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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-08-2008, 07:57 PM
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Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Quote: Originally Posted by VanessaS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by VanessaS http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12131770)
I know it sounded like I was blowing you off...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Quote: Originally Posted by karne...

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Originally Posted by karne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12123635)
I am going to gently say that I think this is...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-07-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,339
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Yes, profoundly gifted twins, it turns out....

Yes, profoundly gifted twins, it turns out. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif Was a wild ride! We loved all the Montessori manipulatives at your kids age and also lots of...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-07-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,339
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
OP: It sounds like a dairy issue. Have you...

OP: It sounds like a dairy issue. Have you totally, completely, unequivocally eliminated ALL dairy from her diet? See if that changes her in about 3 days to up to 2 weeks. No yogurt, no cheese, no...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Oh, no, it's not like that. She wanted to go...

Oh, no, it's not like that. She wanted to go where her brother went. It was totally, totally her choice. He refused to go to those schools and she went where he was going. But I am thinking just...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
My son loved his first day of Kindy. My dd, no...

My son loved his first day of Kindy. My dd, no so much. She came home and burst into tears. My heart is breaking for this child. She loved EVERY single private school we tried but her twin brother...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-24-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
If you want to develop the left brain more, you...

If you want to develop the left brain more, you could do Interactive Metronome exercises with your son daily. You could buy a Metronome from Sam Ash or whatever music store, and set it for 1 minute...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
this sounds like Sensory issues OR it could be a...

this sounds like Sensory issues OR it could be a food allergy (sounds weird, I know). Try to eliminate gluten, soy, corn and dairy and see if her sensory issues (such as biting) calm down. They most...
Forum: Waldorf   06-21-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Quote: Originally Posted by Hannahsmummy...

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Originally Posted by Hannahsmummy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11510298)
Just curious about what the original...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-16-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,177
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
A real calling for sweet foods can be a sign of...

A real calling for sweet foods can be a sign of protein insufficiency. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif: I would try feeding him a lot more protein, such as hard boiled and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-16-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Quote: Originally Posted by fairejour...

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Originally Posted by fairejour http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11476415)
Does anyone else have a 5 year old that...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-16-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,315
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
I waited until the end of my 38th week to allow...

I waited until the end of my 38th week to allow my doc to schedule a c/s. We did it at 39-1/2 weeks. Baby A was butt down and head up and Baby B was transverse...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-14-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 727
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
You shouldn't wait to dx him. Call your area...

You shouldn't wait to dx him. Call your area Dyslexia Association and speak to them. Tell them why you are concerned. Tell them that the child is academically gifted. That makes a big difference....
Forum: Waldorf   06-14-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
I have a question for you wonderful mamas with...

I have a question for you wonderful mamas with your kiddos in Waldorf. Our twins will, by their own choice, be attending Waldorf for Kindy this coming Sept....
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-02-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,159
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
I skipped grades, so did dh. We both thought we...

I skipped grades, so did dh. We both thought we should have skipped one more time to keep us interested in high school work. However, nowadays high schools often have AP courses the children can...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-02-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Quote: Originally Posted by Roar...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Roar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11120685)
I am able to report just from my little...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-02-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
OH, and I forgot to mention that I place very...

OH, and I forgot to mention that I place very little importance on testing and an IQ number except to gain entrance into certain gifted programs that can be life/sanity saving for kids. I could care...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-02-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
The Davidson's 150 IQ requirement is only for...

The Davidson's 150 IQ requirement is only for the *WPPSI-III test*, has nothing to do with age of testing. The WPPSI-III is normed for 2-6yo's. At 6yo, a child can take the WISC-IV AND the WPPSI-III...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-02-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
carmel23: You most certainly did bug me out, but...

carmel23: You most certainly did bug me out, but in a good, I needed a light whack to the back of the head kind of way. Really been praying and meditating on what to do here and you helped point me...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-01-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
You have gotten a ton of amazing advice. I want...

You have gotten a ton of amazing advice. I want to add that I would split up the decoding and the comprehension in MY mind for his work. I'd let him read everything he wanted at all levels,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-01-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Quote: Originally Posted by ChristaN...

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Originally Posted by ChristaN http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11098521)
You don't get more accurate results at a...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-01-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,367
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
with 147 achievement test, it sounds like your...

with 147 achievement test, it sounds like your son might be stealth dyslexic. Please check out the Susan Barton dyslexia site and see if what she says in her free online videos makes sense for your...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-01-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
We decided to try our local private school. They...

We decided to try our local private school. They promise differentiation in class for PG dd and I think my ds will love it as well. We know some of the kids who go there and they are happy and...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-01-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
Quote: Originally Posted by carmel23...

Quote:
Originally Posted by carmel23 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11094204)
There is a whole thread on this board about...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-25-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,303
Posted By BoyGirlTwinsAPMama
You could be describing my little one a few...

You could be describing my little one a few years ago! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

A ceiling fan going on slowest setting was good for a few minutes. My...
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