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Backless boosters and airplanes

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C. S. asks from Fort Lauderdale - Dear Mamas, We have not flown as a family in almost 5 years. We are taking a backless booster for my 5 year old as he needs it in Virginia when we get off the plane. I saw that some carry them on and put them under the seat in front of them. Does that count as the c...
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Stereotyping Our Children in the Toy Aisles... What Can We Do?

September 1, 2015

There is a lot of discussion as of late about gender and toys. I’ve read articles questioning Lego’s sexist marketing strategies. It would seem people want to see Lego do more to avoid gender-stereotypes in their Lego sets….More

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Proper Etiquette when dating a man with children

21 hours ago -

L. M. asks from Jersey City - I have been with my boyfriend for 5 years He is a divorced dad with two children they are now 18 and 16 .. I just moved in with him and his parents whom he lived with ... I met his son right away at a football game but it too 3 years for me to me his daughter .They are di...
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Do any other moms have toddlers that has allergy's to bbq sauce and ranch?

21 hours ago -

C. D. asks from Fullerton - Hi there, I have a 20 month old son who LOVES his condiments but seems to be allergic to ranch and BBQ sauces. He gets almost a blister like rash where ever the sauces come in contact with his face and hiccups and coughs alot after. No wheezing but still think they make h...
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Logistics of a spouse moving out

22 hours ago -

J. B. asks from Boston - After much drama and counseling and negotiating this summer, my husband has decided to move out and the lease on his apartment begins on 9/1 and his daughter (age 17) will move with him, leaving my oldest son (17, prior relationship) and our two younger sons from our marr...
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13-year old bathing/showering with a leg cast - anyone use cast covers?

August 31, 2015 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - My 13-year old daughter broke her ankle and has a cast from her toes to just below her knee. I was wondering if anyone has experience using a cast cover in the shower. Our bathtub has a sliding glass door and is facing the wrong way for her, so to take a bath she would...
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When I Found Out My Husband Was On Ashley Madison...

August 31, 2015

By now you’ve inevitably read 100 stories about the Ashley Madison hack, and possibly 100 more about good ol’ biblical Josh Duggar and his hypocritical ways. You’ve probably rolled your eyes, scrolled down quickly, or maybe you’ve taken the few minutes to read some of the stories. Or, perhaps you’re more like me, scrolling through the comments where some are funny enough to give even the best comedians a run for their money….More

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The Heavy Heart of a Working Mom

August 30, 2015

I work and I have you. I wish you were my job. Instead, I pay other people and you become their job. I pack you up each night into zippered pockets: diapers, wipes, formula, in case they run out of my milk. You live a compartmentalized infancy. An extra set of clothes, my least favorite, occupies the main section of your diaper bag. When you have an accident or make a mess, you are wearing the mismatched and faded outfit of a brother who is eight years older. I call you my little ragamuffin as I spin you in the air above me, and pull you closer smelling the remains of lunch and sleep as I breathe in….More

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Discussing genetic testing with a child

August 24, 2015 -

J. R. asks from Edison - I just stared the process for having my 8 year old son tested for a genetic disorder that his father had (going through insurance, etc.). My husband was diagnosed with advanced (stage 4 ) kidney cancer when he was 25. Being that he was young and healthy he was given genet...
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Starting an online business & need a sophisticated style name

August 21, 2015 -

j. p. asks from New York - I am starting an monogrammed bussiness a that will have items from infant toddler kids as well as things for ladies, examples clothing, backpacks with matching lunch bags accessories as well as things for ladies like totes purses , ooolers beach items. Any ideas
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