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Questions for moms of both boys and girls

G. A. asks from Chicago

Hey moms, I have two boys (6 years and 4 months old) and 3 remaining embryos from an IVF cycle. I'm wrestling with whether we should have a third child and one of our embryos might be a girl. (We did genetic testing and my doctor knows the genders) My question is......

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I need advice

S. M. asks from Fort Worth

My husband and I fight all the time. I hate fighting in front of my kids and I hate the vulgar language he uses toward me and in general. I want to be better for my kids wellbeing. I feel hurt and broken bc of what he says to me in anger. First, he doesn’t hear me....

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second grade teacher

T. D. asks from New York

Thank you so much for misunderstanding my question. With all the attacks to my parenting I am questioning why I bothered seeking advice. My child's teacher stinks she has completely failed my child while teaching him that parties and rewards are what life is about. Ski...

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Is it too soon to leave baby?

J. M. asks from Waterbury

I am currently pregnant and due in early May. My dad is getting married in Mexico in Early July. He has originally planned it for April but changed it when I found out I was expecting so that my husband and I could attend (I did tell him not to change it). My baby could ...

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A Year of Reflection

by Jillian Gordon of "Mamapedia"



As 2017 comes to a close, we can’t help but look back and reflect. What went right? What went wrong? How many milestones did you celebrate this year? What are your 2018 parenting resolutions? As many know, motherhood is a combination of challenges, uncertainty, deeply rewarding triumphs and everlasting memories. Sometimes your best mom moments come when they are least expected. After all, the true joy of parenting isn’t a destination but a journey. This month, we celebrate some of our favorite contributors who are making the most of their own parenting journeys by sharing their invaluable wisdom. Here’s to a happy, healthy, and mom-win filled new year…. More

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Are You Going to Get a Job Now?



Last week, I met my friend for coffee to lament over our little girls going to kindergarten. Aside from discussing how our daughters’ school days are going and how we are adjusting to the new norm, the topic of returning to the workforce popped up. Both of us had been asked when we were going back to work since our children were now in school for the whole day…. More

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Juicing for Toddlers: Why & How



Now that P is a year old, we are transitioning her off her bottle and onto solid foods and liquids in her sippy cup. In doing so, one of the things we learned right away was that our little peanut LOVES juice. However, I really wanted to avoid store bought juice packed full of sugar and processed junk, so instead, I decided to try juicing for her at home. So I pulled our juicer (affiliate link) down from the pantry and began experimenting with a few recipes of my own. I had no idea if she’d like the juices I made from scratch, but I was hopeful and figured it was worth a shot…. More

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5 year old is stressing daddy out!

N. R. asks from Ann Arbor

My son has had a few incidents at school which have us pretty upset. He was getting in trouble for touching, kissing, etc. Then it got worse. he stole a brand new lego toy from a classmate then he lied about it to everyone. We made him write a letter to everyone he...

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