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Teen Birthday Party

K. C. asks from Bryan

I'm know I already asked a question about her bday before, but we need ideas. I've been talking about a birthday party with my daughter, and she says she wants something unique. Many of her friends have had sleepovers or makeovers, so that's out. She wants something ever...

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WWYD: Nanny is pregnant

S. E. asks from Austin

I just found out that my nanny of 3 mos is pregnant. I have a 5 mos old and I work from home most days but I travel for work, sometimes internationally and that was clearly set forth as part of the job agreement - that the nanny would travel with us. If she cannot fly - ...

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11 yo ADHD and lonliness

s. c. asks from Oskaloosa

My 11 year old with ADHD recently found a game that had online chatting and had begun chatting with users. (*I monitor his tablet use closely and shut it down after only a few minutes) Normally we don't download games that have multiplayer modes at all, but I missed this...

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How to deal with a nagging employee?

S. C. asks from Houston

My husband and i opened a small business last year and employed a part time employee who will have to work at the office 2-3 days a week on her own. Considering this we make it u by being very flexible in many aspects. She is well paid and sometimes we give her extra lea...

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A Year of Reflection

by Jillian Gordon of "Mamapedia"



As 2017 comes to a close, we can’t help but look back and reflect. What went right? What went wrong? How many milestones did you celebrate this year? What are your 2018 parenting resolutions? As many know, motherhood is a combination of challenges, uncertainty, deeply rewarding triumphs and everlasting memories. Sometimes your best mom moments come when they are least expected. After all, the true joy of parenting isn’t a destination but a journey. This month, we celebrate some of our favorite contributors who are making the most of their own parenting journeys by sharing their invaluable wisdom. Here’s to a happy, healthy, and mom-win filled new year…. More

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Are You Going to Get a Job Now?



Last week, I met my friend for coffee to lament over our little girls going to kindergarten. Aside from discussing how our daughters’ school days are going and how we are adjusting to the new norm, the topic of returning to the workforce popped up. Both of us had been asked when we were going back to work since our children were now in school for the whole day…. More

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Juicing for Toddlers: Why & How



Now that P is a year old, we are transitioning her off her bottle and onto solid foods and liquids in her sippy cup. In doing so, one of the things we learned right away was that our little peanut LOVES juice. However, I really wanted to avoid store bought juice packed full of sugar and processed junk, so instead, I decided to try juicing for her at home. So I pulled our juicer (affiliate link) down from the pantry and began experimenting with a few recipes of my own. I had no idea if she’d like the juices I made from scratch, but I was hopeful and figured it was worth a shot…. More

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Caught my daughter cheating

K. B. asks from Houston

My daughter is in 5th grade. She is really trying to do well in school, so that she can get a phone at the end of the school year. she’s struggles in school because of her ADHD. Last night she had 3 tests to study for & I caught her writing answers on her hand. Right ...

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Does anyone have social anxiety?

S. C. asks from Houston

I recently started having social anxiety and had to skip a few birthday parties for my Lo. I start worrying ahead of time and when im during the social occasion i start sweating i talk silly and go through a bunch of other anxiety symptoms. Anyone has any advice how to f...

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Death in the family

K. B. asks from Houston

My stepdad has been sick with cancer for about a month & he passed away last night. I feel helpless, because I recently moved to another state with my husband and 2 young children. I asked my mom when she would like me to come & she said to wait for the funeral. I’m go...

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I'm Not Sure What's Happening?

M. C. asks from Stafford

I'm currently on BC and ntc (not trying to conceive). My BC ran out in Aug and I started it back up in Sep (only 3 weeks off). Even when I originally started, my period had continued to be regular. Recently I started working out and eating healthier but my first period s...

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