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How are your children adjusting to this new way of life?

W. W. asks from Los Angeles

My 4-year old is pretty social and she had a lot of friends that she loved to play with at school. The first week of the shutdown was fine for her - she enjoyed staying home and was her usual happy self. But more recently, she's been getting moody and has stopped wanti...


Feeling so angry . . .

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

I am looking for healthy ways to come to terms with something I am very angry about. Maybe I should be angry, maybe not - but in any event, being this angry about something can't be very healthy for me :( My brother and his wife are expecting twins (not sure if this ...


Sending child to preschool during pandemic

n. z. asks from Los Angeles

My son’s preschool closed last month because of the pandemic. But now they are considering reopening to provide childcare for those who need to work. My husband and I both work full time from home and we also have a 7 year old whose school will remain closed for th...


first grandbaby in the middle of a pandemic

S. t. asks from Sharpsburg

after 5 brothers and 2 sons, i'm over the moon to greet my soon-to-be-arriving granddaughter. obviously our plans to come to the hospital and wait for her arrival with my daughter-in-law's parents are out the window. i don't really have a question, as i know the answe...


First world problem for sure! ETA**

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

Wow, I can't believe how quiet the board has been lately. Hopefully it means that you are all well but just very busy enjoying the people in your home :) This is stupid, but it is a real issue. Does anyone here work in a nail salon and know anything about "dip" by c...


Day old coffee ok to drink?

. M. asks from Santa Monica

So in these times of conserving groceries and not going out to the store unless it's absolutely necessary, is it ok to drink coffee that's been left out the next day? If we have some in the pot, I've been keeping that extra cup of coffee for the next day. However, I've ...


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...