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  1. Single Parenting
    I am recently separated out of a toxic and emotionally abusive relationship in which I did 90% of the caretaking. Now that we are separated, he wants her 50% of the time... she is only 3 years old. I already found the separation from her when she started pre school and I added a 5th day of day...
  2. Family Life
    Divorce is never easy on children, but a new study shows just how devastating the effects of a contentious separation can be on a child's long-term health. A new study from Carnegie Mellon University shows that children whose parents were not on speaking terms after a separation were more than...
  3. Parents as Partners
    Ladies, sisters, moms, etc. I've been off these forums for a couple years; I was more active when the kids were younger. I am going through some crazy challenges and I have little to no support and need some mommy encouragement. We've got two little boys about 7 and 4. We had them in our early...
  4. Life with a Toddler
    How do I explain divorce to my children? My todlers were quite young when I got a divorce a year ago (2 and 3). Divorce is still on going. They are now almost 3 and 4. I just told them they will stay with me for a week and then with my ex for a week for now. They accept that and they don't ask...
  5. Single Parenting
    Hello All - I was informed about this site by a great friend two days ago. Wish I would have found it years ago! I've been married 22 years and have 2 kids - an 11 yo son and a 7 yo daughter. The marriage was deeply impacted by the premature birth of our son which, as my husband says, led him...
  6. Breastfeeding
    My little one is 26 month old. She still loves breastfeeding, we co-sleep and she still wakes up 2-3 times a night to nurse. I work full time. She has been eating less and less and prefers nursing when I'm home. I feel I'm ready to wean but don't know how to do it. We will be separated for...
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