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Please Sleep Child!

L. S. asks from Morrisville

My 15th month old is constantly waking up tired after naps and in the mornings. He wakes up grumpy and clingy. He's yawning and looks exhausted. He is breastfed. About 3 times a day give or take. It's on demand. He gets 3 meals plus snacks and water and a little juice...

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NFL taking a knee

L. U. asks from Kirkland

So!! My children and I watch the Seahawks every weekend. If we are not home (all 3 play soccer!) then we record it and watch the game later. I had a pretty great conversation with my children about what has been happening with the president, twitter, and NFL players....

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Transfering files from a Samsung phone

Z. B. asks from Toledo

I really apologize that this isn't a parenting question, but I'm just not sure where to turn. The storage on my son's phone is almost full, and I can't figure out how to transfer things. I've been to so many websites and tried several things. I can see the pictures on...

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Twas 3 months before Christmas . . .

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

For the last 25 years, I have held Christmas Eve at my home. This tradition was passed to me by my mother, who held it for the 25+ years prior to that. I have 6 kids - ages 16 - 30 and the only real change that I have made in the last 25 years is if Christmas Eve falls...

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at a loss...

F. M. asks from Glendale

Dear mums, I am writing here because I don’t know who to turn to.I feel my world is falling apart. I have been married for 8 years and we have a 6 yo boy. I married young and the truth is I didn’t choose a good partner. I have seen his dark side from the very beginn...

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When You Hear Crickets From Your Kids


I filled out all the necessary paperwork, hauled my son to the doctor’s office for rabies and yellow fever vaccines, bought semi-permanent insect repellant for his clothes and then treated them, went to his commissioning ceremony with the very highest expectations, and then, at the appointed time, delivered him to the airport for his mission trip to Kenya…. More

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Pregnancy 101: 5 Old Wives’ Tales That Have Some Truth

by Kathryn Walsh of "Mamapedia"

Bless her heart, but your grandma’s assertion that you’ll have a boy if you hold a nickel in your mouth during conception isn’t based in reality. Many old wives’ tales are total bunk, although some have truth to them. But be warned: most pregnancy lore is related to determining your baby’s gender, and there’s no greater predictor of that than a trusty sonogram. It’s still fun to entertain the occasional old wives’ tale, though, so we found some of the most viable ones. Happy guessing…. More

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The Luxuriousness of a Lazy Day



I’m standing in the elevator, waiting for it to reach our floor. My foot taps an impatient rhythm as my arms hold my daughter, Zoey. She is beyond upset that we have just said goodbye to my mom—her beloved Grammy Sue—so she is loudly, and messily, sobbing into my shoulder, her cries reverberating in my ears. Her wet tears, the ones trickling down my skin, are the closest thing I’ve come to a shower this morning…. More

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How would you handle this?

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

I have two nephews from my brother whom I have zero contact with. He is a toxic person, involved in drugs, been to prison, back to prison, back to jail, even more toxic wife. I was handed my two nephews in the middle of the night when they were babies because BOTH pare...

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Is anyone an Uber driver

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

My husband and I are thinking about doing some driving for Uber. There is a huge need for it in our area (right now there are none) and we are looking to make some extra money. I am just curious what other's experiences have been - good or bad. We have one vehicle tha...

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