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Birthday dinner at a restaurant - ok to split the bill?

5 hours ago -

M. A. asks from San Francisco - My husband is turning 42 and wants to go to dinner at his favorite steak restaurant with 2 other couples (close friends). That's too hefty a bill for us to cover for his birthday. He thinks it won't be expected that we pick up the bill and I think it will as that's what's...

orange is the new black

7 hours ago -

S. F. asks from Ogdensburg - Can anyone tell me when the 3rd season of orange is the new black starts on netflix

Shoes for grade schoolers

7 hours ago -

J. S. asks from Los Angeles - Where do you buy your kids shoes? How much do you pay and how many pairs do they have? How old are your kids?? I have a kindergartener and just paid 100 bucks for two that a good deal? I always go to stride rite but is there a better place now that he's old...

Mom's time out.

8 hours ago -

A. A. asks from Greeley - An odd question, what do you say to your child when you need to get away? I have times where I am just so stressed and need to step away for a moment. My friend tells her two girls "Mommy needs a time out." Have you found anything that works for you? My son doesn't under...

Mom Sad About the Baby Starting Preschool

9 hours ago -

l. c. asks from Downers Grove - Help. Ive been crying for a few days because my 3rd, and youngest child, my only daughter, is starting preschool on Tuesday. She is the baby of the family and im happy that she is excited about going, but I have mixed emotions. How did you deal with this? Im not havin...
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Did I Do Enough?

September 1, 2014

Last night, after gingerly sneaking out of my sleeping son’s room to the familiar sounds of his gentle snores, the quiet creakiness of a house after dark (and my guilt for leaving him while he’s asleep and unable to protest) I retreated to my office to write. I needed the soothing taptaptap of my keyboard. I needed the quiet, and a glass of wine. I needed to figure out why, with all of the amazing fun that Tucker and I have had this summer… I felt so damned sad….More


Do you have a home warranty?

August 31, 2014 -

M. C. asks from Loves Park - Looking to get some general info on home warranties. How much is your premium? What is your experience with claims? What company do you think is good or not so good? What should I look for when choosing one? Thanks in advance for any information/advice you may have!
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The Moment I Stopped Caring About My Weight

August 31, 2014

In college I was a svelte 130 pounds. I could wear anything and look like a waif. I could eat buckets of ice cream or live on black coffee and cigarettes, it didn’t matter because my weight was seemingly never more than an ounce over 130 lbs. Life was pretty good….More


Problems in Kindergarten (possibly with teacher)

August 30, 2014 -

L. B. asks from Gurnee - Hi, So here is a little background on my situation....I have a 5 year old who has always loved and thrived at preschool who was very, very excited to start kindergarten. One of the policies of our school is that after the kindergarten teachers are assigned they are to ca...

Would a Siberian Husky be a good family pet?

August 29, 2014 -

C. B. asks from Palatine - We have three children - 9, 7 and 3 1/2 - and would like to add a puppy to our family. This will be our first family pet and we're leaning towards a husky. I'd love to hear any pro's and con's that you can think of about huskies. Also, if you would strongly suggest ano...
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Where is It? Hold On, Let Me Check My Uterus!

August 30, 2014

For some reason, men can’t seem to find things. Maybe it’s because they’re usually focused on other things; like what’s in their pants… or getting into yours….More


Awesome Graduation Gifts

August 27, 2014 - List


Easiest Ways to Go Green

August 11, 2014 - List

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