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daycare vs nanny for 6 month old

2 hours ago -

m. d. asks from DHS - Dear moms, I am wondering whether to send my baby to daycare vs keep her at home with a nanny when she turns 6 months old. She is currently 9 weeks old, and when she was 4 weeks old she had a uti, that freaked us all out. I am wondering how promptly they would change he...

How much time do u spend at school with kids -elem

2 hours ago -

R. P. asks from Studio City - Bittersweet last day of school today my son 1st grade. He's sad he lives going to school but he has a fun filled summer ready. Baseball also recently ended too. I'm a bit sad too and looking back feeling guilty that I didn't spend much time at all at school except for e...

My ex daughter in law

3 hours ago -

S. S. asks from Harbor City - My ex daughter in law is getting married in a few months. She was the best think that ever happened to my son. He left her to go to another state and another women. I was so upset with him. It broke my heart. I am so happy for her, that she found someone to love her t...

sick feeing in your gut

4 hours ago -

H. h. asks from San Clemente - ..

Big family tent recommendations.

9 hours ago -

M. M. asks from Chicago - We are in the market for a new tent. We have 6 people in the family, but we like the big tents for 10-12 people, so we can have a little table, chairs in there and plenty of room for the bags etc. I was wondering if any of you have any recommendations as far as big tent...

i hate this website!

12 hours ago -

J. G. asks from Chicago - I just spent an hour writing a response to the alcohol question and when I hit "ask" it deleted everything. Why is this website so shitty? Why doesn't it have simple back up savings things(caches?) like most websites?

Missing My Kitty!

23 hours ago -

M. C. asks from Chicago - I had to put my sweet kitty down yesterday and I'm just so sad. She had failing kidneys and was older. I had hoped for more time with her. I am just torturing myself, wondering if I did the right thing, and feel guilty. We tried what we could and so did the vet. I did not...
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When I Thought I Was Molly Ringwald

May 29, 2015

The year was 1988. I don’t remember exactly how we came across the dress, but I want to say we found it a trunk in granddaddy’s barn. I can tell you I fell in love with it immediately. It was a satin, strapless prom dress in a dark champagne hue, and my mom made it herself about 30 years before. She would have been just a little older than me at the time when she wore it….More


Hospital stay activities

May 27, 2015 -

J. P. asks from Woodridge - Looking to put together a care package for a friend's son. He's eight and about to be in the hospital for at least two weeks this summer following surgery. What can I send to keep his brain from turning to mush from too much TV?! Thanks for the ideas :)
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Don't Worry, I Have it All Figured Out

May 28, 2015

I actually have it all together.

I have it all figured out.

My life is perfect. My relationship, my job, my income – perfect. My children and stepchildren, my family, my partner’s family – all absolutely perfect people and perfect relationships. I write a blog titled JEN’S ZEN because I have it all together, I have it all figured out, and, indeed, I am actually enlightened….More

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Having Difficulties Teaching Your Teen Social Media Safety?

May 27, 2015

I’ve had a successful, private, psychology practice for almost twenty years. Half of my clients are adults and half children and teens. It is not uncommon on the first visit to encounter a motivated parent and a resistant teen. And by “resistant” I mean sullen, unfriendly, and sometimes outright hostile….More


Awesome Graduation Gifts

May 26, 2015 - List

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