I’m having a girl and want to splurge on adorable girly-girl baby gear…but what if I have a boy next? Do I have to go gender neutral on everything?
My 14-month-old won’t give up her morning bottle without a fight. How do I get her fully weaned without going fully crazy?
I went off medication so I could have a baby and nurse him for as long as I could. I need to go back on it, but the emotional pain of forced weaning hurts just as much.
Help! My baby will only nap in a running car or while nursing. How can I help him develop more practical napping habits?
I’m scared of gaining weight, but feel guilty about not gaining weight! Is this normal? How do I deal?
Are middle names just as fraught with drama and territorial hurt feelings as first names?
My seven-month-old won’t stop SCRATCHING everything, including herself. And ME. Is this normal?
After years of dealing with an overly-competitive sister-in-law, treading on our baby name turf is the last straw! What do I do?
My friend’s father just died after a long battle with cancer. What can I do for her and her family? How can I be a help and not a burden?
Many infant sleep experts like to tub thump against letting your baby fall asleep while nursing. Is it really such a bad habit? How do you break it?
An update from one of our most memorable Advice Smackdown columns: The pregnant mom faced with a husband in rehab on her due date.
Our baby’s bedtime is killing our social life. Is there such a thing as too much routine?
Cloth diaper woes? We’re here to help.
Only three people came to my baby shower and I’m having a really hard time dealing with disappointment and anger at the no-shows. How can I make myself get over this?
What to do with a kid who doesn’t like to eat fruit?
My husband stays home with our baby but lets him sleep all day…so he’s awake all night! How do I fix this without sounding accusatory?
How to make the bottle-to-sippy-cup transition as painless as possible.
My husband lost his mother several years ago and won’t put any effort into Mother’s Day…but I’m a mother now too!
My 18-month-old still can’t fall asleep on her own and still wakes up crying multiple times a night. Help!
I’m a preschool teacher and an aunt to a child with a very bad stutter, but his mother is in denial. What do I do?