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How can I find closure with my best friend not being in my life?

Hello, everyone, I’m not really sure how to go about this. This year will be three years going without talking to my best friend. Who I use to talk on the phone with every day bc she lived about an hour away from where I live. Then all of a sudden, she just only called me to vent about her mom or people who lived by her or her life, I guess. My daughter loves her and her child as well, and then it got to the point where she wouldn’t return my calls and says she’s sick or I didn’t even get responses back. It got to the point where it hurt our child bc she was also friends with her daughter. Ours was four years old at the time. She would cry to talk to them, but every time I tried to call no answer. But yet again, when she needed me, she called me, and I was there. It got to the point where I just ghosted her bc she finally just didn’t pick up the phone. And I got tired of always having my door open. I deleted her my Facebook Snapchat Insta. You name it …

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My daughter lied about something in school: How should I handle it?

After school yesterday, my daughter (in kindergarten/ will be 6 in February) was saying she sat out of the gym today, and she’s done that a couple of times. I asked why, and my daughter told me it was because her belly was hurting her. I emailed her gym teacher. I told her what my daughter told me about sitting out of the gym. The gym teacher’s response was that she hasn’t sat out of the gym of complained of a belly ache. I asked my daughter when she was telling me all this about her belly hurting in the gym, “does your belly hurt while in ballet class?” She said no. Idk how the best way of talking to her about this. I just don’t want to flat out say she lied to me, and I don’t 2ant to scare her or belittle her. I’m just not sure how to start the ‘talk’s off. Any helpful advice? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

How can you help someone who is bipolar?

How do you help some who is bipolar? What can you, as a spouse, do for them? If after a huge fight that happens out of nowhere blew up into so much more. Where you called it quits so now there willing to get help ………. lost and don’t know what to think or do anymore. I know I could finally just walk away, but I don’t want to throw our 10-year marriage out the door so easy either I need advice. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

I think I saw my best friends boyfriend cheating: Advice?

I think I saw my best friend’s boyfriend out in a bar one night with another girl. But I am not entirely sure if it was him. It looked like him, and my best friend told me he came home late that night and she had a bad feeling. He didn’t tell her where he was or what he was doing and was being incredibly suspicious. How should I handle this? I am 75 percent sure that this guy I saw was him with another woman. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

My daughters teacher says she hasn’t been turning in her homework: Advice?

My eight-year-old daughter has been getting extra help in school. She has problems with her handwriting. Her teacher has been great at helping her and keeping me updated on her progress. We have had a lot of meetings with her. I thought everything was going well then I got an email this morning from her teacher that she is not completing all her homework assignments, she’s getting more disorganized with her work, and she refuses to let the teacher and the teacher aide help her. I’m shocked to hear this because I ask her every night if she has homework, and she usually does, and I sit there and help her if she needs it. My husband and I are not sure what we should do? Any suggestions would be great if someone was in this situation with their child before. Thank you. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Tips on fixing bad credit?

This doesn’t have anything to do with kids or relationships. But I need advice. On fixing credit!! Fast! I and my fiance are wanting to find and buy a new home.. But… His credit is 530s. Mine is 480s.. I just got discharged from chapter 7 bankruptcy last yr. Still says one the cards are open with late payments.. JUST found out My van .. which I’m the primary signer my mom’s co-signer .. Hasn’t been reflecting on my credit at ALL ONLY my mom’s.. I am finally figuring that out, and it’s getting fixed now… I’ve talked to so many r different ppl on how to fix it, and I am so confused! Idk where our first step would b.. So I thought I’d try this page to get actual personal experience, maybe.. Any advice would be great! Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

I am in an awkward situation with my neighbors down the road: Advice?

I’m in an awkward situation because around the end of summer, I met this mom of 2 who lives right down the road, and her boys and my son hit it off great. Well she freaked on me bc my son rung her doorbell she was working 3rd, but her husband always had the door open when my son was getting off the bus bc their boys loved playing with my son. I was pushing my youngest in the stroller, and when my son sees his friends, he is a quick man, haha, she stormed out. Didn’t say shit to me. Bitched to her husband about having to go to the store bc obviously he wasn’t (I’m guessing because we were there, but it was a daily thing not the doorbell thing and only for like 35minutes before we went home and always stayed in the front yard.* and then she sped off. I made a loop around, put her window down, and yelled, “maybe you two should just fucking exchange phone numbers instead of ringing the goddamn doorbell” in front of my son (3 at the time) and her two boys (1.5 and almost 3) then sped off. Then …

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Where can I find these items for a gender reveal?

