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  6. Elementary How do I handle my child when she doesn't want to try at homework?...(more) 1-29-2019 12:40pm (28 replies)
    I am having a hard time with my daughterwhen it comes to homework and I was wondering if you could give me some advice. She often will go to her homework, not really even read the problem and then say she can’t do it or she doesn’t get it. So I go to her, have her read the problem out loud and then she often gets it. But other times, she will read the problem very quickly, like she’s not trying to listen to herself read the problem. To me, it sounds like she doesn’t want to try to do the problem. She just wants me to tell her what to do. I often get the feeling she’s not trying at all and she doesn’t even want to try to find the answer. I feel like she wants to act like she doesn’t know what to do but if she just tried then she would be able to do it just fine. So when all this happens, I get extremely frustrated and we both yell at each other. I know I’m still learning at being an ok mom and I shouldn’t be yelling, but if you hav
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    • How old? 1-29-2019 12:41pm
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      • 7 1-29-2019 12:42pm
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        • generally the research says that's too young for homework and that it creates the exact sorts of problems you're talking about 1-29-2019 12:43pm
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          • Omg I hate homework for 7yos, it is so dumb 1-29-2019 12:52pm
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            • I agree, but I'm talking about a 9 year old. this is her first year of homework and it's just one page with usually 5 problems or less a night 1-29-2019 12:58pm
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      • shes 9 years old 1-29-2019 12:44pm
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        • Can you have a meeting with dd and her teacher? Explain what is going on, ask for strategies, see if similar behavior happens at school or just with you, etc 1-29-2019 12:46pm
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        • Talk to teacher. You need to play good cop bad cop. Teacher should pull privileges st school as repercussion. Set up sticker chart to address bringing home right materials for...(more) 1-29-2019 12:49pm
          homework, effort and completion. Set a reasonable goal to start and keep upping it
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          • You should not just be battling dc to do it 1-29-2019 12:49pm
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            • why not? kids need to do things they don't like 1-29-2019 12:51pm
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              • Because it’s the kids’ responsibility to do teacher assigned work. 1-29-2019 12:53pm
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    • Age? That matters 1-29-2019 12:42pm
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      • shes 9 years old 1-29-2019 12:49pm
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    • tutor, like a hs student who will sit with her 1-29-2019 12:42pm
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      • even if its just one page of homework a day? theres only like 5 problems she needs to do 1-29-2019 12:47pm
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        • depends on your resources and how much conflict it is causing - you could arrange with the teacher to consolidate it 1-29-2019 12:49pm
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    • Show her the job opportunities at the supermarket 1-29-2019 12:43pm
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    • if you're the moms in my town, you hire a "homework helper" 1-29-2019 12:43pm
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      • ha! so true 1-29-2019 12:46pm
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      • This is great advice 1-29-2019 12:44pm
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      • thats how i start...(more) 1-29-2019 12:46pm
        That is exactly how I start with her. But, a lot of times she just whines and says "i don't know". She says I don't know without even really listening to me. I try to stay calm but she just isn't even listening to my questions.
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        • Shes7. I’d give it a break and email teacher that she’s really struggling with homework. 1-29-2019 12:47pm
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          • OP said she is 9, why enable these excuses? 1-29-2019 12:49pm
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          • always math word problems. Shes smart, when she does try shes fine. Its just that a lot of times she just whines and keeps saying I don't know without listening to anything anyone...(more) 1-29-2019 12:57pm
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    • Sounds like my dd. I give consequences and rewards. There's a difference between truly not understanding something and being frustrated bc you don't feel like doing it and refuse...(more) 1-29-2019 12:45pm
      to focus.
