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Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-14-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Well, we may be moving to Ft.Worth.  My mother...

Well, we may be moving to Ft.Worth.  My mother in law lives in the Crowley ISD and all the public schools there have terrible ratings.  The only nearby school with a great rating is in Benbrook,...
Forum: Learning at School   01-24-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Thank you for the links.  Are there any...

Thank you for the links.  Are there any activities, excercises we can do at home to help him build the ability to focus or does it all hinge on medication/supplements?
Forum: Learning at School   01-24-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Oh, I just hate to even think that is his...

Oh, I just hate to even think that is his problem.  He does well if someone work with him one on one.. it's the class setting he has trouble with.  Oh, how i wish we could homeschool... BUT I've got...
Forum: Learning at School   01-24-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
My son is struggling in first grade.  He will be...

My son is struggling in first grade.  He will be 7 in April.  His teacher called us in for a conference because J cant get his class work done.  He rarely finishes an assignment.  Teacher is...
Forum: Parenting   03-31-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,576
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Im trying to do some research into possible long...

Im trying to do some research into possible long term effects of a sedative given to my sister as an infant. As the family lore goes, she wouldnt sleep for days until the Dr. gave her a Rx for a...
Forum: Women's Health   03-31-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Im trying to do some research into possible long...

Im trying to do some research into possible long term effects of a sedative given to my sister as an infant. As the family lore goes, she wouldnt sleep for days until the Dr. gave her a Rx for a...
Forum: Parenting   01-04-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
My 3 yo dd engages in constant imaginative play....

My 3 yo dd engages in constant imaginative play. She uses her stuffed animals, her fingers as puppets, invisible friends, etc... She has conversations, guides them around, at home, in the car,...
Forum: Women's Health   11-02-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Maybe so though we havent had any "accidents"....

Maybe so though we havent had any "accidents". Ugh, this is one of the reasons Im going on the pill. I never know when to expect my period so I never know if Im late. It does seem weird that AF is...
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
(icky details included) Hi. Im really...

(icky details included)
Hi. Im really beginning to worry about my situation. Since DD birth 08/2006 my period has been very irregular. I didnt worry about it because we nurse. I had periods in Feb...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
My DD, 3, has developed an aversion to clothing...

My DD, 3, has developed an aversion to clothing that is "itchy". To her itchy is anything with rough texture, confining/tight fit, or bulky seams. She is rejecting most of her clothes and refuses to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-25-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,650
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Didnt read all the post... sorry. Quickly...

Didnt read all the post... sorry.

Quickly though I DO NOT like two mommys in a single family.

Our counselor suggested that we find a special name for DSS to call me. We decided on "Elle" as my...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-25-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Time. Dad spends time with her. Dad spends...

Time.

Dad spends time with her. Dad spends time with you. He seems to be ok. My question is what is the rest of your life like? Im assuming she is in school. Im assuming Dad has a 9-5 kinda job....
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-25-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Tinker toys! Toddlers can make cool abstract...

Tinker toys! Toddlers can make cool abstract things easily and big kids can actually build something cool.

Looooove our TEVA set too.
Forum: Parenting   09-25-2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,427
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
I like simple.. I'd say "oh, that's too bad....

I like simple.. I'd say "oh, that's too bad. you're really going to miss out " if he asks "like what" I'd get into a casual conversation about different people of color . Friends who've touched your...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-24-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Do not add stressors to an already shaky...

Do not add stressors to an already shaky relationship.

Assuming both partners have not lost sex drive. 2 years is a very long time to go without sex in a marriage. It creates distance. As long as...
Forum: Religious Studies   09-20-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,571
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Even the mother of the messiah has personal...

Even the mother of the messiah has personal needs she needs to attend to without a baby in her arms... http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif
Forum: Learning at School   09-16-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
For such a short period of time per week I dont...

For such a short period of time per week I dont think I would really care if they were pushing gender roles. Surely the time spent at home is enough to counter any negative influence on the gender...
Forum: Learning at School   09-09-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,798
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
It sounds like my son is doing just about the...

It sounds like my son is doing just about the same thing. He was totally into the PIN number for lunch. Likes that it's "his" number. The teacher has them wear their numbers on little tags during...
Forum: Learning at School   09-09-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,450
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
My only comment, based on what I've seen with...

My only comment, based on what I've seen with the kids in my PreK class, is that the kids with the hardest, most tearful adjustment are those who have never been in childcare of any kind. So, if you...
Forum: Learning at School   09-04-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,242
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Preschool teacher here. 2 year old class. I hate...

Preschool teacher here. 2 year old class. I hate CROCS! Ok, I actually love my Rx Relief Crocs but I hate them on my class kids. They really spoil playground fun as we have mulch. Sooo much time is...
Forum: Learning at School   09-01-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Quote: Originally Posted by Tigerchild...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tigerchild http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14309881)

If your mother's intuition is telling...
Forum: Learning at School   08-28-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Quote: Originally Posted by l_olive...

Quote:
Originally Posted by l_olive http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14299510)
I think it's asking an awful lot of a teacher...
Forum: Learning at School   08-28-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Quote: Originally Posted by waiflywaif...

Quote:
Originally Posted by waiflywaif http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14298484)
You know this after 3 days? What...
Forum: Learning at School   08-28-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
Quote: Originally Posted by 34me...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 34me http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14292824)
No idea about K in Texas but here in CO my son...
Forum: Learning at School   08-27-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By AlmostAPpropriate
as far as I know there is no option for 1/2 day....

as far as I know there is no option for 1/2 day. There are lots of options for 1/3 or short week kinder if you pay for it. Financially, Im not in a position to do that. Also, DS really wants to go...
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