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Dish for a funeral

G. . asks from Springfield

I have been asked to bring a dish for a funeral lunch. I am really not a great cook, and I am intimidated by the fact that we have to travel over an hour to get to the funeral. Do you know any dishes that I could make that can withstand the travel? Or something I co...

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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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My son killed a baby bird what should I do?

S. M. asks from Whittier

Hi there, My son is two years and 9 months old and is generally a very sweet child. I have noticed that he is aware that he's stronger than other boys and sometimes acts out on that, but never bullies or abuses his peers. A few days ago we found a wounded baby bird and t...

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How Important is a Growth Chart?



Healthcare professionals are concerned with growth. Height, weight gain and head circumference – which indicates brain development – change tremendously in the first 3 years of life. A child’s growth chart help your pediatrician get an idea if your child’s changes are healthy and on track…. More

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I’ll Be Watching The Eclipse From My Couch



Unless you live in another solar system, you have heard that there is going to be a solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. All of North America will be able to witness this epic event. People in the path of totality will see one of nature’s most awesome sights, a total solar eclipse. This is where the moon completely blocks out the sun, for a couple of minutes…. More

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To My Daughter on Her First Day of Kindergarten



Kiddo,

Your world has gotten so much bigger today. Just last week, you had no idea what to expect. You were nervous and your dad and I could tell. You found lots of creative and smart ways to embrace the unknown. Your big sister/little sister games suddenly became all about school, and you drew tons of pictures about school. It helped that your favorite animal is also the school mascot. But, we could see the worry was wearing on you. You had trouble sleeping every night for a week. You got a few stomach aches that week, which we have come to expect when things are bothering you. And, just yesterday, you had your first migraine…. More

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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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Stepfamily issues..this is a long one

S. T. asks from New York

I am a 50 year old woman. My parents had me when they were teenagers then divorced in their early 20’s. I have always been a carbon copy of my mother, who is a hard-working, get the job done type. We lived on welfare and in low income housing. My mother worked very har...

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Yu-gi-oh cards and 18 yr old

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

Our son will be 18 in 2 weeks. He has fetal alcohol syndrome, mild developmentally delayed, severe ADHD combined type, schizophrenia, and is on the spectrum (PDD-NOS and pragmatic language disorder). He cannot make friends - literally. He does not have the ability to ...

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Car rental damage

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

Just curious what other folks experienced. Recently attended my brother's wedding out of state. My brother had/has a rental car. One of the guests drove across country in their own vehicle. The guest, while backing out of the driveway at the rental house, hits brothe...

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