Is Stuck Really Stuck?

We often receive comments and questions from readers such as the query posed below: I know a couple of women who are stuck! What does stuck mean? When we mentioned to the author that other people with the same internal conversation would be interested in what she had to say, she gave us her approval to reprint her letter. We thought the rest of you would be interested if we shared this e-mail with you. It might be thought provoking - or even just affirming - that you are not alone with... read more

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5 Tips for Slow-to-Warm Kids

I am really outgoing, but my toddler is so clingy. He ends up engaging and having fun, but it takes a bit. I am worried and do not know that to do. Is this normal?  YES. We have this idea … read more

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When Should I Talk to my Children About Drugs and Alcohol?

The short answer to this question is… you can start laying the groundwork as soon as your child can talk and comprehend. One father trained his two-year-old daughter to cover her face whenever she was confronted with a cigarette smoker … read more

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Do-Overs and New Orleans

Dear City of New Orleans, I had the pleasure of visiting you this past weekend, and let me just say this: You are worth the hype. The French Quarter, the people, the food, the action, the music, the chaos, the … read more

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Breastfeeding Basics: Teleclass Re-cap

Expertly facilitated by Gina Ciagne, Vice President of Healthcare at Lansinoh, and generously sponsored by Lansinoh, participants ended this informative teleclass with practical tips that moms could implement immediately in order to make their breastfeeding experience a positive one for both mom and … read more

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5 Questions to Help Find the Right Pediatrician

Lots of anxieties arrive before the delivery of a new baby. Will she be healthy? How much and how often should she eat? How much sleep will he need? What should we do about immunizations? And what if I have … read more

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Readers’ Comments about Father-in-Law’s Questionable Behavior

Many readers responded to my column, “Daughter-in-Law Is Upset with Father-in-Law’s Behavior”, which raised the issue of developing romantic relationships when one’s spouse has severe Alzheimer’s disease. One reader points out the relevance of this issue with these facts: More … read more

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REST: The Bedtime Battle

Insomnia can be a very frustrating experience for kids and adults alike. This frustration is not only aggravating, but it also keeps us awake even longer. While we are lying in bed thinking about the bills we need to pay … read more

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