Changing a child's name

I have been stressing about this for months and hoping someone could help me. My son is going to be 3 and his dad has not been around since he was born. He only asks to see him...

Started by Kendall on 12/17/2014 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 12/18/2014 by Kendall


Controlling Stepmother

Before my ex remarried, we had a wonderful co-parenting relationship for four years. We never had to follow the standard custody possession order as we managed to work out a...


Blended Family

I am 23 and have a 4 year old boy of my own and have 13 , 7, 4, 3 year old step children who recently moved in with us. Their mom moved out of state. How can i make them feel at...

Started by Britteny on 02/03/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 02/07/2009 by Kerri


Should I pity him?

In a nutshell: I'm 17 (a very mature 17-year old, I don't feel like a teen at all.), Boyfriend's almost 18...but far from being an adult. When I found out I was pregnant, I...


Mediation Stories...

Ok, so any one following my story knows we didn't win our custody battle (even after copious amounts of evidence that the kids were not cared for properly and there was drug...

Started by Larissa on 04/23/2012 in Step Moms

Last update on 05/09/2012 by Amy


My ex husbands wife overstepping my boundaries

Hi I need some advice. I have a 9 year old son that I have full physical custody of and I have been divorced since 2009. My ex husband has been in my sons life since he was 5...

Started by Christie on 08/25/2015 in Step Moms

Last update on 09/05/2015 by Mel


I am scared

I am the primary custodian of my children, and for the last two years I have contractually allowed my oldest two to live with their dad and now pregnant step mother so that I...

Started by User on 03/27/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 03/29/2009 by Gwen


Development and Milestones

ok, I have been reading, and have noticed that most of the 6m old babies are crawling, rolling over, and pulling themselves up..ect....my guy, 11/29 isnt crawling, pulling...


You and your partner - is it the same?

Nothing is the same since we had our baby... We were the perfect couple, got along really well, but now, other than really doing everything to make sure our baby has the best...

Started by Christianne on 06/09/2009 in All About Mom

Last update on 10/05/2011 by Dawn


Burning out with autism

My son is 3 and has autism. I am burning myself out trying to do everything I can to help him because I am doing it by myself. My husband doesn't want to do anything with him...