My son wants a brother or sister

In the past couple of days my son (5 yrs) has been asking for a brother AND sister. He says "I want babies". We try to tell him that he can't have one tomorrow - that it takes...


Strong Willed

My seven year old is very strong willed and stays in trouble with his conduct. I have tried everything I can think of but nothinbg works. Everything is a battle and he...


My 3-year-old is pooping his pants, what do I do?

My 3-year-old son has been totally potty-trained since last summer. For the last week and half or so he has been wetting himself frequently and pooping himself once a day. Today...

Started by Charlotte on 01/15/2012 in Single Moms

Last update on 01/15/2012 by Karen


Bedtime Battles for Miss 2.5

We have constand battles every night at bedtime. We have a regular routine - I warn her that in 10 minites we are going to bed, the 5 minutes, then we give daddy his kisses, go...


Hard time expelling gas

My 5 year old daughter has an extremely hard time expelling gas. I know it sounds odd, you'd think that it would be easy to get that out but for her its hard and most times...


how do you stop fighting betweeen two cousins??

My son who is 22 months old and he female cousin who just turned 3 can't get along. Sometimes they are best friends and other times they are bitting, hitting, and pushing each...

Started by Laura on 01/31/2012 in Toddlers

Last update on 02/03/2012 by Laura


Any ideas to help out with potty training?

My daughter turned 3 this past November...we are starting to potty train and I was wondering if any of you moms have any ideas for incentives, charts, etc. to help out with the...


Birthday party ideas

Both my kids have winter birthdays and we're always doing a craft. One big hit was a Pirate-themed party for my boy - we had one big Pirate Ship by Calafant and a pirate craft...

Started by Martina on 02/10/2012 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 02/13/2012 by Mary Ann


Dirty diaper painting

How do we get my grandson of 25 months to stop taking his dirty diaper off? He is quiet in doing this, 'paints what he can with it' and does it in a split second! He's in early...