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  8. Elementary Is Singapore Math the same as Go Math? 1-14-2019 12:08pm (5 replies)
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    • Yes 1-14-2019 12:08pm
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    • He’ll no. Go math is the devil 1-14-2019 12:08pm
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      • ^^envision is my favorite common core aligned math program 1-14-2019 12:10pm
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      • op: totally agree. why would they ever teach this math? It is so abstract and my kid hates math because of this...can you opt out for the tests in Go Math in second grade??? 1-14-2019 12:15pm
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    • No, they are different programs 1-14-2019 12:24pm
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  9. Elementary Does anyone know anything about having too much folic acid?...(more) 1-14-2019 11:57am (2 replies)
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    • It’s not harmful as far as I know. If you’re taking a supplement with a lot of folic acid in it, you might want to switch 1-14-2019 11:58am
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  13. Elementary Do you think travel sports are too much for elementary age kids? 10-16-2018 7:25pm (13 replies)
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    • not 5th grade 10-16-2018 7:27pm
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      • 5th grade? are you f'in kidding me? come on 10-16-2018 7:38pm
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    • Yes 10-16-2018 7:27pm
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    • That's when they are easiest, it gets a lot harder when homework starts piling up. 10-16-2018 7:28pm
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    • Unless the kid is totally into it, loves it and only wants to do that, it's fine. If they're doing it bc the parent is pushing them, it's too much. 10-16-2018 7:28pm
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      • This. The kid has to love it because it also robs the family of so much weekend time 10-16-2018 7:31pm
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    • Not necessarily. Depends on the sport & comittment 10-16-2018 7:28pm
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    • it wasnt for ds- he loved his sport. it was too much for me though. it stole my weekends 10-16-2018 7:30pm
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      • this...it's a ridiculous expectation or youth sports. 10-16-2018 7:38pm
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    • No 10-16-2018 7:33pm
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    • No 10-16-2018 7:34pm
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    • FFS YES...you people have been brainwashed. Come on...the only people benefiting are these paid coaches and tournament organizers. it does nothing but separate your families and...(more) 10-16-2018 7:37pm
      stress out everyone involved.
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      • oh but my ds loves it and it gives him self-esteem, and helps him focus. BULLSHIT 10-16-2018 7:39pm
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  14. Elementary This post has been deleted. 10-2-2018 11:43am (17 replies)
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    • i think he's a great dad. i get it. why would you want a day to go by where you dont see your own child 10-2-2018 11:43am
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      • ^^^ i dont think it means anything about the marriage i think it means he is sad taht his intact family is broken bc he has a child involved. which is normal 10-2-2018 11:44am
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      • Cause when you are constantly sad that your kid with his mom and you are here without him doesn't sound healthy but I might be wrong. 10-2-2018 11:45am
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        • i cant relate exactly bc i am not divorced but i see my kids every day and i am involved in their day to day and he is adjusting to not doing that and it has to be painful. 10-2-2018 11:46am
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    • You don't miss your dc when they are with your ex? 10-2-2018 11:44am
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      • ex is not involved, so when my dc is with grandparents for a weekend, I don't miss him. Maybe because I see I am with dc everyday 10-2-2018 11:49am
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        • So imagine cutting that time in half. Not a once in a while break, but losing half of your time with him. 10-2-2018 11:50am
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          • I guess it's hard for me to put myself in other's person's shoes. I just feel that when you are sad about it the time when you are not with kid, it's not helping you to move on...(more) 10-2-2018 11:51am
            with your life.
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            • Absolutely. But connecting to his divorce is missing the point. 10-2-2018 11:52am
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            • he should not be moving on with his life he should be focused on raising his child. you want him to prioritize you. do you prioritize him over your own kids? 10-2-2018 11:53am
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        • if you dont want to be bothered with a man who has a child then dont get involved with him. he sounds responsible and involved wiht his child. that has to come first 10-2-2018 11:51am
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    • it's a good thing. beware of any man who WOULDN"T miss his kids 10-2-2018 11:45am
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    • Do you have children? 10-2-2018 11:46am
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    • I would. Itís not the 2 days, itís all the days. Missing half of everything. 10-2-2018 11:47am
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    • I always miss my kids when they leave. I cant wait for me time and then after 4 hrs im wishing i could bring them home. 10-2-2018 11:53am
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      • do you have 50/50 physical custody? 10-2-2018 11:54am
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        • more like 70/30. they are with me a lot more than their father. 10-2-2018 11:58am
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  15. Elementary My son started 4th grade and I think he ended up in a class which kids are not too academically inclined. Why do I think this? Because the smarter kids that were with him in...(more) 9-5-2018 4:22pm (4 replies)
    3rd grade, are in the other 4th grade class. Is there anything I can do about this?
