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  • Forum Thread: Sleepless in Arkansas

    Hello my name is Donna, and I am the proud but tired mother of two beautifual girls. I have a 3 year old and an 8 month old. I am having problems getting my 8 month old sleeping all night in her crib. We never had a problem when she was in our room in her basenett, she would sleep all night and never...
  • Forum Thread: ????????????????

    i have a 4 month old son and he seems to be active like a 6 month old... he has been getting sick latly and i have taken him to the doctor and got medicine but he is having a hard time with getting the stuff he is coughing up and out of his lungs will he be ok and could that cause him to choke while...
  • Forum Thread: I'm really confused... How old is my baby?

    Ok this might sound really silly... But I'm a first time mom and I'm kinda confused my daughter was born on November 1st 2012, so how old is she ??? I've been saying that she's three (3) months old as of date (12 feb 2013) but other people and also this website on the home page of my...
  • 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: Help--How do you get kids to STOP sharing GERMS>????

    I have 4 children under the age of 6. As a result, they share toys, bedrooms—and YES, even germs. I try encouraging hand washing, covering their noses when they sneeze and we have multiple gel sanitizers spaced strategically throughout the house. Yet, no matter what I do...we all get sick. Is there a...
  • Forum Thread: Help! How do you keep the house clean with kids?

    Keeping the house clean is a daily battle with 4 children under the age of 6. While they are beginning to help me in some ways, I do the lion's share of the house work. Over the years I have developed some time saving cleanup tips. One of the best ways to tidy up fast is to carry a wicker basket...
  • Forum Thread: Sharing bedrooms or Private Bedrooms--Which is better?

    When my 4 th child was born, I put all three of my older children in a bedroom together. They are 6,4 and 2. They love sharing a room and have a good time (most of the time). Do you think children NEED their own bedroom or is it better to share a room with your siblings?
  • Forum Thread: Snack Time HELP!!!

    My 4 year old and 5 year old are constantly asking me if it is snack time. While I try my hardest to encourage healthy eating, there are some days when I feel like all they want are sugary cereals, candy and cookies. Getting your preschoolers to eat fruit and vegetables isn't always easy, yet...
  • Forum Thread: Help!!! My son is being bullied

    My 6 year old started kindergarten this year and is riding the bus like a big kid! Recently he started telling me that an older child on the bus picks on him and calls him names. I hate that my son has to deal with kids like this, but unfortunately, I know that it is a fact of life. I struggle...
  • Forum Thread: YouTube and Children--How Do You Prevent the Influence?

    Recently my son found YouTube and loves watching funny videos and clips. I am having a hard time policing the things he watches and I am afraid that he will come across something inappropriate. I've set some parental controls already, but is there something more I can do? How do you limit the influence...
  • 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: Help! How do I pick the perfect pet for my kids?

    I want to get our children a pet this year, but I don’t know whether to get a dog, a cat, or something a bit smaller. What type of pet do you have? Is there a “best” pet for kids?
  • Forum Thread: School Struggles! Help!

    This time of year it is always difficult to get my children excited about school. After 5 months of school, homework and activities, they are completely uninterested in anything related to school. What are some things I can do to get my kids back in the school spirit? Do you have any tricks...
  • Forum Thread: Getting Kids to Share..

    Sharing with siblings and other children can be a difficult concept for small children and even preschoolers to understand. Echoes of “THAT'S MINE!!!!!” can be heard in nearly every household with small children. What are some of the ways you encourage your children to share with...
  • Forum Thread: Single Parenting

    I am pregnant for the first time and I am not married. As a matter of fact, I prefer to have as little contact with the baby's father as possible. (It's a long story, but he's not a nice guy) I'm only about 9 weeks along, and I know I have a lot of time to think about things, but I'm...
  • Forum Thread: Help!!! I need a BREAK!

    As a stay at home mother of 4, I spend all of my day with my children, while my husband works outside of the home for 9 hours each day. When he comes home from work, the first thing I want to do is give him the kids and take a break. Unfortunately, the first thing he wants to do is unwind...
  • Forum Thread: i dont know what to do

    So here is the deal. i am 24 weeks pregnant, have what they call an incompitant cervix, and having other pregnancy related problems. I have a hard time doing things on my own right now all the way down to pay the bills. My inlaws have been helping me out alot and i really appreciate it so very much and...
  • 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: Twin mom!

    Anybody have Twins? I am a second time mommy with a one year old and twin boys on there way! I am very worried about splitting time between infant boys and my baby girl as well. I also am just worried being a mom to twins, this is all very new, pretty much a new mom all over again... Any advice??
  • Forum Thread: How do you get rid of baby weight after C Section???

    I used to be lucky because I never had to exercise. My baby was a big boy and I had to have a c section. I am wondering if other mom's out there that had c sections how did you get rid of the weight. All of my weight lies in my belly area. It's so frustrating as I used to be a size 5 before baby...
  • Forum Thread: Should dad be out of picture?

    Around the time I got pregnant, my boyfriend of 10 months and I had been going our seperate ways. (Well I was trying, he refused to leave me alone.) now that i am 17 weeks, he is still as much trouble as before, and not to mention he has hurt me since I got pregnant and I put a restraning order on...
  • Forum Thread: why dont i feel like having sex anymore with my husband

    im 21 years old and im 28 weeks, i used to feel like having sex with my husband for the past few weeks but now i dont enjoy having sex with him and i love him but the problem is he is so hard to please and harsh and i try my best to be a good wife but he sees fault in everything. i dont know if im falling...
  • Forum Thread: Help!! Where can I take my kids this summer?

    Last year I took my 5 year old, 3 year old and 1 year old to a big theme park. We went for the day and had a great time. While it was definitely difficult traveling with 3 small children, it wasn't as bad as I had feared-- even the plane flight was good. What summer trips are you planning to...
  • Forum Thread: GET OUT MY BED

    I have a 2 year old little girl who insist on sleeping in the bed with us and will not sleep in the other room with her sisters she gets up and comes in our room and jumps in our bed. do anyone have any ideas that may help out in this issue because itis just what I said an issue.
  • Forum Thread: When is a good time to start kids playing sports?

    My son just turned 3, and he really wants to start playing soccer like his older brother. When do you think is an appropriate age to get children involved in organized sports activities? Is 3 years old too young?