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daycare paint

1 hour ago -

T. G. asks from San Jose - I am wondering if a non-toxic paint can stain kids clothing. My daughter came home from daycare with paint on her clothes and it didn't come out in the wash. The daycare tells me it's non-toxic but I don't really believe them. The paint isn't in it's original container...
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broken tooth:(

7 hours ago -

J. R. asks from Reston - My 9 year old boy said that his molar tooth was wiggling and hurting a little bit then at dinner time he complaints that is hurting more and at bedtime he said that was hurting even more so i suggested to wiggle it more and all of the sudden the top half came out and the...
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New school again!!

13 hours ago -

r. u. asks from South Weymouth - Okay ladies please be nice, lol. Here is my ordeal. We have moved to a new town a little over a year ago. Prior to that we lived in a city. It was a great place to buy our first house but did not have a good school system. We had never planned on being their long enough ...
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Am I Pregnant? ?

18 hours ago -

A. R. asks from San Bernardino - Is it Normal to get period cramps nd breast tenderness at only 2 wks after having unprotected sex on all of my Ovulation Days ? Can that be a sign that I'm pregnant? I have 4 kids but I never felt this or I don't remember feeling like this ..
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A Quick Guide to Talking about Sex with Your Child

August 23, 2014

I’ve been getting requests from parents over the past year, to write a post about talking to kids about sexuality. It really is impossible to boil down all the relevant information a parent needs to talk about sexuality with their kids into a single blog post for several reasons:…More

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Sore throat and white spots on tonsils

August 21, 2014 -

R. D. asks from Port Jefferson - Hello, For about a week I feel like I've been fighting a cold. I have a mild sore throat and when I looked in the mirror I can see white spots on my tonsils. Only on my tonsils. I remember having this before and testing negative for strep. Does anyone get this? I'm...
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Boys that like girl things.

August 21, 2014 -

j. j. asks from Brooklyn - My 10y/o son have always like girl stuff since age 3, he always wanted me to buy him princess dresses and shoes, makeup nail polish and things. Now at age 10 he suffers from adhd and other problems we have been working tbrough for a while now. O and of course i never boug...
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Daughter's future inlaws

August 21, 2014 -

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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Senior high school curfew

August 21, 2014 -

b. s. asks from Bowmansville - What is the average curfew for a High School Senior?
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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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The Easiest Way to Bridge the Gap of our Differences

August 22, 2014

“Don’t stare,” says my mom as she cuffs the back of my head and nudges me along through the store. I’m 6 years old. Old enough to notice that people are different, but not yet old or experienced enough to know that I’m not supposed to acknowledge that….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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