Moms Are Talking About Right Now

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This question concerns social security benefits. Has anyone done this?

C. B. asks from Fayetteville

I would like to know if anyone has canceled their social security benefits in order to receive the benefits of an ex-spouse? When I took my social security benefits, I was unaware that I could receive benefits from my ex's social security at half, until I reached full re...

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How would this make you feel?

C. B. asks from Fayetteville

I would just like to throw this out there to see what type of responses I get. I've been friends with a woman for over 35 years and we are BFFs. I've been with her through 3 husbands, "a CHEATER" a "BEATER" the third one she got it right. (her words) and the last of the...

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Are you overwhelmed with repetitive responsibilities as a wife + mom?

D. M. asks from Houston

{Family Claustrophobia} Lately, I've noticed I may be loosing myself. Loosing myself meaning investing little to no time into doing things outside of work and responsibilities for my family (2 kids & my husband). After a long period of time these responsibilities be...

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Sleep Sacks Yes or No

M. P. asks from Mount Laurel

I’m a Grandma to a 8 month old granddaughter. She crawls and pulls herself up on the side of the crib. My daughter has used a sleep sack after she outgrew the swaddle. I’m from old school we didn’t have sleep sacks back in the day when I had my children in the 80...

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Recent husband insolent activity

R. G. asks from Cleveland

Hello, 25 years ago, I left my job to follow my husband pursue his job. I lived in many countries and have now remained in one country for the past fifteen years, raising two kids. The kids are in university, dad works, and I am still at home. When they were little, I...

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How can kids earn money?

S. P. asks from Mc Lean

Often when we walk into a store my kids - 9,7,5 - want me to buy them something. In the last year I always say...no but you can buy it with your own money. We don’t pay for chores in our house and haven’t gone the way of allowances yet. They get money on their birt...

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What is intuitive eating?

P. S. asks from Mc Lean

Has anyone heard about this method of eating for weight loss? Any thoughts on if it works or experiences with it?

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Acupuncture for Kids?

Let me just start by answering my own question…a resounding YES! Acupuncture for children has a long, rich history beginning in China and (insert excited emoji here), it’s gaining popularity in the States!… More

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The Lessons I Learned from Childhood Help Me Promote Civil Rights As an Adult

by Robbin Miller

I recently published my first chapter book for children, A Girl’s Dream to Play Little League Baseball with Boys The themes of my memoir are grit, persistence, and tenacity in achieving your goals despite the boos, jeers, and name calling that can happen to you on your life’s journey. I overcame those obstacles by believing I was doing the right thing in playing little league with boys when it was the first year that girls were legally allowed to play: 1975. I thank my parents and my brother for being my greatest cheerleaders in seeing me cross the sidelines to play little league with boys…. More

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What is ADHD?

“ADHD, the energy to do anything. The focus to accomplish nothing.”

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic medical condition which often begins in childhood and continues into adulthood. It is thought to affect 3–9% of school-age children and young people and about 2% of adults worldwide…. More

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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!

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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...

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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 ...

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Does weaning affect mood?

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

Has anyone noticed changes in mood (either positive or negative) after weaning? I'm nursing my 15-month-old before bed and in the morning and I'm thinking about weaning, just wondering what to expect.

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Any advice on dealing with the silent treatment from your partner?

L. M. asks from Ypsilanti

Good morning! Has anyone had their spouse of sig other give you the silent treatment after a fight, big or small, and how did you snap them out of it or change the way they handle things? My boyfriend who is 35, goes right into his "cave" anytime he is upset or overw...