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how to prepare for long term care of family member?

E. B. asks from Denver

So those of you who have read my previous posts know that our adult daughter is medically disabled, receives SSI, cannot work or attend school. She is not cognitively or intellectually disabled, nor is she mobility-impaired. She has multiple medical diagnoses and s...

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I want to know how other moms out here would feel about this.

Z. K. asks from Jefferson City

Im 19 years and in college and want to move in with my 21 year old boyfriend who is in the same college as I am in. I lied to my parents that I needed 2000 cedis that's 363.60 dollars in Ghana to rent an apartment for 8 months as my academic year, while the actual the a...

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What resources are there?

T. D. asks from New York

I have posted before about the toxic relationship I am in. But it has not gotten any better. My husband has started to say things to the kids that concern me. He actually told our 9 year old that he was going to leave him in foster care. and in another conversation he st...

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21 month old fights sleep like none other

K. K. asks from San Antonio

My husband and I both work in the service industry so early bedtimes aren't always an option seeing as how we currently only have one car, working opposite shifts so when he works nights i drop him off and pick him up meaning when it's time to go i have to get little one...

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Looking for Party Room

S. S. asks from Gaithersburg

Hello everyone! I am looking for a nice, clean, and bright party room in Montgomery County for a Baby Shower in October. Anyone has any ideas? Thank you.

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What is ADHD?

“ADHD, the energy to do anything. The focus to accomplish nothing.”

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic medical condition which often begins in childhood and continues into adulthood. It is thought to affect 3–9% of school-age children and young people and about 2% of adults worldwide…. More

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Holiday event before or after the actual Holiday?

m. W. asks from Billings

One of our local schools puts on a Haunted House fundraiser every year. It is a BIG tradition in our town, they hardly need to advertise anymore. They usually clear $30,000+. Halloween is on a Thursday this year. They are trying to decide if they do it the weekend be...

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Sweet SnapChat Sixteen

by Lynn Zakeri, LCSW

My son turned 16 this month.

I knew going into this year he was not a Sweet 16 Party kind of guy. My son is laid back, low-key, chill, and avoids drama at all costs. That is why his agreeing to host a birthday party of 18 boys was a surprise to me…. More

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Question for anyone that regularly wears something on their nails.

B. F. asks from Newark

I have several bottles of nail polish from over the years. I want to use them up and maybe start experimenting with more colors. I've also taken to wearing some false fingernails, due to badly tearing a nail now and then (stays better than a bandaid). All of this has ...

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Lovebug

by Susan Feigenbaum

This email was sent to the email account I created to collect memories for my 7-yr old daughter.

Dear Evie,

Tonight as I was saying goodnight to you and Lily, Lily asked me how bedbugs get into people’s homes. In an effort to calm this latest, and admittedly most legitimate, of her many bedtime fears, I told her that Uncle Dan’s friend Jeremy is an exterminator and he’s checked our home a few times and she can rest assured that we do not have bedbugs.. and if we did, he’d come right over and kill them…. More

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Seeking moms who are quick-witted when their husbands insult them.

B. F. asks from Bear

I'm partially just venting here. But I am looking for come-backs to try to make this not hurt so bad. I am a homemaker. I constantly have around me things that need done routinely, but also huge projects I'm trying to get done to make the house neat and run more effic...

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Has anyone conquered this nuisance kitchen occurrence?

B. F. asks from Bear

It seems like whenever I stand at the kitchen sink and wash dishes, especially the big items that have to be hand-rinsed all around, I get drenched. The countertop in front of me gets a little flooded, but I don't always notice it--until it's too late. If it's not my s...

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Does anyone have a crafty idea to to this?

B. F. asks from Bear

I have an indoor greenhouse, which is really just shelves with a plastic "roof" and sides that go down around it. The plastic has a zipper to allow you access. The problem is the zipper zips from the bottom up. Anybody have any ideas on how to reverse the zipper? I ...

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Asking opinions about short skirts and dresses

B. F. asks from Bear

I used to wear skirts and dresses off and on, but only if my outting was for just a few hours. Over recent years I have come to the conclusion that the typical knee-length ones are stupid and uncomfortable. Hiking up a hemline (from the olden days) just to show leg is ...

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Has anyone dealt with this or come up with a solution for it....?

B. F. asks from Bear

You'll have to pardon the subject matter, but my curiosity is for real. It really boils down to being gassy in bed with your husband next to you. I can imagine more husbands (as guys) "let loose" freely at home around their family, and don't bother to say "Excuse me"...

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I need some ideas on a product for in the kitchen.

B. F. asks from Bear

Do you know how it is when you get a new pot, pan, or other thing that is going to come into contact with food, and it has special use or washing instructions-----on a paper that comes with the packaging? And keeping that paper or box in the cupboard or drawer with the ...