Childcare: Myself

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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...

After School Care

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Seeking After School Care for Kinder

My son will be ready for kinder this coming year and I don't know what to do about after school care. He's currently in preschool that offers a full da...

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After School Care

I need to find out where my grandchild can go for after school and summer vacati...

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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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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 ...

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Pre-k or Move Him On?

Hi! Curious what you gals and guys would do! So my son just turned 4 on the 17...

School Lunch

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School Lunch

I have 2 high school boys. I just found out that the school lunch price has jumped up to $2.50! It was easy to pack lunches when they were in grade s...

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Cold Lunch for School

I pack a cold lunch for school for my son, but am running out of ideas. I do PB&...

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School Lunch Ideas

Hi, I was wondering if anyone has any good ideas of what I can pack for my daugh...

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 Security

My daughters father passed away a few days after christmas. We have been seperat...

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