Childcare

See all 727 articles
20 answers
Ladies, I suppose I am only asking for reassurance as I will have to wait and see what the result is. I interviewed with this company back in May or J...
6
I need to hire someone to watch my son 10 to 15 hours a week. I am going back t...
5
We are thinking of renting our townhouse in Itasca b/c it's been for sale for 1 ...
4
I am looking into the option of having a nanny care for my children 2-3 days a w...
8
Ive been trying to find a couple kids to nanny and I'm not having to much luck. ...

1st Day of School

See all 294 articles
19 answers
I have a daughter who will be starting kindergarten and a son who will be starting preschool. I would really like to make their 1st day of school exci...
10
Hi, everyone! We have one week left of summer vacation before my boy starts k...
11
is it proper to wear a nice short set to school the first day?? my son is going...
18
first day of kinder, my child cried!!! he did not have a good day, kept wanting ...
14
What do you do for the first day of school (not asking specifically about tradit...

After School Care

See all 370 articles
7 answers
My daughter will be an 11 year old sixth grader. Does any place in the Plainfiled area offer before or after school care? We are in school district 3...
4
I am trying to find after school care for a 2nd grade girl with emphasis on dram...
16
This question pertains to my husband's son, my step son. A little background: he...
15
My DH picked up our son this afternoon since I was running late. This Program p...
4
Dear Moms, We live in Pasadena area (Southern California) and my 6 year old son...

Day Care Centers & Providers

See all 14,849 articles
9 answers
Im a Registered Home Day Care Provider and I have two openings. If anyone knows someone who needs day-care for Summer full or part-time. I live at Be...
10
Has anyone ever switched from day care to nanny? I have an almost 3 year old an...
8
Hi Moms, I am debating the thought of putting my 13 months old daughter in dayca...
4
I am looking for a day care facility or home day care provider in the southwest ...
4
Looking for a good daycare for my 15month old that she can go thru to kindergard...

Gifted & Talented Child

See all 254 articles
7 answers
My son is starting kindergarten in the fall and I believe he is gifted. The schools that we have chosen do not have a gifted and talented program. I'...
15
Hello moms, My son will start KG in August/2011 and he is being tested for Gi...
4
Has anyone had their child tested for the gifted programs with CPS? Can anyone ...
5
I have my 5 year old enrolled in a Montessori program where he is doing very wel...
5
Hi moms, I was wondering if any of you had had any experience with the Chicago P...

Home Schooling

See all 1,349 articles
15 answers
I would like comments and suggestions from people who have been personally homeschooled. I've read the general pro's and con's. I have also read a lot...
8
okay, Im looking into homeschooling my daughter in a couple years when she is 4....
12
Hey everyone, I am a homeschooling mom. I currently use the Abeka program. I am...
4
Ok, So I know that homeschooling is a very heated topic. I am debating homeschoo...
8
I am trying to get my husband on board with homeschooling. I found a coop that ...

Montessori

See all 63 articles
4 answers
Hello, Just wondering if anyone knows the price range of Montessori school. I would love to know the price of the Montessori in Troy Ohio, but a range ...
5
I am thinking about putting my daughter in a Montessori school within the Milwau...
6
I am interested in starting my little man at Montessori this February when he wi...
4
Hi Everyone! Has anyone heard anything about Fountainhead Montessori Dublin Cam...
7
My daughter went to a birthday party a couple weeks ago and all the kids (school...

Nanny Share

See all 416 articles
6 answers
We are looking to share our nanny with another nearby family with one child. Shared cost of the nanny is $300 a week per family. She works 8-6. We wo...
9
Hello Mamas, My cousin just quit her job to go back to school full time in the ...
5
Hi Moms, My nanny is currently looking to fill some extra hours. I can't say...
4
Hello All, My husband and I need to hire a nanny for the week of Spring Break. ...
21
We're in the process of interviewing nannies now, and I had just assumed we woul...

Occasional & Drop-in Care

See all 69 articles
6 answers
HI Mom's, I have a friend with a 4-year old who would lke a couple of hours alone to run errands, get her hair done, etc. Do you have any suggestions f...
6
I am looking for a child care center in the Chandler/Gilbert/Mesa area that offe...
6
My old job recently asked me to return to work part-time, on a project-by-projec...
7
My Husband and are looking to find a regular babysitter for Friday or Saturday n...
8
my friend and I would like to start up a day care of course will be training in ...

