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Single parent traditions

T. U. asks from Miami

With the holidays around, reality has set in that I am a soon to be divorced mother of 3. During my marriage, due to exerting so much energy into running the business my husband and i had, i missed a lot of moment with my kids when they were really small. So I am trying ...

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Who's going shopping and for what?

H. M. asks from Midlothian

First of all I want to tell everyone I hope they have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving. My question is who is going black Friday shopping? Are you going for something specific or just to go? And also if you are going for something specific what is it? I am pretty ...

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How To Foster A Love of Reading



When you find a good book, you can’t put it down yet you never want it to end. When I think back to growing up and what book that was for me “Anne of Green Gables” instantly comes to mind. I gobbled it up as quickly as my eyes could scan the pages. We all wish that for our children, to look over and see their nose buried in a book dreaming of a spectacular adventure. For some it happens, but for many reading has turned into an assigned chore instead of a pleasure. How can you get your child to engage in more reading for fun?… More

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My bulb baster won't suck up liquids!

L. M. asks from Nampa

Hi! My bulb baster is only about a year old, used about 5 times before it just stopped sucking the liquid into the "tube"... The bulb is not cracked, there are no holes or anything else that would cause it to not have a suction. I did remove the bulb to clean it out b...

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Viral fever not going into its 5th day

A. B. asks from Daly City

My son 6.5 years is in to 5th day of viral fever with cold and cough..Giving Calpol For fever and augmentin dds antibiotic wbc is 3300 and no dengue detected .Doctor asked to check haemogram aggain and also widal test ...its being first time since his fever has gone so l...

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Safe and Stylish Nursery Décor



Whether you’re having your first child or your third, keeping baby safe should always trump any other nursery décor factors. Carol Dawidowicz, MFT, of Positive Change Counseling Center, advises, “Building a secure attachment to primary caregiver(s) is critical for healthy child development. Most parents understand and enjoy the process of bonding with their baby by holding, rocking, singing, talking and making eye contact. The nursery can be a great place for this. Consider ways to set up the nursery to help you and baby feel comfortable and relaxed. Some suggestions include a rocking chair or glider, a device for playing soothing music, and a way to dim lighting.”… More

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Tips for adding puppy #2

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

We have a just turned 1 yr standard poodle that we love dearly. She is my best gal pal and we are literally together all day every day (I office from my home). She loves hubby and son, but she is definitely my dog :) The one thing about poodles is they are a very soci...

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Anyone well-versed in Russian cuisine?

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

So my kids decided that they want to introduce new foods/dishes from other cultures starting this Christmas and have also decided that the first one would be a Russian dish of some sort. Sure, I could Google, but I'd rather get some assistance with finding a dish that i...

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Sticky gummy vitamins

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

I detest gummy vitamins BUT that was the only thing available the last time I went shopping for the vitamins I take. I figured it was one bottle (albeit a big one), I could get over myself. The bottle is taller (about as tall as a barbie) and kind of hourglass shaped...

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Quality photo printing on metallic paper

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

For our first 4 kids, we used a photographer for senior pictures that we also purchased the photos/photo packages directly from. However, for kiddo number 5, we hired a photographer, who is also our neighbor and gave us a fantastic deal to take the photos and put them o...

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