Step Parenting

A place that we can ask questions, vent and discuss ways to make it easier on any of us that have become step parents. Supporting each other can make a world of difference in our marriage, our relationship with our step kids and keeping our relationship healthy with our own bio children.

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Stepmom & College Savings Plan

Hi everyone, thank you in advance for your input. I'm stepmom to two little girls. I'm expecting my first and due next year. I am currently gathering information to obtain a...

Started by LalaBoom on 12/02/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/21/2013 by Christine

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EVIL STEPMOTHER SYNDROME

I have been married for nearly 5 years and in that time it definitely has not gotten easier if anything it has only gotten worse between me and my 18 year old stepdaughter. I...

Started by Stephanie on 11/23/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/09/2013 by Leesa

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Relationships between family and step kids

I need help with a very complicated situation. I have two beautiful and very different stepchildren. To give you an overview of my problem, I met their father (Kenny) in march...

Started by Mallory on 12/04/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/05/2013 by LalaBoom

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Step-Mother to a little girl with Cerebral Palsy

I have been with my boyfriend now for 5 years. Although I am not officially called a "step-mom", this is what I have been. I came into Sarah's life when she was 18 months old,...

Started by Kelsey on 06/27/2012 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/02/2013 by LalaBoom

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Evaluation of Custody is underway here.

MY dh has had the kids for while now, BM is in the picture she feels like she is fit to get the children. She wants increased parenting time, and I wont allow it, my dh and I ,...

Started by Kyleigh on 05/14/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 12/02/2013 by LalaBoom

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Step father does not like my boys

I have been remarried for five years. My husband has four kids and I have three. This has been a nightmare. My husband does not like my boys True he is speaking to them -...

Started by Ashbyee on 10/27/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/24/2013 by LalaBoom

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Announce StepMom Pregnancy

Hi everyone, Thank you for helping me with this question. I am pregnant. My husband thinks we should tell [bio]Mom and I think we should not. Before the mill starts turning,...

Started by LalaBoom on 11/18/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/20/2013 by LalaBoom

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Stepmom

I am a new stepmom.

Started by SuperTeacher on 07/23/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/19/2013 by Ami

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Where we wrong?

Okay I have a SD and a SS I have been their SM for going on 11 years now and they are 16 (SD) and 13 (SS). In January the kids Bio mom called me and asked for $5000.00 out of...

Started by Ami on 08/18/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/18/2013 by Dee

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Pregnant StepMom

Hi all, Thank you for looking into my question. I just found out I'm pregnant (2mnths). Yayyy, right? Not so quick. Let's just say BM is the typical spiteful, vindictive ex we...

Started by LalaBoom on 11/15/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/18/2013 by LalaBoom

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Boyfriend is too lenient on his son...

I met this man (let's call him Bob) almost two years ago, but we only started seeing each other earlier this year as I was in another relationship before this. I met his 10 year...

Started by Nikki on 10/12/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/15/2013 by LalaBoom

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Need help bonding with stepdaughter

Hi there, I need some help bonding with my stepdaughter. I have known her for three years and really struggle to find that motherly love feeling with her. I do care about her...

Started by Danielle Elizabeth on 03/30/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/14/2013 by LalaBoom

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too lenient daddy? frustrated step...girlfriend

I have been dating a man for about 3 months. he has an amazing 7 yr old daughter. she lives at the mom+stepdads house and comes to the dads house one or two days a week. Im...

Started by Kinzie on 01/12/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 10/12/2013 by Kinzie

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Help with teen sds

Hi ladies, well im back again and need some advice fast. Its a long story but i will try to make it quick. My 15 year old stepdaughter ran away a couple weeks ago, she rang me...

Started by Leesa on 10/08/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 10/08/2013 by Leesa

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16 & 17 year old daughters..

My boyfriend of 2 1/2 years is raising his almost adult 2 children. Ages 17 (girl) and age 20 (boy). No help nor support from their mother. I have 3 children myself 25 (boy)...

Started by Carrie on 12/31/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/08/2014 by Carrie

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Disaster after seeing Bio Mom

Everytime my (step) daughter (6) goes to see her BM she comes back a completely different person with a new vocabulary. She told her friend at school that she wanted to kill...

Started by Amanda Marie on 01/05/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/08/2014 by Amanda Marie

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15 year old help

My 15 year old sd came to live with us over 2 years ago due to her mother not being able to handle her. This is not the first time she has come. When she was 10 her mother sent...

Started by Leesa on 08/09/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/25/2013 by Leesa

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How to help our family

Hey, Me again seems like I live on this thing of late. Well still having a hell of a time with my 15 year old step daughter. She's unbelievable her lieing is uncontrollable and...

Started by Leesa on 08/25/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/02/2013 by Leesa

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Where we wrong?

Okay I have a SD and a SS I have been their SM for going on 11 years now and they are 16 (SD) and 13 (SS). In January the kids Bio mom called me and asked for $5000.00 out of...

Started by Ami on 08/18/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/18/2013 by Dee

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BioMom's Responsibility?? Am I right or wrong?

My SS has split time and my DH pays a pretty high amount of child support for split custody. His mom took him on vacation to Disney last year. But she also went on several...

Started by Amanda on 03/02/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/12/2014 by Evelyn