Step Children Not Invited :-(

Hi, My sister is planning a sweet 16 for my niece. She has told me that myself, my new husband and my adult bio daughter (and her husband) are invited but not my step children...


my 8 yr old

I have just been reading a post about Gemma's 8 yr old son and can i say my heart goes out to her because i could relate to everything she's mentioned,, it doesnt matter what i...


just feel like talkin

well my husband works for deans casing and hes a stabber, well hes on 24hr call. and hes usually gone alot and when he does come home he sleeps and then plays on the computer....


Spanking in public?

I have a two- going on three year old who has found out that Mommy is afraid to spank her in the store or public places for fear of any consequences like CPS etc. She is an...

Started by Stephanie on 02/04/2012 in Moms Doin' It Alone

Last update on 02/05/2012 by Kaitlin


Scared and overwhelmed

Long story short: My son, now in kindergarten, has had behavioral issues since he was 3. Even though we worked with two different counselors, neither ever mentioned the...


Deadbeat daddy

My son is not even a month old and his dad was excited at first about me being pregnant then when I had my son he lied about coming too see us in the hospital my son will be in...

Started by Meagan on 01/07/2014 in Single Moms

Last update on 01/09/2014 by Meagan


Dealing Anger Issues

Do you Ladies find yourself having trouble dealing with your anger in a healthy way?? Sometimes I get so mad at my four year old that I scare myself. I never use to be like this...

Started by Sarah on 09/05/2011 in Moms In Recovery

Last update on 09/17/2011 by Jo


Resenting the Step kids because of their mother

I have two step kids boy, 11 and girl 8. They are good kids, the 8 year old has some behavioral problems but nothing major just a little bratty. Anyway they live with their...

Started by Christa on 06/22/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 06/23/2009 by Christa


What's your take on praise?

I've recently had a few chats with friends of mine (who are moms) about something I had no idea was controversial. That something is praise. I'm interested to find out what...

Started by Sarah on 05/01/2011 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 05/01/2011 by Ashley


Unique Situation - Need Some Good Advice

Tonight my soon-to-be step-daughters, 4 & 7, came home from their every other weekend visit with bio-mom with pictures she'd sent. The pictures happen to be of her and MY...

Started by Jaime on 03/22/2015 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/31/2015 by Jaime


Need some motivation for weight loss.

Hi there, I've been trying to diet and lost about 5 pounds. I'm trying to be good-doing the treadmill for atleast 30 min Mon-Fri but nothing is moving here!! I'm getting...


The (invisible) Mommy Handbook

In our family, once you become a parent, you get access to the Mommy Handbook. Since it is invisible and kids can't read it, it pretty much says what you want it to say, and it...

Started by Elizabeth on 09/27/2011 in Bitchin Ladies

Last update on 09/28/2011 by Constance


Potty training help needed!!

Hi! My name is Bonnie. I am the proud mother of 4 beautiful children, ager 7,4,3,&2. Iam 24 years old and I work full time. I am a store manager of Max Rave in Colorado...

Started by Bonnie on 11/16/2008 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 11/17/2008 by Andrea


Warning: Strong Language.

I hate Christmas, or holidays, or whatever the hell you want to call them. All these people with their perfect little families in perfect little homes with perfect little gifts....