Teen depression

My daughter started self harming again and blames me for everything. She has been hospitalized, has a councilor, she is on medication and I have done everything possible to try...


Don't know where to start?

My ex-bf's daughter has 3 children ( a 3yr old, 18mth and 9wks). The 2 older children were removed from the home due to abuse from second childs father. The maternal grandmother...

Started by Cheryl on 08/25/2009 in Foster Moms

Last update on 10/19/2009 by Linda


My StepSon is Driving me crazy!

For some reason, my step son thinks that I owe him or something. His mother abandoned him, literally, on our doorstep. She came up with him, agreed to stay until he was...

Started by Elizabeth on 09/12/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 09/13/2009 by Betty


Why do dads think they dont have to help?

I see a lot of fathers just getting up and leaving the mother and child. Then the father thinks its ok to come and go as he pleases...? Do they not realize the confusion it puts...

Started by Robin on 12/08/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 12/12/2010 by Alysha


The only mommy war worth waging

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kristen-howerton/mommy-wars_b_1510807.html "I don't much care if you breastfed your kid until they started kindergarten or if you fed them formula...

Started by Michele on 05/18/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/18/2012 by Jenny


Visitation 14-month-old

My son is 14 months old and I go to court in about a month with my child's father for custody/parenting time. I'm basically a nervous wreck and need some input from others who...

Started by Gwendolyn on 07/16/2013 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/23/2013 by Grand


Christmas with the In Law

I have a delima I really need help with. I have 3 kids (2 from a previous marriage) ever since my youngest was born (2011) my mother in law has asked to come over on Christmas...


The Enlightened Mom

Hi, moms! My name is Terri Amos-Britt and I am an intuitive life coach, otherwise known as a spiritual coach. I am a mom of two teen girls, 15 and 17, was married to their...


starting solids

Hi everyone, My daughter is going to be 4 months old and I would like to start solids....now I know this is controversial among breastfeeding mothers, but this is what I would...

Started by Cara on 02/28/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/28/2009 by Yasmina


Placental haemorraging

Hi, My son was born by emergency c-section after an induction failed and my placenta ripped away from the uterus lining. After blood transfusions and a rushed ceaseran we have...


I need help...

Okay, so I'm new to "positive parenting". I grew up in a household where my mother yelled and screamed, blamed me for all her problems, and beat me (sometimes bare-assed with a...