Read More Posted on 10/26/2010 Who should tell son of half-brother? Read More Posted on 10/19/2010 Ultra-lenient mom Q: Our 10-year-old daughter goes back and forth between our house and her mom's. Bio-Mom gives her everything she wants (TV and DVD in her...
Read More Posted on 1/12/2010 Stop lavish gifts from ex Q.
Both my husband and I have 7-year-olds from previous marriages. Read More Posted on 10/10/2006 TEENAGER WANTS TO GO LIVE WITH DAD Q: I have joint custody of my son who has threatened that when he turns 14 he is going to go live with his father, who's been encouraging this. Read More Posted 1 week ago Our soon to be 4 grandson now has a parenting contract between our son and the child's mother. The contract was made by the biological mother and my son's new wife, who...
The stepdaughter turns her back, while the stepson eagerly returns a hug.
As much as I adore my husband, a positive relationship with all family members is essential for a harmonious household.
Read More Posted on 6/7/2011 A stepfamily by any other name is a family A journalist called me the other day wanting me to comment on the subject of the "stepfamily." I was raised in one, although it was not called a... His first marriage produced a child, but when he and his first wife divorced, he...
Read More Posted on 8/2/2016 Q: The woman I’ve been dating—a single mom with two young boys—and I have decided to get married.
My only reservation, and I’ve told her this, concerns the stepfather thing. Read More Posted on 4/19/2016 Q: We are a struggling blended family.
After travelling around Europe for the 4th time she has the audacity to whinge that her car needs to be updated and that she hasnt finished her degree. I said to her father, I will no longer tolerate her rudeness and general bad attitude in my house.
If she can't be polite or civil to me then she needn't bother coming around anymore.