At some point, you may start thinking — dreaming! wishing! longing! — about leaving the house. By yourself, with your husband, partner, friends. Anywhere and spend two hours free of the fear that someone is going to vomit into your cleavage.
My mother really wants to be here for the birth of my second child…but I’d really prefer my mother-in-law. What should I do?
My in-laws have chosen cigarettes over my son. What can I do?
When to break up with other parents.
Having a baby means starting a whole new family, in more ways than one.
My pregnant friend has turned into a selfish jerk. What do I do?
Or, what to do when the bitterness starts to taste kind of good.
I want another baby, but my husband doesn’t.
More on navigating fertile vs. infertile friendships.
Amalah chats with Jonniker about colic, reflux and other things that turn your perfect newborn into a terrifying hellbeast.
How to stop an unwanted third wheel from throwing your relationship off course.
That first time, I clung to that six-week no-sex window for as long as I could. The second time… not so much.
Confession: I have not cleaned a litter box since February 2008.
A reader’s mother-in-law insists on cutting the baby’s hair! And it’s not a good thing, people. What is she to do?
Amalah tackles the Case of the Scatterbrained Mother-in-Law — who leaves choking hazards everywhere she goes.
Because there’s no “Suck It Up” when your uterus just plain sucks.
“I don’t WANT Daddy, I want Mommy!” Oh. Ouch.
“But Einstein didn’t talk until he was three!” What to do when your child has a speech delay and your family thinks you’re an overzealous neurotic nut?
Admit it. You’ve Googled an ex-boyfriend from time to time. But what if he KNOWS you’ve Googled him? Amalah explains the blah-blah-talkspeak of online identification.
Hi Amy, I’ve found myself in a strange situation and I have no idea what to do. First, some background: I have a (summer) job. As a result, I have a boss. Let’s call her Emily. Emily was once married, but got divorced when she…