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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-09-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By sungod
Edited to add: when I say grade skip, I mean...

Edited to add: when I say grade skip, I mean early K admission

Well, we didn't grade skip but it was an option for us. We decided not to because my son wasn't socially ready.

I know a lot of...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-03-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By sungod
Quote: Originally Posted by MJB...

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Originally Posted by MJB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16013874)
My gifted child is 4 and in kindergarten. Usually...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-03-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By sungod
Can some of you tell me how your gifted child...

Can some of you tell me how your gifted child does on the playground vs classroom? Do they play by themselves? Play sports? Battle with other children? Etc...

My son is doing great in the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-19-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By sungod
Quote: Originally Posted by mandymichel...

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Originally Posted by mandymichel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14257810)
If the kids' skills are so advanced, why...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-19-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By sungod
I think this might be a little off topic for...

I think this might be a little off topic for what you are looking for but....

In our district, they aren't very impressed with advanced readers no matter how the kids are doing it. More than 40%...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-08-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 974
Posted By sungod
Our biggest obstacle was the fact that my son...

Our biggest obstacle was the fact that my son couldn't pass the writing portion. He could read and comprehend just about anything but in order to be "labeled" at a high level, you have to complete a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-07-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,134
Posted By sungod
I received a letter from the school saying that...

I received a letter from the school saying that my son was nominated for gifted testing(I assumed he would be eventually so it wasn't a shock). They said it would be the Otis-Lennon test. Can...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-05-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By sungod
I know many of you don't have(or don't use)...

I know many of you don't have(or don't use) television and even fewer of you have HBO but there is a really great show on HBO Family in the mornings called Crashbox. It seems geared at older...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-04-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,355
Posted By sungod
Same here. I have one child who's 6.5 and I'm...

Same here. I have one child who's 6.5 and I'm pretty sure is mildly gifted but some days I'm like "nah, it's just wishful thinking". Then I talk to my other who just turned 5 and I become convinced...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-31-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By sungod
Quote: Originally Posted by eilonwy...

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Originally Posted by eilonwy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13101075)...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-31-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By sungod
My son is 6.5 and has decided that he really...

My son is 6.5 and has decided that he really wants to read chapter books. This week he read a Magic Tree House Book and a Ready Freddy book. For the most part he can read all the words. I would say...
Forum: Learning at School   01-27-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,526
Posted By sungod
Would Rising 1st mean they are already in 1st...

Would Rising 1st mean they are already in 1st and going to 2nd, or that they will be in 1st next year. This is in reference to a summer camp that says it's for rising 1st-4th graders. Thanks in...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-23-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,292
Posted By sungod
Quote: Originally Posted by joensally...

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Originally Posted by joensally http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13052378)
Not reading fluently above expected age...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-23-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,292
Posted By sungod
Quote: Originally Posted by ChristaN...

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Originally Posted by ChristaN http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13051390)
Sorry to hijack your thread, Sage! I'm just...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-21-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By sungod
This is just something to keep in mind....I had...

This is just something to keep in mind....I had one child who talked late, walked late and didn't really show any remarkable skills early on. Now(at just over 6), he would probably test in the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-04-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By sungod
....you have a child who is gifted but is more...

....you have a child who is gifted but is more the video game type than the voracious reader type? My son is in Kindergarten and can read at a dra of 20-26 and is starting to do multiplication, yet...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-08-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By sungod
Why is it that the gifted kids I know seem to be...

Why is it that the gifted kids I know seem to be more fearful of everything. Like refusing to swim because they "could" drown or refusing to play contact sports because they "could" get hurt. Many I...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-18-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By sungod
I could of written that post. I have nothing to...

I could of written that post. I have nothing to add but I'm watching this thread CLOSELY!
Forum: Parenting   09-27-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By sungod
I have no solution but I'm watching the thread...

I have no solution but I'm watching the thread CLOSELY!!!! I'm in the same boat. Except, things don't usually get physical...just constant SCREAMING.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-19-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 337
Posted By sungod
Quote: Originally Posted by SMUM...

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Originally Posted by SMUM http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12218481)
Sounds like anxiety and feeling a lack of...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-19-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
  Arguing
Views: 337
Posted By sungod
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-21-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-07-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 88
Posted By sungod
Normally, I would not consider a 2 door car with...

Normally, I would not consider a 2 door car with kids but I have wanted a convertible forever. Convertibles only come in 2 doors so...
tell me what it's like to have 2 kids(in boosters and they...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-26-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 74,866
Posted By sungod
Been through this before....!!! Someone may have...

Been through this before....!!! Someone may have already responded to your question but if it's not a medical condition, then it's most likely what the call Extraordinary Daytime Urinary Frequency....
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-14-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,688
Posted By sungod
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