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[13 Mar 2010 | 17 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, I am stunned and amazed at the number of posts from young girls asking if they could be pregnant and how to tell if they are pregnant, when should they take a praganacy test etc, etc, etc. Why are you even having sex if you do not know the mechanics of the whole thing? Have you never read a book, have your mothers never spoken to you, did you not pay attention at school? 40 years ago we had sex education in primary Read More

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[12 Mar 2010 | 6 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, hey im 19, and pregnant im going to be a singel mum studying primary school education at uni, i want to talk with people who are in the same situation as i am… what was it like for you, did you cope? im really scaredRead More

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[11 Mar 2010 | 17 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, I know that when I was at primary school in the eighties most of us girls didnt start puberty untill we were at least 12. Even talking about it with friends use to make us imbarassed. Is it just me, or are the children these days so much more forward and developing so much faster than 20 years ago.Read More

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[11 Mar 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, hello, my daughter just started primary school. i just had a conversation with her teacher which i guess i have been expecting. she is crying, sooking, throwing tantrums and being silly. she was put in time out twice today. i feel like i have read every book, and tried everything i can think of to get her behaving like the other kids. i just need help. i dont know what to do saraRead More

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[10 Mar 2010 | 24 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, He has classmates that swear all the time. He made a deal with them not to swear for one day. They asked him not to use scientific words for a whole day (as: “from my point of view”). Of course he won, the other boys could not speak without swearing. They are 2nd grade, Primary school. I laughed a lot!Read More

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[9 Mar 2010 | 7 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, my daughter’s primary school has an excursion planned for the zoo in sydney on sept 11 just after apec finishes. am i right to be worried about letting her go on this date, while some of the world’s leader’s are still in town? i know it sounds paranoid but i would rather be safe than sorry! a few other parents are also in doubt about letting their kids attend and some of the kids are worried to go. one of the Read More

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[8 Mar 2010 | 22 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, Im a teacher in a primary school. School holidays start when Im 8 months – so I still get paid anyway. Thanks for the answers.Read More

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[6 Mar 2010 | 6 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, How on earth have other parents survived in the past? I have a four-year old who has just started Pre-Primary at five days a week, whilst trying to hold down a full-time job. My partner also works full-time. Yes, I suppose I could quit my job and be a stay-at-home mother, but we are trying to save enough money so we can get a home loan and buy the house we’re living in. My daughter’s day care centre has just told me Read More

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[5 Mar 2010 | 17 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, my school year hasnt started yet and i was bored so i was looking through my books for this year ….and i was looking in the human bio ones..and it has all about the reproductive system and stuff like conceiving and childbirth, but will we have to watch videos about ladies giving birth or anything? we never had sex ed in primary school, coz one kid’s parents in our class didnt think it was appropriate..we were in Read More

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[4 Mar 2010 | 8 Comments | ]

A Parent asks, Would you move to live in a compound in Nigeria for 3 years with your husband (for his work) and two primary school aged children for USD450,000 for the 3 years? All accomodation and food etc would also be included. That would mean we could pay off our huge mortgage and then move back to Australia without struggling financially. Has anyone done this already or knows someone that has? What facilities are in the compounds?Read More