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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-23-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By aishamama
My kids started school yesterday. They were...

My kids started school yesterday. They were excited and had a great day. I love their teachers!  I truly think we're off to a good start and feel very positive we'll have fewer issues this year. I...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-17-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By aishamama
My 6 y/o has been worried about very heavy...

My 6 y/o has been worried about very heavy issues since he was around 3 or 4. What has helped is talking about issues in an appropriate way, straight forward, but not too much detail. My husband and...
Forum: Learning at School   08-07-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By aishamama
Hi!   What do you all use to label...

Hi!
 
What do you all use to label lunchboxes and backpacks with the kids' names?  Last year I tried a perm. marker and it looked horrible. I tried sticky labels and they peel and look terrible...
Forum: Learning at School   08-07-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By aishamama
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359948/standardized-testing-discussion#post_17068649)
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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-06-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By aishamama
My 4 y/o and 2 y/o took a very late nap today so...

My 4 y/o and 2 y/o took a very late nap today so they are STILL up. I told them they can stay up until their father and brother get home.
 
For fun what do my 4 and 2 y/os do?  They are playing on...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-06-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,828
Posted By aishamama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Triniity http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359751/giftedness-adhd-or-both#post_17064759)

Hi, 
this might...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-06-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By aishamama
Hi Beanma,  I had posted in the other forum...

Hi Beanma,  I had posted in the other forum thread that my son is going to an all gifted school. He only attended 3 weeks in the summer so I don't have much to post about the experience. I am hoping...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-06-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,026
Posted By aishamama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pranava http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1356200/what-are-they-doing-now-summer#post_17033473)

DS(3) is...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-06-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,026
Posted By aishamama
Hi everyone,    We got moved and are...

Hi everyone, 
 
We got moved and are settled. It's been busy and really a great summer so far.
 
We had so many issues just months ago and many have worked themselves out and we're working on...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-06-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,828
Posted By aishamama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dkorovikov http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359751/giftedness-adhd-or-both#post_17065031)

I think...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-06-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,828
Posted By aishamama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Geofizz http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359751/giftedness-adhd-or-both#post_17066607)


A good starting...
Forum: Learning at School   08-06-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By aishamama
thank you so much for all of your help.   ...

thank you so much for all of your help.
 
Beanma, I know you've probably not heard of this kind of school. It's religious in nature but much different than other private schools.
 
As long as...
Forum: Learning at School   08-06-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By aishamama
wow thank you everyone for all of your input!  I...

wow thank you everyone for all of your input!  I can't tell you how helpful all of your comments are.  
 
The school itself doesn't focus much academically. They provide very basic subject...
Forum: Learning at School   08-05-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By aishamama
Hi everyone, I don't want to get into a debate...

Hi everyone, I don't want to get into a debate about whether standardized testing is good or bad or in between.  I just want a good discussion if possible about how to help my son do well on his...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-06-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,090
Posted By aishamama
I love your reading list!  I will show him this...

I love your reading list!  I will show him this list on the weekend.
 
Cassidy68, I love your website. I've written two children's books and they're published. It was just a hobby, nothing like...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-06-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By aishamama
I might try the puzzles and see how he likes...

I might try the puzzles and see how he likes those. We're getting testing done. He did a good job in his oral tests the other day at his appointment. We have more testing coming up so I think...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-06-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By aishamama
Thank you so much for your replies.  I honestly...

Thank you so much for your replies.  I honestly think it's difficult to help out with this question being on the outside looking in and not knowing the situations at school and such. Maybe this was...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-06-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By aishamama
I can't say we've experienced the laughing fits,...

I can't say we've experienced the laughing fits, but maybe your daughter has some extra jolliness my kids don't have in that amount.  But we do get some wild mood swings and tantrums.  It goes with...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-05-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,090
Posted By aishamama
Thank you so much for sharing.  Hmm, I think...

Thank you so much for sharing.  Hmm, I think these books might be too much for my son then because he's extremely sensitive.\
 
Any ideas for a good first chapter book for sensitive kids? He has...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-05-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By aishamama
Thank you all for your views, much appreciated....

Thank you all for your views, much appreciated. If something turns out that we cannot work through then I'll disclose, and I'll be fair with him and keep his best interests at heart.  We don't have...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-05-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,470
Posted By aishamama
I didn't notice anything honestly for a while...

I didn't notice anything honestly for a while but that was because I had no idea what other children normally do. Nothing ever occurred to me really until my second child wasn't doing some of the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-05-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By aishamama
He knows the material, but is not a good test...

He knows the material, but is not a good test taker. The issue usually is that he makes careless mistakes, doesn't answer questions, or decides to answer it how he wants to etc. He's extremely slow...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-04-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,090
Posted By aishamama
Can I ask you about HP?   Is the content ok for...

Can I ask you about HP?   Is the content ok for this age generally?  I haven't even peeked in these books but am hoping to stimulate my son more and get him interested in other topics / genre if he...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-04-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By aishamama
I have a sensitive question to ask. I hope you...

I have a sensitive question to ask. I hope you all can forgive me for this.  
 
This is for DS1. We received his acceptance letter a few days ago for school. This is a very good school. However,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-04-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By aishamama
Thank you all for your helpful input.  I am...

Thank you all for your helpful input.  I am taking a low key approach and not stressing too much with him.  What I want from him is to learn how to move forward, make sure he answers all the...
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