any grandmas rasing there grandkids?

I have been rasing my 2 grandsons since they were infants, boy what a difference from girls. My husband over compinsates because there parents are divorced. Sometimes they are a...

Started by Theresa on 04/01/2010 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 04/26/2010 by Verity


Help we have Disrespectful teen

I have a 16 year old boy who is very disrespectful and defiant. I have raised or helped raise 6 teenagers and have never had to deal with anything this bad. when he is given a...

Started by Carol on 05/20/2010 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 02/27/2012 by Carol Ann


Child Support

We had court today. My husband and I have custody of his twins, and have had physical custody since September 2008 (they were 17 months old), full legal and physical custody...



I'm sure there have been several posts on here regarding vaccinations but I'm stuck and having a really difficult time making this decision. First of all, I have two stepsons...

Started by Melissa on 02/21/2011 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 03/11/2011 by Heather


hello I am new

Hello I am a mother of a daughter Jordyn 5 years old and a son Grayden who is 2 years old. My son Grayden was born healthy or so we thought. At about 2 months old we realized...


Black Box warning on Vyvanse

I am a mother of 7 year old daughter who is thought to have ADHD although she has not been "Officially" diagnosed by a psychologist, just her pediatrician. We started on 5mg...


anyone else' MIL driving them crazy?!

I don't know if I'm just really irritable or what, but my mother-in-law is driving me absolutely nuts with this whole pregnancy. She insisted on coming to my first two...

Started by Sara on 07/27/2012 in Expecting

Last update on 07/19/2013 by Sara


Parenting Tips

What's the best advice you've ever received on parenting ? If you had to share a few words of wisdom with first-time parents, what would they be ?



So I seem to be having a problem. I heard my mil tell my daughter that she and mama were going bye bye, referring to herself. I thought it was kind of weird. So I brushed it...


Blending Families

Please tell me if I'm over reacting. My daughter had the cutest most adorable love bird that became the family pet not long after she brought it home. If you've never had a...


Tweens and sex

My daughter is 12. She thinks everyone her age is having sex. I've tried telling her that it isn't true. Does anyone have any ideas on what I can do? She's been begging me to...

Started by Amanda on 10/09/2009 in Tween Daughters

Last update on 04/11/2010 by Cynthia


monster in law

Ok so I've been with my guy for 4years and with in those 4years I have been dealing his pushy mother and crazy pushy sisters.. So I got pregnant had a boy and after that that's...


"How do you do it?"

I am a young step mom of 2 great boys (ages 6 and 4). Their dad and I are expecting OUR first child in March. We have the boys 2 days a week and every other weekend and it is...

Started by Tabetha on 11/12/2008 in Step Moms

Last update on 11/12/2008 by Monique