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Forum: The Childhood Years   06-02-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By ~cassie
Mine also like Crocs, mainly for the fact that...

Mine also like Crocs, mainly for the fact that they can splash in them without ruining them, they are comfy, and easy to put on.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-30-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By ~cassie
I recently accepted a position in Fayetteville,...

I recently accepted a position in Fayetteville, NC as a nurse.  It is a huge change for us,  moving 14 hours away to a town we know very little about.  I have researched schools and have found the...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   05-30-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By ~cassie
I accepted a nursing position in Fayetteville...

I accepted a nursing position in Fayetteville and we will be moving there this summer(middle of July most likely!)  Looking for recommendations on pediatricians, audiologists(have a deaf kiddo),...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-27-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 939
Posted By ~cassie
I think 10-11 is fine depending on the kid.  My...

I think 10-11 is fine depending on the kid.  My oldest is 8 and I don't see it happening in 2 years bc he is very immature.  I would definitely have clear rules and a designated place to meet at a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-17-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By ~cassie
My best thought would be to do a playdate for...

My best thought would be to do a playdate for him at the same time and that way he will not feel left out but will leave his sister alone.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-04-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By ~cassie
Thank you so much everyone!  He got a referral...

Thank you so much everyone!  He got a referral again today :( He is mainly refusing to work, I think our big thing here is motivation.  He just doesn't want to do it.  My husband talked to his...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-01-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By ~cassie
I am at my wits end.  My soon to be 8 yr old is...

I am at my wits end.  My soon to be 8 yr old is just not there.  He has ADHD, is on Focalin 15 mg XR and it works really well.  He is able to focus really well at school and at home and his impulses...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-08-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By ~cassie
3 boys here and they are very very loud! 

3 boys here and they are very very loud! 
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-08-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By ~cassie
I think the best thing may be to make some...

I think the best thing may be to make some clothing if they know anyone at all that can sew.  They could then actually tailor the clothes to her exact waist size without it being so long.
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-15-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 772
Posted By ~cassie
Yes I do.  I think it shows respect for your...

Yes I do.  I think it shows respect for your things and frankly I don't want to step on a million legos(those things hurt!).  My kids share a room.  They are expected to pick the stuff up off the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-09-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
  Theft
Views: 199
Posted By ~cassie
I think being made to return it was lesson...

I think being made to return it was lesson enough for now.  If he does it again, then I'd take it a step further.  My 7 yr old has stolen candy before from the store as well(I think many kids do!).
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-08-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By ~cassie
My son learned within about 1 hour to balance...

My son learned within about 1 hour to balance really well.  He started when he was 4 1/2 and was able to do it perfectly.  I ditto the too small bike!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-17-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By ~cassie
My 7 yr old is in 2nd grade.  He's an average...

My 7 yr old is in 2nd grade.  He's an average student-a/b, some c's.  we are our 3rd week into school.  The only reason he is passing reading is bc of extra class assignments.  He has failed all...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-08-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
  Dentist
Views: 334
Posted By ~cassie
All three of mine went at age 3.

All three of mine went at age 3.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-08-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,121
Posted By ~cassie
I think I would see if it settles down and give...

I think I would see if it settles down and give him some things to say in response.   My oldest is very passive so we had to do a lot of role playing with him to practice what to say when someone...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-05-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By ~cassie
My kids never have(though my youngest has always...

My kids never have(though my youngest has always been immensely interested in his penis and still is at 4), I have heard it is VERY common!
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-05-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,235
Posted By ~cassie
My oldest is 7 and though he has never done a...

My oldest is 7 and though he has never done a "show and tell"(that I know of!) it isn't out of the realm of normal for that age.  I would talk to the teacher and mention it so she can see if has...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-22-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,026
Posted By ~cassie
My middle son was born with severe to profound...

My middle son was born with severe to profound hearing loss and Auditory Neuropathy.  He responded to no external stimulus.  We chose to have him implanted with a cochlear implant on his right ear...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-07-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By ~cassie
My thought is that everyone has an opinion.  You...

My thought is that everyone has an opinion.  You do not have to listen to it or accept it.  But most of the time I do half way listen to what they say because I never know when someone(with actual...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-01-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,856
Posted By ~cassie
We aim for in bed and asleep no later than 730...

We aim for in bed and asleep no later than 730 on school nights.  My oldest is 7 and he does really good with this schedule.  He needs a good 11-12 hours sleep or he is very difficult to get up and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-30-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By ~cassie
My youngest will turn 4 next month and hasn't...

My youngest will turn 4 next month and hasn't ever stopped peeing at night.  He usually goes through 2 diapers! 
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By ~cassie
I think that is perfect!  My son went into first...

I think that is perfect!  My son went into first grade being able to read very simple words, sight read colors, numbers, and the connector words(no idea what the real term is) like and, but, if. ...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By ~cassie
Mine listen to everything.  Dh is big into heavy...

Mine listen to everything.  Dh is big into heavy metal and rock and I like the more pop stuff and oldies so they have a good variety.  There are songs that I know to turn off bc of the bad language...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By ~cassie
I think it would absolutely be ok!  My kids like...

I think it would absolutely be ok!  My kids like heavy metal/rock bc dh listens to it and if we had a concert, I wouldn't hesitate as long as it wasn't so loud it would damage their ears and they...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 624
Posted By ~cassie
I didn't get my first cell phone until I was...

I didn't get my first cell phone until I was 17!  So no, I do not plan on getting my young child a phone any time soon.  My oldest is 7.  The earliest will probably be 12/13 and it will be a cheapy...
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