School

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are there any accredited online grade schools? I've heard of online high school but not grade school. I'm unable to homeschool traditionally as my moth...
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My daughter went to private school since she was 2 and is not going into 2nd gra...
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My son is in second grade, and he is advanced in math and reading at a 5th grade...
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Ok ladies.. I'm seeking your help again!! My son will be 7 and is currently enr...
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i live in wisconsin and my son is having issues in 3rd grade. i had a meeting to...

Academic Performance

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OK, I was a super-nerd in school. I always got top grades and was never satisfied with less than an A ... The trick is that now my daughter is in 4th ...
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.....do you tell your child what you "expect" from them? I mean I think from ...
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I'm taking a poll, asking the question: Was a "C" in a class acceptable when ...
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Hello. My daughter is 12 and going into 7th grade(she has a late birthday, but g...
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My daughter started pre-school today! She only had it for an hour as like an ori...

After School

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My daughter is starting VPK in August and the program I'm interested in ends at 12 noon. I work until 8PM and I need to find an afterschool program tha...
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My DH picked up our son this afternoon since I was running late. This Program p...
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Dear Moms, We live in Pasadena area (Southern California) and my 6 year old son...
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Hello, I am looking for a good computer program to teach my boys (11 and 14) to ...
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ppcd stands for Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities: my boy has a d...

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After School Programs

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My daughter is starting VPK in August and the program I'm interested in ends at 12 noon. I work until 8PM and I need to find an afterschool program tha...
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My DH picked up our son this afternoon since I was running late. This Program p...
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Dear Moms, We live in Pasadena area (Southern California) and my 6 year old son...
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I'm wondering what a good after-school routine is to allow kids time for playing...
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Does anyone know if the Yorkville School district or Oswego has a before and aft...

Bullying

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Hi everyone. I'm gathering info on bullies and I know you will have some good insight. Do you guys think that bullying has become more prevelant, or i...
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With a brief description of my situations, has anyone ever had their child be ta...
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ok so this is my daughter's second year at this school she is in. one of the gir...
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Help! My child is being bullied in school and I don't know what to do. He is s...
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My daughter has had a problem with a certain girl at school for 2 years now. The...

Changing Schools

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Hello Mamas, My daughter would be starting her kindergarten in a private school on August 15th this year. she is now going to a different private schoo...
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Okay ladies please be nice, lol. Here is my ordeal. We have moved to a new town...
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I have a 13 year old son,and got divorced about a year ago. He had grown up in t...
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I am trying to buy a house. I never thought I'd be able to do it alone, but I am...
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When do you prepare for the new school year is it two weeks or 1 month before th...

Charter School

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Hello all! Just looking into different schools in our arear and I am just wondering what is the difference between a charter school and a magnet schoo...
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Hi Ladies, Hope everyone is coming off a nice weekend! So I've started resea...
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What is the difference between a Charter school, a public school and a private s...
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my school zone is switching up all of the school zones next year and one of the ...
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My daughter just turned 4 years old is currently attending a Montessori school. ...

Classmates

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My son is in 3rd grade. He came home today looking very sad. I asked him what was wrong. He said, "I don't have any friends". It just broke my hear...
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I have lived in Austin all my life and never really had girl friends to hang out...
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Ever feel like you are good friends with someone and then realize they might not...
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I have been struggling lately with my lack of friends. i have acuaintences but i...
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what qualities do you consider in a friend?? If your friend lied, committed frau...

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College Preparation

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Hey Mamas, I have a senior in high school who will be attending college in the fall in a town about 3 hours south. I need to know from moms who have c...
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My son just finished up his sophomore year of high school and I'm thinking it's ...
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Are we as parents obligated/responsible for paying for our kids college? In a p...
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hello everyone, my daughter is in 11th grade. getting lots and lots of brochure...
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I have a 17 year old daughter, senior in high school. She has been accepted at a...

Elementary School

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Hello moms, can you please suggest a good private/public elementary school in Northridge area?...
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Hi Moms, Does anyone know if you need to be an RN to be a nurse at an element...
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I moved from DFW to Cleburne and moved into a home where my child would go to Ge...
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Does anybody have any information about Carlton Elementary? We're considering a...
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Another question resulted in some surprised reactions when yearbooks for element...

Field trips

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Hello Mama's :) My son is in preschool and his last field trip of the school year is fast approaching. I was unable to attend his first field trip as...
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My 2nd grader wants to go on a field trip with his class tomorrow. But the class...
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My 4 year old daughter just transitioned from a home daycare to a full time pres...
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My little boy has his field trip this Friday to UCLA and he is so excited, He wa...
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ok so my 6 year old brings home a field trip permission slip for the Milwaukee Z...

Friends

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I've known since I started my profile that there is a "friends" feature. Is there a special significance to having Friends? Do you get notified of ...
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what qualities do you consider in a friend?? If your friend lied, committed frau...
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My step daughter is nine and we only have her on the weekends I tried to join he...
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Why would someone that you would have done anything for turn on you? I have a "f...
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My oldest daughter has sooo many friends, my oldest son has a few. One time my ...

