I don't like playing with my kids. Whenever one of them asks to "play," I silently groan. I don't know why, but it is so hard for me to just play with them. And admitting that ... read more

Last year my daughter went to live with my mother. She was 16. There are no rules there, and I later found out my "mother" had been filling my daughter's head with horrible stories ... read more

I have post partum depression. It makes me hate sex, never want another baby and it makes me scream at my husband. I hate who I am with this disease. ... read more

My secret makes me feel ashamed. Ashamed and guilty. And ungrateful. When I was 37, I got a surprise one Spring morning. I was going to be a mom again. For the third time. I was ... read more

I hate postpartum and the emotions involved. I love my child and don't regret bringing him into the world. Ever. But this being my first child, I often look back at my life before ... read more

My son is a year old. I really want to give him a sibling so he doesn't grow up an only child. But there's NO part of me that wants to have another baby and repeat a baby's first ... read more

Shortly before my daughter was born six weeks ago, she was diagnosed with a congenital defect requiring surgery after her birth. She only lived for two weeks and I only held her ... read more

I just recently had my fourth baby and everyone keeps saying "don't you just love newborns?!" I feel so bad but I don't. I can't stand this part of raising children. I love my baby ... read more

We are moving in November, and I'm scared to death of being a stay at home mom. ... read more

I worked hard to have many children. I endured several miscarriages, delivered 3 stillborns, and have dearly loved having all my children. But now I find myself wondering what I ... read more

I'm terrified that when I have children, I won't be a good mom. I work with children, so this is something I've never said out loud; my family and friends think I'm a "natural," so ... read more