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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-28-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,438
Posted By beru
In the 90s or maybe as late as 2001, I saw a...

In the 90s or maybe as late as 2001, I saw a display by a student group against circumcision.  I didn't really have any opinion of it at the time or even much interest.  I was just curious. I looked...
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By beru
I am very curious about others' thoughts on...

I am very curious about others' thoughts on this.  I was one of the SAME kids who got excluded all the time, or at least picked last, so I am torn.  I would just prefer that my kids' freetime at...
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By beru
(Inspired by this thread:...

(Inspired by this thread: http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389452/do-you-let-your-child-go-up-the-slide/80)
 
I received a handout from school outlining the expectations for children at...
Forum: Parenting   10-12-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,432
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mammal_mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389452/do-you-let-your-child-go-up-the-slide/80#post_17462804)...
Forum: Parenting   10-11-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,240
Posted By beru
I won't push.  My husband hated doing his BA....

I won't push.  My husband hated doing his BA. And he is perfectly capable, not unintelligent and a really good writer. He just wasn't interested. It's his regret in life that he did not learn a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-11-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By beru
In a few weeks, my son (4th grade) is taking the...

In a few weeks, my son (4th grade) is taking the Explore as part of Belin Blanks talent search. What have been other kids' experience?  I want to do my very best to help my son relax.  On the one...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-23-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,276
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Islay http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382385/what-is-a-clean-penis#post_17354082)

FF, perhaps you...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-11-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By beru
Hi OP, Welcome.   Did you know that the...

Hi OP, Welcome.
 
Did you know that the average age of retraction is 10 years old? Also, it is not unusual in childhood for a foreskin that was previously retractable to become unretractable....
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-11-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 237,264
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by bon...

Quote:Originally Posted by bon jody http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dave2GA http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-29-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Geofizz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1366670/grade-skip#post_17184654)

Yes, the EXPLORE test can be...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-28-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by beru http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1366670/grade-skip#post_17154019)

Should I have them do the IAS?...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-28-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By beru
I had my son tested in kindergarten. He had a...

I had my son tested in kindergarten. He had a wonderful teacher who suggested it and was interested in the results. She also advocated for him to get more services when she received those results....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-28-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,066
Posted By beru
I worked until labor for both kids and preferred...

I worked until labor for both kids and preferred it that way. However, I worked reduced hours from about 1 week before my due date until they were born, 11 days and 12 days late. When my first child...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-28-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By beru
The other thing is what is the ratio of...

The other thing is what is the ratio of providers to children that you are allowed to have. Are you maxing out? I have never been a child care provider but as a parent I was always wary of the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   11-21-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,321
Posted By beru
hakuna, I just got an update for this thread in...

hakuna, I just got an update for this thread in my email and it struck me - what an odd title for a post. Then, I followed the link and found you were expressing the same sentiment, essentially.
 ...
Forum: Family Safety   10-28-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By beru
Okay, I am an idiot. I originally thought I...

Okay, I am an idiot. I originally thought I needed a new low back booster because I would be giving my daughter my son's high back. Then when I decided I should buy her a new seat, I forgot that my...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-28-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Geofizz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1366670/grade-skip#post_17153815)

Do you have achievement...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-27-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By beru
My son is in third grade and took the Cogat...

My son is in third grade and took the Cogat twice. Last year, he got only 2 answers wrong on the entire test. Obviously that's 99% in each section. He was tested both by the school and an...
Forum: Family Safety   10-27-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By beru
I haven't been up on carseats for 2.5 years. My...

I haven't been up on carseats for 2.5 years. My 8 year old has been in the same high back booster for that time and my 5 year old daughter has been in a radian.
 
Now I am looking for a low-back...
Forum: Intact Care   10-14-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 396
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Espion http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1363176/uti-in-an-infant#post_17133339)
Usually 90% of children...
Forum: Intact Care   09-20-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By beru
My son has constipation and potty accidents. Or...

My son has constipation and potty accidents. Or I should say "had". It has been a while. *knock on wood*. They were a regular thing until he was 7. He became desensitized to the sensations of...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   07-05-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,321
Posted By beru
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HealthyHappyMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Family Safety   05-28-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By beru
I have a CARES and a marathon. I thought the...

I have a CARES and a marathon. I thought the marathon was more comfortable for my daughter and less hassle for me. Even though she fits the guidelines, the CARES always seems too big. And then right...
Forum: Family Safety   05-13-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By beru
I want to buy a used cover for a 2007 Radian 65....

I want to buy a used cover for a 2007 Radian 65. When I look online, I only see covers for newer models. My cover is just getting a bit ratty and stained and I intend to keep using the seat for...
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