Getting to School

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we live five houses down from the bus stop, and we can see it from our front door. i'm just wondering what age/grade you moms feel like it's appropriat...
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The school my kids go to is quite a drive - about 10 miles each way - when I dri...
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I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions for encouraging my almost 4 yr old t...
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I usually take my son who is now in second grade to school. Have been doing so s...
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I was just trying to get insight from other mamas who have had young kids ride t...

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Groups & Lessons

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My son is 4 and I want to get him involved in sports but he's at that age where he's still not old enough to do any yet. Any ideas would be great!!...
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What's the best age to introduce sports? I've dabbled a little with basket ball...
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Hey Mommies! I have twin boys who are 26 months. I am wanting to get them inv...
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I have two boys 7 and 9 and they are awesome kids in most respects. we just move...
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I am wondering something and I hope I ask it right. My kids are in elementary...

Highschool

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How high do you moms let your kids' temps get before calling the doctor? My oldest has a fever and is tired. He was seen this morning because those are...
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What is the average curfew for a High School Senior?...
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I was reading responses about high school senior traditions and I saw a few refe...
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Moving to Tulsa area and are looking for a small public high school or a great p...
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My 15 year old is showing a stronger and stronger interest in going into the Nav...

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Home Schooling

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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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i am planning to homeschool and need some help on where to start??...
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I wanted to ask all the Homeschool Moms why they decided to homeschool. Was it ...
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My daughter is 3, about to turn 4 in March. I taught in a public school for 6 y...
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Hi, I just joined the mama source I was just wanting to know if anyone is ...

Homework

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I may have posted on here about this issue before but now I think my kids are getting too much homework. I don't want to be the only mom in my sons' 1...
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how do you get your kids to be independant in their homework, and remember to do...
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My child is in the 5th grade and she has about 3-4 hrs worth of homework every n...
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We started at a private school that told us our 6th grader would have up to an h...
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I have started watching my neice after school. She is 8 and in third grade. My k...

Middle School

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My daughter is highly anxious, very bright and extremely dyslexic. In elementary we did not get an IEP because we wanted to keep her unlabeled. She ...
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My daughter has been attending a private school for 8 days now. I think we made...
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I need some advice, my daughter who is 13 comes homes yesterday telling me her m...
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I'm searching for a new middle school for 7th grade next year. I'm open to publi...
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I heard that in middle school kids do not take lunch boxes, they buy or take lun...

Online School

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Does anyone know of any accredited online universities in texas or anywhere else. I am looking for a online university with a good reputation with emp...
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Looking for the pros/cons of online schools. Any feedback would be great....Tha...
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Hay any ladies out there know of any online universities. I want go back to get ...
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Question about online schools, I'm planning to get my associates in Child Psy...
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Anyone know of a reputable school that offers online degrees. I am looking for s...

Private school

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I will be meeting with a private school for my 4 year old son. What should I look for or ask? This is a first for me so any and all help/advice will ...
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Hello ladies, I was just wondering if any of you know of a good private school! ...
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I have posted before about the parenting complications my husband is facing with...
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I've written in the past about my 4.5 year old smarty pants girl. She's been in...
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If money was not an issue would you send your children to a good private school ...

Public School

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My son just turned 4 and next year he will be going to kinder. I am puzzled as to the school choices and can't decide if I should enroll him in a publi...
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Hello Parents: I am frustrated with the public school system and looking for ...
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I am from Malaysia and very confuse about the education system here. Private sch...
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I was wondering if anyone has any experience with any "public school at home" pr...
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Any opinion on Medford Public schools...

Public vs. Private School

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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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Are your children in public school or private or home school? Why did you choose...
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Hi Moms, It is time to decide which elementary school my son should be going to ...
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Hi Mom's Can anyone give the good and bad about St. Walter's church in Rosel...
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My son just turned 4 and next year he will be going to kinder. I am puzzled as t...

School Lunch

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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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I have 2 high school boys. I just found out that the school lunch price has jum...
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Hi everyone! Just wondering what you pack for your kids' lunches. My kids won'...
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Ok well my little boy wants to take lunch to school now. And I dont know what t...
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I need ideas on what to feed my 5 year old for lunch. He does not like sandwich...

School Vacations

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What do you do for childcare during summer vacation if you work full time?...
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What do you do with your kids during the summer? I recently went back to work, ...
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I don't know what to do with my daughter over summer vacation. She is only 5, an...
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Hi, my extended family is trying to find a location for a summer vacation. We a...
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Thank you all the mom for your help. I am looking for either free or low cost...

Social Skills

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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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As a child I was a social outcast, a nerd. I was overweight, had horrible acne, ...
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I'm worried about my 17 year old daughter. She spends all day in her room with ...
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My 4-yr-old started preschool in August and has enjoyed it. Her teachers say th...
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Has anyone ever had to deal with social services or knwo how they work. My husb...

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Tutoring

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How do I find a tutor in my area, I would like to find a retired teacher etc to work with my kids....
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Need a tutor for my high school daughter to help her with SAT and ACT testing! ...
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I am looking for a tutor for my 6 year old. He will be in the first grade in Aug...
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I need a algebra tutor for my 9th grade Mansfield Highschool student ____@____...
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Hello, My husband and I are interested in finding a reading tutor for my first...
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