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Does my daughter have normal growth patterns?

M. C. asks from Mooresville

Hi all, My almost 17 year old daughter is 5’ 7.25” weighs 140-150 pounds depending on the day. She has had growth spurts on and off ever since her period started at 11 when she was only 5’ 1” weighing 105 pounds. So, I thought she would be done growing at 5’ 3...

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Strange toddler poop color and consistency

J. C. asks from Woodlawn

My 15-month old is cutting his first molar and just had his 15-month vaccinations a week ago. He usually has fairly consistent bowel movements and always a good color. Then yesterday he had a really loose bowel movement in the morning and two more that morning and they w...

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New principal, new rules

n. z. asks from Los Angeles

Today, on the way to school, my second grader told me that one of his classmates brought Pokémon cards to school, which is against school rules. Another kid who saw it told the teacher. My son said the kid who told the teacher did the right thing because that’s what t...

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How to deal with Bio mom

J. D. asks from Everett

I’ve been with my boyfriend for 4 years now and we planned on getting married this year. I’m also a stepmom to his son who just turned 8 this year. We have him for half of the week. I believe me and his son have a good relationship and I’ve been good to him ever si...

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What to do about friend who keeps giving me and my kids mixed signals?

T. B. asks from Beverly Hills

I am widowed my dh died of covid. We have been friends 15 years and our kids grew up together. She was in a car accident and almost died and sometimes she gets loopy. For instance last year she drunkenly made out with me when her and her husband were separated the...

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5 year old seeing shapes, swirls and colors

C. D. asks from Portland

In the middle of the night last night my daughter woke up and wanted me to look at all the colors… which there were none. She got hearing aids about a month ago just something to throw out there. She’s had dizziness for over a year here and there. It seems good helps...

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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