how many words should a 17 month old say?

my 17 month old isn't talking. he babbles a lot, and has dropped 2 words within the last 2 months. Anyone have a simliar story? Should I be worried? THanks for your input

Started by Shannon on 03/11/2012 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 09/18/2012 by Shannon


How much to charge for babysitting?

Hi I'm a sahm I''ve decided to babysit for other children at my home. I am wondering how much to charge per child. I have no clue what the going rates are these days or how...

Started by Shelly on 08/31/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 08/31/2009 by Chelsea


Bleeding during pregnancy...

I'm 18 weeks and i've had bleeding on and off since i found out i'm pregnant. sometimes its extremely heavy....a couple of days ago i passed a blood clot. Everytime i go to the...


Overstepping Stepmother

I have been reading past posts on the stepmother boundary thing. I am writing as the birth mother. While I understand a good relationship and allowing my daughter's stepmom to...


newly single (again) not car, resources or support

So here I am again almost 2 years later in the same situation. In an apartment that I can barely afford after rent increases, no car or support system. My daughters father is...

Started by LaMia on 07/25/2013 in Single Moms

Last update on 07/27/2013 by Phuthela



How many SAHM's homeschool? Do any of you have kids close in age like mine? (theres 22 months between 1 & 2, and 20 months between 2 & 3) When do you think the best time to...

Started by Tasha on 01/27/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/31/2011 by Alice


Home hair cuts

I want to start giving Gavin hair cuts at home. Any hints or tips so I don't freak him out?

Started by Victoria on 01/24/2011 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 01/27/2011 by Lauren


Change of mind.....HELP

My little boy is almost 4 months old, I was breastfeeding him until about 3 weeks ago, then i started to give him a bottle every other feeding. i was getting so frustrated with...

Started by Danielle on 05/14/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/14/2010 by Jodi


Should I??

My daughter died after birth 5 months later I got pregnant with another little girl. Well both of my girls had the same daddy. Before I found out that I was pregnant with my...


Hillary's PSA on Bullying

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently released a new public service announcement on the topic of bullying. In it, there are no flashy bells and whistles or clever...

Started by Katherine on 05/08/2012 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 05/09/2012 by Karen


Looking For Meal Ideas and Suggestions

hello folks! Hope everyone's semesters ended well! I ended my first full semester with 5 out of 5 A's and very proud of myself. Unlike a lot of you, I am a stay home mom...

Started by Jackie on 01/05/2010 in Moms In School

Last update on 01/27/2010 by Heather