Pets with Children: Simplicity

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Son Knocks over Dog's Waterbowl

S.L. asks from Washington DC

Anyone with suggestions on how to keep my 11 month old son from tipping over the dog's water bowl while still giving access to the dog??? It is driving me crazy - he...


Reactions to Putting a Dog to Sleep

L.D. asks from Pittsburgh

Sadly, we need to put our dog to sleep this afternnon. My 4 year old daughter absolutely loves our dog and has never known life without him. We have been preparing he...


How Do We Explain Putting Our Dog to Sleep?

M.H. asks from Gainesville

We have an elderly dog that we know within the next few months will likely have to put to sleep. How do we hande this situation with our 2 1/2 year old son? We also h...


In Need of Emotional Support for the Loss of My Beloved Pet, Lucky.

K.H. asks from New York

This past Thursday, 17 July, one of the most precious loves of my life, my little 9 year old Bichon named Lucky was attacked and killed in the park by a very large do...


Toddler Question

K.M. asks from Roanoke

I have a daughter who just turned 4 years old and she is the light of my life. The question is...actually 2 questions. First, since she turned 4 she has been whinin...


Explaining Death to Toddler

M.R. asks from Los Angeles

Hi moms, My husband's grandma is dying and I would appreciate your advice on what to tell my two-and-a-half year old daughter about what is happening and especially ...


Can We Stop Dumbing Things Down, Please?

L.M. asks from Norfolk

I will admit, I am a woman with A LOT of pet peeves. One big one is a tendency in our society and educational system to "dumb down" concepts for the masses. One examp...


Need New Vacuum Asap. Recommendations....

J.K. asks from Mansfield

I need a new vacuum like yesterday LOL. But seriously... I had a dirt devil swivel glide. I like it alot but I've tore up 2 of them in the last 5 years. I'm not even ...


Vacuum Recommendations

W.H. asks from Stockton

I am in the market for a new vacuum and would love input from all the professional moms out there! We have two young children and three dogs! I need a vacuum that h...



S.R. asks from Los Angeles

Hello fellow Mamas, I am trying to figure out the best way to help my 2 1/2 yr old son to be somewhat empathetic. I'm not expecting to achieve a high level of this...