*Bangs head against wall*

So first of all, I'll point out that we have a pretty civil relationship with my SD's BM. She's grown up a lot since she had her daughter, our first year was rocky but things...

Started by Jenni on 04/18/2011 in Step Moms

Last update on 04/20/2011 by Elan


doing it all

im looking for experience strength and hope from other single moms who may have been in this situation...i was engaged to my ex when i got pregnant and had our daughter..we...

Started by Jalina on 10/15/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 10/15/2009 by Jalina


my children are between 20 months and 18 years old!

I read what you wrote, "mu at 43" about having a wide span in the ages of your children. I myself have an 18 year old daughter, 14 year old and six year old sons, and lastly a...

Started by Dulcinia Victoria on 08/15/2009 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 08/15/2009 by Ann-Marie


Breakdown crying for no reason?

For some reason my daughters started to just have a meltdown when ANYTHING happens. if shes told "no", "wait a min", give me a sec, next time...... anything that does not giver...

Started by Ashley on 04/06/2010 in May 2005 Babies

Last update on 07/22/2010 by Kat


Transition from crib to toddler bed?

My son is 13months old. He is very active and independent..im worried about when will be a good time to switch him to his toddler bed? I would like him to be in a toddler bed...

Started by Monika on 12/01/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 12/02/2010 by Brianna


How much tolerance will you take??

I have been in the childcare business for over 20 years. I have had many good times and bad times. Plenty of great families and not so nice families. Over the past year I have...


fostering to adopt

My husband and I just started our foster parenting classes.. I was kinda looking for some advice, and any tips on how to deal with the older kids I may get. I am hoping for kids...

Started by Stacy on 05/04/2010 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 09/01/2010 by Cindy


I can't stop my tears anymore

I never expected my husband to put his family above work. Never, because I know that his job always comes first. He's in the Military and so was I, so I know first hand that...


potty training

My 3 year old daughter (soon to be 4 ) still refuses to go to the bathroom on her own most of the time. We've done everything to encourage her without being punitive. She's back...

Started by Carolyn on 07/01/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 07/01/2009 by Carolyn


no more Santa

My son is five and recently deduced that there is no Santa Claus due to the fact that our church has an Angel Tree and there would be no need for that if there really was a...


15 month old having operation!!

Hi my son is 15 months old and was born with an extra finger on each hand and extra toe on each foot. It runs in the family - me and my mum had it. We both had them removed at...

Started by Samantha on 09/30/2010 in June 2009 Babies

Last update on 10/14/2010 by Danielle


worst time of my life..

My boyfriend and i met over a year ago fell inlove blah blah, thought he was best guy id ever met. he was so good to me. we lived 6 hours away so i ended up moving up to where...


15 year old stepdaughter HELP

I am writing to see if anyone has any advice for me and my husband. My 15 year old step daughter came to live with us full time 2 years ago as she doesn't have a good...

Started by Leesa on 07/29/2013 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 07/30/2013 by Leesa


Why do children have to pay for parents mistakes?

The other day my son was talkng to some kids his age and something reallly bothered me. My son stated that he hates his father and he's only almost four. He said his daddy don't...

Started by Amelia on 05/26/2009 in Divorced Moms

Last update on 06/18/2009 by Allanya


trying to get my child off the g tube

has anyone been successful at getting their child off the g tube and on to normal feedings? our dietition thinks and ot thinks we can do it in 6 months? my daughter is 17 1/2...

Started by Lorea on 11/03/2009 in G-tube Parents

Last update on 08/08/2012 by Diane