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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-07-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By cheryllynn
My 4 year old couldn't draw - just a big circle...

My 4 year old couldn't draw - just a big circle and a bunch of scribbling.  She is now 4 1/2 years old and still not able to draw.  What she can do:  draw a circle and lines.  What I see all of her...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - I think based on the games that they have...

Hi - I think based on the games that they have played they can break into groups.  There are 3- 4 teachers in the room with all 20, and 4 tables, so I can see where they could be in groups.  I just...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,196
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - My 4 1/2 year old DD started loving...

Hi - My 4 1/2 year old DD started loving princesses over a year ago.  She has many of the dresses and we have many of the movies.  At first I was nervous as there are NO princess stories without...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - our preschool is looking for parent...

Hi - our preschool is looking for parent volunteers to come in and play games with the kids.  They have so far played 'Garbage' and 'Uno.'  I don't know either of those.
 
Any thoughts?  There are...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By cheryllynn
HI - did any of you have your child do the...

HI - did any of you have your child do the pre-kindergarten screening?  Here in Minnesota, all 3 year olds can be screened.  At this screening, my DD scored 12 when 15 was minimum.  We were referred...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - First, I give myself a time-out and leave...

Hi - First, I give myself a time-out and leave the room, somewhere, anywhere else, like the basement or bathroom. Then I take long deep breaths to try to calm down, to get my adrenaline back down....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi Kamiro - thank you for your insight. I can...

Hi Kamiro - thank you for your insight. I can see where she would be missing adult conversation. My dd does like going over there. I do have concerns over safety though - there are a lot of children...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-13-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - first thank you for providing this forum to...

Hi - first thank you for providing this forum to help me vent. I have a 4 year old and 11 month old at a family day care provider. I am Ok with the care there - not overly enthusiastic, but not bad...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-20-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - Thank you nextcommercial for the link...

Hi -

Thank you nextcommercial for the link to the other screening. Our test was some proprietary test so I couldn't take it with me. But looking through the checklist I felt much better. I find...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-18-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - Here is my experience: My daughter...

Hi -

Here is my experience:
My daughter was wonderful for a 2 year old, then she turned 3. My cute, adorable DD turned into a tantrum-throwing, NO monster at times.

I can't say I have it all...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-18-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By cheryllynn
One last thing though. Also from the website: ...

One last thing though. Also from the website:
After the screening you meet with the screener for an exit interview. This interview includes information about the child’s development and addresses...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-18-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By cheryllynn
HI - Thank you all for your replies. From the...

HI - Thank you all for your replies. From the website it has:
Early Childhood Screening is an early look at a child's development to help identify specific needs that may interfere with learning,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-16-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi Mamazee! Thank you for responding. I...

Hi Mamazee! Thank you for responding. I appreciate your answers.

For our school district/state they recommend early childhood screening be done between ages 3 & 4. I think it is to provide...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-16-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi All - We took our 3 yr 11 month year old...

Hi All -

We took our 3 yr 11 month year old daughter to early childhood screening that is offered by our state. I'm still trying to process the results. We of course think she is delightful,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-04-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By cheryllynn
My Babe started this around January - he was...

My Babe started this around January - he was giving us about 3-5 hours of sleep at a time, then in January when he was 6 months old, he started waking up very frequently - ever 90 minutes - 2 hours...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-06-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi I am wondering if there is a way to test...

Hi
I am wondering if there is a way to test what is in breastmilk.  I am taking 6.5 mg ioderol/iodine and have been since I was first pg.  I take this for thyroid.  I developed a large nodule on my...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-06-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - I am EBF and this is my second baby.  I...

Hi - I am EBF and this is my second baby.  I liked having a pump so that I can pump and store extra breast milk.  I use the extra breast milk in bottles during specific occasions, like church,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-02-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By cheryllynn
my DD is up until 1030 11 pm sometimes 1130pm. ...

my DD is up until 1030 11 pm sometimes 1130pm.  she usually wakes up between 8-9 am.  I would love to have her sleep earlier and hoping the earlier sunset time helps us out with that.  She does not...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-12-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,741
Posted By cheryllynn
hi - dont have any advice as I am looking for...

hi - dont have any advice as I am looking for some too.  DD is 3+ and has always been  a night owl.  Its now 1145 and she is finally settling down.  She no longer naps and gets up at 8 or 9 am.  I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-16-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi All,   Ok, now that we've turned our...

Hi All,
 
Ok, now that we've turned our clocks back, it is completely dark here at 5:00 p.m.  This was usually the time both my hubby and I'd be off work and looking forward to some time at the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-05-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,215
Posted By cheryllynn
Thank you for your answers.  I'll try a little...

Thank you for your answers.  I'll try a little with her toast and regular butter for the butter oil.  I'll see what I can mix the CLO with. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-04-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By cheryllynn
Katico & Major Mommy - I love the pictures! ...

Katico & Major Mommy - I love the pictures!  Olivia has some of both - she can eat and eat and eat and we look at her tiny body and wonder WHERE is she putting it all?  Today for lunch she had 1/4...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-04-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,215
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi All,   I just received my two bottles and...

Hi All,
 
I just received my two bottles and was very excited for me to start and also give to my 2 yr old dd.
However, I just can't get over the taste.
 
Any suggestions on how I can take...
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-04-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By cheryllynn
Hi - We transitioned our dd from breast milk to...

Hi - We transitioned our dd from breast milk to raw goat milk.  We drive the to goat farm and purchase about five gallons at a time as it is very expensive in the store (Poplar Hill Goat Farm).  We...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-21-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,613
Posted By cheryllynn
Kelly - that play kitchen is beautiful!  I'm...

Kelly - that play kitchen is beautiful!  I'm sure it'll get a lot of use.
 
Blessed_mom - Olivia just had her 2 yr checkup and when I mentioned colors her Ped said that even 3 year olds have...
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