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... time step's a very difficult situation... ... (12 replies)
... A step mom too. All above are right, never easy to have to be responsible for somebody else's children. ... (12 replies)
... You need Dad to step in and have a discussion with his son. He needs to explain that you're not going anywhere and that he's being disrespectful. ... (12 replies)

... I think step-parenting is one of the hardest thing in the world, whether you're the step-parent or biological parent with another spouse. My husband is the step-father to my oldest daughter (12) and the father of my 2-year-old daughter and the baby that I'm currently pregnant with. My oldest is spoiled, mouthy, disrespectful (mainly towards me) and we've had a number of issues... (12 replies)
... There is a difference is raising your kids versus helping a spouse raise a child by someone else. ... (32 replies)
... s and son thrive in this system.. oftimes they act out to get your attention, or the attention of those that they are feeling deprivation from. In the case of a step family you have to be careful to include all the parents in your united front and this is where things get tricky. ... (12 replies)
... I myself posted in here recently how I find myself resenting the girls because my own biological kids are 26 and 30 and now I find myself raising 2 more kids.... But I do genuinely feel I have raly helped these girls. I call it "tough love." They know they are loved, but we are the prents, we are the boss. ... (13 replies)
Step Daughter
May 13, 2009
... Wow, I admire you for taking this on. What a huge heart you have. Pretty difficult taking on a 14 year old who has so much "stuff" ..who knows what shes been through(?) Has she had any counseling? What if you were able to spend alone time with her every week. Even just an errand: trip to the grocery store, post office. Just a bit of alone time can work wonders. ... (4 replies)
Step children
Mar 18, 2009
... eings I have the same situation only a boy and 12. That's why I tried to explain that it can not be his way or your way beings both of you had different ways of raising children and home rules prior and it doesn't mean that it was wrong, it was what worked best in the home before. ... (11 replies)
... I fell in love with my husband and want to spend the rest of my life with him. But my kids are grown and gone. ... (10 replies)
... e a son that is the same age, i am glad to say that he is amazing and God bless! i have never ever had a problem, though i must say i have devoted my life not to raising kids but to raising good kids. The fact that you're asking for advice is the first step towards building a better relationship with your son. ... (11 replies)
Step children
Mar 14, 2009
... Thank you so 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. Pat urself on the back you may just have saved my future marriage god bless you and really thank you from the bottom of my... (11 replies)
Step children
Mar 14, 2009
... part of your family as well as you a part of theirs you will see some positive start to happen. I think once you and your partner find that happy medium in child raising and have a family meeting things will be smoother. ... (11 replies)
... B honor roll student, almost always told the truth and learned to respect my folks instead of fearing them. I am a well adjusted 30 something, raising 3 kids and working, using my college degree. I never went to treatment, I never got counseling... I just got grounded and I got it together. ... (9 replies)
... My step children are 23, 15, and 11. ... (10 replies)
Feb 28, 2005
... No, I don't think what you did was wrong - I applaud you! You are talking with your daughter with what is acceptable and teaching her wearing sexy clothes at her age is not allowed - regardless if Other Mothers are allowing with their daughters... When my step daughter turned 13 (she is now 15) I was VERY very surprised what her mother allowed her to wear - tight tshirts,... (54 replies)
... am a 39 yo mother of two. My ex and I have been divorced for 11 years. Throughout that time, I have practically raised my children alone. Although my ex gets my kids every weekend for visitation, he does little else to help. ... (1 replies)
... I feel sorry for you my friend is going thru that right now 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. He has been in the hospital 9 times now in the psych ward and has alot of animosity... (5 replies)
... his step dad, but that is another whole story...but, I have noticed if I direct him at something he raises his voice at me, and that can be the simplest things... ... (7 replies)
... I guess I've been waiting on him to step up to the plate and be a father. He has promised he'd do it over the years and he also said he would take himself to court. ... (11 replies)

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