Cousins who don't share our values.

My in laws have made it very clear that they feel I do not allow my son to spend enough time with his cousins. However, his cousins watch tv shows and movies that my husband and...


Did you have siblings tested?

Just curious if anyone had siblings tested once one child was positive. I'm debating having my 2 year old tested. His pediatrician was like if he's not showing symptoms, why do...


time off

I am a full time working mom, student and wife. On the rare occasions that somebody actually take both of my boys for an extended stay of over 24hrs, my husband still wants our...

Started by Tori on 04/22/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 04/25/2009 by Jodi


hunger cues vs. scheduling

Hey everyone. I'm an expecting mommy, eager to meet my little one circa the begining of June. I have been a student for the past few years and to help us with money me and my...


Toddler Shoes

Do any of you have an opinion on toddler shoes? My one year old has been walking for 2 months and now that it is cold outside, I need to get her shoes that will work for...

Started by User on 11/30/2009 in Baby Wearers

Last update on 04/13/2010 by Lori


Overbearing MIL

I was wondering if anyone could give me advice on an overbearing mother-in-law. It's gotten to the point where I just want to scream!! Since the day Daylen was born she has...

Started by Brixanne on 05/12/2010 in May 2009 Babies

Last update on 05/19/2010 by Candise


adoption of step daughter

ok i have a step daughter whom i have raised for the last 5 years, she has had very little to no contact with BM over those 5 years...last year was the first time in 3 years she...

Started by LeeAnna on 02/21/2012 in Step Moms

Last update on 02/25/2012 by Penny


help ….feeling overwhelmed

Hi ,i Have a 23 year old bad tempered ,abusive daughter ……that doesn't work , been sacked 5 times due to lack of working ethics ……lazy ……doesn't seem to fit in...


Stop feeling guilty about not breastfeeding!

From The Stir Read any post about breastfeeding and it's likely a mom who didn't breastfeed will get offended. Even if the words are chosen carefully, even if it's not saying...

Started by Katherine on 04/28/2012 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 07/06/2012 by Emily


Help . . .I need resources to turn to :(

I lost my job about a month ago and the money is starting to run low-out. I haven't ever been in this situation and now I don't know what to do. I can't pay the bills, food is...

Started by Liz on 02/20/2009 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 02/20/2009 by Sheena


Would like some info please!

I'm 24 weeks pregnant and just found out my baby boy will have a unilateral cleft lip and palate. Just wondering if you could help me out and let me know happens from the moment...



OK so my son who is legally blind, has a chiori malformation, immune disorder ,asthma, severe allergies, chronic migraines and adhd. Not to mention all the other problems. He...



My son is a very happy baby. While he still is, he's been whiny lately instead of just his normal cry. Is that normal or do I have a spoiled baby?

Started by Diane on 07/02/2009 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 07/06/2009 by Heather