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Our newborn grandson was born with bilateral paralytic vocal chords.

K. J. asks from Fuquay Varina

He did not have birth trauma. He is 3 weeks old and no improvements so they want to do a cricoid surgery and place a G-tube for feeding. He will need to have a breathing tube and be sedated for 7-10 days after surgery to allow for healing. Very scary as this is rare. Do...

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How to deal with friend’s daughter. ETA

n. z. asks from Los Angeles

I am a part of a social group that meets at my house once a week/once every two weeks. The group consists of several families. Everyone comes over and while the grownups hang out, the kids play (mostly) on their own. Each meet up lasts 2+ hours. One family has 5 chil...

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Appropriate saying or poem for son birthday memorial

D. W. asks from Wichita

I am planning a balloon release and a cruise in memorial of my sons birthday this week. I need help. My son was not religious. He has two younger brothers. 18 and 17. I want to make this about my son to celebrate his birthday. He loved Oh the places you'll go by Dr. SUE...

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Update from last years post about moving…

r. a. asks from Albany

Hello Mom’s. Wanted to reach out and say that the move was a success. My son is excelling at school, and has found a job at our local grocery store. Will be graduating in just a few weeks. Decided to stay at home and go to Community College, and then on to a four year ...

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Why don't my kids get gifts and the other nephews do?

E. E. asks from Beachwood

Every Christmas and bday each nephew and neice get presents. But one aunt will give to all except for mine. For example two nephews had bday party together. MY SON and his cousin. My son didn't receive a gift but his cousin did. I'm so done watching my kid watch their au...

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How Do Galactagogues Work?

by Brooke Nally

Things are always better in color, right? Colorful photos, colorful fashion, colorful makeup palettes, and for today’s extra special treat—colorful galactagogues, or more specifically, the rainbow of galactagogues…. More

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Coach By Example...Your Kids Are Listening

by Kristy Pepping of Upparent

On your mark, beep! I dive into the icy cold pool, goggles on, with a range of emotions. Can I do this? It’s been years since I donned a race suit and swam in competition mode. What is everyone thinking about me? Will I make my family proud or disappointed? But I’m doing this for my daughter, despite my fear and reservations…. More

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Make Sure to Enjoy Your Travels with These Tips

by Sienna Penfold

Traveling is one of the best things you can do in life. It gives you the time to relax, get out of your comfort zone, and meet amazing people. Whenever you have the chance to hit the road, make sure to use the opportunity. But traveling without a plan and directions can be stressful. Luckily, the internet is here to help with some excellent advice on smooth and relaxing trips…. More