Views of older parents

Hey everyone, I am 25 years old and a mother of 4. I had my first child when I was 15 the next one at 22, then 24 and the last when I was 25. Sometimes I feel (at school...



My name is Kristin and I decided to start this site for an extra place to turn. I feel as though sometimes in the "rooms" I am not understood. I am a struggling recovering...

Started by Kristin on 11/20/2008 in Recovery Moms

Last update on 08/01/2010 by Amy


hours of sleep???

ok so i am not complaining but my little one sleeps thru the night and has been since dec 1. (he turned 4 months on dec 27.) we run on a baby lead schedule and is exclusively...


not napping

My 9 month old does not take naps. She cries for the 2 hours and then when she is done I nurseher and she is out. Don't want her to sleep because then she won't go to bed...

Started by Rachel on 01/14/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/14/2009 by Sarah


How to start on solids.

My son is 5 1/2 months old and we've been given the go ahead to start solids. We've started him on rice cereal at 5 months, just a teaspoon at night, and have recently started...


Transitioning off the Bottle....

My little one turned 1 on the 12th. We had a huge party!! (over 50 people) I know! Ridiculous~ He did great though!! (always the entertainer) Anyway, I'm trying to...



how do you not cry of feel like they hurt your feelings when they shut you out or tell you nothing.


The wonderful yet terrible pacifier

Okay, I admit it. My daughter will be three at the end of next month and still takes her "pap-pap" everywhere. Help. I need it to go away. Problem is, her six month old brother...

Started by Nadine on 03/24/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 03/25/2009 by Reagan


Back to work

I will be heading back to work the first week of August and I'm not sure how to establish a pumping/ feeding routine. Any advice or tips? I would love to hear from working...

Started by Sherry on 06/28/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/29/2009 by Stina


no identity...please help!

When i got prego with my first I was 21 and prego with my second I was 22. I was in college and feel like I never had the chance to find myself. I also went through a very bad...

Started by Jennifer on 01/19/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/19/2010 by Joelle


Dying to go back to work.

My son is 3 months old, my daughter is 19 months old. I took maternity leave from my job a month early because I took my daughter to work (I'm an adoption specialist with an...

Started by Alyssa on 02/25/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 02/25/2010 by Jessica


Stress on breastmilk production..?

ive been having alot of stress and depression lately and its been causing alot of problems with my body, my heartbeat is irregular and ive been having anxiety attacks and crying...

Started by Michelle on 04/07/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 04/07/2010 by Ayla


need to stop breastfeeding!help!

i dont know what to do i need my baby to take a bottle as i need to stop breastfeeding (due to medication i need to be on) and she refuses to take a bottle i have tried since...

Started by Maria on 07/11/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 07/12/2010 by Maria


sleep issues

Anyone let their toddler sleep in bed with them? Also..is it normal for them to move around so much at nite? I am so exhausted from my son constantly tossing and turning and I...


Apraxia & sign language

Has anyone had success with sign language and apraxia? My 3 1/2 niece recently began speech therapy and looks as though the diagnosis will be apraxia. Her motor skills are...