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Hi, new bie here

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Homeschooling

Going back to homeschooling with all 3 kids...nervous!

Hi all. Last year I homeschooled my 13 yr old due to epilepsy. It worked out rather well and I loved it! He did a fabulous job on his state tests, which told me it was working. But then I worried about him missing his friends and put him back this year. So about 3 months in, he went back into the hospital, in & out etc... Got very far behind and neuro put him on home-INSTRUCTION, not homeschool. When a tutor comes an hour a day. Anyway, they don't even give him science or SS. And it's been that...

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Christmas time by the Time Out Tykes

A friend who's working on this project sent this Christmas tune over to us a few days ago. My son and I can't get it out of our heads! You can get it at timeouttykes DOT com Someone finally made a great rock song for kids!...

Moms of Infants

Do you have difficulty shopping for kids clothes

Hi all. I am looking to set up an online kids clothing website and I am wondering what kinds of difficulties parents face when shopping for their children. The topic has been really popular on other forums with a lot of people mentioning about the limited colours in boys clothing and also how there is a lot more to buy for girls than there is for boys. Do you agree? Is there any other difficulties you have? Also for those with girls what difficulties do you have? Would you shop online for your k...

Moms of Gradeschoolers

Toys

So my little guy, Toby, is always obsessed with something new. Well, it seems that the one thing that has stuck is Transformers. I used to have Transformers toys as a kid - and I hear that the new toys are awesome too. Has anyone gone out to grab ones from the new movie yet? Or the last movie? Toby has been asking for them non-stop recently....

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What Moms Need to Know About Melatonin and Children

By JustMommies staff

Our brain is complex and amazing. It knows when it is time to be awake and when it’s time to be asleep. You might think that the brain determines when to sleep based on when the body runs out of energy or after a certain amount of time has passed; however, sleep is more complicated than that. Sleep
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6 Fun & Easy Exercises to Do with Your Kids

With the alarming (and climbing) rate of childhood obesity in the United States, it's more important than ever that parents model healthy behaviors for their children. Being a fit family doesn't mean you have to drag your kids to the gym or put them on a diet. In fact, living a lifestyle of movement
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3-Ingredient Packed Lunch Recipes

By Jill Britz

Do your kids bring home sandwiches that have only been nibbled on, fruit that has been half-eaten, or carrots that are still fully-formed? If so, it's time you jazz up their lunchboxes. After all, well-fed kids are happy, learning kids, right? Here are four 3-ingredient lunch recipes that will take your
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School Lunch Ideas That Kids Will Actually Eat

As a parent, you don't really plan for having a picky eater—it just sort of happens. One day, you have a sweet baby who is putting everything in her mouth and then, nothing at all. You pack nutritious, well-balanced lunches only for them come home untouched, traded for junk foods or, worse, tossed
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Six Myths About Twins

By JustMommies staff

Twins capture the curiosity of the world. From the Spearmint gum twins to Mary Kate and Ashley, seeing double brings amusement and assumptions. Just like anything else, the idea of twins carry a lot of fable with the facts. Parents of multiples need to field a lot of questions and misconceptions. Here
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Secondary Drowning: What it is and Why Every Parent Should Know the Symptoms

Drowning is a leading cause of death among young children, but even if you're vigilant about watching your kids near water, they could still be at risk. Secondary drowning, also known as "dry drowning," is a phenomenon that many parents don't even consider and yet, while rare, its risks are very real.
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Can Diet Changes Help with ADHD?

When you're living with a child who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you already know that each day has its own challenges and rewards. How you deal with your child's ADHD is a very personal decision. Choosing to medicate or not medicate can be controversial, but no matter which side
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Dentist Anxiety: How to Ease Your Child’s Fears

Nearly 75 percent of adults are afraid of the dentist, so it should come as no surprise if your child is terrified too. True "dental phobia" is so paralyzing that 5-10 percent of people never go to the dentist. This is an issue because a number of health issues can stem from poor dental health, including
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Growing Pains in Kids

By JustMommies staff

You may remember having pains in your legs at night and your parents telling you, "oh, you're just having growing pains." Not every child experiences growing pains, but most of us have heard the term growing pains before. Are these pains really from growing and how do you know if your child is experiencing
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Relaxation and Meditation Techniques for Kids

By JustMommies staff

Your child may not talk to you about stress. That's because children usually don't know what stress is or how to verbalize when they are experiencing it. You may not be aware of the stress your child is feeling, but your child may manifest it in ways that you can see. You may notice behavior problems,
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