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Almost 6-Year-old Wants a Nintendo DS or a Wii

A.L. asks from Sacramento

My almost 6-year-old has been pleading for a Nintendo DS or the Wii, like all his cousins and some of his friends have. My mother-in-law really wants to get him one f...



M.C. asks from Raleigh

Hey Mama's! I'm just wondering what your thoughts are on a vacation situation. See I know a mom who is going on vacation for a week and leaving her two kids (4 yrs. ...


What Chores Do You Expect from Your 10 Year Old and What Discipline Do You Use

G.G. asks from San Antonio

My 10 year old daughter is uncooperative when asked to assist around the house. There is a power struggle and attitude when asked to perform even simple tasks. Then e...


6 Year Old Terrified to Go Upstairs

S.B. asks from Houston

My 6 year old son sleeps on the floor by my bed every night. He is too scared to even GO upstairs alone and ABSOLUTELY won't go in his room without escort even in bro...


7 Year Old Boy Who Reads Well - Any Book Recommendations?

E.B. asks from Seattle

Hi! My seven year old boy is in first grade and loves to read. He reads a lot and reads well - about a fifth grade level. We're running out of ideas for decent book...


Guiding Kids in Their College Majors

J.W. asks from Kansas City

Our (extended) family has been having many conversations about life post college particularly one's earning potential. My question is for those of you entered college...


College Advice

B.F. asks from Dallas

Hey Mamas, I have a senior in high school who will be attending college in the fall in a town about 3 hours south. I need to know from moms who have children in colle...


6 Year Old STILL Does Not Eat Well.

M.M. asks from Baton Rouge

My 6 year old still does not eat well. I wondered if anyone else had struggled with this. He has never, and I mean never, eaten a fruit or a vegetable. He will eat ...


Who Pays for College...?

J.B. asks from Houston

Are we as parents obligated/responsible for paying for our kids college? In a perfect world we would all have started a college fund when they were babies and at coll...


9-Year-old Won't Clean Her Room for Anything

C.B. asks from Houston

I have 9-year-old twin girls who share a room. The "older" of the two cleans up after herself pretty well, but the "younger" one is a complete slob. She has not been...