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The Power of No

How many times have you realized that you have committed yourself to three kids’ birthday parties, a fortieth birthday party, a baby shower, and a wedding, all on the same weekend? The logistics alone turns you into a frenzied militant time master, calling on babysitters, friends, and family for help so that every obligation can be met…. More

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Been with my boyfriend for 3 months and no bonding with my son

L. H. asks from Dillon

I have only been with this man for 3 months now and I'm almost 10 weeks pregnant. Yes i should of been safe when it came to sleeping with him but not so much the moral of this question, I'm happy to have a new baby, even if it means doing it on my own so please keep the ...

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I don't find my husband attractive anymore.....

Q. R. asks from Mount Laurel

My husband and I have definitely drifted apart over the years. We have 2 girls ages 11 and 8. I think we stay together for their sake, and well divorce is expensive. He does NOT believe in divorce. He is a good dad and a good provider, but not that good to me. There ...

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Do you regret that your parents were over 40 when they had you?

J. R. asks from Indianapolis

There are lots of articles online about over 40 pregnancies. Most are written about first time parents (I already have 2) or from people who are still in the thick of the baby years (basically they are still in their 40s and writing about it). I don't see a lot of pers...

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Husband has pictures of other women on phone

C. C. asks from Salt Lake City

Me and my husband have been together for 26 years. Over this time I have caught him having more than just a friendly relationship twice. Once was online about 22 years ago. The second was about 4 years ago with a woman that he worked with. I don't how far that really wen...

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Injury and disappointed 13 year old

Z. B. asks from Toledo

My son recently fell during Cross Country practice and dislocated his elbow. He has to sit out the remainder of the season, cannot tryout for basketball, cannot play the guitar. I want to let him wallow a bit, but I also want him to see all that he can do. I did try...

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10 year old daughter peeing in her room

A. B. asks from Wrightsville

I'm at a loss here. I have a soon to be 10 year old daughter and 4 year old twins. My oldest has been peeing on the floor of her bedroom since before my husband and I decided to have more children. Its stopped for a few years and recently started up again. I've taken her...

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Juniors and cell phones

M. P. asks from Ashland

I really appreciate what people are saying. And I believe that the value in letting them learn now not necessarily a college manager cost a lot more. They don’t pay for their phones and they aren’t working during this time so I’m mulling over a mixture of how to mi...

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Acupuncture for Kids?

Let me just start by answering my own question…a resounding YES! Acupuncture for children has a long, rich history beginning in China and (insert excited emoji here), it’s gaining popularity in the States!… More

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The Lessons I Learned from Childhood Help Me Promote Civil Rights As an Adult

by Robbin Miller

I recently published my first chapter book for children, A Girl’s Dream to Play Little League Baseball with Boys The themes of my memoir are grit, persistence, and tenacity in achieving your goals despite the boos, jeers, and name calling that can happen to you on your life’s journey. I overcame those obstacles by believing I was doing the right thing in playing little league with boys when it was the first year that girls were legally allowed to play: 1975. I thank my parents and my brother for being my greatest cheerleaders in seeing me cross the sidelines to play little league with boys…. 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 ...

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Getting crushes on other men while married

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

I’ve been married for 9 years and have two kids. We’ve had sex maybe 4-5 times in the last year and I half, since my second son was born. I don’t find myself that attracted to my husband anymore. I recently developed a huge crush on the guy who teaches my workout ...

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Question about kid hair color

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

Just wondering if anyone had a kid whose hair changed color as they got older, I.e. a blond kid who went dark brown. At what age did this happen? Just curious!

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How should I handle a situation where a married man is giving me gifts?

J. M. asks from Ann Arbor

I'm looking for some friendly and unbiased advice. I have some neighbors who are married that I like a lot, and feel like they are my friends. I'm a divorced female and have lived across the street from them for 6 years. When I'm outside and see the neighbors I visit wit...

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Son says he wishes he were dead

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

My 7-year-old son was being very aggressive towards his baby brother and I yelled at him and told him to go to his room. Later, I noticed that he had written "I wish I were dead" not thinking that I would see it. I told him I was very concerned and he said he feels like ...

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Does weaning affect mood?

B. A. asks from Ann Arbor

Has anyone noticed changes in mood (either positive or negative) after weaning? I'm nursing my 15-month-old before bed and in the morning and I'm thinking about weaning, just wondering what to expect.

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Any advice on dealing with the silent treatment from your partner?

L. M. asks from Ypsilanti

Good morning! Has anyone had their spouse of sig other give you the silent treatment after a fight, big or small, and how did you snap them out of it or change the way they handle things? My boyfriend who is 35, goes right into his "cave" anytime he is upset or overw...