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should she ask for them back?

L. N. asks from Kansas City

my five year old daughter gave two of her favorite stuffed animals to her mean bestfriend. she regrets the decision a lot. she crys every night without them. is it okay for her to ask for them back?


6 year-old has issues adjusting to school/socializing

A. P. asks from Chandler

My son turned 6 in August and started 1st grade. He has never been to school before-I home schooled him for pre-school and kindergarten and he did not have any prior experience in a structured classroom environment or being around other adults or kids. He is brilliant ...


Couldn't pass up the 25 lb turkey

D. D. asks from Norwood

Due to Covid 19 we're not having the big multi generation holidays this year. Nine less people from the usual Thanksgiving meal. And yet I just couldn't pass up the 25 lb turkey which is currently happily defrosting in my fridge. Yes 13 people 25 lb turkey. I figured I w...


question: 15 yr old GYN appointment

L. S. asks from Daly City

Hi everyone, My 15 yr old has unusually severe PMS symptoms (cramps, mood issues) so I took her to a gyn. It's a new doctor and I selected her b/c she's one of the few who take our insurance. We had a short visit and the doctor prescribed some birth control pills, ...


How should i handle my situation with my adult son?

R. K. asks from Pompano Beach

My adult son (30yo) who currently lives with me, wants to know details of my personal life past and present. When I don’t give him the answers he wants he proceeds to tell me that he hates me and I don’t care about him or his feelings and I don’t love him. I love m...


Reasonable expectations for 8 year old. Another SWH

n. z. asks from Los Angeles

I have an 8 year old who is in 2nd grade. She has homework daily, which usually includes math worksheets, English worksheets, social studies or science reading/writing, and journaling in addition to weekly art and online math/reading assignments. In both kindergart...


How to bring up annoying habits of spouse

J. L. asks from Portland

I know every couple must go through this and find annoying habits in their spouse. I have told my husband outright that if I have any annoying habits he should tell me and I'll work on them. I have brought up my concerns of his habits in the past (maybe 2-3 times over ...


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