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Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-23-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By mar123
Contact the companies and arrange a repayment...

Contact the companies and arrange a repayment plan she can afford. Since you co-signed they will become your responsibility if she doesn't pay them. If you don't pay them either, then her and your...
Forum: Learning at School   05-22-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,367
Posted By mar123
The moving of the cut off dates has been a...

The moving of the cut off dates has been a reaction to people holding their kids back from starting school (so they'll be older), yet it still happens. Back when the cut off date was January 1, my...
Forum: Learning at School   05-22-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By mar123
This one size fits all approach to education-...

This one size fits all approach to education- that NO child can be retained, is one of the major problems in education. And I teach in a public school.
Forum: Learning at School   05-14-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,623
Posted By mar123
It's funny, because while my school has a...

It's funny, because while my school has a traditional calendar, we are only off for 8 weeks in the summer. We go back at the beginning of August. It seems like "year round" schools actually have...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-14-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 82,205
Posted By mar123
Babybird- do you have any universities or dental...

Babybird- do you have any universities or dental schools near you? Some provide free checkups done by student dentists. They also offer discounted treatments if needed. It's an option if you don't...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By mar123
My son has Aspergers, and the social issues...

My son has Aspergers, and the social issues describe him to a T. He is now 18, but we had his diagnosis in 3rd grade. He is MUCH better than he used to be, but still struggles with making friends....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-08-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,100
Posted By mar123
I have three teenagers ,and I teach high school....

I have three teenagers ,and I teach high school. Our policy is that whatever the kids have, we have, and we follow them. I have a twitter pretty much to follow my kids. Also, make sure they have...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By mar123
In our area, a lot of sweet sixteen parties are...

In our area, a lot of sweet sixteen parties are held at KC halls or things like that. A big empty hall you can decorate. They come pretty cheap, and you can decide on decorations. Also, many of the...
Forum: Learning at School   05-06-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By mar123
I'm a teacher; we have small white boards for...

I'm a teacher; we have small white boards for the kids and all white boards on the walls vs. chalk boards of old (The chalk boards are terrible for allergies and asthma, btw.) There are NO fumes...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By mar123
My DH and I both work. We have been married for...

My DH and I both work. We have been married for 19 years; in that time, I didn't work for one year (right after the birth of our third child in five years). He was in and out of work for about 3...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By mar123
For things like what you are talking about, no....

For things like what you are talking about, no. But for tax purposes, yes. We have a program in my state that covers tuition for any student who has a 2.5 GPA and a 20 on the ACT. We will have to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By mar123
If you have chicken broth or stock and like...

If you have chicken broth or stock and like brown rice, try cooking the rice in the stock instead of water. Add a teaspoon of crab boil if you like spicy things. So yummy!
 
We were having...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-10-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,167
Posted By mar123
I have to echo the astonishment of the idea that...

I have to echo the astonishment of the idea that vaccines don't make money. I think some people may think that because of all the free vaccine clinics as well as the facts that you don't pay out of...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   04-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By mar123
When my daughter was 18 months, she suddenly...

When my daughter was 18 months, she suddenly started getting ear infections. She doesn't run fever when ill, so it was really hard to figure out what was going on at first. She was waking at night,...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-09-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,167
Posted By mar123
This is really interesting. I am a huge Peggy...

This is really interesting. I am a huge Peggy Noonan fan. I only disagree with one aspect of what a previous poster said. I don't think our government does much of anything right. There is so much...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-02-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 891
Posted By mar123
I ended up in spirited debate with someone I...

I ended up in spirited debate with someone I later found out was a pharma rep. She was ripping into people who choose not to vaccinate for causing ALL of the current outbreaks of measles, etc. While...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-20-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 82,205
Posted By mar123
I have to share with people who will get how...

I have to share with people who will get how exciting this is;
 
In February, I made a $300 payment towards keeping our student loans out of default. I knew that March 25th was the date it would...
Forum: Learning at School   03-12-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By mar123
The state where I teach requires students to...

The state where I teach requires students to pass a certain test to move from 4th to 5th grade and then again from 8th to 9th. Once the students are in high school, they take what we call EOC tests...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-27-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 82,205
Posted By mar123
From July 2010 to June 2013 my dh was in and out...

From July 2010 to June 2013 my dh was in and out of work; even when he was working, he wasn't making close to what he was before July 2010. I am a teacher, we have three kids, and they are all in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By mar123
Back when my two girls were sharing a room (they...

Back when my two girls were sharing a room (they are only 2 years apart), I wondered if it would be easier for one of them to share a room with their brother. The fighting of two hormonal girls is...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-27-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By mar123
I think some boredom is good for kids. Many kids...

I think some boredom is good for kids. Many kids are so booked all of the time that they really don't have to time to be bored, think about random things, or explore creativity. At that age, my own...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   02-25-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By mar123
Isn't 6 a little old tubes in the ears? as far...

Isn't 6 a little old tubes in the ears? as far as I can recall, that's usually the age they fall out if they were in when the child was very young. My daughter started getting ear infections all of...
Forum: Learning at School   02-19-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By mar123
With regard to the report card, if your daughter...

With regard to the report card, if your daughter got the highest grade she could have gotten, I don't really understand the problem. I have 3 kids, all in high school now, and I am also a high...
Forum: Learning at School   02-13-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By mar123
Most of the Charter schools in New Orleans are...

Most of the Charter schools in New Orleans are run by the Recovery School District- this is not a private entity. I guess that's why I was confused.
Forum: Learning at School   02-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By mar123
I think the definition of magnet and charter...

I think the definition of magnet and charter have become mixed. In my area, a magnet school is one kids have to test to get into. They have to have certain scores on certain parts of the academic...
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