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... g to play me and my husband against eachother! I know it is only going to get worse as they get older. The one good thing I can think of now is that with their age difference I will only have one of them in highschool at a time. ... (26 replies)
... to do it. and if it got bad enough i would take them to rehab. Every child experiements, the key is to have a good enough relationship by the time they are that age so you can talk to them, not necessarily them talking back at that age, but hopefully they'll listen to you. ... (10 replies)
... ablishment will tell you to wait two years between pregnancies so that your body is back to normal. I would say that would be a good thing to do. As far as the age difference in the kids...well the kids will be siblings no matter what the age so I don't think they really care or I haven't seen that it makes a difference. ... (7 replies)

... a son who is 12 years old and a daughter who is 9 years old. I have two kids an 8 year old son and a 10 year old daughter. My kids would just play with the 9 year old daughter. There 12 year old is a big age difference. Anyway, my kids are homeschooled so they play with everyone nicely. ... (5 replies)
... I feel your pain. First of all, try to take care of yourself and try to to take care of your daughter. Your emotional well being might be what pulls her through. I think it will be difficult to say what will or will not affect her, everyone is different. But no matter if he gets it or not, your daughter is what counts the most, will she be able to get over it and maintain... (14 replies)
... I'm sorry you're having so much trouble. Those are tough ages, with such a small difference in age, too. You didn't mention your spouse. Are they around to help? ... (3 replies)
... ryone came out of the woodwork again. Family, friends and complete strangers would come up to me and tell me that I was heartless and insensitive for spacing my kids so far apart. ... (7 replies)
... It's funny how opinionated people are over this issue. I live in the midwest, where it's very common to have a ton of kids very close together. ... (7 replies)
... I don't think the age difference would be that big of a deal either way you decide. That new baby will totally be included in your girls "circle". ... (7 replies)
... I dont know if the age really makes a difference, I found it challenging going from 1-2 kids in itself (16 replies)
... ce the younger one could walk. I should say since the younger one could get into the older one's things. The only thing that worked for me was to acknowledge the age difference and let them be different. They have different toys, different barrettes, etc. ... (7 replies)
... And, having six other friends with kids the exact same age, I've always fallen more in the middle between 3 who are more strict and 3 who are less strict. ... (9 replies)
... Okay, there were sooo many red flags in your original post! Let's start with her bedroom. She has more toys than all 3 of my kids combined! And I do understand how it happens.... it's so easy to do when you only have one child to buy for.... ... (11 replies)
... can you judge another parent because their children are not behaved..these children will learn eventually..they wont grow up hard tickets...some do..mind u...but kids r kids...if u believe that yelling and spanking a child is beneficial to them..its not... ... (119 replies)
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Jun 16, 2004
... This seems to be unusual relative to the mainstream of kids but not for kids who get into that mode. ... (2 replies)
... d to so much more than we were when I was growing up, and I think that sex in general is basically pushed to the max in many public arenas, which basically gives kids these days a very "open" view of sex. ... (3 replies)
... children always knew that if a spanking was warranted that they would get one, however, with showing the children love and the start of teaching at a very young age our children didnt require very many spankings. ... (119 replies)
... I am in almost the same exact situation. My son is 8. The difference in our situations is my sons "step dad" is now my ex husband. ... (27 replies)
... ave some sort of negative reaction. Its humiliating either way you look at it. Whether you are being yelled at, put in the corner, spanked, grounded...at a young age kids don't like it because it is embarassing.It would be embarassing if we as adults were repremanded in the same manner.Are we forgetting one thing however... ... (119 replies)
... We can all try to blame things on our parents, but the bottom line is that kids don't come with an owners manual. People that have insecurity "issues" were probably born with them. ... (9 replies)




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