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    Parent of 16 ur old boy.

    His friends have always come to our house for years. After school, weekends, breaks etc. I get it friends come and go but typically not all at once. They aren't coming around, don't invite him anywhere. I don't know what happened. A few of them he took under his wing when they...
    laidyserenity laidyserenity
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014

    The Wheels On The Bus Go Round And Round.

    0932 Loaded on the the Yellow people transporter. Very uncomfortable seats smells weird. Hot air is blowing on feet kinda nice. Long empty fields along the way to our destination are covered in snow. Children chanting Rock! Paper! Scissor! ShooT! Mini me wants to play I spy...
    crazycatlady007 crazycatlady007
    Feb 5, 2013

    Is it me I’m interested to hear your view

    with regards to a decision I'm considering that concerns the future of my children. My ex has a lazy no work ethic personality and i’m the opposite. I have been active with my kids since birth. I’ve attended all the hobby, school and other events, whereas the ex has always...
    b8b123 b8b123
    46-50, M
    Jul 10, 2015

    Anyone else put on adventure time

    for your kids and secretly its because you like it .....
    Simbageeswife Simbageeswife
    26-30, F
    Feb 25, 2016

    Be Stricter, Or Lenient?

    Our 21 year old boy is in his last year of college and just got on with a company that will set him up very well in his chosen career. Ther are many pluses about him, the few negatives are easily "liveable".Here's the thing. I've explained to him that when he leaves, let me know...
    paulname paulname
    66-70, M
    Sep 14, 2013

    Breastfeeding Older Child.

    I am presently nursing my six year old son. I have been getting bad vibes from others about doing something that is not exceptable in today's society...this has been fone on ssince my son was two yeas old. I have ignored it for a good many years because even though he is six, we...
    Jessie36 Jessie36
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 1, 2013

    Parenting Frustration

    Being a parent is clearly one of the most difficult jobs I have ever had. Now that my son is 4 years old, i'm seeing so much attitude that its completely blowing my mind that this child came out of me lol. Sometimes I feel like those parents on Maury that I always laughed at...
    Kamkot Kamkot
    31-35, F
    Jul 11, 2013

    Am I Selfish To Want An Empty Nest?

    Don't get me wrong, I am grateful beyond words, to have a supporting husband; going to school again will pay off in a couple of years. What I am struggling with is being a broke college student at the age of 52...by the time all the bills are paid and I grocery shop for 3 young...
    themomone themomone
    56-60, T
    Aug 14, 2013

    I'm struggling with my whip-smart teenage

    daughter. Despite her natural book smarts, photographic memory and ability for abstract thinking, she is her own worst enemy. She suffers from anxiety and depression. While she is getting psychiatric care and has accommodations at school, she struggles to turn in work and...
    iampidginbil iampidginbil
    56-60, M
    1 Response Dec 10, 2013

    The Perfect Punishment

    On afternoon, my sons, Adam and James, were being incredibly rude to my wife and I because we wouldn't buy them a video game they were suddenly dying to have. I warned them that if the would not stop their would be a major punishment, especially because they had been acting out...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 28, 2013

    I just got my maxi cosi vello car seat

    for my daughter in pink. This thing is huge and so soft. I think my 7yr old may get jealous lol.
    Simbageeswife Simbageeswife
    26-30, F
    Mar 24, 2016

    I,m a widow of 3 years with 2 children a

    girl & a boy both are teens
    curiousmommy17 curiousmommy17
    46-50, F
    Jul 5, 2015


    You know everyday some kids wake up and think they have terrible parents. What is considered a terrible parent. For some kids its there parents hateing their sexuality (not cool). But for some its just when they wont let them hang with there friends. My parents of course they are...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 26, 2013

    Please Love Me:

    Startled by the sound of your voice, I heard it for the first time. Not knowing that I'm yours, And what is yours is now mine. I didn't ask to be here And don't know how to say. But here I am And here I want to stay. Make the hard choice To keep me please. I will bring...
    letsexperience letsexperience
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 12, 2013

    I Feel Sorry-That I Was Right After All

    well, it has now been a year and some change since my childrens father went to jail, and my oldest child is still going through changes behind it. recently, there were pictures sent, and letters written and she asked me to help her write the letter she wanted to send to her dad...
    sugabuga1 sugabuga1
    36-40, F
    Dec 3, 2013

    Is A Good Father/man Figure Important For A Little Girl?

    I keep having the feeling that my daughter is missing out on having a good example of a man. My father was not the greatest dad and I blame him partly for my dating issues. The examples he set in what was acceptable carried on I think? My own opinion. Should I be worried that we...
    HeatedPRNurse716 HeatedPRNurse716
    1 Response May 29, 2013
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