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5 point harness vs. Booster seat. (opinion question)

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A. A. asks from Greeley - My son is five years old, 47" tall (3" 11") and weighs fifty pounds (healthy for his rediculous height). In my opinion, this is sufficient for a booster seat. It's my friend Amanda's opinion that children should be in a five point until 70 pounds. I think it's excessi...
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At&t Uverse and calling 911?

1 hour ago -

M. B. asks from Milwaukee - Hi helpful mamas, how are you? I have an itty bitty question... today a pair of salespeople came to the door and told me about AT&T Uverse and we compared what I'm paying for my landline and also my Time Warner cable and internet, and I found I can save a lot of money by ...
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Homeschool

3 hours ago -

M. H. asks from McKinney - We have decided to pull our girl out of school, for a snowballing list reasons: there is a lack of time together as a family due to work schedules, and then a lack of sleep for my daughter because she stays up late to see Daddy, and then she is sick often and full of anxi...
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Is my 7 year old overweight?

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M. C. asks from Denville - My daughter just turned 7 years old this past week. She had her physical yesterday and shes weighing in at 61lbs and is 47 inches tall. The ped said she is gaining faster than what shes growing taller. I'm very skinny and my husbands side of the family are mostly on the h...
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Sleep Deprived Mothers Unite!

October 25, 2014

From the moment I brought my first two children home from the hospital, barely 12 months shy of one another… nobody slept. My Irish twins were jacked-up baby Energizer Bunnies in stereo….More

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The Truth about My Big Family

October 24, 2014

People peruse my blog or my Facebook page, see the gaggle of children that call me mom, and seem genuinely befuddled as to how I manage such pandemonium. When I leave the house, kids in tow, folks always want to know “Are they all yours?”, “How do you do it?” and “Where is the man who got you into this mess?”….More

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diaper question

October 22, 2014 -

M. G. asks from New York - So, LO is finally sleeping through the night *happy dance* - but now he is waking up soaked! Literally for 4 of the last 5 nights he wakes up with wet pjs and a diaper that is overflowing (pee only, thank God!). Is this a sizing issue? he is currently 31", 23.5lbs...
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Bed wetting

October 22, 2014 -

S. P. asks from Goldens Bridge - My daughter is 8 years old and now is getting invited to sleepover parties. She wants to go but she does not stay dry at night. We have been to specialists and luckily nothing is physically wrong but her system is just not developed. She is very strong willed and unfort...
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12 Tips for Trick-Or-Treating with Toddlers

October 23, 2014

Crazy costumes, spooky decorations, and massive amounts of candy — what’s not to love about Halloween, right?…More

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Getting Dressed For School/Anytime and AM Activities

October 21, 2014 -

A. F. asks from Bellmore - My five year old gives me a hard time getting dressed in general and for school. I limited her to two choices this morning so she was not overwhelmed. She still gave her a hard time. Often times she will make a choice then not like how it feels on herself. Do I need to ha...
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Birth Control Help

October 20, 2014 -

6. b. asks from New York - I just started on Desogestrel-Ethinyl Estrad little over 2 weeks ago. My boyfriend came inside me a week ago, I continued taking my pills as usually until the 2nd day after that I forgot to take it in the morning. I took it later that afternoon and continued taking it i...
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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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