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  1. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Waa...waaa....waaa. Ok, now that I've got that out of my system, I really am interested in feedback/advice. DH has 3 sons (7, 10, 13) and I have 2 (6, 8) and we have a daughter (8 months) together. We've been married for a year in April so we're VERY new to this. DH grew up with divorce and...
  2. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Hi everyone, This is the first time I have posted on here...I usually just read and really love this forum. I am hoping to maybe get some insight and advice from all of you on here with an extremely difficult situation I have found myself in. My husband and I have been together for 11 years...
  3. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Ok this is going to be a long one i think.... So me and DH have been married for 7 months, but living together for about 3 years now. So all our kids have adjusted to all this and everything. I have DS 12, DD almost 10, and DD 7 1/2 , they spend 50/50 between me and their dad's house. Which is...
  4. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    My finace has been part of my son's life ever since he was born, but we never started getting serious until about a year ago, so my son has just had from 2009 to 2011. My fiance's name is Sam, and my son's name is Aiden. Sam loves Aiden like he's his own...that's never been an issue, and Aiden's...
  5. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Do You Have A Step Parenting Story To Share? I live in the UK and I am a 27 year old full time step mother to 3 boys whom I have cared for for 5 years. Recently life has been very tough and with out a positive mental attitude I would not have survived step family life. Like many of you, my...
  6. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    I have tried another site. I hope this site isn't as catty as that one was. It rhymes with ShmabyShmenter. LOL I am a mom of 2 kids aged 7 and 1 and step mom to twin 9 year olds and a 13 year old. Just looking for support and friendship and kind advice here. Not sure if you all know...
  7. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    I am wondering how visits work with teenagers because you can not force them to live with a certain parent or have visits.
  8. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Child support and visitation are 2 totally different cases in the state of which my SD was born. We went to court and got support set up for my husband and his high school girlfriend after we got married. We had backpay and we paid the support through the court. We didn't live in that state...
  9. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    We live on one side on the US, and our families and my step daughter lives on the other side of the US. My SD lives with her mother. They go and visit my mother on occasions, ie birthdays, holiday, softball games. My mom really doesn't call too much. I pretty much ask the questions and my...
  10. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    I am active duty, so we travel a lot. My stepdaughter lives with her mother and stepfather with her grandparents. My children receive an allowance when they go above and beyond their normal chores to save for certain things. We are planning a big family vacation this summer, so my children...
  11. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    I just got engaged to a wonderful man with two children from a previous marriage. I have a really good relationship with his kids -- they are 6 and 9-- and pretty decent dealings with their mom (who is also engaged to someone). The kids live with their mother (and her fiance) and they stay with...
  12. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Anyone read the book My Bonus Mom: Taking the Step out of Stepmom http://www.amazon.com/My-Bonus-Mom-Taking-Stepmom/dp/1589850815. If you have read it what did you think? I am thinking about buying this book
  13. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Bm wants to take the skids over seas to live for 12 months .. Dh is about to send this to her That 12 months prior to bm leaving the skids come and live with us, until they leave. With Bm havine eow and half school holiday contact. # Once the skids are back from overseas that 50/50 contact...
  14. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Ex DH and I have been amicably divorced for almost 8 years. Both of us are remarried. He does not have any children from that marriage, but they are planning them. My new DH and I are expecting our third together. DD1 from marriage #1 is almost 13. We divorced when she was 5 and we were...
  15. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    I am proud of my step daughter Nikki,she bought a car on her own today and she did save the money up.She bought a 2004 Chevy Impala and was smart about it.Took it to our mechanic to inspect it before buying it,a safe car for her and test drove it.Nikki did like the car on the spot and now very...
  16. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    1. What do we need to be prepared for Family Court should we chose to challenge the mother for full custody? (The child lives with us and goes to school in our district). 2. Can we be held accountable if the child is allowed to go to his mother's if the atmosphere/character are inappropriate...
  17. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Okay. I'll get straight to the point without telling you the whole back story. My boyfriend and I have residence of his son Ant who is 5. The kids mother comes around whenever she feels like it but is obligated to every other weekend mostly because the kid is in school. Recently Ant has...
  18. Blended and Step Family Parenting
    Yeah, I can't believe it. She emailed a scanned signed copy yesterday with no alterations. We gave her all full snow days (because really, how many of those can there be a year...maybe 3 tops?) and everything else is split based on where the kids are sleeping that evening (since evenings are...
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