Babysitting the Grand Kids: First Response

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An Unknown Child.... from My Hunsband's Past.... ???

A.P. asks from Portland

I'm very new to Mamasourse and this is the first time i have posted anything... from what i have read so far, this seems to be the perfect place to ask for some help,...


Newborn Care - Differences Btwn Me and Mother in Law

R.E. asks from Dallas

My mother in law is great but it is such a delicate relationship as many of you know. I have a newborn who is the first grandchild on both sides. My MIL has already...


Which Is the Best Child's Computer?

C.S. asks from Dallas

My five year old is all over our computer! I would like to reclaim the family computer and I know a simple toy is not going to hold her attention. Even an advanced ...


Child Has a Hard Time Paying Attention & Getting Work Done at School and Home.

R.S. asks from Wichita

My Child is in the 1st grade. He is a good kid for the most part. But this year we are having a really hard time with him paying attention and following directions a...



T.V. asks from San Francisco

Recently my 6 yr old granddaughter misbehaved. When confronted by her mother the child struck back shouting, "I'm going to go live with grandma and grandpa". Her pu...


How to Handle the Holidays...

D.B. asks from Chicago

Hi. My husband's parents host Thanksgiving and Christmas every year and invite only us and my husband's sister and husband (no kids). On my side we get invited to my ...


Selfish Great-niece

S.G. asks from Rapid City

I have a 20 month old granddaughter who is the apple of my eye. My parents watch my nephews children who are 6 and 2. The 6yr old is great and sweet but the 2 year ...


Open Adoption Info

S.H. asks from Eugene

I am a first time Grandmother to a 5 1/2 mo. darling Grandson. My daugter has not bonded with this little guy and it is time to check into open adoption even though ...


M-in-Law Needs to Know When and How to STEP In

P.L. asks from Houston

When and how does a mother-in-law address her new son-in-law about his staying out all hours of the night with his friends? Enough is enough!!! My daughter and S-in...


Kindergarten Age

S.D. asks from Washington DC

I am curious as to how other Moms feel about children entering Kindergarten at age 6 versus age 5. My daughter will miss the cut of by 27 days, I prefer to have her ...