Behavior: Adult Child

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Adult Child Issues

Hi Moms, When does an adult child, mine for instance he is 20 become responsible for their own choices?? My son who is 20 years old almost 21 lives with his dad my ex-husband. My ex is fed up with the way he doesn't work go to school or do anything productive. My ex is moving and doesn't want my son to move with him. Here is the prolbem, Now my ex seems to think it is my problem. My son hasn't live with me for 5 years! When is enough , enough!! I can't have him live with me, I'm remarried and have a 4 year old to take care of I don't...


My Childs Behavior

my daughter is 2 1/2 yrs old. i know she is in her "terrible twos" but i...


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How Much Is Too Much Grounding/punishment!

My daughter seems to be grounded all the time and punished cause shes always acting bad/ not listening... but i was thinking is me punishing her too much making it worse or?

Disrespect & Disobedience

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Four Hour Curfew for an 18 Year Old?

My 18 year old daughter just turned 18 in March. She has a job of her own, is responsible with it and her chores at home, pays her own phone bill, and even buys any extra items needed around the house which she claims makes her responsible. However, she keeps asking for a permanent curfew of 11 pm no matter when she leaves but my husband and I believe that she shouldn't be staying away from the house for anything longer than four hours at a time; depending on when she leaves do we give her a set curfew. If she leaves at 3 pm then she needs...


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So Sad My Neighors Are Moving - but Not Because We Are Friends

How screwy is that? My next door neighbors will be moving and renting their house out. We are friendly when we see each other, but we are really not friends. These folks are great because they have 3 kids, they are quiet, and never bother anyone. They are basically like us...they go to work and raise their kids. I hate to think of who might move in as a renter...Good neighbors are really hard to come by...we have a woman across the street that is insane and calls code enforcement on everyone all of the time...

Social Skills

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How to Build Social Skills in My ADHD Son

I have a 12 year old son who has ADHD. He was diagnosed in 2nd grade, when he was 7. He was and still is taking Adderall XR once a day to help with the symptoms. He is very shy and has difficulty making/keeping friends. I have tried to teach him basic social skills but I can't be with him all the time. When he is at school, the teachers said he has "peer issues" and likes to keep to himself alot. Any suggestions on how to help him be more outgoing and have more friends? He plays baseball but it does not come easy to him, and the...



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4 Year Old's Recent, Drastic Behavior change....what's Going On?

My 4 year old son is generally a great kid and a joy to be around; however, this past few days his behavior has been out of control. It seems like his personality has changed and he's a completely different person! I am at my wits end with his behavior and need help on how to get him back on track. Just last week he was being extremely sweet; "I love you mommma," random hugs and kisses, very few tantrums, great manners- asking politely, being patient, listened to me when I asked him to do something, etc. This week has been completely...