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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-10-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By StarChild
I hear you. The bio mom of my soon to be...

I hear you. The bio mom of my soon to be stepdaughter does similar things.
She was cheating, left the marriage and has been married 2 more times already and constantly tells her daughter that...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-07-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By StarChild
Thank you. I asked her if we could get together...

Thank you. I asked her if we could get together on Monday for sushi and a movie and she have me a big hug and said yes that it would be reserved "mom" time. She leaves 2 days after that.
I know...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-06-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By StarChild
Just feeling sad

Hi. My dd is 19 and will be leaving for a camp job for the summer. I am happy for her and she is hardly ever home anyway. I will be moving in with my fiance and his 13 yr old dd this month also....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-15-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,917
Posted By StarChild
Thanks Linda, I did this yesterday and it went...

Thanks Linda, I did this yesterday and it went really well. Before she left after our day together, she hugged me and said "I had a lot of fun today mom".
It was great :heart:
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-13-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,917
Posted By StarChild
Great ideas, thanks! (I especially enjoyed...

Great ideas, thanks! (I especially enjoyed "mumble mumble, lol)
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-13-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,917
Posted By StarChild
Thanks everyone for all your input. I think that...

Thanks everyone for all your input. I think that the next time he is on his phone during a meal, I will just say something. The rest of us don't do that, so it will just be mentioned as a family...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-12-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,917
Posted By StarChild
I was never his teacher, I just taught at their...

I was never his teacher, I just taught at their school. I am very nice to him and so is the rest of our family.
I was just looking for suggestions on how to deal with his behavior of mumbling to my...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-11-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,917
Posted By StarChild
I totally agree that she is an adult and is...

I totally agree that she is an adult and is making her own decisions. I have not tried to interfere in any way.
I know her boyfriend very well. I taught in the school they went to and I have known...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-10-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,917
Posted By StarChild
She attends a local community college right now...

She attends a local community college right now and so does he. She is working out of town for 2 months this summer and I am really hoping she will meet others and it will shift something. They have...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-10-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,917
Posted By StarChild
19 year old daughter

Hi everyone. My daughter just turned 19, she has been dating the same guy for a year and a half and they have known each other since 4th grade. He is generally a nice kid, but has no social skills....
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By StarChild
To add a little more info about the situation... ...

To add a little more info about the situation...
Her dad is affectionate. Not overly huggy, but plenty. He hugs her, tells her he loves her, still tucks her in, but also tries to give her some...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-18-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By StarChild
I love you!

I am wondering how many times a day do children normally say I love you? My almost step daughter tells my fiance she loves him at least once an hour, but usually more and she is 12. She will ask him...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-12-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By StarChild
What I meant about her mom trying to be her best...

What I meant about her mom trying to be her best friend is that her mom wants her all to herself. She didn't want to let her go ski with a friend on her weekend and told her so directly. When she was...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-10-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By StarChild
We have been dating for 3 years. I get along very...

We have been dating for 3 years. I get along very well with his daughter, but just wondered what other 12 year old girls are like at this age.
She has spent lots of time with her dad, but just...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-07-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By StarChild
12 year old step daughter

I am getting married sometime in the next year. My fiancé has a daughter that just turned 12. She recently started spending more time with her dad and that's really great, but I am wondering what is...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   10-09-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By StarChild
Thanks for your responses. I forgot to mention...

Thanks for your responses. I forgot to mention that her bio mom is pretty crazy and jealous and does anything she can to sabotage DP's relationship with said daughter. She was very mad when DP and I...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-28-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By StarChild
Sounds like a full house! Best of luck with...

Sounds like a full house! Best of luck with blending everyone together.
My dd is 17 and I think it's harder when they are older in some ways.
Wishing you all lots of happy memories together :thumb
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By StarChild
Sex questions from 11 yr old

My bf and I have been together for almost 3 yrs now. His dd is now 11. We don't live together yet, but are making plans to buy a house together and eventually get married.
A month or so ago, I was...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-08-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By StarChild
I can indentify. My daughter is almost 16 and...

I can indentify. My daughter is almost 16 and her dad doesn't like to drive her anywhere. So if she has plans with friends, she is always trying to switch things around so she is at my house when...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-08-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By StarChild
Thanks for hearing me. My bf and his ex are...

Thanks for hearing me. My bf and his ex are about to go for a custody hearing in a few weeks. So she is being kind of quiet right now. BF's daughter and I are becoming closer and she really seems to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By StarChild
Sounds very frustrating and I am sorry you have...

Sounds very frustrating and I am sorry you have to go through that.
I can understand that you feel indebted to your bf's mom, but there has to be some boundaries laid out or it will only continue...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-25-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By StarChild
Thanks for your response. My BF actually told...

Thanks for your response. My BF actually told his ex that I would just be an important person in the daughter's life, not the child. You make a good point. I try not to ever say anything about that...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-24-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By StarChild
My boyfriend and I have been together for a year...

My boyfriend and I have been together for a year now. I have a 15 yr old dd and he has a 9 yr old dd. We all get along fine together and have a good time. The 9 yr old's mother (who cheated and left...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-13-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By StarChild
Are there any other changes going on in your...

Are there any other changes going on in your life right now that would make him be more clingy? Sometimes the things that seem really small to us can seem really big to them.
My daughter is older...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-13-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By StarChild
Hi Everyone, I am a single mom of a 15 yr old...

Hi Everyone,
I am a single mom of a 15 yr old girl. We lived with my boyfriend for a few years after my divorce, but now we live alone.
I am dating someone, but we only see each other one night a...
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