Hey there! I'm a new mom to a gorgeous 19-week old little girl in Des Moines, IA. I haven't been fully sold on the idea of homeschooling yet & obviously I have some time to...


Sleeping issues

Every since my son was born I've had a problem with insomnia - so when my baby stayed up late it wasn't a big deal. he is 6 months old now and doesnt go to bed until between 10...

Started by Scarlett on 10/26/2009 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 10/28/2009 by Sara


How much to feed a 6 mth old????

My son is gonna turn 6mths tomorrow. I have started semi-solids (i.e cerelac rice) for him since yesterday as i felt he was ready for more than just breastmilk. The instructions...

Started by Sara on 05/03/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/08/2009 by Jennifer


Car rides...

What do those of you who HATE to hear your baby cry do for car rides? Believe it or not, up to tonight, I have not had to drive any real length alone with my nine 1/2 month...


How can i correct bad behavoir with my nephew?

Ok so this is how it is plain and simple, my nephews are out of control! They are always taking toys from my children, the oldest who is 4 (the same age as my son) is mean, he...

Started by Brittany on 01/27/2012 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 06/27/2013 by Inga



My husband work 6 full days a week,half day on sat,and off on Sunday. I am a stay at home mom of 4 kids, oldest is 5. I understand my husband works like crazy and am greatfull...

Started by Stephanie on 08/21/2013 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 09/07/2013 by Sylvia


screaming baby

My daughter is almost 4 months old and she screams a lot if I am not around her. Her father and I are no longer together and we live in seperate houses and he said when she is...


Potty training???

my son just turned 20 months...and i have no idea how to potty train him...i was told it is pretty much pointless to get pull ups because they think its just another diaper. and...


Baby on the way, and looking at stroller options

I am pregnant and due at the end of May. My daughter will be 3.5 when the baby is born. I am trying to decide whether to buy a single or double stroller. My daughter never rides...

Started by Andrea on 01/21/2011 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 01/26/2011 by Kristy


Howcan I stop the constant whining and crying?

Oh my gosh, my dear son as much as I love him, I wanna beat him like a red-headed step-child! (hypothetically speaking) From the moment he wakes up to the moment he goes to bed...

Started by Sacora on 09/03/2012 in May 2009 Babies

Last update on 09/28/2012 by Joanna


post baby body

Ok so... I know its only been 6 months, but this extra weight is killing me. I gained 35 lbs in my pregnancy. I have lost 25 lbs so far but seem to be stuck. I am still...

Started by Leslie on 11/22/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 12/03/2009 by Katie


More than a picky eater. HELP!

We are a pescetarian family (the only meat we eat is seafood). I'm having the hardest time getting her to eat anything new. I'm not surprised she won't eat any seafood yet as...

Started by Sarah on 08/12/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 08/18/2011 by Melissa


Grandparents favoritism

My husband and I have 2 children - a 19 mo. daughter and a 2 mo. son. He also has a 7 yr. old daughter from a previous relationship. His parents favor her over our two children....

Started by Alyssa on 02/08/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 02/25/2010 by Carrie


Step child Playing sides

My Step son is 13*yr.s old~(ADHD) Major Attitude with me & his little sister(10)~ esp. when Dad gets home. He usually *Acts Like he doesn't hear me or just walks off while im...

Started by Joanna on 02/01/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 02/04/2010 by Shannon