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    • let it go 9-5-2018 4:23pm
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    • We are all on toddler 9-5-2018 4:23pm
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    • No, and you need to step back because you are entering crazy mom territory. 9-5-2018 4:23pm
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    • You have no idea who all the smart kids are. 9-5-2018 4:32pm
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  16. Elementary How many shells did Evan have to start?...(more) 8-25-2018 3:42pm (4 replies)
    Please answer this question: Evan had a shell collection. On Monday, he found 6 new shells. On Tuesday, he gave 9 shells to his friends. After giving the shells away, Evan had 37
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    • 40 8-25-2018 3:43pm
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    • who cares 8-25-2018 3:43pm
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    • Google 8-25-2018 3:46pm
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    • Ended with 37. +9 for the 9 he gave away = 46. -6 for the six he found =40. 8-25-2018 4:02pm
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  17. Elementary Gymnastics...(more) 7-24-2018 12:23pm (13 replies)
    My daughter has been doing gymnastics for about two years now. She has gotten pretty good and was invited to join the travel team. After each class the coaches tell me how good she is - and I think she is actually pretty good... but here's the deal. She doesn't want to do it. She has a lot of natural ability - I am not sure if I should just let her quit. When I ask her why she says its because this is her last year of no homework at her elementary school and she wants to just "chill-ax" which doesn't seem like a very good reason. What would you do?
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    • keep going. don't do travel yet 7-24-2018 12:24pm
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    • Let her quit 7-24-2018 12:24pm
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    • her reason is very strange. she wants to "chillax" in elementary school?? 7-24-2018 12:24pm
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      • teen older sister......(more) 7-24-2018 12:31pm
        her older sister is a teenager - I think that is where the "leave me alone and let me chill-ax" vibe is coming from. She also sees that her older sisters do get quite a bit of homework and that will start for her at some point as well. I feel like she should do it now since she has so much free time this year - and then we can decide later if she wants to keep going once the homework requirements start to ramp up.
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    • whatever she wants. i don't want my kid to be a professional gymnast. 7-24-2018 12:30pm
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    • a lot of gymnastics girls go on to dance. is she interested in ballet/dance? 7-24-2018 12:32pm
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      • - no subject -...(more) 7-24-2018 12:40pm
        yes - she did dance last year, and might do some dance this year as well. It's just hard for me to see her give up on the gymnastics thing - a lot of kids would really give their eye teeth to have been selected to make this travel team.... and I feel like it is kind of a permanent decision - It's not like 6 months from now she can say - oh well - I changed my mind. At the same time, I am not sure I can deal with a bad attitude for every class either.
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        • If she does not love it it's not going anywhere, you waste a lot of money in the process for nothing. 7-24-2018 12:42pm
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    • I was a gymnast for 10 years. If she doesn't love it, she shouldn't do it -- even if she is a natural. Gym culture can be SUPER weird, and it is miserable if you don't love the...(more) 7-24-2018 12:55pm
      sport so much that you have to keep doing it.
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      • > Why can't she just stay in rec classes, and not join the team? Experience the joy of learning new skills without all the other stuff? 7-24-2018 12:56pm
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        • Rec class...(more) 7-24-2018 1:05pm
          This is the direction I am thinking of going... but the rec classes I think tend to be level 1-2, and she is level 4, so I don't think she would get so much out of them.... it kind of depends on how many kids are in the class and if the instructor would work with her differently in those classes. I just wish there was some way for me to motivate her. But I also sort of wonder if there is something else going on. I wonder if she is just intimidated since she has never done it before.
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          • I stepped away to get work done. Really, gymnastics is too hard to do because you have to. Don't push her. Introduce her to other things (diving, dance) that she may enjoy. 7-24-2018 2:37pm
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  18. Elementary Dh knows I have to wake u at 7am yet he's still up 7-22-2018 12:35am (2 replies)
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    • he wants a piece 7-22-2018 12:37am
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    • Why are you up? 7-22-2018 12:45am
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  19. Elementary Advice?...(more) 7-3-2018 8:29pm (0 replies)
    We have had a great nanny for our two boys for the last 5 years. Unfortunately she has a lot of family issues and for the last 6 months or so she hasn't been super reliable. Her mom has been in and out of the hospital and it is of course upsetting and challenging for her. We guarantee her a certain number of hours so she often needs to leave early or take the day off altogether. I am getting sick of it.....Am I being a jerk?? We pay a lot of $ and I honestly want someone reliable and drama-free.....thoughts??
