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Taking baby out for the evening

E. K. asks from Boise

We have been invited out to a friends house for dinner and pool/darts. Our son - 13 months - usually goes to bed at 8pm. We'd like to stay until 10 or 11pm. I've been thinking I would put him down at 7:30 or 8 in a pack n play then get him up to go home around 11pm. ...

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Strawberry Watermelon Lime Popsicles



Popsicles are one thing that don’t last long in our house during the summer months. I have tried to set limits on how many the kids can eat in a day. It just doesn’t work. These kids are relentless I tell you! In the end, it’s one of those moments when you have to pick your battles. I just don’t really have a good reason for not letting them have a popsicle most of the day. Who doesn’t love a popsicle, and really it’s like giving them a frozen drink which means it takes a little longer to finish than it would if I handed them a drink. Anyhow, the point is, popsicles are the best! You know what else is the best in the summer? Watermelon. Am I right??!! This recipe for strawberry lime watermelon popsicles are unbelievably easy to make and beyond delicious!… More

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7yr old asking about erections

A. S. asks from Groveland

My 7 yr old son was asking me about why his penis 'would stand up.' What the biology behind it was, etc. I have now and in the past told him that this is normal and that when his 'penis stands up' it is a private thing and to only touch it or make it 'stand up when h...

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The Working Mom's Back-to-Work Survival Guide



Detergent, toys and wine aren’t cheap, and moms need to buy a lot of all three. So even if you’re not thrilled about going back to work, returning to that 9-5 grind is may be unavoidable. If you prepare yourself and your support network now, you can hit the ground running on that first day back. We talked to some real moms about how they made the transition with style…. More

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7 Baby Toys for Fine Motor Skills



The development of fine motor skills is critical to your baby’s growth.“Fine motor skills include reaching, grasping and manipulating objects,” which allows them to grow into using different tools like crayons and scissors explains, physical therapist Diane Percy who practices in Colorado Springs, Colorado…. 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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