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Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-01-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By emilysmama
First make an appointment with the allergist...

First make an appointment with the allergist because it will likely be a while before you can get in to see the allergist.
While you are waiting for the appointment, try the things that the...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By emilysmama
I don't have any actual expertise, I am just a...

I don't have any actual expertise, I am just a little bit behind you on the divorce process, and doing some reading. But a fantastic book popped up in my public library.

Go to a library or...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-04-2015, 12:59 PM
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Views: 581
Posted By emilysmama
Congratulations!!

Congratulations!!
Forum: Parenting   03-20-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,856
Posted By emilysmama
Another vote for tennis. Middle schoolers love...

Another vote for tennis. Middle schoolers love it when they try tennis for the first time.

Our whole family (husband, 11 y.o. dd, and me) plays. It's a great family sport.

You can make...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By emilysmama
I think it would be safest for you to assume that...

I think it would be safest for you to assume that your ex is now in possession of your son's SSN.

The first three digits are generally assigned according to the zip code of the hospital your...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-06-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,065
Posted By emilysmama
Freeze your child's credit record, ASAP. ...

Freeze your child's credit record, ASAP.

I could be reading this incorrectly, but your ex's recent bankruptcy, timed with the demand for the SSN makes me think that your ex may be going to try...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 673
Posted By emilysmama
This. I went to one of those three...

This.

I went to one of those three universities in Cambridge (Massachusetts?), and I agree with Tigerle wholeheartedly.

I'll take what Tigerle said a step further. In undergraduate, if you...
Forum: Baby Health   02-09-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By emilysmama
I deleted some incorrect information. Please...

I deleted some incorrect information. Please ignore my post.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-09-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By emilysmama
Some very good suggestions above. I am going to...

Some very good suggestions above. I am going to dust off the book from my shelf and read it.

When the "You don't understands" get really bad, I take my daughter to my therapist. (Well, my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-09-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By emilysmama
Congratulations on making the long journey to...

Congratulations on making the long journey to this point! Very exciting. I assume that you will be exhausted at the end of your first day today. Pour yourself a glass of wine, and celebrate!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-29-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 673
Posted By emilysmama
Suggest that your daughter read some on-line...

Suggest that your daughter read some on-line blogs.

For example, if you google "MIT Admissions blogs applications", you eventually get to this website:...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   01-28-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By emilysmama
Book suggestion

I found this great new book in the library, and it is different from the usual advice, but it seems like it makes sense and would work.

"It's not about the broccoli: three habits to teach your...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By emilysmama
If you look at the reviews on amazon, it seems...

If you look at the reviews on amazon, it seems that the only downside is that the bonds are not easy to take off.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By emilysmama
Miranda is absolutely correct. Chlorine is a...

Miranda is absolutely correct. Chlorine is a halogen. What was I thinking?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-21-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By emilysmama
At first, I thought they were the same because...

At first, I thought they were the same because it's the same manufacturer and the same model number, but then if you click on "Read Full Product Description" and scroll down to "Product Description",...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By emilysmama
Thank you, Linda on the Move, for the correction....

Thank you, Linda on the Move, for the correction. In hindsight, I spoke incorrectly, and you are correct. The specific accommodations are not mandated by law. Instead, the ADA means that by law...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-10-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By emilysmama
I don't know for certain, because I don't really...

I don't know for certain, because I don't really see that end of things, but suspect that the Disabilities Services Office works off a kind of standard list. For a certain diagnosis and degree of...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-09-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By emilysmama
Oh yes, good luck in getting your kids to take...

Oh yes, good luck in getting your kids to take advantage of the tutoring centers and writing lab help. I can't even get my NT students to do that. I offer extra credit for my students to get the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-09-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By emilysmama
I teach at a small public university, and have...

I teach at a small public university, and have done so for 20 years. (I am a physics professor.) Over the years, I have accommodated many special needs students, about two or three a year. It is a...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-07-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By emilysmama
recommendations for iPhone Calorie Counting app

The last time I kept a food diary, it was ten years ago, and I used a pen and a notebook. What a pain! I have an iPhone 4S. What do you suggest will be a painless way to keep track of what I eat? ...
Forum: Learning at School   10-29-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By emilysmama
JollyGG- What are some examples of questions you...

JollyGG- What are some examples of questions you wished you had asked? I'm trying to figure out how to word my questions, and if you could tell me how you would have articulated your own questions,...
Forum: Family Safety   09-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
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: 537
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: 383
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: 735
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
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