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jessray September 13, 2011


Hi all, so it's the 4th day of school and I've already received a note home regarding my sons behavior in class. Academically my child is at the... More » 

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ourspace October 2, 2011


Dear jessray, Let me commend you for recognizing that this is a serious problem, very worthy of discussion. I... More »

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momluvsherboys October 2, 2011


It sounds to me like your son is bored. He sounds very smart and he probably doesn't feel challenged academically, even... More »

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angelmarieeric September 25, 2011


Our bus company just changed a route. We live four miles from school and my six year old has to ride the bus for 55 to 61 minutes per trip. Are... More » 

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MagnetMom September 25, 2011


Hi angelmarieeric, I'd contact your school district and then call your state board of education. I know my district... More »

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BioTeach August 16, 2011


I am a high school teacher with no kids of my own, so I don't truly understand where the parents of my students are coming from. Due to my communication... More » 

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BioTeach September 2, 2011


To Reply to TeacherParent: The original post was typed in the observation that through my recent experiences... More »

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TeacherParent September 4, 2011


I taught my own children that they needed to get along with their teachers - whether they liked them or not or whether... More »

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VivianBrazil August 21, 2011


hi, my husband received a job offer to move, live and work in Chicago. We have 2 kids(8 years-old and 4 yeas-old). I really don't know how can... More » 

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MagnetMom August 24, 2011


Make sure your husband talks to the HR department at his new job. They should be able to help, or even help pair you... More »

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TeacherParent August 28, 2011


http://www.internations.org/chicago-expats/brazilians You could try that website above for a start but I'd suggest... More »

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tgirl99 August 18, 2011


I have my son 50/50. His dad and I got divorced when he was 2 and both of us have gotten remarried. He pays me $200 a month in child support and... More » 

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sluckey July 11, 2011


I moved in with my partner almost 3 years ago. He has two kids and I have four. It was a lot of adjusting for all. We both had just gone through... More » 

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TeacherParent July 19, 2011


This is a very difficult situation. Even if your parenting styles had been the same, blending two families together is... More »

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vinnysdolly June 22, 2011


ok, my son is five years old... i was told i could not have children (cancer) i had him when i was 31 HE HAS BEEN WITH ME 24 HOURS ADAY! HE HAS...

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enfance July 11, 2011


DEAR TARA. you are conscious that the problem is YOURSELF. Then your need a little help professional by a psychologist,and... More »

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saraallen12 July 11, 2011


Hi VinnysDolly. I totally understand your anxiety and fears. All of us parents have these feelings just varying in degrees.... More »

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dsmomma July 11, 2011


I'm new to the group.A single mom with a 12 yr old daughter now moved to a small town and a new country.Worried abt too many sudden changes in my... More » 

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kidsrprecious June 13, 2011


I'm worried that my son will not receive the attention he needs in a class this size. Is 30 children just too much?

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childacademy June 26, 2011


Hi kidsrprecious 30 children to a teacher in preschool environment is definitely too much. The ideal is 10 to... More »

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enfance June 26, 2011


Yes,there are too many children in this class. even if they are 2 teachers, they can't supervise their process of... More »

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familymom June 22, 2011


My son has done well with traditional and home school. I changed jobs and sent him to a charter school, but the grading was confusing and he didn't... More » 

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TeacherParent June 23, 2011


What does the school say? Often teachers have the best sense of whether a child will struggle in next year's grade or... More »


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