how to stop kicking during a diaper change??

my almost 2 yr old son thinks its a fun game to kick wildly every time we lay him down to change his diaper. We have asking him not to kick and to "be nice" or "love" and my...

Started by Sarah on 01/18/2011 in Christian Mommies

Last update on 01/20/2011 by Cyndel


Shyness in toddlers

My son is three, swim classes started today. The other kids blew bubbles and played and he just sat on the side. The teacher asked me to come over but when he saw me he clung...

Started by Tamara on 02/01/2011 in Toddlers

Last update on 02/04/2011 by Kim


my son refuses bottles and pacifiers....

My son just turned 4 months old and i'm thinking about picking up a part time job. I love breastfeeding and i'm not giving it up but i'm worried about my son not eating when im...

Started by Crystal on 11/17/2011 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/21/2011 by Crystal



my name is brittany and i am 22 with 4 very busy boys ages 7, 4, 3, and 17months. there is always somewhere to go or something to clean up but i would not change it for the world.


Working from home

Anyone else out there work from home and have a lively toddler to contend with?x

Started by Vicky on 11/28/2008 in Work At Home Moms

Last update on 12/01/2008 by Misty


How to get a father more involved?

My husband seems to only scream at the kids all the time and not interact with them. How can I get him to be more understanding and involved with them? Any suggestions? The kids...



My son is almost 6 months old and has 2 new bottom teeth. Just this past week he has started to bite me while nursing. It is usually when he is just about done but it really...

Started by Caitlin on 11/10/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/13/2009 by Nicolette


Something just "clicked"

.....and am I ever THANKFUL lol. I would read all these recomindatons that I lay my guy down drowsy but not totaly asleep, yet there I was every night rocking my boy to sleep....


3 month old waking to eat for comfort - help!

Hi - I have a 3 month old who was sleeping 6 hours at night (10-4) until last week. Now he has the same pattern every night. Bed at 10, wakes up around 1:30am, 4am, 6am. Each...

Started by Barbara on 12/05/2013 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/07/2013 by Depressedemoprincess


Help me understand

How do you make sure you don't overstep your boundaries as a stepparent?

Started by Adriana on 07/14/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/20/2012 by Katie


POTTY ISSUES!!! HELP!!! 2 problems!!!

I have a 2yr9mo old daughter. She is basically potty trained during the day, but she does use pull-ups at nap and overnight. Problem1: I need to know what to do to stop her...

Started by Regina on 09/20/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 09/22/2009 by Regina


Step mom needs help!!

I have a 10 year old step son. His father and I started dating when he was 4 and have since married and have 2 boys of our own (4 years and 8 months). My step son acts like I do...

Started by Christine on 07/02/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 07/02/2009 by Christine



Once you have a baby, and others are having babys, you can get baby-crazy. I wanted a girl, and had a boy, not saying I'd trade my little bugger. Now everyone is having girls...


Potty Training Help/Tips

So here's my situation. I'm in the military and my mom was watching my daughter for me. My mom has not potty trained my daughter. She'll be coming back to me in less than 2...

Started by Lindsy on 11/03/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 11/05/2009 by Shelley


Advice needed for my 6 yo, please :)

Hi all- it's been a while since anyone has posted anything here. I have been reading past posts to see if any advice has been given that I can use, and I am curious to see...


Bad attitudes

My daughter is 2yrs, 9 months and has such a bad attitude problem at times. I just dont know what to do about backchatting, the "no i dont want to" type behaviour. Ive tried...

Started by Rebecca on 03/04/2010 in June 2007 Babies

Last update on 03/16/2010 by Jane