Legal Trouble: Infant

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Legal Age for Babysitting

I am a single Mom. Recently my babysitter moved out of my house. My problem is that...I work full time. I have tried to look up the legal age of siblings babysitting. NO LUCK! My son is 15 and I'm sure he can be left alone. But my daughter has special needs. She is not severally disabled but she does fall under the disable qualification. So I was wandering if I can legally leave my son to babysit my 12 yr old daughter. 9 is the latetest I work...And my son is pretty mature. He has babysat but only for short periods during the day. Any...

Alcohol

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Beer or No Beer?

Ok moms-- my son is turning 1 and we are having a huge b-day party at my mother in laws house. She has a pool and we have lots of activities for all of the kids to do. My problem is a lot of my uncles drink(not alchoholics) but every party I go to there is beer. The last 1st birthday party i went to(last week) they had a keg. I thought that was kind of crazy. Do I get beer or not. I didnt want to get beer and part of me wants to say if you need it that bad at a 1st birthday go get some yourself but the other part of me feels bad if i...

Drugs

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Beer or No Beer?

Ok moms-- my son is turning 1 and we are having a huge b-day party at my mother in laws house. She has a pool and we have lots of activities for all of the kids to do. My problem is a lot of my uncles drink(not alchoholics) but every party I go to there is beer. The last 1st birthday party i went to(last week) they had a keg. I thought that was kind of crazy. Do I get beer or not. I didnt want to get beer and part of me wants to say if you need it that bad at a 1st birthday go get some yourself but the other part of me feels bad if i...

Smoking

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Smoking During Pregnancy

Have any of you smoked during pregnancy or quit while pregnant? If so, Did you find any problems arise due to this after the baby was born?

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Smoking and Pregnancy

I'm seeking advice for a friend of mine who is about 1 month pregnant. Is it...