Thriving as a Person

Sometimes the role of mommy (or daddy) can consume more of 'you' than you like. This community is here to support you as you take care of the 'whole you', your sex life, your emotions... Keeping your identity as a person and living well.


Something for me

  • By Brigid90 · New reply April 20, 2014
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  • I'm 23 years old and have already had my 2 beautiful daughters. I don't want to have anymore children (well biological) and would love a permenant solution. Unfortunately I'm pretty sure that you can ...

IUD, late period- uh oh!

  • By Heathabeee · New reply August 11, 2012
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  • I had an IUD put in in February and although my periods have been heavy and painful, I am grateful for not having to worry every day about taking the pill and the hormonal side effects. My first period ...

Dad has moved on but mom cant!!!

  • By yoniboni · New reply December 15, 2010
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  • I have 3 children by one man. i am 30 my children are 13, 8, and 1. Dad left us for a woman he had been cheating with for 8 years. Anyway, Im feeling like i may never be able to start seeing other people ...

sex, pregnancy, and the disabled

  • By wordsmitht · New reply February 17, 2010
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  • As a disabled woman and the proud mother of a 4 yr old boy, I think the public needs to be further educated about people with both physical and mental disabilities. America needs to know the differences ...

cerebral palsy and parenting

  • By wordsmitht · Posted February 13, 2010
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  • Hi my name is Faith and I have cerebral palsy, and I am also the mother of a four year old boy. I have noticed lately that discovery health has many shows about those who are different and also parents ...

Pregnant in foreign country by local

  • By carman88 · New reply December 23, 2009
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  • Okay I've been living in Argentina with my Argentine boyfriend for more than 2 years now. About 2 months ago I wanted to leave him, tried kicking him out of my loft and everything and all he did was cry ...

Scared help me!

  • By abadker07 · New reply December 6, 2009
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  • Hello i just got off the depo shot (4weeks) ago and I was very very fertile before i already have twins and another daughter. I'm scared i might get pregnant again and i really don't need it right now ...

FDA Warning Regarding H1N1 Products

  • By SafeMedicines · New reply October 23, 2009
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  • We wanted to pass along a very important warning from the FDA regarding counterfeit H1N1 medications for sale online. The warning comes after the FDA purchased and analyzed several products advertised ...

Gracee's Mom: I NEED HELP!!!

  • By DadForGracee · New reply August 19, 2009
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  • I'm the 16 year-old single father of a beautiful 3 month-old named Gracee. Her mother, Mikayla, moved 30 minutes away soon after Gracee's birth and gave me custody. Mikayla told me that she still wants ...

Work Place Discrimination...

  • By DarlinKimmi · New reply August 14, 2009
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  • I'm just curious if any of you other women who are pregnant have experienced discrimination in the work place? I know i sure feel as though i am a victim lately. I am currently on my last written ( final ...

i need some help

  • By _eMiLyXgEm_ · New reply August 12, 2009
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  • im 15 and my bf is gonna be 15 in august.....we wanna have a baby but hes scared....i am too....we really want one and have been struggling to get past the idea since were so young. i just need some help ...

Elevated Hepatic Function

  • By epmomma · Posted June 22, 2009
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  • ok last time i posted i just found out i had gestational diabetes...well actually i didn't just high blood sugar and my beautiful son was born on april 17th weighing 8lbs 8 ounces and 20 1/2 inches long ...

A thought

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  • By Newcomer (Inactive) · New reply May 6, 2009
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  • I'm thinking....why is it that Pregnent women seem happy when their pregnant? I mean they literally shine or something...but they do some of the funniest -Fart in public or fart alot -Always ...

HELP! Bugs in the kitchen!!!

  • By CoastieWife88 · New reply April 2, 2009
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  • I didn't know who to ask about this or's disgusting and I can't take it anymore. There are these little teeny dark brown/black beetle things, they're itty bitty, the width of a tooth pick and ...

Slim Quick for post baby weight?

  • By CoastieWife88 · Posted March 12, 2009
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  • So it's been almost 3 months since my son was born (30 week preemie). I haven't lost a pound! It's becoming really depressing, I've been eating those darn asian inspired low-cal bowls, and lean cuisine ...

Jealous of Dads

  • By CoastieWife88 · New reply February 18, 2009
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  • The freedom I once had before I got pregnant with my son is gone. I love my son very very much, and I was thrilled when I discovered I was pregnant. I just think it's completely unfair how women cut out ...

Any suggestion??

  • By alyviasmommy · New reply January 13, 2009
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  • Hi everyone. My name is Danielle and I need some suggestions. About 3 years ago I found out that I had anxiety/panic attacks. I haven't had one since then. But, the last two days, I feel like I may be ...

Staying Healthy- This is my plea to you

  • By lildeb08 · New reply January 5, 2009
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  • I received a call this morning from my best friend. her boyfriend, and a very dear friend to me, had the unfortunate experience of finding his mother dead on their living room floor Saturday morning ...

What is going

  • By crellyd99 · New reply November 20, 2008
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  • I have a question, this may be a little TMI for some of you. Ok first thing first things I have 3 children, my last one was 7 1/2 months ago. I decided that I was done having children so I had my tube ...

Children, Children & More children

  • By momof8 · New reply October 4, 2008
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  • Hey!!! I was wondering if there were others out there with a large family? I have 8 biological children & wanted to get to know some others that are sharing the same experiences. (I would love to talk ...

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