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Joyce H
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  • Lakeland, FL
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Job Shadowing
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Our son has to find a job shadowing opportunity.  He is looking in the medical or mechanical field.  Any ideas??  They suggest a family friend in these industries, but we don't know anyone.  Any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shawn Spivey Oct 2, 2014.

Frustration with reaching our son's high school
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Okay, just need to vent a little.I check my parent portal daily for our son's grades and absences.  Today I check it and low and behold there is now an absence showing FROM AUGUST 21st.  Almost one…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by 16lqoylgyb0v4 Sep 21, 2013.

Computer repair??
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Anyone know of a good, reputable computer repair place?  I read the posts about Best Buy so will be avoiding them.  Not sure if it is worth fixing or not, computer just crashed on the weekend.  Comes…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Allyson Pereira Sep 27, 2012.

Lakeland Electric's Smart Meter program
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Has anyone signed up for the Shift-to-save program through Lakeland electric?  We have signed up for the program and am curious about a few things...It starts this month and they came out and read…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fallsmama Apr 29, 2012.

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Joyce H replied to April @ Lakeland Mom's discussion Lakeland Mom - Hello Weekend! - February 4-6
"ust to note, this site is "Polk Moms" not Lakeland Mom as set out in your post. Or is Lakeland Mom a new site??? If so would like to join as this site (Polk Moms) has really died and not been great since the original moderator left."
Feb 5, 2016
Joyce H replied to Alicia (Alsan)'s discussion Apologizing for baiting Ida May
"I too do not come here as often, since Shawn left.  Its just not the same forum anymore and I commend you for apologizing, but must say that the posts by Ida May are sometimes hurtful towards other people and with a lot of sarcasm, which never…"
Sep 10, 2015
Joyce H replied to Amanda Spotz's discussion Rochelle School of the Arts
"There are certain times of year that you can enroll.  I think this year, it is in November, but check the Polk county school website to be sure.  I will tell you from experience that the magnet and charter schools are so worth it!!…"
Sep 2, 2015
Joyce H replied to Tabby's discussion Jalapeno Bacon Cheese Bread
"looks good!!"
Sep 2, 2015
Joyce H replied to Tabby's discussion High School Hours
"I too think high school starts too early, we get up at 6, bus arrives at 6:30 and I like to give my son breakfast, so I know at least he eats a proper breakfast before he gets to school.  Its rushed in the morning, but I would rather see my son…"
Sep 2, 2015
Joyce H replied to teresa torres's discussion LCMA UNIFORMS LAWTON CHILES
"They will also give these to children who can't afford them, I know, as they they provided them to us, as we could not afford them and we are eternally grateful, as if it were not for this, our son could not attend this school."
Aug 23, 2015
Joyce H replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Saying Good-Bye As Moderator
"Shawn, am missing you already!!  There are no new stories and no one is commenting on anything!!!  Realized just how much you posted and how interesting the stories were that you posted! :("
Feb 3, 2015
Joyce H replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Saying Good-Bye As Moderator
"So sad to hear this, Shawn.  Always loved your posts and what you post and felt a connection with you that you understood whatever topic anyone was posting.  You will be missed, but glad to see that you will be checking in.  All the…"
Jan 30, 2015
Joyce H replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Tampa Girl, 5, Dies After Father Throws Her From Bridge, Police Say
"I heard last night that the lawyer is now under review by the bar association for breaking client/lawyer confidentiality.  So not right.  She was just trying to help.  this is just such a sad story."
Jan 13, 2015
Joyce H replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Our Latest Family Excursion: We Would Go Again
"wow - looks incredible."
Jan 5, 2015
Joyce H replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Updated: BOGOs No More at Wal-Mart
"We miss the BOGO too and we have gone back to Publix or Winn Dixie because there really is no savings anymore at Wal-mart and have tried the savings catcher app and so far, have received nothing!"
Oct 27, 2014
Joyce H replied to Tabby's discussion Addicted to the bread machine
"mmm...looks good.  I used to love my bread machine.  Maybe need to add that to my Christmas list!!"
Oct 22, 2014
Joyce H replied to Tabby's discussion Flu vaccine...get or not get??
"I used to get the flu shot but stopped about 10 years ago, and my son and husband have never had one, but  with everything going out there right now, we are definitely going to get them this year.  No question. My Dad has COPD and my Mom,…"
Oct 15, 2014
Shawn Spivey replied to Joyce H's discussion Job Shadowing
"I can certainly respect all the points you made, however, I still believe it should be a parent's choice if, and when, their child is potentially alone with an adult, not a forced assignment expected for that child to maintain a coveted slot at…"
Oct 2, 2014
PkD replied to Joyce H's discussion Job Shadowing
"I think job shadowing is a GREAT opportunity.  It gives the kids a chance to see what life is really like in a profession they are interested in before they get stuck in a career they don't like.  My son had always been…"
Oct 2, 2014
Joyce H replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Ebola case is the first diagnosed in the U.S.
"I just read that there might be a second "possible" case.  To me, this is scary that it is appearing here in the U.S."
Oct 1, 2014

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At 11:47pm on June 7, 2011, Suzi Brady said…

Hi Joyce, thanks for your comment. I'm glad I've found the site too :-)



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