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Forum: Learning at School   11-29-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By lisac77
ITA the planetboxes are really cool, but my DS...

ITA the planetboxes are really cool, but my DS loses everything.  At least with the Easy Lunch Boxes, if he loses one it's really no big deal.  I really like that about them. :)
Forum: Learning at School   11-22-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By lisac77
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Forum: Learning at School   11-22-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,205
Posted By lisac77
I know I couldn't duplicate at home what my son...

I know I couldn't duplicate at home what my son is getting in school in terms of learning to communicate and build a community with a wide variety of people.  He is extremely social and for the most...
Forum: Learning at School   11-22-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By lisac77
I did DIY bento style lunch boxes for 3 years...

I did DIY bento style lunch boxes for 3 years (really just a conglomeration of variously sized tupperware).  Last summer I stumbled upon the Easy Lunch Box system, and I LOVE it. 
 ...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-22-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By lisac77
I work nights Sat-Wed in network technical...

I work nights Sat-Wed in network technical support, but when I was in college I got jobs in various industries working nights... food manufacturing and retail, specifically.  You DO have to sleep...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-13-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,095
Posted By lisac77
I mentioned this upthread, but it's really...

I mentioned this upthread, but it's really important to factor in weekend work.  In my line of work (not medical) the new people were lowest in seniority and got the worst days off.  Like usually...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-10-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,095
Posted By lisac77
No, it will not work, at least not in the way...

No, it will not work, at least not in the way you intend.  You will still need daycare, because you will have to sleep during the day.  However, you won't need as much daycare as you are using now,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By lisac77
I have to put in a plug for the ABeCeDarian...

I have to put in a plug for the ABeCeDarian program (www.abcdrp.com (http://www.abcdrp.com)). It's inexpensive and very easy to use. My son is in public school but I bought the program because he...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-08-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By lisac77
Also? Insinuating that day care is not an...

Also? Insinuating that day care is not an acceptable option is rude in this forum. Many mamas here use day care.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-08-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By lisac77
I would really discourage you from trying to...

I would really discourage you from trying to stay awake working all night and then take care of your kids during the day. It's incredibly hard to do and everyone will suffer.

I've been working...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-11-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By lisac77
My son became constipated after potty training....

My son became constipated after potty training. If he hadn't gone in a few days and seemed uncomfortable, I would massage his tummy with olive oil for about 20 minutes while he watched his favorite...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-20-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By lisac77
The problem as I see it is that every tech...

The problem as I see it is that every tech support/IT job that I know of (and I've been in the business for 10 years) involves weekend/off hours work. It's the nature of the business.

I totally...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-20-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By lisac77
My 6.5yo son attends public school, but because...

My 6.5yo son attends public school, but because of his issues I also teach him reading and math at home. We don't have a specific diagnosis yet, but all signs point to dyslexia or a similar reading...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-19-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By lisac77
In 24x7 environments, it would be very rare for...

In 24x7 environments, it would be very rare for an entry level position to come open M-F during regular business hours. Weekends off are earned through seniority.

Can he look for something...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-13-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14927587)
Kids with reoccurring ear...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-13-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
ENT appointment achieved! January 26. We...

ENT appointment achieved! January 26.

We are using the ABeCeDarian program. It's a targeted phonics program that's supposed to be awesome for kids who don't pick up phonics naturally. We've...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-13-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
Quote: Originally Posted by LauraLoo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LauraLoo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14927514)
How is his articulation in normal speech?...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-13-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14925418)
what kind of ear surgery did he...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-13-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
I can call the ENT that did his ear surgery last...

I can call the ENT that did his ear surgery last year and probably get in for an appt in a few weeks.

I will call the educational psychologist that's been recommended to me who's on our insurance...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-12-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
Quote: Originally Posted by karne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by karne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14922594)
Not meaning to be pesky, but I'm still...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-12-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
Quote: Originally Posted by LauraLoo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LauraLoo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14920276)
We've done both private and school testing....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-12-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14920527)
That was my thought, too. Neither...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-12-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By lisac77
I suspect my 6.5-year-old son who is in first...

I suspect my 6.5-year-old son who is in first grade may have dyslexia or a related disability. He's struggling really hard with literacy in school right now and instead of seeing that gap start to...
Forum: Learning at School   01-03-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,496
Posted By lisac77
My son is the same age as yours and has some...

My son is the same age as yours and has some similar issues. He's also very well behaved at school, with some minor "not paying attention" issues. His teacher loves him and thinks he is a great...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-20-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By lisac77
My son is also 6.5 and is having similar issues...

My son is also 6.5 and is having similar issues to your daughter. His reading is slow and laborious, he can't decode, he gets lost and frustrated easily when he reads, his free writing is abysmal...
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