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Forum: Parenting   05-20-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,418
Posted By Alathia
My family is also far flung. We live in N....

My family is also far flung. We live in N. America, and we have a lot of family either in southeast asia or western europe. we trade off visiting with family who has to travel overseas. we went two...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-14-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By Alathia
About playing with older kids...my oldest son...

About playing with older kids...my oldest son has always played with older kids, even from the early age of 12 months, he was playing with three year olds. He was a late talker, but he is physically...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-13-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By Alathia
My DSs are 5 and 21 months. my 5yo is allowed to...

My DSs are 5 and 21 months. my 5yo is allowed to ride with sticks, but he has to hold it perpendicular to him, and lay it across the handlebars and hold the stick with both hands. Same with his...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-08-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By Alathia
awww I feel your pain! As you know, I have two...

awww I feel your pain! As you know, I have two non-sleepers. Since DS1 is pretty go-go-go I'd just strap DS2 to me and take him out and about. The other thing that wears them down is constant,...
Forum: Parenting   04-19-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,283
Posted By Alathia
My son will be 5 at the end of this month and...

My son will be 5 at the end of this month and has also done gymnastics for a long time. He's very good, and he's in the show team this year (3x a week for 90 minutes). He was two year younger than...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-16-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,038
Posted By Alathia
my sons are bilingual, and never were verbally...

my sons are bilingual, and never were verbally ahead (although we're definately sure DS1 is gifted - he's just not a big talker http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif )
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-16-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,137
Posted By Alathia
Remember for normal there's always a spectrum,...

Remember for normal there's always a spectrum, and I think this would fall on the more advanced side. Both my kids pointed early, and DS2 pointed massively early. I remember at his 9 month WBV...
Forum: Parenting   04-15-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,589
Posted By Alathia
Quote: Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15300618)
Okay - but doesn't that mean that adult...
Forum: Parenting   04-14-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,589
Posted By Alathia
Quote: Originally Posted by Girlprof...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Girlprof http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15296024)
One thing we did that was super helpful was...
Forum: Parenting   04-13-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,589
Posted By Alathia
Quote: Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15294252)
I don't quite understand how the...
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,346
Posted By Alathia
we live on the west coast, whereas most of my...

we live on the west coast, whereas most of my family lives in Asia or Europe. we took DS1 on his first international flight (london and france for two weeks) when he was 22 months, and he still...
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,589
Posted By Alathia
We're bibliophiles at our house, and we have...

We're bibliophiles at our house, and we have books everywhere. Well, DS1 is starting to want to read our books. Last night we found him reading Ender's Game to DS2. Before that, I had caught him...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-12-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,018
Posted By Alathia
well, last night we found DS1 (who will be 5 at...

well, last night we found DS1 (who will be 5 at the end of this month) reading Ender's Game to DS2 (who is 20 months) and we didn't know whether to crack up or take the book away. It's obviously not...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-12-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By Alathia
that's how my son developed as well. he started...

that's how my son developed as well. he started sounding out and spelling words at 26 months, but wasn't reading until 3.5. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-28-2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By Alathia
My youngest son is hivey as well. We went...

My youngest son is hivey as well. We went through five days of hives which benadryl did nothing for, he had two different steroid treatments, then he had swelling in his throat and face which...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-28-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,046
Posted By Alathia
DS1 (will be 5 next month) loves puzzles, and...

DS1 (will be 5 next month) loves puzzles, and has always been interested in them. This year he's kind of relaxed on doing puzzles since it's so nice outside but he was doing 500 piece puzzles after...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-23-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,522
Posted By Alathia
DS1 has always been a little on the smaller...

DS1 has always been a little on the smaller side. At 18 months he was 32.75" long and 21lbs 14oz. He wasn't even 24lbs by his 2nd birthday!

In contrast, DS2 is 17 months right now, and is 35" and...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-22-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Alathia
We also met DS1's playgroup at Evergreen mom and...

We also met DS1's playgroup at Evergreen mom and baby classes and he is almost five! We are mostly all on our second or third kids now as well....
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-21-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Alathia
:bumping: last call out! the january...

:bumping:

last call out! the january seattle swap will be at my house in kenmore tomorrow afternoon. hoping to see you mamas there! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-21-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Alathia
Not on Whidbey Island, but Northwest Allergy and...

Not on Whidbey Island, but Northwest Allergy and Asthma (http://www.nwasthma.com/about/locations.asp) does have offices in Mt. Vernon and Everett. We go to the Redmond office, and they are great...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-21-2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,911
Posted By Alathia
Quote: Originally Posted by loraxc...

Quote:
Originally Posted by loraxc http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14959154)
Oh, does THIS ever sound familiar (in our...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-17-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Alathia
I know some people are bringing newborn stuff,...

I know some people are bringing newborn stuff, just not sure if it is boy or girl stuff! PM me and I will send you my address. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-17-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,098
Posted By Alathia
hi newmomma! You should PM aufilia. She was the...

hi newmomma! You should PM aufilia. She was the primary WOHM while her DH stayed at home primary with their daughter for three years (I think?) Anyway, she was able to pump and have a continued...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-17-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Alathia
bumping for last minute contributors! ...

bumping for last minute contributors!

simplehome/sara, you should have gotten a PM from me with directions. Anyone else want to join our playgroup/soiree/swap?...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-06-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Alathia
Ok, how does friday Jan. 22 at 1:30pm work for...

Ok, how does friday Jan. 22 at 1:30pm work for everyone? If you are interested PM me and I'll send you my address. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
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