A pregnant mom is very angry with her family’s gender-stereotyping issues, and it is causing her stress especially in how it will affect her baby shower. But, we think the issues could be bigger than that….
I may never know the “secret” to forging a successful blended family, but I will continue to quietly celebrate every small victory along the way.
A new mother needs wants to know how to stick to her decision to keep away from her toxic family.
A first-time expectant mom needs advice on how to manage her pushy family and in-laws before, during and after labor and delivery.
An expecting mom needs help deciding whether she should tell her own needy mother that she’s pregnant. It’s a complicated and emotionally fraught relationship that she has with her mom.
A young bride-to-be is distressed because she wants to have four children and her fiance wants two, maybe three. Should disagreeing on family size be a dealbreaker?
My mother-in-law will be caring for my baby daily when my maternity leave ends. How do I set-up appropriate boundaries and manage that tricky relationship?
This expecting mother is receiving hurtful comments from her future in-laws about their lifestyle and parenting choices (already!). Amalah provides some guidelines for navigating that tense relationship.
What do you do when granddad has a girlfriend and your child doesn’t want to share attention, and honestly speaking you’re not ready to either?
I want to name my daughter after my grandmother. But I’m afraid people will think I named her after my sister. Yeah, it’s complicated.
My mother is an addict. I gave her a chance to be part of my daughter’s life but she keeps breaking the rules and I can’t trust her. Now what?
The holidays are around the corner and my relationship with my husband’s family is a mess. How can I fix this? Should I fix this?
What’s a fair and realistic division of household responsibility when one parent stays home and the other works outside of the home?
My newborn has colic and now my family is hanging out without me!
Another day, another horrible sea-monster of a mother-in-law.
I’m pregnant, but I’m scared and unhappy all the time. I feel like the parts of me that aren’t sustaining a child are dying. And I don’t know how to fix it.
I’m pregnant and live overseas, but want to come home for my third trimester and the birth…with or without my husband.
My pregnant sister-in-law just told us her baby’s name…which is the same as ours. I’m due first. Can I ignore her calling “dibs” on the baby name?
A mom finds herself and young family pulled into her husband’s family’s cycle of emotional and verbal abuse. She needs practical advice on how to save the relationship with her children’s grandparents, if that is at all possible.
I just found out — thanks to Facebook — that one of my best friends is getting married. And I’m not invited. What happened??