When do you start giving kids chores?

Today my FB status said my almost four year old didn't get ice cream because she didn't clean her room. I got slammed by several people, including one family member, telling me...


Is this fair or am I overreacting?

I need to ask you all your opinion on this matter. I have brothers that are 5 years older than me. My one brother has 4 kids, ages 2,3,9 and 10. My other brother has 3 kids,...


What position do you breastfeed in?

I had trouble breastfeeding when Luke was first born because my milk wasn't in yet. Byt the third day I was so engorged because I never really learned how to breastfeed because...


What are your thoughts on cloth diapers?

I have been debating for a while now on switching to cloth diapers. I want to know what your thoughts are on them. Do they really save you money? What do you use to wash and how...

Started by Ashlea on 04/23/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/23/2010 by Marie


Potty Training!

Hi! I have 2 boys ages 2 and 3. I have not had any success with potty training. I would love nay suggestions. I am very new at this. Please help!



Take a look at this website for a min and read the article, I know it's a little outdated from December of 2005, but I did look up todays standard practices and nothing has...


19 with a 7 month old... advice?

Hi, I have a seven month old daughter that truly is my life. The father was manipulative, a cheater, liar and more. Right after my daughter was born, he decided he didnt want to...


Homework Help!!

I know this is not directly related to my own school experience but still... I need all the advice I can get. My son is on 5th grade. He has always struggled with staying...

Started by Christiane on 10/10/2009 in Student Moms

Last update on 10/16/2009 by Tabby


Breastfeeding in bed is that bad or good?

Well my son is 8 weeks and will not sleep in his bassinet and I wanted him with me so he sleeps in bed next to me and its easier to breast feed in the wee hours of the morning...

Started by Tiffany on 07/20/2012 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/20/2012 by Jo-Anne


unsure of diagnosis

My now ten year old was diagnosed at age 7 with aspergers. He was originally diagnosed w/ ADHD and mood disorder nos. To most people he appears to be a normal 10yr old boy....


Weening my 13 month old HELP!

So my 13-month old is pretty much off bottles...during the day he drinks juice and water from a sippy cup. But when it comes to bedtime I usually lay him down with a bottle and...


anyone still breastfeeding?

i kinda wanna stop, but because my daughter still co sleeps, and nursing is often the only way of getting her asleep without driving around the city three times every day, i...