Classmates: Myself

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School Friends

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 heart. I know for the past several years he hasn't had many friends at school. He is a great kid, A honor roll, but very shy at school. I've been a stay at home mom since he was born. We were very active in going to storytime and weekly playgroups. He has played baseball for the past 4 yrs and gets along with the kids. I'll ask him who he sat by at lunch. Sometimes the response is I sat by...



I have lived in Austin all my life and never really had girl friends to hang...


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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 is there just more attention being paid to it? Either way, bullies are bad and I want to kick them all in the shins-- but I won't because that would make me a bully.



With a brief description of my situations, has anyone ever had their child...


Bully, Bully

Help! My child is being bullied in school and I don't know what to do. He...


Is Your Kid a Bully?

It seems like everyone thinks there kid(s) are not bullies. I know we'd...


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Disruptive Dinners

I have a weird situation . . . We recently started "family dinners" during the week. Previously we all ate together on the weekends (and never had any problems) but during the week my husband got home too late so I just fed the kids when they were hungry - usually at the same time but I didn't always sit down and actually eat with them either (I know - bad). We decided to make some changes but now that we are all stiing down to eat together my son has been throwing tantrums when it comes time to eat dinner. The rest of the day he is fine....