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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-28-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By pigpokey
At the end of this document you will find a list...

At the end of this document you will find a list of practitioners that test for the Joint Atlanta Testing Program (for admission to private schools).  They probably also do private testing,...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   09-23-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By pigpokey
Unfortunately I don't know any more about it...

Unfortunately I don't know any more about it than is on the web page.  There is a phone number on this page:  http://midvalemovies.com/contact.php
They are planning to film it at the end of October.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-21-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,755
Posted By pigpokey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by APToddlerMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   09-09-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By pigpokey
I just learned about this film project and...

I just learned about this film project and donated with Paypal -- check it out.  When I suffered my first early miscarriage, and I was very blessed to only suffer a couple of early ones in my...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-06-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By pigpokey
Also food allergies and sensitivities can cause...

Also food allergies and sensitivities can cause bladder inflammation and so the nighttime wetting.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-06-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,051
Posted By pigpokey
I don't understand  -- can a 17 year old grope a...

I don't understand  -- can a 17 year old grope a 13 year old in any state in the US and not be committing a serious crime?  That's child molestation.  They don't need any more "proof" than his...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-30-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By pigpokey
I'm sorry to hear that the mediator decided to...

I'm sorry to hear that the mediator decided to throw HER parenting judgment in the ring.  :(
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By pigpokey
Have you looked at online or correspondence...

Have you looked at online or correspondence schools as a fallback position?  Sometimes mediators really work towards "compromise" which means everyone is somewhat unhappy.  But ideally the mediator...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-20-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,657
Posted By pigpokey
Anecdotally, one of my two children was...

Anecdotally, one of my two children was diagnosed with Celiac at age 6, prior to receiving any vaccinations.  So just in the unlikely case that anyone still reading is entertaining the idea that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-03-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By pigpokey
Thanks, that was helpful.  I also showed my son...

Thanks, that was helpful.  I also showed my son the 3A placement test and he was not interested in the challenge level, though frankly he's not interested in any school work right at the moment :)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-01-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By pigpokey
I did look on the web site earlier but it did...

I did look on the web site earlier but it did not say.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-31-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,395
Posted By pigpokey
Somebody give me a review on Art of Problem...

Somebody give me a review on Art of Problem Solving:  Is it constructivist?  Traditional algorithms?  
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By pigpokey
Just remember ... preschool is not school.  If...

Just remember ... preschool is not school.  If you think it would be a good fit, try it. It does not mean you  need to continue on with full day school for K or 1st.  
 
I see full day school as...
Forum: Learning at School   07-28-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,324
Posted By pigpokey
I'm confused, are you sure these are the only...

I'm confused, are you sure these are the only snacks they can bring for themselves?  Because the list doesn't read that way.  It reads, these are snacks you might choose for a school event (which I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-23-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,986
Posted By pigpokey
The UU and the UCC have a sex ed curriculum and...

The UU and the UCC have a sex ed curriculum and people from outside those churches register for it.  I think it's called Our Whole Lives or something close.
Forum: Women's Health   07-23-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By pigpokey
http://www.amazon.com/Biocard-Celiac-Test-Kit-Bra...

http://www.amazon.com/Biocard-Celiac-Test-Kit-Brand/dp/B003AXYAE6...
Forum: Dental   07-20-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By pigpokey
Now it's hard to say scientifically because I...

Now it's hard to say scientifically because I was always throwing multiple approaches when my kids were having a caries problem.  But I think the ticket for my kids was a 5000mcg K-2 supplement, of...
Forum: Learning at School   07-19-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,322
Posted By pigpokey
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   07-18-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,322
Posted By pigpokey
Well, I would let her out fairly quickly unless...

Well, I would let her out fairly quickly unless you had an agreement with her ahead of time that if she was going to start school, she had to commit to a certain period of time.
 
I don't think...
Forum: Waldorf   07-18-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,712
Posted By pigpokey
Whether he was or not is irrelevant to present...

Whether he was or not is irrelevant to present practice unless it is being taught in the teacher training.  Sixty years ago the schools in the South were segregated.  Should that be trotted out as...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-08-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By pigpokey
I would probably take her to an urgent care that...

I would probably take her to an urgent care that has an x-ray machine. 
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-05-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,276
Posted By pigpokey
My kids are pretty fit, and I would not let them...

My kids are pretty fit, and I would not let them ride in a stroller.  Somebody would have to push them.  I would probably suggest we go on back to the hotel for a while.  I do things for them that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-05-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By pigpokey
I would tell her parents, but this notion that...

I would tell her parents, but this notion that children cannot "make up" simple things they have not seen doesn't make any sense to me.  Neice knows she did something wrong to son, but is now trying...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-03-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By pigpokey
Well, I've seen definitely homeschool coop and...

Well, I've seen definitely homeschool coop and rec center opportunities that don't involve much money and our children's choir is an affordable act of love by the choir master.  But in this...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-03-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By pigpokey
I would concur on acting.  And in general I...

I would concur on acting.  And in general I think it's a great gifted cocurricular that puts them in a multigenerational, high talent group project -- when they can get it.
 
My personal...
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