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Forum: The Childhood Years   08-04-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,812
Posted By db1au
Quote: Originally Posted by laohaire...

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Yeah, I was always 1 out of the 2 girls not...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,478
Posted By db1au
[/QUOTE] I will say, however, that she is not...

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I will say, however, that she is not dead-on about conversing with interested children. She assumes all girls of a similar age would be interested in talking with her, but sadly this is...
Forum: Parenting   07-13-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,478
Posted By db1au
My kid loves to talk to people. I let her talk...

My kid loves to talk to people. I let her talk for a few minutes and then I'll say ok got to go now. Mainly because she will talk alot and it might get annoying for the other person, my child hasn't...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,223
Posted By db1au
As the weird kid and now the weird adult with a...

As the weird kid and now the weird adult with a weird kid, please talk with this mother. Share your concerns with her, perhaps research sensory issues and give her copies are bring it up with her....
Forum: Parenting   06-10-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,108
Posted By db1au
That's sad. There's always two sides to a story....

That's sad. There's always two sides to a story. I think you did right with standing up for him. The outcome didn't change but at least he had one person on his side.
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-15-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,782
Posted By db1au
I have no problem with girls/boys...

I have no problem with girls/boys chasing/kissing each other as long as the kids have no problem. Now if one or the other doesn't like it then there's a problem.
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-22-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 3,132
Posted By db1au
I don't care who owns a business, my main...

I don't care who owns a business, my main concern is saving a few pennies. I go with the business with the lowest prices.
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-10-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By db1au
My child failed a hearing screening at her K....

My child failed a hearing screening at her K. She couldn't hear in her right ear and some hearing loss in the left. Took her to an ENT. He found a rock in her right ear. So Maybe something was put...
Forum: Parenting   12-02-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By db1au
Don't have any advice, but I feel your pain. My...

Don't have any advice, but I feel your pain. My 7 year old is the talker and can/will talk non stop from wake up time to bed time. It does get hard to "handle" sometimes. I like the timer idea, wish...
Forum: Learning at School   11-19-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,384
Posted By db1au
I think if it had been as bad as the mother made...

I think if it had been as bad as the mother made it out to be, you would have gotten a call from someone at that school. Perhaps the mother is making a mountain out of a molehill. I would not talk...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-27-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 442
Posted By db1au
Ok, these men were drunk and stupid. While being...

Ok, these men were drunk and stupid. While being drunk and stupid, they did a stupid drunken act. Is this a hate crime, probably not. If that other guy had been white, they probably would have run...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-24-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By db1au
oh good grief.

oh good grief.
Forum: Learning at School   10-24-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,989
Posted By db1au
As long as its not something that happens...

As long as its not something that happens regularly, she should just mind her own business. Missing one day is not going to make or break his school year. She sent work, the child finished it, all...
Forum: Parenting   10-20-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By db1au
My 7 year old daughter is better around adults...

My 7 year old daughter is better around adults than she is with children her own age. However, she's an only and is mostly exposed to adults. She's only around kids her own age at school.
Forum: Parenting   10-14-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,130
Posted By db1au
Yes, its nice when you get a complement. I would...

Yes, its nice when you get a complement. I would love getting them. However, my 8 year old daughter doesn't like for people to tell her she's cute/pretty/whatever. It bugs her for some reason.
Forum: Parenting   10-08-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,602
Posted By db1au
Could you say something along the lines of "we...

Could you say something along the lines of "we all needed a break from each other". That's kinda the truth. The man seems to have some serious issues and your son shouldn't be expected to "make this...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-07-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 247
Posted By db1au
You know the government has done alot to make a...

You know the government has done alot to make a bad situation even worse. However, you do have to place some financial problems on the consumer. I mean do we really need TV's in every room. Does...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-03-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 148
Posted By db1au
ok, this makes no sense. its wrong on so many...

ok, this makes no sense. its wrong on so many levels.
Forum: Learning at School   10-02-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 844
Posted By db1au
My child missed one day in K and one day in the...

My child missed one day in K and one day in the 1st grade. Only been in school about 7 weeks, hasn't been sick yet "knock on wood".
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   09-30-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 586
Posted By db1au
I don't understand what all of this means to me....

I don't understand what all of this means to me. My dh tries to explain it to me and I still don't fully understand.

I really don't think the government should help out those rich fools that go...
Forum: Learning at School   09-30-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By db1au
I had those issues as a child also. I still have...

I had those issues as a child also. I still have them.
Forum: Learning at School   09-29-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By db1au
Pretend play is a really good idea. I will give...

Pretend play is a really good idea. I will give that a try. Thanks for all of your replies.
Forum: Learning at School   09-29-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By db1au
I'm not sure how she does during recess time....

I'm not sure how she does during recess time. She has mentioned a few times about playing with a couple of boys, but that's about it. They have a 30 minute PE time everyday, she doesn't really talk...
Forum: Learning at School   09-29-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By db1au
The school has a counselor. He visits all of the...

The school has a counselor. He visits all of the classrooms once a week. Last year she attended a small group setting for several weeks, but it didn't really seem to help. I am at a loss.

Thanks...
Forum: Learning at School   09-29-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By db1au
Other than moving her away from all the other...

Other than moving her away from all the other children, I'm not sure the teacher has done anything to help her deal with her frustrations. The solution seems to be to remove her from the rest of the...
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