does this sound like autism?

Hi my son was diagnosed with autism 8 months ago, he is now almost 4 and I am having a hard time excepting it. The year prior to diagnosis was an extremely difficult time for...


Getting my feet wet?

Hello everyone. I actually don't homeschool my kids - yet. I joined this thread to get some advice and encouragement. I grew up and graduated from a private/Christian school...

Started by Nicole on 10/22/2008 in Homeschooling Moms

Last update on 01/09/2009 by Melinda


Passive aggression

Soooo,.... My 9 yo stepson is very defiant, I believe in a passive aggressive way. You tell him to eat his broccoli and he takes a nibble and puts it down. Then again tell him...

Started by Lynzie Beth on 05/05/2015 in Working Moms

Last update on 05/06/2015 by Sarah


No more best friends?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/17/fashion/17BFF.html I'm not going to copy and paste the article, because it's 2 pages long, but basically, some schools are discouraging...

Started by Becky on 06/17/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 06/17/2010 by Joanna


16 year old, how do I get through this?

My precious angel decided this evening that she would like to move with her dad because she doesnt like rules. She has been with me, a single mom, her whole life and her dad has...

Started by Brandie on 01/23/2010 in Christian Moms

Last update on 01/28/2010 by Theresa


Sometimes I feel lonely

Sometimes I feel lonely with my husband not here. With three kids and not having another adult to talk to on a regular basis it gets lonely. We do talk on the phone but it just...


My 5 year old might have ADD

He is being tested in a week. What are some resources I could look up. Not sure If I want my son on any meds at this age. What other options are there.. And what can I do in the...


hi there all, im new to this group

Hi, my name is dorothy 41 in may,married for the second time. I have three kids two boys- 14 and 11 and a lovely daughter 2and half. I live in the north east. luv to hear from...

Started by Dorothy on 03/05/2009 in Moms Over 40

Last update on 03/09/2009 by Joanne


ADHD Testing

I have a 7 yr old son that is going in on Monday to our ped to evaluated for ADHD/ADD and I was just wondering what all they do and how that all works. My husband and I also...


Anti-Vaccination Reasoning...

Hi Everyone! I just wanted to vent a little bit because I am so sick of reading anti-vaccination posts that use such poor logic! I read one today where a lady used everything...


Guess I should introduce myself...8 - )

My name is Rebecca and I have been posting away. I adore scrapbooking and am determined to find time this summer to catch up. I have an 11 year old son, Alex, who just...

Started by Rebecca on 06/10/2009 in Scrapbooking Moms

Last update on 06/24/2009 by Rebecca


Essure - Permanent Birth Control

My husband and I haven't decided if we want to have more kids yet, but I know that soon we will have to talk about permanent birth control options. I'm looking for women who...

Started by Tanya on 07/08/2009 in School-Age Kids

Last update on 05/29/2013 by Kimberly


Pre-Teen Only Child

I have a 10 year old daughter, and I am a single mother of an only child. We are currently in a power struggle. She feels like she has the authority to tell me what to do with...