Step-parenting no fun anymore!

Hi everyone, from Syd Australia. Joined the the moral support I'm lacking as a stepmum. I have a 2.5 year old daughter and a 5 year old stepson who lives with his mum, and...


Question About Custody Changes

My hubby has had full custody (biomom can see them every other weekend/ some holidays) of his 2 daughters since they were 2 1/2 and 4 years old. He got custody of them because...

Started by Brie on 01/19/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 01/26/2009 by Christine


hi my name is katrina

I have two boys dominic who has just turned 10 and jayden who is about to turn 9. They both have cystic fibrosis which is a lung and stomach condition.It is very full on and is...



My Son is 4 1/2 months and is rolling like crazy. I am getting a little nervous about still wrapping him as yesterday he fell asleep on his tummy. I have tried on a number of...


So glad there's this group!

I've been knitting since I was 7 or 8 (taught myself from a book), crocheting since I was 4 or 5 (my great-grandma taught me so I could help her make church-rummage-sale...


My daughter hates fruits and veggies

My daughter, Alexandra was born on May 6th, she is refusing to eat anything other than rice or barley cereal. We have tried, sweet potato, beans, squash, pears, and peaches. She...

Started by Jenn on 11/25/2008 in May 2008 Babies

Last update on 12/02/2008 by Dawn


hand me down clothes

Hand me down clothes - alot of people do this but will not admit it - I am proud to say that I have used clothes from my older daughter for my younger daughter

Started by Toni on 01/27/2009 in Money Saving Tips

Last update on 01/28/2009 by Carolyn


Sign Language and Toddler

My 14 month old places her right index figure to left palm when asked if she would like milk, does anyone know what it means and what she is trying to communicate with me?

Started by Chantelle on 03/02/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 03/04/2009 by Billie


Textured food

I am trying to get my daughter to eat more textured food... like mashed veggies instead of pureed, but she does not like the texture and sometimes gags on them and then after a...


Brushing teeth issues

I was wondering if anyone else had problems brushing their little one's teeth. I'm using the finger teeth/gum brush but my boy screams, cries, moves his head to avoid my hand...

Started by Pamela on 06/20/2009 in June 2008 Babies

Last update on 06/21/2009 by Pamela


Everyone has an opinion!!

What happened to being open-minded about others opinions?? Especially when it comes to being a mother... there's not just ONE way to do things... it seems like i'm being...


iron vitamin??

I took my daughter Sophie to her one year check up on monday...he said she was doing great !! She only weighed 19 pounds..she is tiny. She eats good on most days though so he...


a problem and a solution

Since joining COM, I've become aware of how many women want to breastfeed but are unsuccessful because of bad advice from healthcare professionals. I am lucky to have a...

Started by Good Day! on 12/29/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 12/30/2009 by Karen