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  • It's 2am and I'm up with Claudia. Poor thing is having by Susanne, July 07, 2002(#1 of 15192)
  • Growing pains? I was wondering why you were by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#2 of 15192)
  • Sometimes she wakes up because one of her legs is by Susanne, July 07, 2002(#3 of 15192)
  • Wow. Are growing pains by CalGal, July 07, 2002(#4 of 15192)
  • Yeah, supposedly. I've spoken to her pediatrician about by Susanne, July 07, 2002(#5 of 15192)
  • Heat does help. K's complained sometimes about pains, by lime, July 07, 2002(#6 of 15192)
  • I and my siblings had them frequently. I used to get by Ase, July 07, 2002(#7 of 15192)
  • My cautious child has just amazed me this week. by Sadie, July 07, 2002(#8 of 15192)
  • Wow, indeed! Neither of my kids will go up into the by Susanne, July 08, 2002(#9 of 15192)
  • My son's been scaling those things since he was two. He by Sadie, July 08, 2002(#10 of 15192)
  • Oh, Christ. I'm barely awake and this is what Claudia by Susanne, July 08, 2002(#11 of 15192)
  • Good lord. Where did she hear the blood-drinking by Ruby Gospel, July 08, 2002(#12 of 15192)
  • We watched a show on pyramids last night on TLC--she's by Susanne, July 08, 2002(#13 of 15192)
  • "That's just uncivilized." by Alice CK, July 08, 2002(#14 of 15192)
  • Did they mention the ritual bloodletting? Most of by StephanieD, July 08, 2002(#15 of 15192)
  • I think growing pains are pretty normal. I had them- by Brigit M, July 09, 2002(#16 of 15192)
  • I had growing pains, by ErinPooh, July 09, 2002(#17 of 15192)
  • Ok, advice please: DD is almost 10 (going on 17 she by RainCityChick, July 17, 2002(#18 of 15192)
  • I have no good advice, because I can see my oldest doing by lime, July 17, 2002(#19 of 15192)
  • And youngest just seems to accept itSame by RainCityChick, July 17, 2002(#20 of 15192)
  • See, my kids are pretty much the same size, so I don't by lime, July 17, 2002(#21 of 15192)
  • I would consider trying the same thing I think teachers by CalGal, July 17, 2002(#22 of 15192)
  • Can you be more specific about this restoring the by betsifur, August 03, 2002(#23 of 15192)
  • It sounds like they have a balance already. It's when by CalGal, August 04, 2002(#24 of 15192)
  • they're both kids who have to listen to Mom and by betsifur, August 04, 2002(#25 of 15192)
  • One thing that helps, I think, is making sure the eldest by j. ross, August 04, 2002(#26 of 15192)
  • Yes, JRoss is getting at what I was trying to. Also, by CalGal, August 05, 2002(#27 of 15192)
  • DS#1 will be starting kindergarten in a few weeks. A by Regina, August 06, 2002(#28 of 15192)
  • There are some books about going to school, too. We by Annie G, August 06, 2002(#29 of 15192)
  • DD starts Kindergarten this Thursday. She is VERY by ElenaW, August 06, 2002(#30 of 15192)
  • My daughter starts 4YO kindergarten tomorrow. She's very by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2002(#31 of 15192)
  • How exciting, Ruby. My girl starts Monday. She had an by Sadie, August 07, 2002(#32 of 15192)
  • Spawn starts highschool in three weeks. I feel by CalGal, August 07, 2002(#33 of 15192)
  • My six year old is going to first grade, thank God. We by Marsie Dotes, August 07, 2002(#34 of 15192)
  • I hope your daughter loves first grade, Marsie! Let us by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2002(#35 of 15192)
  • Do you know anything about the first grade teacher, by Julia, August 07, 2002(#36 of 15192)
  • Our assessment was kind of like what Julia describes, I by Sadie, August 07, 2002(#37 of 15192)
  • I've got one going into fourth grade and one into first. by betsifur, August 07, 2002(#38 of 15192)
  • We bought our stuff at Office Depot. Worlds better than by Sadie, August 07, 2002(#39 of 15192)
  • Julia,We are so hoping she doesn't have the same by Marsie Dotes, August 07, 2002(#40 of 15192)
  • Marsie, I know districts won't generally let you "cherry by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2002(#41 of 15192)
  • I'll keep my fingers crossed for a good teacher, Marsie. by Julia, August 07, 2002(#42 of 15192)
  • Oh and I meant to say hooray for Maggie's great first by Julia, August 07, 2002(#43 of 15192)
  • Sounds like Maggie had a great day. And you never can by Sadie, August 08, 2002(#44 of 15192)
  • Why are there so many Margaret types on by Ruby Gospel, August 08, 2002(#45 of 15192)
  • Off topic: Julia, is your tagline a reference to PB&J by Alice CK, August 08, 2002(#46 of 15192)
  • Wow, kindergarten/school starting NEXT WEEK!? Isn't by Annie G, August 08, 2002(#47 of 15192)
  • Alice, actually, no. It's Max's name for otter by Julia, August 08, 2002(#48 of 15192)
  • It's very early. But then again, we got out before by Sadie, August 08, 2002(#49 of 15192)
  • by Julia, August 08, 2002(#50 of 15192)
  • Snoopy's kindergarten starts the last Thursday of by Alice CK, August 08, 2002(#51 of 15192)
  • What's with all the school supplies? I vaguely remember by Pebbles, August 08, 2002(#52 of 15192)
  • Oh man, I haven't had an Otter Pop in FOREVER. Yum, by Annie G, August 08, 2002(#53 of 15192)
  • well, no. we were poor at that time. it was all I by Pebbles, August 08, 2002(#54 of 15192)
  • How can they not tell you if she'll be in morning or by Julia, August 08, 2002(#55 of 15192)
  • Annie, I can hook you up. We bought a box of them at by Julia, August 08, 2002(#56 of 15192)
  • Wow. I am really sorry about the lunchbox question. by Annie G, August 08, 2002(#57 of 15192)
  • Julia, when I called the admin immediately got very by Alice CK, August 08, 2002(#58 of 15192)
  • Cal, is Spawn at all nervous about high school?In by Regina, August 08, 2002(#59 of 15192)
  • Wow. I am really sorry about the by Pebbles, August 08, 2002(#60 of 15192)
  • Our school supply list has grown, simply because the by Marsie Dotes, August 08, 2002(#61 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the good wishes for DD's 1st grade teacher. by Marsie Dotes, August 08, 2002(#62 of 15192)
  • We always had to buy lots and lots of school supplies. by j. ross, August 08, 2002(#63 of 15192)
  • For anyone in NYC considering public school, or who by Annie G, August 08, 2002(#64 of 15192)
  • Get out your yellow by Pebbles, August 08, 2002(#65 of 15192)
  • Hey, this is Snoopy's last week of preschool. What by Alice CK, August 08, 2002(#66 of 15192)
  • Little baskets from Bath and Body by Darci, August 08, 2002(#67 of 15192)
  • What do you know about them?I never get them by Regina, August 08, 2002(#68 of 15192)
  • My kids are running away from home this morning. They by j. ross, August 08, 2002(#69 of 15192)
  • I wish them well, j. ross. Tell them to write if they by Julia, August 08, 2002(#70 of 15192)
  • Work? In Bush's America? Perish the by j. ross, August 08, 2002(#71 of 15192)
  • Bindles...rout...someone call Partnership for a by StephanieD, August 08, 2002(#72 of 15192)
  • Ha!Annie, are you considering public school for by Julia, August 08, 2002(#73 of 15192)
  • Thanks! Little bath/body-type gift baskets sounds like by Alice CK, August 08, 2002(#74 of 15192)
  • Oh geez, that many?I just do the teachers in my by Regina, August 08, 2002(#75 of 15192)
  • Yeah, this is a big preschool -- 80-90 kids total, about by Alice CK, August 08, 2002(#76 of 15192)
  • Teachers get bath-and-body stuff all the time, because by rachelkg, August 08, 2002(#77 of 15192)
  • Or you could get them all gift certs for pedicures; by Regina, August 08, 2002(#78 of 15192)
  • Last year I got Starbucks gift cards, and the year by Annie G, August 08, 2002(#79 of 15192)
  • Some of the schools around here have clubs that sell by Sadie, August 08, 2002(#80 of 15192)
  • I really can't afford to give gift certificates to a by Alice CK, August 08, 2002(#81 of 15192)
  • Gifts? That's odd.Regina--not that I've seen. I by CalGal, August 08, 2002(#82 of 15192)
  • I keep forgetting that by Regina, August 08, 2002(#83 of 15192)
  • Well, there's the whole "going to school with guys a by CalGal, August 08, 2002(#84 of 15192)
  • It must be something in the air around here. Yesterday by j. ross, August 09, 2002(#85 of 15192)
  • That is so cute!I get to go get my missing by lime, August 09, 2002(#86 of 15192)
  • DH and ds#1 camped out in the backyard last week. by Regina, August 09, 2002(#87 of 15192)
  • It is amazing the amount of sacrifice a mom will go by Annie G, August 09, 2002(#88 of 15192)
  • I try to suffer in by Regina, August 09, 2002(#89 of 15192)
  • Regina! xoxox <can I check on status of family by tuesday, August 11, 2002(#90 of 15192)
  • Ooh, the group gift is a nice idea, for a situation by Regina, August 11, 2002(#91 of 15192)
  • heheheheheh! grrr. You'd be by tuesday, August 11, 2002(#92 of 15192)
  • If you still have my email, try that and I'll go on at by Regina, August 12, 2002(#93 of 15192)
  • Sadie, I thought of your son yesterday when I told by Ruby Gospel, August 16, 2002(#94 of 15192)
  • I'm trying to decide where 7 yos fit in... this by Queen of Drama, August 16, 2002(#95 of 15192)
  • Yes, at this point. I think the next age group, should by CalGal, August 16, 2002(#96 of 15192)
  • Wow, I'm going to have a tween in less than a by lime, August 16, 2002(#97 of 15192)
  • Okay then.The school class lists were posted by Queen of Drama, August 16, 2002(#98 of 15192)
  • Ruby, that certainly sounds like something he would by Sadie, August 16, 2002(#99 of 15192)
  • You worked pretty closely with last year's teacher on by lime, August 16, 2002(#100 of 15192)
  • I would stay out of it and act really excited about the by ElenaW, August 16, 2002(#101 of 15192)
  • Elena, I don't have any preconceived notions about the by Queen of Drama, August 16, 2002(#102 of 15192)
  • But if the teacher is brand new, will her last year by Annie G, August 16, 2002(#103 of 15192)
  • That makes sense. I'd call her, then. Do you see any by ElenaW, August 16, 2002(#104 of 15192)
  • QOD, I've been wondering how the girls are doing! Good by Ruby Gospel, August 16, 2002(#105 of 15192)
  • I like Annie's tagline WRT new school year issues. My by Marsie Dotes, August 16, 2002(#106 of 15192)
  • Annie, the teacher has been around for a while - it's by Queen of Drama, August 16, 2002(#107 of 15192)
  • I definitely wouldn't ask why classes were split. by CalGal, August 17, 2002(#108 of 15192)
  • No - that was the kindergarten teacher - year before by Queen of Drama, August 17, 2002(#109 of 15192)
  • Sensory Integration problems? Is that a by CalGal, August 17, 2002(#110 of 15192)
  • More or less - she doesn't have full blown Sensory by Queen of Drama, August 17, 2002(#111 of 15192)
  • We had a friend where we used to live who had a daighter by ElenaW, August 17, 2002(#112 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Elena. The drama is getting so much less, which by Queen of Drama, August 17, 2002(#113 of 15192)
  • Sensory Integration Disorder is well recognized (and by Marsie Dotes, August 17, 2002(#114 of 15192)
  • Marsie, good luck -The Out of Sync Child was a by Queen of Drama, August 17, 2002(#115 of 15192)
  • Thanks. It's been quite the year for reading. I have by Marsie Dotes, August 17, 2002(#116 of 15192)
  • Wow. That can't be any by CalGal, August 18, 2002(#117 of 15192)
  • It's not fun. In the interest of not derailing this by Marsie Dotes, August 18, 2002(#118 of 15192)
  • I was going to suggest that, but decided I wasn't going by CalGal, August 19, 2002(#119 of 15192)
  • School starts next Tuesday. I have not received a by Regina, August 28, 2002(#120 of 15192)
  • It will probably be okay. But did you call the by CalGal, August 28, 2002(#121 of 15192)
  • Yes. Actually, I did find out where the bus will pick by Regina, August 28, 2002(#122 of 15192)
  • This isn't hovering, interfering mother. This is just by CalGal, August 28, 2002(#123 of 15192)
  • Regina--at the Little Emperor's school (Grades K-5), by paigeb, August 28, 2002(#124 of 15192)
  • Do any of y'all more experienced parents have sage by Ruby Gospel, August 28, 2002(#125 of 15192)
  • Ruby,Is your DCP a daycare center or a private by Marsie Dotes, August 28, 2002(#126 of 15192)
  • It's a center -- until 2:30 is a 4K program, then it's by Ruby Gospel, August 28, 2002(#127 of 15192)
  • Definitely a bath ... works by winger, August 28, 2002(#128 of 15192)
  • Or reading time? Say, okay, now that we're home, let's by Annie G, August 28, 2002(#129 of 15192)
  • I'd consider picking her up a bit later, and let daycare by CalGal, August 28, 2002(#130 of 15192)
  • Bath worked for Spud, by Brigit M, August 28, 2002(#131 of 15192)
  • ds#1 is starting to stress out about kindergarten. This by Regina, August 29, 2002(#132 of 15192)
  • Aww... it is a tradition with us to go together on the by lime, August 29, 2002(#133 of 15192)
  • First day of kindergarten, here. Snoopy loved it. Next by Alice CK, August 29, 2002(#134 of 15192)
  • My baby just got on the kindergarten bus. He refused to by Regina, September 04, 2002(#135 of 15192)
  • Aww... I insisted on taking pictures of the girls by lime, September 04, 2002(#136 of 15192)
  • Ours are always in front of the fireplace. I need to go by ElenaW, September 04, 2002(#137 of 15192)
  • I was very pleased with our first day of school by lime, September 04, 2002(#138 of 15192)
  • My son's school "no longer routinely schedules by Regina, October 08, 2002(#139 of 15192)
  • Just ask for a conference. They will be happy to by j. ross, October 08, 2002(#140 of 15192)
  • I have, and they haven't. I don't want to press, by Regina, October 08, 2002(#141 of 15192)
  • They just didn't answer, or they told you to forget by j. ross, October 08, 2002(#142 of 15192)
  • They haven't replied. I'm not sure if I'm being put by Regina, October 08, 2002(#143 of 15192)
  • We signed up for conferences when we went to our by RainCityChick, October 08, 2002(#144 of 15192)
  • So far I've just asked the once.I was wondering by Regina, October 08, 2002(#145 of 15192)
  • I would bring it up by j. ross, October 08, 2002(#146 of 15192)
  • Off-topic:J. Ross, is that Sterno recipe you gave by Regina, October 08, 2002(#147 of 15192)
  • I found it on what appeared to be a legit website. I by j. ross, October 08, 2002(#148 of 15192)
  • I'm going to try it and let you know over on the Cooking by Regina, October 08, 2002(#149 of 15192)
  • Opinions, please.DS#1 came home last Friday with by Regina, October 21, 2002(#150 of 15192)
  • I'd say a note would be warranted. It sure seems though by Harri P., October 21, 2002(#151 of 15192)
  • I'd say it depends on how serious the incident was, by j. ross, October 21, 2002(#152 of 15192)
  • I would think that bloody lips would be a good reason to by Alison, October 21, 2002(#153 of 15192)
  • Not yet. I was hoping to get some perspective--this by Regina, October 22, 2002(#154 of 15192)
  • If they reported it to the teacher, then she knew. And by Alison, October 22, 2002(#155 of 15192)
  • I disagree. Bloody lips are not injuries. If she knew by j. ross, October 22, 2002(#156 of 15192)
  • I think I'm going to call her. Nothing judgmental, but by Regina, October 22, 2002(#157 of 15192)
  • I agree with j. ross. If the teacher wrote a note home by Julia, October 22, 2002(#158 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the perspective.As I said, I'm new to by Regina, October 22, 2002(#159 of 15192)
  • I don't think it's public vs. private so much as by Julia, October 22, 2002(#160 of 15192)
  • by Regina, October 22, 2002(#161 of 15192)
  • The teacher just returned my call. Seems ds told her by Regina, October 22, 2002(#162 of 15192)
  • When I picked up the girls this afternoon, there was a by Queen of Drama, November 07, 2002(#163 of 15192)
  • QOD, what is the problem? Is there something physical by Regina, November 07, 2002(#164 of 15192)
  • Oh, cognitively, she's on or ahead of schedule. Her by Queen of Drama, November 07, 2002(#165 of 15192)
  • I went to speech for several years, and everything by lime, November 07, 2002(#166 of 15192)
  • Question for the experienced parents: what is by Regina, November 08, 2002(#167 of 15192)
  • Since most kids go to preschool now, K is no longer the by Harri P., November 08, 2002(#168 of 15192)
  • Yep. It's not like it was back in the by Sadie, November 08, 2002(#169 of 15192)
  • Although my eight year old sarcastically told his K by Harri P., November 08, 2002(#170 of 15192)
  • When do kids start by Ase, November 08, 2002(#171 of 15192)
  • In my part of Texas children must be 5 by Sept. 1 to by Melusina, November 08, 2002(#172 of 15192)
  • Yes to all that. Kindergarten hasn't been about by CalGal, November 08, 2002(#173 of 15192)
  • The cut-off for kindergarten for us is December 1st (the by Darci, November 08, 2002(#174 of 15192)
  • Darci, M.'s birthday is the end of September, so she'll by Queen of Drama, November 08, 2002(#175 of 15192)
  • Why do you think it's the best thing that can happen, by Darci, November 08, 2002(#176 of 15192)
  • There's no way she's ready for kindergarten yet. She by Queen of Drama, November 08, 2002(#177 of 15192)
  • This may belong in another thread, but I'm actually by Darci, November 08, 2002(#178 of 15192)
  • Don't confuse a good memory with good reasoning skills. by CalGal, November 08, 2002(#179 of 15192)
  • I'm thinking that Simon will be ready for kindergarten, by Racehorse, November 08, 2002(#180 of 15192)
  • Good point, CalGal. She definitely has a good by Darci, November 08, 2002(#181 of 15192)
  • Darci, Emm was like that - more than ready to tackle by Queen of Drama, November 08, 2002(#182 of 15192)
  • As far as being "rushed" from one activity to another, by Laurelx, November 08, 2002(#183 of 15192)
  • Laurelx, yes, I think that's it. It's a half-day thing by Regina, November 08, 2002(#184 of 15192)
  • You can usually test in if the kid is within a couple of by lime, November 08, 2002(#185 of 15192)
  • In our district, the cutoff is etched in stone. If you by Regina, November 08, 2002(#186 of 15192)
  • QOD, where'd the workbooky things come by Darci, November 08, 2002(#187 of 15192)
  • I'm not QOD, but I've picked up some workbooky things by Rhonda, November 08, 2002(#188 of 15192)
  • Walgreens, Target, Mindsparks, Zany Brainy - we've by Queen of Drama, November 08, 2002(#189 of 15192)
  • There are lots of levels within the Kindergarten by Marsie Dotes, November 08, 2002(#190 of 15192)
  • I am seeing the same thing with the different levels. I by Laurelx, November 08, 2002(#191 of 15192)
  • Drew moved from a half day Kindergarten to a full day by Melusina, November 08, 2002(#192 of 15192)
  • DS#1 tells me that they almost never finish their "jobs" by Regina, November 08, 2002(#193 of 15192)
  • I wish we did have full day kindergarten in our town! I by Laurelx, November 09, 2002(#194 of 15192)
  • Regina, my child will attend kindergarten next year, and by daisy, November 09, 2002(#195 of 15192)
  • In NC 2 years ago (my last info is from then), you were by ElenaW, November 09, 2002(#196 of 15192)
  • My son is driving me nuts. He's been very whiny and by Sadie, November 09, 2002(#197 of 15192)
  • Seems to be time to give him something to be grumpy by lime, November 09, 2002(#198 of 15192)
  • Sadie, it sounds to me like he really enjoyed the by Alison, November 09, 2002(#199 of 15192)
  • Jumprope by Annie G, November 09, 2002(#200 of 15192)
  • He barely touched his snocone, actually.During by Sadie, November 09, 2002(#201 of 15192)
  • Sadie, didn't he have an issue a while back about by CalGal, November 09, 2002(#202 of 15192)
  • Jumprope Club is this new weird thing that all the kids by Alison, November 09, 2002(#203 of 15192)
  • There really is jumprope club? I thought you by Julia, November 09, 2002(#204 of 15192)
  • Sadie, didn't he have an issue a while by Sadie, November 10, 2002(#205 of 15192)
  • That's by lime, November 10, 2002(#206 of 15192)
  • He's such a little extrovert. Recessive genes, I by Sadie, November 10, 2002(#207 of 15192)
  • Here's by Alison, November 10, 2002(#208 of 15192)
  • Maybe he just gets cranky when he's tired. Maybe the by Regina, November 10, 2002(#209 of 15192)
  • Regina, you can be crossposting because I'm in New by Alison, November 10, 2002(#210 of 15192)
  • Aren't you near UNH? That's such a pretty part of the by Regina, November 10, 2002(#211 of 15192)
  • Yes, I'm one town over from UNH, and my DD Mairead went by Alison, November 10, 2002(#212 of 15192)
  • My daughter just handed me a book she made."My by Harri P., November 10, 2002(#213 of 15192)
  • Better save that one, Harri, it sounds like it's by Alison, November 10, 2002(#214 of 15192)
  • AHHH, Harri, that is adorable. What a smart by Annie G, November 10, 2002(#215 of 15192)
  • Harri, that book sounds great. by Sadie, November 11, 2002(#216 of 15192)
  • Sadie, Claudia's done that a lot--has a blast somewhere by Susanne, November 18, 2002(#217 of 15192)
  • Why not the space station? We saw the IMAX space station by Sadie, November 18, 2002(#218 of 15192)
  • The Space Station film is great - and the 3D glasses are by Queen of Drama, November 18, 2002(#219 of 15192)
  • What, not the Rolling Stones At the by Harri P., November 18, 2002(#220 of 15192)
  • I can't remember what thread it was, but Susanne was by Queen of Drama, November 21, 2002(#221 of 15192)
  • Another M-ism from last night: She has to take by Queen of Drama, November 25, 2002(#222 of 15192)
  • That's very funny. I hope she feels better by Laurelx, November 25, 2002(#223 of 15192)
  • Ha!Maggie's latest is "neverdeless," used when by Ruby Gospel, November 25, 2002(#224 of 15192)
  • Isn't this such a fun age? M's pre-k teacher told me by Queen of Drama, November 25, 2002(#225 of 15192)
  • Your kids are cracking me up.Sophie's big into by Darci, November 25, 2002(#226 of 15192)
  • Ah, but "ACK-chu-a-lly" is the gateway drug to by Ruby Gospel, November 25, 2002(#227 of 15192)
  • Soon you too will be blurted with laughter, by Queen of Drama, November 25, 2002(#228 of 15192)
  • Oh, believe me. She cracks me up now."Mommy, by Darci, November 25, 2002(#229 of 15192)
  • Darci! How did I miss that you are pregnant? by terrilynn, November 25, 2002(#230 of 15192)
  • DS#1 is quite verbally precocious, but I keep having to by Regina, November 25, 2002(#231 of 15192)
  • Thanks, terrilynn! Just not hanging out in the by Darci, November 25, 2002(#232 of 15192)
  • No hanging out in the PG thread for me; I'm afraid it by terrilynn, November 25, 2002(#233 of 15192)
  • Congratulations, Darci! July? Hmmm...you are about by Regina, November 25, 2002(#234 of 15192)
  • Darci! No way, girl! How cool is that! How exciting by Annie G, November 26, 2002(#235 of 15192)
  • I just caught up with these posts and am cracking up. I by Brigit M, November 26, 2002(#236 of 15192)
  • My son went through a big "actually" phase by Sadie, November 26, 2002(#237 of 15192)
  • My kids still love "actually." Something about the word by Brigit M, November 26, 2002(#238 of 15192)
  • In stark contrast to the amusing posts, last night was a by Ruby Gospel, November 26, 2002(#239 of 15192)
  • Oh, I do hope that today is better.One night I by Regina, November 26, 2002(#240 of 15192)
  • All I know is, Madison's mommy is nicer than I by Harri P., November 26, 2002(#241 of 15192)
  • Regina, yeah, just about. No, eight weeks, actually by Darci, November 26, 2002(#242 of 15192)
  • She was still sleeping when I left, Darci. DH said she by Ruby Gospel, November 26, 2002(#243 of 15192)
  • Yesterday ds#1 was at a friend's house. The afternoon by Regina, November 26, 2002(#244 of 15192)
  • I assume you did the whole bit about "I understand that by Darci, November 26, 2002(#245 of 15192)
  • Oh, and after you take the toys away, add "Now because by Darci, November 26, 2002(#246 of 15192)
  • Darci, yes to post 245. And I tried what you suggest in by Regina, November 26, 2002(#247 of 15192)
  • Regina, I wouldn't "reward" in any way -- you *expect* by Alice CK, November 26, 2002(#248 of 15192)
  • I'm glad my kid (5, almost 6) isn't the only one who by Simulacra, December 04, 2002(#249 of 15192)
  • I've got a question about my son's first grade by betsifur, December 08, 2002(#250 of 15192)
  • so the teacher felt like she should by CalGal, December 08, 2002(#251 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure how to find out. I'm very uncomfortable by betsifur, December 08, 2002(#252 of 15192)
  • Check with the principal. Don't quiz your son, and don't by CalGal, December 08, 2002(#253 of 15192)
  • I don't blame you for not wanting to approach her by Julia M, December 08, 2002(#254 of 15192)
  • I think I will just ask the principal about it. by betsifur, December 08, 2002(#255 of 15192)
  • I can see where a controlled by CalGal, December 08, 2002(#256 of 15192)
  • I know that your right. I think my sympathy for this by betsifur, December 08, 2002(#257 of 15192)
  • I've always found that an individual's stress level is by Marsie Dotes, December 08, 2002(#258 of 15192)
  • Yeah, that's what I was thinking. Whatever reason she's by CalGal, December 08, 2002(#259 of 15192)
  • She should definitely have let parents know that she by Alison, December 10, 2002(#260 of 15192)
  • I spoke with the principal about it yesterday, and have by betsifur, December 10, 2002(#261 of 15192)
  • I hope the parents of that child were told to SPEAK TO by CalGal, December 10, 2002(#262 of 15192)
  • bets,I am so sorry for the teacher and her by Alison, December 10, 2002(#263 of 15192)
  • CG, it seems a pretty straight-forward question from a by Alison, December 10, 2002(#264 of 15192)
  • If it was the child that I would guess (the principal by betsifur, December 10, 2002(#265 of 15192)
  • It's incredible what kids can say that's seems out of by annefalcon, December 10, 2002(#266 of 15192)
  • Alison, a seven year old should know better than to ask by Susanne, December 10, 2002(#267 of 15192)
  • why?I think that young children ask all sorts of by Jan Wilson, December 13, 2002(#268 of 15192)
  • Why? Because a seven year old should be more sensitive by Susanne, December 14, 2002(#269 of 15192)
  • Hey, Jan! First time I've seen you here. by CalGal, December 14, 2002(#270 of 15192)
  • CalGal, that's a pretty loaded question. The question by Alison, December 14, 2002(#271 of 15192)
  • "Did your father die in the by CalGal, December 14, 2002(#272 of 15192)
  • I agree that they're inappropriate. But don't you think by Alison, December 15, 2002(#273 of 15192)
  • Alison, I don't disagree. But originally I thought you by CalGal, December 15, 2002(#274 of 15192)
  • I don't think it's inappropriate for children to be by Alison, December 15, 2002(#275 of 15192)
  • Alison, let me try again:...so as they never, by CalGal, December 15, 2002(#276 of 15192)
  • Works for me.One more thing: if there had by Alison, December 15, 2002(#277 of 15192)
  • Alison, I think the strength of the reaction is by CalGal, December 15, 2002(#278 of 15192)
  • Ahhhh, I thought you were saying the teacher by Alison, December 15, 2002(#279 of 15192)
  • well, it certainly sounds like the whole thing was by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#280 of 15192)
  • Do you think the death of a daughter is in any way by CalGal, December 17, 2002(#281 of 15192)
  • To lose a child... To never know the Joy of Christmas... by j. ross, December 17, 2002(#282 of 15192)
  • of course not. by "a discussion about this" i mean by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#283 of 15192)
  • What was said about the WTC is that it was still by Susanne, December 17, 2002(#284 of 15192)
  • Susanne, that's funny.Jan, my point is that by CalGal, December 17, 2002(#285 of 15192)
  • It is very nice to see Jan here, may I add.I by Annie G, December 17, 2002(#286 of 15192)
  • well thank you very much, annie. I would have said the by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#287 of 15192)
  • Nope. Sometimes kids can figure out "why" for later. If by CalGal, December 17, 2002(#288 of 15192)
  • I think you're wrong, CG. If my daughter asked the by Alison, December 17, 2002(#289 of 15192)
  • initially, we read that the child asked out in class, by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#290 of 15192)
  • If my daughter asked the question, it by CalGal, December 17, 2002(#291 of 15192)
  • I disagree with your by Alison, December 17, 2002(#292 of 15192)
  • I'm with alison. and i think a 7 year old can have by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#293 of 15192)
  • Jan, that's by Susanne, December 17, 2002(#294 of 15192)
  • Alison, if your daughter was in a playground discussion by Susanne, December 17, 2002(#295 of 15192)
  • Which bit is ridiculous? No one I knew died before I was by LizardBreath, December 17, 2002(#296 of 15192)
  • No pets, no bugs? Never read about anyone dying? Never by Susanne, December 17, 2002(#297 of 15192)
  • that a 7 year old would never have known someone who by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#298 of 15192)
  • Susanne: prior to 7, for me, no pets, check, no bugs, by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#299 of 15192)
  • I think most seven year olds would certainly understand by j. ross, December 17, 2002(#300 of 15192)
  • I think a kid of 6 or 7, even if that child had never by Susanne, December 17, 2002(#301 of 15192)
  • Had absolutely no idea that sadness was by LizardBreath, December 17, 2002(#302 of 15192)
  • j ross: weird, certainly, but also the first sentence of by Jan Wilson, December 17, 2002(#303 of 15192)
  • See my instinct would be to express total shock first. by j. ross, December 17, 2002(#304 of 15192)
  • I figure a 7 year old with no concept of death (and the by Ase, December 17, 2002(#305 of 15192)
  • PLUS an explanation is in order, not by CalGal, December 17, 2002(#306 of 15192)
  • first response is to shock the kid so by CalGal, December 17, 2002(#307 of 15192)
  • (xpost with Cal's last two.)You know, Cal's by LizardBreath, December 17, 2002(#308 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, December 17, 2002(#309 of 15192)
  • Please do not interpret my avoidance of this subject by Alison, December 18, 2002(#310 of 15192)
  • I'm still reading too, although I don't have much to say by betsifur, December 19, 2002(#311 of 15192)
  • so how was in handled in terms of the kid? did s/he get by Jan Wilson, December 19, 2002(#312 of 15192)
  • I only have a guess as to who the particular child is. by betsifur, December 19, 2002(#313 of 15192)
  • I went to my first school-wide assembly.Argh. My by Regina, December 19, 2002(#314 of 15192)
  • Does anyone have any experience with kids' soccer? The by terrilynn, January 05, 2003(#315 of 15192)
  • TL, M. refused to even go out on the field last year by Queen of Drama, January 05, 2003(#316 of 15192)
  • Claudia started at 4 or 5 and Jordan just played her by Susanne, January 05, 2003(#317 of 15192)
  • My son was in soccer all last year and basically it was by daisy, January 05, 2003(#318 of 15192)
  • Well, y'all saw Girlchild's soccer picture a while back, by Sadie, January 05, 2003(#319 of 15192)
  • I don't understand making soccer teams that young. No by CalGal, January 05, 2003(#320 of 15192)
  • They do tball that young. And the reason is, some kids by Susanne, January 05, 2003(#321 of 15192)
  • At 4, Sean would not even entertain the idea of soccer. by Laurelx, January 06, 2003(#322 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the feedback. He has shown some interest, by terrilynn, January 06, 2003(#323 of 15192)
  • Depending on the league, you can go check out the first by Laurelx, January 06, 2003(#324 of 15192)
  • No one even considers it for by j. ross, January 06, 2003(#325 of 15192)
  • Or a by Queen of Drama, January 06, 2003(#326 of 15192)
  • Or pretty by Susanne, January 06, 2003(#327 of 15192)
  • In my kid's soccer class(not a team by any means), one by daisy, January 06, 2003(#328 of 15192)
  • Daisy, that's funny. I think watching littles play by terrilynn, January 06, 2003(#329 of 15192)
  • In our town they don't start until age 5, but I agree by Regina, January 07, 2003(#330 of 15192)
  • Well, phooey, if I'd actually bothered to look at their by terrilynn, January 07, 2003(#331 of 15192)
  • DS is reading!He's been able to read almost any by Regina, January 17, 2003(#332 of 15192)
  • Yipee for the big guy! How exciting! Reading is just the by Tuesday, January 17, 2003(#333 of 15192)
  • Consider them thought! I hope she gets in! I totally by Alison, January 17, 2003(#334 of 15192)
  • How great is that! Tell you what, for every fervent by Annie G, January 17, 2003(#335 of 15192)
  • by Tuesday, January 18, 2003(#336 of 15192)
  • well, alison, when you think about it, it is a pretty by Jan Wilson, January 18, 2003(#337 of 15192)
  • If I pushonelittlebit she wants nothing by Regina, January 18, 2003(#338 of 15192)
  • Jan, my point is that volunteering at your child's by Alison, January 18, 2003(#339 of 15192)
  • The first grader at our house is all about being on a by j. ross, February 11, 2003(#340 of 15192)
  • My first grader was on a big army kick last night. He by Sadie, February 11, 2003(#341 of 15192)
  • J. Ross, my kindergartener is asking less sophisticated by Annie G, February 11, 2003(#342 of 15192)
  • DS#1 is worried about dying in a war, and about his by Regina, February 11, 2003(#343 of 15192)
  • We watch McNeil Lehrer News by CalGal, February 11, 2003(#344 of 15192)
  • It's still The McNeil Lehrer News Hour to me too, and by Sadie, February 11, 2003(#345 of 15192)
  • I didn't really have a question, and I don't see my by j. ross, February 11, 2003(#346 of 15192)
  • Annie, your Max is a by Julia M, February 11, 2003(#347 of 15192)
  • My son got in trouble in school for drawing pictures of by Harri P., February 11, 2003(#348 of 15192)
  • I would surely have loved to listen in on that, by Annie G, February 11, 2003(#349 of 15192)
  • It's all complicated by the fact that his by Harri P., February 11, 2003(#350 of 15192)
  • j. ross, my third-grader has been hyped on the subject by Brigit M, February 11, 2003(#351 of 15192)
  • This is what happens when you make a big deal about guns by CalGal, February 11, 2003(#352 of 15192)
  • We don't make a big deal about by Regina, February 11, 2003(#353 of 15192)
  • I thought it was Annie we were talking about. Did I miss by CalGal, February 11, 2003(#354 of 15192)
  • Ha ha ha ha. Very good. I should perhaps switch to a by Annie G, February 11, 2003(#355 of 15192)
  • Both of my kids are big fans of the President. Just by j. ross, February 11, 2003(#356 of 15192)
  • During the '96 campaign Spudboy became enamored of the by Brigit M, February 11, 2003(#357 of 15192)
  • Yes, Annie, you should. I tried hard to push Teddy for by Harri P., February 11, 2003(#358 of 15192)
  • When Spawn was a little over 4, he came and sat down by CalGal, February 11, 2003(#359 of 15192)
  • by Brigit M, February 11, 2003(#360 of 15192)
  • Just catching up on my reading and this caught my by Marsie Dotes, March 12, 2003(#361 of 15192)
  • Last night I got some stuff I ordered from Amazon, by Sadie, March 19, 2003(#362 of 15192)
  • Those DK readers are really good. My kids really enjoyed by Harri P., March 19, 2003(#363 of 15192)
  • We have a couple of others which the kids really like. by Sadie, March 19, 2003(#364 of 15192)
  • Sadie, does he have this by Julia M, March 20, 2003(#365 of 15192)
  • No, he does not. I was looking at that one when I got by Sadie, March 20, 2003(#366 of 15192)
  • Bump.Yesterday was the exit interview for by annefalcon, May 14, 2003(#367 of 15192)
  • Anne, there is a lawyer in Manhattan whose name has by Annie G, May 14, 2003(#368 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Annie. I'll know more in June. In the meantime, by annefalcon, May 14, 2003(#369 of 15192)
  • I do believe that that phrase means the PUBLIC school by Annie G, May 14, 2003(#370 of 15192)
  • Another thing, Anne, you should ask someone to come with by Annie G, May 14, 2003(#371 of 15192)
  • Well, on the upside, the public school is adding a by annefalcon, May 14, 2003(#372 of 15192)
  • Kiryas Joel, I think, by Harri P., May 14, 2003(#373 of 15192)
  • Yesterday was the kindergarten screening. He did fine. by annefalcon, May 23, 2003(#374 of 15192)
  • Yesterday four fourth graders and two first graders were by j. ross, May 28, 2003(#375 of 15192)
  • Ha! Love by Alison, May 28, 2003(#376 of 15192)
  • Dating and drugs in the treehouse! j.ross's kids are by Annie G, May 28, 2003(#377 of 15192)
  • That's funny, by Susanne, May 29, 2003(#378 of 15192)
  • j. ross...very funny story.Question: Took my by RainCityChick, May 30, 2003(#379 of 15192)
  • Tanner by Darci, May 30, 2003(#380 of 15192)
  • That's the one! Thanks by RainCityChick, May 30, 2003(#381 of 15192)
  • Not sure where to put this, but here is the speech I by Annie G, June 06, 2003(#382 of 15192)
  • Annie, what a fine speech. And congratulations to by annefalcon, June 06, 2003(#383 of 15192)
  • Annie, so lovely. Congrats, Texas by Brigit M, June 06, 2003(#384 of 15192)
  • Maggie starts kindergarten in 6 weeks, so I figure we're by Ruby Gospel, June 21, 2003(#385 of 15192)
  • I love Maggie girl. And I can't wait to hear her by Annie G, June 21, 2003(#386 of 15192)
  • I think the attraction of the drums is the flourish by Ruby Gospel, June 21, 2003(#387 of 15192)
  • We just threw away our toy drum set a few days ago as it by Annie G, June 21, 2003(#388 of 15192)
  • So I took Sean and his good friend from kindergarten "A" by Laurelx, June 25, 2003(#389 of 15192)
  • A is a nice kid.and by CalGal, June 25, 2003(#390 of 15192)
  • In some families, kids pitching a fit is a big problem by Annie G, June 25, 2003(#391 of 15192)
  • I think you are both right on the "pitching a fit" by Laurelx, June 25, 2003(#392 of 15192)
  • I just caution you about taking what A. says is said at by Annie G, June 25, 2003(#393 of 15192)
  • We've made an effort not to discuss any friend's or by Laurelx, June 25, 2003(#394 of 15192)
  • I can't believe Maggie's "Kindergarten and Beyond" by Ruby Gospel, June 25, 2003(#395 of 15192)
  • I'd probably do that too, Laurel. If they were by Brigit M, June 25, 2003(#396 of 15192)
  • Laurel,The conversation your son shared sounds by Marsie Dotes, June 26, 2003(#397 of 15192)
  • God's heart must have been hurting 5 million times last by Harri P., June 26, 2003(#398 of 15192)
  • That's pretty funny, Race.It is also why the by j. ross, June 26, 2003(#399 of 15192)
  • You're in the wrong topic, j. ross. But we resolved to by Racehorse, June 26, 2003(#400 of 15192)
  • Oops, by j. ross, June 26, 2003(#401 of 15192)
  • Jordan has his first loose tooth. For some reason, I am by GigiZ, June 26, 2003(#402 of 15192)
  • Loose teeth usually stay loose for a long time, unless by Alison, June 26, 2003(#403 of 15192)
  • I will have to do that, Alison. When Jordan came home by GigiZ, June 26, 2003(#404 of 15192)
  • Our dentist told us not to pull loose teeth until by Alison, June 26, 2003(#405 of 15192)
  • Laurel: i think having the friendship die a natural by Jan Wilson, June 26, 2003(#406 of 15192)
  • Not sure if this is the right thread, but I was speaking by CalGal, July 08, 2003(#407 of 15192)
  • Give him the sense that books are about by Ruby Gospel, July 08, 2003(#408 of 15192)
  • Dorling-Kindersley makes a bajillion books that would by Alison, July 08, 2003(#409 of 15192)
  • I was going to suggest the DK books. There are some by Sadie, July 08, 2003(#410 of 15192)
  • Both those suggestions are excellent, by CalGal, July 08, 2003(#411 of 15192)
  • Just a book suggestion: do you think he'd like the David by LizardBreath, July 08, 2003(#412 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the quick tutorial. Don't most schools these by Alison, July 08, 2003(#413 of 15192)
  • Cal, Claudia's a good reader and speller and seems to by Susanne, July 08, 2003(#414 of 15192)
  • Alison--there has been a push to use more "sense" based by CalGal, July 08, 2003(#415 of 15192)
  • very much one size fits allI by Alison, July 08, 2003(#416 of 15192)
  • Cal, do you know about by sohcahtoa, July 08, 2003(#417 of 15192)
  • Thanks! I'll check it out. But remember, create TPW by CalGal, July 08, 2003(#418 of 15192)
  • Phooey. I knew I forgot by sohcahtoa, July 08, 2003(#419 of 15192)
  • DK has a great illustrated/picture by daisy, July 08, 2003(#420 of 15192)
  • Also very good for him would be any of the Magic School by Annie G, July 08, 2003(#421 of 15192)
  • We love, love, love the Magic School Bus series. by Queen Elisabeth, July 08, 2003(#422 of 15192)
  • Shoot, I wish I could go down and visit him so I could by CalGal, July 08, 2003(#423 of 15192)
  • Now I'm thinking -- kits (models, whatever) with wordy by LizardBreath, July 08, 2003(#424 of 15192)
  • Well, the Magic School Bus books (get the original ones, by Queen Elisabeth, July 08, 2003(#425 of 15192)
  • All those smallish Legos kits have really great by Annie G, July 08, 2003(#426 of 15192)
  • I really like the cookbook idea. Also, maybe, he could by lime, July 08, 2003(#427 of 15192)
  • like it might be easier for him to be by j. ross, July 09, 2003(#428 of 15192)
  • I second the LeapPad. Jordan's gotten a lot of useout of by GigiZ, July 09, 2003(#429 of 15192)
  • Teachers say that my nephew (8) has poor retention by daisy, July 09, 2003(#430 of 15192)
  • The Boy is misbehaving at day camp. Getting in fights, by Sadie, July 09, 2003(#431 of 15192)
  • I think it's quite possible he's excited and anxious by CalGal, July 09, 2003(#432 of 15192)
  • Yes, I agree. I'm taking off early today to pack and by Sadie, July 09, 2003(#433 of 15192)
  • BTW, my sister inexplicably won't use the Internet by CalGal, July 09, 2003(#434 of 15192)
  • my sister inexplicably won't use the by Sadie, July 09, 2003(#435 of 15192)
  • Meg is completely traumatized by computers. She's by CalGal, July 09, 2003(#436 of 15192)
  • Have a great trip, Sadie! I'll be hoping for calm by Susanne, July 09, 2003(#437 of 15192)
  • When ds#1 gets like that, I actually like to give him by Queen Elisabeth, July 10, 2003(#438 of 15192)
  • Well, one of the boy's two incidents last week was with by Sadie, July 16, 2003(#439 of 15192)
  • We've been hearing all month about new kids at Max's day by Annie G, July 16, 2003(#440 of 15192)
  • What was the kid in the Shirley Jackson novel who didn't by Harri P., July 16, 2003(#441 of 15192)
  • Isn't that funny, I was thinking of the Shirley Jackson by Annie G, July 16, 2003(#442 of 15192)
  • I think so. I wish I knew where that book was. I lent it by Harri P., July 16, 2003(#443 of 15192)
  • It took both the girls until third grade before they by lime, July 16, 2003(#444 of 15192)
  • Annie, your post about Eamon reminded me of the kids' by daisy, July 16, 2003(#445 of 15192)
  • by Tuesday, July 17, 2003(#446 of 15192)
  • Well, it happened. I received my first "I hate you" last by annefalcon, July 18, 2003(#447 of 15192)
  • Had to happen sooner or by j. ross, July 18, 2003(#448 of 15192)
  • Tuesday, bless you! It WAS Charles.Anne, I am by Annie G, July 18, 2003(#449 of 15192)
  • I knew it would happen eventually.Last night at by annefalcon, July 18, 2003(#450 of 15192)
  • We've been having a lot of conversations about anger by Annie G, July 18, 2003(#451 of 15192)
  • What's amazing to me, Annie, is that since I was pretty by annefalcon, July 18, 2003(#452 of 15192)
  • I think it makes intuitive sense to them. Max is very by Annie G, July 18, 2003(#453 of 15192)
  • I got an I Hate You note. Pretty funny, actually. I'm by Queen Elisabeth, July 18, 2003(#454 of 15192)
  • I got a drawing of me frowning with a red slash circle by Harri P., July 18, 2003(#455 of 15192)
  • speckled butt. Well I feel better by annefalcon, July 18, 2003(#456 of 15192)
  • Who got the anonymous "I hat you" notes? by Decca, July 18, 2003(#457 of 15192)
  • "I hat you." by manix, July 18, 2003(#458 of 15192)
  • Yes, mine said that too."Dear Mom. I hat you. by Queen Elisabeth, July 18, 2003(#459 of 15192)
  • This is killing me. What's with the speckled butt? Is by manix, July 18, 2003(#460 of 15192)
  • Clearly, my husband and I are going to have to adjust to by Ruby Gospel, July 24, 2003(#461 of 15192)
  • Ha!I know this moment, Ruby and Mr. Ruby. It is by Annie G, July 25, 2003(#462 of 15192)
  • Is that a lot different than letting a kid play at a by Darci, July 25, 2003(#463 of 15192)
  • That's sweet, Ruby. It is an amazing moment. I by Brigit M, July 25, 2003(#464 of 15192)
  • Darci, it felt a little different because it was a big by Ruby Gospel, July 25, 2003(#465 of 15192)
  • That's weird about the time, Ruby. Whenever I've had by lime, July 25, 2003(#466 of 15192)
  • That's what I've heard. All I can figure out is maybe by Ruby Gospel, July 25, 2003(#467 of 15192)
  • I have a bunch of back to school ads, and am not sure by CalGal, August 01, 2003(#468 of 15192)
  • Oh Ruby, I don't even want to think about this by maggied, August 01, 2003(#469 of 15192)
  • Is your daughter starting kindergarten, maggied? How is by Ruby Gospel, August 01, 2003(#470 of 15192)
  • We got Maggie's teacher's name in a "welcome to school" by Ruby Gospel, August 02, 2003(#471 of 15192)
  • Charlie has Mrs. Bell. Maybe they'll be guzzling Boone's by annefalcon, August 02, 2003(#472 of 15192)
  • We found out today that Jordan has Mrs. Russell. And by Susanne, August 02, 2003(#473 of 15192)
  • I'm simultaneously thrilled and sad. I can't believe how by annefalcon, August 02, 2003(#474 of 15192)
  • Yes, it seems rather momentous, and just perfectly by Ruby Gospel, August 02, 2003(#475 of 15192)
  • I found out Jordan will be having lunch at 10:20!! And by Susanne, August 02, 2003(#476 of 15192)
  • Susanne, I hate those crazy lunch schedules. My kids by betsifur, August 02, 2003(#477 of 15192)
  • We got our bus cards today. The bus comes at 6:25. by Sadie, August 02, 2003(#478 of 15192)
  • You're joking? That's by CalGal, August 03, 2003(#479 of 15192)
  • About the 6:25? No, I am not. In reality, it will by Sadie, August 03, 2003(#480 of 15192)
  • Good lord. What time does school start, by Ruby Gospel, August 03, 2003(#481 of 15192)
  • Um, I think at 8:25. I can't actually find that info on by Sadie, August 03, 2003(#482 of 15192)
  • I got on the bus at 6:50 in high school. Our driveway by Decca, August 03, 2003(#483 of 15192)
  • My son starts kindergarten in a week and a half. His by tinker, August 03, 2003(#484 of 15192)
  • Should she have a say in whether she by j. ross, August 03, 2003(#485 of 15192)
  • I agree. She has no say. In general, I say go with by CalGal, August 04, 2003(#486 of 15192)
  • I agree with Cal that gifted programs are a good idea by j. ross, August 04, 2003(#487 of 15192)
  • At what age do they start the gifted by Queen Elisabeth, August 04, 2003(#488 of 15192)
  • As early as possible -- the sooner you get in, the by Alison, August 05, 2003(#489 of 15192)
  • 2nd grade here in So Fla. I'll find out more about the by tinker, August 05, 2003(#490 of 15192)
  • Last night was "Meet the Teacher" night for parents. by Ruby Gospel, August 06, 2003(#491 of 15192)
  • I have shed the same tears annually since my 7th grader by Marsie Dotes, August 06, 2003(#492 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Ruby. Now I'm crying by annefalcon, August 07, 2003(#493 of 15192)
  • Well, I guess this is where I need to be. Fang! starts by Adrianne Call, August 07, 2003(#494 of 15192)
  • Maggie is safely ensconced in Sandra Bullock's by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2003(#495 of 15192)
  • Congrats to Maggie! I hope you post about her by Susanne, August 07, 2003(#496 of 15192)
  • The PTA doesn't do that here, Susanne, and her supply by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2003(#497 of 15192)
  • Oooh, that's nice, Ruby! I had to special order paper by Susanne, August 07, 2003(#498 of 15192)
  • The Boy's teacher just asked for $25 this year and said by Sadie, August 07, 2003(#499 of 15192)
  • Wow. Maggie's stuff was about $10. I looked at the list by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2003(#500 of 15192)
  • It was something crazy like a ream of white paper, 5/8" by Susanne, August 07, 2003(#501 of 15192)
  • Do you guys get asked for Polaroid by Harri P., August 07, 2003(#502 of 15192)
  • Film? No. The teacher said the PTA gives each of them $ by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2003(#503 of 15192)
  • I did in preschool. Well, by Susanne, August 07, 2003(#504 of 15192)
  • Good heavens, when I was in school (and dinosaurs roamed by rms, August 07, 2003(#505 of 15192)
  • I just realized I can't find the list of stuff I'm by Queen Elisabeth, August 07, 2003(#506 of 15192)
  • I think it depends on the school, Queen by Julia M, August 07, 2003(#507 of 15192)
  • Maggie's school uses little swipe-cards. You put $X on by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2003(#508 of 15192)
  • QE, is your list on the school website?At our by Susanne, August 07, 2003(#509 of 15192)
  • Susanne, no, it isn't.I just called them and by Queen Elisabeth, August 07, 2003(#510 of 15192)
  • At our school, if they want to buy lunch that day, they by Julia M, August 07, 2003(#511 of 15192)
  • Oh, that would be a pain.Lunches are 1.65 here. by Susanne, August 07, 2003(#512 of 15192)
  • Lunch was 1.45 for years here, including milk. They're by Brigit M, August 07, 2003(#513 of 15192)
  • For $1.65 I think I'd have them buy every day. I'd love by Julia M, August 07, 2003(#514 of 15192)
  • Yea Julia, Maggie's is $1.50 and I figured I couldn't do by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2003(#515 of 15192)
  • $1.45 for lunch here, and after a summer of packing by Queen of Drama, August 07, 2003(#516 of 15192)
  • Lunch is $2 here. K. loves getting hot lunch, A. hates by lime, August 07, 2003(#517 of 15192)
  • I was surprised when Spud said in first grade that he by Brigit M, August 07, 2003(#518 of 15192)
  • Lunch is apparently $1.15 here. I assume it's heavily by Harri P., August 07, 2003(#519 of 15192)
  • $1.30 here. I think it's around $2 for middle and high by Sadie, August 07, 2003(#520 of 15192)
  • Our lunches are .90, so we definitely buy. I just send by Clio, August 07, 2003(#521 of 15192)
  • I ordered our school supplies from OfficeMax.com - they by betsifur, August 07, 2003(#522 of 15192)
  • Well, Maggie's first day was a smashing success. She by Ruby Gospel, August 08, 2003(#523 of 15192)
  • How great is that, by Adrianne Call, August 08, 2003(#524 of 15192)
  • That is awesome, Ruby. What a great first day by Julia M, August 08, 2003(#525 of 15192)
  • And we know this means it was extra by Ruby Gospel, August 08, 2003(#526 of 15192)
  • Whoo hoo, by Brigit M, August 08, 2003(#527 of 15192)
  • Sounds like a wonderful first day. Don't you love it by Marsie Dotes, August 08, 2003(#528 of 15192)
  • Ruby, I'm sorry this took me so long. Yes, Mary is by maggied, August 14, 2003(#529 of 15192)
  • Maggie, it's been wonderful -- I bet Mary will love by Ruby Gospel, August 14, 2003(#530 of 15192)
  • I've been having a very crazy time at work, and I just by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2003(#531 of 15192)
  • I missed going out to lunch with Cordelia so much last by Harri P., August 20, 2003(#532 of 15192)
  • It is unsettling when you can no longer come and go at by Clio, August 20, 2003(#533 of 15192)
  • Ruby, I've been thinking about stuff like that. She by maggied, August 20, 2003(#534 of 15192)
  • I was sad when I realized that we by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2003(#535 of 15192)
  • I had a moment today when I realized that Madeleine by Queen of Drama, August 20, 2003(#536 of 15192)
  • Where is a good place to buy backpacks, do you by Annie G, August 20, 2003(#537 of 15192)
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  • QoD, I'm glad the girls were so kind to one another. by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2003(#539 of 15192)
  • SD started kindergarten a couple of weeks ago, complete by Rhonda, August 20, 2003(#540 of 15192)
  • Isn't this a cute one? by Annie G, August 20, 2003(#541 of 15192)
  • Well, the teacher sent a note home, by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2003(#542 of 15192)
  • Shouldn't they make the rules clearer, then? Crotchety by Em T., August 20, 2003(#543 of 15192)
  • Ruby, I can't even contemplate the drama that would by Queen of Drama, August 20, 2003(#544 of 15192)
  • Hell, even Julian the Sullen Nine Year Old Punk made by Harri P., August 20, 2003(#545 of 15192)
  • I swear I think I live on another planet sometimes. by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2003(#546 of 15192)
  • Ruby, I'm not at all sentimental about your daughter in by CalGal, August 20, 2003(#547 of 15192)
  • your use of an affiliate link brought by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2003(#548 of 15192)
  • I've always written my kid's name on every crayon and by betsifur, August 20, 2003(#549 of 15192)
  • We had to buy community crayons and markers. Most by Rhonda, August 20, 2003(#550 of 15192)
  • Clare starts kindergarten Monday. She wants me to stay by Alison, August 20, 2003(#551 of 15192)
  • In the long run, I think that spending by j. ross, August 20, 2003(#552 of 15192)
  • I'll think about restricting our by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2003(#553 of 15192)
  • No, j ross, we don't "blow off" school. We make sure by Alison, August 20, 2003(#554 of 15192)
  • C began 2nd grade on Monday. Her first comment was: by Marsie Dotes, August 20, 2003(#555 of 15192)
  • Q, Jordan takes her blankey to school in her backpack by Susanne, August 20, 2003(#556 of 15192)
  • Um, I don't know where else to ask this but is there a by maggied, August 21, 2003(#557 of 15192)
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  • My current favorite kid is turning the big 5 in a couple by Nay, August 21, 2003(#559 of 15192)
  • Nay, Jordan's five and by Susanne, August 21, 2003(#560 of 15192)
  • Ooo, that's cute Susanne. Shoot, *I* want by Nay, August 21, 2003(#561 of 15192)
  • It plays catchy little songs that your little friend can by Susanne, August 21, 2003(#562 of 15192)
  • Oh goody. I'm still feuding with her mom, so something by Nay, August 21, 2003(#563 of 15192)
  • And by lime, August 21, 2003(#564 of 15192)
  • One of our faculty members here has a sister who teaches by Em T., August 21, 2003(#565 of 15192)
  • Em, that is so funny!Jordan's been in by Susanne, August 21, 2003(#566 of 15192)
  • "Goddamn. Who signed me up for by sohcahtoa, August 21, 2003(#567 of 15192)
  • It really is too funny, but sad, isn't it? Can't you by Em T., August 21, 2003(#568 of 15192)
  • That's hilarious, Susanne. Before you know it, she'll by Julia M, August 21, 2003(#569 of 15192)
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  • All gone by lime, August 22, 2003(#620 of 15192)
  • Thanks by Alison, August 22, 2003(#621 of 15192)
  • On the "is it inevitable" question:Yesterday by Ruby Gospel, August 23, 2003(#622 of 15192)
  • Ruby, Emm answered a similar question in 1st grade when by Queen of Drama, August 23, 2003(#623 of 15192)
  • There was a girl, M., who went to preschool with my by j. ross, August 23, 2003(#624 of 15192)
  • That is by Julia M, August 23, 2003(#625 of 15192)
  • There's something about that that is just so Charlie by Susanne, August 23, 2003(#626 of 15192)
  • by Ruby Gospel, August 23, 2003(#627 of 15192)
  • Kindergartners Who Love Too by Julia M, August 23, 2003(#628 of 15192)
  • Maggie's loose tooth finally came out. She's beside by Ruby Gospel, August 24, 2003(#629 of 15192)
  • Wow! Big milestone. So will the toothfairy come by Julia M, August 24, 2003(#630 of 15192)
  • Yes ma'am. The tooth fairy has been saving a $2 bill for by Ruby Gospel, August 24, 2003(#631 of 15192)
  • That's great. One of my friends sprinkles glitter by Julia M, August 24, 2003(#632 of 15192)
  • Our tooth fairy isn't that big on glitter, either. I by Ruby Gospel, August 24, 2003(#633 of 15192)
  • Seven year old tooth fairy conversation overheard at my by j. ross, August 24, 2003(#634 of 15192)
  • That's great! You should put that in the funny kids by lime, August 25, 2003(#635 of 15192)
  • Ruby!! No way Maggie's losing teeth by maggied, August 26, 2003(#636 of 15192)
  • This was her first one, maggie. It really surprised me by Ruby Gospel, August 26, 2003(#637 of 15192)
  • Clare had her first day of school today. Even though it by Alison, August 26, 2003(#638 of 15192)
  • Yay for Clare!Is it a private school (I assume by Ruby Gospel, August 26, 2003(#639 of 15192)
  • Clare goes to the University of New Hampshire's by Alison, August 26, 2003(#640 of 15192)
  • ALison, I love the description of what Clare wore. I can by maggied, August 26, 2003(#641 of 15192)
  • I always used to wear all my new fall clothes the first by Harri P., August 26, 2003(#642 of 15192)
  • How many people here have a Kindergartener who can tie by Susanne, August 26, 2003(#643 of 15192)
  • My middle child learned to tie hers in a Montessori by Em T., August 26, 2003(#644 of 15192)
  • Both of mine could.It was required when I went to by j. ross, August 26, 2003(#645 of 15192)
  • Julian couldn't be bothered in kindergarten. Finally I by Harri P., August 26, 2003(#646 of 15192)
  • Maggie by Ruby Gospel, August 26, 2003(#647 of 15192)
  • Mairead taught Clare how to tie her shoes when she by Alison, August 26, 2003(#648 of 15192)
  • Oh, shut up, Alison! :)Jordan can't and her by Susanne, August 26, 2003(#649 of 15192)
  • I would think so. Have you spoken with Jordan's teacher by Alison, August 26, 2003(#650 of 15192)
  • Mine learned the bunny ears way as well - but my oldest by Julia M, August 26, 2003(#651 of 15192)
  • Emm learned in Kindergarten, so I expect M. will, too. by Queen of Drama, August 26, 2003(#652 of 15192)
  • I just bought her 1st tie shoes last week and we worked by maggied, August 26, 2003(#653 of 15192)
  • Fang! can't tie her shoes, although she's trying to by Adrianne Call, August 27, 2003(#654 of 15192)
  • She ran off to the bus with nary a look back. by Susanne, August 27, 2003(#655 of 15192)
  • Susanne, my daughter just started second grade but I by Beans, August 27, 2003(#656 of 15192)
  • Susanne, the girls start on the 2nd, but it's only an by Queen of Drama, August 27, 2003(#657 of 15192)
  • Susanne, I have similar issues about snacks -- Clare is by Alison, August 27, 2003(#658 of 15192)
  • Charlie starts Kindergarten on the 3rd. He's so excited by annefalcon, August 27, 2003(#659 of 15192)
  • Can I ask how kindergarteners react to the school bus? by maggied, August 27, 2003(#660 of 15192)
  • Alison, I can just see Clare in that most beautifullest by GigiZ, August 27, 2003(#661 of 15192)
  • Good question, maggied. I'm really nervous about it, by annefalcon, August 27, 2003(#662 of 15192)
  • Fang! didn't like it at first (preschool, last year) by Adrianne Call, August 27, 2003(#663 of 15192)
  • Jordan did well on the bus. We have a bus monitor named by GigiZ, August 27, 2003(#664 of 15192)
  • We don't have bus service because we live too close to by Ruby Gospel, August 27, 2003(#665 of 15192)
  • Clare goes to private school, so no bus. But Mairead by Alison, August 27, 2003(#666 of 15192)
  • Wow, that's a long bus by maggied, August 27, 2003(#667 of 15192)
  • Eldest took the bus to school starting in Junior by sohcahtoa, August 27, 2003(#668 of 15192)
  • I ususally let Jordan take the bus, and I take him to by GigiZ, August 27, 2003(#669 of 15192)
  • Beans, the thing is, she's really hungry when she gets by Susanne, August 27, 2003(#670 of 15192)
  • Charlie got nervous the other day when he saw the summer by annefalcon, August 27, 2003(#671 of 15192)
  • We don't do the bus because of the amount of time they by ElenaW, August 27, 2003(#672 of 15192)
  • I am about to go pick Charlie up from the daycare for by annefalcon, August 29, 2003(#673 of 15192)
  • And he'll love kindergarten. I totally get the by Ruby Gospel, August 29, 2003(#674 of 15192)
  • Oh Annefalcon, I just did the same and cried my brains by maggied, August 29, 2003(#675 of 15192)
  • Aw, maggie. I'm going to have to ruin my rep and hug by Ruby Gospel, August 29, 2003(#676 of 15192)
  • Aw Rubbie, I'll take that hug and up you some! Thanks by maggied, August 30, 2003(#677 of 15192)
  • Aw, maggie. You'll make it.Max has always loved by Annie G, August 31, 2003(#678 of 15192)
  • Annie, thank you. How old is by maggied, August 31, 2003(#679 of 15192)
  • He just turned 6, and will start first grade next week. by Annie G, August 31, 2003(#680 of 15192)
  • I'm hoping that it's just the school's starting jitters, by Queen of Drama, September 01, 2003(#681 of 15192)
  • QoD - mine's doing some similar stuff. I think that by maggied, September 01, 2003(#682 of 15192)
  • QoD, Jordan's doing a lot of that, too. I think it's a by Susanne, September 01, 2003(#683 of 15192)
  • Bird starts first grade tomorrow! New school, new by Tuesday, September 01, 2003(#684 of 15192)
  • Oh, Tuesday, I can't believe Bird is in 1st grade! Give by Queen of Drama, September 02, 2003(#685 of 15192)
  • Well, there were two of us crying this morning, and it by annefalcon, September 03, 2003(#686 of 15192)
  • Anne, that's one of my worst nightmares. Under no by maggied, September 03, 2003(#687 of 15192)
  • Well, I'm pretty pissed about the lame excuse the school by annefalcon, September 03, 2003(#688 of 15192)
  • Yeah, still. With by maggied, September 03, 2003(#689 of 15192)
  • Yeah, well, that's our school's policy too. Only a by Adrianne Call, September 04, 2003(#690 of 15192)
  • Did anyone contact the school and report the bus by Alison, September 04, 2003(#691 of 15192)
  • Yes, IF by Adrianne Call, September 04, 2003(#692 of 15192)
  • <applause for by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#693 of 15192)
  • IF's such a good citizen. Nice to know that police by Alison, September 04, 2003(#694 of 15192)
  • I was also supposed to divine that I by Sadie, September 04, 2003(#695 of 15192)
  • Or the Y should have a form in their bunch that they by Alison, September 04, 2003(#696 of 15192)
  • Yes, but I think it should be on the school to do it, by Sadie, September 04, 2003(#697 of 15192)
  • by Alison, September 04, 2003(#698 of 15192)
  • Kids started school today. Ack! They're all nervous by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#699 of 15192)
  • I'm just a bit irritated with school because there have by annefalcon, September 04, 2003(#700 of 15192)
  • I am getting increasingly worked up over Max's first day by Annie G, September 04, 2003(#701 of 15192)
  • This package has been going out for years, shouldn't by Susanne, September 04, 2003(#702 of 15192)
  • I'm just a bit irritated with school by Sadie, September 04, 2003(#703 of 15192)
  • I'm still unsure about the lunch thing, too. I kept by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#704 of 15192)
  • Harri, wouldn't you just send the check with the kids by Susanne, September 04, 2003(#705 of 15192)
  • What kind of mistakes, Annie? That he won't get on the by Marsie Dotes, September 04, 2003(#706 of 15192)
  • Harri, wouldn't you just send the check by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#707 of 15192)
  • Wow, our school starts at 8:10. That's late!Did by Susanne, September 04, 2003(#708 of 15192)
  • Marsie, you're right, of course. Either he'll be with by Annie G, September 04, 2003(#709 of 15192)
  • Another thing, new school has a strict no peanut butter by Annie G, September 04, 2003(#710 of 15192)
  • Did they tell you how much lunches by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#711 of 15192)
  • Susanne: Harri, wouldn't you just send the check with by annefalcon, September 04, 2003(#712 of 15192)
  • At our school, you just pick an amount that you want to by Susanne, September 04, 2003(#713 of 15192)
  • I received a package about a week ago by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#714 of 15192)
  • In kindergarten an envelope came home every month for by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#715 of 15192)
  • What if there's one of those epi pen by j. ross, September 04, 2003(#716 of 15192)
  • I love flyover country. No one in my school has ever by annefalcon, September 04, 2003(#717 of 15192)
  • I got a survey from Mairead's teacher yesterday. Asking by Alison, September 04, 2003(#718 of 15192)
  • Well, some kids are harder to get to know than others, by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#719 of 15192)
  • by Alison, September 04, 2003(#720 of 15192)
  • It could be a way to notice problems beforehand--like if by Em T., September 04, 2003(#721 of 15192)
  • She's 7. Sorry, I thought I posted in the Educating Our by Alison, September 04, 2003(#722 of 15192)
  • Just got a phone call. "Hi, this is Blahdeblah, the by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#723 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure I agree that there should be a no peanut by Marsie Dotes, September 04, 2003(#724 of 15192)
  • Harri, our school (and D.C.'s schools, too, actually) by Adrianne Call, September 04, 2003(#725 of 15192)
  • Harri, our school (and D.C.'s schools, too, by Susanne, September 04, 2003(#726 of 15192)
  • AlisonI was very, very pleased that Fang!'s by Adrianne Call, September 04, 2003(#727 of 15192)
  • "overly concerned with following rules"You forgot by Marsie Dotes, September 04, 2003(#728 of 15192)
  • Yes, I know, but that's not good for Fang!. She was by Adrianne Call, September 04, 2003(#729 of 15192)
  • Ok, I'd better have a caffeine/food break. I spent by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#730 of 15192)
  • Ad,She sounds like my eldest, who is also fairly by Marsie Dotes, September 04, 2003(#731 of 15192)
  • Susanne, that was always my experience in Houston by Em T., September 04, 2003(#732 of 15192)
  • Adrianne, good point. Mairead's like Fang! in that by Alison, September 04, 2003(#733 of 15192)
  • Holy mother of god. I can see my pre-K anxiety was very by Ruby Gospel, September 04, 2003(#734 of 15192)
  • Harri, our school (and D.C.'s schools, by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#735 of 15192)
  • I just spoke to our school secretary and she said when by Susanne, September 04, 2003(#736 of 15192)
  • Pin numbers! Our district uses paper punch cards! by annefalcon, September 04, 2003(#737 of 15192)
  • I was a little put out over the lunch account thing. On by Clio, September 04, 2003(#738 of 15192)
  • Clio, is your child's real name by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#739 of 15192)
  • And if so, is her middle name by Alison, September 04, 2003(#740 of 15192)
  • Well, both kids had good days. Made some new friends. by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#741 of 15192)
  • God, that brings me back to a party Spudboy went to at by Brigit M, September 04, 2003(#742 of 15192)
  • Charlie always says he's going to be a football player by annefalcon, September 04, 2003(#743 of 15192)
  • Do not EVEN get me started with the bullshit "no peanut by CalGal, September 04, 2003(#744 of 15192)
  • Ah, c'mon Cal. Get started. by Annie G, September 04, 2003(#745 of 15192)
  • Where did all this peanut allergy come from, anyway? I by Rhonda, September 04, 2003(#746 of 15192)
  • Peanut allergies are genuinely on the increase. It by Queen Elisabeth, September 04, 2003(#747 of 15192)
  • God, that brings me back to a party by Harri P., September 04, 2003(#748 of 15192)
  • Geeze, is that why Mary's bag of peanuts was by maggied, September 04, 2003(#749 of 15192)
  • I wonder if that's why my brother, who lives in Tokyo, by Marsie Dotes, September 04, 2003(#750 of 15192)
  • It seems that populations seem to by j. ross, September 04, 2003(#751 of 15192)
  • There are other studies as well. by Queen Elisabeth, September 04, 2003(#752 of 15192)
  • I didn't mean to imply that anaphylaxis is imaginary, by j. ross, September 04, 2003(#753 of 15192)
  • Well, that might be true. It's pretty well documented by Queen Elisabeth, September 04, 2003(#754 of 15192)
  • maybe at the rant? God, no. It was here by Susanne, September 05, 2003(#755 of 15192)
  • Harri,Yes, Truly is her real name. It's a family by Clio, September 05, 2003(#756 of 15192)
  • Boy oh boy am I in love with that name or what. Truly. by Annie G, September 05, 2003(#757 of 15192)
  • We like it, although the name does have its pitfalls. My by Clio, September 05, 2003(#758 of 15192)
  • How about Lionel Ritchie's by Alison, September 05, 2003(#759 of 15192)
  • I don't think I've heard that one either. But I do have by Clio, September 05, 2003(#760 of 15192)
  • So, the first graders at my daughter's school have a by Clio, September 05, 2003(#761 of 15192)
  • by j. ross, September 05, 2003(#762 of 15192)
  • my kid has a buzz. Will that help keep him by Queen Elisabeth, September 05, 2003(#763 of 15192)
  • No, but if he gets lice it will be no problem to get rid by j. ross, September 05, 2003(#764 of 15192)
  • It may help. My co-op had lice when I was in college, by LizardBreath, September 05, 2003(#765 of 15192)
  • Everyone in our family got them when we all had short by j. ross, September 05, 2003(#766 of 15192)
  • I don't think obsessive washing will help -- IIRC, lice by Ruby Gospel, September 05, 2003(#767 of 15192)
  • A long time ago on MWT someone linked to a page that by Annie G, September 05, 2003(#768 of 15192)
  • Hay that was me! And by j. ross, September 05, 2003(#769 of 15192)
  • I'm back home from taking Max to his first day of first by Annie G, September 08, 2003(#770 of 15192)
  • Annie, I was where you are two weeks ago. It is such a by GigiZ, September 08, 2003(#771 of 15192)
  • I got to hold a baby on Saturday, too, is part of by Annie G, September 08, 2003(#772 of 15192)
  • Cordelia's too goofy to be earnest.The children's by Harri P., September 08, 2003(#773 of 15192)
  • It was particularly huge here - kindergarten for Jordan by GigiZ, September 08, 2003(#774 of 15192)
  • Oh Annie, I cried last Thursday once she was out of by maggied, September 08, 2003(#775 of 15192)
  • OK, I've loved Fang!'s kindergarten teacher up to now. by Adrianne Call, September 10, 2003(#776 of 15192)
  • Adrianne - 9/11 was discussed in my daughter's by maggied, September 10, 2003(#777 of 15192)
  • Adrianne--she might know more than you think. I tried by Harri P., September 10, 2003(#778 of 15192)
  • Harri - I really doubt it. We didn't ever have by Adrianne Call, September 10, 2003(#779 of 15192)
  • If all of her classmates know about it, how can you keep by maggied, September 10, 2003(#780 of 15192)
  • Well, no, Ad, you're right. Except, maybe can they have by Em T., September 10, 2003(#781 of 15192)
  • I was thinking along Em's lines. The phrase "lead a by Brigit M, September 10, 2003(#782 of 15192)
  • Harri - I really doubt it. We didn't by Harri P., September 10, 2003(#783 of 15192)
  • So you think instead they should just pretend that by CalGal, September 10, 2003(#784 of 15192)
  • If you think your kids don't know anything about what by j. ross, September 10, 2003(#785 of 15192)
  • I was 4 when JFK was shot. I understood that a bad man by maggied, September 10, 2003(#786 of 15192)
  • I strongly and vehemently disagree that there is nothing by Annie G, September 10, 2003(#787 of 15192)
  • Ad, I think there are things that are age-appropriate by Ruby Gospel, September 10, 2003(#788 of 15192)
  • Sadly Annie raises an important point. If Ad is by maggied, September 10, 2003(#789 of 15192)
  • I think Ad lives near by Annie G, September 10, 2003(#790 of 15192)
  • When I was about 7, I was flipping through one of my by Harri P., September 10, 2003(#791 of 15192)
  • I am sorry if my previous note sounded unfeeling, Ad -- by Annie G, September 10, 2003(#792 of 15192)
  • "Focusing on the helpers reminds children that there are by maggied, September 10, 2003(#793 of 15192)
  • Ad, Jordan was 4 when it happened. He understood that by GigiZ, September 10, 2003(#794 of 15192)
  • Sorry guys, I wasn't skipping out. I was late to get to by Adrianne Call, September 11, 2003(#795 of 15192)
  • These kids were three years old. They by Sadie, September 11, 2003(#796 of 15192)
  • I don't think there's something "wrong" about 3 year by Adrianne Call, September 11, 2003(#797 of 15192)
  • Until, of course, it's shoved in their by Sadie, September 11, 2003(#798 of 15192)
  • C'mon.A firetruck with a flag (like that NEVER by Adrianne Call, September 11, 2003(#799 of 15192)
  • A firetruck with a flag (and don't pretend there aren't by Sadie, September 11, 2003(#800 of 15192)
  • I'm putting my flag out tomorrow and telling the by Harri P., September 11, 2003(#801 of 15192)
  • Adrianne, I felt as you do now 2 years ago, when Mairead by Alison, September 11, 2003(#802 of 15192)
  • Ad, it was insensitive of me, and I apologize again. by Annie G, September 11, 2003(#803 of 15192)
  • It seems to me that the key here is whether you trust by Marsie Dotes, September 11, 2003(#804 of 15192)
  • Ad also said that there is nothing they can tell by Ruby Gospel, September 11, 2003(#805 of 15192)
  • I wonder what will be said in our Kindergarten tomorrow. by Marsie Dotes, September 11, 2003(#806 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I totally get not trusting a teacher you don't by Ruby Gospel, September 11, 2003(#807 of 15192)
  • It's really hard for me to imagine kindergarten-aged now by Annie G, September 11, 2003(#808 of 15192)
  • Maggie heard something about it when it happened, so we by Ruby Gospel, September 11, 2003(#809 of 15192)
  • "Reassure them that you will always do everything you by Marsie Dotes, September 11, 2003(#810 of 15192)
  • It was discussed in an abstract way in the elementary by Queen of Drama, September 11, 2003(#811 of 15192)
  • If the school's going to have any kind of tribute or by Brigit M, September 11, 2003(#812 of 15192)
  • I am simply telling you that that by CalGal, September 11, 2003(#813 of 15192)
  • Some of the advice at the time that our by Harri P., September 11, 2003(#814 of 15192)
  • Annie, it's all good. I'm feeling a little better today by Adrianne Call, September 11, 2003(#815 of 15192)
  • I agree that if you have a school-age child he/she is by Queen Elisabeth, September 11, 2003(#816 of 15192)
  • I think Fang!'s situation might even be by Lizzie T., September 11, 2003(#817 of 15192)
  • Yes, Lizzie, that's exactly it. Especially since the by Adrianne Call, September 11, 2003(#818 of 15192)
  • I simply could not disagree more by j. ross, September 11, 2003(#819 of 15192)
  • J. Ross, I agree with what you're saying. I get that by maggied, September 11, 2003(#820 of 15192)
  • I found out when we got to school this morning that by Annie G, September 11, 2003(#821 of 15192)
  • of course i have annie g's take on it, being that i'm by Jan Wilson, September 11, 2003(#822 of 15192)
  • This year they've changed curriculum night. It's on by Queen Elisabeth, September 12, 2003(#823 of 15192)
  • At my daughter's school, they had the parent by Clio, September 12, 2003(#824 of 15192)
  • Maggie's class has a web site (that I maintain). We put by Ruby Gospel, September 12, 2003(#825 of 15192)
  • I wish our school's website had pages like that. I'd be by Queen Elisabeth, September 12, 2003(#826 of 15192)
  • QE, most of the classes at our school don't have them. A by Ruby Gospel, September 12, 2003(#827 of 15192)
  • Question for y'all:DS#1 is having a tough by Queen Elisabeth, September 12, 2003(#828 of 15192)
  • QE - I'd love to answer but my daughter is by maggied, September 12, 2003(#829 of 15192)
  • Maggied, how's it going at your house?He was in by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#830 of 15192)
  • She was in all day preschool, loved kindergarten the by maggied, September 16, 2003(#831 of 15192)
  • Sigh.Still no input from the parents of slightly by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#832 of 15192)
  • Didn't happen with either of mine.What does he by j. ross, September 16, 2003(#833 of 15192)
  • On bad days he says he hates it. On good days it's by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#834 of 15192)
  • Maybe he should have fewer of football, karate and cub by j. ross, September 16, 2003(#835 of 15192)
  • Why does he have so many extracurricular activities at by Em T., September 16, 2003(#836 of 15192)
  • Actually, right now it's just karate. Cub scouts and by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#837 of 15192)
  • I didn't mean it like a punishment, more that maybe he by Em T., September 16, 2003(#838 of 15192)
  • crosspostedI don't know, but it sounds like he is by j. ross, September 16, 2003(#839 of 15192)
  • My first instinct would be since extracurriculars are by Ruby Gospel, September 16, 2003(#840 of 15192)
  • I've considered cutting out the extras for a while. by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#841 of 15192)
  • QE, Emm has had a very hard time with transitions since by Queen of Drama, September 16, 2003(#842 of 15192)
  • QOD I hear what you are saying, and there is much to by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#843 of 15192)
  • Perhaps unstructured run-around time would be better by Ruby Gospel, September 16, 2003(#844 of 15192)
  • He loves karate because he gets to run and do jump by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#845 of 15192)
  • At 6 or so he won't be a good judge of what he needs and by Ruby Gospel, September 16, 2003(#846 of 15192)
  • Cordelia asked to stop ballet, because it makes her by Harri P., September 16, 2003(#847 of 15192)
  • QE, unstructured run around time likely would substitute by Queen of Drama, September 16, 2003(#848 of 15192)
  • Harri, that's why Emm doesn't like soccer very much. by Queen of Drama, September 16, 2003(#849 of 15192)
  • Lie down, honey, with a cologne-soaked by Harri P., September 16, 2003(#850 of 15192)
  • He gets off the bus at about 3:45. He needs to be in by Queen Elisabeth, September 16, 2003(#851 of 15192)
  • Do any of you have experience with intensely disliking by Traci B., September 17, 2003(#852 of 15192)
  • Harri! Harri intensely dislikes her son's best friend, by Annie G, September 17, 2003(#853 of 15192)
  • I don't deal with it very well, Traci. Luckily the by Harri P., September 17, 2003(#854 of 15192)
  • Do any of you have experience with by j. ross, September 17, 2003(#855 of 15192)
  • Jordan had a friend in pre-school and kindergarten named by GigiZ, September 17, 2003(#856 of 15192)
  • Luckily, this year, he's made friends by Brigit M, September 17, 2003(#857 of 15192)
  • Harri - re post 847 - the sweat thing. My daughter quit by maggied, September 17, 2003(#858 of 15192)
  • At our house sweat is a badge of honor. A boy by Queen Elisabeth, September 18, 2003(#859 of 15192)
  • A boy thing?No, sweat is good by Alison, September 18, 2003(#860 of 15192)
  • Fang! whines unbearably about being sweaty. It's not so by Adrianne Call, September 21, 2003(#861 of 15192)
  • Brigid hates sweating, too. That was one of her big by Julia M, September 21, 2003(#862 of 15192)
  • Names can be by Brigit M, September 21, 2003(#863 of 15192)
  • Fang! informed me a couple of nights ago that she has a by Adrianne Call, September 24, 2003(#864 of 15192)
  • 9/11 is so two weeks by Harri P., September 24, 2003(#865 of 15192)
  • I knew Kobe was trouble, but trying to pick up by j. ross, September 24, 2003(#866 of 15192)
  • Here's a question for you folks with younger children. I by Em T., September 24, 2003(#867 of 15192)
  • Ours don't use number grades and I've never heard of one by Ruby Gospel, September 24, 2003(#868 of 15192)
  • As of the end of 2nd grade, our school still used the by Queen of Drama, September 24, 2003(#869 of 15192)
  • Ours uses four categories: "Beyond Expectations", "At by sohcahtoa, September 24, 2003(#870 of 15192)
  • I don't see why it makes any difference at all whether by j. ross, September 24, 2003(#871 of 15192)
  • This is a class of 17 children. It just seems like if by Em T., September 24, 2003(#872 of 15192)
  • Decidedly below by Brigit M, September 24, 2003(#873 of 15192)
  • My kindergartner was rated on his "use of technology" by sohcahtoa, September 24, 2003(#874 of 15192)
  • Teacher friend says they're supposed to give grades on by Em T., September 24, 2003(#875 of 15192)
  • Oh, geez. Well, my Five didn't do so well last year on by sohcahtoa, September 24, 2003(#876 of 15192)
  • Brigit,Yes. Don't forget T for by Marsie Dotes, September 24, 2003(#877 of 15192)
  • Allowing for age-related differences seems only right, by Em T., September 24, 2003(#878 of 15192)
  • And why can't they just get the kids by j. ross, September 24, 2003(#879 of 15192)
  • Hey, this is Georgia! They can go outside and eat red by Em T., September 24, 2003(#880 of 15192)
  • There are three-year-olds in kindergarten here. (They by sohcahtoa, September 24, 2003(#881 of 15192)
  • Why would it work worse for three year olds than anyone by j. ross, September 24, 2003(#882 of 15192)
  • Because telling someone they are a failure when they are by Em T., September 24, 2003(#883 of 15192)
  • How is giving someone a number grade telling them they by j. ross, September 24, 2003(#884 of 15192)
  • Because although the numbers mean something to the by sohcahtoa, September 24, 2003(#885 of 15192)
  • but none of these evaluations are meant to be shared by Jan Wilson, September 24, 2003(#886 of 15192)
  • Well, I would say that the nmumber system is equally by j. ross, September 24, 2003(#887 of 15192)
  • Decidedly below average.This by Queen Elisabeth, September 25, 2003(#888 of 15192)
  • It is perfectly OK if dh would rather give ds#1 money to by Queen Elisabeth, September 25, 2003(#889 of 15192)
  • If any of you have prissy princessy girls (HARRI), I'm by Ruby Gospel, September 28, 2003(#890 of 15192)
  • I'll look around, Ruby. I'm terrible about going through by Harri P., September 28, 2003(#891 of 15192)
  • It's almost Christmas, Harri -- gotta make room for all by Ruby Gospel, September 28, 2003(#892 of 15192)
  • Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh!Then I have to face the fact by Harri P., September 28, 2003(#893 of 15192)
  • 1972 Fisher Price A-Frame I bought off by Ruby Gospel, September 29, 2003(#894 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I really should. It's so damn cute, though, I hate by Harri P., September 29, 2003(#895 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure where to put this but I wonder if anyone by Annie G, September 29, 2003(#896 of 15192)
  • The other one was me and him in the by j. ross, September 29, 2003(#897 of 15192)
  • Right, on the copious attention -- I totally agree. I by Annie G, September 29, 2003(#898 of 15192)
  • I would get up and watch a few minutes of TV with him by Harri P., September 29, 2003(#899 of 15192)
  • Maybe a couple episodes of the by Biscuit, September 29, 2003(#900 of 15192)
  • When Julian couldn't sleep one night this summer, we by Harri P., September 29, 2003(#901 of 15192)
  • I think it will pass on its own. I say get the by Queen Elisabeth, September 30, 2003(#902 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, October 04, 2003(#903 of 15192)
  • Charlie is absolutely loving Kindergarten. But Mr. by annefalcon, October 06, 2003(#904 of 15192)
  • Anne, I must have missed the history. Why do you care by Queen Elisabeth, October 07, 2003(#905 of 15192)
  • anne, my kindergartener Scott is in group speech by Bingo, October 07, 2003(#906 of 15192)
  • QE, I don't really care that he colors in the lines, but by annefalcon, October 07, 2003(#907 of 15192)
  • the library work was clearly just by Queen Elisabeth, October 07, 2003(#908 of 15192)
  • It was an assignment.What I was wondering was, by annefalcon, October 07, 2003(#909 of 15192)
  • Oh, well if it was an assignment, then that is by Queen Elisabeth, October 07, 2003(#910 of 15192)
  • Scott's problem with finishing the work is the opposite by Bingo, October 09, 2003(#911 of 15192)
  • Bingo, check out by annefalcon, October 09, 2003(#912 of 15192)
  • I wanted to update on Max's spate of bad dreams. He has by Annie G, October 09, 2003(#913 of 15192)
  • Annie, that's so by GigiZ, October 09, 2003(#914 of 15192)
  • Thanks, anne. I keep forgetting to subscribe by Bingo, October 10, 2003(#915 of 15192)
  • So I was talking to my friend last night and she was by Nay, October 10, 2003(#916 of 15192)
  • I've never heard of that. Nor have I heard of it in by Harri P., October 10, 2003(#917 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine that being tolerated by the by Julia M, October 10, 2003(#918 of 15192)
  • Not normal by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#919 of 15192)
  • If it were my child, I would get confirmation from by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#920 of 15192)
  • I've never heard of such behavior in kindergarten. I by Annie G, October 10, 2003(#921 of 15192)
  • See, I remember this kind of stuff starting in about 2nd by Nay, October 10, 2003(#922 of 15192)
  • Teachers can't hear everything kids say to one by Harri P., October 10, 2003(#923 of 15192)
  • Yeah but they can build an expectation and an by Annie G, October 10, 2003(#924 of 15192)
  • My friend's son was threatened on the kindergarten bus. by Alison, October 10, 2003(#925 of 15192)
  • Talk to the bus driver."I won't be your friend by Harri P., October 10, 2003(#926 of 15192)
  • Pretty by Alison, October 10, 2003(#927 of 15192)
  • When Julian was in first grade, one of my best friends' by Harri P., October 10, 2003(#928 of 15192)
  • I do think there's a difference between saying you won't by Alison, October 10, 2003(#929 of 15192)
  • My kids used to say "I won't be your friend" or if by Em T., October 10, 2003(#930 of 15192)
  • Not really, if the other kid couldn't care less about by Harri P., October 10, 2003(#931 of 15192)
  • D (threatening kid) saved a seat for N (red shirt) every by Alison, October 10, 2003(#932 of 15192)
  • You didn't say by Harri P., October 10, 2003(#933 of 15192)
  • I did say that N had been threatened by his friend. I by Alison, October 10, 2003(#934 of 15192)
  • I just reread it -- I can see how you'd be confused by by Alison, October 10, 2003(#935 of 15192)
  • Some kids want attention from a certain kid and don't by Harri P., October 10, 2003(#936 of 15192)
  • "Yeah, you keep saying that, but you're by Julia M, October 10, 2003(#937 of 15192)
  • For now, she's just talking to Jade about what the girls by Nay, October 10, 2003(#938 of 15192)
  • She does go into Jade's class for by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#939 of 15192)
  • No, it's a regular class. It's a private school though, by Nay, October 10, 2003(#940 of 15192)
