Development

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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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Hi. I was just wondering if there are any suggestions to books about child deve...
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Ok, so the daycare my son goes to they want to stick him back in the 2yr old bec...
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I have been on semi-bedrest since I was about 26 weeks for having contracations,...
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I have a 9 year old daughter who is slender - on the smaller side. Today, she s...

Coping with Death

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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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My uncle passed away this morning. I personally was very close with him as a ki...
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I have a funeral to attend this week at 10 am and don't have a babysitter. Is it...
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Ladies I need your opinion. My husbands grandmother has stopped her dialysis and...
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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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My son is 8 and has a major crush on the girl that is on his baseball team. He wants to ask her to be his girl friend, but I'm so not ready for this. I...
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Hey girls....Ive been dating a lot but have not yet met anyone that would be tha...
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My daughter is 14 years old. She is dating a boy that has and is her childhood f...
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How old was your daughter when you let her start dating or "going out" with a bo...
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Does online dating really work?...

Growing Pains

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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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My 9 yr old wakes in the night crying that his legs and or his arms hurt. My que...
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Since about the time my 5-year old daughter could identify her ankles, she has f...
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At what age do children start experiencing growing pains? My 2 1/2 yr old little...
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My daughter has been having pains in her legs that sound like what I used to hav...

Increased Independence

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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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Hi everyone! My sister (who does not have children) just called to tell me that...
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Happy American Independence Day. I asked my 12 yr old niece what Independence ...
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I know it probably depends somewhat on the individual child, but at what age is ...
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My DD who just turned 6 loves her older brother. I guess the times he playes wit...

Independence

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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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I know it probably depends somewhat on the individual child, but at what age is ...
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Hi ladies! I need to know how to teach my almost 4 year old to be independent w...
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Hi mamas...Ok, I have tried to write this post a number of times but I have so m...
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My 6yr. old is currently in kinder. and is not an early morning riser. I have t...

Learning Issues

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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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Would like to have my 6 year old daughter receive comprehensive testing for lear...
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My four year old's ECEAP teacher had a specialist observe my daughter because sh...
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I have a 7-year-old son in the second grade. My husband and I just went to a sc...
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Question for any parents of kids with learning disabilities or any teachers.......

Makeup & Clothing

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Hi moms, I asked this a month or so ago and didnt get to many responses, so I thought I would ask again :) I put my now 13 month old daughter in a p...
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Is it really necessary for a baby boy to wear a typical baptism outfit? My 5 mon...
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What type of outfit did you use to bring your baby home from the hospital? Size...
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My 13 year old is getting into make up.I only allow her to wear lip gloss,I don'...
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I received this very cute outfit for my little girl as a gift. The only problem...

Puberty

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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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My 8 year old special needs daughter is starting to go through puberty. I am bes...
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Hi! So, i'm noticing some changes in my 9 year old daughter. I'm getting a lit...
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Good Day all. My daughter is 9 and we have just learned that her friend has ...
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i was about 15 when I started my period. I always assumed that my daughters woul...

Religious Milestones

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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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Hi Mamas, My family is Christian, and we have been invited to a friend's Bar...
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My son does not want to study for his bar mitzvah which is in two months. Any ad...
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Our family attended a Bar Mitzvah last year and didn't know that it was three ho...
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My 10-year old son and I just returned from a Bar Mitzvah. We were invited fro...

Shaving

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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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Does anyone have a good razor they suggest for shaving your bikini area? I alway...
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In the past my daughter has used Nair for hair removal on her lower legs and arm...
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I usually use a man's electric razor to shave my legs. Occasionally, I use a wo...
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I feel so silly asking this, but I am really wondering... what is the consensus ...

Social Skills

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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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As a child I was a social outcast, a nerd. I was overweight, had horrible acne, ...
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I'm worried about my 17 year old daughter. She spends all day in her room with ...
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My 4-yr-old started preschool in August and has enjoyed it. Her teachers say th...
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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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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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My company has a wonderful benefit called Charity Leave. We are given an extra w...
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I am looking to use some of my time with my daughter while she is still young to...
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I have been volunteering at my daughter's public school for the past 4 years. L...
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I am needing to get some volunteer work done and I do not know where to look. I ...
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