New single dad in need of advice

Hi community I live in JHB and My 12 year old son from PE has been living with me since Jan 2012. I figure that since I have to be a mom and a dad now, joining a group such as...


A child should be with their mother!

I'm looking for information to prove that my 4 year old daughter should stay with me vs her father. He is trying to say that he is the better parent and should be the one with...

Started by Amy on 03/31/2014 in Divorced Moms

Last update on 03/31/2014 by Dana


Remembering baby

A co-worker went into premature labor at 25 weeks. Her baby lived briefly but died after a valiant fight. We bought flannel to have 4 baby blankets made (umbrellas/rain,...


Unruly teen son

Good morning.. I have a 17years old son who's coming out school and he always mad, doing his own to do, he have a don't care attitude.. It's just about him.. He does what ever...

Started by Bianca on 05/30/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 06/03/2015 by Cynthia


Teenage rage

My 15 year old daughter can not even hold a conversation any more with us. She is fighting everything and hit her dad. She takes no responsibility for anything she does. I'm so...


please can someone help us

Hello my daughter is a younger mom if 2 children in which she takes very well care of. She has just recently found out that she is pregnant again and it was a total surprise....

Started by Bobbie on 06/08/2016 in Circle Of Grandmas

Last update on 06/29/2016 by Smeyers1718


When should a toddler start to chew and talk?

hello everyone, its really my first time posting on COMs, but I have really been getting a lot of help from here since I was introduced by a friend. THUMBS UP ALL THE MOMS...

Started by Brenda on 04/06/2011 in Toddlers

Last update on 04/07/2011 by Brenda


Being A Step Parent is difficult.......

I KNOW THIS IS SCATTERED ... BUT..... Honestly, our society is so pre-programmed to blame the stepmothers that I don't care about what anyone thinks about my situation, other...

Started by Dana on 04/20/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 04/21/2009 by Amanda


I'm glad I'm not alone

Hey there...I'm a high school teacher specializing in Exceptional children on both ends of the spectrum. My oldest daughter is gifted and my youngest daughter is special needs....



I just thought I would take a moment and introduce myself. I have a 15yr old son who is an Aspie. He is in 10th grade and doing ..... well you know how it can be, someday's...


Potty Training????

Just wondering when would be a good time to start potty training my daughter. She is becoming very squirmy during diaper changes and is now pooping at least 3 times a day. Any...

Started by Nicole on 01/05/2009 in May 2007 Babies

Last update on 01/09/2009 by Susie