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Do you reward your kids (with $$ or something else) for good grades?

When report cards came home not too long ago, my daughter (who had straight A's) was quick to tell me that some of her friends get paid for…

Started by Stacy Fournier

2 Mar 5
Reply by Brooke Hudson

Computer-based standardized exams prove 'a mess' on first day...

Apparently the first day of standardized testing didn't go so well for students (especially those taking the tests on the computer). yester…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Mar 3

Do you secretly hate the school book fair like this mommy blogger?

A mommy blogger is speaking out regarding the school book fair. In her blog, she says she hates the school book fair, held by schools acros…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Feb 17

10 Things Your Daughter Should Know by the Time She Is 10

The title of this article definitely grabbed me since I have almost 9-year-old girl and another little girl who will be ten before I know i…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Jan 8

The kiddos are back to school! Are you happy to return to your routine or bummed the break is over/

The kiddos are officially back in school after having a couple weeks off for the holidays! I really enjoyed having my girls (and husband!)…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Jan 5

Do you buy your child's teacher(s) Christmas gifts?

There are only two more school days before Christmas break! Do you have your child bring in a Christmas gift to his or her teacher? If so,…

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Dec 18, 2014
Reply by Ramona Miller-Ridlon

A mommy blogger is speaking out about school events during the workday. Can you relate to her struggle?

A mommy blogger is speaking out about how difficult it is for working parents to attend school events, which often take place during the wo…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Dec 5, 2014

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 teache…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Oct 20, 2014

"I 'Redshirted' My Kindergartner & Never Regretted It"

I have been hearing from more and more parents who have decided to let their child start kindergarten a year later if his/her birthday fall…

Started by Stacy Fournier

0 Oct 10, 2014

Have you ever heard of/participated in giving your child a gift on the first day of school?

I didn't even realize that giving presents on the first day of school was a thing, until I read this mom's blog: http://thestir.cafemom.com

Started by Stacy Fournier

1 Sep 11, 2014
Reply by Ji Mi

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