fear of being a sterotype.

i am 22 years old and until recently was on my way to finishing college after a few long hard battles. Right now i am faced with dropping out of school to raise the baby. i...

Started by Shantanna on 07/13/2009 in African American Moms

Last update on 05/11/2012 by Ellie Richardson


Are you a bad mum well i am!!!!

Really im over it!!!!!! its degrading, there is no substance and talk about walking on egg shells. being a single mum is a bloody hard job and it just keeps getting better o and...

Started by Ceola on 09/19/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 09/20/2010 by Tia



I am feeling guilty because we moved just 3 months ago and now my kids may be spending all the Christmas Break with their Dad 6 hours away from me. I am also starting a new job...


Childcare confusion

With all the childcare out there its hard to know who to entrust with your child. I will be going back to work in about a month and a half and my husband and I are looking into...


friends with no children?

I'm 19 with a 5 month old daughter. Once I gave birth, none of my friends would return my calls/ call me, and nobody makes any effort to visit me. the only time these people do...


am i doing the right thing

my 2 year old is very clingy, she is with me 24/7. she gets up at the same time as me and goes to bed at the same time as me.she refuses to sleep in her own bed so she sleeps...


Help with a 3 year old

I am having a difficult time with my 3 year old son listening and talking back. I have tried all that I can think of and it doesn't get any better. He gets mad and drops his...

Started by Nichole on 02/27/2009 in Toddlers

Last update on 02/27/2009 by Christine


Lost Femininity

I have two boys and feel like i am surrounded by men/boys. I feel like i have lost myself as a woman. Any ideas on how to bring this back when all i play is rough tumble games etc?


sleeping through the night

My son who is almost 4 months will only sleep in his swing!!! He was in the hospital for the first month of his life and the nurses put him in the swing a lot. But I really want...


Suggestions on taking Binkie?

My son is 25 mths and he is now just using his Binkie at nap and bedtime, he even gives it to me when he gets up! I want to get rid of it completely, after we get rid of it we...

Started by Stephanie on 06/27/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 06/27/2009 by Stephanie


PPD after 5 months...

I just came to the realization that I am going through PPD after 5 months of giving birth. Has anyone else been or is going through this and how are you coping? I don't believe...


independent playing

My son is 20 months old.. how can i get him to play more independently? He has a playroom and plenty of toys, but mostly will only play if I am right there with him. I love to...

Started by Lauren on 07/02/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 05/04/2011 by Deepti