Moms With School Age Kids

Moms with kids who are to old to be called toddlers. School and homework help questions? Maybe you just want to chat about your school age kids.

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Is this just puberty?

My DD will be 10 next week. She has zero physical signs of puberty (no budding, etc). She is very skinny. Last month, she told me she was leaking pee and was really worried...


SPD and anger issues

Hi, I'm new to this but just wondered if any other parents have a child with spd and anger issues? My son is good as gold at school, although I have struggled to het him to go...


Need help with my 7 year old son

My 7 year old step son will not listen to me nor his father. I'm a stay at home mom, and my husband works 2nd shift, so I have the kids when they get out of school alone. Our...


Are Older Kids Easier?

Why do you think parents have lots of questions about babies and toddlers and prechoolers, but the forums for older kids aren't so busy? Do you think school aged kids are easier?


Behavior Problems In Kindergarten

Hello my name is Jennifer and my 5 year old son started Kindergarten last week!! The first two days went great but this past week we've been have issues!! He doesn't want to...

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Children's Chapter Books Reviews

Is anyone interested in reviewing my new children's chapter book ( in light of the back-to-school season? I'd really appreciate it!


Kindergarten Class and learing

My daughter is 5 years old...she will b starting KG class in one week.... i try doin our own lil work at home to help prepare her ...she knows a lot but whenever we try...



I have taken on board Dove's suggestion of counselling for Erin and am going to get Erin a counsellor. I really want her to be more independent and cut out her tantrums. I...


Small head, microcephaly?

Hello, my daughter is 3 months old with a head circumference hang on around on the bottom of the chart. She had some birth trauma and spent a month in the NICU for meconium...


Lack of Independence.

I am very worried about my 7yr old daughters lack of independence. She will not wake herself up in the morning, when she does get awake she then gets her hair/teeth brushed for...


I Don't Understand Neighbors

We have neighbors with 2 children, a 7 year old boy and 5 year old girl. Right now both parents are home the majority of the time. Yet, their kids are always at someone else's...



Erin is really, really bad for taking tantrums, the slightest thing can set her off. In my opinion, she takes to many tantrums than is normal for a 7yr old :-(. The worst one...


11-Year-Old Still Wetting the Bed

So my daughter has been wetting the bed every night for 11 years. When I say I have tried everything I mean it. My frustration comes from the attitude she has about it. It is...


Son Is Having Accidents Again

My son is six and has started pooping and peeing his pants again. My husband and I were talking to him tonight trying to figure out what is going on. He says he is afraid to...


My 9-Year-Old Is Being Bullied

My daughter cries almost every night and when I check on her she says nothing is wrong. Then last night she told me she is being bullied by the girls at school only because she...


Advocare For ADHD

Hi, my name is Virginia and my 7 year old was diagnosed with ADHD last year. I have not medicated him based on what other people have told me and what I have read about the side...


Bedtime for a 9 year old

I would like to know the average bed time moms are putting their 9 year olds to bed. I have a 5 and 9 year old who share a room so I put them both to bed around 8:30. I would...


6 year old birthday party ideas

My son is turning 6 in May and I like to have the party planned by March..I have already did a skating party (he hated it), it's too cold for a pool party, so I really have not...


9 year old girl birthday party ideas

My daughter turns 9 soon and we're having 5-6 friends over. We don't really have a theme, and that's ok. But I need an idea for something to do such as a craft or party favor....