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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little boy erections

Oh good gods my 2 little boys are now starting to get erections all the time.....so awkward.

Started by Lisa on 11/13/2012 in School-Age Kids

Last update 1 day ago by Dana

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Single Mom with No Support

I'm a single parent of a wonderful child. No family in this country other than my child. This means 24/7 parenting with no backup or breaks. It feels like I'm walking in the...

Started by Jen 2 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by Priscille

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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...

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10 y/o daughter obsessed with sex

She it's getting in trouble at school for passing notes asking ANY boy who will entertain her if he will "f*%# her" (her written words.) She's also telling these boys to get her...

Started by Racheal on 03/19/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update 4 days ago by Renski

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Starting Preschool

My oldest daughter is starting Preschool to get ready for kindergarten. I'm freaking out a little and don't know what to expect.

Started by Mackenzie on 06/25/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update 6 days ago by Priscille

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Never gotten a kiss from my 11 yr old daughter

My 11 year old daughter has no problem with hugs (as long as they are from me..for the most part) however, she has NEVER given me a kiss. Even when she was little she never...

Started by Gwen on 06/08/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/22/2015 by Priscille

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Do your kids want a snail mail PenPal

Did anyone else have a pen pal when they were younger? I remember having a one for years growing up and would like to find one for my children.I have tried looking at sites...

Started by KrIsTiNa on 04/26/2012 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/20/2015 by KimberlyAnd

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When did your daughter start her period?

My daughter is10. She has every symptom of puberty except for her period. (hairline acne, pubic hair, underarm hair, body odor, and breast buds) It feels weird sending her to...

Started by Vonda on 09/16/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/09/2015 by Julie

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ADHD

How do you deal with ADHD? My son is almost 8 and is off the wall. Tried 3 different meds and even upped the dosage. Not seeing any difference. My almost 2yr daughter is picking...

Started by Nicole on 06/04/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/04/2015 by Nicole

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ADHD

How do you deal with ADHD? My son is almost 8 and is off the wall. Tried 3 different meds and even upped the dosage. Not seeing any difference. My almost 2yr daughter is picking...

Started by Nicole on 06/04/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/04/2015 by Nicole

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Mixed race/biracial children

Hello, I would appreciate any comments but I really would love to hear from mothers with mixed race children, mothers of color (black or biracial) only because I feel you may...

Started by Mznicaj on 06/04/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/04/2015 by Mznicaj

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Mixed race/biracial children

Hello, I would appreciate any comments but I really would love to hear from mothers with mixed race children, mothers of color (black or biracial) only because I feel you may...

Started by Mznicaj on 06/04/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/04/2015 by Mznicaj

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Lying, deceit, unhappinesd

My 10 yr old daughter is almost constantly telling little white lies, and as of late telling bigger lies/being deceitful and breaking rules knowing there are consequences. Makes...

Started by Missy on 05/18/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/03/2015 by Missy

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Single Mom with No Support

I'm a single parent of a wonderful child. No family in this country other than my child. This means 24/7 parenting with no backup or breaks. It feels like I'm walking in the...

Started by Jen 2 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by Priscille

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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...

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Single Mom with No Support

I'm a single parent of a wonderful child. No family in this country other than my child. This means 24/7 parenting with no backup or breaks. It feels like I'm walking in the...

Started by Jen 2 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by Priscille

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Never gotten a kiss from my 11 yr old daughter

My 11 year old daughter has no problem with hugs (as long as they are from me..for the most part) however, she has NEVER given me a kiss. Even when she was little she never...

Started by Gwen on 06/08/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/22/2015 by Priscille

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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...

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Car seat/ booster seat for 8 year old help

I need a car seat or a booster seat for my 8 year old boy, but I can't find any for him because he's very overweight. I've been looking for one for ages but I cant find any, any...

Started by Elaine on 01/26/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 02/27/2015 by Elaine

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How to tell my toddler of her biological father

My daughter will be 4 soon, she has known my bf to be her father. Her biological father was never around and finally came around about 2 months ago. She sees him and thinks she...

Started by Mary on 01/23/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 01/26/2015 by Sarah

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Tantrums

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...

Started by Joanna on 07/30/2014 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 08/07/2014 by Holly

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2nd gd homework overload

I know there are probably lots of these posts but I am frustrated. Have a step daughter (lives here full time) in 2nd grade.... she typically gets 40 mins worth of homework: 1...

Started by Tinybugsmom on 04/13/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/15/2015 by Raye

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A good bedtime

my son always plays xbox life, before i want him to sleep, When i finally say he say no, then i grab him and he bites. plez halp

Started by Cheryl on 10/20/2014 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 10/27/2014 by ♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫

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10 y/o daughter obsessed with sex

She it's getting in trouble at school for passing notes asking ANY boy who will entertain her if he will "f*%# her" (her written words.) She's also telling these boys to get her...

Started by Racheal on 03/19/2015 in School-Age Kids

Last update 4 days ago by Renski

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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 12/15/2014 by Pinks

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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 01/20/2015 by Keyna

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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