How can I tell if my kids are gifted?

Obviously, every Mum thinks their child is special, but I'd like to know if mine would be classed as "gifted" so I can be prepared for when they get to school. Oldest is 4yrs...


Child care - what's most important??

I am a SAHM to my 22mo son. I start college full-time in late August. I am looking into local child care options, and am wondering what other mom's opinions are regarding...

Started by Somer on 06/08/2011 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 06/13/2011 by Gillian


Introduce Yourself! :)

I know this group is small, but hopefully it will grow. :) My name is Ariel and I am stepmom to a beautiful 3&1/2-year-old. Every day is a challenge to get to know him, but I...


Home vs Public school...

With the school budget cuts getting worse and worse every year, homeschooling is looking better and better! I would really like to hear both sides of the story. Any opinion is...


Is five too soon to start school?

Compared to most other western European countries, English pupils are extremely early starters in the classroom. While compulsory education begins in England at the age of five...

Started by Charlie on 08/31/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/08/2010 by Kelly


How much is too much for Daycare?

I am about to go back to work at the end of the month, and I have my daughter enrolled in a private, in-home daycare near my home. But how much is too much? I am in the...

Started by Lisa on 07/02/2010 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/23/2013 by Onmywaytocarolshouse


Asperger's and school

my 8 year old son has asperger's, ADHD and dyspraxia and has just been sent home from school for bad behavior again, I have run out of ideas for trying to deal with his temper...


Welcome! Introduce Yourself!

Hi, and welcome to Expat Moms! My name is Heather Hansen and I have a 5 month old daughter, Victoria May. We live in Singapore and will be staying here until at least 2010...

Started by Heather on 11/14/2008 in Expat Moms

Last update on 11/24/2014 by Katrin


How do you feel about homeschooling?

Just wondering how other Chrisitan mothers feel about homeschooling your kids with all that is going on in schools and in the world today. Do you feel comfortable with your kids...

Started by Tammy on 05/14/2012 in Christian Moms

Last update on 09/02/2013 by Jennifer


Can your kid write his/her name?

Rayray wrote his name today...i almost cried :) does anyone one else have kids writing their name?? and how hard is their name? Rayray is six letters, but the same three...

Started by Amy on 12/18/2009 in June 2005 Babies

Last update on 07/17/2011 by Tamara


Let's introduce ourselves!

Hi everyone,
Welcome to the January 2007 Babies community, where we chat about our January 2007 children and whatever else is on our minds!
To get things started, I...


School-Please read

I want to get some opinions on when my 4 year old should start school. We are all in the November 2005 toddler group, so I'm assuming everyones child just turned 4. Now I...



How to get your daugther to write she is 4 years old. she know how to write a o, H and a A. but she is a left head. What do I need to do?


Choice or Chance?

My daughter is 5 1/2 and it's been a combination of choice and chance that she's an only child. When she was 20 months old I was in a major car accident and broke both hips....