  • I edited a bit, Nay. I've just never heard of such a by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#941 of 15192)
  • In reply to your edit, no, she's a regular little girl by Nay, October 10, 2003(#942 of 15192)
  • If a kid in kindergarten gets all scared and freaked out by j. ross, October 10, 2003(#943 of 15192)
  • In our world, Maggie is standing behind a TV tray (her by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#944 of 15192)
  • Awww, Maggie's cute. I wish I could hear the by Bingo, October 10, 2003(#945 of 15192)
  • She thanked her older sister (who does not exist) for by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#946 of 15192)
  • by Bingo, October 10, 2003(#947 of 15192)
  • Did I mention the award is a sash made out of a tape by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#948 of 15192)
  • So by Bingo, October 10, 2003(#949 of 15192)
  • That's us -- all glam, all the by Ruby Gospel, October 10, 2003(#950 of 15192)
  • Heh. We're pretty chock-full of fabulousness here, by Bingo, October 10, 2003(#951 of 15192)
  • j.rossYou must live in a really, really bad by Adrianne Call, October 11, 2003(#952 of 15192)
  • For that matter, I'd be freaked by a friend threatening by Brigit M, October 11, 2003(#953 of 15192)
  • Alison and Nay, never EVER believe a friend who tells by CalGal, October 11, 2003(#954 of 15192)
  • Brigit, I can think of few people who would benefit more by CalGal, October 11, 2003(#955 of 15192)
  • Exhibit A: not by Brigit M, October 11, 2003(#956 of 15192)
  • I don't think it should be considered by j. ross, October 11, 2003(#957 of 15192)
  • I have a five year old boy, and I'm not good at raising by Bingo, October 11, 2003(#958 of 15192)
  • Moms can't raise kids to be by Harri P., October 11, 2003(#959 of 15192)
  • Not moms in general, me. I'm not good with that side of by Bingo, October 11, 2003(#960 of 15192)
  • Well, you implied that that's what dads do.I by Harri P., October 11, 2003(#961 of 15192)
  • My sister who is a single mom is great at it. I'm not. by Bingo, October 11, 2003(#962 of 15192)
  • No. Completely pathetic. Grow a spine.Making by CalGal, October 11, 2003(#963 of 15192)
  • I could be better at it. It's not my strong point. My by Bingo, October 11, 2003(#964 of 15192)
  • It's unlikely your kids are "sensitive" because their by CalGal, October 11, 2003(#965 of 15192)
  • I'm pretty sure Bingo's husband is in a nursing home, by Harri P., October 11, 2003(#966 of 15192)
  • I wasn't judging him--I really didn't know, or remember. by CalGal, October 11, 2003(#967 of 15192)
  • Me too. But I'll kick anyone's ass! WHO WANTS A PIECE A by Harri P., October 11, 2003(#968 of 15192)
  • I'm sensitive and wimpy, which is the problem! However, by Bingo, October 11, 2003(#969 of 15192)
  • Max is in first grade and he definitely does the by Annie G, October 11, 2003(#970 of 15192)
  • I understand where you're coming from, Bingo (geez, that by Julia M, October 11, 2003(#971 of 15192)
  • You moms don't fight-play with your kids? You don't take by Harri P., October 11, 2003(#972 of 15192)
  • New affiliate: by CalGal, October 11, 2003(#973 of 15192)
  • HarriI'm not surprised that you agree with by Adrianne Call, October 12, 2003(#974 of 15192)
  • Ad lives on the planet Zorkon, where children are by CalGal, October 12, 2003(#975 of 15192)
  • (especially on the school bus weher it by Queen Elisabeth, October 12, 2003(#976 of 15192)
  • What I AM perplexed about, and what I'd by Harri P., October 12, 2003(#977 of 15192)
  • I also think you're going to change by Harri P., October 12, 2003(#978 of 15192)
  • In kindergarten, a child spends as by Alison, October 12, 2003(#979 of 15192)
  • when?Before their inability by j. ross, October 12, 2003(#980 of 15192)
  • Kindergarten is 3 hours a by Sadie, October 12, 2003(#981 of 15192)
  • You're wrong, of course. Hitting back is a perfectly by CalGal, October 12, 2003(#982 of 15192)
  • Kindergarten is 3 hours a by Ruby Gospel, October 12, 2003(#983 of 15192)
  • Kids whose first instance of by j. ross, October 12, 2003(#984 of 15192)
  • Yeah, sorry. Kindergarten here for Cordelia was 8:30-3. by Harri P., October 12, 2003(#985 of 15192)
  • This would be an awfully sheltered kid, by Harri P., October 12, 2003(#986 of 15192)
  • Kids whose first instance of aggression by Harri P., October 12, 2003(#987 of 15192)
  • I don't. There are plenty of incompetent nincompoops by CalGal, October 12, 2003(#988 of 15192)
  • Don't most children experience a kid snatching away by Annie G, October 12, 2003(#989 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine any kid with a sibling not experiencing by Sadie, October 12, 2003(#990 of 15192)
  • I can scarely imagine a 5 year old not being in full day by Jan Wilson, October 13, 2003(#991 of 15192)
  • parents who always stay through meeting by Queen Elisabeth, October 13, 2003(#992 of 15192)
  • Before their inability to deal with it becomes a by Adrianne Call, October 13, 2003(#993 of 15192)
  • When your kid turns three, sit her down and read her by Harri P., October 13, 2003(#994 of 15192)
  • Thanks! That's the kind of advice I by Adrianne Call, October 13, 2003(#995 of 15192)
  • I'm here to by Harri P., October 13, 2003(#996 of 15192)
  • This is what I said: Kids whose by Alison, October 13, 2003(#997 of 15192)
  • you're all very sure of your by j. ross, October 13, 2003(#998 of 15192)
  • So if a two year old gets pushed down on the by Adrianne Call, October 13, 2003(#999 of 15192)
  • Terrorism, for instance, for MOST by j. ross, October 13, 2003(#1000 of 15192)
  • when they finally do discover the evil in the world by Adrianne Call, October 13, 2003(#1001 of 15192)
  • But I don't proactively shoot their dog by Harri P., October 13, 2003(#1002 of 15192)
  • Just as the kid who goes to by Alison, October 13, 2003(#1003 of 15192)
  • I imagine you think 5 year olds should by j. ross, October 13, 2003(#1004 of 15192)
  • Oh, damn, my kids haven't been in a by j. ross, October 13, 2003(#1005 of 15192)
  • Aaaaahhhh. Sibling fights. Yeah, there've been by Alison, October 13, 2003(#1006 of 15192)
  • But most all kindergarten fights are like that, you've by j. ross, October 13, 2003(#1007 of 15192)
  • I wonder if there is an aspect of gender differences in by Julia M, October 13, 2003(#1008 of 15192)
  • I can't really say if there is a gender difference since by Annie G, October 13, 2003(#1009 of 15192)
  • J. ross means that kids need to be able to handle a by Adrianne Call, October 13, 2003(#1010 of 15192)
  • Wasn't the original issue a bullying comment on the bus? by Marsie Dotes, October 13, 2003(#1011 of 15192)
  • I think that where we differ is that I by Sadie, October 13, 2003(#1012 of 15192)
  • I am in Ad's general camp on a lot of this, but Sadie's by Brigit M, October 13, 2003(#1013 of 15192)
  • When Clare went to kindergarten I by Harri P., October 13, 2003(#1014 of 15192)
  • I don't think it had anything much to do with how teeny by Julia M, October 13, 2003(#1015 of 15192)
  • Eh, depends on the kid.Oh, by CalGal, October 13, 2003(#1016 of 15192)
  • What Cal said. As a parent, how you handle it with by Sadie, October 14, 2003(#1017 of 15192)
  • If a five year old threatens to by Alison, October 14, 2003(#1018 of 15192)
  • She's not a good liar, so if I asked her about by Adrianne Call, October 14, 2003(#1019 of 15192)
  • I've been up for an hour and a half - which is not so by Alison, October 14, 2003(#1020 of 15192)
  • It seems pretty clear that Adrianne was by Sadie, October 14, 2003(#1021 of 15192)
  • It seems pretty clear that Adrianne was by CalGal, October 14, 2003(#1022 of 15192)
  • YOUR kidNo. But believe what you by Adrianne Call, October 14, 2003(#1023 of 15192)
  • Ad, if you are saying "depends on the kid" means the by CalGal, October 14, 2003(#1024 of 15192)
  • CalLet me ask you this: Do you believe adults by Adrianne Call, October 14, 2003(#1025 of 15192)
  • Ad,Those questions are so completely idiotic that by CalGal, October 14, 2003(#1026 of 15192)
  • I've stated repeatedly that I wouldn't interfere in by Adrianne Call, October 14, 2003(#1027 of 15192)
  • You choose to call me a liarI by CalGal, October 14, 2003(#1028 of 15192)
  • After I explained that I meant it depended on the kid by Adrianne Call, October 14, 2003(#1029 of 15192)
  • Uh, no. I misunderstood. My following post says that if by CalGal, October 14, 2003(#1030 of 15192)
  • Yes, I'll run right out and get therapy, Cal. Thanks for by Adrianne Call, October 14, 2003(#1031 of 15192)
  • I didn't call you a liar, Ad. I called you a pathetic, by CalGal, October 14, 2003(#1032 of 15192)
  • And of course, now you are distorting the "seek help" to by CalGal, October 14, 2003(#1033 of 15192)
  • Glad to amuse you, by Adrianne Call, October 14, 2003(#1034 of 15192)
  • Maggie lost another tooth last night. by Ruby Gospel, October 15, 2003(#1035 of 15192)
  • Ahhh! Big big big girl. One of the bottom ones? Do by Annie G, October 15, 2003(#1036 of 15192)
  • It's the right center bottom one, if that makes any by Ruby Gospel, October 15, 2003(#1037 of 15192)
  • Wow - two teeth already. Very advanced, that by annefalcon, October 15, 2003(#1038 of 15192)
  • Bwah! But ewww. The mocs sound very cool, but artistic by Ruby Gospel, October 15, 2003(#1039 of 15192)
  • Scott's class is learning about apples this week. He by Bingo, October 15, 2003(#1040 of 15192)
  • Man, Maggie's class is all over the bar graphs, too. Mr. by Ruby Gospel, October 15, 2003(#1041 of 15192)
  • Charlie's preschool class did bar graphs of heights and by annefalcon, October 15, 2003(#1042 of 15192)
  • Kindergarten has changed so much since my oldest was by Bingo, October 15, 2003(#1043 of 15192)
  • Max is also VERY into his graph paper. He uses it to by Annie G, October 15, 2003(#1044 of 15192)
  • Savion is this big huge gentle giant. He used to come by annefalcon, October 15, 2003(#1045 of 15192)
  • Size 12 snowpants! My fifth-grader would wear those. by Bingo, October 15, 2003(#1046 of 15192)
  • are we sure that savion wasn't redshirted last year? by Jan Wilson, October 16, 2003(#1047 of 15192)
  • Can I brag?I had conferences with both the by Sadie, October 17, 2003(#1048 of 15192)
  • Wow, Sadie! That IS something to brag about. I know the by Bingo, October 17, 2003(#1049 of 15192)
  • That's great, by CalGal, October 17, 2003(#1050 of 15192)
  • That's excellent, Sadie! Tell me again what grades by Ruby Gospel, October 17, 2003(#1051 of 15192)
  • Wow, Sadie, that's by annefalcon, October 17, 2003(#1052 of 15192)
  • Sadie, great by Brigit M, October 17, 2003(#1053 of 15192)
  • Thanks everyone.Ruby, The Boy is in second and by Sadie, October 17, 2003(#1054 of 15192)
  • Well. Maggie misbehaved yesterday after school and I by Ruby Gospel, October 30, 2003(#1055 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry she had a tough time, but that is by Julia M, October 30, 2003(#1056 of 15192)
  • Ruby, is Maggie in kindergarten this year? Whem my by betsifur, October 30, 2003(#1057 of 15192)
  • That's been ds#1 this year in first grade. He's doing by Queen Elisabeth, October 30, 2003(#1058 of 15192)
  • She does get a little worn out at school, I think -- by Ruby Gospel, October 30, 2003(#1059 of 15192)
  • Ruby, that made me laugh. It's by maggied, October 31, 2003(#1060 of 15192)
  • Are y'all finding that gender-segregated birthday by Ruby Gospel, November 13, 2003(#1061 of 15192)
  • In kindergarten ours have been all-class parties. by Julia M, November 13, 2003(#1062 of 15192)
  • The parties that Madeleine has been to have been pretty by Queen of Drama, November 13, 2003(#1063 of 15192)
  • Liam has been to 3 birthday parties this school year, by terrilynn, November 13, 2003(#1064 of 15192)
  • I guess it's a school by school (kid by kid?) thing. by Julia M, November 13, 2003(#1065 of 15192)
  • Julia, I think they every-other-year thing is perfectly by Ruby Gospel, November 13, 2003(#1066 of 15192)
  • That sounds like a good by Julia M, November 13, 2003(#1067 of 15192)
  • Liam's birthday is January 9th, and this will be the by terrilynn, November 13, 2003(#1068 of 15192)
  • We only do birthday parties once every four years. We by Marsie Dotes, November 13, 2003(#1069 of 15192)
  • I'd be willing to host the whole class, but expense is by Ruby Gospel, November 13, 2003(#1070 of 15192)
  • I like the doubling up parties. For the guests' parents by Julia M, November 13, 2003(#1071 of 15192)
  • My thoughts, too, Julia. I would hate for the kids to by terrilynn, November 13, 2003(#1072 of 15192)
  • terrilynn, I think doubling up is a great by Queen of Drama, November 13, 2003(#1073 of 15192)
  • I am also a big fan of the doubling-up parties. As by Annie G, November 13, 2003(#1074 of 15192)
  • I had Fang!'s parent/teacher conference yesterday. Her by Adrianne Call, November 13, 2003(#1075 of 15192)
  • Ooo, I can't wait for our parent/teacher conference. by Annie G, November 13, 2003(#1076 of 15192)
  • cooperative, obediant kids are a by Queen Elisabeth, November 13, 2003(#1077 of 15192)
  • Great news, Adrianne!I was supposed to have a by annefalcon, November 13, 2003(#1078 of 15192)
  • Good for Charlie!QE, you know, it's a mixed by Adrianne Call, November 13, 2003(#1079 of 15192)
  • Hooray for Fang!We have Liam's p-t conference on by terrilynn, November 13, 2003(#1080 of 15192)
  • Shove over on that bench.I met with Jordan's by GigiZ, November 13, 2003(#1081 of 15192)
  • We don't want her to grow up to be a by Queen Elisabeth, November 13, 2003(#1082 of 15192)
  • Our school doesn't automatically by j. ross, November 13, 2003(#1083 of 15192)
  • I hate our superintendant with a white hot by Queen Elisabeth, November 13, 2003(#1084 of 15192)
  • by Alison, November 13, 2003(#1085 of 15192)
  • There are too many reasons to put in a single post. by Queen Elisabeth, November 13, 2003(#1086 of 15192)
  • DS#1: (name withheld) doesn't ride the bus anymore. by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1087 of 15192)
  • How old are these children, by Annie G, November 17, 2003(#1088 of 15192)
  • ds#1 is 7YO, neighbor child is 8. According to ds#1, by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1089 of 15192)
  • I was headed over to join the others on the Rambunctious by DancesWithWords, November 17, 2003(#1090 of 15192)
  • Goodness. I don't know. At that age, it might just be by Annie G, November 17, 2003(#1091 of 15192)
  • Yes, it's the "other aspects" that would concern me. A by DancesWithWords, November 17, 2003(#1092 of 15192)
  • QE - immediate call to the school authorities to report by sunnyside, November 17, 2003(#1093 of 15192)
  • The hysterical mom in me is tempted to call the school. by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1094 of 15192)
  • it might just be by j. ross, November 17, 2003(#1095 of 15192)
  • j. ross, have I ever told you how much I respect your by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1096 of 15192)
  • He used to feel my nuts.So he by Julia M, November 17, 2003(#1097 of 15192)
  • I agree. This child is too old for this and someone by Pegasus, November 17, 2003(#1098 of 15192)
  • He said he actually touched, "but not inside my by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1099 of 15192)
  • QE, it's important to give your son the information by sunnyside, November 17, 2003(#1100 of 15192)
  • It's your job to make sure he's not in by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1101 of 15192)
  • You need to tell the school. Ask what will happen. The by Harri P., November 17, 2003(#1102 of 15192)
  • "Castrate him. Now, I hope it's clear to you that I by DancesWithWords, November 17, 2003(#1103 of 15192)
  • When you make the call to the principal you outline all by sunnyside, November 17, 2003(#1104 of 15192)
  • How do I go about this? I really, by j. ross, November 17, 2003(#1105 of 15192)
  • Sunny, are you sure you didn't send her to St. Maria by DancesWithWords, November 17, 2003(#1106 of 15192)
  • For the remainder of the school year, by Harri P., November 17, 2003(#1107 of 15192)
  • Private CT school, pre-K to 9th grade. Bus service by sunnyside, November 17, 2003(#1108 of 15192)
  • OK, guys, thanks for the input. I am going to go off by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1109 of 15192)
  • Crap. I left this open and was going to respond after I by Arlene Green, November 17, 2003(#1110 of 15192)
  • Do not make too big a deal out of it to by Harri P., November 17, 2003(#1111 of 15192)
  • Hell. AOL ate my post.In brief: Yes, Arlene, I by Queen Elisabeth, November 17, 2003(#1112 of 15192)
  • QE, I don't have any kids yet, and I think what everyone by bellasera, November 17, 2003(#1113 of 15192)
  • QE, one of my children went through something similar at by Bingo, November 18, 2003(#1114 of 15192)
  • OK, I need to make something clear: my kid does not by Queen Elisabeth, November 18, 2003(#1115 of 15192)
  • QE: how much do you know about the family next door? by Jan Wilson, November 18, 2003(#1116 of 15192)
  • They are seriously weird. I can't quite put my finger by Queen Elisabeth, November 18, 2003(#1117 of 15192)
  • Go with your gut on this one. Call someone. Get someone by Arlene Green, November 18, 2003(#1118 of 15192)
  • I called the principal and gave her a brief synopsis. by Queen Elisabeth, November 18, 2003(#1119 of 15192)
  • by Arlene Green, November 19, 2003(#1120 of 15192)
  • Crap.The only way I can go with this is a sexual by Queen Elisabeth, November 19, 2003(#1121 of 15192)
  • by Jan Wilson, November 19, 2003(#1122 of 15192)
  • Thing is, well...see post by Queen Elisabeth, November 19, 2003(#1123 of 15192)
  • What is your husband's objection to releasing your by Ruby Gospel, November 19, 2003(#1124 of 15192)
  • These people are our next-door neighbors, and they are by Queen Elisabeth, November 19, 2003(#1125 of 15192)
  • I agree that you shouldn't jump to the conclusion; I by Ruby Gospel, November 19, 2003(#1126 of 15192)
  • QE, could you call a local social service / advocacy by Annie G, November 19, 2003(#1127 of 15192)
  • The principal guessed who it by Queen Elisabeth, November 19, 2003(#1128 of 15192)
  • And what does this tell by Annie G, November 19, 2003(#1129 of 15192)
  • It doesn't tell us anything for certain. I can make by Queen Elisabeth, November 19, 2003(#1130 of 15192)
  • Yes, because heaven forfend you should act to protect by CalGal, November 19, 2003(#1131 of 15192)
  • Just as I expected, Cal is here to make an extremely by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1132 of 15192)
  • Shared as in told? Or shared as in them by Arlene Green, November 20, 2003(#1133 of 15192)
  • Told.One of the parents called me up to tell me by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1134 of 15192)
  • Then perhaps you two ought to join forces.In this by GigiZ, November 20, 2003(#1135 of 15192)
  • See my edit above. My post was not by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1136 of 15192)
  • Would it be possible for you and/or your husband to by Ruby Gospel, November 20, 2003(#1137 of 15192)
  • I think I've read that it's actually bad to alert a by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1138 of 15192)
  • I want to report an incident of by Ruby Gospel, November 20, 2003(#1139 of 15192)
  • I need to investigate my avenues, that much is by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1140 of 15192)
  • Cal is here to make an extremely by CalGal, November 20, 2003(#1141 of 15192)
  • I've got to agree with Cal, QE. I don't understand why by Lizzie T., November 20, 2003(#1142 of 15192)
  • Protecting potential victims is vastly by Harri P., November 20, 2003(#1143 of 15192)
  • I agree, Harri, and I think the kid probably needs a by Lizzie T., November 20, 2003(#1144 of 15192)
  • I really don't think the school's harebrained sexual by Arlene Green, November 20, 2003(#1145 of 15192)
  • I would call SS as well. "Sexual harassment" is the by Brigit M, November 20, 2003(#1146 of 15192)
  • Um, I was going to all nasty and righteous and spout by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1147 of 15192)
  • That's just bullshit, QE. Your kid is not in any by CalGal, November 20, 2003(#1148 of 15192)
  • Your kid is not in any physical by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1149 of 15192)
  • "Sob. You can't know how awful it is by CalGal, November 20, 2003(#1150 of 15192)
  • I'm not telling you to shut up because your advice by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1151 of 15192)
  • I didn't say you were telling me to shut up for any by CalGal, November 20, 2003(#1152 of 15192)
  • I just talked to neighbor mom. Not by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1153 of 15192)
  • What happened, by Em T., November 20, 2003(#1154 of 15192)
  • Nothing you wouldn't expect. She went into immediate by Queen Elisabeth, November 20, 2003(#1155 of 15192)
  • I imagine you'd be in such a state of shock as to be by Em T., November 20, 2003(#1156 of 15192)
  • I'm surprised you talked to the neighbor parent about by Alison, November 22, 2003(#1157 of 15192)
  • I do think they are really weird. I do fear some by Queen Elisabeth, November 22, 2003(#1158 of 15192)
  • What can the school do? Can the school have the fondler by Ruby Gospel, November 22, 2003(#1159 of 15192)
  • I don't know what the school will do. I know that the by Queen Elisabeth, November 22, 2003(#1160 of 15192)
  • Any updates, QE?On a completely different note, by Ruby Gospel, November 30, 2003(#1161 of 15192)
  • I'll get back to you on that when Zane is by Arlene Green, November 30, 2003(#1162 of 15192)
  • Funny, Ruby. I just commented to Ray the other day that by annefalcon, December 01, 2003(#1163 of 15192)
  • When my oldest was between one and two he had a "circus by j. ross, December 01, 2003(#1164 of 15192)
  • Quick poll: My SIL wants to pick Maggie up early from by Ruby Gospel, December 05, 2003(#1165 of 15192)
  • I'd mindfuck it for a while, and probably say yes in the by annefalcon, December 05, 2003(#1166 of 15192)
  • Yes, but not as a regular by Julia M, December 05, 2003(#1167 of 15192)
  • Yes. But I never have, so not very by j. ross, December 05, 2003(#1168 of 15192)
  • Hell, I was considering taking Julian out of school by Harri P., December 05, 2003(#1169 of 15192)
  • It would depend on the character of the child.My by sohcahtoa, December 05, 2003(#1170 of 15192)
  • I'd do it, but only very occasionally and probably would by Clio, December 05, 2003(#1171 of 15192)
  • I would tend to not do it this time of year because they by Annie G, December 06, 2003(#1172 of 15192)
  • They're not doing anything special that day, so I by Ruby Gospel, December 06, 2003(#1173 of 15192)
  • I'm wondering if many of the best memories are by maggied, December 06, 2003(#1174 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, December 09, 2003(#1175 of 15192)
  • Truly is starting to question the Santa thing. She's by Clio, December 11, 2003(#1176 of 15192)
  • Can you let her off the hook on believing, and let her by Mistress Manners, December 11, 2003(#1177 of 15192)
  • MM, NOOOO!!!! Too soon for that, I think.Until by Annie G, December 11, 2003(#1178 of 15192)
  • Until they say for sure that they don't by Sadie, December 11, 2003(#1179 of 15192)
  • I don't say "Well, what do you think?" because it by Harri P., December 11, 2003(#1180 of 15192)
  • Annie, it's not "forcing" if the kid is asking over and by Ruby Gospel, December 11, 2003(#1181 of 15192)
  • I have a feeling my laissez-faire attitude toward Santa by betsifur, December 11, 2003(#1182 of 15192)
  • My son hasn't asked too many questions yet, which kind by Sadie, December 11, 2003(#1183 of 15192)
  • I suspect this is all really kid- and family- specific. by Annie G, December 11, 2003(#1184 of 15192)
  • Yes, I'm feeling that the "what do you think" answer is by Clio, December 11, 2003(#1185 of 15192)
  • Don't lie about Santa in the first place and all is by CalGal, December 11, 2003(#1186 of 15192)
  • No, my position is that it is FUN to have some magic by Annie G, December 11, 2003(#1187 of 15192)
  • No, your position is:MM, by CalGal, December 11, 2003(#1188 of 15192)
  • Whatever, Cal. I don't see any by Annie G, December 11, 2003(#1189 of 15192)
  • agree with cal's position and in fact reinforced that by Jan Wilson, December 11, 2003(#1190 of 15192)
  • I've been very wishy washy about Santa, since I'm not by Julia M, December 11, 2003(#1191 of 15192)
  • I had to. Both my mother and my ex would have been by CalGal, December 11, 2003(#1192 of 15192)
  • Also never did the "be good" by Julia M, December 11, 2003(#1193 of 15192)
  • yeah, yuck by Jan Wilson, December 11, 2003(#1194 of 15192)
  • I always threaten to email Santa with reports of bad by Harri P., December 11, 2003(#1195 of 15192)
  • Yesterday morning Max went out into the yard in his by Julia M, December 11, 2003(#1196 of 15192)
  • I just whistle the "you better watch out" portion . . by maggied, December 11, 2003(#1197 of 15192)
  • got into one and found a Christmas by j. ross, December 11, 2003(#1198 of 15192)
  • Anna asked me over and over last year (in the fourth by Bingo, December 11, 2003(#1199 of 15192)
  • That's pretty good, j. ross.First he just opened by Julia M, December 11, 2003(#1200 of 15192)
  • Julia, I think Ruben and Max would make quite a by melisub, December 11, 2003(#1201 of 15192)
  • I am very impressed by Julia's Max's enterprising by Annie G, December 12, 2003(#1202 of 15192)
  • Scholastic Store: Last-minute savings! Get an additional by CalGal, December 19, 2003(#1203 of 15192)
  • (Sorry for the delete, see Calgal's comment that by Jamie R., December 28, 2003(#1205 of 15192)
  • Jamie, most free sites don't allow deeplinks to photos. by CalGal, December 28, 2003(#1206 of 15192)
  • I admit I didn't read any of the fine print. I'll by Jamie R., December 28, 2003(#1207 of 15192)
  • Charlie read me a book last night. Well, almost. He is by annefalcon, January 09, 2004(#1208 of 15192)
  • Scott is reading, too. It's so cute to hear him. He by Bingo, January 10, 2004(#1209 of 15192)
  • We lied shamelessly to Simon about Santa, and told him by Racehorse, January 10, 2004(#1210 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, January 22, 2004(#1211 of 15192)
  • Second grade has been amusing this eek. On Tuesday after by j. ross, January 22, 2004(#1212 of 15192)
  • We've got the 100th Day coming up on Jan. 27th. I have by Bingo, January 22, 2004(#1213 of 15192)
  • I can't believe Mrs. K would have a by Harri P., January 22, 2004(#1214 of 15192)
  • You let your second grader say by j. ross, January 22, 2004(#1215 of 15192)
  • Maggie did the 100 day thing Tuesday -- they all dressed by Ruby Gospel, January 22, 2004(#1216 of 15192)
  • The girls all had 100 day projects in kindergarten, too. by melisub, January 22, 2004(#1217 of 15192)
  • We just got a note about the 100 day thing, by Adrianne Call, January 22, 2004(#1218 of 15192)
  • Jord's school did it last year. I haven't heard about it by GigiZ, January 22, 2004(#1219 of 15192)
  • Liam is talking a lot about kindergarten, too, and I am by terrilynn, January 22, 2004(#1220 of 15192)
  • T-L, I would let him go to the public school, so he can by GigiZ, January 22, 2004(#1221 of 15192)
  • That's a point I hadn't thought of, Gigi, and it's the by terrilynn, January 22, 2004(#1222 of 15192)
  • TL, I would suggest public full-day for Liam, too. IIRC, by Ruby Gospel, January 22, 2004(#1223 of 15192)
  • My kids have celebrated the 100th day before. When by betsifur, January 22, 2004(#1224 of 15192)
  • It seems to me that at that age, they make friends by GigiZ, January 22, 2004(#1225 of 15192)
  • they made hats with a picture of what by Ruby Gospel, January 22, 2004(#1226 of 15192)
  • I believe you are mistaken about NC law. Only a few by ElenaW, January 23, 2004(#1227 of 15192)
  • Make sure that the allday kindergarten has time set by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1228 of 15192)
  • Scott has two recesses and a rest time. Unfortunately, by Bingo, January 23, 2004(#1229 of 15192)
  • Personally, I like the idea of staying in a half day by Marsie Dotes, January 23, 2004(#1230 of 15192)
  • Bingo, I have a solution for that. Pack fewer things. by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1231 of 15192)
  • Elena, you may be right about the age thing; I haven't by terrilynn, January 23, 2004(#1232 of 15192)
  • I honestly never thought to pack less. I by Bingo, January 23, 2004(#1233 of 15192)
  • Bingo, I give Mairead all that, now, in 2nd by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1234 of 15192)
  • It's worth trying anyway. Worked for by Ruby Gospel, January 23, 2004(#1235 of 15192)
  • More data points. Thanks by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1236 of 15192)
  • I was astonished at some of the lunches kids in by Julia M, January 23, 2004(#1237 of 15192)
  • I'm smacking my forehead in disbelief that this never by Bingo, January 23, 2004(#1238 of 15192)
  • Maggie's teacher just blinked at me at orientation when by Ruby Gospel, January 23, 2004(#1239 of 15192)
  • what I used to pack for a kindergartner:Sandwich by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1240 of 15192)
  • Good god, my kids wouldn't eat that much at lunch if by Sadie, January 23, 2004(#1241 of 15192)
  • X-posted with all of you! See, Julia? I was one of by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1242 of 15192)
  • Right now I pack Liam some apple slices or grapes for by terrilynn, January 23, 2004(#1243 of 15192)
  • The amazing thing is that my kids are skinny. They're by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1244 of 15192)
  • That's exactly what I've been packing, Alison, for the by Bingo, January 23, 2004(#1245 of 15192)
  • There's been a lot of trading going on at school lately by Julia M, January 23, 2004(#1246 of 15192)
  • TL, if Liam doesn't like sandwiches, he might like by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1247 of 15192)
  • When Liam's blood sugar is too low, there is no by terrilynn, January 23, 2004(#1248 of 15192)
  • They are pwetty! Max didn't mind them at all himself, by Julia M, January 23, 2004(#1249 of 15192)
  • Naps in kindergarten? That's pretty weird.I gave by CalGal, January 23, 2004(#1250 of 15192)
  • here, kindergarten nap time=quiet time. No sleeping, by Queen of Drama, January 23, 2004(#1251 of 15192)
  • There is no kindergarten nap time here, which actually by Ruby Gospel, January 23, 2004(#1252 of 15192)
  • Liam gave up naps at around 3 (sob), so naptime during by terrilynn, January 23, 2004(#1253 of 15192)
  • My 37 lb, extremely slight kindergartener eats like a by sohcahtoa, January 23, 2004(#1254 of 15192)
  • Our situation may not relate to yours (YMMV), since by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1255 of 15192)
  • This year our school began letting the kids play outside by Laurelx, January 23, 2004(#1256 of 15192)
  • When Jordan first started all day school in the fall, he by GigiZ, January 23, 2004(#1257 of 15192)
  • My kids are excellent nappers. They take after their by annefalcon, January 23, 2004(#1258 of 15192)
  • My first-grader also hardly eats anything at lunch. by Alice CK, January 23, 2004(#1259 of 15192)
  • My kids refuse most breakfast, they're just not by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1260 of 15192)
  • Well, Snoopy never ate breakfast at all until this year by Alice CK, January 23, 2004(#1261 of 15192)
  • My kids don't want to eat when they first get up, by Sadie, January 23, 2004(#1262 of 15192)
  • Liam is forced to be a breakfast eater, and he hates by terrilynn, January 23, 2004(#1263 of 15192)
  • Simon eats breakfast at school, and then it's a half a by Racehorse, January 23, 2004(#1264 of 15192)
  • Four fish sticks is "barely eating"?!? Race, I'm sorry by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1265 of 15192)
  • Well, this is comforting. About the only thing I can get by DancesWithWords, January 23, 2004(#1266 of 15192)
  • This morning for breakfast L had 4 oz. of orange juice by terrilynn, January 23, 2004(#1267 of 15192)
  • OK, that makes me feel better. We were all big eaters by Racehorse, January 23, 2004(#1268 of 15192)
  • Horses/birds in my house, too. Last night Matt had two by annefalcon, January 23, 2004(#1269 of 15192)
  • Birds all the time around here. Maybe if I forced them by Alice CK, January 23, 2004(#1270 of 15192)
  • But isn't snacking (healthful snacking, I mean) supposed by DancesWithWords, January 23, 2004(#1271 of 15192)
  • I don't know if it's good, but I don't believe it's bad. by Alice CK, January 23, 2004(#1272 of 15192)
  • Well, every decent keep-your-self-healthy book I've ever by DancesWithWords, January 23, 2004(#1273 of 15192)
  • Graze... like a by Alison, January 23, 2004(#1274 of 15192)
  • I've read those recommendations too, DWW, but I don't by Alice CK, January 23, 2004(#1275 of 15192)
  • Hmmmm...I have read that letting kids snack without by dirt track date, January 24, 2004(#1276 of 15192)
  • Maggie's pediatrician said what DTD said, especially for by Ruby Gospel, January 24, 2004(#1277 of 15192)
  • Ummmm...no?My kids eat like I eat. Which is when by Arlene Green, January 25, 2004(#1278 of 15192)
  • Bodies know.Actually, not by Ruby Gospel, January 25, 2004(#1279 of 15192)
  • If a kid is asked to wait until lunchtime, they will be by dirt track date, January 25, 2004(#1280 of 15192)
  • Little kids can graze and be by Alison, January 26, 2004(#1281 of 15192)
  • The trick is why are they hungry. are they hungry by Jan Wilson, January 26, 2004(#1282 of 15192)
  • chances are high that a child whose had by dirt track date, January 26, 2004(#1283 of 15192)
  • It is a pretty well known fact that grazing (5 or 6 by Arlene Green, January 27, 2004(#1284 of 15192)
  • It is a pretty well known fact that by Ruby Gospel, January 27, 2004(#1285 of 15192)
  • By all means. But your link doesn't by Arlene Green, January 27, 2004(#1286 of 15192)
  • I edited the link. It works by Ruby Gospel, January 27, 2004(#1287 of 15192)
  • by Arlene Green, January 27, 2004(#1288 of 15192)
  • I don't know if this story really fits here, but I need by Rocki072895, January 27, 2004(#1289 of 15192)
  • First, it needs a link instead of the text. I'd have by CalGal, January 27, 2004(#1290 of 15192)
  • Thanx by Rocki072895, January 27, 2004(#1291 of 15192)
  • Fang! will snack all day. She has free access to fruit, by Adrianne Call, January 27, 2004(#1292 of 15192)
  • I see a lot of overweight little kids here in South by Clio, January 27, 2004(#1293 of 15192)
  • It seems to be highly correlated with SES. There are by dirt track date, January 27, 2004(#1294 of 15192)
  • Rocki0 did you take that to another thread? by RainCityChick, January 27, 2004(#1295 of 15192)
  • When we were growing up, juice was a by Brigit M, January 27, 2004(#1296 of 15192)
  • Based solely on my own experiences as a kid and now as a by Alice CK, January 27, 2004(#1297 of 15192)
  • I wonder how much of a correlation there is with SES. by j. ross, January 27, 2004(#1298 of 15192)
  • black and hispanic people of all by Alice CK, January 27, 2004(#1299 of 15192)
  • I actually meant more likely to be fat. The mumbers I by j. ross, January 27, 2004(#1300 of 15192)
  • Well, I figured you didn't mean all black and Hispanic by Alice CK, January 27, 2004(#1301 of 15192)
  • Alice, I had the same experience. We snacked pretty by Queen of Drama, January 27, 2004(#1302 of 15192)
  • Some tables and charts: by j. ross, January 27, 2004(#1303 of 15192)
  • You can google up childhood obesity and get about 1000 by dirt track date, January 27, 2004(#1304 of 15192)
  • I suppose it's really a little bit of everything, dtd. by Alice CK, January 27, 2004(#1305 of 15192)
  • God forbid that bar graph should use black, brown and by Bingo, January 27, 2004(#1306 of 15192)
  • I think that in the real world, lots of thin people eat by Marsie Dotes, January 28, 2004(#1307 of 15192)
  • Breakfast is tough because a lot of kids' stomachs don't by dirt track date, January 29, 2004(#1308 of 15192)
  • huge battles and tears and gagging on by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#1309 of 15192)
  • I'm sure you've already tried this, terrilynn, but by Julia M, January 29, 2004(#1310 of 15192)
  • We do smoothies in summer when we can get fresh by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#1311 of 15192)
  • No Saxon phonics, but we do Saxon by Julia M, January 29, 2004(#1312 of 15192)
  • Try by dirt track date, January 29, 2004(#1313 of 15192)
  • I did, I was hoping for some real-life by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#1314 of 15192)
  • I'm having a hard time with Madeleine lately. She's had by Queen of Drama, January 29, 2004(#1315 of 15192)
  • Oh, sweetie, I'm sorry. I don't have any advice at all, by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#1316 of 15192)
  • I'm all for the counselor thing - I was really pleased by Queen of Drama, January 29, 2004(#1317 of 15192)
  • wanting to be carried, not wanting to by Alison, January 29, 2004(#1318 of 15192)
  • No, it's not that she's tired - she's being ornery. As by Queen of Drama, January 29, 2004(#1319 of 15192)
  • IME, ornery is a direct result of tired. Acting up is a by Alison, January 29, 2004(#1320 of 15192)
  • Alison, this is not a problem with being tired. If that by Queen of Drama, January 29, 2004(#1321 of 15192)
  • She has a snack an hour before pickup - what does she by Alison, January 29, 2004(#1322 of 15192)
  • x-posted.I didn't see that she's the same way in by Alison, January 29, 2004(#1323 of 15192)
  • QOD, She's had 3 temper tantrums by Alison, January 29, 2004(#1324 of 15192)
  • What else could be going on, QofD? You mentioned that by Julia M, January 29, 2004(#1325 of 15192)
  • I was coming here to post about the same thing as Julia, by GigiZ, January 29, 2004(#1326 of 15192)
  • They're late for a combination of reasons - all three of by Queen of Drama, January 29, 2004(#1327 of 15192)
  • IME, ornery is a direct result of by Ruby Gospel, January 29, 2004(#1328 of 15192)
  • She's also learning to read in by Harri P., January 29, 2004(#1329 of 15192)
  • Harri makes a good point. Sometimes we read too much by GigiZ, January 29, 2004(#1330 of 15192)
  • Matt's not in kindergarten yet, but just this morning I by annefalcon, January 29, 2004(#1331 of 15192)
  • I'm still going to have the counselor have a chat with by Queen of Drama, January 29, 2004(#1332 of 15192)
  • Well, obviously it's a phase, perhaps of the moon, since by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#1333 of 15192)
  • I ran into M's teacher when I picked Emm up from by Queen of Drama, January 29, 2004(#1334 of 15192)
  • I'm just tired, and I handle it better when I've had a by terrilynn, January 29, 2004(#1335 of 15192)
  • I think it's a really bad idea to have the school by CalGal, January 30, 2004(#1336 of 15192)
  • So whatever's going on, it's mainly by RainCityChick, January 30, 2004(#1337 of 15192)
  • When I picked Max up at afterschool yesterday, we by Annie G, January 30, 2004(#1338 of 15192)
  • Why didn't you get him another by Julia M, January 30, 2004(#1339 of 15192)
  • I was thinking that too. But I am assuming the car was by Jan Wilson, January 30, 2004(#1340 of 15192)
  • Yes, on the car parked 4 blocks away from bakery and by Annie G, January 30, 2004(#1341 of 15192)
  • Annie, pretty much anytime Liam throws a come-undone, he by terrilynn, January 30, 2004(#1342 of 15192)
  • I guess it's way of pushing the experience away and also by Annie G, January 30, 2004(#1343 of 15192)
  • Poor Max!edit - I don't think you should be by Julia M, January 30, 2004(#1344 of 15192)
  • >Poor Max!I know! My pumpkin by Annie G, January 30, 2004(#1345 of 15192)
  • Sounds like you found the perfect solution, Annie. by Marsie Dotes, January 30, 2004(#1346 of 15192)
  • Yesterday evening, Scott came up to me and said,"You by Bingo, January 30, 2004(#1347 of 15192)
  • I told him, after about 20 minutes, by Alice CK, January 30, 2004(#1348 of 15192)
  • Two things jumped out at me QoD: the first is that you by dirt track date, January 30, 2004(#1349 of 15192)
  • dtd, yes, please - I'll be back later on, and I would by Queen of Drama, January 31, 2004(#1350 of 15192)
  • Liam has a doctor's appointment today. The past week by terrilynn, February 02, 2004(#1351 of 15192)
  • Aw, tl, I'm sure he'll be fine, but I'd be terrified in by Brigit M, February 02, 2004(#1352 of 15192)
  • Good thoughts for by Ase, February 02, 2004(#1353 of 15192)
  • Poor Liam. It sure sounds like he's lowgrade sick with by Bingo, February 02, 2004(#1354 of 15192)
  • Poor Liam.I've just started lurking here. We'll by Crispy Girl, February 02, 2004(#1355 of 15192)
  • Crispy, that will be long forgotten by the time Tommy's by Bingo, February 02, 2004(#1356 of 15192)
  • Ooh, poor Liam. TL, please let us know what the Dr. by Adrianne Call, February 02, 2004(#1357 of 15192)
  • Poor little guy has strep throat. No wonder he doesn't by terrilynn, February 02, 2004(#1358 of 15192)
  • I'm happy to hear that, in a strange way. Now you know by Ruby Gospel, February 02, 2004(#1359 of 15192)
  • Oh, lord, tl, strep is the worst. I had it about two by DancesWithWords, February 02, 2004(#1360 of 15192)
  • That's me, Ruby, Dr. TL.DWW, I used to get it by terrilynn, February 02, 2004(#1361 of 15192)
  • Strep throat! Poor little guy! He must feel awful. No by Julia M, February 03, 2004(#1363 of 15192)
  • I think I'm really grateful Julia got cut off just by Annie G, February 03, 2004(#1364 of 15192)
  • Annie, I moved it to the Shitty Parents by Julia M, February 03, 2004(#1365 of 15192)
  • I am really glad to know what it is, and hope once this by terrilynn, February 03, 2004(#1366 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor Liam, strep! No wonder he doesn't want to eat. by Adrianne Call, February 03, 2004(#1367 of 15192)
  • The syndrome is spreading up the East Coast. Jordan had by GigiZ, February 03, 2004(#1368 of 15192)
  • Last night was one of those shining parenting moments by Annie G, February 04, 2004(#1370 of 15192)
  • I need to get him to a pediatric eye by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#1371 of 15192)
  • Opthamologists have child-friendly tests, but since Max by Adrianne Call, February 04, 2004(#1372 of 15192)
  • At his annual check-ups, Max's pediatrician does that by Annie G, February 04, 2004(#1373 of 15192)
  • Harri, what did they do for Cordelia's by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#1374 of 15192)
  • They don't do the patches by Adrianne Call, February 04, 2004(#1375 of 15192)
  • It didn't occur to me to ask. Certainly they're not by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#1376 of 15192)
  • They don't do the patches by j. ross, February 04, 2004(#1377 of 15192)
  • Ok, great, I've googled it and now I'm freaked by Adrianne Call, February 04, 2004(#1378 of 15192)
  • It is usually not a big deal, and very easily treated, by j. ross, February 04, 2004(#1379 of 15192)
  • j. ross, so now I have to add to my mental picture of by Annie G, February 04, 2004(#1380 of 15192)
  • Just made her an appointment with a binoculary vision by Adrianne Call, February 04, 2004(#1381 of 15192)
  • the "weak" eye could go by j. ross, February 04, 2004(#1382 of 15192)
  • Spy Kids 3-D was wasted on by Brigit M, February 04, 2004(#1383 of 15192)
  • No one in either family has exotropia by Harri P., February 04, 2004(#1384 of 15192)
  • I have keratoconus. My Mom and Dad were told I'd likely by Adrianne Call, February 04, 2004(#1385 of 15192)
  • Ray was cross-eyed as a child and wore glasses around by annefalcon, February 04, 2004(#1386 of 15192)
  • Yay for Max, Annie, that sounds so by terrilynn, February 04, 2004(#1387 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's good to hear, T-L. One less thing for you to by GigiZ, February 04, 2004(#1388 of 15192)
  • It's a wonder I'm not a third by Brigit M, February 04, 2004(#1389 of 15192)
  • Annie, I bet Max would like the Magic Treehouse books. by Julia M, February 04, 2004(#1390 of 15192)
  • I hate the Magic Treehouse books. Of course I am older by j. ross, February 04, 2004(#1391 of 15192)
  • I don't think I've ever read a whole one, but my by Julia M, February 04, 2004(#1392 of 15192)
  • My second grader is reading this series called "The by betsifur, February 04, 2004(#1393 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the recommendation, Betsifur. I have a five by sohcahtoa, February 04, 2004(#1394 of 15192)
  • Liam just told me (apropos of nothing): Instead of by terrilynn, February 04, 2004(#1395 of 15192)
  • I've heard the Droon series is "awesome". Why yes, I by Laurelx, February 04, 2004(#1396 of 15192)
  • Yay for Max! I had a similar happy feeling when by Alice CK, February 05, 2004(#1397 of 15192)
  • We had the 1st semester parent-teacher conference for by Queen of Drama, February 10, 2004(#1398 of 15192)
  • That's wonderful, QoD. Yay, Madeleine, and good on you by terrilynn, February 10, 2004(#1399 of 15192)
  • That's a nice report, QoD. Good for M and the D by Ruby Gospel, February 10, 2004(#1400 of 15192)
  • QoD, that last paragraph about Madeleine's surviving the by Annie G, February 10, 2004(#1401 of 15192)
  • What a nice parent-teacher conference, QoD. I've got by Bingo, February 11, 2004(#1402 of 15192)
  • We went to something last night at Maggie's school by Ruby Gospel, February 11, 2004(#1403 of 15192)
  • I would pay cash.money. for a video of that, Ruby. A by terrilynn, February 11, 2004(#1404 of 15192)
  • I could have kicked myself for not bringing the video by Ruby Gospel, February 11, 2004(#1405 of 15192)
  • Ruby, that sounds like the best time ever. What a by sohcahtoa, February 11, 2004(#1406 of 15192)
  • That's wonderful, soh. Kindergarteners on field trips by GigiZ, February 11, 2004(#1407 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry to hear that, Gigi. That same thing happened by sohcahtoa, February 11, 2004(#1408 of 15192)
  • The kids have already missed out on so much. It's a by GigiZ, February 11, 2004(#1409 of 15192)
  • Ruby, your Kindergarten Jam posts made my day. What a by Queen of Drama, February 11, 2004(#1410 of 15192)
  • I want to go to Kindergarten Jam. Just knowing that in by Crispy Girl, February 11, 2004(#1411 of 15192)
  • Crispy, kindergarten has been fabulous for Maggie. She by Ruby Gospel, February 11, 2004(#1412 of 15192)
  • Mr. Gospel is my kinda guy-"Champagne Jam" immediately by terrilynn, February 11, 2004(#1413 of 15192)
  • I think he's going to love it, T-L and have a wonderful by GigiZ, February 11, 2004(#1414 of 15192)
  • Are the teachers using some sort of "work to the rule" by betsifur, February 11, 2004(#1415 of 15192)
  • most of the teachers are really not by j. ross, February 11, 2004(#1416 of 15192)
  • It's so weird to realize how long some of us have been by terrilynn, February 11, 2004(#1417 of 15192)
  • How would the union know if a teacher wrote a nice by betsifur, February 11, 2004(#1418 of 15192)
  • Yes, work to rule. And you're right, jross, they clearly by GigiZ, February 11, 2004(#1419 of 15192)
  • Ai yi yi. Someone told me after I had Liam "the days go by terrilynn, February 11, 2004(#1420 of 15192)
  • I don't know why they didn't sneak comments on the by sohcahtoa, February 11, 2004(#1421 of 15192)
  • work-to-rule bullshit (ie: no work by j. ross, February 11, 2004(#1422 of 15192)
  • j. ross, in my neck of the woods, teachers are paid very by GigiZ, February 11, 2004(#1423 of 15192)
  • I find it odd that writing comments on children's work, by betsifur, February 11, 2004(#1424 of 15192)
  • I am not comenting on your particular district's by j. ross, February 11, 2004(#1425 of 15192)
  • I don't know why they didn't sneak comments on the by Adrianne Call, February 11, 2004(#1426 of 15192)
  • I actually agree, jross. I'm not at all unsympathetic to by sohcahtoa, February 11, 2004(#1427 of 15192)
  • Really, that sort of thing has to be by sohcahtoa, February 11, 2004(#1428 of 15192)
  • This conversation has wider implications than by Queen of Drama, February 11, 2004(#1429 of 15192)
  • Yes, you're right, if it continues, it should be moved. by sohcahtoa, February 11, 2004(#1430 of 15192)
  • I'm back from parent-teacher conferences for mid-nine by Bingo, February 12, 2004(#1431 of 15192)
  • At first, the law was to state that by Harri P., February 12, 2004(#1432 of 15192)
  • They'd have had 13-year-old girls slitting their wrists. by Brigit M, February 12, 2004(#1433 of 15192)
  • Not that I'm against public health, but how exactly is a by rms, February 12, 2004(#1434 of 15192)
  • Because if you're fat, nothing else you do is sufficiant by KBee42, February 12, 2004(#1435 of 15192)
  • Nope, they think they're just addressing the obesity by Bingo, February 13, 2004(#1436 of 15192)
  • Bingo, not only are your children BRILLIANT, they're by Annie G, February 13, 2004(#1437 of 15192)
  • Ha! Thanks, by Bingo, February 13, 2004(#1438 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, February 15, 2004(#1439 of 15192)
  • Oh, shoot. I just learned (as in this morning) that #4 by DancesWithWords, February 17, 2004(#1440 of 15192)
  • Where do they sell Brownie by Harri P., February 17, 2004(#1441 of 15192)
  • I had to do something similar, but yellow, a few months by Annie G, February 17, 2004(#1442 of 15192)
  • The boy's department at just about any store, from by daisy, February 18, 2004(#1443 of 15192)
  • Really, Daisy? Hmm, I can hit Kohl's on the way home ... by DancesWithWords, February 18, 2004(#1445 of 15192)
  • I don't know if that's the case. I don't like brown, by daisy, February 18, 2004(#1446 of 15192)
  • I don't know if that's the case. I don't like brown, by daisy, February 18, 2004(#1447 of 15192)
  • Liam has his first playdate with his favorite friend by terrilynn, February 19, 2004(#1448 of 15192)
  • That's so by Julia M, February 19, 2004(#1449 of 15192)
  • Well, all I had time for was Kohl's, and there was No by DancesWithWords, February 19, 2004(#1450 of 15192)
  • Sorry about the Kohl's disaster, DWW, though I'm glad by daisy, February 21, 2004(#1451 of 15192)
  • Jack's ex-girlfriend and her best friend came by today by Bingo, February 21, 2004(#1452 of 15192)
  • "this is the best day of my young life, by RainCityChick, February 21, 2004(#1453 of 15192)
  • From a way back: Betsifur, my good friend is a librarian by Em T., February 28, 2004(#1454 of 15192)
  • We just got notification that Liam's number came up in by terrilynn, February 28, 2004(#1455 of 15192)
  • Congrats to Liam and his by Em T., February 29, 2004(#1456 of 15192)
  • That's great, terrilynn!When will he start? Could by Bingo, February 29, 2004(#1457 of 15192)
  • No, that would be at the end of March.His by terrilynn, February 29, 2004(#1458 of 15192)
  • Got Kids? Help them grow a green thumb at by CalGal, March 14, 2004(#1459 of 15192)
  • Aw, that's cute, by Bingo, March 14, 2004(#1460 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, March 16, 2004(#1461 of 15192)
  • Suddenly at my house it's All Pokemon, All the Time. by terrilynn, March 25, 2004(#1462 of 15192)
  • After Pokemon comes Yuh-Gi-Oh. Same song, different by annefalcon, March 25, 2004(#1463 of 15192)
  • falls over by terrilynn, March 25, 2004(#1464 of 15192)
  • I like Pokemon. You should learn how to play, although by j. ross, March 25, 2004(#1465 of 15192)
  • There, there, T-L. It's not so bad. Jordan went through by GigiZ, March 25, 2004(#1466 of 15192)
  • Anyone who likes Bulbasaur better than Raicho is an by j. ross, March 25, 2004(#1467 of 15192)
  • I hated the Pokemon phase. I especially hated it when I by Arlene Green, March 25, 2004(#1468 of 15192)
  • Hells bells, jross, he doesn't even know how to by terrilynn, March 25, 2004(#1469 of 15192)
  • We skipped Pokemon, dallied only briefly in Yu-Gi-Oh, by Annie G, March 25, 2004(#1470 of 15192)
  • We went through all three of those fads. I liked Pokemon by Harri P., March 25, 2004(#1471 of 15192)
  • You have to love Jesse's boots!The Pokemon movies are by j. ross, March 25, 2004(#1472 of 15192)
  • I think I went to two. Oh jeez and the live on-stage by Harri P., March 25, 2004(#1473 of 15192)
  • I actually purchased Pokemon: The First Movie day by terrilynn, March 25, 2004(#1474 of 15192)
  • That movie sold out the first day it was out. Man, I by Harri P., March 25, 2004(#1475 of 15192)
  • But you got a free special movie edition card! My by j. ross, March 25, 2004(#1476 of 15192)
  • Ben received some Bionicles at his birthday party, but by betsifur, March 25, 2004(#1477 of 15192)
  • Betsi -- it took us 3 hours to make the black rakshi! by Annie G, March 26, 2004(#1478 of 15192)
  • Bionicles were what the Lego rep at the Toys R Us said by Jan Wilson, March 26, 2004(#1479 of 15192)
  • Can I send Ellie and Sam to visit you while Ben and I by betsifur, March 26, 2004(#1480 of 15192)
  • Honestly, I was exagerrating a little. There are a by Annie G, March 26, 2004(#1481 of 15192)
  • Ben's in second grade. I'm sure he'd enjoy the by betsifur, March 26, 2004(#1482 of 15192)
  • Ah. I don't deal with that sibling stuff, sadly. I bet by Annie G, March 26, 2004(#1483 of 15192)
  • They aren't all that difficult. And I'm speaking as by Arlene Green, March 26, 2004(#1484 of 15192)
  • I kinda like building the Bionicles. Annie, did you by Laurelx, March 26, 2004(#1485 of 15192)
  • Julian is currently making a giant something or other by Harri P., March 26, 2004(#1486 of 15192)
  • We went through a passionate Pokemon phase- about third by Brigit M, March 26, 2004(#1487 of 15192)
  • I loved PikachuAiyiyi. If I by terrilynn, March 26, 2004(#1488 of 15192)
  • So many of these toys involve the construction of the by Marsie Dotes, March 26, 2004(#1489 of 15192)
  • I figure it could be worse: could be baseball cards. by Harri P., March 26, 2004(#1490 of 15192)
  • Jordan loves Bionicles, and can now build them himself. by GigiZ, March 26, 2004(#1491 of 15192)
  • >I wish there was a lending library for by Annie G, March 26, 2004(#1492 of 15192)
  • My Max got his first Bionicle for his birthday last by Julia M, March 26, 2004(#1493 of 15192)
  • Heh...we say "destructions" for instructions in our by dirt track date, March 26, 2004(#1494 of 15192)
  • I accidentally said "constructions" at work last week. by Laurelx, March 27, 2004(#1495 of 15192)
  • Polling question: a good kid friend is turning six by Jane Plane, March 27, 2004(#1496 of 15192)
  • It's slightly gross. He'll love by Arlene Green, March 27, 2004(#1497 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Arlene. I went shopping and found Operation: by Jane Plane, March 28, 2004(#1498 of 15192)
  • yes, i was going to suggest a MB game. this one is by Jan Wilson, March 28, 2004(#1499 of 15192)
  • My eight year old, I., has a best friend named J. Our by j. ross, March 30, 2004(#1500 of 15192)
  • If he's already a weird and violent kid, I don't think by Julia M, March 30, 2004(#1501 of 15192)
  • Yhe best and possibly only way to read that story is to by Annie G, March 30, 2004(#1502 of 15192)
  • I think you did the right thing, j. ross, and don't know by Jan Wilson, March 30, 2004(#1503 of 15192)
  • I think you did the right thing too, in terms of walking by dirt track date, March 30, 2004(#1504 of 15192)
  • I have a question about advice I gave Max last night and by Annie G, April 13, 2004(#1505 of 15192)
  • The fourth grader is very unlikely to feel left out by by Harri P., April 13, 2004(#1506 of 15192)
  • What is authority for, if not to defend the weak from by rms, April 13, 2004(#1507 of 15192)
  • It is not whiney or tattling to go to adults when a much by j. ross, April 13, 2004(#1508 of 15192)
  • Okay, I left a message for his teacher to call me so I by Annie G, April 13, 2004(#1509 of 15192)
  • turns out Simon is actually a by Julia M, April 13, 2004(#1510 of 15192)
  • I expect Max did not think he was a fourth grader. I by j. ross, April 13, 2004(#1511 of 15192)
  • I think it was partly my fault. I asked Max what grade by Annie G, April 13, 2004(#1512 of 15192)
  • No matter Simon's grade, the way to handle it is by by Bingo, April 13, 2004(#1513 of 15192)
  • Even if the bus driver is ineffective (what exactly does by Alice CK, April 13, 2004(#1514 of 15192)
  • No matter Simon's grade, the way to by j. ross, April 13, 2004(#1515 of 15192)
  • Max didn't create the angst. This kid has been reported by Alice CK, April 13, 2004(#1516 of 15192)
  • I don't think that an older kid by j. ross, April 13, 2004(#1517 of 15192)
  • Hmmm. Well, you have a point that the ones who are by Alice CK, April 13, 2004(#1518 of 15192)
  • I read back and the little girl didn't by j. ross, April 13, 2004(#1519 of 15192)
  • I don't think it's a whacked out story, just a very by Jan Wilson, April 13, 2004(#1520 of 15192)
  • You know, the more I think about this, the more I think by Alice CK, April 13, 2004(#1521 of 15192)
  • it would be a whacked-out story if Max by j. ross, April 13, 2004(#1522 of 15192)
  • Latest news bulletin on the engrossing saga of Simon and by Annie G, April 13, 2004(#1523 of 15192)
  • I'm interested in the opinions of parents of by Ruby Gospel, April 14, 2004(#1524 of 15192)
  • Update on the Simon on the bus story:The head of by Annie G, April 14, 2004(#1525 of 15192)
  • that's really too bad. but it's a good lesson to teach by Jan Wilson, April 15, 2004(#1526 of 15192)
  • He should tell if the kid is whacking other people by Arlene Green, April 15, 2004(#1527 of 15192)
  • The mom, she's like, on some kind of drugs or by Adrianne Call, April 15, 2004(#1528 of 15192)
  • Yeah, Jan, me too. The bus driver too. After he told by Annie G, April 15, 2004(#1529 of 15192)
  • strong but kind and not by CalGal, April 15, 2004(#1530 of 15192)
  • Why not tell Max that sometimes people who are sad act by dirt track date, April 15, 2004(#1531 of 15192)
  • I've only just skimmed the Max story, I agree the drama by InTheRed, April 16, 2004(#1532 of 15192)
  • ITR, it's a fine line. I agree that I don't want him to by Annie G, April 16, 2004(#1533 of 15192)
  • I agree that I don't want him to be by Harri P., April 16, 2004(#1534 of 15192)
  • Right, that's the other balance. That's the one I'm by Annie G, April 16, 2004(#1535 of 15192)
  • I'm trying to teach the 'only tattle when necessary' by Bingo, April 16, 2004(#1536 of 15192)
  • I also think that you don't want to encourage "little by Jan Wilson, April 16, 2004(#1537 of 15192)
  • Usually the other kids will ostracize a goody-two-shoes by dirt track date, April 16, 2004(#1538 of 15192)
  • My poor nephew is being ostracized this year because he by kas, April 16, 2004(#1539 of 15192)
  • Kiddo (Kindergarten age) handed me a piece of paper that by Jamie R., April 18, 2004(#1540 of 15192)
  • I have yet to convince Charlie that 9 + 9 doesn't equal by annefalcon, April 19, 2004(#1541 of 15192)
  • My 2 daughters are going into kindergarten in the fall. by JDF, April 20, 2004(#1542 of 15192)
  • I would go with soccer. When they are that little, they by kas, April 20, 2004(#1543 of 15192)
  • Anti or pro cheerleader, kindergarten cheerleaders is by CalGal, April 20, 2004(#1544 of 15192)
  • Soccer. Size doens't matter at that age...small and by dirt track date, April 20, 2004(#1545 of 15192)
  • Soccer. Everyone runs up and down the field (no one by Marsie Dotes, April 20, 2004(#1546 of 15192)
  • Anti or pro cheerleader, kindergarten by Harri P., April 20, 2004(#1547 of 15192)
  • Definitely soccer. My personal bias is anticheerleader, by Brigit M, April 20, 2004(#1548 of 15192)
  • I'm echoing everyone else. I'm not sure where you are, by bellasera, April 20, 2004(#1549 of 15192)
  • Cheerleader IS disgusting at that age. It's disgusting by dirt track date, April 20, 2004(#1550 of 15192)
  • (moving my own post from social class to by Annie G, April 20, 2004(#1551 of 15192)
  • So much comes from their own heads. You have to be by dirt track date, April 20, 2004(#1552 of 15192)
  • I am guessing you also have to be not married to by Annie G, April 20, 2004(#1553 of 15192)
  • I just find it interesting, how kids by sunnyside, April 20, 2004(#1554 of 15192)
  • I don't even think you have to go as far as actively by dirt track date, April 20, 2004(#1555 of 15192)
  • Annie is convinced that it can all be accomplished by by CalGal, April 20, 2004(#1556 of 15192)
  • My eldest is quite the Renaissance woman, enjoying and by Marsie Dotes, April 20, 2004(#1557 of 15192)
  • It's disgusting at any age really.For by Adrianne Call, April 20, 2004(#1558 of 15192)
  • I'm sure I am guilty of influencing the kids' choices. by dirt track date, April 20, 2004(#1559 of 15192)
  • Of all the thousands of things a kid can do, or choose by Adrianne Call, April 20, 2004(#1560 of 15192)
  • My four year old took cheerleading "classes" at a local by betsifur, April 20, 2004(#1561 of 15192)
  • Here are the things I object to about by Marsie Dotes, April 21, 2004(#1562 of 15192)
  • 4. In many places it conveys a status that can be very by Brigit M, April 21, 2004(#1563 of 15192)
  • We did sign them up for soccer, and we didn't for by JDF, April 21, 2004(#1564 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 21, 2004(#1565 of 15192)
  • Both my girls attended a week-long afterschool by Bingo, April 22, 2004(#1566 of 15192)
  • Ellie loved it, and still asks about it. Of course, she by betsifur, April 22, 2004(#1567 of 15192)
  • >A little chagrined, I said "Like an by Annie G, April 22, 2004(#1568 of 15192)
  • Nobody is so rigid in their sex stereotyping as a little by Bingo, April 22, 2004(#1569 of 15192)
  • Just because it may be fun for little kindergarten girls by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#1570 of 15192)
  • I agree that girls should participate in a sport, too. by Bingo, April 22, 2004(#1571 of 15192)
  • if you have to smile while you're by Alison, April 22, 2004(#1572 of 15192)
  • Not as long as they're judged on grace and elegance and by Alizarin, April 22, 2004(#1573 of 15192)
  • And figure skating.And most cheerleaders are by Adrianne Call, April 22, 2004(#1574 of 15192)
  • Gymnastics and synchronized swimming by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#1575 of 15192)
  • I was a cheerleader all four years in by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#1576 of 15192)
  • HarriIt IS rather banal, but it's not evil or by Adrianne Call, April 22, 2004(#1577 of 15192)
  • I judge you excessively perky in high school.I by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#1578 of 15192)
  • Adrianne, I don't have cheerleader angst, but I do by Alizarin, April 22, 2004(#1579 of 15192)
  • I didn't say it was a sport, actually, and I don't think by Adrianne Call, April 22, 2004(#1580 of 15192)
  • One thing I've learned in the course of raising four by sunnyside, April 22, 2004(#1581 of 15192)
  • It does seem like cheerleading isn't the big deal it by dirt track date, April 22, 2004(#1582 of 15192)
  • I've already listed my issues with cheering, but I'll by Marsie Dotes, April 22, 2004(#1583 of 15192)
  • Exercise doesn't prevent obesity. Lots of fat kids (and by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#1584 of 15192)
  • I disagree. A sedentary lifestyle is a huge risk. And by Marsie Dotes, April 22, 2004(#1585 of 15192)
  • Bingo, have you encouraged Scott to by Bingo, April 22, 2004(#1586 of 15192)
  • Even if he asked to, say, take a dance class, by Adrianne Call, April 22, 2004(#1587 of 15192)
  • Liam will do somersaults all over the yard, but has zero by terrilynn, April 22, 2004(#1588 of 15192)
  • Adrianne, I can't imagine him ever asking to take a by Bingo, April 22, 2004(#1589 of 15192)
  • I disagree. A sedentary lifestyle is a by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#1590 of 15192)
  • There's an Irish Club near me where I occasionally hang by DancesWithWords, April 22, 2004(#1591 of 15192)
  • The only dance classes in this town are for little kids, by Bingo, April 22, 2004(#1592 of 15192)
  • And synchro, even if it is wussy. It by Ruby Gospel, April 22, 2004(#1593 of 15192)
  • Marsie, I think you have a hardon for cheering. Kids by sunnyside, April 22, 2004(#1594 of 15192)
  • I'm sitting here trying to imagine dance without men. by Mistress Manners, April 22, 2004(#1595 of 15192)
  • I'm trying to imagine dance without Fred Astaire. Never by Lizzie T., April 22, 2004(#1596 of 15192)
  • Dance is one of Max's specials! All the kids take once by Annie G, April 22, 2004(#1597 of 15192)
  • I know several exceptional male dancers and they always by KBee42, April 22, 2004(#1598 of 15192)
  • There are few things more romantic than dancing with a by DancesWithWords, April 22, 2004(#1599 of 15192)
  • Ahem. I am not one of the people who used the word by Marsie Dotes, April 22, 2004(#1600 of 15192)
  • I hung out with (not dated) a uberpig who I despised and by Adrianne Call, April 22, 2004(#1601 of 15192)
  • I'm sitting here trying to imagine by Harri P., April 22, 2004(#1602 of 15192)
  • I know! I'll homeschool Scott in interpretive dance. by Bingo, April 22, 2004(#1603 of 15192)
  • I think ice skating and synchronized swimming are by CalGal, April 22, 2004(#1604 of 15192)
  • I think anything that is judged is a different, and to by j. ross, April 22, 2004(#1605 of 15192)
  • I guess I tend to agree with respect to the judging and by Marsie Dotes, April 22, 2004(#1606 of 15192)
  • Simon takes dance once a week at school, Bingo, and he by Racehorse, April 22, 2004(#1607 of 15192)
  • I'm sure he looks cute as a bug, Race. He is a handsome by Bingo, April 23, 2004(#1608 of 15192)
  • I'm growing increasingly concerned about Madeleine's by Queen of Drama, April 23, 2004(#1609 of 15192)
  • What grade is she in again, QofD? Kindergarten or by Julia M, April 23, 2004(#1610 of 15192)
  • Kindergarten. The cut off date was 3 weeks after her by Queen of Drama, April 23, 2004(#1611 of 15192)
  • I think it's too early to worry out loud, but not too by Julia M, April 23, 2004(#1612 of 15192)
  • Not if you supply an affiliate link. by CalGal, April 23, 2004(#1613 of 15192)
  • QoD, Scott's in kindergarten and it is equivalent to by Bingo, April 23, 2004(#1614 of 15192)
  • Here's an example of his writing, by the way. Today he by Bingo, April 23, 2004(#1615 of 15192)
  • I don't think Snoopy's kindergarten demanded actual by Alice CK, April 23, 2004(#1616 of 15192)
  • Scott's in public school, full-day kindergarten. I don't by Bingo, April 23, 2004(#1617 of 15192)
  • Public school, half-day K by Alice CK, April 23, 2004(#1618 of 15192)
  • I always wished we had a half-day program to ease their by Bingo, April 23, 2004(#1619 of 15192)
  • Send them to preschool. That's what it's for. Half-day by CalGal, April 23, 2004(#1620 of 15192)
  • I'm surprised that in wealthier areas than my town, by Bingo, April 23, 2004(#1621 of 15192)
  • Some places half day kindergarten is all they offer. by Arlene Green, April 23, 2004(#1622 of 15192)
  • QoD, in our school we have a Learning Lab. I suppose by Marsie Dotes, April 23, 2004(#1623 of 15192)
  • Thanks all. Marsie, your post sounds the closest to by Queen of Drama, April 23, 2004(#1624 of 15192)
  • Edit: crosspostedQoD, what Marsie said about the by Ruby Gospel, April 23, 2004(#1625 of 15192)
  • >I have a himonges by Annie G, April 23, 2004(#1626 of 15192)
  • Emm had this same teacher, so I know how she progresses by Queen of Drama, April 23, 2004(#1627 of 15192)
  • I had to go back and change Emm to Madeleine. I need by Annie G, April 23, 2004(#1628 of 15192)
  • by Ase, April 23, 2004(#1629 of 15192)
  • Thanks Ase!I guess it's only pneumonic if it is a by Annie G, April 23, 2004(#1630 of 15192)
  • Comes from Mnemosyne, the goddess of by Harri P., April 23, 2004(#1631 of 15192)
  • the next door neighbor couldn't really read until this by Jan Wilson, April 23, 2004(#1632 of 15192)
  • Annie, Annie, Annie...pneumonic=of or related to by sunnyside, April 23, 2004(#1633 of 15192)
  • Obviously I am in dire need of some remedial by Annie G, April 23, 2004(#1634 of 15192)
  • I had a very good conversation with M.’s teacher this by Queen of Drama, April 23, 2004(#1635 of 15192)
  • So Annie, you think little kids in public schools are by Ruby Gospel, April 23, 2004(#1636 of 15192)
  • not answering for annie, but it clearly depends on the by Jan Wilson, April 23, 2004(#1637 of 15192)
  • Here in my part of the world, Ruby, we are undergoing a by Annie G, April 23, 2004(#1638 of 15192)
  • Also, the public schools have one by Ruby Gospel, April 23, 2004(#1639 of 15192)
  • There are 19 kids in Madeleine's class, with a part time by Queen of Drama, April 23, 2004(#1640 of 15192)
  • This is more about education than anything else, at this by CalGal, April 23, 2004(#1641 of 15192)
  • Oh, yeah -- I forgot the student teacher. They have two by Ruby Gospel, April 23, 2004(#1642 of 15192)
  • You're right. I actually debated where to put the whole by Queen of Drama, April 23, 2004(#1643 of 15192)
  • There is no money for aides (except for sped inclusions by Annie G, April 23, 2004(#1644 of 15192)
  • Being able to sound out words seems to be a dividing by Racehorse, April 23, 2004(#1645 of 15192)
  • Kids in Long Island and other areas of by Harri P., April 23, 2004(#1646 of 15192)
  • As an anecdotal point of reference my youngest is also by j. ross, April 23, 2004(#1647 of 15192)
  • Harri, the NYS Supreme Court found by Annie G, April 23, 2004(#1648 of 15192)
  • "Obviously I am in dire need of some remedial by Marsie Dotes, April 23, 2004(#1649 of 15192)
  • My daughter did not start to read until she was a few by Wilma Flintstone, April 23, 2004(#1650 of 15192)
  • Reading is developmental. Some kids read early--some by Cilantro, April 23, 2004(#1651 of 15192)
  • Arlene, I'd be curious to know what kindergarten-level by Crispy Girl, April 23, 2004(#1652 of 15192)
  • when she took the SATsas a 7th grader, by Alison, April 23, 2004(#1653 of 15192)
  • Oh god, that is so embarassing. She she she. She took by Wilma Flintstone, April 24, 2004(#1654 of 15192)
  • Bob Books are awsome!I ordered them from Amazon by annefalcon, May 03, 2004(#1655 of 15192)
  • Tommy's Bob books arrived on Friday. He and Della sat by Crispy Girl, May 03, 2004(#1656 of 15192)
  • I'm looking for people who have taught children to ride by Jan Wilson, May 03, 2004(#1657 of 15192)
  • Idea for getting kids to wear helmets: "Wear the helmet by DancesWithWords, May 03, 2004(#1658 of 15192)
  • I so agree DWW. The same rule applies for scooters and by Cilantro, May 03, 2004(#1659 of 15192)
  • I think letting the child pick out the helmet is by DancesWithWords, May 03, 2004(#1660 of 15192)
  • For various complicated reasons having to do with last by Annie G, May 04, 2004(#1661 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't send Cordelia, who's already seven, on her by Harri P., May 04, 2004(#1662 of 15192)
  • Annie, when DH worked reservations for American I used by rms, May 04, 2004(#1663 of 15192)
  • I'd let him miss the last day(s) of school, rather than by Bingo, May 04, 2004(#1664 of 15192)
  • I flew unaccompanied from the age of 5 (parents on by Mistress Manners, May 04, 2004(#1665 of 15192)
  • My nephew flew from New York to Atlanta by himself at by Queen of Drama, May 04, 2004(#1666 of 15192)
  • Annie, you know our kids fly a lot too and my SDs fly by Kirsten B., May 04, 2004(#1667 of 15192)
  • I think that flight is too long for a kid that age, even by j. ross, May 04, 2004(#1668 of 15192)
  • The problem is complicated by a performance of his play by Annie G, May 04, 2004(#1669 of 15192)
  • What about your husband?I think six is too young by Racehorse, May 04, 2004(#1670 of 15192)
  • Annie, my sons flew to Europe (and back) non-stop from by Pegasus, May 04, 2004(#1671 of 15192)
  • Annie, you have to go with your gut on the plane ride. by sunnyside, May 04, 2004(#1672 of 15192)
  • Race, my husband is going to be working that week and by Annie G, May 04, 2004(#1673 of 15192)
  • Is your husband working out of town, then?If it by Racehorse, May 04, 2004(#1674 of 15192)
  • You should hire a by Adrianne Call, May 04, 2004(#1675 of 15192)
  • Ad, by Annie G, May 04, 2004(#1676 of 15192)
  • I'm going to relate a story about a kid around 5 or 6 by Mostone, May 04, 2004(#1677 of 15192)
  • Annie, my niece flew from SF to Toronto non-stop when by annefalcon, May 04, 2004(#1678 of 15192)
  • Ahhhhh, Mostone. How moving is that? Everyone in the by Annie G, May 04, 2004(#1679 of 15192)
  • Yep - We were all happy voyeurs. I can't even think by Mostone, May 04, 2004(#1680 of 15192)
  • IME, it's not uncommon for non-rev by CalGal, May 04, 2004(#1681 of 15192)
  • How about a dog and a by j. ross, May 04, 2004(#1682 of 15192)
  • Give the kid a gun to take on the by CalGal, May 04, 2004(#1683 of 15192)
  • Better, get a pit bull, dress it up like a seeing eye by j. ross, May 04, 2004(#1684 of 15192)
  • I guess I've had enough freak things happen to me en by Mostone, May 04, 2004(#1685 of 15192)
  • I really appreciate all the thoughts on this, btw. I'll by Annie G, May 04, 2004(#1686 of 15192)
  • Cal, it's anecdotal -- the people I knew who flew by rms, May 04, 2004(#1687 of 15192)
  • Do you note the profound distortion there? "Behaving by CalGal, May 04, 2004(#1688 of 15192)
  • I think she means "behav[ed] badly" toward the by Adrianne Call, May 04, 2004(#1689 of 15192)
  • She couldn't have. Look at her first post on the by CalGal, May 04, 2004(#1690 of 15192)
  • Annie--It's April. It's not like he's leaving the drama by dirt track date, May 04, 2004(#1691 of 15192)
  • Annie, when DH worked reservations for American I by Adrianne Call, May 04, 2004(#1692 of 15192)
  • Did she mean accepting responsibility or just taking by Mostone, May 04, 2004(#1693 of 15192)
  • to "keep an eye on them" (not entrusted by CalGal, May 04, 2004(#1694 of 15192)
  • FWIW (not a whole hell of a lot) I read it the same way by j. ross, May 04, 2004(#1695 of 15192)
  • I was writing between dashes to another office, and by rms, May 04, 2004(#1696 of 15192)
  • There is nothing short of legal responsibility that by Adrianne Call, May 04, 2004(#1697 of 15192)
  • Okay, asked to do nothing more than flag the attendant by CalGal, May 04, 2004(#1698 of 15192)
  • I started flying regularly by myself when I was 5 by Julia M, May 04, 2004(#1699 of 15192)
  • I think rtb and Violet should escort Max to by J-Ro, May 04, 2004(#1700 of 15192)
  • I strongly by Piccie, May 04, 2004(#1701 of 15192)
  • Kathy Barthway can bring up the rear. They can have the by J-Ro, May 04, 2004(#1702 of 15192)
  • I like the delicacy of "another by LC, May 07, 2004(#1703 of 15192)
  • This thread was at the bottom of the active threads. by Ruby Gospel, May 20, 2004(#1704 of 15192)
  • Ruby, I'm a mess this week. Liam's preschool had their by terrilynn, May 20, 2004(#1705 of 15192)
  • I can't believe how much Maggie has grown/changed in the by Ruby Gospel, May 20, 2004(#1706 of 15192)
  • We have another month of school, and Charlie has by annefalcon, May 20, 2004(#1707 of 15192)
  • Today the children in Liam's room were all given by terrilynn, May 20, 2004(#1708 of 15192)
  • gift by ElenaW, May 21, 2004(#1709 of 15192)
  • Jordan got his yearbook yesterday. I haven't seen by GigiZ, May 21, 2004(#1710 of 15192)
  • I always gave gift cards to places like Borders or B&N. by DancesWithWords, May 21, 2004(#1711 of 15192)
  • Okay, this is a Groundhog Day thing, but STOP GIVING THE by CalGal, May 21, 2004(#1712 of 15192)
  • When we were over at my fathers house the other day my 8 by j. ross, May 26, 2004(#1713 of 15192)
  • Who wouldn't be?I didn't get Maggie's teacher a by Ruby Gospel, May 26, 2004(#1714 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, May 26, 2004(#1715 of 15192)
  • And proof that I'm a sales slut. by CalGal, May 26, 2004(#1716 of 15192)
  • I missed the discussion(s) on gifts for teachers. Which by Serin McDaniel, May 26, 2004(#1717 of 15192)
  • That's a joke, right? You're kidding?Good by CalGal, May 26, 2004(#1718 of 15192)
  • See, you don't check in for a measley year or two, and by Serin McDaniel, May 26, 2004(#1719 of 15192)
  • Oh, you were serious. This thread and Preschool, I by CalGal, May 26, 2004(#1720 of 15192)
  • It's discussed in the Childcare thread, endlessly. Look by Jane Plane, May 26, 2004(#1721 of 15192)
  • Oh, Childcare. That, too.And if you are bad and by CalGal, May 26, 2004(#1722 of 15192)
  • Hey, Jane!I'm not so much looking for gift-giving by Serin McDaniel, May 26, 2004(#1723 of 15192)
  • Serin, some posts in the Childcare thread start by Jane Plane, May 26, 2004(#1724 of 15192)
  • ex-D just called - he got a call from Madeleine's by Queen of Drama, June 09, 2004(#1725 of 15192)
  • Bless her heart, QoD. I think you're right -- she sounds by Ruby Gospel, June 09, 2004(#1726 of 15192)
  • (o/t, I just got "bless your heart"ed by a new person by Jane Plane, June 10, 2004(#1727 of 15192)
  • I had to hunt this thread down. I needed to know how by Kaye, July 06, 2004(#1728 of 15192)
  • Kaye!! What a treat!Maggie is doing great. Starts by rubygospel, July 06, 2004(#1729 of 15192)
  • Ben adored kindergarten. His teacher was fantastic. by Kaye, July 06, 2004(#1730 of 15192)
  • Ben and Maggie sound identical in their high regard for by rubygospel, July 06, 2004(#1731 of 15192)
  • Kaye!I just lurk in this thread since we have a by Crispy Girl, July 06, 2004(#1732 of 15192)
  • Crispy Girl! Liam's got a year to go as well.I by Kaye, July 06, 2004(#1733 of 15192)
  • Hi Kaye. Charlie did wonderfully in kindergarten, by annefalcon, July 06, 2004(#1734 of 15192)
  • I love Charlie. I'm so glad to hear he's doing well. by KBee42, July 06, 2004(#1735 of 15192)
  • KB - are you a speech pathologist/therapist yet? Am I by annefalcon, July 06, 2004(#1736 of 15192)
  • Not yet. School starts in January. Your Charlie always by KBee42, July 06, 2004(#1737 of 15192)
  • So my daughter is dusting me at Hungry Hungry Hippos, by Jamie R., July 06, 2004(#1738 of 15192)
  • And while she is learning arthimetic in school you can by j. ross, July 06, 2004(#1739 of 15192)
  • No kidding. Thank god we don't play for money by Jamie R., July 06, 2004(#1740 of 15192)
  • Fang! officially and really read her first book last by Adrianne Call, July 07, 2004(#1741 of 15192)
  • Congratulations by Kaye, July 07, 2004(#1742 of 15192)
  • Yay Fang! Isn't it just the coolest thing when it all by GigiZ, July 07, 2004(#1743 of 15192)
  • KAYE! It's so great to hear from you again.Liam by terrilynn, July 08, 2004(#1744 of 15192)
  • Maggie did a flip off the diving board today at my by Ruby Gospel, July 11, 2004(#1745 of 15192)
  • Wow! It's fun watching them try those things isn't by Kaye, July 11, 2004(#1746 of 15192)
  • Ruby, do you mean an actual, end-over-end, aerial by Alice CK, July 11, 2004(#1747 of 15192)
  • Yeah, an actual end-over-end aerial. She had good by Ruby Gospel, July 11, 2004(#1748 of 15192)
  • Wow, that's impressive!Lydia is very excited by Flea, July 12, 2004(#1749 of 15192)
  • Flea, I'd think a simple wristwatch might be good for by Carolyn L., July 12, 2004(#1750 of 15192)
  • That's a thought, Carolyn. I never wear a watch and by Flea, July 12, 2004(#1751 of 15192)
  • Flea, I just saw in a catalog (online: www.ttgo.com, not by Jane Plane, July 12, 2004(#1752 of 15192)
  • Ooh, thank you. I'll look for it. I browsed the most by Flea, July 12, 2004(#1753 of 15192)
  • Liam's kindergarten teacher just called to invite us to by terrilynn, July 13, 2004(#1754 of 15192)
  • Aw, tl.Ruben is finally seeming excited about by melisub, July 13, 2004(#1755 of 15192)
  • I know just what you mean. Liam still says it once a by terrilynn, July 13, 2004(#1756 of 15192)
  • I think I felt the strangest about Cristina, since she by melisub, July 13, 2004(#1757 of 15192)
  • Liam's starting next week! I can't believe by Julia M., July 13, 2004(#1758 of 15192)
  • Oh terrilynn! Tommy starts pre-K in less than a month, by Crispy Girl, July 13, 2004(#1759 of 15192)
  • I think I'm having a harder time with Ben going into by Kaye, July 13, 2004(#1760 of 15192)
  • Julia: I've missed you too! I can't believe that Max by Jan Wilson, July 13, 2004(#1761 of 15192)
  • Hi guys!I think I'm having a by Julia M., July 13, 2004(#1762 of 15192)
  • Welcome back, Julia!Liam is going to the by terrilynn, July 13, 2004(#1763 of 15192)
  • Sensible by Kaye, July 13, 2004(#1764 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 15, 2004(#1765 of 15192)
  • What are your children doing this summer? Are you by JDF, July 21, 2004(#1766 of 15192)
  • I just found the summer camp thread...so I'll take the by JDF, July 21, 2004(#1767 of 15192)
  • Liam's first day of kindergarten is by terrilynn, July 22, 2004(#1769 of 15192)
  • Aw, hooray for by Flea, July 22, 2004(#1770 of 15192)
  • The huge little man! What a by Annie G, July 22, 2004(#1771 of 15192)
  • Oh my! Good luck, by GigiZ, July 22, 2004(#1772 of 15192)
  • Happy day, by melisub, July 22, 2004(#1773 of 15192)
  • Yay Liam!Lily starts kindergarten 3 weeks from by Clio, July 22, 2004(#1774 of 15192)
  • Whoa Liam! How are you doing, by Crispy Girl, July 22, 2004(#1775 of 15192)
  • Go Liam! Go Liam! Go by Rhonda, July 22, 2004(#1776 of 15192)
  • I'll be better once he's home. He was very very nervous by terrilynn, July 22, 2004(#1777 of 15192)
  • I hope he is having a great day, and I hope you will by melisub, July 22, 2004(#1778 of 15192)
  • I'll bet Liam wishes his pal Ruben was here to go with by terrilynn, July 22, 2004(#1779 of 15192)
  • Ruben takes a while to warm up to groups. He is fine by melisub, July 22, 2004(#1780 of 15192)
  • by terrilynn, July 22, 2004(#1781 of 15192)
  • What made it really funny was Lucía jumping in to by melisub, July 22, 2004(#1782 of 15192)
  • Liam obviously watches too much TV. He has the whole by terrilynn, July 22, 2004(#1783 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 23, 2004(#1784 of 15192)
  • Liam made it through the first week of by terrilynn, August 02, 2004(#1785 of 15192)
  • You make the teacher take over his care? Jesus. She by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1786 of 15192)
  • TL, Maggie loved kindergarten from get-go, and was used by Ruby Gospel, August 02, 2004(#1787 of 15192)
  • Cal, you don't know what you're talking about. The by terrilynn, August 02, 2004(#1788 of 15192)
  • his classroom teachers still need to by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1789 of 15192)
  • Yes, actually the school is required to provide it by terrilynn, August 02, 2004(#1790 of 15192)
  • I see nothing in there that says the teacher has to be by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1791 of 15192)
  • As usual, you don't know what the fuck you're talking by terrilynn, August 02, 2004(#1792 of 15192)
  • if they wanted someone else to come in by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1793 of 15192)
  • I'm hoping this week that his teacher by terrilynn, August 02, 2004(#1794 of 15192)
  • In our tiny parochial school, there are a number of by Marsie Dotes, August 02, 2004(#1795 of 15192)
  • I can't fathom why you think it is a by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1796 of 15192)
  • Cal, you've got your head up your ass on this one. Way by Kaye, August 02, 2004(#1797 of 15192)
  • Most places a teacher us not even allowed to give a by j. ross, August 02, 2004(#1798 of 15192)
  • Exactly. You know, until you posted that, it never by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1799 of 15192)
  • Uh, no. Most teachers receive training for use with by dohdee, August 02, 2004(#1800 of 15192)
  • There is a big difference between being trained for an by j. ross, August 02, 2004(#1801 of 15192)
  • My point is that the nurse may not be there at the times by dohdee, August 02, 2004(#1802 of 15192)
  • Most diabetic kids are able to do their own blood by Marsie Dotes, August 02, 2004(#1803 of 15192)
  • Marsie made the point that I was trying to make. by dohdee, August 02, 2004(#1804 of 15192)
  • The schools are damned if they do and by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1805 of 15192)
  • If the nurse isn't there, they can call by dohdee, August 02, 2004(#1806 of 15192)
  • What happens if the kid suddenly starts seizing? They'd by CalGal, August 02, 2004(#1807 of 15192)
  • Cal, it is quite common for teachers to be trained as by Jan Wilson, August 02, 2004(#1808 of 15192)
  • Jan, what you are saying is so perpendicular to reality by CalGal, August 03, 2004(#1809 of 15192)
  • How do children get daily doses of Ritalin at the by Badger, August 03, 2004(#1810 of 15192)
  • I don't want to be the person who gets by Lizzie T., August 03, 2004(#1811 of 15192)
  • This, combined with Roy's blathering about how teachers by Decca, August 03, 2004(#1812 of 15192)
  • all the forms I get on this stuff are common NJ state by Jan Wilson, August 03, 2004(#1813 of 15192)
  • Our school nurse works at three different schools. When by daisy, August 03, 2004(#1814 of 15192)
  • Jan, you've contradicted yourself about fifty fucking by CalGal, August 03, 2004(#1815 of 15192)
  • FWIW, I asked my mom (past director of her district's by Lizzie T., August 03, 2004(#1816 of 15192)
  • That was my experience in MA as well. The same is true by j. ross, August 03, 2004(#1817 of 15192)
  • I just asked her if it was a state law or district by Lizzie T., August 03, 2004(#1818 of 15192)
  • South Carolina has a law sort of like North Carolina's: by Ruby Gospel, August 03, 2004(#1819 of 15192)
  • Yes, I was just thinking that. The original discussion by CalGal, August 03, 2004(#1820 of 15192)
  • terrilynn, good luck with the adjustments to by shelley b, August 03, 2004(#1821 of 15192)
  • This week is miles better than last week in terms of his by terrilynn, August 04, 2004(#1822 of 15192)
  • I'm tickled that Liam is liking it better, TL. I know by Ruby Gospel, August 06, 2004(#1823 of 15192)
  • Maggie started first grade yesterday. I by Julia M., August 06, 2004(#1824 of 15192)
  • Liam is a homebody, too, Julia; I think that's partly by terrilynn, August 06, 2004(#1825 of 15192)
  • Pikers. Jordan starts second grade in 3 weeks or so. I by GigiZ, August 06, 2004(#1826 of 15192)
  • Today is for some reason a really melancholy day for me, by terrilynn, August 06, 2004(#1827 of 15192)
  • Heh. I'll make a whole pitcher of them, by GigiZ, August 06, 2004(#1828 of 15192)
  • Max too! He becomes a second grader on September, um, 8 by Annie G, August 06, 2004(#1829 of 15192)
  • Ha! I love by GigiZ, August 06, 2004(#1830 of 15192)
  • Max is great. I'd love to see him and Ben together by Kaye, August 06, 2004(#1831 of 15192)
