I am a Byzantine Catholic (or an Eastern Catholic, not Roman Catholic, but in union with Rome) with two beautiful adopted children. Our children are black and we are white. We...


Bilingual baby

Hi, My son (he's almost 2) is learning two languages. I speak to him in English and we live in Italy so he hears Italian from everyone else he is in contact with. Do you...

Started by Laura on 01/21/2009 in March 2007 Babies

Last update on 01/29/2009 by Tracy


Life long ....

I am now realizing this is a lifelong issue, our family will be dealing with. My son was diagnosed at 14 (he is now 18). I am transitioning from thinking of him as a child and...


Mom that teaches 4 and 5 year olds

Hi, I am Ms. Jennifer that is what my kids at school call me. I teach at a private christian school and I love it most days but some days are very draining. Then I go home with...

Started by Jennifer on 02/17/2009 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 02/21/2009 by Tia


The Great Balancing Act!

Welcome everyone! Please post any comments, suggestions, or words of wisdom of how you balance teaching and being a mom. Enjoy!


Hello Over 40 Moms

its great to have access to a place to come and converse with other moms. My kids are all grown up and have familys of their own. I currently have 4 grandchildren, 3 girls and...

Started by Robin on 03/04/2009 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 03/04/2009 by Lori


Green Cleaning

http://www.living4greenhealth.com After my two year old son was diagnosed with Asthma I knew I had to change the one thing I could control---my household environement. I...


How hard is it raising sets of multiples?

I have twin two year olds and want more but my chances are good to have twins or trips next time. but i want my kids to be close in age. Any advice. Me and my husband work...


Empty nester mom

I had my baby as a single mother at 33. I had lived in Houston and didn't want to raise her there even though I had friends and family. I moved backwards to Kansas to live...

Started by Colleen on 07/22/2009 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 07/24/2009 by Kim


Anxious about upcoming camping trip~

Anxious about upcoming camping trip~ Hello, I am set to go camping with my partner and step son-13. I have fibromyalgia, and some other chronic pain/health issues. This is...


homeschooling vs e-schooling

hi all. i use a govermently funded program called connections academy. and they have a fourm for tips and such and a woman who will remain nameless.. posted this about the...


mon and grandmon

I am 48 and I have 3 boys 26,19,11 and a daughter 14 and a grandson 2, Boy they keep me going I am so tired but you know my oldest is the one that drives me crazy

Started by Brenda on 09/17/2009 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 09/18/2009 by Clara


How did you tell everyone your expecting?

This is #2 for my hubby and I. For this one I wanted to do something special but ended up not. I found out for sure when my 13 month old and I where visiting my family on the...

Started by Aubrey on 09/18/2009 in March 2010 Babies

Last update on 09/19/2009 by Ashlee


Please explain what is going on.

I'm just beginning the custody process, my sons father is suing me for joint custody with him as the primary parent. All I know is that there was a pile of papers taped to my...