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Forum: Site Help   12-08-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 644
Posted By Wild Lupine
I've really missed seeing who likes which posts,...

I've really missed seeing who likes which posts, too. I hope that feature comes back.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Wild Lupine
sageowl, one thing I would do differently if I...

sageowl, one thing I would do differently if I were to go back a few years is to have whatever plan is in place clearly indicate what kind of support DS would get and how often. I'd also get updated...
Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
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Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2014, 07:31 AM
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Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
It was definitely a "oh my gosh if you only knew"...

It was definitely a "oh my gosh if you only knew" type of laughter.

And the situation has unfolded slowly, both in the thread and in my communication with the school. The school told me all last...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-05-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Wild Lupine
Pattimomma, my son is six and also has low tone...

Pattimomma, my son is six and also has low tone and feeding issues. His speech is fine, however. He's been on a 504 until now and I am asking the school to redo his testing to see if an iep would be...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-04-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Wild Lupine
Does anyone else have a child with dyspraxia?

My son has global dyspraxia (sometimes called developmental dyspraxia). He has low muscle tone, difficulty with motor planning, and feeding issues. I'm trying to work with his school to see if he can...
Forum: Learning at School   11-04-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
I met with the assistant principal today and...

I met with the assistant principal today and asked for DS to get OT services while we are waiting for the rest of his testing to happen. I didn't broach moving DS yet; it was clear that the school...
Forum: Learning at School   11-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
My laughter has to do with my sense of humor....

My laughter has to do with my sense of humor. Your perspective on my acceptance/lack thereof of my sons' needs is very different from what I tend to hear from other people and for whatever reasons, I...
Forum: Learning at School   11-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
A lot has changed since I first posted the...

A lot has changed since I first posted the thread. I do wish I had delayed his kindergarten entry because I think he would be much better off at the old end of the grade rather than the younger....
Forum: Learning at School   10-31-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
Yes, he has a long history of OT and PT and he is...

Yes, he has a long history of OT and PT and he is supposed to get it on his 504 plan. But he isn't. I don't know if his teacher has asked for an OT's help and hasn't gotten it, or if she hasn't asked...
Forum: Learning at School   10-31-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
I have had a conference. He is reading and doing...

I have had a conference. He is reading and doing math on grade level, however his handwriting is barely legible. The ability is there but he has a hard time staying on task and remembering what he is...
Forum: Learning at School   10-21-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
That's a very good point about making sure there...

That's a very good point about making sure there is a contingency plan in place before making a move. I don't see this so much as retention as delaying entry. My understanding is that delaying entry...
Forum: Learning at School   10-20-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Wild Lupine
I'm thinking of sending my 1st grader back to kindergarten

A few years ago I posted about whether or not to send my son to kindergarten on time or hold him back a year. Based in his preschool experience (very good) and his academic readiness, I decided to...
Forum: Site Help   10-02-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By Wild Lupine
I use a PC with Windows 7 and I'm having trouble...

I use a PC with Windows 7 and I'm having trouble on both chrome and firefox. It sounds like a site issue. I hope they fix it soon, I miss my threads!
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-27-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,509
Posted By Wild Lupine
I guess we all use forums in different ways, but...

I guess we all use forums in different ways, but speaking as someone who has been posting on MDC for many years, a lot more goes on here than sharing opinions. We offer advice, support and develop...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-26-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,509
Posted By Wild Lupine
jr37 I am having trouble seeing how your posts...

jr37 I am having trouble seeing how your posts are helpful to the OP.
Forum: Site Help   09-12-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,551
Posted By Wild Lupine
That definitely shouldn't be here!

That definitely shouldn't be here!
Forum: Site Help   09-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,551
Posted By Wild Lupine
I haven't noticed those ads specifically, but I...

I haven't noticed those ads specifically, but I have noticed some ads that seem to have nothing to do with MDC's mission and purpose. Cell phones and mainstream beauty products are on my page right...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-22-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,208
Posted By Wild Lupine
NiteNicole, how much homework do your kids get?...

NiteNicole, how much homework do your kids get? Do you feel it is an age-appropriate amount? Mine get a packet for the week, which allows them to do it when it suits their schedules. They do their...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-27-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Wild Lupine
What is the climate like where you are?...

What is the climate like where you are? Nosebleeds happen more frequently when it is dry. So if it is drier where you live than normal, that might be a reason for the sudden increase.
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-27-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,509
Posted By Wild Lupine
I'm late to this thread but this alarms me more...

I'm late to this thread but this alarms me more than anything else. Even days later, past the heat of the moment, he is blaming his children for his behavior. A grown man, an adult, blaming a four...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-10-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,208
Posted By Wild Lupine
Just wondering about the range of time kids...

Just wondering about the range of time kids spend in activities after school/on the weekends. My 1st grader does gymnastics and dance, my kindergartner usually just does gymnastics, but he's doing...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-18-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By Wild Lupine
I filed in October 2013. We continued living...

I filed in October 2013. We continued living together for four months because XH didn't see the need to leave, and since I was only working part time because I did most of the child care (DS isn't...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-15-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By Wild Lupine
My XH doesn't complain to my face, but I know he...

My XH doesn't complain to my face, but I know he complains to his friends and family. He also pays about 1/3 of his income. I don't want to say any more in a public forum but he was dishonest with...
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