  • Max!We registered Rubén on Tuesday. Meet the by melisub, August 06, 2004(#1832 of 15192)
  • Max's summer day camp is doing horseback riding today, by Annie G, August 06, 2004(#1833 of 15192)
  • I am so hoping it turns out to be the by Julia M., August 06, 2004(#1834 of 15192)
  • Madeleine moves on to 1st grade on September 2nd. The 6 by Queen of Drama, August 06, 2004(#1835 of 15192)
  • She's still slow, and easily by Julia M., August 06, 2004(#1836 of 15192)
  • Charlie's up to book 7 in the first Bob Book's series, by annefalcon, August 06, 2004(#1837 of 15192)
  • Ben told me last night that he was "interested of" by melisub, August 06, 2004(#1838 of 15192)
  • Melisu, please, please, please can I have by Ruby Gospel, August 06, 2004(#1839 of 15192)
  • Can you imagine what he and Maggie would concoct by melisub, August 06, 2004(#1840 of 15192)
  • That's what I'm saying! I'd have a matched by Ruby Gospel, August 06, 2004(#1841 of 15192)
  • Why am I not surprised to hear that Max M. is a man of by Crispy Girl, August 06, 2004(#1842 of 15192)
  • Not a big shock, huh? His exuberant boyness still by Julia M., August 06, 2004(#1843 of 15192)
  • I have to say that Ruben and Maggie could be the by terrilynn, August 06, 2004(#1844 of 15192)
  • That's great, by melisub, August 06, 2004(#1845 of 15192)
  • So many big school kids! Lydia will start in the first by Flea, August 06, 2004(#1846 of 15192)
  • Woodstock starts kindergarten (and Snoopy second grade) by Alice CK, August 07, 2004(#1847 of 15192)
  • Alice, my experience with Maggie's kindergarten class by Ruby Gospel, August 07, 2004(#1848 of 15192)
  • Yes, kindergarten is definitely not the shark pool that by Alice CK, August 07, 2004(#1849 of 15192)
  • Back to school at Ebags, with great deals on by CalGal, August 08, 2004(#1850 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 11, 2004(#1851 of 15192)
  • Ellie had her first day of kindgergarten today. She by betsifur, August 11, 2004(#1852 of 15192)
  • That is very cool, betsi. I was looking through my mom's by bluestocking, August 11, 2004(#1853 of 15192)
  • I'm busting in here with a pre-K issue because it's a by Crispy Girl, August 12, 2004(#1854 of 15192)
  • E is not as old/mature as Tommy, Crispy, but I think by Jane Plane, August 12, 2004(#1855 of 15192)
  • again, i've no experience with public schools, but it's by Jan Wilson, August 12, 2004(#1856 of 15192)
  • Crispy, you're handling this very badly. The minute you by CalGal, August 13, 2004(#1857 of 15192)
  • Crispy, I think the earning back of privileges is a good by Ruby Gospel, August 13, 2004(#1858 of 15192)
  • Ruby, he got enough sleep last night because he went to by Crispy Girl, August 13, 2004(#1859 of 15192)
  • I don't like the way she handled by Ruby Gospel, August 13, 2004(#1860 of 15192)
  • Is the problem that the principal by Jane Plane, August 13, 2004(#1861 of 15192)
  • I didn't like hearing from her that the teachers had by Crispy Girl, August 13, 2004(#1862 of 15192)
  • The principal is willing to chalk it by Ruby Gospel, August 13, 2004(#1863 of 15192)
  • Ruby, you may be an inspiration. We could use something by Crispy Girl, August 13, 2004(#1864 of 15192)
  • We had a monetary-themed behavior reward system in my by Jane Plane, August 13, 2004(#1865 of 15192)
  • That system is really popular here, Crispy -- start out by Ruby Gospel, August 13, 2004(#1866 of 15192)
  • Do you think it's having an by Ruby Gospel, August 13, 2004(#1867 of 15192)
  • The only thing I don't like about that system is that by rms, August 13, 2004(#1868 of 15192)
  • Most token economies will add extra rewards for by dohdee, August 13, 2004(#1869 of 15192)
  • There were other ways to notice and reward extra good by Ruby Gospel, August 13, 2004(#1870 of 15192)
  • I'm really liking this idea. Will discuss by Crispy Girl, August 13, 2004(#1871 of 15192)
  • Charlie's classroom used three nameclips. He only lost by annefalcon, August 13, 2004(#1872 of 15192)
  • Charlie won the award for "Funniest" by Biscuit, August 13, 2004(#1873 of 15192)
  • My daughter Rose will start kindergarten September 7th. by webbie, August 13, 2004(#1874 of 15192)
  • Should anything be said about this by Julia M., August 13, 2004(#1875 of 15192)
  • the room mother organized a pot luck by j. ross, August 13, 2004(#1876 of 15192)
  • (What's a room by Aradiaseven, August 13, 2004(#1877 of 15192)
  • A7, it's like a lead parent volunteer, I think, who by Jane Plane, August 13, 2004(#1878 of 15192)
  • Ah. Something else I can look forward to encountering by Aradiaseven, August 13, 2004(#1879 of 15192)
  • Generally, I think, a room mother acts at the request of by Marsie Dotes, August 13, 2004(#1880 of 15192)
  • What's a room mother??A by CalGal, August 13, 2004(#1881 of 15192)
  • How did a room mother come to be prior by Jane Plane, August 14, 2004(#1882 of 15192)
  • the room mother organized a pot luck by Brigit M, August 14, 2004(#1883 of 15192)
  • That's how it is here, too. The room mother just makes by Bingo, August 14, 2004(#1884 of 15192)
  • We just got a flyer in the mail today for a by Alice CK, August 14, 2004(#1885 of 15192)
  • Coupon Code: SUMENDSFree Shipping until September by CalGal, August 14, 2004(#1886 of 15192)
  • Alice, the teacher should never have allowed that mother by Bingo, August 15, 2004(#1887 of 15192)
  • Yeah, that was a bad decision all around -- by teacher by Alice CK, August 15, 2004(#1888 of 15192)
  • My mom was room mother when I was a kid. Basically she by Liadan, August 16, 2004(#1889 of 15192)
  • I was class mom two years ago for Julian, because he by Harri P., August 16, 2004(#1890 of 15192)
  • I've been a class mom for each of my kids during their by Bingo, August 17, 2004(#1891 of 15192)
  • I've been a class mom for each of my by Jane Plane, August 17, 2004(#1892 of 15192)
  • I was once the PTA president. After that thankless gig, by betsifur, August 17, 2004(#1893 of 15192)
  • No, shun by Bingo, August 17, 2004(#1894 of 15192)
  • , just working directly with the by J-Ro, August 17, 2004(#1895 of 15192)
  • We're required to do a minimum of 20 hours of by Julia M., August 17, 2004(#1896 of 15192)
  • Julian, in third grade, asked me to volunteer to serve by Harri P., August 17, 2004(#1897 of 15192)
  • Quick, everyone! Pity Julian!What with the by Jane Plane, August 17, 2004(#1898 of 15192)
  • Since Sweetie's schedule is fairly rigid, it's always a by terrilynn, August 17, 2004(#1899 of 15192)
  • Maggie has been going to the same daycare for three by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2004(#1900 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry Ruby, I don't have any suggestions. That one by Kaye, August 20, 2004(#1901 of 15192)
  • I suppose there's nothing to be done. And like I said, I by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2004(#1902 of 15192)
  • More or less the same thing happened to Julian with by Harri P., August 20, 2004(#1903 of 15192)
  • Apparently his parents in a really by Biscuit, August 20, 2004(#1904 of 15192)
  • Exactly what we thought, by Harri P., August 20, 2004(#1905 of 15192)
  • I'm thinking the rush may have been trying to get her to by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2004(#1906 of 15192)
  • Yuck. (x-post with Ruby - I was refering to the reverse by Kaye, August 20, 2004(#1907 of 15192)
  • Ruby,I'm an Army brat. There were always people by Marsie Dotes, August 20, 2004(#1908 of 15192)
  • Aw, Ruby, poor Maggie. I'm by Brigit M, August 20, 2004(#1909 of 15192)
  • Good advice, Marsie. Thanks, by Ruby Gospel, August 20, 2004(#1910 of 15192)
  • Note of apology The Boy had to write to another kid at by Sadie, August 21, 2004(#1911 of 15192)
  • At least he didn't use the f by j. ross, August 21, 2004(#1912 of 15192)
  • I'm looking for sources for a story on "preschool by Jan Wilson, August 23, 2004(#1913 of 15192)
  • Interim reports are here this week. Liam got all by terrilynn, August 26, 2004(#1914 of 15192)
  • They did some sort of reading tests in SD's 1st grade by Rhonda, August 26, 2004(#1915 of 15192)
  • Where would one find out the meanings of these levels or by sohcahtoa, August 26, 2004(#1916 of 15192)
  • They're talking about moving her to 2nd by CalGal, August 27, 2004(#1917 of 15192)
  • soh, call your school and ask which reading program by Ruby Gospel, August 27, 2004(#1918 of 15192)
  • Oh, okay. Thanks Ruby. It helps to know that it may not by sohcahtoa, August 27, 2004(#1919 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure what program they're using. A quick by Rhonda, August 27, 2004(#1920 of 15192)
  • Well, I don't know if she needs a private school. Just a by CalGal, August 27, 2004(#1921 of 15192)
  • She's in a Title 1 school (which is why the offer for by Rhonda, August 27, 2004(#1922 of 15192)
  • If those are the only options, and he can't move her by CalGal, August 27, 2004(#1923 of 15192)
  • Good by Rhonda, August 27, 2004(#1924 of 15192)
  • Focus on school being a place for social by CalGal, August 27, 2004(#1925 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, September 02, 2004(#1926 of 15192)
  • I love Magic Cabin. I especially love the silks and have by JDF, September 02, 2004(#1927 of 15192)
  • My girls start kindergarten tomorrow. I'm washing the by JDF, September 02, 2004(#1928 of 15192)
  • Well, then click on that affiliate link and by CalGal, September 02, 2004(#1929 of 15192)
  • Not for around here (Northern NJ). We never start before by JDF, September 02, 2004(#1930 of 15192)
  • Well, if you lose track of the link, you can always find by CalGal, September 02, 2004(#1931 of 15192)
  • Why are some school starting earlier this year? The town by Harri P., September 02, 2004(#1932 of 15192)
  • The Fluorescent Mineral Capital of the World was by Brigit M, September 02, 2004(#1933 of 15192)
  • Jordan went off to second grade today, looking so by GigiZ, September 02, 2004(#1934 of 15192)
  • My nephew is starting kindergarten today. He has by Sapphire, September 02, 2004(#1935 of 15192)
  • When we went to orientation for 1st grade (!) yesterday, by Queen of Drama, September 02, 2004(#1936 of 15192)
  • Miss M. in first grade! And Em is in third, right, by GigiZ, September 02, 2004(#1937 of 15192)
  • Emm is in 4th this year, Gigi. FOURTH! We got a big by Queen of Drama, September 02, 2004(#1938 of 15192)
  • Oh holy crap, by GigiZ, September 02, 2004(#1939 of 15192)
  • That's pretty complete by CalGal, September 02, 2004(#1940 of 15192)
  • Philip's fifth grade teacher (level II combined 5/6 by sunnyside, September 02, 2004(#1941 of 15192)
  • You are so ridiculously funny, cal. Jumping from a very by Queen of Drama, September 02, 2004(#1942 of 15192)
  • What the hell are you talking about? I'm talking about by CalGal, September 02, 2004(#1943 of 15192)
  • it's OK to transition away from sitting by Harri P., September 02, 2004(#1944 of 15192)
  • I was going to say the same thing, Harri. I mean, we're by Anne L., September 02, 2004(#1945 of 15192)
  • I don't even have a table, so that's by CalGal, September 02, 2004(#1946 of 15192)
  • Good thing Spawn is past fourth by j. ross, September 02, 2004(#1947 of 15192)
  • Sorry, no tongue-in-cheek emoticon. I was riffing on by sunnyside, September 02, 2004(#1948 of 15192)
  • Answered in Tweens.Sorry to be humor impaired, by Queen of Drama, September 02, 2004(#1949 of 15192)
  • It's unusual to push a child ahead a year in reading by snakey, September 02, 2004(#1950 of 15192)
  • Oh, for that, see Annie G. by CalGal, September 02, 2004(#1951 of 15192)
  • Don't get by snakey, September 02, 2004(#1952 of 15192)
  • When I was in kindergarten they sent me up to the 2/3 by Piccie, September 02, 2004(#1953 of 15192)
  • When my second oldest daughter was in kindergarten, they by Julia M., September 03, 2004(#1954 of 15192)
  • Tommy's principal has been dodging us ever since I by Crispy Girl, September 03, 2004(#1955 of 15192)
  • Good for you guys, CrispyGirl. It sounded like MMP by Anne L., September 03, 2004(#1956 of 15192)
  • When I was in kindergarten they sent me up to the 2/3 by snakey, September 03, 2004(#1957 of 15192)
  • Conversation in the car on the way to school this by terrilynn, September 09, 2004(#1958 of 15192)
  • Ha! Scott loves Tuesdays and Thursdays best, when he has by Bingo, September 09, 2004(#1959 of 15192)
  • Hah. Silly mama. Maggie corrects me every time I call it by Ruby Gospel, September 09, 2004(#1960 of 15192)
  • My kids sigh and correct me with "language arts" when I by Harri P., September 09, 2004(#1961 of 15192)
  • oops - wrong by annefalcon, September 09, 2004(#1962 of 15192)
  • Fang! started 1st grade last week. She likes it a lot, by Adrianne Call, September 10, 2004(#1963 of 15192)
  • I may have to request that Groucho have by Harri P., September 10, 2004(#1964 of 15192)
  • It is hard to believe! I'm glad she's recovered from by Flea, September 10, 2004(#1965 of 15192)
  • Yes, Groucho started Tuesday and loves it! Talk about by Adrianne Call, September 10, 2004(#1966 of 15192)
  • Ad, my sister (who was very different from me in the by Lizzie T., September 10, 2004(#1967 of 15192)
  • I imagine her ladybug will be taken by Deborah Quest, September 10, 2004(#1968 of 15192)
  • It's probably true that they did form by sohcahtoa, September 10, 2004(#1969 of 15192)
  • I think any teacher worth her salt is well aware of the by Annie G, September 10, 2004(#1970 of 15192)
  • Deborah, I AM a prima donna, so what's the by Adrianne Call, September 10, 2004(#1971 of 15192)
  • My kids are very different, with the oldest being by Marsie Dotes, September 10, 2004(#1972 of 15192)
  • I just got off the phone with Cordelia's gifted by Harri P., September 10, 2004(#1973 of 15192)
  • I'm sure they'll see that and love by Deborah Quest, September 10, 2004(#1974 of 15192)
  • Adrianne - At the school my sister's kids go to the by kas, September 10, 2004(#1975 of 15192)
  • Back when Jonny and I were first by Harri P., September 10, 2004(#1976 of 15192)
  • Adrianne, I had the exact same concerns about Woodstock by Alice CK, September 11, 2004(#1977 of 15192)
  • I'm sputtering, too. (DQ, congratulations to you and by Brigit M, September 11, 2004(#1978 of 15192)
  • Max seems to be doing fine. Not particularly thrilled, by Julia M., September 11, 2004(#1979 of 15192)
  • The problem is, when she's confused and by Harri P., September 11, 2004(#1980 of 15192)
  • Ellie has had some adjustment pains in kindergarten. by betsifur, September 11, 2004(#1981 of 15192)
  • by Julia M., September 11, 2004(#1982 of 15192)
  • It's always something, isn't it? I feel right now like by Alice CK, September 11, 2004(#1983 of 15192)
  • I'm constantly suprised at Ellie, because my two older by betsifur, September 11, 2004(#1984 of 15192)
  • She's having trouble with what the by JennyD, September 12, 2004(#1985 of 15192)
  • I'm sure all the new and confusing by Alice CK, September 12, 2004(#1986 of 15192)
  • My youngest son started grade 1 this year. His teacher by Anne L., September 13, 2004(#1987 of 15192)
  • Late to this subject but regarding kids having the same by sunnyside, September 13, 2004(#1988 of 15192)
  • by terrilynn, September 13, 2004(#1989 of 15192)
  • It says it's inaccessible, by Ruby Gospel, September 13, 2004(#1990 of 15192)
  • Me too by Kaye, September 13, 2004(#1991 of 15192)
  • Me three.Any thoughts on whether a nearly 7 year by Queen of Drama, September 13, 2004(#1992 of 15192)
  • Stupid Yahoo. Let me try again.Look by terrilynn, September 13, 2004(#1993 of 15192)
  • Queen, I'd be by CalGal, September 13, 2004(#1994 of 15192)
  • Which way? Stress or illness? I am concerned, by Queen of Drama, September 13, 2004(#1995 of 15192)
  • Most likely by CalGal, September 13, 2004(#1996 of 15192)
  • How cute, tl! Liam has such a nice big by Anne L., September 13, 2004(#1997 of 15192)
  • When Maggie had a little spell like that, QoD, I took by Ruby Gospel, September 13, 2004(#1998 of 15192)
  • QD,You need to have an urinalysis done on her. by Marsie Dotes, September 13, 2004(#1999 of 15192)
  • Thanks by Queen of Drama, September 13, 2004(#2000 of 15192)
  • Liam is a handsome by Crispy Girl, September 13, 2004(#2001 of 15192)
  • Cordelia wants to do twirling. TWIRLING! How did I wind by Harri P., September 15, 2004(#2002 of 15192)
  • You get the kids you deserve, you know, by GigiZ, September 15, 2004(#2003 of 15192)
  • Easy for those of you with just boys to say! They won't by Harri P., September 15, 2004(#2004 of 15192)
  • We by terrilynn, September 15, 2004(#2005 of 15192)
  • My boy insisted on cheerleading camp this by Racehorse, September 15, 2004(#2006 of 15192)
  • Mine really wants to take ballet. (Yes I'm going by sohcahtoa, September 15, 2004(#2007 of 15192)
  • Ballet is really good for strength and flexibility. by terrilynn, September 15, 2004(#2008 of 15192)
  • I don't mind ballet. Cordelia's already taken ballet, by Harri P., September 15, 2004(#2009 of 15192)
  • He'll love it. Thanks terrilynn. I've never seen by sohcahtoa, September 15, 2004(#2010 of 15192)
  • What's twirling, Harri? I'm thinking baton twirling, by Anne L., September 15, 2004(#2011 of 15192)
  • Simon has been "studying" dance for 2.5 by Racehorse, September 15, 2004(#2012 of 15192)
  • Is twirling like the ribbon by Krista, September 15, 2004(#2013 of 15192)
  • I'll bet it's baton twirling. I did that for a few by Crispy Girl, September 15, 2004(#2014 of 15192)
  • I knew a family when I was young who had 6 blonde girls by Annie G, September 15, 2004(#2015 of 15192)
  • Harri, you can take Cordelia to the Fancy Strut by Ruby Gospel, September 15, 2004(#2016 of 15192)
  • Calvin Murphy, hall of fame basketball player, was a by j. ross, September 15, 2004(#2017 of 15192)
  • Harri, you can take Cordelia to the by Harri P., September 15, 2004(#2018 of 15192)
  • Harri has a southern daughter, bless her heart. Twirl, by Bingo, September 15, 2004(#2019 of 15192)
  • Just wait until Cordelia wants to be on the synchronized by JayKay, September 15, 2004(#2020 of 15192)
  • Learning to twirl involves getting hit in the head a by Ruby Gospel, September 15, 2004(#2021 of 15192)
  • I wanted to find some kind of hokey twirling link, but I by Bingo, September 15, 2004(#2022 of 15192)
  • Not all southern girls want to twirl. And lay off the by Marsie Dotes, September 16, 2004(#2023 of 15192)
  • I think reading is my favorite milestone yet. Lydia was by Flea, September 16, 2004(#2024 of 15192)
  • It is fun to watch them by Racehorse, September 16, 2004(#2025 of 15192)
  • Yes, but it's alarming when you suddenly realize that by Alice CK, September 16, 2004(#2026 of 15192)
  • "These aren't prunes, these are dried by Liadan, September 16, 2004(#2027 of 15192)
  • Heh, don't think that was my story, but we are very by Kaye, September 16, 2004(#2028 of 15192)
  • I think there are only 4 or 5 girls in Lydia's class of by Flea, September 16, 2004(#2029 of 15192)
  • It was a joke, Marsie. by JayKay, September 16, 2004(#2030 of 15192)
  • He was delighted Flea. He wanted to know what all the by Kaye, September 16, 2004(#2031 of 15192)
  • I think there are only 4 or 5 girls in by Julia M., September 16, 2004(#2032 of 15192)
  • Yesterday he came home with a piece of by Harri P., September 16, 2004(#2033 of 15192)
  • Yesterday in the car Ellie said. "Mom, do you want to by betsifur, September 16, 2004(#2034 of 15192)
  • That's so by melisub, September 16, 2004(#2035 of 15192)
  • Very funny betsifur.Harri, that's what I hope by Kaye, September 17, 2004(#2036 of 15192)
  • It was a joke, Marsie. Geez.Mine was too. by Marsie Dotes, September 17, 2004(#2037 of 15192)
  • I had the first conference of the year today, with by Queen of Drama, September 17, 2004(#2038 of 15192)
  • She also by Sadie, September 19, 2004(#2039 of 15192)
  • I was in the car for about 5 hours with just Maggie by Ruby Gospel, September 19, 2004(#2040 of 15192)
  • Ha! Mr. Sub and I were just talking about that last by melisub, September 19, 2004(#2041 of 15192)
  • Mine is a non-stop talker, too, although I have to say by terrilynn, September 19, 2004(#2042 of 15192)
  • I can't even imagine having another by Julia M., September 19, 2004(#2043 of 15192)
  • I've been wondering if I just can't remember what the by melisub, September 19, 2004(#2044 of 15192)
  • You learn to tune it out - at least I do. I also cope by betsifur, September 19, 2004(#2045 of 15192)
  • What do you call a moon driving a car? by Alice CK, September 20, 2004(#2046 of 15192)
  • We are all about the knock knock jokes here. Even the 2 by Julia M., September 20, 2004(#2047 of 15192)
  • My dad still talks about the time I talked for 200 by Marsie Dotes, September 20, 2004(#2048 of 15192)
  • "Go play."I think this would by betsifur, September 20, 2004(#2049 of 15192)
  • Scott and Anna talk my ears off 24/7 except in a car. by Bingo, September 20, 2004(#2050 of 15192)
  • Mine usually read in the car, thank goodness. I can't by Harri P., September 20, 2004(#2051 of 15192)
  • Both of them can go for hours without by annefalcon, September 20, 2004(#2052 of 15192)
  • I need some help from those of us who have kids 5 to 7 by Anne L., September 20, 2004(#2053 of 15192)
  • Game about how animals that are hunting their prey have by Annie G, September 20, 2004(#2054 of 15192)
  • That's a cool idea for a game, Annie. And it ties in by Anne L., September 20, 2004(#2055 of 15192)
  • I was joking the other day that someone had zero of by Jamie R., September 27, 2004(#2056 of 15192)
  • She's going to be an accountant! How sweet.You'll by j. ross, September 27, 2004(#2057 of 15192)
  • I'm pushing for by Jamie R., September 27, 2004(#2058 of 15192)
  • I'm going to have my second grader watch at least some by Annie G, October 08, 2004(#2059 of 15192)
  • I think developmentally, he's at the good versus evil by Harri P., October 08, 2004(#2060 of 15192)
  • I would let him take the lead on how much he wants you by j. ross, October 08, 2004(#2061 of 15192)
  • I just went to the video store with the 9 year old. As by j. ross, October 09, 2004(#2062 of 15192)
  • "Yes." he says, pumping his fist, "the debates are my by Cilantro, October 09, 2004(#2063 of 15192)
  • Liam got his very first report card today. I was very by terrilynn, October 12, 2004(#2064 of 15192)
  • How wonderful, TL! Good for y'all! Maggie gets her first by Ruby Gospel, October 12, 2004(#2065 of 15192)
  • That's great TL. Good for Liam! I bet he's very by Julia M., October 12, 2004(#2066 of 15192)
  • Good for Liam!We had parent conferences last by melisub, October 12, 2004(#2067 of 15192)
  • I keep wanting to give Maggie a fat pencil because I by Ruby Gospel, October 12, 2004(#2068 of 15192)
  • He's also quite the kindergarten by Ruby Gospel, October 12, 2004(#2069 of 15192)
  • My oldest used the fat pencils in kindergarten in 1999, by Julia M., October 12, 2004(#2070 of 15192)
  • I know, his loquacity is so unexpected!Thanks, I by melisub, October 12, 2004(#2071 of 15192)
  • He is a curious mix of "I can't!" and "I'm the best." by terrilynn, October 12, 2004(#2072 of 15192)
  • Aw, Julia, I love to hear my kids sing. I sang a lot by melisub, October 12, 2004(#2073 of 15192)
  • I think the "I can't"/"I'm the best" is by Liadan, October 12, 2004(#2074 of 15192)
  • Scott did not get a Friday treat for the first time ever by Bingo, October 13, 2004(#2075 of 15192)
  • Now, I'm coming from the perspective of the parent of a by Ruby Gospel, October 13, 2004(#2076 of 15192)
  • Missing the Friday Treat is his punishment.Max's by Julia M., October 13, 2004(#2077 of 15192)
  • Mine is right there beside him. Hand to God, the child by terrilynn, October 13, 2004(#2078 of 15192)
  • I like his teacher - I like how she phrased the issue of by Julia M., October 13, 2004(#2079 of 15192)
  • Yay for Max! My first official conference with Maggie's by Ruby Gospel, October 13, 2004(#2080 of 15192)
  • I see I don't have the only chatterbox. Okay, I won't by Bingo, October 13, 2004(#2081 of 15192)
  • We got Lydia's interim report last week. She was by Flea, October 13, 2004(#2082 of 15192)
  • Summary of Maggie's teacher conference: Maggie is by Ruby Gospel, October 13, 2004(#2083 of 15192)
  • From Tyler's first kindergarten class assessment last by Anne L., October 13, 2004(#2084 of 15192)
  • I'd have thought he kept threatening to by Brigit M, October 13, 2004(#2085 of 15192)
  • Yes, that's exactly what we thought when we read it. by Anne L., October 14, 2004(#2086 of 15192)
  • My nine year old has been pondering the level of mean in by j. ross, October 18, 2004(#2087 of 15192)
  • so by ElenaW, October 19, 2004(#2088 of 15192)
  • Ha ha ha ha by Ase, October 19, 2004(#2089 of 15192)
  • So yesterday mid-day hubster got a phone call from the by Rhonda, October 19, 2004(#2090 of 15192)
  • it makes my blood boil that the adults by j. ross, October 19, 2004(#2091 of 15192)
  • No. If no adult saw it, then both kids need to be by Rhonda, October 19, 2004(#2092 of 15192)
  • I think it's more likely it happened as Rhonda relayed by Harri P., October 19, 2004(#2093 of 15192)
  • j. ross's point, with which I agree, is that you can't by Annie G, October 19, 2004(#2094 of 15192)
  • And they're going to TELL her she's by Harri P., October 19, 2004(#2095 of 15192)
  • Lord forbid that Harri should ever forget any slight by CalGal, October 19, 2004(#2096 of 15192)
  • And they're going to TELL her she's by Liadan, October 19, 2004(#2097 of 15192)
  • Lord forbid that Harri should ever by Harri P., October 19, 2004(#2098 of 15192)
  • I actually had two points. First, if Kyle were being by j. ross, October 19, 2004(#2099 of 15192)
  • Go hi-tech, Harri. by Jamie R., October 19, 2004(#2100 of 15192)
  • And again, j. ross, I would care -- if no adult saw it by Rhonda, October 19, 2004(#2101 of 15192)
  • Put some neosporin on it and tell the step-daughter not by Julia M., October 19, 2004(#2102 of 15192)
  • tell me what you would do in this by j. ross, October 19, 2004(#2103 of 15192)
  • I don't know what there is to do. Hence posting here. by Rhonda, October 19, 2004(#2104 of 15192)
  • Rhonda, I don't know if there's anything you can do by Anne L., October 19, 2004(#2105 of 15192)
  • You can't know the context, though. It could be that by Annie G, October 19, 2004(#2106 of 15192)
  • They're meeting with the teacher in the morning. And by Rhonda, October 19, 2004(#2107 of 15192)
  • And the story from the principal was by Stephanie D., October 19, 2004(#2108 of 15192)
  • That would bother me, by Brigit M, October 20, 2004(#2109 of 15192)
  • She saw the nurse and her mom called the doctor's by Rhonda, October 20, 2004(#2110 of 15192)
  • I'm looking for someone who can talk about how they by Jan Wilson, October 26, 2004(#2111 of 15192)
  • I am now looking for kids who bite and the parents who by Jan Wilson, October 28, 2004(#2112 of 15192)
  • Scott told me the saddest little tale tonight before he by Bingo, October 29, 2004(#2113 of 15192)
  • That's a terrible story. Wahhhhhh. Poor by Jane Plane, October 29, 2004(#2114 of 15192)
  • This belongs in the Bad Thoughts thread, but going by by Alice CK, October 29, 2004(#2115 of 15192)
  • I had the exact same Bad Thought, Alice, and deleted it by Jane Plane, October 29, 2004(#2116 of 15192)
  • The only thing worth commenting on is Bingo's by CalGal, October 29, 2004(#2117 of 15192)
  • Last night at Maggie's soccer game, a little girl named by Ruby Gospel, October 29, 2004(#2118 of 15192)
  • That's by Harri P., October 29, 2004(#2119 of 15192)
  • Madeleine tries to pull that "nobody loves me!" crap by Queen of Drama, October 29, 2004(#2120 of 15192)
  • Shanique's name is pronounced Shahneekwuh, for some by Bingo, October 31, 2004(#2121 of 15192)
  • Oh, look. Bingo's vomiting again. Vomiting bad, is by CalGal, October 31, 2004(#2122 of 15192)
  • I've got a kindergarten drama queen who would pull the by betsifur, October 31, 2004(#2123 of 15192)
  • I guess you all just don't love her enough betsifur. by j. ross, October 31, 2004(#2124 of 15192)
  • My sister took Scott trick or treating last night, and by Bingo, November 01, 2004(#2125 of 15192)
  • Poor Scott. Yes, he needs to go with other kids, and not by Ruby Gospel, November 01, 2004(#2126 of 15192)
  • What do parents of only kids do? I didn't think about it by Bingo, November 01, 2004(#2127 of 15192)
  • I have an only and I find other kids for Maggie to go by Ruby Gospel, November 01, 2004(#2128 of 15192)
  • I think you're right. He was invited to go with a by Bingo, November 01, 2004(#2129 of 15192)
  • Our only-child nephew comes to our house and goes with by ElenaW, November 01, 2004(#2130 of 15192)
  • Jesus Christ, Bingo. What a shit awful thing to do to a by CalGal, November 01, 2004(#2131 of 15192)
  • Cal, I don't know what you mean, and I don't care what by Bingo, November 01, 2004(#2132 of 15192)
  • I took Simon out last night, just the two of us, and he by Racehorse, November 01, 2004(#2133 of 15192)
  • There's not an issue with taking a kid out by himself if by Ruby Gospel, November 01, 2004(#2134 of 15192)
  • Serial posting, but I'm kvelling: Maggie got the good by Ruby Gospel, November 02, 2004(#2135 of 15192)
  • That's great, Ruby. Maggie must be so proud. Hooray for by Bingo, November 02, 2004(#2136 of 15192)
  • Yay by Queen of Drama, November 02, 2004(#2137 of 15192)
  • Y'all are sweet. When I was tucking her in, I said "I by Ruby Gospel, November 02, 2004(#2138 of 15192)
  • Awwww. What a sweetheart she is.The 4th graders by Queen of Drama, November 02, 2004(#2139 of 15192)
  • She thrives on these tests.I'm by Ruby Gospel, November 02, 2004(#2140 of 15192)
  • Go Maggie - sportsmanship trophy!Put me on by annefalcon, November 02, 2004(#2141 of 15192)
  • Poor kid. I hope he feels beter by Ruby Gospel, November 02, 2004(#2142 of 15192)
  • I should have kept my mouth shut about the damn tests. by Queen of Drama, November 02, 2004(#2143 of 15192)
  • Oh no! Poor Charlie and by Bingo, November 02, 2004(#2144 of 15192)
  • Phone call came; fever spiked. sigh.so, we're by Queen of Drama, November 02, 2004(#2145 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor Emm. Hope she feels better by annefalcon, November 02, 2004(#2146 of 15192)
  • Thanks, all.And poor little Charlie... hope he gets up by Queen of Drama, November 02, 2004(#2147 of 15192)
  • I have my first parent/teacher conference on Friday. by webbie, November 02, 2004(#2148 of 15192)
  • webbie,Answer that you don't know what her by sunnyside, November 02, 2004(#2149 of 15192)
  • I'm a teacher, and I'd say, unless you have a concern, by JDF, November 03, 2004(#2150 of 15192)
  • I had a parent/teacher conference yesterday, and I'm by Adrianne Call, November 03, 2004(#2151 of 15192)
  • Oh, Ad, that sounds by Brigit M, November 03, 2004(#2152 of 15192)
  • That's really by Harri P., November 03, 2004(#2153 of 15192)
  • Ad, don't overlook all the great things she did say, by Bingo, November 04, 2004(#2154 of 15192)
  • Eh, I know. I also know that I'm going to have to be by Adrianne Call, November 04, 2004(#2155 of 15192)
  • Ad, did you demand that she be put in the right by CalGal, November 04, 2004(#2156 of 15192)
  • The teacher agreed to reassess her, but told me that by Adrianne Call, November 04, 2004(#2157 of 15192)
  • Have you looked closely at the school itself? How does by CalGal, November 04, 2004(#2158 of 15192)
  • Is who an anomaly, Fang! or the teacher?The by Adrianne Call, November 04, 2004(#2159 of 15192)
  • The teacher, of course!I dunno, I'd worry that my by CalGal, November 04, 2004(#2160 of 15192)
  • Well, I am worried. But Fang! is in the "top" group. by Adrianne Call, November 04, 2004(#2161 of 15192)
  • Adrianne, I have almost the same issue with my older by Anne L., November 04, 2004(#2162 of 15192)
  • The Once and Future by Adrianne Call, November 04, 2004(#2163 of 15192)
  • Shouldn't this go in "Educating Your by Ruby Gospel, November 04, 2004(#2164 of 15192)
  • x-post with Ruby (who made a good suggestion as by Kaye, November 04, 2004(#2165 of 15192)
  • Anne, another good place to look for reading suggestions by Queen of Drama, November 04, 2004(#2166 of 15192)
  • If you only give him fun things to read, then what's the by CalGal, November 04, 2004(#2167 of 15192)
  • That might be fun for him, too. It would be for Fang!, by Adrianne Call, November 04, 2004(#2168 of 15192)
  • I just get annoyed by people who feed the delusion. by CalGal, November 04, 2004(#2169 of 15192)
  • very efficient at transmitting by Kaye, November 04, 2004(#2170 of 15192)
  • I know this is in the wrong spot, and will move to by Anne L., November 04, 2004(#2171 of 15192)
  • Cal, or anyone else, do you have any by Harri P., November 04, 2004(#2172 of 15192)
  • See, that's nonsense. You don't need "reading by CalGal, November 04, 2004(#2173 of 15192)
  • I can figure out those titles, but I'm asking what other by Anne L., November 04, 2004(#2174 of 15192)
  • See, that's nonsense. You don't need by Harri P., November 04, 2004(#2175 of 15192)
  • That's because the new one sucks. Make sure you make him by j. ross, November 04, 2004(#2176 of 15192)
  • He's read all of by Harri P., November 04, 2004(#2177 of 15192)
  • If he has read six and seven he is a time by j. ross, November 04, 2004(#2178 of 15192)
  • Hmm, I'm sleepy from my happy by Harri P., November 04, 2004(#2179 of 15192)
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (Lemony Snicket), ditto by ElenaW, November 05, 2004(#2180 of 15192)
  • Why should I find something he doesn't by CalGal, November 05, 2004(#2181 of 15192)
  • Kiddo's first grade teacher is going to move her into by Jamie R., November 05, 2004(#2182 of 15192)
  • A number of excellent readers have a miserable time by CalGal, November 05, 2004(#2183 of 15192)
  • Would you ask for recommendations for by Kaye, November 05, 2004(#2184 of 15192)
  • I don't think it's educational, so much as some sort of by CalGal, November 05, 2004(#2185 of 15192)
  • Oh, o.k. I agree that there is a fair chunk of people by Kaye, November 05, 2004(#2186 of 15192)
  • Are you saying that he should look to by CalGal, November 05, 2004(#2187 of 15192)
  • Huh, I forgot that I posted that.Why is boring by Kaye, November 05, 2004(#2188 of 15192)
  • No. It's just that many bright kids find anything by CalGal, November 05, 2004(#2189 of 15192)
  • Fair enough, I was kind of caught up in the details - by Kaye, November 05, 2004(#2190 of 15192)
  • Bullshit. Here's the question: by CalGal, November 06, 2004(#2191 of 15192)
  • This So to come in here gushing by Kaye, November 06, 2004(#2192 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, November 07, 2004(#2193 of 15192)
  • Nope, I'm not bragging about either my kid or myself, by Anne L., November 07, 2004(#2194 of 15192)
  • Then you're in the wrong thread. I suggest you go to YA by CalGal, November 07, 2004(#2195 of 15192)
  • Anne, I'd be pleased to meet you in YA Lit and provide by Kaye, November 08, 2004(#2196 of 15192)
  • Kaye, I just saw your post. I'll go over to YA Lit and by Anne L., November 08, 2004(#2197 of 15192)
  • Kiddo came home with a new assignment. She had to read by Jamie R., November 12, 2004(#2198 of 15192)
  • That's great. See how she's doing on comprehension. by CalGal, November 12, 2004(#2199 of 15192)
  • It's called "Trouble on the Praerie" and has the praerie by Jamie R., November 12, 2004(#2200 of 15192)
  • Tonight we're going to some kind of math and science by Jamie R., November 12, 2004(#2201 of 15192)
  • illustrated very effectively, I by CalGal, November 12, 2004(#2202 of 15192)
  • What grade is she in? Math and science funfest sounds by Crispy Girl, November 12, 2004(#2203 of 15192)
  • First grade.The coolest part of the funfest is by Jamie R., November 12, 2004(#2204 of 15192)
  • Maybe the capacitors should be removed before the kids by Crispy Girl, November 12, 2004(#2205 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's cool, Crispy. I had a taking apart center in by melisub, November 12, 2004(#2206 of 15192)
  • Cordelia doesn't believe in Santa any more. by Harri P., November 18, 2004(#2207 of 15192)
  • Oh, no. Wah, by Adrianne Call, November 18, 2004(#2208 of 15192)
  • No more letters to Santa. Poop.Also, she said by Harri P., November 18, 2004(#2209 of 15192)
  • Aw, Harri. she said that she by Ruby Gospel, November 18, 2004(#2210 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Racehorse, November 18, 2004(#2211 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Queen of Drama, November 18, 2004(#2212 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Racehorse, November 18, 2004(#2213 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Adrianne Call, November 18, 2004(#2214 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Harri P., November 18, 2004(#2215 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Adrianne Call, November 18, 2004(#2216 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Annie G, November 18, 2004(#2217 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Harri P., November 18, 2004(#2218 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Adrianne Call, November 18, 2004(#2219 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Ruby Gospel, November 18, 2004(#2220 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Harri P., November 18, 2004(#2221 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Sapphire, November 18, 2004(#2222 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Anne L., November 18, 2004(#2223 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by j. ross, November 18, 2004(#2224 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Racehorse, November 18, 2004(#2225 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by mimismartypants, November 18, 2004(#2226 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Racehorse, November 18, 2004(#2227 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by terrilynn, November 18, 2004(#2228 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by CalGal, November 18, 2004(#2229 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Ruby Gospel, November 18, 2004(#2230 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by j. ross, November 18, 2004(#2231 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to But by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, November 18, 2004(#2232 of 15192)
  • Take it to that thread, then, because y'all are by CalGal, November 18, 2004(#2233 of 15192)
  • The thread is by terrilynn, November 18, 2004(#2234 of 15192)
  • Question: Maggie has spent the night or weekend many by Ruby Gospel, November 19, 2004(#2235 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't. She's only little, and if she says she by Harri P., November 19, 2004(#2236 of 15192)
  • Ruby, I wouldn't. Liam has been spending weekends with by terrilynn, November 19, 2004(#2237 of 15192)
  • It's just two nights without us -- Thursday night (we'll by Ruby Gospel, November 19, 2004(#2238 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't push it, then. Sometimes they just need to by terrilynn, November 19, 2004(#2239 of 15192)
  • Would Maggie change her mind once she gets there? by Darci, November 19, 2004(#2240 of 15192)
  • I would. Whatever her actual reason is unquestionably by CalGal, November 19, 2004(#2241 of 15192)
  • If it were me I'd tell the ILs that she said she misses by GregD, November 19, 2004(#2242 of 15192)
  • Cordelia's been making me math worksheets to do. At the by Harri P., November 19, 2004(#2243 of 15192)
  • Harri, that is really sweet.Ruby, I personally by Jane Plane, November 19, 2004(#2244 of 15192)
  • Harri, get off the computer and do your by Ruby Gospel, November 20, 2004(#2245 of 15192)
  • Our friend's son who is Maggie's age is having a return by Jane Plane, November 20, 2004(#2246 of 15192)
  • I think it's pretty common around six by Ruby Gospel, November 20, 2004(#2247 of 15192)
  • Has she had a lot of changes this school year? Maybe by JDF, November 20, 2004(#2248 of 15192)
  • She's their only grandchild and while by Scarface Claw, November 20, 2004(#2249 of 15192)
  • Harri, get off the computer and do your by Harri P., November 20, 2004(#2250 of 15192)
  • I love that Cordelia is so aware of the mores of by PJ, November 20, 2004(#2251 of 15192)
  • I love that Cordelia is so aware of the by Harri P., November 20, 2004(#2252 of 15192)
  • Bwah! I would buy anything Cordelia publishes. I'm by PJ, November 20, 2004(#2253 of 15192)
  • Back in September, I expressed some concerns in this by Alice CK, December 29, 2004(#2254 of 15192)
  • It's great that Woodstock in adjusting well to by webbie, January 04, 2005(#2255 of 15192)
  • I agree with the teacher. Kids seem to make blindingly by Ruby Gospel, January 04, 2005(#2256 of 15192)
  • So the question is, what, if anything, by j. ross, January 04, 2005(#2257 of 15192)
  • I would leave it alone as well. A lot of that stuff is by kas, January 04, 2005(#2258 of 15192)
  • I dunno. Not being able to recognize all the letters by by CalGal, January 05, 2005(#2259 of 15192)
  • webbie: i agree with cal and would have to know a lot by Jan Wilson, January 05, 2005(#2260 of 15192)
  • To answer some of the questions posed above:She by webbie, January 05, 2005(#2261 of 15192)
  • Webbie, I really liked this book: by annefalcon, January 05, 2005(#2262 of 15192)
  • I've been astonished, repeatedly, by the speed at which by Annie G, January 05, 2005(#2263 of 15192)
  • Just last night I was looking through Charlie's journals by annefalcon, January 05, 2005(#2264 of 15192)
  • I loved my son's kindergarten journals. He would write by Marsie Dotes, January 06, 2005(#2265 of 15192)
  • Simon surprised me and his "principal" today with two by Racehorse, January 06, 2005(#2266 of 15192)
  • Today my baby is six years old. Every birthday has a by terrilynn, January 09, 2005(#2267 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday to Liam! I mentioned his birthday to by melisub, January 09, 2005(#2268 of 15192)
  • Excellent memory on Ruben! Kids remember the big stuff, by terrilynn, January 09, 2005(#2269 of 15192)
  • Or the quirky things! I have a friend whose son is a by melisub, January 09, 2005(#2270 of 15192)
  • Hee! That could be Liam, too, if I'm not by terrilynn, January 09, 2005(#2271 of 15192)
  • Curly hair is known as crazy hair in our house, too. It by Harri P., January 09, 2005(#2272 of 15192)
  • Forwarding/posting for a friend of a by Annie G, January 11, 2005(#2273 of 15192)
  • Annie, thanks for that. I just registered by GigiZ, January 11, 2005(#2274 of 15192)
  • I registered Mr. S & Miss Bean--it sounds like it could by RainCityChick, January 11, 2005(#2275 of 15192)
  • Damn, Simon is too young. Oh, by Racehorse, January 12, 2005(#2276 of 15192)
  • Whooo Hooo--we got the call from Nick, we will be by RainCityChick, January 12, 2005(#2277 of 15192)
  • by Racehorse, January 13, 2005(#2278 of 15192)
  • Would this be the place to say how much I love Liam's by terrilynn, January 27, 2005(#2279 of 15192)
  • It is!I'm pretty lukewarm on Max's teacher, but by Julia M., January 27, 2005(#2280 of 15192)
  • He was very, very excited about putting by Deborah Quest, January 27, 2005(#2281 of 15192)
  • Liam would be so jealous of Max's lost tooth. This week by terrilynn, January 27, 2005(#2282 of 15192)
  • Max doesn't turn 6 until March. I'm hanging on to by Julia M., January 27, 2005(#2283 of 15192)
  • Two more weeks of five for Ben. He is getting ready to by melisub, January 27, 2005(#2284 of 15192)
  • We don't sign up for t-ball here till later in spring. by terrilynn, January 27, 2005(#2285 of 15192)
  • TL, you can tell Liam that Madeleine, at the ripe old by Queen of Drama, January 27, 2005(#2286 of 15192)
  • Sometimes the things you post about Liam remind me of by melisub, January 27, 2005(#2287 of 15192)
  • I could actually hear her (in my mind by terrilynn, January 27, 2005(#2288 of 15192)
  • Our t-ball season starts in the beginning of March - I by Julia M., January 27, 2005(#2289 of 15192)
  • TL, you can tell Liam that Madeleine, by Harri P., January 27, 2005(#2290 of 15192)
  • Ai yi yi, Harri.I wonder if all of his teeth will by terrilynn, January 27, 2005(#2291 of 15192)
  • I wonder if all of his teeth will fall by Julia M., January 27, 2005(#2292 of 15192)
  • The dentist has told us that her teeth will likely be by Queen of Drama, January 27, 2005(#2293 of 15192)
  • Julia, he is by Queen of Drama, January 27, 2005(#2294 of 15192)
  • All your kids are gorgeous, by Harri P., January 27, 2005(#2295 of 15192)
  • Excuse me, where is he? I need to by terrilynn, January 27, 2005(#2296 of 15192)
  • Of course, from the pictures I've seen, Julia and Mr. M by Queen of Drama, January 27, 2005(#2297 of 15192)
  • Ack, how annoying. I tried to edit the post to make the by Julia M., January 27, 2005(#2298 of 15192)
  • He is quite handsome, Julia. He also looks much more by melisub, January 27, 2005(#2299 of 15192)
  • I think it's the clothes, melisub. by Julia M., January 27, 2005(#2300 of 15192)
  • Holy cow, I can't get over how grown-up he is. It by terrilynn, January 27, 2005(#2302 of 15192)
  • Wow! When you post, Max is always fixed in my mind's eye by Decca, January 27, 2005(#2303 of 15192)
  • Oh my goodness, the time I met Max he was in diapers. by Diana, January 27, 2005(#2304 of 15192)
  • What a gorgeous little boy that by Darci, January 27, 2005(#2305 of 15192)
  • Wow Max! Like decca, I always think of how he inspired by Crispy Girl, January 27, 2005(#2306 of 15192)
  • gosh, julia, he's gorgeous!!! he looks like by Jan Wilson, January 27, 2005(#2307 of 15192)
  • Hold the phone. That's MAX? So handsome, with his set by Ruby Gospel, January 27, 2005(#2308 of 15192)
  • I was talking to my sister today about her son, who's by Stephanie D., February 02, 2005(#2309 of 15192)
  • That doesn't sound normal to me. I'd talk to his by Harri P., February 02, 2005(#2310 of 15192)
  • My sister has brought him in for a round of tests at by Stephanie D., February 02, 2005(#2311 of 15192)
  • I actually wouldn't recommend a child psychiatrist, just by Darci, February 02, 2005(#2312 of 15192)
  • I don't remember now if she actually said by Stephanie D., February 02, 2005(#2313 of 15192)
  • How frustrating for your sister.My daughter is by Sadie, February 02, 2005(#2314 of 15192)
  • Assuming he's normal, part of the solution is to by CalGal, February 02, 2005(#2315 of 15192)
  • Has anyone had experience with a kid by Alice CK, February 02, 2005(#2316 of 15192)
  • Honest to god, if my son had that level of problem, I'd by Annie G, February 02, 2005(#2317 of 15192)
  • I don't know. From Stephanie's post it is hard to tell by j. ross, February 02, 2005(#2318 of 15192)
  • Wow, I just posted about this elsewhere, but I also have by Philadendra, February 02, 2005(#2319 of 15192)
  • Quite a range of opinions! My sister L. can be a bit by Stephanie D., February 02, 2005(#2320 of 15192)
  • Don't let your total lack of experience or by Annie G, February 03, 2005(#2321 of 15192)
  • We just got Sophie's registration materials for by Darci, February 04, 2005(#2322 of 15192)
  • I am finding the idea of a practice bus ride for the new by Annie G, February 04, 2005(#2323 of 15192)
  • Can I get some opinions on how to decide if a child with by Kate Carmichael, February 16, 2005(#2324 of 15192)
  • What does the school think?My gut feeling, by j. ross, February 16, 2005(#2325 of 15192)
  • Kate,When we were confronted with a similar by Marsie Dotes, February 16, 2005(#2326 of 15192)
  • That's interesting, Marsie. I met with the kindergarten by Kate Carmichael, February 16, 2005(#2327 of 15192)
  • The other thing is that I'm not sure by annefalcon, February 16, 2005(#2328 of 15192)
  • Nope, there's only one kindergarten class. The by Kate Carmichael, February 16, 2005(#2329 of 15192)
  • Her deeper concern is that the kids who by Alice CK, February 16, 2005(#2330 of 15192)
  • My kids frequently took 2-hour naps when they were in by Harri P., February 16, 2005(#2331 of 15192)
  • The sleepy kids just need Alderol. I heard you can get by Annie G, February 16, 2005(#2332 of 15192)
  • I'd plan to send him on to kindergarten. A lot of by Julia M., February 16, 2005(#2333 of 15192)
  • I forgot! The fact that C. would still have to take a by Marsie Dotes, February 17, 2005(#2334 of 15192)
  • Well, I talked to the Director of the school today. She by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2335 of 15192)
  • Let me get this straight. You go see a fifth grade by CalGal, February 17, 2005(#2336 of 15192)
  • Kate,If there is only one classroom per grade, by Marsie Dotes, February 17, 2005(#2337 of 15192)
  • I agree that there are big red flags around the school by Carolyn L., February 17, 2005(#2338 of 15192)
  • I need to know if I did the right thing.Max told by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2339 of 15192)
  • Max is too old to have his mom step in and defend him. I by Harri P., February 17, 2005(#2340 of 15192)
  • Shit. That was what I thought of as soon as the bus by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2341 of 15192)
  • It's hard to see your kid being bugged by older by Harri P., February 17, 2005(#2342 of 15192)
  • I did notice that on his own Max decided to sit in the by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2343 of 15192)
  • If that was a mistake, now what should I do, by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2344 of 15192)
  • Ooooh, the tough Bensonhurst kids!I don't by Harri P., February 17, 2005(#2345 of 15192)
  • Ha ha. Tough Bensonhurst kid with a CREWCUT by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2346 of 15192)
  • Annie, even if it was a mistake to talk to the kid by Ruby Gospel, February 17, 2005(#2347 of 15192)
  • Marsie, your post makes me very happy. Tommy had to by Crispy Girl, February 17, 2005(#2348 of 15192)
  • Kate, I think you need to find a new school. If that K by annefalcon, February 17, 2005(#2349 of 15192)
  • Annie, you've got a sissy boy for a kid. Sorry. That's by CalGal, February 17, 2005(#2350 of 15192)
  • Hm. I guess I have a sissy boy, too. He just changed by annefalcon, February 17, 2005(#2351 of 15192)
  • Fuck you, by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2352 of 15192)
  • Annie, there's no sense in being polite about this. In by CalGal, February 17, 2005(#2353 of 15192)
  • I spoke to the bus co. owner, and as it turns out, by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2354 of 15192)
  • Since Max has never been teased in any by CalGal, February 17, 2005(#2355 of 15192)
  • Okay, whatever. You know by Annie G, February 17, 2005(#2356 of 15192)
  • To clarify, currently there is only one K class at by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2357 of 15192)
  • I told Max that if you just pretend a by Alice CK, February 17, 2005(#2358 of 15192)
  • edit: crossposted with Kate's last, but I would not by j. ross, February 17, 2005(#2359 of 15192)
  • Annie, I agree that you shouldn't have offered to step by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2360 of 15192)
  • Kate, I think there's no one right answer to your by Alice CK, February 17, 2005(#2361 of 15192)
  • nobody knows that right now, by j. ross, February 17, 2005(#2362 of 15192)
  • (x-posted with j. ross) Thanks j. ross. I see what you by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2363 of 15192)
  • Dang, I can't keep up. x-posted again. I don't think by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2364 of 15192)
  • You know, what I always come back to in these instances by Alice CK, February 17, 2005(#2365 of 15192)
  • Thanks Alice, that's helpful. I'm anxious to get on by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2366 of 15192)
  • I think they're trying to plan out the by j. ross, February 17, 2005(#2367 of 15192)
  • Well, it'll be interesting to see where he tests, at any by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2368 of 15192)
  • I don't understand why you would continue to consider a by Racehorse, February 17, 2005(#2369 of 15192)
  • Because I don't think it's entirely fucked up, and it's by Kate Carmichael, February 17, 2005(#2370 of 15192)
  • we could very well be in the same boat by Alice CK, February 18, 2005(#2371 of 15192)
  • And they say: "We're concerned that by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2372 of 15192)
  • the K teacher is more of a by Alice CK, February 18, 2005(#2373 of 15192)
  • Cal, you and I differ on that. That's ok. And again, by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2374 of 15192)
  • And the point whizzes right over her by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2375 of 15192)
  • Enlighten by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2376 of 15192)
  • JRoss has told you five times. You can't figure it out. by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2377 of 15192)
  • I don't know what it is that you think I'm not getting. by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2378 of 15192)
  • The fact that they are concerned Elvis "won't meet the by Racehorse, February 18, 2005(#2379 of 15192)
  • Race, the expectation that he behave in an age by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2380 of 15192)
  • You need to leave that by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2381 of 15192)
  • >Thanks for your vigilance with Elvis’s by Annie G, February 18, 2005(#2382 of 15192)
  • No, it's not. They see her as the type of parent they by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2383 of 15192)
  • Uh, no.The decision, as I've said numerous times, by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2384 of 15192)
  • Oh, I just got her response. What I wrote is below, by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2385 of 15192)
  • I ask again, Cal, under what by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2386 of 15192)
  • Yes, because parenting more children has proven to be so by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2387 of 15192)
  • I'm not going to answer the question, because it feeds by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2388 of 15192)
  • You can't answer it without negating your arguments by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2389 of 15192)
  • You can't answer it without negating by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2390 of 15192)
  • You forgot to include the part about your foster kids by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2391 of 15192)
  • Kate, I think the evaluation is a good idea. You want by Patricia, February 18, 2005(#2392 of 15192)
  • I honestly don't think this is a case where Kate isn't a by Racehorse, February 18, 2005(#2393 of 15192)
  • Something that has been said (j. ross, I think) and by Marsie Dotes, February 18, 2005(#2394 of 15192)
  • That's interesting, Marsie. Noah will be going to K in by Patricia, February 18, 2005(#2395 of 15192)
  • I assumed your kid was in a school for the screwed by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2396 of 15192)
  • It's clear that in your eyes, any and by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2397 of 15192)
  • Kate, it sounds like you have an emotional attachment to by Julia M., February 18, 2005(#2398 of 15192)
  • you adopt kids for your own needs, not to be a by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2399 of 15192)
  • We are facing an issue that is fairly by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2400 of 15192)
  • I think public schools uniformly advise parents of by Racehorse, February 18, 2005(#2401 of 15192)
  • Cal, wrong on several counts as usual. But by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2402 of 15192)
  • I think the reason of the teacher's instructional style by Carolyn L., February 18, 2005(#2403 of 15192)
  • I think the reason of the teacher's instructional style by Carolyn L., February 18, 2005(#2404 of 15192)
  • I think the reason of the teacher's instructional style by Annie G, February 18, 2005(#2405 of 15192)
  • They gave me what they thought of off by j. ross, February 18, 2005(#2406 of 15192)
  • Assuming we decide to leave Elvis behind, it's a by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2407 of 15192)
  • While this might, in fact, mean it is a by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2408 of 15192)
  • The single-minded focus by the folks by j. ross, February 18, 2005(#2409 of 15192)
  • Yes, let me reiterate that because you've said something by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2410 of 15192)
  • It's got nothing to do with the needs of foster parents by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2411 of 15192)
  • x-posted with Cal: And I have said that their comments by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2412 of 15192)
  • No, you've still missed the point. You don't see by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2413 of 15192)
  • No, no, no. I think the part about the teacher not by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2414 of 15192)
  • I've already said that.Only by CalGal, February 18, 2005(#2415 of 15192)
  • Well, isn't that what I'm here for? And you get to make by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2416 of 15192)
  • Kate, almost everyone I know with young boys holds them by JDF, February 18, 2005(#2417 of 15192)
  • That's what I'm trying to figure out. Both options are by Kate Carmichael, February 18, 2005(#2418 of 15192)
  • But it's becoming clear to me that there isn't one by Carolyn L., February 18, 2005(#2419 of 15192)
  • I just got back to my office from the kindergarten by Darci, March 01, 2005(#2420 of 15192)
  • I was just talking with my husband about the meeting and by Darci, March 01, 2005(#2421 of 15192)
  • If the class size is good, as it appears to be, and the by ElenaW, March 01, 2005(#2422 of 15192)
  • Each grade level is in a separate hallway, and while by Darci, March 01, 2005(#2423 of 15192)
  • vaguely familiar with research that by j. ross, March 01, 2005(#2424 of 15192)
  • at the beginning of the year, the by Stephanie D., March 02, 2005(#2425 of 15192)
  • The lead kindergarten teacher said that the fourth by Darci, March 02, 2005(#2426 of 15192)
  • I wondered the same thing as Stephanie. That sounds like by Johnette, March 02, 2005(#2427 of 15192)
  • They do "Buddy Readers" in Elvis's school starting in by Kate Carmichael, March 02, 2005(#2428 of 15192)
  • Well, that sounds totally bogus to me. The best way to by Stephanie D., March 02, 2005(#2429 of 15192)
  • Y'all are too harsh. It's good for kids to have a bit by Annie G, March 02, 2005(#2430 of 15192)
  • Sounds more like a way to get unpaid by Harri P., March 02, 2005(#2431 of 15192)
  • That's because they're all at home. by Philadendra, March 02, 2005(#2432 of 15192)
  • Sounds more like a way to get unpaid babysitting from by Kate Carmichael, March 02, 2005(#2433 of 15192)
  • I also think that teaching someone else by Harri P., March 02, 2005(#2434 of 15192)
  • As I said, it's not just reading. And when they read to by Kate Carmichael, March 03, 2005(#2435 of 15192)
  • If a (typical) fourth grader is reading aloud, it's a by Johnette, March 03, 2005(#2436 of 15192)
  • You know, tons of what kids do in school is worthless by j. ross, March 03, 2005(#2437 of 15192)
  • Anecdote alert, not about reading buddies but school by Johnette, March 03, 2005(#2438 of 15192)
  • You know, tons of what kids do in by Harri P., March 03, 2005(#2439 of 15192)
  • There needs to something to occupy the by Stephanie D., March 03, 2005(#2440 of 15192)
  • Like how about reading? Books? To by j. ross, March 03, 2005(#2441 of 15192)
  • Yes Harri, because you're paying good money to be led to by Kate Carmichael, March 03, 2005(#2442 of 15192)
  • Yes Harri, because you're paying good by Harri P., March 03, 2005(#2443 of 15192)
  • It sounds very nice, Kate.My kid has done so much by Philadendra, March 03, 2005(#2444 of 15192)
  • But Harri, your child is named Cordelia, forchrissakes! by Philadendra, March 03, 2005(#2445 of 15192)
  • I'm just not going to swallow the by j. ross, March 03, 2005(#2446 of 15192)
  • It's a condemnation of the idea that third graders are by Harri P., March 03, 2005(#2447 of 15192)
  • But 97% of third grade/kindergartener pairs will have a by j. ross, March 03, 2005(#2448 of 15192)
  • It's that time of the year again!Remember, by CalGal, March 03, 2005(#2449 of 15192)
  • Pretending that because it didn't work by Harri P., March 03, 2005(#2450 of 15192)
  • And I'm just saying "that didn't work for my kids, so it by j. ross, March 03, 2005(#2451 of 15192)
  • And I'm just saying "that didn't work by Harri P., March 03, 2005(#2452 of 15192)
  • That it didn't work for my kids is by j. ross, March 03, 2005(#2453 of 15192)
  • Whatever; go argue with someone by Harri P., March 03, 2005(#2454 of 15192)
  • Yeah, because you've pretty much kicked her ass. Go wipe by CalGal, March 04, 2005(#2455 of 15192)
  • Kicked her ass on a subject about which he and I agree, by Harri P., March 04, 2005(#2456 of 15192)
  • Hi all. Looking for advice from parents, here. I'm by Brooke, March 11, 2005(#2457 of 15192)
  • Just thought I'd add that one issue that may be by Brooke, March 11, 2005(#2458 of 15192)
  • Why not just rent the box and don't do anything formally by CalGal, March 11, 2005(#2459 of 15192)
  • That's what I'm starting to think. Just keep it more by Brooke, March 11, 2005(#2460 of 15192)
  • I think there's a significant risk of offending someone by Annie G, March 11, 2005(#2461 of 15192)
  • Your room will become the Cool Room this way, by Jane Plane, March 11, 2005(#2462 of 15192)
  • How cool, Jane!MMP attended a kindergarten by Crispy Girl, March 11, 2005(#2463 of 15192)
  • Crispy and Jane -- I love it that Soph's entering by Darci, March 12, 2005(#2464 of 15192)
  • Thanks for letting me butt in, y'all. Annie, I by Brooke, March 12, 2005(#2465 of 15192)
  • I just got back from having lunch with Tommy & MMP at by Crispy Girl, March 17, 2005(#2466 of 15192)
  • I registered Sophie at kindergarten today!Crispy, by Darci, March 17, 2005(#2467 of 15192)
  • Parents are welcome to come to lunch anytime--they just by Crispy Girl, March 17, 2005(#2468 of 15192)
  • Liam's school does the same thing. I went on L's by terrilynn, March 17, 2005(#2469 of 15192)
  • Crispy, was this in pre-K or in kindergarten? I'm by Darci, March 17, 2005(#2470 of 15192)
  • Ray had lunch with Charlie's class a while ago, and was by annefalcon, March 17, 2005(#2471 of 15192)
  • I've gotten registration for the Swedish equivalent of by Ase, March 18, 2005(#2472 of 15192)
  • Darci, Tommy is in pre-K right now at the public school by Crispy Girl, March 18, 2005(#2473 of 15192)
  • Liam (Baby Yam from the TT days) starts this fall. We by Kaye, March 18, 2005(#2474 of 15192)
  • Kindergarten starts as early as three here. (Three year by sohcahtoa, March 18, 2005(#2475 of 15192)
  • Kaye, I can't believe your Liam is ready for by terrilynn, March 18, 2005(#2476 of 15192)
  • I'm furious. My daughter was invited over a friend's by Darci, April 01, 2005(#2477 of 15192)
  • Why are you furious about this? It's just a cancelled by Carolyn L., April 02, 2005(#2478 of 15192)
  • Wow. I must've left some furious moms in my wake. I've by Annie G, April 02, 2005(#2479 of 15192)
  • Hello--popping into this thread for the first time with by VanPear, April 02, 2005(#2480 of 15192)
  • Leggings and loose t-shirt. Or, t-shirt and knit by Annie G, April 02, 2005(#2481 of 15192)
  • Okay--thanks, by VanPear, April 02, 2005(#2482 of 15192)
  • Van, most likely there will be kids in leotards, kids in by Carolyn L., April 02, 2005(#2483 of 15192)
  • I was furious (past tense -- by morning, I was much by Darci, April 02, 2005(#2484 of 15192)
  • I guess I don't get why you would put so much emotion by Carolyn L., April 02, 2005(#2485 of 15192)
  • How did Sophie handle the news, by annefalcon, April 02, 2005(#2486 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry Sophie was disappointed. Flakiness, however, by Laurelx, April 02, 2005(#2487 of 15192)
  • We called Charlie's friend this morning to see if he by annefalcon, April 02, 2005(#2488 of 15192)
  • Van, most likely there will be kids in by VanPear, April 02, 2005(#2489 of 15192)
  • I think cancelled playdates due to grumpy/sick/tired by Kate Carmichael, April 03, 2005(#2490 of 15192)
  • That's an interesting topic, Kate, but probably better by Bingo, April 03, 2005(#2491 of 15192)
  • Good point, Bingo. I'll do by Kate Carmichael, April 03, 2005(#2492 of 15192)
  • I think cancelled playdates due to by VanPear, April 03, 2005(#2493 of 15192)
  • Kate, you've hit the nail on the head in terms of my by Darci, April 03, 2005(#2494 of 15192)
  • Grumpy kids sometimes have bad or bratty attitudes, and by Racehorse, April 03, 2005(#2495 of 15192)
  • I agree with Race. We haven't ever done it, but I by Carolyn L., April 03, 2005(#2496 of 15192)
  • I didn't get "all to do" about by j. ross, April 03, 2005(#2497 of 15192)
  • I agree with Race. We haven't ever by VanPear, April 03, 2005(#2498 of 15192)
  • I didn't get "all to do" about by Darci, April 03, 2005(#2499 of 15192)
  • What means different things to you?Darci, your by Racehorse, April 03, 2005(#2500 of 15192)
  • And frankly, I just don't think a 4 y.o.'s social by Kate Carmichael, April 03, 2005(#2501 of 15192)
  • Clearly, the problem is playdates. What a moronic by CalGal, April 03, 2005(#2502 of 15192)
  • I have to agree with Cal. If it's such a huge by Julia M., April 03, 2005(#2503 of 15192)
  • Clearly, the problem is playdates. What by Harri P., April 03, 2005(#2504 of 15192)
  • Kate, those parents who must go through all of that pain by Carolyn L., April 03, 2005(#2505 of 15192)
  • What means different things to by VanPear, April 03, 2005(#2506 of 15192)
  • I see what you mean. Of course, there is a range of by Racehorse, April 03, 2005(#2507 of 15192)
  • Julia, I assume then that you just don't make plans like by Kate Carmichael, April 03, 2005(#2508 of 15192)
  • Where do you all live that there are no kids around? by j. ross, April 03, 2005(#2509 of 15192)
  • Kate, I'm also at work or school FT, and Claire is in by Carolyn L., April 03, 2005(#2510 of 15192)
  • I guess if I only had 16 hours a week when everybody was by Julia M., April 03, 2005(#2511 of 15192)
  • I live in suburban Phoenix. Everyone around us works by Kate Carmichael, April 03, 2005(#2512 of 15192)
  • My group does that sometimes, too, but I don't use the by Carolyn L., April 03, 2005(#2513 of 15192)
  • I live in suburban by j. ross, April 03, 2005(#2514 of 15192)
  • I always call it a playdate when it's kids only. Either by Annie G, April 03, 2005(#2515 of 15192)
  • Yeah, it's becoming clear that playdates have different by Kate Carmichael, April 03, 2005(#2516 of 15192)
  • Where do you all live that there are no by Alice CK, April 03, 2005(#2517 of 15192)
  • Our Friday "playdate" was arranged on Monday -- it was a by Darci, April 04, 2005(#2518 of 15192)
  • Darci, I swear I'm not trying to be argumentative--I by Carolyn L., April 04, 2005(#2519 of 15192)
  • I hate the concept of playdates too, by Sadie, April 04, 2005(#2520 of 15192)
  • I do, but more because Elvis has already lost so many by Kate Carmichael, April 04, 2005(#2521 of 15192)
  • That makes sense, Kate, in Elvis's situation. And by Sadie, April 04, 2005(#2522 of 15192)
  • Kate, if it happened repeatedly, I'd certainly get by Carolyn L., April 04, 2005(#2523 of 15192)
  • Whatever. Different ways of reacting and by Darci, April 04, 2005(#2524 of 15192)
  • Just had a parent teacher conference with O's teacher. by Philadendra, April 04, 2005(#2525 of 15192)
  • Depends on how popular/in demand that teacher is, and by Annie G, April 04, 2005(#2526 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure if the teacher is in demand or not. This is by Philadendra, April 04, 2005(#2527 of 15192)
  • You need some sort of ally in the system who has more by Annie G, April 04, 2005(#2528 of 15192)
  • EAPDo you mean IEP by Darci, April 04, 2005(#2529 of 15192)
  • Oops, yes, my mind said IEP and my fingers typed EAP for by Annie G, April 04, 2005(#2530 of 15192)
  • Yeah, Annie, that sounds like a good course of action by Philadendra, April 04, 2005(#2531 of 15192)
  • IEPs are universal across the US, due by Darci, April 04, 2005(#2532 of 15192)
  • I am not even in the public schools, nor do I have a kid by Annie G, April 04, 2005(#2533 of 15192)
  • Qualification noted! by Darci, April 04, 2005(#2534 of 15192)
  • Just an anecdote, but I thought I'd add my experience by ElenaW, April 09, 2005(#2535 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 10, 2005(#2536 of 15192)
  • My girls are in kindergarten, and the mothers of the by JDF, April 21, 2005(#2537 of 15192)
  • How does one know who the future popular kids are going by Darci, April 21, 2005(#2538 of 15192)
  • They are the popular ones from the very start--well this by Cilantro, April 21, 2005(#2539 of 15192)
  • I don't think there are any "popular" kids in my kids' by Alice CK, April 21, 2005(#2540 of 15192)
  • in kindergarten most of the kids play with everyone, by JDF, April 21, 2005(#2541 of 15192)
  • I'm reading Sarah Blaffer Hrdy's Mother Nature by Stephanie D., April 21, 2005(#2542 of 15192)
  • People aren't really all that subtle about by Philadendra, April 21, 2005(#2543 of 15192)
  • They are the popular ones from the very by Liadan, April 21, 2005(#2544 of 15192)
  • Yes--that was what I was alluding to Laidan. They are by Cilantro, April 22, 2005(#2545 of 15192)
  • Some people are powerful. It's a very interesting by Brigit M, April 22, 2005(#2546 of 15192)
  • There really don't seem to be any kids like that in my by Alice CK, April 23, 2005(#2547 of 15192)
  • I had an end-of-the-year conference with Tommy's pre-K by Crispy Girl, April 25, 2005(#2548 of 15192)
  • Crispy, that is so cool.We will find out more by Jane Plane, April 25, 2005(#2549 of 15192)
  • My 6.5YO nephew is having his tonsils out next week. by Sapphire, April 25, 2005(#2550 of 15192)
  • Could you emphasize that you're sending the bear to help by Patience, April 25, 2005(#2551 of 15192)
  • Ooh, yes, I can do by Sapphire, April 25, 2005(#2552 of 15192)
  • My nine year old has recently been playing with a girl by Philadendra, April 25, 2005(#2553 of 15192)
  • Given what you know about the family, I would arrange a by kas, April 25, 2005(#2554 of 15192)
  • So, now the girl wants O to spend the by Julia M., April 25, 2005(#2555 of 15192)
  • I think you need to pay attention to what you're saying. by Kate Carmichael, April 25, 2005(#2556 of 15192)
  • Poor down the street kid, being referred to as "Thong by Jane Plane, April 25, 2005(#2557 of 15192)
  • Well, you need to get to know the aunt or whoever she by Alice CK, April 25, 2005(#2558 of 15192)
  • There's a reason alarm bells are going by j. ross, April 25, 2005(#2559 of 15192)
  • The aunt drove into my driveway to pick the girl up one by Philadendra, April 25, 2005(#2561 of 15192)
  • I would have the girl come to my house to play until you by JDF, April 28, 2005(#2562 of 15192)
  • I'm posting this to Frugality also. My daughters' daisy by JDF, April 28, 2005(#2563 of 15192)
  • Seems to me that a collage or small scrapbook with by rms, April 28, 2005(#2564 of 15192)
  • I'm actually wondering in general about the whole Girl by Darci, April 28, 2005(#2565 of 15192)
  • If you have two girls in the troop, why is it excessive by Alice CK, April 28, 2005(#2566 of 15192)
  • [x-post. this was to Darci]It depends on the by Mistress Manners, April 28, 2005(#2567 of 15192)
  • I was a Girl Scout from Brownies through Cadettes. My by rms, April 28, 2005(#2568 of 15192)
  • I did Girl Scouts as a kid. The first troop I was in was by Philadendra, April 28, 2005(#2569 of 15192)
  • The guy who lives halfway between my house and my third by j. ross, April 29, 2005(#2570 of 15192)
  • j. ross, I don't even know what to say. Is he a by Jane Plane, April 29, 2005(#2571 of 15192)
  • Yes he is. When he was originally convicted (he copped a by j. ross, April 29, 2005(#2572 of 15192)
  • If he's not in a program (and I don't know how you'd by Ally C, April 29, 2005(#2573 of 15192)
  • If you have two girls in the troop, why is it excessive by JDF, April 29, 2005(#2574 of 15192)
  • Yes, the amount is too much, for by Alice CK, April 29, 2005(#2575 of 15192)
  • j. ross, just as a public service, I wish you'd walk to by Bingo, April 29, 2005(#2576 of 15192)
  • j. ross, that must be making you crazy. I agree with by JDF, April 29, 2005(#2577 of 15192)
  • I'll agree. Being afraid of the boogey man is different by Marsie Dotes, April 29, 2005(#2578 of 15192)
  • walk to or from school with the kids a by j. ross, April 29, 2005(#2579 of 15192)
  • There is a registered sex offender on my block between by Diana, April 29, 2005(#2580 of 15192)
  • When he was originally convicted (he by Stephanie D., April 29, 2005(#2581 of 15192)
  • How can you side with a child by j. ross, April 29, 2005(#2582 of 15192)
  • I was wondering whether something is weird or normal for by louisef, May 02, 2005(#2583 of 15192)
  • Not too normal. Poor by Jane Plane, May 02, 2005(#2584 of 15192)
  • Charlie will sometimes cry for about a half-a-minute for by annefalcon, May 02, 2005(#2585 of 15192)
  • Max, who is 7, has reportedly snuck down while babysat by Annie G, May 02, 2005(#2586 of 15192)
  • I was saying that the mom laying with the son (age 7) by Jane Plane, May 02, 2005(#2587 of 15192)
  • If a 7 year old cannot go to sleep by himself I think by kas, May 02, 2005(#2588 of 15192)
  • Oh! Sorry Miss Plane, I did not grok properly.I by Annie G, May 02, 2005(#2589 of 15192)
  • In louise's post, she said that the mom lays with her by Jane Plane, May 02, 2005(#2590 of 15192)
  • Okay, it is way nuts to lie with your kids until they by Annie G, May 02, 2005(#2591 of 15192)
  • really. not. normal.that poor kid. i guess he by Jan Wilson, May 02, 2005(#2592 of 15192)
  • Yeah, it's definitely more than cuddling in bed while by louisef, May 02, 2005(#2593 of 15192)
  • Crying unconsolably at seven for any reason at all (well by j. ross, May 02, 2005(#2594 of 15192)
  • If she sleeps in his bed all night, she probably has by Alice CK, May 02, 2005(#2595 of 15192)
  • She is definitely over-attached to both of her children, by louisef, May 02, 2005(#2596 of 15192)
  • She may be lying about how much he needs her too, if by j. ross, May 02, 2005(#2597 of 15192)
  • Crying himself to sleep for the babysitter is very by Julia M., May 03, 2005(#2598 of 15192)
  • The more I think about it, the more I'm inclined to by louisef, May 03, 2005(#2599 of 15192)
  • Patience, thanks for your advice about my nephew who is by Sapphire, May 03, 2005(#2600 of 15192)
  • My baby is graduating from kindergarten on May 20th. I by Racehorse, May 04, 2005(#2601 of 15192)
  • That's sweet, Sapphire. I hope he recovers by Patience, May 04, 2005(#2602 of 15192)
  • He is already out of surgery and in his room! His mom by Sapphire, May 04, 2005(#2603 of 15192)
  • He sounds adorable, Sapphire. Wishing him speedy by terrilynn, May 04, 2005(#2604 of 15192)
  • That's great!I chaperoned the kindergarten class by Julia M., May 04, 2005(#2605 of 15192)
  • Good for you, Julia. Did you go with Max's class? What by Diana, May 04, 2005(#2606 of 15192)
  • Yes, with Max's class. We saw a quail for Q! We did by Julia M., May 04, 2005(#2607 of 15192)
  • Just remember, J is for by j. ross, May 05, 2005(#2608 of 15192)
  • That's right! They don't even have a Jaguarundi. by Julia M., May 05, 2005(#2609 of 15192)
  • I´m supposed to go with Rubén´s class on their zoo trip by melisub, May 05, 2005(#2610 of 15192)
  • Oh, I love Ruben so. He is one hilarious by Bingo, May 05, 2005(#2611 of 15192)
  • We never found U or Y, though, by Harri P., May 05, 2005(#2612 of 15192)
  • Me: You’ll get to swim in the lake every day! by Ruby Gospel, May 12, 2005(#2613 of 15192)
  • HAHAhahahaha.She's a diligent one, that by Jane Plane, May 12, 2005(#2614 of 15192)
  • double by Jane Plane, May 12, 2005(#2615 of 15192)
  • Good news, Jane. Maybe it's just me, a psychologist by Ruby Gospel, May 12, 2005(#2616 of 15192)
  • I think the psychologist seems like overkill, but I also by Jane Plane, May 12, 2005(#2617 of 15192)
  • Ah Ruby you just gave me a sobering view into my by kas, May 12, 2005(#2618 of 15192)
  • True. Inconsistent standards, individual prejudices, by Ruby Gospel, May 12, 2005(#2619 of 15192)
  • That was a funny by Jane Plane, May 12, 2005(#2620 of 15192)
  • Yeah it was.Sorry, kas. Don't shoot the by Ruby Gospel, May 12, 2005(#2621 of 15192)
  • That is very often how I describe Anya. And no shooting by kas, May 12, 2005(#2622 of 15192)
  • Maggie's delightful. She's just, uh, a by terrilynn, May 12, 2005(#2623 of 15192)
  • by JayKay, May 12, 2005(#2624 of 15192)
  • Thanks, JayKay. Thanks a LOT. No, really. Thank by Ruby Gospel, May 12, 2005(#2625 of 15192)
  • Tell her if she wears that gold plastic carnival mask, by JayKay, May 12, 2005(#2626 of 15192)
  • TL, I was about to post that Maggie reminded me of my by Kaye, May 13, 2005(#2627 of 15192)
  • Eli misses the K cutoff by 10 days - it's 9/1 and his by Jane Plane, May 13, 2005(#2628 of 15192)
  • Jane, send him to Kindergarten. We can start a new by Racehorse, May 13, 2005(#2629 of 15192)
  • Heh. It seems likely that we will. I am hoping to be by Jane Plane, May 13, 2005(#2630 of 15192)
  • I don't think the size thing matters. Max's birthday is by Annie G, May 13, 2005(#2631 of 15192)
  • Thanks! We'll have to take photos of the by Racehorse, May 13, 2005(#2632 of 15192)
  • The part that I would pay attention to by Jane Plane, May 13, 2005(#2633 of 15192)
  • Anecdata: Several of the boys in Liam's cohort from by terrilynn, May 13, 2005(#2634 of 15192)
  • That's what I recall from my days as a director at a by melisub, May 13, 2005(#2635 of 15192)
  • meli, I swear Ruben has Simon's same kid-voice. That's by Racehorse, May 13, 2005(#2636 of 15192)
  • Ha ha! Tommy loves to tell us about how things were by Crispy Girl, May 13, 2005(#2637 of 15192)
  • Thanks Jane, for that info. That's what I thought. Here, by Kaye, May 13, 2005(#2638 of 15192)
  • Hopefully I didn't kill the thread?This by Kaye, May 15, 2005(#2639 of 15192)
  • Aw, too cute of sensitive Ben.I wish I'd known by Jane Plane, May 15, 2005(#2640 of 15192)
  • Sorry Jane. If I had known that would entice you up by Kaye, May 16, 2005(#2641 of 15192)
  • Simon was telling us about the kindergarten graduation by Racehorse, May 17, 2005(#2642 of 15192)
  • Too cute.When Spawn was four, he plopped down by CalGal, May 17, 2005(#2643 of 15192)
  • During the Lewinsky scandal, J. wrote the following for by Marsie Dotes, May 17, 2005(#2644 of 15192)
  • Oh, lord. Another good by CalGal, May 17, 2005(#2645 of 15192)
  • I'm loving the mini-pundits.Since the 2004 by Jane Plane, May 17, 2005(#2646 of 15192)
  • Hey, I've got a big favor to ask. You know those free by Fiksu, May 21, 2005(#2647 of 15192)
  • Fiksu, by Jane Plane, May 21, 2005(#2648 of 15192)
  • I have a kindergartener now.Friday Tommy's pre-K by Crispy Girl, May 23, 2005(#2649 of 15192)
  • YAY Tommy! That's so wonderful.Liam has two by terrilynn, May 23, 2005(#2650 of 15192)
  • That is very cool. I admit to getting choked up during by Racehorse, May 23, 2005(#2651 of 15192)
  • Our nanny's daughter is going to be graduating from by Mistress Manners, May 24, 2005(#2652 of 15192)
  • I love the little end-of-year ceremonies they have for by Kate Carmichael, May 27, 2005(#2653 of 15192)
  • In the last two months or so, Max (seven yrs old, by Annie G, May 27, 2005(#2654 of 15192)
  • No advice, Annie, but my niece did that, too. And once by annefalcon, May 27, 2005(#2655 of 15192)
  • I used to chew on my hair. Yuck. I think it's just a by Harri P., May 27, 2005(#2656 of 15192)
  • Ben now chews gum, almost all the time, but he's chewed by Kaye, May 27, 2005(#2657 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I'd be interested to hear how that went. Cal's by Kate Carmichael, May 27, 2005(#2658 of 15192)
  • Chewing gum is supposed to be good for speech by Jane Plane, May 27, 2005(#2659 of 15192)
  • I'm expect it is an unconcious self-soothing habit, not by j. ross, May 27, 2005(#2660 of 15192)
  • Today was Liam's end-of-the-year party and it was by terrilynn, June 01, 2005(#2661 of 15192)
  • Aw, TL. Congratulations to your soon-to-be FIRST GRADER by Ruby Gospel, June 01, 2005(#2662 of 15192)
  • That's wonderful, by Julia M., June 01, 2005(#2663 of 15192)
  • That's great.The teachers had by Harri P., June 01, 2005(#2664 of 15192)
  • Gah, I guess you did. Ack!This was more about by terrilynn, June 02, 2005(#2665 of 15192)
  • That sounds really nice, tl. Ben's was more general, by melisub, June 02, 2005(#2666 of 15192)
  • Can I brag on my kid a little bit here? Woodstock, who by Alice CK, June 07, 2005(#2667 of 15192)
  • I think you're right about that crankiness, Alice. I've by Marsie Dotes, June 07, 2005(#2668 of 15192)
  • You have to start getting her into fractals. Then you by j. ross, June 07, 2005(#2669 of 15192)
  • Oh, she already provides us with cool fridge material, by Alice CK, June 07, 2005(#2670 of 15192)
  • Simon likes to give us notes with math by Racehorse, June 07, 2005(#2671 of 15192)
  • When my son was in Kindergarten, his journal was filled by Marsie Dotes, June 08, 2005(#2672 of 15192)
  • It's an interesting and, to me, completely foreign way by Alice CK, June 08, 2005(#2673 of 15192)
  • I am enjoying reading about what everyone's kids are up by melisub, June 08, 2005(#2674 of 15192)
  • Tommy's like Ruben--he still wants to be read to most of by Crispy Girl, June 08, 2005(#2675 of 15192)
  • Ben had his first ever official swim lesson today. I'm by melisub, June 09, 2005(#2676 of 15192)
  • Annie - all of my kids have had sucking/chewing habits by betsifur, June 09, 2005(#2677 of 15192)
  • Simon was heartbroken last night and this morning about by Racehorse, June 10, 2005(#2678 of 15192)
  • Woodstock still sleeps with a blanky (and resorts to it by Alice CK, June 10, 2005(#2679 of 15192)
  • Tommy still sucks his thumb, by Crispy Girl, June 10, 2005(#2680 of 15192)
  • Imaginarium Rock Quarry Train Set $29 (was 99) at by CalGal, June 10, 2005(#2681 of 15192)
  • Many thumb suckers don't quit until they get embarassed by j. ross, June 11, 2005(#2682 of 15192)
  • I met a woman today with an 8 year old thumbsucker. He by Racehorse, June 12, 2005(#2683 of 15192)
  • My girl sucked on the end of her hair and it got quite by soozi, June 12, 2005(#2684 of 15192)
  • My ILs sent Ben 2 five dollar bills for his kindergarten by melisub, June 22, 2005(#2685 of 15192)
  • DAmn, I'm sending him $1,000,000. I figure I'll make a by j. ross, June 22, 2005(#2686 of 15192)
  • When my older son kept chewing up the by Bingo, June 22, 2005(#2687 of 15192)
  • Jack pulls the neck of his tee shirts by Harri P., June 22, 2005(#2688 of 15192)
  • He also wants to "gather some money by Brigit M, June 22, 2005(#2689 of 15192)
  • Ruben is very sweet. If it were Tommy getting $10, he'd by Crispy Girl, June 22, 2005(#2690 of 15192)
  • Five is the right age for them to start going in the by Annie G, June 22, 2005(#2691 of 15192)
  • Simon doesn't go in the men's room by by Racehorse, June 22, 2005(#2692 of 15192)
  • Five or six, maybe. Then you stand guard right outside by Harri P., June 22, 2005(#2693 of 15192)
  • Oh, Tommy's been too short for urinals before. MMP said by Crispy Girl, June 22, 2005(#2694 of 15192)
  • I remember letting Charlie go in alone at around 5 and by annefalcon, June 22, 2005(#2695 of 15192)
  • I hauled Ben into the women's washroom with me on by Kaye, June 23, 2005(#2696 of 15192)
  • Unless you are in Penn Station or something this men's by j. ross, June 23, 2005(#2697 of 15192)
  • I'm not paranoid. I just don't let him go to the men's by Racehorse, June 23, 2005(#2698 of 15192)
  • In other K and beyond news, Simon's school is having by Racehorse, June 23, 2005(#2699 of 15192)
  • Kaye, I'm okay with kids playing in the backyard by by JDF, June 23, 2005(#2700 of 15192)
  • Paranoid people never think they're paradoid, so saying by Sadie, June 23, 2005(#2701 of 15192)
  • There was a really horrible case in my area several by Julia M., June 23, 2005(#2702 of 15192)
  • I do wait right near the door, though, and scan the by Annie G, June 23, 2005(#2703 of 15192)
  • I'm sure that's effective. Sociopaths are known to be by Sadie, June 23, 2005(#2704 of 15192)
  • Annie, ha! Scott is seven and goes to the men's room by Bingo, June 23, 2005(#2705 of 15192)
  • I figure when Eli a) stops actively wanting me to go by Jane Plane, June 23, 2005(#2706 of 15192)
  • Also, if you have a 4 year old who has a 7 year old by CalGal, June 23, 2005(#2707 of 15192)
  • Also, if you have a 4 year old who has by Jane Plane, June 23, 2005(#2708 of 15192)
  • Charlie would meekly follow a sociopath to the ends of by annefalcon, June 23, 2005(#2709 of 15192)
  • So he seems able to decode, but not by Julia M., June 23, 2005(#2710 of 15192)
  • I don't think he could write out music. But I don't by annefalcon, June 23, 2005(#2711 of 15192)
  • Sadie, was your decision-making process by Sadie, June 24, 2005(#2712 of 15192)
  • What about crowded Chuckie Cheese like places? We were by JDF, June 24, 2005(#2713 of 15192)
  • What about them? I don't see them as different from any by Sadie, June 24, 2005(#2714 of 15192)
  • Oh lord, Chuck E. Cheese. Tommy's been invited to his by Crispy Girl, June 24, 2005(#2715 of 15192)
  • Crispy, Sophie went to her first Chuck E. Cheese by Darci, June 24, 2005(#2716 of 15192)
  • Eli's never been, but still talks about Chuck E. Cheese by Jane Plane, June 24, 2005(#2717 of 15192)
  • That's funny.I took Simon to a Chuck E. Cheese by Racehorse, June 24, 2005(#2718 of 15192)
  • It seems to be like all the superhero stuff--they just by Crispy Girl, June 24, 2005(#2719 of 15192)
  • I didn't like the Chuck E. Cheese b-day party because it by annefalcon, June 24, 2005(#2720 of 15192)
  • In my experience, Chuck E. Cheese gets louder and more by Alice CK, June 24, 2005(#2721 of 15192)
  • Good point, Alice. The party we went to was an 11-1 by Darci, June 24, 2005(#2722 of 15192)
  • I have been to a Chuck E. Cheese birthday party where we by Liadan, June 24, 2005(#2723 of 15192)
  • Also, if you have a 4 year old who has by sohcahtoa, June 24, 2005(#2724 of 15192)
  • I'm conscious when in the restroom with Claire (4.5) by Carolyn L., June 24, 2005(#2725 of 15192)
  • if only to make sure the kid remembers by annefalcon, June 24, 2005(#2726 of 15192)
  • When does this become by Jane Plane, June 24, 2005(#2728 of 15192)
