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Does this Polk County mom deserve an apology from the officer who pulled her over? 2 Replies

A mom was racing to the hospital because her young son was struggling to chew and swallow. He began to loose consciousness during the drive. The mom, who was speeding, was pulled over by an officer…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat. Last reply by Kathy M. 4 hours ago.

Students at Kanapaha Middle evacuated after bomb threat left in voicemail

Just came across this story! Students and faculty at Kanapaha Middle were evacuated this morning because of a bomb threat left on the school's answering machine. It sounds like they have not yet been…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat yesterday.

Model Says Breastfeeding Is 'Vile' & 'Borderline Incest'

I've never heard of Josie Cunningham, but apparently she is a famous British model who enjoyed being in the spotlight thanks to her controversial views. Her latest Twitter post said, "wish people…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat yesterday.

Do moms get enough maternity leave? Read about this mom/attorney who had to bring her baby to court...

Do you all think moms get enough maternity leave in our society? It seems like I am constantly reading stories about moms basically being forced to return to work too soon or being scolded for…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in In the News: General Chat yesterday.

Have you ever offered a bit too much homework help to your struggling child? This dad did!

Have you ever watched your child struggled with a homework problem and offered maybe a bit too much help? Check out this note from a teacher to a dad who offered a bit too much help to his son...…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Children: School Age yesterday.

Looking to Vbac scared of c section again (long story)

Hello,I was just wondering what experience's anyone has had with Dr. Agrios? With my first pregnancy I went with Dr. Greene in lake city which ended up in a c section. They never let me dilate on my…Continue

Started by Jamie Deese in Pregnancy: Birth Chat on Saturday.

Moms can post about their start-up businesses here! 187 Replies

Hey Moms!I wanted to let you all know about some new site terms on GainesvilleMoms. Previously, the terms allowed no advertising in posts on GainesvilleMoms. But because we know there are many…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in Bartering. Last reply by Charlotte Kesl on Friday.

"Pregnancy Is Not an Invitation to Comment on My Body" - Did you hear any ignorant comments when you were pregnant?

Check out this mom's blog about the ignorant and sometimes rude comments and questions she heard while pregnant. Did you ever get any comments on your belly or requests to touch? Did the comments…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in General Chat on Thursday.

Small Business Shopping Expo 1 Reply

Small business, crafts, and direct sales vendors needed for Small Business Shopping Expo at The Oaks Mall on November 6-9, 2014.  This is great exposure for your small business.  Please contact me if…Continue

Started by Virginia Lynn in Ask the board!. Last reply by Charity Oliver Oct 15.

What is your child planning to be for Halloween? 1 Reply

Has your child decided on his or her costume for Halloween? As of today, my 8-year-old is planning to be a minion from Despicable Me, and my 4-year-old wants to be a cheerleader. But with the little…Continue

Started by Stacy Fournier in General Chat. Last reply by Brandy Hall Oct 14.

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Kathy M. replied to Stacy Fournier's discussion Does this Polk County mom deserve an apology from the officer who pulled her over?
"If my kid was sick and not breathing well I wouldn't stop for a cop or anybody. Get to the hospital, let the doctors take the kid, and then do some explaining."
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