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Anyone with a child in daycare right now?

W. W. asks from Los Angeles

My daughter's preschool is opening back up and I'm torn as to whether I should send her or not. Not a day goes by without her telling me she misses school and I can see that she is bored and lonely. I'm trying to weigh the risks and benefits of sending her to daycare (...

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Has anyone ever re-pierced baby’s ear?

M. M. asks from Irvine

Hi everyone, A couple of days ago I took my 9 month old twins to get their ears pierced by their doctor. He was precise, checked the markings, asked me what I thought etc, but being a 9 month old, one of the girls just did not stop moving, understandably so. Anyw...

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What to do with a COVID-careless teenager?

Q. 1. asks from Vancouver

My newly graduated daughter refuses to social distance from her friends. We drew a line in the sand as we don’t want the rest of the family exposed. Caught her breaking the rules so we told her she needs to find somewhere else to live. We actually gave her a nice setup...

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DD eating more junk with her own money and car

S. J. asks from Des Moines

My dd is 17, senior in hs, has a car we pay for including gas but also has a job and makes her own money. My question is about her eating habits. I'm an extremely healthy eater - tons of vegetables and hardly any junk food and so is my husband. My dd is constantly eat...

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Need ideas on how to EFFECTIVELY "put my foot down"

B. F. asks from Newark

I'm taking a big risk here in asking this, but I will consider any responses and see if feel appropriate to me. I'll try to keep it brief and concise. I'm hoping to hear more from moms who are the more cautious, quieter, more reserved type because that would say a lot....

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In law drama again

M. C. asks from Warwick

Hi , I have posted here before and I really appreciate your thoughts. So the in laws live with us . And our relationship is not great . So yesterday evening my husband told me that my SIL and kids are coming to our place the next day . And I was surprised coz I wasn’...

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How Do Galactagogues Work?

by Brooke Nally

Things are always better in color, right? Colorful photos, colorful fashion, colorful makeup palettes, and for today’s extra special treat—colorful galactagogues, or more specifically, the rainbow of galactagogues…. More

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Coach By Example...Your Kids Are Listening

by Kristy Pepping of Upparent

On your mark, beep! I dive into the icy cold pool, goggles on, with a range of emotions. Can I do this? It’s been years since I donned a race suit and swam in competition mode. What is everyone thinking about me? Will I make my family proud or disappointed? But I’m doing this for my daughter, despite my fear and reservations…. More

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Make Sure to Enjoy Your Travels with These Tips

by Sienna Penfold

Traveling is one of the best things you can do in life. It gives you the time to relax, get out of your comfort zone, and meet amazing people. Whenever you have the chance to hit the road, make sure to use the opportunity. But traveling without a plan and directions can be stressful. Luckily, the internet is here to help with some excellent advice on smooth and relaxing trips…. 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 ...