  • When does this become by sohcahtoa, June 24, 2005(#2729 of 15192)
  • Charlie is 7, but very by annefalcon, June 24, 2005(#2730 of 15192)
  • Counting could help then, you could try by sohcahtoa, June 24, 2005(#2731 of 15192)
  • Eli is so sweet, and I had to report it here. He has by Jane Plane, July 25, 2005(#2732 of 15192)
  • Yay for Eli! (I hope we are on a similar trajectory by Carolyn L., July 25, 2005(#2733 of 15192)
  • Can she go visit for a long weekend with her by ElenaW, July 26, 2005(#2734 of 15192)
  • I hadn't thought about not being able to even talk on by Carolyn L., July 26, 2005(#2735 of 15192)
  • Would she really, genuinely enjoy it? Frankly, I by CalGal, July 26, 2005(#2736 of 15192)
  • That would be too young for me. My mother has made by Racehorse, July 26, 2005(#2737 of 15192)
  • That's a really long time, Carolyn. Liam has been by terrilynn, July 26, 2005(#2738 of 15192)
  • If it was something like those 2 nights and 3 days by Annie G, July 26, 2005(#2739 of 15192)
  • If you think she'd enjoy it, and you wouldn't worry so by Alice CK, July 26, 2005(#2740 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the input, everyone. I do think she'd have a by Carolyn L., July 26, 2005(#2741 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, we are test-driving something similar for the by Jane Plane, July 26, 2005(#2742 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, MMP decided not to stay here to teach for the by Crispy Girl, July 26, 2005(#2743 of 15192)
  • That's tough, Crispy. One nice thing about preparing Eli by Jane Plane, July 26, 2005(#2744 of 15192)
  • Oh, it's funny you mention the Buzz luv, Jane. Tommy by Crispy Girl, July 26, 2005(#2745 of 15192)
  • Tommy so wants to be a big kid who only by Jane Plane, July 26, 2005(#2746 of 15192)
  • Aw. Matt is the same. We bought Playmobil Pirate stuff by annefalcon, July 26, 2005(#2747 of 15192)
  • Oh yes on the pirates! Buzz doesn't visit our pirates, by Crispy Girl, July 26, 2005(#2748 of 15192)
  • Hmm. Well, the pirates probably do get by annefalcon, July 26, 2005(#2749 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 30, 2005(#2750 of 15192)
  • I think this is the right thread - the child in question by betsifur, August 06, 2005(#2751 of 15192)
  • I am glad to hear that MAx is not the only kid who does by Annie G, August 06, 2005(#2752 of 15192)
  • I have the same trouble with Yvette (age 5). To the by Nicola O., August 06, 2005(#2753 of 15192)
  • Two different things: boys who cry because they are by CalGal, August 06, 2005(#2754 of 15192)
  • >Max will only be helped by by Annie G, August 06, 2005(#2755 of 15192)
  • Nicola, if it makes you feel any better, both my husband by Alice CK, August 06, 2005(#2756 of 15192)
  • Annie, I'm entirely rational. Your son is just a little by CalGal, August 06, 2005(#2757 of 15192)
  • We are not babyers, but lately Eli has gone from stoic by Jane Plane, August 06, 2005(#2758 of 15192)
  • I have seen coaches effectively address temper by j. ross, August 06, 2005(#2759 of 15192)
  • Ben's outbursts mostly seem to come from playing outdoor by betsifur, August 06, 2005(#2760 of 15192)
  • The Boy definitely has problems in competitive by Sadie, August 07, 2005(#2761 of 15192)
  • Andrew used to have temper fits as well, mostly due to by jumanji, August 07, 2005(#2762 of 15192)
  • I'm looking for parents willing to speak to me for a by Jan Wilson, August 10, 2005(#2763 of 15192)
  • So, Eli got his four remaining shots for Kindergarten by Jane Plane, August 11, 2005(#2764 of 15192)
  • Awww, poor baby.Simon seems to be enjoying 1st by Racehorse, August 11, 2005(#2765 of 15192)
  • That is a cool idea, by Jane Plane, August 11, 2005(#2766 of 15192)
  • On the crying thing - make sure they are getting enough by ElenaW, August 13, 2005(#2767 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 14, 2005(#2768 of 15192)
  • Boy, I can't believe how early some schools start! by Darci, August 15, 2005(#2769 of 15192)
  • Public school started today, and traffic was by Racehorse, August 15, 2005(#2770 of 15192)
  • Entropy Boy had his first day of "Camp Explore" -- sort by Jan Andrea, August 15, 2005(#2771 of 15192)
  • Jan, why are you by Alice CK, August 15, 2005(#2772 of 15192)
  • Because she is a freaking lunatic, by j. ross, August 15, 2005(#2773 of 15192)
  • I thought you were homeschooling by Harri P., August 15, 2005(#2774 of 15192)
  • I want to. DH is also more drawn to HS than public. But by Jan Andrea, August 16, 2005(#2775 of 15192)
  • Okay, now I remember by Alice CK, August 16, 2005(#2776 of 15192)
  • Geez, send the kid to kindergarten already.Where by Racehorse, August 16, 2005(#2777 of 15192)
  • Actually, by CalGal, August 16, 2005(#2778 of 15192)
  • I *am* sending him to kindergarten. Was that not clear? by Jan Andrea, August 16, 2005(#2779 of 15192)
  • I'm glad he's going. It sounds like he's going to love by Cathy Georges, August 16, 2005(#2780 of 15192)
  • You'll be fine once you see how much fun he has there, by Julia M., August 16, 2005(#2781 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I was there a little early today, and let Peach by Jan Andrea, August 17, 2005(#2782 of 15192)
  • I have a friend whose 6 year old was by Sadie, August 17, 2005(#2783 of 15192)
  • We had "Meet the Teacher" night (school started 10 days by Ruby Gospel, August 17, 2005(#2784 of 15192)
  • The school psych, as far as I know. They (my friend and by Jan Andrea, August 17, 2005(#2785 of 15192)
  • I would think a school may have a psychologist but not a by Ruby Gospel, August 17, 2005(#2786 of 15192)
  • Jan, I really don't even know what to say in response to by Alice CK, August 17, 2005(#2787 of 15192)
  • There may well have been other factors by j. ross, August 17, 2005(#2788 of 15192)
  • Yesterday I took the kids to drop-in at a nearby daycare by Sue Generous, August 17, 2005(#2789 of 15192)
  • Double duh. Jan, you're just pathetic. However, at least by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2790 of 15192)
  • Good for you for sending him to kindergarten, by Deborah Quest, August 17, 2005(#2791 of 15192)
  • I think your friend hasn't told you the whole by Johnette, August 17, 2005(#2792 of 15192)
  • Whatever -- someone hired by the district, IOW, not by Jan Andrea, August 17, 2005(#2793 of 15192)
  • But you're also not telling the other side, which is by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2794 of 15192)
  • I don't know the other by Jan Andrea, August 17, 2005(#2795 of 15192)
  • Which doesn't stop you for a single moment when citing by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2796 of 15192)
  • Jan, the parents have all kinds of rights here. A by Annie G, August 17, 2005(#2797 of 15192)
  • A school district most certainly cannot override by Johnette, August 17, 2005(#2798 of 15192)
  • This is not 1984. The state cannot by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2799 of 15192)
  • Have I suggested that my fears are rational? I know they by Jan Andrea, August 17, 2005(#2800 of 15192)
  • TT might be a good start.I will pull a CalGal by Racehorse, August 17, 2005(#2801 of 15192)
  • I, on the other hand, think it's great that you by Cathy Georges, August 17, 2005(#2802 of 15192)
  • I know I shouldn't, but I am. Should I just forget about by Jan Andrea, August 17, 2005(#2803 of 15192)
  • I agree with Cathy. You're fighting the feelings, and by Brigit M, August 17, 2005(#2804 of 15192)
  • and they're very likely to by j. ross, August 17, 2005(#2805 of 15192)
  • We will be kindergartening in fall 2006. Anna is by Cathy Georges, August 17, 2005(#2806 of 15192)
  • What j. ross said, and also, she's pretty much said that by Carolyn L., August 17, 2005(#2807 of 15192)
  • Cathy, that sounds like a ridiculously useless website. by Carolyn L., August 17, 2005(#2808 of 15192)
  • ON the other hand, Cathy, you have a whole year to learn by Sue Generous, August 17, 2005(#2809 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I'm only really concerned about the after-care. by Cathy Georges, August 17, 2005(#2810 of 15192)
  • surely they have some organized method by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2811 of 15192)
  • The mother of Simon's best friend had to camp out by Racehorse, August 17, 2005(#2812 of 15192)
  • It does indeed sound like Jan is just holding her nose by Peanut, August 17, 2005(#2813 of 15192)
  • I think it's bizarre to think of the school as in any by Racehorse, August 17, 2005(#2814 of 15192)
  • Just like "they" can prescribe your kid medication and by Peanut, August 17, 2005(#2815 of 15192)
  • Should I just forget about [irrational by Stephanie D., August 17, 2005(#2816 of 15192)
  • Kat's elementary school website is fucked up, too. It by Diana, August 17, 2005(#2817 of 15192)
  • I don't think it's bottling it up. I think putting them by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2818 of 15192)
  • Have I suggested that my fears are by Alice CK, August 17, 2005(#2819 of 15192)
  • I would think sorting through your feelings about the by Annie G, August 17, 2005(#2820 of 15192)
  • Or, you could toss it out here, again, and see if you by annefalcon, August 17, 2005(#2821 of 15192)
  • I want to [homeschool]. DH is also more by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2822 of 15192)
  • On the other hand, if Jan hadn't voiced her fear here by Alice CK, August 17, 2005(#2823 of 15192)
  • Our school has been a big black hole of silence. We by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2824 of 15192)
  • if Jan hadn't voiced her fear here by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2825 of 15192)
  • Aradia--none. Stay at home mothers buy enough for by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2826 of 15192)
  • heh. Maybe I'll stick to attempting to dress her by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2827 of 15192)
  • Aradia, how about a cunning little lunch box and by Cathy Georges, August 17, 2005(#2828 of 15192)
  • A backpack is a great idea. We already have a few, but by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2829 of 15192)
  • Kindergarteners aren't that fashion-oriented, I think. by Cathy Georges, August 17, 2005(#2830 of 15192)
  • Aradia, I have a ton of by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2831 of 15192)
  • Fashion-oriented 4-year-olds are a scary by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2832 of 15192)
  • Make sure that the backpack is a standard size and not by Laurelx, August 17, 2005(#2833 of 15192)
  • I think Land's End was advertising that their teeny by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2834 of 15192)
  • Oh, rats. I forgot you were Canadian. Lands End is an by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2835 of 15192)
  • Kindergarteners aren't that fashion-oriented, I by Racehorse, August 17, 2005(#2836 of 15192)
  • Don't get a rolling backpack. Lots of places don't allow by Harri P., August 17, 2005(#2837 of 15192)
  • Oh, for fuck's sake. I wasn't "stalking" EB at school. I by Jan Andrea, August 17, 2005(#2838 of 15192)
  • Ooh, stickers would be a big hit too.I don't by Aradiaseven, August 17, 2005(#2839 of 15192)
  • Jan, I was kidding. Hence the followup with "seriously". by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2840 of 15192)
  • I just rembered I got a pencil case to go inside the by Racehorse, August 17, 2005(#2841 of 15192)
  • In my neck of the woods, the pack contains folder(s), by Laurelx, August 17, 2005(#2842 of 15192)
  • I'm glad that you got your dose of self-righteous by Peanut, August 17, 2005(#2843 of 15192)
  • Can they refuse to have a child at public school by Johnette, August 17, 2005(#2844 of 15192)
  • One thing I've disliked about both school districts by betsifur, August 17, 2005(#2845 of 15192)
  • I just ignore by CalGal, August 17, 2005(#2846 of 15192)
  • For the past couple of years we've gotten spoiled by a by Sadie, August 17, 2005(#2847 of 15192)
  • One of the blessings of having a kid in year-round by terrilynn, August 17, 2005(#2848 of 15192)
  • In the previous district, I tended to buy extra supplies by betsifur, August 17, 2005(#2849 of 15192)
  • At least the schools up here are "nice" by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2850 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine the idea that it's stressful not having by CalGal, August 18, 2005(#2851 of 15192)
  • When you're in art class and you're supposed to be by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2852 of 15192)
  • You all must have different by CalGal, August 18, 2005(#2853 of 15192)
  • Aradia, you will still need a lunchbox if the by Alice CK, August 18, 2005(#2854 of 15192)
  • Our school had a long list for kindergarten, including by JDF, August 18, 2005(#2855 of 15192)
  • In the year we lived in California, the school provided by betsifur, August 18, 2005(#2856 of 15192)
  • Duh, because California parents refuse to buy the by Julia M., August 18, 2005(#2857 of 15192)
  • Y'all probably have some kind of damned union or by Sadie, August 18, 2005(#2858 of 15192)
  • So what happens if you don't get all the things on the by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2859 of 15192)
  • Nothing ever happened to me, because I was completely by betsifur, August 18, 2005(#2860 of 15192)
  • what happens if you don't get all the by j. ross, August 18, 2005(#2861 of 15192)
  • Here's the school supply list for kindergarten that was by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2862 of 15192)
  • You don't. You have to label the boxes. In any case, by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2863 of 15192)
  • The nice thing about Simon's $730/month school is that by Racehorse, August 18, 2005(#2864 of 15192)
  • Harri, did you miss thisPlease by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2865 of 15192)
  • Peanut, you were wrong on this one (wrt me "stalking" EB by Jan Andrea, August 18, 2005(#2866 of 15192)
  • or are you suggesting I ignore it? Not by j. ross, August 18, 2005(#2867 of 15192)
  • I've always been a goody-goody. If a school gives me by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2868 of 15192)
  • Harri, did you miss by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2869 of 15192)
  • j. ross is dead on, I by Brigit M, August 18, 2005(#2870 of 15192)
  • Jan, you can continue to fume about the one issue in my by Peanut, August 18, 2005(#2871 of 15192)
  • I imagine he is. It had never occurred to by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2872 of 15192)
  • I've labeled crayons in years past along with markers by betsifur, August 18, 2005(#2873 of 15192)
  • Wow. Labeling caps. That had never occurred to me, by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2874 of 15192)
  • I've labeled crayons in years past by j. ross, August 18, 2005(#2875 of 15192)
  • Don't bother. They lose half of them, and then a huge by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2876 of 15192)
  • Well, my son told me to stop, because he said the kids by betsifur, August 18, 2005(#2877 of 15192)
  • They lose half of them, and then a huge by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2878 of 15192)
  • I've labeled crayons in years past by betsifur, August 18, 2005(#2879 of 15192)
  • I saw kids' scissors at Staples yesterday that had by Aradiaseven, August 18, 2005(#2880 of 15192)
  • That list was obviously formulated by someone who is by Marsie Dotes, August 18, 2005(#2881 of 15192)
  • Marsie has it on the head -- Darci, Sophie's teacher is by Alice CK, August 18, 2005(#2882 of 15192)
  • No, by j. ross, August 18, 2005(#2883 of 15192)
  • Well, that sucks. And now you see the downside of by Alice CK, August 18, 2005(#2884 of 15192)
  • I think the best system is the one by terrilynn, August 18, 2005(#2885 of 15192)
  • I suspect ours is a communal thing, since they specified by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2886 of 15192)
  • Also, he needs a survival kit or by Alizarin, August 18, 2005(#2887 of 15192)
  • jeeze they were specific about brands by Alice CK, August 18, 2005(#2888 of 15192)
  • what a terrorism survival kit by Alice CK, August 18, 2005(#2889 of 15192)
  • What a pointless bit of anxiety to inflict on by Aradiaseven, August 18, 2005(#2890 of 15192)
  • EARTHQUAKE/DISASTER SURVIVAL KIT:2 6 or 12 oz cans by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2891 of 15192)
  • OK, someone has OCD. GOD FORBID THEY SHOULD DRINK by Cathy Georges, August 18, 2005(#2892 of 15192)
  • Sue, where are you living now? I've got to say that that by Lizzie T., August 18, 2005(#2893 of 15192)
  • 1 personal note to your child by Ruby Gospel, August 18, 2005(#2894 of 15192)
  • I need to post in the Exploding Head thread about by JayKay, August 18, 2005(#2895 of 15192)
  • What would you put in the personal by Alice CK, August 18, 2005(#2896 of 15192)
  • Holy crap. Do the terrorism kits (and each by Patience, August 18, 2005(#2897 of 15192)
  • 1 personal note to your child by Decca, August 18, 2005(#2898 of 15192)
  • HAHAHA! Here kids, grab a "we love you" note out of the by Cathy Georges, August 18, 2005(#2899 of 15192)
  • I've got to say that that terrorism by Alizarin, August 18, 2005(#2900 of 15192)
  • We had drop drills, for earthquakes. We didn't have by Cathy Georges, August 18, 2005(#2901 of 15192)
  • I like the way it's "1" personal note. What if parents by Patience, August 18, 2005(#2902 of 15192)
  • FUCK YOU by Biscuit, August 18, 2005(#2903 of 15192)
  • She can write on the granola bar by Alizarin, August 18, 2005(#2904 of 15192)
  • What would you put in the personal by Julia M., August 18, 2005(#2905 of 15192)
  • Fucking control freak by Julia M., August 18, 2005(#2906 of 15192)
  • It's like this generation's air raid by Lizzie T., August 18, 2005(#2907 of 15192)
  • I'm surprised you're not given a word length for the by Sapphire, August 18, 2005(#2908 of 15192)
  • RECYCLED PAPER by JayKay, August 18, 2005(#2909 of 15192)
  • Ink color? Size of letters? Screened for age-level by Sapphire, August 18, 2005(#2910 of 15192)
  • 2 cheese & cracker or peanut butter & by Alizarin, August 18, 2005(#2911 of 15192)
  • Maybe I'd write "I always loved your brother more", or by Lori Dee, August 18, 2005(#2912 of 15192)
  • "Please do not bleed on your school shoes. They're by Cathy Georges, August 18, 2005(#2913 of 15192)
  • Doesn't Sue live in the Seattle area now? There you by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2914 of 15192)
  • If only the terrorists there could get more sunlight, by Lori Dee, August 18, 2005(#2915 of 15192)
  • except for public health purposes, like by dirt track date, August 18, 2005(#2916 of 15192)
  • Doesn't Sue live in the Seattle area by Lizzie T., August 18, 2005(#2917 of 15192)
  • hahahhahaha!!! Cathy--that was by dirt track date, August 18, 2005(#2918 of 15192)
  • Maybe the note should be to the terrorists."Dear by Stephanie D., August 18, 2005(#2919 of 15192)
  • "P.S. The granola bars contain pork by JayKay, August 18, 2005(#2920 of 15192)
  • Maybe you should toss in a rawhide chew for the by dirt track date, August 18, 2005(#2921 of 15192)
  • It doesn't sound so silly to me because we live in by Alice CK, August 18, 2005(#2922 of 15192)
  • Ahahahaa! Too by Jane Plane, August 18, 2005(#2923 of 15192)
  • Well, gosh, I feel so darned neglected. I grew up in by ciao bella, August 18, 2005(#2924 of 15192)
  • Yes, we live in the suburbs of Seattle. So I'm thinking by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2925 of 15192)
  • Lizzie, are you serious about that intel traffic thing? by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2926 of 15192)
  • Lizzie, are you serious about that by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2927 of 15192)
  • Lizzie, are you serious about that by Lizzie T., August 18, 2005(#2928 of 15192)
  • I'm recreating the rest of the note (a pdf by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2929 of 15192)
  • You know, if you live in an area where natural disaster by Brigit M, August 18, 2005(#2930 of 15192)
  • Ask if you should provide some swimmies in case of by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2931 of 15192)
  • My First by Biscuit, August 18, 2005(#2932 of 15192)
  • Flintstone Anti-Radiation by Brigit M, August 18, 2005(#2933 of 15192)
  • Hello Kitty Ground by Stephanie D., August 18, 2005(#2934 of 15192)
  • duct tape and plastic in classic colors or by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2935 of 15192)
  • Hello Kitty Ground Tarp.My by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2936 of 15192)
  • "Tourniquets for by JayKay, August 18, 2005(#2937 of 15192)
  • SpongeBob Gasmask with Matching Hazmat by Aradiaseven, August 18, 2005(#2938 of 15192)
  • by Racehorse, August 18, 2005(#2939 of 15192)
  • I love that it's optional.I also love that for 72 by Alizarin, August 18, 2005(#2940 of 15192)
  • They can last at least another day on chalk, paste, by Cathy Georges, August 18, 2005(#2941 of 15192)
  • I also love that for 72 hours stuck in by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2942 of 15192)
  • They'll be the first to be eaten, by Biscuit, August 18, 2005(#2943 of 15192)
  • But they'll be the logical targets for everyone else to by Cathy Georges, August 18, 2005(#2944 of 15192)
  • I think people around here spend too much time together. by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2945 of 15192)
  • I almost posted something to that effect, then decided by Racehorse, August 18, 2005(#2946 of 15192)
  • Put the lotion in the by Lori Dee, August 18, 2005(#2947 of 15192)
  • You guys are making me laugh. Okay, here's another by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2948 of 15192)
  • I just know if I don't fork over the 100 bucks, I'll get by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2949 of 15192)
  • A friend of mine, the one who camped out to get by Racehorse, August 18, 2005(#2950 of 15192)
  • Oh, for goodness' sake. "Consider" a contribution? And by Darci, August 18, 2005(#2951 of 15192)
  • Well see I always feeeeeel like keeping my money, by Sue Generous, August 18, 2005(#2952 of 15192)
  • If you think it's optional, take a look by Harri P., August 18, 2005(#2953 of 15192)
  • Since Julia starts Kindergarten next week, I figured it by Bethany F., August 19, 2005(#2954 of 15192)
  • like $75 in nickels or by Julia M., August 19, 2005(#2955 of 15192)
  • Julia, you don't seem like the type that would respond by Sue Generous, August 19, 2005(#2956 of 15192)
  • Yeah, when will the airforce have to have a bake sale to by j. ross, August 19, 2005(#2957 of 15192)
  • You have all been so funny today that I've been sitting by Kteemac, August 19, 2005(#2958 of 15192)
  • Something to do with head lice?Or is this an by Patience, August 19, 2005(#2959 of 15192)
  • Other students' lists will say: Washboard, jug, old by Stephanie D., August 19, 2005(#2960 of 15192)
  • Julia, you don't seem like the type by Julia M., August 19, 2005(#2961 of 15192)
  • Other students' lists will say: by Alice CK, August 19, 2005(#2962 of 15192)
  • I'd also like to give something annoying, like $75 in by JayKay, August 19, 2005(#2963 of 15192)
  • As I said, I will fork out the dough, this and every by Sue Generous, August 19, 2005(#2964 of 15192)
  • Other students' lists will say: by Decca, August 19, 2005(#2965 of 15192)
  • If I send her to school with a comb in a homemade wax by Kteemac, August 19, 2005(#2966 of 15192)
  • The wording is unfortunate, but consider yourself lucky by dirt track date, August 19, 2005(#2967 of 15192)
  • Oh, I'll bet the selling of the wrapping paper and the by Alice CK, August 20, 2005(#2968 of 15192)
  • We just finished our first PTA by terrilynn, August 20, 2005(#2969 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 21, 2005(#2970 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 21, 2005(#2971 of 15192)
  • ok, I admit to being PTO president at the middle school by ElenaW, August 22, 2005(#2972 of 15192)
  • only a clipboardI am by Brigit M, August 22, 2005(#2973 of 15192)
  • I didn't get a school supply list with the packet of by Bethany F., August 22, 2005(#2974 of 15192)
  • If it were me, I'd call, but I'm anal that way. As you by Darci, August 22, 2005(#2975 of 15192)
  • Bethany, it can't hurt to call the school, but I think by Alice CK, August 22, 2005(#2976 of 15192)
  • We've already made a nuisance of ourselves getting her by Bethany F., August 22, 2005(#2977 of 15192)
  • In that case, don't worry about it. Pack her a lunch, by Alice CK, August 22, 2005(#2978 of 15192)
  • Bethany, Liam's school posted the supplies lists for by terrilynn, August 22, 2005(#2979 of 15192)
  • Around here, a lot of stores have supply lists, by Sadie, August 22, 2005(#2980 of 15192)
  • The letter containing the name of Sophie's kindergarten by Shira, August 23, 2005(#2981 of 15192)
  • Tommy lost his first tooth today! MMP let him call me by Crispy Girl, August 23, 2005(#2982 of 15192)
  • Simon has been disruptive in class, making small noises by Racehorse, August 23, 2005(#2983 of 15192)
  • Race, are you sure it's something he has control over? by Shira, August 23, 2005(#2984 of 15192)
  • I was wondering the same by Kathy Barthway, August 23, 2005(#2985 of 15192)
  • I haven't observed the mouth-noise thing in other by Racehorse, August 23, 2005(#2986 of 15192)
  • Sophie got the kindergarten teacher she "wanted." by Shira, August 23, 2005(#2987 of 15192)
  • That's an interesting perspective.We've been by Racehorse, August 23, 2005(#2988 of 15192)
  • Try a positive approach first - he is Kindergarten? See by ElenaW, August 24, 2005(#2989 of 15192)
  • I'd wait and see as well, but keep an eye on it. The by Brigit M, August 24, 2005(#2990 of 15192)
  • Race, I'm comforted to hear Simon's still sucking his by Crispy Girl, August 24, 2005(#2991 of 15192)
  • <Anxious parent of first-time kindergartener> by Shira, August 24, 2005(#2992 of 15192)
  • Two teeth in two days, Crispy? by Shira, August 24, 2005(#2993 of 15192)
  • Uh, Shira? Chill by Lizzie T., August 24, 2005(#2994 of 15192)
  • Teaching kindergarten requires a master's by Racehorse, August 24, 2005(#2995 of 15192)
  • Chilling. Thank you.I don't know whether it by Shira, August 24, 2005(#2996 of 15192)
  • In several states teachers are all required to get by j. ross, August 24, 2005(#2997 of 15192)
  • M. is starting kindergarten next week and we are pretty by Sue Generous, August 24, 2005(#2998 of 15192)
  • Shira, the information to get out of your neighbor is by Alice CK, August 24, 2005(#2999 of 15192)
  • Alice, the neighbor actually said that they had a fine by Shira, August 24, 2005(#3000 of 15192)
  • Teachers in New York have, I think, four years to get by annefalcon, August 24, 2005(#3001 of 15192)
  • It's not like the teacher is completely by Shira, August 24, 2005(#3002 of 15192)
  • Sue, M would fit right in with Tommy and his Spiderman by Crispy Girl, August 24, 2005(#3003 of 15192)
  • The year's first field trip was today. Liam somehow by terrilynn, August 25, 2005(#3004 of 15192)
  • Oh by Julia M., August 25, 2005(#3005 of 15192)
  • You know, it cracks me up how people think that sort of by CalGal, August 25, 2005(#3006 of 15192)
  • Not that I'm aware of. He's never broken a bone before, by terrilynn, August 25, 2005(#3007 of 15192)
  • Poor Liam!Michael learned to ride without his by Sue Generous, August 25, 2005(#3008 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor Liam! I hope you get some sleep, by Alice CK, August 25, 2005(#3009 of 15192)
  • Poor Liam and Michael! Is it possible the helmet was by Jane Plane, August 25, 2005(#3010 of 15192)
  • Simon's kindergarten teacher was young and pretty, too. by Racehorse, August 25, 2005(#3011 of 15192)
  • There's a kindergarten teacher at Liam's school that by terrilynn, August 25, 2005(#3012 of 15192)
  • Kind of like the kindergarten teacher by Jane Plane, August 25, 2005(#3013 of 15192)
  • Liam feels like the luckiest boy ever (according to him) by terrilynn, August 26, 2005(#3014 of 15192)
  • That's so nice of his teachers. I hate to ask, but by Sue Generous, August 26, 2005(#3015 of 15192)
  • Of course they know he has diabetes. We don't restrict by terrilynn, August 26, 2005(#3016 of 15192)
  • What a nice teacher Liam has! I swear, the ones who go by Jane Plane, August 26, 2005(#3017 of 15192)
  • Liam does have an awfully nice teacher. And a big by Crispy Girl, August 26, 2005(#3018 of 15192)
  • Have you made your move yet, Crispy? I'm woefully by Jane Plane, August 26, 2005(#3019 of 15192)
  • We have moved--the kids and I arrived in FL 2 weeks ago, by Crispy Girl, August 26, 2005(#3020 of 15192)
  • Wow, what a lot going on at once. On topically, how is by Jane Plane, August 26, 2005(#3021 of 15192)
  • Tommy is great. So cute with the 2 missing bottom by Crispy Girl, August 26, 2005(#3022 of 15192)
  • What a cutie. It does take time to adjust to a move, by Sue Generous, August 26, 2005(#3023 of 15192)
  • How sweet, Crispy! Two teeth gone, by Jane Plane, August 26, 2005(#3024 of 15192)
  • Two teeth in two days. They were very loose by Crispy Girl, August 26, 2005(#3025 of 15192)
  • I don't think I'm ready to see Claire toothless! by Carolyn L., August 27, 2005(#3026 of 15192)
  • My daughter's kindergarten teacher called me last night by Shira, September 02, 2005(#3027 of 15192)
  • The one time I was class mom, it was a giant by Harri P., September 02, 2005(#3028 of 15192)
  • I'm going to guess giant pain as well.MMP took by Crispy Girl, September 02, 2005(#3029 of 15192)
  • Live and learn! We'll by Shira, September 02, 2005(#3030 of 15192)
  • You may enjoy it. I got all that out of my system the by Crispy Girl, September 02, 2005(#3031 of 15192)
  • That sounds like hell!As I mentioned elsewhere by Sue Generous, September 02, 2005(#3032 of 15192)
  • I suspect it is just a process of getting it out of my by Shira, September 02, 2005(#3033 of 15192)
  • Fortunately, M. was on a great team of by Harri P., September 02, 2005(#3034 of 15192)
  • Shira will love being class mother. She has just the by j. ross, September 02, 2005(#3035 of 15192)
  • j.ross -- yep! I totally do! Can you say CONTROL by Shira, September 02, 2005(#3036 of 15192)
  • Julia declared kindergarten TERRIBLE. She loved by Bethany F., September 02, 2005(#3037 of 15192)
  • Oh no! What doesn't she like about by Shira, September 02, 2005(#3038 of 15192)
  • Simon finds first grade by Racehorse, September 02, 2005(#3039 of 15192)
  • Welcome to the world, by Sue Generous, September 02, 2005(#3040 of 15192)
  • I know! It's been a bit of an adjustment and culture by Racehorse, September 02, 2005(#3041 of 15192)
  • Julia declared kindergarten by Sapphire, September 02, 2005(#3042 of 15192)
  • Simon has been tired and cranky, too.The by Racehorse, September 02, 2005(#3043 of 15192)
  • Oh no! What doesn't she like about by Bethany F., September 02, 2005(#3044 of 15192)
  • Shira, in my experience the job of the room parent is by Alice CK, September 02, 2005(#3045 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Alice. I made it clear both when I volunteered by Shira, September 02, 2005(#3046 of 15192)
  • Went to the kindergarten "pre-visit" today. It was a by Shira, September 06, 2005(#3047 of 15192)
  • Nephew's reaction to the second day of first grade: by Sapphire, September 06, 2005(#3048 of 15192)
  • Aww. Max had his first day of first grade today and by Julia M., September 06, 2005(#3049 of 15192)
  • Max has blown my heart wide open. Good lord. You make by Ruby Gospel, September 06, 2005(#3050 of 15192)
  • Now I'm stressing out. Sophie's throat still by Shira, September 06, 2005(#3051 of 15192)
  • Julia, what a sweetie!My Julia is much happier by Bethany F., September 06, 2005(#3052 of 15192)
  • Max -- First grade! Yikes! I love the double knots, by Jan Wilson, September 06, 2005(#3053 of 15192)
  • What happens on the first day of kindergarten? If she's by Racehorse, September 06, 2005(#3054 of 15192)
  • Whichever day she goes for the first time will be her by Julia M., September 06, 2005(#3055 of 15192)
  • by Julia M., September 06, 2005(#3056 of 15192)
  • The Ms are so cute! The eyes are very by Racehorse, September 06, 2005(#3057 of 15192)
  • When did they all get to be so big?? The story about Max by Decca, September 06, 2005(#3058 of 15192)
  • When did they all get to be so by Julia M., September 06, 2005(#3059 of 15192)
  • What a wonderful by Diana, September 06, 2005(#3060 of 15192)
  • A colleague of mine was talking about the hype that by Shira, September 06, 2005(#3061 of 15192)
  • Shira, I hope Sophie feels better soon! I think your by Carolyn L., September 06, 2005(#3062 of 15192)
  • Shira, you know how shrinks mindfuck everything. Keep by Kathy Barthway, September 07, 2005(#3063 of 15192)
  • We went to the open house at Michael's school today, by Sue Generous, September 07, 2005(#3064 of 15192)
  • Shira, unless she's noticeably worse tomorrow, I'd say by Alice CK, September 07, 2005(#3065 of 15192)
  • He thought he was going to be able to by Sapphire, September 07, 2005(#3066 of 15192)
  • The M family is exceedingly handsome, and I noticed esp. by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3067 of 15192)
  • Really, Alice? I truly think she won't get worse; she by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3068 of 15192)
  • If she still has a fever in the morning I don't think by kas, September 07, 2005(#3069 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't think about sending her if she has a fever in by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3070 of 15192)
  • Is it a full-day kindergarten? I was thinking it was by Alice CK, September 07, 2005(#3071 of 15192)
  • I was just thinking about her spreading it to the other by Kathy Barthway, September 07, 2005(#3072 of 15192)
  • Yes, that's one reason to keep a feverish kid by Alice CK, September 07, 2005(#3073 of 15192)
  • She woke up a different kid this morning. Absolutely no by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3074 of 15192)
  • Aw. Does she look like the all-American kindergartener by Ruby Gospel, September 07, 2005(#3075 of 15192)
  • Oh, the pigtails! I can't believe what a big girl she is by Marya, September 07, 2005(#3076 of 15192)
  • So cute! I hope she enjoys by Bethany F., September 07, 2005(#3077 of 15192)
  • I love those bangs!Simon has picture day today. by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3078 of 15192)
  • We need to work on shoe tying, too. Maybe Max M. could by Crispy Girl, September 07, 2005(#3079 of 15192)
  • Thanks! We'll keep her.Incidentally, the by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3080 of 15192)
  • Sign us up for the shoe-tying. Liam's hit a bit of a by terrilynn, September 07, 2005(#3081 of 15192)
  • Tommy had a lot of other stuff to be focusing on, with by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3082 of 15192)
  • Sophie is adorable.Max is indeed a champion by Julia M., September 07, 2005(#3083 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Julia!Sophie helped her preschool by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3084 of 15192)
  • Max is a clever boy. I may suggest the helpful aspect by Crispy Girl, September 07, 2005(#3085 of 15192)
  • Julian didn't know how to tie his shoes reliably until by Harri P., September 07, 2005(#3086 of 15192)
  • Max was early with it. Other things he did early were by Julia M., September 07, 2005(#3087 of 15192)
  • My Max's first day of third grade is today. Here is by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3088 of 15192)
  • Simon would rather not eat with utensils. We have to by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3089 of 15192)
  • Julian talked extremely early and potty trained around by Harri P., September 07, 2005(#3090 of 15192)
  • How cute is Max by Kathy Barthway, September 07, 2005(#3091 of 15192)
  • He just looks like an X to by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3092 of 15192)
  • His hair is only going to stay all wet-combed down like by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3093 of 15192)
  • (Really, Race?? Hmm. I did the same thing I always do, by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3094 of 15192)
  • Annie, I don't remember not seeing your photos by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3095 of 15192)
  • OK, when I put the picture in my address window, I get by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3096 of 15192)
  • Max G has gotten very handsome! What a big boy. His by Julia M., September 07, 2005(#3097 of 15192)
  • That is a great picture of by Bethany F., September 07, 2005(#3098 of 15192)
  • Julia, those M. children are by JayKay, September 07, 2005(#3099 of 15192)
  • Look at that grown-up Max G! And why am I just now by Crispy Girl, September 07, 2005(#3100 of 15192)
  • Simon has gotten better about using lap napkins, and by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3101 of 15192)
  • What a great picture of Big Boy Max! And Julia, you by terrilynn, September 07, 2005(#3102 of 15192)
  • What a by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3103 of 15192)
  • I can't believe he's a third grader already. I REMEMBER by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3104 of 15192)
  • I've written a little for him, but I've really by terrilynn, September 07, 2005(#3105 of 15192)
  • Simon wipes his mouth on his sleeve, too. He will also by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3106 of 15192)
  • Tommy either wipes his hands on his shirt or on the by Crispy Girl, September 07, 2005(#3107 of 15192)
  • So the strangest thing so far about Sophie being in by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3108 of 15192)
  • OMG, it never ever occurs to me to call and check in. by Cathy Georges, September 07, 2005(#3109 of 15192)
  • I can't remember the last time I checked in to see how by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3110 of 15192)
  • Do you mean to day care? I'm sorry, I forget how old by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3111 of 15192)
  • She's four. But we never called when she was a baby, by Cathy Georges, September 07, 2005(#3112 of 15192)
  • Annie, I can't see Max! Damn that work filter! I'll by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3113 of 15192)
  • Annie, Max has that in-between look. He still has some by annefalcon, September 07, 2005(#3114 of 15192)
  • We didn't take photos of Simon's first day of First by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3115 of 15192)
  • Max has taken up saying 'Sweeeeet!' whenever something by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3116 of 15192)
  • Simon says, "A little help here!?" whenever he wants by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3117 of 15192)
  • Is this common teen by Kathy Barthway, September 07, 2005(#3118 of 15192)
  • Oh, so the Barth Way thinks she can diss me. by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3119 of 15192)
  • Awesome! I forgot about all the "Awesomes!" He's got by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3120 of 15192)
  • Yes, I also get "A little help here?" and by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3121 of 15192)
  • Is this common teen by Deborah Quest, September 07, 2005(#3122 of 15192)
  • No! The counselors were all real pimply bonafide high by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3123 of 15192)
  • I consciously adopted it after "Dude, Where's My Car," by Harri P., September 07, 2005(#3124 of 15192)
  • Sophie's finished with school and her initial reaction by Shira, September 07, 2005(#3125 of 15192)
  • "Mom, can I play my game?""Sure, go by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3126 of 15192)
  • Ever heard of a tiny little tv show called "South by rtb, September 07, 2005(#3127 of 15192)
  • Is that some kind of a Simpsons by Annie G, September 07, 2005(#3128 of 15192)
  • We get awesome! and suh-weet! a lot. And when he's by terrilynn, September 07, 2005(#3129 of 15192)
  • Haven't heard "Dude" yet.There are some others I by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3130 of 15192)
  • Oh, here's one:"Thanks, Mom! You're the best mom by Racehorse, September 07, 2005(#3131 of 15192)
  • Is that some kind of a Simpsons by Harri P., September 07, 2005(#3132 of 15192)
  • "Second of all, I HATE ETHNIC FOOD. GIMME A CHEESEBURGER by Sapphire, September 07, 2005(#3133 of 15192)
  • Race, I hear that from both Tommy & Della. You mean, by Crispy Girl, September 07, 2005(#3134 of 15192)
  • Isn't "Sweet!" a Napolean Dynamite by Biscuit, September 07, 2005(#3135 of 15192)
  • I thought "sweet!" was newly popularized by the scene in by Patience, September 07, 2005(#3136 of 15192)
  • "Sweet!" a Napolean Dynamite by j. ross, September 07, 2005(#3137 of 15192)
  • I thought "sweet!" was popularized by by Harri P., September 07, 2005(#3138 of 15192)
  • Simon says, "A little help here!?" whenever he wants by JDF, September 08, 2005(#3139 of 15192)
  • Waiting patiently for the bus: by annefalcon, September 08, 2005(#3140 of 15192)
  • Oh--I don't know that I've ever seen the younger falcon by Crispy Girl, September 08, 2005(#3141 of 15192)
  • Beautiful kids, by Racehorse, September 08, 2005(#3142 of 15192)
  • The farewell brother shot is perfectly wonderful. What by Annie G, September 08, 2005(#3143 of 15192)
  • They love each other and are always touching: hugging or by annefalcon, September 08, 2005(#3144 of 15192)
  • They're gorgeous, annefalcon. I don't think I've ever by Shira, September 08, 2005(#3145 of 15192)
  • I'm loving all the back to school pictures. I need to by Bethany F., September 08, 2005(#3146 of 15192)
  • The bus was about fifteen minutes late, so I must not by annefalcon, September 08, 2005(#3147 of 15192)
  • Simon has homework! He's rather excited about it. We by Racehorse, September 08, 2005(#3148 of 15192)
  • He loved his first day, and crashed by Shira, September 08, 2005(#3149 of 15192)
  • That's so sweet, Shira.annefalcon, your boys are by terrilynn, September 08, 2005(#3150 of 15192)
  • The falcon boys are unbearably cute. What a by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3151 of 15192)
  • I know this is probably a mindfuck, but I'm having a by Shira, September 08, 2005(#3152 of 15192)
  • Yes. Yes you are. Since these are emergency contacts, by Kathy Barthway, September 08, 2005(#3153 of 15192)
  • *sigh*Right.At least I'm AWARE I'm a by Shira, September 08, 2005(#3154 of 15192)
  • What about the Persons To Contact In Case Of Forgotten by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3155 of 15192)
  • I always just put Domino's down for by j. ross, September 08, 2005(#3156 of 15192)
  • Are you kidding? You see, I take this kindergarten by Shira, September 08, 2005(#3157 of 15192)
  • and since we are into the cute pix, if you go to by Jan Wilson, September 08, 2005(#3158 of 15192)
  • Are you by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3159 of 15192)
  • Forgotten lunch. Sigh. On Tuesday, Charlie watched me by annefalcon, September 08, 2005(#3160 of 15192)
  • That's your boy, Jan?!? The last time I saw him he was by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3161 of 15192)
  • Or Persons To Contact In Case Of Vague Ennui by Kathy Barthway, September 08, 2005(#3162 of 15192)
  • I have you down as mine for that one, Kathy by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3163 of 15192)
  • Why, because you think you'll look good compared to by Kathy Barthway, September 08, 2005(#3164 of 15192)
  • Ha!No, I thought you'd sing me show by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3165 of 15192)
  • WHEN YOU WALK THROUGH A by Kathy Barthway, September 08, 2005(#3166 of 15192)
  • Much better by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3167 of 15192)
  • Great, 'cause I feel like shit. I hate that by Kathy Barthway, September 08, 2005(#3168 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry. Would you like half of a peanut butter and by Julia M., September 08, 2005(#3169 of 15192)
  • Jan, what a darling boy.Margaret has apparently by terrilynn, September 08, 2005(#3170 of 15192)
  • Charlie's lunch ticket is why I'm so glad both schools by Crispy Girl, September 08, 2005(#3171 of 15192)
  • "These are cute toesies. Theys is by Alice CK, September 08, 2005(#3172 of 15192)
  • Most of the time the 'emergency' is the kid is sick and by kas, September 08, 2005(#3173 of 15192)
  • That would have to be pretty sick, I think, for them to by Alice CK, September 08, 2005(#3174 of 15192)
  • well, julia, the last time i saw margaret, her in utero by Jan Wilson, September 08, 2005(#3175 of 15192)
  • My sister's kids call me all the time to pick them up by kas, September 08, 2005(#3176 of 15192)
  • Jeez, how often do they get sick? I don't think I have by j. ross, September 08, 2005(#3177 of 15192)
  • I think we've had to pick Simon up once in the past by Racehorse, September 08, 2005(#3178 of 15192)
  • That's not the office calling the "emergency contact" by Alice CK, September 08, 2005(#3179 of 15192)
  • No I am the emergency contact and only people on that by kas, September 08, 2005(#3180 of 15192)
  • by Sue Generous, September 08, 2005(#3181 of 15192)
  • Yes, I know that, but do you really think the school by Alice CK, September 08, 2005(#3182 of 15192)
  • I don't even know who's on our emergency contact list. by Sadie, September 09, 2005(#3183 of 15192)
  • Liam P., First Grader: by terrilynn, September 09, 2005(#3184 of 15192)
  • So by Racehorse, September 09, 2005(#3185 of 15192)
  • What a by Kathy Barthway, September 09, 2005(#3186 of 15192)
  • Liam's looking so grown-up there. Tommy has a very by Crispy Girl, September 09, 2005(#3187 of 15192)
  • Liam prefers shirts with superheroes on them, of course, by terrilynn, September 09, 2005(#3188 of 15192)
  • Not buttons! Oh no no no no no. Only t-shirts. by Crispy Girl, September 09, 2005(#3189 of 15192)
  • Well, the first week of kindergarten was definitely a by Carolyn L., September 10, 2005(#3190 of 15192)
  • Moves are really hard. Julia acted out for the first by Bethany F., September 10, 2005(#3191 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, September 10, 2005(#3192 of 15192)
  • Bethany, Maggie went full-day K from 7:50 to 2:30; I by Ruby Gospel, September 10, 2005(#3193 of 15192)
  • Liam's school day is 7:55 to 2:20. His preschool was by terrilynn, September 10, 2005(#3194 of 15192)
  • Julia's preschool last year was 9 - 11:30. This is a by Bethany F., September 10, 2005(#3195 of 15192)
  • Most schools around here have the 30 minute combined by JDF, September 11, 2005(#3196 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, September 11, 2005(#3197 of 15192)
  • It's fundraising time for the PTA already. Damned by Shira, September 13, 2005(#3198 of 15192)
  • Hey, I haven't gotten E's picture up yet, but he is by Jane Plane, September 15, 2005(#3199 of 15192)
  • I am being inundated with JOIN THIS and HELP OUT WITH by Shira, September 16, 2005(#3200 of 15192)
  • join the PTA - you don't have to do anything, they by ElenaW, September 16, 2005(#3201 of 15192)
  • So I can join and not be obligated to go to all their by Shira, September 16, 2005(#3202 of 15192)
  • Check to see how the PTA is structured. They need a by kas, September 16, 2005(#3203 of 15192)
  • At our schools, every parent is a defacto member of the by Marsie Dotes, September 16, 2005(#3204 of 15192)
  • At our (private Montessori) school, we decided last year by Annie G, September 16, 2005(#3205 of 15192)
  • on this date, I will be set up person by j. ross, September 16, 2005(#3206 of 15192)
  • I wasn't sure if being a member of the PTA is by Shira, September 16, 2005(#3207 of 15192)
  • It costs money to be in the PTA? Or am I by Decca, September 16, 2005(#3208 of 15192)
  • The dues are something like $10 here and at least part by terrilynn, September 16, 2005(#3209 of 15192)
  • Yep. No by Shira, September 16, 2005(#3210 of 15192)
  • I don't think it costs to be in our PTO.I think by Jane Plane, September 16, 2005(#3211 of 15192)
  • Jane, I'm so glad to hear good news of Eli--I've missed by Carolyn L., September 16, 2005(#3212 of 15192)
  • How much time is spent in French by Jane Plane, September 16, 2005(#3213 of 15192)
  • Here PTA dues are split with the national org, but PTO by ElenaW, September 16, 2005(#3214 of 15192)
  • If you don't join PTA then every time you walk into the by dirt track date, September 17, 2005(#3215 of 15192)
  • If you don't join PTA then every time by Shira, September 17, 2005(#3216 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, September 18, 2005(#3217 of 15192)
  • The kindergarten teachers are sending home little books by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3218 of 15192)
  • That's actually a milepost I've seen in checking on by Annie G, September 20, 2005(#3219 of 15192)
  • Also, just because it's an easy book for her doesn't by Harri P., September 20, 2005(#3220 of 15192)
  • just because it's an easy book for her by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3221 of 15192)
  • Tommy gets similar books sent home to read, Shira. The by Crispy Girl, September 20, 2005(#3222 of 15192)
  • Sweet Tommy. How exciting to get MMP's old comic by Jane Plane, September 20, 2005(#3223 of 15192)
  • Yikes, that's a difficult situation, Jane. I'm glad Eli by Diana, September 20, 2005(#3224 of 15192)
  • I'm sure the nurse is used to it and it won't be a big by j. ross, September 20, 2005(#3225 of 15192)
  • As j. ross said, I'm sure the nurse has plenty of kids by Jane Plane, September 20, 2005(#3226 of 15192)
  • Jane, is he on maintenance meds? I forget if you've by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3227 of 15192)
  • No maintenance medication. I'm not quite sure what the by Jane Plane, September 20, 2005(#3228 of 15192)
  • Jane, we start the maintenance meds in the fall and by annefalcon, September 20, 2005(#3229 of 15192)
  • Kat is on maintenance meds but she's never had an by Diana, September 20, 2005(#3230 of 15192)
  • M. loves kindergarten. Every week they bring in an item by Sue Generous, September 20, 2005(#3231 of 15192)
  • That is so sweet, Sue. Don't you hate to think of a time by Jane Plane, September 20, 2005(#3232 of 15192)
  • When Julian was in K, he wanted to wear his school by Harri P., September 20, 2005(#3233 of 15192)
  • My nieces and nephews didn't start to hate school until by kas, September 20, 2005(#3234 of 15192)
  • Let's face it: kindergarten is way more fun, by Harri P., September 20, 2005(#3235 of 15192)
  • Julia told me she was the only kid in her class who by Bethany F., September 20, 2005(#3236 of 15192)
  • So far, Eli has not complained about going to by Jane Plane, September 20, 2005(#3237 of 15192)
  • Don't you hate to think of a time when by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3238 of 15192)
  • You're a weirdo though.I hated kindergarten. by j. ross, September 20, 2005(#3239 of 15192)
  • I wouldn’t think kindergarten was that by Harri P., September 20, 2005(#3240 of 15192)
  • I hated kindergarten because I already knew how to read. by Mistress Manners, September 20, 2005(#3241 of 15192)
  • Your a weirdo by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3242 of 15192)
  • I loved it because I could read script and the teacher by Harri P., September 20, 2005(#3243 of 15192)
  • I’m really not crazy about Julia’s teacher. The by Bethany F., September 20, 2005(#3244 of 15192)
  • OK, I now feel terrible for the crying by Harri P., September 20, 2005(#3245 of 15192)
  • Wow, Bethany. That's by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3246 of 15192)
  • Me, too, Harri. That teacher needs some good by Jane Plane, September 20, 2005(#3247 of 15192)
  • If a kid is crying all the time in school it is a rare by j. ross, September 20, 2005(#3248 of 15192)
  • OK, I now feel terrible for the crying by Bethany F., September 20, 2005(#3249 of 15192)
  • Plus the loser obviously doesn't think kindergarten by Bethany F., September 20, 2005(#3250 of 15192)
  • I'd like to say something to the by j. ross, September 20, 2005(#3251 of 15192)
  • The loser is obviously better at going by Harri P., September 20, 2005(#3252 of 15192)
  • Yeah, the crying boy is definintely not something to by Jan Wilson, September 20, 2005(#3253 of 15192)
  • If every parent said something to a by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3254 of 15192)
  • I've gotta believe most of the stuff that is complained by Jan Wilson, September 20, 2005(#3255 of 15192)
  • i guarantee you that a kid'll be by Shira, September 20, 2005(#3256 of 15192)
  • Jan, it is pretty common for daycare centers to send by Julie F, September 20, 2005(#3257 of 15192)
  • At the parents' meeting with the teacher, we learned by Sue Generous, September 20, 2005(#3258 of 15192)
  • We were told at our 2/3 grade teacher's orientation that by Anne L., September 20, 2005(#3259 of 15192)
  • The school hasn't become completely by j. ross, September 20, 2005(#3260 of 15192)
  • Yup, j. ross, it is, but it's a very good school by Anne L., September 20, 2005(#3261 of 15192)
  • Sue, just ignore the by CalGal, September 20, 2005(#3262 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't worry about it either, by Anne L., September 20, 2005(#3263 of 15192)
  • Well, my MIL got all my snacks for me and I think they by Sue Generous, September 20, 2005(#3264 of 15192)
  • My kids don't mind, and my second-grader makes sure by Sue Generous, September 20, 2005(#3265 of 15192)
  • well, i'm the parent of the kid with the peanut allergy by Jan Wilson, September 20, 2005(#3266 of 15192)
  • I knew there was someone here with a real by Sue Generous, September 20, 2005(#3267 of 15192)
  • because if he touched my kid without by CalGal, September 20, 2005(#3268 of 15192)
  • I wrote this: FAAN (an advocacy organization) estimates by Jan Wilson, September 20, 2005(#3269 of 15192)
  • and I remember writing already that she wasn't in public by Jan Wilson, September 20, 2005(#3270 of 15192)
  • Sorry, I meant she should stay the hell out of any by CalGal, September 20, 2005(#3271 of 15192)
  • I can believe that 2 million school kids have food by Sue Generous, September 20, 2005(#3272 of 15192)
  • See, Sue makes the point. People who write about by j. ross, September 20, 2005(#3273 of 15192)
  • Sorry, I meant she should stay the hell out of any by JDF, September 21, 2005(#3274 of 15192)
  • There's no where in the article that I wrote anyway that by Jan Wilson, September 21, 2005(#3275 of 15192)
  • I still want to know if this is so common why kids by dirt track date, September 21, 2005(#3276 of 15192)
  • Jan--as you know, I don't think schools should handle by CalGal, September 21, 2005(#3277 of 15192)
  • Interesting - there is a peanut-allergic boy in Eli's by Jane Plane, September 21, 2005(#3278 of 15192)
  • I still want to know if this is so by Sapphire, September 21, 2005(#3279 of 15192)
  • E's class has a small snack every day right before the by Jane Plane, September 21, 2005(#3280 of 15192)
  • Most grade schools eat snack once a day in the by j. ross, September 21, 2005(#3281 of 15192)
  • I think that when we were kids snack was something like by Jan Wilson, September 21, 2005(#3282 of 15192)
  • Jan, I'm not cal, but I do think there's a difference by Jane Plane, September 21, 2005(#3283 of 15192)
  • Liam's class has a snack between 9:30 and 10:00; they by terrilynn, September 21, 2005(#3284 of 15192)
  • Jane: good by Jan Wilson, September 21, 2005(#3285 of 15192)
  • Tommy's class has lunch at 10am. His first kindergarten by Crispy Girl, September 21, 2005(#3286 of 15192)
  • Our Brooklyn NY private school has a kid with a by Annie G, September 21, 2005(#3287 of 15192)
  • (just had mooncakes at our friend's house the other day, by Jane Plane, September 21, 2005(#3288 of 15192)
  • Kids bring in their own snacks-Liam by Harri P., September 21, 2005(#3289 of 15192)
  • So it'll be blinis and by Patience, September 21, 2005(#3290 of 15192)
  • Yeah, but sevruga, not by Harri P., September 21, 2005(#3291 of 15192)
  • Max and I stop almost every day after school at Bagel by Annie G, September 21, 2005(#3292 of 15192)
  • I wish my mommy bought me a cupcake everyday!Liam by terrilynn, September 21, 2005(#3293 of 15192)
  • I will make the point one more time then shut up. While by Sue Generous, September 21, 2005(#3294 of 15192)
  • Sophie has a snack in kindergarten because they don't by Shira, September 21, 2005(#3295 of 15192)
  • In my son's grade 2 class, they have a small snack by Anne L., September 21, 2005(#3296 of 15192)
  • Now I feel guilty because I always send fruit for snack. by Julia M., September 21, 2005(#3297 of 15192)
  • Snacks vary in our house from granola bars, fruit, by Anne L., September 21, 2005(#3298 of 15192)
  • My second-grader had a lunch supervisor by Jane Plane, September 21, 2005(#3299 of 15192)
  • While not doubting that Jan's daughter by Alice CK, September 21, 2005(#3300 of 15192)
  • Jane, our kids have an option to move to an by Anne L., September 21, 2005(#3301 of 15192)
  • Jan--Jane's exactly right. It's the impact on the other by CalGal, September 21, 2005(#3302 of 15192)
  • I said plainly, upthread, that my daughter's allergy by Jan Wilson, September 21, 2005(#3303 of 15192)
  • No, the parent can just ignore the restrictions. And of by CalGal, September 21, 2005(#3304 of 15192)
  • how exactly would you ignore the restrictions in by Jan Wilson, September 21, 2005(#3305 of 15192)
  • Bring in something with peanuts and when the teacher by CalGal, September 21, 2005(#3306 of 15192)
  • But the problem is that there are things with peanuts in by Kathy Barthway, September 21, 2005(#3307 of 15192)
  • Why would I have to do anything? Send it off. Ain't my by CalGal, September 21, 2005(#3308 of 15192)
  • OK. Just curious. FWIW, I think it's largely a crock by Kathy Barthway, September 21, 2005(#3309 of 15192)
  • Oh, that too. Why the hell should I have to send by CalGal, September 21, 2005(#3310 of 15192)
  • I don't get that either. Each child should bring a by Anne L., September 21, 2005(#3311 of 15192)
  • In other Kindergarten and Beyond news, Simon's 6th by Racehorse, September 21, 2005(#3312 of 15192)
  • Yay, Simon! But, as I believe I have said before, that by Lizzie T., September 21, 2005(#3313 of 15192)
  • Yeah, it does seem weird. Like a funeral.We are by Racehorse, September 21, 2005(#3314 of 15192)
  • Like a funeral.This is exactly by Lizzie T., September 22, 2005(#3315 of 15192)
  • Most grade schools eat snack once a day by Sadie, September 22, 2005(#3316 of 15192)
  • Too late! I think most kids would like chocolate on by Racehorse, September 22, 2005(#3317 of 15192)
  • I did chocolate-on-chocolate for Anna's school party by Cathy Georges, September 22, 2005(#3318 of 15192)
  • Sophie asked me tonight when kindergarten was going to by Shira, September 22, 2005(#3319 of 15192)
  • Are her letters perfect yet? Because that's what the by Alice CK, September 22, 2005(#3320 of 15192)
  • No, her letters aren't perfect at all.I know that by Shira, September 22, 2005(#3321 of 15192)
  • Happy early birthday to Simon SquarePants! Wow, and I by Jane Plane, September 22, 2005(#3322 of 15192)
  • Race, I hope you didn't use that lame-o soy flour. by Kathy Barthway, September 22, 2005(#3323 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, September 22, 2005(#3324 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday by Crispy Girl, September 22, 2005(#3325 of 15192)
  • Happy Birthday to by Carolyn L., September 22, 2005(#3326 of 15192)
  • Happy Birthday to Simon!Shira: I wouldn't by Jan Wilson, September 22, 2005(#3327 of 15192)
  • I didn't use the word boring when I talked with her by Shira, September 22, 2005(#3328 of 15192)
  • I didn't use the word boring when I talked with her by Sue Generous, September 22, 2005(#3329 of 15192)
  • Liam's first quarter of first grade ends tomorrow. It by terrilynn, September 22, 2005(#3330 of 15192)
  • At what age do you let your kid venture out into the by Carolyn L., September 23, 2005(#3331 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, Sophie is allowed to go to people's houses by by Shira, September 23, 2005(#3332 of 15192)
  • I keep wondering that too, Carolyn. Obviously Anna is by Cathy Georges, September 23, 2005(#3333 of 15192)
  • I'll be interested in the responses to your question, by Ruby Gospel, September 23, 2005(#3334 of 15192)
  • We finally let our kids go. At 4.5 and 5.5 they wander by Sue Generous, September 23, 2005(#3335 of 15192)
  • At seven, I walked three blocks to school and back by Cathy Georges, September 23, 2005(#3336 of 15192)
  • Interesting discussion. I don't let my 7 yo walk three by Jan Wilson, September 23, 2005(#3337 of 15192)
  • I think 5 is +/- the right time to start letting a kid by j. ross, September 23, 2005(#3338 of 15192)
  • My kids were also out and about at 5, give or take; we by Brigit M, September 24, 2005(#3339 of 15192)
  • I'd give her some opportunities to walk across the by dirt track date, September 24, 2005(#3340 of 15192)
  • I was going to say exactly what dtd said. The rule by Jane Plane, September 24, 2005(#3341 of 15192)
  • Thanks so much, everyone, for the input. I had no way by Carolyn L., September 25, 2005(#3342 of 15192)
  • Mr. G. and I went to our last PTA meeting the other by Sue Generous, September 25, 2005(#3343 of 15192)
  • Sue, is it the last meeting for you because of the by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3344 of 15192)
  • I was overwhelmed with the number of projects with by Sue Generous, September 26, 2005(#3345 of 15192)
  • I was overwhelmed with the number of by Julia M., September 26, 2005(#3346 of 15192)
  • How much do you all get involved with kindergarten by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3347 of 15192)
  • I think you should make sure the homework gets done, but by Julia M., September 26, 2005(#3348 of 15192)
  • That's what I did (made sure it got done and didn't by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3349 of 15192)
  • I'd leave it between Sophie and the teacher. If she's by mollyT, September 26, 2005(#3350 of 15192)
  • Don't micromanage the kid's homework in kindergarten. If by Harri P., September 26, 2005(#3351 of 15192)
  • Excellent. Glad to hear my instincts were by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3352 of 15192)
  • Because you are a control freak, which I can say because by Annie G, September 26, 2005(#3353 of 15192)
  • Thanks for that, by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3354 of 15192)
  • Claire's homework tends to be ridiculous, but requires by Carolyn L., September 26, 2005(#3355 of 15192)
  • Shira, and I say this with love, I'm so glad you exist. by Alice CK, September 26, 2005(#3356 of 15192)
  • Alice, mmmmmWAH!And the funny thing is, I don't by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3357 of 15192)
  • I don't feel hyper or unmellow or by Alice CK, September 26, 2005(#3358 of 15192)
  • Um, well, yeah. All is right with the by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3359 of 15192)
  • Anyway, back on topic, you do need to back up off the by Alice CK, September 26, 2005(#3360 of 15192)
  • Oh, I'm not truly angsting about it. We do plenty of by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3361 of 15192)
  • I think the key to that is to let her develop the by j. ross, September 26, 2005(#3362 of 15192)
  • So very little supervision, j.ross? At least until she by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3363 of 15192)
  • My suggestion is as little as possible, obviously the by j. ross, September 26, 2005(#3364 of 15192)
  • So turn your child over to someone who won't ruin her, by CalGal, September 26, 2005(#3365 of 15192)
  • Don't ruin the fun of homework for her. Let her do it, by dirt track date, September 26, 2005(#3366 of 15192)
  • I think in kindergarten, I should at least check to see by Shira, September 26, 2005(#3367 of 15192)
  • I remind my first grader that he needs to do his, by Julia M., September 26, 2005(#3368 of 15192)
  • I do my kid's homework with him. SO SUE ME! This week by Sue Generous, September 26, 2005(#3369 of 15192)
  • Darci, at this age, all she needs is a place and time to by mollyT, September 26, 2005(#3370 of 15192)
  • I'm stumped, by Julia M., September 26, 2005(#3371 of 15192)
  • The head Asshole in Airforce 1, of by j. ross, September 26, 2005(#3372 of 15192)
  • I'm spending a lot more energy checking by Harri P., September 26, 2005(#3373 of 15192)
  • I help my son with his homework, so when you all are by CalGal, September 26, 2005(#3374 of 15192)
  • To be clear I help my kids with their homework to, if by j. ross, September 26, 2005(#3375 of 15192)
  • Exactly, j. ross. And I'm sending him to school with by Sue Generous, September 26, 2005(#3376 of 15192)
  • noe's sitting at her desk doing 2nd grade homework. i'm by Jan Wilson, September 26, 2005(#3377 of 15192)
  • New homework problem:Charlie cannot for the life by annefalcon, September 26, 2005(#3378 of 15192)
  • A place with nothing else to do?If he is just by j. ross, September 26, 2005(#3379 of 15192)
  • A place with nothing else to by Harri P., September 26, 2005(#3380 of 15192)
  • This kid cannot NOT talk, is the problem. And it is by annefalcon, September 26, 2005(#3381 of 15192)
  • Desk/table facing a blank wall. Seriously, I'm 37 and by Sapphire, September 27, 2005(#3382 of 15192)
  • De-lurking with a discipline problem.Simon has by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3383 of 15192)
  • Why is the teacher calling when he refuses to do by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3384 of 15192)
  • She threatened to call us if he didn't do his work. He by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3385 of 15192)
  • That's a lot to think about. My first thought is that by Ruby Gospel, September 27, 2005(#3386 of 15192)
  • This is not public school, by j. ross, September 27, 2005(#3387 of 15192)
  • She threatened to call us if he didn't by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3388 of 15192)
  • The teacher yesterday told Simon he needed to finish his by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3389 of 15192)
  • Cal, there is no other teacher for elementary. We get by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3390 of 15192)
  • We get the sad faces and detailed notes by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3391 of 15192)
  • j ross: it's a private, Montessori by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3392 of 15192)
  • Cal, he has no TV and no PS2 until Saturday, longer if by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3393 of 15192)
  • And sending the work home isn't going by sohcahtoa, September 27, 2005(#3394 of 15192)
  • I am thinking the problem is largely with the teacher by j. ross, September 27, 2005(#3395 of 15192)
  • If your household has or is undergoing changes/stress or by Ruby Gospel, September 27, 2005(#3396 of 15192)
  • When you said "elementary room" I figured this was a by Kathy Barthway, September 27, 2005(#3397 of 15192)
  • I agree with by Mistress Manners, September 27, 2005(#3398 of 15192)
  • Though what Ruby said, too, about any stress at home by Kathy Barthway, September 27, 2005(#3399 of 15192)
  • Montessori is definitely not for everyone, said the by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3400 of 15192)
  • Race, what home consequences do you have beyond TV and by Carolyn L., September 27, 2005(#3401 of 15192)
  • I myself would have been distracted by Brigit M, September 27, 2005(#3402 of 15192)
  • Actually, given that Race did mention that personal and by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3403 of 15192)
  • Well, we have certainly experienced stress in the home by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3404 of 15192)
  • No, any consequence has to be daily. You're saying he by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3405 of 15192)
  • He was born after the cutoff, so any school we would by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3406 of 15192)
  • I think it's worth teaching him how to by Ruby Gospel, September 27, 2005(#3407 of 15192)
  • Absolutely kids know when parents are stressed, and it's by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3408 of 15192)
  • Race, when Tommy was going through a very rough stretch by Crispy Girl, September 27, 2005(#3409 of 15192)
  • Racehorse, have you just asked him what's wrong? I by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3410 of 15192)
  • Crispy, thanks for that suggestion. I'll talk to my by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3411 of 15192)
  • Also, there's "working on the source of the stress," by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3412 of 15192)
  • Shira, I have asked him what's wrong. During, after, by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3413 of 15192)
  • I have to deal with the here and by Ruby Gospel, September 27, 2005(#3414 of 15192)
  • What does he say? I'm not interested in what he says by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3415 of 15192)
  • So basically, Race, you've been told in a number of by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3416 of 15192)
  • He shrugs and says, "I don't know." Or, "you were by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3417 of 15192)
  • Cal, if it becomes too much, we would consider moving by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3418 of 15192)
  • Do you pursue it beyond "I don't by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3419 of 15192)
  • I'll ask him what he was thinking about and what he was by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3420 of 15192)
  • Ruby, my husband is biased against by Ruby Gospel, September 27, 2005(#3421 of 15192)
  • From your responses to my questions, I don't get the by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3422 of 15192)
  • Mr. G. & I were very stressed out when we first moved by Sue Generous, September 27, 2005(#3423 of 15192)
  • Sue, it makes a lot of sense. It's that kind of stuff by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3424 of 15192)
  • It is really doubtful, in a Montessori school, that the by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3425 of 15192)
  • Ruby, it's a tough spot. I think he would benefit from by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3426 of 15192)
  • Cross-posted.I don't know. I don't mean to by LC, September 27, 2005(#3427 of 15192)
  • Annie and Sue had some good suggestions about how to do by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3428 of 15192)
  • What DOES happend sometimes is a kid just isn't the by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3429 of 15192)
  • If he went back to kindergarten, it would be at the by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3430 of 15192)
  • I think that person could be a by Ruby Gospel, September 27, 2005(#3431 of 15192)
  • What's your husband's beef with by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3432 of 15192)
  • I've said the same thing as LC. This is a school by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3433 of 15192)
  • Just to interject a sec while everyone's on the by Harri P., September 27, 2005(#3434 of 15192)
  • I'd start with a psychologist, and move to a by Ruby Gospel, September 27, 2005(#3435 of 15192)
  • They do prescribe them for kids, but I would start with by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3436 of 15192)
  • Thanks. His school counselor recommended some outside by Harri P., September 27, 2005(#3437 of 15192)
  • I don't know, Simon, of course, but to me it sounds like by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3438 of 15192)
  • "Simon, I was thinking, maybe you've by Cathy Georges, September 27, 2005(#3439 of 15192)
  • If Mommy's worried about work, it will have occurred to by Jane Plane, September 27, 2005(#3440 of 15192)
  • Shira, I don't know what his beef is with by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3441 of 15192)
  • I agree with LC. I don't see how you can fully solve a by Alice CK, September 27, 2005(#3442 of 15192)
  • Race, this is pretty tough, and I agree that there is a by Jane Plane, September 27, 2005(#3443 of 15192)
  • Well, first of all, if there are work issues, then the by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3444 of 15192)
  • Cal did say it first, but yes, the school may be a big by LC, September 27, 2005(#3445 of 15192)
  • Annie, you moron, it's a school issue. Stop defending by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3446 of 15192)
  • I am not a moron. There's no way to know if it's a by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3447 of 15192)
  • There's no way to know if it's a by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3448 of 15192)
  • I think both the school issue and Simon's take on it can by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3449 of 15192)
  • LC, I actually think putting him back in his previous by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3450 of 15192)
  • That is really incompetent teaching. Why not just hang a by Cathy Georges, September 27, 2005(#3451 of 15192)
  • No one has to be a moron here.sez by Sue Generous, September 27, 2005(#3452 of 15192)
  • What she didn't tell us yesterday is by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3453 of 15192)
  • The teacher should not be threatening to call Simon's by Anne L., September 27, 2005(#3454 of 15192)
  • Jesus, what a stupid thing to say to a kid.Is she by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3455 of 15192)
  • His school counselor recommended some by j. ross, September 27, 2005(#3456 of 15192)
  • Is she actually Montessori-trained and by Jane Plane, September 27, 2005(#3457 of 15192)
  • I think the reason people are also talking about getting by Jane Plane, September 27, 2005(#3458 of 15192)
  • she threatens Simon with calling Dad by j. ross, September 27, 2005(#3459 of 15192)
  • Yes, Annie can't bear that her beloved Montessori is at by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3460 of 15192)
  • If his teacher is a MORON and a dink, which it sounds by Cathy Georges, September 27, 2005(#3461 of 15192)
  • Harri, I would get a recommendation by Harri P., September 27, 2005(#3462 of 15192)
  • I think all the teachers are Montessori certified in by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3463 of 15192)
  • Which means that most people use it for daycare and by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3464 of 15192)
  • What she didn't tell us yesterday is by Shira, September 27, 2005(#3465 of 15192)
  • Cal, there aren't a lot of elementary options around by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3466 of 15192)
  • Maybe you can convince Mr. Horse that public school by Jane Plane, September 27, 2005(#3467 of 15192)
  • What's so awful about by Harri P., September 27, 2005(#3468 of 15192)
  • Race, your husband needs to get over his prejudice about by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3469 of 15192)
  • What's so awful about public?Nothing, if by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3470 of 15192)
  • Sorry on the Montessori defensiveness, but telling a kid by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3471 of 15192)
  • I don't see what the big deal is about repeating by mollyT, September 27, 2005(#3472 of 15192)
  • As far as I can tell, most of the folks who send their by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3473 of 15192)
  • molly, Texas only allows kids to enter kindergarten and by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3474 of 15192)
  • Most people using the place for daycare by Alice CK, September 27, 2005(#3475 of 15192)
  • Alice, it’s still a bad sign. Simon doesn’t want to be by CalGal, September 27, 2005(#3476 of 15192)
  • There's only one elementary class at his by Cathy Georges, September 27, 2005(#3477 of 15192)
  • Alice, I'm sure they do, but it's probably at home with by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3478 of 15192)
  • Cal, I can call, but I'm pretty doubtful at this point. by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3479 of 15192)
  • No, no, I meant that if parents see the school as by Alice CK, September 27, 2005(#3480 of 15192)
  • That's too bad, because you were happy with his by Cathy Georges, September 27, 2005(#3481 of 15192)
  • Yeah, he had a great pre-school/kindergarten by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3482 of 15192)
  • it's jsut the one crappy by j. ross, September 27, 2005(#3483 of 15192)
  • I don't know -- my daughter has been in Montessori by Cathy Georges, September 27, 2005(#3484 of 15192)
  • This is a moron teacher and it's going to be a shitty by sunnyside, September 27, 2005(#3485 of 15192)
  • Most people using the place for daycare by Jane Plane, September 27, 2005(#3486 of 15192)
  • I have a difficult time figuring out if by Cathy Georges, September 27, 2005(#3487 of 15192)
  • I'm going to try to catch the director this afternoon. by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3488 of 15192)
  • Looking at a couple of public-school related web sites, by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3489 of 15192)
  • My kid loves public school kindergarten, as I have said, by Sue Generous, September 27, 2005(#3490 of 15192)
  • >between regular old attrition and by Annie G, September 27, 2005(#3491 of 15192)
  • Ha!EDIT: that was to by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3492 of 15192)
  • Annie, I responded in Educating Our by Jane Plane, September 27, 2005(#3493 of 15192)
  • race: i think a shitty teacher in what is essentially a by Jan Wilson, September 27, 2005(#3494 of 15192)
  • Yes, he by Racehorse, September 27, 2005(#3495 of 15192)
  • I'm late but I just want to say that I think week-long by Ally C, September 28, 2005(#3496 of 15192)
  • I don't know about that. They seem to work for Simon by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3497 of 15192)
  • I would actually let up on the at-home punishments, as by Alice CK, September 28, 2005(#3498 of 15192)
  • I think it is reasonable to keep at-home punishments for by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3499 of 15192)
  • Yes, if he's being a pain in the mornings, that would be by Alice CK, September 28, 2005(#3500 of 15192)
  • Race, it sounds like you did a great job of talking to by Jane Plane, September 28, 2005(#3501 of 15192)
  • I'm late but I just want to say that I by annefalcon, September 28, 2005(#3502 of 15192)
  • Well, he was off to a running start this morning. Lots by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3503 of 15192)
  • Good luck, by Sue Generous, September 28, 2005(#3504 of 15192)
  • Good going, by Crispy Girl, September 28, 2005(#3505 of 15192)
  • Is he getting enough sleep Race? It sounds like there by dirt track date, September 28, 2005(#3506 of 15192)
  • It's hard to get him down for the night. Once we get by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3507 of 15192)
  • Maybe you should keep moving his bedtime back by an hour by Mistress Manners, September 28, 2005(#3508 of 15192)
  • That's what we are doing, but by half-hour increments. by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3509 of 15192)
  • I concur on the bedtime. Liam has to get up at 6:00 and by terrilynn, September 28, 2005(#3510 of 15192)
  • No kidding. Max stayed up until 9:30 or so last night by Julia M., September 28, 2005(#3511 of 15192)
  • Eli regularly is awake until 10 these days. I'm so by Jane Plane, September 28, 2005(#3512 of 15192)
  • We're struggling with late wakefulness, too. Claire is by Carolyn L., September 28, 2005(#3513 of 15192)
  • Wow, I wish Liam's school wasn't until 9:15! We leave by terrilynn, September 28, 2005(#3514 of 15192)
  • Sophie used to color before going to sleep, and she by Shira, September 28, 2005(#3515 of 15192)
  • Who are all these kids that lie awake in a dark room? I by j. ross, September 28, 2005(#3516 of 15192)
  • Simon will stay up quite late a couple times a week. by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3517 of 15192)
  • Who are all these kids that lie awake by Jane Plane, September 28, 2005(#3518 of 15192)
  • Simon's room is not completely dark. Our neighbors next by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3519 of 15192)
  • Oh, she is napping--that's the problem. Sorry I didn't by Carolyn L., September 28, 2005(#3520 of 15192)
  • Okay. That makes me feel better! Even though a 30 minute by Jane Plane, September 28, 2005(#3521 of 15192)
  • If you’ve got a kid who isn’t sleeping, odds are really, by CalGal, September 28, 2005(#3522 of 15192)
  • On the weekend, no nap, and she crashes at around 9:30. by Carolyn L., September 28, 2005(#3523 of 15192)
  • I do think Eli needs more sleep than 9 or so hours a by Jane Plane, September 28, 2005(#3524 of 15192)
  • I think Claire needs more sleep, but not because of any by Carolyn L., September 28, 2005(#3525 of 15192)
  • I definitely think Simon needs more sleep. Even when he by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3526 of 15192)
  • Tommy falls asleep very quickly and is also slow to wake by Crispy Girl, September 28, 2005(#3527 of 15192)
  • On the occasions where he gets to stay by terrilynn, September 28, 2005(#3528 of 15192)
  • Race--the advice that worked for us was to move the by dirt track date, September 28, 2005(#3529 of 15192)
  • He's always been about testing limits. He's pretty much by Racehorse, September 28, 2005(#3530 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, would Claire's K teacher agree to remind Claire by Alice CK, September 28, 2005(#3531 of 15192)
  • Who are all these kids that lie awake by Sadie, September 29, 2005(#3532 of 15192)
  • I always hated to go to sleep, but once lights were out by j. ross, September 29, 2005(#3533 of 15192)
  • I could lie awake for hours in a dark room. I still can, by Cathy Georges, September 29, 2005(#3534 of 15192)
  • My kid already does this at 3. I have successfully been by kas, September 29, 2005(#3535 of 15192)
  • My younger son ran in front of a car yesterday, so he is by Sue Generous, September 29, 2005(#3536 of 15192)
  • In his room? Or do you mean inside the by Alice CK, September 29, 2005(#3537 of 15192)
  • Inside the house. I could also show him those driver ed by Sue Generous, September 29, 2005(#3538 of 15192)
  • I could also show him those driver ed by Cathy Georges, September 29, 2005(#3539 of 15192)
  • I have told Simon the story of when I was playing in the by Racehorse, September 29, 2005(#3540 of 15192)
  • I think that sounds reasonable, if you feel it's by Alice CK, September 29, 2005(#3541 of 15192)
  • No, seriously. Should we do something like by Sue Generous, September 29, 2005(#3542 of 15192)
  • Well, if you think it's necessary in order for him to by Alice CK, September 29, 2005(#3543 of 15192)
  • We live on a dead end street, and we have to fight to by JDF, September 29, 2005(#3544 of 15192)
  • Well, last night Claire was being beastly after having by Carolyn L., September 29, 2005(#3545 of 15192)
  • She won't like the non-Disneyfied stuff, Carolyn. Why by CalGal, September 29, 2005(#3546 of 15192)
  • Yeah, but that Sabages Sabages song really gets a little by j. ross, September 29, 2005(#3547 of 15192)
  • In 1616 John Smith wrote that by Harri P., September 29, 2005(#3548 of 15192)
  • Yes, I do. So do most historians, who give John Smith by CalGal, September 29, 2005(#3549 of 15192)
  • Cal, I'm not setting her up. If she doesn't like it, by Carolyn L., September 29, 2005(#3550 of 15192)
  • In 1616 John Smith wrote that Pocahontas was "the by Johnette, September 29, 2005(#3551 of 15192)
  • Hey, she got to meet James I, which is more than the by Harri P., September 29, 2005(#3552 of 15192)
  • I'm starting to wonder if school, band and Scouts is by Anne L., September 29, 2005(#3553 of 15192)
  • This is going to go off-topic, but Pocahontas did not by Cathy Georges, September 29, 2005(#3554 of 15192)
  • I didn't say she by CalGal, September 29, 2005(#3555 of 15192)
  • She ended up with another colonist, I think--John by Carolyn L., September 29, 2005(#3556 of 15192)
  • Carry on, by Cathy Georges, September 29, 2005(#3557 of 15192)
  • Anne, is there a different after-school care place he by Alice CK, September 29, 2005(#3558 of 15192)
  • Alice, he doesn't want to drop Scouts because he's been by Anne L., September 29, 2005(#3559 of 15192)
  • I was about to be totally appalled at the teacher's by Kathy Barthway, September 29, 2005(#3560 of 15192)
  • He has to be able to do his homework at after school by Julia M., September 30, 2005(#3561 of 15192)
  • If your DCP wants to take in school-age kids, certainly by mollyT, September 30, 2005(#3562 of 15192)
  • If your DCP wants to take in school-age by Julia M., September 30, 2005(#3563 of 15192)
  • Barthy, the teacher is not french. She's a former by Anne L., September 30, 2005(#3564 of 15192)
  • So you can be appalled at her by Alizarin, September 30, 2005(#3565 of 15192)
  • Okay, that's good. I was about to yell at you about by Alice CK, September 30, 2005(#3566 of 15192)
  • Has anyone ever complained about by Kathy Barthway, September 30, 2005(#3567 of 15192)
  • Update on Simon: he has been doing well since I last by Racehorse, October 04, 2005(#3569 of 15192)
  • told her when he went to school on the by Jane Plane, October 04, 2005(#3570 of 15192)
  • I'm glad to hear Simon's doing better in school. It's a by Crispy Girl, October 04, 2005(#3571 of 15192)
  • Love. Ing. It.They do some english in his by Jane Plane, October 04, 2005(#3572 of 15192)
  • That's wonderful Jane.I only remember the name of by Racehorse, October 04, 2005(#3573 of 15192)
  • Tommy's doing very well except there's one kid in the by Crispy Girl, October 04, 2005(#3574 of 15192)
  • I wish a Mrs. Mack for everyone. She sounds like she by Jane Plane, October 04, 2005(#3575 of 15192)
  • Charlie has a nemesis. Actually, I guess he has three. by annefalcon, October 04, 2005(#3576 of 15192)
  • Mrs. Mullen for kindergarten.Miss Neville for first by Annie G, October 04, 2005(#3577 of 15192)
  • Mrs. Porter - KMiss Ray who became Mrs. Brondyke the by Jane Plane, October 04, 2005(#3578 of 15192)
  • This is absurdly by CalGal, October 04, 2005(#3579 of 15192)
  • I'm surprised anyone would remember their by Racehorse, October 04, 2005(#3580 of 15192)
