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DD's Obligation to continue friendship with troubled friend?

J. J. asks from Lancaster

My dd has had a friend since middle school (now both are in high school). Her friend transferred to her high school because she was having some problems at her current high school. This girl was really sweet in middle school, but has had some emotional problems as she ...


My 13 year old cannot manage his time on the XBox.

M. S. asks from Salt Lake City

I give my son allotted time to use on the xbox once his chores are done but he cant seem to manage to stay off of it. We are so frustrated and have to keep after him constantly. Seems there are also other kids that play their endlessly without no limitations which is not...


Is it normal for my husband to spend mojority of his time with his friends?

Z. O. asks from Huntsville

My husband and I have been married for 5 months, recently he lost his job and has been at home. He has two friends who come over and play Xbox all day. I come home to this on a daily basis. I spoke to him before and I asked him for a cut off time; this lasted a week befo...


I don't want my mother in law involved!

R. W. asks from Flushing

My family and I have had a pretty rough 3 years. My mother can't support us financially but usually supports us emotionally. My in laws, however, don't support us at all, not even emotionally. Thankfully we have been holding our own financially, despite certain situation...


How to handle an out of state wedding that my kids aren’t invited too?

M. T. asks from Kansas City

My brother is having his 2nd wedding this summer. He lives in a different state than me. My husband and I have been invited. And not our 3 children. I asked him if it was a cost thing, and offered to feed them before the wedding. He said that wasnt it. It was how ma...


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


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 ...


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 ...


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!


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...


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 ...