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Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-29-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChristaN
Quote:Originally Posted by k x...

Quote:Originally Posted by k x s http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1373954/dark-haired-ladies-i-need-your-advice/20#post_17377639)...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-31-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChristaN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Katie8681 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1373954/dark-haired-ladies-i-need-your-advice#post_17362245)
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Forum: Women's Health   04-17-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By ChristaN
Thanks, Cynthia :)

Thanks, Cynthia :)
Forum: Women's Health   04-03-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By ChristaN
I've had a dr with whom I was comfortable for...

I've had a dr with whom I was comfortable for some time although I rarely go to the dr, honestly.  I found out a few months ago that she moved out of state, which her office neglected to tell her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChristaN
Thanks.  We're going to give a try with an...

Thanks.  We're going to give a try with an epilator for dd14 during the winter when she's willing to let her leg hair grow long enough to pull it out.  She has a much higher pain tolerance than...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-06-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By ChristaN
Thanks, ladies.  I'll see if I can get more info...

Thanks, ladies.  I'll see if I can get more info from someone beyond the school.  I already called the state dept of education's number for the dept that deals with 504s and IEPs.  I left them a msg...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-05-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChristaN
To answer a few questions.  Dd has very little...

To answer a few questions.  Dd has very little hair on her belly or other places.  She is just going overboard IMHO.  She has a little peach fuzz like I do, it is just dark hair unlike the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-05-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By ChristaN
Hi, I am not a regular poster on this forum by...

Hi, I am not a regular poster on this forum by any means, but I thought that the mamas here would be the most knowledgeable about this topic.  I have a 10th grader who has been on a 504 plan since...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-05-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChristaN
My dds, especially my 14 y/o, may be going a bit...

My dds, especially my 14 y/o, may be going a bit overboard with hair removal, but rather than argue with her about what hair should be shaved, I'm trying to come up with a means of letting her...
Forum: Learning at School   01-24-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,364
Posted By ChristaN
We, too, have a 14 y/o high schooler and I, too,...

We, too, have a 14 y/o high schooler and I, too, feel bad that I let her get as bad of an education in math in particular as she did in middle school.  Because she had skipped the last year of...
Forum: Lactivism   01-11-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 7,085
Posted By ChristaN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KaylaBeanie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349413/not-too-happy-with-this#post_17197770)

 
Again,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-01-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By ChristaN
Does she have any post high school education?...

Does she have any post high school education?  Her job prospects may be limited without further education.  However, if she isn't motivated to pursue career advancement or education, there is only...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-31-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By ChristaN
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif 
 
I really have no idea on the hiccups problem but I do get them a lot myself.  
 
In regard to your periods and what I assume is your concern...
Forum: Learning at School   12-30-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,160
Posted By ChristaN
    I will say that I am the parent of a...



 
I will say that I am the parent of a child who I believe to be accurately dx with inattentive type ADD and married to a man with the same and I didn't get a vibe that ADHD/ADD is a made up...
Forum: Learning at School   12-20-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By ChristaN
My first thought when you described him before...

My first thought when you described him before you even mentioned the gifted part was that this might be a gifted child.  My oldest, who is highly gifted and a bit different as well, had a hard time...
Forum: Learning at School   12-18-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,136
Posted By ChristaN
I'd hate to have this go the direction that I'm...

I'd hate to have this go the direction that I'm feeling it may be: let the OP know that, yes, her child is seriously behind and it is a big problem!  I'm sure that she got that from the principal...
Forum: Learning at School   12-07-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By ChristaN
I have seen reactionary parenting where kids are...

I have seen reactionary parenting where kids are pulled out of school whenever there are problems and where the long term outcomes are not good, but this really does not sound like your case.  We...
Forum: Learning at School   12-01-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By ChristaN
I read most of the other posts and skimmed a...

I read most of the other posts and skimmed a bit, so I hope that I am not repeating anything.  My dd14 is grade skipped.  She's currently a 10th grader and started this school year a few weeks...
Forum: Learning at School   10-13-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By ChristaN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by wagz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-10-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 65,652
Posted By ChristaN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by meemee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1252668/when-do-girls-stop-growing-height/40#post_17136399)

well...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-17-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 65,652
Posted By ChristaN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Doreen1956 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1252668/when-do-girls-stop-growing-height/40#post_17108247)
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Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-12-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 65,652
Posted By ChristaN
Wow, this is an old thread!  FWIW, dd just...

Wow, this is an old thread!  FWIW, dd just turned 14 and has gotten taller than I would have expected.  She is 5'5.5".  Next to her dad, there is very little, if any height difference and she towers...
Forum: Learning at School   09-05-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,375
Posted By ChristaN
I'm sorry.  I hope that you are able to get him...

I'm sorry.  I hope that you are able to get him into a different classroom with a better teacher fit.  FWIW, I've had teachers who were off based on their assessments of my kids in the past as well...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-24-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By ChristaN
I'd agree with the others: she's essentially a...

I'd agree with the others: she's essentially a 10th grader.  My dd13 is very close in age to yours and she is officially a 10th grader in a huge high school (500 kids/grade) so a somewhat different...
Forum: Learning at School   08-23-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,375
Posted By ChristaN
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AKA_PI http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1361245/pre-k-the-busy-body#post_17085334)


He was noticably...
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