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Forum: Parenting   12-21-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,053
Posted By LiamnEmma
We keep our house in and around 73 during the...

We keep our house in and around 73 during the afternoon/evening, and at 64 for sleeping. My kids have compromised by wearing robes over their undies. As they've gotten older they've become more...
Forum: Learning at School   12-18-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,226
Posted By LiamnEmma
Public school--formally Winter Vacation (I voted...

Public school--formally Winter Vacation (I voted winter holiday), colloquially Christmas vacation
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-15-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,778
Posted By LiamnEmma
I agree with previous posters. I went to a state...

I agree with previous posters. I went to a state school and completed a masters degree through a program that is nationally respected. My thesis chair has had several honors bestowed on him for the...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By LiamnEmma
My father had a massive heart attack last summer...

My father had a massive heart attack last summer and was in a coma for a week. It was sudden (obviously), and in another state, so I initially went by myself until he awoke. Then I came home, packed...
Forum: Television   12-05-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,023
Posted By LiamnEmma
Now you'll have to go back and pay attention to...

Now you'll have to go back and pay attention to some of the older movies with a keener ear. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif
Forum: Television   12-05-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,023
Posted By LiamnEmma
It's so funny. I've always seen Disney as...

It's so funny. I've always seen Disney as totally loaded with innuendo and adult-themed jokes. I think most of them go right over children's heads. But when you stop and listen to what they're...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-05-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By LiamnEmma
The district my children attend school in...

The district my children attend school in requires 130+ full scale on the OLSAT. The district I work in uses the CogAT and we take 128+ on any of the three scales. We used to individually assess...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-24-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 23,901
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: Originally Posted by txgal...

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Originally Posted by txgal http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14714679)...
Forum: Television   11-23-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By LiamnEmma
http://abc.go.com/shows/a-charlie-brown-thanksgiv...

http://abc.go.com/shows/a-charlie-brown-thanksgiving

Thursday evening. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-23-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,404
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: Saw it today... If the four showings...

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Saw it today... If the four showings after hadn't been sold out i would have def seen it AGAIN. Lol. I really hope to see it again before it leaves the theatre. I never gut to see Twilight...
Forum: Television   11-14-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,880
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: Originally Posted by mrsjtc...

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Originally Posted by mrsjtc http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14670164)
The bartender can't get sued for him choosing...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-06-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,850
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: (I read this book from the POV of...

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(I read this book from the POV of sensory systems and executive function, not instilling giftedness, and IIRC the book would not purport to - it was about moving from dis-or sub-functional...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-05-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,850
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: Despite the lack of evidence of any...

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Despite the lack of evidence of any long-term successes, people do make choices for their children based on the notion that they'll be boosted in the long-term; They just happen to be...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-04-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,850
Posted By LiamnEmma
Okay, first, you were just asking for trouble...

Okay, first, you were just asking for trouble there in a forum such as this. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif

Quote:
So is this a quantitative thing or a qualitative...
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,397
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: But she doesn't want me to send in...

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But she doesn't want me to send in strawberries anymore.
And so what if she does? You are paying them, not the other way around. I think, if I were in your place (and I sent two kids...
Forum: Learning at School   10-23-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,569
Posted By LiamnEmma
Generally speaking, No, I don't consider it the...

Generally speaking, No, I don't consider it the fault of the teacher. That said however, to me it depends upon the age/grade of the child. My ds has lost more sweatshirts and hoodies than I can...
Forum: Parenting   10-08-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 8,374
Posted By LiamnEmma
My sister lets them eat all they want on...

My sister lets them eat all they want on Halloween and then buys it from them the next day. They negotiate the fair price together.

I don't let mine eat all they want on Halloween if it's a...
Forum: Parenting   10-04-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,868
Posted By LiamnEmma
I tell the truth. It will hurt and then it will...

I tell the truth. It will hurt and then it will be over. When my dd got her ears pierced last month I told her it would feel like a strong pinch. I forgot that the ears get hot and felt badly when...
Forum: Television   10-03-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By LiamnEmma
LOL, it may be, considering that they are...

LOL, it may be, considering that they are infertility and neonatal surgery specialists. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: Television   10-02-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By LiamnEmma
Well they showed Violet holding the baby in next...

Well they showed Violet holding the baby in next week's preview and telling Charlotte that she didn't feel anything for the baby. Then you see her telling Pete that he may never forgive her while...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-25-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: Originally Posted by srs...

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Originally Posted by srs http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14433678)
I just have to ask - what's the deal with the...
Forum: Learning at School   09-25-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,101
Posted By LiamnEmma
Quote: True. I do want her to think for...

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True. I do want her to think for herself. I think I'm mostly upset by the fact that DD keeps referring to us "hating" Jesus and God.
I know what you mean. My dd had a girl in her kinder...
Forum: Parenting   09-25-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,922
Posted By LiamnEmma
butt, hiney, booty, the periodic ass...we cover...

butt, hiney, booty, the periodic ass...we cover it all here.
Forum: Parenting   09-23-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,357
Posted By LiamnEmma
they know about St. Nicholas. They also believe...

they know about St. Nicholas. They also believe in Santa Claus. Well, the fifth grader no longer believes, and I think the third grader knows as well since she told me she knew last year. But denial...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-18-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By LiamnEmma
The books we've read that have generated LOTS of...

The books we've read that have generated LOTS of discussion are these;

Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
The Price...
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