Don't know how to handle my teenage boy

My son (16yrs) and I seem to turn every conversation into an arguement. He is intelligent but lazy. When I discuss what his expectations are w/ regards to school, he just...


Mom or just steo mom?

Is it wrong for me to allow my 11 y/o step son to call me mom? He lives with me & my husband (his dad)...I am basically there everyday to send hom to school and pick him up. I...

Started by Melinda on 06/22/2011 in Step Moms

Last update on 07/09/2011 by Bri


Playing in the Neighborhood Unattended-What Age?

Over the past few weeks, I've loosened the umbilical cord. I've allowed my son to play with his friends who live in a cul-de-sac (dead end) diagonally across the street alone....

Started by Sapphire on 01/30/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 04/28/2013 by Nelly


Why God Made Moms

I thought this one would put a smile on your faces :) You may have seen it before, but it never hurts to read it again! Answers given by 2nd grade school children to the...

Started by Jodi on 10/09/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 10/10/2010 by Toni


Swaddling 4 month old...need tips!

So my son is now 4 months old and LOVES to be swaddled still! He sleeps so so soundly at night and for his naps when he is swaddled, but i dont want to be swaddling him anymore...

Started by Nicole on 07/16/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 07/19/2010 by Dianne


Anxiety in children

Hi im Michelle and my 9 year old daughter has anxiety disorder. When my daughter was diagnosed i felt so alone and i don't want anyone to feel like i did. I have been dealing...


My daughter is on strike w/ her SOLIDS

My daughter has been on strike with baby food since she turned 8 months old... I thought she was going to get over that phase after a couple of weeks but now 2 months later and...

Started by Aidah on 01/28/2010 in April 2009 Babies

Last update on 01/31/2010 by Ashley


Kinship care foster moms...

I"m glad that this group exists. I know someone else who has already been through this but only one person. Are there any other people who are raising the kids of thier siblings...


Just Joined

Hi all- I'm an older mom with 7 children raging from 9-23. I was diagnosed VERY late but have had symptoms since teenage. My life changed for the (much) better after diagnosis...