How to deal with divorce and a step child?

My husband has recently told me that he wants a divorce...his daughter is basically my daughter. I helped raise her for the last 7 years, I feel like she is my own daughter....

Started by Lisa on 12/16/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 12/31/2009 by Amanda


Birth mom heartbroken

I had a little boy February of 2009 and due to already having a little girl that was almost 3 I couldnt take care of him the way he deserved. It is also a open adoption and I...

Started by Ashley on 12/23/2009 in I Am A Birth Mom

Last update on 01/07/2011 by Joanne


kids treat different how do i handle it

i have a 15 year old from previous relationship who doesnt see her dad are his family i have an 18mth old with my new partner we lost 8 babies before had our daughter so we just...

Started by Shauna on 12/30/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 01/01/2010 by Christine


going back to work....

i only have 6 weeks maternity leave, and when i go back to work supposedly i can take my baby with me. other women in the office have done it. however, now that i have my...

Started by Jeni on 01/03/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 01/04/2010 by User


Attitude problem!

My three year old son has never seen me and his father in a relationship. In fact, he didn't know his father till my son was 20 months old. Since the father got in his life,...

Started by Stacie on 01/06/2010 in Divorced Moms

Last update on 01/13/2010 by Kerstin


not you run of the mill mum...help?

hey everyone, im not your average mum. im 21 and i have 3 children in my care. 1 of my own, and my 2 year old brother and 12 year old sister. they were both in foster care as...

Started by Malarni on 01/15/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 01/16/2010 by Hella


New to Richmond

I'm looking for some other Mums to hang out with. My partner and I relocated here around Dec./09 and we don't have any new friends. It's not that big of surprise, as we had our...


Are you serious?

I am the mother of 8, and my husband has 3 by a previous marriage. I have been taking care of his children for over 5 years. I've never physically met theis biological mother,...

Started by Ronniesha on 01/16/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 01/16/2010 by Colleen


Cutting and didn't see the signs!!

What is going on? My once normal, loving, sweet 13 yr. old daughter has been cutting her wrist and has thoughts of suicide!!! How did I miss this? We have always had a good...

Started by Kimberly on 01/22/2010 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 01/24/2010 by Kimberly


no contact with his dad

My son is 2 and this week I had told his fther to come and get his son for the day but instead he never showed up like always. He has not had his son since he was 6 months old...

Started by Ellen on 01/23/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 01/26/2010 by Brooke


Not sure what to do...

I am the Mom of a 19 year old. Yes she is an adult, but she is making plans to move away with her cousin and her baby. She has no job, no money and is leaving college to do...

Started by Terri on 01/28/2010 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 01/29/2010 by Michelle