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Forum: Life With a Baby   03-13-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,486
Posted By P-chan
Quote: Originally Posted by Aubergine68...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aubergine68 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15177313)
I always answered "S/he's very good at...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-08-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By P-chan
Quote: Originally Posted by sky*hawk...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sky*hawk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14902231)
gingerstar - thank you for that info on...
Forum: Parenting   01-04-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By P-chan
My son started stuttering at around 3.5 years...

My son started stuttering at around 3.5 years old. I did the wait-and-see approach, and the day he asked me to turn the CD player off because he couldn't get the /s/ of "skip to the next song" out...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-31-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By P-chan
Good advice above. I would add that an advantage...

Good advice above. I would add that an advantage of a year-long pass is that if on a certain day you have to leave after 5 minutes because museum-appropriate behavior just isn't in the cards, it...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   12-20-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By P-chan
The Edgerton Science Center is in Aurora, close...

The Edgerton Science Center is in Aurora, close to Grand Island:
http://www.edgerton.org/
I was there at the end of the summer. It really held the attention of my 6-year-old, and there was a lot...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-14-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By P-chan
Quote: Originally Posted by Michigan Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Michigan Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14798508)
...I told him if he did any pushing or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-29-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By P-chan
My son adores Calvin and Hobbes. The...

My son adores Calvin and Hobbes. The illustrations are so whimsical and and many of the storylines ring true to kids in this age group--the bully, for example.

While I'm glad we discovered C&H at...
Forum: Parenting   10-15-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 836
Posted By P-chan
We stopped using diapers cold turkey on his...

We stopped using diapers cold turkey on his 3-and-a-half birthday (plenty of advance warning, of course). He's had a handful of accidents in the 3 years since, but then his issue has been less about...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-30-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By P-chan
My 6-year-old son sounds like yours in some...

My 6-year-old son sounds like yours in some ways. One tool I pull out from time to time is a nonverbal cue, or "secret sign." Choose one simple message to convey--from the examples you gave, it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By P-chan
Definitely see what's playing at Film Streams,...

Definitely see what's playing at Film Streams, as a pp mentioned. The club that's next to it--http://www.theslowdown.com/--is such a great place to see live music, it's worth going to even if you're...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-29-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By P-chan
My son, age 6, sees an OT once weekly for...

My son, age 6, sees an OT once weekly for sensory related issues. One of the things his teacher last year mentioned to us was his lack of eye contact (I had noticed it only it when I was feeling...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By P-chan
I know from experience what a special day that...

I know from experience what a special day that is, so congratulations!

After my son stopped taking Miralax, we used Gummi Bears fiber gummy bears to keep things moving. I like them because the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-22-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By P-chan
If I can see the situation coming, I prep him...

If I can see the situation coming, I prep him for it (e.g., "Here comes our waiter...remember how to order politely? Great.").

I'll also say, "Oh, Mrs. G. gave you something!" as a prompt for...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-13-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By P-chan
My just-turned 6-year-old loves Blokus and plays...

My just-turned 6-year-old loves Blokus and plays it repeatedly. My almost 4-year-old is into it, but if she's not careful when she plays a piece, she bumps other pieces out of place. I wish they fit...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-03-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By P-chan
The Stuttering Foundation of America...

The Stuttering Foundation of America (http://www.stutteringhelp.org/) has some good information about age-appropriate stuttering vs. when to seek help.

My son had speech therapy from age 4 to age...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-28-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By P-chan
What about creating a game that requires reading...

What about creating a game that requires reading interspersed with other activity? I'm thinking about a scavenger hunt, where you could write clues that he has to follow (e.g., "Look in the closet."...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-28-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By P-chan
This is a link to the National Library of...

This is a link to the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives website:
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vLibrary.html

My son, who just turned six, has loved browsing through the options here. He is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-27-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,381
Posted By P-chan
My children are just-turned 6 and almost 4. From...

My children are just-turned 6 and almost 4. From what you wrote, your daughter sounds similar to my 6yo son, although I will take your word for it that she might be a degree of stubborn I don't know...
Forum: Parenting   06-06-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By P-chan
I just did this with 6 6-year-old boys. It...

I just did this with 6 6-year-old boys. It wasn't the main event, just the cake part of the party, so I didn't have games or favors in the same theme.

Each guest got one cupcake.
Each guest got...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-02-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By P-chan
There was a thread a while back (in TAO?) on...

There was a thread a while back (in TAO?) on this topic, and it contained a gem that I am saving up for when "I'm bored" starts at my house. The poster wrote that her mom would exclaim, "You're...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-02-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,895
Posted By P-chan
My son withheld poo starting around 7 months old...

My son withheld poo starting around 7 months old (he's now 6 years old). We tried a lot of the suggestions here, including Miralax, which worked for a time but eventually became problematic; he got...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-25-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By P-chan
The Stuttering Foundation is an excellent...

The Stuttering Foundation is an excellent resource. Here is their page for parents of preschoolers:
http://www.stutteringhelp.com/Default.aspx?tabid=6

My son started stuttering around age 3. We...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-13-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 376
Posted By P-chan
They Might Be Giants. Their albums for kids are...

They Might Be Giants. Their albums for kids are practically indistinguishable from their albums for adults!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-11-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By P-chan
I have had drawing on the brain too, and almost...

I have had drawing on the brain too, and almost posted last week! My almost-six-year-old son has had very little interest in representation drawing and is more into patterns. He entered kindergarten...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-28-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By P-chan
When my son was three he had a big wind phobia,...

When my son was three he had a big wind phobia, particularly if he saw a piece of paper or a plastic bag blowing around. I have one memory of leaving a park with him screaming in terror.

There is...
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