Formula top-ups?

I am currently breastfeeding my son (he's 6 weeks old tomorrow) and he's definitely putting on adequate weight - at his last weighing session (last Friday) at the baby clinic he...


what's the best way to handle a toddler tantrum?

i have a 2 year old boy who has major tantrums. he does not like sharing his toys with other children and will lose it. After nearly tearing my hair out I took him into his...

Started by Dana on 07/16/2009 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 07/17/2009 by Deanne


Widow of an alcoholic

Hi, I am 31 years old and the widowed mother of three daughters...ages 10, 7, and 9. My 28 y/o husband passed away three weeks ago from liver disease due to drinking so I'm...


Preschool or stay at home?

I'm curious. How many mothers keep their 3-4 year old at home instead of sending them to preschool. My son goes to a home daycare 2 days a week and then stays home the rest of...

Started by Michelle on 11/17/2010 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 11/18/2010 by Nicole


In need of advice

Hi, I am a 23 year old mom to a set of two and a half year old b/g twins and a five month old son. Currently my husband and I live in a two bedroom apartment but we are in the...


Developing brushing habits

My son is 3 years 6 months old. He is my only son. I have quit my job to take care of him and keep him always happy . For past 1 year, we are trying to teach him brushing habit....

Started by Sankari on 06/27/2013 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 06/28/2013 by Denikka


Don't know what to do with stepson?

Hi, I have a 8 year old step son who lives with me & his father & younger sister. Any way he's had problems (not going into too much detail but he has adhd) he's always...

Started by Becca on 09/12/2014 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 09/15/2014 by Carolina


I was called a bad mother...

2 years ago, a maintenance man at out apartment complex broke a pipe and flooded my home. We lost everything. Thankfully we had renters insurance and that covered 5 thousand...

Started by Summer on 01/16/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 01/18/2015 by Nicole


Can a fat girl ever be fit?

I come from a family where everyone is tall full but not fat just got the curves in the right places.they are more than 5'6in tall even my 17 year old cousins. well i am 5'0 and...



I'm 52 years old. I have mainly taught special education (SLD, EBD, DCD) since 1980, with a break off to do daycare when I had my child. I'm actually on a 3-5 year leave right...

Started by Nancy on 02/16/2009 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 02/16/2009 by Nancy


Congenital CMV

Hi my name is Callie. I have a son, Andrew, who is 7 months and was born with congenital CMV. I am looking for other mothers out there with the same issues as I am going...


Use of Aldara on Hemangioma

We saw the dermatologist today, just as a precaution, for my daughter's hemangioma. It is relatively small (about 8 millimeters) and just above her right eyebrow. In doing...

Started by Amber on 05/20/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 05/20/2010 by Jen


Relocating to New Orleans Area

Hi all! I currently live in the Chicago area. I have a three year old boy and another boy due in December. My husband was offered a great promotion in the New Orleans area and...

Started by Kathleen on 08/13/2012 in NEW ORLEANS MOMS

Last update on 05/28/2013 by Nadine


Needing sleep badly!!!!

Does anyone have any ideas on how I can get my six month old son to sleep more than just a couple of hours in a row at night? I also have a two year old, and am working - so I...



My daughter seems very intelligent and she knows how to throw a tantrum when she doesn't get what she wants, but how do I know if "time out" is really working or not? I don't...


Baby with Diarrhea. What do I do?

My 4 month old has had diarrhea for 2 days. She doesn't act sick and she is nursing great. She doesn't show any signs of dehidration. How can I help her get over this and when...

Started by User on 02/28/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 02/28/2009 by Deborah