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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-25-2013, 05:17 AM
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Posted By Greenmama2
My eldest learns aurally. She was slightly...

My eldest learns aurally. She was slightly echolalic as a toddler which I think goes a long way to explain her precociously early, clear speech. At nearly seven she still learns best by listening....
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-04-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 38,391
Posted By Greenmama2
Yes, she did. After trying a 1/4 in her lesson...

Yes, she did. After trying a 1/4 in her lesson it was obvious that a 1/8 wouldn't last long so we borrowed the 1/4 for a week to be certain. It's all fine now...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-02-2013, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Greenmama2
She is fine now after two weeks. She borrowed a...

She is fine now after two weeks. She borrowed a 1/4 from her teacher before we decided but I think it was perhaps it was a little lighter than the one we ended up buying and yes, she started on a...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-27-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 38,391
Posted By Greenmama2
Ooh, I'm glad this thread has been resurrected....

Ooh, I'm glad this thread has been resurrected. My 6 year old has just jumped up to a 1/4 size violin & is working through the minuets in book 1. Her progress is slow as she gets used to her new...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-17-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Greenmama2
Congratulations to your boy dessismama!

Congratulations to your boy dessismama!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-30-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,112
Posted By Greenmama2
Not Summer, but Winter here. DD just turned 6...

Not Summer, but Winter here. DD just turned 6 and is finally reading by my definition - actually reading anything she wants. Not particularly late but this is a child who recognised every letter of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By Greenmama2
Madeleine is quite sweet.

Madeleine is quite sweet.
Forum: Unschooling   02-26-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,532
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kathymuggle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1341870/as-an-user-do-you#post_16827842)

If you self define...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-18-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tigerle http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342218/she-just-doesnt-stop-talking#post_16834456)

I forgot how bad it...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-06-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 958
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by A-time-to-live http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1340543/january-what-are-they-doing-now#post_16815866)

I took her...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-05-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,684
Posted By Greenmama2
My 5.5 year old could not read all of that, she...

My 5.5 year old could not read all of that, she would be tired and discouraged after a few sentences (perfectionist). However having read through the thread, I'm certain she would pass the DIBELS...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-19-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by FarmerBeth http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-13-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,553
Posted By Greenmama2
Argh, autocorrect is not my friend today. We...

Argh, autocorrect is not my friend today.
We didn't pay nearly so much attention to DS's speech development beyond observing that he was slightly slower than his sister. At 2.5 now his speech is...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-13-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,553
Posted By Greenmama2
At just shy of her 1st birthday we thought it...

At just shy of her 1st birthday we thought it would be fun to count her words. We stopped when we were getting close to 100 & hadn't really touched on her vocal. We counted both words and signs...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-03-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SweetSilver http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   11-24-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,253
Posted By Greenmama2
Floated through the mist. That and reminisced...

Floated through the mist. That and reminisced about how it snowed on Winter Solstice this year. It is nearly Summer here but very rainy ATM and since we live in the mountains that meant today was...
Forum: Unschooling   11-24-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Greenmama2
I'm pretty shy too and so I started going along...

I'm pretty shy too and so I started going along to homeschooling groups when my eldest was about your daughter's age. Not for her, but for me because I take a long time to connect with people and an...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-23-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,197
Posted By Greenmama2
Gosh, my kids do that almost every day. I agree,...

Gosh, my kids do that almost every day. I agree, it helps a lot to understand how the instrument works.
Forum: Unschooling   11-23-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,354
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by rumi http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1335636/unschooling-and-writing-how-does-it-happen#post_16754720)

The other...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-20-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 660
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tigerle http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1336409/seasonal-whatever-disorder#post_16751807)





So, another sun...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-17-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 660
Posted By Greenmama2
DD does this kind of parent-insane-driving stuff...

DD does this kind of parent-insane-driving stuff in cycles too although I haven't really noticed a seasonal link other than she tends to concentrate a little better in Summer. It's nearly Summer...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-09-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,197
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by PinkBunch http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334955/november-what-are-they-doing-now#post_16734832)



 
Wait till...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-04-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By Greenmama2
Replying as someone who went to boarding school...

Replying as someone who went to boarding school for a year (9th). I won a bitterly contested scholarship (and I do mean bitter, one of my classmates had an older sister who won the same scholarship...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-29-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By Greenmama2
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Aletheia http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1334336/how-to-help-a-new-reader#post_16722348)

Thanks for all the tips....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-23-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By Greenmama2
I'm glad to see the OP has her question answered...

I'm glad to see the OP has her question answered but I just thought I would jump into the workbook vs textbook thing. My DD is doing 2A, we used the latter part of earlybird then workbook only for...
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