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  20. Elementary Can anyone give me any info on Brooklyn Friends School? Is it a good school? Hard to get into? Do they take seriously the Quaker values? 6-27-2018 9:46pm (25 replies)
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    • yes, no, no 6-27-2018 9:47pm
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      • ^^^friend's ds with executive function issues thrived there 6-27-2018 9:47pm
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      • why no? 6-27-2018 9:53pm
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    • Absolutely adore BFS but have not been there in 10 years 6-27-2018 9:48pm
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    • It is a fine school- middle of the pack when it comes to Friends. I don't think it is too hard to get into. I think they take the quaker values seriously. 6-27-2018 9:53pm
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    • Pretty good, not really, almost not at all 6-27-2018 9:53pm
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      • Don't they go to meeting every week? 6-27-2018 9:54pm
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        • np pretty sure they do 6-27-2018 9:55pm
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        • yeah, and kids look at their phones 6-27-2018 9:55pm
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          • I teach at a very quaker school and we battle that too. But ti sounds like you are enrolled there? 6-27-2018 9:56pm
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            • for 5 years. no longer 6-27-2018 9:57pm
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              • I am really sad to hear that Quakerism isn't central to the school anymore. 6-27-2018 9:58pm
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              • when were you there? 6-27-2018 9:59pm
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            • np can't imagine that being allowed 6-27-2018 9:58pm
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              • I should be clear: it isn't allowed. But kids make choices and you have to address them. If they aren't addressing it, that is unfortunate. 6-27-2018 9:59pm
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    • if you live locally, I can't imagine sending dc there. PS 8, PS 29, PS 261 .. all better and free 6-27-2018 9:54pm
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      • do they have community service? 6-27-2018 9:55pm
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        • of course. it's brooklyn. I think all schools have some k-5 and it ramps up to a lot by HS 6-27-2018 9:56pm
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          • community service is standard to schools i think. not brooklyn. 6-27-2018 10:01pm
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            • In NYC. Sadly, not elsewhere 6-27-2018 10:03pm
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              • I have never worked in NYC and have not encountered any school where there isn't some sort of community service happening. 6-27-2018 10:03pm
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                • Quaker school it is constant. Several things within a month and also huge at global level 6-27-2018 10:08pm
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              • i would think it would be less likely in NYC. 6-27-2018 10:03pm
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                • not at all, have not seen it like NYC since working in NYC schools 6-27-2018 10:07pm
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      • Aren't the class sizes larger at those public schools? And the facilities are not as nice? 6-27-2018 10:14pm
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  21. Elementary I don't like our sitter and I want to ler her go. Should I give her a 2-week notice, or tell her not to come back? 6-18-2018 2:37pm (4 replies)
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    • give here two weeks pay and do not have her coome back 6-18-2018 2:38pm
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    • Just let her go. You want someone you fired around your kids? 6-18-2018 2:39pm
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  22. Elementary I've posted before about losing my husband to cancer a few years ago. One child is doing very well in school; older (13) is having an extremely difficult time and has been kicked...(more) 5-17-2018 10:31am (12 replies)
    out of two schools for lack of attention; failing grades and not turning in homework. I am now looking at an online school for a few months to get her back on track -- with existing tutors and continuing therapy. Also, plenty of extracurricular activities to keep her engaged with friends. Anyone else have advice for online school options?
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    • My friend did it for her dd and they had a great experience - let me see what it was. 5-17-2018 10:34am
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      • ^ University Prep 5-17-2018 10:35am
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        • ^ ah just realized this is only Texas 5-17-2018 10:36am
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          • Thx. We're in LA, but I've been given a few options. It's all so overwhelming, but I know with tutors and a schedule at hand, we will make it work. Even if it's only for a few...(more) 5-17-2018 10:51am
            months to get her back on track.
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    • Your state probably has a free remote program. What state are you in? 5-17-2018 10:34am
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    • Iím so sorry for your loss and your childrenís loss. Xoxo 5-17-2018 10:35am
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    • I think it's a great idea. And she can progress at her own pace. So sorry for your loss and troubles. 5-17-2018 10:37am
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    • i think that's a great option. i pulled my 8th grader out of his middle school a few months ago, and we've been going through a local charter-but all the work is online. he's so...(more) 5-17-2018 10:38am
      much happier.
