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Mixing business with personal life

M. H. asks from Madison

I work with someone that started out as a person I volunteered for, then she started teaching my kids piano/then tutoring them in math and now I work with her. Unfortunately the only spot for me to sit when I hired on was in her office with her. It's a big space so there'...

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Are manners silly or important?

J. G. asks from Chicago

I've been troubled by a trend for a while and hubby tells me I'm being silly. Last week a neighbor friend imessaged me asking for present ideas for her 6 year old. I messaged her back with a bunch of ideas I thought appropriate for a 6 year old girl, and she never message...

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This situation here....

i. k. asks from Pullman

so I just came out of a horrible was bad...being beat on spit on someone telling you ugly and they regret having kids with you or meeting you is down right mean and ugly. But I took it like a dummy because I was trying to make my family and relationship work for ...

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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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