Average 8 year-old or ADD?

My daughter is turning eight in about a week. Her teachers this year, are telling me she should be evaluated for ADD. I hate seeing other kids medicated up like zombies, and I...


Weaning off swaddleing?

Hi all- I have a 3.5 month old who's actually sleeping pretty well- 6-8 hour stretches, then back down for 2-4 more hours. My concern is that this only seems to work when he's...


hypospadias repair in 4 weeks

my son is going to hospital in 4 weeks to have the first part of his 2 part hypospadias repair. im really worried about how he will react to having it done... he is nearly 3 so...

Started by Janette on 02/18/2009 in Hypospadias Moms

Last update on 02/28/2009 by Rebecca


Dairy for under 1 yr olds

Hi all, I have an 8 month old and know that he isn't aloud cows milk till after he is 1 (not actually sure why though) but I am wondering whether if I were to use milk in some...


Finally broke down and put her on meds:(

My daughter Ashlee who is 7 has ADHD and ODD. We have been trying to avoid meds by going organic but unfortuneatly that is just too expensive. I still buy the organic juiceboxes...


Meeting stepdaughter for the first time!

My husband and I have been married for 7 years and we have three beautiful children together. In four weeks I'll be meeting my 13 year old stepdaughter for the first time. I'm...

Started by Honoree on 05/14/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 05/19/2009 by Abby


Have a serious question!!!

Ok so this is not really a breastfeeding question but I do breastfeed (and its GOING GREAT I LOVE IT!!) I am on this site to ask breastfeeding mothers because they have such a...

Started by Felecia on 05/27/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/27/2009 by Randi


Mom of twins just joining your circle

Hi everyone, I just joined and wanted to say hi. My twins (boy/girl) were born December 2007. They are the love of my life and bring sunshine to my every day. I love...


Making peace with staying at home

I see a lot of posts for people seeking to go back to work but more so, people offering the perfect solution for work at home. I can't help but feel concerned that this site is...


What do I do about my MIL?

My MIL does not like to follow our house rules. Once she puts my 8 month old son to bed she feels the need to watch him sleep and if he rouses she immediately tends to him and...


family issues

how do i handle my grandmother smoking infront of my almost 2 year old and my baby on the way. When my first born was just a baby i tried to talk to her about it and she blew up...


Holiday Disasters...

When I was 13 years old, I dropped the ENTIRE gravy bowl in my lap at my aunt's house during Thanksgiving dinner. Anyone else (or your children) ever done something totally...


My son is growing very slowly.

My 11 month old little boy has been 14lbs since the end of April. He is now I believe right @ 15. The doctors dont know what could be cause him to grow in height and weight so...


Is this normal?

Is it normal for my oldest step-daughter, she's 14, to try to take over when I am raising my child. I will correct him and she will try to undo whatever I just did. If he gets...

Started by Elizabeth on 09/22/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 09/25/2009 by Nicole


Disgruntled mom

Question: How would you handle grown adults that talk about your 10year older eating so much? She is tall and her doctor isn't concerned so why should they be. I mean this isn't...

Started by Larissa on 09/24/2009 in Want To Vent?

Last update on 10/21/2014 by A