crib sleeping tips

I'm just wondering if anyone has any more tips (besides just the Ferber Method or Sears) to getting my almost 8 week old to go to sleep and stay asleep in her crib.


Snow skiing

Has anyone taken their 3.5 yr old snow skiing? We're going next week and I'd welcome any advice or words of wisdom. What should I expect from him? How should I prepare him?...


tantrums!! help

My son is 8 months and has started throwing tantrums!! I know he is teething and that is partly why he gets so upset, but when you don't give him what he wants (like your cell...


Trying to forgive and forget

this evening my sister (with no children of her own and a husband who sits at home all day and plays video games while she serves in the Navy) went off on me about things that...


15 year old help

My 15 year old sd came to live with us over 2 years ago due to her mother not being able to handle her. This is not the first time she has come. When she was 10 her mother sent...

Started by Leesa on 08/09/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/25/2013 by Leesa


help being induced on march 11th

so im being induced on march 11th with my first a lil boy my due date was march 27th but i have bad symphysis pubis dysfunction and the amount of pain has gotten to the point...

Started by Amanda on 03/04/2010 in Expecting

Last update on 03/05/2010 by Alexandria


What is going on?

I am 37 weeks and 5 days along, i have been in pre term labor at 33 weeks and they were able to stop it. i had the steroid shots for his lungs and everything to make sure he...


Potty training for the summer

I have a nearly 3 year old step son who me and his father have for the summer. His mother has showed no intrest in potty training up to this point..So since i have a son who is...

Started by Jessalyn on 06/02/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 06/02/2009 by Kelli


Dealing with Diaper Rash

So when I was pregnant, I always feared the whole diaper rash situation. I received a lot of desitin at my baby shower and have had tons since. Every time Mycah gets a little...

Started by Christina on 05/05/2009 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 05/06/2009 by Amanda


How do YOU do it?

Hi, I don't cosleep at the mo (unless he's not having a good night in which case I'll go into his room), but I plan to with my next child. I'm a Huge fan of baby wearing & much...

Started by Annie on 06/18/2010 in Cage Free Babies

Last update on 09/23/2010 by Ally


Just saying hello

Hi not that new to group but havent said hello yet so thought i better. Unfotunatly daddy lives and works 100 miles away, not only that but he works shifts that change week to...


single mom - how to do it?!

Hey all, I am a single mom, living at my parents house with my 5 month old son. I have been trying to find a solution as to how I can get out on my ouwn and start building a...

Started by Melissa on 08/18/2013 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/22/2013 by Jenny


Due 6/20, SOOO tired of being pregnant!

The heat wave hit us this past week... Record highs, and humidity... UGH! It's been 90 and humid for 4 days straight now. I'm SOOOOO done, I don't wanna be pregnant anymore....

Started by Sarah on 05/26/2010 in Expecting

Last update on 05/26/2010 by Kristin