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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-13-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By mommyoftwo
My dd is in 4th grade and her school did the...

My dd is in 4th grade and her school did the same exact process (including the InView). We were able to see the results of the inview within a month. Now, they did not send home the results with our...
Forum: Pets   07-04-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By mommyoftwo
We love our pig. Unlike gerbils or hamsters,...

We love our pig. Unlike gerbils or hamsters, they love attention and handling. They are funny little animals. Over time you'll start noticing that they have their own little language. We can tell...
Forum: Gardening   06-04-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By mommyoftwo
It is supposed to work really well but there is...

It is supposed to work really well but there is a very particular time in early spring when it should be applied.
Forum: Gardening   06-04-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,468
Posted By mommyoftwo
Don't post a lot but I work at a organic...

Don't post a lot but I work at a organic gardening store and we sell a product called Burn out. It sounds more toxic than it is. It is composed of a mixture of clove and some other essential oils....
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,747
Posted By mommyoftwo
We let me dd pierce her ears for her last...

We let me dd pierce her ears for her last birthday (eight also). I honestly told her she could because I thought that she would be too scared to go through with it. Well she did it (so much for my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-12-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By mommyoftwo
Thanks everyone. I guess I tend to be...

Thanks everyone. I guess I tend to be nonconfrontational to a fault. I probably should have put my foot down long before this but I didn't want to hurt anyone's feelings.

They have a lot of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-11-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By mommyoftwo
We have had issues with our neighbors and their...

We have had issues with our neighbors and their children for a few years. My nine year old dd plays with the two girls and I have had it with them all. I know that it sounds horrible but there have...
Forum: Pets   07-11-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By mommyoftwo
We do ours fairly regularly with child sized...

We do ours fairly regularly with child sized nail clippers. They grow very quickly.

We have never given her a bath though. Should we be bathing her regularly?
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-12-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By mommyoftwo
I know that this is OT, mommarific but I grew up...

I know that this is OT, mommarific but I grew up in White Meadow Lake. I haven't been back in about 15 years though-I heard that it looks very different.
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-29-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By mommyoftwo
My dd is turning 8 in two weeks and here is her...

My dd is turning 8 in two weeks and here is her list-HTH

Good quality color pencils and a sketchbook
several books (book of world records, next Ivy and Bean included)
book for collecting...
Forum: Pets   05-29-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By mommyoftwo
Our guinea pig keeps us from having to empty our...

Our guinea pig keeps us from having to empty our compost bin very often. She loves watermelon rind, strawberry tops, small pieces of apple, pear or peach after the kids have eaten it.

She also...
Forum: Learning at School   03-01-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 998
Posted By mommyoftwo
We are really lucky here. My ds is in ps k and...

We are really lucky here. My ds is in ps k and he has 17 students with a full time teacher and a full time assistant. Also a very active group of parents.

In my dd's class, there are 17 students....
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-27-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By mommyoftwo
I am debating doing the same thing this year. My...

I am debating doing the same thing this year. My kids birthdays are within three weeks of each other so while I love having parties for them, two in one month is stressful.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-23-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By mommyoftwo
My kids old preschool teacher used to play...

My kids old preschool teacher used to play noncompetitive musical (enough chairs for everyone) chairs and they loved it.

I watched a bunch of two year olds play it happily for about 45 minutes....
Forum: Family Safety   02-20-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By mommyoftwo
I had my dd wear a helmet when she went...

I had my dd wear a helmet when she went iceskating. I would with rollerskating too. Maybe I'm a bit overprotectivehttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Learning at School   02-03-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,349
Posted By mommyoftwo
I can tell you that my ds is in kindergarten...

I can tell you that my ds is in kindergarten this year and his sixth birthday is in May. He is the youngest child in his kindergarten class. My dd's birthday is in June and she is the youngest in...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By mommyoftwo
My dh was so excited about this but alas, our...

My dh was so excited about this but alas, our closest Denny's is about a half hour away so we made pancakes at home instead. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif:
Forum: Pets   01-25-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By mommyoftwo
Hey Beanma-yes I saw your pictures-your pup is...

Hey Beanma-yes I saw your pictures-your pup is so cute!! We won't be taking the kids with us because I do not want a newborn pup and that is exactly what my kids would choose. I don't want to go...
Forum: Pets   01-24-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By mommyoftwo
We lost our dog to cancer several months ago and...

We lost our dog to cancer several months ago and we are just starting to consider the idea of adopting a new dog. My dh has always wanted a chocolate lab (mix is fine).

At any given time, there...
Forum: Learning at School   01-23-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By mommyoftwo
I am concerned that her teacher is bringing it...

I am concerned that her teacher is bringing it up already so I am going to talk to her about it.

That is a great idea about an older student-we have a friend who is a fifth grader and he may be...
Forum: Learning at School   01-21-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By mommyoftwo
My dd is only a second grader but she is already...

My dd is only a second grader but she is already expressing a lot of concerns over the end of grade tests (they don't start until next year).

The irony is that she is ahead of the game...
Forum: Learning at School   01-21-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,065
Posted By mommyoftwo
Quote: Originally Posted by Phantaja...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Phantaja http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13025638)
It happened to me when when I was a kid. I...
Forum: Learning at School   01-21-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By mommyoftwo
We do the opposite, drive in the am and take the...

We do the opposite, drive in the am and take the bus home. When my dd was in K, we drove her both ways all year but my ds didn't want to go unless the bus was part of the deal-he loves it.

He...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-15-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By mommyoftwo
Thanks-I tried the magic easer and it didn't...

Thanks-I tried the magic easer and it didn't work. That was the first thing that I tried.

I'll try alcohol right now. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-15-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By mommyoftwo
Thank you so much. I'm off to check out all of...

Thank you so much. I'm off to check out all of your suggestions. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
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