The best way to soothe a crying infant

From The Stir I can't even remember which friend it was, but someone passed down their used copy of Dr. Harvey Karp's The Happiest Baby on the Block DVD shortly before my...

Started by Katherine on 04/18/2012 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 04/29/2012 by Ania



Hi! We're off to Mexico in a few weeks and am wondering if anyone has any tips on taking a 9mth to a hot / sunny destination and if I should pack along jarred baby food (I...


Obese children

Scared my daughter (11 yrs old) is getting obese. Want to help her before it becomes a teenage problem. Any advice?

Started by Roelien on 01/04/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 01/04/2010 by September


food allergies

does any one out there have a little one with dairy and soya intollerance? im finding it so hard to find nice things for her to eat can any one help?


At a standstill on potty training my 2 year old

My 2 year old will tell me when he has to go poop but absolutely refuses to tell me when he has to pee! I am so confused...I have been keeping him in underwear or sometimes...

Started by April on 02/02/2010 in Potty Training

Last update on 02/03/2010 by April



Hey i'm new to this and currently sadly I don't use cloth diapers, but I want to can someone point me in the right direction for a plan of action to get started?


feeding schedule- what does yours look like?

Hi everyone! I am currently trying to get my almost 15 month-old to eat regular "table food" and to stop with bottles and baby food. Can anyone share what their baby eats and...

Started by Laura on 07/13/2010 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 07/27/2010 by Brenda


Wanting to gow up too fast at 7yrs old.

My oldest son is 7 almost 8yrs. old and is driving me nuts. I'm sure his attitude is a stage he's going through. I've heard so many parents complain about their 8yr. olds...


Anyone else still potty training?

My three yr old isn't potty-trained - I am! I tell him when to sit on the pot, and if I forget, he wets himself. He used to tell me and run to the toilet, but somewhere since...

Started by Kate on 11/12/2008 in March 2005 Moms

Last update on 12/09/2009 by Radhika


Weaning from the bottle...

I'm trying to wean my one year old from his beloved bottle. He will drink whole milk no problem out of his bottle but none in the sippy cup. I want to get rid of the bottles...



I just need to vent... Well first my husband just left for a week on business and I'm feeling very alone. Well actually, since becoming a SAHM I've felt lonely. I don't many...