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What Should I Be Concerned About?

M. S. asks from Ogdensburg

My 15 (soon-to-be 16)-year-old daughter confessed to me the other day that she has her first boyfriend and that he's already tried to kiss her at school. My daughter has ADHD and is very immature for her age. How do I protect her from this boy or any boy trying to take...


Salary - stretch vs non-stretch question?

A. R. asks from Cheyenne

I have been offered a teaching position with an advertised non-stretch salary of $45,000 (9months of work). The organization though pays the teachers even the months they do not work, so basically they pay you 12 months/year, but according to the HR person the stretch sa...


Are you planning a vacation this summer?

J. . asks from Sherman

I'm kind of at a loss as to what we can do this summer, or rather, where we might be able to responsibly go. We bought airline tickets last spring before things started closing down. We're not quite at our "use it or lose it" deadline, but summer is really the only t...


What do you think about this story?

T. K. asks from Colfax

In 2010, Carolyn Kuney-Haner's grandson was online googling his family when he accidentally stumbled upon a posting on The post was by a man named Fred Kiser who was born on January 1, 1945 in Muskogee, Oklahoma and he was seeking his birth mother Tawana Jo...


70 weeks into this Pandemic - what's changed in your life?

W. W. asks from Reston

I think we're 70 weeks into what was supposed to be a 14 day bell curve.... What has changed in your life since this whole crazy started? My husband is now working from home and LOATHES it! He was not made for working from home! :) My youngest son missed the las...


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