Moms Talk is a feature on Shrewsbury Patch as part of a new initiative on our Patch sites to reach out to moms and families.
Shrewsbury Patch invites you and your circle of friends to help build a community of support for Shrewsbury mothers and their families.
Each week in Moms Talk, our Moms Council of experts and smart moms take your questions, provide insight and share solutions.
Moms, dads, grandparents and the diverse families who make up our community now have a valuable resource for questions about local , the best pediatricians, 24-hour pharmacies and the thousands of other issues that arise while rearing children.
Moms Talk is also the place to drop in for an informative discussion about the latest parenting hot topic. Do you believe that rearing your children in the Tiger Mother's way is the best way? Where can we get information on local flu shot clinics for children? How do we talk to our children about the Tucson shootings? How can we help our children's schools weather their budget cutbacks?
So grab a cup of coffee and settle in as we start the conversation today with a question from Amy Daley, Calendar Editor of Shrewsbury Patch and mother of three: "At what age is appropriate to begin providing a child with a weekly allowance? How much allowance is a suitable amount?"