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Forum: The Childhood Years   01-20-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,547
Posted By hjohnson
DS #1 loves to read. Here is a list for you. ...

DS #1 loves to read. Here is a list for you.

Hardy Boys
Wizzard of Oz
Cam Jansen
Jigsaw Jones
Encyclopedia Brown
Any book by Beverly Cleary
Magic Treehouse books and Research Guides
Sugar...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-23-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,352
Posted By hjohnson
Hi! Mine are a bit older than the general crowd...

Hi! Mine are a bit older than the general crowd here. Christopher is 7 and David is 5. According to Ruf's levels, Chris is a 3 and David is a 2. I have to say though that both boys are gifted in...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-23-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,922
Posted By hjohnson
My oldest DS is learning how to write in cursive...

My oldest DS is learning how to write in cursive right now. The funny thing is, he writes better in cursive than printing. He has also decided that DS #2 should learn too. DS #2 is not only learning...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-23-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,494
Posted By hjohnson
Heather, thanks for those links. I've been...

Heather, thanks for those links. I've been curious as to where Christopher's reading level is. He took the Stanford Achievement Test this past March (6.5 years old) and they said he had an reading...
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   12-23-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,299
Posted By hjohnson
I just found this thread but wanted to say "Hi"...

I just found this thread but wanted to say "Hi" to everyone. I live in the Burns area just outside of Cheyenne.
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   12-23-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By hjohnson
The pox shot isn't required for school...

The pox shot isn't required for school enrollment in Wyoming. My Kindergartner hasn't gotten his pox shots at all.
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-21-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,390
Posted By hjohnson
Hi everyone! It has been so long but life has...

Hi everyone! It has been so long but life has just been busy for us. I wanted to let you know that I am still alive.

It is hard to believe that we have been living in Wyoming for 3 years now. It...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
We have lots of drama over here over clothes....

We have lots of drama over here over clothes. David is constantly whining and complaining about clothes.

Any of you dealing with sleep issues? David all of the sudden has a fear of snakes. He...
Forum: Parenting   09-09-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,485
Posted By hjohnson
$.75 is the going rate here in the house. I have...

$.75 is the going rate here in the house. I have a friend who gives her some the Gold Presidential Dollar Coins as tooth fairy money.
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   09-09-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By hjohnson
I forgot to add that we homeschool as well.

I forgot to add that we homeschool as well.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-08-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
Happy Belated Birthdays to Anna, Oz, Mielle,...

Happy Belated Birthdays to Anna, Oz, Mielle, Robin, and Cecilia and anyone else I have failed to mention. It is hard to believe that David will be 4 years old in two days. He was supposed to be born...
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   09-08-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By hjohnson
Hi! I live about 14 miles east of Cheyenne but I...

Hi! I live about 14 miles east of Cheyenne but I am in town quite frequently. I have to boys. DS#1 is 5.5 and DS#2 will be 4 years old on Wednesday. The LLL group in town is fantastic. I think you...
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   08-29-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By hjohnson
We will have to look into this festival next...

We will have to look into this festival next year.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-21-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
Quote: Originally Posted by JenInMpls...

Quote:
Originally Posted by JenInMpls http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11996613)
Some of you may not remember back this far,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-18-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By hjohnson
Me: Mops (1st and 3rd Wed of the month) Awana...

Me: Mops (1st and 3rd Wed of the month)
Awana on Wed nights

DS1 : Homeschool - First Grade Mon-Fri morning
Soccer - Practice Mon/Wed night and games Saturdays.
Awana - Wed nights (I just...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-18-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,103
Posted By hjohnson
DH and I sat down and discussed our roles one...

DH and I sat down and discussed our roles one day. He said naturally because I am a SAHM that I am the manager of the household. He then went on to say that even though I am the manager, if there is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
Quote: Originally Posted by janasmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by janasmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11971016)
That's okay, Jaden is now eating her food...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
It's amazing some of the things kids come up...

It's amazing some of the things kids come up with.

The other day, David informed me that he needed to go outside to pee. I asked him why. He replied "I want to pee like the dogs."...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-16-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By hjohnson
I need to check and see if our library does...

I need to check and see if our library does this. I just got a collection notice telling me that I owe the library $152. I guess I need to find the books and return them.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
Quote: Originally Posted by CatskillMtnMama...

Quote:
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There is a new Star Wars movie coming...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
Quote: Originally Posted by midwestmeg...

Quote:
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Heather, when did speech come for your...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-16-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By hjohnson
How about Alka-Seltzer rockets? You take a film...

How about Alka-Seltzer rockets? You take a film cannister (May be hard to find in this day and age) and you fill it about 1/4 of the way with water. Add the Alka-Seltzer and put the cap back on....
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-21-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 6,280
Posted By hjohnson
Quote: Originally Posted by jilly...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jilly http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11729658)
Jen -- glad pregnancy is getting less iky. Two...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-21-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By hjohnson
If it is a narrow seat you are looking for, I...

If it is a narrow seat you are looking for, I would just look at the Radian 80. It harnesses up to 80lbs and it is a narrow seat.

We have the Nautilus and love it but it is not a narrow seat.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-21-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,082
Posted By hjohnson
Quote: Originally Posted by MissSJ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MissSJ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11705936)
Hi,
I've never posted in this forum but I...
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