How do you talk to young children about the topic of death? Is it best handled as a sit-down serious discussion, or should questions be answered as they come up?
What do you do when your toddler needs her pacifier to sleep? How do you break the association?
A mom needs some guidance on the type of television programming and movies she should allow for her preschooler son during the developmental phase while he’s fascinated with “bad guys.”
A mom is being told to have her toddler sent to a speech therapist but wants to understand the benefits of doing so first. Amalah has very strong opinions about this.
A mom needs help discerning whether her baby’s negative reaction to daycare is regular separation anxiety or something more concerning.
A cloth diapering mom is dealing with a yeast infection in her house. Amalah has experience and shares her been-there-done-that knowledge and tips.
A mom turns to Amalah for advice on dealing with a loving mother-in-law/grandmother who is overfeeding her child who is on a healthy plan via doctor’s orders.
What’s a Sip-and-See? Is it a real thing? How does it work? What’s the gift etiquette? Amalah to the rescue.
Following the birth of your child you NEED TO EAT. And you need to eat well, and regularly. Here are our fave postpartum healthy snacks.
A mom is seriously feeling like her once-cool ear piercings from the 90s are out-of-date today.
Expectant reader writes in to ask advice on how to respond to her co-workers who are making inappropriate and rude comments about her pregnant belly size.
A teacher is at home full-time this summer with a toddler and an infant, and each morning dreads the super long intensive daylight parenting hours ahead of her. Is there more to this than just the new summer schedule? Amalah thinks maybe.
When you know you need to set boundaries with your mother-in-law, especially as life becomes more intertwined with a baby on the way, but don’t know how.
A toddler has a hard time calming down and recovering from tantrums when asked to follow simple safety requests, rules and consequences.
After a stomach bug, a young toddler refuses to drink from her sippy cup now. Her mom needs help in getting her back on track. But should she just wait longer?
A reader follows-up with Amalah asking her how life looks like now raising three kids.
A first-time mom is really concerned about her four-month old’s poor falling asleep sleep habits. But is it realistically the right time to effectively tackle sleep training?
A reader reaches out for advice on how to stay connected to her best friend (who also recently became a new mom) in the face of some life changes for both of them.
A baby who previously would fall asleep easily can now only do so in the arms of her mom and no one else. The parents are on the brink of hiring an expensive sleep trainer. Can something be done first?
A mom needs help making a career decision that will impact how she spends time with her kids and outsources some caregiving duties. She turns to Amalah for advice.