School-Age Kids

Moms with children in kindergarten or older. Come share stories, questions and advice! We're here to listen and help.

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NEED a FUN LOVING BABYSITTER?

I will be babysitting in my home in Southaven, MS.North Creek Subdivision. I have a ton of experience and will treat your kids as if they were my own. I will work with your...

Started by Heather 3 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Heather

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Ex Mother in law

Hi ladies I'm a tad unsure if this is a relatable topic. But I have recently been court ordered with shared custody after 3years of being separated with my 5yr old father.. it's...

Started by Jade on 04/21/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Jodi

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Problems in school

My oldest daughter just out of no where started acting up in school. I have no idea why and I have tried talking to her but she just says that she doesn't know why. My moms...

Started by Bethany on 04/14/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/26/2016 by Holly

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my adult daughter is a narcissist

My 46 year old daughter is truly a narcissist. I have read a lot on line and she fits the description. I have had problems with her all her life, and once again i am out of...

Started by Patricia on 11/16/2012 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/23/2016 by Tami

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Ex Mother in law

Hi ladies I'm a tad unsure if this is a relatable topic. But I have recently been court ordered with shared custody after 3years of being separated with my 5yr old father.. it's...

Started by Jade on 04/21/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/21/2016 by Jade

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Ex Mother in law

Hi ladies I'm a tad unsure if this is a relatable topic. But I have recently been court ordered with shared custody after 3years of being separated with my 5yr old father.. it's...

Started by Jade on 04/21/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/21/2016 by Jade

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Devastated

Hi I am new to this. I am not really the type of person that reaches out for help but the past few years have become harder over time. I have two special needs children my...

Started by Rebecca on 03/23/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/16/2016 by Rebecca

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Help wit ride

My son goes to Gillyard on Dip and I love ve on Rickarby St. I will pay someone to pick my son up in the morning and evening.. Please help

Started by Tracie on 04/14/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/15/2016 by Raye

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ex is verbally abusive to my 8 yr old daughter

This is the first time I have posted on here and I have a serious question that I need advice on. I am in a confused state, I think I know what to do, just need someone telling...

Started by Amber on 06/22/2013 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/13/2016 by Melissa

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Periods

I'm 12 and I was supposed to get my period ten days ago ! I'm extremely worried I don't know if I need to tell my mom or just stop worrying someone please help!

Started by Maddalyn on 02/17/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/13/2016 by Sarah

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Deodorant

When I was dressing my son I smelled his underarm n I was amazed that he needed some deodorant! I'm shocked because he's only 7 year old! Should I start him on deodorant and...

Started by Deborah on 04/02/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/13/2016 by Annemare

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Potty training 8 yr.old:

My 8 yr old is very intelligent but refuses to bm in the toilet. I would like to know why.

Started by Joyce on 05/30/2013 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/12/2016 by Nancy

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Anti social

My son is 11 yrs old and is extremely shy he doesn't want to be around other kids he doesn't want to do sports or anything he just wants to be home I want him to be around other...

Started by Pauline on 04/09/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/12/2016 by Kara

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Baby name regret. Is it too late?

I gave my daughter an older name to be different and now I regret it. I also named my daughter after her great aunt Elsie. Yes Elsie is her name. I have always thought it was...

Started by Mandy on 03/12/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/08/2016 by Kara

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NEED a FUN LOVING BABYSITTER?

I will be babysitting in my home in Southaven, MS.North Creek Subdivision. I have a ton of experience and will treat your kids as if they were my own. I will work with your...

Started by Heather 3 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Heather

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Ex Mother in law

Hi ladies I'm a tad unsure if this is a relatable topic. But I have recently been court ordered with shared custody after 3years of being separated with my 5yr old father.. it's...

Started by Jade on 04/21/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/21/2016 by Jade

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Ex Mother in law

Hi ladies I'm a tad unsure if this is a relatable topic. But I have recently been court ordered with shared custody after 3years of being separated with my 5yr old father.. it's...

Started by Jade on 04/21/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/21/2016 by Jade

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Penpal for my 10 year old daughter

I am looking for pen pals for my 10 year old daughter. We are in Missouri. We have decided to do research and learn more about other countries and we think it would be really...

