i am convinced the biggest reason us stepparents get bad wraps are because the bio parents WE married generally dump a great deal of the child-rearing on us (especially us stepMOMs).
I never had any kids of my own and come from a non-affectionate family.been with my hubby for 10 years and have been the only "real" mother figure he has had since his mom is a deadbeat.
I am a bit confused, not sure of the real motive behind Moosecow's actions. She calls last night, I see the caller ID is displaying Moosecow's #.
So finally after a year of trying I get a positive pregnancy test this morning! Yay! (Too bad I go on course tomorrow for a week out of town... :-S)
These have sprung to my mind this week with the various discussions that have gone on & I wanted to share them with you (they may not be 100% accurate as they're from memory)
My SD is 11. She is/has developed this awful habit of lying. Long story short, I was grounding for her lying. She became mad. She was calling her mom to tell her how mad she was.
...hurt by what DH said to me last night. Its dance recital season and by this time we are always busy making costumes for SD/10 and SD/6. This year is a little bit different.
I've been in his life for the past 3 yrs and he is a super intelligent kid. He is in 3rd grade and reading on an 8th grade level and doing 4-5th grade math.
SS10 has a strange lump on his neck, and BM finally took him to the Dr this week as it's getting painful & is difficult for him to swallow.
SS11 had his birthday party on Tuesday, it was a sleepover. SS11 had two of his friends show up extra extra early, one was expected to be early, the other just got dropped off.