anyone else feel like their own kids take a backseat?

I know this is terrible to imagine but I feel like my husband favors my stepson. He is 5 years older than our oldest and he only comes to visit us during summer vacation. We pay...

Started by Ann on 10/21/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 11/11/2009 by Michaelina


my 10yr old is a nightmare

My son who will be 11 in march has become a nightmare over the last few months. He doesn,t listen to anyone and has become aggressive and disrespectful. I'm at the end of my...


Anyone else reading The Smart Stepmom?

Hello everyone! I have found this community to be a great help in my semi-new journey of being a step mom. A while back I read a thread on here about a book called The Smart...

Started by Nicole on 02/16/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 03/08/2010 by Megan


i dont know whats wrong with me?

ive got 12 weeks to go before the end of my pregnancy, im 16 and turning 17 this thursday and all i can keep thinking is, isnt having a baby meant to be a special and happy,...

Started by Danelle on 04/17/2010 in Expecting

Last update on 05/04/2010 by Megan


God's Plan?

So I've been wondering lately. . . We always say "it must be God's plan", but how can it be God's plan when we had to sin to get there. Here's what I mean. My husband got a...

Started by Christa on 04/24/2010 in Christian Moms

Last update on 05/02/2010 by Julie


looking for advice

I recently went through a divorce,, it all went over well and we have settled back into the swing of life. We do shared parenting week by week. We are both in new relationships...


Traumatized by NICU?

Hello everyone, I'm a first time Mom with a premature daughter. She was born at 33w6d weighing 3lbs 10oz. I had the perfect pregnancy up until 30 weeks gestation. I went in for...

Started by Aubrey on 05/20/2011 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 05/29/2011 by Nicole


Depressed single mom

So I am a single mom of a 4 year old and a 2 year old, both girls. I was separated for almost two years and then got the divorce a few weeks ago. I am horribly depressed, my...

Started by Melissa on 06/23/2013 in Single Moms

Last update on 07/08/2013 by Shirl



I am a military mother of two my spouse is military too, he returned from Iraq in Nov 2007 I left for Iraq in Feb 2008 i am still in iraq now i will be returning in March 2009...


New SAHM tips needed

Hi... I have 5 month old twins and am a SAHM... did any of you find that at times you would be depressed? I LOVE being with my kids but there are times when I feel depressed...

Started by Aquila on 11/07/2008 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 11/07/2008 by Kristina


moms in ministry

My husband works for a christian camp and retreat center, we also live on site. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to help him unwind and feel like he is able to get away...