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How do I insert a picture

 I can't find out how to place a picture in my posts.  HELPSparkling Thoughts,Linda"No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care." ...more
Hi Denise- I've struggled with adding an image to my blog post all day today. I have no idea ...more

Potty Training

Location Atlantic Beach, FL United States See map: Google Maps I was lucky.  My son (now 23) was fairly easy.  But, things have changed I have a stubborn 2 yo geandson who initially is interested in potty training then totally loses interest.  I tried the 3 day potty training and he just peed all over the house.  went to shorts and had 6 wet suits by 11 am.  any suggestions?...more

Saturday Suggestions

Link your post / blog / page at Saturday Suggestions:  Here        ~MonaMore MilestonesTwitter   ...more

I'm new to blogHer and have loved getting to know everyone on this online community. I would ...more

Will Anyone Be Watching...

The Survivor Finale?  I can't wait.  The only one I really like is Matt but I hope Russell wins the online poll.        ~MonaMore MilestonesTwitter   ...more

We didn't have a chance to watch it last night -- I'm hoping we get to see it today.

I like ...more

Looking for writers for Raising Boys World

Hello - I've been looking at all your amazing blogs and I'm wondering if anyone might be interested in contributing to RaisingBoysWorld? I would love to add the variety of writers and information to help parents. Please let me know - email me at renee@raisingboysworld.com or call me at 716-472-6241. www.RaisingBoysWorld.com...more

Are you still looking for writers for your website?

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Without the Internet

Like many Americans, we are going through some tough times.  Because of that we will be losing our Internet access. I'm setting up scheduled posts so please continue to read and enjoy my blog.       ~Mona More Milestones ...more

Sorry to hear that Mona, hopefully soon you'll be able to get your internet back. In the ...more

Cloth napkins for kid's lunches - feedback needed

I have been using, making and selling eco-friendly reusuable snack bags for a year now. I started because I wanted snackbags for Charlie to take to Pre-K that were different from the usual zippy plastic bags. At his Pre-K all the snack bags were put in a big basket for the kids to pass out at snack time. I wanted Charlie's to be easy to recognize even with his name on it. I started pricing the bags and thought "Holy Cow! I can make these for less money" and so I did. Charlie is starting Kindergarten this year....more

I have some listed in my Etsy shop, Topsy Turvy Tots. I have a variety of fabrics not shown so ...more

Link Your 1st Blog Post

I started to write at the suggestion of my ICU nurse. There I was in my midforties unable to ...more

Do Co-Workers Read Your Blog?

Hi All,First let me tell you, I'm not a teacher but I am an office aide at an elementary.  I just had to get that out there.  It'd feel weird if I didn't.Anyway, do your co-workers read your blog?  Besides two teachers, no one at school even knows I have a blog.  I just don't want anything I write to come back to bite me in the ass.  I don't even give the names of my family....more

My parents actually made a comment about something I wrote - that they didn't like. ...more

Moms of Boys Group: Blogherr Meetup?

Who's going to Blogher? Are you interested in getting together at some point during Blogher????I want to meet everyone!www.RaisingBoysWorld.com...more

What did you think? I never checked this post until just now -!

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Only 2 day left!

Hi everyone,There are only 2 days left for me to get votes on the Bedtime Story that I wrote for my grandson, Noah. I'm one of 10 finalists and the person with the most votes on Friday will win $2,500. My family really needs this prize and I hope you will take a moment to visit the link and vote. You can vote 1x per day but even if you only vote once that would be so amazing!! Thank you everyone, God Bless. ...more

GoodNites Bedtime Story

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Allowances and Chores?

Our son, Charlie, is 5 years old. He is beginning to realize that things he wants (mainly toys) cost money. And that Mommy & Daddy say "no" quite a bit when it comes to buying toys. The current toy Charlie wants is a boxed set of Disney Cars from the movie Cars. It costs $9.99 which Charlie says is 99 dollars. Too cute! He has been asking how he can get the 99 dollars to buy the toys before someone else does.   My husband & I have been talking about the possiblity of an allowance for Charlie for a few months now. I have mixed feelings about it....more

We have 5 kids, 5 girls, from 11 years to 4 months. We do not pay for the standard kid chores. ...more

Anyone live with an Oedipus?

I love being the mom of a 7-year-old boy who is full of love and sweetness -- sometimes a little too much love and sweetness. I'm afraid I don't always handle it as well as I could though -- anyone survived something similar?  Read about my little Oedipus at: http://alittlebitrocknroll.blogspot.com/2009/07/my-little-oedipus.html...more

Announcing Raising Boys World

Hello. I have a favor to ask of everyone in this group...You are among the first to know about the exciting new addition to my blog. Announcing Raising Boys World (http://www.raisingboysworld.com/)- in beta version. Please take a moment to visit the site and sign up. I'm interested in seeing what you think about it; the navigation, usability, etc...please have fun and be sure to share your comments with me. I encourage you to interact, post stories and get involved so we can create a great community for parents of boys. I appreciate your time. ...more

Introduce yourself!

Hi. Introduce yourself and share the number and ages of boys you have with the group. Looking forward to meeting you. I'm Renee (www.mothersraisingboys.com) I have 4 boys ages 9, 6, 3 and 1. ...more

I understand your concern - it's scary! They're close in age. It will be tough, but in my ...more

What are some ways you feel boys might be at a disadvantage today?

What are some ways you feel boys might be at a disadvantage today? ...more

Raising Boys Stories

Hi. Welcome to the BlogHer forum for mothers raising boys! Let's start some dialog. What stories can you share about being a mom to a boy or questions you might have?  I have 4 boys, ages 8, 6, 3 and 1. Things in my house are fun, crazy and full of testosterone. There was a time when I was sad that I never had a girl, now I feel that it's my mission to raise responsible, respectful, good future members of our society. I'm looking forward to hearing from you.  ...more

What have been some of your favorite things to do with your son(s) this summer?

What are some of your favorite things to do with your son during the summer? Places to go (indicate where you live), activities, etc... ...more

I completely agree - what a great post - I'm inspired! I would always prefer to travel with ...more

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