how do you do it?

i find it extremely hard to do, when seeing my (step)son call someone else "mom" after i have been raising him for 5 years.


I need some advice

Hello there, okay where to begin... I have a 3 1/2 yr old girl and a 2 1/2 yr old boy. Both of my children are behind in their speech. They're perfectly fine in everything else...

Started by Laurie on 04/04/2011 in August 2008 Babies

Last update on 05/11/2011 by Melissa


Potty Training a Stubborn Child

My son Preston is so stubborn about potty training. He'll go now and again, when he wants. Now he simply refuses to go at all. I tried to get him to wear underwear with his...

Started by Christina on 03/19/2009 in January 2006 Babies

Last update on 07/16/2009 by Stacey


Anyone working on their birth plans yet?

We wrote a very simple birth plan for our first birth with our son. However, the simple one left a lot out and a few things didn't go quite how I wanted. I mean, I got...

Started by Jennifer on 01/06/2011 in May 2011 Babies

Last update on 11/29/2011 by Ashley


is he mean

my son is 9months old and everytime i have him around another baby he pushes and hits them with toys, and laughs when they start cryin. he doesnt like it when they play with his...


head bangers

whenever my son gets angry he bangs his head against anything he finds, the floor, walls doors, he even head butts me, but when i tell him to stop he just laughs at me and...

Started by Marie on 05/07/2009 in May 2008 Babies

Last update on 05/18/2009 by Becky


Should I have more children??

So I have 2 children. Oldest is almost 4 and youngest is almost 2. My husband let me know that he would like to have more children, but he does not want me having children...

Started by Priscilla on 07/27/2009 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 07/28/2009 by Priscilla


7 month old wont sleep!!

Help my 7 month old only sleeps 9 hours of broken sleep at night. He was colic and has only ever slept total 13 hours /24 hour period. I have let him cry it out. He cries for...


Why does my little guy hit himself?

My baby thinks it is ok & sometimes even funny to take his toys and hit himself in the head with them repeatedly. I tell him to please stop and I'll tell him he is going to get...



my daughter has been sleeping thru the night from about 8 weeks, she is breastfed, she is now about 8 months ols has recently started waking up i the middle of the night an wont...

Started by Jaylin on 10/15/2009 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 10/15/2009 by Sheri


Desperate to stop the SCREAMING!!

My 14 month old son doesn't say a lot of words, but he sure does scream at everything and I can only assume that is his way of communicating... sometimes. The screams are HIGH...

Started by Lacey on 09/20/2010 in June 2009 Babies

Last update on 09/22/2010 by Cristen