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Do you have anything to be grateful for?

2 hours ago -

C. W. asks from Durham - So I want to shift the focus of this post onto positivity. I know life is real but majority of the posts here are depressing and I feel that life has a lot of beautiful things that are usually not valued. I am feeling good about my life and don't feel like concealing it j...
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Why didn't I see this sooner?

4 hours ago -

S. J. asks from Georgetown - So I am the typical "grey sheep" of the family. I never did anything truly bad or wrong but I didn't play the game right. I questioned politics and religion early on in my life. I went to college when no one else in my family values that. I moved away and enjoyed my twe...
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Question about prenatal care

4 hours ago -

M. F. asks from Cleveland - I am very curious, if a women is receives no prenatal care then who would be the doctor to actually deliver the baby in the hospital? Do they have doctors on call that deliver babies from mothers that are not their patients? I am receiving prenatal care but I am fighting ...
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Pokemon Card/Deck Question

4 hours ago -

K. C. asks from Irvine - My son and his friends are starting to get into Pokemon cards. I'm not sure if any of them actually know how to play it, but they like the cards and reading the stats on them. I was thinking of putting some cards in the goody bags for his upcoming birthday party. But, ...
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Five year old that throws up everytime she eats, stress or defiance?

April 21, 2014 -

S. O. asks from Gig Harbor - My 5 year old granddaughter is going through a rough time. Her mom and dad have been split up for at least 3 years with my son having her and her brother for the majority of those 3 years with no, or minimal contact with the mom. The kids were granted visitation with thei...
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Trying Not to Hate Me

April 22, 2014

“Look at this,” I moan in disgust pinching a handful of stretch-marked, flabby skin from my mid-section. “Why do you even like me?” I ask J dejectedly, adding insult to injury as I place the value of my personhood on the perceived failings of my exterior….More

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A Husband on a Mission to Get the Groove Back

April 21, 2014

Somewhere along the line “us” became “all of us”. Somewhere along the line two became four. Somewhere along the line “date night” went MIA and our couple status was lost….More

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Dealing with disgusting child behavior

April 20, 2014 -

M. B. asks from Maple Valley - I am a mother and coach at an inner-city aerobics gym and really love my job. The club I teach at is at the competitive level from beginner classes to adult and my daughter attends here as well. My role is with coaching the junior girls from 6-8 years old in development a...
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At what point do I throw in the towel?

April 19, 2014 -

L. M. asks from Portland - Husband and I started trying for a child and renovating our home around the same time. I have had some minor difficulties getting pregnant in the past so we assumed everything would line up fine. I ended up getting pregnant right away and we have 4 kids bouncing back and ...
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How would you pronounce this name?

April 19, 2014 -

K. F. asks from Hillsboro - We are expecting our 3rd daughter next month and I need name advice. If you hate the name, or think it's a boy name, please keep that to yourself! We are considering the name Emery. My first question is do you know any girls older than 5 with this name and if so, what ...
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How Much TV Does Your Child Watch?

April 19, 2014 - List

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How Do You Celebrate Easter When You're Grieving?

April 20, 2014

How do you celebrate new life in the midst of grieving?

For the past two years we have not truly celebrated Easter in our home. Half-heartedly, I fashioned baskets filled with candies and other treats. My husband took pictures of the kids wearing their Sunday best but I couldn’t bring myself to get into the Easter spirit….More

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