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  • Forum Thread: Need Help Cooking Dinner with the new Baby!

    Before I had children, I used to love to cook. I spent hours in the kitchen preparing meals from scratch, making sauces and roasting meats. After my son was born, I realized that I could no longer spend hours chopping veggies in the kitchen with a newborn. Suddenly, I no longer knew what to cook...
  • Forum Thread: Surviving the holidays--How did you do it?

    The holidays have come and gone, and each year I struggle with trying to teach my children about the true meaning of Christmas. I don’t want to spoil them and give them every toy under the sun. In addition, I really want them to be filled with love and joy during the holidays, not just greed...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Daddy Drama

    Here is my strong advice, take it just as how it applies- each and every comment that has similarities to yours may benefit strongly from where it fits in their own lives; because it will apply differently to all..... There is never a rainbow without the rain. Appreciate your rainbow, they are beautiful...
  • Forum Thread: Mom of a 2 year old thinking about another one

    Hello my name is Alicia, ill be 23 on june 23. I have a wonderful daughter who will be two in july. I been with my boygfriend almost 4 years. Im a stay at home mom. Her daddy work 60 + hours a week. It seems like were never home. Our lifes are so crazy! I been having mixed feelings on having another...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Modern Day Dads

    I think the biggest changes I've seen are that Dads (working or SAHD) are more engaged with their children now than ever before. I can't wait to come home and hang out with my boy, and it's tough to leave on business trips. But, I can't say the same for Dad's from the previous generation...
  • Forum Thread: Help! Husband is never HOME!!

    My sister just had her 4 th baby and her husband never seems to be home. He is constantly working these days and his absence has really stressed her out. Even though she knows that he is just doing his job and trying to support them, she really wishes he were home more. Do you struggle with raising...
  • Forum Thread: my blog ^_^

    If you think about it, a baby is so much more special than any regular person. I was never one to believe in love at first sight, that was until Leslie. When you're pregnant, you care so much about a person that you haven't even seen their face yet, someone you haven't even met before, someone...
  • Forum Thread: Help! What's the Best Toy You've Ever Bought?????

    My son just loves Legos and he can spend hours building spaceships and gadgets, yet other toys I have bought go untouched in the closet and were a true waste of money. What toy did you buy for your kids that turned out to be worth every penny? What are your top recommendations?
  • Forum Thread: Help! I can't get my kids to play outside!

    This summer I attempted to get back to basics by encouraging the kind of childhood I remembered. I bought freezer pops, sidewalk chalk and water toys and encouraged my children to play outside most of the day. Yet even with all the fun toys and activities outside, I was amazed at how reluctant my...
  • Forum Thread: How do I get my children to eat??

    No one ever said dinnertime would be easy, but lately it has become really bad. My 4 year old constantly decides that she doesn't like what we are having for dinner. She picks at her food and whines throughout dinner until I tell her to put it in the sink. We have a strict “no dessert”...
  • Forum Thread: My son has trouble paying attention --how can I help?

    My 6 year old son has tremendous trouble focusing in school. I’ve heard that exercise helps adults and children concentrate better and stay focused throughout the day, so I am thinking about starting a morning exercise program to help him get focused and hopefully pay better attention in school...
  • Forum Thread: Husband and older step children

    i just jad my daughter in sep she was 3 months early she is considered a micro preemie she weighed 2 pounds at birth we were in the hospital 2 months it made me and my husband closer at first then as my daughter got better and she was out of the hospital and we started having his 5 and 3 year old boys...
  • Forum Thread: 18 month old screams all the time....HELP!!

    My 18 month old has me at my wits end. He doesn't talk yet (although he understands EVERYTHING!), so he has resorted to screeching loudly to get his way. It is unbelievably loud and makes me and my husband crazy. I have tried correcting him, telling him the words for what he wants and even putting...
  • Forum Thread: Two kids under the age of 2

    My first child is 23 months and my second is 3months. the first child, she thinks that i must spend time with her all the time and starts throwing stuff if im holding her brother. i need some advice on how to explain to her that brother needs me too? Also i have drinking thro tippy cups before her brother...
  • Forum Thread: 19 month old is a climber!! Help!

    My daughter is very adventurous. She climbs on the couch, chairs, our bed etc. she will get on the chair next to couch and she scales over the arm of the couch and plops down laughing. She moves so quick! She try's to scale her high chair, toy box or anything else (including me). Any one have advice...
  • Forum Thread: How Did You Tell Your Children You Were Pregnant?

    Sometimes it can be difficult to tell older kids that you are expecting a new baby. How did you tell your children that there would be a little brother or sister joining the family soon? Did they take it well or were there problems?
  • Forum Thread: I am pregnant with my second child..

    I'm concerned right now with a head cold that I can't take anything for, so other then that--I go in for my 1st Doc visit Wed I'm happy to start this again--this will be my last child... no more after this... I am wondering what can I do this time to have the best delievery of this child...
  • Forum Thread: Pregnancy and the Second Child!

    My sister recently found out that she is expecting her 2 nd child in the summer. She already has a 16 month old and she is starting to worry about how she is going to take care of her toddler while she is pregnant. Pregnancy is hard enough without having to care for a toddler on top of it. As...
  • Forum Thread: When is a good time to start reading books to your baby?

    I started reading small stories to my children when they were 5-6 months old. My sister, on the other hand, doesn’t believe in reading to her children until they are much older. When do you think it is a good time to start reading books to a baby? Do you have a favorite book that you love to...
  • Forum Thread: When did your baby get teeth???

    When my oldest was 6 months old, he got his first tooth. My 2 nd and 3 rd children did not get their first teeth until they were almost 11 months old! Teething signs can go on for weeks and even months, which makes it difficult to determine exactly when your little one is going to get his first...
  • Forum Thread: Essential Parenting iPhone apps!

    I recently got an iPhone and I am excited about trying all the new apps out there. Do you have any favorite parenting apps that you recommend? What about apps for your children?