I Have Children and Step Children

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 111 People

    I Feel Sorry For My Clueless Stepdaughter!

    First of all I have a 24 year old son and a daughter getting ready to turn 23 in 2 weeks so I know a little bit about raising kids...not saying i'm an expert but I guess I've lived and learned through child rearing. I now have 4 stepchildren ages 26, 21, 16 & 6. The two oldest...
    newbride2012 newbride2012
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2013

    Hi there, I work at the Steve Harvey tv show.

    We are looking for parents of spoiled step kids to come on the show. Please contact me if you are interested. thanks.
    tvshow17 tvshow17
    1 Response Feb 29, 2016

    Four Kids + Two Steps = Mess

    I have four children, and two step children. I've married twice and divorced once. And I couldn't be happier. My eldest daughter is 24. After an unplanned pregnancy at 2 with my 3yr long boyfriend and a marriage four months before I gave birth, she's got her own step brothers...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 24, 2013

    Figuring Out My Role

    I have 2 grown children and recently married a man with 2 still in the house. The 15 yr old decided to live with us FT last year and the 10 yr old goes back and forth every week. I wish the 15 yr old would go back and forth again too, as it was really nice to have those weeks off...
    notmlmom notmlmom
    Apr 12, 2013

    I Know Exactly How U Feel

    we need to forget how we acted as children give ourselves a break, step back, take a deep breath, and remember we r the audults
    purdue purdue
    May 31, 2008

    Stepchild Survivor

    When I married my husband he had a son by his first wife.  They had been divorce 3 years when we married and his son was 13, my daughter was 7.  My stepson did not like me at all (very normal) and was a handful and very rebelious towards me.  I have to admit that...
    BeeAlone BeeAlone
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2009

    My Son And Two Step Sons

    I have a son who is turning 3 in March, a step-son who turned 16 last month, and another that turned 14 two months ago. The 14 year old gets along great with his dad and my son, I think that he likes to be the older brother for once. My son is from a previous relationship so my...
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl
    22-25, F
    Dec 2, 2013

    Tough Time With Stepdaughter

    My stepdaughter is 13, while my stepson is 7 and my daughter is three.  I've been around so long that my son really doesn't know any different situation, but things are very difficult and contentious with my stepdaughter.  The basic gist is she hates her dad for leaving...
    imharmless imharmless
    41-45, M
    2 Responses May 31, 2008

    I have always considered myself great with kids.

    I have 2 of my own. They say I am a good mom. I always have been a volunteer and hosted child events. I love children. kids take to me. When I got with my boyfriend he had 3 kids from a previous marriage. so when I found out their mother was hooked on heroin I said without...
    taintdrose taintdrose
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2015

    My man gets out of bed in the morning to go

    "snuggle" with his 16 year old son. This seems strange to me. Is it?
    Bettyloohop Bettyloohop
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Oct 24, 2015

    Not Official

    it has not been made official.. but my bf has 3 daughters and i consider them my step daughters when talking about them.. but sometimes i just consider them my kids too.lol... i have 3 children..so needless to say we are a houseful... but my children have different experiences...
    luvlylulu luvlylulu
    31-35, F
    Aug 18, 2008

    We Became the Brady Bunch But Without All the Roses

    I have been married for 9 years. I came into the relationship with 2 children my son was 7 and my daughter 10 I had been married 8 years and my husband to be 18 years. My husband came in with 2 biological children a girl 8 and a son 18, and then he had twin girls 20 that he had...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jun 19, 2008

    In Dire Need Of Advice...

    In the case that you have not read any of my other posts, our blended family is completely falling apart. Things keep going from bad to worse. Recently, my husbands twins decided to stop living with us 50/50 and now want to reside full time with their mom. Feelings were hurt and...
    elliah72 elliah72
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2012

    Older Woman - Younger Man

    I married a younger man with very small children. We have been married 10 years now.  My children were all out of the house except 1 when we got married and respect her step father very much.  The problem is that I have been in his children's lives for over 10 years and...
    clinta8237 clinta8237
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2009

    Over the holidays I saw my step-sons.

    The oldest visited us for a few hours out of the week we were in town and never said a work to me. Not even hi or bye. The other boy was with us the entire week which I loved, being able to spend time with him. By the end of the week he had asked again why he couldn't have my...
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl
    22-25, F
    Jan 8, 2014

    Hard Choices

     Well it is hard to have both my step-child lives in another town and is jelous of my children who are not her fathers. I was had my oldest child 7 years before I had my second child and met my husband. But my step-child has never accepted me. She refused to come to my...
    ldmongo ldmongo
    41-45, F
    Sep 8, 2007


        When I am in a different frame of mind, I wll be commenting here. I have alo o experience with this...  for now, I can say good luck, and yes, remember, we, as parents are here to guide, here to support, here to discipline, and teach. Children, especially...
    36-40, F
    May 31, 2008

    Hard Choices

     Well it is hard to have both my step-child lives in another town and is jelous of my children who are not her fathers. I was had my oldest child 7 years before I had my second child and met my husband. But my step-child has never accepted me. She refused to come to my...
    ldmongo ldmongo
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2007

    5 All Together

    they are all wonderful and all so incredibly different. I am glad that only 2 live with me full time. HOWEVER, it now seems that all 3 of my wonderful's children might move in with us. I don't really know what to think about that except that my house is WAY to small.
    labyrinth labyrinth
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 10, 2007

    I was on here 3 yrs ago now

    and wrote about my serial cheating husband of 20 years and how it was so hard letting go even though he'd hurt me so much .... Well I did shortly after all the great advice from so many of you . Separated and divorced 3 years now . Life got so busy ... Lots of ups n downs and...
    lisadey lisadey
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2015

    Our Once Happily Blended Family Is Now A Mess...

    When I met my husband, he had sole custody of his 4 kids from his first marriage. A daughter who was 9, another daughter who was 7, and twin sons who were 5. I had a daughter of my own who was 8. Combined we had 5 kids and our families blended together very nicely. The three...
    elliah72 elliah72
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2012

    Where To Begin???

    Hi :) Thanks for taking the time to read my story. I hope we have some thing that may help one another, and if not....well maybe you will leave feeling grateful my story isn't your story ;) I was officially divorced in 2007. I have 2 boys who I love more than anything (I know...
    blendedtothin blendedtothin
    1 Response Mar 27, 2013
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