kindergarten blues!!!!

My five year old son just started K5. After the first day, he decided he was gonna quit school and work with me. He said he wanted to work with "old people." Since school has...


babysitting pay

I am am new mom and was wondering how much should I pay someone for watching my 10mth old twin daughters? She is a wonderful, kind, neighbour who sweetly says "oh I'm not...

Started by Tricia on 08/26/2010 in Twins

Last update on 08/27/2010 by Tricia


Starting Daycare

To all the mothers out here - My daughter is 10 months old and starting daycare on Monday. Since her birth, she's used to people taking care of her, first my in-laws and now a...



My son is 3 in December, and he listens to absolutely everyone apart from me! I can't take him out without his pushchair by myself. He knows how to get to me and he is a master...

Started by Kim on 09/20/2010 in Toddlers

Last update on 10/10/2010 by Joli



OK. I have been nervous to ask but my first son was a rape baby... he is still a sweetie and it has nothing to do with him... but I am afraid of what other ppl will say to him....


How to get my daughter in her own bed?

My daughter is 26 months old and has never slept in her own bed, but (you knew it was coming) we recently moved and she wanted to start sleeping in "her room" and I was excited...

Started by Lindsey on 05/06/2011 in March 2009 Babies

Last update on 06/13/2011 by Jenni


Playdate question

My son who is in kindergarten recently had a playdate that I went along on and now it's time to reciprocate. I'm more than happy to have the mom over , but would it be rude to...


My 4 year old is out of control

Since I had my my second child my first witch is 4 years old has been misbehaving. I go shopping without him trashing something he runs off and I'm chasing him. At home his...

Started by Irene on 05/26/2012 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/28/2012 by Stacey


Funny Birth Stories

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I was ready to have her at 36 weeks. The doctor conviced me to wait another week before being induced. He told me to go to the hospital on...


Please help with sleep and tummy problems

So, I really made a huge mistake, and did not do sleep training early. Now I am paying the price. My daughter is 9 months old, and will not sleep the whole night in her crib....

Started by Jennifer on 04/28/2009 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 04/28/2009 by Cindy


4-year-old Attitudes

Hello everyone! I've somewhat been taken off guard with my daughter. She was the perfect infant, toddler, etc, but ever since she's approached the 4-year-old mark she has this...

Started by Chelsey on 08/27/2009 in June 2005 Babies

Last update on 09/25/2009 by Beth


Motivating my teenage son....

Any suggestions for a positive way to motivate teenage boys would be greatly appreciated. I am totally done with arguing and grounding. It seems to not have any affect at all....

Started by Theresa on 04/23/2010 in Hiking Moms

Last update on 05/13/2010 by Lee


Why you shouldn't feel guilty about daycare

THIS IS RE_POSTED FROM CAFEMOM. My kids have learned a lot from their part-time day care. Social skills, like sharing, are a big one. Potty training goes a lot quicker if...

Started by Katherine on 10/15/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/15/2011 by Lady Heather