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Kindergartener Writing Sexually Explicit Love Letter

K.W. asks from Los Angeles

It was the last day of Kindergarten yesterday and a little boy in my daughter's class wrote her a disturbingly explicit love letter in class during quiet time. It said...


Spelling in Kindergarten

M.T. asks from Dallas

My daughter is a Kindergartener and she is 6 years old. She is reading well for her age and has recently been asking if she can write stories. She loves to illustrat...


6 Year Old Son Writing Backwards

J.H. asks from Corpus Christi

I have a 6 year old son who writes backwards. At first it was just a few letters but lately its a lot of letters and numbers. He doesnt have a problem reading, actuall...


Teaching Spelling Words - 2Nd Grade

C.R. asks from Kansas City

Any tricks that you would like to share to help teach a 2nd grader how to spell her spelling words? My usual method is to go through the list and say each word for her...


Frustrated with Kindergarten Already!

D.J. asks from Detroit

During kindergarten roundup, my daughter's new teacher told us that they focus a large part of their time on writing stories. They don't care about spelling, the lette...


I Learned a Family Member Has Cancer - Right Thing/wrong Things to Write?

E.D. asks from Seattle

Hi mamas, One of our family members wrote me today. After a few decades of remission, her doctors discovered that she has cancer that has spread to her spine. She i...


Highschool English

T.M. asks from Columbus

Hi Mamas. Does anyone have any suggestions for helping highschool students with the mechanics of writing? My daughter really needs to improve her writing skills and ...


1St Grade Teacher Misspells My Child's Name.

B.D. asks from Miami

hello, three months into a school year 1st grade teacher misspells my child's name. its a traditional name and spell check corrector picks it up exactly as we spell it...


How to Get 1St Grader to Do Homework

S.R. asks from Phoenix

My 1st grader is refusing to write spelling words. I have him chose his writing utensil and write them 2 times. He is flat out refusing. I have taken away everythin...


Daughters Friends Writing Very Hurtful Notes 12 Years Old. HELP

S.G. asks from Salt Lake City

I am so hurt and upset about this that any advice would be great. I have a 12 year old step-daughter that I have been raising since she was 3. Lately She has at times ...