How do you get your children to listen?

I am a mother of 2 and a grandmother of 8 and have faced many challenges. But , I do believe the greatest challenge of all it getting your children to listen and understand...

Started by Charlotte on 04/04/2009 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 04/08/2009 by Claudia


All the mad mamas out there

We all come on here so we can talk to each other get advice and just to get it all out. We don't all do the same thing. Some are by the book and old school others like to figure...



I am 21, married, my husband leaves in 1 week for Kuwait. I will be 12 weeks pregnant on Tuesday with my first. He has a son who will be 2 in October..... now on with the...


Natural labor inducers??

I am desperate to get this baby out!! I have heard a few wives tales for getting labor started, sex and castor oil...both of which I am not interested in at all. What are some...

Started by Charity on 04/12/2009 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 04/15/2009 by Rebekah


Nap time

Why is it so hard to get my daughter to take a nap now. I am about to go crazy.


ear infections

my little guy keeps getting ear infections i swear he has had at least 1 a month since he was born. He was diagnosed with RSV in february and has been fighting that with...

Started by Amy on 04/14/2009 in June 2008 Babies

Last update on 04/19/2009 by Angela


my daughter has thrush

My 8mo. old daughter has what I believe to be "thrush." She has a doctors appointment in the morning but I was looking to find someone whos child has had this to find out what...


summer time

Just wondering what moms out there do or did in the summer time with a child of the age of 1..I know there is not much with a child being that young but i'm looking for some...


Bad Breastfeeder

My (now nearly 6 m/o) daughter fed just fine until she was about 3 months and ever since then has progressively gotten worse and worse at breastfeeding. It started with only...


Stripping the membranes

So I'm 38 weeks and I've been pretty desperate to get this baby out. I'm set to be induced this next coming Wednesday but I really want to be able to go into labor on my own. I...



Okay, so I knew (and dreaded) that when teething time came, we'd have to make certain changes... but I don't know what they are. Joey, (five months old) has two bottom teeth...

Started by Holly on 04/22/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/23/2009 by Jennifer


prematurity and speech development

my daughter was born at 27 weeks. she was a big girl at 2.5lbs. she was in the NICU for two months and came home at a whopping 5+ lbs. her development has been delayed a little...


Lack of sleep...

My son is 10 months old and hasn't slept through the night since he was 2 months old... any suggestions?

Started by Megan on 04/24/2009 in June 2008 Babies

Last update on 05/02/2009 by Angela


My husband works in the DR Congo!

Anyone else with their husband permanently working in central Africa? I have a 4 month old and we want to move to be closer to dad. We are in the UK... would love to hear from...


Making more space.

Ok I have a slight dilemma, I am trying to squeeze 2 kids into one room. My 2nd son is due in august and I am trying to come up with ideas to make room in my 2.5yr old sons...