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Mirena Pregnancy Symptoms

1 hour ago -

P. M. asks from Kansas City - I know the list of "official" side effects of Mirena, but I am starting to believe that it simulates pregnancy and makes you feel pregnant. I have random nausea, sore and swollen breasts and areolas (checked by dr and was told they were ok), fatigue. I took preg tests whe...

painting your house

2 hours ago -

d. l. asks from Blacksburg - Dear Ladies, I have asked you questions many times and always you gave me great advice. So please help me now. We recently bought a house and it needs painting. The reason I am concerned is that we all are highly allergic and before we had a problem that a house smell...

Crying Children

3 hours ago -

s. g. asks from Pembina - I was reading the responses to another question and was interested to see the different views on crying children. Some moms felt it was inappropriate for the mother to tell her child she couldn't cry, while others thought it was fine. I thought it was perfectly acceptab...

How do you get "Alone time"?

5 hours ago -

C. N. asks from Mount Pleasant - More so a jff question... I get my alone time by waking up before everyone in the house. I sit outside on my porch and drink my coffee. I haven't slept in past 630-7. In years. I have 5 children of my own, and 3 step children. I find at night I'm more tired than anythi...
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Evolution's Big Fail, or, Why I'm Mad at My Girly Parts

July 25, 2014

Many of the body parts shared by both genders makes sense. For example, the face; being able to see, smell, hear and taste is indisputably wonderful, and having all of these sensory organs positioned at the highest point of our bodies is logical, because we’re predators, and bitches gotta eat. Arms, hands, opposable thumbs? Genius. Bipedalism? The earth is ours.More


My girlfriend and her son's biological father

23 hours ago -

T. C. asks from New York - I'm not a mom, just a man looking for advice on how to become a better partner and a role model to a young child. I have been in a serious relationship for a year and a half now with my girlfriend who I love very much. We have recently moved in together after a year of b...
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Watching Television with My Husband... Buckle Up!

July 24, 2014

If it weren’t for my husband’s need to hold a clicker, and constantly bounce around channels, we would have long ago cut the cable cord and watched television programming strictly through a service like Netflix or Hulu. As it is, the mere mention of not having hundreds of channels at his disposal to watch on demand, bouncing between a half dozen different programs at once makes him break out in a cold sweat of fear….More

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You're Doing It Wrong. And Yes. I'm Judging You.

July 23, 2014

There’s been a lot of kumbaya mommy business hitting the Internet of late. Mothers are raising their collective voices to say, “Hey, we may approach motherhood differently, but we’re all in this together. Watch us film this touching viral video while hugging. As of today, motherhood is a Judgement-Free Zone.”More


Tub & Tile

July 21, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Any favorite products to recommend? I just want to spray on and rinse away, no scrubbing please. Been doing the baking soda, vinegar, oxy, soft scrub, method, comet/ ajax thing for a while now, and want to do effortless/ brainless once more (all requi...

Not sure what to do

July 15, 2014 -

M. J. asks from New York - Yes, this is a real question. (I have an account, but I want to post this under a different name in case someone sees it.) I was on a trip recently, and got a message that my son in law had added me on Google+ (I rarely use google+.... ) Ok, that was strange, but ...

interdental toothbrushes, 0.7mm, safe for brushing toddlers' teeth.?

July 14, 2014 -

s. k. asks from New York - along with regular brushing with a childs' toothbrush. they're 3 and 4. is it recommended? l tried to google it but can't find info. kindly give any website info if can see. thanks
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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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