Junior: Older Child

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Orthodontist for a 7 Year Old?

T.M. asks from Tampa

I took my kids to their 6-month cleaning with the dentist this week. The dentist mentioned that my 7-year old son's bite was a little off and I might want to think a...


10 Year Old Gets Her period...lost for Words!

B.J. asks from Longview

Hello, My 10 year old niece started her period today. I didnt know what to say to her. Is this normal for her to start this young. I didn't get mine until my 8th g...


Underachieving 11Th Grader

C.W. asks from Athens

My youngest daughter is in the 11th grade at our local high school. She is a very smart young lady, but at school she has trouble staying organized and turning in her...


Braces for 8 Year Old?

K.E. asks from Denver

Any of you mommas have young kiddos in braces? I'm wondering cause they want to start my 7 year old with a palatial expander and braces within the next 6 months. Wh...


9 Year Old Not Wanting to Do His School Work

C.T. asks from Orlando

I need help anything will do at this point my husband and I are just at our wites end - My 9 year old is in 4th grade - He is very bright and his teacher has even sta...


Skipping a Grade

S.B. asks from Cleveland

I have posted on here before about my son and the situation I was having with him and school, now some new developments have brought me back to get some more informat...


Reasons for Skipping a Grade

J.S. asks from Springfield

I have a bright and fairly mature 10 year old 5th grade boy. Most people who meet him think he is 11 or even 12. More and more my son has been making close friendship...


No Homework?! (1St Grade)

J.S. asks from Los Angeles

I just got back from back to school night and I learned that my first grader's teacher will NOT be assigning any homework this year. At first, I was like, "yes! one ...


How to Teach a 7 Year Old to Read?

T.W. asks from Chicago

My 7 yr old is slightly behind on reading. I need advice on how to get her to memorize the words.


Seeking Moms with Seventh Grade Boys

C.J. asks from Los Angeles

I have a son who is in 7th grade. We are having trouble with grades,attitude,and behaving appropiately while in school.When he is at home, he is completely different ...