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Our Landlord Refuses to Fix Anything, Including the AC, and Now My Babies Are Getting Heat Rash: I've Tried Everything, What Else Can I Do?

Our Landlord Refuses to Fix Anything, Including the AC, and Now My Babies Are Getting Heat Rash: I’ve Tried Everything, What Else Can I Do?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her landlord. She says that her landlord has refused all requests to have things in their home fixed, including plumbing, air conditioning, and more. This mom has already taken several steps — withholding rent, requesting an inspection from the city, etc. — and though she does plan to move her family, it cannot happen immediately for financial reasons. What should she do to keep herself and her family safe and comfortable in their own home?

My Brother Moved in With Me and Took Over My Daughter's Room, So I Kicked Him Out: I Feel Awful, But Am I in the Wrong?

My Brother Moved in With Me and Took Over My Daughter’s Room, So I Kicked Him Out: I Feel Awful, But Am I in the Wrong?

A mom writes in asking for advice about a situation with her brother. She says her brother, whom she loves, moved in with her and her daughter a while ago and ended up sort of taking over the house, including her daughter’s room. In general, he wasn’t super helpful around the house and left messes for this mom to clean up. They eventually got into an argument in which she kicked him out, but she has felt awful about it ever since. It doesn’t help that her mom is also piling on the guilt. Was kicking him out the right call?

Should I Let My Teenage Daughter Move Back Home Despite My Many Concerns?

Should I Let My Teenage Daughter Move Back Home Despite My Many Concerns?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her teenage daughter. She says her daughter, 19, moved out to live with her boyfriend but is now asking to move back home. The two have a somewhat strained relationship, but additionally, this mom is living in a small house with other people, is about to lose her job, and feels her daughter will not contribute meaningfully and may cause unnecessary drama. She wants to help as a mom but is not sure she can or should.

How Do I Get My Young Children More Involved in the Kitchen So That They Become Better Eaters?

How Do I Get My Young Children More Involved in the Kitchen So That They Become Better Eaters?

How do you get young children to get more involved in the kitchen, with the goal of hopefully getting them to be better eaters overall? A classic parenting conundrum! A mom wrote in, asking for advice on how to get her toddler and preschooler to help out in the kitchen. She asked for any recommended “tips, tricks, or recipes.” Writer and mom-of-two Samantha Cooper weighs in with some advice on the topic. A Mamas Uncut fan asks: “I want my toddler and preschooler to start helping me in the kitchen. Hoping this will help them become better eaters. Any tips, tricks, or recipes recommend?” – Mamas Uncut Community Member YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: A Mom’s Relentless Journey to Help Two of Her Daughters Overcome Their Anaphylactic Food Allergies Advice from Samantha Cooper Having younger children help in the kitchen is something that can be the pride of many parents. Allowing children to help in the kitchen can come with its own set of trials, but many are easy to work around. Teaching proper kitchen hygiene is very important, especially learning that raw meats can make a person quite sick. Teaching handwashing is highly imperative as well. We worked out way into the …

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