My mother is driving me ABSOLUTELY INSANE!! Im stayin at my cousins for a couple weeks till I find a new apartments and my mother lives here. She is acting like my son is hers...


Self soothing, help!

My daughter is 6 half months old and small for her age, she is also my first child. Every night I or my husband have to pat, hold or nurse her to sleep. Then put her in her bed...

Started by Ttamazon on 02/18/2011 in July 2010 Babies

Last update on 03/02/2011 by Venessa


Feeding my 7 months old...need help/advise

My daughter is 7 months plus and is in the 90th percentile for everything. I am concerned though about her diet. She is breastfed but on her days with daddy gets breastmilk in...

Started by Samantha on 02/06/2009 in June 2008 Babies

Last update on 02/08/2009 by Sonya


Feeding Issues

My 8 month old doesn't want me feeding him with a spoon anymore, he wants to do it all by himself. How old are kids when they start self feeding? I didn't have the problem...


Nursing and solids

Hello Everyone, My son is 6 months old and has just started solids. Before that I was nursing exclusively and would pump and occasional bottle for my husband to give him. He is...

Started by Amy on 10/20/2009 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 11/05/2009 by Connie



My son is 10 years old and wants to eat all the time. How do I get him to stop without hurting his feelings?

Started by Nancy on 10/27/2009 in Back-to-School

Last update on 11/07/2009 by Marti


My toddler is SUCH a picky eater!!

I'm about at my wits end here. My 3yr old dtr is such a picky eater it is ridiculous, literally, if it isn't candy, mac-n-cheese, or plain pasta, she won't touch it. She weighs...

Started by Samantha on 07/01/2010 in May 2007 Babies

Last update on 07/28/2010 by Iridescent


am i weaning right?

My daughter Just turned one so now I've decided I want to be done with breastfeeding. Don't get me wrong I loved it, its a great bonding thing and I lovedthat it was only...


Birthday time

Our babies are turning 2....what type of party do you throw when they dont have many friends (not in daycare) nor have family near by? Do you think they will remember if you...

Started by Angela on 05/26/2009 in June 2007 Babies

Last update on 06/16/2009 by Angela


Kiddieland in Melrose Park

We just took our 4 year old to Kiddieland yesterday. Growing up in the Chicagoland area, I went to Kiddieland SEVERAL times when I was her age and older. When we were there...

Started by Andriana on 07/13/2009 in Chicagoland Mommies

Last update on 10/30/2009 by Michelle


Birthday Party Dilemma.....

My children are 23 months apart in age turning 4 and 6 this year. Birthday's are 31/2 weeks apart. I'm having a hard time deciding whether to have one big party for the both of...

Started by Christina on 02/20/2011 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 02/23/2011 by Christina


Varicella vaccine?

Hi Ladies, I know vaccines are a hot topic these days, but my question is a little different than the typical rhetoric. I'm wondering how people feel about the varicella...

Started by User on 10/27/2008 in April 2007 Babies

Last update on 11/09/2008 by Jana


Sleeping through the night.....

My son is 9 mos. old. No matter what time I put him to bed he always gets up half way through the night for a bottle. I have tried bathes before bed, feeding him cereal or baby...


Pregnant and nursing a toddler

My 15 month old is still nursing. I am pregnant too. I plan to tandem nurse when the baby is born. But my toddler is still nursing a lot at night. I do not want to take this...

Started by Kimberly on 01/11/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/12/2010 by Camilla