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Laura Davis posted a discussion

Babysitter is not mommy

My two-year-old daughter is beginning to call her babysitter "mommy." This is a little unnerving to me. I probably shouldn't let it upset me, but it does. What should I do to nip this in the bud and what do I say to not ruffle feathers?We had this problem with our daughter when she was little with our nanny. However, the nanny loved it and thought it was cute. Needless to say, we ended up hiring someone new and explained from the beginning our previous situation. She did try to call her “mommy”…See More
geekyreader32 replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Rules for the PolkMoms Exchange
"Hi to all parents I'm in search of gently used no longer needed girls uniform for Saint Joseph Acadmey in W.h any information is greatly appreciated.. Thx:)"
Jul 17
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Jul 17
18watt_fan replied to 18watt_fan's discussion Honeybee Removal from downed tree in Winter Haven
". So what are some of your thoughts on this? ."
Jul 14
April @ Lakeland Mom posted a discussion

Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday – August 5-7, 2016

The Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is happening again this year and we’ve got all the details you need to know to save some $$ on your back to school shopping! These are dates that you can purchase clothing, shoes, backpacks, and school supplies without paying the sales tax (7% here in Polk County). There are a few important changes to the tax-free shopping holiday in Florida this year, the most notable differences from previous years are that it has been shortened from 7-10 days to…See More
Jul 10
April @ Lakeland Mom replied to Jessica 's discussion Daycare
"Visit http://www.lakelandmom.com/guides/childcare-preschool-afterschool/ for information on local daycare options, finding a daycare, and lots of other great local info for parents!"
Jul 10
18watt_fan posted a discussion

Honeybee Removal from downed tree in Winter Haven

.Sometimes tree cutting services will contact me in order to remove bees so they can cut down a tree. This was a downed tree that needed immediate attention. The bees were saved and the tree cutters could then get to work the next day.See More
Jul 10
Jesenia M Jester is now a member of Polk Moms
Jul 7




Babysitter is not mommy

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn on Monday.

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.

Daycare 2 Replies

Started by Jessica in Birth to Preschooler. Last reply by April @ Lakeland Mom Jul 10.

Lakeland Regional Health Open House! 2 Replies

Started by Jennifer Audette in Announcements and Introductions. Last reply by Jennifer Audette Jun 22.

When kids embellish stories 1 Reply

Started by Laura Davis in Parenting Column by Jodie Lynn. Last reply by Ivette Gonsalo Jun 20.

Please do not expand mosquito spraying due to Zika panic 7 Replies

Started by 18watt_fan in Topics of Today. Last reply by 18watt_fan Jun 12.

Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Started by April @ Lakeland Mom in Announcements and Introductions Jun 10.

Summer Fun Guide - LakelandMom.com

Started by April @ Lakeland Mom in The School Years Jun 10.

Summer Programs for K-12th Grade Students

Started by Rebecca Thompson in The School Years Jun 9.


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