  • Jane, we do get daily behavior reports, but it's just a by Crispy Girl, October 04, 2005(#3581 of 15192)
  • I used to remember all my teachers, but I'm too tired to by Carolyn L., October 04, 2005(#3582 of 15192)
  • Looks like we'll have about six or eight, which is a by Racehorse, October 04, 2005(#3583 of 15192)
  • Check out the cute Halloween-themed cookie sprinkles at by JayKay, October 04, 2005(#3584 of 15192)
  • Well, check out the by CalGal, October 04, 2005(#3585 of 15192)
  • Woodstock's birthday party is Sunday, and so far every by Alice CK, October 04, 2005(#3586 of 15192)
  • Alice the same thing happened for my kid's party. Every by kas, October 04, 2005(#3587 of 15192)
  • That happened to us with the first party we ever gave by terrilynn, October 05, 2005(#3588 of 15192)
  • Oh man, if anyone brings siblings I may have to leave by Alice CK, October 05, 2005(#3589 of 15192)
  • They all asked and I had spread the word it was ok. The by kas, October 05, 2005(#3590 of 15192)
  • It sounds great. Better to have too many and a madhouse by Julia M., October 05, 2005(#3591 of 15192)
  • Yes, by Alice CK, October 05, 2005(#3592 of 15192)
  • Oh, I forgot Simon asked for a pinata this year! I by Racehorse, October 05, 2005(#3593 of 15192)
  • We're renting a jumpy-house by Kathy Barthway, October 05, 2005(#3594 of 15192)
  • I've never done the cookie decorating before, Race -- by Alice CK, October 05, 2005(#3595 of 15192)
  • Alice, you are much more ambitious than I. We've got a by Julie F, October 05, 2005(#3596 of 15192)
  • We're not doing water balloons, just regular water guns. by Racehorse, October 05, 2005(#3597 of 15192)
  • We've invited about 12 kids, and the party is at the by Carolyn L., October 05, 2005(#3598 of 15192)
  • This year, he didn't want to take by Sapphire, October 05, 2005(#3599 of 15192)
  • Her other current interest is by Ase, October 05, 2005(#3600 of 15192)
  • Simon did almost no work at all today. It seems that he by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3601 of 15192)
  • Simon's school is out of its depth with kids as old as by j. ross, October 06, 2005(#3602 of 15192)
  • I know it. We'll need to look for another school, and by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3603 of 15192)
  • It's not mid-year, it's just the beginning by Julia M., October 06, 2005(#3604 of 15192)
  • It sounds like Simon still has some work to do with self by dirt track date, October 06, 2005(#3605 of 15192)
  • I don't know if more kindergarten would be the ticket or by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3606 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine that having him spend a by Harri P., October 06, 2005(#3607 of 15192)
  • I did not say I blamed the school for his hitting or by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3608 of 15192)
  • Sure it did, but that has nothing to do with being by Harri P., October 06, 2005(#3609 of 15192)
  • I didn't say it by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3610 of 15192)
  • OK, well, then I don't understand this. by Harri P., October 06, 2005(#3611 of 15192)
  • I don't see why. I don't refer to his current situation by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3612 of 15192)
  • Race, my $0.02 is that Simon should go to a new school by Crispy Girl, October 06, 2005(#3613 of 15192)
  • I'm sure he may be bored by what public kindergarten has by Sue Generous, October 06, 2005(#3614 of 15192)
  • they will shape him upThis is by j. ross, October 06, 2005(#3615 of 15192)
  • My son is a hard case.Wah!I spoke with my by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3616 of 15192)
  • I'm really glad to hear that. I really think at his age by Ruby Gospel, October 06, 2005(#3617 of 15192)
  • Why would they suddenly stop doing it by Mistress Manners, October 06, 2005(#3618 of 15192)
  • We've never had any indication that he doesn't know "how by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3619 of 15192)
  • Well, his hitting is a sign that he doesn't know "how to by Carolyn L., October 06, 2005(#3620 of 15192)
  • He has problems with acting out with this teacher. by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3621 of 15192)
  • What I mean by knowing how to go to school, Race, is by Ruby Gospel, October 06, 2005(#3622 of 15192)
  • school isn't daycareAnd this by j. ross, October 06, 2005(#3623 of 15192)
  • School isn't daycare, that's true. He's already done by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3624 of 15192)
  • Of course it's not the three weeks. If he were a month by Ruby Gospel, October 06, 2005(#3625 of 15192)
  • I really think at his age it's more by Alice CK, October 06, 2005(#3626 of 15192)
  • It doesn't sound like this teacher or school is by Crispy Girl, October 06, 2005(#3627 of 15192)
  • He's already done preschool and by Alice CK, October 06, 2005(#3628 of 15192)
  • I agree with the general consensus posted, as I said the by CalGal, October 06, 2005(#3629 of 15192)
  • It's not three weeks--there are probably kids in there a by Carolyn L., October 06, 2005(#3630 of 15192)
  • He spent the first couple of months on the time-out by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3631 of 15192)
  • Race, it's clear that Simon's not in a good situation by sunnyside, October 06, 2005(#3632 of 15192)
  • According to the school district web site, the by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3633 of 15192)
  • Do you have a sense for whether you'll have to jump by Shira, October 06, 2005(#3634 of 15192)
  • Race, I've tried to read back to see what's up with by milkmaid, October 06, 2005(#3635 of 15192)
  • I don't think it would be a big deal to get him in for by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3636 of 15192)
  • Race, about my daughter, we moved from one Catholic by Julia M., October 06, 2005(#3637 of 15192)
  • And on the repeating work issue - of course it won't be by Julia M., October 06, 2005(#3638 of 15192)
  • The work isn't as important as the by sohcahtoa, October 06, 2005(#3639 of 15192)
  • Thanks for all the thoughtful posts, everyone.I'm by Racehorse, October 06, 2005(#3640 of 15192)
  • Let us know, Race.I echo what everyone says about by Jan Wilson, October 06, 2005(#3641 of 15192)
  • Race: you got good advice here. Other than being by dirt track date, October 07, 2005(#3642 of 15192)
  • Quick update: Simon had a much better day yesterday, was by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3643 of 15192)
  • Your husband is really being a jerk, if you ask me. I'm by Annie G, October 07, 2005(#3644 of 15192)
  • Seriously, you should still switch schools. Moving him by Cathy Georges, October 07, 2005(#3645 of 15192)
  • Putting him back in daycare with the 3,4,5's seems to be by Mistress Manners, October 07, 2005(#3646 of 15192)
  • I agree with Annie, and I'm really surprised that you're by terrilynn, October 07, 2005(#3647 of 15192)
  • The fact that the teacher took harmless, un-aimed by Alice CK, October 07, 2005(#3648 of 15192)
  • You don't want Simon in a classroom by Ruby Gospel, October 07, 2005(#3649 of 15192)
  • From what you describe, the problems your husband is by LC, October 07, 2005(#3650 of 15192)
  • Yes, that's a good point, by Alice CK, October 07, 2005(#3651 of 15192)
  • Or is there a local Catholic school, where he could go by Mistress Manners, October 07, 2005(#3652 of 15192)
  • SEriously, Mr. Race needs to suck it up and visit the by Cathy Georges, October 07, 2005(#3653 of 15192)
  • I think moving him to what amounts to the preschooler by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3654 of 15192)
  • The Catholic schools aren't really that close to us, and by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3655 of 15192)
  • WRT the teacher's verbal vs. written reports: I don't by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3656 of 15192)
  • There aren't that many places where I would unilaterally by Cathy Georges, October 07, 2005(#3657 of 15192)
  • Cathy: we only have one by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3658 of 15192)
  • Ah, that WOULD make it by Cathy Georges, October 07, 2005(#3659 of 15192)
  • The public school is about six blocks from our house, by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3660 of 15192)
  • I really think that your husband needs to visit the by kas, October 07, 2005(#3661 of 15192)
  • I think a visit to the local public school and the local by Jan Wilson, October 07, 2005(#3662 of 15192)
  • He seems to act like a young six-year-old, I guess. by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3663 of 15192)
  • is your husband as equally concerned about his repeating by Jan Wilson, October 07, 2005(#3664 of 15192)
  • He does most of this stuff at school. I'm not there by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3665 of 15192)
  • That in itself is a reason to move him to a regular by Mistress Manners, October 07, 2005(#3666 of 15192)
  • No, fidgety in church doesn't mean much, I'd say. Even by Jan Wilson, October 07, 2005(#3667 of 15192)
  • He turned six Sept. 22, three weeks after the cutoff by Racehorse, October 07, 2005(#3668 of 15192)
  • Race, you really need to put your foot down. The fact by CalGal, October 07, 2005(#3669 of 15192)
  • I'm joining the chorus right now. Indulging your by dirt track date, October 08, 2005(#3670 of 15192)
  • When Charlie was ready to start kindergarten, I by annefalcon, October 08, 2005(#3671 of 15192)
  • Do you go to every birthday party your kid is invited by Sue Generous, October 08, 2005(#3672 of 15192)
  • You need a saner neighborhood. As kids age they by j. ross, October 08, 2005(#3673 of 15192)
  • Yes and yes. Eventually they start inviting just a few by Harri P., October 08, 2005(#3674 of 15192)
  • It settles down in second grade, imx. We are down to 5 by Annie G, October 09, 2005(#3675 of 15192)
  • Which sounds great, but now in first grade, the parties by JDF, October 09, 2005(#3676 of 15192)
  • Maybe it's a boy/girl thing. I haven't had tears here, by Annie G, October 09, 2005(#3677 of 15192)
  • We went to "Funtasia" which is like Chuck E. Cheese on by Sue Generous, October 09, 2005(#3678 of 15192)
  • My husband has backed off his "no public school" by Racehorse, October 09, 2005(#3679 of 15192)
  • How was the party? Did Simon have fun?Sorry for by Jane Plane, October 09, 2005(#3680 of 15192)
  • It was a blast! I'll post photos after my husband by Racehorse, October 09, 2005(#3681 of 15192)
  • I'm really glad Mr. Race is coming to his senses. I by Kathy Barthway, October 09, 2005(#3682 of 15192)
  • How fun, by Jane Plane, October 09, 2005(#3683 of 15192)
  • I just posted photos in the Beautiful Baby by Racehorse, October 09, 2005(#3684 of 15192)
  • RaceHusband is calling the school district and a by Racehorse, October 10, 2005(#3685 of 15192)
  • Liam's out of school because he's still on fall break by terrilynn, October 10, 2005(#3686 of 15192)
  • Tommy has Thursday & Friday off school. MMP is driving by Crispy Girl, October 10, 2005(#3687 of 15192)
  • Claire is 5! We had a very good day--party went well, by Carolyn L., October 11, 2005(#3688 of 15192)
  • My husband is calling schools today. Naturally, his by Racehorse, October 11, 2005(#3689 of 15192)
  • Plus, you don't necessarily have to "work" with kids; if by Cathy Georges, October 11, 2005(#3690 of 15192)
  • My husband said we'll have to work with by Harri P., October 11, 2005(#3691 of 15192)
  • Well, the "working with" amounts to reading to him, by Racehorse, October 11, 2005(#3692 of 15192)
  • I just don't see what extra you would need to be doing by Cathy Georges, October 11, 2005(#3693 of 15192)
  • I don't either. We could use the tuition to get by Racehorse, October 11, 2005(#3694 of 15192)
  • I want to say something snarky about "then Mr. Race can by Sapphire, October 11, 2005(#3695 of 15192)
  • We both spend time working with him.I'm hoping to by Racehorse, October 11, 2005(#3696 of 15192)
  • You'll actually have to "work with" him more in Catholic by dirt track date, October 11, 2005(#3697 of 15192)
  • Happy Birthday, Claire! Five is such a huge deal, I know by Jane Plane, October 12, 2005(#3698 of 15192)
  • Well, we visited the local public elementary school this by Racehorse, October 12, 2005(#3699 of 15192)
  • He's at the 50th percentile for by Julia M., October 13, 2005(#3700 of 15192)
  • I think so. I think they are doing so well partly by Racehorse, October 13, 2005(#3701 of 15192)
  • Probably by Julia M., October 13, 2005(#3702 of 15192)
  • I have become convinced during my substitute years by j. ross, October 13, 2005(#3703 of 15192)
  • j. ross, can you elaborate on why you think that is by Annie G, October 13, 2005(#3704 of 15192)
  • This lady apparently spent 20 years working for the by Racehorse, October 13, 2005(#3705 of 15192)
  • j. ross, can you elaborate on why you by j. ross, October 13, 2005(#3706 of 15192)
  • So you think the principal sets the culture of the by Racehorse, October 13, 2005(#3707 of 15192)
  • I agree 100% that the principal drives the school. A by Julia M., October 13, 2005(#3708 of 15192)
  • I also agree with J. Ross and Julia. We have fantastic, by Ally C, October 13, 2005(#3709 of 15192)
  • I never thought about it, but j.ross's take makes sense by Alice CK, October 13, 2005(#3710 of 15192)
  • I agree with j. ross too, and I've heard many people who by Sadie, October 13, 2005(#3711 of 15192)
  • My dad (retired high school teacher) says that his by dissonance, October 13, 2005(#3712 of 15192)
  • Yes. The horrible new headmistress who compared Julian by Harri P., October 13, 2005(#3713 of 15192)
  • I completely agree on the importance of the by Brigit M, October 13, 2005(#3714 of 15192)
  • Annie: As a fellow independent school trustee, I'd be by Jan Wilson, October 13, 2005(#3715 of 15192)
  • An elementary school friend of ours says the exact thing by Crispy Girl, October 13, 2005(#3716 of 15192)
  • I agree with the principal being the driving force by Anne L., October 13, 2005(#3717 of 15192)
  • I agree. I also remember seeing research that said the by dirt track date, October 13, 2005(#3718 of 15192)
  • I took Simon to the school for a tour, and he loved it. by Racehorse, October 13, 2005(#3719 of 15192)
  • Great news, by Jan Wilson, October 13, 2005(#3720 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's terrific. He's going to have a blast hanging by Cathy Georges, October 13, 2005(#3721 of 15192)
  • That's good, by Sapphire, October 13, 2005(#3722 of 15192)
  • My mom is a retired elementary school principal. To by JennyD, October 13, 2005(#3723 of 15192)
  • I'm really glad it's working out so well, by Lizzie T., October 13, 2005(#3724 of 15192)
  • Interesting, j.ross. I've definitely seen the by Catgirl, October 14, 2005(#3725 of 15192)
  • This is a secondary school but in the year that our new by Badger, October 14, 2005(#3726 of 15192)
  • Race, glad to hear the good news! Keep us posted on how by Carolyn L., October 14, 2005(#3727 of 15192)
  • I'm so glad Simon loved the school. Like Carolyn, I by Crispy Girl, October 14, 2005(#3728 of 15192)
  • But where do you live that a by j. ross, October 14, 2005(#3729 of 15192)
  • Race, good by Brigit M, October 14, 2005(#3730 of 15192)
  • I imagine we will tell the school today or by Racehorse, October 14, 2005(#3731 of 15192)
  • WOW, I want to go to Simon's new by Cathy Georges, October 14, 2005(#3732 of 15192)
  • Apologies if you said this already, but is he going in by Carolyn L., October 14, 2005(#3733 of 15192)
  • He'll be a K student to begin with. About a week after by Racehorse, October 14, 2005(#3734 of 15192)
  • It really does sound great, Race. I think you'll all be by Julia M., October 14, 2005(#3735 of 15192)
  • We just got the soccer team picture -- Mr. G. coached by Sue Generous, October 15, 2005(#3736 of 15192)
  • I'm annoyed that my next-door neighbor, who has a seven by Shira, October 15, 2005(#3737 of 15192)
  • I'd be annoyed, too. I need to wreck my child's moral by Jane Plane, October 16, 2005(#3738 of 15192)
  • Jane, damned straight!Plus, it's just such a bad by Shira, October 16, 2005(#3739 of 15192)
  • God, I love that by mollyT, October 16, 2005(#3740 of 15192)
  • I've got mixed feelings about that, Shira. I'm the by Sue Generous, October 16, 2005(#3741 of 15192)
  • I don't think "Weekend at Bernie's" is a kids' movie, by Kathy Barthway, October 16, 2005(#3742 of 15192)
  • Sue, it doesn't sound like you have mixed feelings. You by Shira, October 16, 2005(#3743 of 15192)
  • This is going to happen all the time Shira. If you don't by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3744 of 15192)
  • It's not a bad idea. My kids know to check with me about by Harri P., October 17, 2005(#3745 of 15192)
  • j.ross, I know it will, and it won't just be about by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3746 of 15192)
  • Harri, if they're at someone else's by Harri P., October 17, 2005(#3747 of 15192)
  • So, what would happen, Harri, if they called and you by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3748 of 15192)
  • I think this is probably the first water under the door by Annie G, October 17, 2005(#3749 of 15192)
  • So, what would happen, Harri, if they by Harri P., October 17, 2005(#3750 of 15192)
  • Huh. I posted something, and it's not here.I had by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3751 of 15192)
  • I do wonder if the adults there were watching Weekend at by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3752 of 15192)
  • I was going to say that, but I figured even Shira wasn't by CalGal, October 17, 2005(#3753 of 15192)
  • Well, it doesn't make it any different in the sense that by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3754 of 15192)
  • Shira, I'd be annoyed if my 10.5 year old saw a PG-13 at by Catgirl, October 17, 2005(#3755 of 15192)
  • But would a young kid even get Weekend at Bernies? by Lori Dee, October 17, 2005(#3756 of 15192)
  • I love that movie. "Fishermen! Fishermen!"Sue by Brigit M, October 17, 2005(#3757 of 15192)
  • I too, think it's strange that you would put "Weekend at by Jan Wilson, October 17, 2005(#3758 of 15192)
  • I do think that five is a tad young to by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3759 of 15192)
  • That makes sense to me. How is a five year old supposed by Decca, October 17, 2005(#3760 of 15192)
  • My niece & nephew are 8 and 10 and are always watching by Crispy Girl, October 17, 2005(#3761 of 15192)
  • Shira: No, I meant specifically in regard to a movie by Jan Wilson, October 17, 2005(#3762 of 15192)
  • How is a five year old supposed to know by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3763 of 15192)
  • What is so hard about asking about movie's by Harri P., October 17, 2005(#3764 of 15192)
  • First off, if the kids just wandered in, then it's all by CalGal, October 17, 2005(#3765 of 15192)
  • I don't think situations like this come up all that by Annie G, October 17, 2005(#3766 of 15192)
  • Assuming, of course, the kids don't find Disney or by Harri P., October 17, 2005(#3767 of 15192)
  • You could also just tell Sophie to ask you before by Carolyn L., October 17, 2005(#3768 of 15192)
  • Recently I was asked to sign a list of PG videos they by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3769 of 15192)
  • Do I go ahead and demand the banning of by Harri P., October 17, 2005(#3770 of 15192)
  • I think 5 is a bit young for the scary and violent parts by betsifur, October 17, 2005(#3771 of 15192)
  • CalGal, no, she told me she watched the by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3772 of 15192)
  • I agree I think Harry Potter was crossed off because it by kas, October 17, 2005(#3773 of 15192)
  • I agree with betsifur -- I have a 6-year-old who would by Alice CK, October 17, 2005(#3774 of 15192)
  • Are they not all overtly religious (Veggie Tales, that by Ruby Gospel, October 17, 2005(#3775 of 15192)
  • There was a protest at our local Chuck E. Cheese because by Annie G, October 17, 2005(#3776 of 15192)
  • I didn't even know Veggie Tales videos were religious. by Alice CK, October 17, 2005(#3777 of 15192)
  • Protesting at Chuck E. Cheese over what they show on TV by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3778 of 15192)
  • Parents against the war didn't like the military by JayKay, October 17, 2005(#3779 of 15192)
  • Some are pretty religious others are more morality by kas, October 17, 2005(#3780 of 15192)
  • Share , be kind to others by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3781 of 15192)
  • They show them in SCHOOL there? Wow, like I said I was by kas, October 17, 2005(#3782 of 15192)
  • CalGal, no, she told me she watched the by CalGal, October 17, 2005(#3783 of 15192)
  • I would strongly object to a military promotion aimed at by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3784 of 15192)
  • Yes, because the military is so by CalGal, October 17, 2005(#3785 of 15192)
  • No, because it's evil to be propagandizing about an evil by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3786 of 15192)
  • Why? They can't join the army by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3787 of 15192)
  • by Kathy Barthway, October 17, 2005(#3788 of 15192)
  • The glorification of this war is offensive to me and I by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3789 of 15192)
  • The glorification of this war is by CalGal, October 17, 2005(#3790 of 15192)
  • Anybody see Wallace and Gromit? I was surprised at how by Julie F, October 17, 2005(#3791 of 15192)
  • The glorification of this war is by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3792 of 15192)
  • But if they just wandered in and by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3793 of 15192)
  • Julie F, by Patience, October 17, 2005(#3794 of 15192)
  • Well, cope.I'm perfectly happy to boycott by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3795 of 15192)
  • yeah, well if she's going to play with older kids who by Jan Wilson, October 17, 2005(#3796 of 15192)
  • If I like the family and trust the parents' judgment, I by Ally C, October 17, 2005(#3797 of 15192)
  • I also think that there's a big difference between by Cathy Georges, October 17, 2005(#3798 of 15192)
  • If I like the family and trust the by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3799 of 15192)
  • If you have worries, why are you letting her by Ally C, October 17, 2005(#3800 of 15192)
  • Well, it's a balance thing. I don't worry at this point by Shira, October 17, 2005(#3801 of 15192)
  • You're worried about when they're teenagers? by Ally C, October 17, 2005(#3802 of 15192)
  • And if you think it really is fine right now then let by Ally C, October 17, 2005(#3803 of 15192)
  • Or let her play with the friend at your house (Drawback: by Cathy Georges, October 17, 2005(#3804 of 15192)
  • I don't feel like I have to come up by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3805 of 15192)
  • We are in a similar situation in terms of Claire having by Carolyn L., October 17, 2005(#3806 of 15192)
  • Shira: I can't believe that even you are worrying about by Jan Wilson, October 17, 2005(#3807 of 15192)
  • those are totally insane people, by Sue Generous, October 17, 2005(#3808 of 15192)
  • by Julia M., October 17, 2005(#3809 of 15192)
  • that reminds me Sue - do you have any of those bitch is by debby, October 17, 2005(#3810 of 15192)
  • The world is more or less a pretty safe by Ally C, October 17, 2005(#3811 of 15192)
  • And of course, as your kid gets by Ally C, October 17, 2005(#3812 of 15192)
  • Maggie has a classmate named Emily that she's pals with. by Ruby Gospel, October 17, 2005(#3813 of 15192)
  • Right.She probably thought it was her husband's by Julia M., October 17, 2005(#3814 of 15192)
  • She probably still does. Lame excuse by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3815 of 15192)
  • Crazy.Furthermore, she shouldn't have caller ID by Sadie, October 17, 2005(#3816 of 15192)
  • Nor do I call and ask them who they by j. ross, October 17, 2005(#3817 of 15192)
  • Snoopy has a friend who, like so many of us, is by Alice CK, October 18, 2005(#3818 of 15192)
  • Harry Potter might have been on the list because it by Wilma Flintstone, October 18, 2005(#3819 of 15192)
  • But sometimes we come home to a message by annefalcon, October 18, 2005(#3820 of 15192)
  • C. Cheese is such a nightmare at the by cj griffin, October 18, 2005(#3821 of 15192)
  • Ruby, she clearly thinks you are the new girlfriend. by Jan Wilson, October 18, 2005(#3822 of 15192)
  • If I called every strange number that appeared on my by madtownvoodoo, October 19, 2005(#3824 of 15192)
  • My son brought this recipe home from kindergarten by Sue Generous, October 20, 2005(#3825 of 15192)
  • Sandra Lee's teaching kindergarten by Brigit M, October 20, 2005(#3826 of 15192)
  • Mom's supposed to "eat around the bread crusts" and then by Patience, October 20, 2005(#3827 of 15192)
  • Well, if you want to be even more helpful, I guess you by Sue Generous, October 20, 2005(#3828 of 15192)
  • race, did Simon start his new school this week? How are by Crispy Girl, October 21, 2005(#3829 of 15192)
  • He is starting on Monday. My husband had a meeting by Racehorse, October 21, 2005(#3830 of 15192)
  • What difference does it make? Kids leave schools all by Kathy Barthway, October 21, 2005(#3831 of 15192)
  • I'm with you Kathy. The end result is the same, so I'm by Racehorse, October 21, 2005(#3832 of 15192)
  • Wait. I'm confused: was it your husband or the teacher by Ruby Gospel, October 21, 2005(#3833 of 15192)
  • My husband didn't want to assign fault to the by Racehorse, October 21, 2005(#3834 of 15192)
  • See, I don't get this. The school was not serving by terrilynn, October 21, 2005(#3835 of 15192)
  • Eh, he's got issues. I'm just glad he's with the by Kathy Barthway, October 21, 2005(#3836 of 15192)
  • Or at least that you thought the mixed class didn't work by Mistress Manners, October 21, 2005(#3837 of 15192)
  • See, I don't get this. The school was by Harri P., October 21, 2005(#3838 of 15192)
  • At least Simon will be going to a school that should by Crispy Girl, October 21, 2005(#3839 of 15192)
  • Oh, definitely, Crispy.Liam got his first quarter by terrilynn, October 21, 2005(#3840 of 15192)
  • Well, I am most interested in the end result. Simon is by Racehorse, October 21, 2005(#3841 of 15192)
  • I agree, Race.Good for by Kathy Barthway, October 21, 2005(#3842 of 15192)
  • We just had our first parent-teacher conference, right by julieb, October 21, 2005(#3843 of 15192)
  • I registered Simon at the new school, paid his breakfast by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3844 of 15192)
  • He'll be fine. By lunchtime he'll be running with the by Sapphire, October 24, 2005(#3845 of 15192)
  • Yeah, if he weren't a little uneasy, that would by Kathy Barthway, October 24, 2005(#3846 of 15192)
  • I know he'll be fine. He missed the assembly, field by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3847 of 15192)
  • Are they having a Halloween by Sapphire, October 24, 2005(#3848 of 15192)
  • Don't know. They are closed next Monday.They are by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3849 of 15192)
  • He'll do great, Race. At that age, you're only the New by Julia M., October 24, 2005(#3850 of 15192)
  • I don't know, though -- Simon seems like such a by Cathy Georges, October 24, 2005(#3851 of 15192)
  • by Julia M., October 24, 2005(#3852 of 15192)
  • It's not like him to be shy, and he was a Chatty Cathy by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3853 of 15192)
  • (I was being sarcastic, because Simon always comes by Cathy Georges, October 24, 2005(#3854 of 15192)
  • He'll be fine, Race. He sounds very much like my 7 year by Anne L., October 24, 2005(#3855 of 15192)
  • My little beyond-kindergartner burst into tears as soon by Julia M., October 24, 2005(#3856 of 15192)
  • Oh, that reminds me that I need to tell the lunchroom by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3857 of 15192)
  • I hate to see Simon truly upset about something. It by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3858 of 15192)
  • I need to tell the lunchroom how many by Shira, October 24, 2005(#3859 of 15192)
  • It's done with the student's ID number, so they must by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3860 of 15192)
  • The principal sent us an email! She said she saw him at by Racehorse, October 24, 2005(#3861 of 15192)
  • Race, that sounds terrific! I'm so glad things seem to by Alice CK, October 24, 2005(#3862 of 15192)
  • sounds great, by Jan Wilson, October 24, 2005(#3863 of 15192)
  • The first day seemed to go well. He's by Racehorse, October 25, 2005(#3864 of 15192)
  • by mollyT, October 25, 2005(#3865 of 15192)
  • I had to drag Simon out of bed this morning. When I by Racehorse, October 25, 2005(#3866 of 15192)
  • I love that the first day of his new school wore him out by Crispy Girl, October 25, 2005(#3867 of 15192)
  • They are having an anti-drug week at his school. To by Racehorse, October 25, 2005(#3868 of 15192)
  • How old are these by Patience, October 25, 2005(#3869 of 15192)
  • K-5. The majority of them come from low-income by Racehorse, October 25, 2005(#3870 of 15192)
  • Because God knows professional families never use by Harri P., October 25, 2005(#3871 of 15192)
  • Sophie came home yesterday with an anti-drug sticker on by Shira, October 25, 2005(#3872 of 15192)
  • Lower income people are more likely to be addicts. This by Racehorse, October 25, 2005(#3873 of 15192)
  • It's not only not a revolutionary idea, it's a by CalGal, October 25, 2005(#3874 of 15192)
  • A proposal for a just-say-no speech:"Sweetie, by Sue Generous, October 25, 2005(#3875 of 15192)
  • Yup. Couldn't see those posts marching up Sixth by Harri P., October 25, 2005(#3876 of 15192)
  • The school gets an "Exmplary" rating in all areas of the by Racehorse, October 25, 2005(#3877 of 15192)
  • They are having an anti-drug week at by Brigit M, October 25, 2005(#3878 of 15192)
  • It's Nationwide Anti-Drug Week! It's Red Ribbon Week, by Racehorse, October 25, 2005(#3879 of 15192)
  • So this means Tommy probably brought home some anti-drug by Crispy Girl, October 25, 2005(#3880 of 15192)
  • Only rich people drink wine, Crispy. It's a by Harri P., October 25, 2005(#3881 of 15192)
  • We missed Chik-Fil-A night this year, much to our by terrilynn, October 25, 2005(#3882 of 15192)
  • Oh my word, all those kindergarteners are going to come by Biscuit, October 25, 2005(#3883 of 15192)
  • Harri, may I introduce you to Boone's Farm Strawberry by Sue Generous, October 25, 2005(#3884 of 15192)
  • We're partial to Tickle Pink at our house.The by Crispy Girl, October 25, 2005(#3885 of 15192)
  • I love that by terrilynn, October 25, 2005(#3886 of 15192)
  • You oughta hear her sing "Don't Sell My Daddy No More by Crispy Girl, October 25, 2005(#3887 of 15192)
  • Oh my word, all those kindergarteners by Harri P., October 25, 2005(#3888 of 15192)
  • It would be so much more fun if they were forced to talk by VanPear, October 26, 2005(#3889 of 15192)
  • My kids had crazy sock day yesterday. Sock it to drugs by Sadie, October 26, 2005(#3890 of 15192)
  • Today, a red ribbon to tie to his by Racehorse, October 26, 2005(#3891 of 15192)
  • Maybe they were from Bill W., in keeping with the week's by Julia M., October 26, 2005(#3892 of 15192)
  • I don't think the Montessori school did, by Racehorse, October 26, 2005(#3893 of 15192)
  • Our Montessori doesn't do an anti-drug campaign, but we by Annie G, October 26, 2005(#3894 of 15192)
  • I think it's harmless. Since addiction runs in the by Racehorse, October 26, 2005(#3895 of 15192)
  • It's kind of amazing to me (a non-breeder) how early by Kathy Barthway, October 26, 2005(#3896 of 15192)
  • Tommy did not bring home any anti-drug stuff by Crispy Girl, October 26, 2005(#3897 of 15192)
  • They gave him a square of red paper, but he used it to by j. ross, October 26, 2005(#3898 of 15192)
  • That's why he and MMP didn't go to the grocery by Crispy Girl, October 26, 2005(#3899 of 15192)
  • Today I let him off for breakfast at school. He wanted by Racehorse, October 26, 2005(#3900 of 15192)
  • Our kindergartener has found a love for music. He never by Sue Generous, October 27, 2005(#3901 of 15192)
  • Aren't there music programs out there where kids play a by Racehorse, October 27, 2005(#3902 of 15192)
  • by Shira, October 27, 2005(#3903 of 15192)
  • I started violin at around 5, I by Mistress Manners, October 27, 2005(#3904 of 15192)
  • by dirt track date, October 27, 2005(#3905 of 15192)
  • He could start with a group music class, Sue, and you by Jane Plane, October 27, 2005(#3906 of 15192)
  • Jane, get thyself to a by Carolyn L., October 27, 2005(#3907 of 15192)
  • I dropped Simon off at school with a bigass pumpkin that by Racehorse, October 27, 2005(#3908 of 15192)
  • Ha, Race. It sounds like he's feeling very comfortable by Julia M., October 27, 2005(#3909 of 15192)
  • He was all smiles when I picked him up yesterday. I by Racehorse, October 27, 2005(#3910 of 15192)
  • That's great. Good for by Julia M., October 27, 2005(#3911 of 15192)
  • It sounds like Simon is having a good time at his new by Anne L., October 27, 2005(#3912 of 15192)
  • Our city community center has group music lessons (from by kim kay, October 27, 2005(#3913 of 15192)
  • I realize I need to get right the hell over the life by Sue Generous, October 28, 2005(#3914 of 15192)
  • I'm so glad that Anna's school does full-metal, by Cathy Georges, October 28, 2005(#3915 of 15192)
  • Woodstock's school does Halloween, but Snoopy's new by Alice CK, October 29, 2005(#3916 of 15192)
  • The sock hop was fun! Simon ran around and danced like by Racehorse, October 29, 2005(#3917 of 15192)
  • I am so glad that Simon is happy in his new by Annie G, October 29, 2005(#3918 of 15192)
  • My little guy had a terrible, horrible, no good, very by terrilynn, October 29, 2005(#3919 of 15192)
  • Oh man. Poor Liam. It is sometimes very very hard to by Annie G, October 29, 2005(#3920 of 15192)
  • Poor Liam! Hopefully he is waking up today all by Sue Generous, October 29, 2005(#3921 of 15192)
  • Poor Liam!Poor Sue with the Nut-Free Harvest by Jane Plane, October 29, 2005(#3922 of 15192)
  • Poor by Racehorse, October 29, 2005(#3923 of 15192)
  • Bummer, Jane. Next time, I guess you could call a by Mistress Manners, October 29, 2005(#3924 of 15192)
  • That's why I'm so lame - I could have called the school, by Jane Plane, October 30, 2005(#3925 of 15192)
  • Sophie is Star of the Week next week. Each kid gets a by Shira, October 30, 2005(#3926 of 15192)
  • Ack! Sophie didn't get off the bus! My husband is at by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3927 of 15192)
  • by VanPear, November 01, 2005(#3928 of 15192)
  • Oh geez--did she miss it? by Crispy Girl, November 01, 2005(#3929 of 15192)
  • So you don't know at this point whether she got ON the by Cathy Georges, November 01, 2005(#3930 of 15192)
  • OK, she's home now. Phew.Apparently, it's a new by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3931 of 15192)
  • Oh pumpkin girl! How scary for her. And she was so by Annie G, November 01, 2005(#3932 of 15192)
  • Yikes! Glad she's by Racehorse, November 01, 2005(#3933 of 15192)
  • SCARY AS HELL for a 5-year-old! I'm so glad she's home by VanPear, November 01, 2005(#3934 of 15192)
  • God, how scary. I'm so glad she got home by Brigit M, November 01, 2005(#3935 of 15192)
  • Oh, thank goodness. Poor by Mistress Manners, November 01, 2005(#3936 of 15192)
  • Hardly scary as hell. It's a schoolbus, right? Just by CalGal, November 01, 2005(#3937 of 15192)
  • Thank goodness she's home! I'm so sorry she got so by Crispy Girl, November 01, 2005(#3938 of 15192)
  • She just started school 6 weeks ago, so I would think it by VanPear, November 01, 2005(#3939 of 15192)
  • Depends on the kid. But if I had a kid who was that by CalGal, November 01, 2005(#3940 of 15192)
  • What do you mean, "that terrified?" Like, a kid who by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3941 of 15192)
  • "That terrified" that she thought, as Van Pear by CalGal, November 01, 2005(#3942 of 15192)
  • No, a kid who is crying so hard that she can't even by Lizzie T., November 01, 2005(#3943 of 15192)
  • As the mother of a Drama King, I agree with that. Don't by Racehorse, November 01, 2005(#3944 of 15192)
  • I agree too. A big hug and maybe a reminder/rehash of by Aradiaseven, November 01, 2005(#3945 of 15192)
  • I missed this: Sophie was crying by CalGal, November 01, 2005(#3946 of 15192)
  • Poor Sophie. I think she'll need some halloween candy by Sue Generous, November 01, 2005(#3947 of 15192)
  • I'd tell her that crying doesn't appear by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3948 of 15192)
  • I don't think the trick-or-treat rhyme is sexualized at by Ruby Gospel, November 01, 2005(#3949 of 15192)
  • You guys are so full of shit.I have never met a by Annie G, November 01, 2005(#3950 of 15192)
  • And I'm glad you weren't kept worrying for too long, by Ruby Gospel, November 01, 2005(#3951 of 15192)
  • I have never met a 5-yr old who by Harri P., November 01, 2005(#3952 of 15192)
  • Sue, it all sounds developmentally appropriate to me. by Aradiaseven, November 01, 2005(#3953 of 15192)
  • Annie, that said, Sophie cries easily. I'm not saying by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3954 of 15192)
  • I'm sure Sophie will be by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3955 of 15192)
  • Annie's just fussed because Max wouldn't recover for by CalGal, November 01, 2005(#3956 of 15192)
  • Ruby, the rhyme itself was something we used to say, by Sue Generous, November 01, 2005(#3957 of 15192)
  • Hell, I'd need some halloween candy to calm by Crispy Girl, November 01, 2005(#3958 of 15192)
  • I'd tell her that crying doesn't appear by Alice CK, November 01, 2005(#3959 of 15192)
  • It was just in the context of these by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3960 of 15192)
  • Although I agree with this, we've been by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3961 of 15192)
  • Oh by Annie G, November 01, 2005(#3962 of 15192)
  • Simon has gotten seperated from me for several minutes by Racehorse, November 01, 2005(#3963 of 15192)
  • Sue, does the daycare consider it fine and dandy that by Ruby Gospel, November 01, 2005(#3964 of 15192)
  • See, now, that's not by CalGal, November 01, 2005(#3965 of 15192)
  • Good job, Simon! Tommy always gives us the "Yeah, yeah" by Crispy Girl, November 01, 2005(#3966 of 15192)
  • unless it's tolerated and/or by j. ross, November 01, 2005(#3967 of 15192)
  • At 5 years old, Max probably wouldn't have noticed that by Annie G, November 01, 2005(#3968 of 15192)
  • Only if you forget that it could have by Alice CK, November 01, 2005(#3969 of 15192)
  • Every now and then she says dolefully, by j. ross, November 01, 2005(#3970 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't be surprised if it did. Half of the crying by Alice CK, November 01, 2005(#3971 of 15192)
  • Half of the crying is being upset over by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3972 of 15192)
  • No, it's not tolerated. I witnessed it one day when I by Sue Generous, November 01, 2005(#3973 of 15192)
  • I'm feeling slightly uncomfortable with M.'s daycare by Johnette, November 01, 2005(#3974 of 15192)
  • I think there's two issues: Sue's discomfort and M's by Shira, November 01, 2005(#3975 of 15192)
  • Oh, and I agree that girls-chasing-boys and singing by Alice CK, November 01, 2005(#3976 of 15192)
  • Drew had a little girl who chased him and asked for by Cilantro, November 01, 2005(#3977 of 15192)
  • I was just checking, not trying to create drama where by Sue Generous, November 01, 2005(#3978 of 15192)
  • Most of the lost kids in the library are criers - they by CheeseToast, November 01, 2005(#3979 of 15192)
  • Most of the lost kids in the library by j. ross, November 02, 2005(#3980 of 15192)
  • I wish more parents would teach their kids how to by Bethany F., November 02, 2005(#3981 of 15192)
  • I told Simon to find the service desk. I'm not sure how by Racehorse, November 02, 2005(#3982 of 15192)
  • I've never lost Max yet, but I always told him first, by Annie G, November 02, 2005(#3983 of 15192)
  • Well, there was the time he went off on the elevtor by by j. ross, November 02, 2005(#3984 of 15192)
  • When I was in kindergarten I got on the wrong bus once by Sadie, November 02, 2005(#3985 of 15192)
  • I missed the bus to school once when I was in first by Carolyn L., November 02, 2005(#3986 of 15192)
  • When I was around 10 a little girl (she was 6) who was by Biscuit, November 02, 2005(#3987 of 15192)
  • Biscuit, that's an adorable by Racehorse, November 02, 2005(#3988 of 15192)
  • What an elaborate, dedicated, long-term stalking by VanPear, November 02, 2005(#3989 of 15192)
  • Biscuit, that was serendipity at work. What a nice by Anne L., November 02, 2005(#3990 of 15192)
  • Biscuit, that is a really cute story.When I was by Bethany F., November 02, 2005(#3991 of 15192)
  • I'd forgotten about that! But it was his nanny who was by Annie G, November 02, 2005(#3992 of 15192)
  • My 3 year old is a runner. We have been working very by kim kay, November 02, 2005(#3993 of 15192)
  • Simon is not so much a runner, but a wanderer. He will by Racehorse, November 02, 2005(#3994 of 15192)
  • Oh, the poor little guy. He's probably worked so hard by Anne L., November 02, 2005(#3995 of 15192)
  • My husband read up on the gifted programs, and even by Racehorse, November 02, 2005(#3996 of 15192)
  • I had an interaction with Eli yesterday that I thought I by Jane Plane, November 11, 2005(#3997 of 15192)
  • That really is interesting, and a good illustration of by Kathy Barthway, November 11, 2005(#3998 of 15192)
  • I guess it depends on the kid. I have no problem by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#3999 of 15192)
  • Sounds like part of the issue with Eli was the ranting by Racehorse, November 11, 2005(#4000 of 15192)
  • Kids rant and rave because they're not getting the by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4001 of 15192)
  • Yeah, the kids are allowed to feel whatever they want by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4002 of 15192)
  • Kids rant and rave because they're not by Jane Plane, November 11, 2005(#4003 of 15192)
  • The peanut fearing fundamentalists have put a stake by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4004 of 15192)
  • Feelings in themselves are neutral. Lashing out because by Racehorse, November 11, 2005(#4005 of 15192)
  • Is snickering at a kid who is lashing out because he's by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4006 of 15192)
  • Sue, have they given M an alternative to eat? Or do they by Jane Plane, November 11, 2005(#4007 of 15192)
  • Sue, they didn't send a note at the beginning of the by Annie G, November 11, 2005(#4008 of 15192)
  • I assume they're offering him whatever is on the menu at by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4009 of 15192)
  • You live in NY, you can just pay a nit picker and the by j. ross, November 11, 2005(#4010 of 15192)
  • I read about the nitpicker in NY! We got a letter, too. by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4011 of 15192)
  • Yes, I would probably just go find a nitpicker in Boro by Annie G, November 11, 2005(#4012 of 15192)
  • Annie, we got one of those letters, but nothing came of by Shira, November 11, 2005(#4013 of 15192)
  • It really isn't a big deal. Even if you are a crappy nit by j. ross, November 11, 2005(#4014 of 15192)
  • Couldn't you just shave their heads? Or would that be by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4015 of 15192)
  • Only if you have by Diana, November 11, 2005(#4016 of 15192)
  • My husband read up on the gifted by dirt track date, November 11, 2005(#4017 of 15192)
  • But I also don't tell them their by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4018 of 15192)
  • I figured out that it was really by Alice CK, November 11, 2005(#4019 of 15192)
  • But I don't think that covers this by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4020 of 15192)
  • "I hate you" is rude--would it be OK for the kid to say by Racehorse, November 11, 2005(#4021 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't accept "You're a jerk" from by Alice CK, November 11, 2005(#4022 of 15192)
  • I've been dealing with Julia complaining that the kids by Bethany F., November 11, 2005(#4023 of 15192)
  • Harri, I hope I made it clear to Eli that what wasn't by Jane Plane, November 11, 2005(#4024 of 15192)
  • I grew up in a household where my mother was always by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4025 of 15192)
  • I've been using these stories as an by Jane Plane, November 11, 2005(#4026 of 15192)
  • "I hate you" is rude--would it be OK by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4027 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I know. It's 100% ingrained in me, though. I have by Jane Plane, November 11, 2005(#4028 of 15192)
  • "I feel like you suck." Hey, that by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4029 of 15192)
  • LOL, Harri!My kid is not allowed to say "you by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4030 of 15192)
  • My kids aren't allowed to say that by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4031 of 15192)
  • Lately my 5 year old has been sticking his tongue out, by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4032 of 15192)
  • Max won't say stupid out loud, at his school they call by Annie G, November 11, 2005(#4033 of 15192)
  • Max won't say stupid out loud, at his by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4034 of 15192)
  • annie, a girl in noe's class had lice AND the next door by Jan Wilson, November 11, 2005(#4035 of 15192)
  • i think they don't like to hang out in by annefalcon, November 11, 2005(#4036 of 15192)
  • I would think hair oil would tend to smother the little by Racehorse, November 11, 2005(#4037 of 15192)
  • I never heard of head lice either when I was a kid. I by Alice CK, November 11, 2005(#4038 of 15192)
  • when i say product, it's just my synonym for oil. lots by Jan Wilson, November 11, 2005(#4039 of 15192)
  • I've also read that lice are more likely to hang out in by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4040 of 15192)
  • The oil smothers the little bastards, I think. Maybe by Racehorse, November 11, 2005(#4041 of 15192)
  • Haven't I heard that's why mayonnaise gets rid of lice, by Crispy Girl, November 11, 2005(#4042 of 15192)
  • The 5 yr old is currently angry at me because I am by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4043 of 15192)
  • You honestly expect kids that young to say "Oh well, I by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4044 of 15192)
  • OTOH, I know someone who has a family tradition of by Mistress Manners, November 11, 2005(#4045 of 15192)
  • You honestly expect kids that young by j. ross, November 11, 2005(#4046 of 15192)
  • As I wrote, I thought clearly, no I don't expect him to by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4047 of 15192)
  • I would never take one child on a trip by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4048 of 15192)
  • Life's not fair. I took Charlie alone to DC, I took Matt by annefalcon, November 11, 2005(#4049 of 15192)
  • Tommy was disappointed that Della got to go to Grandma by Crispy Girl, November 11, 2005(#4050 of 15192)
  • How much does he understand about taking turns in other by Sapphire, November 11, 2005(#4051 of 15192)
  • I still don't get the concept. I get to go on all the by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4052 of 15192)
  • He probably does get the concept, but that doesn't mean by Alice CK, November 11, 2005(#4053 of 15192)
  • I travel for biz and then we travel together. It's fun by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4054 of 15192)
  • What do you do with the kid when you're in meetings or by Alice CK, November 11, 2005(#4055 of 15192)
  • Dose him with laudanum and tether him to the by Lizzie T., November 11, 2005(#4056 of 15192)
  • HEY IT WORKED IN by Harri P., November 11, 2005(#4057 of 15192)
  • IF IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE WWI GENERATION IT'S GOOD by Lizzie T., November 11, 2005(#4058 of 15192)
  • Now I'm remembering when I was 12 (certainly the beyond by Stephanie D., November 11, 2005(#4059 of 15192)
  • Teach you to sleep late by j. ross, November 11, 2005(#4060 of 15192)
  • Stephanie, I know you've posted about your dad by Johnette, November 11, 2005(#4061 of 15192)
  • I get a granny to meet us somewhere. It's really by Sue Generous, November 11, 2005(#4062 of 15192)
  • Do you use Rent-A-Granny?Stephanie, I'm not sure by Alice CK, November 11, 2005(#4063 of 15192)
  • No, a real granny! My MIL met us in San Diego, and both by Sue Generous, November 12, 2005(#4064 of 15192)
  • No, I knew you had said that you spent time with by Alice CK, November 12, 2005(#4065 of 15192)
  • I was driving with Sophie to see a movie and out of by Shira, November 16, 2005(#4066 of 15192)
  • Next week: by Kathy Barthway, November 17, 2005(#4067 of 15192)
  • by Shira, November 17, 2005(#4068 of 15192)
  • I was learning about Paul Klee at Sophie's age. I by Lizzie T., November 17, 2005(#4069 of 15192)
  • I don't remember learning about a single artist in art by Shira, November 17, 2005(#4070 of 15192)
  • Has there been a discussion of helping kids learn not to by Shira, November 17, 2005(#4071 of 15192)
  • Yes, it's all over the place in the little kids and by dirt track date, November 17, 2005(#4072 of 15192)
  • My instinct was that her teacher would go much farther by Shira, November 17, 2005(#4073 of 15192)
  • Yesterday was the teach-in thing at Tommy's school, and by Crispy Girl, November 17, 2005(#4074 of 15192)
  • Martial arts is such a great thing for a kid to get by Shira, November 17, 2005(#4075 of 15192)
  • And $20 a month is not bad at by Deborah Quest, November 17, 2005(#4076 of 15192)
  • $20/month is by Crispy Girl, November 17, 2005(#4077 of 15192)
  • $20 a month is unbelievable. Even at with a member's by terrilynn, November 17, 2005(#4078 of 15192)
  • This is why I like team sports for kids. I think it by Jan Wilson, November 17, 2005(#4079 of 15192)
  • So team sports are better than individual ones? She's by Shira, November 17, 2005(#4080 of 15192)
  • I think it depends on the kid's personality. That said, by Harri P., November 17, 2005(#4081 of 15192)
  • I was learning about Paul Klee at Sophie's age. I by JayKay, November 17, 2005(#4082 of 15192)
  • Tommy didn't enjoy playing soccer at all. He really by Crispy Girl, November 17, 2005(#4083 of 15192)
  • I don't want to imply that an either/or thing. we tried by Jan Wilson, November 17, 2005(#4084 of 15192)
  • Klee was Swiss.Ha. Don't like by Lizzie T., November 17, 2005(#4085 of 15192)
  • Swedish, Swiss, hell, I hate all of those sw- places. by Badger, November 17, 2005(#4086 of 15192)
  • Taekwando has been great for my nephews. They love it by Stephanie D., November 17, 2005(#4087 of 15192)
  • Individual vs. team probably isn't that important--even by dirt track date, November 17, 2005(#4088 of 15192)
  • I disagree about team sports. Spawn could not handle by CalGal, November 17, 2005(#4089 of 15192)
  • The individual within a team is very much what swimming by Cilantro, November 17, 2005(#4090 of 15192)
  • The individual within a team is very by CalGal, November 17, 2005(#4091 of 15192)
  • From what you have said about Spawn he has the perfect by Cilantro, November 17, 2005(#4092 of 15192)
  • Spawn is incredibly, incredibly slow twitch. He gets it by CalGal, November 17, 2005(#4093 of 15192)
  • My kiddo is like this --and the positive ape index by Cilantro, November 17, 2005(#4094 of 15192)
  • Running is a good individual-within-a-team sport too, by dirt track date, November 18, 2005(#4095 of 15192)
  • Last night Eli had a friend sleep over, and while E was by Jane Plane, November 19, 2005(#4096 of 15192)
  • I think they just go through spells of testing you. Two by betsifur, November 19, 2005(#4097 of 15192)
  • Simon was like that for a couple of weeks at home, not by Racehorse, November 19, 2005(#4098 of 15192)
  • it doesn't sound aggressive as much as by Harri P., November 19, 2005(#4099 of 15192)
  • Shoving a kid off a bench could be defensive. Shoving a by j. ross, November 19, 2005(#4100 of 15192)
  • I thought the "and it wasn't called for" was by Harri P., November 19, 2005(#4101 of 15192)
  • I don't know. Kids that age are all over eachother. by Julia M., November 19, 2005(#4102 of 15192)
  • I agree with by Sue Generous, November 19, 2005(#4103 of 15192)
  • There's been an ongoing problem with "keeping his hands by Jane Plane, November 19, 2005(#4104 of 15192)
  • Our cat died this morning after (as they say in the by Aradiaseven, November 21, 2005(#4105 of 15192)
  • Sorry to hear about your cat by Kathy Barthway, November 21, 2005(#4106 of 15192)
  • Aradia, it sounds like your explanation was just right. by Crispy Girl, November 21, 2005(#4107 of 15192)
  • I think it's a fine line between common everyday run of by Annie G, November 21, 2005(#4108 of 15192)
  • They want a calm and sweet classroom by JennyD, November 21, 2005(#4109 of 15192)
  • I've also come around the view that by Sapphire, November 21, 2005(#4110 of 15192)
  • Huh. I have a very physical little girl, who's mostly by Harri P., November 21, 2005(#4111 of 15192)
  • I was thinking the same thing. My friend Kelly and I by Kathy Barthway, November 21, 2005(#4112 of 15192)
  • If you take away the boy/girl stuff, though, I think by Jane Plane, November 21, 2005(#4113 of 15192)
  • I kind of wish E's room had the daily by j. ross, November 21, 2005(#4114 of 15192)
  • I like the public shaming element of the behaviour by Racehorse, November 21, 2005(#4115 of 15192)
  • j., I was talking about the big board posted on the wall by Jane Plane, November 21, 2005(#4116 of 15192)
  • Race, anyone who'd post that hang-loose white bikini by Kathy Barthway, November 21, 2005(#4117 of 15192)
  • by Racehorse, November 21, 2005(#4118 of 15192)
  • sorry, I couldn't by Kathy Barthway, November 21, 2005(#4119 of 15192)
  • I just returned from the CUTEST Thanksgiving program. by Sue Generous, November 23, 2005(#4120 of 15192)
  • Were they wearing Pilgrim hats made out of colored by dirt track date, November 24, 2005(#4121 of 15192)
  • At our preschool program this morning, half the kids by rms, November 24, 2005(#4122 of 15192)
  • Some kids had pilgrim hats and others had little by Sue Generous, November 24, 2005(#4123 of 15192)
  • Well, that's just dumb. I mean, there are about a by Mistress Manners, November 24, 2005(#4124 of 15192)
  • They were not allowed to have popcorn, even, maybe by Sue Generous, November 24, 2005(#4125 of 15192)
  • That's just ridiculous. I don't mind the ban on nuts, by Anne L., November 24, 2005(#4126 of 15192)
  • Today only at Best Buy! by CalGal, November 24, 2005(#4127 of 15192)
  • Sue, that's ridiculous and I demand you seek action! by Annie G, November 25, 2005(#4128 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, November 25, 2005(#4129 of 15192)
  • A kid who is that constrained needs to by Kathy Barthway, November 25, 2005(#4130 of 15192)
  • I can't EVEN believe the peer stuff that Sophie is by Shira, December 01, 2005(#4131 of 15192)
  • I'm pretty shocked that Sophie would sit next to the by Harri P., December 01, 2005(#4132 of 15192)
  • I suspect Sophie wouldn't have many friends to sit next by Racehorse, December 01, 2005(#4133 of 15192)
  • Harri, is that what you would advise by Shira, December 01, 2005(#4134 of 15192)
  • Good for Sophie. It sounds like she went about it in a by Johnette, December 01, 2005(#4135 of 15192)
  • E sits in the front seat and tries to get Sophie's by Shira, December 01, 2005(#4136 of 15192)
  • Harri, is that what you would advise by Harri P., December 01, 2005(#4137 of 15192)
  • I wasn't sure if you were joking or not. You appreciate by Shira, December 01, 2005(#4138 of 15192)
  • I laughed at what both Harri and Race said."Stop by Sue Generous, December 01, 2005(#4139 of 15192)
  • You can pick your friends, and you can pick your nose, by j. ross, December 01, 2005(#4140 of 15192)
  • Oh, and c'mon Shira. Coarseness, or whatever, does not by Sue Generous, December 01, 2005(#4141 of 15192)
  • You can prick your finger by Biscuit, December 01, 2005(#4142 of 15192)
  • Cordelia is very sweet. But I don't need to brag about by Harri P., December 01, 2005(#4143 of 15192)
  • Nose-picking is nothing in my house! I had to make by Racehorse, December 01, 2005(#4144 of 15192)
  • Kids that age are pretty cool, though. They are so by Sue Generous, December 01, 2005(#4145 of 15192)
  • Nose-picking is nothing in my house! I had to make by Bethany F., December 01, 2005(#4146 of 15192)
  • My youngest dropped his pants the other day in the by Sue Generous, December 01, 2005(#4147 of 15192)
  • And did you???Simon thinks butt talking is the by Racehorse, December 01, 2005(#4148 of 15192)
  • Tommy so wishes he could make armpit farts--he was by Crispy Girl, December 01, 2005(#4149 of 15192)
  • Simon makes the farting gesture with his hand and by Racehorse, December 01, 2005(#4150 of 15192)
  • Clever boy! Think I'll let mine figure that out on his by Crispy Girl, December 01, 2005(#4151 of 15192)
  • OK I feel better about the numerous renditions of guess by kas, December 01, 2005(#4152 of 15192)
  • Snoopy does the armpit farts. Her father taught her how. by Alice CK, December 01, 2005(#4153 of 15192)
  • "Guess What/Chicken Butt" is a TIMELESS by Kathy Barthway, December 01, 2005(#4154 of 15192)
  • Poor Soph is exhausted. Not sure if she's sick or if by Shira, December 02, 2005(#4155 of 15192)
  • her daddy went to comfort her and by Jane Plane, December 04, 2005(#4156 of 15192)
  • Nothing materialized this weekend -- I think she just by Shira, December 05, 2005(#4157 of 15192)
  • I don't know exactly where to put this, mostly I'm proud by Sue Generous, December 09, 2005(#4158 of 15192)
  • I think they probably worry about hearing "And the by Ruby Gospel, December 09, 2005(#4159 of 15192)
  • I'm glad they were concerned -- just delighted in a by Sue Generous, December 09, 2005(#4160 of 15192)
  • You should hang around ninnies more by Ruby Gospel, December 09, 2005(#4161 of 15192)
  • Did somebody call by Kathy Barthway, December 09, 2005(#4162 of 15192)
  • Mr. D. happened to be at the daycare once when one of by dirt track date, December 10, 2005(#4163 of 15192)
  • Who eats a slug?! Gross! I'm having the same reaction by Bethany F., December 11, 2005(#4164 of 15192)
  • Well, I dunno about slugs, but snails are sure tasty by Anna Trueblood, December 11, 2005(#4165 of 15192)
  • This has been the most fun holiday season of my adult by Carolyn L., December 20, 2005(#4166 of 15192)
  • Aww, that sounds like so much fun. I think the best part by Cathy Georges, December 20, 2005(#4167 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, I was reading some old journal entries the by terrilynn, December 20, 2005(#4168 of 15192)
  • Kids really make the holidays special, don't they? I by Alice CK, December 21, 2005(#4169 of 15192)
  • Cordelia came home and said there was a "reading by Harri P., December 23, 2005(#4170 of 15192)
  • No way! It's not surprising, though, since Cordelia's by Biscuit, December 26, 2005(#4171 of 15192)
  • No by Harri P., December 26, 2005(#4172 of 15192)
  • Probably by Kathy Barthway, December 27, 2005(#4173 of 15192)
  • by Belle, December 27, 2005(#4174 of 15192)
  • I'm sure she could point out the manifest flaws in that by Harri P., December 27, 2005(#4175 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, December 27, 2005(#4176 of 15192)
  • I gave Sophie an e-mail address today. She was so by Shira, December 27, 2005(#4177 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, December 28, 2005(#4178 of 15192)
  • Here's me again. Sophie's getting her first cavity by Shira, December 28, 2005(#4179 of 15192)
  • Mine have. It's no big deal if you don't make it a big by Harri P., December 28, 2005(#4180 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I didn't make it a big deal, and it's the reason by Shira, December 28, 2005(#4181 of 15192)
  • Anna's had three fillings; her dentist uses gas even by rms, December 28, 2005(#4182 of 15192)
  • clown nose nitrous maskThat by Deborah Quest, December 28, 2005(#4183 of 15192)
  • Ya by Anna Trueblood, December 28, 2005(#4184 of 15192)
  • Whoa. I don't think I'd like that much -- for myself or by Shira, December 28, 2005(#4185 of 15192)
  • I'm glad to hear that, Shira. My only experience with by Jillian PlicPlic, December 31, 2005(#4186 of 15192)
  • He's actually not a pediatric dentist per se. He by Shira, December 31, 2005(#4187 of 15192)
  • Sophie received a birthday party invitation for the same by Shira, January 04, 2006(#4188 of 15192)
  • I'm guessing you don't want to combine the by Ruby Gospel, January 04, 2006(#4189 of 15192)
  • I would combine them. Kids' parties from 11:15 to 5 by Harri P., January 04, 2006(#4190 of 15192)
  • Shira - Sophie is what 5 or 6? I think it's fine to by kas, January 04, 2006(#4191 of 15192)
  • You don't have to stay at a kids party at that age do by kas, January 04, 2006(#4192 of 15192)
  • I would combine them if at all by Annie G, January 04, 2006(#4193 of 15192)
  • I think combining them would be good, not because kids by Ruby Gospel, January 04, 2006(#4194 of 15192)
  • And it would make it easier on you and the parents of by Alice CK, January 04, 2006(#4195 of 15192)
  • We did a combined party for Liam's fifth birthday and it by terrilynn, January 04, 2006(#4196 of 15192)
  • We had this exact same double birthday party thing by kim kay, January 04, 2006(#4197 of 15192)
  • Both girls are turning 6. The problem we thought of by Shira, January 04, 2006(#4198 of 15192)
  • parents to stay to supervise their by Aradiaseven, January 04, 2006(#4199 of 15192)
  • Yes, or choose a hotel that has by Cathy Georges, January 04, 2006(#4200 of 15192)
  • I agree. I don't think that many over-excited by Annie G, January 04, 2006(#4201 of 15192)
  • Regardless. I'm happy to ask the other family if they by Shira, January 04, 2006(#4202 of 15192)
  • For 13 kids I'd actually have two lifeguards, in an by Aradiaseven, January 04, 2006(#4203 of 15192)
  • But they don't have by Cathy Georges, January 04, 2006(#4204 of 15192)
  • Surely you can hire one through the by Decca, January 04, 2006(#4205 of 15192)
  • My problem in going to two parties on a Saturday is that by Annie G, January 04, 2006(#4206 of 15192)
  • It's booked, and grandparents are flying in from by Shira, January 04, 2006(#4207 of 15192)
  • Actually, a smaller turnout might be just fine. Kids by Annie G, January 04, 2006(#4208 of 15192)
  • I'd definitely do them on separate days, in that case, by Alice CK, January 04, 2006(#4209 of 15192)
  • I'm interested in this combined party idea -- the kidlet by Serin McDaniel, January 04, 2006(#4210 of 15192)
  • I don't know what there is to be baffled by. You get a by Shira, January 04, 2006(#4211 of 15192)
  • I've never thought about it before, but if I got an by Diana, January 04, 2006(#4212 of 15192)
  • In this case, the guest lists overlap by about 80% -- I by Serin McDaniel, January 04, 2006(#4213 of 15192)
  • Bringing a gift just for the 6 year old was perfectly by Shira, January 04, 2006(#4214 of 15192)
  • My six year old twins are having a birthday party in a by JDF, January 05, 2006(#4215 of 15192)
  • My problem in going to two parties on a by Sadie, January 05, 2006(#4216 of 15192)
  • JDF, a good friend of mine with twins often writes on by Laurelx, January 05, 2006(#4217 of 15192)
  • We're actually going to do both -- among my husband, his by Shira, January 05, 2006(#4218 of 15192)
  • >And lord, if you can have three by Annie G, January 05, 2006(#4219 of 15192)
  • We just signed Soph up for ice skating -- so that's by Shira, January 05, 2006(#4220 of 15192)
  • Some kids take quickly to ice skating, and then there's by Harri P., January 05, 2006(#4221 of 15192)
  • We do two evenings/week of gymnastics, which Claire by Carolyn L., January 05, 2006(#4222 of 15192)
  • I was going to start swimming with both kids in the by Shira, January 05, 2006(#4223 of 15192)
  • Beware that it might take longer than you think for them by Annie G, January 05, 2006(#4224 of 15192)
  • I can't stand the thought of trudging by Shira, January 05, 2006(#4225 of 15192)
  • Claire had gotten beyond the terror of putting her head by Carolyn L., January 05, 2006(#4226 of 15192)
  • And then there's Della, who was swimming like a little by Crispy Girl, January 05, 2006(#4227 of 15192)
  • Yay for indoor skating rinks right by Liadan, January 05, 2006(#4228 of 15192)
  • Plus, Annie has a by Mistress Manners, January 05, 2006(#4229 of 15192)
  • Crispy, check out the YM/WCAs in your area. Both of by terrilynn, January 05, 2006(#4230 of 15192)
  • It gets chilly in those by Harri P., January 05, 2006(#4231 of 15192)
  • Plus, I'm not sure I would know any figure skaters by Harri P., January 05, 2006(#4232 of 15192)
  • I think ours are heated under the seats, so at least by Shira, January 05, 2006(#4233 of 15192)
  • terrilynn, that's one of the first places we're going to by Crispy Girl, January 05, 2006(#4234 of 15192)
  • My two girls are in swimming, which they are lukewarm by JDF, January 06, 2006(#4235 of 15192)
  • We have a rink in our backyard too. After you set it up by Laurelx, January 06, 2006(#4236 of 15192)
  • I sometimes set up a rink, but once I do it's a sure by Harri P., January 06, 2006(#4237 of 15192)
  • I don't think there are any indoor rinks in Brooklyn, by Annie G, January 06, 2006(#4238 of 15192)
  • Abe Stark in Coney Island is by Harri P., January 06, 2006(#4239 of 15192)
  • Oona has just brought home a big fancy envelope inviting by Philadendra, January 09, 2006(#4240 of 15192)
  • No experience here, Phil. Sorry.So Tommy loves by Crispy Girl, January 10, 2006(#4241 of 15192)
  • It's so much fun as they get older and by terrilynn, January 10, 2006(#4242 of 15192)
  • General question for everyone: Do you give consequences by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4243 of 15192)
  • What kind of by Racehorse, January 10, 2006(#4244 of 15192)
  • I'm giving fewer consequences for attitude stuff, by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4245 of 15192)
  • I tend to ignore it if it's benign, ignore her or ask by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4246 of 15192)
  • I do something similar to Jane. Ruben is also chided by by melisub, January 10, 2006(#4247 of 15192)
  • How about, "you're a bad Mommy. You're mean. You're by Diana, January 10, 2006(#4248 of 15192)
  • Definitely ignore as long as a child is doing what is by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4249 of 15192)
  • I don't always ignore, and I have told Eli that I love by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4250 of 15192)
  • I have told Eli that I love him but by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4251 of 15192)
  • How about, "you're a bad Mommy. You're by Harri P., January 10, 2006(#4252 of 15192)
  • When Tommy tells me that I'm mean and he's not my by Crispy Girl, January 10, 2006(#4253 of 15192)
  • It isn't so much what she says, but the frequency that by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4254 of 15192)
  • Then you do what I've said many times before. You yank a by CalGal, January 10, 2006(#4255 of 15192)
  • Yes, I think a pretty natural consequence for consistent by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4256 of 15192)
  • We have been getting maxi-fits, and a modified sticker by Racehorse, January 10, 2006(#4257 of 15192)
  • Yes, Race, in your situation, with all of the upheaval by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4258 of 15192)
  • We've tried that (edit: taking away privileges) too, by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4259 of 15192)
  • I think the fact that they are "exhausting" is part of by Annie G, January 10, 2006(#4260 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, what about having her do jobs instead of taking by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4261 of 15192)
  • Absolutely she is sensing my exhaustion and frustration, by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4262 of 15192)
  • She tends to have a lot of interests, by CalGal, January 10, 2006(#4263 of 15192)
  • Shira, like what? She loves to do stuff around the by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4264 of 15192)
  • The evidence-based program I'm using with 3-8 year olds by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4265 of 15192)
  • I'm seriously not trying to whine. Some time ago I by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4266 of 15192)
  • Yes. Clearly, Claire knows you're trying to punish her, by CalGal, January 10, 2006(#4267 of 15192)
  • Sorry, Carolyn, cross-posted. Here's a by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4268 of 15192)
  • It honestly sounds like there is a power struggle going by Racehorse, January 10, 2006(#4269 of 15192)
  • I don't know whether you've posted about this problem in by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4270 of 15192)
  • She's very compliant, really--does what she needs to by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4271 of 15192)
  • Does she have books? Take away all of her books, and by CalGal, January 10, 2006(#4272 of 15192)
  • She just chooses the verbal arena for by CalGal, January 10, 2006(#4273 of 15192)
  • I don't like the idea of chores as punishment for little by mollyT, January 10, 2006(#4274 of 15192)
  • I know what you mean about her having too much say -- we by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4275 of 15192)
  • so it's more me who suffers because by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4276 of 15192)
  • molly, the point is that it's above and beyond what the by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4277 of 15192)
  • Shira's post #4275 reminds me that we cut Eli off for by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4278 of 15192)
  • Hey, Carolyn, do you ever yell? I am a natural yeller, by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4279 of 15192)
  • I figured she wasn't engaging, but the more Carolyn by CalGal, January 10, 2006(#4280 of 15192)
  • My oldest went through periods of constant obnoxious by j. ross, January 10, 2006(#4281 of 15192)
  • I had good results when I was teaching if I said, "When by JennyD, January 10, 2006(#4282 of 15192)
  • j. ross, how much time in the by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4283 of 15192)
  • At first I made it a minute a year, but by the time they by j. ross, January 10, 2006(#4284 of 15192)
  • At this point I send my kids to their rooms and forget by Harri P., January 10, 2006(#4285 of 15192)
  • This is a timely discussion for me. Woodstock has a bad by Alice CK, January 10, 2006(#4286 of 15192)
  • Is it often, Alice? Because, in small doses, I don't see by Jane Plane, January 10, 2006(#4287 of 15192)
  • I agree. I allow stomping around and looking unhappy. If by Cathy Georges, January 10, 2006(#4288 of 15192)
  • Kids can learn that if they want to sulk they have to do by j. ross, January 10, 2006(#4289 of 15192)
  • What you described is what we have been doing, to no by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4290 of 15192)
  • I really think a lot of what she's doing should be by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4291 of 15192)
  • No, it's not all the time, just every now and then -- by Alice CK, January 10, 2006(#4292 of 15192)
  • Alice, sometimes when Sophie gets like that, I engage by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4293 of 15192)
  • Yes, once Woodstock gets involved in something she by Alice CK, January 10, 2006(#4294 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, it's incredibly clear you're fucking this up. by CalGal, January 10, 2006(#4295 of 15192)
  • Alice, how old is Woodstock? That homework sulk sounds by melisub, January 10, 2006(#4296 of 15192)
  • She's 6, and in first by Alice CK, January 10, 2006(#4297 of 15192)
  • I'd like to think I was at least smart enough to know by Sue Generous, January 10, 2006(#4298 of 15192)
  • We have plenty of positive interactions by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4299 of 15192)
  • My thinking is that, if she's getting by Alice CK, January 10, 2006(#4300 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the input, everyone. It does help. I agree by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4301 of 15192)
  • The counselor I was seeing with Max last year gave me by Annie G, January 10, 2006(#4302 of 15192)
  • I should make sure I actually WAS by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4303 of 15192)
  • This is exactly what I'm talking about by j. ross, January 10, 2006(#4304 of 15192)
  • Well I don't know. When you're a single parent or by Annie G, January 10, 2006(#4305 of 15192)
  • Parents tend to leave well enough alone by Harri P., January 10, 2006(#4306 of 15192)
  • I compliment Declan's buildings, paintings, and drawings by Alison, January 10, 2006(#4307 of 15192)
  • Hope by Andrea, January 10, 2006(#4308 of 15192)
  • Way to miss the by Harri P., January 10, 2006(#4309 of 15192)
  • Well, I come over and go "Oh, that's a cool picture! is by Cathy Georges, January 10, 2006(#4310 of 15192)
  • "Thanks for waiting until I got off by Alison, January 10, 2006(#4311 of 15192)
  • Does anyone actually say stuff like by j. ross, January 10, 2006(#4312 of 15192)
  • No, I'm commenting on the going-out-of-your-way to by Harri P., January 10, 2006(#4313 of 15192)
  • I don't think it's so awful for doing what you're by Cathy Georges, January 10, 2006(#4314 of 15192)
  • I got that Harri, my point was that everyone does that by j. ross, January 10, 2006(#4315 of 15192)
  • If one of my kids spontaneously does something that I've by Alice CK, January 10, 2006(#4316 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine saying thank you for being quiet but I by Annie G, January 10, 2006(#4317 of 15192)
  • I frequently compliment my kids for playing together by Diana, January 10, 2006(#4318 of 15192)
  • I don't get effusive very often. Usually it's a casual by Alice CK, January 10, 2006(#4319 of 15192)
  • I do the same as diana, particularly when older is by Jan Wilson, January 10, 2006(#4320 of 15192)
  • My kids have said they hate me. So what? They don't by Harri P., January 10, 2006(#4321 of 15192)
  • Not me, Harri! I think you're just great! And thank by Annie G, January 10, 2006(#4322 of 15192)
  • Talk about setting the bar at ankle by Sue Generous, January 10, 2006(#4323 of 15192)
  • Keep in mind that the people I see DO need to be seeing by Shira, January 10, 2006(#4324 of 15192)
  • Responses to a few things:We do have enough by Carolyn L., January 10, 2006(#4325 of 15192)
  • I mean really, it is like the marriage by Serin McDaniel, January 11, 2006(#4326 of 15192)
  • Yeah, but he's not saying that's some kind of by Cathy Georges, January 11, 2006(#4327 of 15192)
  • No by dirt track date, January 11, 2006(#4328 of 15192)
  • Carolyn--I'm reading back a bit and something caught me. by dirt track date, January 11, 2006(#4329 of 15192)
  • The flip-outs involve disrespect, so it's both together. by Carolyn L., January 11, 2006(#4330 of 15192)
  • I don't know if this is a good comparison or not, but by Philadendra, January 11, 2006(#4331 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, I'm glad you got some useful feedback.I by Jane Plane, January 11, 2006(#4332 of 15192)
  • Oh, I wish our boys could play together, Jane. Liam is by terrilynn, January 11, 2006(#4333 of 15192)
  • Jane, so glad to hear a happy report! I can definitely by Carolyn L., January 11, 2006(#4334 of 15192)
  • I don't see how a parent can play Monopoly with his or by j. ross, January 11, 2006(#4335 of 15192)
  • We've been all about Sorry at our house - one time when by Jane Plane, January 11, 2006(#4336 of 15192)
  • My mom let me bilk her at by Lizzie T., January 11, 2006(#4337 of 15192)
  • by j. ross, January 11, 2006(#4338 of 15192)
  • Wow, Ruben would love that light saber game! His by melisub, January 11, 2006(#4339 of 15192)
  • Tyler would love that lightsaber game, too.We by Anne L., January 11, 2006(#4340 of 15192)
  • I think Monopoly is a perfect introduction of a more by Jane Plane, January 11, 2006(#4341 of 15192)
  • I think it's a form of by j. ross, January 11, 2006(#4342 of 15192)
  • I will, Jane. I'm sure we'll go for some amount of by melisub, January 11, 2006(#4343 of 15192)
  • j.ross, he often doesn't remember coming into our bed, by Anne L., January 11, 2006(#4344 of 15192)
  • I would turn him around and walk him back to his own bed by j. ross, January 11, 2006(#4345 of 15192)
  • That's what we do if I'm awake enough to do it, by Anne L., January 11, 2006(#4346 of 15192)
  • Anne, I dealt with it in that I did it as a kid. by Jane Plane, January 11, 2006(#4347 of 15192)
  • Anne, why not put a sleeping bag on the floor near your by Alison, January 11, 2006(#4348 of 15192)
  • We have Junior Monopoly, which is simpler and doesn't by Sue Generous, January 11, 2006(#4349 of 15192)
  • You mean, Hi Ho, Shoot Me Now, as we call by Jane Plane, January 11, 2006(#4350 of 15192)
  • Santa brought Liam Operation (the Simpsons version), so by terrilynn, January 11, 2006(#4351 of 15192)
  • Max only wanted to play Junior Monopoly for less than a by Annie G, January 11, 2006(#4352 of 15192)
  • Anna got two great games from my brother, the game by Cathy Georges, January 11, 2006(#4353 of 15192)
  • Monopoly can be tedious and long, but what we do is set by Anne L., January 11, 2006(#4354 of 15192)
  • Charlie has by annefalcon, January 11, 2006(#4355 of 15192)
  • Ruben loves to play chess. Mr. Sub taught him, and now by melisub, January 11, 2006(#4356 of 15192)
  • I may have to get Tommy that light saber game for his by Crispy Girl, January 11, 2006(#4357 of 15192)
  • What's the egg one called, Cathy? That sounds like by Julia M., January 11, 2006(#4358 of 15192)
  • I can't remember! I think the name means "egg dance," by Cathy Georges, January 11, 2006(#4359 of 15192)
  • Crispy, of course everyone in the family needs his/her by terrilynn, January 11, 2006(#4360 of 15192)
  • Is it by Julia M., January 11, 2006(#4361 of 15192)
  • Julian has I don't know how many light sabers, but I'm by Harri P., January 11, 2006(#4362 of 15192)
  • Yes, that's by Cathy Georges, January 11, 2006(#4363 of 15192)
  • I can't find a purple one. They must not sell them here by terrilynn, January 11, 2006(#4364 of 15192)
  • I think my mom taught me to read so she could play by Sue Generous, January 11, 2006(#4365 of 15192)
  • Santa went to Target and got a kit of 5 or 6 different by Annie G, January 11, 2006(#4366 of 15192)
  • I've been forced to play the SB version of Life with by Racehorse, January 11, 2006(#4367 of 15192)
  • Look on eBay. The purple ones sold out fast after Attack by Harri P., January 11, 2006(#4368 of 15192)
  • Santa went to Target and got a kit of 5 by Harri P., January 11, 2006(#4369 of 15192)
  • Yes, it pissed off Max too. He spent a long time by Annie G, January 11, 2006(#4370 of 15192)
  • Santa here refused to buy that set even when it was on by terrilynn, January 11, 2006(#4371 of 15192)
  • TL, you do need more rescue heroes detritus. I just by Sue Generous, January 11, 2006(#4372 of 15192)
  • you do need more rescue heroes by Alison, January 11, 2006(#4373 of 15192)
  • You have to have five more Toas from Metra Nui, the Meta by Annie G, January 11, 2006(#4374 of 15192)
  • We have NO Rescue Heroes detritus. Here the flotsam is by terrilynn, January 11, 2006(#4375 of 15192)
  • Oh yes, imaginext and playmobil. I find little itty by Sue Generous, January 11, 2006(#4376 of 15192)
  • Oh God, not more Imaginext. Playmobil is fun. We like by Julia M., January 11, 2006(#4377 of 15192)
  • We have Magnetix, which is high on the by Racehorse, January 11, 2006(#4378 of 15192)
  • Oh, God, by terrilynn, January 11, 2006(#4379 of 15192)
  • We (meaning I) keep them in plastic freezer bags, which by Racehorse, January 11, 2006(#4380 of 15192)
  • We have Playmobile and Imaginext, which generate tons of by Alison, January 11, 2006(#4381 of 15192)
  • One day, C's teacher handed me this by Harri P., January 11, 2006(#4382 of 15192)
  • Simon still has Legos and oversized Legos, from when he by Racehorse, January 11, 2006(#4383 of 15192)
  • Ruben is not interested in Bionicles, which surprises by melisub, January 11, 2006(#4384 of 15192)
  • Did he like the non-babyish by Biscuit, January 11, 2006(#4385 of 15192)
  • I have a purple light saber. Tommy's is blue, by Crispy Girl, January 11, 2006(#4386 of 15192)
  • Yes! We do a 12 days of Christmas thing with the by melisub, January 11, 2006(#4387 of 15192)
  • Oh my God, I just love Ruben.I knew exactly what by Cathy Georges, January 11, 2006(#4388 of 15192)
  • It was surprisingly hard to find an undecorated rabbit. by melisub, January 11, 2006(#4389 of 15192)
  • Ruben is just the sweetest boy. Next to Tommy, of by Crispy Girl, January 11, 2006(#4390 of 15192)
  • Tyler is into Legos, K'Nex, Bionicles and the MegaBloks by Anne L., January 11, 2006(#4391 of 15192)
  • Max asked for and got an UglyDoll. I worry sometimes by Annie G, January 11, 2006(#4392 of 15192)
  • Annie, Tyler is turning 8 in a couple of weeks, and he by Anne L., January 11, 2006(#4393 of 15192)
  • Simon likes his stuffed animals as room decor. He only by Racehorse, January 11, 2006(#4394 of 15192)
  • I gave Julia gift card to Build a Bear for Christmas and by Bethany F., January 11, 2006(#4395 of 15192)
  • My kids have only lately taken to carrying a few around by Sue Generous, January 11, 2006(#4396 of 15192)
  • Eli only really started liking stuffed animals about by Jane Plane, January 11, 2006(#4397 of 15192)
  • Ruben stories frequently remind me of my littlest by rtb, January 11, 2006(#4398 of 15192)
  • Jane: we got that light saber game at T'giving and it by Jan Wilson, January 11, 2006(#4399 of 15192)
  • Oh, the things you'll do for that boy, Jane! That's by Crispy Girl, January 11, 2006(#4400 of 15192)
  • I worry sometimes that he is still by Harri P., January 11, 2006(#4401 of 15192)
  • Connor likes hauling his around. It's very cute, by Sue Generous, January 11, 2006(#4402 of 15192)
  • No way is 8 too old for stuffed animals. He's still by Julia M., January 11, 2006(#4403 of 15192)
  • My youngest two sisters, at ages 12 and 14 or so, by Lorelei, January 12, 2006(#4404 of 15192)
  • Sophie's way into her stuffed animals now. She has two by Shira, January 12, 2006(#4405 of 15192)
  • I think Build-a-Bear is an enormous by Alice CK, January 12, 2006(#4406 of 15192)
  • We did one for her preschool graduation and, as I said by Shira, January 12, 2006(#4407 of 15192)
  • Because I don't think the quality of the merchandise is by Alice CK, January 12, 2006(#4408 of 15192)
  • That said, some B-a-B's are better than others. We've by Alice CK, January 12, 2006(#4409 of 15192)
  • We didn't do the noises, so the bear itself really by Shira, January 12, 2006(#4410 of 15192)
  • Oh, I didn't mean the quality was crap. I just meant by Alice CK, January 12, 2006(#4411 of 15192)
  • $40-50!!! Holy crap. No wonder you said it was a by Shira, January 12, 2006(#4412 of 15192)
  • yeah, i'm with shira. while i think that the B-a-B shop by Jan Wilson, January 12, 2006(#4413 of 15192)
  • Snoopy takes care of that in our house. Within hours of by Alice CK, January 12, 2006(#4414 of 15192)
  • We do it with the leapster cartridges - just a plastic by Sue Generous, January 12, 2006(#4415 of 15192)
  • Update from The Great Sass Crackdown: Two days ago, she by Carolyn L., January 12, 2006(#4416 of 15192)
  • How awesome, by Jane Plane, January 12, 2006(#4417 of 15192)
  • she did great up until about an hour by Alison, January 12, 2006(#4418 of 15192)
  • That last half-hour before Liam's bedtime is it; if he by terrilynn, January 12, 2006(#4419 of 15192)
  • Yeah, my kids definitely have a limit and if we are late by Sue Generous, January 12, 2006(#4420 of 15192)
  • We learned the hard way last night that "lights-out by Cathy Georges, January 12, 2006(#4421 of 15192)
  • But how fun is by Sue Generous, January 12, 2006(#4422 of 15192)
  • Oh, lord. Maggie went through a "Teenage Dance Party" by Ruby Gospel, January 12, 2006(#4423 of 15192)
  • So by Harri P., January 12, 2006(#4424 of 15192)
  • I love that. Julian's past by Brigit M, January 12, 2006(#4425 of 15192)
  • My oldest pretty much quit playing with toys when he was by j. ross, January 12, 2006(#4426 of 15192)
  • We're going to get to break out the Little People one by Sue Generous, January 12, 2006(#4427 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, January 12, 2006(#4428 of 15192)
  • And awesome by Alison, January 12, 2006(#4429 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, January 12, 2006(#4430 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, January 13, 2006(#4431 of 15192)
  • We got a postcard from the school system asking whether by Sakti, January 18, 2006(#4432 of 15192)
  • Hooray!!! I found the whole lead-up to kindergarten so by Shira, January 18, 2006(#4433 of 15192)
  • We had so many choices for Kindergarten. It was fun, but by Jane Plane, January 18, 2006(#4434 of 15192)
  • What kind of choices? I'm not aware that we have any, by Sakti, January 18, 2006(#4435 of 15192)
  • How does the school system know Carl by Diana, January 18, 2006(#4436 of 15192)
  • Diana, they probably get info from hospitals, etc. or by Jane Plane, January 18, 2006(#4437 of 15192)
  • How does the school system know Carl by j. ross, January 18, 2006(#4438 of 15192)
  • Ha!Actually, I think it's probably from the town by Sakti, January 18, 2006(#4439 of 15192)
  • Sakti, do you have full day or half day by Laurelx, January 18, 2006(#4440 of 15192)
  • I NEED full day kindergarten for C. or I will just by Sue Generous, January 18, 2006(#4441 of 15192)
  • Hooray for Big Boy Carl! (I always hear Julia say his by Bethany F., January 18, 2006(#4442 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, January 18, 2006(#4443 of 15192)
  • Declan's been accepted to the fullday $$$$$ university by Alison, January 19, 2006(#4444 of 15192)
