Classmates: Tween

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12 Year Old Daughter Swearing

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. I was wondering if there are any suggestions that will help get the point across that swearing makes you look stupid and is disrespectful.


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12 Year Old Boys...

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 started "dating" a 13 year old girl (who mom doesnt like hehe), is pretty disrespectful to his mom, he is spoiled with cash & fancy electronics by his Dad that lives in a different city. He wants to "go out" on dates with the girlfriend, I think in groups it should be ok...? He has no experience using transit alone- I think now is a good time to learn... theres a bunch of stuff...


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Disrupting Daughter's Schedule

We have a family event coming up next week on my husband's side. The event is in Brooklyn, so not even in my area. It's about an hour drive each way. In order to make this event, that would require me to take my daughter out of school early so that she would have time to change and get ready.The event is at 4 and my daughter doesnt finish school till 3:30. In addition, there may not be time for her to do homework because we would be back home too late.By the time we got home, it would already be bed time. I tried explaining all of this to...