Gestational Diabtes, what do i expect?

I just got a phone call from my doctors office telling me my sugar level was high i am 24 weeks and its my third baby i am so scared what do i expect and what will happen to my...

Started by Tiffany on 12/03/2009 in Expecting

Last update on 12/04/2009 by Amanda


Cord Blood

Have any of you contemplated saving your baby's cord blood? My husband and I are thinking about it, and we just aren't entirely sure. What are your thoughts?

Started by Jackie on 12/01/2010 in Expecting

Last update on 12/01/2010 by Sammie


Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet

I REALLY enjoyed this book. I read it a couple years back (several books ago) The Japanese internment camps are not much talked about and not one of our proudest moments in...

Started by Sandy on 06/09/2012 in US Moms Book Club

Last update on 06/09/2012 by Amanda


To medicate or not to medicate?

My daughter is 7, going into the 2nd grade & has just been diagnosed with ADHD/ODD. She has been seeing a sand/play therapist for over a year now. She takes mulivitamins &...


Help me with an ex issue

I am divorced mom with a 5 year old son, and I am in a with a man that has a three year old daughter. My boyfriends ex girlfriend keeps harping on the past. On the day of court...


Nightime weaning

I have stopped breastfeeding my one year old daughter durning the day. I am now ready to stop breastfeeding at night. She sleeps next to me and nurses about every 2 hours. It...


Stories about your baby's birth

Hi my name's Darcy, My daughter Faith was born in August 2008. I was hospitalised at 30 weeks with pre-eclampsia (very sudden onset, I was at a routine doctors appt and all...

Started by Darcy on 11/04/2009 in Embrace

Last update on 11/17/2009 by Megan


Idea's anyone??

I have two things: My daughter who usually goes to sleep at night w/o a problem has been refusing to go to bed! I work weekends and that seems to be when it happens. Could it...


Any home organizing ideas?

Trying to get our home more organized....with three little ones it i hard to keep up with all the housework lol

Started by Sarah on 05/25/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/26/2010 by Sarah


How to deal with being a step mom?

I have 3 kids of my own that I have with my ex husband turned boy friend. He has two kids with another women. I have no idea how to be a step mom to kids. Is being a step mom in...


Feel like a bad mom...

Lately I've felt like a terrible mom/wife. For the last 2 years I went to school (and worked part time also for a year). I am now trying to build my photography career, and been...

Started by Sarah on 07/05/2013 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 07/10/2013 by Kelly


Vitamin Supplements...HELP!!!

My Ped. Told me that bcuz my Baby girl is exclusively BFing she needed Vitamin D Drops...so I went to the Parmacy...got Poly-Vi-Sol with Iron...Not sure if I was supposed to get...



Before I became pregnant I would work almost 60 hours a week. Now I'm so tired I can barely do my standard 40 hours. I pulled 26 hours of overtime last week but I was miserable....

Started by Shani on 05/05/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 05/06/2010 by Shani


Pot vs drinking for teens

Ok both are illegal for teens. However teens are not stupid they know how to argue the point. They see all the drugs we take abd commercials advertising them. My main point...

Started by Dennis on 02/02/2013 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 02/02/2013 by Mary


10 month old - eating and sleeping habits

My son is 10 and a half months and has slept through since he was 6 weeks old. Until 6 weeks ago when he started waking in the night - i put it down to teething, being in a new...