Hi!! Did anyone purchase powder cannon tubes, or “smoke bombs” for a gender reveal party?! If so, where did you get them? I found some on Amazon, but the reviews are saying the smoke only lasted 5 seconds, and it was a very light color/hard to see. Also, any other gender reveals ideas that would be appreciated!! Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

I am considering changing my daughters name due to a fall out with my friend: Advice?

My daughter is almost eight months old. We’ve had a really rough start to her first year of life. She’s had four serious surgeries, and now our life is finally starting to settle down with doctors’ visits and whatnot. Before I had my daughter, I had a really close friend who I absolutely adored and trusted. We were friends for over seven years. After I had my daughter, while my daughter was in the NICU, I confided in that friend that I was going through a hard time not only with my daughter being in the hospital but also with postpartum. I thought I could talk to her because she came to me when she had postpartum, and I did everything I could to lift her spirits (calling her every day to tell her I loved her, buying concert tickets, etc.). I was wrong. She told me to get over it and that she was a single mom who had too much on her plate to worry about what I had going on. I was crushed. We are no longer friends because she was completely insensitive and horrible to me in the end. The thing is… my eight-month-old daughter has …

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I am unsure on if I should go through with a name change: Thoughts?

I have three kids with my ex. He currently has custody of them because my living situation was not the best at the moment. I have known him for almost 15 years, and throughout those years, there has been plenty of verbal and mental abuse. He has used my current situation against me to get whatever he wants out of me. We talked a while ago about changing our kid’s last names from my maiden name to his name. I was okay with it at first, but now I am second-guessing it. He has done and said a lot to get what he wants since my whole situation has started. And if I try to fight back, he brings up child support. I have no issues paying child support and taking care of my kids. But at the same time, I know the money will not go towards my kids. His wife controls their money. She gets to spend as she pleases, and he would always complain about how he had no money for anything because she would blow through his paychecks. So my worry about paying child support is it not actually going towards my kids. We are supposed …

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Tips on keeping my home smelling fresh?

So I’m not a huge clean freak, but I’m nowhere near okay with a dirty home… we have a 1.5-year-old, a dog & a cat.. does anyone have any tips on how to keep a home smelling fresh? The dog is 100% potty trained, and the cat never goes anywhere but the litter box. I have candles and wax melts, typically only use melts or candle warmers bc I’m scared of a flame with the baby, but I still feel so paranoid and anxious coming home, and my house not smelling good or never want someone to stop by. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

My OBGYN has really bad BO: Advice?

What if your OB has BO?? My OB/GYN is an older gentleman, he’s a good doctor, and he’s very nice but has really bad body odor! There are two hospitals in my town and I don’t like the one in the Hospital.. This OB/GYN is the only OB at the other Hospital! Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Needing advice on how to handle my manager

I need some advice on how to deal with my manager. I started working again after years of being a stay at home, mom. In the beginning, I absolutely loved the job! We got a new manager a few months back, and he is making it incredibly hard to enjoy work. He non stops talks about himself. If I am speaking with a co-worker, he will come over and just start talking about himself. I have never met someone who thought so highly of himself. I try my hardest just to do my work. He seems to get angry if I don’t pay attention to his stories. He will repeatedly ask me why I don’t listen to him (talk about himself) I tell him I am busy and staying focused on my job. He doesn’t seem to get the hint I am not interested in the small talk. He just makes me feel very uncomfortable. I feel like he constantly has to be near me and follows me around. It’s incredibly hard to avoid him. It has become very draining for me. I don’t want to quit the job because I do love what I do. I don’t know how …

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Am I overreacting about this situation with my neighbors son?

