Do you have no contact with your childs father?

My child's father is a deadbeat dad.He deleted his facebook page.I had his number and I'm sure he changed it again.But,even if he didn't,I still got rid of it,since there was no...

Started by Tia on 05/12/2013 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/23/2013 by Tia


Completely fed up with my SS!

Let me start by saying that my problems here are with an adult man. My husband is significantly older than me and I have an adult SS, a nine year old SD and a three year old...

Started by Melinda on 11/19/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 12/19/2010 by Tracy



Have any of you gone through an un-weaning process with your older child when the new baby arrives? I'd love to hear how you handled it!


Teens and marijuana

My son is a senior in high school , gets good grades and has a Mon.- Fri. job at an insurance adjusters office which pays great money to a sventeen yr. old. I never suspected he...

Started by Kimberlee on 11/16/2008 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 11/23/2008 by Lori


What do I do?

This subject goes through my head all the time. I should know how to handle this issue because I've gone though it with my mom. But, how do I do it? I had a really really short...


Potty Training!! I need HELP!

ok, i'm new to the group, so first of all hi to every one! I'm Alli, and my little man is Riley (November 17th 2007) He is my first, and only, at least for now. ANY input will...


"Burn Out"

I work about 28-32hrs a week, but since I'm home in the mornings a little after my son wakes until he goes to sleep, I feel like a stay at home. Other than going to work, I...


When your 2yr old calls others mom...

My daughter calls her nanny and my teenagers mom when they are sitting her. The nanny I understand because she brings her son and that is what he calls her. But the teenagers,...

Started by Starr on 11/08/2012 in Toddlers

Last update on 11/24/2012 by Lungile


Guy friends? - discussion

I don't know if this has been a topic on here before but I guess I can revive it for now if it has. I guess it's sort of multiple questions, so please discuss them all fully....

Started by Jaime on 10/10/2012 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 10/13/2012 by Rachael


saw him in bed with another girl...

I brought this upon myself, really. I should not have come over unannounced. But I needed to see it. I fall for him every time. He goes back and forth saying he wants to be...


BM called me a idiot and a bitch!

In front of my SS. And went on teeling MY husband some b.s. about how a "grown ass man wants to beat her ass." How rediculously trashy. OMG. I really do not know how much...

Started by User on 12/12/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 12/13/2009 by Trisha



my daughters father hasn really been in my daughters life since i found out i was pregnant, the man im with now is more of a father to her than i could possibly ask for. should...

Started by Kathleen on 03/09/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 03/10/2010 by Charlene


How I myself see Taken In Hand

When I created Taken In Hand in 2003, I chose that phrase to distinguish my site from D/s, which often seems to be associated with a kind of 'dominance' that doesn't necessarily...

Started by Taken In on 11/21/2012 in Taken In Hand

Last update on 12/21/2012 by Heather