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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-04-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By twilight girl
My daughter is not on the spectrum,but she is...

My daughter is not on the spectrum,but she is ADHD. She also has food intolerance issues with eggs, dairy, and wheat. Her frustration, anger get dialed up many notches, while her ability to control...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-20-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By twilight girl
My DD wore cat ears and a tail for at least two...

My DD wore cat ears and a tail for at least two years, maybe more. She still does it occasionally, but is not obsessed with it anymore. She has ADHD and maybe some sensory issues, but nothing severe.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-25-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,183
Posted By twilight girl
Hello everyone...

Hello everyone http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I'm going to sub to the thread for a bit while we decide if this is what we're dealing with!

7.5 year old DD is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-25-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By twilight girl
We just took our 7.5 y.o. DD in for educational...

We just took our 7.5 y.o. DD in for educational testing for a possible enrollment in the school for dyslexia/ADHD/SPD. We had a previous diagnosis of ADHD from when we were living in Costa Rica....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-25-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By twilight girl
We have ADHD over here (or possible SPD...

We have ADHD over here (or possible SPD misdiagnosed as ADHD), and as yet no one has even mentioned medication UNTIL we try behavioral modification and structure first.

I would ALWAYS be wary of...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   01-23-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,961
Posted By twilight girl
Re: beef, you can check out Cedar Run Farm in...

Re: beef, you can check out Cedar Run Farm in Sudlersville, MD. Shorter than 10 hours but still not exactly local. We've gotten their beef at the farmer's market, and there was a restaurant here in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-04-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By twilight girl
Repeating, yes, impulse control. Your child...

Repeating, yes, impulse control. Your child understands NO but is still too young to have the impulse control to follow through consistently.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-30-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By twilight girl
I turned the question back on DD when she was in...

I turned the question back on DD when she was in that phase. Her response was "because yes." To date "because yes" will stop the whys dead! Even DS has caught on to it and he's just reaching the why...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-30-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By twilight girl
Well, I don't know your kid in particular, but I...

Well, I don't know your kid in particular, but I was watching Sunday Morning 2 weeks or so ago, and they had an interview with Keith Urban. He said his father gave him a toy ukulele when he was 4...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-29-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By twilight girl
I would start by not pushing something on him...

I would start by not pushing something on him that he's not ready for. Why does it matter what other people think? Boys usually potty train later than girls, and 2.5 y.o. is really the early stage...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-23-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,344
Posted By twilight girl
I would also have to disagree with the idea that...

I would also have to disagree with the idea that it is just normal kids sorting out time, tense, etc.

When your DD talks about when she used to be big, ask about what she remembers, it might be a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-11-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By twilight girl
Don't know how much help it will be, but my 7...

Don't know how much help it will be, but my 7 y.o. girl has suddenly become interested in the Civil War. We have talked a lot about the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman (we're from Maryland, she...
Forum: Family Planning   11-11-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 7,056
Posted By twilight girl
I haven't been on in months, and now I'm just...

I haven't been on in months, and now I'm just popping in to say goodbye and goodluck. We just got the 0 sperm post-V analysis, tonight, we no longer have to chart, or worry, or plan, or pull out......
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-11-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By twilight girl
Quote: Originally Posted by no5no5...

Quote:
Originally Posted by no5no5 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14650009)
I think the experts generally agree that you...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-09-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By twilight girl
Also have an advanced talker, very clear, very...

Also have an advanced talker, very clear, very expressive, complicated sentences, understands a second language... just starting stuttering and compensating for it as well. He is aware that he is...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-08-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,207
Posted By twilight girl
Hi, Mel, I'm with you! DS is 25 months. I...

Hi, Mel,

I'm with you! DS is 25 months. I nightweaned a couple of months back. We had some setbacks due to illness, moving, things like that. But, have easily gotten back on track.

I...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-08-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By twilight girl
Had to come and share this somewhere where I...

Had to come and share this somewhere where I knew it would be well received.

DS is 2 y.o., and his sister has recently taught him to blow bubbles in his drinks through a straw.

Last night he...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   10-05-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By twilight girl
There is another Waldorf around the beltway in...

There is another Waldorf around the beltway in Arlington, VA, too. And tuition runs half of the Bethesda school.

That said, a great site is the Long and Foster web site. You can see all the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By twilight girl
I've read otherwise in researching things...

I've read otherwise in researching things myself, as DS (2 y.o.) tends to overpronate.

Everything I read online indicated that overpronation and other foot issues tend to correct naturally by...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,537
Posted By twilight girl
It matters to me. DS is two, and completely...

It matters to me. DS is two, and completely understands the difference and understands when he is corrected to say "yes" or "yes please" etc.

He will have his whole life to learn how to speak...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,080
Posted By twilight girl
I know this isn't much help, but it really...

I know this isn't much help, but it really doesn't sound that bad, or that unusual for the age.

My two year old still wakes up during the night. He goes to bed late, wakes up 2-3 times at night...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-07-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,440
Posted By twilight girl
Quote: Originally Posted by RandiFlowers...

Quote:
Originally Posted by RandiFlowers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14345554)
No matter what, though, you should sit...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   09-07-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,961
Posted By twilight girl
Don´t know where you are kyndmamaof4! And, from...

Don´t know where you are kyndmamaof4! And, from a different perspective: I'm loving Food Lion after coming back from Costa Rica!!! WE have some food allergy issues that require being able to find...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-07-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,440
Posted By twilight girl
Thanks for all the discussion. It's curious...

Thanks for all the discussion. It's curious though, the sites I've been looking at for "normal" developmental milestones are showing me that what DS is doing right now with language is more in the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-04-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,440
Posted By twilight girl
Quote: Originally Posted by Delicateflower...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Delicateflower http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14328552)
Also very normal. Just because you're...
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