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Expert Advice for the Stay-at-Home Mom

Feel like you're the only adult trapped on an island with the gang from Lord of the Flies? Our expert is here to help.

Q: "I'm a stay-at-home mom with two kids under the age of four. There's too much yelling in our household. What should I do?"

A: "Being alone with two young children can be very difficult at times."


Q: "I'm a stay-at-home mom who is scared to death to send her son to school after bomb threats. Should I homeschool?"

A: "Given the wave of school killing in recent years, I'm sure that many parents have second thoughts about keeping their children in school."


Q: "I'm a 45-year-old stay-at-home mom with eight children. I'm not happy with my local public schools. I can't afford private school. Any advice?"

A: "Can you speak to a sympathetic guidance counselor and have her mediate the present situation?"


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