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5 year old potty problems - help!!

3 hours ago -

M. H. asks from Virginia Beach - Here's the back story: our 5 year daughter fully potty trained for a very brief window, around age 3. We had a blessed few months accident free, and ever since then, we've been battling potty accidents to varying degrees. She is now 5, so that makes two years. The prob...

how the city works field trip

4 hours ago -

J. T. asks from Victoria - My 5 year old daughter has shown interest in how water towers work. Recently she asked what they do with trash. She now wants to visit a dump. Do you know if the city will allow this? Do they give tours about watertowers and how they work??

Grandparents inviting others over

5 hours ago -

J. H. asks from Croton - My son was born premature and we staggered out when family came to meet him in the hospital (per the NICU's rules and for our own comfort level) but everyone in my husband's immediate family got to meet our son except his niece due to the hospital's ban on people under 18...

Neighbor taking advantage?

9 hours ago -

M. R. asks from Port Byron - Last summer, my neighbor asked if I would watch her son four days after school because he was being bullied at daycare. She offered to pay me for it. Feeling bad for him, I agreed on what I thought a temporary basis saying I might not be able to every day needed. Since ...

Need help coping with the loss of my dog

24 hours ago -

W. V. asks from New York - First off, I'm not a mama but was a very proud papa to my dog. I apologize if this community is for women only but I couldn't find anything else plus I prefer to talk with women anyway. My dog was 14 years old. Despite his age and a few medical conditions, he was still ...

TV Dad I Wish I Married

May 21, 2015 - List

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My Dog is a Bigger A-Hole than Your Dog

May 22, 2015

Dear Spike,

I like to think I’m a pretty forgiving person. I believe in second chances and clean slates, do overs and fresh starts. It is because of this gracious spirit, that I will not be discussing any of your past transgressions, Spike. I will not mention……More


SAHM Daily Routine

May 20, 2015 -

R. S. asks from Woodbridge - Hoping I can get some examples of SAHM daily schedules. How do you conduct your day? When do you play with your kids, run errands, clean, etc. Share if you would like. TIA!
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How to Be the Sexiest Mom at the Pool

May 21, 2015

I know why moms aren’t the sexiest at the pool.

We blame spreading hips, sagging boobs, and the inevitable pull of gravity. We sit around and lament about how things don’t stay in place anymore and how terrible our bodies look after sacrificing them to the demanding goddess that is pregnancy….More

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My Children Restore My Faith in Humanity

May 20, 2015

Growing up I was extremely sheltered. My world was homogenous. The rural town I lived in was approximately 99% white, Anglo-Saxon, Protestant. Apart from their red necks, of course. I had no idea how wide the world truly was….More


Grandma's fingers in baby's mouth

May 8, 2015 -

O. V. asks from New York - Love my MIL. She is helping us a lot with kids. Hate that she constantly puts her fingers into my 6 months old baby's mouth. The baby has been teething but she has a bunch of teething rings and sophie the giraffes. I have been saying - oh, lets give her a ring etc....

Help! I need advice about dividing my family up due to job across the country.

May 2, 2015 -

S. L. asks from New York - My husband got a job offer in LA and we live outside Boston. We are recently married and share 5 kids between us. I have a three, my oldest is 25 , lives in the general area and soon to be married , starting a family of her own. My other two are 15 and 12 . They live w...
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How to Get The Picture-Perfect Family Holiday Photo

New York:
December 12, 2010

Sitting in Central Park this weekend, I watched as a professional photographer brought her clients to a picture-perfect hideaway for the classic holiday card photo shoot. The little munchkins and their parents, all dressed up in holiday-wear, were positioned in just the right way and instructed to say “cheese” for the camera. Let’s face it. This photo is important. It represents an entire year of existence and growth for the family, as it is mailed out to close friends and family….More

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Take a Bite Out of Big Apple Food Costs

New York:
November 18, 2010

Even though New Yorkers pay some of the highest prices for food in the country, we are blessed with a few special resources that can help us chomp away at that giant grocery bill….More

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