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Toddler - cold virus & swollen glands?

A. R. asks from Cheyenne

My 2 1/2 y.o. son has been sick with a cold (upper respiratory tract infection) for about a week. It is that kind of cold virus that lingers, everyone in our household have had it and still battling it, and my son has had nasal discharge, some cough, poor appetite and let...

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Before I Can Accept the Life I Have...

by Toni Hammer

My life is good. Better than most I imagine. I have two smart kids. I have a husband who works hard. We have a roof over our heads and too many fruit snacks in our pantry. It’s a good life. But sometimes…… More


When Your Kid is Bullied on Middle School

by Jennifer of "Earmuffs, Kids"

To My Son,

Tonight my heart broke into a million pieces. You were so upset and hurt and I couldn’t make it better for you. You don’t yet understand that when you hurt, my heart breaks too. When you cry, I cry too, in private. Tonight you were upset about middle school. All I could tell you is that “middle school is so hard”. And it is. It is so hard…. More


Cyber Monday DIAMONDS!!!

by Shannon Lell

Eleven years ago I saw a 60 Minutes episode which would change how I felt about diamonds forever. The episode was an exposè on the diamond industry and a select group of companies behind some very bad things happening to people in Africa. Of course, it was all to line their pockets with billions of dollars…. More


Removing hair "down there"?

V. P. asks from New York

I just found out that my daughter, who just turned 15, removes all the hair in her pubic area. I didn't say anything about it but frankly I'm a little disturbed by this. Does this mean she is sexually active? I've heard from a friend of mine that this is a new "trend" wit...

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Stain stick for kiddos uniform cuffs

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens

Mamas and papas Any thoughts and suggestions? His are button down dress shirts poly/cotton and the cuffs are grey even after a wash or a wash after a soak in oxy clean. Kiddo doesn't have especially sensitive skin, nonetheless I'd prefer a mild or green product if it w...

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