Am I overreacting? My daughter is only two, and the neighbor boy across the street is like ten, and every time he sees my daughter outside, he makes moaning noises! During the summer, he always tries sneaking over to our yard to play with my kids 4&2. Well, we put a camera up outside where we view it from our phones since I have an infant, and my oldest two are right at the front door. The most they are ever left where I watch them on my phone is to walk inside the door and grab a bottle of water to make a bottle. But anyway his mom is full-on psycho like every other day the cops and everything are at their house from her threatening to kill herself or whatever so this kid does what he wants until the town cops bring him home Idk how to handle this. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

How can I deal with a co worker who micro manages everything that I do?

I have been at this job for 2 months now, it’s a little independent hardware store and I love it. Not a serious job, but just something to get out of the house! I enjoy everyone I work with but, there is one lady there that constantly micromanages everything and won’t let me do anything my way. Her way or the highway. She’s not my boss though she is highly respected there, and she really is a hard worker and amazing with customers. I as well do this, but I like to do things a bit. Differently, that’s easier for me. It’s nothing super serious, or I would understand, it’s just little things that drive me absolutely insane. She’s really nice to all the guys there but my other female co-worker and I she just isn’t respectful towards. I feel like I have no say because she’s been here off and on for three years, and well, I’ve been here for two months. I don’t know what to do? I’m scared if I say anything that I’ll just be fired or it won’t matter what I say, and nothing will change. My boss did warm me in my interview that …

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School photos

How much are school photos where you are? Have two kids and just shocked at prices? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Should I tell my neighbor my husband cheated with his wife?

Do I tell the woman’s husband or leave them to it? Distraught, after finding out my partner cheated on me with our next-door neighbor’s wife …I ended it with him. What’s eating me up is that her husband is unaware of what’s been going on. He was away for a week on a trip with his mates when it happened. I do feel sorry for him, but I’m also so angry not just with my partner but with her too. I feel like I have a duty to let her husband know, but then again, I really don’t know if I should. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

I am thinking of reporting my neighbors: Thoughts?

My neighbor’s daughter is almost five and still in diapers. We recently moved in, so we just met them. My three-year-old daughter likes to talk to her through the privacy fence. The thing is, she seems pretty normal other than being very overweight. She talks, although she engages in behavior, I would not allow my daughter to take part in. (She plays very rough) I thought maybe the diaper was because she needed one, who am I to judge. Then that all changed when I had to knock on their front door for something one day. Their porch was littered with tons of cigarette butts and beer cans all over the porch and ground. Their house reeked from the front lawn. There are several large dogs they breed that is usually left outside in the back yard. I know the dad works on cars for a living, and I am trying so hard not to judge the mess. We live right across the street from a park in a very nice neighborhood, and their home is the only one to look like this. I can see their TV from my kitchen window, and it is on cartoons 24/7. I have …

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What is the recovery like for a tubal?

I recently had an emergency c section. Due to the religious views of the hospital, I gave birth at my dr could not do a tubal ligation at the time of birth. I have to go to an outpatient center to have it done. My recovery was rough from the c section, and I’m worried now about the tubal ligation and the recovery time. I have a newborn, toddler, and three school-age children. My husband works 60+ hours a week, and I’m a SAHM. I don’t want any more kids, so I’m just looking for tips/and insight on the procedure and recovery time. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

I am not a fan of my husbands friend: Advice?

My husband started reconnecting with a childhood friend. When my husband sent him a message, he got weird responses like “what do you want?” Not really what you’d expect from an old friend. This is where it gets strange. My husband gets a friend request from a fake account that I found out is this old friend. He was added and quickly deleted. After my husband mentioned he’d recently gotten out of prison, I did some digging, and he has a LONG record. He beat up two girlfriends, has charged for theft and intimidation, and a long history of drug use. I brought it up to my husband that this guy seems like a bad guy, and he said: “No, I grew up with him.” We’re talking 30+yrs since they were best friends. I don’t feel like this guy is a good company to keep, but I don’t want to flat out say, “well, you aren’t going to be friends, and that’s that!” But my husband is special needs…so getting him to understand is rough. IDK what to do or say without hurting his feelings. I just don’t want him to end up ruining everything we’ve built together Anonymous Community …

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