Questions about Custody

My best friend has a 4 year old son who she shares 50/50 custody with his father. He has been to jail, uses drugs and comes in and out of the picture when he wants. In the past...


Calling out for somebody we do not know.

This is a very weird question, but has any of you ever experienced your child calling for somebody that none of the family or friends or even teachers know? I thought it quite...


17 yo issues

My 17 yo is a quite one, don't share anything, just answer the questions asked. Yesterday when we had conversation during lunch, he said that there are issues with his...

Started by Rnfarina on 10/19/2015 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 10/19/2015 by Kathie


Stop Pressuring Me About "Loving" My Stepkids

Hello everyone. This is my first post here and need some guidance. I am in my early 40s with no children and a few months ago I married my wonderful husband. He has full...

Started by Maria on 11/02/2015 in Step Moms

Last update on 11/03/2015 by Maria


Challenging 4 year old

Hello. I'm new to this forum. My soon to be 4 year old daughter is smart and witty. Since about 18 months old, she's been having angry tantrums. If we took something away, she'd...


Competitive Moms

I'm a new mom. My daughter is 5 months old so I have lots to learn and experience. I ask my best friend for baby advice all the time (mommy of a 2 year old). I've been around...

Started by Miranda on 08/21/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/27/2009 by Jennifer


I just dont really know.....

I could write a whole story about how things are goin but I'll try keeping it brief. i started feeling a little depressed a few months ago, I've been a stay at home mom for a...

Started by Stephanie on 05/02/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/02/2011 by Katherine


Sad and hurt!!

My son is now 16 and has decided to live with his father. Because of the laws in Ontario I have no choice but to let him go. My sons father and I were never a couple and he...

Started by Margaret on 02/08/2012 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 02/09/2012 by Cheryl


Can I have my say?

I recentlly collected my son from his fathers house. Knowing that they had a Karoke night planned; I asked if they'd had many people round, to which the ex replied some of the...

Started by Helen on 05/08/2012 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/11/2012 by Beth


Feeling stuck

I teach Special Education. I have had the joy of having gifted kids on my case load this year so I've had to learn a lot of things real quick despite having my own gifted kiddo....


Did Feminism Benefit Men more than Women?

Maureen Dowd wrote the following column: Women are getting unhappier. In the early ’70s, breaking out of the domestic cocoon, leaving their mothers’ circumscribed...

Started by Esther on 10/19/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 10/19/2009 by Jodi


Daughter overly-attached - What to do?

Just wondering if any other moms are having this problem and what you are doing to help/deal with it?? I also want to say I love my daughter I want to spend all the time in the...


Caught my boyfriend of almost 5 yrs cheating!

Hello Ladies, Im so sorry that this post might be too long but I could really use your advice. If you dont mind, Pls read and give me your honest opinons. Well, My ex and I...

Started by Monica on 05/05/2012 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/06/2012 by Sherry