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Inappropriate mother in law

D. C. asks from Miami

I have 2 years with my boyfriend which I'm currently not talking to because of an issue that arose relating his mother. Since the beginning I noticed he was a "momma'a boy" which really bugged me and I brought it to his attention he sort of calmed down a bit and I dealt w...

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8 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read



For kids who struggle with literacy, reading can quickly be equated with homework, school, and defeat. If you wish to impart the joy of reading to your kids, you’ll need to take it out of the classroom and into your everyday life. Here are some tips for naturally encouraging your kids to crack open a book without making it a chore…. More

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Breakfast on the go suggestions

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens

My first grader who is also a picky eater doesn't much care for breakfast. He drinks about 4 oz of milk and sometimes has two bites of a belvita breakfast cookie. He had been having "Aussie bites" from Costco but has decided he doesn't want them any more after he hit a bi...

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help my dry hair

M. D. asks from Pittsburgh

Over the past year, I've grown my hair out from a short pixie cut to a shoulder-length bob. My hair is very very fine, thin, straight, and incredibly dry. My hair has grown out, except for the short frizzy hair that sticks up because it was damaged and then it broke. I...

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Postpartum 101: What to Delegate to Friends & Family

by Pam Martin of "Mamapedia"



Wash the dishes. Shop for diapers. Do the laundry. Smile for guess. Shop for diapers. Prepare meals. Grocery shopping, including more diapers. Chauffeur older kids to school, lessons and activities. When you have a brand-new baby, all you want to do is snuggle with him and rest, but all the things that needed doing before baby are still there and waiting; life goes on, whether you’re ready or not. And, since you and your partner probably aren’t getting nearly enough sleep, those small things left undone seem huge…. More

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Teen issues - disrespect and phone usage

R. P. asks from Studio City

We have a couple of teens and one son. Ages 16-13 and 8. The older teens have phones and iPad. The older teens are my stepkids and live here half the time. Of late they been abusing them to the point they can't disconnect put them down. They take them to bed etc. I've had...

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Family Travel Checklist



For a while, I was so petrified of my kids having a meltdown on a plane or waking up an entire hotel with night terrors that I was too afraid to travel with them. But after one particularly nasty winter, we decided that we needed to head to the beach in order to save our sanity…and I am oh so glad that we did. So I’ve created this family travel checklist for those of you who are nervous about traveling with kids to help ease your worries and fears. I can’t predict a perfect trip, but I can help you feel more prepared and in control…. More

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I kind of want to write a letter! *SWH

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

Our school district has turned into the biggest babies on the planet!! We got a new superintendent a few years ago and what a freakin' baby!!! We just got called for an early release due to "projected weather". Now, there has been discussion of a storm for a couple of ...

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Help! My wife has given up on bedtime!

S. L. asks from New York

We have three daughters, an 11yo and 7yo twins (fraternal). Here's the bedtime routine: I take first 7yo to bed around 8:30; we read, play, sing, and she's sound asleep by 9:15 to 9:30. (Gets up on her own at 7:30.) Then I sit in 11yo's room around 10 for 10-15 mins, ...

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What puppy/dog food do you like?

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

We recently brought home our standard poodle, Lucy. She is just now 4 months old and weighs about 25 lbs. The breeder had her on Eukanuba Puppy for Large Breed and that is what we have had her on, too. However, I am thinking about maybe changing? Our other, older dog ...

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Award holder/book type thing?

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

Hi all - I am thinking about making my son a book of his awards that he can keep and look through. He has a lot of "awards" that are for little things and I thought it would be cute to put them in a binder of some kind. These are like the "student of the week" or "cert...

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Ugh, I feel AWFUL!

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

So, tomorrow is my son's last full day at home before the big "D" and we are throwing him a surprise kind of "open house" for folks to stop by and hug on him a bit :) Nothing fancy - we will have beverages and snacks and the house will be open to all that want to stop by...

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