Started by Katie on 04/06/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/06/2016 by Katie

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Anti social

My son is 11 yrs old and is extremely shy he doesn't want to be around other kids he doesn't want to do sports or anything he just wants to be home I want him to be around other...

Started by Pauline on 04/09/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/12/2016 by Kara

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Problems in school

My oldest daughter just out of no where started acting up in school. I have no idea why and I have tried talking to her but she just says that she doesn't know why. My moms...

Started by Bethany on 04/14/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/26/2016 by Holly

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Help wit ride

My son goes to Gillyard on Dip and I love ve on Rickarby St. I will pay someone to pick my son up in the morning and evening.. Please help

Started by Tracie on 04/14/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/15/2016 by Raye

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Ex Mother in law

Hi ladies I'm a tad unsure if this is a relatable topic. But I have recently been court ordered with shared custody after 3years of being separated with my 5yr old father.. it's...

Started by Jade on 04/21/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Jodi

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Tips for helping slightly overweight child?

I have a child who is on the cusp of a weight problem but also happen to be writing an article about the topic of overweight prevention for a magazine. Wondering if you have had...

Started by Kelley on 09/27/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 10/03/2015 by Sarah

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9 year old barely squeaking by in 3rd grade

Hello- Despite tutoring starting in 1st grade, my son continues to do poorly in school. His spelling is a disaster and his math skills are below average. He has difficulty...

Started by Wendy on 02/11/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 03/28/2016 by Andrea

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How to punish kids

Hey everyone; my child is 11 now and i am trying in several ways to control his behaviour but i found that timeouts doesnt work. The only thing that worked with him was using my...

Started by Noha on 01/30/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 02/05/2016 by Annie

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Ex Mother in law

Hi ladies I'm a tad unsure if this is a relatable topic. But I have recently been court ordered with shared custody after 3years of being separated with my 5yr old father.. it's...

Started by Jade on 04/21/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Jodi

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Baby name regret. Is it too late?

I gave my daughter an older name to be different and now I regret it. I also named my daughter after her great aunt Elsie. Yes Elsie is her name. I have always thought it was...

Started by Mandy on 03/12/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/08/2016 by Kara

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Periods

I'm 12 and I was supposed to get my period ten days ago ! I'm extremely worried I don't know if I need to tell my mom or just stop worrying someone please help!

Started by Maddalyn on 02/17/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/13/2016 by Sarah

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diapers

My 7 year old boy wets day and night. He has innocence thats what the doctor told us. This all happen with in the last three weeks. I dont know what product to use. He his very...

Started by Sam on 09/03/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 12/31/2015 by Bad

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My nine-year-old son

My nine-year-old son hitting me throwing things at me and gets angry I have tried to stay calm I have spanked him I don't really know what works

Started by Tammy on 01/29/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 02/05/2016 by Tammy

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What to do about unfriendly kids?

Sorry long post.. My daughter is a very friendly & social little girl, she is always trying to make friends wherever we go.. Yesterday at the pool, she was trying to join in...

Started by PS on 07/01/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 07/02/2015 by PS

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My 6 year old wont sleep through the night

my 6 year old daughterwont sleep through the night. She slept through the night as a baby, but the minute we took away her crib and gave her a big girl bed she rufuses to sleep...

Started by Jamie on 07/27/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 10/10/2013 by Valerie

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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...

Started by Ashley on 04/26/2010 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 03/29/2015 by Emmafurman

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Is 38 too old to have a baby?

Thinking of trying for baby No 3, I worry about when I am 60 they will be only 20. Is it too old am I fooling myslef?

Started by Katrina on 07/15/2010 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 08/22/2014 by Olga

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Permanent tooth growing in behind baby tooth

I just noticed my 5-year old daughter has a permanent tooth growing in behind one of her lower front baby teeth. Has anyone else had this happen? And if so, did the tooth need...

Started by Nancy on 03/08/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 08/05/2015 by Katricia

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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...

Started by Robin on 01/24/2010 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 01/15/2016 by Gordon_chevelle

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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....

Started by Jennifer on 02/05/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/16/2015 by Claire Emily