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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Started by Linda on 05/17/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update 1 day ago by Sarah

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My 9 year Olds behavior

Hi My daughter is out of control. She gets upset and has temper tantrums over the smallest things. Tonight it was over her football gear not being tight enough. She was also mad...

Started by Carrie on 05/16/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by Holly

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Mommy and me classes

Anyone know of any fun classes I can take with my daughter? I.e cake decorating, painting? She is 7 and LOVES anything crafty! ***Preferably something close to Surrey...

Started by Cassey 3 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Cassey

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unsure what to do regarding my son's teacher

My son 8 came out from school and said his teacher pulled him by the arm and placed him in another seat, my son said she hurt his arm! When I approached the principle and...

Started by Grace on 05/20/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/20/2016 by Sarah

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My 9 year Olds behavior

Hi My daughter is out of control. She gets upset and has temper tantrums over the smallest things. Tonight it was over her football gear not being tight enough. She was also mad...

Started by Carrie on 05/16/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/19/2016 by Holly

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My 9 year Olds behavior

Hi My daughter is out of control. She gets upset and has temper tantrums over the smallest things. Tonight it was over her football gear not being tight enough. She was also mad...

Started by Carrie on 05/16/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/18/2016 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 05/17/2016 by Theresa

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My 7-year-old is stuck on stupid....

Not to sound mean but lately my seven year old son is stuck on stupid.... he just seems to be 'dumb' lately. I have to remind him of the most basic things (eg. brushing his...

Started by Kate on 02/24/2011 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/17/2016 by Stephany

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Do you let your kids eat all the time?

Do you let your kids eat all the time? I don't, but the kids think I'm mean since I don't allow them to snack or have whatever wheneve they want it. My stepson has told me...

Started by Debbie on 06/03/2010 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/10/2016 by Jennifer

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My 9-Year-Old Wants to Eat Constantly

Until just recently my daughter hardly ever finished her dinner and now she wants to eat constantly. She gets a snack after school and then dinner a couple of hours later. At...

Started by Mommabird on 03/17/2014 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/10/2016 by Jennifer

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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 on 05/02/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/09/2016 by Sarah

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girls

what book or teaching tool would you use as a parent to teach your daughter about her menstrual cycle before it begins she is 9 and that is when the aunts and mother started...

Started by Carla on 05/08/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/09/2016 by Sarah

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Mommy and me classes

Anyone know of any fun classes I can take with my daughter? I.e cake decorating, painting? She is 7 and LOVES anything crafty! ***Preferably something close to Surrey...

Started by Cassey 3 days ago in School-Age Kids

Last update 3 days ago by Cassey

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Pen Pal for my son!

Hello, I am a stay at home mother of 3. I home school my oldest (6), and for some reason I can't get him interested in writing. I was thinking if he has a child his own age to...

Started by Alyssa on 05/05/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/06/2016 by Zuki

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My 9 year Olds behavior

Hi My daughter is out of control. She gets upset and has temper tantrums over the smallest things. Tonight it was over her football gear not being tight enough. She was also mad...

Started by Carrie on 05/16/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/19/2016 by Holly

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My 9 year Olds behavior

Hi My daughter is out of control. She gets upset and has temper tantrums over the smallest things. Tonight it was over her football gear not being tight enough. She was also mad...

Started by Carrie on 05/16/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/18/2016 by Holly

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unsure what to do regarding my son's teacher

My son 8 came out from school and said his teacher pulled him by the arm and placed him in another seat, my son said she hurt his arm! When I approached the principle and...

Started by Grace on 05/20/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/20/2016 by Sarah

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girls

what book or teaching tool would you use as a parent to teach your daughter about her menstrual cycle before it begins she is 9 and that is when the aunts and mother started...

Started by Carla on 05/08/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/09/2016 by Sarah

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My 9 year Olds behavior

Hi My daughter is out of control. She gets upset and has temper tantrums over the smallest things. Tonight it was over her football gear not being tight enough. She was also mad...

Started by Carrie on 05/16/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by Holly

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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 on 05/01/2016 by Jodi

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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 9 year Olds behavior

Hi My daughter is out of control. She gets upset and has temper tantrums over the smallest things. Tonight it was over her football gear not being tight enough. She was also mad...

Started by Carrie on 05/16/2016 in School-Age Kids

Last update 2 days ago by Holly

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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 05/08/2016 by Mandy

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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 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 05/07/2016 by Holly

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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