New here

Hi everyone! I had my first baby, a little girl, on November 10th....she was 8 pounds 2 ounces. I am anticipating she'll be much bigger than that at her 2 month appt on...


Video games

I know plenty of you out there has a teen who plays video games and owns the systems to them. My soon to be 18 years old lives by them. He plays them when he gets home and...

Started by Lora on 01/12/2009 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 01/25/2009 by Lady Mary E.A. McNamara


Any ideas on building up immune systems!!!!PLEASE

My little Miracle Ian was born 9 weeks early due to me having preeclampsia!!! He was 2lbs 10.5 ozs! He was only on the oxygen for a couple hours and CPAP for 2 days he was on an...

Started by Melanie on 01/13/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 01/19/2009 by Deangela-Deanne


Biting, kicking and hitting

Looking for help on how to stop these charming acts our son has picked up. Oh yeah!! The head butting is getting old real fast too. Dont want to be abusive, but my "Mad Mommy"...


Can you overdo it?

Is there such a thing as too much? Maybe it was turning 30, maybe it was the new baby....but I will admit it...I have over done it this time. I am currently do a bootcamp 3...

Started by User on 01/14/2009 in Running Moms

Last update on 02/16/2009 by Joanna


Starting cereal?

My little boy is just over 5 months old and had reflux. At the pediatrician yesterday he said we should start solids to help with the spitting up. I have my fingers crossed, we...

Started by Kathy on 01/15/2009 in August 2008 Babies

Last update on 01/18/2009 by Angela


18 month old hits my face when he's mad or tiered!

My Son is 18 months old and picked up this mean habbit of slapping me on my chest or face when he gets mad. We dont hit him and I am a stay at home mom so I know, no one else...

Started by Paige on 01/21/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 01/22/2009 by Nadine


My Baby Won't Take a Bottle/Sippy Cup

Does anyone have any tips for getting a baby to take a bottle or sippy cup? I've tried about 10 different nipples with no luck. My baby took an occasional bottle until about 3...

Started by User on 01/24/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/24/2009 by Jennifer


after the fact...

I gave birth to my godson in October, I am now having a hard time dealling with everything. I don't feel as if I can do or say anything right. The family doesn't speak to me...

Started by Coreen on 01/28/2009 in Surrogate Moms

Last update on 03/11/2009 by Rebecca


Tough Time Losing Baby Weight

I had my daughter in April and I am having a tough time losing the weight. I work full time and then come home and take care of Brenna. Does anyone have any suggestions? How...

Started by Mary on 01/28/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 02/18/2009 by Kelly


Hi There.

I just wanted to introduce myself to everyone. My husband and I have been married for 14 years and have two children through the miracle of adoption. Caleb, 6, and Cassidy, 5....


To work or not to work???

Hi there I'm just wondering if anyone else out there can identify with my current dilema - it's a bit of a catch 22, really. I would like to work (part-time or from home)...

Started by Leanne on 02/03/2009 in April 2008 Babies

Last update on 02/04/2009 by Colleen



Baby seats are no place for sleeping: Quebec coroner 2-month-old boy died after one hour in car seat Last Updated: Wednesday, February 4, 2009 | 1:21 PM ET...

Started by Sonya on 02/04/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/24/2009 by Brandi



Can anyone give me their thoughts on Doula's? I'm thinking about hiring one and it would be great to hear of some personal experiences.


I'm not just me!

I'm not just me anymore! This was the realization I had about a year ago. It took me a while to grow up I guess. My son, Jake and daughter Shelby were "in my face" needing me...