  • It seems to me that you always end up stressing over how by Annie G, January 19, 2006(#4445 of 15192)
  • I think you're by Alison, January 19, 2006(#4446 of 15192)
  • Sorry.Maybe you'll meet someone who lives nearby by Annie G, January 19, 2006(#4447 of 15192)
  • Nope. Most of the kindergarten class will be from the by Alison, January 19, 2006(#4448 of 15192)
  • Probably. It's only kindergarten, for heaven's by Sakti, January 19, 2006(#4449 of 15192)
  • It's only kindergarten, for heaven's by Alison, January 19, 2006(#4450 of 15192)
  • You all will be happier if you adjust your wavelength, by Sakti, January 19, 2006(#4451 of 15192)
  • If Declan is in fulltime (could be as long as 7:30 to by Alison, January 19, 2006(#4452 of 15192)
  • You can't carpool with other by Harri P., January 19, 2006(#4453 of 15192)
  • You can't carpool with other parents?Live by Sue Generous, January 19, 2006(#4454 of 15192)
  • I don't agree that kindergarten is that important. Not by Julia M., January 19, 2006(#4455 of 15192)
  • I don't agree that kindergarten is that important by Harri P., January 19, 2006(#4456 of 15192)
  • In general I think going to kindergarten at the same by j. ross, January 19, 2006(#4457 of 15192)
  • No Montesssori? That's your problem right there, Harri. by Julia M., January 19, 2006(#4458 of 15192)
  • Why?EDIT: that was to j. by Racehorse, January 19, 2006(#4459 of 15192)
  • I'm guessing that the reason is that K is the time where by Sue Generous, January 19, 2006(#4460 of 15192)
  • Because 1. no other academic things in kindergarten by j. ross, January 19, 2006(#4461 of 15192)
  • I like j.ross am all in favor of making a good selection by Jan Wilson, January 19, 2006(#4462 of 15192)
  • Alison, are you out of your fucking gourd? Separate your by CalGal, January 19, 2006(#4463 of 15192)
  • no other academic things in kindergarten matter by Bethany F., January 19, 2006(#4464 of 15192)
  • Here, too. There are private half-day kindergartens, by terrilynn, January 19, 2006(#4465 of 15192)
  • Julia is learning to read and write in by j. ross, January 19, 2006(#4466 of 15192)
  • Alison, with regard to the full-time versus part-time by Alice CK, January 19, 2006(#4467 of 15192)
  • Yes, why in the world are you sending him to an by Sadie, January 19, 2006(#4468 of 15192)
  • This morning I get to go by terrilynn, January 20, 2006(#4469 of 15192)
  • Oh, that looks like by Ruby Gospel, January 20, 2006(#4470 of 15192)
  • Sophie is 6 by Shira, January 20, 2006(#4471 of 15192)
  • Happy Birthday to by terrilynn, January 20, 2006(#4472 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday, by Ruby Gospel, January 20, 2006(#4473 of 15192)
  • Happy Birthday, Sophie! 6!tl, have a by Jane Plane, January 20, 2006(#4474 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday, Sophie!I want to go to Bossy on by Crispy Girl, January 20, 2006(#4475 of 15192)
  • Wow, happy birthday Sophie! I am always surprised by by melisub, January 20, 2006(#4476 of 15192)
  • With regard to Alison's question, I can understand that by Jane Plane, January 20, 2006(#4477 of 15192)
  • "Summer is not so very far by Brigit M, January 20, 2006(#4478 of 15192)
  • When did your kids start doing sleepovers? I'm thinking by Shira, January 20, 2006(#4479 of 15192)
  • Simon had his first sleepover at age by Racehorse, January 20, 2006(#4480 of 15192)
  • With weekend play group friends (that is to say, the by Sakti, January 20, 2006(#4481 of 15192)
  • I think E's first real sleepover was at age by Jane Plane, January 20, 2006(#4482 of 15192)
  • Liam's never been to a sleepover. He has to have his by terrilynn, January 20, 2006(#4483 of 15192)
  • M. had his first sleepover this year. He had by Sue Generous, January 20, 2006(#4484 of 15192)
  • Liam can come have a sleepover at our house any old time by Annie G, January 20, 2006(#4485 of 15192)
  • maybe you don't want to think of by Alison, January 20, 2006(#4486 of 15192)
  • I see what you mean about the crappy options. It sounds by Jane Plane, January 20, 2006(#4487 of 15192)
  • You mean you're not moving to France to give Theo by Alison, January 20, 2006(#4488 of 15192)
  • Baseball, basketball, 3X week gymnastics, hip hop and by Julia M., January 20, 2006(#4489 of 15192)
  • No shit.Did I forget to mention indoor soccer? by Alison, January 20, 2006(#4490 of 15192)
  • now i'm exhausted by alison's schedule.we started by Jan Wilson, January 20, 2006(#4491 of 15192)
  • Hiphip starts when science club by Alison, January 21, 2006(#4492 of 15192)
  • Do kids buy Valentine stuff any by CalGal, January 22, 2006(#4493 of 15192)
  • M. is expected to hand out valentines in by Sue Generous, January 22, 2006(#4494 of 15192)
  • Yes, they by Alison, January 22, 2006(#4495 of 15192)
  • I think I'm ready to break away from the preschooler by Kate Carmichael, January 26, 2006(#4496 of 15192)
  • Kate, as a data point before I go to bed, I will by Jane Plane, January 26, 2006(#4497 of 15192)
  • He seems to have trouble shutting off by Harri P., January 26, 2006(#4498 of 15192)
  • When I was that age and on into elementary school, my by Deborah Quest, January 26, 2006(#4499 of 15192)
  • My mom helped me with a visualization, too - of by Jane Plane, January 26, 2006(#4500 of 15192)
  • I love "Out, Monsters, Out!" I imagine it like a dance by Serin McDaniel, January 26, 2006(#4501 of 15192)
  • Is his bedroom too warm? That can cause nightmares or by mollyT, January 26, 2006(#4502 of 15192)
  • I love "Out, Monsters, Out!"A by Deborah Quest, January 26, 2006(#4503 of 15192)
  • The closet door stuff sounds normal--at least, Claire by Carolyn L., January 26, 2006(#4504 of 15192)
  • Is his bedroom too warm? That can cause by Shira, January 26, 2006(#4505 of 15192)
  • Carl's in the warmest room in the house, we (including by Sakti, January 26, 2006(#4506 of 15192)
  • I just wanted to show the adorable by Shira, January 26, 2006(#4507 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's cute! We haven't decided what we're giving by Crispy Girl, January 26, 2006(#4508 of 15192)
  • I can't believe these kids are turning by Shira, January 26, 2006(#4509 of 15192)
  • It's elementary school age, that's why. They're by Cathy Georges, January 26, 2006(#4510 of 15192)
  • Kate, what about letting him listen to some quiet, by Aradiaseven, January 26, 2006(#4511 of 15192)
  • Sorry I took so long to respond. I forgot to subscribe, by Kate Carmichael, January 27, 2006(#4512 of 15192)
  • Carl hasn't napped in the afternoon at home for YEARS. by Sakti, January 27, 2006(#4514 of 15192)
  • Kate, have you adjusted his bedtime earlier since he by JDF, January 27, 2006(#4515 of 15192)
  • Kate, I've got to get the words to "Everybody Sleeps." by Shira, January 27, 2006(#4516 of 15192)
  • Liam's favorite bedtime songs when I used to sing to him by terrilynn, January 27, 2006(#4517 of 15192)
  • Michael always begs me to stop by Sue Generous, January 27, 2006(#4518 of 15192)
  • Sweet Baby James is a great by Shira, January 27, 2006(#4519 of 15192)
  • I used to sing Hush Little Baby and that spooky lullaby by Cathy Georges, January 27, 2006(#4520 of 15192)
  • When I sing Billy Joel's Lullaby, she by Marya, January 27, 2006(#4521 of 15192)
  • by Cathy Georges, January 27, 2006(#4522 of 15192)
  • "Mommy, please don't sing anymore! It's too, by Kathy Barthway, January 27, 2006(#4523 of 15192)
  • spooky lullaby from the soundtrack of O Brother Where by Kate Carmichael, January 27, 2006(#4524 of 15192)
  • Woodstock likes to have a CD of classical music playing by Alice CK, January 28, 2006(#4525 of 15192)
  • Is it common for kids in kindergarten to have boyfriends by Bethany F., January 29, 2006(#4526 of 15192)
  • Seems like there's always a subset of kids that do by dirt track date, January 29, 2006(#4527 of 15192)
  • Not abnormal but not by j. ross, January 29, 2006(#4528 of 15192)
  • A mother of one of the kids on Elvis's soccer team told by Kate Carmichael, January 29, 2006(#4529 of 15192)
  • When Snoopy was in kindergarten she said "Evan and I are by Alice CK, January 29, 2006(#4530 of 15192)
  • What Alice by Sue Generous, January 29, 2006(#4531 of 15192)
  • any kind of frequent comments or by Alison, January 29, 2006(#4532 of 15192)
  • This has been going on for a while. Julia told me that by Bethany F., January 30, 2006(#4533 of 15192)
  • Well, I said "worth investigating" not "pathological." by Alice CK, January 30, 2006(#4534 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine what could occur between two kids of the by Kathy Barthway, January 30, 2006(#4535 of 15192)
  • It seems like there have been a couple of kids in each by Julia M., January 30, 2006(#4536 of 15192)
  • K's mom has suggested playdates by Alison, January 30, 2006(#4537 of 15192)
  • I've only seen it with girls, but I by Harri P., January 30, 2006(#4538 of 15192)
  • Max had something like a crush on Roberta in 1st grade, by Annie G, January 30, 2006(#4539 of 15192)
  • Tommy's had little girlfriends since he was 3, but it's by Crispy Girl, January 30, 2006(#4540 of 15192)
  • it was really more because of their mutual love of by Kate Carmichael, January 30, 2006(#4541 of 15192)
  • Matt is going to marry Emily, who has the same birthday by annefalcon, January 30, 2006(#4542 of 15192)
  • Cool. She had a little boy in preschool that she called by Bethany F., January 30, 2006(#4543 of 15192)
  • Coley Cole is going to marry every girl in Anna's class. by Cathy Georges, January 30, 2006(#4544 of 15192)
  • Carl has proposed to his friend Katie. She said yes at by Sakti, January 30, 2006(#4545 of 15192)
  • Tommy got very upset with us a year or so ago when we by Crispy Girl, January 30, 2006(#4546 of 15192)
  • Liam's crush is named Emily also, except for he told me by terrilynn, January 30, 2006(#4547 of 15192)
  • I think all this boyfriend/girlfriend stuff is just a by Kate Carmichael, January 30, 2006(#4548 of 15192)
  • That is adorable, Kate. Poor stretchy by Jane Plane, January 30, 2006(#4549 of 15192)
  • Joseph has planned to "marry with" two different girls by Julie F, January 31, 2006(#4550 of 15192)
  • My son spent much of K worrying about which twin girl by Wilma Flintstone, February 01, 2006(#4551 of 15192)
  • Wilma, that is by Jane Plane, February 01, 2006(#4552 of 15192)
  • Okay, this is not an adorable thing my son did, but I by Sue Generous, February 01, 2006(#4553 of 15192)
  • by Alison, February 01, 2006(#4554 of 15192)
  • Hahahaha! The same sleeve he'll use as a napkin and to by Cathy Georges, February 01, 2006(#4555 of 15192)
  • Hahahahaha. What else are sleeves by j. ross, February 01, 2006(#4556 of 15192)
  • Bwah! Oh, that is too, too by Jane Plane, February 01, 2006(#4557 of 15192)
  • Oh, hahahaha!I wonder how long he's been doing by melisub, February 01, 2006(#4558 of 15192)
  • mel, that is the question that haunts me this by Sue Generous, February 01, 2006(#4559 of 15192)
  • Ha ha ha! Far as I know, my son only uses his sleeve to by Crispy Girl, February 01, 2006(#4560 of 15192)
  • Isn't urine supposed to be a sterile by melisub, February 01, 2006(#4561 of 15192)
  • Far as I knowThese are the by Jane Plane, February 01, 2006(#4562 of 15192)
  • In this case, I think I would prefer to be blissfully by Crispy Girl, February 01, 2006(#4563 of 15192)
  • Ha! That is fantastic, by Julia M., February 01, 2006(#4564 of 15192)
  • Hahahahaha! And ew. Now part of me wants to inspect by Kate Carmichael, February 01, 2006(#4565 of 15192)
  • That's the best laugh I've had all by terrilynn, February 01, 2006(#4566 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, February 02, 2006(#4567 of 15192)
  • HA HA HA HA! Love the sleeve by Annie G, February 03, 2006(#4568 of 15192)
  • Conversation this morning:Eli: Hey, my tooth is by Jane Plane, February 06, 2006(#4569 of 15192)
  • Aww, that's sweet. Rubén lost four or five in quick by melisub, February 06, 2006(#4570 of 15192)
  • Oh Eli! Tommy lost the 2 bottom teeth in 2 days right by Crispy Girl, February 06, 2006(#4571 of 15192)
  • I'm glad he had a nice birthday.Rubén's is by melisub, February 06, 2006(#4572 of 15192)
  • "grown-up friends"They give by j. ross, February 06, 2006(#4573 of 15192)
  • Yes, we allow five of the grown-ups to bring him plastic by melisub, February 06, 2006(#4574 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday to Tommy and almost-birthday to by Jane Plane, February 06, 2006(#4575 of 15192)
  • Better not let Lori Dee hear Ruben calling King Kong by Crispy Girl, February 06, 2006(#4576 of 15192)
  • The invitation for his friend's party have King Kong, by Kate Carmichael, February 06, 2006(#4577 of 15192)
  • I was really surprised at my reaction to Boone (1st by Cilantro, February 06, 2006(#4578 of 15192)
  • Awww.Max lost a tooth today - and then he really by Julia M., February 06, 2006(#4579 of 15192)
  • She should write back "sorry, dude, I lost your by j. ross, February 06, 2006(#4580 of 15192)
  • Drew was unable to hold onto the first two teeth he by Cilantro, February 07, 2006(#4581 of 15192)
  • "NO TOOTHEE, NO by Harri P., February 07, 2006(#4582 of 15192)
  • Ha!He's such a sweetheart, I can't stand the by Julia M., February 07, 2006(#4583 of 15192)
  • I always think it's so cool when older kids let the by Kate Carmichael, February 07, 2006(#4584 of 15192)
  • What is it with lost teeth these days? by annefalcon, February 07, 2006(#4585 of 15192)
  • None of Sophie's teeth are loose yet, and she's by Shira, February 07, 2006(#4586 of 15192)
  • Give her a sock in the by j. ross, February 07, 2006(#4587 of 15192)
  • She's only in kindergarten, though, right? She's got by Alice CK, February 07, 2006(#4588 of 15192)
  • Oh yeah, of course she has time. I'm not antsy about by Shira, February 07, 2006(#4589 of 15192)
  • I chaperoned a second grade field trip earlier in the by annefalcon, February 07, 2006(#4590 of 15192)
  • We're having some issues with Elvis (age 5.5) being by Kate Carmichael, February 08, 2006(#4591 of 15192)
  • It sounds like it's time for a sticker by mollyT, February 09, 2006(#4592 of 15192)
  • I bet it's a phase. It sounds like you're doing the by Julia M., February 09, 2006(#4593 of 15192)
  • I was thinking about a sticker chart. Maybe I should by Kate Carmichael, February 09, 2006(#4594 of 15192)
  • Perfect.It's likely a phase, but the sticker by mollyT, February 09, 2006(#4595 of 15192)
  • Rubén turns 7 tomorrow. He has been agitating for by melisub, February 09, 2006(#4596 of 15192)
  • Pictures! You must post pictures of the jaunty birthday by Crispy Girl, February 09, 2006(#4597 of 15192)
  • Yes, please. We like by Biscuit, February 09, 2006(#4598 of 15192)
  • He has been agitating for "real" by j. ross, February 09, 2006(#4599 of 15192)
  • Hey, so the tooth finally came out today! It's by Jane Plane, February 11, 2006(#4600 of 15192)
  • I would totally be squeamish about ripping a tooth out by Kate Carmichael, February 12, 2006(#4601 of 15192)
  • Aw, Kate. I'm sorry to hear about your by Mistress Manners, February 12, 2006(#4602 of 15192)
  • I'll post pictures soon! Believe me, the whole thing is by Jane Plane, February 12, 2006(#4603 of 15192)
  • Aw, Kate, I'm by Brigit M, February 12, 2006(#4604 of 15192)
  • Thanks you guys. Jane, I posted a description of what by Kate Carmichael, February 12, 2006(#4605 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry about your family's dog, Kate.The PTA by melisub, February 13, 2006(#4606 of 15192)
  • Surely Lucia can impersonate Ruben's by j. ross, February 13, 2006(#4607 of 15192)
  • Why oh why did I not start Elvis on his Valentines for by Kate Carmichael, February 13, 2006(#4608 of 15192)
  • Just have him sign them, not address them. Then he can by j. ross, February 13, 2006(#4609 of 15192)
  • We're not supposed to address ours. I guess it speeds by Julia M., February 13, 2006(#4610 of 15192)
  • Yeah, that's the plan. Now I'm wishing that I'd named by Kate Carmichael, February 14, 2006(#4611 of 15192)
  • I really loathe the valentine-making, but this year was by Jane Plane, February 14, 2006(#4612 of 15192)
  • I must be slacker mama, because it has never occurred to by terrilynn, February 14, 2006(#4613 of 15192)
  • Rubén is writing is right now, while watching a dvd of by melisub, February 14, 2006(#4614 of 15192)
  • OH MY GOD I COMPLETELY FORGOT. OH NO OH NO OH by Annie G, February 14, 2006(#4615 of 15192)
  • Run Annie Run! To the Rite Aid or Longs!I have to frost by dirt track date, February 14, 2006(#4616 of 15192)
  • I CAN'T! It's almost 10 pm and I'm home alone with an by Annie G, February 14, 2006(#4617 of 15192)
  • Should I stay up until 11 pm making 25 valentines for by Annie G, February 14, 2006(#4618 of 15192)
  • I bet there are some you could print out on the by Ruby Gospel, February 14, 2006(#4619 of 15192)
  • Max is extremely blase. But he will feel badly if he by Annie G, February 14, 2006(#4620 of 15192)
  • I like Ruby's by melisub, February 14, 2006(#4621 of 15192)
  • Soph thought about making her own valentines, but it was by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4622 of 15192)
  • I think the stickers for Ben's were supposed to go into by melisub, February 14, 2006(#4623 of 15192)
  • Brilliant, Ruby, I found something by Annie G, February 14, 2006(#4624 of 15192)
  • I would probably forget if the teachers didn't send a by melisub, February 14, 2006(#4625 of 15192)
  • I was just thinking today about how much energy it takes by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4626 of 15192)
  • Me too. (edit - I mean about liking Ruby's by Julia M., February 14, 2006(#4627 of 15192)
  • (edit: I took too long to write this -- I crossposted by Alice CK, February 14, 2006(#4628 of 15192)
  • It's because you're a sentimental woolie, Julia.I by Annie G, February 14, 2006(#4629 of 15192)
  • and let Max write on them "Happy by Julia M., February 14, 2006(#4630 of 15192)
  • Why do you think they'll be color-it-yourself by Kathy Barthway, February 14, 2006(#4631 of 15192)
  • Nah -- I bet there are color by Ruby Gospel, February 14, 2006(#4632 of 15192)
  • Oddly, I love Valentine's Day. I can't by Alice CK, February 14, 2006(#4633 of 15192)
  • No, the ones I googled and linked above just printed out by Annie G, February 14, 2006(#4634 of 15192)
  • Why do you think they'll be by Alice CK, February 14, 2006(#4635 of 15192)
  • I'll cop to irrational disdain for the cards that fold by Ruby Gospel, February 14, 2006(#4636 of 15192)
  • These were fancy, two sticker Valentines, one with a by melisub, February 14, 2006(#4637 of 15192)
  • melisub, I do find her very annoying. She does a pretty by Julia M., February 14, 2006(#4638 of 15192)
  • These were fancy, two sticker by Jane Plane, February 14, 2006(#4639 of 15192)
  • Ha! Yes, purchased yesterday after school. This year by melisub, February 14, 2006(#4640 of 15192)
  • I was very sentimental about all the first holidays with by Kate Carmichael, February 14, 2006(#4641 of 15192)
  • I got the kids to sign their names to the cards by by Sue Generous, February 14, 2006(#4642 of 15192)
  • I wrote the "YOU RULE" and "From," on by Alison, February 14, 2006(#4643 of 15192)
  • Julia's teacher has the same by Bethany F., February 14, 2006(#4644 of 15192)
  • Julia is learning that her teacher is an asshole, is by Alison, February 14, 2006(#4645 of 15192)
  • For once in my life, I was on the ball with Valentine's by Carolyn L., February 14, 2006(#4646 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine these parties being cancelled left and by Sue Generous, February 14, 2006(#4647 of 15192)
  • They all do that now in kindergarten. Seems pretty dumb by Harri P., February 14, 2006(#4648 of 15192)
  • Liam & Tommy must be giving out the same plain ol' by Crispy Girl, February 14, 2006(#4649 of 15192)
  • I'm boggling at the Mean Teachers who cancel all by Decca, February 14, 2006(#4650 of 15192)
  • The 1st grade teachers at Rubén's school sent out a note by melisub, February 14, 2006(#4651 of 15192)
  • The Batman tatoo cards have heart stickers too, but the by Kate Carmichael, February 14, 2006(#4652 of 15192)
  • I had the damned valentines, but Tyler's grade 2 teacher by Anne L., February 14, 2006(#4653 of 15192)
  • Anne, we weren't supposed to put kids' names on the by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4654 of 15192)
  • I just wanted to jump in and say that Julia's parties by Bethany F., February 14, 2006(#4655 of 15192)
  • I would call the principal and let him/her know that the by Alison, February 14, 2006(#4656 of 15192)
  • This brings up an interesting question for me. How by Bethany F., February 14, 2006(#4657 of 15192)
  • I talk to Elvis's teacher via phone and e-mail at least by Kate Carmichael, February 14, 2006(#4658 of 15192)
  • The main method of communication between me and Sophie's by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4659 of 15192)
  • Kate, what do you talk about twice a week??Oh, by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4660 of 15192)
  • I call or send email on a fairly regular basis, for both by Sue Generous, February 14, 2006(#4661 of 15192)
  • Basically what Sue said. We talk about what they're by Kate Carmichael, February 14, 2006(#4662 of 15192)
  • Bethany, Maggie's old school (where she went to 1st by Ruby Gospel, February 14, 2006(#4663 of 15192)
  • I don't understand this "in the loop, out of the loop" by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4664 of 15192)
  • I would say if you don't feel out of the loop, Shira, by Ruby Gospel, February 14, 2006(#4665 of 15192)
  • I can't believe that anyone meets with their children's by Harri P., February 14, 2006(#4666 of 15192)
  • Ohhhh, OK. No, I don't get any of that. The worst is by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4667 of 15192)
  • I have been watching M.'s learning & development pretty by Sue Generous, February 14, 2006(#4668 of 15192)
  • Oh my god! The candy Sophie came home with! It's like by Shira, February 14, 2006(#4669 of 15192)
  • We do get a newsletter each month that tells us what by Bethany F., February 14, 2006(#4670 of 15192)
  • Here, too, Shira. It never even crossed my mind to send by terrilynn, February 14, 2006(#4671 of 15192)
  • Oh, I didn't send candy either. it never occurred to me. by Cathy Georges, February 14, 2006(#4672 of 15192)
  • I've resisted adding candy to the valentines until this by Julie F, February 14, 2006(#4673 of 15192)
  • Anna still has HALLOWEEN candy in her by Cathy Georges, February 14, 2006(#4674 of 15192)
  • On topic, I received Joseph's kindergarten registration by Julie F, February 14, 2006(#4675 of 15192)
  • You were just pregnant with him 5 minutes ago, Julie. I by Kate Carmichael, February 15, 2006(#4676 of 15192)
  • It should probably be in the toddler thread, but 2.5 by Shira, February 15, 2006(#4677 of 15192)
  • plenty of valentines for noe, no valentines made for her by Jan Wilson, February 15, 2006(#4678 of 15192)
  • Kat got tons of candy, and one gift bag with candy, a by Diana, February 15, 2006(#4679 of 15192)
  • Oh, we got plenty of gift bags, homemade cookies, etc. by Julie F, February 15, 2006(#4680 of 15192)
  • 2.5 year old Adam came home with a by Alison, February 15, 2006(#4681 of 15192)
  • What no homemade marshmallows? I remember one girl who by Wilma Flintstone, February 15, 2006(#4682 of 15192)
  • Were they as good as the storebought, plastic-wrapped by Alison, February 15, 2006(#4683 of 15192)
  • I don't think we ever got around to trying them- there by Wilma Flintstone, February 15, 2006(#4684 of 15192)
  • I think the letter from the teachers about no extra food by melisub, February 15, 2006(#4685 of 15192)
  • Not too bad on the candy intake here. Elvis got a candy by Kate Carmichael, February 15, 2006(#4686 of 15192)
  • There was a note for E's class, too, and he didn't get by Jane Plane, February 15, 2006(#4687 of 15192)
  • by Kate Carmichael, February 15, 2006(#4688 of 15192)
  • For the record, I got an update on Kat's domestic by Diana, February 15, 2006(#4689 of 15192)
  • Lots of cards here, only a little bit of candy. Of by Cathy Georges, February 15, 2006(#4690 of 15192)
  • Happy post-Valentine's Day, everyone! We've decided to by Lizard S., February 15, 2006(#4691 of 15192)
  • It seems she was crying because a boy by Jane Plane, February 15, 2006(#4692 of 15192)
  • Yay Eli! That's awesome, Jane. He really is a by Kate Carmichael, February 16, 2006(#4693 of 15192)
  • How wonderful for Eli! We have a conference with by Crispy Girl, February 16, 2006(#4694 of 15192)
  • That's great, Jane.Liam got his third-quarter by terrilynn, February 16, 2006(#4695 of 15192)
  • Julia is doing well except she writes some of her by Bethany F., February 16, 2006(#4696 of 15192)
  • Simon will still sometimes write letters and numbers by Racehorse, February 16, 2006(#4697 of 15192)
  • I've heard they all do it and it is in part from trying by Sakti, February 16, 2006(#4698 of 15192)
  • Tommy writes a few letters backwards, especially by Crispy Girl, February 16, 2006(#4699 of 15192)
  • That's a very nice report on Eli.Rubén is the by melisub, February 16, 2006(#4700 of 15192)
  • Simon gets those backwards sometimes. He also gets 7 by Racehorse, February 16, 2006(#4701 of 15192)
  • Dexter does his Js backwards. His teachers aren't by Janey Garnet, February 16, 2006(#4702 of 15192)
  • That is very common in young kids, to write some letters by Alice CK, February 16, 2006(#4703 of 15192)
  • Liam doesn't usually make his letters backwards, but his by terrilynn, February 16, 2006(#4704 of 15192)
  • My kids both wrote letters and numbers backwards in by Anne L., February 16, 2006(#4705 of 15192)
  • Poor Eli, I don't really know what the deal is, but he by Jane Plane, February 17, 2006(#4706 of 15192)
  • by Kathy Barthway, February 17, 2006(#4707 of 15192)
  • Woodstock threw up at school a couple of weeks ago, and by Alice CK, February 17, 2006(#4708 of 15192)
  • SNOW DAY!!Well, really, wind advisory day. The by Shira, February 17, 2006(#4709 of 15192)
  • Poor Eli! I hope his tummy feels better. I'd find out by Crispy Girl, February 17, 2006(#4710 of 15192)
  • I'm wondering if I can do something about this. At by Bethany F., February 17, 2006(#4711 of 15192)
  • Alice, a tuna salad sandwich with ketchup? by Jane Plane, February 17, 2006(#4712 of 15192)
  • Alice, a tuna salad sandwich with by j. ross, February 17, 2006(#4713 of 15192)
  • Really! It's not like blood is anywhere nearly as by Crispy Girl, February 17, 2006(#4714 of 15192)
  • I hope Eli is well soon.I was the squeamish kid by melisub, February 17, 2006(#4715 of 15192)
  • a tuna salad sandwich with ketchupI'm by JayKay, February 17, 2006(#4716 of 15192)
  • They closed school for wind? by Kathy Barthway, February 17, 2006(#4717 of 15192)
  • This is mostly a health issue post, but since it's about by Alison, February 17, 2006(#4718 of 15192)
  • Declan needs to see Osmosis Jones. It's all by Sakti, February 17, 2006(#4719 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor kid. Pneumonia is a bitch, but if it's by Lizzie T., February 17, 2006(#4720 of 15192)
  • I love Osmosis Jones. It was on TV when I was at by mollyT, February 17, 2006(#4721 of 15192)
  • Oh, I'm sorry Declan is ill, Alison. I hope he by melisub, February 17, 2006(#4722 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the sympathy, eveybody.I feel like I'm by Alison, February 17, 2006(#4723 of 15192)
  • Poor, poor Declan. I hope he feels better by Bethany F., February 17, 2006(#4724 of 15192)
  • Poor kiddo. Hopefully it's bacterial and he'll be by Sue Generous, February 17, 2006(#4725 of 15192)
  • If it's viral, the antibiotics aren't going to do it any by Kathy Barthway, February 17, 2006(#4726 of 15192)
  • I hope Declan feels better soon, poor little by Anne L., February 17, 2006(#4727 of 15192)
  • They closed school for wind? by Shira, February 17, 2006(#4728 of 15192)
  • Get well soon wishes for Declan! Poor guy. Also get by Carolyn L., February 17, 2006(#4729 of 15192)
  • Yep, we always call February the puking and fever by Anne L., February 17, 2006(#4730 of 15192)
  • And here I thought it was Balck History by j. ross, February 17, 2006(#4731 of 15192)
  • Ha! But who's Balck? by Anne L., February 17, 2006(#4732 of 15192)
  • It's slang for by Racehorse, February 17, 2006(#4733 of 15192)
  • Heh. Race, how are you and Simon by Anne L., February 17, 2006(#4734 of 15192)
  • Pretty good. Thanks for by Racehorse, February 17, 2006(#4735 of 15192)
  • Poor Declan. Asa has seen Osmosis Jones so he by Lizard S., February 17, 2006(#4736 of 15192)
  • Shira: Well, I've always taken it to mean "amateur" or by Kathy Barthway, February 17, 2006(#4737 of 15192)
  • Poor by Julia M., February 17, 2006(#4738 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor baby! Sick kids just tear at your heartstrings, by Alice CK, February 18, 2006(#4739 of 15192)
  • I hope Declan recovers quickly, Alison.I think by Jane Plane, February 18, 2006(#4740 of 15192)
  • Following up to say that we were sorting through E's by Jane Plane, February 19, 2006(#4741 of 15192)
  • Actually, she originally wrote "Eli is a stone cold fox" by Harri P., February 19, 2006(#4742 of 15192)
  • I could have done that with Rubén's running commentary: by melisub, February 19, 2006(#4743 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure whether this is the right place to ask by Shira, February 21, 2006(#4744 of 15192)
  • Totally not your by Cathy Georges, February 21, 2006(#4745 of 15192)
  • by Harri P., February 21, 2006(#4746 of 15192)
  • Right. Man, those were fast by Shira, February 21, 2006(#4747 of 15192)
  • Harri, you made me laugh! (um, with your post by Jane Plane, February 21, 2006(#4748 of 15192)
  • I'm glad to hear that Eli is better enough to go to by Alison, February 21, 2006(#4749 of 15192)
  • Shira! You knew the right by Shira, February 21, 2006(#4750 of 15192)
  • So for those who have been following the saga of Dexter by Janey Garnet, February 22, 2006(#4751 of 15192)
  • That's great to hear, Janey!alison, I hope you by melisub, February 22, 2006(#4752 of 15192)
  • That's awesome, by Kate Carmichael, February 22, 2006(#4753 of 15192)
  • Oh, Janey, that is just the best news! I'm thrilled for by Ruby Gospel, February 22, 2006(#4754 of 15192)
  • Me too. It has been a long road for you to find someone by Deborah Quest, February 22, 2006(#4755 of 15192)
  • Oh, Alison, you poor thing!Janey, that sounds by Alice CK, February 22, 2006(#4756 of 15192)
  • Holy crap, the bar on Valentines has been raised. I by Kate Carmichael, February 22, 2006(#4757 of 15192)
  • Janey, that sounds terrific!DH and I are going to by rms, February 22, 2006(#4758 of 15192)
  • At the neighborhood school, or Spanish by Kate Carmichael, February 22, 2006(#4759 of 15192)
  • The numbers make you wonder? "Spanish immersion" is the by CalGal, February 22, 2006(#4760 of 15192)
  • Neighborhood (I clarified above). Full dual immersion by rms, February 22, 2006(#4761 of 15192)
  • Cal, she needs some kind of challenge -- I am not by rms, February 22, 2006(#4762 of 15192)
  • If I understand your numbers, it's no contest. Your by CalGal, February 22, 2006(#4763 of 15192)
  • The partial immersion is the one with less than 10% ESL, by rms, February 22, 2006(#4764 of 15192)
  • Yes, but the partial immersion seems unlikely, by CalGal, February 22, 2006(#4765 of 15192)
  • That's why we're visiting it in... 9 hours. So I need by rms, February 22, 2006(#4766 of 15192)
  • Well, I'm sorry I called you an idiot. It appears you're by CalGal, February 22, 2006(#4767 of 15192)
  • Janey, that's terrific news about Dexter. I look by Crispy Girl, February 22, 2006(#4768 of 15192)
  • Janey, that's great news. If there's anything you can by Diana, February 22, 2006(#4769 of 15192)
  • Janey, what great by Brigit M, February 22, 2006(#4770 of 15192)
  • Janey, how fantastic!And Alison, I'm glad Declan by Jane Plane, February 22, 2006(#4771 of 15192)
  • We don't have magnets for elementary school. There are by rms, February 22, 2006(#4772 of 15192)
  • But remember, "challenging" her isn't the point. This is by CalGal, February 22, 2006(#4773 of 15192)
  • 100% agree with Cal, and was about to type her first by Jane Plane, February 22, 2006(#4774 of 15192)
  • I'm increasingly understanding the point that Cal and by Carolyn L., February 22, 2006(#4775 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, I'm glad it's going well for Claire - you took by Jane Plane, February 22, 2006(#4776 of 15192)
  • That's very by melisub, February 22, 2006(#4777 of 15192)
  • Sophie also got hugely excited over the 100th day of by Shira, February 22, 2006(#4778 of 15192)
  • Eli is convinced it's just parties from here on out - by Jane Plane, February 22, 2006(#4779 of 15192)
  • We are doing the 100th day thing on Monday. Michael by Sue Generous, February 22, 2006(#4780 of 15192)
  • I am still traumatized by our 100 day art project, Sue. by Jane Plane, February 22, 2006(#4781 of 15192)
  • All Soph had to do was to bring in a contribution for by Shira, February 22, 2006(#4782 of 15192)
  • That is adorable, but I hope he's not too crushed when by Crispy Girl, February 22, 2006(#4783 of 15192)
  • 100 1 cent stamps. Works great. Cheap. Easy to by Wilma Flintstone, February 22, 2006(#4784 of 15192)
  • Wilma, that's an awesome idea! It should be in the by Jane Plane, February 22, 2006(#4785 of 15192)
  • I finally remembered--we sent in 100 lemon drops. Which by Crispy Girl, February 22, 2006(#4786 of 15192)
  • We should have sent in 100 peanuts floating in a jar of by Sue Generous, February 22, 2006(#4787 of 15192)
  • Peanut-shaped jar of peanut by Crispy Girl, February 22, 2006(#4788 of 15192)
  • Jane, we did pull her out of the other school, and she by Carolyn L., February 22, 2006(#4789 of 15192)
  • For those who are interested, I will try to get my by Janey Garnet, February 22, 2006(#4790 of 15192)
  • Janey, I'm really glad to hear about Dexter.Since by terrilynn, February 22, 2006(#4791 of 15192)
  • Oh, Della would love Bossy! About 5 years ago there was by Crispy Girl, February 22, 2006(#4792 of 15192)
  • Sophie also got hugely excited over the 100th day of by Bethany F., February 22, 2006(#4793 of 15192)
  • I totally forgot about Max's 100 day things, and he by Julia M., February 22, 2006(#4794 of 15192)
  • My kindergartner was eager to bag up 100 guinea pig by Laurelx, February 22, 2006(#4795 of 15192)
  • Ha!The kindergartners at our school all made big by Julia M., February 22, 2006(#4796 of 15192)
  • Julia, your 10 yo rocks!If the teacher literally by Jane Plane, February 22, 2006(#4797 of 15192)
  • That's Brigid, by Sakti, February 22, 2006(#4798 of 15192)
  • Right. She's also the one who wanted me to buy her the by Julia M., February 22, 2006(#4799 of 15192)
  • I think mine's going that direction already...maybe it's by Sakti, February 22, 2006(#4800 of 15192)
  • Speaking of That Name, there was one in the paper today by terrilynn, February 23, 2006(#4801 of 15192)
  • Idjyt baby by Sakti, February 23, 2006(#4802 of 15192)
  • Okay, long-ass post about Dex by Janey Garnet, February 23, 2006(#4803 of 15192)
  • by Brigit M, February 23, 2006(#4804 of 15192)
  • Don't you mean bytch?I visited our neighborhood by Lizard S., February 24, 2006(#4805 of 15192)
  • M's "best" friend lives across the street, and the by Sue Generous, February 27, 2006(#4806 of 15192)
  • We're just matter-of-fact about it. My husband and I by Shira, February 27, 2006(#4807 of 15192)
  • Sue, don't be an asswipe. Ask if he can show up at by CalGal, February 27, 2006(#4808 of 15192)
  • Is the kid making the party thing into some sort of by Sadie, February 27, 2006(#4809 of 15192)
  • I really don't feel bad about saying no to this by Sue Generous, February 27, 2006(#4810 of 15192)
  • I don't disagree with that, but I also don't think a 5pm by CalGal, February 27, 2006(#4811 of 15192)
  • Chuck E. Cheese parties typically only last for 90 by Julie F, February 27, 2006(#4812 of 15192)
  • Sue, I don't think there's anything more you can do. by Shira, February 27, 2006(#4813 of 15192)
  • If M is at all like Tommy, he's upset because he's going by Crispy Girl, February 27, 2006(#4814 of 15192)
  • Ask if the family can pick him up from daycare and take by Wilma Flintstone, February 27, 2006(#4815 of 15192)
  • I would have done that wilma, if they'd given me more by Sue Generous, February 27, 2006(#4816 of 15192)
  • Do they go to the same school? Ask the mom if he can go by Julia M., February 27, 2006(#4817 of 15192)
  • See, MMP would say no, but promise a future trip to by Crispy Girl, February 27, 2006(#4818 of 15192)
  • There are some things you're just going to have to miss. by Kate Carmichael, February 27, 2006(#4819 of 15192)
  • You pay him to feed the baby? by j. ross, February 27, 2006(#4820 of 15192)
  • I am totally stealing the Special Treat on Sunday for no by Julie F, February 27, 2006(#4821 of 15192)
  • Is Elvis good at feeding the baby? I, too, like the by Jane Plane, February 27, 2006(#4822 of 15192)
  • I don't see how you can ban kids from arguing. What by j. ross, February 27, 2006(#4823 of 15192)
  • Right. How will they learn to argue on the Internet when by Harri P., February 27, 2006(#4824 of 15192)
  • We work on using a respectful voice when arguing, and by Carolyn L., February 27, 2006(#4825 of 15192)
  • There's arguing and arguing, and I really don't know how by Jane Plane, February 27, 2006(#4826 of 15192)
  • I was referring specifically to arguing with me (or my by Julie F, February 27, 2006(#4827 of 15192)
  • Surely they should be able to argue about unfair by j. ross, February 27, 2006(#4828 of 15192)
  • That's it, j. ross. No Sunday soda for you this by Julia M., February 27, 2006(#4829 of 15192)
  • I do give warnings, phrased as "Are you arguing with by Kate Carmichael, February 27, 2006(#4830 of 15192)
  • We promised Dexter that if he cleaned his room we would by Janey Garnet, February 27, 2006(#4831 of 15192)
  • Aw, I hope Dex gets his rat. I hate rats, but I have by Kathy Barthway, February 27, 2006(#4832 of 15192)
  • But if he has a clean room, how will the rat find by dirt track date, February 27, 2006(#4833 of 15192)
  • The room doesn't have to stay clean after he gets the by j. ross, February 27, 2006(#4834 of 15192)
  • Actually, it does. Or it's my rat!I have a very by Janey Garnet, February 28, 2006(#4835 of 15192)
  • I think Max knows what that soda can was for. Shall I by Annie G, February 28, 2006(#4836 of 15192)
  • Janey, when in doubt I assume it's an art project. And by rms, February 28, 2006(#4837 of 15192)
  • He'll get it eventually. He really is working hard. by Janey Garnet, February 28, 2006(#4838 of 15192)
  • Ah, the continuing saga of Sophie and her friend B. Did by Shira, March 01, 2006(#4839 of 15192)
  • Shira, are you only hearing Sophie's side? Is it by Cathy Georges, March 01, 2006(#4840 of 15192)
  • She's not the type of kid to be physically aggressive, by Shira, March 01, 2006(#4841 of 15192)
  • Friends get in fights with eachother all the time. It is by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4842 of 15192)
  • We have frequent talks with Tommy about what he can do by Crispy Girl, March 01, 2006(#4843 of 15192)
  • Oh ugh, Crispy Girl. How by Julia M., March 01, 2006(#4844 of 15192)
  • Crispy, that is super freaky.Shira, just to make by Jane Plane, March 01, 2006(#4845 of 15192)
  • At some point, you have to stop intervening very much in by Harri P., March 01, 2006(#4846 of 15192)
  • Crispy Girl, that reminds me of the first day of school by Anne L., March 01, 2006(#4847 of 15192)
  • Jeez you panic by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4848 of 15192)
  • No, they definitely have a good time together, Jane. by Shira, March 01, 2006(#4849 of 15192)
  • You send a kid home for hitting by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4850 of 15192)
  • Tommy is 6. And hell yes, I by Crispy Girl, March 01, 2006(#4851 of 15192)
  • j.ross, yep. It's unacceptable.Edit: Especially by Shira, March 01, 2006(#4852 of 15192)
  • If Sophie is smart you will just be teaching her not to by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4853 of 15192)
  • Funny, Sophie doesn't seem all that broken up when B by Shira, March 01, 2006(#4854 of 15192)
  • Or maybe she is learning how to tease B. until B. hits by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4855 of 15192)
  • My sister has a kid who is always getting bullied from by kas, March 01, 2006(#4856 of 15192)
  • kas, so what would you tell your sister if you thought by Shira, March 01, 2006(#4857 of 15192)
  • Well it's tough because it is a personality issue. My by kas, March 01, 2006(#4858 of 15192)
  • My kids hit each other at least once a day. Considering by Sue Generous, March 01, 2006(#4859 of 15192)
  • Sue that was pretty much my response when my kid started by kim kay, March 01, 2006(#4860 of 15192)
  • My daughters used to like to verbally push Max until by Julia M., March 01, 2006(#4861 of 15192)
  • maybe she is learning how to tease B. by Alice CK, March 01, 2006(#4862 of 15192)
  • See and my sister cannot see that. I don't know. She by kas, March 01, 2006(#4863 of 15192)
  • nasty kind of kid to cultivate a by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4864 of 15192)
  • But you're talking about at school, where kids who by Alice CK, March 01, 2006(#4865 of 15192)
  • if Sophie, at age 6, habitually teases by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4866 of 15192)
  • But if the kids play together every day, then they are by Sue Generous, March 01, 2006(#4867 of 15192)
  • crosspostAnd obviously B. is a hitter, but that by j. ross, March 01, 2006(#4868 of 15192)
  • if Sophie, at age 6, habitually teases by Jane Plane, March 01, 2006(#4869 of 15192)
  • I agree Jane and that's wher I am. I will yell at the by kas, March 01, 2006(#4870 of 15192)
  • But calling the girls A and B, I don't by Alice CK, March 02, 2006(#4871 of 15192)
  • I think if they play together enough, they can start to by Sue Generous, March 02, 2006(#4872 of 15192)
  • deliberately teasing in order to by j. ross, March 02, 2006(#4873 of 15192)
  • Especially if she's not upset when her friend gets sent by Sakti, March 02, 2006(#4874 of 15192)
  • So if my goals are to help Sophie learn to be assertive by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4875 of 15192)
  • How is she going to learn to be assertive if Mommy steps by Harri P., March 02, 2006(#4876 of 15192)
  • Shira, what about removing a toy or whatever if the by Jane Plane, March 02, 2006(#4877 of 15192)
  • How is she going to learn to be by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4878 of 15192)
  • That seems really by Racehorse, March 02, 2006(#4879 of 15192)
  • Shira, if your daughter is anything like you, she should by CalGal, March 02, 2006(#4880 of 15192)
  • Maybe it's because I have boys, but I expect some by Jane Plane, March 02, 2006(#4881 of 15192)
  • Isn't that rewarding passive by Sakti, March 02, 2006(#4882 of 15192)
  • Shira, what is your concern with the physical by Johnette, March 02, 2006(#4883 of 15192)
  • Jane, you disagree with what?Sakti, why would it by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4884 of 15192)
  • Whining, bossing, all the other stuff, by j. ross, March 02, 2006(#4885 of 15192)
  • I don't want my kid hurt, or even by j. ross, March 02, 2006(#4886 of 15192)
  • If Sophie is getting the other girl's goat in order to by Racehorse, March 02, 2006(#4887 of 15192)
  • I don't want her to put up with that by Harri P., March 02, 2006(#4888 of 15192)
  • When j.ross reprinted what I said, I think I realized by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4889 of 15192)
  • Shira--I see what you're saying. But I don't think that by Johnette, March 02, 2006(#4890 of 15192)
  • As I said, at some points kids move by Harri P., March 02, 2006(#4891 of 15192)
  • Shira, I was saying that I disagree with Cal that Sophie by Jane Plane, March 02, 2006(#4892 of 15192)
  • You really are not responsible for what by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4893 of 15192)
  • You can step in to set boundaries, and Sophie can do the by Racehorse, March 02, 2006(#4894 of 15192)
  • But I don't think that an adult by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4895 of 15192)
  • You can step in to set boundaries, and by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4896 of 15192)
  • To be clear, when five or six year olds fight there is by j. ross, March 02, 2006(#4897 of 15192)
  • You are not in the position to give the girl ongoing by Racehorse, March 02, 2006(#4898 of 15192)
  • ask what happened. Then both girls will by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4899 of 15192)
  • Shira, don't you think they've heard "you shouldn't hit" by Racehorse, March 02, 2006(#4900 of 15192)
  • And there shouldn't be "And you by j. ross, March 02, 2006(#4901 of 15192)
  • Really, there's only one thing to do, but Shira is so by CalGal, March 02, 2006(#4902 of 15192)
  • You just need to stop her from breaking by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4903 of 15192)
  • At the very least, it seems to me, Sophie should be by Sakti, March 02, 2006(#4904 of 15192)
  • they both aren't getting by j. ross, March 02, 2006(#4905 of 15192)
  • Alternatively, tell Sophie to hit her back.Julian by Harri P., March 02, 2006(#4906 of 15192)
  • Sophie should be telling the girl that by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4907 of 15192)
  • If B is always the one hitting, and it's truly only one by CalGal, March 02, 2006(#4908 of 15192)
  • You make the rules at your house, right? When she by Eloise, March 02, 2006(#4909 of 15192)
  • And when B violates it, what then? She can't discipline. by CalGal, March 02, 2006(#4910 of 15192)
  • it gives Sophie an enormous amount of by j. ross, March 02, 2006(#4911 of 15192)
  • x-posted, Cal. I by Eloise, March 02, 2006(#4912 of 15192)
  • you'll subtly treat B like complete by Jane Plane, March 02, 2006(#4913 of 15192)
  • Goofus and by Sakti, March 02, 2006(#4914 of 15192)
  • I really think that by the time a kid is Sophie's age, by Kate Carmichael, March 02, 2006(#4915 of 15192)
  • Sophie: B punched me! by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4916 of 15192)
  • No, that's exactly the wrong thing for you to do, by CalGal, March 02, 2006(#4917 of 15192)
  • So if that's how your conversations are going now, she by Kate Carmichael, March 02, 2006(#4918 of 15192)
  • The conversation needs to go more like by lime, March 02, 2006(#4919 of 15192)
  • lime, that's also by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4920 of 15192)
  • Because it's always the hit-ee's fault. (Where have I by Alizarin, March 02, 2006(#4921 of 15192)
  • The hitting really isn't that big of a deal. Little by lime, March 02, 2006(#4922 of 15192)
  • (x-posted) That could work too, lime, but it's getting a by Kate Carmichael, March 02, 2006(#4923 of 15192)
  • I like that version Lime, which is pretty much how I do by Sue Generous, March 02, 2006(#4924 of 15192)
  • The tactics above are what I use with the girls, and I by lime, March 02, 2006(#4925 of 15192)
  • Yeah, avoidance of lengthy parental input is a great by Kate Carmichael, March 02, 2006(#4926 of 15192)
  • hahah! lime, introspection is not exactly part of our by Sue Generous, March 02, 2006(#4927 of 15192)
  • they're just not in the mood for a 15 by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4928 of 15192)
  • She LOVES the attention that comes from by Sakti, March 02, 2006(#4929 of 15192)
  • Gosh, Sakti, I can't IMAGINE. by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4930 of 15192)
  • Well, I've learned from this discussion. We've never by Carolyn L., March 02, 2006(#4931 of 15192)
  • Sue, is he upset by how these kids treat him?I by Julia M., March 02, 2006(#4932 of 15192)
  • shira: what part of this situation wouldn't just be by Jan Wilson, March 02, 2006(#4933 of 15192)
  • what part of this situation wouldn't by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4934 of 15192)
  • I think if you were going to take the banning route, at by Carolyn L., March 02, 2006(#4935 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, we've done that. Inevitably within a few days, by Shira, March 02, 2006(#4936 of 15192)
  • Well, you make the ban more defined than saying it will by Carolyn L., March 02, 2006(#4937 of 15192)
  • Shira, post # 4841 Sophie didn't by Alison, March 03, 2006(#4938 of 15192)
  • I just remembered what a friend of mine does when her by Kate Carmichael, March 03, 2006(#4939 of 15192)
  • that's a cute idea, Kate! I wouldn't do it every time, by Sue Generous, March 03, 2006(#4940 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Alison, March 03, 2006(#4941 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Jane Plane, March 03, 2006(#4942 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Alison, March 03, 2006(#4943 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Jane Plane, March 03, 2006(#4944 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Alison, March 03, 2006(#4945 of 15192)
  • Maybe I should start a skiing thread and ask lime to by Alison, March 03, 2006(#4946 of 15192)
  • If you can ski, you can figure out how to start a by Kathy Barthway, March 03, 2006(#4947 of 15192)
  • I did. I just never go into a folder, so didn't realize by Alison, March 03, 2006(#4948 of 15192)
  • Well, I guess I ought to move over into this thread. I by jeli, March 03, 2006(#4949 of 15192)
  • I knew you could do it, Alison! You're big by Kathy Barthway, March 03, 2006(#4950 of 15192)
  • jeli, how wonderful! I'm sure H will by Jane Plane, March 03, 2006(#4951 of 15192)
  • He's ambivalent, at best. When we went in to pay the by jeli, March 03, 2006(#4952 of 15192)
  • Kathy, you could teach skiing! or kindergarten, to stay by Alison, March 03, 2006(#4953 of 15192)
  • Hey, the only way I could teach skiing is to give the by Kathy Barthway, March 03, 2006(#4954 of 15192)
  • by Sakti, March 03, 2006(#4955 of 15192)
  • Heh, OK, maybe we could call a draw. Because really, by Kathy Barthway, March 03, 2006(#4956 of 15192)
  • Just by Sakti, March 03, 2006(#4957 of 15192)
  • Injured and on your ass beats simply on your by Alison, March 04, 2006(#4958 of 15192)
  • On your ass before you get the skis on probably beats on by Cathy Georges, March 04, 2006(#4959 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, March 05, 2006(#4960 of 15192)
  • I just got a phone call telling me that there's a space by Crispy Girl, March 06, 2006(#4961 of 15192)
  • Brad's teacher, who was planning a wedding in the summer by Anne L., March 06, 2006(#4962 of 15192)
  • That's great, by Alison, March 06, 2006(#4963 of 15192)
  • That is wonderful, Crispy. I meant to mention that in by Anne L., March 06, 2006(#4964 of 15192)
  • Thank you! I think Tommy's going to enjoy this school, by Crispy Girl, March 06, 2006(#4965 of 15192)
  • Is she a shoe-in legacy, now that Tommy's by Alison, March 06, 2006(#4966 of 15192)
  • Yes by Crispy Girl, March 06, 2006(#4967 of 15192)
  • Same with us: now that Mairead's in, Clare and Declan by Alison, March 06, 2006(#4968 of 15192)
  • Yay, by Jane Plane, March 06, 2006(#4969 of 15192)
  • Is she a shoe-in legacy, now that by Biscuit, March 06, 2006(#4970 of 15192)
  • With Della, it's definitely by Crispy Girl, March 06, 2006(#4971 of 15192)
  • Oops. I knew that looked by Alison, March 06, 2006(#4972 of 15192)
  • You know, that looked wrong but for the life of me I by Anne L., March 06, 2006(#4973 of 15192)
  • That's hilarious about the teacher, Anne. She's going by Julia M., March 06, 2006(#4974 of 15192)
  • Anne, wouldn't that be fantastic if you can be rid of an by gsand, March 07, 2006(#4975 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, March 11, 2006(#4976 of 15192)
  • Buy Costumes.com by CalGal, March 11, 2006(#4977 of 15192)
  • Stirrup pants?? Stirrup pants are coming by Shira, March 11, 2006(#4978 of 15192)
  • Please, by Alison, March 11, 2006(#4979 of 15192)
  • Yes. And leggings under ripped denim by dirt track date, March 11, 2006(#4980 of 15192)
  • I did not do stirrup pants then and I will not do them by Sue Generous, March 11, 2006(#4981 of 15192)
  • Calm down it's an ad for Sierra trading post they are by kas, March 11, 2006(#4982 of 15192)
  • Wow, for a moment there I thought I was reading What by Lizard S., March 11, 2006(#4983 of 15192)
  • I boggled at the stirrup pants too. I had a pair of by Anne L., March 11, 2006(#4984 of 15192)
  • Those are for little kids. by Andrea, March 11, 2006(#4985 of 15192)
  • Ruben needs the fleece jacket with the cowboys on by Annie G, March 11, 2006(#4986 of 15192)
  • We have rats! Two baby boys, named Ratten Hood and by Janey Garnet, March 12, 2006(#4987 of 15192)
  • Is it the Great by kim kay, March 12, 2006(#4988 of 15192)
  • Hurray for by rms, March 12, 2006(#4989 of 15192)
  • Dexter triumphs. I am totally sure the rats will soon by Annie G, March 12, 2006(#4990 of 15192)
  • He didn't actually clean his room. It became clear that by Janey Garnet, March 12, 2006(#4991 of 15192)
  • Dexter needs to read "Ladel Rat Rotten by j. ross, March 12, 2006(#4992 of 15192)
  • Yes, they by Janey Garnet, March 12, 2006(#4993 of 15192)
  • Aw, Dex got his rats. I hope they warm up to him by Kathy Barthway, March 12, 2006(#4994 of 15192)
  • Ratsby is named after Henry Huggins' by Harri P., March 12, 2006(#4995 of 15192)
  • Please post pictures of them in the pets by Holly, March 12, 2006(#4996 of 15192)
  • I would love to get a couple of rats! They are so cute by Racehorse, March 12, 2006(#4997 of 15192)
  • The really sucky part is that they generally have very by Holly, March 12, 2006(#4998 of 15192)
  • We used to have a rat in college. The beagles thought by Harri P., March 12, 2006(#4999 of 15192)
  • by Racehorse, March 12, 2006(#5000 of 15192)
  • Harri, he's read most of the Henry Huggins and Ramona by Janey Garnet, March 12, 2006(#5001 of 15192)
  • Claire has just discovered Cleary, to my great joy. She by Carolyn L., March 12, 2006(#5002 of 15192)
  • I love Ellen Tebbits! Cordelia didn't get that far in my by Harri P., March 12, 2006(#5003 of 15192)
  • Julia was really into Junie B. Jones and I thought she by Bethany F., March 12, 2006(#5004 of 15192)
  • I despise Junie B. What a brat. Mairead read one in by Alison, March 12, 2006(#5005 of 15192)
  • She is a brat. Julia found her over-the-top brattiness by Bethany F., March 12, 2006(#5006 of 15192)
  • Mairead was appalled that anyone would behave by Alison, March 12, 2006(#5007 of 15192)
  • The bratty kids in the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle stories are by Julia M., March 12, 2006(#5008 of 15192)
  • See, the Mrs Piggle Wiggle brats are different. They by Alison, March 12, 2006(#5009 of 15192)
  • I think the Junie B. books are hilarious! And they're a by Alice CK, March 12, 2006(#5010 of 15192)
  • I didn't like the Junie B. books at first, but they've by Shira, March 12, 2006(#5011 of 15192)
  • Junie wasn't a brat. She just had very poor impulse by Janey Garnet, March 12, 2006(#5012 of 15192)
  • I find that I'm enjoying Junie B. much more now that by terrilynn, March 12, 2006(#5013 of 15192)
  • I agree, by Shira, March 12, 2006(#5014 of 15192)
  • Claire loves Junie B., especially reading the all caps by Carolyn L., March 13, 2006(#5016 of 15192)
  • Hey, another win! by CalGal, March 15, 2006(#5017 of 15192)
  • Sophie is such a rebel!We were walking into day by Shira, March 15, 2006(#5018 of 15192)
  • That is too, too by Jane Plane, March 15, 2006(#5019 of 15192)
  • I love that they don't think a bunch of little girls by TwoStep, March 15, 2006(#5020 of 15192)
  • And that they will all get to the one girl's house by Sakti, March 15, 2006(#5021 of 15192)
  • Why no! They'll be by Shira, March 15, 2006(#5022 of 15192)
  • Sakti, oh, the parents will know that the sleepover is by Shira, March 15, 2006(#5023 of 15192)
  • Anyone have any experience with year-round schools? by Cathy Georges, March 15, 2006(#5024 of 15192)
  • Cathy, you might also want to post in Educating Your by Jane Plane, March 15, 2006(#5025 of 15192)
  • I wish I didn't, either. It sounds like a huge pain in by Cathy Georges, March 15, 2006(#5026 of 15192)
  • Cathy - yes they will. We had one track here that by madtownvoodoo, March 15, 2006(#5027 of 15192)
  • Cathy, track down terrilynn. Liam goes to a year-round by Crispy Girl, March 15, 2006(#5028 of 15192)
  • It can be nice for scheduling family vacations, as you by madtownvoodoo, March 15, 2006(#5029 of 15192)
  • Cathy, Liam is in year-round school. Here it's by terrilynn, March 15, 2006(#5030 of 15192)
  • Thanks. Anna's school has three longish "vacations" for by Cathy Georges, March 15, 2006(#5031 of 15192)
  • He started the new school year in by Harri P., March 15, 2006(#5032 of 15192)
  • We really like the calendar. Of course, he's never by terrilynn, March 15, 2006(#5033 of 15192)
  • I think Harri's asking how there are seven weeks between by Jane Plane, March 15, 2006(#5034 of 15192)
  • by Harri P., March 15, 2006(#5035 of 15192)
  • Oh, sorry. Last year they got out earlier than 6/13 and by terrilynn, March 15, 2006(#5036 of 15192)
  • I think I'd like it. My kids only get about 10-11 weeks by Sadie, March 16, 2006(#5037 of 15192)
  • Last chance for this week's deals at by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5038 of 15192)
  • Jane, from the Childcare thread -- I'm just curious if by JamieL, March 16, 2006(#5039 of 15192)
  • Temperament doesn't by Harri P., March 16, 2006(#5040 of 15192)
  • Simon has the same temperament now that he had as a by Racehorse, March 16, 2006(#5041 of 15192)
  • My kids have always been who they are: Mairead was by Alison, March 16, 2006(#5042 of 15192)
  • I would agree as by Pegasus, March 16, 2006(#5043 of 15192)
  • I agree, Eli has always been a very social extraverted, by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5044 of 15192)
  • He had a similar focus, but he needed by j. ross, March 16, 2006(#5045 of 15192)
  • I think it's a common birth order thing, too, which I by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5046 of 15192)
  • I could say almost the same things tempermentally as by Crispy Girl, March 16, 2006(#5047 of 15192)
  • Three of my kids have had their basic personality since by betsifur, March 16, 2006(#5048 of 15192)
  • From about six months on, you could see a lot of the by Cathy Georges, March 16, 2006(#5049 of 15192)
  • Eliana growled the day she was born and she hasn't by Eustacia, March 16, 2006(#5050 of 15192)
  • My husband and I are both first-borns, quiet, moody, and by Diana, March 16, 2006(#5051 of 15192)
  • From 4-8 months, there was never a more happy and by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5052 of 15192)
  • Wow, interesting stuff -- I'm glad I asked! At fifteen by JamieL, March 16, 2006(#5053 of 15192)
  • My husband and I are both first-borns, by Caecilia, March 16, 2006(#5054 of 15192)
  • We're going to Sophie's parent-teacher conference this by Shira, March 16, 2006(#5055 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure about the first born observation, because by Ase, March 16, 2006(#5056 of 15192)
  • Is there anything about Sophie's behavior at home that by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5057 of 15192)
  • Shira, I think when we went to Tommy's conference a few by Crispy Girl, March 16, 2006(#5058 of 15192)
  • Jane, everything is so straightforward in the classroom. by Shira, March 16, 2006(#5059 of 15192)
  • Shira, any daughter who gloats to that extent about her by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5060 of 15192)
  • As a puling fuckwit, I disagree with Cal that Sophie by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5061 of 15192)
  • blah, blah, blah.Jane probably thinks Ophelia is by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5062 of 15192)
  • Pray tell, CalGal, if her job is not to be well-behaved by Shira, March 16, 2006(#5063 of 15192)
  • To play well with others--where, as I recall, she's got by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5064 of 15192)
  • Are you talking about the Shakespeare play, or about by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5065 of 15192)
  • Actually, she didn't say she was a good student, but a by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5066 of 15192)
  • This isn't quite kindergarten, but Connor's almost there by Sue Generous, March 16, 2006(#5067 of 15192)
  • My policy is, if they get punished in school that's good by Harri P., March 16, 2006(#5068 of 15192)
  • If he got the time out at school, and it's not an by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5069 of 15192)
  • Is there a part of the word "aberration" that isn't by Shira, March 16, 2006(#5070 of 15192)
  • I'm with Cal, although I wouldn't be so harsh about it. by dirt track date, March 16, 2006(#5071 of 15192)
  • She's five years old! I thought it was by Wilma Flintstone, March 16, 2006(#5072 of 15192)
  • dtd, would you have reacted the same way if Sophie was a by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5073 of 15192)
  • Five year olds do a lot of things that are cute but by dirt track date, March 16, 2006(#5074 of 15192)
  • Jane--I'd be even more concerned if it was a by dirt track date, March 16, 2006(#5075 of 15192)
  • the only thing that is different about by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5076 of 15192)
  • Exactly. For girls, it's normal and to be discouraged by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5077 of 15192)
  • It's normal for kids this age to start looking for cues by dirt track date, March 16, 2006(#5078 of 15192)
  • Okay, if you don't mind me clarifying, here's something by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5079 of 15192)
  • That kind of thing isn't disturbing at all, I'd take it by mollyT, March 16, 2006(#5080 of 15192)
  • I don't see the connection--I don't know the whole by dirt track date, March 16, 2006(#5081 of 15192)
  • Jane, that is a very different example. "I say by j. ross, March 16, 2006(#5082 of 15192)
  • Five year olds do a lot of things that by Kathy Barthway, March 16, 2006(#5083 of 15192)
  • I ride the bus with Debbie Downer! Or, at least, her by Jane Plane, March 16, 2006(#5084 of 15192)
  • >I'm with CalWhat a by Annie G, March 16, 2006(#5085 of 15192)
  • Jane and Shira's are definitely two different by Jan Wilson, March 16, 2006(#5086 of 15192)
  • Oh good Lord- my kindergarten conferences were just the by Wilma Flintstone, March 16, 2006(#5087 of 15192)
  • She requested it, by CalGal, March 16, 2006(#5088 of 15192)
  • way to much over by j. ross, March 16, 2006(#5089 of 15192)
  • Um, why not just let the teacher tell you how she thinks by Johnette, March 16, 2006(#5090 of 15192)
  • Why mindfuck it?Asking Shira by j. ross, March 16, 2006(#5091 of 15192)
  • She wasn't mindfucking it for crying out loud, jesus by Annie G, March 16, 2006(#5092 of 15192)
  • Jesus fucking god. You by cassidy, March 16, 2006(#5093 of 15192)
  • Going back to Shira's original post: by Alice CK, March 16, 2006(#5094 of 15192)
  • That "take her down a peg" thing makes me want to vomit. by Kathy Barthway, March 16, 2006(#5095 of 15192)
  • And Annie, yeah, I think Shira was mindfucking it. I by Alice CK, March 16, 2006(#5096 of 15192)
  • So fucking by cassidy, March 16, 2006(#5097 of 15192)
  • I just looked up to see if lightning was going to strike by Kathy Barthway, March 16, 2006(#5098 of 15192)
  • That "take her down a peg" thing makes by Harri P., March 16, 2006(#5099 of 15192)
  • I thought it was nasty by Belle, March 16, 2006(#5100 of 15192)
  • Yeah but it might prevent her from by cassidy, March 16, 2006(#5101 of 15192)
  • Late to the discussion, but I think I probably have by Kate Carmichael, March 17, 2006(#5102 of 15192)
  • And I would have just said" I bet you are!" and left it by Wilma Flintstone, March 17, 2006(#5103 of 15192)
  • Cathy I posted a year around school comment in educating by kim kay, March 17, 2006(#5104 of 15192)
  • by Cathy Georges, March 17, 2006(#5105 of 15192)
  • I would have just said "That's nice." It's obvious by Harri P., March 17, 2006(#5106 of 15192)
  • Obviously you need to be taken down a peg or by Kathy Barthway, March 17, 2006(#5107 of 15192)
  • Bring it on, by Harri P., March 17, 2006(#5108 of 15192)
  • Oh, I'm not anywhere near man enough for that by Kathy Barthway, March 17, 2006(#5109 of 15192)
  • Asking Shira "Why mindfuck it?" is like by Shira, March 17, 2006(#5110 of 15192)
  • I probably would've said, "You rock, by Sue Generous, March 17, 2006(#5111 of 15192)
  • I happen to remember there's a cute story about Sophie by Jane Plane, March 17, 2006(#5112 of 15192)
  • It was just as I expected! She's just where she should by Shira, March 17, 2006(#5113 of 15192)
  • Yay! Does the teacher have any ideas about teachers for by Jane Plane, March 17, 2006(#5114 of 15192)
  • We didn't talk about teachers for next year -- I didn't by Shira, March 17, 2006(#5115 of 15192)
  • Oh, and dtd......You can hardly be the by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5116 of 15192)
  • Time, attention, financial support if needed or by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5117 of 15192)
  • No time whatsoever, since she lives far away. No by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5118 of 15192)
  • Inheritance--nope again since we by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5119 of 15192)
  • People with triple digit IQ's buy life insurance to take by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5120 of 15192)
  • who assumes women are always dependent by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5121 of 15192)
  • Pray define "resources" oh knowing by Alice CK, March 17, 2006(#5122 of 15192)
  • People with triple digit IQ's buy life by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5123 of 15192)
  • Oh, and 17? College tuition, barring a bad traffic by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5124 of 15192)
  • For christ's sake-take it to the appropriate thread. by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5125 of 15192)
  • Nice by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5126 of 15192)
  • Oh, and 17? College tuition, barring a by Sadie, March 17, 2006(#5128 of 15192)
  • Sadie, try again: financial by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5129 of 15192)
  • Cassidy, your idiocy is just astounding. dtd answered by Sadie, March 17, 2006(#5130 of 15192)
  • It's a discussion in a thread, Sadie dear. That by cassidy, March 17, 2006(#5131 of 15192)
  • life supportHeh, the kid is by Kathy Barthway, March 17, 2006(#5132 of 15192)
  • I'm sure you're right by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5133 of 15192)
  • I responded in WYAM.And on the teacher conference by Sadie, March 17, 2006(#5134 of 15192)
  • I totally wouldn't bring it up because you will be by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5135 of 15192)
  • The important thing is to get out of by Sadie, March 17, 2006(#5136 of 15192)
  • Ours were 45 minutes. by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5137 of 15192)
  • Why is it micromanaging to ask something about what you by Sue Generous, March 17, 2006(#5138 of 15192)
  • Because it's March. Teachers quit, don't have their by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5139 of 15192)
  • Ours were 45 minutes.Jeez. by Alice CK, March 17, 2006(#5140 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, March 17, 2006(#5141 of 15192)
  • Jane and Shira's are definitely two different by Adrianne Call, March 17, 2006(#5142 of 15192)
  • Happily, she got in "trouble" once this by Jane Plane, March 17, 2006(#5143 of 15192)
  • Our conference is scheduled for 30 minutes. We were by Shira, March 17, 2006(#5144 of 15192)
  • I don't think I could possibly bask in by Sadie, March 17, 2006(#5145 of 15192)
  • The fact is nobody really knows who by Belle, March 17, 2006(#5146 of 15192)
  • we have half hours conferences, here. and since the by Jan Wilson, March 17, 2006(#5147 of 15192)
  • I was always really interested in that too. The best by dirt track date, March 17, 2006(#5148 of 15192)
  • I nearly fell out of my by terrilynn, March 17, 2006(#5149 of 15192)
  • I remember one teacher saying she by Julia M., March 17, 2006(#5150 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, March 19, 2006(#5151 of 15192)
  • Damn that Cal Gal and her enticing ads.Okay, I'm by Sue Generous, March 19, 2006(#5152 of 15192)
  • That sounds tough, Sue. Maybe just a weird confluence of by Eloise, March 19, 2006(#5153 of 15192)
  • sue: you are having a new one relatively soon, yes? is by Jan Wilson, March 19, 2006(#5154 of 15192)
  • Sue, can you get him to start playing by himself, then by lime, March 19, 2006(#5155 of 15192)
  • And didn't you just move in the last year? There's been by CalGal, March 20, 2006(#5156 of 15192)
  • I was also thinking about it being related to the new by dirt track date, March 20, 2006(#5157 of 15192)
  • I think actually M is her by Sakti, March 20, 2006(#5158 of 15192)
  • Then he's even more capable of seeing ahead and doing by dirt track date, March 20, 2006(#5159 of 15192)
  • Can you pre-empt some of his neediness by Jane Plane, March 20, 2006(#5160 of 15192)
  • Thanks for all the input -- I do spend a good amount of by Sue Generous, March 20, 2006(#5161 of 15192)
  • Ha! Good for him.We had Max's birthday party at by Julia M., March 21, 2006(#5162 of 15192)
  • We will need pictures of gappy Max. Was this his 6th by Deborah Quest, March 21, 2006(#5163 of 15192)
  • No, his by Julia M., March 21, 2006(#5164 of 15192)
  • No WAY is he by Aradiaseven, March 22, 2006(#5165 of 15192)
  • 17 boys is making my head hurt. And Max isn't 7, he's 3 by Jane Plane, March 22, 2006(#5166 of 15192)
  • Wouldn't Baby Margaret still be in utero if Mac were by Sakti, March 22, 2006(#5167 of 15192)
  • To me, Baby Margaret will forever be crawling on her by Sapphire, March 22, 2006(#5168 of 15192)
  • Baby Margaret's 35, divorced, and trying to give up her by Harri P., March 22, 2006(#5169 of 15192)
  • Simon has a new friend. His name is "Necklace."I by Racehorse, March 22, 2006(#5170 of 15192)
  • Sue, I just realized that this is the kid who has always by CalGal, March 22, 2006(#5171 of 15192)
  • I have a few minutes to summarize -- M's definitely gone by Sue Generous, March 22, 2006(#5172 of 15192)
  • Phew, we just finished M's first science fair project! by Sue Generous, March 23, 2006(#5173 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry to hear of the stresses in all of your lives by Jane Plane, March 23, 2006(#5174 of 15192)
  • Hey, my brother had one of those as a pet when he was 7! by Caecilia, March 23, 2006(#5175 of 15192)
  • When a turtle busts out you know you have containment by j. ross, March 23, 2006(#5176 of 15192)
  • Jane, there are a bazillion ideas and resources on the by Sue Generous, March 23, 2006(#5177 of 15192)
  • Our elementary school was steering us by Harri P., March 23, 2006(#5178 of 15192)
  • Maybe E can interview you, Caecilia!Our biggest by Jane Plane, March 23, 2006(#5179 of 15192)
  • As I said, I translated these sorts of terms into by Sue Generous, March 23, 2006(#5180 of 15192)
  • Heh. "Well E, my brother found a box turtle one weekend, by Caecilia, March 23, 2006(#5181 of 15192)
  • I'm going to find out from his science teacher tomorrow by Jane Plane, March 23, 2006(#5182 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, March 25, 2006(#5183 of 15192)
  • Any recommendations for books on where babies come from? by Sue Generous, March 28, 2006(#5184 of 15192)
  • Just hand him a copy of by Harri P., March 28, 2006(#5185 of 15192)
  • "First the mommy's breasts get really, really big and by Cathy Georges, March 28, 2006(#5186 of 15192)
  • Sue, we've liked all of these: by Diana, March 28, 2006(#5187 of 15192)
  • "First the daddy uses this magazine to get excited, by Harri P., March 28, 2006(#5188 of 15192)
  • Sue, try this book:Harris, Robie H. It’s So by Julie F, March 28, 2006(#5189 of 15192)
  • by Diana, March 28, 2006(#5190 of 15192)
  • oh thank you Julie and Diana! and the rest of you by Sue Generous, March 28, 2006(#5191 of 15192)
  • Joanna Cole's I'm a Big Sister and I'm a Big by Alison, March 28, 2006(#5192 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, March 28, 2006(#5193 of 15192)
  • Sue, I learnt all I know :) from by pepper, March 28, 2006(#5194 of 15192)
  • Is that the same Peter Mayle who writes the Provence by Cathy Georges, March 28, 2006(#5195 of 15192)
  • Where did I come from? Is that by Alizarin, March 29, 2006(#5196 of 15192)
  • Perhaps I'm lucky that Simon is satisfied to know that by Racehorse, March 29, 2006(#5197 of 15192)
  • I learnt all I know :) from Where did I by Mrs. Rupa Mehra, March 29, 2006(#5198 of 15192)
  • Is that the same Peter Mayle who writes the Provence by pepper, March 29, 2006(#5199 of 15192)
  • Registration paperwork came in today's mail -- by Sakti, March 29, 2006(#5200 of 15192)
  • Yay! How by Shira, March 29, 2006(#5201 of 15192)
  • WE have ours filled out and ready to hand back. She by Cathy Georges, March 29, 2006(#5202 of 15192)
  • Physical and vaccination info doesn't need to be in by Alison, March 29, 2006(#5204 of 15192)
  • We fill it all out and bring it in at 1:00 pm a Friday by Sakti, March 29, 2006(#5205 of 15192)
  • He's already doing the bus ride and teacher meeting? by Shira, March 29, 2006(#5206 of 15192)
  • I know that, logically, they don't need that stuff yet. by Cathy Georges, March 29, 2006(#5207 of 15192)
  • I think it's his teacher. I can't imagine that they'd by Sakti, March 29, 2006(#5208 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine that they'd meet one by j. ross, March 29, 2006(#5209 of 15192)
  • Mayeb he will meet all the K teachers? The school I by kas, March 29, 2006(#5211 of 15192)
  • We had kindergarten orientation tonight. Sammy declared by betsifur, March 29, 2006(#5212 of 15192)
  • Anna's staying at her Montessori for kindergarten -- by rms, March 29, 2006(#5213 of 15192)
  • I'm not looking forward to having the birds/bees talk by Magnolia, March 29, 2006(#5214 of 15192)
  • Since Elvis was 2, he's had a "girlfriend" named Soleil. by Kate Carmichael, March 29, 2006(#5215 of 15192)
  • Poor Sammy. I hope he likes kindergarten better in the by Sadie, March 29, 2006(#5216 of 15192)
  • I'm sure Sammy is just testing his by Sue Generous, March 29, 2006(#5217 of 15192)
  • Yeah, but who the heck doesn't hate bear by j. ross, March 29, 2006(#5218 of 15192)
  • I got written up on my kindergarten report card because by Lilith, March 29, 2006(#5219 of 15192)
  • I see Kate's been letting Elvis watch by JayKay, March 29, 2006(#5220 of 15192)
  • You can't tell them they were taken from a cabbage patch by Lori Dee, March 29, 2006(#5221 of 15192)
  • Yay! Connor won the lottery and got into full day by Sue Generous, March 29, 2006(#5222 of 15192)
  • But what about the money?/lottery by kim kay, March 29, 2006(#5223 of 15192)
  • Hey, at least no one's stoning by Caecilia, March 29, 2006(#5224 of 15192)
  • They told us that there wouldn't even be FD K next year, by Sue Generous, March 29, 2006(#5225 of 15192)
  • I see Kate's been letting Elvis watch HBO by Kate Carmichael, March 29, 2006(#5226 of 15192)
  • Subscribe.We just registered Eilidh (K is full by Kirsten B., March 30, 2006(#5227 of 15192)
  • Yay for by Shira, March 30, 2006(#5228 of 15192)
  • yeah, me too. Our district just went to full day, and I by theDiva, March 30, 2006(#5229 of 15192)
  • Hoo-boy! This is going to be great. Della doesn't by Crispy Girl, March 30, 2006(#5230 of 15192)
  • I guess we belong here too, more than by Cathy Georges, March 30, 2006(#5231 of 15192)
  • I just subscribed yesterday. Next week, I have to take by VanPear, March 30, 2006(#5232 of 15192)
  • our school's website has a checklist of things to bring. by theDiva, March 30, 2006(#5233 of 15192)
  • They're really covering their by Cathy Georges, March 30, 2006(#5234 of 15192)
  • We didn't have to take Eilidh but we did have a very by Kirsten B., March 30, 2006(#5235 of 15192)
  • Actually, we were expressly told NOT to bring our child by Shira, March 30, 2006(#5236 of 15192)
  • Our symphony does concerts for school groups. I was so by Sadie, March 31, 2006(#5237 of 15192)
  • Welcome to all the new kids. I know everyone is excited by Bethany F., March 31, 2006(#5238 of 15192)
  • We don't have full day. Carl and I toured the branch of by Sakti, March 31, 2006(#5239 of 15192)
  • The afterschool care program at Anna's school-to-be is by Cathy Georges, March 31, 2006(#5240 of 15192)
  • That sounds really fun.After-school care at Ben's by melisub, March 31, 2006(#5241 of 15192)
  • Our kindergarten orientation is in two weeks so I don't by Julie F, March 31, 2006(#5242 of 15192)
  • Evidently, Ben has been attending some sort of conflict by melisub, March 31, 2006(#5243 of 15192)
  • Go Ben!I did my thesis on kids who did conflict by Lizard S., March 31, 2006(#5244 of 15192)
  • That sounds awesome, meli. What a good by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5245 of 15192)
  • Wow, that's a big transition! I was going to ask why he by Kathy Barthway, March 31, 2006(#5246 of 15192)
  • What's the value of that if they just by j. ross, March 31, 2006(#5247 of 15192)
  • I've known kids who needed a year for social stuff by Eloise, March 31, 2006(#5248 of 15192)
  • But aren't the kids who are held back made to feel by Kathy Barthway, March 31, 2006(#5249 of 15192)
  • aren't the kids who are held back made by j. ross, March 31, 2006(#5250 of 15192)
  • And other kids don't make fun of them for having been by Kathy Barthway, March 31, 2006(#5251 of 15192)
  • don't make fun of them for having been by j. ross, March 31, 2006(#5252 of 15192)
  • It might have some good points that by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5253 of 15192)
  • Kathy, at least in my area, it's sufficiently common for by Alice CK, March 31, 2006(#5254 of 15192)
  • sufficiently common for kids by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5255 of 15192)
  • I was going to ask why he was skipping by Harri P., March 31, 2006(#5256 of 15192)
  • Alison, my youngest, A, is the youngest kid in his class by Pegasus, March 31, 2006(#5257 of 15192)
  • Someone's got to be the youngest. What moronic by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5258 of 15192)
  • I know someone has to be the youngest. I don't think it by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5259 of 15192)
  • Thus confirming my last by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5260 of 15192)
  • Kathy, what Alice said. He's not the oldest in his by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5261 of 15192)
  • She held her son back for the school's convenience, and by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5262 of 15192)
  • That PayPal account must really be piling up, by Eloise, March 31, 2006(#5263 of 15192)
  • by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5264 of 15192)
  • Uh oh, Cal's venom sacs look full by Harri P., March 31, 2006(#5265 of 15192)
  • That PayPal account must really be piling up, by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5266 of 15192)
  • Note that I am sending him to kindergarten. I'm by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5267 of 15192)
  • Doesn't sound like it. So stop already (um, by Sakti, March 31, 2006(#5268 of 15192)
  • Damn, Alison. It sounds like Declan needs a club team by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5269 of 15192)
  • I'm just worrying in a vague way "what by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5270 of 15192)
  • Someone needs a nap by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5271 of 15192)
  • Nah, sometimes I need to talk/write all my concerns out by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5272 of 15192)
  • Okay, well, then here: Don't hold your kid back because by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5273 of 15192)
  • It's more that I don't want to push him into a situation by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5274 of 15192)
  • Sure you do, or you would care equally about a daughter by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5275 of 15192)
  • Girls are socially/emotionally more precocious, so I by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5276 of 15192)
  • More boys are held back than girls, IME. The cutoff date by Alice CK, March 31, 2006(#5277 of 15192)
  • Does it fucking by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5278 of 15192)
  • Yes it does "fucking matter". If he's acting by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5279 of 15192)
  • Alison, it might help to go read my posts from last year by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5280 of 15192)
  • Alison, what do his current teachers say about the by Alice CK, March 31, 2006(#5281 of 15192)
  • Alison, I understand the desire not to put your own kid by Sue Generous, March 31, 2006(#5282 of 15192)
  • it might help to go read my posts from by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5283 of 15192)
  • His current class is weirdly dominated by by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5284 of 15192)
  • C's current teacher is of the mind that all the boys in by Sue Generous, March 31, 2006(#5285 of 15192)
  • "he wouldn't sleep at nap by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5286 of 15192)
  • Jesus, this is quite possibly the stupidest conversation by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5287 of 15192)
  • But so what? Do you really think he's going to be the by Sue Generous, March 31, 2006(#5288 of 15192)
  • Do you really think he's going to be by Alison, March 31, 2006(#5289 of 15192)
  • God, you're fucking stupid. How do you live, being this by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5290 of 15192)
  • Cal: naptime for you, toots. Your senility is by Kate Carmichael, March 31, 2006(#5291 of 15192)
  • Would that you had made the same decision, instead of by CalGal, March 31, 2006(#5292 of 15192)
  • I'm surprised at people being able to hold back their by Anne L., March 31, 2006(#5293 of 15192)
  • The whole hold-him-back or move-him-up by Kathy Barthway, March 31, 2006(#5294 of 15192)
  • What the heck, Kathy - you'll be a year younger than by Jane Plane, March 31, 2006(#5295 of 15192)
  • I am ridiculously excited about H being a kindergartener by jeli, March 31, 2006(#5296 of 15192)
  • Jane, they run a summer program at Elvis's school for by Kate Carmichael, April 01, 2006(#5297 of 15192)
  • Wow, that sounds really great. I'm looking around at by Sue Generous, April 01, 2006(#5298 of 15192)
  • Sue, we really liked the Redmond city summer camps. by lime, April 01, 2006(#5299 of 15192)
  • I kind of wonder if some of your by Alison, April 01, 2006(#5300 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 01, 2006(#5301 of 15192)
  • I can't believe Declan is going to Kindergarten already. by Nay, April 01, 2006(#5302 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 01, 2006(#5303 of 15192)
  • I wish he wasn't going to be The by Sakti, April 01, 2006(#5304 of 15192)
  • Heh, my thoughts were like Sakti's. But it all really by Jane Plane, April 01, 2006(#5305 of 15192)
  • Alison, aren't you the one who was posting about Declan by Adrianne Call, April 01, 2006(#5306 of 15192)
  • Today was Little League opening day. Ben's team played by melisub, April 02, 2006(#5307 of 15192)
  • Jane, you could visit the ILs for a week this summer, by Kate Carmichael, April 02, 2006(#5308 of 15192)
  • Isn't he in preschool with the by Alison, April 03, 2006(#5309 of 15192)
  • Alison, I agree that he sounds ready. The K class might by Carolyn L., April 03, 2006(#5310 of 15192)
  • I'm more worried about his speech by j. ross, April 03, 2006(#5311 of 15192)
  • That's a great photo, Carolyn. I agree tying shoes is a by Diana, April 03, 2006(#5312 of 15192)
  • Good going, Claire! Tying her shoes and doing by Alison, April 03, 2006(#5313 of 15192)
  • It took leaving the velcro sneakers in Florida by Carolyn L., April 03, 2006(#5314 of 15192)
  • Alison, if it makes you feel any better, there are tons by Jane Plane, April 03, 2006(#5315 of 15192)
  • I meant to add, about my own Kindergartener, that it is by Jane Plane, April 03, 2006(#5316 of 15192)
  • What was horrible about the December experience, Jane? by Shira, April 03, 2006(#5317 of 15192)
  • Oh, it blew and sucked. Eli was good during the evening, by Jane Plane, April 03, 2006(#5318 of 15192)
  • I think it's much easier to behave well as the guest at by Cathy Georges, April 03, 2006(#5319 of 15192)
  • Very true, on both counts! I just felt like I needed to by Jane Plane, April 03, 2006(#5320 of 15192)
  • Claire somehow convinced her entire class today that I'm by Carolyn L., April 04, 2006(#5321 of 15192)
  • Cool, you've got magical powers! Eli's sleepover by Alison, April 04, 2006(#5322 of 15192)
  • Jane, I sat down with M. last night to look at "It's so by Sue Generous, April 04, 2006(#5323 of 15192)
  • hahahaha by theDiva, April 04, 2006(#5324 of 15192)
  • Sue, I think it was Julie who recommended that book, but by Jane Plane, April 04, 2006(#5325 of 15192)
  • Yeah, Anna has asked a little bit, but she's not really by Cathy Georges, April 04, 2006(#5326 of 15192)
  • Every time he asks, the question gets a bit more by Jane Plane, April 04, 2006(#5327 of 15192)
  • Tommy's still satisfied with knowing that babies grow by Crispy Girl, April 04, 2006(#5328 of 15192)
  • Oh, sorry, I meant Julie. The situation is a little by Sue Generous, April 04, 2006(#5329 of 15192)
  • !$#@%&&* Bionicles and legos! And their nasty little by jeli, April 04, 2006(#5330 of 15192)
  • We have a darkish colorful carpet that eats Legos. So by Lizard S., April 05, 2006(#5331 of 15192)
  • Vaginas are much less mysterious when you have a sister. by Julie F, April 05, 2006(#5332 of 15192)
  • There's a thread for this, thank god. I don't know what by CalGal, April 05, 2006(#5333 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 05, 2006(#5334 of 15192)
  • Reminds me, I promised to get a book for Freja on how by Ase, April 05, 2006(#5335 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 08, 2006(#5336 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 08, 2006(#5337 of 15192)
  • Elvis's class has been studying space for two months by Kate Carmichael, April 08, 2006(#5338 of 15192)
