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Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-29-2016, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Neera
Wasn't sure where to post this. Q about cleaning

I am not sure where this belongs but posting it here since this is under Mindful Home.
I am not bad at decluttering and organizing. My problem is keeping the house clean. What is your cleaning...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-29-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,478
Posted By Neera
I agree. Until recently, when we moved, I used to...

I agree. Until recently, when we moved, I used to think if I throw away unnecessary things I won't even notice them later on. But a case in point is dh got rid of tons of his clothes including tons...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-29-2016, 07:58 AM
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Views: 1,478
Posted By Neera
This is off topic but Goodwill is a for profit...

This is off topic but Goodwill is a for profit company. Just fyi, in case you didn't know. I always donate to Salvation Army.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-29-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Neera
Thanks, I had seen some toilet paper with red...

Thanks, I had seen some toilet paper with red spots thrown in the trash can, so that had got me worried. She said it was some scratching of her bug bite or something like that that made her bleed....
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-20-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Neera
Thanks. I wasn't aware how much HW she...

Thanks.


I wasn't aware how much HW she was getting until we changed schools this year that respect family time. There is HW but not as crazy as the other school.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-20-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Neera
It's just a guess. Since you think she's...

It's just a guess. Since you think she's advanced, she might be focused and going over the sounds of words to master them?? Not sure. They also go through phases. At 9 I can't even remember how many...
Forum: Site Help   09-20-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Neera
Idk about that. All I knew was that all the...

Idk about that. All I knew was that all the passwords had changed.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-20-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Neera
Menstruation question

Should I be discussing menstruation with a 9 yo? I have been reading of earlier and earlier puberty. And even though 11 is still considered young, I got mine at 11. I don't know if I should be...
Forum: Mental Health   09-18-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By Neera
I just put this on another thread. I watched a...

I just put this on another thread. I watched a PBS documentary This Emotional Life. I highly recommend it. It'll give you an understanding of depression and that it's physiological not just...
Forum: Mental Health   09-18-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By Neera
I could not accept compliments until I probably...

I could not accept compliments until I probably read it somewhere and instantly I began saying a simple Thank You and accepting them. It didn't give me any sense of ego in doing so and it did not...
Forum: Mental Health   09-18-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By Neera
Hi OP, How are you doing? I...

Hi OP,


How are you doing?


I recently watched a PBS documentary on dvd -- This Emotional Life. I highly recommend it to anyone suffering from depression. Sometimes PBS provides their...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-17-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,320
Posted By Neera
Sorry, maybe I missed something. but who's...

Sorry, maybe I missed something. but who's Miranda?


Thanks.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-17-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Neera
This is dd's 2nd yr in the gifted program in a...

This is dd's 2nd yr in the gifted program in a public school (different schools.) This school has said that the child has to make a commitment to assume more responsibility in her learning than has...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-17-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Neera
I think my dd should've skipped pre-k altogether...

I think my dd should've skipped pre-k altogether but she wasn't 100% potty trained when we filled her forms which was in March and pre-k began in September. She never had any accidents in school, but...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-17-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Neera
How old is she?

How old is she?
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-17-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By Neera
Agree with other posts, that this is not a good...

Agree with other posts, that this is not a good time to start a business. Your kids seem old enough to take care of themselves/school that kind of stuff. My thoughts: Maybe you'd have to get a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Neera
:frown: I know they can be bullies. I have been...

:frown: I know they can be bullies. I have been super busy recently so really haven't had the time to contact her. I do believe it's also my own distrust of her why I receive attitude from her....
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-05-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Neera
I wish we'd trust each other enough to leave our...

I wish we'd trust each other enough to leave our kids with each other. There would've been no issue then. I have to hang out with the mom if the kids meet.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-03-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Neera
:frown:

:frown:
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-02-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By Neera
Kids or mother?

I don't like the mother but our kids play well, mostly. The mother has lied to me and has once yelled at me via text. I thought it was this one time and did not hold a grudge. I kept my calm and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-02-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Neera
I wouldn't let dd walk to school alone even...

I wouldn't let dd walk to school alone even though I see old timers' kids from our town walking alone and I don't know how far or how close but I can guess it's only a few blocks. I'm talking 9 yo or...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   07-28-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 476,448
Posted By Neera
Hi folks, I am wondering if the same wah...

Hi folks,


I am wondering if the same wah is available now as was in 2009/10? Anyone got work recently?


TIA
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Neera
I have been doing this without thinking about the...

I have been doing this without thinking about the independence part. I was shy as a child and even as an adult had difficulty talking to strangers. I let dd go to the librarian and get our items, or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By Neera
I agree. Giving him attention is not making a him...

I agree. Giving him attention is not making a him into a monster. It is a child's natural need to want attention. According to child psychologists providing them attention helps them become secure...
Forum: Site Help   07-20-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By Neera
Hi I had issues with receving my new pw....

Hi


I had issues with receving my new pw. I am going to pm you the issue.


thanks.
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