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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"Loving" stuffed animals

I saw a post where a mom said her daughter was in love with her stuffed animal and says she is married to a moose - I had to laugh. But then thought about my own daughter who...

Started by J.R. 2 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by J.R.

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Fear of unusual sounds

Hi, My 6 year old girl has lately been having some quite epic meltdowns about quite irrational (to me) things. First it was her Furby...the battery started running out and it...

Started by Talia 3 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Talia

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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 5 days ago by Jane

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Secrets that my 13 yo is keeping from me

My 13 yo daughter has multiple secret accounts... even one on pornhub. I found out when I was cleaning her room I found her diary behind a picture frame and read it. She doesn't...

Started by Joann on 06/13/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/19/2017 by April

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Night time potty training for my 7 year old

So my daughter has been fully potty trained during the day for a long time now, but she still struggles at night. She wears a pull up every night still and it is full usually...

Started by Casandra on 06/15/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/19/2017 by April

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Miscarriages, how do I cope?

I have 2 children already a 5yr daughter and a 3yr son, and I was expecting again. I was 5weeks and 3days along when I started to miscarry. :( I didnt want the baby to start off...

Started by Jackie on 03/10/2010 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/19/2017 by Acnoriega2

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Secrets that my 13 yo is keeping from me

My 13 yo daughter has multiple secret accounts... even one on pornhub. I found out when I was cleaning her room I found her diary behind a picture frame and read it. She doesn't...

Started by Joann on 06/13/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/16/2017 by Rose

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13 year old bully

One of my 13 year old twin boys constantly bullies the other. He makes fun of him in front of his friends, calls him names like stupid, dirty, ugly etc, sets him up to get him...

Started by Cynthia on 06/14/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/16/2017 by Rose

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Abuse

My grandson has Adhd and is on medicine. He has been to this school part of 2nd grade when he moved here to stay with me temporarily. and he went from failing to straight As...

Started by RENEE on 05/30/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/16/2017 by Lisa

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Child and masturbatiom

I caught 7 yr old daughter masturbating! I have to admit I was in shock. I know exploring your body is natural But I noticed she was inserting a small travel shampoo bottle to...

Started by Christina on 02/09/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/15/2017 by Tammy

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Skipped School

My 12 year old son skipped School. He got on the bus when. He arrived to school he got off n started walking home with couple of his friends. Around noon the school district...

Started by Mamoran4f on 04/29/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/09/2017 by Mom

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Nose piercing

My daughter meant a her nose pierced and she is only 11 should I let her get it done or wait a couple years

Started by Iyana on 06/05/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/07/2017 by Pam

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Nose piercing

My daughter meant a her nose pierced and she is only 11 should I let her get it done or wait a couple years

Started by Iyana on 06/05/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/05/2017 by Iyana

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Nose piercing

My daughter meant a her nose pierced and she is only 11 should I let her get it done or wait a couple years

Started by Iyana on 06/05/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/05/2017 by Iyana

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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 06/03/2017 by Claire Emily

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kids masturbating

I have a 7 year old girl who I have found masturbating ( or at least it sure looks like she is) on several occasions. It is freaking me out. I have tried to not look alarmed....

Started by User on 11/22/2008 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/02/2017 by Robert

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Fear of unusual sounds

Hi, My 6 year old girl has lately been having some quite epic meltdowns about quite irrational (to me) things. First it was her Furby...the battery started running out and it...

Started by Talia 3 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Talia

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"Loving" stuffed animals

I saw a post where a mom said her daughter was in love with her stuffed animal and says she is married to a moose - I had to laugh. But then thought about my own daughter who...

Started by J.R. 2 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by J.R.

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Nose piercing

My daughter meant a her nose pierced and she is only 11 should I let her get it done or wait a couple years

Started by Iyana on 06/05/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/05/2017 by Iyana

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Nose piercing

My daughter meant a her nose pierced and she is only 11 should I let her get it done or wait a couple years

Started by Iyana on 06/05/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/05/2017 by Iyana

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Potty accident

Hii..my name Tyler..I just turn10..i..I hve a relly relly weak n small bladder n welll at night i....I yeahhh :/ i..I nvr sleep n am doing bad at school...how could I keep my...

