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Aug12
Potty Training Wars: Dealing With the 3/4 There Kid

Potty Training Wars: Dealing With the 3/4 There Kid

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A mom is having a challenging time with her almost fully potty-trained child who is scared to poop in the potty and insists on wearing a pull-up. What are the parent’s options to help her young child?

Aug10
A Daycare Food Dilemma

A Daycare Food Dilemma

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A mom is really happy with the care provided by her kids’ in-home daycare provider. However, she is concerned about the lunch and snack options they are offering her toddlers. Is she overreacting and what are her options?

Aug07
Would It Kill You to Just Say Thank You?

Would It Kill You to Just Say Thank You?

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What should this mom do about her family members who chronically don’t send thank you notes (or even acknowledge receipt) for the gifts she gives to the kids?

Aug05
First Birthday Family Drama

First Birthday Family Drama

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A new mom doesn’t want to her well-known family drama to bleed into and taint her daughter’s first birthday party. How can she maintain the peace with the grandparents and her in-laws while shielding her daughter and her young friends?

Aug03
Help! We’re Moving & Driving Each Other Crazy!

Help! We’re Moving & Driving Each Other Crazy!

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Next month, my husband and I are moving our small family about an hour away from where we are now. My husband and I are taking very different packing approaches in how we’re preparing for his this move and we’re driving each other crazy because of it. How can we make this go smoother for our sanity?

Jul31
Frustrated No More (Except With Ourselves)

Frustrated No More (Except With Ourselves)

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Amalah uses a celebratory Advice Smackdown update for some self-reflection on our own hard-earned parenting achievements, as imperfectly won as they may have come.

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