Living at Home: Older Child

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Responsibility for Teenagers

J.L. asks from Springfield

I'm sure I'll get a variety of responses here, but Is it unfair to ask teenaged kids to help with laundry? I have four kids, I work, and my husband works. The kids a...


Going Rate for Allowance and the Suitable Chores to Earn Said Allowance?

H.W. asks from Los Angeles

Hello Mamas, I'll give a little back story first- sorry if this gets lengthy for what seems a simple question =). I currently live with my boyfriend and my 7 year old ...


Teaching Common Sense

M.S. asks from Chicago

I am asking for realistic ways to teach a 8 year old girl common sense. I am so frustrated with her. She will walk past a mess on the floor like it is not even there...


20 Yr Old Daughter Wants to Move in with Her Boyfriend and His Family

D.T. asks from Dallas

My daughter who is now 20 moved in with her father at 18 (senior in high school) basically because his house rules were much more relaxed then mine. She is now 20, ha...


Child Issues

A.G. asks from Fayetteville

I have two boys one is 18 and the other is 9. My 18 year old has met a girl who is a bad influence he has begun to show aggressive behaviour and has even jumped in my ...


How to Tell My Child Whats Wrong with Her Brother

A.M. asks from Phoenix

I have a 7 year old step daughter and a 2 year old son. Last week my son was diagnosed with Autism. The parenting plan and behavior plan. Which both are differnet from...


I Hate Being That Mom.

J.L. asks from Portland

My oldest child was a hellion. He was the type of kid who snuck out and partied and did god only knows what we never knew about so there are some pretty strict rules i...


What to Do with Teenagers over the Summer?

S.W. asks from Columbus

Hi all, I have three stepkids (18, 15, and 9 yo) and a fourth-month old son. (All three stepkids live with us full-time.) I just recently became a SAHM when my son wa...


Do You Have a Financial Obligation to Support an 18Yo?

A.B. asks from Pittsburgh

...specifically, an 18yo who disrespects your house rules yet feels entitled to you financing her lifestyle: car, college, etc? The daughter in the link below not o...


8 Year Boy That Is Stealing and Lying

D.T. asks from Los Angeles

I am a newly married mom of two 8 and 3. My son which is 8, stays with his dad because I was working night shift and he is in school. He stealing from his dads house a...