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Help me organize a dining club!

M. P. asks from Chicago

An organization to which I belong needs a new organizer for a monthly ethnic dining club. The members are primarily middle aged and above women. My questions are: What days would be best? What times would be best? I'll also poll the membership, but typically, those pol...

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My daughter needed stitches

R. W. asks from Flushing

About 2 weeks ago my 6 year old daughter got hurt at camp and needed 3 stitches on her face, which I wrote about in a previous post. I took her to a plastic surgeon who covered the stitches with a steri strip type bandage. He said to ignore it and the stitches will dissol...

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hand-wash laundry question

E. B. asks from Aiea

I bought my daughter a hoodie that she absolutely loves. The label says hand wash, don't wring it out, don't iron it, don't tumble dry it, basically treat it like fine glassware or something. It's not a brand name like Hanes - I got it from Amazon because it has a video...

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An Open Letter to the Nap Time Expert

Dear So-called Nap Expert,

I’m not surprised you elected yourself to serve as resident sleep specialist. There seems to be one parent in every bunch. You know what I mean: the one who reads a handful of parenting books and deems themselves an authority. The one who acts as if they hold a Ph.D. in breastfeeding, teething, or discipline. The know-it-all. More


Helping adult son to get over breakup

S. I. asks from Kearny

My 22 years old son was left by his girlfriend a couple of months ago. They were together for 4 years, both students, and they were living together for the last 2 years. He was studying in another town (he is finishing now) and he also has a part-time job there, but he co...

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