"Built In" Babysitters

Here's another question for the group.... (sorry, I'm full of them today) My stepdaughter is 18 and stepson is 13. I have a 2 yr old daughter. My friends and family have always...


just feeling low

hi i've been a single mum since my son was four months old after getting myself out of a incresingly violent relationship. most of the time i'm ok and often i stand back and...

Started by Nicola on 04/09/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/17/2009 by Emily


Soon to be new to Fort Riley, Ks. Anyone from?

I'm interested in any input on your lives on base at fort riley. My husband and I will be moving there in a few months. I am new to all of this, he is still in bootcamp and AIT....

Started by Arlene on 05/22/2009 in Army Wives Club

Last update on 08/24/2009 by Alma


Good Birth Stories

Hey .... I just wondered who had good births ..... Its something that ive not been able to talk about with fellow mums as most of them seemed to have had problems..... but i...


Autism and epilepsy

I'd be curious to know how many of you have children with both epilepsy and some degree of autism. I often wondered if the seizure meds contributed to the odd behaviors. My...


Little milk, even with breast pump

I have been trying to get my 8wk old to nurse exclusively for almost a week, it has been full of tears and fits. I bought a breast pump and after 15mins of pumping very little...

Started by Stephanie on 06/02/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/05/2009 by Stephanie



I need some help and motivation. My daughter is now 13 months and I still have not lost all of the baby weight. I am feeling so depressed. I was a very fit, active mom of...


need help

Hi... my name is Jenn and I am a marine wife. My husband has been gone to Afghanastan for 4 months and I have another 8 months to go. This is not my first deployement. I am...


Husband WILL NOT budge

So I've had one birth, in the hospital, and it was okay. I had to have pitocin cause my labor had stalled out, but I delivered without any other interventions. I had a pretty...


Milk Allergy

I think my daughter may be allergic to cows milk. I breastfeed until she was 3 months old and at 2 weeks, the Dr. diagnosed her with reflux and was put on medicine. When I had...


Trouble Staying Latched On- Advice?

Hi Ladies! I am happily nursing my second child, 3 month old Avalina, and I plan to continue as long as I can. Avalina has some behaviors that I'm a little mystified by, and...

Started by Katie on 07/21/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/25/2009 by Jillian


What do you all think about.....

I'll start off by saying I live on a private drive, that dead-ends on Lake Erie,( U.S.) there are only 10 houses on my street, 3 year rounders(that includes me) one every...

Started by Dana on 07/27/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 07/28/2009 by Angie


how do you get rid of the anger

my husband walked out on me and my children to "pursue another relationship", and yet every time I try to move on, he tells me how he will always take care of me and the kids,...


sleeping through the night

r any others moms having trouble with their babies sleeping through the night....joey still wakes up every 2 hrs to breast feed....the last couple of days i started giving him...


Help me please! I don't know what to do.

Ok my husband and I are in our 20's and our first house isn't the greatest so we are going to move out in October. That isn't the problem, my mother-in-law is a foster parent...

Started by Aubree on 08/11/2009 in Moms Of Girls!

Last update on 11/03/2009 by Jameica



Ok ladies, I have given out pleaty of advice on cicle of mom's now I need some help...Our 17 yro son moved out of our house in the middle of the night on our anniversary and...


Academic Achievement

I have previously stated that I teach Gifted kids in my district, grades 2-8. Over the past few years, I get parents emailing me about what they can do to help their child...

Started by Sapphire on 09/08/2009 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 09/09/2009 by Erin


When others step in ....

Going nuts when people step in when I am desciplining my child... Or I tell my child one thing and someone listening tells them another... I have been nice...And have said my...