asks from Los Angeles
My girlfriend has a 12 year old boy that is truly driving her nuts. I give as good of advice as I can, but really I raised girls, Im sure its different. Her son, has s...
asks from Sacramento
I am just curious at things other 11 year old boys have done. My 11 almost 12 year old decided last night while he was taking a shower, in my shower, that he would sh...
asks from Washington DC
I am the mother of 3 healthy, active children. Recently, my husband and I have been in disagreement about what time my oldest (10 years old) should be allowed to stay...
asks from Memphis
My 14 year old daughter seems to think a few of my rules are too strict. So, she asked me if I’d get the opinion of other mothers – particularly those I don’t k...
asks from Tulsa
I have a 14 year old son that has headaches quite often. He wears glasses, so that is not the problem. He comes home from school daily with a headache. I have taken...
asks from Detroit
It has come to my attention my 12 year old puberty driven daughter has taken up swearing. I have recently heard her using the "F" word and almost fell over in shock. ...
asks from Boston
My 12 year old son came home from school very emotional. He did not want to tell us what happened. He finally did tell us that he was pushed to the ground and hit by 3...
asks from Austin
I have written before about my 12 year old son. He will start middle school next year. He has always been kind, loving, and helpful.
He does well in school, has a fe...
asks from Des Moines
My dd is busy outside of school with sports practice 3 days/week and we are usually gone on the weekends. I haven't required a whole lot of chores of my kids because ...
- My 11 and 14 year olds do laundry, dishes, some cooking, bathrooms (admittedly not very well yet, but how else are they going to learn?), take care of our dogs, take c...
- The chores she has are litter box, trash helper, picking up after herself, putting her dirty clothes in the right hamper, putting dirty dishes in the sink instead of l...
- All 3 of my kids are busy at least 3 nights a week with sports, the 12 year old a bit more and normally 4 hours during the week at least and she is in the STEM program...
asks from Phoenix
I will have an 11 year old daughter in a few days and was wondering what are appropriate chores? She's an only child and a very helpful one at that. She currently help...