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Boarding School

What are your thoughts on sending your kids to Boarding School? Boarding Schools take kids from as young as 6, do you think that's too young? Would some kids take to it better...

Started by Sarah on 02/12/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/23/2012 by Sylvia


Boarding school

I'm a single mother and I get home late. I feel that my son is too young to stay home alone after school while I'm at work. I don't want a nanny as my son & I have had our...

Started by Tony on 12/01/2009 in Moms For Obama

Last update on 12/15/2009 by Renee


sending teen to boarding school

I have a 17 1/2 year old daughter who is in a downward spiral. She started dating a boy 7 months ago and it has been turmoil ever since. It has come to my attention (by her 22...

Started by Lindy on 08/18/2012 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 08/18/2012 by Lindy


Bring it to the board...

So in light of some recent threads surrounding consequences, I thought it would be helpful to compile a list of some common behavioural situations and then get a discussion...


What would you say to boarding school?

My oldest recently posed the question of boarding school. We know that she isn't happy with her current school (and, quite frankly, neither are we). The other schools in the...

Started by Kelly on 05/16/2012 in Moms Of Teenagers

Last update on 08/24/2013 by Colleen


The all-knowing board

Just a clever tip I picked up from the awesome ladies here and I thought I'd share because time after time it saves my ass. Giant whiteboard on the wall just inside my door,...


Why is this board all about

I have two biracial children/ half black and half white and I have never sat around and thought about how my childrens skin tone is going to be when they get older or when it...



On the series show "Our America with Lisa Ling", she did a bit on "Extreme Parenting" featuring 4 families. The one family that stuck out to me was the "No Schooling" family....

Started by Christy on 11/28/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 12/15/2011 by √v^√v^√♥



Anyone with a middle school aged child having difficulty with the homework load put onto today's children and how your family/child deals with it. Looking for suggestions on...



Hi I'm new here and don't know what to expect but got here by doing research on public vs. private schools. I have a "surprise" child...our other 4 are in college and we have a...



Home School, Public School, Private School, All Male School, All Female School All have different pros and cons - which do you think is best? Which do you think would be more...

Started by ?? on 09/12/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/14/2009 by Evelyn


Kinder educator calling names

My 4 year old daughter complains her kinder teacher calls her names like bonker head, nosy Parker, duffer etc. she says she does not like it and then when I said I will talk to...


What to call private parts?

I got directed to this site while looking for the answer to this question and ended up joining because I couldn't find the answer. We call his penis his winky. Don't worry he...


She calls it radical unschooling...

...I don't know what to call it: "My children have a lot of freedom. They are free to make their own choices about lots of things like food, television, sleep, bathing, helping...

Started by Lady Heather on 08/04/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 08/11/2011 by Victoria

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