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Guilt over not wanting to watch grandchild

1 hour ago -

G. n. asks from Hazleton - I am a 54 year old woman who has raised 4 great children. My youngest is actually going to still be living at home next year while going to a local college. My daughter and her husband are expecting their first child soon and my daughter has announced that she cannot aff...

High maintenance friendships.

2 hours ago -

s. g. asks from Pembina - In my other question I mentioned that if the parents of one of my kids friends insisted I run all invites past them before inviting the child I would think them too high maintenance and probably not bother inviting the child anywhere altogether. It was pointed out that w...

Boy's fashion

2 hours ago -

R. B. asks from Frisco - My DS will be entering 3rd grade and I like to buy ahead when things are on clearance. Anyhow, he seems to be happy to wear whatever I purchase for him but due to his special needs, I think he is unaware of fashion and wouldn't tell me if someone made fun of his clothes....

Laundry Experts, please advise!

3 hours ago -

J. S. asks from Los Angeles - My son's baseball pants are white and already stained but care instructions say "do not bleach". Is there any way to get them back to their original white?? Also, he's started to come home with grass stains on the knees of ALL his pants. How do I get these out? Fi...
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Are the "Mean Girls" Always Mean Girls? Or Can They Change?

February 27, 2015

Remember them from high school? Every school had ‘em (and they still do).

Maybe you were one….More

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Stop Procrastinating Pull Up Lovin' Parents and Potty Train!

February 26, 2015

If you’re a parent that’s using Pull Ups… STOP. Just STOP right here. You don’t need to read on. Because you’re obviously scared. You’re obviously putting off the P-O-T-T-Y because you don’t want to deal with the disgusting, ugly, filthy, stinky truth about Potty Training….More

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Why Is Teen Fashion So... Ugly?

February 25, 2015

I recently spent some time at the mall. It’s something I vigorously try to avoid, but I have a teenage daughter and that complicates my efforts. It seems teenage girls’ life-blood springs directly from the mall… or they can buy it there or something. I don’t know. I try not to get too involved. I just know teen girls must go to the mall frequently or they’ll “die”. And, considering we were having mid-winter break (because two weeks of winter break apparently isn’t enough), and The Kid racked up a good amount of gift cards over Christmas, I agreed to take her….More


When to start wearing make up

February 18, 2015 -

J. H. asks from Westfield - Especially for mamas with pre-teen and/or teen girls, when did your girls start wearing make up? I can see a lot of my daughter's friends are wearing makeup, but the amount of makeup is across the spectrum - most wear just a little bit but a handful wear way too much f...


February 14, 2015 -

S. H. asks from Holmdel - ...... OK y'all can stop being So Judge mental how do you all know I wanted another baby? And I was on birth control. And no the father of my 2 youngest had a deises that my children caught and the drs are just now saving this baby and myself from it. I just found this ou...

Mulluscum Contagiosum

February 10, 2015 -

M. W. asks from Flushing - My 5 year old daughter has mulluscum. It is highly contagious among children and can last for a fairly long time. I cant keep my daughter away from other children for months. My daughter's pediatririan said just to make sure she doesnt bathe with any other children. I sho...

6 year old - bedwetting advice

February 9, 2015 -

M. I. asks from Bloomfield - Hi all. My son hasn't had a dry night yet. He turned 6 in early December. He has been daytime dry since he was like 3. There's definitely a hereditary thing going on with our family...however, his cousin was definitely having naturally dry nights by 6 years old. We swi...
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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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