  • So cool! E's spring break week was really fun - by Jane Plane, April 08, 2006(#5339 of 15192)
  • Liam's (three week) break was just about right. He by terrilynn, April 08, 2006(#5340 of 15192)
  • Sounds like E and Liam both had nice spring breaks. by Kate Carmichael, April 09, 2006(#5341 of 15192)
  • I'm pretty sure I spent a week with my grandparents at by Sadie, April 09, 2006(#5342 of 15192)
  • Oh thank you! That's good to know. by Kate Carmichael, April 09, 2006(#5343 of 15192)
  • I know my sister and I spent a week with my Grandmother by pookie, April 09, 2006(#5344 of 15192)
  • I first spent time with my grandparents alone when I was by Sakti, April 09, 2006(#5345 of 15192)
  • I spent two weeks in Florida with my grandparents when I by Bethany F., April 09, 2006(#5346 of 15192)
  • My nieces have been coming for a week with my parents in by Alison, April 09, 2006(#5347 of 15192)
  • OK, good. Thanks for your input, everyone. Sounds like by Kate Carmichael, April 09, 2006(#5348 of 15192)
  • Kate I would expect a little homesickness at night. I by kim kay, April 09, 2006(#5349 of 15192)
  • Kate, here it's traditional for children to spend part by frost, April 10, 2006(#5350 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 10, 2006(#5351 of 15192)
  • Kim, thanks for the heads up about homesickness. We'll by Kate Carmichael, April 11, 2006(#5352 of 15192)
  • We'll give him a call before bedtime by Ruby Gospel, April 11, 2006(#5353 of 15192)
  • Oh, I didn't think of that. Well, I guess we'll adjust by Kate Carmichael, April 11, 2006(#5354 of 15192)
  • Kate, has he spent nights away from you before? by Sapphire, April 11, 2006(#5355 of 15192)
  • Call in the mornings. by Alison, April 11, 2006(#5356 of 15192)
  • Sapphire, he stayed with friends of ours when I won a by Kate Carmichael, April 11, 2006(#5357 of 15192)
  • A night call will just set off tears. I second/third by kim kay, April 11, 2006(#5358 of 15192)
  • "The quicker you get to sleep, the sooner you'll be by Cathy Georges, April 11, 2006(#5359 of 15192)
  • Remember to tell the kids that they're on vacation, and by CalGal, April 11, 2006(#5360 of 15192)
  • Yeah, morning calls are a great idea. And we'll by Kate Carmichael, April 11, 2006(#5361 of 15192)
  • "The quicker you get to sleep, the by Jane Plane, April 11, 2006(#5362 of 15192)
  • Claire got homesick for DH on our spring break vacation, by Carolyn L., April 11, 2006(#5363 of 15192)
  • I'm actually slightly more nervous about how homesick by Kate Carmichael, April 11, 2006(#5364 of 15192)
  • I took M. for his annual checkup yesterday and the by Sue Generous, April 15, 2006(#5365 of 15192)
  • I might have mentioned this before, but a few months by Kate Carmichael, April 22, 2006(#5366 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 22, 2006(#5367 of 15192)
  • Hmmm, we just aren't that focused on lying. The kids do by Sue Generous, April 22, 2006(#5368 of 15192)
  • Hmmm, we just aren't that focused on by CalGal, April 22, 2006(#5369 of 15192)
  • I don't think it would bug me quite as much if it were by Kate Carmichael, April 22, 2006(#5370 of 15192)
  • Actually, you might want to ask why so many kids are by CalGal, April 22, 2006(#5371 of 15192)
  • That's a good idea. I wonder if he's completely put by Kate Carmichael, April 22, 2006(#5372 of 15192)
  • I wonder, though, if the reasons why he did these things by Sue Generous, April 22, 2006(#5373 of 15192)
  • I wonder, though, if the reasons why he by CalGal, April 22, 2006(#5374 of 15192)
  • Uh, no. Kids at that age developmentally are unable to by Sue Generous, April 22, 2006(#5375 of 15192)
  • I'm not talking about the kid, fuckwit. by CalGal, April 22, 2006(#5376 of 15192)
  • Well, dipshit, if you read the post to the end, I wasn't by Sue Generous, April 22, 2006(#5377 of 15192)
  • We still have the occasional lying by ommission or by Jane Plane, April 22, 2006(#5378 of 15192)
  • When I asked him why he lied, he said "So I wouldn't get by Kate Carmichael, April 22, 2006(#5379 of 15192)
  • Jane, that's a good point about the alternate universe by Kate Carmichael, April 22, 2006(#5380 of 15192)
  • We don't have alternate universe lying either. Just by Sue Generous, April 22, 2006(#5381 of 15192)
  • The Boy Who Cried Wolf was a really powerful story for by Jane Plane, April 22, 2006(#5382 of 15192)
  • We try to bring up unintended outcomes from the other by Sakti, April 22, 2006(#5383 of 15192)
  • We've had lying where Max will lie to me if he thinks by Julia M., April 22, 2006(#5384 of 15192)
  • I've learned not to ask stupid by betsifur, April 22, 2006(#5385 of 15192)
  • We get a bit of lying around here, too, which really by Lizard S., April 22, 2006(#5386 of 15192)
  • I think you should stop the teasing responses. by Wilma Flintstone, April 22, 2006(#5387 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure. He's 4-1/2 and he understands when we're by Lizard S., April 22, 2006(#5388 of 15192)
  • I don't think you should stop that kind of silliness, by Sue Generous, April 22, 2006(#5389 of 15192)
  • Lizard, Eli has not cheated since the time I immediately by Jane Plane, April 23, 2006(#5390 of 15192)
  • When I asked him why he lied, he said by CalGal, April 23, 2006(#5391 of 15192)
  • We occasionally get little lies around not wanting to do by Carolyn L., April 23, 2006(#5392 of 15192)
  • Tell her not to get all Clintonesque. by CalGal, April 23, 2006(#5393 of 15192)
  • My girls were squabbling over a toy this afternoon, and by Diana, April 23, 2006(#5394 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I was thinking today that I need to expand on the by Kate Carmichael, April 23, 2006(#5395 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, that made me laugh. The parsing, the lawyering! by Jane Plane, April 23, 2006(#5396 of 15192)
  • I've learned not to ask stupid by Shira, April 24, 2006(#5397 of 15192)
  • M. had a very bad dream last night. He came into our by Sue Generous, April 24, 2006(#5398 of 15192)
  • Oh, Sue, that's really touching. Sakti, thanks by Jane Plane, April 24, 2006(#5399 of 15192)
  • Yesterday afternoon the husband and I were vegging out by jeli, April 24, 2006(#5400 of 15192)
  • OW! And heh. by Jane Plane, April 24, 2006(#5401 of 15192)
  • Well, I don't know what's going on with Elvis, but by Kate Carmichael, April 25, 2006(#5402 of 15192)
  • Um, Kate? There's no such thing as a Big Boy temper by CalGal, April 25, 2006(#5403 of 15192)
  • Well, yeah. But you know what I mean. As compared to by Kate Carmichael, April 25, 2006(#5404 of 15192)
  • Why couldn't he have the underwear? by Annie G, April 25, 2006(#5405 of 15192)
  • That was my question. The boxer brief guys I know by Mistress Manners, April 25, 2006(#5406 of 15192)
  • Plus, I am pretty laissez-faire about giving a kid some by Annie G, April 25, 2006(#5407 of 15192)
  • How did Rubén manage to be coming out of Max's room? by melisub, April 25, 2006(#5408 of 15192)
  • I do not know, but tell him the dithering over which by Annie G, April 25, 2006(#5409 of 15192)
  • It is rough being a boy; even when you try to do by Deborah Quest, April 25, 2006(#5410 of 15192)
  • I was going to ask what annie asked, about buying the by Jan Wilson, April 25, 2006(#5411 of 15192)
  • Oh, I really should take a photo of Rubén in his Necaxa by melisub, April 25, 2006(#5412 of 15192)
  • Yesterday M. came in from playing outside, and he was by Sue Generous, April 25, 2006(#5413 of 15192)
  • I think Kate was Elvis a choice and he wanted all of it. by Sue Generous, April 25, 2006(#5414 of 15192)
  • No, Kate wouldn't let him have his first choice, boxer by Ruby Gospel, April 25, 2006(#5415 of 15192)
  • My guess is that the only Superman underwear they had by Annie G, April 25, 2006(#5416 of 15192)
  • Elvis has 2 pairs of those boxer briefs from another by Kate Carmichael, April 25, 2006(#5417 of 15192)
  • Oh, that makes sense. I wasn't even thinking about the by Annie G, April 25, 2006(#5418 of 15192)
  • I guess I didn't offer my kids any choices at that age. by Wilma Flintstone, April 25, 2006(#5419 of 15192)
  • Maggie's first real underwear was boys' underwear by Ruby Gospel, April 25, 2006(#5420 of 15192)
  • I'm with Wilma. It's underwear. You come home with by Sakti, April 25, 2006(#5421 of 15192)
  • I love Maggie even more than I did! by melisub, April 25, 2006(#5422 of 15192)
  • I have a feeling Bunny will be getting Superman by Kate Carmichael, April 25, 2006(#5423 of 15192)
  • These days, I'm squeezing in a 5-10 minute stop at the by Sue Generous, April 25, 2006(#5424 of 15192)
  • Last time we were at the grocery store they were by Janey Garnet, April 25, 2006(#5425 of 15192)
  • Oh, brother. I used to see checkout lanes advertised as by Diana, April 25, 2006(#5426 of 15192)
  • Isn't there an underwear affiliate? If not--business by dirt track date, April 25, 2006(#5427 of 15192)
  • OK. I admit I'm spoiled. I work in an area known as by Sakti, April 25, 2006(#5428 of 15192)
  • I can't buy clothes for Anna without her there anymore, by Cathy Georges, April 25, 2006(#5429 of 15192)
  • A parent doesn't always have the luxury of shopping by Jane Plane, April 25, 2006(#5430 of 15192)
  • I make some kind of knee-jerk by Diana, April 25, 2006(#5431 of 15192)
  • I make some kind of knee-jerk limiting by Shira, April 25, 2006(#5432 of 15192)
  • I make some kind of knee-jerk limiting by Cathy Georges, April 25, 2006(#5433 of 15192)
  • Why are you "defending" anything? You don't defend your by CalGal, April 25, 2006(#5434 of 15192)
  • Yes, Eli, too. I don't always or even often change my by Jane Plane, April 25, 2006(#5435 of 15192)
  • I believe it's figurative. by Sakti, April 25, 2006(#5436 of 15192)
  • I know what you mean -- sometimes I make a decision that by Sue Generous, April 25, 2006(#5437 of 15192)
  • I've probably mentioned this before now, but I used to by CalGal, April 25, 2006(#5438 of 15192)
  • Anya has been choosing her clothes and dressing herself by kas, April 25, 2006(#5439 of 15192)
  • I make some kind of knee-jerk limiting by annefalcon, April 25, 2006(#5440 of 15192)
  • Even if the kid doesn't meltdown or overreact, sometimes by Cathy Georges, April 25, 2006(#5441 of 15192)
  • I often answer "Let me think about it" by Diana, April 25, 2006(#5442 of 15192)
  • Why are you "defending" anything? You by Jane Plane, April 25, 2006(#5443 of 15192)
  • If he loses his shit that he can't by CalGal, April 25, 2006(#5444 of 15192)
  • Then you've got a problem with the kid by Jane Plane, April 25, 2006(#5445 of 15192)
  • I can't remember where I heard this, but it was that by Sue Generous, April 25, 2006(#5446 of 15192)
  • I'd just rather deal with him losing it by Sapphire, April 25, 2006(#5447 of 15192)
  • I think (hope!) you're right, Sapphire. I'm just talking by Jane Plane, April 25, 2006(#5448 of 15192)
  • He's kind of old to be losing his shit over nothing by j. ross, April 25, 2006(#5449 of 15192)
  • That's about the rate, j. I think we had two meltdowns by Jane Plane, April 25, 2006(#5450 of 15192)
  • I can't recall, is Eli 6? I'm just thinking that M. has by Sue Generous, April 25, 2006(#5451 of 15192)
  • Sue, I meant to comment on the interactions between M's by Jane Plane, April 25, 2006(#5452 of 15192)
  • So by the third time, I told her that by mimismartypants, April 25, 2006(#5453 of 15192)
  • Of course I told M. how proud I was of him, and Mr. G. by Sue Generous, April 25, 2006(#5454 of 15192)
  • patted him on the back!But by Deborah Quest, April 25, 2006(#5455 of 15192)
  • Don't forget: Free shipping at Eddie Bauer today only! by CalGal, April 25, 2006(#5456 of 15192)
  • My response to repeated askings is "Dude, asked and by Kate Carmichael, April 26, 2006(#5457 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, April 26, 2006(#5458 of 15192)
  • Rubén was very rude to me tonight when I gave him some by melisub, April 28, 2006(#5459 of 15192)
  • Wow, I can't imagine carrying through on that one. I'd by Sue Generous, April 28, 2006(#5460 of 15192)
  • He plays most of the weekend with the neighbor kids, and by melisub, April 28, 2006(#5461 of 15192)
  • Sounds like he's going to make it up to you, though! by Sue Generous, April 28, 2006(#5462 of 15192)
  • Liam's in the same boat as Ruben. He doesn't have by terrilynn, April 28, 2006(#5463 of 15192)
  • We'll see how long he's actually contrite. I'm trying by melisub, April 28, 2006(#5464 of 15192)
  • M. lost a privilege last night -- he was extremely rude by Sue Generous, April 28, 2006(#5465 of 15192)
  • Things have been extremely chaotic/stressful/just by terrilynn, April 28, 2006(#5466 of 15192)
  • M. wants to keep up, obviously! I didn't realize he was by melisub, April 28, 2006(#5467 of 15192)
  • Poor Liam, but at the same time, the boundaries will by Sue Generous, April 28, 2006(#5468 of 15192)
  • Sue, that's what I tell myself when he tells me for the by terrilynn, April 28, 2006(#5469 of 15192)
  • Daniel's kindergarten class is studying major artists by Laurelx, April 28, 2006(#5470 of 15192)
  • He wears a tie to school? by CalGal, April 28, 2006(#5471 of 15192)
  • Not that I know of! He likes to augment his wardrobe by Laurelx, April 28, 2006(#5472 of 15192)
  • I'm sorry but I find that adorable. by Harri P., April 28, 2006(#5473 of 15192)
  • Hopefully it's one of the ugly ties. by Laurelx, April 28, 2006(#5474 of 15192)
  • Well, maybe it WAS an ugly tie, but now it's a by Cathy Georges, April 28, 2006(#5475 of 15192)
  • Aw, what a great kid. by mollyT, April 28, 2006(#5476 of 15192)
  • H has been writing (well, dictating to Dad, who writes by jeli, April 28, 2006(#5477 of 15192)
  • jeli, that's so cool! I'm glad he's discovering his by Jane Plane, April 28, 2006(#5478 of 15192)
  • Nice to read about all the misbehaving kids. Makes me by Lizard S., April 28, 2006(#5479 of 15192)
  • I'm stuck in the house today because I'm locked in a by Bethany F., April 29, 2006(#5480 of 15192)
  • Isn't she still a little young to keep focused on a task by Sakti, April 29, 2006(#5481 of 15192)
  • Yes, she is. by CalGal, April 29, 2006(#5482 of 15192)
  • It shouldn't have taken her more than 45 minutes. by Bethany F., April 29, 2006(#5483 of 15192)
  • It shouldn't have taken her more than by CalGal, April 29, 2006(#5484 of 15192)
  • I think Julia is six, and I think she's old enough to do by Jane Plane, April 29, 2006(#5485 of 15192)
  • The issue is that she won't even start. She doesn't by Bethany F., April 29, 2006(#5486 of 15192)
  • Has she cleaned up before? This is just so mysterious to by Jane Plane, April 29, 2006(#5487 of 15192)
  • Laurelx, I laughed and laughed. Sorry! The set-up was so by Mrs. Devereaux, April 29, 2006(#5488 of 15192)
  • I did suggest projects to start with. Anyway, it was by Bethany F., April 29, 2006(#5489 of 15192)
  • The issue is that she won't even by CalGal, April 29, 2006(#5490 of 15192)
  • I guess I'm thinking if I sent E by Decca, April 30, 2006(#5491 of 15192)
  • You can't make up for her father giving her too little by Sakti, April 30, 2006(#5492 of 15192)
  • We spent the day at the Ag-Fest, at the State by rms, April 30, 2006(#5493 of 15192)
  • Actually, in reading Bethany's post again: by CalGal, April 30, 2006(#5494 of 15192)
  • I think I'm missing something here. Bethany, what's by rms, April 30, 2006(#5495 of 15192)
  • You are all right. I was being a control freak. I by Bethany F., April 30, 2006(#5496 of 15192)
  • Bethany, that's so great! I'm glad you worked it out. by Jane Plane, April 30, 2006(#5497 of 15192)
  • I am about 99% certain I heard Sophie's friend B's by Shira, May 01, 2006(#5498 of 15192)
  • So what? She probably slept through it, and people do by Sue Generous, May 01, 2006(#5499 of 15192)
  • I hope she did. It's just hard to imagine sleeping by Shira, May 01, 2006(#5500 of 15192)
  • poor kid. by theDiva, May 01, 2006(#5501 of 15192)
  • . It's just hard to imagine sleeping by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5502 of 15192)
  • Are there really kids who can sleep through a screaming by shawi, May 01, 2006(#5503 of 15192)
  • Like I said, shawi, hard to imagine. I don't by Shira, May 01, 2006(#5504 of 15192)
  • Well, I suppose there ARE kids who sleep through by shawi, May 01, 2006(#5505 of 15192)
  • Jane Plane asked me about this from the bad thoughts by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5506 of 15192)
  • Well, if that's the best advice you can give, move the by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5507 of 15192)
  • He has been labelled (rather by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5508 of 15192)
  • So what advice would you give to Charlie? by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5509 of 15192)
  • I haven't seen his reaction to this by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5510 of 15192)
  • I would first determine how systemic the problem is. by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5511 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved from Why You by Lori Dee, May 01, 2006(#5512 of 15192)
  • Matt is his brother. I haven't seen or heard Charlie's by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5513 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved from Why You by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5514 of 15192)
  • In Why You Annoy Me, Lori thought I should have done by Shira, May 01, 2006(#5515 of 15192)
  • Lori, I want to respond to your comment from the "WYAM" by Sue Generous, May 01, 2006(#5516 of 15192)
  • Anne, like I said, if it's that bad, there's not much by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5517 of 15192)
  • My response would be that I wouldn't do by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5518 of 15192)
  • I'm confused. If it was the first time you've heard by Lori Dee, May 01, 2006(#5519 of 15192)
  • Maybe I shouldn't mention anything by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5520 of 15192)
  • anne, I just read this Little Bill book with Eli over by Jane Plane, May 01, 2006(#5521 of 15192)
  • I'm not being shitty, I'm serious. Why? Do you by Lori Dee, May 01, 2006(#5522 of 15192)
  • It was a loud argument, not noises indicating the couple by Johnette, May 01, 2006(#5523 of 15192)
  • Lori, it's the first time I heard them argue. The mom by Shira, May 01, 2006(#5524 of 15192)
  • When both of my kids were babies, I never restricted by Lori Dee, May 01, 2006(#5525 of 15192)
  • I just want Charlie to know that the whiney tone he by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5526 of 15192)
  • Their arguments (let's say they by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5527 of 15192)
  • annefalcon, how old is Matt? by Alice CK, May 01, 2006(#5528 of 15192)
  • crosspost Jane - thanks. I like that "whatever" by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5529 of 15192)
  • I just want him to know that the by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5530 of 15192)
  • Okay, but is it acceptable to comment about the noise? by Lori Dee, May 01, 2006(#5531 of 15192)
  • I tried to teach the kids the "ABCs" of physical fights by Sue Generous, May 01, 2006(#5532 of 15192)
  • I agree with those who say it won't do any good to by Alice CK, May 01, 2006(#5533 of 15192)
  • Matt will be 5 in three weeks and Charlie will be 8 in by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5534 of 15192)
  • Just be nice to her, and maybe talk by Shira, May 01, 2006(#5535 of 15192)
  • Sue - what do I tell Charlie to do about a kid that by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5536 of 15192)
  • Wait, Charlie's almost 8 and only weighs 40 pounds? Wow. by Alice CK, May 01, 2006(#5537 of 15192)
  • is it acceptable to comment about the by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5538 of 15192)
  • A martial arts class is an excellent idea. by Shira, May 01, 2006(#5539 of 15192)
  • Anne, I really wasn't trying to advise you there. I by Sue Generous, May 01, 2006(#5540 of 15192)
  • If his little brother can get him to by Jane Plane, May 01, 2006(#5541 of 15192)
  • I doubt the kid is dangerous, though. You certainly by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5542 of 15192)
  • CalGal owes me a coke. by Jane Plane, May 01, 2006(#5543 of 15192)
  • I don't know, isn't that a little by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5544 of 15192)
  • Oh, the grapevine is already buzzing. The scout leader by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5545 of 15192)
  • But is this kid dangerous? Unless Charlie hasn't told by Alice CK, May 01, 2006(#5546 of 15192)
  • I like that advice, Alice. Wow, I'd like to have those by Sue Generous, May 01, 2006(#5547 of 15192)
  • Full disclosure, Sue: I was very wussy as a kid, and I by Alice CK, May 01, 2006(#5548 of 15192)
  • Any time--any time--the younger kid is by annefalcon, May 01, 2006(#5549 of 15192)
  • I don't want to mean that it's a disaster. It's a fairly by CalGal, May 01, 2006(#5550 of 15192)
  • For what it's worth, my brother was always the smallest. by Lizard S., May 01, 2006(#5551 of 15192)
  • Speaking of lessons, Rosie starts ice skating today. by theDiva, May 01, 2006(#5552 of 15192)
  • Diva, my kids are the same way. Actually, now that I by Laurelx, May 02, 2006(#5553 of 15192)
  • Wow, Connor's teacher annoyed me well enough to actually by Sue Generous, May 02, 2006(#5554 of 15192)
  • One thing I wonder about, Sue, is whether the rules are by Shira, May 02, 2006(#5555 of 15192)
  • It totally sucks that one mistake can blow his whole by Eloise, May 02, 2006(#5556 of 15192)
  • Yeesh, I'm with Shira, because it's late and I'm tired by Annie G, May 02, 2006(#5557 of 15192)
  • But my feeling is that he needs to by dirt track date, May 02, 2006(#5558 of 15192)
  • Highly punitive in that he gets a black square for the by Sue Generous, May 02, 2006(#5559 of 15192)
  • Carl's actually been having an issue at school, too. D. by Sakti, May 02, 2006(#5560 of 15192)
  • The individualized discipline thing has become very by j. ross, May 02, 2006(#5561 of 15192)
  • I agree with j.ross. I also agree with Annie and by melisub, May 02, 2006(#5562 of 15192)
  • My husband has a problem with the individualized by Sue Generous, May 02, 2006(#5563 of 15192)
  • Well, the teacher isn't doing the individualized by Sakti, May 02, 2006(#5564 of 15192)
  • Is he stuck with her until school starts in September, by mollyT, May 02, 2006(#5565 of 15192)
  • ha hah, higher sensibilities! by Sue Generous, May 02, 2006(#5566 of 15192)
  • Individualized discipline seems fucked up. Part of by Racehorse, May 02, 2006(#5567 of 15192)
  • Just until summer (where start of summer = 7/10). Or by Sakti, May 02, 2006(#5568 of 15192)
  • Does Connor have a history of getting physically by Johnette, May 02, 2006(#5569 of 15192)
  • It'll turn him into a beatnik! by Harri P., May 02, 2006(#5570 of 15192)
  • Other than that, I don't understand by annefalcon, May 02, 2006(#5571 of 15192)
  • I think the star/square system as it is presented here by Racehorse, May 02, 2006(#5572 of 15192)
  • In theory, I don't like the idea of only one child's by Kirsten B., May 02, 2006(#5573 of 15192)
  • Connor is not physically aggressive and he's not by Sue Generous, May 02, 2006(#5574 of 15192)
  • After a couple of reports of major by Jane Plane, May 02, 2006(#5575 of 15192)
  • Sue, I know of one family whose school implements a by kim kay, May 02, 2006(#5576 of 15192)
  • Apparently the director did not know exactly what system by Sue Generous, May 03, 2006(#5577 of 15192)
  • Carl has now had three good days in a row. I figured by Sakti, May 03, 2006(#5578 of 15192)
  • Sakti, it sounds like he's working it out -- awesome. by Kate Carmichael, May 03, 2006(#5579 of 15192)
  • The teacher is actually making a face, Sakti? That's by Sue Generous, May 03, 2006(#5580 of 15192)
  • They've been talking about it as the semester winds by Kate Carmichael, May 03, 2006(#5581 of 15192)
  • he teacher is actually making a face, by Sakti, May 03, 2006(#5582 of 15192)
  • Tommy ripped his shorts at school yesterday, and in a by Crispy Girl, May 03, 2006(#5583 of 15192)
  • What is the school uniform? by Racehorse, May 03, 2006(#5584 of 15192)
  • That's very cute, Crispy. Sakti, I would have by melisub, May 03, 2006(#5585 of 15192)
  • They've been talking about it as the by mollyT, May 03, 2006(#5586 of 15192)
  • I think you're exactly right, molly. I may have by terrilynn, May 03, 2006(#5587 of 15192)
  • Race, there are several uniform options. These shorts by Crispy Girl, May 03, 2006(#5588 of 15192)
  • That sounds like my son's school: khaki or dark blue by Racehorse, May 03, 2006(#5589 of 15192)
  • Amen! He'll have a dark blue, hunter green, and there's by Crispy Girl, May 03, 2006(#5590 of 15192)
  • I'm so jealous of the uniforms. Liam's best friend's by terrilynn, May 03, 2006(#5591 of 15192)
  • Alternately, God forbid we should listen to moms so by CalGal, May 03, 2006(#5592 of 15192)
  • My kids wear the same old crap over and over until I by Sue Generous, May 03, 2006(#5593 of 15192)
  • Yeah, that's Rubén's uniform, too. by melisub, May 03, 2006(#5594 of 15192)
  • Yes, the director is working on getting rid of her, near by Sakti, May 03, 2006(#5595 of 15192)
  • Dude, Carl is winning his first personality conflict! by Deborah Quest, May 03, 2006(#5596 of 15192)
  • I like the uniforms, if only because there are only so by Racehorse, May 03, 2006(#5597 of 15192)
  • I would have been livid, Sakti. We got the first by jeli, May 03, 2006(#5598 of 15192)
  • We have Superman shirts that must be coordinated with by Crispy Girl, May 03, 2006(#5599 of 15192)
  • Simon has no loose teeth whatsoever, hasn't lost any by Racehorse, May 03, 2006(#5600 of 15192)
  • Eilidh (5) has lost 8 teeth but not all of them have by Kirsten B., May 03, 2006(#5601 of 15192)
  • We have kindergarten open house tomorrow night! DBW has by Cathy Georges, May 03, 2006(#5602 of 15192)
  • No loose teeth for M. either. I think his dad had some by Sue Generous, May 03, 2006(#5603 of 15192)
  • Dude, Carl is winning his first by Sakti, May 03, 2006(#5604 of 15192)
  • The most interesting things get done by parents that you by jeli, May 03, 2006(#5605 of 15192)
  • jeli, buying an inflating pump thingy saved our lives by Jane Plane, May 03, 2006(#5606 of 15192)
  • They don't ordinarily do the back and forth, but they're by Kate Carmichael, May 04, 2006(#5607 of 15192)
  • Ah. That makes sense. It's definitely a loss for Elvis - by Jane Plane, May 04, 2006(#5608 of 15192)
  • She's actually invited our whole family over to her by Kate Carmichael, May 04, 2006(#5609 of 15192)
  • Freja is currently sitting with Fergus in her lap, a by Ase, May 04, 2006(#5610 of 15192)
  • Awwwwww. by Diana, May 04, 2006(#5611 of 15192)
  • That is the sweetest thing I've ever heard. I hope you by Crispy Girl, May 04, 2006(#5612 of 15192)
  • AWWWWW. by Sue Generous, May 04, 2006(#5613 of 15192)
  • So cute. Well, the by Laurelx, May 04, 2006(#5614 of 15192)
  • Festive! by Cathy Georges, May 04, 2006(#5615 of 15192)
  • Very sweet Freja. And I admire your son's by melisub, May 05, 2006(#5616 of 15192)
  • When Simon was around 2, he would wear his favorite by Racehorse, May 05, 2006(#5617 of 15192)
  • Declan's been wearing a Spiderman costume (over his by Alison, May 05, 2006(#5618 of 15192)
  • My nephew does that (spends much of his day in costume). by Shira, May 05, 2006(#5619 of 15192)
  • Yes. by Kate Carmichael, May 05, 2006(#5620 of 15192)
  • Oh please. My daughter used to spend much of her time by Harri P., May 05, 2006(#5621 of 15192)
  • Not necessarily. My mother made me a cat costume for by Patience, May 05, 2006(#5622 of 15192)
  • Really. Maggie's costumes were and are legion. by Ruby Gospel, May 05, 2006(#5623 of 15192)
  • It's because they make boys' regular clothes too boring. by Deborah Quest, May 05, 2006(#5624 of 15192)
  • Because they make boys' clothes too boring, both little by Harri P., May 05, 2006(#5625 of 15192)
  • They're really dull all the way up until sizes 8-14 and by Laurelx, May 05, 2006(#5626 of 15192)
  • Harri, if you can't figure out that my post was: (a) by Deborah Quest, May 05, 2006(#5627 of 15192)
  • Both my kids love to dress up & wear costumes, but by Crispy Girl, May 05, 2006(#5628 of 15192)
  • Joking. They're really dull all by Harri P., May 05, 2006(#5629 of 15192)
  • oh, I like that. by theDiva, May 05, 2006(#5630 of 15192)
  • That's funny. The school year is winding down. I by Racehorse, May 05, 2006(#5631 of 15192)
  • I made my kids black capes and red satiny capes for by Sue Generous, May 05, 2006(#5632 of 15192)
  • "Come to the Dark Side! We have cookies!" by Amy W., May 05, 2006(#5633 of 15192)
  • Yesterday one of the girls in Woodstock's 1st grade by Alice CK, May 05, 2006(#5634 of 15192)
  • You're all nicer than I am. In our house dress-up by Aradiaseven, May 05, 2006(#5635 of 15192)
  • Anna doesn't get to wear her full-on costumes to school, by Cathy Georges, May 05, 2006(#5636 of 15192)
  • Sue mentioned something in the SAHM Debate thread about by Shira, May 05, 2006(#5637 of 15192)
  • Dress up is for home only here, too. A couple of times by Ruby Gospel, May 05, 2006(#5638 of 15192)
  • In the city, some kids start walking to school on their by Annie G, May 05, 2006(#5639 of 15192)
  • When we moved into this house Maggie had just turned by Ruby Gospel, May 05, 2006(#5640 of 15192)
  • Both kids are allowed to go up the street, maybe 2 short by Sue Generous, May 05, 2006(#5641 of 15192)
  • my neighborhood is just like annie's and my eight year by Jan Wilson, May 05, 2006(#5642 of 15192)
  • So I'm curious about how far you let by j. ross, May 05, 2006(#5643 of 15192)
  • That sounds good. It's all kind of what I'm inclined to by Shira, May 05, 2006(#5644 of 15192)
  • My 6 year old does not go past our porch without us, but by Janey Garnet, May 05, 2006(#5645 of 15192)
  • I was going to say that I think it really truly depends by Kate Carmichael, May 06, 2006(#5646 of 15192)
  • Anna's 5, and she's allowed to play around the by rms, May 06, 2006(#5647 of 15192)
  • We're on a cul-de-sac with a big grassy circle in the by Alison, May 06, 2006(#5648 of 15192)
  • We're on a dead end street and the street is always full by dirt track date, May 06, 2006(#5649 of 15192)
  • We not only have free range children in my neighborhood, by Alison, May 06, 2006(#5650 of 15192)
  • My kids' school used to raise chickens and they had the by Kate Carmichael, May 06, 2006(#5651 of 15192)
  • We're another family on a cul-de-sac, so our kids are by Alice CK, May 07, 2006(#5652 of 15192)
  • How is the neighbor lady flaky? How long/how many times by Sakti, May 07, 2006(#5653 of 15192)
  • Well, if the kids told her they weren't allowed to go by Sadie, May 07, 2006(#5654 of 15192)
  • Oh, I doubt they told her they weren't allowed to go by Alice CK, May 07, 2006(#5655 of 15192)
  • Any responsible adult would not allow children inside by Sue Generous, May 07, 2006(#5656 of 15192)
  • Want to be my neighbor, Sue? Well, I'd do the by Alice CK, May 07, 2006(#5657 of 15192)
  • Any responsible adult would not allow by Harri P., May 07, 2006(#5658 of 15192)
  • Shoot, last week I let the nine year old from across the by Janey Garnet, May 07, 2006(#5659 of 15192)
  • Kidnapper! by j. ross, May 07, 2006(#5660 of 15192)
  • Alice, I agree that it's your kids' responsibility but by Sue Generous, May 07, 2006(#5661 of 15192)
  • It was a miserable evening here. The little guy was the by Ase, May 08, 2006(#5662 of 15192)
  • Oh! So sweet. Tommy's about to lose one of his by Crispy Girl, May 08, 2006(#5663 of 15192)
  • Aaaagh. If I have kids, I'm either going to have to by mollyT, May 08, 2006(#5664 of 15192)
  • It's amazing what squeamishness you get over, molly. by Sue Generous, May 08, 2006(#5665 of 15192)
  • It's true. Anything I was still squeamish about after by Caecilia, May 08, 2006(#5666 of 15192)
  • All you need to do now is go to nursing school. I was by Lizard S., May 08, 2006(#5667 of 15192)
  • Geez -- if you can't gross out family members, it's by Cathy Georges, May 08, 2006(#5668 of 15192)
  • Tooth-wiggliness still squeams me, and Eli has lost two. by Jane Plane, May 08, 2006(#5669 of 15192)
  • I'm not squeamish at all, I can and do spend eight hours by mollyT, May 09, 2006(#5670 of 15192)
  • At breakfast this morning my 4th grader yelled, by Julia M., May 09, 2006(#5671 of 15192)
  • Sue the bagel company for emotional distress anyway! by Diana, May 09, 2006(#5672 of 15192)
  • Oooh, good idea. And on top of that we could prove that by Julia M., May 09, 2006(#5673 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, May 09, 2006(#5674 of 15192)
  • Julia, that made me laugh out loud. It seems the by Kate Carmichael, May 09, 2006(#5675 of 15192)
  • I really think that kids just need to go through by Cathy Georges, May 09, 2006(#5676 of 15192)
  • I think you're probably right, Cathy. I think sometimes by Kate Carmichael, May 09, 2006(#5677 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I'm used to the kid being generally easy and by Cathy Georges, May 09, 2006(#5678 of 15192)
  • One way to get past it is to set up well in advance that by Jane Plane, May 09, 2006(#5679 of 15192)
  • Ugh. Overentitlement pushes my buttons too, and we've by Kate Carmichael, May 09, 2006(#5680 of 15192)
  • Kate just reminded me that we've been "putting stuff on by Jane Plane, May 09, 2006(#5681 of 15192)
  • x-posted - Jane, he's visiting the first grade class for by Kate Carmichael, May 09, 2006(#5682 of 15192)
  • Okay - so it isn't a matter of getting to know the kids by Jane Plane, May 09, 2006(#5683 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Jane and Kate, that's very helpful. I think part by Cathy Georges, May 09, 2006(#5684 of 15192)
  • Right. He already knows the kids he'll be with, because by Kate Carmichael, May 09, 2006(#5685 of 15192)
  • Cathy, I would start yanking hard. So, for example: by CalGal, May 09, 2006(#5686 of 15192)
  • Yesterday, I brought the mail in, which contained a by Sue Generous, May 09, 2006(#5687 of 15192)
  • Say "Nope!" cheerfully. If she starts by Cathy Georges, May 09, 2006(#5688 of 15192)
  • Sue, same thing. Say, nope! No toy. And if you don't by CalGal, May 09, 2006(#5689 of 15192)
  • My MIL gives my niece and nephew a toy or small gift by Kate Carmichael, May 09, 2006(#5690 of 15192)
  • Maddy's starting to understand money quite well, and she by Aradiaseven, May 09, 2006(#5691 of 15192)
  • Materialism is difficult for me, too. I had one real by Jane Plane, May 09, 2006(#5692 of 15192)
  • Soph just counted up the money in her piggy bank and she by Shira, May 09, 2006(#5693 of 15192)
  • Why are you all getting so aggravated? by Cathy Georges, May 09, 2006(#5694 of 15192)
  • M. has been helping around the house and earning a by Sue Generous, May 09, 2006(#5695 of 15192)
  • We are quite upfront about "stuff" - we told the girls by Kirsten B., May 09, 2006(#5696 of 15192)
  • I learned after awhile to just say "no, no and no" when by dirt track date, May 10, 2006(#5697 of 15192)
  • On another topic... Asa has decided he likes to play 20 by Lizard S., May 11, 2006(#5698 of 15192)
  • Wow, Liz. Smart kid! If I started off saying by Kate Carmichael, May 11, 2006(#5699 of 15192)
  • He's a sponge. They recently studied fruits and by Lizard S., May 12, 2006(#5700 of 15192)
  • Ooops, I accidentally deleted while trying to fix the by rms, May 12, 2006(#5701 of 15192)
  • Oh, oh, oh! The sweetness! by Cathy Georges, May 12, 2006(#5702 of 15192)
  • rms, that's really darling. by Jane Plane, May 12, 2006(#5703 of 15192)
  • Oh, that is too adorable. H has been swinging by jeli, May 12, 2006(#5704 of 15192)
  • I'd forgotten about ice cream socials for about 25 by VanPear, May 12, 2006(#5705 of 15192)
  • Ooh. Ice cream. My husband deserves a Best Dad by jeli, May 12, 2006(#5706 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, May 13, 2006(#5707 of 15192)
  • I had the pleasure of meeting jeli's H today and he's by Nay, May 13, 2006(#5708 of 15192)
  • Aw, thanks Nay. It is nice to read good things about my by jeli, May 13, 2006(#5709 of 15192)
  • Hey. An Arizona F2F and I wasn't invited. Hmph. by Kate Carmichael, May 13, 2006(#5710 of 15192)
  • Hahaha! That's funny. I'm sure there's an by VanPear, May 13, 2006(#5711 of 15192)
  • That sounds so fun, VP! I'll bet Miz Bean loves by Jane Plane, May 13, 2006(#5712 of 15192)
  • I'm glad your family had such a nice time, Van. I by melisub, May 13, 2006(#5713 of 15192)
  • Ha! He's got a knack for conversation, though. by Jane Plane, May 13, 2006(#5714 of 15192)
  • Learned from his grandmothers, if you go by those by melisub, May 13, 2006(#5715 of 15192)
  • Elvis wears his new underwear backwards by Shira, May 14, 2006(#5716 of 15192)
  • I love Ruben! by Mrs. Devereaux, May 14, 2006(#5717 of 15192)
  • Shira, the playground was outside the cafeteria (where by VanPear, May 14, 2006(#5718 of 15192)
  • Apropos of almost nothing, we received a notice that by Sue Generous, May 14, 2006(#5719 of 15192)
  • Wow, Sue! by melisub, May 14, 2006(#5720 of 15192)
  • Yikes! by Kate Carmichael, May 14, 2006(#5721 of 15192)
  • Good thing he's not a pug.... by Sakti, May 14, 2006(#5722 of 15192)
  • ha! This comes after the local news last week about a by Sue Generous, May 14, 2006(#5723 of 15192)
  • My favorite news story of all time in the Puget Sound by Harri P., May 14, 2006(#5724 of 15192)
  • Elvis stayed all night with his grandparents last night by Kate Carmichael, May 15, 2006(#5725 of 15192)
  • I don't know whether you should have been more by Cathy Georges, May 15, 2006(#5726 of 15192)
  • Biting is evil, and never acceptable in play or in real by j. ross, May 15, 2006(#5727 of 15192)
  • Wow, I'm all exclamation pointy just reading all of by Jane Plane, May 15, 2006(#5728 of 15192)
  • I guess I would have made sure he understood that you by Kate Carmichael, May 15, 2006(#5729 of 15192)
  • Punching is no longer play (unless you mean like shadow by j. ross, May 15, 2006(#5730 of 15192)
  • OK, thanks. They were really punching each other, but by Kate Carmichael, May 15, 2006(#5731 of 15192)
  • I think of play as wrestling, pushing, collisions, and by Jane Plane, May 15, 2006(#5732 of 15192)
  • x-post with both of you - I'd really discourage that by Jane Plane, May 15, 2006(#5733 of 15192)
  • OK. Good to know. Not one bit of it looks fun to me, by Kate Carmichael, May 15, 2006(#5734 of 15192)
  • I definitely give sympathy for injuries, no matter how by Alison, May 15, 2006(#5735 of 15192)
  • Punching is not playing. It's one of the prime examples by Alison, May 15, 2006(#5736 of 15192)
  • You can do sympathy and "try not to be such a retard" by Sue Generous, May 15, 2006(#5737 of 15192)
  • Ha! Alison, that sounds like a good plan, and by Kate Carmichael, May 15, 2006(#5738 of 15192)
  • Sounds like a conversation with Elvis and the by Alison, May 15, 2006(#5739 of 15192)
  • Definitely. When I told them to knock it off yesterday, by Kate Carmichael, May 15, 2006(#5740 of 15192)
  • Ha I would have told that kid. Oh I'm not? Let's go by kas, May 15, 2006(#5741 of 15192)
  • I am the boss of everyone in my house for as long as by Alison, May 15, 2006(#5742 of 15192)
  • That would've pissed me off. by Kate Carmichael, May 15, 2006(#5743 of 15192)
  • Yep. by Alison, May 16, 2006(#5744 of 15192)
  • Today Elvis told me that Mr. C. was going to buy him by Kate Carmichael, May 17, 2006(#5745 of 15192)
  • He's definitely ready for first grade! by melisub, May 17, 2006(#5746 of 15192)
  • Ha! by Cathy Georges, May 17, 2006(#5747 of 15192)
  • Oh, my kids are all about burping the alphabet. We can by Shira, May 17, 2006(#5748 of 15192)
  • Go, Elvis! by Jane Plane, May 17, 2006(#5749 of 15192)
  • I have to confess that the fascination with bodily by melisub, May 17, 2006(#5750 of 15192)
  • haha! My kids love the word "butt" (and "poop" and by Sue Generous, May 17, 2006(#5751 of 15192)
  • Asa loves his new shoes. He got dressed on his own this by Lizard S., May 18, 2006(#5752 of 15192)
  • Tommy finally lost his squickily-loose tooth yesterday by Crispy Girl, May 18, 2006(#5753 of 15192)
  • How cute! by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5754 of 15192)
  • Aww. by Brigit M, May 18, 2006(#5755 of 15192)
  • That little scam artist! by VanPear, May 18, 2006(#5756 of 15192)
  • So long as the only thing he ever tries to scam is money by Crispy Girl, May 18, 2006(#5757 of 15192)
  • That's not scamming! We have had 2 lost - one swallowed by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5758 of 15192)
  • kidding! kidding! by VanPear, May 18, 2006(#5759 of 15192)
  • Oh sure you are. Poor Miz Bean and O. Henry. by Crispy Girl, May 18, 2006(#5760 of 15192)
  • The tooth fairy takes IOUs here. Once, the second boy by sohcahtoa, May 18, 2006(#5761 of 15192)
  • Now I can't wait until Simon starts getting visits from by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5762 of 15192)
  • I'm very excited about that too. I think we'll do the by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5763 of 15192)
  • Lipbalm is a good way to temporarily stick glitter to by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5764 of 15192)
  • I am totally stealing the glitter idea when the time by Kate Carmichael, May 18, 2006(#5765 of 15192)
  • I'm having a no doubt extreme "Kids these days are by Marya, May 18, 2006(#5766 of 15192)
  • But money from FAIRIES ought to look kind of magical, I by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5767 of 15192)
  • Aw c'mon, Marya. Sparkly TF money is faboo. My by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5768 of 15192)
  • Yes but when I was a kid we would have been able to by Marya, May 18, 2006(#5769 of 15192)
  • Poor M. has no loose teef, and may not for some time. by Sue Generous, May 18, 2006(#5770 of 15192)
  • Our Tooth Fairy is way too lazy to festoon money or by Crispy Girl, May 18, 2006(#5771 of 15192)
  • I'd rather Eilidh had strong teeth. Hers are so by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5772 of 15192)
  • How are they fragile? Is she losing teeth before the by Jane Plane, May 18, 2006(#5773 of 15192)
  • M. was in an uncommonly great mood this morning as I by Sue Generous, May 18, 2006(#5774 of 15192)
  • The glitter! The state quarters! These are such great by VanPear, May 18, 2006(#5775 of 15192)
  • Good luck fitting that pony under Squiddy's pillow, by JayKay, May 18, 2006(#5776 of 15192)
  • You mean the garbage truck. by Marya, May 18, 2006(#5777 of 15192)
  • They chip easily and she has had several cavities, by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5778 of 15192)
  • Poor Eilidh. I hope her permanent teeth are stronger. by Crispy Girl, May 18, 2006(#5779 of 15192)
  • It's the weak Scottish stock, I think. 100s of by Annie G, May 18, 2006(#5780 of 15192)
  • (ignoring Annie) There's a lot they can do now to by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5781 of 15192)
  • The glitter is an excellent idea. Simon's only by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5782 of 15192)
  • Is it in any way bad for their feet to wear the same by Kate Carmichael, May 18, 2006(#5783 of 15192)
  • I've heard it's not good for shoes to be worn every day by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5784 of 15192)
  • Claire has a slightly loose front tooth. I don't know by Carolyn L., May 18, 2006(#5785 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, Tommy's teeth take forever to finally by Crispy Girl, May 18, 2006(#5786 of 15192)
  • Sophie can't wait for loose teeth -- so far, not even by Shira, May 18, 2006(#5787 of 15192)
  • Anyas shoes get stinky if she wears them everyday so I by kas, May 18, 2006(#5788 of 15192)
  • Next time I find shoes that are acceptable to Simon, I'm by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5789 of 15192)
  • Does he already have a Leapster? by Kate Carmichael, May 18, 2006(#5790 of 15192)
  • No, he doesn't. Is it one of those electronic toys that by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5791 of 15192)
  • Shira - you use stick lipbalm (like chapstick) and just by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5792 of 15192)
  • You use waxy, not slimy, lipgoop. edit: I mean: by Alison, May 18, 2006(#5793 of 15192)
  • Yeah, it requires cartridges. But it's really fun! And by Kate Carmichael, May 18, 2006(#5794 of 15192)
  • Race -- does he have by Alison, May 18, 2006(#5795 of 15192)
  • Monte Rolla is my favorite of the games Anna has by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5796 of 15192)
  • I'm kinda scared of slip 'n' slides. My kids are so by Kate Carmichael, May 18, 2006(#5797 of 15192)
  • Oh, a slip 'n' slide would be awesome! Snap looks like by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5798 of 15192)
  • Does Simon like Batman? by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5799 of 15192)
  • That looks great! Although if any character is by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5800 of 15192)
  • Didn't see an SB one. by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5801 of 15192)
  • Why, looky here! by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5802 of 15192)
  • If a young kid has a cavity, how do they treat it? I by kim kay, May 18, 2006(#5803 of 15192)
  • Soph had a cavity recently -- just a little one. I by Shira, May 18, 2006(#5804 of 15192)
  • Eilidh goes to a family dentist and he is wonderful. He by Kirsten B., May 18, 2006(#5805 of 15192)
  • My God, the "strap 'em down and lock the parents out" by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5806 of 15192)
  • We briefly had a dentist who didn't want me in the room by sohcahtoa, May 18, 2006(#5807 of 15192)
  • I think E would freak out more about a mosquito than a by Jane Plane, May 18, 2006(#5808 of 15192)
  • Ha! And the vulture on top of the cactus would swoop by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5809 of 15192)
  • And the vulture on top of the cactus by terrilynn, May 18, 2006(#5810 of 15192)
  • My fear is more related to a mis-calculated slide where by Kate Carmichael, May 18, 2006(#5811 of 15192)
  • wind up grass-burned, bruised, and by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5812 of 15192)
  • Liam has had a slip-n-slide party for the past two by terrilynn, May 18, 2006(#5813 of 15192)
  • The slip n slides ruin the grass anyway, so you might as by Harri P., May 18, 2006(#5814 of 15192)
  • But, but, but... dirt in your craw! by Kate Carmichael, May 18, 2006(#5815 of 15192)
  • We have the Batman slip'n'slide. It looked like more fun by sohcahtoa, May 18, 2006(#5816 of 15192)
  • Cathy, thanks for that link. Maybe I should just by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5817 of 15192)
  • Well, actual lawn sprinklers are pretty fun! by Cathy Georges, May 18, 2006(#5818 of 15192)
  • Yeah, my only concern is kids stepping on them. Maybe I by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5819 of 15192)
  • by terrilynn, May 18, 2006(#5820 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's very cool! If I put it on the front lawn, it by Racehorse, May 18, 2006(#5821 of 15192)
  • Slip n slides are fun! We have a little slope to our by Julia M., May 18, 2006(#5822 of 15192)
  • When I was a child, we didn't have a by Alison, May 19, 2006(#5823 of 15192)
  • Yeah, we used to line up a bunch of tarps and wet them by mollyT, May 19, 2006(#5824 of 15192)
  • Anna's dentist uses gas -- she has her own "clown nose" by rms, May 19, 2006(#5825 of 15192)
  • Alison and molly, you're either my age or younger. We by Sakti, May 19, 2006(#5826 of 15192)
  • I didn't say there weren't any, I said we (my family) by Alison, May 19, 2006(#5827 of 15192)
  • So you did. Sorry. by Sakti, May 19, 2006(#5828 of 15192)
  • No problem. by Alison, May 19, 2006(#5829 of 15192)
  • Anna's dentist uses gas -- she has her own "clown by Kate Carmichael, May 19, 2006(#5830 of 15192)
  • When I was a child, we didn't have a by Brigit M, May 19, 2006(#5831 of 15192)
  • Kate, interesting. Eli had a similar experience at by Jane Plane, May 19, 2006(#5832 of 15192)
  • That's weird, if the teacher knew what actually by Kate Carmichael, May 19, 2006(#5833 of 15192)
  • While the eyeroll is definitely second nature to Eli, by Jane Plane, May 19, 2006(#5834 of 15192)
  • And we revisited, "WhatEVER." (delurk) I by Amy W., May 19, 2006(#5835 of 15192)
  • Oh, good, Amy! Drat on those teasers. by Jane Plane, May 19, 2006(#5836 of 15192)
  • Rubén has been bringing up the shooting that happened by melisub, May 19, 2006(#5837 of 15192)
  • Rubén has been bringing up the shooting that happened by melisub, May 19, 2006(#5838 of 15192)
  • That's so sad, melisub. What a thing to have rain down by Julia M., May 19, 2006(#5839 of 15192)
  • oh, meli. That's so tough. I mean, what can possibly by theDiva, May 19, 2006(#5840 of 15192)
  • meli, it might be that he wants to hear what you think by Jane Plane, May 19, 2006(#5841 of 15192)
  • He does know, in broad terms, what we think happened. I by melisub, May 19, 2006(#5842 of 15192)
  • It seems developmentally appropriate to by Jane Plane, May 19, 2006(#5843 of 15192)
  • Thinking about what you are saying makes me realize that by melisub, May 19, 2006(#5844 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, May 19, 2006(#5845 of 15192)
  • Meli, I'm so sorry you and your family got caught up in by Bethany F., May 20, 2006(#5846 of 15192)
  • No, not really. I know that they live with an aunt, by melisub, May 20, 2006(#5847 of 15192)
  • Where is the story on this? I didn't find it in this by Sakti, May 20, 2006(#5848 of 15192)
  • Wow! New shoes are a pretty big deal. Cool. by Bethany F., May 20, 2006(#5849 of 15192)
  • That's so great for Julia! I decided not to by melisub, May 20, 2006(#5850 of 15192)
  • Bethany, that is so cool! What a great idea, to get her by Jane Plane, May 21, 2006(#5851 of 15192)
  • The graduation was a blast! They sang cute songs, by Racehorse, May 23, 2006(#5852 of 15192)
  • Very cute! by Sue Generous, May 23, 2006(#5854 of 15192)
  • So nice! Congratulations to Simon. by Jane Plane, May 23, 2006(#5855 of 15192)
  • Congratulations, new graduate! Sure, you may be wet by Cathy Georges, May 23, 2006(#5856 of 15192)
  • We went to M's kindergarten spring concert today. OH MY by Sue Generous, May 24, 2006(#5857 of 15192)
  • Sue, how do you track the extra chores and what they are by Racehorse, May 24, 2006(#5858 of 15192)
  • I'm pretty unsystematic about the whole thing. He asks by Sue Generous, May 24, 2006(#5859 of 15192)
  • That's sounds like a good system. by Racehorse, May 24, 2006(#5860 of 15192)
  • Miz Bean has started practice for summer soccer. She's by VanPear, May 24, 2006(#5861 of 15192)
  • I would drop and go. Maybe come a few minutes before it by Racehorse, May 24, 2006(#5862 of 15192)
  • Good plan. by VanPear, May 24, 2006(#5863 of 15192)
  • Unless it's parent-child soccer, the sport of hell, I by Jane Plane, May 24, 2006(#5864 of 15192)
  • I stayed last week, for the first one. (This is by VanPear, May 24, 2006(#5865 of 15192)
  • Van, I've dropped Sophie at skating lessons to go pick by Shira, May 24, 2006(#5866 of 15192)
  • I started dropping mine off and leaving when they were by Alice CK, May 25, 2006(#5867 of 15192)
  • There were a couple of parents at the birthday party we by Lizard S., May 25, 2006(#5868 of 15192)
  • I stayed at soccer practice when Al started and she was by Brigit M, May 25, 2006(#5869 of 15192)
  • It's the last day of school! I'm trying to hustle my by Racehorse, May 25, 2006(#5870 of 15192)
  • Hello there! I've been awfully negligent about posting by Sabine, May 25, 2006(#5871 of 15192)
  • Clearly, she's not really grasped the by j. ross, May 25, 2006(#5872 of 15192)
  • Sounds like she's testing you a little. I mean, she by Sue Generous, May 25, 2006(#5873 of 15192)
  • Clearly, she's not really grasped the by Sabine, May 25, 2006(#5874 of 15192)
  • Laugh at her! by Sue Generous, May 25, 2006(#5875 of 15192)
  • We talked a little about lying by Jane Plane, May 25, 2006(#5876 of 15192)
  • Laugh at her!Or whatever by j. ross, May 25, 2006(#5877 of 15192)
  • We had some flirtation with lying recently, and after a by Carolyn L., May 25, 2006(#5878 of 15192)
  • Right, laughing works pretty well with my kids. by Sue Generous, May 25, 2006(#5879 of 15192)
  • I don't do the laughing thing, because then Elvis won't by Kate Carmichael, May 25, 2006(#5880 of 15192)
  • I should add that we've always tried the doubting look by Carolyn L., May 25, 2006(#5881 of 15192)
  • With my kids a disbelieving "Why would you tell me that by j. ross, May 25, 2006(#5882 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, did you go back to the conversation I linked by Jane Plane, May 25, 2006(#5883 of 15192)
  • Oh, I made up the second tooth brushing thing as an by Carolyn L., May 25, 2006(#5884 of 15192)
  • I already posted this in the Children's Health thread, by jeli, May 26, 2006(#5885 of 15192)
  • Ha! The Secret Life of Beanie Babies. by Jane Plane, May 26, 2006(#5886 of 15192)
  • I should probably be in children's health, but Carl's by Sakti, May 26, 2006(#5887 of 15192)
  • Yikes, Sakti. I googled and it seems like it might be a by Diana, May 26, 2006(#5888 of 15192)
  • We need to find a pediatric cardiologist with whom to by Sakti, May 26, 2006(#5889 of 15192)
  • Sakti, FWIW, I have something similar (at least I think by Carolyn L., May 26, 2006(#5890 of 15192)
  • faints That would be freaking me out too, by jeli, May 26, 2006(#5891 of 15192)
  • Holy cow, Sakti, I would be freaking out, too. What was by terrilynn, May 26, 2006(#5892 of 15192)
  • They heard a possible murmur at his 5-year check-up and by Sakti, May 26, 2006(#5893 of 15192)
  • oh boy, Sakti. by theDiva, May 26, 2006(#5894 of 15192)
  • Good luck to you as you go through this. You live in a by terrilynn, May 26, 2006(#5895 of 15192)
  • Yes. Although it gets absurb when you find yourselves by Sakti, May 26, 2006(#5896 of 15192)
  • Both, of course! by terrilynn, May 26, 2006(#5897 of 15192)
  • Sakti, I hope you find a good cardiologist to look after by Anne L., May 26, 2006(#5898 of 15192)
  • My vote is the #2 pediatric hospital. by sunnyside, May 26, 2006(#5899 of 15192)
  • Yikes, Sakti. I vote for #2 pediatric hospital as by mollyT, May 26, 2006(#5900 of 15192)
  • Mine, too. But nice to have backup from a professional. by Sakti, May 26, 2006(#5901 of 15192)
  • Sakti - just to clarify, it was an echocardiogram, not by sunnyside, May 26, 2006(#5902 of 15192)
  • Sakti, so scary. I'm glad you caught it when you did. by Jane Plane, May 26, 2006(#5903 of 15192)
  • Oh. Yeah, echocardiogram. Doesn't that one have a TLA? by Sakti, May 26, 2006(#5904 of 15192)
  • My brother was diagnosed with this when he was a baby by Anne T., May 26, 2006(#5905 of 15192)
  • I saw your posts in the Children's Health thread first - by Alison, May 26, 2006(#5906 of 15192)
  • I was going to stay here, but then wanted to see if I by Sakti, May 26, 2006(#5907 of 15192)
  • OK, then I've got one: close relative with very similar by LC, May 26, 2006(#5908 of 15192)
  • Sakti, glad it was caught. It must be nervous-making. by Brigit M, May 29, 2006(#5909 of 15192)
  • We seem to be over the freak-out, partly through all the by Sakti, May 29, 2006(#5910 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, May 29, 2006(#5911 of 15192)
  • Julia has been named Student of the Month for her class. by Bethany F., May 30, 2006(#5912 of 15192)
  • There is Loud Weeping from the bathroom. Anna is by rms, May 30, 2006(#5913 of 15192)
  • Congrats to Julia, and oh, man, just send Anna to me by Jane Plane, May 30, 2006(#5914 of 15192)
  • Yep, I'm horribly mean. Frequently I won't even let her by rms, May 30, 2006(#5915 of 15192)
  • Heh, Eli's line when he's upset about something is "I'm by Jane Plane, May 30, 2006(#5916 of 15192)
  • Asa asked this evening, after he lost his bedtime by Lizard S., May 30, 2006(#5917 of 15192)
  • You can tell Anna that Dexter is 6 and goes to bed at by Janey Garnet, May 30, 2006(#5918 of 15192)
  • Liam is a big boy of 7 and goes to bed between 7:30 and by terrilynn, May 30, 2006(#5919 of 15192)
  • Frequently I won't even let her go by Alison, May 30, 2006(#5920 of 15192)
  • That is why I am so grateful that we don't do Daylight by jeli, May 30, 2006(#5921 of 15192)
  • Lately, my son has been indicating that he is "very by Racehorse, May 30, 2006(#5922 of 15192)
  • "Are you saying NO to your Only by Jane Plane, May 30, 2006(#5923 of 15192)
  • It's light here until around 9pm. by Alison, May 30, 2006(#5924 of 15192)
  • Here, too, Alison, or later. Luckily we are tiring Eli by Jane Plane, May 30, 2006(#5925 of 15192)
  • Yes, Anna's exhausted lately by bedtime. We don't get by Cathy Georges, May 30, 2006(#5926 of 15192)
  • Tommy started summer camp at the Y today--he's a Green by Crispy Girl, May 30, 2006(#5927 of 15192)
  • Yesterday I told Declan Thomas that it was time for him by Alison, May 30, 2006(#5928 of 15192)
  • Cathy, growth spurt sounds likely. Has she been eating by Alison, May 30, 2006(#5929 of 15192)
  • She looks like a skinny stringbean, but she is eating by Cathy Georges, May 30, 2006(#5930 of 15192)
  • Declan only worries about big (Mairead and Clare's ages) by Alison, May 30, 2006(#5931 of 15192)
  • I need Declan to come teach that mantra to Tommy & by Crispy Girl, May 30, 2006(#5932 of 15192)
  • T&D need to stop giving the lizards cardiac arrest so by Sakti, May 30, 2006(#5933 of 15192)
  • H doesn't seem to be too fazed by bugs, but he doesn't by jeli, May 30, 2006(#5934 of 15192)
  • That sounds like a lot of fun. I haven't been there by melisub, May 30, 2006(#5935 of 15192)
  • This weekend we bought a large inflatable pool. It's by Cathy Georges, May 30, 2006(#5936 of 15192)
  • Asa had a great time in Anna's new pool, Cathy! And by Lizard S., May 30, 2006(#5937 of 15192)
  • Anna was THRILLED to see him. by Cathy Georges, May 30, 2006(#5938 of 15192)
  • "I might not be available too much by Alison, May 30, 2006(#5939 of 15192)
  • He's at the pool with Erin right now. Cristina has by melisub, May 30, 2006(#5940 of 15192)
  • Popping in to report that we got the coolest kids' road by Kate Carmichael, May 31, 2006(#5941 of 15192)
  • Free stuff can be the best stuff. My parents went down by Brigit M, May 31, 2006(#5942 of 15192)
  • Sophie has decided to be ANGELIC in the last 24 hours. by Shira, June 01, 2006(#5943 of 15192)
  • Is this on the heels of being punished for bad by Racehorse, June 01, 2006(#5944 of 15192)
  • Not really (at least nothing so notable that I by Shira, June 01, 2006(#5945 of 15192)
  • Eli and I are watching the spelling bee together and I by Jane Plane, June 02, 2006(#5946 of 15192)
  • that's so cute. by Alison, June 02, 2006(#5947 of 15192)
  • Shira, my mom always used to take my temperature when I by rms, June 02, 2006(#5948 of 15192)
  • I just want to report that my kid is very cool. No by Lizard S., June 02, 2006(#5949 of 15192)
  • God only knows what they're doing in third grade, by Harri P., June 02, 2006(#5950 of 15192)
  • Probably experimenting with dangerous microbes in by j. ross, June 02, 2006(#5951 of 15192)
  • At least she wouldn't feel that was beneath her dignity! by Harri P., June 02, 2006(#5952 of 15192)
  • We have those "law" conversations too, Harri. My by Laurelx, June 02, 2006(#5953 of 15192)
  • Eli and I are watching the spelling bee by Deborah Quest, June 02, 2006(#5954 of 15192)
  • Can I stay home to avoid by CalGal, June 02, 2006(#5955 of 15192)
  • Cordelia doesn't have school phobia. And knock by Harri P., June 02, 2006(#5956 of 15192)
  • Cordelia is hilarious. I can't believe I'm by Sue Generous, June 02, 2006(#5957 of 15192)
  • I can't believe I haven't thought to use that one by Racehorse, June 02, 2006(#5958 of 15192)
  • That sounds like lots of fun, race. My kids are by Sue Generous, June 02, 2006(#5959 of 15192)
  • Deb, he got "you" right! I kind of regret the day by Jane Plane, June 02, 2006(#5960 of 15192)
  • I'm jealous. We never got to make paper outfits in by Cathy Georges, June 02, 2006(#5961 of 15192)
  • Jane, Max is a complete wuss about traffic stuff, too, I by Annie G, June 02, 2006(#5962 of 15192)
  • Who would have guessed that Jane Plane drives like a bat by j. ross, June 02, 2006(#5963 of 15192)
  • I have the cutest picture of M's class doing their by Sue Generous, June 02, 2006(#5964 of 15192)
  • My niece is turning 7 in a few weeks, and I'd like to by lexuh, June 02, 2006(#5965 of 15192)
  • Anna never corrects my driving, but she will scold other by Cathy Georges, June 02, 2006(#5966 of 15192)
  • Probably not Scrabble, Lexuh? Good art supplies by Julia M., June 02, 2006(#5967 of 15192)
  • Who would have guessed that Jane Plane by Jane Plane, June 02, 2006(#5968 of 15192)
  • Sue, Michael is very cute. He shouldn't cringe! He looks by Jane Plane, June 02, 2006(#5969 of 15192)
  • Rubén is not a backseat driver yet. He's too busy by melisub, June 02, 2006(#5970 of 15192)
  • Sorry! sounds good, thanks Jane. And I'll check out by lexuh, June 02, 2006(#5971 of 15192)
  • I loved Perfection as a kid! Although it also made me by Jane Plane, June 02, 2006(#5972 of 15192)
  • My girls liked that game a lot, lexuh, lo these many by melisub, June 02, 2006(#5973 of 15192)
  • Thank you! As I said, he cringes when I bring it up but by Sue Generous, June 02, 2006(#5974 of 15192)
  • "Mom? What's SEXPO 2006?""Some by Harri P., June 02, 2006(#5975 of 15192)
  • Pilgrim M is adorable! Tommy's class did a similar by Crispy Girl, June 02, 2006(#5976 of 15192)
  • One year when I was about 11, I was participating with by Stephanie D., June 02, 2006(#5977 of 15192)
  • Stephanie, that is sad. Dirty kids in summer by Jane Plane, June 02, 2006(#5978 of 15192)
  • Heh, that reminds me of my kindergarten costume, which by Harri P., June 02, 2006(#5979 of 15192)
  • Ha! You could switch it up and say you were a piece of by mimismartypants, June 02, 2006(#5980 of 15192)
  • Aww, Stephanie. by Brigit M, June 02, 2006(#5981 of 15192)
  • I was a milkweed in a school play (picture a coolwhip by Wilma Flintstone, June 02, 2006(#5982 of 15192)
  • Those paper clothing stories are so poignant. I haven't by Lizard S., June 02, 2006(#5983 of 15192)
  • Cordelia complained she got a paper cut while making her by Harri P., June 03, 2006(#5984 of 15192)
  • complained she got a paper by j. ross, June 03, 2006(#5985 of 15192)
  • They also like white zinfandel. by Alison, June 03, 2006(#5986 of 15192)
  • Well, yours might! by j. ross, June 03, 2006(#5987 of 15192)
  • Mine only like papercut wines with salad. White zin by Alison, June 03, 2006(#5988 of 15192)
  • OK, they were making paper clothes "for science." by Harri P., June 03, 2006(#5989 of 15192)
  • Anna now has her very own library card, and is signed up by rms, June 03, 2006(#5990 of 15192)
  • It's really exciting to get a library card for little by Annie G, June 04, 2006(#5991 of 15192)
  • Where in Maine do you go? by Alison, June 04, 2006(#5992 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by kim kay, June 04, 2006(#5993 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Mistress Manners, June 04, 2006(#5994 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by rms, June 04, 2006(#5995 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by kim kay, June 04, 2006(#5996 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by mollyT, June 04, 2006(#5997 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Mistress Manners, June 04, 2006(#5998 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by kim kay, June 04, 2006(#5999 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Alison, June 04, 2006(#6000 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by kim kay, June 04, 2006(#6001 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by JenAgain, June 04, 2006(#6002 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Kate Carmichael, June 04, 2006(#6003 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Brigit M, June 04, 2006(#6004 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by j. ross, June 04, 2006(#6005 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Alison, June 04, 2006(#6006 of 15192)
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  • (Message has been moved to by Alison, June 04, 2006(#6008 of 15192)
  • kim, that's a tough situation, with friends from school by Jane Plane, June 04, 2006(#6009 of 15192)
  • Sounds like a very fun adventure, Jane. by Alison, June 04, 2006(#6010 of 15192)
  • Ingenious mosquito solution, too! Think Theo wants to by melisub, June 04, 2006(#6011 of 15192)
  • I meant to say a couple of weeks ago that, inspired by Bethany F., June 04, 2006(#6012 of 15192)
  • We go to a small town that is near Camden and Belfast, by Annie G, June 05, 2006(#6013 of 15192)
  • Well hats off to the TPW not-we peeps! I took Ali to by kim kay, June 05, 2006(#6014 of 15192)
  • kim, the conversation ended up getting moved to by Jane Plane, June 05, 2006(#6015 of 15192)
  • Has Eli read The Phantom Tollbooth? by Lizard S., June 05, 2006(#6016 of 15192)
  • No, and it's been ages since I have. Maybe we can check by Jane Plane, June 05, 2006(#6017 of 15192)
  • I love the image of Theo biting the mosquitoes by Crispy Girl, June 05, 2006(#6018 of 15192)
  • Jane, I asked Ben about "Cars" this morning. He told me by melisub, June 05, 2006(#6019 of 15192)
  • Did Cars open already? We still haven't taken the kids by Crispy Girl, June 05, 2006(#6020 of 15192)
  • No, one of Erin's friends from high school does stuff by melisub, June 05, 2006(#6021 of 15192)
  • I don't feel so far behind, then. Whew! Tommy by Crispy Girl, June 05, 2006(#6022 of 15192)
  • Max really wants to see it, too. I think I'll take him by Julia M., June 05, 2006(#6023 of 15192)
  • Thanks, meli! As long as Ben thinks it would be by Jane Plane, June 06, 2006(#6024 of 15192)
  • Right now, I think Erin is the best sister in the world. by melisub, June 06, 2006(#6025 of 15192)
  • So, Carl seems to have resolved his personality by Sakti, June 06, 2006(#6026 of 15192)
  • That's very sweet of Carl, but I am having a hard time by Jane Plane, June 06, 2006(#6027 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I was a bit displeased with that part, myself. by Sakti, June 06, 2006(#6028 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure what he was by j. ross, June 06, 2006(#6029 of 15192)
  • Yes, j. Sorry, I edited. I promise I don't make a by Sakti, June 06, 2006(#6030 of 15192)
  • Is C the teacher who rolled her eyes or whatever it was by Alice CK, June 06, 2006(#6031 of 15192)
  • Yes. At least twice. I had lunch with my best by Sakti, June 06, 2006(#6032 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, June 07, 2006(#6033 of 15192)
  • Sophie participated in the Kindergarten Singalong and by Shira, June 07, 2006(#6034 of 15192)
  • Aww, at the present. Now, if C. has any humanity by Badger, June 07, 2006(#6035 of 15192)
  • I hope so. Although, in 5 more weeks he moves to the by Sakti, June 07, 2006(#6036 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, June 08, 2006(#6037 of 15192)
  • My boy is enjoying the summer gifted program. Aside by Racehorse, June 08, 2006(#6038 of 15192)
  • Anna's school is supposed to start on July 6. Unless by Cathy Georges, June 08, 2006(#6039 of 15192)
  • Cathy, that's really frustrating. If I were you I would by Jane Plane, June 08, 2006(#6040 of 15192)
  • It's not mid-June yet. It's early June! That does by Julia M., June 09, 2006(#6041 of 15192)
  • It's early June!Not early by Cathy Georges, June 09, 2006(#6042 of 15192)
  • I told the kids today that Nana's dog died. Sophie was by Shira, June 11, 2006(#6043 of 15192)
  • Shira, sorry to hear about your mom's dog. Sophie sounds by Jane Plane, June 11, 2006(#6044 of 15192)
  • My poor little bear fell down on the pavement yesterday by Sue Generous, June 11, 2006(#6045 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor guy. I'm chuckling a little, though. by Jane Plane, June 11, 2006(#6046 of 15192)
  • How are the boys adjusting to the new baby? by Alison, June 11, 2006(#6047 of 15192)
  • Oh, I know she'll be fine, Jane. Just a milestone. by Shira, June 11, 2006(#6048 of 15192)
  • Okay, I have a really awful confession. I feel terrible by Jane Plane, June 11, 2006(#6049 of 15192)
  • Poor kid! Sounds like he really handled it like a big by Racehorse, June 11, 2006(#6050 of 15192)
  • DH and the boy went for a walk this morning, which was by jeli, June 11, 2006(#6051 of 15192)
  • Sophie and I were at McDonald's having lunch today and by Shira, June 12, 2006(#6052 of 15192)
  • Shira: Wow. what a cool conversation. deep. by Jan Wilson, June 12, 2006(#6053 of 15192)
  • Or just don't get so drunk next time. by Harri P., June 12, 2006(#6054 of 15192)
  • I have no idea where she is getting by VanPear, June 12, 2006(#6055 of 15192)
  • It WAS cool. by Shira, June 12, 2006(#6056 of 15192)
  • Old Lady Peace must be the sister parish to Our Lady of by Caecilia, June 12, 2006(#6057 of 15192)
  • Interesting philosophical discussion, Shira. We by jeli, June 12, 2006(#6058 of 15192)
  • Poor H! Now is he nervous about the operation? by Jane Plane, June 13, 2006(#6059 of 15192)
  • That's really cute, Jane. Aw, poor H. by melisub, June 13, 2006(#6060 of 15192)
  • That's adorable, Jane. Eli the big guy! Elvis by Kate Carmichael, June 13, 2006(#6061 of 15192)
  • Following the suggestion of this thread, I have by Racehorse, June 14, 2006(#6062 of 15192)
  • Race, that is really cute! Kate, how awesome for by Jane Plane, June 15, 2006(#6063 of 15192)
  • Race, that is very cute. I am picturing him in a little by Annie G, June 15, 2006(#6064 of 15192)
  • All these kids are movin' on up. Asa, too. He by Lizard S., June 15, 2006(#6065 of 15192)
  • "I have new friends now," he replied. Love by Kate Carmichael, June 15, 2006(#6066 of 15192)
  • This is virgin territory for me, but your consequences by Lizard S., June 15, 2006(#6067 of 15192)
  • I can already see that at some point we're going to have by Kate Carmichael, June 15, 2006(#6068 of 15192)
  • I think you're way overdoing it because the girl is by Harri P., June 15, 2006(#6069 of 15192)
  • I think the consequences sound good, and you should do by Racehorse, June 15, 2006(#6070 of 15192)
  • I think consequences are not going to do any good with by j. ross, June 15, 2006(#6071 of 15192)
  • Either Elvis can tell the girl is retarded, in which by Kate Carmichael, June 15, 2006(#6072 of 15192)
  • Kate, that's tough. The afterschool director definitely by Jane Plane, June 15, 2006(#6073 of 15192)
  • Oh poor Eli! That sounds awful. Mouth stuff is by Kate Carmichael, June 15, 2006(#6074 of 15192)
  • Gah, yes. Although it looked like his top two by Jane Plane, June 15, 2006(#6075 of 15192)
  • Simon has never had stiches. He has had a broken arm by Racehorse, June 15, 2006(#6076 of 15192)
  • Gaack. Poor Eli. Poor you! I'd definately be shaking by jeli, June 15, 2006(#6077 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor sweet E!!! by VanPear, June 15, 2006(#6078 of 15192)
  • Poor Eli! But I had to smile at him telling that lady by Lizard S., June 15, 2006(#6079 of 15192)
  • Jane, I'm glad to hear Eli's going to be okay. That's a by Crispy Girl, June 15, 2006(#6080 of 15192)
  • Poor Eli! Max has had stitches once and been by Julia M., June 15, 2006(#6081 of 15192)
  • Thanks for rooting for Eli. He's much more with it now, by Jane Plane, June 15, 2006(#6082 of 15192)
  • Oh, and besides the trauma of today, yesterday he came by Jane Plane, June 15, 2006(#6083 of 15192)
  • Oh, what a cutie! Julian, on the other by Harri P., June 15, 2006(#6084 of 15192)
  • So when he grows up, he wants to be a Bradbury fireman? by Lizard S., June 15, 2006(#6085 of 15192)
  • Today my first grader melted down in the middle of the by JDF, June 16, 2006(#6086 of 15192)
  • Oh that is brutal. How sad! I hope she was ok after it by Kate Carmichael, June 16, 2006(#6087 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's terrible! Poor thing. by Alice CK, June 16, 2006(#6088 of 15192)
  • JDF, my kindergartner did that too! He just kept right by Laurelx, June 16, 2006(#6089 of 15192)
  • poor things. by theDiva, June 16, 2006(#6090 of 15192)
  • I wonder if the first couple of grades are a little too by Harri P., June 16, 2006(#6091 of 15192)
  • Jane, I'm glad Eli doesn't remember going to the by Crispy Girl, June 16, 2006(#6092 of 15192)
  • Crispy, Simon's room is done in a space theme. by Racehorse, June 16, 2006(#6093 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's cool! Is that lamp from Ikea? by Crispy Girl, June 16, 2006(#6094 of 15192)
  • Yes, as well as the bed. The tinsel stars are by Racehorse, June 16, 2006(#6095 of 15192)
  • I thought I recognized the lamp. I've never been to an by Crispy Girl, June 16, 2006(#6096 of 15192)
  • You can't see it in the picture, but it projects stars by Racehorse, June 16, 2006(#6097 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Shira, June 16, 2006(#6098 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Harri P., June 16, 2006(#6099 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Sue Generous, June 16, 2006(#6100 of 15192)
  • Cordelia won the third grade spelling bee! She was by Harri P., June 16, 2006(#6101 of 15192)
  • Yay! What was the winning word? by VanPear, June 16, 2006(#6102 of 15192)
  • I'll tell Bee Judge to keep an eye out for her at the by Lizzie T., June 16, 2006(#6103 of 15192)
  • Um. Gosh. Now I can't remember. The other kid screwed up by Harri P., June 16, 2006(#6104 of 15192)
  • Congratulations to Cordelia! My SAT drill partner by theDiva, June 16, 2006(#6105 of 15192)
  • Congratulations, Cordelia! I'll bet this merits a huge by Crispy Girl, June 16, 2006(#6106 of 15192)
  • But diurnal doesn't mean daily! You'd have to make it by Cathy Georges, June 16, 2006(#6107 of 15192)
  • diurnal doesn't mean dailyI by theDiva, June 16, 2006(#6108 of 15192)
  • Right, it means two urinals. by j. ross, June 16, 2006(#6109 of 15192)
  • Simon has had "trouble" at the gifted program the past by Racehorse, June 16, 2006(#6110 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Brigit M, June 16, 2006(#6111 of 15192)
  • Why did you decide to send him to an academic-type by Ruby Gospel, June 16, 2006(#6112 of 15192)
  • The program is half a day and runs June 9-30. It is by Racehorse, June 16, 2006(#6113 of 15192)
  • Oh, good. by Ruby Gospel, June 16, 2006(#6114 of 15192)
  • Yeah, he comes home sweaty every day, and there are no by Racehorse, June 16, 2006(#6115 of 15192)
  • And as an aside, I must say that I'm extremely impressed by Racehorse, June 17, 2006(#6116 of 15192)
  • Aww.... by Sakti, June 17, 2006(#6117 of 15192)
  • We were at an end-of-school party this by Alison, June 17, 2006(#6118 of 15192)
  • Ohhh, a crush. That's very sweet. Race, Simon by Jane Plane, June 17, 2006(#6119 of 15192)
  • Ouch, poor Eli. How long until he's healed? by Alison, June 17, 2006(#6120 of 15192)
  • Hard to say. The stitches should dissolve out in about by Jane Plane, June 17, 2006(#6121 of 15192)
  • Sorry to hear it's such an ordeal. I'll bet that when by Alison, June 17, 2006(#6122 of 15192)
  • Good night! I know that feeling. zzzzzzzz. by Jane Plane, June 17, 2006(#6123 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by sapphirerose, June 17, 2006(#6124 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Jane Plane, June 17, 2006(#6125 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Varda, June 17, 2006(#6126 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by Patience, June 17, 2006(#6127 of 15192)
  • (Message has been moved to by mimismartypants, June 17, 2006(#6128 of 15192)
  • New thread has been created: by Patience, June 17, 2006(#6129 of 15192)
  • Tonight we are having a combined make-up birthday party by Sue Generous, June 17, 2006(#6130 of 15192)
  • Today Elvis got a very special lesson in the by Kate Carmichael, June 17, 2006(#6131 of 15192)
  • Tough lesson, but it sounds like it's working pretty by Jane Plane, June 18, 2006(#6132 of 15192)
  • I am humbled by Chuck E. Cheese. The kids, all 30 or so by Sue Generous, June 18, 2006(#6133 of 15192)
  • Was it a zoo? There have been times when I've had to by Racehorse, June 18, 2006(#6134 of 15192)
  • I use the dresser that my husband had as a kid. I by sohcahtoa, June 18, 2006(#6135 of 15192)
  • Race, the one in Iowa was such a zoo that I totally shut by Sue Generous, June 18, 2006(#6136 of 15192)
  • I had my first Chuck E Cheese experience about a month by Cathy Georges, June 19, 2006(#6137 of 15192)
  • Those Chuck E Cheese parties run like clockwork, with by Kate Carmichael, June 20, 2006(#6138 of 15192)
  • Declan wrote a letter to his crush yesterday. Drew a by Alison, June 20, 2006(#6139 of 15192)
  • Heh. by Harri P., June 20, 2006(#6140 of 15192)
  • that is very sweet. by theDiva, June 20, 2006(#6141 of 15192)
  • It's actually the second letter he wrote to her. The by Alison, June 20, 2006(#6142 of 15192)
  • I also appreciate that there aren't any by Sadie, June 21, 2006(#6143 of 15192)
  • I won't allow my kids to go to Chuck E Cheese or Joker's by Alison, June 21, 2006(#6144 of 15192)
  • Our Chuck E. Cheese has a gated entry, and you have to by Kate Carmichael, June 21, 2006(#6145 of 15192)
  • That's the way it is in every Chuck E Cheese I've ever by Harri P., June 21, 2006(#6146 of 15192)
  • I have a couple of friends in social by j. ross, June 21, 2006(#6147 of 15192)
  • Well, I was there once when someone tried to enter by Harri P., June 21, 2006(#6148 of 15192)
  • Not only is Chuck E. Cheese all security-gated, and also by Cathy Georges, June 21, 2006(#6149 of 15192)
  • I think it would be extraordinarily difficult to kidnap by Racehorse, June 21, 2006(#6150 of 15192)
  • I always feel kind of helpless as far as the sex by JamieL, June 21, 2006(#6151 of 15192)
  • Exactly. If something does happen, it's much more likely by Cathy Georges, June 21, 2006(#6152 of 15192)
  • Blasphemer! A lot of the training Mr. G. got by Sue Generous, June 21, 2006(#6153 of 15192)
  • Adding to the anecdata: The Chuck E. Cheese in Richmond by Caecilia, June 21, 2006(#6154 of 15192)
  • I love the idea of a place where adults must be by Racehorse, June 21, 2006(#6155 of 15192)
  • Yeah, too bad it's not a wine tasting. by Sue Generous, June 21, 2006(#6156 of 15192)
  • We are in full pre-birthday frenzy here. No Chuck E. by Cathy Georges, June 22, 2006(#6157 of 15192)
  • Backyard parties are the best! You should build a moat by Laurelx, June 22, 2006(#6158 of 15192)
  • Ooh, like a junior SCA? I was just going to serve by Cathy Georges, June 22, 2006(#6159 of 15192)
  • I hope Anna has a fabulous party. Ben's daycamp by melisub, June 22, 2006(#6160 of 15192)
  • Sophie's going to a Mystery Camp that sounds like it'll by Shira, June 22, 2006(#6161 of 15192)
  • He loved it. Erin was really interested in by melisub, June 22, 2006(#6162 of 15192)
  • Too cool! I wish I could go. When is the big by Jane Plane, June 22, 2006(#6163 of 15192)
  • July 1. Her actual birthday is the second. by Cathy Georges, June 22, 2006(#6164 of 15192)
  • Ben is really looking forward to the "Uncommon Sports" by melisub, June 22, 2006(#6165 of 15192)
  • Cathy, that party sounds like a lot of fun. Is there a by Kate Carmichael, June 22, 2006(#6166 of 15192)
  • Cordelia's going to do archery at horse camp this by Harri P., June 22, 2006(#6167 of 15192)
  • Huh -- there's a parties thread, maybe there's some by Cathy Georges, June 22, 2006(#6168 of 15192)
  • I started a thread for kids' parties a long time ago by terrilynn, June 22, 2006(#6169 of 15192)
  • And that gave me Bad Laughter. Ben slept all the by melisub, June 22, 2006(#6170 of 15192)
  • I have the image of Plains Indians riding horses, armed by Racehorse, June 22, 2006(#6171 of 15192)
  • You know, Liam is an only and still there have only been by terrilynn, June 22, 2006(#6172 of 15192)
  • Last week's attitude adjustment seems to have taken, for by Racehorse, June 22, 2006(#6173 of 15192)
  • What kinds of extra chores are you giving him to do? by Shira, June 22, 2006(#6174 of 15192)
  • Helping out with the laundry, sweeping, vaccuuming, by Racehorse, June 22, 2006(#6175 of 15192)
  • That actually makes me feel better, tl. We tend by melisub, June 22, 2006(#6176 of 15192)
  • I've been keeping Simon on a school year sleep schedule, by Racehorse, June 22, 2006(#6177 of 15192)
  • So, now that M. earned his gameboy, he doesn't see the by Sue Generous, June 22, 2006(#6178 of 15192)
  • We're having to really work coordinating dinner, meli. by terrilynn, June 22, 2006(#6179 of 15192)
  • Yes, in front of the tv would be Ben's preferred option by melisub, June 22, 2006(#6180 of 15192)
  • Different kids need differing amounts of sleep. by Alice CK, June 22, 2006(#6181 of 15192)
  • We have allowances because they are part of the family by ElenaW, June 22, 2006(#6182 of 15192)
  • I've heard that philosophy and I like it, Elena, but by Sakti, June 23, 2006(#6183 of 15192)
  • We tried when the oldest was 5, but I wasn't consistent by ElenaW, June 23, 2006(#6184 of 15192)
  • We tried when the oldest was 5, but I by Shira, June 23, 2006(#6185 of 15192)
  • Liam (age 7) gets three dollars a week, and has to put by terrilynn, June 23, 2006(#6186 of 15192)
  • They are free to be not part of the by j. ross, June 23, 2006(#6187 of 15192)
  • We actually pay them 1 dollar a week for each year of by ElenaW, June 23, 2006(#6188 of 15192)
  • They are free to be not part of the family if they like, by ElenaW, June 23, 2006(#6189 of 15192)
  • Anna has a loose tooth! She is incredibly excited -- by rms, June 23, 2006(#6190 of 15192)
  • Oh, that's so sweet. by Racehorse, June 23, 2006(#6191 of 15192)
  • We tried when the oldest was 5, but I by Sakti, June 23, 2006(#6192 of 15192)
  • Anna just had her preschool graduation this morning. by Cathy Georges, June 23, 2006(#6193 of 15192)
  • So freaking cute. I hope you took pictures! by Alison, June 23, 2006(#6194 of 15192)
  • hahahaha! that's awesome. by Sue Generous, June 23, 2006(#6195 of 15192)
  • So sweet! Tonight Kat is going to her school's by Diana, June 23, 2006(#6196 of 15192)
  • Kat's going to have a great time. And what a cute idea. by Crispy Girl, June 23, 2006(#6197 of 15192)
  • Joseph also had preschool "graduation" today although by Julie F, June 24, 2006(#6198 of 15192)
  • I finally got around to putting up a by Diana, June 28, 2006(#6199 of 15192)
  • what a great idea! Anna would love that. by Cathy Georges, June 28, 2006(#6200 of 15192)
  • That is a nice idea. Some friends of mine have some by Racehorse, June 28, 2006(#6201 of 15192)
  • Magnetic paint intrigues me, and I looked into it when by Diana, June 28, 2006(#6202 of 15192)
  • My friends actually gave me their leftover paint. I by Racehorse, June 28, 2006(#6203 of 15192)
  • I remember seeing that before, and I really like it. I by Diana, June 28, 2006(#6204 of 15192)
  • We have curtain wire and clips from Ikea for Nick's art by JenAgain, June 28, 2006(#6205 of 15192)
  • I did something like that in my kitchen window. I used by Racehorse, June 28, 2006(#6206 of 15192)
  • We have random artwork taped all over the house. When by jeli, June 28, 2006(#6207 of 15192)
  • Poor guy. I hope it's over soon. by melisub, June 28, 2006(#6208 of 15192)
  • In which thread, if there is such a discussion in a by Annie G, June 28, 2006(#6209 of 15192)
  • There is an interesting dicussion in preschoolers about by kas, June 28, 2006(#6210 of 15192)
  • or maybe Pedal Magic? that's the method we used to by Jan Wilson, June 28, 2006(#6211 of 15192)
  • In which thread, if there is such a by Harri P., June 28, 2006(#6212 of 15192)
  • Connor is proving to be a pain in the butt about riding by Sue Generous, June 28, 2006(#6213 of 15192)
  • Ooh, I like that idea of taking off the pedals. I think by Carolyn L., June 28, 2006(#6214 of 15192)
  • Learning to balance and pedal at the same time is really by Harri P., June 29, 2006(#6215 of 15192)
  • I think using scooters helped my kids get balance too. by Sadie, June 29, 2006(#6216 of 15192)
  • Pedals aren't hard to remove -- the only critical thing by Aradiaseven, June 29, 2006(#6217 of 15192)
  • I really liked Pedal Magic- I didn't learn to ride a by Wilma Flintstone, June 29, 2006(#6218 of 15192)
  • Spud was terrified, which I've heard isn't unusual for by Brigit M, June 29, 2006(#6219 of 15192)
  • I'm looking for sources who live either in Rockland Co., by Jan Wilson, June 29, 2006(#6220 of 15192)
  • Simon has zero interest in riding his bike without the by Racehorse, June 29, 2006(#6221 of 15192)
  • I still remember being pushed into it by my dad. It was by Sapphire, June 29, 2006(#6222 of 15192)
  • I'm amazed at all the anxiety and energy around by Shira, June 29, 2006(#6223 of 15192)
  • There is supposedly a window after they've grown into by Sakti, June 29, 2006(#6224 of 15192)
  • Don't be shy, Ruby, it is never too late for you to by Deborah Quest, June 29, 2006(#6226 of 15192)
  • I was just going to laugh at the notion of Shira being by Ruby Gospel, June 29, 2006(#6227 of 15192)
  • mull things into by Deborah Quest, June 29, 2006(#6228 of 15192)
  • Hey there. I read more than I post. I'M WATCHING by Ruby Gospel, June 29, 2006(#6229 of 15192)
  • OK, I will pay 2.76 times more for my coffee now. by Deborah Quest, June 29, 2006(#6230 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't say my six-year-old is reluctant, just that by Racehorse, June 29, 2006(#6231 of 15192)
  • Crossposted. Re: DQ <click click click go by Ruby Gospel, June 29, 2006(#6232 of 15192)
  • When I was little all the neighborhood parents decided by mollyT, June 29, 2006(#6233 of 15192)
  • I'm home for a second day with Tommy, who has strep by Crispy Girl, June 29, 2006(#6234 of 15192)
  • Oh, crud. I hope he mends quickly. Sounds as if he is by Deborah Quest, June 29, 2006(#6235 of 15192)
  • He's just awfully cheerful. Thanks. by Crispy Girl, June 29, 2006(#6236 of 15192)
  • It's OK, Ruby. I see the irony and I know that you by Shira, June 29, 2006(#6237 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor little guy. Hope he is better soon. by Racehorse, June 29, 2006(#6238 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor Tommy. Yukko on sick sore throats! by jeli, June 29, 2006(#6239 of 15192)
  • Oh, I hope he's cheerful and well soon. Rubén by melisub, June 29, 2006(#6240 of 15192)
  • My 9 year old daughter just this summer decided not to by ElenaW, June 30, 2006(#6241 of 15192)
  • It's funny, last summer was the summer of learning to by Jane Plane, June 30, 2006(#6242 of 15192)
