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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-07-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By minkin03
I think early reading can be a sign of...

I think early reading can be a sign of giftedness, but doesn't mean that if a child doesn't read early that they can't be gifted. I can tell you that my dd who is highly gifted (WISC-IV fsiq 149)...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-06-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By minkin03
YES! I could have written your post word...

YES!

I could have written your post word for word! We received quite the shock when we got our 7 yo dd's results. 
 
Unfortunately, she prefers to fly under the radar at school and does the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-23-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By minkin03
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamarhu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1364033/how-accurate-is-an-iq-test#post_17118755)

Excuse me for...
Forum: Parenting   09-17-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By minkin03
Your kid is 2 yo, that's way too young for...

Your kid is 2 yo, that's way too young for playdates without parental supervision. Add to that the neighbor kid is MUCH older than your 2 year old and just makes playdates at his house not an option...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-05-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By minkin03
I'm thinking of getting my dd9 a sitting disc to...

I'm thinking of getting my dd9 a sitting disc to help her focus in school. Would the exercise ones at walmart or sporting goods store work? Or should get the one that is online sold for the purpose...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-26-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,756
Posted By minkin03
Quote:Originally Posted by Peggy...

Quote:Originally Posted by Peggy O'Mara http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357321/threats-with-knives-wwyd/160#post_17057224)

This is such...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-14-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,285
Posted By minkin03
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tibris http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By minkin03
My dd started kindergarten this year and it's...

My dd started kindergarten this year and it's all day (8:30 to 4pm). Personally, I think it's too long of a day for kids that age but we didn't really have a choice.  The first 3 months were hard...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-16-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,046
Posted By minkin03
Ok, that's what I thought (1st grade level). Her...

Ok, that's what I thought (1st grade level). Her kindie class doesn't do any math so I have no clue what she should be learning and if she is on track or ahead.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-15-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,046
Posted By minkin03
What grade would a child be expected to know the...

What grade would a child be expected to know the doubles +/- 1 rule to add in their head? My kindergartner daughter figured this out on her own without any explanation to do math problems in her...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-15-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,022
Posted By minkin03
Right now my kindergartner is reading "The Music...

Right now my kindergartner is reading "The Music of Dolphins".
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-06-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By minkin03
What grade level of math would you consider this...

What grade level of math would you consider this question?
 
If you have 11 cookies and you split them evenly among 2 kids how many would each kid get and how many would be left over?
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   03-01-2012, 06:17 AM
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Posted By minkin03
I don't know.... I think we should be more...

I don't know.... I think we should be more concerned about big brother being Target than the government. Much more sophisticated and so much more to gain...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-31-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,275
Posted By minkin03
My youngest just turned 6 and is really taking...

My youngest just turned 6 and is really taking off in reading, she's reading at a 3rd grade level. But she cannot seem to grasp how to read silently to herself (in her head vs outloud). I'm fairly...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-18-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By minkin03
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Quote:Originally Posted by sunflwrmoonbeam http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-17-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By minkin03
My 6 yo is a horrible sleepwalker. At its peak...

My 6 yo is a horrible sleepwalker. At its peak she will sleepwalk 2-5 times night. I've caught her in the garage, in the shower, in dark rooms, etc... Unfortunately her sleepwalking is often times...
Forum: Parenting   01-16-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By minkin03
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by nstewart http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342065/deleted/20#post_16833079)



Wow, crotch fruit! ...
Forum: Parenting   01-15-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,170
Posted By minkin03
I see red flags too and I agree you should get...

I see red flags too and I agree you should get CPS involved. And I wouldn't let him have unsupervised visitation until the case is investigated and resolved.
Forum: Parenting   01-15-2012, 10:43 PM
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Posted By minkin03
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Vrai http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342065/deleted/20#post_16831332)





Eeah. Totally blew my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-15-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By minkin03
My 6 yo dd doesn't have an ASD diagnosis but she...

My 6 yo dd doesn't have an ASD diagnosis but she has quite the temper and was hard to manage when she was younger. She would get into such a rage that would go on for long periods of time. What I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-03-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By minkin03
Dh has taken our oldest to Russia twice now (for...

Dh has taken our oldest to Russia twice now (for 3 weeks each time), once when she was 3 and once when she was 4. I stayed home with the baby b/c A.) getting visas to Russia is a long, complicated...
Forum: Parenting   01-03-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,021
Posted By minkin03
 Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...



Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-03-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By minkin03
My 8 yo dd is currently diagnosed with dyspraxia...

My 8 yo dd is currently diagnosed with dyspraxia and may be dyslexic (on waitlist for an eval). She has been complaining about the noise in her classroom since the beginning of school. She has...
Forum: Parenting   11-21-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,541
Posted By minkin03
I went to Awana as a child and loved it. My kids...

I went to Awana as a child and loved it. My kids go now and they love to go as well. What they do is play games (best part according to the kids lol) have a Bible story and then they work on their...
Forum: Learning at School   11-07-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 974
Posted By minkin03
Is this a public school? Charter? Or is it...

Is this a public school? Charter? Or is it private? How long has the teacher been teaching and does she have experience teaching kindergarten?
 
Your post is eerily familiar to the problems I had...
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