Any advice on how to handle age gaps?

My husband and I are planning on having another child, my daughter is five, she will be six next septemeber, im hoping that we will have another one on the way by that time, any...


Working Overnights

How do you get over working nights and barely seeing your children? I am employed by a company and started days. 6 mon. into me working, they switched me to nights and I am...

Started by Tjuana on 11/07/2011 in Single Moms

Last update on 11/08/2011 by Sherry


Early wake ups

Hi, One of my 11.5 month old twin boys tends to wake up around 5:30 and it's way too early for our family. Here is his routine. 5:30-6:00 wake up 9 to 10:15/30- nap...

Started by Veronique on 11/15/2011 in Twins

Last update on 11/16/2011 by Kim


18 month old twins daily schedule?

Hello! I have 18 month old identical twin girls and I'm wondering if someone could tell me what their daily schedule looks like? We are currently trying to get them down to one...

Started by Katie on 11/22/2011 in Twins

Last update on 11/26/2011 by Nicole


I have a 7 year old step daughter

and she goes one week at our house and one week at the bio mom's house..... Now Bio mom has a 2 year old and a 17 month old as well with another guy and yesterday SD got a...

Started by Ange on 12/03/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/11/2011 by Megan


we all forget sometimes

Mother, O' Mother, come shake out your cloth, Empty the dustpan, poison the moth. Hang out the washing, make up the bed, Sew on a button and butter the bread. Where is the...


Symptoms of depression

How do you tell the difference between feeling down being depressed? http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/depression-symptoms-and-types Juliette


Airplane traveling tips with 2-year-old?

We have traveled with our sone many times but this Christmas it will be the 1st time with his own seat & he is so much more “active” than before. Any successful tips on...

Started by Shannon on 12/18/2011 in Toddlers

Last update on 12/18/2011 by Amanda


Baby hates car seat and I have to drive 4 hours tonight

I posted this in the travel group, but I'm hoping you mamas that don't practice CIO will have tips. He HATES it. Bad. He will cry until he is throwing up. And he doesn't just...

Started by Sarah on 12/23/2011 in AP Moms

Last update on 01/11/2013 by Sherree


Elf on the Shelf

How many have started the Elf on the Shelf tradition? We got on board this year and it had it's pros and cons. My daughter was terrified of the elf at first and couldn't sleep...

Started by Brooke on 12/25/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 12/27/2011 by Crystal


PANDAS disease

Has anyone heard of this disease PANDAS. It associated OCD with strep. My 8 year old son was fine, had a sore throat, and then a couple of weeks later woke up a different...


My two year old won't go to bed

Hi guys I need some help!!! My daughter is nearly 2 and up until 3 weeks ago at 6.55pm she would be banging on the door at the bottom of the stairs with her juice and dummy...


disability and CPS

I am a person with cerebral palsy and I also have bi-polar. two years ago, I made report to CPS that my husband was not able to raise the kids because of his mental illness. He...


Baby Gassy at Night

Just wondering if anyone else had a gassy baby at night?? He won't sleep for more than a couple of hours at night without waking up crying with gas pains! He is 6 months old and...

Started by Tara on 02/28/2012 in August 2011 Babies

Last update on 03/04/2012 by Brittney