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Forum: Learning at School   02-03-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By Tanibani
  I'll echo what others said.  I think it's...


I'll echo what others said.  I think it's fine (the early stuff) and not academic.  Just keep an eye on it to make sure they don't move ahead, which is unlikely.
 
I had my son learn...
Forum: Learning at School   12-30-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,680
Posted By Tanibani
txbikegrrrl - and my son doesn't show he is in...

txbikegrrrl - and my son doesn't show he is in distress anyway.  He tends to hide it.  
Forum: Learning at School   12-30-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,680
Posted By Tanibani
Thanks for the replies.  Parents were given a...

Thanks for the replies.  Parents were given a heads up that it would be "harder" and kids would take turns staying up, keeping watch.  I thought my son (easy going temperament) would be fine.  But...
Forum: Learning at School   12-14-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,680
Posted By Tanibani
Thanks to all who took the time to reply.  I...

Thanks to all who took the time to reply.  I decided this isn't a deal breaker to me.  DH thinks I'm being "too codependent" and "life isn't fair sometimes, it's not the end of the world."  He feels...
Forum: Learning at School   12-14-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,680
Posted By Tanibani
My 10-year-old son (5th grade) is in a private...

My 10-year-old son (5th grade) is in a private school.  I pulled him out of public school in 4th grade and put him in an AWESOME (compared to his public elementary school) private school, but that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-10-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By Tanibani
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by ollyoxenfree http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-07-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By Tanibani
What do I say to mom? DD is at a new public...

What do I say to mom?

DD is at a new public elementary for 1st grade. She takes an after school enrichment class. Mom & I talked and she suggested she take my daughter for a playdate right after...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-17-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,719
Posted By Tanibani
Home made crepes ...

Home made crepes
http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/basic-crepes/Detail.aspx

6-yr-old likes it with Nutella

10-yr-old likes it with Nutella & slices strawberries & sliced bananas
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-14-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,719
Posted By Tanibani
http://www.backyardbowls.com/ For some...

http://www.backyardbowls.com/

For some yummy & hearty breakfast ideas, check out that website. I ate there over the summer every day for breakfast. So yummy!
Forum: Learning at School   09-09-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By Tanibani
I pulled my son out of 4th grade public school...

I pulled my son out of 4th grade public school (last October) 3 minutes from my house (by car) to put him in a private school (12-15 minutes from my house).

It was a 1,000% percent improvement....
Forum: Parenting   06-05-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,067
Posted By Tanibani
I would think nothing of it. I'm not a...

I would think nothing of it. I'm not a judgmental person. That's just not me. If you are wearing an outfit that others think is over the top (sexy shoes at school or something) I wouldn't bat an eye...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-11-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 82,526
Posted By Tanibani
Hi Ninabear, I don't remember how bad my tear...

Hi Ninabear, I don't remember how bad my tear was (he never gave me a number). All I know was that he was tight lipped, it was a lot of stitches and I tore to my anus, so I have scar tissue there....
Forum: Ask-An-Intuitive   05-05-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By Tanibani
When is the best time to fire my cleaning lady? ...

When is the best time to fire my cleaning lady?
Before summer? After summer?

My 10-year-old son will be bummed he can't play with her son over the summer. I'm ready to let her go now (but she...
Forum: Ask-An-Intuitive   04-21-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Tanibani
Will I have a healthy third baby? Or is it...

Will I have a healthy third baby?

Or is it "too late"? Did I wait too long?
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-03-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,828
Posted By Tanibani
Thanks for all the replies. Thats a...

Thanks for all the replies. Thats a http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bigeyes.gif cool story Peony.

We pronounce her name "Mar LAY Nah" (not Mar LEE Nah) so Lena (as much as I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-02-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,828
Posted By Tanibani
Her name is Marlena. She wants to be called...

Her name is Marlena. She wants to be called Grace.

Here is the funny thing. I didn't pick the name. I am not good at picking names and let my DH handle it. He did a great job with our first born...
Forum: Parenting   02-18-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,719
Posted By Tanibani
Quote: Originally Posted by Cascadian...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cascadian http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15081973)
I think I need context....how messy are we...
Forum: Parenting   02-17-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,719
Posted By Tanibani
How would you handle this? My DD is...

How would you handle this? My DD is 5.5-years-old. She doesn't like to ride in a friend's mini-van because it's too messy. My friend is hurt and insulted. (I made the mistake of telling her a few...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-28-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
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Views: 666
Posted By Tanibani
break it off. World is full of possibilities. He...

break it off. World is full of possibilities. He sounds like he has an unhealthy "attachment" to his mother. It might not end up "happily ever after" for her.

Example: a friend (male in his 40s...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Tanibani
Thanks, that makes sense. I'm just feeling...

Thanks, that makes sense. I'm just feeling sensitive because a friend was complaining to me (months ago, I don't remember the exact context) that my son exaggerates to her daughter (both are 9) "all...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Tanibani
Yesterday he tried bicycling in a local BMX...

Yesterday he tried bicycling in a local BMX track. He enjoyed it a lot. He is very physical and loves to move, so I knew he'd love this. But he told me "mom, i'm the best one there" and honestly,...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-08-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,229
Posted By Tanibani
It's so interesting to me how the author is...

It's so interesting to me how the author is painting Offit to be some kind of hero/victim (oh please) and now she is painting herself as a victim with the huge reader response ("over 400!!!") and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-11-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Tanibani
My son was 4 when our daughter was born. For a...

My son was 4 when our daughter was born. For a year he was HORRIBLE. No threats to kill his sister, but mean to just me and the baby. He would sneak up on her and say Boo (traumatize her, annoy her,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-09-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Tanibani
Hi! My 9-yr-old son is home sick for a...

Hi!

My 9-yr-old son is home sick for a week. I usually limit TV, but we have a rule when you are sick you can watch TV shows (TiVO'd) and a movie.

Now it's just too much.

I am trying to...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-07-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 69,091
Posted By Tanibani
A family friend in Ecuador has a 3 month old son...

A family friend in Ecuador has a 3 month old son (intact) and the doctors are recommending circumcision (appt is this Monday).

My cousin is visiting and we are Skyp'ing with them (video chats)...
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