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Whether you're a biological parent, stepparent, godparent, adoptive parent, working woman or stay-at-home parent, we want to hear from you! These forums were created for parents from all walks of life to share their parenting concerns and tips, marriage dilemmas, work woes and any other issue impacting your daily life. Speak up now!
Raising Infants/Toddlers

Raising Infants/Toddlers

Having a baby is one of life’s biggest blessings – but some new parents may be wondering, what do I do now?! Are you a new parent with questions? Or, do you have tips to offer others? How do you handle tantrums? What’s your potty-training secret? How do you calm a crying baby and get your child to sleep? What techniques do you use to get your picky little one to eat? Share your stories!


Raising Teens

Raising Teens

As your child approaches the teen years, is your relationship changing? Is your teen acting out, doing poorly in school or disobeying your rules? Do you worry about new technology influencing your child? What’s your biggest challenge? Share your struggles and successes.


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents face unique challenges raising their grandchildren. Are you raising your grandchild? What are your biggest concerns? How is raising a grandkid different than raising your children? Share your advice, support and stories.


Stay-At-Home Moms

Stay-At-Home Moms

Being able to stay home with your child can be very rewarding, but do you sometimes crave adult interaction? Chat with other SAHMs, share advice, support, tips and ideas, and enjoy a little break from the kids!


Working Moms

Working Moms

Do you work outside of the home? What’s the hardest part? Do you find it’s difficult to balance work and children? Or, have you found a balance that works for you? Do you feel guilty when you need to take time out from your job for your kids or spouse? Share advice on juggling family and work with other moms in the workforce.


Single Moms

Single Moms

Are you raising a child or children on your own? What are some of the struggles you face? How have you persevered in this role? Do you struggle to balance parenthood and time for yourself? Share your challenges and strategies with others.


Single Dads

Single Dads

Fatherhood can be a rewarding yet challenging experience. Are you raising a child or children on your own? What are some of the struggles you face? How have you persevered in this role? Do you struggle to balance parenthood and time for yourself? Share your challenges and strategies with others.


Step-Parenting

Step-Parenting

Being a stepparent is one of the most difficult roles any adult will ever assume. If you are a stepparent, you deal with many frustrations and rewards each day that are unique. How is your relationship with your stepchild? What have you learned about blending a family? Share your story.


Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting

Dealing with an ex when you have children together can be difficult, especially when negative emotions are involved. Are you sharing a child with someone who doesn't live with you? How do you handle the situation? Are you amicable, or is it a challenge? Share your stories and advice with others.


Discipline

Discipline

Has one method of discipline worked really well for you? Is spanking a necessary evil, or can you discipline effectively without physical punishment? Do you and your spouse, partner or ex argue about how much discipline is acceptable? Where do you draw the line? Sound off!


Adoption

Adoption

Have you adopted a child or are you considering adoption? Or, were you adopted? Have you fostered a child? Did you place a child for adoption and are you eager to reach out to him or her? Share your stories and support for others.


 

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