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Forum: Parenting   10-15-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 60
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Forum: Parenting   10-15-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 60
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Forum: Parenting   10-11-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,116
Posted By Maggie05
I can't agree with including kids in every...

I can't agree with including kids in every conversation.
 
I have a friend who allows her 10 year old son to sit with us for every visit and participate in the conversation. I'm sorry, but...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-04-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By Maggie05
Both my children nursed for a long time (2 1/2...

Both my children nursed for a long time (2 1/2 years for my son, and 5 years for my daughter). I went back to work when they were about one, and did not send breast milk with them. They nursed in...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-01-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,816
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by eepster...

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Originally Posted by eepster http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16002733)
All these changes that are being mentioned,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-31-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,816
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar...

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Originally Posted by Dar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16002519)
It's actually 25 minutes, and the quote is a bit...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-31-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,816
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by eepster...

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Originally Posted by eepster http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15975908)

Analogies are analogies, you don't learn...
Forum: Learning at School   08-25-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,690
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by staceychev...

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Originally Posted by staceychev http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15769554)
Sadly, a lot of teachers teach books...
Forum: Learning at School   08-23-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,690
Posted By Maggie05
As a high school teacher, I would just add this:...

As a high school teacher, I would just add this: It is a personal pet peeve of mine when middle school teachers assign books that are traditionally done on the high school level. Lord of the Flies...
Forum: Learning at School   06-08-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By Maggie05
I was less replying to the extreme example in...

I was less replying to the extreme example in the OP and more replying to the general complaints in the thread regarding projects and homework.
Forum: Learning at School   06-08-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By Maggie05
Not to try to pass the buck, but maybe to give a...

Not to try to pass the buck, but maybe to give a bit of perspective... (as a teacher)

1. Project-type assessments are very "trendy" in education today. My supervisor and principal are always...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-19-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,642
Posted By Maggie05
I think you did the right thing, and I think the...

I think you did the right thing, and I think the doctor sounds great, too. She was trying to do what she needed to, and stopped when she was asked to stop.

I don't think that the doctor violated...
Forum: Learning at School   04-24-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,119
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by jen in co...

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Originally Posted by jen in co http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15320270)
I'm sure this partially directed at my post...
Forum: Parenting   03-11-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 929
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by staceychev...

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Originally Posted by staceychev http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15168176)
I don't believe in shielding 4YOs from...
Forum: Learning at School   03-06-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,766
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by SoCaliMommy...

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Originally Posted by SoCaliMommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15142600)
Forget going to the teacher i'd go the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-23-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,430
Posted By Maggie05
My kids love these books. We read them over and...

My kids love these books. We read them over and over. As an English teacher, I simply see them as using language playfully. I love his funny imagination, and the way the words rhyme in such clever...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-16-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Maggie05
My son is 7 and my daughter is 4. Many of my...

My son is 7 and my daughter is 4. Many of my closest friends now are from the daycare that I sent my son and daughter to. The children in their classes would have birthday parties, and I would see...
Forum: Parenting   12-31-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By Maggie05
When my daughter did not want a diaper, but was...

When my daughter did not want a diaper, but was not quite ready to make it through the night, I would wait till she fell asleep and then slide the diaper on her, right over her underpants. If she...
Forum: Learning at School   10-15-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,592
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by 2xy...

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Originally Posted by 2xy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14528424)
Women who become teachers are women who did well...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-01-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Maggie05
Sounds like it would work. I have a simalar,...

Sounds like it would work. I have a simalar, even more hectic schedule, and it works for me. The fact that you also have 10 hours of cleaning help is nice. I could use that.
Forum: Learning at School   05-24-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,338
Posted By Maggie05
I , personally, have never gone on a field trip...

I , personally, have never gone on a field trip with either of my kids. They have been going on field trips with the daycare since they were both 3 years old.

I have never been worried, or given...
Forum: Learning at School   04-19-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,339
Posted By Maggie05
This is a fantastic lesson. I think you did a...

This is a fantastic lesson. I think you did a great job. Parents cannot monitor every move/ lesson that a teacher does in the classroom. To me, as a parent and a fellow teacher, I would be able to...
Forum: Parenting   01-19-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,193
Posted By Maggie05
I have posted this story before, I actually...

I have posted this story before, I actually looked up my previous post, and pasted it here. I think it will explain how I feel. Grandma wants to feed the baby jello because it brings her back to...
Forum: Learning at School   01-17-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,563
Posted By Maggie05
I am both a teacher and a parent of a first...

I am both a teacher and a parent of a first grade boy.

Although I teach high school and you are not talking about high school, I can imagine how disruptive the wrong parent could become in a...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-17-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,758
Posted By Maggie05
Quote: Originally Posted by *MamaJen*...

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Originally Posted by *MamaJen* http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13007742)
Thanks, that's a really helpful list. I...
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