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Forum: Family Safety   09-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By emilysmama
Praying is always good. However, I suggest some...

Praying is always good. However, I suggest some additional measures. Offer to pay for a weekly house cleaner and offer to bring easy-to-heat casseroles and offer to babysit the older child (not the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-22-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By emilysmama
Ideas of classic movies that a pre-teen would enjoy watching with family?

I mean black and white, or maybe color, but around that time. I have a girl (aged 10), but really, I welcome suggestions for either gender.

For example,

Sabrina
Sound of Music
Singin' in the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-15-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By emilysmama
Looking for custom printed clothing labels

Where do you buy your clothing labels, the kind that are printed on satin? I'm running out, and I haven't bought any for almost ten years!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-05-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By emilysmama
1. Dick Francis 2. Earle Stanley Gardner 3....

1. Dick Francis
2. Earle Stanley Gardner
3. Agatha Christie's Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot
4. John Grisham's YA novels? (Haven't read them)
5. Little Women
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-24-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By emilysmama
Regarding power of attorney. Try asking Legal...

Regarding power of attorney.
Try asking Legal Aid about this: http://www.nolo.com/
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-19-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By emilysmama
Can you get your son to sign a "power of...

Can you get your son to sign a "power of attorney" document for you?  This will allow you to do what you need to do on his behalf, like when he was a minor.  It is a really simple legal document...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-23-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By emilysmama
I think the practice routine that you have is...

I think the practice routine that you have is fine, and I think you should ignore the other parent who is criticizing how you are handling practicing. My dd is very much like yours in age, and she...
Forum: Learning at School   01-14-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,262
Posted By emilysmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Learning at School   01-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By emilysmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kalifornia http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Babywearing   01-10-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By emilysmama
Sorry camerahappymom,   I didn't mean to...

Sorry camerahappymom,
 
I didn't mean to imply that the only way to bond with your baby is by wearing the baby.  I am completely in agreement with you about carrying the baby in your own arms is...
Forum: Diapering   01-10-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 880
Posted By emilysmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Diapering   01-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By emilysmama
At first, I thought that they are SOS Diapers ...

At first, I thought that they are SOS Diapers
http://sosdiapers.wahmweb.com/store/WsDefault.asp?Cat=Diapering&Sub=6&isThumbs=No&Thumbs=
 
but upon closer comparison, I guess not.  Plus SOS...
Forum: Family Safety   01-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By emilysmama
If your car, like mine, is so old that it...

If your car, like mine, is so old that it doesn't come with the tether, then it's still very easy.
 
Just go to the Parts Desk of the car dealer.  Tell them that you want the upper tether so that...
Forum: Babywearing   01-10-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By emilysmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Alexsandra http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   01-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,262
Posted By emilysmama
I would ALSO call or email the principal of the...

I would ALSO call or email the principal of the school (with ALL of the details), and ask the principal how he/she will be handling it.  Riding the bus is a privilege, not a right, and the children...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By emilysmama
I know that I am going to get a lot of criticism...

I know that I am going to get a lot of criticism for this suggestion, but I don't care.  When I was in high school, one of my friends said that her busy single mother paid her and her two siblings...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-17-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,733
Posted By emilysmama
OP,  good job with learning how to play the...

OP,  good job with learning how to play the violin.  Don't give up on it!  In many cases, beginning violin students whose parents are involved with the Suzuki instruction like you are, end up...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-13-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By emilysmama
I think you need to send a note to the teacher. ...

I think you need to send a note to the teacher.  You didn't say how old your dd is, but it depends a lot on the age of your dd.  Something like this happened to my dd in the first grade.  In my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-10-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By emilysmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mambera http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   12-07-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By emilysmama
I think I would start by looking at the sesame...

I think I would start by looking at the sesame oil.  Maybe there was sesame oil or sesame seeds in the Chinese food.  After that, I would look at the hazelnut.  Before you go to the allergist, call...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   12-05-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By emilysmama
MeepyCat,   I do try to announce that things...

MeepyCat,
 
I do try to announce that things will hurt, because it will.  If I don't say anything unless asked, then I've always felt that my child will take is as lying by omission.  But I do...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-05-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By emilysmama
I think that were I in your shoes, I would sign...

I think that were I in your shoes, I would sign up the 7 year old for a firearms safety course.
Forum: Child & Teen Health   12-05-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By emilysmama
My dd had more blood draws than average at that...

My dd had more blood draws than average at that age.
 
The first thing I said is, "When they take your blood, they will use a needle, like a shot.  It will hurt a lot, but it needs to be done...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-05-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By emilysmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-04-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By emilysmama
Thank you mamas for the replies. Reading about...

Thank you mamas for the replies. Reading about your experiences is very helpful.  If you have any other thoughts, please keep 'em coming!
 
heatherdeg- It was helpful to read about your experience...
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