how to build childs selfesteem?

how do i get my seven year old son to have confidence in himself? he is tall for his age and very quiet. he is being picked on at school and doesn't stand up for himself, he...


teenage depression

first of all i want to thank everyone for letting me be part of this wonderful HELP LINE. My son is 16 years old and has depression. ( i also have depression and take meds). He...

Started by Sandra on 07/04/2009 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 10/22/2013 by Nomvula


Health problems question.

My husband has 12 different types of seizures, blood clots, mini strokes. I have pamphlets on seizures and want to know when is the best time to talk to your 7 almost 8 year old...


Can I get him back to the breast?

My DS refused to BF after 2 wks and I have been pumping since then (he's 3 1/2 mos). It's possible that there was some nipple confusion but I had 3 LC's try to help me out and...

Started by Kristi on 10/27/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 10/29/2009 by Geralyn


VERY early riser

Hello, would like to pose a question regarding sleep. My son is a very healthy almost 16-month old. He goes to bed around 7 or 7:30 every night. Without exception he wakes up...


Losing weight while breast feeding?

i gained 50lbs during my pregnancy and lose 15 when my baby was born, but since then i haven't lost any!! i am breastfeeding and heard that when you BF you lose the weight...


its in the family.

hi guys. i have a 10 month old daughter and she seems to be doing everything she should be but i cant help but worry as both my brothers have severe autism and seizures. they...



who do i know to believe what the school and docs say. i have been told by many people that they always try to say you boy has it even when he doesnt. i dont want to medicate...


baby talk!!!.....

my son hasnt started talking yet he gurgles and makes different noises! im trying to teach him mama and dada and nana and so on but he is opened to alot of nasty words... i dont...

Started by Julia on 04/19/2010 in Toddlers

Last update on 04/21/2010 by Amanda



My neice and my daughter are 8 days apart. Jan19 and jan 27th 2008. They are hilarious. BUT my neice keep biting my daughter. I dont know what to do. So many people say to bite...


Help with an 18 year old

So my daughter has all of a sudden coped an attitude with me and acts as if I am the devil. I cant say anything right and she likes to make fun of me ( like with anything that I...


missed abortion :(

hi.. im supposed to be 12 weeks pregnant.. but each time i go for US scan, there's always no fetal echo seen.. and 2 days ago i started having PV spotting.. my obgyn diagnosed...

Started by Nazima on 03/15/2011 in August 2009 Babies

Last update on 04/18/2011 by Nazima