My wife and I adopted a boy at age 2. He is now aged 7 We live in a very tolerant part of the United States, but he is starting to ask questions. We have the idea to just tell it to him like it is; he has two moms. But I was wondering what other couples had to say.
My children have just spent the half term with their dad and came home this weekend. My 14 yr old son was very quiet which was a bit odd, he's normally pretty chatty, I just put it down to being a teen or missing his dad. But then I overheard him talking to my 11 yr old daughter about me. He said he didn't want to talk to me after what I did to dad. I could see she looked sad and uncomfortab
I'm in an impossible situation at the moment. I'm still on maternity allowance but I needed to buy things for my baby so I ended up using a couple of pay day loan companies on the net. It was fine at first, I was able to pay them back for the first couple of months, but then my car needed an MOT and had a big problem with the clutch which cost me hundreds of pounds. Being on my own with a baby I c
I've been seeing posters asking if you can foster a child all over my local area recently. I keep wondering whether I'd make a good foster parent, as I was fostered myself by a lovely couple for 11 years, from the age of 5. I'd love to make a difference to a child's life but bringing up children is hard and now my own have grown up I'm not sure whether to downsize and get a posh
Hello! I'm 19 and recently had my second baby and although I'm really happy that he's here and I love both my children to pieces, I'm struggling to find any 'me' time and it's making me feel a bit crazy. My boyfriend is always out and about, he's working, which I know I shouldn't moan about as he's earning money us. But then after work he feels entitled to go out to the p
Everyone looking after a child or children knows how difficult it can be. The highs and lows can take their toll on anyone and it’s good to know that there is a lot of support from people in a similar situation. Our parents and guardians forum is a place for you to ask questions, make conversation and even offer your own advice to others about your parenting style and experiences. You might be a same sex couple needing advice, or you may be thinking about fostering and want to ask other foster carers about their experiences. You may be a dad who is struggling to see his children or you might be a step-parent pulling your hair out over a delinquent child who doesn’t value you. Find answers here or ask your question for support from our other members in a similar position.