New To group

Hey everyone. I'm Shannon and I'm new to this group. I am a recent widow of almost 7 months with 2 children. My daughter is 14 and my son is 11. I have been getting on this...

Started by Shannon on 03/14/2009 in Widowed Moms

Last update on 04/25/2009 by Elaine


fewer hours of night sleep

Is anyone else going through this?? It started the past 2 weeks or so that every 3rd night or so, my daughter wakes up at 3 or 4 in the morning and is wide awake. Sometimes...


About to Strangle My 12yr old

I don't now how to make her appreciate what I do for her or to understand that I could be a Evil SM but I'm not. Everytime her BioMom stands her up she gets upset with me.realy...

Started by Tootie on 01/09/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 01/18/2010 by Kristen


Boundary issues with SD

Let me start this by saying that within the last three months SD has been to the doctor because she is already starting to show signs of puberty. Even though she is only eight...

Started by Melinda on 01/28/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Jenn


Race and Ethnicity

My oldest daughter who is 5, is starting to ask questions about why mommy and daddy are different colors. It started by one of her friends telling her that me and her father...


Recently Divorced Can ANYONE HELP!

Im A recently divorced "9months" Now single mom of a great 7 year old boy. It's really hard juggling the finances, the time, the house, work, school -everything- on my own after...


Family members

I was just wondering, does anybody Foster a family member?. My story....my great nephew stayed with me 95% of his life. He is 3 years old, young parents. his mother my neice...

Started by Theresa on 08/01/2010 in Foster Moms

Last update on 09/15/2010 by Cindy



I have a one year old son and I'm not sure how to discipline him. He used to do so well with "no" but now he laughs. We never allow him to touch the oven even if it is off but...

Started by Bridget on 08/20/2010 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 08/22/2010 by Bridget


My son is almost 8....

And I can't decide if I want to try to give him a little sister or brother. It is so hard now that all the bottles and diapers are out of the house, he can get dressed on his...


My baby

Hi, I need advice because my baby's father is OBVIOUSLY hiding money from us. When the baby was born I told him I needed access to his account for when the baby needed things...

Started by Mary Renee on 11/17/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 11/18/2010 by Mary Renee


butte county cps can fuck off

my 14 month old boy was kidnapped by cps in butte county ca for bullshit lies and im in fear of him being adopted out im doing everything they said classes clean drugtests...


Soon to be three year old

My son will be three in August. I have some concerns about the way he behaves, but I am wondering whether some of it is normal or I am overanalyzing things since I worked with...


Back to work

Hi everyone, I am nearing the end of my 14 week maternity leave and am having a lot of anxiety about leaving my 3 month old. Although I am fortunate to have my mother in law...