Sorry you're going through this with your son. Our son is 8 and is currently being treated for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Much of what you describe in your son is the same with ours. He's the sweetest, most caring kid, but…"
"My best friend passed away when we were 28. When my daughter was born 3 years later, we named her after my friend. She's heard stories about her and the experiences we shared, the reasons why she was my best friend and how much I still miss…"
"What a crock. I have never understood the mindset required to censor books. Don't want to read it? Then don't. But don't prevent someone else from reading it based on your own beliefs.
I'm off to send a letter to Scholastic and…"
"I know, isn't that crazy? My husband is English and that part REALLY bothers him. I don't like it, but it really freaks him out. There's just nothing like it in England.
(I went to school in Iowa and live in IL now.)"
"They do. Most elementary schools do it every day.
I'm not a fan, but it's not the battle I'm going to fall on my sword over. I figure reciting it by rote isn't going to convince there's a god any more than singing Christmas…"
"I must be lucky. For all the complaints I have about our school district, lunches aren't *too* bad. For entrees, there are two hot choices (some meatless), a different deli sandwich option and a chef salad option daily. They've always…"
"My husband and I both talked to our kids like this. They were all 3 very early talkers and I'm sure some of it has to be attributed to that.
My youngest just started preschool and after having kids shopping with me for 9 years it's so…"
"I grew up on a farm near a small, rural community with lots of freedom. My husband grew up in London so we had very different childhoods. :) His overprotective nature rubbed off on me to a certain extent so it took some time for me to force myself…"
"I have 3 kids (9, 6 and 3) and skipping college is not an option for them. It's just not and they hear it already. My husband and I both value education greatly and are instilling that in them as well. (He has a Masters and I have a Bachelors…"
"First off, does anyone besides me see the irony of the spouse of an IRS employee doing work "off the books?" LOL
You know Syndi, I think you're sincere in what you believe to be true about financial aid, but do you really think all…"
"Wendy, you're spot on with the EFC. I couldn't get any financial aid (including loans) because my family owned land for farming. My parents' income was too high for grants and the land was a huge asset on the balance sheet. A…"
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