new here**

Hi ladies! I've been lurking here for a while but need some advice and wanted to ask someone who has a little more experience than I do. My boyfriends daughter is 8 years old...

Started by Erica on 04/11/2012 in Step Moms

Last update on 04/11/2012 by Dawn


How do I get my daughter to take me seriously!?

My daughter is 1 1/2 and every time I try to tell her no and teach her what she's doing is unacceptable, she either laughs at me, blames it on the dog, or pretends like she's...

Started by Ashley on 12/31/2009 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 01/01/2010 by Paige


How do you discipline your 15 month old?

Does anyone give time-outs at this age? And more importantly, do they work? I don't want to use her crib or pack 'n play for time-outs because I don't want her to have negative...


How do you handle sibling exclusion?

Hey mamas!! Schools out today and I am a stay at home mom so my sister asked me to babysit her 6 and 7 year old girls. I have a 6 year old daughter and 2 & 3 year old sons...

Started by Shantice on 09/14/2010 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 09/16/2010 by Candy


Schedule...need help?

Hello fellow Sahms, I'm trying to set up a schedule to be more productive and effective with my girls. I just needed an idea and some help on how to put together a schedule....

Started by Nancy on 05/03/2012 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/03/2012 by Chrystal


Am I doing this right?

I started signing with my daughter a couple months ago and stuck to a few signs: milk, more, eat, finished/all done, mommy and daddy Anytime we say any of those words to her we...


Sibling Rivalry

This is an area where I need to find some better strategies. My two oldest always seem to butt heads. My spirited child vs. my sensitive child plays into the dynamics of sibling...


Hello All

Hi, I am a stay at home mom. My daughter was born Feb 19, 2007. She is to smart! We are expecting again in May '09. My husband is in the army and missed her first year and a...


Road Trippin'

What sort of things has anyone found effective in keeping a 2.5 year old boy busy in the car during a 14 hour road trip? We're pretty against handheld video games and do not...

Started by Christie on 02/23/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 03/07/2009 by Christie


Imaginary Friend

I was wondering if anyone else has a child that has an imaginary friend. My daughter turned three in March and this past month she now has a 'friend'. She has had a big...

Started by Elizabeth on 05/15/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 05/16/2009 by Elizabeth


Lunches Lunches Lunches

I am always trying to find things to feed my kindergartener for lunch. I have such a hard time finding things that she wants to eat. I have a major picky eater.