My husband has a son and daughter from a previous marriage. They are 12 and 13., and we have been married for 7 years now. They come and stay with us Thurdays through Sundays. I have tried my best throughout the years to be close and get to know them. The last year or so have been hard as they are getting older. It seems like they want to ruin everything and have an horrible attitude 24/7. Last week was Dh's 31st birthday and I spent a great deal of time planning it and the kids got out of hand and seemed to have a fit that the attention wasn't fixed on them. I want to tear my hair out. They are rude to me almost all the time and have started to rebel against our house rules. They aren't even listening to my husband when he tells them something. I am so stressed out and don't know what to do. Should this be something I should take with a grain or salt or what? Any advice?
Asked by Anonymous at 5:57 PM on Jan. 19, 2009 in General Parenting
Answer by jdrae13 at 6:05 PM on Jan. 19, 2009
Answer by gemgem at 5:59 PM on Jan. 19, 2009
First of all teen are that way, regardless if your a step-mom or bio-mom.Sence you a step-mom, you should have a talk with your DH about this. And when the kids are their, lock your self in the bed room and let him deal with those 2 teens.
Answer by louise2 at 6:13 PM on Jan. 19, 2009
Answer by Ann7227 at 6:47 PM on Jan. 19, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:19 PM on Jan. 19, 2009
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