Help, no respect any more. need honest feedback

I have been a step mum for almost five years. my partner and i have had a two year old boy and a six month old girl in the time together. his 16 yr old boy has no respect for us...

Started by Kristy on 06/09/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 06/18/2010 by Tara Lee


Night Terrors...

My 3-year-old son has been waking up the last few nights screaming! My fiance thinks it could be night terrors. When I spoke to my mom about it, she said that I went through...



Hi Everybody! My name is Olivia and I have a step daughter Hannah who is 5 and me and my Fiancee have a daughter together who is 2 and a half, her name is Taryn. I work from...

Started by Olivia on 10/30/2008 in Step Moms

Last update on 11/01/2008 by Penny


paying for college

I have been a step mom for 3 years and just became a mother for the first time. My husband and his ex have done no planning for my stepsons college and he is 13 years old so...

Started by Amy on 01/23/2009 in Step Parenting

Last update on 01/24/2009 by Angela



I thought I should give a better intro. My name is Kristy, I live in Colorado, just finished my B.S.W., considering a masters, don't work, currently on SSDI, volunteer and a...


50% shared care

I have a stepson 4 and my own bio son, 11yrs. Ive found increasingly over the past yr that my step son has serious behaviour issues, daily temper tantrums, contantly challenging...

Started by DJane on 08/24/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 08/29/2011 by Ashley


Sharing Some Light At The End Of The Tunnel

This group has been my saving grace during some of the toughest moments as a step mom. The support you wonderful ladies have given me has changed my life and I can honestly say...

Started by Amanda on 10/17/2012 in Step Moms

Last update on 10/25/2012 by Larissa


Wrongful placement

I went through a child custody battle, my kids was removed from their father house by Cps because the father was abusing them and the step brother was raping my oldest son and...