Any advice?

Ok, I am potty training my 3 yr old son. I have been letting him run around naked and he will go to the toilet every time he needs to go (including when he needs to poop). For...



I was just wondering how everyone disciplines their 15 month old. When I tell him "no" he just keeps doing it. I know he is testing me, but he is very persistant in doing what...

Started by Alicia on 07/13/2009 in April 2008 Babies

Last update on 07/14/2009 by Sandra


Terminology and Cross-Cultural understanding

It can be difficult enough trying to encourage those around us to use positive language when referring to adoption when we're located in a progressive country well-accustomed to...

Started by Colleen on 07/15/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 08/20/2009 by P


latching issues.

This started in the hospital after his first feeding (he did really good his first feeding and latched RIGHT on, I though he'd be really good at it) Well, in the hospital the LC...


Substance Abuse Hereditary?

My baby's dad is addicted to... well, anything, everything. He's an alcoholic, cocaine addict, caffiene, sugar, gambling, ectsatsy. If it's available, he'll take it in excess....


toddler threw up but fine after

my daughter(14 1/2 months) has never ever been sick...sometime when she gets too upset she gags and throws up but thats it. today when she woke up i gave her her morning milk...

Started by Ashley on 07/17/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 07/17/2009 by Jude


Feeding is a drag.

My daughter is 10 weeks old, at first she had no issues with feeding then she recently went on a special formula for her hypercalcemia, now she never wants to eat. i have to...



I want to thank you all for your posts. I would like to see some on the struggles that you go through being in recovery and taking care of your children. What are some of the...

Started by Melissa on 07/20/2009 in Moms In Recovery

Last update on 08/23/2009 by Nikki


Playing Favorites!!!

So, rarely do I vent on here, but my hubby has me livid. I have 2 boys 7 and 10, and my hubby has a son who will be turning 8 in 2 weeks. My husband wasnt working when my oldest...

Started by Julie on 07/22/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 07/22/2009 by Julie


clothes that fit

Hi, I have a daughter who's going to be 6 years old in a few weeks and heading into first grade. She has achondroplasia so finding clothes that fit has always been a nightmare...


Growth Spurt?

I'm a first time mom and am trying to figure out what my daughter is needing. She is 7 weeks old. I feel bad because I don't know her cries, although everything says you will...