Single mom, pregnant and worried about custody

Okay, I currently have a 2 year old daughter from a previous abusive relationship that I share custody with with my aunt. Back in March I decided to go out and have a good time...

Started by Shyrelle on 07/16/2012 in Single Moms

Last update on 07/18/2012 by Lu


Taking away the pacifier at age 1

The current discussion got me wondering, has anyone tried taking away the pacifier between ages 1 & 2? Was it miserable? How did you do it (Gradually / cold turkey)? I've heard...

Started by Erica on 07/31/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 08/05/2009 by Michelle


Weening a nursing baby

I've decided that I'm ready to stop nursing my 14 month old son. He drinks from a cup, eats well, and is down to about 4 times a day. He is showing no disintrest in...


Not sure what to do...

I am the Mom of a 19 year old. Yes she is an adult, but she is making plans to move away with her cousin and her baby. She has no job, no money and is leaving college to do...

Started by Terri on 01/28/2010 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 01/29/2010 by Michelle


Stressed about insurance!

I need a place to vent... My husband lost his job at the end of November. I was about 4 months pregnant at the time. COBRA premiums were WAY too expensive to be affordable on...


breast feeding

I am having a hard time with breast feeding. She will eat anywhere between an hour to four hours. She has started to spit up some after feeding, but I think she is full still...


Announcing a pregnancy

Earlier this year my 2-year-old niece die unexpectedly. The cause of death is still unknown. She was the first, and, so far, only child of my brother and his wife. We are all...


Tantrum at Nap Time.

My 15 Month Old Daughter only gets a Bottle at Nap Time. I think she's figured that out, and it seems like she's cheating us out of that bottle, cause she ends up not going to...


Sit or Stand...which is better??

My son is 16 months and doesn't eat as much of his meal as he does when he is out of his seat. If he is in his seat he squirms and throws his food around and tells me he is...

Started by Katy on 12/16/2010 in Toddlers

Last update on 12/21/2010 by Melissa


feel bad

just this afternoon as i was taking a bath, i left my 2year old son in the living room along with his 6year old brother and my brother watching t.v., just when i finished...

Started by Maribheen on 09/24/2009 in August 2007 Babies

Last update on 09/30/2009 by Christina


Helping daddy "understand"

My husband joined the Army when our daughter, Olivia, was 18 months old. We were having her assessed for developmental delays when he left. Soon after she was diagnosed with...



So when do you start sleeping again? I lost baby Emma in July at 19 weeks...and I haven't been able to just fall asleep since then. I have a few options...I can cry myself to...


Being an advocate for learning in toddlers?

My twins just turned two August 11th. Early on, all the milestones were completed by my daughter first (she rolled over first, she spoke clear words first, she walked first, she...

Started by Jen on 09/02/2012 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 09/17/2012 by Elfrieda



My daughter is 15 months old and STILL does not sleep through the night. In fact, she is typically up every 3-4 hours. She eats a ton during the day and nurses at least 4...


Extra Curricular Activities

How much is too much? What about cost? For those of you whose children are old enough how many are involved in one (or more)? Do you think it's beneficial? My children are...

Started by Amie on 02/11/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 02/11/2010 by Good Day!