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Forum: Learning at School   04-06-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
So I had a productive, informative meeting with...

So I had a productive, informative meeting with DDs counselor. Funnily enough she said during the meeting that she “cannot type”, so I gleaned that may be the reason why she is so bad a returning...
Forum: Learning at School   04-06-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
Thanks for the support. It gets a bit lonely...

Thanks for the support. It gets a bit lonely dealing with this!


We’ve been prioritizing getting her to school every day for the last few weeks, and making sure she stays current in all of...
Forum: Learning at School   04-04-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
So, until I get her to agree willingly to go to...

So, until I get her to agree willingly to go to counseling, this option is on the backburner. I will keep researching it so I am prepared.


I appreciate the feedback, and I appreciate you...
Forum: Learning at School   04-04-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
I'm aware of 504 plans, just don't know a ton...

I'm aware of 504 plans, just don't know a ton about them. Thank you for the link! I'm reading it right now!
Forum: Learning at School   04-04-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
I have thought that a 504 would be worth...

I have thought that a 504 would be worth pursuing, but I thought there would have to be an official diagnosis? Even though I have a therapist vetted, DD refuses to go.





I am also aware of...
Forum: Learning at School   04-04-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
Again, I agree that a meeting with the English...

Again, I agree that a meeting with the English teacher needs to happen, but how to make that happen is the question. There is no way that DD will initiate it, and I have grave concerns as to whether...
Forum: Learning at School   04-03-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
Thanks for the hugs. It totally is an...

Thanks for the hugs. It totally is an anxiety/depression issue. I have a background in counseling, so I am well aware of the signs and symptoms. I have worked with DD, VERY cautiously, knowing the...
Forum: Learning at School   04-02-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By oaksie68
Appropriate way to handle dealing with HS teacher/counselor?

Short story (there is a more complicated story): My DD is currently a 10th grader. She is TERRIFIED of her Honors English teacher, and is performing terribly this semester in this class...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-12-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,762
Posted By oaksie68
:clap This sums up my thoughts as well. ...

:clap


This sums up my thoughts as well. I've been dealing with different bullying issues over the last year (related to bulling that happened to my daughter and friends). And now this year,...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-16-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,162
Posted By oaksie68
Numbers and maths sure look different to those...

Numbers and maths sure look different to those who experience harm from vaccination. Suddenly 1 in a million, or even 1 in 10,000 doesn't seem so rare. Numbers and maths sure look different to...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-13-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,342
Posted By oaksie68
All this talk about whether or not the CP vax can...

All this talk about whether or not the CP vax can and/or does shed, and what implications this has for immunocompromised kids makes me wonder about what happened in my DDs 2nd grade class. You see,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-30-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 524
Posted By oaksie68
Following this thread with interest. DD...

Following this thread with interest.


DD is a sophomore (a young sophomore, as in she skipped 8th grade), and we have discussed visiting our state universities for a tour this spring/summer,...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By oaksie68
Love the selections!  I have a couple I'd like...

Love the selections!  I have a couple I'd like to add:
 
When I'm feeling grumpy about how the media portrays the vaccine topic (and those who do not vax), the Dixie Chicks song, "I'm Not Ready to...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-03-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By oaksie68
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by whatsnextmom http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1395158/issues-with-13-year-old#post_17538485)


I'm rambling. It is...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,851
Posted By oaksie68
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Geofizz http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380038/science-class-acceleration-wwyd-updated-dds-in/20#post_17538098)
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-02-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By oaksie68
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FisherFamily http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394458/3-year-old-sleep-night-terrors-more#post_17535107)

We...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-02-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,851
Posted By oaksie68
I've posted this is a different thread, but I...

I've posted this is a different thread, but I thought I'd put this update here as well:

DD (13 years old) just finished her 1st semester of HS, after skipping 8th grade. She certainly got her...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-02-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 776
Posted By oaksie68
A little late for December... DD (13 years...

A little late for December...

DD (13 years old) just finished her 1st semester of HS, after skipping 8th grade. She certainly got her first real taste of challenge, both to her intelect, and her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-17-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By oaksie68
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Pepin http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394415/continue-to-give-gifts-for-adult-nieces-nephews#post_17528777)

We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-17-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By oaksie68
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ruthla http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394415/continue-to-give-gifts-for-adult-nieces-nephews#post_17528276)

How...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-16-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By oaksie68
In my family, we went from giving gifts to...

In my family, we went from giving gifts to everyone(childhood into early marriage), then to picking couples when all siblings were married, to now, only giving gifts to nieces and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-16-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By oaksie68
As the nieces and nephews on both sides of the...

As the nieces and nephews on both sides of the families have gotten older, and as we don't live near or see them over the holidays, we have just been giving gift cards (usually an electronic gift...
Forum: Parenting   11-01-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By oaksie68
Up between 4:30 and 5 am to leave the house at...

Up between 4:30 and 5 am to leave the house at 6:30am. I have to get myself up and ready, get DD up at 5:30, DS up a 6, and play the whole re-waker, cheerleader, and/or drill seagent while putting...
Forum: Learning at School   09-09-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,393
Posted By oaksie68
In total? Drop off then home, pick up then home...

In total? Drop off then home, pick up then home - 92+ miles per day. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/dizzy.gif 22+ miles to DD's HS (about 30 minute drive), then another 6 miles to DS's ES...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-07-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By oaksie68
She still is mostly excited, but is showing some...

She still is mostly excited, but is showing some stress and nervousness (and is to be expected no matter what the circumstance!).  And I guess so am I, truth be told!
 
We finally got her schedule...
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