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Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-16-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,623
Posted By Proxi
   I second (or fourth or fifth or whatever we...

   I second (or fourth or fifth or whatever we are on lol) having your child evaluated by an early intervention just to be sure everything is going well.  That said, I also wouldn't worry too much. ...
Forum: Learning at School   08-13-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,629
Posted By Proxi
There are two districts in our city, and in my...

There are two districts in our city, and in my district there are three year-round schools.  Their summer vacation is July 1-August 7, and they get a weeks vacation in October, and extra days for...
Forum: Learning at School   08-13-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Proxi
Sounds a bit like the Collaborative Problem...

Sounds a bit like the Collaborative Problem Solving method used by Dr. Ross Greene.  He wrote a book called Lost at School that is fantastic, but the audience is more for teachers.  I think he also...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-27-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Proxi
Any other people live without a vehicle?  My...

Any other people live without a vehicle?  My husband and I don't own any vehicle, and we are constantly being harassed about it.  Anyone else have the same issue?  We don't have one by choice, but...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-05-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,761
Posted By Proxi
Fingers crossed that this works - On page 5 of...

Fingers crossed that this works - On page 5 of this document there is a great pre-screening chart to tell the difference between the two:

http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/EJ860954.pdf
Forum: Queer Parenting   08-14-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,909
Posted By Proxi
I have issues with any movie about infidelity......

I have issues with any movie about infidelity... I feel it is portrayed so often in Hollywood that people start to feel like it is normal to have it happen in marriage at least once or twice, u...
Forum: Women's Health   08-04-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Proxi
I don't really have too much information except...

I don't really have too much information except for my own experience. I was diagnosed with gall stones after one HORRIBLE time with them... severe pain and such. They kept occurring, and my...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-02-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,576
Posted By Proxi
Quote: Originally Posted by whatsnextmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by whatsnextmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15685400)
Ironically, some research shows that the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-30-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,576
Posted By Proxi
Quote: Originally Posted by connieculkins...

Quote:
Originally Posted by connieculkins http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15678059)
This comment really stands out to me...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-29-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,576
Posted By Proxi
I haven't had a chance to read the article, but...

I haven't had a chance to read the article, but I am going to soon. I don't doubt the truth of it. I am mildly gifted, nothing cool and exciting and super smart, but enough that I didn't fit in with...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-29-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,005
Posted By Proxi
I just thought I would throw in my two cents. I...

I just thought I would throw in my two cents. I have many adopted people in my family, most of them had their names changed when they were adopted. My husband's Mother gave him a list of names to...
Forum: Learning at School   07-26-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Proxi
I am in Alberta, which I am told is much...

I am in Alberta, which I am told is much stricter than Sask, but I don't really know how it compares to other provinces. Here, you can definitely be fired for not teaching the curriculum in a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-24-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By Proxi
Most school districts are moving towards...

Most school districts are moving towards inclusive education models for children with exceptionalities. How do you as a parent of a gifted child (Or possibly a gifted person yourself), feel about...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-24-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,151
Posted By Proxi
This is just a personal theory based on...

This is just a personal theory based on anecdotal evidence, but I think the "type" of anxiety is different in anxious children. I think your typical anxious child is worried about things that...
Forum: Television   06-13-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,199
Posted By Proxi
***********SPOILER*************** Only read...

***********SPOILER***************

Only read if you have seen the episode called, "The Lodger", which if you are watching on Space or in the US, you will not have seen yet.


Warning :: Spoiler...
Forum: Television   06-13-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,199
Posted By Proxi
Quote: Originally Posted by flminivanmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by flminivanmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15509979)
we're 3 episodes behind here in the...
Forum: Television   06-11-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,199
Posted By Proxi
This is regarding The Hungry Earth and The Cold...

This is regarding The Hungry Earth and The Cold Earth:Warning :: Spoiler Ahead! Highlight to read message!I can't believe they killed off Rory! He wasn't my favorite person ever, but I was really...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-05-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,926
Posted By Proxi
I have heard of people being teased (I knew...

I have heard of people being teased (I knew someone who was the "bully" in high school, and he admitted to bugging one kid who was uncircumcised) however, my husband said he has never been teased...
Forum: Mental Health   05-29-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By Proxi
I found that article really interesting. I know...

I found that article really interesting. I know for me that sleep deprivation can put me in what could be described as a manic state (I don't have bipolar so it wouldn't be true long-term mania, but...
Forum: Mental Health   05-29-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,059
Posted By Proxi
I am in agreement with everyone who has...

I am in agreement with everyone who has basically said that anti-depressants work differently with everyone, and for some people they will work and for some people they won't. I think they probably...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-13-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,510
Posted By Proxi
Make an excuse up, but still give present.

Make an excuse up, but still give present.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-13-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,127
Posted By Proxi
Quote: Originally Posted by Sharon, RN...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sharon, RN http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15383709)
Riding their bikes in the street.
Sitting...
Forum: Television   05-09-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,199
Posted By Proxi
Quote: Originally Posted by Emmeline II...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Emmeline II http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15374005)
Considering she knows his real name, it...
Forum: Learning at School   05-09-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,567
Posted By Proxi
Check this link out:...

Check this link out: http://www.teachers.ab.ca/Quick%20Li...-Sahlberg.aspx...
Forum: Learning at School   05-04-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,489
Posted By Proxi
The school I work at has a full-time music...

The school I work at has a full-time music teacher, and then the homeroom teacher teaches art.
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