Parenting Debates & Hot Topics

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Abortion, Parental Consent

Teenage pregnancy is a stressful experience, and many people would agree that it would be sensible for a pregnant unmarried teenage girl to seek advice from a responsible...

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big help to moms!

Hi, everyone! My beautiful baby girl was born on 19.11.11. And as all new and especially first time moms, you don't really know what to expect and what's the best way to care of...

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baby daddy drama!

Ok mom's i have a lot of baby daddy issues going on. Me and my son's father split up almost 3 years ago when i was pregnant. My son's father was abusive towards me, i couldn't...

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want to quit smoking

ive started smoking at 14 but wasnt bad as i am now, im 27 this month and i really want to give it what is the best way to give it. i think i smoke for the fun of it and im...

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looking after a freinds child

i am about to look after a frineds child as she now has a new job and this will be only for about an hour and a half a day from about 3 till half 4 or 5. i will have to pick him...

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Abortion Scenario

Ok, yes I know there are lots of abortion conversations right now, but I am interested to hear some responses of this scenario. Now, this question is in response to all the...

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Your daughter and birth control

O.K. Partially because I'm not feeling well today, so when I'm not in the bathroom, I'm laying on the couch,so not much to do but browse COM, and partially because this has been...

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Food Stamp Limitations

At the supermarket today I had a lady approach me and offered to sell me $150 worth of food stamps for $100. I was shocked! I have heard of people doing stuff like that with...

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Name on birth certificates?

My son's biological father and I are not together, we haven't been since a few weeks after I found out I was pregnant. I am with someone new now, we live together and he just...

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What's your opinion....

So I work with a girl who shared with me today that she reacently had an abortion. Her HUSBAND is very pro life and is not aware that she was even pregnant. Besides the...

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What rights does he have

This is a bit of a long question i was in a violent relationship but b4 it started 2 get violent i agreed 4 my ex partner 2 take on my unborn child as his own just b4 i had the...

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Generational question.

Does anyone else find that there is a huge gap between the over 30's and under 30's? I guess I'm now pushing towards 40 but when I was growing up we didn't have the internet,...

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Home Births, Good or Bad?

I was reading this article today and was very interested in the comments: http://pagingdrgupta.blogs.cnn.com/2010/07/29/home-births-can-be-harmful-journal-says/?hpt=T2 It seems...

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