I spent most of 2007 and 2008 working as a psychologist-intern at two Chicago-area maximum security prisons. I was also pregnant. The smells of sweat and urine and feces made me throw up only once the whole time, and later the prison corn bread More
My 16 year old stepdaughter moved in with us this past summer and we live 1500 miles from her mom. She had being doing pretty bad the past few years -- failing school, cutting herself, involved in an extremely un healthy relationship, witnessing crazy arguments between...Read more or share your answer!
but 2 or 3 hours later he walked almost normalRead more or share your answer!
Hello, I'm looking to move and some of the areas I am interested in are in a high radon area and I have a few question for those who live in those areas... I see that a radon mitigation system can be installed to have the radon redirected out of the home.. Does anyon...Read more or share your answer!
Hi Mamas, just wanted to share a small victory! I was surprisingly anxious going into this week, not knowing how my estranged husband and I would handle Thanksgiving (for those who don't know, he and his daughter moved into an apartment, myself and my three sons - two whi...Read more or share your answer!
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
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
My two year old son has had on and off again red, dry rash around his mouth, chin and nose. His nose seems itchy as he rubs it frequently through the day and even when he sleeps. I have tried a few soothing moisturizers and coconut oil, have taken him to the allergist and...Read more or share your answer!
It is a wonder that parents – being the exhausted, time-frazzled, uptight, rather un-sensual, snot-stained beings we become – EVER have sex. But miraculously, we DO manage to do it… even if it is once a month. Or less. But actually, when you analyze it, you realize that your odds of having sex are actually a little bit more perky than you may have thought…. More
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...Read more or share your answer!
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...Read more or share your answer!
My son is 3 years and 2 months. He was never an easy baby/toddler but since he was about 2.5 his behavior got significantly worse. His little sister was 3 months old back then, we had an extensive renovation of one of our floors due to the flood, and his dad whom he is ...Read more or share your answer!