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Do you think Facebook has a negative effect on relationships with people adding exes and temptation to stray being right at the fingertips? Do you think it causes problems in...
Started by Jenn on 07/26/2011 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 11/03/2012 by Chloe
My Step son is 22 and still kisses his mom on the mouth, I am kind of uncomfortable about this, what is a good way to bring this subject to my wife? And should I be okay with it.
Started by George on 10/21/2012 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 11/02/2012 by Rachel
What are your Halloween Rules, when it come to candy? Do your kids trick or treat? Do you buy the candy back from them? Trade it for a treat? We have a dentist in our area who...
Started by Sally on 10/11/2011 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 10/26/2012 by Jazmyne
Following on from the 'Long or short of it' thread, what are your thoughts about living together before getting married? In New Zealand I think its fairly common for couples to...
Started by Anika on 09/13/2010 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 10/24/2012 by Jazmyne
I like you ladies, so I figured you could help! My son has a lot of toys that cannot be submerged in a bleach solution/soap and water because they are battery operated. My...
Started by Ashley on 04/14/2010 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 10/20/2012 by Tinker1987
I want to be able to take my daughter to the movie theatre. Every week I look for a new release that is rated G. I am strongly against kids seeing violence & aggression. It...
Started by Sally on 10/26/2011 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 10/16/2012 by Sally
My little one turned 1 year old on Sept. 19. Yesterday she woke up with a cough and a runny nose. When she spiked a slight temp I took her to the doctor. He said it's just a...
Started by Nicki on 09/21/2012 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 10/06/2012 by Teresa
I see there was an old post that talked about this. I'm a fence sitter on this topic. I think it is a choice that should be left up to the parents. I don't think I would...
Started by Mother on 02/22/2012 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 10/03/2012 by ~â¥Little Miss
Come to Circle of Moms - Obama Mamas and take the opportunity to ask Michelle Obama a question. She will answer one question per week. Circle of Moms will feature the question...
Started by Karla on 09/25/2012 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 10/01/2012 by Karla
I am 30, married about 4 months, and have 5 children (combined) ages 16, 14, 12, 11, and 9. And I am in a total fashion rut/state of confusion. I am too young to dress "old" but...
Started by Annabelle on 08/06/2012 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 09/25/2012 by Shannon
How do I break it to my "mommy struck" 4 yr old that I am leaving for the weekend? I have never left her before and I dont know how to break the news to her.
Started by Denise on 09/04/2012 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 09/24/2012 by Julie
Aside from the recent events in Colorado, I have always felt very uncomfortable with guns. I don't feel the need for anyone to own one, meaning citizens. I know people hunt...
Started by ~â¥Little Miss on 07/26/2012 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 09/19/2012 by Jennifer
I have a friend who has had some major favoritism issues with her MIL with respect to her kids. Her husband's sister is the "favorite" in his family. We will call her Emma....
Started by Rebecca on 12/29/2010 in Parenting Debates & Hot Topics
Last update on 09/19/2012 by Jennifer