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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Saddened and at wits end

I need help. After 6 years my 18 year old step son still refuses to respect me. I cannot discipline my other 2 step children without him getting involved verbally. He snoops...

Started by User on 03/16/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/16/2014 by User

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Letting your partners ex get to you

So frustrated about my partners ex, she is always trying to control my partner. She uses their child as a pawn and manipulates situations to suit herself. My partner is used as...

Started by Claire on 03/14/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/14/2014 by Claire

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Letting your partners ex get to you

So frustrated about my partners ex, she is always trying to control my partner. She uses their child as a pawn and manipulates situations to suit herself. My partner is used as...

Started by Claire on 03/14/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/14/2014 by Claire

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Omg! Driving me crazy!

Ok just received husbands custody papers a week ago and bm gets NO visitation whatsoever and must pass 4 clean hair follicles over a year period in order to modify to supervised...

Started by Kenesha on 01/05/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/13/2014 by Mkelm0716

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Am I bad because I don't like my stepson??

I have to write about this because I feel horrible. My stepson is almost 9 and he is a brilliant well behaved child. He lives with me and my wife (same sex marriage) full time....

Started by Sara on 11/17/2012 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/03/2014 by Cristina

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how do i handle this biological Mother?!?!

Ok, so I know that this is going to turn into a book but I just want to start at the beginning 5 years ago so you can get the whole picture. 5 years ago I was introduced and...

Started by Katherine on 02/25/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/25/2014 by Katherine

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Hanging out with Biomom?

My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost 2 years. He has a 5 year old daughter with another woman. I met his daughter about 3 months into our relationship. My boyfriend...

Started by Taryn on 02/20/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/24/2014 by Lucy

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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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New baby

So my husband and I are pregnant, 8 weeks. He has a daughter from a previous marriage, and his ex-wife has 2 more sons from different fathers. We get the eldest son, and dsd...

Started by Kayla on 02/06/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/06/2014 by Kayla

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Need some advice - My stepson annoys me!

This is my first post. I found this website when I googled "my 9 year old stepson annoys me". Apparently, I am not alone. That in itself makes me feel better. I've been with my...

Started by Susan on 11/21/2013 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/25/2014 by Poppy

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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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Omg! Driving me crazy!

Ok just received husbands custody papers a week ago and bm gets NO visitation whatsoever and must pass 4 clean hair follicles over a year period in order to modify to supervised...

Started by Kenesha on 01/05/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/05/2014 by Kenesha

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Unique Situation - Need Some Good Advice

Tonight my soon-to-be step-daughters, 4 & 7, came home from their every other weekend visit with bio-mom with pictures she'd sent. The pictures happen to be of her and MY...

Started by Jaime on 03/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update 3 days ago by Liz

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Unique Situation - Need Some Good Advice

Tonight my soon-to-be step-daughters, 4 & 7, came home from their every other weekend visit with bio-mom with pictures she'd sent. The pictures happen to be of her and MY...

Started by Jaime on 03/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update 3 days ago by Liz

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Co Sleeping with Stepkids?

I just want to start off by saying I do not endorse co sleeping, but if it's your thing it's your thing. This isn't about whether it's good or bad. It's about the level of...

Started by Cher on 01/19/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/27/2015 by Shawna

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Soon to be Step Daughters Won't Listen to Me

Hi All- same stepdaughters as in my previous convo- BF and I got a new big house with a room for the girls. Dad never lived with their Mom and was never married to her, so him...

Started by Mia on 09/08/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/12/2014 by Raye

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Step Son is Exhibiting Concerning Behaviors

Hi there, I'm a step parents to a wonderful boy, and his mother and I have noticed some concerning behaviors for a four year old. A little background info, bio mom was 18 and...

Started by Elanda Moira Atencio on 06/28/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 07/03/2014 by Evelyn

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Help With Baby Mama Drama

I am not yet a stepmother- I am not engaged and not sure at this point if I even want to be. I am in need of some serious advice in regards to the sick relationship between my...

Started by Mia on 11/24/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 11/24/2014 by Evelyn

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My stepson is driving me mad!!!

I have a 7 yo SS who is driving to absolutely mad... I've been a part of his life since he was 3 and things were rough in the beginning between his dad and I. However since...

Started by Amanda on 06/18/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 06/24/2014 by Ellen

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Advice for new-ish step parents

Hi all- I am new to this site; I signed up to get some feedback on some things. I have been with my fiance for about 2 years now, and he has a child from his previous marriage...

Started by Jenn on 01/07/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/09/2015 by Jessica

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Unique Situation - Need Some Good Advice

Tonight my soon-to-be step-daughters, 4 & 7, came home from their every other weekend visit with bio-mom with pictures she'd sent. The pictures happen to be of her and MY...

Started by Jaime on 03/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update 3 days ago by Liz