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  • 1 day ago

    My 5 year old has a overactive imagination

    My five year old has a overactive imagination. At first it was kind of funny and interesting when she would make up stories about things she has done which she never has but recently her stories have turned a little darker she has "friends"that she has made up an tell about them getting hurt in horrible ways and I have no idea where she would get the things she has said from. She tells these stories without missing a beat like these things have actually happened to these kids she has made....
  • 2 days ago

    10 Yr Old Boys, height vs weight- what drives balance?

    I am a single mother of 2 kids. My youngest is my son, he just turned ten and is very excited to start football camp. He is currently growing extremely fast, in height and weight, his dad is saying he has gained more weight just in the last month. He has been eating healthy and has been exercising, only has still gained 10 lbs. Is it possible that he could be depressed to the point where no matter his actions and diet can effect his growth over just his state of mind? His father and I divorced 2....
  • 2 days ago

    sensory processing disorder

    my son who is 6 just recently got diganoised with sensory rocessing disorder and im wondering if it is like aspergers syndrome or anything about it at all will help
  • 2 days ago

    Does Vitamin D Actually Help Curb Colds?

    "When it comes to vitamin supplements, more is not always better, according to a new study that found even high doses of vitamin D don't protect children from colds in the winter." You can find out more here: Do you give your children vitamin D in the hopes of preventing or reducing the severity of a cold?
  • 2 days ago

    Too Tall 10 year old

    My 10 year old son is 5'8" tall and we are going to see a pediatric endo in a few weeks.  Our ped had mentioned aromatase inhibitors or GNRH analogue(?).  He had a bone age scan at 10.2 and the results were 12.6 years.  We are all tall but he seems to be developing sooner and he's the oldest of 2 boys.  My wife has an identical twin with adult sons that are 6'6", 6'5" and 6'3".  I'm hesitant to have injections and such.  He is also autistic (high functioning....
  • 4 days ago

    Recall: Sabrett Hot Dogs

    A heads up if you have hot dogs in your refrigerator - More than 7 million pounds of beef and pork hot dog and sausage products distributed by Marathon Enterprises of Bronx, N.Y. have been recalled because they may contain bone fragments. Find out if any you've bought were included in the recall, here:
  • 5 days ago

    "Bad" step mom role issues

    Just need some advice on a war I can never win at....When I married my husband 7 years ago, I took on his son as my own(he was 8 then).. I tried to be the stepmom that any kid would want.. I went with him to sports games, read him books at bed,did his laundry, etc....but, I started to learn from beginning that it wasnt going to be easy....he is an only child, as is my husband... my husband was smothered by his parents, got everything he wanted handed to him and he could "never do wrong"....
  • 8 days ago

    My 5 month old son

    He always burps more than normal then spits up
  • 8 days ago

    How to handle feeding problem of 5 year old

    My daughter is 5 years old. Whenever we talk about breakfast/lunch/dinner to her, she becomes crazy, shows sign of vomitting and starts beating herself. We are having a hard time dealing with this issue. Once she completes eating, she is back to normal. What can we do to get rid of her habit.
  • 14 days ago

    News: Neighborhood Sandbox a Breeding Ground for Germs

    Sandboxes are fun for kids to play in. But have you considered what kinds of germs might be lurking in that communal sand? "Sandboxes can be breeding grounds for bacteria, parasites and other infectious germs, whether brought in by animals using them as litter boxes or by kids interacting with other kids, researchers say." Find out how to keep your child safe while playing in sandboxes, here: Do your kids play in a neighborhood, school, or park sandbox?