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food allergy?

6 hours ago -

k. j. asks from Covington - Hi mama's I have a question about my 13 1/2 month old son. He broke in a red rash around his mouth after eating oatmeal for breakfast. This is the second time he did this. First was a few months ago all my children likes eating their nuggets with ranch. I gave him a litt...

Recommendations for a book explaining s*x and emphazing after marriage

7 hours ago -

M. H. asks from Madison - Hi everyone, Do you have any books you would recommend for children (8+ yrs old) that explains sex, but also emphasizes that sex should happen after a couple is married? And even better if the book talks about God, Christianity -sex after marriage, etc. Thanks.

Puberty starting...Nooooooo1111

7 hours ago -

J. M. asks from Olyphant - I am a Mom of 4, 3 boys and one girl. My daughter is the oldest at 11, the others are 9, 7, and 5. Anyway, earlier tonight my daughter was taking a bath and asked me to help her rinse the conditioner out of her hair. While I was helping her I noticed HAIR, down THERE. ...

Pet Rat Information, please.

9 hours ago -

L. M. asks from Nampa - Hi! Well, I'm a softie. My 15 yr. old was out shopping for her birthday and we ventured into a pet store. You guessed it. We bought an adorable female rat, clear plastic "cage", food and bedding. We've never owned one and our knowledge is limited. I had pet hamsters...
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I'm an Aware Parent and I Missed This

October 1, 2014

“Come on, honey, we’ve got to leave for school now. ” It’s 8:00 a.m. and my middle son is dragging his feet again. He is always like this before school….More

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How the Doctor Helped Save My Son from a Shark Girl

September 30, 2014

I have a teenage son. He is all about his friends and girls and hanging out and talking on the phone and staying away from “YOU PEOPLE,” his term of endearment for his dad and I. Evidently, we’re not as cool as we think we are….More


Ugh inlaws

September 26, 2014 -

D. D. asks from Prospect - Brother in law and sister in law live 700 miles away. Every September they drive up to New England for a week of sight seeing and then come back to CT for a week to stay at a hotel for a week and visit with friends (my sister in law grew up in this area and moved after s...
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My Husband's Split Personality: Dr. Jekyll and Corporate Guy

September 29, 2014

My husband works at home most of the time, but does commute to a big tall building about twice a week to attend lots of important meetings and business lunches. For this excursion, he transforms into someone who shaves, carries an access badge, and wears a button down shirt — freshly pressed by me of course. (Alright, I put it in the dryer on high, with a wet wash cloth, after having left it damp and wrinkling for 3 days.)…More


. Older kids catching up in sports?

September 25, 2014 -

J. G. asks from Huntington - My second grade son started playing soccer in kindergarten in the local Y intramural program and was the only kid who'd never played before (everyone else started in pre-school) and though he stuck with it through the end of 1st grade, he's always been the worst on the te...

Olives with stones

September 24, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Any thoughts on what the "proper" awy to eat olives with stones (not the pitted ones)? Hubs and I each go about it differently. Neither of us is particularly impressed with our style of handling the pits, and we'd like to adopt, model and teach the "pro...

PINK line at Victoria's Secret

September 23, 2014 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - So I'm in discussions with my husband about the VS Pink line. My 7th grade daughter wants a pullover from there - it's very cute, not slutty, says "PINK" across the front (of course). My husband SWEARS that "Pink" is supposed to make you think of vaginas and I guess it...

Tips For Helping Your Child Master Reading

September 21, 2014 - List


Awesome Graduation Gifts

August 27, 2014 - List

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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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