Development

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Child Development Books

I'm looking for a good general child development book. Physical, emotional, social, mental. I'm worried I'm expecting too much from my kids and I wan...

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9Year Old Development

I have a 9 year old daughter who is slender - on the smaller side. Today, she s...

Coping with Death

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Funeral

Last night, my SIL's father passed away. While I have only met him a few times, I thought he was a great man. The only thing I am not sure about is...

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Funeral

My uncle passed away this morning. I personally was very close with him as a ki...

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I Have a Funeral

I have a funeral to attend this week at 10 am and don't have a babysitter. Is it...

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Funeral

Ladies I need your opinion. My husbands grandmother has stopped her dialysis and...

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Funeral Etiquette

Hi mamas, I'm leaving tomorrow for my beloved aunt's funeral service. I fly o...

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Crushes & Dating

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Do You Have a Crush?

I have been seeing the same chiropractor for five years. My son has been going s...

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Dating

Hey girls....Ive been dating a lot but have not yet met anyone that would be tha...

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Dating!

My daughter is 14 years old. She is dating a boy that has and is her childhood f...

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Dating

How old was your daughter when you let her start dating or "going out" with a bo...

Growing Pains

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Growing Pains?

My 29 month old son started complaining of his leg hurting and starting limping. Could this be growing pains or just attention. He also has been sick a...

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Growing Pains

My 9 yr old wakes in the night crying that his legs and or his arms hurt. My que...

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Growing Pains?

Since about the time my 5-year old daughter could identify her ankles, she has f...

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Growing Pains??

At what age do children start experiencing growing pains? My 2 1/2 yr old little...

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Growing Pains

My daughter has been having pains in her legs that sound like what I used to hav...

Increased Independence

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Helping My Children Become Self-reliant.

I want to raise my children to be good decision makers and be a bit more structured than I was as a child, but I don’t want to be a micro mom manager...

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Independence Day

Happy American Independence Day. I asked my 12 yr old niece what Independence ...

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Biking Independence

I know it probably depends somewhat on the individual child, but at what age is ...

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Do I Force Him

My DD who just turned 6 loves her older brother. I guess the times he playes wit...

Independence

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Independence Day

Happy American Independence Day. I asked my 12 yr old niece what Independence Day meant & she had no idea besides 'independence' & get togethers & fi...

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Biking Independence

I know it probably depends somewhat on the individual child, but at what age is ...

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Independence

My 6yr. old is currently in kinder. and is not an early morning riser. I have t...

Learning Issues

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Learning Disabilities

My son is in head start and he just turned 3 in August. My concern is that the teacher now wants to test him for learning disabilities and school hasn'...

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Learning Disability?

My son, Kaden, is 4 years old (nearly 5) and will be starting school soon. The p...

Makeup & Clothing

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Makeup!!!

My 13 year old is getting into make up.I only allow her to wear lip gloss,I don'...

Puberty

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Puberty at 7 ? ? ?

My daughter is 7yrs old (she weighs 49lbs) and has a lump on one breast so I took her to the dr today to have it checked out and the dr said that the l...

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Puberty

My 8 year old special needs daughter is starting to go through puberty. I am bes...

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Puberty

Hi! So, i'm noticing some changes in my 9 year old daughter. I'm getting a lit...

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Puberty

Good Day all. My daughter is 9 and we have just learned that her friend has ...

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Puberty

i was about 15 when I started my period. I always assumed that my daughters woul...

Religious Milestones

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Bat Mitzvah

Hello Mamas! I know someone out there will know the etiquette for a Bat Mitzvah. I am honored to have been invited to a friends daughters Bat Mitzvah...

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Bar Mitzvah

My son does not want to study for his bar mitzvah which is in two months. Any ad...

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Bar Mitzvah

Our family attended a Bar Mitzvah last year and didn't know that it was three ho...

Shaving

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Shaving????

My 10 year old has been bugging me to let her start shaving her legs. I, unfortunately, cannot remember when I started shaving my legs and I don't know...

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Shaving!?

Does anyone have a good razor they suggest for shaving your bikini area? I alway...

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Shaving

In the past my daughter has used Nair for hair removal on her lower legs and arm...

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Shaving

I usually use a man's electric razor to shave my legs. Occasionally, I use a wo...

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Shaving Legs

I feel so silly asking this, but I am really wondering... what is the consensus ...

Social Skills

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Social

I find myself exhausted lately....it's great that my dd shares everything with me because I can help her navigate all of the social situations that hap...

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Social Isolation

I'm worried about my 17 year old daughter. She spends all day in her room with ...

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Social Situations

My 4-yr-old started preschool in August and has enjoyed it. Her teachers say th...

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Social Services

Has anyone ever had to deal with social services or knwo how they work. My husb...

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Volunteering

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How Do You Volunteer Your Time?

I'd like to start doing some volunteer work with my kids and was wondering if any of you have any advice on which organization I should participate wit...

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Looking to Volunteer

My company has a wonderful benefit called Charity Leave. We are given an extra w...

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Volunteer Groups

I am looking to use some of my time with my daughter while she is still young to...

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Volunteer Ideas

Ok this is an odd request I know but, I have always been able to go to my sons s...