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Daughter's first dental appointment

2 hours ago -

j. k. asks from Los Angeles - At my daughter's 2 year well baby visit with her doctor, it was suggested that my daughter see a dentist (not because she had obvious dental problems, but because it's just time, I guess...). I just scheduled an appointment with a pediatric dentist for an exam and cleani...
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Daughter's future inlaws

2 hours ago -

D. D. asks from Prospect - One of my daughters is getting married in a couple weeks. Her guy is really sweet and we love him a lot. His parents and siblings are really nice to my daughter so there's no tension there. I watched my granddaughter (well she's their granddaughter too) since she was 6 we...
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Am i raising my child properly?

6 hours ago -

M. V. asks from Horsham - I have issues with everyone right now. I have severe anxiety with my son as being a first time mother and i never want anyone around him without me there besides my mother. I am not with the babies father as i can never seem to forgive/forget the past and i dont even k...
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Boom there it is..

8 hours ago -

I. K. asks from Lenore - So after my hubby drinking a lot and staying out couldn't shake this feeling that he might be seeing other women...I wasn't wrong at all...I guess us women have a way of finding stuff even if they try to hide.teltale signs were he would guard his phone like crazy like tak...
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Alone and dealing with debt.

16 hours ago -

J. V. asks from New York - I have incurred some serious debt over the past two years due to some major life changes. My daughter is 29 and she is my only family. I have no one to talk to about this and it is a very heavy burden. I would like to be able to talk to her to help me figure out what to d...
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A Mother's White Privilege

August 21, 2014

As the ongoing events in Ferguson, Missouri show us, America’s racial tensions didn’t disappear when George Wallace backed down from the schoolhouse door. Dr. King didn’t wave a magic wand, and we never got together to feel all right. White America remembers this at ugly flashpoints: the Rodney King beatings, the OJ Simpson trial, the Jena Six, Trayvon Martin’s death. White America recoils in horror not at the crimes – though the crimes are certainly horrible. It’s not the teenagers gunned down, the police abuse, the corrupt trials. It’s this: at these sudden, raw moments, in these riots and demonstrations and travesties of justice, White America is forced to gaze upon the emotional roil of oppression, the anger and fear and deep grief endemic to the Black American experience….More

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What am I, as a single, unmarried father to do. I REALLY need some advice!

August 19, 2014 -

S. M. asks from Rochester - I'd like to start off by saying this is THE MOST difficult thing i have ever been through in my entire life. By that i mean, the uphill battle of trying to be with my baby's mom and be with my son. I will start with some background information...... My baby mom and I we...
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The OTHER Truth About Sex After Kids

August 19, 2014

People like to joke that once you have kids, you stop having sex.

Obviously this isn’t true, or there would be no such thing as younger siblings or vasectomy parties. (Yes, I contemplated throwing my husband a party to commemorate his vasectomy. I am certain this is actually a thing people do, and I’m not just a lunatic. There are menses parties, for god’s sake!) I sometimes think this is a myth created by people who just don’t want to imagine that their parents actually had sex for pleasure on a regular basis….More

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neighborhood party or camping trip with family? WWYD?

August 18, 2014 -

L. M. asks from Hicksville - A friend is having a big neighborhood party Saturday of Labor Day weekend. I want to go camping same weekend. We cannot go to the party and go on Sunday, too little time. We have to choose. We did already tell her we'd be there, but if we missed it is not the end of the w...
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Mommy & Daddy Events

August 16, 2014 -

B. D. asks from Livingston - Hi mommas & dads! I am in search of a list of events that occur in a child's life that parents feel are only appropriate for biological parents to attend- no step parents, no siblings, no aunts/uncles, or grandparents. Second part to this question, any events that ...
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The School Supply List from Hell

August 20, 2014

Crayons, crying kids, frazzled moms and missing folders are sure signs that back to school shopping is upon us….More

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Easiest Ways to Go Green

August 11, 2014 - List

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How Much TV Does Your Child Watch?

August 2, 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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