"People" food for the first time

Hello my son will be 1 on Sunday. We have been giving him some people food but he will not eat it! I just want to know what some of you have tried with your kids at this age....


depressed to point of sickeness

i had just started to get over having to have a c-section rather than a vaginal birth due to complications and then my doctor telling me no on a VBAC next time due to the risks...

Started by Kim on 03/19/2009 in C-sections

Last update on 03/24/2009 by T_cjones108


when should i start potty training?

my son is 15 months old and i just started wondering when i should start putting him on the potty. our friends have a daughter who is a few months older but they started putting...

Started by Robin on 01/26/2012 in Moms Of BOYS

Last update on 03/08/2012 by Casey


Do you ever feel like a bad mom?

I am 9 months pregnant with our third child, so I'm not sure if it's the hormones or what.... But lately I get these guilty feelings that I'm being a bad mom. Mostly to my 8...


Husband's Ex-Wife

My step sons mom is never around even though she lives in the same city. We have gone to her job so he can see her and she tells him she can't get him this weekend even tough...


Baby Daddy Left me

This is my first time posting but I feel compelled to tell my story and ask for advice from the community. My baby's father left me when I was 7 months pregnant while I was...


Child Custody/Visitation Needs To Be Revised...

I really don't think enough thought goes into these kinds of things.. The court claims they want the best thing for your kids but when it boils down to it they really don't...

Started by Khara on 09/16/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/16/2011 by Erica


Step mums can be best!!!!!

My husband and I have a 10 year history and had a break up for a period whereby my husband ended up with his beautiful son. (He knows his own mistakes and shouldn't have put...

Started by Rebecca on 02/09/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 02/10/2009 by Abby


feeling guilty

I feel so guilty that i spend so little time with my son. I work full time from 6am until 6-7pm and for several ours on the weekend. It was not supposed to be like this - we had...


trouble with baby's father...

Hi! I have a 8 month old baby boy. I have been on and off with his father for 6 years, and we have been sold for the past 2. Lately I feel like I'm a single mother. Don't get me...


I think I'm experiencing postpartum depression.

I gave birth a little less than 3 months ago to a beautiful baby boy. I'm a graduate student, and I went right back to school since I was afraid that if I didn't go back right...

Started by Courtney on 03/29/2013 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 07/22/2013 by Karla


Do I have Post Partum Depression?

I've been taking care of our nearly 4 month old since the beginning, however about a month ago my husband also started on leave and I've had the good luck of having him around...


Post Partum? Needing prayers

This winter has been incredibly tough on me and my family. In Sept we welcomed our 4th child, a beautiful baby girl. After she was born, I would cry for no reason at all. I...

Started by Jennifer on 03/20/2011 in Christian Moms

Last update on 03/22/2011 by Linda


Hello from a desperate mother!

I know I haven't even got my picture on here yet - and it may seem a little out there - but I am a single mother in a little apartment (absolutely a mess, of course!) And I feel...

Started by Vicki on 07/27/2009 in Teacher Moms

Last update on 07/31/2009 by Joy


I Am A Bad Mother

Why do I constantly feel as if I am a bad mother. Every night I put my son to sleep, I am overcome with sadness and guilt that he deserves so much better. I am going to be...

Started by Rosa on 03/04/2012 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 03/06/2012 by Chelsea