is this ok like really?

we live in a townhouse complex and we have open backyards.. so basically anyone can walk through them .. and my neighbour is always Allowing her 3 yr old son outside by himself...


parental "rights"

This issue has come up a lot for me lately. Do we really have the "right" to raise our kids any way we choose? Can we lop off pieces of them that we don't like? Can we keep...

Started by Isobel on 12/17/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 12/18/2010 by Julianne


Why isn't my 6 month old sleeping at night?

Well, I would like some advice on my 6 month old daughter Emily; she is the total opposite of Julia on sleeping and I have been having some sleep issues with her and would love...

Started by Monica on 08/02/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 08/02/2010 by Jessica


Losing pregnancy weight

Hi, I've put on 57 lbs during my pregnancy and now, 5 months after I gave birth I've only lost 31 lbs. I haven't been dieting and my weight's been like this for the past 3...

Started by Oana on 07/24/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/28/2016 by Artemis



I'm super excited to be a mom, don't get me wrong. I'm 28 1/2 weeks pregnant. I'm not going to be a single parent. I have support coming in from all over the place. My parents...

Started by Kathlene on 08/24/2011 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 09/01/2011 by Angela


Working Mom Pumping Beyond a Year?

I am a fulltime working mom. My daughter was exclusively BF for 6 months, then we added foods, but never formula. At 14 months, she now takes cows milk and breast milk by...

Started by Melissa on 03/06/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 03/13/2010 by User


Spitting Up

I'm so concerned, my 3 month old spits up ALL the time, she eats just about every three hours during the day 6oz and when she goes to sleep usually around 7 or 8 she wakes only...

Started by Leslie on 11/03/2009 in July 2009

Last update on 11/05/2009 by Dama


New Here

Hello all. My name is Jill. I have 12 beautiful children. My May '08 baby is my 10th child. Her name is Peyton. She has recently learned to walk and is into everything and has...

Started by Jillian on 07/08/2009 in May 2008 Babies

Last update on 07/13/2009 by Jillian


So frustrated!

I hate to be a downer because I know that is the last thing any mom of special needs children needs. But I am about to loose it- for real. My baby is 4 months old. He used to...


sleeping in our bed

hi my baby summer has never slept through the night at the moment she will only settle if she is on me in our bed. i am terrified of rolling on her of hurting her and cant...

Started by Naomi on 02/17/2010 in July 2009

Last update on 03/14/2010 by Hannah


My daughter won't eat....

My daughter is just about to turn 1 year old and she has ALWAYS been a great eater, she even started eating solid foods at an age much earlier than a lot of others I know...


Poop issues with my newborn

My 2 1/2 month old daughter poops just about every 10 days and nothing more. I have spoken with our dr. and he suggested prune juice, which made her throw up! It was awful. She...

Started by Kristin on 11/16/2008 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/13/2016 by Calandra


Screaming at night

My baby is 7 weeks old, and has a "colicky time" at night. It isn't very long, and if my husband and I can get her to sleep before it starts we can sometimes avoid it...