Childcare

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Background Check

Do you think it is valuable to run a background check on a potential nanny? What are some valid websites for this? How much does it usually cost....

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Background Check

Hi moms, I found a in-home baby care facility and want to run a check on the ...

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Background Check

Ladies, I suppose I am only asking for reassurance as I will have to wait and se...

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Nanny Background Check

I found someone I want to hire for a nanny for my 6 month old once I return to w...

1st Day of School

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First Day of School!

I have a daughter who will be starting kindergarten and a son who will be starti...

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First Day of School

is it proper to wear a nice short set to school the first day?? my son is going...

After School Care

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After School Care

I am looking into after school child care. What should I expect to pay?...

Day Care Centers & Providers

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Naps at Day-care

Hi All, I have a 6 months old baby girl, who started day-care about 2 weeks ago. Since than she is taking (good case scenario) two 20 min. naps btw....

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Day Care

I am 6.5 weeks from having baby (C-sect) #2. With my son, I could barley move fo...

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Day Care

I left my boys at day care for the first time today. My 2.5 year old cried for ...

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Day Care

I have a question for moms using daycare. My issue is that we get charged even ...

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Day Care

Hi, I am wanting to put my 4 yr old in day care, my mother n law has watched h...

Gifted & Talented Child

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Gifted and Talented School

My daughter tested above the 9th stanine on the GATES test and was invited to attend a new school. Liberty Talented and Gifted Elementary school. It ...

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IS She Gifted?

Okay everyone keeps telling me my daughter is gifted and I need to find the "bes...

Home Schooling

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To Home-School or Not ??

Hi there. I need advice. My husband and I are pretty determined that we want to home-school. My son will be 5 in a week, so he technically could be ...

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Homeschooling

i am planning to homeschool and need some help on where to start??...

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Why Do You Homeschool?

I wanted to ask all the Homeschool Moms why they decided to homeschool. Was it ...

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Homeschooling

My daughter is 3, about to turn 4 in March. I taught in a public school for 6 y...

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Homeschooling

Hi, I just joined the mama source I was just wanting to know if anyone is ...

Montessori

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Montessori

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 ...

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Montessori Schools

I'm thinking about enrolling my 20 month old son in a Montessori school, for tod...

Nanny Share

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Nanny Share / FT Nanny

We have a FABULOUS NANNY and are hoping to share her with another Evanston family (preferably) – or find another full-time position for her. Aida ...

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Nanny

I am loking for a nanny to take care of my preemie baby who is now 3 months old....

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Nanny

How much do people pay nannies in this neighborhood and how do you find one? We ...

Occasional & Drop-in Care

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Drop-in Play Place (Without Mom)

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...

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Drop-in Care

I live in Allen and was wondering if anyone knows of a drop-in place to leave th...

Preparing for First Day

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Preparing for Kindergarten

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...

Preparing for Kindergarten

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Kindergarten?

My son is about to start kindergarten, and I'm not sure what to expect. Do they come home with homework at this age? Does he need a backpack, pencil ca...

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Kindergarten

Hi Mamas! I would like to ask all of you about your children as they entered ...

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Kindergarten Readiness

How do you know if your preschooler is ready for kindergarten? My son turns 5 du...

Preschool & Head Start

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Pre K

Attention all mommy's and daddy's out there. I need your help... I have looked online and looked at schools and I have called around asking for prices ...

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Is There a Pre Pre K?

Hi I heard that there is a pre pre-k for children under 3 years old. Does anyon...

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Pre K

I'm confused. My 4 year old son is a little on the imature side and his pre k t...

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Pre-K Or No Pre-K?

What is everyone's opinion of doing a year of Pre-K before starting kindergarten...

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Pre-k Problems

My 4 almost 5 year old just started pre-k at a private school and he's having a ...

Public vs. Private

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Private to Public and Public to Private

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 ...

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Public or Private

Are your children in public school or private or home school? Why did you choose...

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Public or Private?

Hi Moms, It is time to decide which elementary school my son should be going to ...

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Public or Private

Hi Mom's Can anyone give the good and bad about St. Walter's church in Rosel...

Readiness to Start

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Kindergarten Readiness

While recently at a preschool field trip with my daughter, I was at a table eating while discussing kindergarten with other moms, and was shocked at ho...

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Ready for Kindergarten

My daughter is 4 years old and has a September birthday. She has been going to a...

School Lunch

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School Lunch

My banana turns black in my grandson's school lunch.....How do I stop this..........I did not put them in the fridge..........

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School Lunch

I have 2 high school boys. I just found out that the school lunch price has jum...

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Lunch

Hi everyone! Just wondering what you pack for your kids' lunches. My kids won'...

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Lunch

Ok well my little boy wants to take lunch to school now. And I dont know what t...

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Lunch

I need ideas on what to feed my 5 year old for lunch. He does not like sandwich...

Sick Child Care

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Sick Child Care

Hi, All, What do you do if you work or attend school full-time, spouse is not around and your young children are mildly ill (with a slight fever, ru...

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Sick Child Care

I was wondering what do you do with your kids when they are sick and you are wor...

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Day Care

I recently in January took my seventeen month old son out of in home day care to...

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Day Care

I have a question for moms using daycare. My issue is that we get charged even ...

Social Skills

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Social

I find myself exhausted lately....it's great that my dd shares everything with me because I can help her navigate all of the social situations that hap...

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Social Isolation

I'm worried about my 17 year old daughter. She spends all day in her room with ...

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Social Situations

My 4-yr-old started preschool in August and has enjoyed it. Her teachers say th...

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Social Services

Has anyone ever had to deal with social services or knwo how they work. My husb...

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