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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-28-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By SunshineJ
Well, several hours later and I'm starting to...

Well, several hours later and I'm starting to think a little more clearly at this point. Basically the lady who coordinates all of the gifted options had the attitude that his MAP scores weren't...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-28-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By SunshineJ
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-28-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By SunshineJ
So we had the meeting today. Honestly I am...

So we had the meeting today. Honestly I am speechless, floored and pretty disgusted. The "gifted" program that they have seems to have little to do with gifted students, but more is a program that...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-19-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By SunshineJ
Thanks for the replies! When we moved to the...

Thanks for the replies! When we moved to the current school district, he was starting 1st grade. Had he been here in K he'd have entered 1st grade reading at a level D. He was only classified as a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-18-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By SunshineJ
Sorry, I was trying not to write a novel and...

Sorry, I was trying not to write a novel and guess I left that out! He's 8 years old and in 2nd grade. We moved after kindergarten; the cutoff in the first state (school 1) is a month earlier than...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-18-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,642
Posted By SunshineJ
Hi! It's been a while since I've been here, but...

Hi! It's been a while since I've been here, but the simple fact is that I need help and you are the best people to ask!
 
In 10 days I have a meeting set up with DS's teacher and the T&G...
Forum: Spirituality   10-18-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 11,561
Posted By SunshineJ
Hey all. Been a rough summer with internet (and...

Hey all. Been a rough summer with internet (and a few other things) getting shut off, so I've been MIA a while. Finally after 2 years starting a new job this week which will certainly help...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-16-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,685
Posted By SunshineJ
Well first the disclaimer. DH and I are complete...

Well first the disclaimer. DH and I are complete technology geeks. We're both in the IT profession (yeah, I remember the old Apple 2E with the external drives, etc.) and actually met online while...
Forum: Parenting   10-16-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,926
Posted By SunshineJ
Quote: Originally Posted by eepster...

Quote:
Originally Posted by eepster http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15950001)

It isn't just about the treads of the...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-13-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By SunshineJ
We don't do flu shots over here, but even if we...

We don't do flu shots over here, but even if we regularly did them the fact that other countries are starting to ban them for children under the age of 5 because they don't consider this years...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-12-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By SunshineJ
Personally I will always give my child...

Personally I will always give my child permission to defend themselves from physical violence, even if that means hitting back. However, that's something each family has to decide, and know the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-10-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 603
Posted By SunshineJ
Where I'm from it's typical to have a large...

Where I'm from it's typical to have a large shower for the first child, then smaller showers for subsequent children that lack the big ticket item for the most part (maybe a double stroller, but no...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-10-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,118
Posted By SunshineJ
I could present a few conspiracy theories as to...

I could present a few conspiracy theories as to why they want this information, and while there may even be a grain of truth to one or two, but I don't even need to on this. All I will say is that...
Forum: Learning at School   10-09-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By SunshineJ
How did the meeting go? I have to say that take...

How did the meeting go? I have to say that take a LOT of nerve to continuously criticize him with you standing *right there*!
Forum: Parenting   10-09-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By SunshineJ
You know, it could just be she's at a clumsy...

You know, it could just be she's at a clumsy stage in life too. DS learned to walk at 8 months old, and definitely hit physical milestones within target or early. Somewhere around 2 years old this...
Forum: Parenting   10-09-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,027
Posted By SunshineJ
Quote: Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15924907)
I agree that keeping superheroes and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-03-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,222
Posted By SunshineJ
Absolutely I kick the kids out of the house on...

Absolutely I kick the kids out of the house on occasion. But you need to realize what our house was like this summer! We moved here a year ago August, so didn't really see a lot of kids other than...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-03-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 1,958
Posted By SunshineJ
I think there's a huge difference between...

I think there's a huge difference between professional correspondence and typing something on a message forum for example. From the professional aspect, I completely agree. LOL my aunt's an English...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-03-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By SunshineJ
Eh, annoying to me and not my style, but I...

Eh, annoying to me and not my style, but I didn't get offended by them. Of course it usually takes a LOT to get me offended on something like that too.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-03-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,139
Posted By SunshineJ
Quote: Originally Posted by Otto...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Otto http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15906905)
It's obviously not possible to do an RCT on the...
Forum: Learning at School   10-02-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,303
Posted By SunshineJ
Lynns's post brought back memories of my AP...

Lynns's post brought back memories of my AP senior English class. On day in the middle of the year, we were expecting to get back reports that had been turned in. Instead we got a thick packet of...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-02-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By SunshineJ
I would probably just say that we discovered we...

I would probably just say that we discovered we had irreconcilable philosophical differences with the school and chose a school that was a better fit for our family. Especially since it's a...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-02-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,139
Posted By SunshineJ
Well, if I'm remembering correctly, as of last...

Well, if I'm remembering correctly, as of last year the flu shot was NOT verified as safe for pregnant women per the inserts from the manufacturer though the CDC and other groups still promoted it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-02-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By SunshineJ
Wow that's harsh. I can't believe the teacher...

Wow that's harsh. I can't believe the teacher allowed it to continue either. I agree with a pp about the anti-bullying and zero tolerance policies. Check your district's website and see what their...
Forum: Parenting   09-28-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,452
Posted By SunshineJ
I cannot tell you how much I have cringed...

I cannot tell you how much I have cringed reading this post. I worked ladies shoes for 5 years, and the potential damage in what they are doing to this child is unbelievable and *may* result in...
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