What do you wish you knew before having kids?

I'd have to hide The Good Stuff. Yeah, you know what I mean. The last chocolate chip cookie? The rest of Mommy's Medicine (read vodka)? Eventually, my roly-poly,...

Started by Katherine on 04/20/2012 in Bitchin Ladies

Last update on 04/22/2012 by Gina


Taking care of baby

Ok, so, how much do you guys worry about things like child proofing and such like? The only thing we have in our house is a stair gate. Also, did you use things like 'sleep...

Started by Sarah on 06/27/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 06/28/2009 by Traci


Service projects with preschoolers

Hi Christian Moms, I'd love to get my four year old more active in community service, but am struggling to find age appropriate resources. Even his Sunday School doesn't...

Started by Debbie on 05/11/2009 in Christian Moms

Last update on 06/09/2009 by Toni



does anyone have experience with this my granson just hospitalized with it


How to break baby from power napping?

My son is over 2 months now, and he recently started taking power naps that maybe last 30 minutes. He used to nap for 2-3 hours, but now he will eat, power nap, up, cry, and...

Started by User on 12/13/2011 in October 2011

Last update on 07/09/2012 by Tara


Overstimulation- is this common?

Our little girl is an angel with us (my husband and I) but seems to have a difficult time when other people spend lots of time holding her. For instance, when new family...

Started by Christine on 12/06/2008 in October 2008 Babies

Last update on 12/10/2008 by Christine


Little people talk

I have asked this question before but I think it is more appropriate for this community. Do you ever get tired of the little people talk? Meaning I know they respond so well...


12 month old drinking problems

My baby turns 1 this week... has been getting breast milk in a bottle since she weaned @ 6 months, 20oz/day offered in a bottle plus 4oz mixed w/ oatmeal. Even then I ended up...

Started by Jessica on 10/22/2012 in Toddlers

Last update on 10/23/2012 by Mary


I do not want my step son around my children

My SS has had issues for years. However, since he has reached his teen years, he is exhibiting very bizarre behaviour. He has alot of anxiety and has gone from the lead role...

Started by Frankie on 01/12/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 01/16/2010 by Darla


Waking every two hours at 18 weeks. Help?

Anybody else have a LO who can't stay asleep for longer than two hours? My DS wakes every two hours like clockwork throughout the night. I have been working on a nap routine and...

Started by Jennifer on 08/28/2011 in Due April 2011

Last update on 09/09/2011 by Monika


Premies turning 18!

What emotion you are filled with when you children turn 18! But, when that child was your preemie and on the brink of death so many times......Words just can't describe it! DId...

Started by Penny on 11/18/2008 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 11/25/2008 by Karen


Peace at last

I had an awesome Bikram yoga class tonight. As many of you may know, some classes are great, and some seem like they are your first. Tonight, I was in the zone! \n\nI had a...

Started by Mollie on 12/01/2008 in Yoga Moms

Last update on 12/11/2008 by Brandee


Bottle Blues !!

My daughter is almost 20 months old. We are having a hard time getting the bottle away from her. She has her sippy cups that she drinks from well... but when she wants the...

Started by Jennifer on 02/05/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 02/09/2009 by Michelle


hey julie

thank you for the invite, I'm 46 with a 24yr old son, 17yr old son and a 13yr old daughter,. so i understand the age difference. karen

Started by Karen on 02/19/2009 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 02/19/2009 by Julie


work after kids

hi all , i wanted to ask some advice really , by Sept , both my children will be in school and my husband wants me to go back to work, i didnt get many great grade at school ,...


How do I get my kid to sleep again?

I have a 7 1/2month old that use to go to bed with little trouble, just a little fussing and then he would be asleep. Now if you take him near his crib he screams for 2 hrs...