resources that may help

Please post resources that have helped you in going through the foster/adoptive process or raising your foster or adoptive child. Beyond Consequences Logic and Control by...


Responsibility for Actions

I have a 10 year boy that will not take responsibility for his own actions. He blames everyone else. I do not want him to grow up to be like that as an adult. Anyone have any...

Started by Jennifer on 04/28/2009 in Kids Over 10

Last update on 04/28/2009 by Ruth



I read "The Happiest Baby On The Block" when my guy was about 5 months old - I read it 5 months too late, I think :-) Has anyone read "The Happiest Toddler On The Block" or any...


To spank or not to spank

Upon reviewing some of the questions and replies to the questions I found it interesting to see the underlying debate about whether parents should spank their children or not....


How to correct my child?

I have recently taken in my 1 year old nephew and I am having trouble getting him to listen. I realize he is only a baby but I cannot get him to listen. He laughs at me when I...


Lying, stealing 13 yr. old.

How do I get my 13 yr. old to stop lying, stealing and getting into my personal stuff? She has even tried to use a ladder to get into my bedroom while I was at work.


How do you discipline a willfull toddler?

My daughter is 22 months old. Since she's been about 10 months, she has been independent, determined, stubborn, and adventurous. I've done so much reading on the 'good' methods...

Started by Danielle on 05/14/2010 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 05/31/2010 by Angela


Disipline for a 10 month old

How do you discipline your baby? My daughter was born Oct 6th and gets into everything she shouldn't I tell her no but she does not listen to me. Why is it when daddy is home...

Started by Kelly on 09/02/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 09/08/2010 by Misty



My sister died from domestic violence my niece and nephew at that time were 4 and 1 1/2. Now he is 15 and she is 13. He always has to have the last word gets bossy to his...

Started by Stacy Dave on 02/20/2013 in Working Moms

Last update on 02/21/2013 by Sarah


How can I get my 13 year old to do his chores?

He acts like he doesn't hear me. I have to tell him several times. Even disipline doesn't seem to phase him. When I get mad he says I am yelling at him and it makes him feel...

Started by Jimmi Ella on 06/10/2010 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 04/27/2015 by Samuel Jonathan