not sleeping alone

My little girl is 10 months old and I still cant get her to sleep alone. The only place she will sleep is on the couch next to me. I`ve tried the cry it out method, but she...


I need a break!

Hi just wanted to share in hopes of getting some ideas or someone who relates. I am on maternity leave with my 8 mth old and my 3 year old. I love my kids i truly do i always...


Stripping the membranes??

Okay, I am now 38 weeks and 2 days. I am dialated to a 3 and 100% effaced and my doctor told me that at my next visit (this coming monday) She would go ahead and strip my...

Started by Natasha on 05/07/2010 in Expecting

Last update on 05/09/2010 by Natasha


some advice please

Hi everyone...heres my situation. My father-in-law is a very controlling man and he has been trying to control our lives. Some days i can handle his remarks and actions and some...


cord accident

I am the mom of twins boys how are 2 and half. On 6-2-09 I found out I was expecting our third child. We were so excited. On 7-10-09 I had my first prenatal visit and ultrasound...


10 Things All New Parents Should Know

1. You cannot spoil a child with love: So many new parents hear well-meaning people telling them that they are spoiling their baby by holding him and responding to his needs....

Started by Tara on 10/01/2009 in Informed Moms

Last update on 10/16/2009 by Stephanie



Are their any mom's who are going to school or university with tips how to balance life at home with their studies?

Started by Natasha on 11/28/2008 in Moms In School

Last update on 12/03/2008 by Samantha


climbing out of crib

tonight my son tried to swing his leg over the crib and climb out. Thankfully he got stuck on top of the rail and started crying. He then screamed for 20 minutes because we...

Started by Julie on 02/06/2009 in August 2007 Babies

Last update on 02/12/2009 by Debora


Breaking the Pacifier Habit

Anyone have any tips for getting rid of the pacifier? I'm weaning my almost one-year-old off the bottle so I figure it's probably about time to kick the pacifier too. My...

Started by Jennifer on 07/23/2009 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 07/25/2009 by Alycia


make ahead meals

I am looking for something to make in the morning and throw in the oven at dinner times. Crockpot recipes would be good too

Started by Verlene on 09/08/2009 in Recipe Swap

Last update on 09/29/2009 by Jennifer


I feel really lonely...

My Sons father and I have been separated for almost 2 years now and the loneliness creeps in every now and then, but my son happens to be sick right now and I don't know why but...


mom vs. mom???

Hi there. I need some advise, my husbands ex walked away from her marriage and gave away full custody of the kids as well. She didn't speak to her own children for 3-6 months...

Started by Kris on 09/22/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 09/23/2009 by Rachel


Everyday Jesus

What daily rituals have you established in order to bring Christ into the "day to day" of your children's lives and instill in them a love for the Lord?

Started by Tiffany on 11/14/2008 in Christian Mommies

Last update on 11/16/2008 by Mandy



I love to try to keep a clean and tidy home ,but with one active and very curious child I need some tips on how to get it done in a semi-fast and a effective way.Anyone...

Started by Josephine on 11/19/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/19/2008 by Josephine