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Halloween 2021, will you participate?

N. L. asks from Miami Beach

Hello all, I'm kind of surprised this question hasn't come up yet, given the date, but I was wondering how many of you will be participating in Halloween festivities this year, in terms of trick-or-treating or just handing out candy. I feel that a lot of people may not ...

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Adult birthday party question

N. G. asks from Fayetteville

Is it okay in your opinion to not have a traditional birthday cake at an adult birthday get together if other desserts are provided?

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Christmas Quandary - ugh

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

We have kids that live in various locations across the country. They also have very different beliefs regarding COVID, vaccinations, politics. With the recent issues over the last 2 years, it has driven some pretty deep wedges in our family. It's so sad, and I know we...

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8.5 year old suddenly has behavior issues

E. R. asks from Indianapolis

My 8.5 year old suddenly became an entirely new kid. He argues absolutely everything, has become verbally and physically aggressive, appears to go out of his way to be disrespectful, cruel, and nasty. Appears to go out of his way to purposely not do as asked/told. Right ...

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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...

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“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...

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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