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Forum: Learning at School   05-09-2013, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Coral123
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I have written a...
Forum: Learning at School   05-07-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By Coral123
As far as the social benefits of preschool, I'm...

As far as the social benefits of preschool, I'm not so sure there is a guarantee.  For one, if the kid is simply not at the developmental stage where they can easily get along with others and follow...
Forum: Learning at School   05-07-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By Coral123
Short answer... I don't see preschool as...

Short answer... I don't see preschool as necessary or even beneficial in the long run.  Our kids did have a positive experience with preschool though.
 
It certainly doesn't have any long term...
Forum: Learning at School   05-07-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Coral123
I am in communication with my child's school to...

I am in communication with my child's school to ensure my child doesn't have a particular teacher next year, but have not received a clear answer yet. 
 
We've had experience with this particular...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-07-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,556
Posted By Coral123
What do you mean she was a ratbag?   I'm...

What do you mean she was a ratbag?
 
I'm curious what makes people proceed with the relationship when the prospective partner doesn't like one of the kids?
Forum: Parenting   05-23-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
Update to the thread...after more continued...

Update to the thread...after more continued oddness, we've decided that the best decision was to have her quit.  One of the big reasons is so that my daughter will have her schedule free to pursue...
Forum: Learning at School   05-22-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By Coral123
We've had ups and downs with our public school...

We've had ups and downs with our public school experience.  Mostly it has been positive, but there were a few rocky years for the oldest in the early elementary years.
 
I practically homeschooled...
Forum: Parenting   03-27-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,648
Posted By Coral123
There is a soon to be released book by Karen Le...

There is a soon to be released book by Karen Le Billon called French Kids Eat Everything.  She has a blog and she seems to be fairly dismissive of parents on this side of the pond as compared to the...
Forum: Learning at School   03-26-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,909
Posted By Coral123
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Forum: Parenting   03-11-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
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Forum: Parenting   03-11-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By Coral123
I don't mind the absent parent theme to a...

I don't mind the absent parent theme to a certain extent, especially in a fantasy book.  I think if it is a well crafted book..fine.  If it is just a lazy hook for a TV show...not so much.
 
It...
Forum: Parenting   03-11-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,481
Posted By Coral123
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I'm...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
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Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
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Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
As far as the boy stuff..no he was not someone's...

As far as the boy stuff..no he was not someone's brother, and he was not there is an incidental way as he might have been at someone's house.  The boy being there had changed the dynamic of the...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
I think my daughter isn't at the point where she...

I think my daughter isn't at the point where she wants to quit.
 
If it wasn't for the unpredictability part, we might have different feelings.
 
As far as the cliqueiness stuff....my daughter...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-10-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 744
Posted By Coral123
  "I totally agree with you here.  I know she...


"I totally agree with you here.  I know she doesn't want my attention.  It is his that she is wanting...  That is why I am asking how to encourage more effort from him, so I can let her jsut have...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
Here is the thing perhaps I didn't add...

Here is the thing perhaps I didn't add before...I'm not quite sure that she is ready to quit girl scouts.  
 
There is some side issues of why I'd like to see her quit, besides just the...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-10-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 744
Posted By Coral123
Having reread your posts a little, I guess I am...

Having reread your posts a little, I guess I am puzzled about what it is that you are wanting the most.  To have your DH become more involved with his daughter?  To have your stepdaughter...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 19,047
Posted By Coral123
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Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
As far as GS preventing other things she might...

As far as GS preventing other things she might be doing, I think it could for the upcoming school year.
 
My husband and I agree with this.
 
It is in large part about how it is scheduled, but...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
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Forum: Parenting   03-10-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Coral123
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Forum: Parenting   03-09-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,648
Posted By Coral123
I haven't read the Pamela Druckerman book but I...

I haven't read the Pamela Druckerman book but I have seen quite a bit of press about it.  I don't believe that all American parents are as she presents them, for one.  My own impression was that CIO...
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By Coral123
Another good book about learning to read is...

Another good book about learning to read is "Straight Talk About Reading", by Susan Hall.
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