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Forum: Australia and New Zealand   04-23-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,103
Posted By Ms Apricot
I was going to write a long post about Canadian...

I was going to write a long post about Canadian comedy, with the long list of the hugely successful Canadian comedians - many of whom people assume are U.S. born and bred. I can't do it without...
Forum: Canada   04-23-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by candiceogrady...

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Originally Posted by candiceogrady http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15327704)
Does a Forest/Woods kindergarten...
Forum: Canada   11-20-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,308
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by Piglet68...

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Originally Posted by Piglet68 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14700829)
Ah, Quebec. That explains it....
Forum: Canada   11-08-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by osker...

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Originally Posted by osker http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14643283)
Hello!
DW and I are going to Toronto for four...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-17-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,861
Posted By Ms Apricot
Has anyone seen Chris Rock's documentary Good...

Has anyone seen Chris Rock's documentary Good Hair? He was inspired by his daughter, who asked why she didn't have good hair. I've read good reviews, but haven't had a chance to see it yet.
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Forum: Multicultural Families   10-16-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 24,300
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by mommy68...

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Originally Posted by mommy68 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14535474)
Also, how do you know she wasn't asking you...
Forum: Multicultural Families   09-05-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,394
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by Tapioca...

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Originally Posted by Tapioca http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14271256)
yes, me. I'm supah glad you started this...
Forum: Learning at School   09-05-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 604
Posted By Ms Apricot
I'm not sure what is offered from kindy to Year...

I'm not sure what is offered from kindy to Year 6, but I don't think it's much. In Year 7, the students take one term (10 weeks) each of French, German, Mandarin and Japanese. In Year 8, they can...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-05-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,548
Posted By Ms Apricot
How lovely that you are seeing your ds's...

How lovely that you are seeing your ds's strengths and abilities that weren't fully recognized before. This is why I think evaluations are helpful. There's often a debate about whether to have a...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-22-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By Ms Apricot
I used to be pretty casual about sunscreen....

I used to be pretty casual about sunscreen. Since moving to Australia, I've taken a different view. I've always tanned, never burned, so it's hard for me to remember to use sunblock. I didn't...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-22-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by CarrieBee...

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Originally Posted by CarrieBee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14259964)
Is there anyone here who has had a positive...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-22-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Ms Apricot
The thing that jumped out at me is the fact that...

The thing that jumped out at me is the fact that the gifted students will not spend time with each other.

One of the greatest benefits of gifted programming is joining a peer group with...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-09-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,417
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by Logan...

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Originally Posted by Logan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14201050)
I am as likely to face racism (as a caucasian...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-06-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,417
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by Katie Bugs Mama...

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Originally Posted by Katie Bugs Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14192142)
Ms. Apricot -- That's interesting. My...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-05-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by crazydiamond...

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Originally Posted by crazydiamond http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14182774)
All I can say with certainty is that...
Forum: Multicultural Families   08-05-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,417
Posted By Ms Apricot
I agree that the comment itself was distasteful...

I agree that the comment itself was distasteful - but I've lived in Australia for a few years, and I am sure your Australian friend has met up with some pretty frank views on race. I was initially...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-05-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ms Apricot
LOL! You know you've made me question my whole...

LOL! You know you've made me question my whole conversational approach when I meet up with people. I usually try to find something positive to say about every child to every parent, even if the kid...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-05-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,870
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy...

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Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14150536)
I was able to find some pdf files on...
Forum: Learning at School   07-26-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by nina_yyc...

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Originally Posted by nina_yyc http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14134504)
I'm new to this forum and have read some of...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-26-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,870
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy...

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Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14128304)
..... since I know through my...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-23-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,870
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy...

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Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14123287)
From my understanding of the current...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-22-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,870
Posted By Ms Apricot
Quote: Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy...

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Originally Posted by lovbeingamommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14120816)
the general concensus seems to be that...
Forum: Learning at School   07-22-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,700
Posted By Ms Apricot
I voted as a public schooler, since that is...

I voted as a public schooler, since that is where my children attend right now. But we have been homeschoolers and private schoolers too. I'm never sure how to define our learning. I believe most of...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-13-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,245
Posted By Ms Apricot
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/13924320)
I have to tell you, Aremis Fowl irritates the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-08-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Ms Apricot
We did this - Montessori mornings and ps...

We did this - Montessori mornings and ps kindergarten afternoons. At the time, we were a 2-income family, and the kids were in a home day-care situation when they were not in school. I would not...
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