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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-30-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,728
Posted By Treasuremapper
You can do this.

You can do this.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Treasuremapper
OK, Colorado does sound great. Please advise me...

OK, Colorado does sound great. Please advise me on road smoothness. It's a big deal for us.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-30-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Treasuremapper
Where should we go -- vacation question

We have not been on a vacation that did not involve family since our kids were born (now 10 and 12, almost 11 and 13). We just didn't have the money. However, we are about to move from one house to...
Forum: Pets   07-20-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Treasuremapper
3 cats will have to stay in a hotel with us

Hi, we are in a temporary situation where we will be living in a hotel after the home we are selling closes. The last time we did this, we went back to get our cats and one of them refused to come...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-20-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Treasuremapper
We were AP, so we moved her entire full-sized bed...

We were AP, so we moved her entire full-sized bed and night stand into our large master bedroom. After a few weeks, she said our snoring bugged her and she moved out. Occasionally she would move in...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Treasuremapper
Thank you for these suggestions. I thought the...

Thank you for these suggestions. I thought the cloth would be softer. Now she says she is interested in the cloth, but only if it is completely plain looking organic, no color. But I appreciate...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-22-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 1,087
Posted By Treasuremapper
Hi, I"m in Texas, too. Our dd was in sped and in...

Hi, I"m in Texas, too. Our dd was in sped and in GT (we homeschool now, though). It was a hard sell, and the school said it was the first time to do it, they were learning, etc. There were some TEA...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-22-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Treasuremapper
Actually, there is a teen girl just a couple of...

Actually, there is a teen girl just a couple of blocks away who advertises that she walks dogs! That would open up a whole world of possibilities for us -- I think it's the dogs pushing me over the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-22-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Treasuremapper
Cloth pads for 2e girl? autism

Hi, this has to be the place to ask this question. My dd is pretty clumsy and has autism. She is smart, but only within the past few months was she able to wash her own hair (she's almost 11).
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-21-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Treasuremapper
I like the doggie day care idea. Oddly, no...

I like the doggie day care idea. Oddly, no activity from buyers today though lots yesterday I thought weekends were the busy time. Our home is eerily clean (see the clean house thing by my...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-20-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By Treasuremapper
I was a SAHM for over ten years. My dh said...

I was a SAHM for over ten years. My dh said "you'll never get a job" etc. and other demoralizing things. Happily, I was hired at my first job interview. He was stunned. Almost two years later, my...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-20-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-20-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By Treasuremapper
It's going to be an interesting journey. :-)

It's going to be an interesting journey. :-)
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-20-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Treasuremapper
Those are great ideas. Yes, I can't leave the...

Those are great ideas. Yes, I can't leave the dogs in the car. It's 90 degrees here in the shade. So movies, malls, etc. are out. Due to sensory issues, going to Lowes or Home Depot is out. We went...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Treasuremapper
Selling house -- this is HARD / ASD

Hi, we just listed our house on the market. I feel awful about how hard this is -- one adult with autism and one child with autism. I am the only NT in the family, and I work full time from home. I...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By Treasuremapper
She has not read Magyck, but will look for that....

She has not read Magyck, but will look for that. Right now she is reading Percy Jackson.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Treasuremapper
Well, I missed this post for two years, and it...

Well, I missed this post for two years, and it has some very helpful information I could have used. I am going to follow up on this advice. I checked that day, had no replies, and just found this. ...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By Treasuremapper
Yes, she read the volume in kindergarten, the...

Yes, she read the volume in kindergarten, the next three later, but refused to read beyond volume 4 until she was nine. Now that I look at my threads past and present, I see that I do have to hunt...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Treasuremapper
That's an interesting idea... I will check out...

That's an interesting idea... I will check out good reads.:thumb
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-08-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Treasuremapper
These are great suggestions! Thank you so much! ...

These are great suggestions! Thank you so much! We have an amazing library, so sometimes they will order books they don't have already. If not, then I will try buying the books. I'm excited. ...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   06-04-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,884
Posted By Treasuremapper
I found my work from home job by going to my boss...

I found my work from home job by going to my boss and saying I was going to quit because I could not care for my kids and work away from them. The boss was very nice, and asked me if I would stay if...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Treasuremapper
Question 10 year old girl, has read all of the original Sherlock Holmes, need more

Hi, starting about a year ago, my then 9 year old found Sherlock Holmes and read all of the books using the free and 99 cent kindle books. She also read the Alice in Wonderland books on Kindle.
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-24-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By Treasuremapper
Thank you for your consideration of my question,...

Thank you for your consideration of my question, it's a relief to read your comments.   This morning I had an email note from amazon that the Hobbit had been purchased on kindle, so apparently she...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-23-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By Treasuremapper
Would you allow a 10-year-old girl to read Lord...

Would you allow a 10-year-old girl to read Lord of the Rings trilogy on her own?  Some of the content seems scary, but I do not have time to read the trilogy. I cannot find the reading level online...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-04-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Treasuremapper
Our home is 3400 square feet. One room...

Our home is 3400 square feet. One room downstairs and all but the bathrooms upstairs are carpeted. The carpet is at least ten years old, and it shows it. 
 
We want to move, but don't know how...
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