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What to do with too dry air in the flat?

S. W. asks from New York

Hi, everyone! I and my daughter have just moved to another flat. Unfortunately, my dear Lara began to cough more and complains more often about pain in the chest (she has asthma, but in the previous flat she didn't have these symptoms so often). I am almost sure, it is b...

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Single parent traditions

T. U. asks from Miami

With the holidays around, reality has set in that I am a soon to be divorced mother of 3. During my marriage, due to exerting so much energy into running the business my husband and i had, i missed a lot of moment with my kids when they were really small. So I am trying ...

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Who's going shopping and for what?

H. M. asks from Midlothian

First of all I want to tell everyone I hope they have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving. My question is who is going black Friday shopping? Are you going for something specific or just to go? And also if you are going for something specific what is it? I am pretty ...

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How To Foster A Love of Reading



When you find a good book, you can’t put it down yet you never want it to end. When I think back to growing up and what book that was for me “Anne of Green Gables” instantly comes to mind. I gobbled it up as quickly as my eyes could scan the pages. We all wish that for our children, to look over and see their nose buried in a book dreaming of a spectacular adventure. For some it happens, but for many reading has turned into an assigned chore instead of a pleasure. How can you get your child to engage in more reading for fun?… More

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Safe and Stylish Nursery Décor



Whether you’re having your first child or your third, keeping baby safe should always trump any other nursery décor factors. Carol Dawidowicz, MFT, of Positive Change Counseling Center, advises, “Building a secure attachment to primary caregiver(s) is critical for healthy child development. Most parents understand and enjoy the process of bonding with their baby by holding, rocking, singing, talking and making eye contact. The nursery can be a great place for this. Consider ways to set up the nursery to help you and baby feel comfortable and relaxed. Some suggestions include a rocking chair or glider, a device for playing soothing music, and a way to dim lighting.”… More

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Tips for adding puppy #2

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

We have a just turned 1 yr standard poodle that we love dearly. She is my best gal pal and we are literally together all day every day (I office from my home). She loves hubby and son, but she is definitely my dog :) The one thing about poodles is they are a very soci...

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Anyone well-versed in Russian cuisine?

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

So my kids decided that they want to introduce new foods/dishes from other cultures starting this Christmas and have also decided that the first one would be a Russian dish of some sort. Sure, I could Google, but I'd rather get some assistance with finding a dish that i...

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Sticky gummy vitamins

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

I detest gummy vitamins BUT that was the only thing available the last time I went shopping for the vitamins I take. I figured it was one bottle (albeit a big one), I could get over myself. The bottle is taller (about as tall as a barbie) and kind of hourglass shaped...

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