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MandyJay replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion What Do You Think About Our Back-To-School Start Date?
"I've lived down here forever, so starting before Labor Day is natural for me.  I kind of like the little quick break of Labor Day -- it's sort of an "easing in" of the school year. I did teach in Alabama for a few years and…"
1 hour ago
Jmarr replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion What Do You Think About Our Back-To-School Start Date?
"I miss the tradition of starting school just after labor day. I wish we could go back after labor day. It really felt like the official end of summer.  The A/C thing makes sense. It sure was hot at school toward the end of the school year! "
13 hours ago
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MandyJay replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion If it's crazy, it happened in Florida
"Tourist mecca, weirdo magnet... our state has it all! Oish, these people are nuts.  Thanks for the headlines, Shawn :)"
yesterday
Jmarr replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion A Babysitter Costs HOW Much?
"I researched it around 2006 when we first started using sitters and I was surprised to see $10 was average. I used to get anywhere from .75 to $5. I pay $10. I should mention we also have a dog who can be a bit of a pain and needs to be let out…"
yesterday
Taryn Tener replied to Jmarr's discussion Hyperactive 2nd grade girl
"The medication did not seem to have an effect on his cycles of vomiting. So, we eventually stopped. We were able to identify some triggers-lack of sleep is one, and we are able to control it somewhat. He also has ADHD and sensory issues. We will be…"
yesterday
Jmarr replied to Jmarr's discussion Hyperactive 2nd grade girl
"Thanks Orange Blossom. From what the article says, she doesn't seem to have the symptoms of APD but I am going to keep it in mind. I am not ruling anything out! I thought for sure my son had APD when he was younger. He definitely had all the…"
yesterday
Jmarr replied to Jmarr's discussion Hyperactive 2nd grade girl
"Taryn, they don't really come in cycles. The vomiting is just always there, as of a year ago. Before that she had stomach issues, but not this bad. The headaches aren't as frequent. The neurologist is treating her for abdominal migraines…"
yesterday

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What Do You Think About Our Back-To-School Start Date? 2 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in The School Years. Last reply by MandyJay 1 hour ago.

If it's crazy, it happened in Florida 2 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Topics of Today. Last reply by MandyJay yesterday.

A Babysitter Costs HOW Much? 6 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Jmarr yesterday.

Hyperactive 2nd grade girl 9 Replies

Started by Jmarr in The School Years. Last reply by Taryn Tener yesterday.

If I say Mayo you think....? 16 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in A Mom's Review. Last reply by Shawn Spivey on Thursday.

Travis Barker of Lakeland, "Thank You"

Started by Shawn Spivey in Good News on Thursday.

This Post Proves Even Scrap Wood Can Be Beautiful

Started by Shawn Spivey in Your Home on Wednesday.

Target Expands Hours for Night Owls

Started by Shawn Spivey in Topics of Today on Wednesday.

Reduced & Free Lunch Online Application Not Working 4 Replies

Started by Tabby in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Shawn Spivey on Tuesday.

Mom creates 'Ignore No More' app to get teens to return calls 2 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Tweens and Teens. Last reply by Shawn Spivey on Tuesday.

Back to School 2014 23 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in The School Years. Last reply by MandyJay on Tuesday.

Bread Machine Recipes 3 Replies

Started by Tabby in Your Home. Last reply by Tabby on Monday.

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