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      • Op: Good to know. I've reached out to a few people in my area who are doing the online school (just did not like the homeschool options I toured). Too, she is a real sleepyhead,...(more) 5-17-2018 10:49am
        so being able to sleep in and work at her own pace will be less stressful for all of us! I cannot tell you how many tardies this kid has had throughout her education career....
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  23. Elementary I am trying to get a gift for a black classmate of my dsólooked at Stratego that my dh said he loved as a child, but all the characters are white. I canít understand how the game...(more) 5-9-2018 9:58pm (33 replies)
    pieces havenít been updated. Itís sad.
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    • How about checkers? Itís for the African American and Native American. 5-9-2018 9:59pm
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    • Just get some dominos 5-9-2018 10:00pm
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    • Get the stratego. We know we live in a white world. 5-9-2018 10:00pm
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      • Op: Iím a white latinx and I feel giving the dd the game is clumsy. 5-9-2018 10:02pm
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        • I disagree, but am black. 5-9-2018 10:03pm
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          • Thanks, it helps to hear it wouldnít bother you. Being white and giving this game does change the dynamic a bit for me. Plus this child in the past has rejected his skin color...(more) 5-9-2018 10:06pm
            so there is that layer too.
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            • You canít hide from the child that heís in the minority. This is nuts. 5-9-2018 10:10pm
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              • op: I just want to give the df a gift in which he sees himself represented. As a latinx, I canít describe the emotions of finally seeing yourself represented on the screen, etc. 5-9-2018 10:27pm
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        • Op^^ df....plus I know the family...anyway, these responses are convincing me to just get the game. 5-9-2018 10:03pm
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          • np: It's a "meh" game. Your DH's childhood memories notwithstanding, just choose another game. 5-9-2018 10:05pm
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            • op: I never played it. He swears by it! 5-9-2018 10:08pm
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    • dude, get him stratego. you think he hasn't experienced this before? 5-9-2018 10:01pm
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    • just don't get lotion. I got a lot of slack for that. 5-9-2018 10:02pm
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      • I remember that. You did get a lot of slack but I think it was okay in the end. 5-9-2018 10:04pm
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        • i never did hear from the mom. 5-9-2018 10:04pm
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          • If I remember correctly, the moms of color here were supportive of the basket. 5-9-2018 10:07pm
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            • yes 5-9-2018 10:08pm
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              • Because it was really nice lotion. 5-9-2018 10:09pm
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            • What do you people think we (black) mothers are thinking? 5-9-2018 10:10pm
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              • No the white moms where unkind to her. The black moms were like that's a nice gift. 5-9-2018 10:12pm
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                • Please tell me this post and that one were fake. White people think we doníít like generic gifts? 5-9-2018 10:13pm
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                  • No - they thought somehow the giver was implying ashy skin. Which she was not. 5-9-2018 10:14pm
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                    • No offense, but white people just donít get us. 5-9-2018 10:16pm
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                      • I'm white, and not offended by this. Don't give me a basket of lotion though. :-) 5-9-2018 10:17pm
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                      • op: Itís sad and true. 5-9-2018 10:28pm
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      • Flack. What happened? 5-9-2018 10:05pm
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          • Apologies. Autocorrect. 5-9-2018 10:06pm
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        • i got lotions and perfumes for a sweet sixteen present and was criticized because of the connotation that I was implying Black people have dry skin 5-9-2018 10:08pm
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          • You guys are overthinking this. We like nice skin products too. 5-9-2018 10:09pm
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    • I was buying a board game for a child with two dads and all seemed to have a mom and dad on the box! 5-9-2018 10:11pm
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  24. Elementary My husband takes forever to come to the dinner table because he is always in the middle of something. He knows it bothers me that we are all sitting waiting for him and we agreed...(more) 5-8-2018 9:21pm (27 replies)
    I would give him a 10 minute warning. Tonight I told him dinner was almost ready and he didn't come to the table for 20 minutes. By that point we were all basically done eating. He then told me it was my fault because I didn't give him enough warning. Any advice?
