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Waterlogged Iphone, now what?

s. L. asks from Golden

My fault, I didn't screw on a water bottle tight enough, leaked on an iphone...belonged to my 13yo. Took it in, can't be fixed...tried new battery etc at the repair shop... needs new motherboard which would not make sense on a 5S. Has anyone ever bought a used phone? I...

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JFF - First Day of School...Happy or Sad??

M. D. asks from Washington

So today my kids went back to school. The oldest is in 8th grade and in STEM, so with the same 48 kids. It's exciting for her because she will see her friends daily again. My middle one is going in to 6th grade so he's nervous. Middle school is new for him and he has to c...

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Easing Your Toddler's Transition from Home to Pre-K



Back to School is almost here and the task of sending your three or four-year old to school for the first time ever is never easy – especially if the child has never spent time away from parents. Your child spending several hours in school, not only means they would be away from you that long, but also that they are already taking their first steps towards the independence of being and doing things on their own…. More

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My Pledge To The New Teacher



This month I find myself in new territory: I am a parent of a school-age child.

For ten years, working as a high school teacher, I shared my passion for English, navigating students through Shakespeare and college essays alike. Now I nervously await my kindergartener’s first day of school. Thinking about switching roles this year, I had a heart to heart with myself as a parent who has been on the educational front lines…. More

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40th Birthday Gift

K. M. asks from New York

My husband is turning 40 soon. I am at a total loss as to what to give him. I wanted to do a trip, but he doesn't. I kind of want something special/unique/memorable because it's his 40th. I've asked him...he says he has everything he wants...just wants a nice dinner. ...

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