Started by Tyler on 06/02/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/02/2017 by Tyler

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"Loving" stuffed animals

I saw a post where a mom said her daughter was in love with her stuffed animal and says she is married to a moose - I had to laugh. But then thought about my own daughter who...

Started by J.R. 2 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by J.R.

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Nose piercing

My daughter meant a her nose pierced and she is only 11 should I let her get it done or wait a couple years

Started by Iyana on 06/05/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/07/2017 by Pam

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Night time potty training for my 7 year old

So my daughter has been fully potty trained during the day for a long time now, but she still struggles at night. She wears a pull up every night still and it is full usually...

Started by Casandra on 06/15/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/19/2017 by April

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13 year old bully

One of my 13 year old twin boys constantly bullies the other. He makes fun of him in front of his friends, calls him names like stupid, dirty, ugly etc, sets him up to get him...

Started by Cynthia on 06/14/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/16/2017 by Rose

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Secrets that my 13 yo is keeping from me

My 13 yo daughter has multiple secret accounts... even one on pornhub. I found out when I was cleaning her room I found her diary behind a picture frame and read it. She doesn't...

Started by Joann on 06/13/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/16/2017 by Rose

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Abuse

My grandson has Adhd and is on medicine. He has been to this school part of 2nd grade when he moved here to stay with me temporarily. and he went from failing to straight As...

Started by RENEE on 05/30/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/16/2017 by Lisa

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Secrets that my 13 yo is keeping from me

My 13 yo daughter has multiple secret accounts... even one on pornhub. I found out when I was cleaning her room I found her diary behind a picture frame and read it. She doesn't...

Started by Joann on 06/13/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/19/2017 by April

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any hand spanking mommies out there

My husband and I punish our small 10 year old daughter with a spanking but only use our hand when giving Jessica a spanking on her bare bum. Is there any parents that only use...

Started by Ashley on 07/27/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 07/28/2016 by Ashley

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teacher wouldnt let daughter go to the toilet

At school today, my daughter said she came in from lunchtime and after 15 minutes needed the toilet. She asked the teacher who said no and that she should have gone at lunch....

Started by Jemma on 04/21/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/25/2017 by Brandee

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Summer Homework even when your not in school

When summer rolls around, most kids are thinking of sleeping in and playing in the pool. Parents are occupied attempting to keep their kids busy and teachers are concerned that...

Started by Jeanie on 07/10/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 10/22/2016 by Andrea

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10 y/o son sexting

Long story short...he's grounded from his phone. He had it for emergencies. Anyone else dealt with this? Also, what age should you have "the talk?"

Started by Ashley on 03/05/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/07/2017 by Karen

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Body odor in 6 year old

Hello! My 6 year old daughter has started having body odor in her armpits: it's every night before bath. I am extremely concerned! This just began when she started 1st grade...

Started by Alex on 10/27/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 04/25/2017 by Brandee

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Skipped School

My 12 year old son skipped School. He got on the bus when. He arrived to school he got off n started walking home with couple of his friends. Around noon the school district...

Started by Mamoran4f on 04/29/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/09/2017 by Mom

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Why

No matter what I ask or tell my 10yr old to do , the response I get is "Why". Am I alone in this?

Started by Maggie on 04/23/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/11/2017 by Sarah

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Need help with my 6 year old son

I am a mother of three beautiful children! Each is uniquely different and have special qualities. They are ages 7,6 and 5. My eldest is such a joy, very responsible and...

Started by Christina on 11/08/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 02/09/2017 by Christina

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Child and masturbatiom

I caught 7 yr old daughter masturbating! I have to admit I was in shock. I know exploring your body is natural But I noticed she was inserting a small travel shampoo bottle to...

Started by Christina on 02/09/2017 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 06/15/2017 by Tammy

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Bedwetting

My daughter still wet the bed almost every night. She is 8 years old. What shall I do?

Started by Emma on 07/06/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 07/07/2016 by Emma

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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 06/03/2017 by Claire Emily