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My divorced father is getting remarried and I am not excited

a. K. asks from Simi Valley

My parents have been divorced for two years and my dad recently told me he is marrying someone 20 years younger than him. He told me this with 2 weeks notice for their wedding, which includes a reception with all my parents old friends. Also he is adamant that I come reg...


Mamapedia vs Real Life *SWH*

W. W. asks from Los Angeles

Do you feel there is a discrepancy between mamapedia responses and real life experiences? Like, everyone on mamapedia seems to have the right answers but all the moms I know in real life are scrambling and learning on the go. And, sometimes there's a unanimous mamapedi...


On Saturday night, our son ran away from home. HIs girlfriend and

S. C. asks from Fullerton

her father pulled up to our house at 2am. Our family was asleep and my son woke my husband up and said, I'm leaving. We tried to reason with him for several minutes, but he put all of his things in their truck and drove away. He moved into his girlfriends parents house. ...


Has anyone had ur child it non stop during the day and never get full

P. B. asks from Mission

My son is 4 and his almost 100 pounds he eats all day I hide food from him but he will start to eat anything he can find. Also if we go out to eat he finishes his burger and then take mine and get nuggets from the other kid and eat the fries he will eat and eat till ther...


Food processor recommendation question

M. G. asks from Portland

Hi everyone I have gradually started cooking more this year, and one thing I was thinking of asking for Christmas was a food processor. If you have one - do you use it? Is it worth it? What size and brand do you have and do you like it? How often do you use it...


Best Cyber Monday Sites to Shop

. M. asks from Santa Monica

Can you give some ideas on the best sites to shop this Cyber Monday? What are your favorites? I'm at a loss and I want to take advantage of this day. TIA


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


Bullying is Handed Down From One Generation to the Next

by Kristy Pepping of Upparent

Bullying hurts. I was bullied as a child. So was my mom. And now, my daughter is living through her own trial with bullying. No doubt, our family has suffered from these experiences. But, we have also learned a lot. And that is the story I want to share with you now: the story of three strong women whose bullies could not keep them down, and who came out stronger and wiser on the other side…. More


Top Developmental Benefits to Getting Creative with Kids

In recent years, curriculum in schools across the country (and in other parts of the world) has shifted heavily toward common core subjects of reading and math. There has been a very noticeable trend away from the arts and towards the general subjects, and, as a result, it is actually more important than ever that parents and caregivers try to supplement some of this at home…. More


For My Mother

I have learned that being a blogger means being authentic. Telling the world your story. A huge part of my story, is my mother.

Let’s go ALL the way back to the beginning. A young, single mother had a baby. There was a time in my life when I didn’t offer that information. I wondered what people would think about my mother or me if they found out that I was an unplanned baby. A baby born at the absolute wrong time to a mother who was still just a girl herself…. 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 ...


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.


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...