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How would you handle a spouse not being a good role model in front of the kids?

4 hours ago -

P. L. asks from Mount Laurel - For example, if he sometimes ignores you when you talk, talks rude to you or swears (not at you, just swearing in general)? Some of them he knows are not good, such as swearing, but some he doesn't such as ignoring.
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E.L. James Should Stick to Writing Naughty Stuff and Stay Off the Twitters

July 5, 2015

I don’t like the 50 Shades books. As a lover of words, I have not been quiet in my criticism of E.L. James and her poorly written erotica. And yes, people. I’m being kind by calling it poorly written. And erotica….More


Q For The Hostesses with the Mostest ~ Dinner Ideas

12 hours ago -

L. M. asks from Chicago - So I'm having some out of town family over. There will be 8 adults and 2 kids total. I'm racking my brain trying to think of things to make - and really it's just a dinner or two. We don't host "dinner parties" often - we do holidays for large groups but it's Thanksgiv...

question for those who have had an ablasion

14 hours ago -

m. G. asks from Flower Mound - Hello! I have horrible menstrual cramps, and I am considering having an ablasion (burning the lining of the uterus). For those who have had an ablasion, did it help with your menstrual cramps? Do you still get periods, or just some light spotting - or nothing at all? ...

Little Boys

16 hours ago -

S. R. asks from Kansas City - Ok, on a scale of 1 to 10, how normal is it for my almost 6 year old to play with himself? He used to do it when he was about 3 years old but i think it was more out of curiosity, now he gets under the covers and wiggles around for about 5 minutes and then comes out all ...

Awkward Situation - How would you handle

July 3, 2015 -

B. E. asks from New York - My mother lives several hours from us. We are up here visiting for a little over a week now and will be back for four weeks in August. She is cordial with her next door neighbor but not much beyond that. There are various issues over there - e.g. her kids and grandkids...
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The 4th of July Can Get a Little Awkward in Our House

July 4, 2015

The Fourth of July has always been one of my favorite holidays. Who doesn’t love staying up late on warm summer evenings and watching beautiful displays of light in the night sky?…More

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Best BBQ Dishes That Impress

July 3, 2015

My favorite part about summer? Going to BBQ’s! And even better? When someone else hosts the barbeque and I can focus on creating one amazing dish to contribute to the fete. But here’s my secret…I only make easy dishes that look like I was slaving away in the kitchen all day. Here are the best BBQ dishes that impress:…More


Missing operative report

June 28, 2015 -

N. H. asks from Edison - Hi, I'm 35 weeks pregnant with my second child and wish to try a VBAC. But the doctor needs the operative report to decide if I'm eligible since I had my first child through a cesarean section in March 2009. I have contacted the hospital and the earlier doctor (I'm se...

All forms of cow's milk (cheese, yogurt, ricotta, butter) except pure whole milk

June 25, 2015 -

G. S. asks from New York - Has anyone else heard or experienced this issue? I feed by 14 month old yogurt every morning, he eats cheese, ricotta, butter but I started him on lactose free milk because it was the ONLY thing he would drink (sweeter and more like mother's milk). the three times I put...

Ick - my daughter's clothes smell like shaving cream!

June 25, 2015 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - So for one of the last days of school my daughter had shaving cream wars with her friends. Now the t-shirt, sports bra and gym shorts she was wearing smell like my husband! I've washed the shirt a couple times but the smell is still there. Anyone have a tip on how to g...
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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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