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Jun12
Baby Name Turf Wars: Calling Dibs Before You’re Pregnant

Baby Name Turf Wars: Calling Dibs Before You’re Pregnant

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Help! My future SIL-to-be has poached my favorite boy option baby name. But, I’m not pregnant. Nor even married into the family yet. So, what’s the baby name etiquette for dealing with this sticky situation?

May18
The Cross-Country Pop-In Visit

The Cross-Country Pop-In Visit

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A family is having a hard time establishing boundaries with a mother-in-law and grandmother who travels cross country to visit and stay over even knowing it’s very inconvenient for the entire family’s schedule.

May06
How to Throw Yourself A Baby Shower That Isn’t Tacky

How to Throw Yourself A Baby Shower That Isn’t Tacky

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Doesn’t look like anyone will be throwing this expectant mom a baby shower. How can she celebrate the arrival of her baby with a party she throws herself without it looking tacky? Is it possible?

Apr29
Bad Combo: Friendships, Pregnancies, and Jealousy

Bad Combo: Friendships, Pregnancies, and Jealousy

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A pregnant reader is being shunned and hurt by a friend who is jealous and hurt because she and her husband have decided not to have children. She wants to know whether her friendship is salvageable?

Apr27
Dealing With Pregnancy Busybodies

Dealing With Pregnancy Busybodies

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A newly pregnant reader is having a hard time connecting with and wanting to share news of her pregnancy with nosey acquaintances.

Apr20
Dealing With a Know-it-All, Opinionated Mom Friend

Dealing With a Know-it-All, Opinionated Mom Friend

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A first-time pregnant mom is close to losing her cool with her know-it-all friend, an opinionated and know-it-all mom. Should she talk to her friend about this problem or just ignore her and the issue?

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