When your Teen turns 18

Did (or will) your parenting relationship change at all? If say for example your teen wants to get a nose ring would you have the right to say no or just have to accept it? If...


Older siblings

My 8 year old daughter was fine when my 3 year old was born. But this past year she is struggling with sharing mom with her brother. It's reached the point of driving me to...

Started by Courtney on 09/02/2009 in Children Of 2006

Last update on 09/08/2009 by Kimberly


Few Fries Short of a Happy Meal

Ladies- For all of you with "forgetful" hubbies out there who are addicted to work and their blackberries I have come up with a very simple solution to getting them to remember...


my 2 year old boy!!!!

every day that he takes a nap is difficult...same with when he goes to bed at night...i know that he is tired but he will not go to sleep if any of his toys are in his room.. my...

Started by Brandis on 10/16/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/19/2009 by Amanda


My son refuses to eat.

My son is refusing to eat, anything i put infront of him he says 'not nice' and pushes it away, all he wants is cereal and formula milk. We have figured out that he doesnt like...


How to date when you have a toddler?

I'm new to this dating situation and would like to know how other moms handle this problem. My son's dad died when he was 4 months old, so he really doesn't have a male figure...

Started by Ashley on 01/22/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 01/22/2010 by Ashley


Weaning off breastfeeding.

My son is 7 months old now I has been breastfed this whole time. I am ready for him to go to formula/frozen breastmilk, but he will not take a bottle. I think I have tried every...


HELP!!! Breastfed baby won't take a bottle!

I have a 2 month old daughter. We have recently started trying to introduce a bottle b/c I have to go back to work in a month. I am a nurse and will be gone for about 14 hours...

Started by Julia on 02/06/2010 in Recipe Swap

Last update on 02/08/2010 by Amanda


Potty Training a 4 yr old boy

I am getting so frustrated with my son. He turned 4 in November, I have been trying to potty train him for almost 2 years now. Although we have the pooping thing down to a...


How do you...

What do you do when you can sneak in some ME time? How do you stop yourself from losing who you are (or were) before kids? How do you transition from 'mummy' mode to 'adult'...

Started by Kirsten on 09/07/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 09/08/2010 by Sarah


Not sure if my son is teething or is getting sick?

Hi ladies, My 11 month old son woke up feeling very warm on Tuesday & had a temp of 99.6, then later by the day it progressed to 101.0 we gave him Tylenol & it seemed to work....

Started by Lesley on 04/27/2011 in May 2010

Last update on 05/02/2011 by Yvonne