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Can my child Sleep alone for Croup?

6 hours ago -

S. C. asks from Bellevue - We haven't had any what has sounded like breathing problems so far, she is 16 months. Just a batch of hard coughs and some sniffles here and there through out the night, occasional crying that is pretty short which she usually readjusts herself and goes back to sleep. We ...

Child peels stickers off everything and breaks toys!

9 hours ago -

H. B. asks from La Marque - My 3 year old has become obsessed with peeling stickers off every toy he owns. I am constantly vacuuming his room because the floor is literally covered with tiny pieces of stickers he has peeled off. Every toy he owns that once had stickers, he has removed all of them. H...

how do you react to muscle relaxers?

10 hours ago -

H. h. asks from San Clemente - pulled a neck muscle like crazy this morning can can barely move, and am in a lot of pain. I am considering taking a muscle relaxer we have on hand but have never taken one before. I can't deal with drowsiness or the need to lay around all day (as thats not even an opti...

What to do with an angry husband

12 hours ago -

. M. asks from Santa Monica - He's quick to anger. Has a lot on his plate for the moment but does not excuse the things he says. Anyone in the same situation, have any ideas on how to deal?
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Crazy 1st Birthday Mom: Who's the Real Jerk?

April 25, 2015

I’m a fan of the gift giving experience. I love selecting them, wrapping them and presenting them to their intended recipients….More

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I Failed at Motherhood on the Very First Day: Now, 23 Years Later...

April 26, 2015

From the moment I became pregnant, I looked forward to breastfeeding. I read What To Expect When You’re Expecting forwards, backwards and sideways. I took prenatal vitamins, snacked on fruits and vegetables. As the due date approached, I bought all the necessary preparations – diapers, stroller, crib. But I told my husband not to bother with formula. I knew with absolute certainty that I would be a Poster Mom for breastfeeding….More


Preschool ratio in Illinois

April 24, 2015 -

s. s. asks from Seattle - Does anyone know the legal student/teacher ratio for 4 year olds in Illinois preschools for private schools? Also, where can my friend get/call more information on this?
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Do You Get Down When Your Favorite TV Show Ends?

April 24, 2015

My favorite TV show ended… hold me. I fall into a funk when my favorite shows go on hiatus. Yes, when that season ends I get down. Really down.More


Putting a pet down and when to get a new one

April 16, 2015 -

m. s. asks from Bellevue - Last February we had to put our beloved kitty Butterscotch down because of congestive heart failure and tumors. Two months ago we had to put down our much loved bull dog Buster after he was diagnosed with incurable cancer. We didn't want either pet to suffer or be in pa...

Issues with Accessing the Responses to Your Questions

April 9, 2015 -

M. M. asks from Bellevue - I've had a couple of people say they are having issues reading the responses to their questions. Is anyone else having this problem? I'm trying to isolate what might be the issue.

Using Member's Real Names: Warning

March 20, 2015 -

M. M. asks from Bellevue - Going forward, if you use a member's real name after they have changed it for privacy reasons, I will automatically delete that post. If you have a response on the forum which includes a member's real name after they have changed it, and you would like to keep that respo...
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