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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-15-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 97
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Posted By UpToSomeGood
No, you've never gotten a story like this one....

No, you've never gotten a story like this one. No OB will "diagnose" a child as profoundly gifted to explain anything, much less a refusal to eat. In fact that term seems not to be known to most...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-14-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,394
Posted By UpToSomeGood
Quote:Originally Posted by Grace and...

Quote:Originally Posted by Grace and Granola http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-14-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,394
Posted By UpToSomeGood
I'm shocked that so many here are treating this...

I'm shocked that so many here are treating this seriously.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-13-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,394
Posted By UpToSomeGood
lol.

lol.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-10-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By UpToSomeGood
Hi, nerdmomma.  The things you've listed don't...

Hi, nerdmomma.  The things you've listed don't indicate that your daughter is gifted.  She still might be gifted, of course, but in the end if she's not it might actually be a good thing for you.  I...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-07-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By UpToSomeGood
I hope this isn't a tangent, but I personally...

I hope this isn't a tangent, but I personally would take away the Junie B. Jones books.  In my opinion they could impede correct language development.  After a quick search, I found the following...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-03-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,134
Posted By UpToSomeGood
DS6 is not receiving any math instruction in his...

DS6 is not receiving any math instruction in his second-grade classroom until early December, when we meet for a follow-up TAT team meeting.  In the meantime the team is following up with the middle...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-24-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,404
Posted By UpToSomeGood
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Quote:Originally Posted by mama516/419 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1164963/psychic-children#post_14707843)

I know that this...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-22-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By UpToSomeGood
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Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332458/singapore-math-confusion#post_16709784)

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Forum: Unschooling   10-22-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By UpToSomeGood
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by rumi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1333315/wondering-how-to-explain#post_16706465)At what age do you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-19-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By UpToSomeGood
If your child needs a lot of repetition, get the...

If your child needs a lot of repetition, get the workbooks.  Otherwise, they may be a complete waste of money.  We've used the textbooks (which have the full instruction in them, unlike the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-13-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By UpToSomeGood
Interesting thoughts.  Dogs have not properly...

Interesting thoughts.  Dogs have not properly evolved alongside humans since domestication, but rather have been bred, but certain behavioral traits have certainly been selected for during that...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-13-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By UpToSomeGood
DS6 has adjusted well to a skip to second, but...

DS6 has adjusted well to a skip to second, but hasn't been happy with the math provided nor the sorts of books provided at school to read, both of which issues are in the process of resolution.  His...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-10-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By UpToSomeGood
(The OP didn't say they were all in one day,...

(The OP didn't say they were all in one day, just that the latest one happened to occur "now today".)
 
This mostly sounds like a non-issue to me, although I too would follow up by learning more. ...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-22-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,531
Posted By UpToSomeGood
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Quote:Originally Posted by Emilie2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1327172/how-to-approach-the-2nd-grade-teacher#post_16623614)
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-16-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,791
Posted By UpToSomeGood
There's no reliable way to predict intelligence...

There's no reliable way to predict intelligence based on when a child hits milestones.  There are also many components to intelligence; for instance, some children score very highly on working...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-27-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
 I guess we can agree that it was no more apt...


I guess we can agree that it was no more apt than the exactly parallel example that I drew, hmm?  A poor example is a poor example.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
It certainly may be that any book read by any...

It certainly may be that any book read by any person won't answer all of that person's questions.  Nevertheless, it may well be that someone mayhap may recommend a book or two on occasion.
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
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Quote:Originally Posted by Roar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
I suppose that soon I will be accused of...

I suppose that soon I will be accused of suggesting that the OP's daughter is physically ready for combat, due to her intellectual understanding of war.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
I've committed no distortions whatsoever.  Your...

I've committed no distortions whatsoever.  Your track record in this thread is there, until you edit your posts anyway.  Nor did the OP's child read any adult-level books on war; she visited some...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
There's no distortion. I will additionally point...

There's no distortion. I will additionally point out that joensally seems to have been possibly strengthened by her visceral reactions.

 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
You are coming on pretty strong with the "straw...

You are coming on pretty strong with the "straw man" mode of argumentation.  I'm not sure where the discussion can go either.  Before you apparently thought I was asking for statistics about a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
   Quote:Originally Posted by...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by joensally http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,079
Posted By UpToSomeGood
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Quote:Originally Posted by Roar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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