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    • Itís disrespectful for sure. 5-8-2018 9:23pm
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    • Dh or dc?? 5-8-2018 9:23pm
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    • I think your dh sounds like dick. 5-8-2018 9:25pm
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    • maybe he should be in charge of dinner. then he will have plenty of warning. 5-8-2018 9:25pm
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    • dh here. i stopped making dinner for dw for r this reason. she just won't sit at the table and eat with us so we ignore her and its just me and the kids who eat. 5-8-2018 9:25pm
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      • when is the divorce final 5-8-2018 9:26pm
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        • this prevents divorce. we used to fight over this 5-8-2018 9:27pm
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          • op: we fight plenty over this and it seems so crazy to me. It's like he totally doesn't understand why it is frustrating to me. 5-8-2018 9:28pm
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            • Can you set a timer for him? 5-8-2018 9:29pm
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              • op: good idea. though seems a little silly to have to. but would have helped tonight when he insisted it was my fault for not warning him 5-8-2018 9:32pm
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                • If heís acting like a child then treat him like one! Of course, it should be done in a lighthearted way so a battle doesnít begin. 5-8-2018 9:34pm
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            • well i agree with you 100pct but since i started ignoring her things are more peaceful. it sucks that she Can't get off her phone to eat with us as a family 5-8-2018 9:32pm
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              • That's sad. And the part about not caring enough to come eat with the kids is what bothers me the most. 5-8-2018 9:33pm
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                • Yeah thatís sad. I love meals with my family. It really does make a difference. 5-8-2018 9:35pm
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                • well she doesn't work. she has all the time in the world. but i have to cook and clean up after the dinner, she's so disconnected and doesn't contribute to the house 5-8-2018 9:35pm
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                  • Is she depressed? 5-8-2018 9:36pm
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                  • is this the wife you post about a lot who doesn't want sex etc? 5-8-2018 9:47pm
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    • Oh come on. After all these years he can't be unaware that dinner is served at dinnertime. And, I'm sure he's not performing heart surgery in the basement. He can take a break. 5-8-2018 9:26pm
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      • Sounds passive aggressive 5-8-2018 9:27pm
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        • The dh. Not your comment! 5-8-2018 9:27pm
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    • Not to hijack, but my dh eats sandwiches before dinner and then complains heís not hungry. Has done this for years, even though he knows it hurts my feelings and makes me angry. 5-8-2018 9:27pm
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      • I would be angry too. 5-8-2018 9:30pm
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      • divorce him ASAP and find someone who isn't a total loser. 5-8-2018 9:36pm
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  25. Elementary Is it a fringe attitude to think of horse racing as animal abuse. My dh is a huge fan and made my dad watch the Derby with him. He talked it up and bet on it. I bit my tongue...(more) 5-7-2018 2:47pm (12 replies)
    because I didnít want him angry at me but I really wanted to say that the horses are young and exploited.
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    • i think it's the horses that don't make it to the track or to the high level of training like the derby horses who suffer. 5-7-2018 2:48pm
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      • This. The horses in the derby train for a couple of years and then spend the rest of their lives being well treated and reproducing 5-7-2018 2:52pm
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    • i think it is and if you google it many do 5-7-2018 2:51pm
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    • op: 8 year old dd, not dad 5-7-2018 2:53pm
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    • I agree with you. The US racing industry allows animals to be drugged, and there are lots of scurrilous practices. At least in the UK (where Iím from) drugs are banned, horses get...(more) 5-7-2018 2:57pm
      turn out, and there has been a massive effort in the last ten years to find race horses new jobsódressage, jumping etc.óin amateur homes. The ďRace Horse to Riding HorseĒ classes at county horse shows are a very popular show class. We obviously have the Grand National, though, which is controversial.
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      • op: These compromises in marriage are hard! I feel my views get short thrift for this, but my dd may come to her own conclusions as she is older. 5-7-2018 2:59pm
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        • np: you can talk to her about it, that there are differing views on it 5-7-2018 3:00pm
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    • what makes you think it's abusive? 5-7-2018 2:57pm
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      • The horses are broken in way too young, for one. Training a regular horse, and youíd maybe put a saddle pad on their back when theyíre three, and get on board for basic equitation...(more) 5-7-2018 3:00pm
        when theyíre four.
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    • here's a write up on what happens to horses after their racing career...(more) 5-7-2018 2:57pm
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