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how to prepare for long term care of family member?

E. B. asks from Denver

So those of you who have read my previous posts know that our adult daughter is medically disabled, receives SSI, cannot work or attend school. She is not cognitively or intellectually disabled, nor is she mobility-impaired. She has multiple medical diagnoses and s...


The Lessons I Learned from Childhood Help Me Promote Civil Rights As an Adult

by Robbin Miller

I recently published my first chapter book for children, A Girl’s Dream to Play Little League Baseball with Boys The themes of my memoir are grit, persistence, and tenacity in achieving your goals despite the boos, jeers, and name calling that can happen to you on your life’s journey. I overcame those obstacles by believing I was doing the right thing in playing little league with boys when it was the first year that girls were legally allowed to play: 1975. I thank my parents and my brother for being my greatest cheerleaders in seeing me cross the sidelines to play little league with boys…. More


I want to know how other moms out here would feel about this.

Z. K. asks from Jefferson City

Im 19 years and in college and want to move in with my 21 year old boyfriend who is in the same college as I am in. I lied to my parents that I needed 2000 cedis that's 363.60 dollars in Ghana to rent an apartment for 8 months as my academic year, while the actual the a...


What resources are there?

T. D. asks from New York

I have posted before about the toxic relationship I am in. But it has not gotten any better. My husband has started to say things to the kids that concern me. He actually told our 9 year old that he was going to leave him in foster care. and in another conversation he st...


21 month old fights sleep like none other

K. K. asks from San Antonio

My husband and I both work in the service industry so early bedtimes aren't always an option seeing as how we currently only have one car, working opposite shifts so when he works nights i drop him off and pick him up meaning when it's time to go i have to get little one...


Looking for Party Room

S. S. asks from Gaithersburg

Hello everyone! I am looking for a nice, clean, and bright party room in Montgomery County for a Baby Shower in October. Anyone has any ideas? Thank you.


What is ADHD?

“ADHD, the energy to do anything. The focus to accomplish nothing.”

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic medical condition which often begins in childhood and continues into adulthood. It is thought to affect 3–9% of school-age children and young people and about 2% of adults worldwide…. More


Holiday event before or after the actual Holiday?

m. W. asks from Billings

One of our local schools puts on a Haunted House fundraiser every year. It is a BIG tradition in our town, they hardly need to advertise anymore. They usually clear $30,000+. Halloween is on a Thursday this year. They are trying to decide if they do it the weekend be...


Sweet SnapChat Sixteen

by Lynn Zakeri, LCSW

My son turned 16 this month.

I knew going into this year he was not a Sweet 16 Party kind of guy. My son is laid back, low-key, chill, and avoids drama at all costs. That is why his agreeing to host a birthday party of 18 boys was a surprise to me…. More


I have a problem with husband’s brother touching my girls.

b. l. asks from New York

How do I start this? First of all, my husband’s brother doesn’t speak to people. He knows how to talk but will only talk to people he is really comfortable with. And because of that, he never had a girlfriend and he is 35 though he tried to hit on my sister on Facebo...


Video game questions . . .

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

@JB - a thousand flowers to you if I could. You made me cry with your thoughtful words. I often think of you and what you have gone through with your own family (especially your ex) and your amazing strength and grace. Thank you so much!!! --- So our 19 yr old is c...


Just curious - maybe someone here knows the answer

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

I went to get my nails done last night and while there, a younger gal comes in wearing a ankle monitoring bracelet. She wasn't shy about it - wearing short, shorts and flip flops, it was in plain view. Additionally, she was making jokes during her pedicure to the salon...


When to tell kids . . . *ETA - one more thought

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

I was diagnosed with cancer yesterday. It's treatable - I'll live. As some of you may recall, my husband was diagnosed with cancer last year. He isn't a candidate for treatment at this time, but he is doing well and the cancer is moving slow enough that it isn't an ur...


Weird question about flies

M. 6. asks from Woodbridge

My assistant decided yesterday to prop the front door to the office open (it's a direct to outside door from the reception area). About 4 hrs later, she comes to tell me she has to shut the door because the lobby has about 100 flies in it. Because we have really tall w...


4 year old boy refuses to poop on potty

B. S. asks from New York

He's my third child, peeing he has down. He's 4.5. Other 2 did not give me this trouble. He flat out refuses to do it. Any pointers appreciated.