Punishment for a 4 year old

I need help with discipline ideas for my 4 year old. I am a single mom, his dad is not in the picture, and recently he's really been acting out. Not listening, even counting...


How far is too far?

What are your opinions on Genetically Modified Organisms? When has it gone too far? Forcing foods on people with out their consent or acknowledgement that what they are eating...

Started by Samantha on 06/22/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 06/27/2011 by Jen


potty troubles

My daughter is 3. for the most part she is potty trained, except at night. We can be out of the house all day and there are no accedents. But when we are at home she thinks...

Started by JoAnna on 11/28/2009 in Children Of 2006

Last update on 11/28/2009 by Stina


Just typical teenage behavior?

I have a 15 year old daughter. She has always been a handful, since day as a baby. But these days it is getting worse. Her dad and I divorced 3 years ago, and he moved to his...

Started by Ancameni on 03/24/2016 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 03/24/2016 by Ev


Are you a first or second time mom?

How many of you are first time moms? Second time? Third etc? How old are your children/gender? How are they handling your pregnancy? Do you know the gender of your September baby?

Started by Cori on 06/07/2011 in Due September 2011

Last update on 12/09/2011 by Crystal


BM causing problems and twisting reality with my SS

We've been having a lot of problems lately with BM confiding in my SS about visitation. After a LOT of behavioural problems with my SS, we invited BM to our home for a meeting...

Started by Sherri on 01/19/2012 in Step Moms

Last update on 01/21/2012 by Sherri


You know what I can't stand...

When people who have children think they know better than I do because I'm a first time mom. My fil and his wife want me to consult with the ped because they find it odd how my...

Started by Amanda on 01/18/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 01/21/2010 by Amanda


Am I being to over dramatic?

My 4 year old is starting kindergarten next week. He is my oldest of 4 kids. He will be doing full days 5 days a week. I don't want him to go. I feel like my world is crashing...

Started by Tracy on 09/02/2010 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 09/10/2010 by Tracy



Over the past year my 13 year old boy has turnt our lives upside down, were living in a nightmare. I'm a single mom of two boys, their dad lives out of state and is no help. I...


Bio Dads

My daughter is 17, her bio dad has never met her. One month ago he messaged her via facebook so we had to discuss that he was her bio. Now he wants to meet. I don't think this...


Is this just a phase??

My 3 year old ALWAYS has to be touching me, practically right on top of me!! He needs my undivided attention at all times!! He rarely will let his daddy cuddle up with him,...


Leaving your baby

I have twin boys born at the end of march and I have left them with my mother a couple times but only for maybe an hour. I am feeling pressure from friends and my mother in law...

Started by Amanda on 06/08/2010 in March 2010 Babies

Last update on 06/12/2010 by Michelle