wrist pain

My wrist hurt during breastfeeding or holding my baby. I think I may have carpal- tunnel.


Raising the dosage:ADHD

My son is 7 and was diagnosed with ADHD about a year ago after showing poor behavior at school and impulsivity and inability to focus and sit still. It was so hard for me to...


feet hurting at night

My 3 year last night woke up 3 times during her sleep crying n shivering a little , kicking her feet rubbing them in me basicully they were bothering her I guess so I start to...


CRAZY MIL.... anyone else?! PLEASE HELP!

i need help handling my crazy MIL.... let start by saying this is her first grandchild... which is totally normal for her to be excited about..... but, she has multiple picture...

Started by Brean on 04/25/2010 in Student Moms

Last update on 05/18/2010 by Kathleen


Getting back into hiking

I use to hike & backpack all the time in my 20's and early 30's...no longer have I done much since having kids. Having tried short hikes lead to complaining and the need to...

Started by Kelly on 03/03/2009 in Hiking Moms

Last update on 03/07/2009 by Kelly


Easter Memories! What do I do?

How do I make nice Easter memories when my daughter is only 4 mo. Do I get an Easter dress or just make her look nice? Help me out!

Started by Megan on 04/11/2009 in Christian Mommies

Last update on 04/13/2009 by Tam


Deployment with children

Hi everyone! For the second time since the start of our relationship, my husband is being deployed. What makes this particular deployment different is that we now have one...


bags for hospital

I have packed and repacked our hospital bags and while I am sure that I will have everything that I need I keep second guessing myself about what I will need for the baby, any...


Copper IUDs - Anyone else having issues?

Let me first apologize, I'm gonna be graphic b/c I don't know how else to explain!! So, after having my daughter and son 11 months apart, I thought it was a good idea to get a...


How do you break a thumb sucking habit??

My 16 month old daughter has always been one to put her thumb in her mouth when she's tired. She has never actually sucked her thumb, just sits it in there & touches it w/ her...

Started by Jena on 10/11/2010 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 09/06/2012 by Tammy


Planned Obsolesence

Is planned obsolesence ethical? Is it an acceptable way, by you, to do business? http://www.uow.edu.au/~sharonb/columns/engcol8.html In the 1930s an enterprising engineer...

Started by Jenny on 01/07/2011 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 01/08/2011 by Isobel


Cats are for girls, dogs are for boys?

When I came across the following blog it brought me back to thinking about the J Crew ad uproar and the history of how pink came to be the color for girls, and blue for boys....

Started by Carol on 04/29/2011 in Cougar Talk

Last update on 05/02/2011 by Carol


Night Nursing and Gentle Night Weaning

Just thought I would post this from : http://www.askdrsears.com Frequent night nursing is characteristic of high-need children. It's like going to their favorite restaurant....

Started by Sarah on 01/13/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/20/2009 by Pamela



my son is 6 he has spastic quad cp, cortical vision impairment and seizures, developmental delayed, non verbal. He has never splet all night. I have tried letting him just cry...


21 months old & no naps???

My daughter is 21 months old and I've been having problems getting her in bed before 11 or later nighttime and not getting up until 10:30 or after the next morning. So a couple...

Started by Ashley on 04/01/2011 in June 2009 Babies

Last update on 04/03/2011 by Juleen


Toilet training

I have been putting off starting toilet training my nearly 2 1/2 year old son but finally I can put if off no longer. He has two potties - one upstairs and one downstairs -...


As moms I think we need to relax a little

Reading some of the questions on this site has been my incentive to creating this conversation. I honestly believe that as first time moms or moms to toddlers we tend to worry...

Started by Patricia on 08/18/2010 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 08/19/2010 by Ashley