Milestones: Myself, The First Years

See all 246 articles
7 answers

5 Year Old Driving Me Nuts!!

I am babysitting a 5 year old and 5 monthold. I also have a 16 monthold. The 5 year old is driving me nuts becuase she never stops talking. I mean never. I can ask her to b quiet while i am on the phone or something and she usually well but not always. I do i deal with this without driving myslef crazy. Edited version I play with her all day long. We only wacht about 1 hour of tv a day and that is when i am cooking. I take all 3 kids out to do something fun and educational everyday. The talking is worse when she being stimulated. She...

Coping with Death

See all 447 articles
5 answers

Strange Question, but - Is Anyone in the Funeral Services Career?

Hi moms, I'm trying to find my passion and career direction, and for some reason, I'm being drawn in this direction. I'm still in the research stage, but the few people I've talked to about it have responded with "I could totally see that". I am attracted to the compassion part, the counseling part, the "event planning" part of making a family's transition comforting and special. I am looking into the science and anatomical part to see if I can "take" it. I'm not afraid of blood, and deal well with CSI/forensic shows - I actually find...


Death of a Classmate

My son went to Kindergarten with a girl who was diagnosed with brain cancer....


I Have a Funeral

I have a funeral to attend this week at 10 am and don't have a babysitter....