework.

2 hours ago -

M. H. asks from McKinney - I want to preface this by saying I did quite a bit of homeschool work with my daughter through the summer. I love teaching her. We read together every night, we do various science and art projects through the weekends. But we decide what to do based on her interests, and ...
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diaper question

17 hours ago -

M. G. asks from New York - So, LO is finally sleeping through the night *happy dance* - but now he is waking up soaked! Literally for 4 of the last 5 nights he wakes up with wet pjs and a diaper that is overflowing (pee only, thank God!). Is this a sizing issue? he is currently 31", 23.5lbs...
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Bed wetting

October 22, 2014 -

S. P. asks from Goldens Bridge - My daughter is 8 years old and now is getting invited to sleepover parties. She wants to go but she does not stay dry at night. We have been to specialists and luckily nothing is physically wrong but her system is just not developed. She is very strong willed and unfort...
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12 Tips for Trick-Or-Treating with Toddlers

October 23, 2014

Crazy costumes, spooky decorations, and massive amounts of candy — what’s not to love about Halloween, right?…More

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A Fly Will Poop on Your Lip... and Other Parenting Lies

October 22, 2014

Someone once said, “I believe in being honest with my kids, 101 percent.”

That someone wasn’t me. I lie to my kids all the time. I’m not just talking about the trifecta of deception: Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy. I don’t creatively bend the truth. I straight up lie like Pinnochio. Am I ashamed? No. Lying to my kids saves my sanity, not to mention time and money. And sometimes, it’s just fun to eff with them a little….More

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Getting Dressed For School/Anytime and AM Activities

October 21, 2014 -

A. F. asks from Bellmore - My five year old gives me a hard time getting dressed in general and for school. I limited her to two choices this morning so she was not overwhelmed. She still gave her a hard time. Often times she will make a choice then not like how it feels on herself. Do I need to ha...
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Is Social Media Changing You?

October 21, 2014

After an early morning family walk and outing, I came home, showered, put away the groceries and posted the following on my personal Facebook page:…More

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Birth Control Help

October 20, 2014 -

6. b. asks from New York - I just started on Desogestrel-Ethinyl Estrad little over 2 weeks ago. My boyfriend came inside me a week ago, I continued taking my pills as usually until the 2nd day after that I forgot to take it in the morning. I took it later that afternoon and continued taking it i...
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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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