Napping nightmare

My son is 20 months old and I think I've created a little monster....he is able to put himself to sleep at night without any problems. We read books, say a prayer, he turns out...


Pacifiers and staying in bed

My son will be 2 next month and he still has his pacifier at nap time and at night. How do I get him to not need it anymore? The other thing is he won't stay in his bed at night...


Help Home day care or facility????

Ok my son is 13 months and I went back to work when he was 10 weeks. He has been with my mom while I work since then. I pay my mom $700 a month to care for him and it is only...


Not single, but feel like it...

My husband works 4 days a week, 12 hour days. I have 2 toddlers (at what age does the toddler stage start?) I call the Irish twins, 10 months apart, closer to 9 months. And a...


night weaning

OK, ladies. I'm at my wit's end! My daughter is 23 1/2 months old and is completely dependent on me to nurse her to sleep EVERY NIGHT. As much as I love that I've been able to...

Started by Alice on 05/31/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/01/2009 by Vanessa


Talkative 3 1/2 yr. old

I'm a SAHM with 2 beautiful, smart kids. My daughter is 3 1/2 and my son is 1 1/2. My daughter is the MOST TALKATIVE kid EVER!! She always has a story to tell, or a song to...

Started by Brandi on 11/11/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 05/19/2012 by Hanan



Hello, I am a first time mother to a 17 month old little girl named Harper. She has always been a pretty solid sleeper, sleeping 13 hours a night without waking at 7 months....


Should I have a third baby?

I am really surprised at the fact that this morning while playing with my two girls, Anna going on 2 Years in June and Emily 8 months, it hit me that I wanted a third baby. I am...


What am I to do?

My son is 17 months old. He will be 18 months Sept. 2nd. He has been fussy ALL DAY! I have given him food, drinks, had him watching movies, played with him, kept him in a clean...


How do you de-stress as a single mom?

Hi friends, I am feeling pretty wiped out lately. My baby is so incredibly beautiful, and he's one of the most easygoing babies around. I get a lot of compliments on how happy...

Started by Emily on 07/12/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 07/15/2010 by Rhonda



PLease if anyone has any ideas on how to get my soon to be 4 yr old daughter on a normal bedtime schedule please help..I have raised 2 other kids and had no issues but my...

Started by Stacey on 01/31/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/31/2010 by Mary-Ann


Bed time frustrations

My little girl used to go to bed so easily, but now challenges us every night. As soon as we put her in bed, she pops up and comes running out. We tried the doorknob handle,...

Started by Nellie on 02/26/2011 in May 2008 Babies

Last update on 03/09/2011 by Treasure


why am i not happy?

Im 20 with a 9 month old. im a stay at home mom 24/7. my boyfriend works 30-40 hours a week different shifts, usually 3 days 2pm-10pm and 2 graveyards 9:30pm-5:30am. im home...


Asking too much when I ask for help

I have 4 kids. *6,4,2, & 2 months* The youngest two and my fiance's. We've been together for 4 years and living together for 3. Right now he's the only one working, I'm home...

Started by Myetta on 06/23/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 06/23/2010 by Laura


Research Query

Dear Fellow Moms, I need your help! I am working on a book about what happens when women's birth experiences don't meet their expectations, and how those expectations are set...