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


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


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...



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


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...


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


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


Potty Training

My daughter is 22 months old and she goes on the potty every night before bath time when should I start trying to get her to really start potty training? I am hearing all...

Started by Anna on 01/16/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 01/17/2009 by Hollie


Hi everyone!

Well, to start it all off right, I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I have 4 children. Isaac - 5 years, Isabella - 4 years, (Abigail and Andrew) - 2 years. I thought...