day care and separation anxiety

today was the first day of my 16 month old girl in day care. I am a stay at home mom, but the only reason I put her there was to have friends and play. We live far away from our...


My 12 y/o lies, steals, and more

My daughter has always been independent and resisted ever having her hand held metaphorically speaking or being told what to do however now days it seems she is literally unable...


Amherst/Stevens point area?

Hi I'm Dana I now live in the Amherst area. We are new to the area. We are orginally from Pennyslvania. Anyone out there close by?


discipline...when is it to far?

My stepdaughter confided in me that her grandma hits her 2yr old brother with the belt. She said she hits him really hard and he cries for a long time. Should i ccall cps or the...

Started by Danielle on 05/16/2012 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/05/2012 by Michelle


End of my rope

I'm not sure where to begin.. Basically partner and I have been together three years,he has a 6 yr old from a previous relationship and his situation is very up and down as he...

Started by Kate on 10/01/2012 in Want To Vent?

Last update on 11/03/2012 by Olga



I am really MAD that my schooling has to be put on HOLD AGAIN...I've been doing hair over 13yrs. I stopped working in the shop and got a government job to have set hours and to...

Started by Marcia on 09/23/2010 in Back-to-School

Last update on 10/14/2010 by Melissa


I'm ready to just give up

For starters I'm a single mom and I live with my son and uncle due to I have no where else to go. I have a large variety of medical problems that makes it impossible for me to...

Started by Melinda on 02/11/2014 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 02/13/2014 by Shawnee Gomez


5 Year old boy who won't potty train!

My son just turned 5. I had him daytime potty trained before he started school. Once he started and found out that he had to ask for permission to go, had to go with a buddy and...

Started by Sharon on 01/24/2009 in Moms Of BOYS

Last update on 01/25/2009 by User


Night Terrors.....Terrifing!

My almost 6 month old daughter has slept through the night for months now, but the last 4 nights she has woken up within 2-3 hours after going to sleep absolutely hysterical...

Started by Sarra on 10/30/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/30/2009 by Courtney


Force to see her Father?

My Kaity is 15. Her dad has had joint custody of her and her sister since she was 4. It never played out that way, they were both with me more often because of school and...

Started by Carrie on 12/14/2009 in Divorced Moms

Last update on 12/17/2009 by Lynn


Using the child!

How many of you have teenage step-children? My husband's daughter is 13-1/2 years old. She has been told that she can call us anytime she wants to come to our house other...

Started by Kim on 04/05/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 04/07/2010 by Detra