In defense of stepmom

unless you are a step mom you will not EVER be able to understand the feeling. The feeling that you are supposed to have this unconditional love for these children and to have...



UGH!!! My step son has not seen his birth mother for 2-3years and now that he is turning 13 for the last three months I have told him to do something and he gets mad at me and...

Started by Judi on 04/03/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 04/13/2009 by Kimi


Depression and anxiety

Does anyone have experience with long term depression and anxiety. It is just something that has run in my family for generations and it has hit me hard since very early...

Started by Rachel on 07/22/2010 in Christian Moms

Last update on 11/30/2010 by Angela


Feeling Guilty for Being Alive

I'm 19 years old and I lost my son's father six months ago in a car accident when I was six and half months pregnant. I was not in the car or anything but I feel so guilty for...

Started by Liane on 03/03/2011 in Widowed Moms

Last update on 05/06/2012 by Roseanne


A Stepmom vs. a possible Narcissist Bio Mom

Hello ladies! I've been married to my now husband for nearly 4 years. I say now because we've been together for 11 years. About 4 years ago right in the middle of planning my...

Started by D 'Marie on 01/21/2013 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 01/21/2013 by Ariana


Did I make the right choice????

So for some time now I've thought about possibly trying to make things work out with my daughter's father. I was with the guy alittle under 2 years. After a month of meeting I...


pregnant and alone

Hey there I'm Jennifer I just turned 27 and I'm 9 weeks pregnant. I don't have a ex boyfriend in the picture. It was a 1 time thing. Problem is he was one of my best friends and...

Started by Jennifer on 07/24/2014 in Single Moms

Last update on 07/26/2014 by Lisa


2 families 1 house

I need advice on what is the proper way to handle the fact that its me, my husband 5yr old daughter and 2 month old son living with my husbands parents. due to the economy we...

Started by Tracey on 09/13/2010 in Want To Vent?

Last update on 10/04/2010 by Tisha


Babies and Manipulation

So I just had a rant in another community after reading a "helpful" response to an OP in a yet another different community and it got me thinking. The "Helpful" tip was to let...

Started by Kellie on 07/07/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/11/2011 by Merry



The discussion on cricket on the other thread got me to thinking... What kind of sports is everyone interested in? Which do you play? Which do you watch? Are there any of you...

Started by Johnny on 05/08/2010 in Mommy Chat

Last update on 05/12/2010 by Chatty


Birth Stories

I find that the best thing about giving birth is the story of the birth itself! I'm interested in learning what lead to you choosing to give birth at home and what your...

Started by Hera on 02/27/2009 in Home Birth Mamas

Last update on 01/02/2011 by Jessie


How do you do it?

I am a sahm to a wonderful 4 month old boy, I am married to a great guy and we have a pretty cool dog. I am having a bit of a time adjusting i think. I am 31 and untill last...

Started by Tasha on 05/12/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 05/16/2011 by Misty