child with asthma

my son was diagnosed with asthma at about a year old, even though we have never really had any episodes just a few bad colds, in my opinion . a week ago we were told he had...


I love my guys

I am a mom of four boys (5 if you count my husband). I truly love all my boys. My oldest is 44(husband) then 23, 22, 20 and then 16. What a wonderful treat I have had in my...


Shop in Thrift Stores - It's Very Green

On December 3rd a new community, Thrifty Moms are Smart Moms, was activated In Circle of Moms by Amy Hardin Turosak, nom de plume Ms Shopping Golightly of The Thrifty Chicks...

Started by Amy on 12/03/2008 in Green Moms

Last update on 02/04/2009 by Paige


Violet at 12 months

So cute! I put her on just to get her used to it before we started training, and she peed! So we're now (a month later) staying dry about 3-4 hours/day. Hooray!



i was 18 when i found out i was preg. now i'm twenty soon to be twenty one with a two year old being a young mom is hard bur worth every minute of it


boys and their attitudes

have an 11 yr old that always seem to have an attitude - what can i do ? i talk to him and always says there is nothing wrong - should i worry?

Started by Ada on 03/26/2009 in Raising Boys!!

Last update on 04/02/2009 by Tesshea


Diaper Free?

Natural Infant Hygiene? Elimination Communication? Does anyone out there subscribe to and practice this? I'm getting ready to give it a go and wanted to find support from other...


can you overfeed ?

Hi, I'm Amanda, and my daughter is alomst 3 weeks old, formula fed, and will not finish a bottle in one sitting. Consequently, I feel like all I am doing while she's awake is...

Started by Amanda on 04/15/2009 in March 2009 Babies

Last update on 04/15/2009 by Amanda


The pacifier

My son will be 15 months soon. I'm wondering if I should start taking his pacifier away. Yet, I feel much better if I take it with me every where I go, just in case he starts...


Nursing Strike??

Hello, My son is 4 months old, and lately he has not been eating often. He today he ate at 11:45 am and then has not eaten yet, and it's 5:15. He has never gone this long...

Started by Jeanette on 06/07/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/07/2009 by Christy


potty training, what age for a boy??

My little boy comes up to me and tell me when he goes to the bathroom in his diaper and needs a new one. Is he ready to be potty training? Dr. thinks it's to soon. I need help??


Conflicting Parenting

My daughter is 14 month old and I am co-sleeping with her. I love it and she loves it. But ever since birth my partner (her father) has hated the idea of it. Hes always asking...


Tips on Bottle Feeding!!!

I was exclusively breastfeeding my 4 month old, but now am trying to introduce pumped milk in a bottle. Sometimes it works, others not. How do I have consistent success with...


Lactation consultation

My milk is drying up no matter what I try to do. I'm a full time working mom and I pump 3 times 15-20 minutes each time while I'm at work. I also nurse the baby 3 times and once...


How do I get my toddler to gain weight.

My 15 month old weighs only 18 pounds. The doctor has us substituting pedisure for milk because it has double the calories. She eats at least as much as any other child in her...

Started by Tabatha on 01/07/2010 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 01/07/2010 by Michelle


Refusing the bottle

Hi, my son has just turned 9 months old and has refused the bottle for about 2 months now. I know its been a while, we kept trying, but he would stick it in his mouth then frown...