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Helping Mom to continue living while Dad is in nursing home.

7 hours ago -

H. G. asks from Mount Joy - Sorry if this is long. My 84 year old father spent the first 6 months of last year recovering from a badly botched prostate surgery and subsequent stroke. It was a long road, but he made it through. In September, he opted for a knee replacement as his knee was useless ...
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Stew meat

14 hours ago -

K. H. asks from Humble - I accidentally thawed my stew meat instead of the hamburger meat I wanted. What can I make with stew meat besides stew?
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seeking tourist info about Minnesota

16 hours ago -

E. B. asks from Austin - We will be traveling to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota soon. Thankfully my daughter has been referred there and we hope to have some answers to her puzzling, debilitating, medical problems. However, although we have lived in many places around the world becau...
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Karate Cookie Cutters

16 hours ago -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas - I imagine this sort of thing exists, but I'm not sure how to search for it. I'd like to make some karate guy cookies, doing kicks and punches etc. I'd like the cookies to also have those indentations on them. Not just cookie cutters, but cookie stamps ...
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How to Raise a Girl to Have a Healthy Body Image

March 27, 2015

Last month, my best friend came to me with concerns about EVERYONE calling her two year-old daughter “pretty.” Her concern was, “I feel like the world only notices her looks and is trying to place value on her outward appearance rather than her real strengths.”More

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Our Education System is Broken & Our Kids Are in Crisis

March 26, 2015

Our kids are in CRISIS.

I work with teenagers in an affluent suburban area. They don’t comprehend what they read. They use calculators to multiply 10 × 10. The average high school junior has no clue what the word “diligent” means. They write essays resembling those of 5th graders. About how Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity….More

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What Do You Do When Your Toddler Slaps You in Public?

March 25, 2015

There is a lot of hype about a new show called The Slap. I watched a preview, but I have not watched the show because I am a mom and watching TV is a luxury, therefore I choose my shows wisely. I know the show revolves around an adult slapping another person’s child that causes drama throughout their circle. Pretty bold move if you ask me but that is another blog post for another night….More

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help

March 19, 2015 -

P. S. asks from Perth Amboy - my 5 year old son always getting sick i dont know what i should do
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odour removal

March 12, 2015 -

t. f. asks from Bound Brook - strong odour in heated garage above freezing temperatures.
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Homeschooling *edited*

March 11, 2015 -

S. J. asks from Parlin - I am seriously considering homeschooling my 6&8 year olds this fall. However, i want to make sure they build friendships as well. Is there anyone in the Central NJ area that looking for the same thing? Fingers are crossed! Also, can you share what you do to make it work?...
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Really need clothes for big 7 year old.

March 9, 2015 -

N. M. asks from New York - My 7 year old is very overweight (4"2 and 106lbs) I can't get any clothes for him anywhere, there's just nothing that fits him. All of his tops are too small and, tight and wont fit over his stomach and none of his pants will fasten up or fit round his waist. Anyone got ...
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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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