What is the Hardest part ever being a SM?

What do you think is the hardest part of being just a step parent let alone a custodial step parent?? For me its dealing with the BM and perhaps her daily , weekly, monthly...

Started by Megan on 05/03/2011 in Step Moms

Last update on 05/06/2011 by Mandie


ideas for indoor activities?

cause its constantly snowing where i live now i can only let my 22month old out every now and then, defiantly not as much as he would like. im now also running out of activities...

Started by Jennifer on 05/12/2011 in July 2009

Last update on 06/23/2011 by Samantha


under weight 22 monthold with persistent diarhhea?

my 22 month old only weighs 23 lbs. BUT also has had loose stools for over 3 months. First we were told he had a beef protien allergy, then maybe a lactose sensitivity, anyways-...

Started by Vanessa on 01/26/2012 in Toddlers

Last update on 02/08/2012 by Vanessa



My daughter is 6 weeks old and I am still breast feeding, but it just seems like milk maybe isn't heavy enough to keep her full long enough. The past couple days she hasn't...

Started by Josselynne on 11/12/2013 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 11/13/2013 by Josselynne


Why so many problems with my ex's family?

I've had so many problems with my ex's family that I don't know what to do anymore. I feel like what happened this past weekend is the last straw! My son was returned to me on...


Flying with children

We are hoping to take a short trip to Oregon in July. The kids will be 3 & 5 at that time, I will be approx 30-34 weeks prego. Has anyone flown NWA/Delta recently? What do...


What is ur life plan?

What is ur life plan? and did having a child mess up that plan? or did u accomplish ur goals and a baby was just an extra bonus and it all happened the way u wanted it.

Started by Krystal on 11/30/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 11/30/2009 by Krystal


Please Read!!!

You know it seems like every time I turn on the tv or read a newspaper they're talking about another child abuse case whether physical or sexual, kidnapping, or another CHILD...


How can I get an ODD diagnosis

My 7yr old son has ADHD. He is on Ritalin. The meds help him calm down and focus. I have read up on ODD and so many of the symptoms fit. Everything with him is a battle. He has...


Conservatice family members....

Tell me if anyone else has had this problem? My in-laws are very religious(Christian) and very conservative. My husband and I have asked them to not buy anything religious for...


He says he isn't in love with me anymore.

My bf and I have been together for three years and have a 9month old daughter. He used to be emotionally involved in our relationship and the most sentimental man I knew. After...


Step-Grandpa Problems

I love my step-daughter to death. She is 5.5 yrs old, and has lived with us full- time since she was 18mths. We now have a 3.5 yr old son and a 11 month old son. When ever we...

Started by Desiree on 12/12/2008 in Step Moms

Last update on 12/15/2008 by Michelle


Are you content ?

You and I will always want more. This doesn't mean that we are unhappy or unthankful with what we have. Some of us were raised to believe that were are greedy or unthankful if...

Started by Carolee on 05/06/2009 in SHINE

Last update on 05/27/2009 by Rabecca


How to trust your 16 year old girl?

One of our girls is very outgoing. She loves to spend time with her friends. The problem we have is trusting her. We have had problems with this since she was a young child....

Started by Debbie on 10/10/2009 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 10/12/2009 by Mary