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Talk to the teacher/parent, or do nothing

n. z. asks from Los Angeles

During the first week of school back in August, my 1st grader's teacher read a book to his class. The main character of the book is a clown and a trouble maker. Unfortunately, he shares the same name as my son. My son's been complaining that most of the boys in his cl...


“Shut up” is it that harmful?

N. G. asks from Fayetteville

My grandchild’s substitute teacher allegedly said this to her students last week. The teacher sent a note to parents as directed by her principal expressing her sorrow over it. Geez really. I know I’m old school at 63, but this seems like overkill and much ado ab...


How would you handle this

M. M. asks from Irvine

Hi everyone, This is not something I really consider a problem, I’m just wondering if anyone has any suggestions on getting around this I have 3 kids, two two year olds and a five year old. One of their closest relatives who sees them regularly happens to wear a sig...


Is it crazy not to want to do another dysfunctional Thanksgiving dinner?

j. s. asks from Beverly Hills

I wanna see dad other siblings but probably won't happen because my dad has to follow my mom's rule. My mom tried to put me in a mental hospital against my will. she slapped and punched me for eloping her sisters screamed in my face and my grandma tried to drag me bac...


How do moms out there who wear underwire bras wash them?

B. F. asks from Newark

After swearing to myself that I was DONE with underwire bras, because of them poking me after a while, someone on a lingerie website recommended one for me because of issues I was talking about. So, I got "suckered" into getting one again for the added support. Now that ...


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


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


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