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Laura Davis posted a discussion

Getting child to give up blankie

Our daughter insists on taking her favorite blankie with her everywhere. It's a huge hassle to even get it away from her to wash it. What is the best way to wean her from it?Each day, cut the blankie in half. In a week or so, the child will be carrying around a four inch square of the blankie and will no longer care about it. When I taught kindergarten, a girl in my class had the same issue only with an old cloth diaper. As I requested, her mom cut it in half each day. The girl dropped the…See More
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Aug 19
Ivette Gonsalo replied to Ivette Gonsalo's discussion currently 371 unfilled positions in Polk County Schools
"sorry Watt but that would mean getting your vaccinations!!!  And you would have to enforce the vaccination requirements!!!  As a school nurse you would have no choice!  And a school nurse is NOT a teacher!!!!  If you check the…"
Aug 15
Laura Davis posted a discussion

Separating twins at school

My twin eight-year-old girls have always been in the same classroom each year. However, the teacher assignment this year has them in separate classes. They're pretty upset and I don't really know what to do. Is it a good or bad thing? Should I talk with the principal?I have been a teacher for 25 years and have had both scenarios: twins together in my class and one twin in my class and the other in that of a colleague. I can confidently say that placing twins in separate classes is by far the…See More
Aug 15
18watt_fan replied to Ivette Gonsalo's discussion currently 371 unfilled positions in Polk County Schools
". I'm interested in a school nurse position. ."
Aug 14
Ivette Gonsalo replied to Ivette Gonsalo's discussion currently 371 unfilled positions in Polk County Schools
"classes start tomorrow and there are still over 150 classrooms of students who will be taught, I mean babysat, by substitutes!"
Aug 14
Ivette Gonsalo replied to 18watt_fan's discussion Vaccinations are NOT required to attend school - know your rights
"Congratulations on being an even bigger fool and moron then Donnie Trump!!!"
Aug 13
18watt_fan replied to 18watt_fan's discussion Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic
". What the government is spraying to kill Zika mosquitos might be hurting you What's worse: getting the Zika virus, or being exposed to potentially harmful chemical pesticides? As more states are beginning to deploy aerial spraying campaigns to…"
Aug 13

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currently 371 unfilled positions in Polk County Schools 5 Replies

Started by Ivette Gonsalo in Announcements and Introductions. Last reply by Ivette Gonsalo Aug 15.

Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic 9 Replies

Started by 18watt_fan in Topics of Today. Last reply by 18watt_fan Aug 13.

Adult Art Classes

Started by Nijuana Jones in General Chat Mom to Mom Jul 24.

Babysitter is not mommy

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn Jul 18.

Rules for the PolkMoms Exchange 7 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in The PolkMoms Exchange. Last reply by geekyreader32 Jul 17.

Honeybee Removal from downed tree in Winter Haven 1 Reply

Started by 18watt_fan in Your Home. Last reply by 18watt_fan Jul 14.

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