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thotalot @thotalot (18) • United States 4 May 11
What do you think about young kids having cell phones, texting, and facebook pages? I have a 10 yr old, and she is feeling left out and isolated because I do not allow any of those things for her right now. I was told that you are...
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karinxaaa @karinxaaa (31) 30 Apr 11
Kids, school, childcare, activities, appointments, work, relationships, self... How do you balance at all? Do you use some kind of planner, like a calender or phone app? Do you wing it? Post-it notes? Dry erase board? How do...
dismalgrin @dismalgrin (2606) • United States 1 May 11
I am so annoyed. I've had three beautiful children that I love very much and I would not trade the joy of having them for anything. Strangely enough I had wonderful pregnancies, even when stuff went wrong, it was still a really...
TheRealDawn @dawnald (84315) • Shingle Springs, California 3 May 11
Maybe I'm just too literal minded here, but isn't Mother's day for the purpose of honoring your mother? OK, this might be expanded a little bit to include a mother-in-law, step-mother, grandmother, even an aunt, or an older...
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pastigger We had a little mother's day melt down from me this year. Every year we have been married which is 12 now we have done something special for his mother and I just sent my mom a card since she was out of state. Well now I have a three year old and the honest...
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katsmeow1213 @katsmeow1213 (28872) • United States 3 May 11
I was just having a conversation with my mother and she mentioned that these days girls start their periods earlier than they used to. She said she believed the average age that girls start having their periods is closer to 9...
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SViswan @SViswan (12057) • India 2 May 11
Parenting isn't an easy job and at some point or the other, a child does feel that the parent is against them and we have the regular tantrums. "You don't let me do anything"; "you don't like my friends"; YOU...blah blah....of...
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pastigger My daughter is going to be 4 in a few short weeks but I stay home with her so it seems like I am always the bad guy. We have had problems already when she doesn't want to listen to daddy and I back him up, even if I don't always agree. I just wish that he...
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natnickeep @natnickeep (2337) • United States 25 Apr 11
Kids say the funniest things sometimes as we all know. Like how my little one used to call a sandwhich a swandwich. She is 5 now so she learned to say it right. But the other day she came up to me with a real funny one. She was...
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kristinad @kristinad (185) • United States 15 Apr 11
the other night i put my 5yr to bed. then latter on i went to go and cheack on him and he was sleeping so i go over to him and cover him with his blanket. he wakes up and says mommy why am i so stupid i go what did you say? he go...
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DawnDeanne @DawnDeanne (8) • United States 13 Apr 11
Ok, so here's the deal. I have a 3 year old daughter who has low muscle tone and has been developmental delayed in almost every area. Now she has almost completely caught up and even surpassed kids her age in some areas. The...
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kwylima @kwylima (451) • United States 11 Apr 11
Hello mylotters.. First of all.. I know I know..there are a lot young parents that are happy and having a good life with your kids.. I just read a article about that and it shows that parents who wait a little more to...
OpinionatedLady @OpinionatedLady (5973) • United States 1 Apr 11
Our kids say some of the funniest things. Then there are the serious conversations and yes some of them are hard not to laugh at too. Over the last year myhusband lost a job, started college to be able to get a better job, got a...
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tlb0822 @tlb0822 (1411) • United States 30 Mar 11
I started this discussion to see how helpful other peoples spouses are. My husband works about 14 days out of the month, because he works shift work. He works all nights from 6 at night till 6 in the morning. He has an hour drive...
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tlb0822 @tlb0822 (1411) • United States 28 Mar 11
I have always been told that girls are much easier to potty train then boys are. I have two girls. My oldest just turned three in December. She potty trained her self in june of last year when she was two. She literally just...
dheckerz @dheckerz (473) • Philippines 16 Mar 11
Yes. I hear yah, I bet you would answer Mommy,daddy, mamma,muchin and yes that's very common but aside from that can you still remember what was his/her first uttered word? I saw my niece grew up from the moment she was born and...
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mermaidivy @mermaidivy (15402) • United States 17 Mar 11
I am thinking about the entertainment for the babies like the bouncer. When I was doing the register at babiserus, I was supried to see all those equiment that the babies can have these days. I think I only got a walker back when...
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jameygc @jameygc (452) • United States 15 Mar 11
Last night I was watching tv, and I saw this show about parents spending $30,000 or more in a birthday party for a 6 years old kid! It was incredible to me! The mother actually let her little daughter make all decisions for the...
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