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how many stepmoms are raising someone elses kid?

I am, and I created a group for us here called "Your baby calls ME mamma...raising someone elses child thru custodial stepparenting" come join me!


Asked by shivasgirl at 2:15 AM on Feb. 1, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I don't thik it sounds resentful at all, i like the name. I used to raise someone elses kids, but i left their dad because he was aweful & also cheated on me with my best friend. I wanted to take the kids with me, but i could not. They still call me momma & we still do things together all the time.

    I don't think anyone would understand the title unless they raised other kids & loved them like their own.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 6:50 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • you wouldnt raise your husbands child? why?

    Comment by shivasgirl (original poster) at 2:26 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • I do.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:34 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • well, that's what it is....someone elses baby calls me mamma, cus she was a shitty one and I am a better one!


    Comment by shivasgirl (original poster) at 2:43 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • I do not know if you mean it, but your title sounds like it is resentful. Resentful of having to care for someone elses child.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 3:37 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • it does sound slightly resentful but i dont think she means it that way...i did for years but not bc he had custody just he was always at work or on the comp when she came over and she was there often during school breaks and all that cause her mom had to work...i still consider her my step daughter and she still comes to visit me even though i am not with her dad anymore....i would consider changing the name of your group too...just so people dont get the wrong idea

    Answer by suhweetness at 3:56 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • no, its not resentful, it's boastful, her baby calls ME mamma, not her, cuz she isnt worthy. I have had the group for two years now.

    Comment by shivasgirl (original poster) at 4:41 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • wow, I am amazed at the negativity here! My group deals with stepmoms who have taken over the daily raisingn of a child from a dead beat or otherwise bad mother. The title is clearly stating that we have the privilige of being called mamma, not the bio mom....sorry if that offends you. Dont join the group, the things we posts would probably offend you too

    Comment by shivasgirl (original poster) at 7:39 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • I would NEVER!

    Answer by truthteller0722 at 2:22 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • What a childish name for your group.

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 2:36 AM on Feb. 1, 2011