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... parent and agree with a lot of what is posted here. ... (12 replies)
Step children
Mar 18, 2009
... fiance. I know where your both coming from, beings I have the same situation only a boy and 12. ... (11 replies)
... I am a step parent who is good friends with the mother. Unusual, but still difficult. My step son knows he can't get away with the stuff he does at his moms house. ... (12 replies)

... Being the step parent to a child or children who has behavioral issues is not an easy job. The most important thing is that the bio parent has to step up to the plate and be the one to discipline the child. ... (12 replies)
... linked to his sleep apnea and resulting sleep deprivation side effects.. but over all my family has adopted this approach with our kids. The childs job is to be a child.. behave well, be respectful and do well in school. For such we give them all we can in luxuries and love... this doesn't mean spoil them. ... (12 replies)
... I really dont think that there is a right answer, or even an answer at much are you willing to take? ... (12 replies)
... mom. Bio moms, unless they are in the same situation as us wouldn't understand. I don't expect them to, not that it's a fault of theirs cause it's not. ... (25 replies)
... Why can't the father take his daughter and bond with her on a week's vacation away from the home? ... (32 replies)
... I have a 14 year old daughter and her father and I divorced when she was 2. ... (16 replies)
... My boyfriend and I will soon be moving in together and will eventually marry. He has a 6 year old son who he shares joint custody with his ex wife. There are several issues with the 6 year old son I question. ... (18 replies)
... is that both partners have to be consistent with the "house" rules, punishments and be a united front to the kids. You and your fiance need to agree on what's acceptable behavior and what's not and what the consequences are for breaking the rules. ... (12 replies)
... ow with her child been that way for about 8 yrs now blaming on his diagnosis rather than her parenting skills because she yells at him alot, hovers over him like a hawk,doesn't follow thru with disciplining him and spoils him rotten. ... (5 replies)
Step children
Mar 14, 2009
... much for ur help, I really had no one to turn to for adviced and really felt lost on this issue.I will continue to work on the areas you expressed and I now feel a little more secure and confident that we can get through this little delima. ... (11 replies)
Step children
Mar 14, 2009
... ou the best. Its going to be hard road, but once your fiance and step children realize your not going anywhere and that your standing your ground of wanting them a part of your family as well as you a part of theirs you will see some positive start to happen. ... (11 replies)
... in private. Express how much you adore her child and that you respect and want to be on the same page as her when it comes to raising the child. Assure her that you are not trying to "take her place" as mother but you are only being a role model to her child. ... (25 replies)
... Well...after 4 years, I am finally taking my child's father to court for child support. I don't really have a good reason why I've waited so long. ... (11 replies)
Step children
Mar 13, 2009
... Step parenting is very hard because there is a fine line. Although I do agree that you both as a parent and a parent figure in the home do have to be on the same page. ... (11 replies)
Step children
Mar 13, 2009
... Yeah I totally agree with you I am going to have a long talk with my fiance and hope we can reach an agreement. She is a real good woman, and her daughters aren't bad I just want peace between all of us. ... (11 replies)
... I come from a family of 6. My parents, two brothers, a sister, and me. My childhood wasn't much of one because my parents were both young and immature. ... (3 replies)
... Raising Children is a difficult job. We all have our own ideas about how to go about this. There has been a lot of talk of disorders and as much talk about condoms and birth control pills. I personally feel that she is simply a rebelious teenager. ... (64 replies)

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