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Forum: Learning at School   01-19-2014, 07:29 AM
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Forum: Learning at School   01-19-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By nyssaneala
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By nyssaneala
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Quote:Originally Posted by mmooneyhan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1395606/how-do-you-explain#post_17544841)

ISeveral months ago...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   01-17-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By nyssaneala
If they have tested positive for the flu, a...

If they have tested positive for the flu, a virus, then NO, antibiotics will do nothing. Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections like strep throat, not viral infections, such as the flu...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-17-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,207
Posted By nyssaneala
We reached the maximum we wanted for our savings...

We reached the maximum we wanted for our savings account about a year ago, a total of $20,000 in two different accounts (one is a no-penalty CD we renew each year). All extra money now goes towards...
Forum: Learning at School   01-17-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By nyssaneala
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Forum: Learning at School   01-17-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By nyssaneala
Actually, you're assuming I did not let her read...

Actually, you're assuming I did not let her read it. I did.
DD read the first page and asked "Is this a Christian book?" I said, "Maybe. It is a story about Noah's Ark, which is both a Jewish and...
Forum: Learning at School   01-17-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By nyssaneala
Each day, my daughter brings home a book of her...

Each day, my daughter brings home a book of her choice from school to read at home. Yesterday, it happened to be a religious one. I am not really okay with that, but for some reason I'm torn on...
Forum: Spirituality   11-03-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By nyssaneala
Of course that's ok! I welcome different points...

Of course that's ok! I welcome different points of view

ETA: My definition of "evangelizing" does not cover anyone trying to debate a different view point. Not at all. Just wanted to make sure...
Forum: Spirituality   11-03-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By nyssaneala
I am starting out on a journey of reading the...

I am starting out on a journey of reading the entire Bible start to finish.
 
Before I go any further, it might help to know my perspective. I was raised Luthern in an extremely conservative...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-10-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By nyssaneala
I'm thinking of signing my daughter up for the...

I'm thinking of signing my daughter up for the K-2 EPGY Math Course. We prefer open enrollment, since it is loads cheaper, and at this stage I don't think we need the tutor that comes with the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-31-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By nyssaneala
I saw you mentioned Charlotte's Web as a No, but...

I saw you mentioned Charlotte's Web as a No, but I did want to share my daughter read Charlotte's Web for the first time right after her 5th birthday. We talked about the death scene beforehand....
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-30-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By nyssaneala
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Quote:Originally Posted by Geofizz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389138/how-should-i-respond#post_17446441)
 Generally the parent...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-30-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By nyssaneala
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Quote:Originally Posted by Geofizz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389138/how-should-i-respond#post_17446332) 
That IQ profile is...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-30-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By nyssaneala
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Quote:Originally Posted by mumkimum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389138/how-should-i-respond#post_17446300)
  I've felt like...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-30-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By nyssaneala
This year, my daughter moved from a multi-age...

This year, my daughter moved from a multi-age Montessori classroom at a private school to a charter school that goes by the Basic School philosophy. I won't go into the school's philosophy, as that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-08-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By nyssaneala
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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-27-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By nyssaneala
I missed March's thread, so here's what I read...

I missed March's thread, so here's what I read for both that month and so far in April.
 
March
8. Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
9. The Tin Can Tree - Anne Tyler
10. A Breath of Snow and Ashes -...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-13-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By nyssaneala
DD, a gifted 5 year old, has developed a huge...

DD, a gifted 5 year old, has developed a huge interest in Mayan civilizations as of late (previously she was interested in Ancient Egypt, until she discovered a whole other ancient civilization with...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-11-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,247
Posted By nyssaneala
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-11-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,247
Posted By nyssaneala
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-11-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By nyssaneala
This is incredibly helpful, ollyoxenfree, thank...

This is incredibly helpful, ollyoxenfree, thank you so much!!! You have really helped us in starting to figure out how we want to frame our questions and concerns to both schools.
 
Anyone else...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-09-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By nyssaneala
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Quote:Originally Posted by squimp http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375949/reading-already#post_17289616)

For the 5-year old, my DD...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-07-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By nyssaneala
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Quote:Originally Posted by whatsnextmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375949/reading-already#post_17287826)

 She was downing 5th...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-07-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By nyssaneala
To me, reading is more than just being able to...

To me, reading is more than just being able to recognize the words on a page. Comprehension, fluency, analysis, all have a part in it as well. I considered DD a reader when she could read chapter...
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