Friends: Older Child

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What Does Your 9 Year Old Daughter Like/Want, for Christmas?

Need some ideas. Not that I don't have any... but my kids' Grandma, wants me to 'shop' for her in getting them their Christmas gifts. I know what to get for my son. But for my 9 year old daughter.... well, who knows. She has so many interests. TIA!


6 Year Old Bedtime

What time does/should a 6 year old ( 7 yr. old) go to bed. My son goes to...

Bad influence

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9-Year-old Asking About Sex

My daughter has asked me what the word sex means and what sex is. She is 9. I explained to her that some questions are very difficult to answer and that I would like some time to think about it so I answer it the best way I can. She accepted that but I feel I need to give her an answer soon. Any suggestions? How much should a 9-year-old know? It's obvious someone, probably a kid at school, has used the word or talked about it. Otherwise she wouldn't be asking. I do realize she could have also gotten it from TV. We have already talked about...

Birthday Parties

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Help-my 8 Year Old Is Very Picky About Her Food.

I have an 8 year old that is very picky about food. She either wants something different from what i've made and if not, she won't eat. I can't get her to eat veggies or healthy food. It all started one day that we were at my in laws house, and she almost vomited, ever since then, she is always saying that if she tries something new she's going to throw up. I've tried telling her to try something first, before saying she doesn't like it, I've tried the mother and daughter cook day, where we make somthing together, i've tried to hide the...

Sleep overs

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Girls at Sleepover

My daughter told me at a recent sleepover that 3 of the girls were naked giving each other massages. She said naked...she means naked without underwear too. I felt it appropriate to tell the other moms about it. Now, each girl seems to have a slightly different story. Concensus is there was at least no "inappropriate" sexual touching (unless you call the massage) and that they had shorts on some of the time. My daughter is the one that brought it up, told me, and hasn't waivered in her story much if at all. She didn't take any of her...


10 Yr Old Sleepover

I was wanting to know what would be the best and easist thing to serve for...