Dealing with race and family

Hey everyone! My names Rachael and I am 5 months pregnant with my first baby boy! My husband and I are just thrilled about our bundle of joy on the way. However, I wish I...


small problem with mother-in-law

i usually get along very well with my mother-in-law, and she's usually very good at letting me be the parent and not poking her nose around in my business. EXCEPT since my son...


How to potty train my 2-yr old.?

I am a full time working mother and have a 2 year old which I think is ready for potty training. But my baby sitter refuses to remove her diapers when she is in their house...

Started by Vanessa on 06/13/2011 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 06/15/2011 by Jennifer


5 year old and 15 month old sharing a room

Due to the crappy economy, my mom is unemployed and is going to have to move in with me and my family. To do this, we are going to have to move Andrew, my 15 month old son into...

Started by Jamie on 03/08/2009 in Mothers Of Boys

Last update on 06/11/2009 by Dawn


Christian advice on potty training

My almost 3 year old will not give up the control issues with potty training. I realize it's the one thing she can control. I've tried allowing her to make some choices (with...

Started by Chris on 09/27/2009 in Christian Moms

Last update on 09/28/2009 by Angela


toddler bed????

When did you move your kiddos into a toddler/"big kid bed"? Any advice for me? I'm thinking about moving my daughter (born end of July 2008) sometime soon because we have...


Potty Training help!!

My daughter is 2 1/2. I started potty training her right before she turned 2 and she did great .. we were almost 100% but had to go out of town a couple times close together...

Started by Holly on 12/07/2010 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 12/16/2010 by Dawn


Why would a 3 yr old start wetting the bed?

I really need some advice here. I’ve tried talking to his doctor and his teacher and no one can help shed some light on this situation. So my oldest son will be 4 in December,...

Started by Sharame on 11/10/2011 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 11/11/2011 by Jennifer


Nasty 15 year old step daughter

I have been helping a 15 year old step daughter for 8 years now. Things finally blew up last night, oh happy Mother's Day. Nasty and entitled is a description in a nutshell....


How to stop your toddler from hitting others?

Can you offer some tips on how to stop my 14 month old from hitting other children and adults? he thinks its fun and really funny. He does it as means to play with others but...

Started by Brenda on 10/17/2008 in Toddlers

Last update on 10/17/2008 by Amber


hi, i'm new

hi everyone! i'm the mom of 11-week-old jackson, and a big obama supporter. jackson was the first thing i thought of when i saw the election results. i feel a lot more...

Started by Sara on 11/09/2008 in Moms For Obama

Last update on 11/12/2008 by Elizabeth