Results for family
  • Forum Thread: Help!!! I need a BREAK!

    As a stay at home mother of 4, I spend all of my day with my children, while my husband works outside of the home for 9 hours each day. When he comes home from work, the first thing I want to do is give him the kids and take a break. Unfortunately, the first thing he wants to do is unwind...
  • Forum Thread: My mother-in-law is trying to control my pregnancy!

    When i got pregnant at first she was great but then she started telling what i could and could not do and threated not to speak to us if i did it anyway, and then it came down to what i eat, she even started buying my grocrys! and now that im 32 weeks its what i can wear and how i can act or where i...
  • Forum Thread: Single Parenting

    I am pregnant for the first time and I am not married. As a matter of fact, I prefer to have as little contact with the baby's father as possible. (It's a long story, but he's not a nice guy) I'm only about 9 weeks along, and I know I have a lot of time to think about things, but I'm...
  • Forum Thread: How do I get daddy to pitch in more w/o hurting feelings?

    My fiance works a full time job. He loves our 5 week old and totally helps me take shifts so we can both get sleep. However, he never cleans her diaper geanie, always gives her to me with a dirty diaper, never cleans her bottles and leaves them lying all over the house. We live with his parents who constantly...
  • Forum Thread: Best Mother's Day present...

    Every Mother's Day my husband lets me sleep in and then makes me breakfast in bed. My kids even make me hand made cards and crafts, now that they are getting older. What is the best Mother's Day present you have received? Is it the little things that count or does your hubby go all out??
  • Forum Thread: i want my own house my privacity!!!

    hi everyone... how many of you have your own house, your own space where you can spend time with your kids and your partner, your privacity!!! i live with my father and mother-in-law, and my husband's brothers (two houses in the same adress, we live in one of them). we have been living here since...
  • Forum Thread: What should I do on Mother's Day this year?

    Every year my family and I try to do something elaborately special for Mother's Day. We've had a Barbecue, family brunch, family picnics and even family trips to the zoo. This year I am not sure I want to do something so elaborate but I still want to celebrate. What are some ways I can enjoy...
  • Forum Thread: Going back to school and raising a family--HELP!

    My husband is going back to school this fall to get his masters degree. While I am very proud of him, I am also a bit nervous about how this is going to affect our family. We have 4 small children, and we rely on having him around. How do you juggle going back to school and family responsibilities...
  • Forum Thread: Should dad be out of picture?

    Around the time I got pregnant, my boyfriend of 10 months and I had been going our seperate ways. (Well I was trying, he refused to leave me alone.) now that i am 17 weeks, he is still as much trouble as before, and not to mention he has hurt me since I got pregnant and I put a restraning order on...
  • Forum Thread: Help! Husband is never HOME!!

    My sister just had her 4 th baby and her husband never seems to be home. He is constantly working these days and his absence has really stressed her out. Even though she knows that he is just doing his job and trying to support them, she really wishes he were home more. Do you struggle with raising...
  • Forum Thread: Sometimes I just want to smack my husband.

    Hey I'm 24 I have a 2 month old son. My husband doesn't really help much, maybe has changed 2-3 diapers since birth. I bathe him,play with him. He occasionally feeds him for me and for the most part I'm the one who has to get up at night. Now to an extent I have to understand he broke his...
  • Forum Thread: How do you set limits when it comes to FAMILY????? I don't want to hurt feelings.

    When my oldest was born, my husband and I had to tell his parents that we really didn't want them to smoke around the baby. While they were understanding and didn't cause much trouble, it could have been so much worse. Did you have to set any ground rules or limits with your extended family...