Work and my son-where is the balance?

I am a 1st grade teacher with an 18 month old who has been battling the balance between work and family. It is so nice to see I am not the only one going through this-other post...

Started by Christina on 07/24/2010 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 08/12/2010 by Dara



My name is Samantha and I am 27 years old, living in the west burbs of Chicago. I have a loving husband and 3 beautiful children. I hope everyone gets something great out of...


34 weeks and on bedrest

Hello, I am 34 weeks pregnant and have been on and off bed rest for pre-term labor. I just went to the Dr and she told me I am 2cm dilated and 75% effaced. So they put me back...


B12 Shot for Anemia?

I have been ID (Iron Deficient) most of my life, but since having my Son it's been worse. I have heard of a B12 shot that is suppose to help with this and was wondering if any...


My boyfriend and I argue a lot now....

I love spending the day with my son, connor, he's 12 months old, and i like keeping the house clean and organized....but my boyfriend & i fight a lot here lately because...

Started by Emily on 01/27/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/27/2010 by Caryn


dont kno if i fit here

my son is almost two months old me and his dad were together almost three years and we split before i found out i was pregnant because i found out he was cheating but he is a...


A 16 hour car ride with a 7 month old

My boyfriend and I are taking our 7 month old on a 16 hour car ride to SD to visit his parents. I have read up a little bit about traveling with an infant, but nothing on a long...

Started by Genevieve on 04/01/2010 in Back-to-School

Last update on 05/11/2010 by Carol


Bedtime Routines

So I'm just wondering what everyone does before bed time. Do you do the same thing all the time? I'm hoping that people will share thier routines and offer opinions and/or...


Transition to Sippy

My son is 10 mths and I used NUK bottles bc I breastfed till he was 6mths and went stright to the NUK sippys which have the soft nipple sipper and bottles at night Now I am...

Started by Kayse on 04/13/2010 in June 2009 Babies

Last update on 04/14/2010 by Christina


Go to Sleep!!!

My daughters, ags 21/2 and 3 1/2, stay up late laughing, playing, singing until i seperate them. Ho wd o I get them to go to sleep? Part two...after all this, for the ast 2...

Started by Lizz on 04/15/2010 in Toddlers

Last update on 08/05/2010 by Christine


Start of self weaning? Please NO!

My little lady is 7 months old, and the last 3 days I've noticed she has been nursing less and less...she already was a short nurser, 8-10 minutes max, then would come back in...

Started by Myetta on 12/01/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/01/2010 by Jacqueline


Is this normal?

I understand that being pregnant will cause moodiness and crankiness and all that fun stuff. BUT DAMN!! Does it have to make me into a complete and utterly mean "C" word????...

Started by Christine on 05/03/2012 in Expecting

Last update on 05/06/2012 by User