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Free stuff for early voting?! (JFF but timely)

C. C. asks from Brooklyn

I voted early, in person. (If you are wondering why I voted in person, google "Brooklyn absentee mislabeled" - I steered clear of that craziness.) At my early polling place, I received: a "voted early NYC" rubber bracelet (cute bracelet), a "voted early NYC" sticker,...


Rules on Period Cramps and School

h. S. asks from Murrieta

My daughter started her period during quarantine, and since we are going back to school soon, I was wondering, do you mama’s let your girls stay home from school on their period due to cramps? What are your rules regarding this?


Moving, friendships, 12 year old, oh my

J. g. asks from Chicago

We moved 2.5 years ago. Our new house is 10 minutes to hubby's work, but 40 minutes further away from our homeschool group/friends. Prior to the pandemic, we kept ourselves involved in our prior activities, and we started to meet some new families closer to home. Since t...


Tips for Connecting with Tweens/Teens

W. W. asks from Los Angeles

So they say that having your son grow up is like the slowest, most painful breakup in the world and boy, am I feeling that. My son was so loving as a little one - total mama's boy who just wanted snuggles all the time. Now he's a 6th grader and I feel like our relation...


Thank you gift for co-worker.

G. . asks from Springfield

One of my co-workers tested positive for Covid-19, and contact tracing determined that I was possibly exposed. So, here I sit, quarantined for 14 days. Another co-worker is picking up the slack, and she is really doing almost twice the work. I want to give her a tha...


How do I handle my kid's toxic friends when she loves them?

L. H. asks from Herndon

It has been a really rough year here. Please bear with a bit of a long story, but the background plays in... My daughter has a couple friends that she's known since kindergarten. We moved her to a different school for 3 years, then reconnected with them a little over 2 y...


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