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my 7 mth refuses my comfort

24 minutes ago -

b. s. asks from Homestead - Im heart broken n dont understand why my baby doesnt let me comfort him he will push himself away from me and look the other way snd avoids eye contact only with me in his mom and his only caretaker yes dad lives with us but i do all feedings and bathings everything i can...
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Depression in a three year old?

2 hours ago -

R. S. asks from Chicago - I was just diagnosed with a mild case of postpartum depression, seven months after birth. I was always able to take care of the kids, the house, etc, but there was clearly more withdrawal (meaning I let my husband take over a lot of the time), and probably more negativity...
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Neighborhood kid passed away - no obituary / no nothing

12 hours ago -

A. H. asks from Canton - I will try to make a long story short. A neighbor kid passed away after a tragic swimming accident on 7/15. Since then there has been nothing in the paper in regards to him...its almost as if his life didn't exist. I only met his Mom once because she lived in the other si...
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Bunk Beds

14 hours ago -

R. B. asks from Frisco - My girls share a room they have two small beds from Ikea that will expand to twin length but really are not deep enough for a typically mattress. How old is old enough for kids to go to bunk beds without worry that they will get hurt? Girls are 5 and 6 but my 5 year o...
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How long do stitches take to dissolve?

September 19, 2014 -

D. O. asks from New York - I gave birth last week and had an episiotomy. One stitch has come apart and my skin has ripped away from each other, had an infection which I'm on anti biotics for and I went to the doctors and she told me that the skin will not close up by itself, she said to wait for i...
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Your Kid is NOT That Bright

September 20, 2014

We’re ALL in denial when it comes to our kids.

You know that book/movie/episode of Sex and the City “He’s Just Not That Into You?”…More

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Life is a Sticky Mess at the Bottom of My Purse

September 21, 2014

While I’m not exactly a fashionista, I do have to admit I’ve always been a big fan of purses. There’s something about an elegant bag on your shoulder, or a chic little clutch in your hand, that just feels good, especially when compared to an utterly unchic diaper bag which just feels, well, like poop. And given the amount of time I spend in Sherpa Mom mode, carting other people’s backpacks, swim bags, dance gear, rock collections and assorted arts and crap around, it feels downright zen to hoist something all my own, something not sold at Target, something completely untouched by the Disney marketing team, on my shoulder….More

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3rd grade math

September 18, 2014 -

R. S. asks from Cooperstown - Hi , My son is in 3rd grade and seems he is having a hard time with maths at his school . As far as I know he is very good in addition , substraction , multiplication .. when i teach him he can understand the concept just like that . I don't know whats wrong with him ...
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My 5 year old very social kindergartner daughter is not socializing in school

September 18, 2014 -

B. S. asks from New York - I was told by her teacher today ( It's only second week of school, I know), "She's not socializing with the other children, she goes off to the side and does her own thing; is this how she is?" I responded, "No!" She is super social. I never heard of this from her Pre ...
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4 Tips for Navigating School Waters with a Food Allergic Child

September 19, 2014

When your child can eat anything, you don’t give it much thought. I know this because for two years, that was my life. I made baked goods to bring to play dates, I dropped my son off at Sunday School without a concern for what the snack might be, I threw birthday parties and served any food I wanted. Unless another parent told me that their child had an allergy, I never thought about it because I never had to think about it….More

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Kid pajamas

September 17, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- DS is nearly 4 and has outgrown his footy fleece pajamas. What did you do for your kids when they were about that age? We've used carter and old navy in the past. Seems straightforward, but I'm not one to shop. So thanks for your tips.
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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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