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Ask Grandma Maggie

Parenting & Childcare Advice
Peggy Moss (1933-2014), also known as Grandma Maggie, penned a parenting column on this site for many years. Back by popular demand, we are republishing the column, sharing with you the best of Grandma Maggie’s parenting and childcare advice.
Unfortunately Grandma Maggie is no longer able to take questions.

My toddler is still using baby talk.
Dear Grandma, I have a two year old daughter who doesn’t talk like she should. Most kids her age that I know are talking well and she still uses baby talk. She is very smart and catches onto stuff quickly. She knows how to turn the TV off, put a dvd in the dvd player, and play with a boxed set of kinects. [More]
How do I tell my family when I’m pregnant?
Dear Grandma Maggie, My husband and I have been together for six years (married for three). I am only 25 years old, but we both want to be young parents. We have been talking about starting a family for a while, but the response from family and friends has been very negative: “You have plenty of time for kids,” “You’re too young to have children now,” “just enjoy each other while you can,” etc. [More]

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