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Updated Sep 22, 2019

Need Advice on a Touchy Subject...

February 06, 2007 by Christine F. - New Orleans, LA

I am always hesitant to let my fiance's mom have our daughter overnight. She is bossy, opinionated, outspoken, overb...


Insecurity About Son's Attachment with In-laws Around

March 18, 2009 by Arpita C. - La Jolla, CA

My in-laws are coming over next week and will be around for a while (could be 6 months). I have a nanny for my 21 mon...


Disappointed in My Mom as a Grandma

March 14, 2009 by Rosa A. - Seattle, WA

My mom and I were always very close. We live a couple of states away from each other. When I was pregnant with my fir...


Overbearing Future Mother-In-Law

November 21, 2006 by Cassi Q. - Warren, OH

My fiance is a wonderful man! He is kind, caring, a loving future husband and father! I couldn't ask for a better man...


Dad Issue

March 09, 2009 by Kim D. - Stockton, CA

My parents are divorced and both live in my home town. I talk to my dad once a week and he does not feel that is enou...



December 30, 2007 by Brandi H. - Crescent City, FL

My husband and I have recently asked our very good friends to be our son's godparents. She is our son's daycare provi...


Need Advice on Moving Out...

September 02, 2006 by Angela C. - Jamestown, NC

I am now married for the second time and have got myself into a pickle I guess if that is waht you want to call it. M...


I Need Advice on Whether to Stop Having My Mom Watch My 13 Month Old.

February 24, 2009 by Gina A. - Tomball, TX

Hi Ladies, my husband and I work full time so my mother has been watching our daughter for free. She has been a huge...


Help with a Mom Who Always Brings Her Sick Kids Around

February 22, 2009 by Stacey S. - Elgin, SC

I have a friend who I usually see about once a week. She has two kids, one of which is in parttime preschool. My moth...