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Laura Davis posted a discussion

Show and tell older kids

We have five girls and one son. Our son is the baby of the family and is now one. However, our daughters do everything for him. We are afraid that he will not learn anything on his own as well as become really spoiled. How can we get these little girls to understand that while their love is appreciated, they have to let their little brother do some things by himself without making them upset?My husband and I talked about this question, since we also have five daughters and one son. We allowed…See More
Dec 27, 2016
18watt_fan posted a discussion

Mumps outbreaks nationwide are almost all fully-vaccinated victims

.I'm sure many of you have seen headlines in the news about all the mumps outbreaks allover the United States. The overwhelming majority of cases are fully vaccinated, in caseanyone was curious.Various mumps vaccine fail (be sure to expand list)All 40 Harvard cases fully vaccinated for mumps:"Last month, the public health department in Cambridge, where Harvard is located, said all students affected had been immunized against mumps before they contracted it."…See More
Dec 21, 2016
Juli Reublin is now a member of Polk Moms
Dec 15, 2016
Laura Davis posted a discussion

Gift suggestions for military sister and family

My sister is coming home from the service for the holidays this year for the first time in several years. Our grandmother has been raising her three kids. We're all meeting at our grandmother's house, including nieces and nephews I haven't seen in years. We'd all like to make this time special. Could you please recommend neat gifts for kids and adults for ages 1 to 65?Here are some neat gifts I got for kids in my large family that your family will love. The Scribble and Play eWriter lets kids…See More
Dec 12, 2016
Sabrina Robinson is now a member of Polk Moms
Dec 9, 2016
Laura Davis posted a discussion

Sounds may be good for crying baby

Our two-month-old baby is anything but a happy girl. Her high, shrill wails and bouts of crying we endure for several hours every single night and it is very stressful for everyone in the house. Isn't there something that will help her go to sleep and quiet down naturally without placing her in any kind of harm's way physically or emotionally? I used a baby sling that placed our infant son right around my stomach. Then, I cleaned house, washed dishes, did the laundry or whatever chores I had…See More
Dec 5, 2016
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Dec 1, 2016
April @ Lakeland Mom posted a discussion

Holiday Events and Activities Guide for Lakeland & Polk County

Over at LakelandMom.com, our goal is to make your holidays just a little bit easier. No, we can’t do your holiday shopping, cookie baking, or put up your tree, but we CAN provide you with a HUGE LIST of all the family friendly holiday happenings and kids activities in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Mulberry, Auburndale, Haines City, & across Polk County. Whether you’re looking for a Christmas parade, photos with Santa, live performance of the Nutcracker or Elf Jr. the Musical, Christmas…See More
Dec 1, 2016




Potty training twins

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn on Monday.

Ear Piercing

Started by Jessica in Birth to Preschooler Jan 24.

Boys can play with dolls

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn Jan 24.

Know it all teens

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn Jan 16.

Show and tell older kids

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn Dec 27, 2016.


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