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Niece accusing my husband of emotional abuse?

K. V. asks from Springfield

My sister and her 13 yo daughter moved in with us. Her husband passed away and she needed a home until insurance came in. My niece has had a difficult time. We had CPS show up because she told a friend that my husband is emotionally abusing her. He hardly speaks to ...


MIL and pushing religion?

K. W. asks from Houston

We are an interfaith Jewish/Christian family raising kids Jewish. My MIL is an evangelical baptist. Every single time she is around us within 1-4 minutes she is witnessing the gospel. She doesn’t even know us anymore because if we say it’s sunny outside she is off ...


Puberty at 8 years old

V. S. asks from Fountain Hills

Our daughters doctor said she agreed that our 8 yo daughter is going through puberty. She said there is nothing that can be done. Is there anyone else going through this or have experience with it?


14-Year old Son - School/Math Trouble

H. L. asks from San Francisco

We have a 14-year old son who is an amazing kid, but he's struggling and I'm trying to figure out how to balance support with discipline. It's a tricky balance. I don't want to unnecessarily punish him, but my husband and I are seeing some issues at school that need atte...


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


do you stay up at sleepovers?

M. D. asks from Pittsburgh

Another sleepover question: Do you stay up until the kids go to sleep at sleepovers? My kids are getting to the age where they stay up close to all night at sleepovers. I remember doing this, and don't have a problem with that, in general. It's part of being a kid. My ...


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


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


More advice about rekindling desire after kids

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

You ladies gave me really good advice when I recently posted about having a crush on another man. I don’t think the crush will go anywhere and I’m working through my feelings about it and taking a class from a different instructor. My problem is I still don’t feel ...


Getting crushes on other men while married

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

I’ve been married for 9 years and have two kids. We’ve had sex maybe 4-5 times in the last year and I half, since my second son was born. I don’t find myself that attracted to my husband anymore. I recently developed a huge crush on the guy who teaches my workout ...


Question about kid hair color

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

Just wondering if anyone had a kid whose hair changed color as they got older, I.e. a blond kid who went dark brown. At what age did this happen? Just curious!


How should I handle a situation where a married man is giving me gifts?

J. M. asks from Ann Arbor

I'm looking for some friendly and unbiased advice. I have some neighbors who are married that I like a lot, and feel like they are my friends. I'm a divorced female and have lived across the street from them for 6 years. When I'm outside and see the neighbors I visit wit...


Son says he wishes he were dead

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

My 7-year-old son was being very aggressive towards his baby brother and I yelled at him and told him to go to his room. Later, I noticed that he had written "I wish I were dead" not thinking that I would see it. I told him I was very concerned and he said he feels like ...