Taking a trip without baby

My son is 9 months old and I'm a stay-at-home mom. To this date we have not spent a full day or night away from him. He goes to 1/2 day school once a week on Tuesday mornings...


Thoughts about egg/sperm donation?

I am just looking for some open discussion here, so I'm going to start by saying please be nice and respectful of everyone's opinions. Okay, so I've often wondered about in...

Started by Chellie on 02/11/2012 in Christian Moms

Last update on 02/15/2012 by Chellie


Waiting to go to court... advise PLEASE?

So.. this is a bit of a long story, but I will try to keep it short. SDs of mine are 6 and 7. Ive been with my DH for 5 years. My SDs don't know life without me. BM has been...

Started by Larissa on 09/20/2011 in Step Moms

Last update on 09/26/2011 by Amy


Punishment for 5 year old?

Hello - I'm hoping some can help me out! My son will be 6 in January and he's an only child. He's loved, has lots of friends, does well in school but he's been having social...

Started by Lindsay on 12/07/2012 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 12/19/2012 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫


breastfeeding and pumping amounts

For those of you who are still breastfeeding, how often do you breastfeed and how much do you pump? I nurse my lil one in the morning (off of one side) and pump the other (now I...

Started by Julia on 02/27/2009 in June 2008 Babies

Last update on 02/28/2009 by Wendy


Time outs how many is normal in a day

My son chucks things, hits , spits, screams, u name i.t i work and when i come home he gets crazzy tonight in a few hours i had to put him on three time outs is this normal he...


how soon is it ok to give a bottle?

My son is 8 days old and exclusively breastfed. We have had no problems. He latches great and eats all the time. I breastfed my older son also. My first had a lot of trouble...


Why am so jealous of daddy?

Recently my work moved premises & I have to spend an extra 2 hours plus getting to & from my work. So my hubby has had to step in & look after our lg when the nanny arrives in...

Started by Caron on 07/25/2011 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 08/11/2011 by Caron


I have a great opportunity, but should I take it?

Have been offered a position that I have always wanted and it pays $11000 more a year. The only problem is I am a single working mother, the position is in another state away...

Started by Candy on 10/26/2012 in Working Moms

Last update on 10/26/2012 by Candy


20 month old not sleeping through the night

My youngest daughter has never been a great sleeper. I believe in letting her cry it out but she shares a room with her 3 1/2 yr old sister and I often found myself awake with...

Started by Tracy on 01/24/2013 in Toddlers

Last update on 01/24/2013 by Tracy


Kid free weekend!

Sure I posted this earlier, but can't find it, maybe my marbles have been well and truely lost! Okay, this weekend my hubby is taking the kids to his Mums as it was her birthday...

Started by Corinne on 06/17/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 06/18/2011 by Corinne


anyone else having a hard time letting go?

my first baby and i have to go back to work next week. does anybody have any advice on how to 'let go' and be okay with someone else watching over my little one all day while i...

Started by Lauren on 08/04/2012 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/14/2012 by Margaret


Help Please

Hello, My son is nearly 4 and has suspected ADHD but cannot be fully diagnosed because of his age. He has poor social skills likes to play on his own. He cannot stay...



So I have a 5 week old son. Who eats A LOT. I feel like every time I try and do something he starts screaming to be fed. (Like right now.) So like I was saying..... the house is...

Started by Sarah on 01/03/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/05/2010 by Christy