After School: Adult Child

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Mothers of Daughters - Pros/cons of Being Oldest/youngest in Class

Just wondering for those of you with daughters that either just missed the cut off and who are the oldest in their class or have daughters who just made the cut off (or started early) and are the youngest in their class...do you see any advantage/disadvantage for girls either way?

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Adult Child Issues

Hi Moms, When does an adult child, mine for instance he is 20 become...

Home Alone

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Ground Rules for Adult Child Moving Home

Our son graduated college in May. He works as a freelance camera man in the TV & film industry and rents a room in a house from a friend. His housemate's girlfriend and child may be moving in there in June which would require my son to live elsewhere. We have touched on the possibility of him coming home for a while but would only want to do so if it is in his best interest. We have always told our children they cannot live off of us. There would be rent to pay and they would have to contribute to the household. My days as "Mommy" are...

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Staying Home Alone

What age did you start letting your children stay home alone? How long did...

Home Work

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2Nd Grade Homework Responsibility

I have several friends with kids much older than mine.. they are still sitting with their jr high and high school age kids and helping with homework.. often screaming and yelling about homework.. I do not want to go down that path.... Right now my DD is in 2nd grade... she gets homework several days a week. I unpack her backpack.. see what homework there is.. put homework on the table and get her started doing it.. I do not sit with her the entire time.. only if it is a brand new topic and she really needs help. After she is done...

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Adult Child Issues

Hi Moms, When does an adult child, mine for instance he is 20 become...

Jobs

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Expenses of a Teen with No Job

I have a senior in high school and she has not gotten a job though we have encoraged her since she was 16 years old...two years ago. Her activities at school and church keep her very busy and many of the activities are vey expensive. She is in the school annual musical play, preparing to go to prom, going on a tour with her school choir, going to a church retreat after school ends and all of this can easily add up to over $1,000. With my other children we would split the costs with them because they had a job. She hasn't gotten a job and...

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Adult Child Issues

Hi Moms, When does an adult child, mine for instance he is 20 become...

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What Do to About Job

I have been back to work full-time now for about 1 1/2 years and I really...