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Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-18-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Bekka
I have a galley-style kitchen and I am terrible...

I have a galley-style kitchen and I am terrible about clutter.  Trying to reclaim the counter space we do have.  I have 5 kids and often cook from scratch for everyone.  I put all my big appliances...
Forum: Learning at School   09-18-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,173
Posted By Bekka
I have switched my church nursery over to...

I have switched my church nursery over to unscented wipes from the Purell stuff... it seems like an improvement to me.  The kids always end up "washing the table" after they wipe their hands...
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Forum: Connect With Other Moms   09-06-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 36,511
Posted By Bekka
Miranda, I sometimes find myself desperate for...

Miranda, I sometimes find myself desperate for that speed of lifestyle...  multiple orchestra rehearsals, and our church does Messiah every other year, guess what, this is the year, etc. and we...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   08-31-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 36,511
Posted By Bekka
The biggest fun is that my 14 year old can...

The biggest fun is that my 14 year old can critique the playing on the Suzuki CDs by David Cerone or the other guy (Preucil?).  She especially hates the non-emotive versions of Romantic era pieces.
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   08-31-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 36,511
Posted By Bekka
We could rollcall or something!  :)   I have...

We could rollcall or something!  :)
 
I have a 14 year old daughter playing in Book 6 Suzuki violin, also working on Meditation from Thais and Fandango, who also does Scottish fiddling for fun and...
Forum: Learning at School   08-23-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
awesome!  Thank you!  That's the kind of info...

awesome!  Thank you!  That's the kind of info I'm not able to find on the first round of a uni's webpage!  :)
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-21-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Bekka
Look around and do your best; but really, the...

Look around and do your best; but really, the prices are in accordance with academic books, medical, nursing, engineering, science, etc.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-20-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By Bekka
I think that in the process of learning, it can...

I think that in the process of learning, it can be painfully important for them to learn that  it can be HARD to learn.  You fall when you ride a bike.  You get hit on the head when you play...
Forum: Learning at School   06-18-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
I agree, but I think that making a list of...

I agree, but I think that making a list of schools that can even start to offer what she's interested in (Classics, physical sciences/physics, and violin or composition) will already narrow the...
Forum: Learning at School   06-14-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,173
Posted By Bekka
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by whatsnextmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1355450/i-dont-want-to-be-that-mom-but#post_17011883)
Schools...
Forum: Learning at School   06-14-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
:)  I got my bachelors in biological sciences. ...

:)  I got my bachelors in biological sciences.  Her dad did 9 years graduate study in physics.  He chose private industry instead of academia.  We can give real-world examples of what you can do...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-06-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Bekka
The takeaway for me is that we went ahead and...

The takeaway for me is that we went ahead and worked for that effort that we thought together with our daughter would be most interesting and challenging, and were pleasantly surprised at how the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-06-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By Bekka
I don't think my situation is precisely the same...

I don't think my situation is precisely the same as yours, but my 6th grader is just finishing taking Algebra I.  Her 5th grade teacher noticed a high aptitude in math in a cadre of his students,...
Forum: Learning at School   05-24-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
In light of this discussion, I've just begun...

In light of this discussion, I've just begun reading about the life of George Eliot.  She sounds like a brilliant woman, at a time when women did not go to university, and she sought out tutors and...
Forum: Learning at School   05-13-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
There is an attendant thing to consider--many...

There is an attendant thing to consider--many universities do not offer research opportunities to students who do not qualify for work-study.  My husband had this issue.  He had to look outside our...
Forum: Learning at School   05-13-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
I was able to take a graduate level Russian...

I was able to take a graduate level Russian course as an undergrad at USC.  They "let" me take the first semester graduate seminar as a senior to fill my last upper division requirement.  I worked...
Forum: Learning at School   05-11-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
Thanks!  Lawrence University has come up on my...

Thanks!  Lawrence University has come up on my radar a couple of rounds but I had no opinions of it b/c I knew no one who went there.  It sounds great, including a music program.
Forum: Learning at School   05-10-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
She is interested in physical sciences, probably...

She is interested in physical sciences, probably major in physics, although she's saying chemistry is really interesting too.
She's a serious violinist, but probably doesn't want to pursue it as a...
Forum: Learning at School   05-09-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
I know that some of my friends did NOT love...

I know that some of my friends did NOT love 'SC.  Your experience is not the same as either mine or my husband's.  It could have something to do with the programs we were in, etc.  I know that some...
Forum: Learning at School   05-07-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
Good discussion.  In the circles I move in, many...

Good discussion.  In the circles I move in, many of my friends either attended one of a couple church-sponsored schools or have been homeschooled/have homeschooled and they or their children have...
Forum: Learning at School   05-03-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
I realize it is not my choice.  :)  I totally...

I realize it is not my choice.  :)  I totally rocked my parents' world with where I went.  But I am living in the East now and I grew up ish and went to school in the West, so I am really needing...
Forum: Learning at School   05-02-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,485
Posted By Bekka
I realize that many of year aren't possibly...

I realize that many of year aren't possibly thinking along these lines, but I am looking to create a list of universities and colleges that create a learning environment that places "learning" and...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-01-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By Bekka
This is a bit late, but I'll chime in with my...

This is a bit late, but I'll chime in with my 2nd daughter's experiences in math  She actually wants to be a writer, but she HATED math through most of elementary school and thought she was bad at...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-28-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By Bekka
Not sure exactly what his own bent will turn out...

Not sure exactly what his own bent will turn out to be, but I will share that my son who is now 8, had the reading ability to read MTH at age 4.  He was only interested in comic books and picture...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-12-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Bekka
On Wednesday we were all completely wiped out by...

On Wednesday we were all completely wiped out by 12:30 so finished lunch as promptly as we could and settled for a nap; everyone was up by 2:40.  The older kids had activities, so we got home at...
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