Preparing for First Day

See all 23 articles
14 answers
My oldest daughter will be starting kindergarten in a few weeks and I'm in a flurry trying to get everything ready. Gathering school supplies, clothes...
35
My little boy turned 2 at the end of July and suddenly we are looking for presch...
19
What do you wish you knew when you were trying to help you kiddo prep for the tr...
45
My daughters birthday is on Oct 20th. I am so torn on when to start her in kinde...
7
Our daughter will be entering Kindergarten in September. My husband and I both ...

Preparing for Kindergarten

See all 321 articles
17 answers
I am new to this community and am interested in home schooling my kindergarten son. The school year is half over so we cannot enroll him in the online...
14
My oldest daughter will be starting kindergarten in a few weeks and I'm in a flu...
16
my son will be going to kindergarten next fall and i was wondering about "when t...
35
My little boy turned 2 at the end of July and suddenly we are looking for presch...
14
Hi! I am sending my first to kindergarten in the fall. It is a all day 5 d/week ...

Preschool & Head Start

See all 1,054 articles
9 answers
Hi! Curious what you gals and guys would do! So my son just turned 4 on the 17th he is currently in pre-k with an IEP for ST and OT he has SPD. In o...
23
My daughter's pre-k class does a graduation. It helps recognize the transition f...
11
My daughter will be 5 Sept 3rd and I'm not sure which program to put her in. So...
5
Hi im a first time mom my daughter just turn 4 on feb. people had ask me if shes...
18
Hi mama's have a 4 y/o that will be 5 in april. She is in pre-k this year. To...

Public vs. Private

See all 19 articles
11 answers
Have you ever had to take your child out of private school and place them into public school for a certain reason or vice versa, take them from public ...
13
Hi Moms, It is time to decide which elementary school my son should be going to ...
11
My kids have been in a Catholic school since kindergarten (now in 3rd and 4th gr...
10
My 5 year old will be starting kindergarten this fall and I am torn on whether t...
12
I'm facing a decision on if I want to send my 3 year old to a public or private ...

Readiness to Start

See all 130 articles
14 answers
My oldest daughter will be starting kindergarten in a few weeks and I'm in a flurry trying to get everything ready. Gathering school supplies, clothes...
35
My little boy turned 2 at the end of July and suddenly we are looking for presch...
19
What do you wish you knew when you were trying to help you kiddo prep for the tr...
18
My grandson, (he and his parents have lived with us since before he was born and...
45
My daughters birthday is on Oct 20th. I am so torn on when to start her in kinde...

School Lunch

See all 2,597 articles
12 answers
Hi everyone! Just wondering what you pack for your kids' lunches. My kids won't buy lunch at school, which I don't mind because it's yucky. So what ...
18
Ok well my little boy wants to take lunch to school now. And I dont know what t...
17
I pack a cold lunch for school for my son, but am running out of ideas. I do PB&...
7
I have a finicky 7 year old, slow eater, who is not eating enough lunch at schoo...
7
So I just asked the college question and just thought of another issue! My kids...

Sick Child Care

See all 3,909 articles
11 answers
My daughter is 3 and goes to a great daycare near my work. Of course they wont take her when she is ill. So far I have missed three days of work to ca...
22
Hi! I have a 6 yr. old who has been continually sick again and again for months...
6
So I am only 7 weeks pregnant with my second baby and it seems SO MUCH worse tha...
5
I am starting an accelerated program where I will not (usually) be able to stay ...
10
Has anyone ever switched from day care to nanny? I have an almost 3 year old an...

Social Skills

See all 17,953 articles
30 answers
My daughters father passed away a few days after christmas. We have been seperated for over 5years and in those 5 years I've met my soul mate and have ...
12
My daughter is 12 and in the 6th grade. She is VERY active in church and school...
17
I’ve always been kind of a loner at heart. I like my me time. However, I have ...
6
Have any of you learned to overcome your social anxieties as well as gain confid...
11
I had a best friend for many years whom we did everything together, when i got p...

Related Topics: Making Friends Self Esteem

Required Fields

Our records show that we already have a Mamapedia or Mamasource account created for you under the email address you entered.

Please enter your Mamapedia or Mamasource password to continue signing in.

Required Fields

, you’re almost done...

Since this is the first time you are logging in to Mamapedia with Facebook Connect, please provide the following information so you can participate in the Mamapedia community.

As a member, you’ll receive optional email newsletters and community updates sent to you from Mamapedia, and your email address will never be shared with third parties.

By clicking "Continue to Mamapedia", I agree to the Mamapedia Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.