How to block a small stairway?

We have our daughter's "big girl bedroom" all set up and we want to transition her to her real bed this month. We got her a really cute bunk bed with a built-in stairway - not...

Started by Ann Marie on 08/11/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 08/12/2009 by Ann Marie


What's a fair amount for paying a babysitter?

So I'm due any day now and I'm trying to figure out what is a good/fair (for both sides) amount to pay a sitter for a newborn. I'll be at school for 3 different days: 2 five...

Started by Devon on 08/11/2009 in Moms In School

Last update on 08/12/2009 by Devon


PPD-post partum depression

Anyone ever experienced this? My sister-in-law has it and I'm trying to understand it. Like symptoms, treatment... Thanks!!

Started by Katherine on 08/13/2009 in March 2009 Babies

Last update on 08/14/2009 by Helen


Toddler with TV

how you can get your toddler to sit in front of the t.v. for more than 1/2 hour? All he/she wants is your attention and you could really use some alone time. Are there any shows...


How to get over food paranoia

Hi everyone! My son is 11 months old and eats just about everything ( Except peanut butter, strawberries, etc) He has had no reactions to any food, but my issue is that I am...


Relationship Counselling

Just wondering if anybody has been through dis and had a good outcome? I think it would be great for my relationship since it is currently on the rocks.

Started by Adjoa Anita on 08/17/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 08/17/2009 by Candice


Unfair discipline

What do you do when your husband is quick to discipline ur daughter and not his own?

Started by Latoya on 08/18/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 08/18/2009 by Nikki


Potty Training

My little girl just turned 2 in July and was doing great with the potty training. Just recently, she's decided that she doesn't want anything to do with it anymore. Any...

Started by MaKayla on 08/19/2009 in Potty Training

Last update on 08/20/2009 by MaKayla



I thought I should give a better intro. My name is Kristy, I live in Colorado, just finished my B.S.W., considering a masters, don't work, currently on SSDI, volunteer and a...


sleeping in her own bed

My 16 month old had a hard time with teething and i Put her in the bed with me and now she wants to sleep with me everynight. She shares a room with her older sister so i cant...

Started by Brandy on 08/20/2009 in April 2008 Babies

Last update on 08/23/2009 by Elaine


Pelvic Pain! gRr

Is it normal for me to have so much pain in my pelvic area while I lay down?

Started by Linda on 08/20/2009 in Mamis Latinas

Last update on 09/02/2009 by Daniela


Is it pregnancy discrimination?

I am a 26 year old single mother who has a professional job working with at risk youth. While I was pregnant, my boss came to me and stated I was going to lose my job because I...

Started by Megan on 08/24/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 08/24/2009 by PAULA


bumping the head

I am a first time mom and have no idea what to do. My son is trying to walk and thinks he is speed racer when he crawls...he topples over and hits his head.... A LOT! No matter...