Am I doing the right thing?

A wile ago MIL (calling her that though me and her son are not maried) was asked not to smoke in the house wile we were round her house. She agreeded but mas very unhappy about...


Tantrums, grabbing, and scratching

My 19 month old daughter is sweet 98% of the time, but she gets in "moods" every now and then. Sometimes she grabs and scratches me for no reason, we will just be playing and...

Started by Elizabeth on 03/14/2013 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 03/15/2013 by Cecilia


Sharing custody

Last summer my husband and I split up. We are both in the field of education (I now stay at home with my daughter full time) and during the school year I had her 80% of the time...

Started by Jessleigh12783 on 07/17/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 07/19/2015 by Meredith


Fighting poverty & instability by focusing on women

Here is a link to a long article by Nicholas Kristof, a journalist I admire greatly and who has always been at the forefront of the fight for women's rights. In a nutshell, he...

Started by Esther on 08/19/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 08/21/2009 by Jeannette


Raising multi-lingual child...

My daughter has been listening to at least 4 different languages in her 22 months on earth, my husband and I each speak our native tongues to her - Indonesian and Dutch. But we...



I have a 2 month old son and while doing my research on formula's I've stumbled across a lot about the high fructose corn syrup in the formula, also the type of DHA that is put...

Started by Camille on 11/04/2010 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 07/27/2013 by Lilly


Feeling Robbed!!!!

Hi, Just wondering if anyone else has been through this and feels the way I do. Im 25 and have had 2 c-sections. My son was an emergency c section as I developed HELLP...


No one for play dates

My son is 5 his teacher said it would be good to have playdates for him on the weekends. He is an only child. Right now we rent the basement of a house so its not like we...


Do any mum's have advice?

I've had another parent (who happens to be my best friend) over at my house accusing my 8yo daughter of bullying her 8 yo daughter, these kids have been friends since nursery...


Being a single Parent and Coping

Give yourself a big hug and a pat on the Shoulder if you are a Single parent. You deserved it! It is never easy to be a mother and a father at the same time you know? because...

Started by Majella on 06/01/2010 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 06/02/2010 by Kimberly


Nursing, how to quit?

Noah is still nursing, he wont drink milk at all. He drinks plenty of water, and he drinks juice as well. He goes to daycare during the day, but when he gets home that's the...

Started by Maureen on 08/18/2010 in August 2008 Babies

Last update on 09/01/2010 by Maureen


is this normal or am I over reacting???

Hi, I noticed my 3 1/2 year old daughter having a hard time swallowing at dinner Saturday night, and when my husband and I looked in her mouth we were shocked by the size of her...

Started by Jen on 09/12/2013 in Toddlers

Last update on 09/18/2013 by Dionne


Should we change daycares?

My 4 year old son just started going to a daycare mainly to get him used to the structure and schedule of a preschool in which he will be starting soon. He only goes x 2days a...

Started by Mandy on 06/23/2012 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/28/2012 by Carol