Am i doing the right thing?

Is it right to stop my children from seeing their bio father? It was only when I found out that I was pregnant with my babies that the violence started. He is an alcoholic,...


I need sympathy & encouragment!

My hubby just left for OCS, which means we'll barely even get to talk for 3 months. I have two-year-old twin girls, and I'm 6 months pregnant with baby girl #3 (if we're lucky...


Expectant Mum with Baby

Hello to all the expectant Mothers... hope you are all well and have had a super Xmas !! I am new to this site and I am in need of a little venting. I am 12 weeks pregnant...


have a 10 month old and pregnate HELP!

I have a VERY active 10 month old I am a stay at home mom and I am going to school full time online. I am 11 weeks pregnate with my 2nd baby and I am so tired and my pacients...


space in the house..

How do you deal with space in the home with 4 or more children. We have 4 and stay in a 3 bdrm home over 40 yrs old.Two girls stay in a room, two boys stay in a room. It works...


Confusing Situation about Food.

I have two SS, one 15 and one 10. I have been in their lives for 9 years. Their dad and I have been married for about 4 years. We have joint custody with an EOW schedule,...

Started by Megan on 08/29/2009 in Step Moms

Last update on 09/08/2009 by Robin


Kids and showers

I'm a new guardian/parent of 3 elementary ages kids. They argue with me about showering all the time. Should I make them shower daily or compromise?


Three to seven years to blend?

I was just reading that experts say it takes a blended family at least three to seven years to really truly "blend," sometimes longer. This really caught my interest. My DH and...

Started by MamaTo3 on 10/22/2011 in Step Moms

Last update on 10/27/2011 by Sonya


advice for my 10 yr old son

i have a 10yr old son who has lived with me his whole life. his father and i were never married but are very civil and get along great. he is a terrific dad and i let him have...

Started by Angie on 06/07/2009 in Divorced Moms

Last update on 07/15/2009 by Elizabeth


getting through the waiting....

Hello, new here. We have been on a waiting list for 15mos now, and trying to stay busy and remember that it is all in God's hands, but it's hard. It was so easy with our first...

Started by Traci on 02/02/2009 in Adoptive Mothers

Last update on 03/30/2009 by Julie