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Lump in middle of two year old's throat

E. D. asks from Ballston Lake

Ok, I'm here because I'm really needing some support. In the last few weeks my husband and I began noticing a bump in our two year old son's neck, directly at the base of his throat. At first we only felt it absent mindedly, and thought he had a swollen lymph node after ...

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Help! Daughter keeps getting sick!

G. G. asks from Cliffside Park

Hi all! Has anyone gone through a recent bout of neverending viruses with their kids? My daughter (age 7) keeps getting sick! She’s in 2nd grade, so she’s not new to the whole “being exposed to germs” thing. For the past couple of months, she’s been getting res...

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For the Love of Play

by Yan Lin of Dr. Panda

For moms, love is in the million tiny actions you do every day. A (very) partial list: wiping up spilled milk, slicing the lunchtime grapes in half, singing their favorite song each time it’s requested, and reading the same few favorite books—in the morning, before nap time, before nighttime story and song… and it’s also in the connection made during play time…. More

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My Other Birthday (The Day My Life Began)

It’s taken me two years to write about what happened to me. But I remember it like it was yesterday. It’s what made me love and appreciate life to the fullest, and to never take anything for granted. It’s also the reason why I have vowed to love what I eat, and not settle for anything less. And also, it’s the reason my husband and I will not be having any more children…. More

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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