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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-31-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mrmansmama
Bekka,  we thought of this recently.  We tend...

Bekka,  we thought of this recently.  We tend toward low blood sugar in my family, so I started trying to pay attention to giving him protein every few hours.  The jury is still out on whether it is...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-31-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By mrmansmama
Thanks deminc.  I agree that it isn't about the...

Thanks deminc.  I agree that it isn't about the object. It is whatever he associates with that object.  Your story about the blow up with your son is familiar.  We have had some similar things...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-30-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By mrmansmama
Great ideas.  I have thought about trying to...

Great ideas.  I have thought about trying to take pictures of things for him to keep.  I guess I just can't figure it out.  When he's sobbing like his heart is broke about something, I just can't...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-30-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By mrmansmama
He is almost 7.  He has a strong reaction almost...

He is almost 7.  He has a strong reaction almost always when it involves getting rid of something.  Sometimes he can be talked into it.  This latest example was unique because when it happened we...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-29-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By mrmansmama
Just looking for some insight, as my son is...

Just looking for some insight, as my son is really worrying me.  He has always been 'intense' emotionally in a variety of ways, but I have become increasingly concerned about his attachment to...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-21-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,462
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: Profoundly gifted is the 99.9th...

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Profoundly gifted is the 99.9th percentile on an IQ test and, on modern tests, that number is much lower than it was on older tests. Thus, the 145 criterian
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I always find the scoring...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-21-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,462
Posted By mrmansmama
tarasam: Thank you for your reply. Do you mind...

tarasam: Thank you for your reply. Do you mind if I ask what the testing cost you?
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-17-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,462
Posted By mrmansmama
The services are not specifically for home...

The services are not specifically for home schoolers, they are for anyone. However, I thought it may serve as a good support system since we will be on our own and will not have any services that...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-17-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,462
Posted By mrmansmama
I am curious about the Davidson Young Scholars...

I am curious about the Davidson Young Scholars program. My son is now 4.5 yrs and it starts at 5yrs. We are planning to home school, so I was thinking that the support services they offer may be...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-02-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 295
Posted By mrmansmama
We like to go to Barnes and Noble. We walk...

We like to go to Barnes and Noble. We walk around looking and reading a bit and then sit in the cafe part and have a coffee and a treat of some kind and talk.

A good at home date on a friday...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-25-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,125
Posted By mrmansmama
Consider donating to small local food pantries....

Consider donating to small local food pantries. Many churches have them and they do not get any special bulk deals or money from the state. They are just stocked with whatever people bring. In my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By mrmansmama
Try to avoid buying beverages. A bottle of juice...

Try to avoid buying beverages. A bottle of juice can be $4 or $5 and goes fast. Drink water, milk, or you can make iced tea (from tea bags).
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-13-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,654
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: But that's just it- the government gets...

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But that's just it- the government gets the money from US, the tax payers. I say give us, the parents, the vouchers and let us choose where to send our children.
Exactly! The "government"...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By mrmansmama
When my son first moved into his own bed we made...

When my son first moved into his own bed we made a big deal out of going to the store and letting him pick out whatever theme bed set he wanted. He was so excited about it that he went to bed that...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-28-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: i'm not saying the people who believe...

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i'm not saying the people who believe in it are stupid.
It seems to me that was the implication of your statement.

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i know people are supposed to think this, but to me it's the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-27-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: Is that a real religious belief? I...

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Is that a real religious belief? I thought it was more of a political statement about religion in public schools, or am I totally missing the point on all of this creationist stuff? I'm a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-27-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,416
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: well, based on the fact that more and...

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well, based on the fact that more and more people "don't believe in" evolution, and actually think the world was literally created in 6 days, i'm going to have to go with NO.
I think it is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: I never have buttermilk, ever. When a...

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I never have buttermilk, ever. When a recipe calls for it I use milk and vinegar.
You can get it dry...it is much handier because if you buy it fresh it is almost impossible to use it all...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By mrmansmama
You could make a quick bread that is made with...

You could make a quick bread that is made with baking power or baking soda instead of yeast. I've read you can substitute banana or apple sauce for eggs and not all recipes require milk. I've seen a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-18-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: favorite toppings is apple sauce and...

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favorite toppings is apple sauce and cinnamon
This is a great idea!

Thanks for the recipe!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-18-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By mrmansmama
Quote: 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour Is...

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2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
Is this different than regular ww flour?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-18-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By mrmansmama
I am looking for a healthy WW waffle recipe. I...

I am looking for a healthy WW waffle recipe. I want something pretty simple, that doesn't have a ton of ingredients (or expensive ones). I currently buy my kids either Kaishi or earths best waffles,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-15-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By mrmansmama
Thanks for the links. I like the dorm one...the...

Thanks for the links. I like the dorm one...the others with the retractable lines wouldn't work, because I don't want to have to mount it to the wall. I have a regular cloths line outside..this...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By mrmansmama
The link is: http://www.clothes-drying-rack.com/

The link is: http://www.clothes-drying-rack.com/
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By mrmansmama
A lot of museums admissions are optional. I...

A lot of museums admissions are optional. I think if they are publicly funded they have to let you in for free, or for whatever you want to pay. I know this is the case at the Natural Museum of...
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