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My son (7) has been best friends with another little boy (also 7) about as far back as he can remember. They met in preschool.

That is where I met the little boy's mom. We became “acquaintance friends”. …

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Husband and I have a 7 mo old Baby. We’re both in our 30s and work FT. H works A LOT, 60+ h/wk regularly. All our relationship, he’s talked about cutting back in the future (when he got X promotion, when he completed X project) but it never really happened…

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I should say this friend is two months from 18. The age is not an issue with me because they have been close their entire lives. This friend is a transgender boy. Last week a third friend had a party with friends, it was going to be my younger teen…

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My husband (36M) and I (35F) have 2 kids: 7F and 2M. The 7-year-old goes to hybrid public school every weekday for 4 hours and then is home doing virtual school for 2.5 hours. The 2-year-old is not in any childcare.

My husband and I have had longstanding arguments about…

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Background: 15-month-old son, we live in the same city as my mom. We have been dealing with a bout of constipation for a little while. We’ll have a good strand then our little guy will get backed up and then good again. We’ve been in frequent contact with our pediatrician…

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For Mother’s Day, my daughters (9, 5) each decorated a photo frame that we filled with a recent picture of them. The youngest also decorated a face mask, because those are the times we live in, I guess. But the oldest wanted to bake bread for breakfast. She’s done this…

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New dad here, looking for advice on how to help my wife. We are first-time parents and we had a baby girl last year in August. Our baby is an absolute dream. She’s been sleeping through the night for the past month and a half or so. …

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Almost 2 years ago we found out we were pregnant with our first kid, who came in March right at the beginning of the pandemic last year.

Before the pandemic, we both had high-paying jobs in NYC with more than enough extra cash coming in to support a family of…

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I (32f) am in a stable and committed relationship. I love kids, all sorts and from babies to teens. They make me laugh and I love chatting to them and playing with my friend's kids. I get so jealous seeing young families and wondering if one day I will have…

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