Moms Are Talking About Right Now


First time mom worried?

R. M. asks from Batesville

28 weeks pregnant as of today. Am slowly leaking a fluid. I thought it was just urine until paying closer attention and it is clear and doesn't really have a smell. When I get up or out of my truck it feels more like a gush. For instance I was driving to Walmart this even...

Read more or share your answer!

For Those Suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Most people begin to notice the affects of Seasonal Affective Disorder in late September or early October. Some won’t experience them until Thanksgiving. But nearly anyone who has been diagnosed with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD, for short) will be deep in the throes of a depressive episode by Christmas — or Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, or whatever you choose to celebrate…. More


To the Woman Who Judged Me for Putting a Leash on My Child

I smiled at you when I saw you behind me. We stood near each other in the security line at the airport. I had just finished loading the last of three bins onto the x-ray belt when I looked up to find you scornfully staring at my child. The blistering look that you gave me didn’t go unnoticed either. For a second, I thought maybe you were just having a bad day, but then I overheard the comments you made to your friend. I heard you tell her that I’m a “lazy parent”. I also heard you say that people, such as me, shouldn’t have children. I heard you ramble off a list of things you would do differently. I overheard your entire conversation…. More


Define Step-Dad?? What am I doing wrong?

B. S. asks from Chicago

Hi, I'm brook, 24 with a 1 year old and 5 months pregnant. There are a lot of details that go into this one great question but, I'll try and keep it short. I'm pregnant by my boyfriend. My children don't have the same father. My first borns father abandoned me through p...

Read more or share your answer!

Been feeling sorry for myself

D. S. asks from Schaumburg

Yes, I pulled the original post because I went back and read it. Frankly, it was full of self-pity and it was embarrassing. It was not the kind of post that was going to help me solve the problem effectively or diplomatically. It was the kind of post riddled wit...

Read more or share your answer!