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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-12-2014, 10:35 AM
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He's just not budging. He says her attitude is...

He's just not budging. He says her attitude is selfish and that I'm letting my 12-year-old call the shots. He thinks I should just tell her how it's going to be or say she can go live with her...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-12-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By Mermaid1
Thank you all for your feedback. I tried...

Thank you all for your feedback. I tried discussing this again with my fiance, but it didn't go well. He is adamant that my daughter is trying to manipulate the situation to get what she wants and...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-06-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Mermaid1
Thank you for your response, HHM. I like your...

Thank you for your response, HHM. I like your philosophy very much and it will be a helpful outlook to adopt as the parents of six kids! I need to talk with my fiance about this some more. It's a...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By Mermaid1
Not really. And then somebody still gets special...

Not really. And then somebody still gets special treatment if they get their own room. If my daughter lives here 100% of the time and his kids come only every other weekend, is it wrong for her to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-05-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By Mermaid1
That could be part of the problem... but I...

That could be part of the problem... but I really think it's the fact that she has to share at all that is the issue for her. She's never had to share her stuff/space before. She's starting with the...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-05-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By Mermaid1
Help! I have a 12-year-old daughter and a...

Help! I have a 12-year-old daughter and a 9-year-old son. My fiance has 3 daughters (ages 15, 13, and 9) and a son (12). My fiance is planning on moving in April 1st. He has his children every other...
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