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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-20-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By EdnaMarie
Oh wow!  Student family housing would be...

Oh wow!  Student family housing would be awesome.  The rates for child care are pretty average--with two kids, $2500 is just the rate.  Although it seems we cannot make up the cash difference with...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-20-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By EdnaMarie
Hi everyone.  It's been a long time since I...

Hi everyone.  It's been a long time since I posted since I really needed to get stuff done.  It's getting done.  :)
 
I was accepted to UW.  Yay.  Now I need to move to Seattle and make this...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   11-23-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By EdnaMarie
I won't be posting for awhile, as I've got a lot...

I won't be posting for awhile, as I've got a lot of jobs going on right now, and MDC is just too convenient for me to access while working on my computer, where I need to be efficient.  So if you...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-23-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,697
Posted By EdnaMarie
Oh, and FWIW... it's not that I want GD to make...

Oh, and FWIW... it's not that I want GD to make me the good person... I think we're all kind of in a continual struggle for that, and this looked like the best toolkit for parenting I could have in...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-23-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,697
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:I cannot guarantee my child's...


Quote:I cannot guarantee my child's happiness by what schooling I find for him


 
But you might be able to prevent them from being a long-winded blabbermouth like me, LOL!
 
That is...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-23-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 41,254
Posted By EdnaMarie
Fun!   I hate peppermint but I'm happy for...

Fun!
 
I hate peppermint but I'm happy for you, LOL...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-22-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,847
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote: I assumed that Lizajane was talking...


Quote:
I assumed that Lizajane was talking about how to respond to the crying and carrying on that can often proceed a tantrum. When the child is, comparatively, in control, but is just having...
Forum: Parenting   11-22-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,381
Posted By EdnaMarie
I don't think we have had anything you could...

I don't think we have had anything you could actually eat in the past month.  o_O
 
We're kind of new to our friends... only here for a year, so I guess her allergy never came up.  Oh well.  At...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-22-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 41,254
Posted By EdnaMarie
Well, higher than Texas, but... anyway,...

Well, higher than Texas, but... anyway, nevermind, how's the OP doing?
Forum: Parenting   11-22-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,874
Posted By EdnaMarie
SSM, I think the OP has already tried these...

SSM, I think the OP has already tried these methods, like, before she posted, probably for months or even years, and they weren't working for her, and she's having a hard time seeing how/why they...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-22-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,847
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:I worked with kids for about that too...


Quote:I worked with kids for about that too - and I was such an expert on getting them to sleep! Funny thing how my son goes to bed pronto for sitters - and stays up with me. :)


 
Can I...
Forum: Parenting   11-22-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By EdnaMarie
Mods, feel free to move... not sure where this...

Mods, feel free to move... not sure where this goes.
 
Two questions here.  What do you want for your kids?  Happiness?  Wealth?  Comfort?  Love?  Freedom?  Inner Peace?  A Meaningful Existence? ...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-22-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,697
Posted By EdnaMarie
Oh, and OP...   Sorry.  :sheepish grin:   ...

Oh, and OP...
 
Sorry.  :sheepish grin:
 
I do think your original post was very relevant to the experience of the gifted child in many ways but we've kind of gotten beyond that so in the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-22-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,697
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:Can you give me an example of a...


Quote:Can you give me an example of a noncriminal life path that would NOT serve others?


 
There certainly aren't many.  Maybe something that ought to be criminal (usury) but that in fact...
Forum: Religious Studies   11-22-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,501
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:"2)how you interpret "he who has seen...


Quote:"2)how you interpret "he who has seen me has seen the father.""



 
Mother Theresa used to say that she saw God and Christ in the eyes of the poor *all the time* and they weren't all...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-22-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,847
Posted By EdnaMarie
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lizajane30 http://www.mothering.com/forum/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   11-22-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,874
Posted By EdnaMarie
    Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   11-21-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,560
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:I think parents should always be on...


Quote:I think parents should always be on the hook. A kid doesn't ask to be born. And my friends who grew up between houses are all divorced now in their adult lives. It's pretty tragic.


 ...
Forum: Religious Studies   11-21-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,501
Posted By EdnaMarie
it Quote:Originally Posted by...

it Quote:Originally Posted by Shami http://www.mothering.com/forum/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   11-21-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,874
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:Careful with the gender stereo-types....


Quote:Careful with the gender stereo-types. My ds is very very cautious.


 
I agree.  I was at a playland today and I was chuckling because it was all the little boys clinging to mama......
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-21-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,697
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:Self-worth, by definition, comes from...


Quote:Self-worth, by definition, comes from the evaluation and conclusion on the relative worthiness of one's self, by the self. One's relative worthiness is determined by one's values, not by...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-21-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,624
Posted By EdnaMarie
Oh, this is true.  I should have been specific. ...

Oh, this is true.  I should have been specific.  I mean really active play could raise the core temperature.  Just sitting outdoors resting would not.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-21-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By EdnaMarie
  Quote:Next step, tell her the consequences...


Quote:Next step, tell her the consequences of breaking her promise. "If you break your promise, you will have no TV and you will have to go back to your room." (She can pick up books to flip...
Forum: Spirituality   11-21-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,063
Posted By EdnaMarie
Aw, thanks!   In the website, it discusses...

Aw, thanks!
 
In the website, it discusses the differences and what I understood was that liberal Quakers take a much more relativist view of scripture, i.e. that's how the Spirit came to us in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-21-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,734
Posted By EdnaMarie
    Quote:avatar |ˈavəˌtär| noun chiefly...


 
Quote:avatar |ˈavəˌtär|
noun chiefly Hinduism
a manifestation of a deity or released soul in bodily form on earth; an incarnate divine teacher.
• an incarnation, embodiment, or...
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