How do I motivate my gifted teen?

My 13 yr old son was tested in 2nd grade & identified as gifted with an IQ of 155. School work has always been easy for him and he makes no effort to do anything other than...


Home schooling vs. public schooling

Our daughter is five and will starting school this up coming September. This is my first child going to school and I'm basically scared spit less, lol! We've dabbled with the...

Started by Sheelah on 02/25/2010 in Christian Moms

Last update on 03/02/2010 by Sheelah


Self Soothing?

My daughter is about to turn one and still can't put her self to sleep. We have started putting her in her crib and letting her cry it out and I am just wondering how long it...

Started by Meggan on 12/08/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 12/13/2010 by Mary


Sleeping too much??

Hi, I know that most moms complain that their babies are not sleeping enough, especially through the night. I have the opposite problem. I don't want to seem like I'm...


boy handcuffed on the way to school

http://hamptonroads.com/2010/12/norfolk-police-officers-treatment-student-criticized let's try this again This young man was on his way to school and handcuffed for...

Started by Tah on 12/21/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/02/2013 by Deborah Ridgely


excessive eye blinking?

Does any one have a child or know someone who had or has excessive eye blinking? My 4 yr old has been blinking excessivly for about 3 - 4 weeks with no other known symptoms. The...

Started by Katie on 06/22/2011 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 01/26/2015 by Jodi


Anyone using time outs yet?

I have had the usual attention-seeking tantrums, etc. with my 19 month old. I am wondering if anyone uses a time out yet? I am thinking about starting now (even if my daughter...

Started by Amanda on 12/30/2009 in May 2008 Babies

Last update on 01/22/2010 by Lina


How is your husband coping?

My husband is having a hard time dealing with the difficulties of being a support partner. I am not able to perform my household duties and be a mom and a wife. How do deal?


sleep HELP! ! !

My son will be 2 on May 17th, he still will not go to sleep on his own nor will he sleep through the night, any ideas or suggestions??? I need ideas on this one! ! Thank you...

Started by Erin on 02/04/2009 in May 2007 Babies

Last update on 03/22/2009 by Lisa


Getting close to preschool time...concerns?

I was wondering if anyone else had concerns about their child going to preschool. Where we live, my son will be one of the youngest in his classes all through school because the...

Started by Whitney on 03/09/2009 in August 2005 Moms

Last update on 08/07/2009 by Jennifer


toddlers and sleeping issues

After we put my 2 year old daughter to bed for the night or a nap, she will stay awake for at least an hour before she will fall asleep. She will cry when I leave the room for...

Started by Julie on 02/16/2010 in Toddlers

Last update on 03/02/2010 by Julie-Ann