11 year old grandson with behavior problems

I'm a 52 year old grandmother who is rasining a 11 year old boy. I have guardianship of him yet his mother moved back into my home 2 years ago after being gone for 4 years. He...

Started by Sarah on 02/05/2013 in Kids Over 10

Last update on 02/27/2013 by Angie


daughter refuses corrections

My 15 year old daughter is an excellent student at school. At home, she treats everyone below her. She is a foot taller than me and refuses to listen what I have to tell her. I...


Bedtime problems

my 17mnth old son will not sleep on a night until he is absolutley exhausted. he wont give up the bedtime bottle which i dont mind too much as its the only time he drinks milk,...

Started by Gaynor on 02/05/2010 in August 2008 Babies

Last update on 02/09/2010 by Catheryne


Daycare or Sitters? Please reply..

Is it better to take my kids to daycare or to have someone sitting at home? My husband and I have always wanted to have someone at home taking care of our girls while we are at...


Whats really shitty....

I have no one to turn to in my life to confide in. My husband and I are having marrital problems he's just shut down emotionally I'm devasted and wondering every day if there is...


Sibling rivalry!

I have 2 darling little girls one just turned 3 and of course my sammy is 21 months. Sibling rivalry has already started. Should I buy the same gifts for both of them? Also...

Started by Kelly on 01/10/2010 in March 2008 Babies

Last update on 01/10/2010 by Karen



i have a twelve year old son, who on the whole is a really good lad, a scout, helps anyone, does charity work etc. He is well advanced physically, having entered puberty when he...


need advice

I have been married for 7 years. I have a 15, 12, and 10 year old. They are from my 1st marriage. He doesn't have any of his own. My question is How long do you wait for a step...


Autistic Teens

Are there any good books or other resources ppl have found really helpful for dealing with autistic teenagers & their siblings? We've had a lot of trouble with "back talking" &...


Helping a stepparent deal with guilt

I don't know how to help my fiance deal with his guilt. We have a 10 month old happy, healthy and bright daughter together and I have 4 children from a previous marriage that...


I am potty training and I need advice

I have been potty training my son( he will be turning 2 in 18 days) for awhile now and now matter what we do it feels like we are not going anywhere. I have him in underwear and...

Started by Lupe on 07/08/2009 in Potty Training

Last update on 07/26/2009 by Lupe


Keeping up with the Jones's

http://news.scotsman.com/opinion/Dani-Garavelli-Are-our-expensive.6450654.jp I pasted the article here b/c my links rarely work here. WITH their comfortable lifestyle and...


My daughters father!

My daughters father and I split up about three months ago. He immediately started dating someone else (a week after we split). Until about a month ago he was still texting me...

Started by Danniel on 02/14/2013 in Single Moms

Last update on 02/20/2013 by Cindy



wOULD ANY of you find it inappropriate if you and your child saw your husband and son's father on a circle of moms member's profile pic?? I have been seperated from my husband...


Teaching Kids About Drugs

This is inspired by Katherine's post about alcohol. I read this article awhile ago and the alcohol post made me think of it....

Started by Jayce on 05/07/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/08/2011 by Jen


please help

I don't really know who else to turn to, so I figured I would try here, My ex husban, has not seen our kids in over a month, the months leading up to last month he only saw them...

Started by Crystal on 11/09/2012 in Single Moms

Last update on 11/10/2012 by Crystal