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View Poll Results: School is back in session! What grade(s) are your kid(s) in?
pre-k 1 3.70%
k-4 8 29.63%
5-8 14 51.85%
9-12 18 66.67%
college 7 25.93%
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Old 08-28-2009, 07:11 PM
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I have custody of my 2 GKs. The oldest started 1st grade on Monday and after making threats at the administration building, DGS started preschool yesterday. The oldest is struggling because her parents were lax in sending her to school consistently last year and she never had a proper diet. We have a LOT of work to do.

DGS is a totally different story. He is in another school, clear across town. I have to have DGD in her school 20 minutes early so he can be to class on time. He started a preschool daycare in early July and learned to write his name already!!! His teachers said he already knows his alphabet song! She said he seems to take to school like he's been going for a long time. This is unusual for males, especially if they aren't used to it. Plus, his school goes from 7:50am until 4pm and it is a year round school. He LOVES it.

It has been very challenging and I hope I can get through it. I am trying to finish my own school too.
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Old 08-28-2009, 08:06 PM
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Steven will be in 6th grade and has to be down at the corner by 7 as his bus is SUPPOSE to pick him up at 7:13. And Granny may walk him down some mornings depends on hip. My "baby" is growing up fast
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Old 08-29-2009, 03:34 AM
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DD starts 10th grade on Tuesday. This is exciting for her as this is the year she gets to learn how to DRIVE!!!!
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Old 08-29-2009, 06:18 AM
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My children are in

Yr 1 youngest son (5)
Yr 4 Oldest son (8)
Yr 7 my daughter (11)
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Old 08-29-2009, 06:36 AM
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I have an 8th grader and 1st grader this year. So happy we are finally all day after 4 yrs of half days, LOL with dd2.

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Old 08-29-2009, 07:21 AM
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grade 10
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Old 08-29-2009, 08:18 AM
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Both DD's are sophomores this year. One in HS and one in College. Both will have graduations in 2012!
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Old 08-29-2009, 05:14 PM
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DD is a junior in college and DS is a college freshman. Our BFFs and us are now empty nesters! The biggest adjustment has been in fixing dinners. I have a hard time cooking for just the two of us so every other night we each take turns fixing meals. It still gives us something to do and keeps us from going stir crazy.
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Old 08-29-2009, 05:18 PM
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Kellie doing mostly 4th grade work and michael highschool work. We homeschool so I don't push grades. Just learning.

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Old 08-30-2009, 09:58 AM
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Val, this is our year for 2 graduations: 1 high school and 1 8th grade. In 4 years we'll get to do that all again, LOL!
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