Is it ok that a child can't sit in the

My daughters pre-k teacher told me that my daughter isn't able to sit in the "W" position. What I understand on the internet, that it is bad for their knees and their hips. I...

Started by Trasena on 08/26/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 08/21/2014 by Ashley



We've had a lot of discussions focusing on the 'race' issue lately and it ties in with something I heard on the radio this morning on the way to work. Listeners were calling in...

Started by Ez on 09/14/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/15/2009 by Jeannette


when to turn the car seat around?

my son just turned 11 months old and i've known before to wait till they are a year to turn the car seat around, but i've also seen now that you're supposed to wait till there 2...


Mean sisters

What do u do when ur nine year old is mean to her five year old sister someone please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Started by Mary on 02/15/2011 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 02/22/2011 by Deepti


Fighting a tooth brushing battle

Caitlyn has just gotten teeth in the last six weeks. As soon as the first one popped through, we started brushing every night at bed time. We have a special toothbrush that my...


Substitute teaching in a Title One School

I have been subbing in a Title One elementary school for 4 months now. I find it very challenging and a bit unnerving every day I'm there. It's all I can do to maintain a...

Started by Michelle on 01/25/2009 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 01/26/2009 by Michelle


Nursing Pillow ideas & Nursing tops

I had a stroke as a baby that left my right side weaker than my left side. I want to breastfeed (I am 35 weeks pregnant with my first) but I am worried about being able to hold...


Bad one year old

Ok so my son is 1 1/2 he has a very bad temper he will not listen he will kick me when I try to put him in his car seat he will scream as loud as he can when he is mad he will...

Started by Jessica on 05/26/2013 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/27/2013 by Kelly


How to approach kindergarten

My 5 yr old will be starting kindergarten in August. She is already reading simple chapter books and spelling 8 + letter words (firetruck, rainbow, invited, etc). She's also...


School problems

So now that just about everyone's child has started Kindergarten, how are all your kids doing? Mine started last week. He is doing okay, although the teacher has already...


Guitar playing moms

Just curious if there's any guitar playing mom's out there. I play acoustic, and it's the most easily transportable, fun instrument to engage children with. Would love to...

Started by Denise on 01/20/2009 in Musical Moms

Last update on 11/20/2014 by Paula


Forward facing vs Rear facing

As we approach the year mark and 20lbs, I can not decide if I need to continue to a convertible to remain rear facing or just change to forward facing. Give me some...


breast feeding

I have tried every breast feeding position but I can’t get comfortable. My little girl feeds half an hour to an hour and by the end my back aches. Any suggestions???

Started by Sam on 08/18/2009 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 08/19/2009 by Sarah


Going to preschool in the fall...

My daughter is 4 years old, and she is going to preschool, starting in September. We took her for a visit the other day, and I noticed a few things that concern me. Well, she...

Started by Danielle on 04/27/2010 in Children Of 2006

Last update on 05/02/2010 by Crystal