Breastfeeding and weight gain

My 9-month-old was almost 9 pounds at birth and was consistently in the 90th percentile of weight and height until 6 months. Then, at his six month check-up, he was 40th for...

Started by Christine on 09/26/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 09/27/2009 by Kerry


Single parent issues

I am a young single mum and was wondering what ideas you lot had that i could do with my 9mnth old daughter,emily, its so much harder doing things on your own.Going for a walk...


The Dangers of Letting Your Baby "Cry it Out"

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/949653/the_dangers_of_letting_your_baby_cry_pg2.html?cat=25 Now I agree that the crying it out method isnt a very good idea BUT I...

Started by Tara on 10/04/2009 in Informed Moms

Last update on 10/05/2009 by Brenda


Nail Biters

My soon to be 5 yr old little girl is constantly biting her nails... sometimes to the point that it hurts her. I've tried the bad tasting nail polish but it didn't work and I've...


Where are all the single moms?

Hi, I'm a single mom and have been reaching my limit lately with everything. I have the need to cry and to vent and to just let go of my emotions… I have had moments where I...


Don't know what to do with my 5 yr old Stepson

My 5 year old step son has alot of problems with doing what he is told at home and in school. His Mother lets him do pretty much what ever he wants at her house. He is...

Started by Chrissie on 10/11/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 10/12/2009 by Chrissie


baby orajel

So I've heard a couple of posts about not using baby orajel cause it hardens baby's gums or something like that. We have used it and had no trouble in fact loved it. Before I...


Tummy Time

My daughter is 3 months and her doctor encouraged us to do as much "tummy time" with her as possible even if she gets frustrated. How much is enough each day- I try to do 10...


Why I didn't formula feed

I got a good laugh from this posting I found on the Breastfeeding is Legal, Keep it that Way fb group: Reasons I Didn't Formula Feed By Marilyn Everywhere I go, formula...



Hi, I have four children in total but only two of them have kiddies of their own. I often get accused of showing favouritism towards one or the other!! I really don't think I do...