New to Virginia Beach!

Hello! I am new to all of this, as well as the area! My husband is active duty navy and we are currently stationed here in VB. he just deployed in May, and I am here with no...


How can you survive kindergarten blow-up?!

Being an older mom (who gave birth to her kids after 40), I was a bit sensitive about my age compared to the other moms when my daughter and I arrived at kindergarten the first...

Started by Angel on 09/03/2013 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 09/06/2013 by Kim


Should I stay or should I go...

I have the opportunity to make more money working overseas but I will have to leave my 3 year old son with his dad because there is no way he is going to give his consent for me...



My name is Kathryn Lynne Cowfer. Now I am not a mom at all I'm sorry too say but I am a mom to my 12 year old dashound does that count hahahahahahahaha , if I can't be on this...


Teenage daughter

First, sorry, but I'm a dad, not a mom but this seemed like a very good resource, so thank you for not kicking me out??? Married now over 6 years to a widow of 3, currently 13...


19 and pregnant

Just found out I'm pregnant a week ago, told the dad and now he doesn't want anything to do with me... what do I do now :( I work, just got promoted, and a amazing raise! Help !


what do we do about pick up and drop off?

I'm a bio mom to 2 and step mom to 2. All will b in school f/t next yr. I have my bio kids f/t and step kids p/t. I watch my SKs Thursdays and Fridays by myself every week while...

Started by Michelle on 04/24/2014 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/25/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫


am i being used as a pacifier

my six week old will nurse abd fall asleep and,stay Asleep but when she doesnt fall asleep and is up shes happy for alittle then is crying and wont stop till i nurse is she...

Started by Christina on 05/14/2014 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 05/19/2014 by Lori


The Name Game

Looking for advice - I am a step mom and a bio mom. I would really like for my step daughter to call me by a nick name, not my first name. She doesn't call me mom and that is...


Troubled 15 year old female

She lacks respect and doesn't want to do school or homework. She lies about everything and is very manipulative and sneaky. We don't know what to do anymore. Please give...


child abuse?

I have a question. My stepdaughter keeps asking when her birth mother and her boyfriend are going to die so she can live with her father and I forever. She tells me her moms...

Started by Jennifer on 12/10/2014 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 12/11/2014 by Sarah



I am new here. I have 7 children and homeschooled for 19 years. In the last few years, I have sent my 5 remaining children to school because I experienced something more...


money problems

So my husband is the bread winner and i feel so useless and worthless. I have to beg/ask for money all the time but he always says he doesn't have any and i feel like he does...