Casinos and Children

My husband and I enjoy going to the casino from time to time. The casino’s also have family restaurants and we always see people bringing their small children, even infants...

Started by September on 07/12/2011 in Just Debates

Last update on 07/13/2011 by Brittany


Childish Inlaws

My husband's parents are divorced. His mom lives less then five minutes away from us but his dad lives about 4 hours. His stepmom is a peice of work. I'm so sick of it! They get...


how to ease the stress levels?

please no rude or bad judment about my situation. im 17 and, my husband is in ait and we have a 4 month together. we argue a lot over stupid things but i try to be supportive...


any advise

I have a 5 year old little girl. she has had a hard life, growing up in a domestic violence shelter, having her father in her life on and off for the past three years. A year...


Help with my 11 year old

My daughter is into putting make up on eyeliner, eye shadow and lying about it when she comes home. This is the 3rd time this has happened. I have tried spankying her...really...

Started by Kendra on 12/18/2009 in Christian Moms

Last update on 12/19/2009 by Chasity


Postpartum depression??

I'm dealing with postpartum depression. I take antidepressants but feel like it isn't working. If you have postpartum depression how are you dealing with it? and why do you...

Started by Cynthia on 02/03/2010 in Christian Moms

Last update on 02/10/2011 by Christina


Is it about jealousy, money..... what??????

For those that don't know, I'm a SM to a 13 year old. My SS lives with my husband and I, only seeing his mother every other weekend. I really CAN'T figure out BMs motivation...

Started by Sherri on 03/17/2011 in Step Moms

Last update on 03/25/2011 by Sherri


Life isn't fair & I really need some help

I've been having issues with my stepson lately. He resents me and seems to feel that I favor his half-sister who is my biological child, even though I do my best to treat them...

Started by Amy on 07/11/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 07/12/2009 by Glenna


Hatred amongst Siblings

My 12yr old SD acts as if she HATES her 4yr old Sister. is it Normal or should I be concerned. My 12 yr old has been w/us sence she was 1 so it's not like she just came in the...


new here**

Hi ladies! I've been lurking here for a while but need some advice and wanted to ask someone who has a little more experience than I do. My boyfriends daughter is 8 years old...

Started by Erica on 04/11/2012 in Step Moms

Last update on 04/11/2012 by Dawn


The challenges of elderly parents

My parents are in their 80s and live about 2.5 to 3 hours drive away from us. I am their only child. My family is the only close family they have. They live in a small...



Please let me know if you have a teenagers. You know this is a special "breed." ha-ha I have a 14-1/2 yr old son (going on 25). He is a good kid, but of course we deal...


6 month baby sleeping problem

about a month ago my son was sleeping from like 7 to 5.30 in the morning, well now he is getting up at 2.30, then the next night 3.30 and last night he woke up at 11.30 and i...

Started by Christina on 12/31/2008 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 01/07/2009 by Jody



Is anyone still nursing thier baby? My first son stopped on his own at 9 or 10 months. This baby boy just keeps nursing and appears to have no interest in stopping! I'm not...


How do I gauge my daughters development?

My daughter was born at 33 weeks due to pre-eclampsia. She is now 4 months old. She's gaining weight and happy and sleeping well... But, I feel like there are no books to read...

Started by Celia on 03/27/2009 in Moms Of Preemies

Last update on 03/30/2009 by Jeanette