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Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 73
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
I just remember a couple that I loved at that...

I just remember a couple that I loved at that age. The Secret Garden and The Witch of Blackbird Pond.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 73
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
LOL! I read it in 2nd grade and was sitting at...

LOL! I read it in 2nd grade and was sitting at my desk sobbing my eyes out during free read. The teacher just looked at me and said, "Oh, I guess you got to that part." and gave me a hug.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 73
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
No, no, no! Not Where the Red Fern Grows. I'm...

No, no, no! Not Where the Red Fern Grows. I'm still traumatized by that book. What's worse than a one dog dies book? That's right a book where 2 dogs die! Sob!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-13-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
That is awful. I'm sorry and I hope you are able...

That is awful. I'm sorry and I hope you are able to get it straightened out quickly and easily.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 92
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
:love

:love
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-11-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 73
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Has she read the Harry Potter books?

Has she read the Harry Potter books?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,274
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Jim- You are projecting your trauma on a...

Jim-
You are projecting your trauma on a mother who is looking for help. Everything she has said has shown she is not being abusive and is looking for advice and support to make the situation...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-02-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Honestly, I'm not sure exactly what helped. He...

Honestly, I'm not sure exactly what helped. He had PT, OT, speech therapy, play therapy, regular therapy, supplements, medication, special diet, lots of support at school. You name it, we did it. ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-30-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 79
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
:grouphug I've been there. My oldest son is...

:grouphug

I've been there. My oldest son is on the spectrum, but fairly high functioning at this point. He's 15 now, but at 9 we went into a tailspin. I couldn't leave him alone with his...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-24-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
I completely agree with Katelove. Just ignore it...

I completely agree with Katelove. Just ignore it at the party and then walk away from the "friendship".
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-15-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Jashley, I noticed you posted about people...

Jashley,
I noticed you posted about people blocking you from their facebook pages. Could they have reported one of your posts for being offensive?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-03-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
That's such a hard one! I think it depends on if...

That's such a hard one! I think it depends on if you're willing to get "into" it with them. You could say something, which I admit is a bit passive aggressive, but might be interesting, like, "I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-03-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
I think it started to change when he was about 9...

I think it started to change when he was about 9 or so. I started to let him make more of the decisions when I was shopping, withing reason, and it seemed like when I let him have a bit more...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
I went to my 10 year reunion and had a great...

I went to my 10 year reunion and had a great time. Seeing people that I had gone to grade school and middle school, but wasn't that close to in high school, was truly the best part of the reunion. ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-26-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Don't despair! My middle son went through this...

Don't despair! My middle son went through this too for a couple of years. He's bring home whatever we packed for lunch. Maybe he'd eat the fruit. He has since grown out of that, and he enjoys...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-26-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
That's what I want for lunch now! LOL!

That's what I want for lunch now! LOL!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-26-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Today, my oldest brought a sandwich with left...

Today, my oldest brought a sandwich with left over marinated venison from dinner the night before. Gluten free bread for the sandwich. He had an apple and gluten free pretzels for snack.

My...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Thank you all for your advice! Each of you...

Thank you all for your advice! Each of you offered a different piece of the puzzle for me to consider.

moominmamma- I like your idea of asking him what he needs. I think sometimes we are just...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-16-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Non-stop arguing!

My son is 15 and he's in the non-stop arguing phase. Ever.single.thing. I say to him he argues with. This morning,for example, I asked him to hurry up because he was running out of time before the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-16-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Yup. I joined in 2005 and it was hopping in...

Yup. I joined in 2005 and it was hopping in here. You'd start a thread and by the end of the day, it'd be at least on the second page. Hopefully it'll pick up some with the recent changes that are...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-16-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
You may want to check out The Case Against...

You may want to check out The Case Against Circumcision (http://www.mothering.com/forum/44-case-against-circumcision/)if he is intact.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
It's always a good to get different opinions. ...

It's always a good to get different opinions. Each of us as parents of children with special needs and others who have worked with kids with special needs have had a different experiences. What...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-03-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
My oldest son was diagnosed with ADHD until he...

My oldest son was diagnosed with ADHD until he was 9, at which point he was diagnosed with ASD. The ADHD diagnosis sort of fit him before that time, because there can be a lot of overlapping...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-02-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By QueenOfTheMeadow
Yup! I think they are conflicting as well. ...

Yup! I think they are conflicting as well. That's why I listed them as 2 different options.
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