juice vs. water

Our little guy will start going two days a week to a parents day out program this fall. They informed us that at snack time they have juice with their snack. So far he has...


Lesson 35

This month a tiny bit of my terrible advice will appear in May’s issue of Redbook. I know. I don’t understand it either. My guess is that the editor is high. But it’s an...


Toddler scared and not interested in other children

Hello, I have a 2 and a half year old little girl who doesn't show any interest in playing or interacting with children her age and younger. She doesn't like to go to the park,...

Started by Saphilie on 12/22/2010 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 12/26/2010 by Alexis



Does anyone have any suggestions for calming a child down before their nap so they do not continuously get up and call for mommy or daddy? I have tried music, star lights,...


Preventing finger/thumb sucking?

My husband and I are trying desperately to prevent our daughter from sucking her thumb and/or fingers. We've done enough research on it to where we know that we don't want her...

Started by Jessica on 03/25/2010 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 03/31/2010 by Jill


What method of co-sleeping do you use?

I've heard a lot of different definitions of co-sleeping from different sources. They range from keeping the baby in the same room in their own crib, to a family bed. I was Just...

Started by Rebecca on 04/11/2010 in Co-sleeping

Last update on 11/21/2010 by Kylie


OMG What a weekend

So, a best friend of our's got married July 3rd. We ended up taking the train because we couldn't get a rental car on July 2nd. So we ended up taking a nearly six hour train...


Still Nursing at Night at 18 months?

My son is almost 18 months old and he has always woken up at least once per night to nurse. I would love to start getting a full night's sleep again but have no intention of...

Started by Jolene on 09/07/2011 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 09/08/2011 by Ashley


8 month old won't sleep. Any advice?

My 8 month old used to be a really good sleeper and only woke up once at night. But for past 3-4 weeks he just won't sleep and cries every time he gets put down, day and night....

Started by Jodie on 12/29/2012 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 02/28/2013 by Jodie


How do i get my step kids to eat healthily?

Hi All, I'm a step mum of 3 wonderful boys, 10,7,5. My husband and I have 50/50 custody with his ex wife. We are both getting frustrated with the fact that they won't eat...

Started by Amy on 11/13/2011 in Step Mums

Last update on 01/03/2012 by Lacieann


getting on schedule

Hi, I'm a first time mom with a 3 month old. We got into a great night time schedule but daytime is a mess. He was happily eating 4oz every 2 hrs. He started getting hungry...

Started by Samantha on 02/04/2014 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 02/04/2014 by Chet


potty training 2 year old boy

i want to start the potty training process with my two year old son. I'm thinking of a potty seat that goes on the toilet instead of a stand alone because of the potential for...

Started by Ingrid on 07/06/2010 in July 2008 Babies

Last update on 09/06/2010 by Ayunnah


So frustrated!

I hate to be a downer because I know that is the last thing any mom of special needs children needs. But I am about to loose it- for real. My baby is 4 months old. He used to...


noisy kid

My five year old has always been boisterous and lively. I've made progress in teaching her that there is a time and place for being boisterous. But, she always talks at the top...