  • Crispy, hope Tommy's better soon! Anna's not sure by rms, June 30, 2006(#6243 of 15192)
  • So exciting, rms! I think Anna is about a year younger by Jane Plane, June 30, 2006(#6244 of 15192)
  • Freja is about a week behind Anna on the loose tooth by Ase, June 30, 2006(#6245 of 15192)
  • I guess this may be more relevant to preschoolers, but by JamieL, June 30, 2006(#6246 of 15192)
  • We don't have any loose teeth here yet. But we do have by jeli, June 30, 2006(#6247 of 15192)
  • It's not a bicycle, it's not a scooter, by Harri P., June 30, 2006(#6248 of 15192)
  • Three hundred dollars for that thing! Hothouse, much? by Julia M., June 30, 2006(#6249 of 15192)
  • Anna's B-day party is tomorrow. I have been having the by Cathy Georges, June 30, 2006(#6250 of 15192)
  • Oh that's so sweet. FIVE! I hope she has a wonderful by Julia M., June 30, 2006(#6251 of 15192)
  • She will have a wonderful time, Cathy. What princessy by melisub, June 30, 2006(#6252 of 15192)
  • We have: a bouncy by Cathy Georges, June 30, 2006(#6253 of 15192)
  • That sounds like so much fun! What time should we all by Amy W., June 30, 2006(#6254 of 15192)
  • That sounds great! by melisub, June 30, 2006(#6255 of 15192)
  • Hey, if anyone's in the SoCal area, you are very welcome by Cathy Georges, June 30, 2006(#6256 of 15192)
  • That sounds just perfect, Cathy. by Diana, June 30, 2006(#6257 of 15192)
  • Cathy, that sounds awesome. Next time,though, just do by Sue Generous, June 30, 2006(#6258 of 15192)
  • That likebike is lame-o. by Sue Generous, June 30, 2006(#6259 of 15192)
  • Sounds like an awesome birthday to me, and a small group by jeli, June 30, 2006(#6260 of 15192)
  • Who had the Bouncy House at their wedding? If I ever by Bethany F., June 30, 2006(#6261 of 15192)
  • Next year I'm getting a bouncy for at least 1 kid's by Crispy Girl, June 30, 2006(#6262 of 15192)
  • You don't think grown-ups would pop it somehow? If not, by Cathy Georges, June 30, 2006(#6263 of 15192)
  • Who had the Bouncy House at their by Mistress Manners, June 30, 2006(#6264 of 15192)
  • Cathy, they'll give you weight restrictions, but most of by Jane Plane, June 30, 2006(#6265 of 15192)
  • I had no idea those bikes were so expensive! Yikes. I by JamieL, June 30, 2006(#6266 of 15192)
  • DQ's gown did get damaged, but as long as you're not by Bethany F., June 30, 2006(#6267 of 15192)
  • You don't think grown-ups would pop it somehow? by Laurelx, June 30, 2006(#6268 of 15192)
  • Three hundred dollars for that thing! by Jillian PlicPlic, June 30, 2006(#6269 of 15192)
  • Well, Jillian, IF you're okay with having your children by Annie G, June 30, 2006(#6270 of 15192)
  • I've seen bouncy houses full of teens, so certainly they by Lizard S., June 30, 2006(#6271 of 15192)
  • Well, I'll make up for my cheap, modern, by Jillian PlicPlic, June 30, 2006(#6272 of 15192)
  • I hope Asa is ready to BOUNCE! by Cathy Georges, July 01, 2006(#6273 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 01, 2006(#6274 of 15192)
  • 1 person 1 vote, Daddy has by jaybird, July 02, 2006(#6275 of 15192)
  • We've got a like-a-bike (they're made here, and less by Sabine, July 02, 2006(#6276 of 15192)
  • Hothouse, much?No kidding! I by Biscuit, July 02, 2006(#6277 of 15192)
  • Sabine, if I were taking our kids to Italy, I might have by Jane Plane, July 02, 2006(#6278 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 02, 2006(#6279 of 15192)
  • Okay, check this out: Eli, who will be 6 in by Jane Plane, July 03, 2006(#6280 of 15192)
  • Go, big boy Eli! It's amazing how the brave just by Shira, July 03, 2006(#6281 of 15192)
  • Oh wow, Eli. I've got 30 years on him but he's way ahead by Scarface Claw, July 03, 2006(#6282 of 15192)
  • yay, Eli! Cathy, the party sounds fabulous. by Brigit M, July 03, 2006(#6283 of 15192)
  • Go Eli! That's very brave of him--there's not enough by Crispy Girl, July 03, 2006(#6284 of 15192)
  • Wow, Eli is the DUDE. That is seriously by Annie G, July 03, 2006(#6285 of 15192)
  • Go, Eli! That brings back my memory from about the same by Carolyn L., July 03, 2006(#6286 of 15192)
  • Yay! to brave Eli! I will not jump off a diving board by Racehorse, July 03, 2006(#6287 of 15192)
  • Our tooth fairy is cheap--Tommy gets $2 tops. by Crispy Girl, July 03, 2006(#6288 of 15192)
  • $5 seems like a lot. I would say $2. I can see where by kas, July 03, 2006(#6289 of 15192)
  • I think Sophie's tooth is the tiniest bit loose as well. by Shira, July 03, 2006(#6290 of 15192)
  • Shiny dollar coins -- one for each tooth -- are what the by Rohon, July 03, 2006(#6291 of 15192)
  • I was thinking shiny dollar coin as well -- and I guess by rms, July 03, 2006(#6292 of 15192)
  • Shiny dollar coins are great. The by Laurelx, July 03, 2006(#6293 of 15192)
  • The problem as the teeth pile up is that you can't by Annie G, July 03, 2006(#6294 of 15192)
  • I was planning to get a crisp $5 bill to set aside, by Racehorse, July 03, 2006(#6295 of 15192)
  • for the tooth fairy, we are planning on buying a role of by Cathy Georges, July 03, 2006(#6296 of 15192)
  • IMO $5 is ridiculous for a tooth; here it's a buck. by terrilynn, July 03, 2006(#6297 of 15192)
  • At our house the tooth fairy leaves two quarters, and is by Jane Plane, July 03, 2006(#6298 of 15192)
  • No, I was the only survivor! Anna slipped getting out by Cathy Georges, July 03, 2006(#6299 of 15192)
  • That sounds fantastic, Cathy. We went to a b-day party by Diana, July 03, 2006(#6300 of 15192)
  • We went to a Pump It Up party once. It was a lot of by Racehorse, July 03, 2006(#6301 of 15192)
  • We went to Pump It Up for a birthday party this weekend. by Sue Generous, July 03, 2006(#6302 of 15192)
  • I guess a smart mom would keep an by Julia M., July 03, 2006(#6303 of 15192)
  • I love to swing, but I'm right there with you with the by mimismartypants, July 03, 2006(#6304 of 15192)
  • Wow, $5 from the tooth fairy is some crazy inflation! I by Jillian PlicPlic, July 03, 2006(#6305 of 15192)
  • Jumping on the ground gives me a headache. Jumping on by Cathy Georges, July 03, 2006(#6306 of 15192)
  • Our 5-year-old, too. Mind you, he only knows one peer by Sakti, July 03, 2006(#6307 of 15192)
  • Moi? No, it's in a warehouse district in Chula Vista. by Diana, July 03, 2006(#6308 of 15192)
  • The one near us has both - arranged parties, and by madtownvoodoo, July 03, 2006(#6309 of 15192)
  • Hmm, I realized I'm wrong anyway--there is some drop-in by Diana, July 03, 2006(#6310 of 15192)
  • My mom dredged up some beautiful silver dollars from the by J-Ro, July 04, 2006(#6311 of 15192)
  • The tooth fairy in our house hoards vicodin. by Sue Generous, July 04, 2006(#6312 of 15192)
  • We do $1 bills or $1 coins. With three kids, two of by RainCityChick, July 04, 2006(#6313 of 15192)
  • Simon is walking around wiggling the loose tooth. He by Racehorse, July 04, 2006(#6314 of 15192)
  • How many wiggles till a tooth comes out? How many licks by Lizard S., July 04, 2006(#6315 of 15192)
  • Hahahahaaha, Lizard. Even as the mother of a daughter, by Scarface Claw, July 04, 2006(#6316 of 15192)
  • It's a by gsand, July 04, 2006(#6317 of 15192)
  • Thanks, gsand. That's cool that fairies deliver them to by Scarface Claw, July 04, 2006(#6318 of 15192)
  • Beside the point, but I was watching the Simpsons the by Sue Generous, July 04, 2006(#6319 of 15192)
  • The tooth fairy here brings $1/tooth, $2/front tooth ($5 by jumanji, July 04, 2006(#6320 of 15192)
  • How many licks to get to the center of by Sakti, July 04, 2006(#6321 of 15192)
  • The tooth fairy here doesn't bring money at all, but a by Sabine, July 04, 2006(#6322 of 15192)
  • Somehow chocolate in exchange for pacis or teeth doesn't by Scarface Claw, July 04, 2006(#6323 of 15192)
  • yeah, that'll work! by Sue Generous, July 04, 2006(#6324 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't do it for teeth, but by the time teeth fall by Sabine, July 04, 2006(#6325 of 15192)
  • Ah, I remember the paci fairy. She hovered around our by Carolyn L., July 04, 2006(#6326 of 15192)
  • Liz, we heard about the "boys can't play with girl toys" by Cathy Georges, July 05, 2006(#6327 of 15192)
  • I was planning to get a crisp $5 bill by GigiZ, July 05, 2006(#6328 of 15192)
  • What? What? by Cathy Georges, July 05, 2006(#6329 of 15192)
  • A goalie's mask? by JayKay, July 05, 2006(#6330 of 15192)
  • Worse. by GigiZ, July 05, 2006(#6331 of 15192)
  • One of your own teeth? Like an upgrade. Simon by Racehorse, July 05, 2006(#6332 of 15192)
  • One of your own teeth?Ha! Anna by Cathy Georges, July 05, 2006(#6333 of 15192)
  • My husband told the kids the Tooth Fairy sells them to by Harri P., July 05, 2006(#6334 of 15192)
  • In other news, I won tickets to something called the by Racehorse, July 05, 2006(#6335 of 15192)
  • It seemed like it took forever for Tommy's teeth by Crispy Girl, July 05, 2006(#6336 of 15192)
  • by Racehorse, July 05, 2006(#6337 of 15192)
  • Simon is going to be so happy. Damn. by Crispy Girl, July 05, 2006(#6338 of 15192)
  • by JayKay, July 05, 2006(#6339 of 15192)
  • Do you all present the toothfairy as a real thing, or is by Diana, July 05, 2006(#6340 of 15192)
  • I present her as the real thing. Simon's other favorite by Racehorse, July 05, 2006(#6341 of 15192)
  • Anna figures she's real. She has developed many by Cathy Georges, July 05, 2006(#6342 of 15192)
  • Ha! Anna is convinced that the Tooth Fairy takes the by Bethany F., July 05, 2006(#6343 of 15192)
  • I've not yet mentioned the toothfairy to my girls, but by Diana, July 05, 2006(#6344 of 15192)
  • The truth is he's a balding guy with a five o'clock by Harri P., July 05, 2006(#6345 of 15192)
  • Sophie's looking for the loopholes, but I'm persisting by Shira, July 05, 2006(#6346 of 15192)
  • The tooth fairy uses all the teeth to build the castle by Wilma Flintstone, July 05, 2006(#6348 of 15192)
  • Do you all present the toothfairy as a by GigiZ, July 05, 2006(#6349 of 15192)
  • The Tooth Fairy is a Capuchin monk? by Cathy Georges, July 05, 2006(#6350 of 15192)
  • Wilma is correct. In the Fairly Odd Parents, the Tooth by Racehorse, July 05, 2006(#6351 of 15192)
  • Anna's sure there's not a real tooth fairy, and that by rms, July 05, 2006(#6352 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure the girls ever really believed in the tooth by J-Ro, July 05, 2006(#6353 of 15192)
  • Glad I'm not the only one who keeps baby teeth. by GigiZ, July 05, 2006(#6354 of 15192)
  • I keep them in my underwear drawer in a little box. by Annie G, July 05, 2006(#6355 of 15192)
  • I told my dad I did not want my baby teeth last by Ase, July 05, 2006(#6356 of 15192)
  • I kept my own baby teeth, but they were stolen when some by Aradiaseven, July 05, 2006(#6357 of 15192)
  • Who would steal baby teeth? by Racehorse, July 05, 2006(#6358 of 15192)
  • Some kind of Janey Garnet evil twin. by Deborah Quest, July 05, 2006(#6359 of 15192)
  • I still wonder! They stole a lot of other stuff too -- by Aradiaseven, July 05, 2006(#6360 of 15192)
  • Tommy's lost several of his teeth--literally. They came by Crispy Girl, July 05, 2006(#6361 of 15192)
  • My dad still has mine. I have to admit I think it's kind by Sapphire, July 05, 2006(#6362 of 15192)
  • I saved my first bicuspids, which were pulled (with by Lizard S., July 05, 2006(#6363 of 15192)
  • I don't know if I'd keep Simon's baby teeth. I really by Racehorse, July 05, 2006(#6364 of 15192)
  • You can get Victorian jewelry with baby teeth. Is that by J-Ro, July 05, 2006(#6365 of 15192)
  • I tell my kids that's what I'm going to do with theirs, by Julia M., July 05, 2006(#6366 of 15192)
  • The Sra had a little bracelet made of her oldest by melisub, July 05, 2006(#6367 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 06, 2006(#6368 of 15192)
  • My work spouse at the dental lab thought he had a by Janey Garnet, July 06, 2006(#6369 of 15192)
  • Late to the discussion, but some comments from when Ann by shawi, July 06, 2006(#6370 of 15192)
  • I had one of those tooth pillows too. by gsand, July 06, 2006(#6371 of 15192)
  • Once he figured out it was Mommy buying by Marya, July 06, 2006(#6372 of 15192)
  • My mother always asserted that Santa (and others) only by Alison, July 06, 2006(#6373 of 15192)
  • You still get gifts from Santa? by Scarface Claw, July 07, 2006(#6374 of 15192)
  • by gsand, July 07, 2006(#6375 of 15192)
  • You still get gifts from by Alison, July 07, 2006(#6376 of 15192)
  • Oh SUURE... by Scarface Claw, July 07, 2006(#6377 of 15192)
  • I'm really enjoying Prehistoric Week reports from by Kate Carmichael, July 08, 2006(#6378 of 15192)
  • It's so, so cool when they're excited about learning by Lizard S., July 09, 2006(#6379 of 15192)
  • That sounds cool! It really is awesome when they get by Kate Carmichael, July 09, 2006(#6380 of 15192)
  • I'm looking forward to finding out heaps of stuff I'd by Scarface Claw, July 09, 2006(#6381 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 09, 2006(#6382 of 15192)
  • In that vein, I learned something brand-new thanks to by Cathy Georges, July 10, 2006(#6383 of 15192)
  • I have a question for people with children in early by Sue Generous, July 10, 2006(#6384 of 15192)
  • how much time do you spend per day by Jane Plane, July 10, 2006(#6385 of 15192)
  • Mr. G's trying to guilt you out. What on earth is your by CalGal, July 10, 2006(#6386 of 15192)
  • She already had him evaluated. Mr. Gee is being by Annie G, July 10, 2006(#6387 of 15192)
  • how much time do you spend per day by theDiva, July 10, 2006(#6388 of 15192)
  • I think, if he's normal, according to the experts you've by Jane Plane, July 10, 2006(#6389 of 15192)
  • Sue, is the teacher concerned? I think kids are all by Laurelx, July 10, 2006(#6390 of 15192)
  • I'm always worried about M. He does seem to know almost by Sue Generous, July 10, 2006(#6391 of 15192)
  • I'd say I spent a maximum of 5 minutes per night on by Julia M., July 10, 2006(#6392 of 15192)
  • Laurel, the teacher wasn't concerned every time I asked by Sue Generous, July 10, 2006(#6393 of 15192)
  • Diva, you didn't spend any time with by theDiva, July 10, 2006(#6394 of 15192)
  • I would love that, Diva. I can't wait until homework is by Jane Plane, July 10, 2006(#6395 of 15192)
  • As it was, the homework was directed by theDiva, July 10, 2006(#6396 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 10, 2006(#6397 of 15192)
  • During the school year on nights when Max is at my house by Annie G, July 10, 2006(#6398 of 15192)
  • Eli's homework (in Kindergarten) is by Sakti, July 10, 2006(#6399 of 15192)
  • Yeah. I'd be all "I've PASSED kindergarten already, by Aradiaseven, July 10, 2006(#6400 of 15192)
  • Wow, this is instructive. I thought it would be pretty by Jane Plane, July 10, 2006(#6401 of 15192)
  • we had parent homework, too. by Sue Generous, July 10, 2006(#6402 of 15192)
  • I'd be pissed about any homework in k, really. At by Aradiaseven, July 10, 2006(#6403 of 15192)
  • I'm surprised that parents stand for it. Me, my homework by Lizzie T., July 10, 2006(#6404 of 15192)
  • I wonder what if that's what we'll be dealing with, come by theDiva, July 10, 2006(#6405 of 15192)
  • I thought it would be pretty common for by Harri P., July 10, 2006(#6406 of 15192)
  • I wonder what if that's what we'll be by Sakti, July 10, 2006(#6407 of 15192)
  • Maggie's homework in K (there wasn't much) and 1st grade by Ruby Gospel, July 10, 2006(#6408 of 15192)
  • Deev, tell 'em not just no, but hell no. Do it for the by Lizzie T., July 10, 2006(#6409 of 15192)
  • dude. It ought to be interesting. by theDiva, July 10, 2006(#6410 of 15192)
  • They always pull the "don't you want to be INVOLVED in by Harri P., July 10, 2006(#6411 of 15192)
  • If there's going to be homework in kindergarten, it's by Diana, July 10, 2006(#6412 of 15192)
  • Yes, which is why there shouldn't be homework in by Sakti, July 10, 2006(#6413 of 15192)
  • I agree completely, and I'm not looking forward to it. by Diana, July 10, 2006(#6414 of 15192)
  • Tommy had homework every day in kindergarten. It never by Crispy Girl, July 10, 2006(#6415 of 15192)
  • Liam had almost no homework in kindergarten except by terrilynn, July 10, 2006(#6416 of 15192)
  • The whole school (perhaps the district) spent the year by Jane Plane, July 10, 2006(#6417 of 15192)
  • I could have kissed Sean's 3rd grade teacher last fall by Laurelx, July 10, 2006(#6418 of 15192)
  • So, today was Carl's first day of camp. He moved from by Sakti, July 11, 2006(#6419 of 15192)
  • Way to go, Big Guy Carl! by Crispy Girl, July 11, 2006(#6420 of 15192)
  • Good lord was he wound up, exhausted and impossible last by Sakti, July 11, 2006(#6421 of 15192)
  • Congratulations, Carl! We came back from "summer by Cathy Georges, July 11, 2006(#6422 of 15192)
  • We came back from a lovely trip to the mountains. We by jeli, July 11, 2006(#6423 of 15192)
  • So, if you'll all indulge me a little bit longer, more by Sakti, July 12, 2006(#6424 of 15192)
  • Sakti, that's so wonderful. Good for Carl. by Jane Plane, July 12, 2006(#6425 of 15192)
  • Good for Carl! I'm so glad to hear that H. is by Carolyn L., July 12, 2006(#6426 of 15192)
  • Awww, good for sandwich-eating, by Laurelx, July 12, 2006(#6427 of 15192)
  • He's coming so much into his own, into by Deborah Quest, July 12, 2006(#6428 of 15192)
  • Thanks! Actually, I spoke to the owner this morning, by Sakti, July 12, 2006(#6429 of 15192)
  • I'm really happy to hear how well things are going for by melisub, July 12, 2006(#6430 of 15192)
  • Sounds adorable! by Sakti, July 12, 2006(#6431 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 12, 2006(#6432 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 12, 2006(#6433 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 16, 2006(#6434 of 15192)
  • We just got back from open house and meeting Liam's by terrilynn, July 17, 2006(#6435 of 15192)
  • Not SECOND GRADE!! That was my last really favorite year by Jane Plane, July 18, 2006(#6436 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 19, 2006(#6437 of 15192)
  • Molly has entered the realm of kindergarten. Our by Scarface Claw, July 19, 2006(#6438 of 15192)
  • Julia is really enjoying zoo camp. She made three by Bethany F., July 19, 2006(#6439 of 15192)
  • That sounds excellent. I am, however, conflating by Deborah Quest, July 19, 2006(#6440 of 15192)
  • That does sound excellent. And I can already see the by melisub, July 19, 2006(#6441 of 15192)
  • I'm so freaking jealous of zoo camp. by Laurelx, July 19, 2006(#6442 of 15192)
  • I want to go to zoo camp. by mollyT, July 19, 2006(#6443 of 15192)
  • Me, too! I was wishing I could stay and hang out rather by Bethany F., July 19, 2006(#6444 of 15192)
  • My older 3 kids went to zoo art camp several summers. by Em T., July 19, 2006(#6445 of 15192)
  • My older 3 kids went to zoo art camp several by Bethany F., July 19, 2006(#6446 of 15192)
  • Anna's going to zoo camp next month. She went for a by rms, July 20, 2006(#6447 of 15192)
  • My kids went to zoo camp over spring break and then by Sadie, July 20, 2006(#6448 of 15192)
  • So, despite the constant, "Oh, we have to get the boys by Sakti, July 20, 2006(#6449 of 15192)
  • And we're now set up for a drop-off play date on by Sakti, July 20, 2006(#6451 of 15192)
  • I could have written that exact post last year about the by Laurelx, July 21, 2006(#6452 of 15192)
  • Well, that certainly describes B.'s mom. Of course, at by Sakti, July 21, 2006(#6453 of 15192)
  • I hope Carl has a great year and may all your mommies be by Laurelx, July 21, 2006(#6454 of 15192)
  • Well, I know at least one high maintenance mom who's in by Sakti, July 21, 2006(#6455 of 15192)
  • God, I got tired just reading that. by Ase, July 21, 2006(#6456 of 15192)
  • I wanted to report on a terrific pet for this age group: by Kate Carmichael, July 22, 2006(#6457 of 15192)
  • I have a colony of rockclimber bunnies in my bedroom by jeli, July 22, 2006(#6458 of 15192)
  • Those are two adorable images - Elvis and his pets, and by Jane Plane, July 22, 2006(#6459 of 15192)
  • How can this be?! How? How can my little boy, not even by Sakti, July 23, 2006(#6460 of 15192)
  • Julia lost her first tooth before she started by Bethany F., July 23, 2006(#6461 of 15192)
  • Oh my goodness, a loose tooth already? It can't be! by Diana, July 23, 2006(#6462 of 15192)
  • Haha, Kat! I certainly hope it's only a phase, for your by Sakti, July 23, 2006(#6463 of 15192)
  • Junia managed to lose her first tooth just a day before by Sabine, July 23, 2006(#6464 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 23, 2006(#6465 of 15192)
  • We just got back from Disneyworld, and I don't know what by Sue Generous, July 23, 2006(#6466 of 15192)
  • Other than this, though, Disney was a BLAST. by Bethany F., July 23, 2006(#6467 of 15192)
  • Meanwhile, their cousins didn't have a by Alice CK, July 23, 2006(#6468 of 15192)
  • We told Eli we would allow him to pick out one BIG toy, by Jane Plane, July 23, 2006(#6469 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday, Junia! Is there a tooth fairy in by Sakti, July 23, 2006(#6470 of 15192)
  • My kids are remarkably good about not asking for things by Diana, July 23, 2006(#6471 of 15192)
  • Is there a tooth fairy in by Sabine, July 23, 2006(#6472 of 15192)
  • Oops! by Sakti, July 23, 2006(#6473 of 15192)
  • M. (1st grade) was traumatized about by CalGal, July 24, 2006(#6474 of 15192)
  • It did turn out to be not a great idea although it by Sue Generous, July 24, 2006(#6475 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday, Junia. Diana, we're waiting on by Scarface Claw, July 24, 2006(#6476 of 15192)
  • My kids are remarkably good about by Alison, July 24, 2006(#6477 of 15192)
  • I'll have to do that. And I'll have to track down the by Scarface Claw, July 24, 2006(#6478 of 15192)
  • "please call and let us know if you can by Ruby Gospel, July 24, 2006(#6479 of 15192)
  • Bebe, the school's website should have all that by terrilynn, July 24, 2006(#6481 of 15192)
  • The school's website had all of that info, plus about a by Jane Plane, July 24, 2006(#6482 of 15192)
  • Bebe, I remember feeling just as puzzled last year. All by Bethany F., July 24, 2006(#6484 of 15192)
  • Call them and ask. In our town, you find out the bus by Harri P., July 24, 2006(#6486 of 15192)
  • We went to the school uniform store Saturday to get by Crispy Girl, July 24, 2006(#6487 of 15192)
  • We always get a postcard about the bus, about 2 weeks by Sadie, July 24, 2006(#6488 of 15192)
  • What is on our school Web site: Nothing except test by Cathy Georges, July 24, 2006(#6489 of 15192)
  • Our schools don't seem so bad now. They do have info by Sadie, July 24, 2006(#6490 of 15192)
  • We just bought kindergarten supplies yesterday. We were by Julie F, July 24, 2006(#6491 of 15192)
  • Bebe, most of the crap they give you a list for you by CalGal, July 24, 2006(#6492 of 15192)
  • Don't we have this conversation every fall? If they by Alice CK, July 24, 2006(#6493 of 15192)
  • Not criticizing you, Bebe, just voicing the feeling that by Alice CK, July 24, 2006(#6495 of 15192)
  • I'm a tad annoyed. We were so very frickin careful to by Sue Generous, July 24, 2006(#6496 of 15192)
  • Because you're a complete idiot, and they count on moms by CalGal, July 24, 2006(#6497 of 15192)
  • I just got back from a fruitless search for school by jeli, July 24, 2006(#6498 of 15192)
  • blah blah blah. by Sue Generous, July 24, 2006(#6499 of 15192)
  • We haven't been asked to bring anything so far, but by Sakti, July 24, 2006(#6500 of 15192)
  • Yesterday when I picked up a package of generic markers, by Julie F, July 24, 2006(#6501 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 24, 2006(#6502 of 15192)
  • Our school's got a detailed website, with all sorts of by betsifur, July 24, 2006(#6503 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the links, Cal. I gotta get the tape measure by jeli, July 24, 2006(#6504 of 15192)
  • I am most annoyed that the time alloted for us to bring by Julie F, July 24, 2006(#6505 of 15192)
  • I got Elvis one of those Lillian Vernon pencil cases by Kate Carmichael, July 24, 2006(#6506 of 15192)
  • Wow, so many kindergartners this year! betsi, I by melisub, July 24, 2006(#6507 of 15192)
  • I cried after dropping Tommy off at kindergarten last by Crispy Girl, July 24, 2006(#6508 of 15192)
  • LalalaIcan'thearyoulalala. by Sakti, July 24, 2006(#6509 of 15192)
  • I didn't cry on the first day! I was so proud. I cried by Jane Plane, July 24, 2006(#6510 of 15192)
  • I will probably get a bit teary the first day, but by Carolyn L., July 24, 2006(#6511 of 15192)
  • Anna's staying at her Montessori for kindergarten, so by rms, July 24, 2006(#6512 of 15192)
  • Wow, I was just looking at the school district website, by Sadie, July 25, 2006(#6513 of 15192)
  • We can do that, too! It's pretty nice, although we by Jane Plane, July 25, 2006(#6514 of 15192)
  • Chocolate milk is also what Ben purchases from the by melisub, July 25, 2006(#6515 of 15192)
  • My kids figured out this year that they could get extra by Sadie, July 25, 2006(#6516 of 15192)
  • Sadie, it's something different - Infinite Schools is by Jane Plane, July 25, 2006(#6517 of 15192)
  • Jeli, by CalGal, July 25, 2006(#6518 of 15192)
  • I didn't think American kids wore school uniforms? by Scarface Claw, July 25, 2006(#6519 of 15192)
  • Of course they do. Lots of private schools have them, by mimismartypants, July 25, 2006(#6520 of 15192)
  • We're in the suburbs, and our school district has by Racehorse, July 25, 2006(#6521 of 15192)
  • My nephew has to wear a uniform at his public suburban by Kate Carmichael, July 25, 2006(#6522 of 15192)
  • I bought from Land's End. I used the affiliate link! I by jeli, July 25, 2006(#6523 of 15192)
  • If he played (more?) golf he might. by Alison, July 26, 2006(#6524 of 15192)
  • So, Carl's got this loose tooth. The local corn is by Sakti, July 26, 2006(#6525 of 15192)
  • Can't you just cut it off the cob with a knife and he by Patience, July 26, 2006(#6526 of 15192)
  • I'd do that. I used to love watching my grandmother cut by Brigit M, July 26, 2006(#6527 of 15192)
  • We just cut the corn off the cob. by Crispy Girl, July 26, 2006(#6528 of 15192)
  • Can you? I've never actually had any desire to decob by Sakti, July 26, 2006(#6529 of 15192)
  • Julian had to do it over the weekend, because his braces by Harri P., July 26, 2006(#6530 of 15192)
  • I use a little serrated steak knife because we have by Crispy Girl, July 26, 2006(#6531 of 15192)
  • OK. I guess, when all was said and done, that belonged by Sakti, July 26, 2006(#6532 of 15192)
  • Clare's been eating corn-cut-off-the-cob (with a butter by Alison, July 26, 2006(#6534 of 15192)
  • Tommy's been gnawing the corn off the cob without his by Crispy Girl, July 26, 2006(#6535 of 15192)
  • Of all the rotten timing! Poor little guy. by Sakti, July 26, 2006(#6536 of 15192)
  • We visited the dentist yesterday afternoon and Max has a by Annie G, July 26, 2006(#6537 of 15192)
  • Some people get cavities no matter how diligent they by Sue Generous, July 26, 2006(#6538 of 15192)
  • that's what i keep telling myself. Sammy's got 3!!!! by Jan Wilson, July 26, 2006(#6539 of 15192)
  • We started getting rave reviews from the dentist about by Alice CK, July 26, 2006(#6540 of 15192)
  • We bought battery-powered toothbrushes a year or so ago. by Alison, July 26, 2006(#6541 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 27, 2006(#6542 of 15192)
  • Interesting and topical for us. Do you have a proper by Scarface Claw, July 27, 2006(#6543 of 15192)
  • Some people get cavities no matter how by sohcahtoa, July 27, 2006(#6544 of 15192)
  • I was horrified when Molly had to have by Harri P., July 27, 2006(#6545 of 15192)
  • those battery operated ones you see in by Mistress Manners, July 27, 2006(#6546 of 15192)
  • So, despite the kickass first week, Carl's now having by Sakti, July 27, 2006(#6547 of 15192)
  • I hope so, too, Sakti. Yesterday Rubén's day camp by melisub, July 27, 2006(#6548 of 15192)
  • That Ruben is no fool! Liam has a Dollar Tree date this by terrilynn, July 27, 2006(#6549 of 15192)
  • Rubén's been very interested in "organizing" lately. I by melisub, July 27, 2006(#6550 of 15192)
  • It's a hoot, isn't it? Liam has always been like that by terrilynn, July 27, 2006(#6551 of 15192)
  • Elvis went to the dentist yesterday, and apparently we by Kate Carmichael, July 27, 2006(#6552 of 15192)
  • Tartar's another thing that can happen regardless of how by JamieL, July 27, 2006(#6553 of 15192)
  • I'm a little older than Elvis, but ... I always had by Sapphire, July 27, 2006(#6554 of 15192)
  • Mouthwash helps too. by Mistress Manners, July 27, 2006(#6555 of 15192)
  • A. How come Maggie never went through an organizing by Ruby Gospel, July 27, 2006(#6556 of 15192)
  • Rubén's organizing has very little to do with actual by melisub, July 27, 2006(#6557 of 15192)
  • Elvis already uses a battery-powered toothbrush, but I by Kate Carmichael, July 27, 2006(#6558 of 15192)
  • Don't they say you're supposed to help or at least by Sakti, July 27, 2006(#6559 of 15192)
  • My electric toothbrush has a timer. It pulses after by Mistress Manners, July 27, 2006(#6560 of 15192)
  • I still monitor. I just don't do it for him, or rather I by Kate Carmichael, July 27, 2006(#6561 of 15192)
  • It's just the regular Oral B electric one. by Mistress Manners, July 27, 2006(#6562 of 15192)
  • My Oral B just shuts off when it decides you've brushed by Cathy Georges, July 27, 2006(#6563 of 15192)
  • Really? Mine gives a few pulses when you've hit the by Mistress Manners, July 27, 2006(#6564 of 15192)
  • Nope, mine is very dictatorial. You shall brush THIS by Cathy Georges, July 27, 2006(#6565 of 15192)
  • Mental note: avoid Cathy's bossy toothbrush. by Kate Carmichael, July 27, 2006(#6566 of 15192)
  • Many of the cheapo battery powered ones for kids have by Ruby Gospel, July 27, 2006(#6567 of 15192)
  • avoid Cathy's bossy by Alice CK, July 27, 2006(#6568 of 15192)
  • It fell out already! Carl lost his first tooth today! by Sakti, July 27, 2006(#6569 of 15192)
  • Oh, we just got the package from Land's End. H looks by jeli, July 28, 2006(#6570 of 15192)
  • Wow, that was fast! by Kate Carmichael, July 28, 2006(#6571 of 15192)
  • I was about to say, "Yeah, wasn't it?" but that was to by Sakti, July 28, 2006(#6572 of 15192)
  • Yeah, it was. But I forgot to say yay for Carl's by Kate Carmichael, July 28, 2006(#6573 of 15192)
  • I'm stunned at both the earliness and the speediness of by Sakti, July 28, 2006(#6574 of 15192)
  • Sakti, congratulations to Carl, the big boy. by Bethany F., July 28, 2006(#6575 of 15192)
  • M. came running in to tell me that he has a loose tooth by Sue Generous, July 28, 2006(#6576 of 15192)
  • Thanks! by Sakti, July 28, 2006(#6577 of 15192)
  • Wow. So far, all H's teeth are firmly anchored in his by jeli, July 28, 2006(#6578 of 15192)
  • Hurray! by Sakti, July 28, 2006(#6579 of 15192)
  • We went to the county fair today, and while Anna was by rms, July 29, 2006(#6580 of 15192)
  • Woo hoo! It's a tooth-losing epidemic around here. by Kate Carmichael, July 29, 2006(#6581 of 15192)
  • Estivation, actually, when it's summer. by Sakti, July 29, 2006(#6582 of 15192)
  • Go teeth! The tooth fairy is in business. In the by Scarface Claw, July 29, 2006(#6583 of 15192)
  • I had just finished giving M. a small lecture about how by Sue Generous, July 29, 2006(#6584 of 15192)
  • This morning, Freja came in and showed us her new gap. by Ase, July 30, 2006(#6585 of 15192)
  • Woo hoo! Yay Freja! I'm kind of shocked at how by Kate Carmichael, July 30, 2006(#6586 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, July 30, 2006(#6587 of 15192)
  • Today was Ferrari day here, in honor of the German grand by Sakti, July 30, 2006(#6588 of 15192)
  • H has been playing an interesting game this weekend. by jeli, July 31, 2006(#6589 of 15192)
  • Wow! by Sakti, July 31, 2006(#6590 of 15192)
  • I love the opera game! Violence, drama, tragedy, and by Cathy Georges, July 31, 2006(#6591 of 15192)
  • A girl who was in Carl's pre-K during his first year by Sakti, July 31, 2006(#6592 of 15192)
  • jeli, that's everything I love about parenting, all by sohcahtoa, July 31, 2006(#6593 of 15192)
  • This is birthday season for us. Molly and a heap of her by Scarface Claw, August 02, 2006(#6594 of 15192)
  • In the gift exchange, Molly scored a recorder which by Scarface Claw, August 02, 2006(#6595 of 15192)
  • That sounds like a lot of fun. Skinny-dipping at the by jeli, August 02, 2006(#6596 of 15192)
  • The birthday is this Saturday - only two more sleeps by Scarface Claw, August 03, 2006(#6597 of 15192)
  • I checked, finally. Asa's kindergarten starts on by Lizard S., August 03, 2006(#6598 of 15192)
  • Yes, that's when Carl's starts, too. How can it be so by Sakti, August 03, 2006(#6599 of 15192)
  • How can it be possible that all our kids are this old? by jeli, August 03, 2006(#6600 of 15192)
  • My 19 year old asked me just last night if I didn't feel by melisub, August 03, 2006(#6601 of 15192)
  • It's Molly's birthday today and we have had a very fun by Scarface Claw, August 05, 2006(#6602 of 15192)
  • Happy Birthday Molly! by Sabine, August 05, 2006(#6603 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday! by Sakti, August 05, 2006(#6604 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 05, 2006(#6605 of 15192)
  • Happy Birthday, Molly! Hope you had a wonderful day. by Jane Plane, August 05, 2006(#6606 of 15192)
  • Jane, it was fantastic. They were totally fine about by Scarface Claw, August 05, 2006(#6607 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 06, 2006(#6608 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 06, 2006(#6609 of 15192)
  • Tommy started first grade this morning. We went to the by Crispy Girl, August 07, 2006(#6610 of 15192)
  • Tommy's taking charge! That's cute. Our by Racehorse, August 07, 2006(#6611 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday Molly Claw, and happy first day of school by Cathy Georges, August 07, 2006(#6612 of 15192)
  • Does she have issues with the lack of structure? I know by Racehorse, August 07, 2006(#6613 of 15192)
  • Nope. She's been pissier than usual at home all week, by Cathy Georges, August 07, 2006(#6614 of 15192)
  • At camp, they told Carl that he should tell a teacher if by Sakti, August 07, 2006(#6615 of 15192)
  • They told Simon the same thing, and I did my best to by Racehorse, August 07, 2006(#6616 of 15192)
  • Not too late to say my baby lost his first tooth! by Sue Generous, August 08, 2006(#6617 of 15192)
  • Junia lost her second tooth the day before yesterday, by Sabine, August 08, 2006(#6618 of 15192)
  • Tommy came home from his first day of school covered in by Crispy Girl, August 08, 2006(#6619 of 15192)
  • I always felt bad for the kids who had school in August, by Deborah Quest, August 08, 2006(#6620 of 15192)
  • (please forgive all the exclamation points, no sarcasm by Deborah Quest, August 08, 2006(#6621 of 15192)
  • That's funny, DQ. My kids always felt sorry for their by melisub, August 08, 2006(#6622 of 15192)
  • This school really is going to be fun for both kids, by Crispy Girl, August 08, 2006(#6623 of 15192)
  • We're two days away from the big event - the baby goes by betsifur, August 08, 2006(#6624 of 15192)
  • Oh Crispy, that sounds wonderful! Sue, HOW can by Cathy Georges, August 08, 2006(#6625 of 15192)
  • That sounds so great, Crispy Girl. I'm often regretted by Julia M., August 08, 2006(#6626 of 15192)
  • I really think this school is going to be great. Every by Crispy Girl, August 08, 2006(#6627 of 15192)
  • Really, Cathy. He was just a baby yesterday. by Sue Generous, August 08, 2006(#6628 of 15192)
  • my baby lost his first by Alice CK, August 08, 2006(#6629 of 15192)
  • Well, they're all my babies, of course, even if the by Sue Generous, August 08, 2006(#6630 of 15192)
  • Wow, Bets, I can't believe Sammy is old enough for real by Em T., August 08, 2006(#6631 of 15192)
  • I can't believe kids are losing teeth already. Mine by Alison, August 08, 2006(#6632 of 15192)
  • That sounds like a good resolution to the situation by Bethany F., August 08, 2006(#6633 of 15192)
  • Yeah. I didn't realize just how freaked I was about it by Alison, August 08, 2006(#6634 of 15192)
  • wow, great luck, Alison! by Sue Generous, August 08, 2006(#6635 of 15192)
  • That's great, Alison. After a couple of really by Julia M., August 08, 2006(#6636 of 15192)
  • I'm glad you´ve found such a good solution for your by melisub, August 08, 2006(#6637 of 15192)
  • I sort of wish Clare would stop either enjoying or being by Alison, August 08, 2006(#6638 of 15192)
  • A pirate Declan's size can polish his swordsmanship just by Julia M., August 08, 2006(#6639 of 15192)
  • Admission: I am not in the least by Deborah Quest, August 08, 2006(#6640 of 15192)
  • I think he thinks he's reached his self-taught by Alison, August 08, 2006(#6641 of 15192)
  • Objects on ofrendas are mostly food and things that the by melisub, August 08, 2006(#6642 of 15192)
  • I want to take fencing and, luckily, there is a studio by Bethany F., August 08, 2006(#6643 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the explanation, melisub. I guess I figured by Deborah Quest, August 08, 2006(#6644 of 15192)
  • Well, now you've made me wonder whether it would be by melisub, August 08, 2006(#6645 of 15192)
  • Fencing lessons may not be as exciting as he thinks by Sakti, August 08, 2006(#6646 of 15192)
  • I'm here to talk to you! I can be a stand-in for the by Deborah Quest, August 08, 2006(#6647 of 15192)
  • Be careful, or you will find yourself receiving unbidden by melisub, August 08, 2006(#6648 of 15192)
  • Archery is the sole reason Liam is interested in Cub by terrilynn, August 08, 2006(#6649 of 15192)
  • Alison, are there any private fencing instructors who by gsand, August 08, 2006(#6650 of 15192)
  • He vacillates between "I'm a big boy!" by CalGal, August 09, 2006(#6651 of 15192)
  • Tommy saved everyone from the cannibals yesterday by Crispy Girl, August 09, 2006(#6652 of 15192)
  • That's really cute. This morning on the way to by melisub, August 09, 2006(#6653 of 15192)
  • I love that kid. by theDiva, August 09, 2006(#6654 of 15192)
  • Ha to Tommy. That's great. by Scarface Claw, August 10, 2006(#6655 of 15192)
  • Today was the big event - first day of Kindergarten. On by betsifur, August 10, 2006(#6656 of 15192)
  • Aw. I hope Sammy has a good day. Rubén goes back by melisub, August 10, 2006(#6657 of 15192)
  • "How I miss it!"Slain. by Brigit M, August 11, 2006(#6658 of 15192)
  • I can't believe Sammy is a kindergartener, either. All by Annie G, August 11, 2006(#6659 of 15192)
  • So now, supposedly Anna and the "mean girl" are friends. by Cathy Georges, August 11, 2006(#6660 of 15192)
  • I've now purchased a good supply of green, white and by Lizard S., August 11, 2006(#6661 of 15192)
  • Simon's school supplies and uniforms have been by Racehorse, August 11, 2006(#6662 of 15192)
  • Look at this totally fun by Annie G, August 13, 2006(#6663 of 15192)
  • Too fun for Max! He'll be a Harlem Wizard, I hope. by Jane Plane, August 14, 2006(#6664 of 15192)
  • Whooo hoooo! Anna can ride her bike without training by rms, August 14, 2006(#6665 of 15192)
  • Yay Anna. Great milestone. We put the training by Scarface Claw, August 14, 2006(#6666 of 15192)
  • A friend and I took Rubén on a last blast of summer trip by melisub, August 14, 2006(#6667 of 15192)
  • I hope you took pity on those poor starving birds and by j. ross, August 14, 2006(#6668 of 15192)
  • First day of first grade today. I walked Simon, looking by Racehorse, August 14, 2006(#6669 of 15192)
  • Oh, meli, what a lovely day! Liam laughed his head off by terrilynn, August 14, 2006(#6670 of 15192)
  • I hope he is just tired, and not sick. We did by melisub, August 14, 2006(#6671 of 15192)
  • meli, what an awesome day! Poor Liam - Mondays by Jane Plane, August 15, 2006(#6672 of 15192)
  • So, I had a special dress and the whole nine freaking by Sakti, August 15, 2006(#6673 of 15192)
  • Jane, that's really funny! I can just picture him. by melisub, August 15, 2006(#6674 of 15192)
  • Liam slept for three hours, and awoke a new and vastly by terrilynn, August 15, 2006(#6675 of 15192)
  • And Sakti, I meant to say, that I think it is fine not by melisub, August 15, 2006(#6676 of 15192)
  • Eli's birthday is right at the beginning of school so we by Jane Plane, August 15, 2006(#6677 of 15192)
  • Yes, that is true, too. by melisub, August 15, 2006(#6678 of 15192)
  • Well, he's getting a taste of that in camp, too. by Sakti, August 15, 2006(#6679 of 15192)
  • A taste of what in camp? Is Mr. Sakti going to be by Jane Plane, August 15, 2006(#6680 of 15192)
  • He's in the school-age kid summer camp, not pre-K by Sakti, August 15, 2006(#6681 of 15192)
  • Eh - in my current experience, camp is way different by Jane Plane, August 15, 2006(#6682 of 15192)
  • Well, it's also different from preschool. Certainly by Sakti, August 15, 2006(#6683 of 15192)
  • I went to lunch with Sammy today, and Ellie because her by betsifur, August 15, 2006(#6684 of 15192)
  • Anna seems to like her schoolwork fine, but she's sad by Cathy Georges, August 15, 2006(#6685 of 15192)
  • Simon was motivated with stamps for good behaviour, all by Racehorse, August 15, 2006(#6686 of 15192)
  • Cathy, your post made me so sad for Anna. Are you by Alison, August 16, 2006(#6687 of 15192)
  • I have tried to help, by suggesting that she approach by Cathy Georges, August 16, 2006(#6688 of 15192)
  • She may also just be tired, frustrated, and/or blowing by Julia M., August 16, 2006(#6689 of 15192)
  • Thanks, Alison. We had such a fun day! He by melisub, August 16, 2006(#6690 of 15192)
  • We have back-to-school night tomorrow, so I'll be able by Cathy Georges, August 16, 2006(#6691 of 15192)
  • Acckkk. Vomitous GI virus here, right in the middle of by rms, August 16, 2006(#6692 of 15192)
  • Oh no! At least they don't last long, but that sounds by Cathy Georges, August 16, 2006(#6693 of 15192)
  • Ugh. My sympathies. Here the sick one is hubby, but he by jeli, August 16, 2006(#6694 of 15192)
  • We got Claire's class assignment today for kindergarten. by Carolyn L., August 17, 2006(#6695 of 15192)
  • Wow, that's so cool! A letter from your new by Lizard S., August 17, 2006(#6696 of 15192)
  • Lucky you, Lizard. I, on the other hand, am by Alison, August 17, 2006(#6697 of 15192)
  • Yeah, if they're going to want money if you cancel, they by Cathy Georges, August 17, 2006(#6698 of 15192)
  • I don't think you sounded like a neurotic freaky mommy, by Alison, August 17, 2006(#6699 of 15192)
  • Not to rain on your parade, butI've heard that Ani and by j. ross, August 17, 2006(#6700 of 15192)
  • I wonder if they can hook me up? by Cathy Georges, August 17, 2006(#6701 of 15192)
  • We got a peek at Claire's class list online today, and by Carolyn L., August 18, 2006(#6702 of 15192)
  • jross just made snort coffee all over my monitor. by Scarface Claw, August 18, 2006(#6703 of 15192)
  • Sammy's been exhausted since he started kindergarten by betsifur, August 18, 2006(#6704 of 15192)
  • Liam was the same way when he started kindergarten-just by terrilynn, August 18, 2006(#6705 of 15192)
  • I'm going to stop Molly's swimming classes for at least by Scarface Claw, August 18, 2006(#6706 of 15192)
  • Simon has been a bit like that this week, and it makes by Racehorse, August 18, 2006(#6707 of 15192)
  • Clare used to fall asleep before we left the parking by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6708 of 15192)
  • The kids aren't in school until after labor day and it by Sue Generous, August 18, 2006(#6709 of 15192)
  • All my kids will be in fulltime school for the first by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6710 of 15192)
  • Seriously? Why a breakdown? Why not a massage or a by Sakti, August 18, 2006(#6711 of 15192)
  • Sue, that sucks for you. Tiger Cubs meeting next by Racehorse, August 18, 2006(#6712 of 15192)
  • I know that feeling, Sue. My little sister said she's by betsifur, August 18, 2006(#6713 of 15192)
  • I'm kindasorta unhappy about turning 40, and I'm going by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6714 of 15192)
  • Why would they switch it to Labor Day? by Racehorse, August 18, 2006(#6715 of 15192)
  • After Labor Day is always when we started school when I by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6716 of 15192)
  • I heard through the grapevine that it was actually a by betsifur, August 18, 2006(#6717 of 15192)
  • It won't make for a long summer if they adjust the end by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6718 of 15192)
  • Alison, take thyself to a spa! Feel successful at by Sakti, August 18, 2006(#6719 of 15192)
  • I just mean one long summer, because we'll end in May, by betsifur, August 18, 2006(#6720 of 15192)
  • Exactly, betsifur. The kids are getting bored and so am by Sue Generous, August 18, 2006(#6721 of 15192)
  • This is why God invented daycamp. by Racehorse, August 18, 2006(#6722 of 15192)
  • bets, sounds like 2007 will be a good summer for by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6723 of 15192)
  • Alison, I turned 40 last month, and nothing's fallen by Cathy Georges, August 18, 2006(#6724 of 15192)
  • "I play my game with you" is an excellent by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6725 of 15192)
  • Race, we had lots of camp and vacation at the beginning by Sue Generous, August 18, 2006(#6726 of 15192)
  • (Cathy, see, I told you!) Alison, cheer up, by terrilynn, August 18, 2006(#6727 of 15192)
  • Initials are SG? Whoa, that's ambitious of you, Sue. by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6728 of 15192)
  • TL - that was me when I was turning 35! Made me feel by Alison, August 18, 2006(#6729 of 15192)
  • Alison, just think about all the fabulous people who are by Alice CK, August 18, 2006(#6730 of 15192)
  • by Patience, August 18, 2006(#6731 of 15192)
  • Oh, you're just crabby because you're not 40 yet, by Alice CK, August 18, 2006(#6732 of 15192)
  • Max's very very most obnoxious friend is over here by Julia M., August 18, 2006(#6733 of 15192)
  • Julia, my sympathy on the obnoxious friend. Before we by Crispy Girl, August 18, 2006(#6734 of 15192)
  • I love the year-round schedule, but they tweaked it a by terrilynn, August 18, 2006(#6735 of 15192)
  • I'm turning 40 this year too and I expect the 40's to by Sue Generous, August 18, 2006(#6736 of 15192)
  • lalalaIcanthearyou by Alice CK, August 18, 2006(#6737 of 15192)
  • Alice, I'm guessing you're not brain-damaged like I. by Sue Generous, August 18, 2006(#6738 of 15192)
  • I missed the story of how Jesse came to be, actually. by Alice CK, August 18, 2006(#6739 of 15192)
  • Oh dear. Alice, don't you have two children? by JayKay, August 18, 2006(#6740 of 15192)
  • THE STORK BROUGHT THEM by Alice CK, August 18, 2006(#6741 of 15192)
  • Uh huh. OH LOOKIT THE CABBAGE LEAF. by JayKay, August 18, 2006(#6742 of 15192)
  • No pregnancies, for one by theDiva, August 18, 2006(#6743 of 15192)
  • She really hasn't changed at all, Deev. by Racehorse, August 18, 2006(#6744 of 15192)
  • I enrolled her in kindergarten today, too! I can't by theDiva, August 18, 2006(#6745 of 15192)
  • I meant for ME. Unless something goes terribly, terribly by Alice CK, August 18, 2006(#6746 of 15192)
  • I meant for ME.I KNOW. YOU by theDiva, August 18, 2006(#6747 of 15192)
  • THAT'S NOT WHAT I WANTED TO HEAR. by Alice CK, August 18, 2006(#6748 of 15192)
  • SORRY ALICE by theDiva, August 18, 2006(#6749 of 15192)
  • I found out yesterday that a former co-worker is due in by mollyT, August 18, 2006(#6750 of 15192)
  • God love her. by theDiva, August 18, 2006(#6751 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine sending one kid to kindergarten and the by mollyT, August 18, 2006(#6752 of 15192)
  • She's got a built in baby sitter there. by Racehorse, August 18, 2006(#6753 of 15192)
  • You'd think. But she wouldn't let her then 12-year-old by mollyT, August 18, 2006(#6754 of 15192)
  • It's kind of neat, actually. I get the best of both by theDiva, August 18, 2006(#6755 of 15192)
  • It's worked in my house, too, though a little by melisub, August 18, 2006(#6756 of 15192)
  • I can't imagine sending one kid to by sohcahtoa, August 18, 2006(#6757 of 15192)
  • Great weekend special at Overstock-- by CalGal, August 18, 2006(#6758 of 15192)
  • Betsifur, I think the new law starting in 2007 is that by Em T., August 19, 2006(#6760 of 15192)
  • Not that I am recommending anything to by Alice CK, August 19, 2006(#6761 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, August 19, 2006(#6762 of 15192)
  • Someone asked me yesterday if Declan was going to be a by Alison, August 19, 2006(#6763 of 15192)
  • We just dropped H off for his first day of kindergarten. by jeli, August 21, 2006(#6764 of 15192)
  • Is anyone here getting requests for name-brand clothing? by Racehorse, August 21, 2006(#6765 of 15192)
  • He's a skateboarder, right? by Mistress Manners, August 21, 2006(#6766 of 15192)
  • Yeah, he says his clothes are "cool skater clothes." I by Racehorse, August 21, 2006(#6767 of 15192)
  • The only name-brand clothes Liam has ever asked for were by terrilynn, August 21, 2006(#6768 of 15192)
  • He was into Skechers for a while, when he had a pair by Racehorse, August 21, 2006(#6769 of 15192)
  • As long as it's sparkly, Anna doesn't care what brand by Cathy Georges, August 21, 2006(#6770 of 15192)
  • Rubén hasn't expressed a brand preference. He does by melisub, August 21, 2006(#6771 of 15192)
  • Tommy got really mad while we were shopping for school by Crispy Girl, August 21, 2006(#6772 of 15192)
  • I'm glad Liam's done with character shoes, but holy by terrilynn, August 21, 2006(#6773 of 15192)
  • I'm kind of sick of looking at character shoes. The by Racehorse, August 21, 2006(#6774 of 15192)
  • We rejoice when we find character shoes that fit by Julie F, August 21, 2006(#6775 of 15192)
  • Liam had little wide square Fred Flintstone feet when he by terrilynn, August 21, 2006(#6776 of 15192)
  • In wide?! by Sakti, August 22, 2006(#6777 of 15192)
  • Yep. When he was just learning to walk I bought Nikes by terrilynn, August 22, 2006(#6778 of 15192)
  • Same here, TL -- Payless was great for cheap wide tennis by Ruby Gospel, August 22, 2006(#6779 of 15192)
  • Declan's feet weren't wide, they were circular. As tall by Alison, August 22, 2006(#6780 of 15192)
  • Merrill mocs are fantastic for the 4-7 year old gang. I by Laurelx, August 22, 2006(#6781 of 15192)
  • Maddy has tiny little Crocs. They're great -- super by Aradiaseven, August 22, 2006(#6782 of 15192)
  • I just realized that my two favorite shoes are Merrill by Laurelx, August 22, 2006(#6783 of 15192)
  • We got slipons and sandals this summer. We actually by Racehorse, August 22, 2006(#6784 of 15192)
  • Is anyone here getting requests for by sohcahtoa, August 22, 2006(#6785 of 15192)
  • I need some advice, please. Claire (5 y.o.) is having by Carolyn L., August 23, 2006(#6786 of 15192)
  • Input? If you're incompetent at the uglier side of by cassidy, August 23, 2006(#6787 of 15192)
  • I don't have any advice on the big picture stuff, but it by Mistress Manners, August 23, 2006(#6788 of 15192)
  • Claire's really smart, though. Unless she has similarly by cassidy, August 23, 2006(#6789 of 15192)
  • If I could rewind, I'd not tell Kaylee that Claire had a by Carolyn L., August 23, 2006(#6790 of 15192)
  • Besides the Kaylee thing, by Julia M., August 23, 2006(#6791 of 15192)
  • It doesn't matter how smart Claire is, she's still only by Harri P., August 23, 2006(#6792 of 15192)
  • If there are no same-age kid in the neighborhood, it by Mistress Manners, August 23, 2006(#6793 of 15192)
  • I agree that the age range is going to be a factor here. by Alice CK, August 23, 2006(#6794 of 15192)
  • And very intelligent children can be by Sadie, August 23, 2006(#6795 of 15192)
  • Not that all smart children have poor by cassidy, August 23, 2006(#6796 of 15192)
  • Honestly, Carolyn, if you didn't instantly realize how by CalGal, August 23, 2006(#6797 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the advice. I had decided after I posted by Carolyn L., August 23, 2006(#6798 of 15192)
  • Carolyn, my kids all play with the multi-age kids in the by Alison, August 23, 2006(#6799 of 15192)
  • Sorry for annoying you. I just want to by CalGal, August 23, 2006(#6800 of 15192)
  • I don't think that the age difference thing is weird -- by Jan Wilson, August 24, 2006(#6801 of 15192)
  • I don't see a problem with the range in ages among by Sue Generous, August 24, 2006(#6802 of 15192)
  • But I would stay out of all this by CalGal, August 24, 2006(#6803 of 15192)
  • That may depend on the neighbourhood. Molly, 5, plays by Scarface Claw, August 24, 2006(#6804 of 15192)
  • The hiding was crummy, and I talked about that with her by Carolyn L., August 24, 2006(#6805 of 15192)
  • You know it wouldn't be at all weird for an 8 or 9 year by j. ross, August 24, 2006(#6808 of 15192)
  • And my hallucinations must be returning because I could by j. ross, August 24, 2006(#6809 of 15192)
  • The other thing is, make sure Claire by Brigit M, August 24, 2006(#6812 of 15192)
  • Your anecdotal observation is different from mine, then. by Brigit M, August 24, 2006(#6815 of 15192)
  • x-posted. by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6817 of 15192)
  • Really, why waste a whole post on that? You should have by j. ross, August 24, 2006(#6818 of 15192)
  • The other thing is, make sure Claire by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6819 of 15192)
  • Down, Harri. Reread Carolyn's initial post: by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6820 of 15192)
  • My point stands. And I am bloody sick and tired by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6823 of 15192)
  • You may be projecting, but I'm quite by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6824 of 15192)
  • Thanks to that guidance, I didn't by Sabine, August 24, 2006(#6825 of 15192)
  • I think the reason Cassidy sounds like someone who is by Alice CK, August 24, 2006(#6826 of 15192)
  • My reading of the story is that Kaylee could not care by j. ross, August 24, 2006(#6827 of 15192)
  • My reading of the story is that Kaylee by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6828 of 15192)
  • My recollection is that 8 or 9 is when the intentional, by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6829 of 15192)
  • My reading of the story is that Kaylee by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6830 of 15192)
  • In a handful of years, actually, Kaylee is the sort who by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6831 of 15192)
  • Well, without being there it is hard to be certain, but by j. ross, August 24, 2006(#6832 of 15192)
  • I don't know if this is a reaction to by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6833 of 15192)
  • Or, to put it another way, unless Carolyn is by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6834 of 15192)
  • cassidy, get help. You're overanalyzing a bunch of small by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6835 of 15192)
  • I believe that the most likely explanation is that by j. ross, August 24, 2006(#6836 of 15192)
  • Harri, I'm just answering j. ross (who is the dad of by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6837 of 15192)
  • No, I just happen to have a 9 year old daughter, and I by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6838 of 15192)
  • Emily and Abby, who were such great by Alice CK, August 24, 2006(#6839 of 15192)
  • Well, the behavior of a substantial fraction of them by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6840 of 15192)
  • x-post to Harri by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6841 of 15192)
  • Little boys fight and gang up against by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6842 of 15192)
  • Oh bullmotherfuckingshit they're by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6843 of 15192)
  • they don't tend to engage in the by Ruby Gospel, August 24, 2006(#6844 of 15192)
  • Are you done editing? by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6846 of 15192)
  • Actually, Ruby, what is both disgusting and ignorant is by cassidy, August 24, 2006(#6848 of 15192)
  • Like Sue G. said upthread, it is not by Harri P., August 24, 2006(#6849 of 15192)
  • Response to some points that have been made. I think by Carolyn L., August 24, 2006(#6850 of 15192)
  • But apparently I am worth the effort of deleting a by Ruby Gospel, August 24, 2006(#6851 of 15192)
  • Actually, I thought about it a bit more and the only by Sue Generous, August 24, 2006(#6852 of 15192)
  • In our neighborhood, the older kids by Brigit M, August 25, 2006(#6853 of 15192)
  • I think I was successful at calmly comforting Claire by Carolyn L., August 25, 2006(#6854 of 15192)
  • Declan had his first day at kindergarten yesterday. I by Alison, August 25, 2006(#6855 of 15192)
  • He's still taking naps in kindergarten? by CalGal, August 25, 2006(#6856 of 15192)
  • Every Kindergartener I know takes naps at the beginning by kas, August 25, 2006(#6857 of 15192)
  • Mine did not, but he was a no-napper in general. by Racehorse, August 25, 2006(#6858 of 15192)
  • Tommy didn't nap in kindergarten even though there's a by Crispy Girl, August 25, 2006(#6859 of 15192)
  • That sounds like my own preschool-kindergarten by Racehorse, August 25, 2006(#6860 of 15192)
  • I never could understand why the dipshit teacher by Crispy Girl, August 25, 2006(#6861 of 15192)
  • I didn't nap and neither did Spud, but we were the by Brigit M, August 25, 2006(#6862 of 15192)
  • Every Kindergartener I know takes naps by Harri P., August 25, 2006(#6863 of 15192)
  • H has all-day kindergarten. The first couple of days, by jeli, August 25, 2006(#6864 of 15192)
  • Simon is finishing his second week of first grade and by Racehorse, August 25, 2006(#6865 of 15192)
  • shit, I graduated Kindergarten 42 years ago and I still by theDiva, August 25, 2006(#6866 of 15192)
  • No kindergarten naptime here. by Cathy Georges, August 25, 2006(#6867 of 15192)
  • I don't know about that part, but they will be eating by jeli, August 25, 2006(#6868 of 15192)
  • That does sound like fun! Simon gets weekly tests this by Racehorse, August 25, 2006(#6869 of 15192)
  • I don't know if the teacher says this by Alice CK, August 25, 2006(#6870 of 15192)
  • Can I come to Poetry for Pets? I agree that it sounds by Lizard S., August 25, 2006(#6871 of 15192)
  • We got our first experience of an older Eli Sassymouth by Jane Plane, August 28, 2006(#6872 of 15192)
  • You guys start late! We have a week of school under our by jeli, August 28, 2006(#6873 of 15192)
  • M. is learning arithmetic using money, but some days are by Sue Generous, August 29, 2006(#6874 of 15192)
  • That's so cute, Sue. It reminds me a bit of the Shel by Jane Plane, August 29, 2006(#6875 of 15192)
  • Jane, that's one of my favorites. SMARTBy by Eloise, August 29, 2006(#6876 of 15192)
  • Love it. Yeah, Eli's getting the hang of money, by Jane Plane, August 29, 2006(#6877 of 15192)
  • I'd be very interested when you have the energy, Jane. by Sakti, August 29, 2006(#6878 of 15192)
  • Claire had her first day of K today (the first day was a by Carolyn L., August 29, 2006(#6879 of 15192)
  • Happy day to Claire! She is going to do great. by Jane Plane, August 29, 2006(#6880 of 15192)
  • Good luck to Claire! I thought I posted that earlier, by Racehorse, August 30, 2006(#6881 of 15192)
  • Joseph is officially a kindergartener starting at 8am by Julie F, August 30, 2006(#6882 of 15192)
  • Oh, Julie! That's huge, and I'm sorry it will be so by Jane Plane, August 30, 2006(#6883 of 15192)
  • Half a block to school! That will be awesome. by Deborah Quest, August 30, 2006(#6884 of 15192)
  • He does just enough work to fulfill the requirements, by Racehorse, August 30, 2006(#6885 of 15192)
  • He does just enough work to fulfill the by mollyT, August 30, 2006(#6886 of 15192)
  • I don't know. I'll have to ask. He's a big by Racehorse, August 30, 2006(#6887 of 15192)
  • H does that rudimentary stick-drawing thing, too. by jeli, August 30, 2006(#6888 of 15192)
  • So far so good! Joseph was excited and happy to be by Julie F, August 30, 2006(#6889 of 15192)
  • I don't envy you the move. We had to move twice in one by jeli, August 30, 2006(#6890 of 15192)
  • He does just enough work to fulfill the requirements, by Bethany F., August 30, 2006(#6891 of 15192)
  • I guess I don't really like the pejorative "doesn't by Jane Plane, August 30, 2006(#6892 of 15192)
  • Those were not her exact words, but I know what she by Racehorse, August 30, 2006(#6893 of 15192)
  • Apparently, my reputation preceded me - the teacher by Julie F, August 30, 2006(#6894 of 15192)
  • So if the assignment is to write a by Alice CK, August 30, 2006(#6895 of 15192)
  • At this grade level, is there any incentive for Simon to by rms, August 30, 2006(#6896 of 15192)
  • I guess I'm in sympathy with by j. ross, August 31, 2006(#6897 of 15192)
  • He's not doing just worksheets. He's writing stories. by Racehorse, August 31, 2006(#6898 of 15192)
  • I should add that I found the teacher's attitude quite by Racehorse, August 31, 2006(#6899 of 15192)
  • I took the day off today and Eli and I went to the state by Jane Plane, August 31, 2006(#6900 of 15192)
  • That's so nice, Jane! by Bebe Gallini, September 01, 2006(#6901 of 15192)
  • State fairs are great with kids. Make sure to visit the by kim kay, September 02, 2006(#6902 of 15192)
  • How do you get your kids to pay attention? It seems like by Sue Generous, September 03, 2006(#6903 of 15192)
  • Consistency. Whenever you find yourself yelling a lot, by CalGal, September 03, 2006(#6904 of 15192)
  • I have the same problem with my almost-5 son. I know by Lizard S., September 03, 2006(#6905 of 15192)
  • I'm sure we're not 100% consistent, but we're actually by Sue Generous, September 03, 2006(#6906 of 15192)
  • Sue, there's no way you could be pretty good. Your first by CalGal, September 03, 2006(#6907 of 15192)
  • We are pretty consistent with C., and I wasn't reading by Sue Generous, September 03, 2006(#6908 of 15192)
  • It just sometimes seems like we have to by CalGal, September 03, 2006(#6909 of 15192)
  • Of course I knew he'd make a beeline for the muddy by Sue Generous, September 03, 2006(#6910 of 15192)
  • Oh and I didn't mention this either, but when asked, by Sue Generous, September 03, 2006(#6911 of 15192)
  • if we're ahead of him, we block the by CalGal, September 03, 2006(#6912 of 15192)
  • But if we're ahead of him, we can't see by Sakti, September 03, 2006(#6913 of 15192)
  • We do that in the parts where we're near a road, by Sue Generous, September 03, 2006(#6914 of 15192)
  • In short, you're fucking up. Your kid is taking by CalGal, September 03, 2006(#6915 of 15192)
  • First off, making a beeline for the muddy ditch and by Julia M., September 03, 2006(#6916 of 15192)
  • And over. You forgot baby Margaret. by Sakti, September 03, 2006(#6917 of 15192)
  • The forgotten child. by CalGal, September 03, 2006(#6918 of 15192)
  • You can all laugh at me, but I read something recently by Jane Plane, September 04, 2006(#6919 of 15192)
  • tons of positive things into all of our by Sakti, September 04, 2006(#6920 of 15192)
  • My son has been able to do this for quite a while. He by Lizard S., September 04, 2006(#6921 of 15192)
  • He's allowed to toss himself into the mud as much as he by Sue Generous, September 04, 2006(#6922 of 15192)
  • He's allowed to toss himself into the by CalGal, September 04, 2006(#6923 of 15192)
  • I was exaggerating. by Sue Generous, September 04, 2006(#6924 of 15192)
  • For goodness sake, getting really dirty is one of the by Lizard S., September 04, 2006(#6925 of 15192)
  • I'm having trouble expressing this, and I'm not even by Sue Generous, September 04, 2006(#6926 of 15192)
  • Ack - I think Eli is getting sick. The first day of by Jane Plane, September 04, 2006(#6927 of 15192)
  • Oh no, Jane. I hope he is better in the morning. Our by Julie F, September 04, 2006(#6928 of 15192)
  • Aw, hope Eli is feeling better. Is this K or 1st grade? by Deborah Quest, September 05, 2006(#6929 of 15192)
  • 1st grade, I thought. Crossing my fingers for Eli. by Sakti, September 05, 2006(#6930 of 15192)
  • poor old Eli. Rosie is a kindergartner! I by theDiva, September 05, 2006(#6931 of 15192)
  • Yay, Rosie! and Oh, no, poor Eli! by Racehorse, September 05, 2006(#6932 of 15192)
  • First day of school here too -- Maddy's looking forward by Aradiaseven, September 05, 2006(#6933 of 15192)
  • Eli is missing his first day of 1st grade. I feel pretty by Jane Plane, September 05, 2006(#6934 of 15192)
  • Did you call the school? I don't know about there, but by Alison, September 05, 2006(#6935 of 15192)
  • Oh, we called the school, and he's enrolled and they by Jane Plane, September 05, 2006(#6936 of 15192)
  • goodie. Declan had a hard time going to by Alison, September 05, 2006(#6937 of 15192)
  • Sammy's had a pretty rough time with the start of by betsifur, September 05, 2006(#6938 of 15192)
  • Simon had a better behaviour week last week. I noticed by Racehorse, September 05, 2006(#6939 of 15192)
  • I hope all the sick and tearful kids are happy again by Aradiaseven, September 05, 2006(#6940 of 15192)
  • Anna now has a thriving circle of friends at school and by Cathy Georges, September 05, 2006(#6941 of 15192)
  • At Simon's school, the kids are allowed to wear their by Racehorse, September 05, 2006(#6942 of 15192)
  • was a baby mustang all the way to by Jane Plane, September 05, 2006(#6943 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, September 05, 2006(#6944 of 15192)
  • Tommy was one of those kids who had a rough year by Crispy Girl, September 05, 2006(#6945 of 15192)
  • Simon didn't have trouble with either year of by Racehorse, September 05, 2006(#6946 of 15192)
  • I meant to say that I booked Eli's birthday party. He's by Jane Plane, September 05, 2006(#6947 of 15192)
  • Oh, wow. That looks like a super party idea. H would by jeli, September 05, 2006(#6948 of 15192)
  • Sakti, I don't know. I decided I would just not worry by Julie F, September 05, 2006(#6949 of 15192)
  • Julie, that's bizarre. Now I am almost inclined to look by Sue Generous, September 06, 2006(#6950 of 15192)
  • I love that Joseph wanted to introduce his little sister by Annie G, September 06, 2006(#6951 of 15192)
  • Annie, when do they start Junior High in your district? by betsifur, September 06, 2006(#6952 of 15192)
  • Max goes to a private school that stops at 8th grade, so by Annie G, September 06, 2006(#6953 of 15192)
  • deleted accidental double post... by Annie G, September 06, 2006(#6954 of 15192)
  • Here, elementary stops at fifth grade, middle is 6-8, by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#6955 of 15192)
  • Here it's K-6, then 7,8 then 9-12. Annie - 4th by Jane Plane, September 06, 2006(#6956 of 15192)
  • FOURTH GRADE. JESUS H. by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#6957 of 15192)
  • >probably go into the Tweens by Annie G, September 06, 2006(#6958 of 15192)
  • Snoopy is a 4th grader too. At back to school night, her by Alice CK, September 06, 2006(#6959 of 15192)
  • Cordelia wants to be Elizabeth I for Halloween this by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#6960 of 15192)
  • Harri, that's so cute. What's that story about you by Jane Plane, September 06, 2006(#6961 of 15192)
  • It looks like Mary wore red at least once. by Marya, September 06, 2006(#6962 of 15192)
  • Cordelia sounds like so much fun! by Sue Generous, September 06, 2006(#6963 of 15192)
  • Anna's officially in kindergarten too -- she's staying by rms, September 06, 2006(#6964 of 15192)
  • If she dressed up as Mary she could carry a fake by dirt track date, September 06, 2006(#6965 of 15192)
  • What's that story about you telling by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#6966 of 15192)
  • I said it wasn't serious, no one ever by Brigit M, September 06, 2006(#6967 of 15192)
  • Ha! I never knew that, and apparently it's probably not by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#6968 of 15192)
  • Cordelia is excellent value. by Scarface Claw, September 06, 2006(#6969 of 15192)
  • Annie, yes, hie thee to the tweens thread! cannot by Jan Wilson, September 06, 2006(#6970 of 15192)
  • I think being Mary Queen of Scots with a papier mache by Jane Plane, September 06, 2006(#6971 of 15192)
  • He will love it, Jane. I got Simon a SB edition GBA for by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#6972 of 15192)
  • Yay, Eli! I spoke to soon about no first week by Julie F, September 06, 2006(#6973 of 15192)
  • I am so very glad Carl went to camp instead of daycare by Sakti, September 06, 2006(#6974 of 15192)
  • Julie, how sweet. I hope Joseph's fever stays away. by Jane Plane, September 06, 2006(#6975 of 15192)
  • Julie, the roleplaying sounds like a great idea! by Sue Generous, September 06, 2006(#6976 of 15192)
  • Hope Joseph is on the mend! by Sakti, September 06, 2006(#6977 of 15192)
  • Maddy got a bit tired of my photo-snapping yesterday: by Aradiaseven, September 06, 2006(#6978 of 15192)
  • Love those clogs, but can't get Simon interested in any by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#6979 of 15192)
  • Look at that hammy girl! She's hyooooooooooooge, a7. How by Jane Plane, September 06, 2006(#6980 of 15192)
  • I don't know! It's amazing. by Aradiaseven, September 06, 2006(#6981 of 15192)
  • Love those clogs, but can't get Simon interested in by Bethany F., September 06, 2006(#6982 of 15192)
  • I just realized we were supposed to send a baby picture by Aradiaseven, September 06, 2006(#6983 of 15192)
  • Ooooh, purple Crocs! Cordelia points out everyone's by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#6984 of 15192)
  • We did that last year. I got a little verklempt putting by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#6985 of 15192)
  • Crocs are great. About half the little kids in the by Aradiaseven, September 06, 2006(#6986 of 15192)
  • We mostly do flip-flops. He wore the same pair of by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#6987 of 15192)
  • We had trouble finding some small by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#6988 of 15192)
  • My word, her feet are bigger than mine! H has by jeli, September 06, 2006(#6989 of 15192)
  • There are fake crocs in smaller sizes (Theo's size, by Jane Plane, September 06, 2006(#6990 of 15192)
  • Joseph's school handbook says that kids should wear by Julie F, September 06, 2006(#6991 of 15192)
  • Hey--I could wear Cordelia's crocs! I should get some by Crispy Girl, September 06, 2006(#6992 of 15192)
  • There may be some rule against sandals, but I don't by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#6993 of 15192)
  • Simon the tourist! by Crispy Girl, September 06, 2006(#6994 of 15192)
  • I don't know why I seem to have by Jane Plane, September 06, 2006(#6995 of 15192)
  • I just got our handbook this morning at open house. by Sakti, September 06, 2006(#6996 of 15192)
  • The boys around here wear red, blue, brown, orange, or by Alison, September 06, 2006(#6997 of 15192)
  • Tommy might wear black crocs. Might. He's all by Crispy Girl, September 06, 2006(#6998 of 15192)
  • Cordelia's are size 8. by Aradiaseven, September 06, 2006(#6999 of 15192)
  • Anna's preschool didn't allow open-toed shoes. She had by Cathy Georges, September 06, 2006(#7000 of 15192)
  • My elementary schoolers wear athletic shoes everyday, by betsifur, September 06, 2006(#7001 of 15192)
  • Simon just goes shoeless. He really doesn't like to by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#7002 of 15192)
  • My kids tell me that the rule at both their schools is by Alice CK, September 06, 2006(#7003 of 15192)
  • I just send in a pair of sneakers for Cordelia to stay by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#7004 of 15192)
  • Alice, that's what our brand! new! elementary school by Sakti, September 06, 2006(#7005 of 15192)
  • I don't think there's enough room in the classrooms by Alice CK, September 06, 2006(#7006 of 15192)
  • Nope. She just puts them in the coat closet or by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#7007 of 15192)
  • Asa has had a bit of a sniffly nose and has complained by Lizard S., September 06, 2006(#7008 of 15192)
  • I just realized the mad social whirl begins this by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#7009 of 15192)
  • It's good to be busy - up to a point, of course. by Julia M., September 06, 2006(#7010 of 15192)
  • We've become such Joiners. Every once in a by Bethany F., September 06, 2006(#7011 of 15192)
  • Ha! Simon and I are both such extroverts, but sometimes by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#7012 of 15192)
  • With soccer alone, our schedule is looking pretty busy. by Sue Generous, September 06, 2006(#7013 of 15192)
  • I made the mistake last year of signing my kids up for by Alice CK, September 06, 2006(#7014 of 15192)
  • Well, we'll see how it goes. CCD is pretty much every by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#7015 of 15192)
  • M. came home pleased as anything because his teacher by Sue Generous, September 06, 2006(#7016 of 15192)
  • Circle it. by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#7017 of 15192)
  • Oh, dear. by Cathy Georges, September 06, 2006(#7018 of 15192)
  • I had to correct Julian's "nickle" spelling word once. by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#7019 of 15192)
  • Should I deaden the blow with a smiley face? by Sue Generous, September 06, 2006(#7020 of 15192)
  • Nope. by Harri P., September 06, 2006(#7021 of 15192)
  • Frowny face would be more accurate, wouldn't it? by Racehorse, September 06, 2006(#7022 of 15192)
  • Is it an assignment of some sort, or just a random piece by Aradiaseven, September 06, 2006(#7023 of 15192)
  • It was a "math chart" that his teacher had written, with by Sue Generous, September 06, 2006(#7024 of 15192)
  • Circle it. I once circled a couple of words on a by Anne L., September 06, 2006(#7025 of 15192)
  • Ack. Please bring it to her attention. My second son's by sohcahtoa, September 06, 2006(#7026 of 15192)
  • My current kindergartener, who has the by Deborah Quest, September 07, 2006(#7027 of 15192)
  • That happened with Mairead's, who later became Clare's, by Alison, September 07, 2006(#7028 of 15192)
  • So, this is totally first world and maybe obvious and by Sakti, September 07, 2006(#7029 of 15192)
  • In terms of breakfast, I think the only trick we've ever by Jane Plane, September 07, 2006(#7030 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor Eli, and poor Plane family! I hope it all gets by Sakti, September 07, 2006(#7031 of 15192)
  • Oh, poor Eli. What a rough first day. by Cathy Georges, September 07, 2006(#7032 of 15192)
  • Poor Eli. First days can be so hard. Joseph had a by Julie F, September 07, 2006(#7033 of 15192)
  • Is this a new school Sue? (just a question--not related by dirt track date, September 07, 2006(#7034 of 15192)
  • I'm sure it will be better tomorrow and beyond - Eli is by Jane Plane, September 07, 2006(#7035 of 15192)
  • Nothing wrong with B. yelling at him after he had a by CalGal, September 07, 2006(#7036 of 15192)
  • As far as lunch/snack, for daycamps I often had to pack by Sadie, September 07, 2006(#7037 of 15192)
  • And why would you tear up?I by Jane Plane, September 07, 2006(#7038 of 15192)
  • Jane, I call it obsession because most kids wouldn't by CalGal, September 07, 2006(#7039 of 15192)
  • You might have missed this earlier in the thread, but he by Jane Plane, September 07, 2006(#7040 of 15192)
  • I also wanted to say that the look on Theo's toddler by Jane Plane, September 07, 2006(#7041 of 15192)
  • Poor Eli! I do hope thing go better for him tomorrow! by Sabine, September 07, 2006(#7042 of 15192)
  • dtd, this is a new school for both the kids. by Sue Generous, September 07, 2006(#7043 of 15192)
  • Aw, sorry Eli's first day was rough. I bet today will by Brigit M, September 07, 2006(#7044 of 15192)
  • I hope today is much better for Eli! by Carolyn L., September 07, 2006(#7045 of 15192)
  • I put the snack in the outermost pocket of his backpack by Sakti, September 07, 2006(#7046 of 15192)
  • Yay for Carl! I'll bet he has a great day. I by Jane Plane, September 07, 2006(#7047 of 15192)
  • I have pictures, if anyone can host. by Sakti, September 07, 2006(#7048 of 15192)
  • I could from home tonight, but maybe someone else can by Jane Plane, September 07, 2006(#7049 of 15192)
  • Sakti, we put the snack into a ziploc bag inside the by Julie F, September 07, 2006(#7050 of 15192)
  • *Was* he too sick to stay? And how long was it before by Ruby Gospel, September 07, 2006(#7051 of 15192)
  • I have no more experience than you, Julie, but after by Sue Generous, September 07, 2006(#7052 of 15192)
  • I'm trying not to worry 2 days in, but C has been doing by Sue Generous, September 07, 2006(#7053 of 15192)
  • He was there from 12-5. He was feverish but not burning by Julie F, September 07, 2006(#7054 of 15192)
  • Oh, my. I didn't realize he had a fever. In that case, by Ruby Gospel, September 07, 2006(#7055 of 15192)
  • They've been giving Anna stuff she already knows how to by Cathy Georges, September 07, 2006(#7056 of 15192)
  • I'm not sure if they are the exact same worksheets, but by Sue Generous, September 07, 2006(#7057 of 15192)
  • Sue, did he do the same worksheets in preschool? by Julie F, September 07, 2006(#7058 of 15192)
  • Has he said anything about it being boring Sue? Little by dirt track date, September 07, 2006(#7059 of 15192)
  • Asa's at his first day. His teacher got the class by Lizard S., September 07, 2006(#7060 of 15192)
  • DTD, yes he said it was boring. But I'm hoping that by Sue Generous, September 07, 2006(#7061 of 15192)
  • Just wanted to report that Eli had a really wonderful by Jane Plane, September 08, 2006(#7062 of 15192)
  • I may really be pushing my luck here, but I had for work by Cathy Georges, September 08, 2006(#7063 of 15192)
  • Cool, Cathy, that sounds like a very fun work do. So by Scarface Claw, September 08, 2006(#7064 of 15192)
  • I have no idea what they're doing to Rosie at that by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7065 of 15192)
  • She's drinking the Kool-Aid! by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7066 of 15192)
  • can you imagine?! by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7067 of 15192)
  • Diva, ha! So much for the sleep study - Rosie needed by Jane Plane, September 08, 2006(#7068 of 15192)
  • man, no kidding. and yes, lucky Anna. by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7069 of 15192)
  • Yes, that sounded like a great evening for her. I would by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7070 of 15192)
  • Good for Eli having a better day. It's all still so new by Scarface Claw, September 08, 2006(#7071 of 15192)
  • Liam's bus comes at 6:45, so we have to be up prior to by terrilynn, September 08, 2006(#7072 of 15192)
  • boy howdy can my kid by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7073 of 15192)
  • No kidding. Hand to God, if he's awake, his mouth is by terrilynn, September 08, 2006(#7074 of 15192)
  • I have two of those. Unfortunately I don't have to look by Scarface Claw, September 08, 2006(#7075 of 15192)
  • As do I. Edited to add, and I know where he gets by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7076 of 15192)
  • do your kids narrate their way through the day? Even by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7077 of 15192)
  • Yes, although as he gets older, Rubén is more open to by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7078 of 15192)
  • well, that's comforting. I like a little creative by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7079 of 15192)
  • Oh, my apple didn't fall very far from either tree, by terrilynn, September 08, 2006(#7080 of 15192)
  • Rubén had to do a writing "benchmark" test this week at by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7081 of 15192)
  • Somehow I'm betting Ben set the new benchmark! That's by Jane Plane, September 08, 2006(#7082 of 15192)
  • But I left that part, about the peeing, by Ruby Gospel, September 08, 2006(#7083 of 15192)
  • All of the girls talked a lot, too, but they had each by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7084 of 15192)
  • ahahaha to Maggie! by Jane Plane, September 08, 2006(#7085 of 15192)
  • The Maggie story reminds me of a Linda Barry cartoon. by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7086 of 15192)
  • oh my God, these kids are too funny. by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7087 of 15192)
  • These kids are hilarious. Della is a chatterbox from by Crispy Girl, September 08, 2006(#7088 of 15192)
  • Carl, as expected, had a great first day. He was a by Sakti, September 08, 2006(#7089 of 15192)
  • Sakti, they have half-day with after-care? That's by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7090 of 15192)
  • He goes to after-care at daycare; it's the same chain as by Sakti, September 08, 2006(#7091 of 15192)
  • oh, okay! I was thinking maybe it was all in the public by theDiva, September 08, 2006(#7092 of 15192)
  • No, that's what's been so neat for him. The transition by Sakti, September 08, 2006(#7093 of 15192)
  • We had our first parent-teacher conference last week, by jeli, September 08, 2006(#7094 of 15192)
  • Ha - we got a similar question at the first p-t by Jane Plane, September 08, 2006(#7095 of 15192)
  • Another nonstop talker here -- and if she hits a snag in by Cathy Georges, September 08, 2006(#7096 of 15192)
  • I work at home on Fridays, so walked my kids to school by Sue Generous, September 08, 2006(#7097 of 15192)
  • First day of kindergarten: by Diana, September 08, 2006(#7098 of 15192)
  • Adorable! by Racehorse, September 08, 2006(#7099 of 15192)
  • Aw! Too cute. by Jane Plane, September 08, 2006(#7100 of 15192)
  • The little socks! Look at that bright shiny by Stephanie D., September 08, 2006(#7101 of 15192)
  • She is most adorable. Rubén just finished a by melisub, September 08, 2006(#7102 of 15192)
  • The ruffled socks slay me. Too adorable! by jeli, September 09, 2006(#7103 of 15192)
  • She is too cute, what an ear to ear grin! Max by Annie G, September 09, 2006(#7104 of 15192)
  • It's the smile on Kat's face that's the killer. by Scarface Claw, September 09, 2006(#7105 of 15192)
  • Claire is pretty tight-lipped about K so far, so I have by Carolyn L., September 09, 2006(#7106 of 15192)
  • Annie, my fourth grader is struggling a bit with the by Laurelx, September 09, 2006(#7107 of 15192)
  • "I found something out. Mrs. H. [her by j. ross, September 09, 2006(#7108 of 15192)
  • It's a big deal. I remember being in first grade and by Harri P., September 09, 2006(#7109 of 15192)
  • The real shock for me was that they won't let you argue by j. ross, September 09, 2006(#7110 of 15192)
  • Actually, I DID argue my case in first grade, and I WAS by Harri P., September 09, 2006(#7111 of 15192)
  • When I picked up Connor yesterday, his teacher informed by Sue Generous, September 09, 2006(#7112 of 15192)
  • Is she a firm teacher, Sue? Julian's preschool and K by Harri P., September 09, 2006(#7113 of 15192)
  • I wonder at what precise date "challenging" took over by Marya, September 09, 2006(#7114 of 15192)
  • I hate euphemisms like "challenging" or "testing." Such by Harri P., September 09, 2006(#7115 of 15192)
  • Harri, she seems pretty firm and I hope she is. The by Sue Generous, September 09, 2006(#7116 of 15192)
  • Speaking of discipline, I've been coaching 15 by Sue Generous, September 09, 2006(#7117 of 15192)
  • That's like the preschool teacher who said to the mom of by Alice CK, September 09, 2006(#7118 of 15192)
  • ha! by Sue Generous, September 09, 2006(#7119 of 15192)
  • Such foolish weasel words."He by Bebe Gallini, September 09, 2006(#7120 of 15192)
  • "We had his listening ears removed at birth." by Harri P., September 09, 2006(#7121 of 15192)
  • This model did not come equipped with listening ears. by Sakti, September 09, 2006(#7122 of 15192)
  • "We had his listening ears removed at by Ruby Gospel, September 09, 2006(#7123 of 15192)
  • It isn't going horribly, and it isn't great either, by jeli, September 09, 2006(#7124 of 15192)
  • I think testing is a pretty good description. I can by Racehorse, September 09, 2006(#7125 of 15192)
  • Carl's teacher made it clear that she tells you what by Sakti, September 09, 2006(#7126 of 15192)
  • One of Claire's friends was over for dinner one night by Carolyn L., September 09, 2006(#7127 of 15192)
  • I think it's hard enough for adults, much less kids, to by Jane Plane, September 09, 2006(#7128 of 15192)
  • The stuff that does come out never by j. ross, September 09, 2006(#7129 of 15192)
  • Jane, I'm very sorry to hear about your dog. by Holly, September 10, 2006(#7130 of 15192)
  • jross, as Molly gets older, I'm finding that to be by Scarface Claw, September 10, 2006(#7131 of 15192)
  • Jane I'm sorry to hear about your dog. by Sue Generous, September 10, 2006(#7132 of 15192)
  • So sorry about the dog, Jane. Asa says by Lizard S., September 10, 2006(#7133 of 15192)
  • by CalGal, September 10, 2006(#7134 of 15192)
  • M. and I had our first soccer game today and guess what, by Sue Generous, September 10, 2006(#7135 of 15192)
  • We had our first soccer game yesterday, too. The other by Carolyn L., September 10, 2006(#7136 of 15192)
  • Thanks for the sympathy, everyone. Soccer season! by Jane Plane, September 10, 2006(#7137 of 15192)
  • I hope Eli has a great birthday. Sounds like it's off by melisub, September 10, 2006(#7138 of 15192)
  • Meli, Mr. T tells me at Reuben's age he was convinced by Em T., September 10, 2006(#7139 of 15192)
  • Well, evidently the Converse shoes help you do jumping by melisub, September 10, 2006(#7140 of 15192)
  • Hippo birdy, Eli! by Sakti, September 10, 2006(#7141 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday, Eli! by Sue Generous, September 10, 2006(#7142 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday to Eli! by Carolyn L., September 10, 2006(#7143 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday dear Eli! by Brigit M, September 11, 2006(#7144 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday, Eli. by Scarface Claw, September 11, 2006(#7145 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday Eli! by Sabine, September 11, 2006(#7146 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday yesterday, Eli! It sounds like a darned by Crispy Girl, September 11, 2006(#7147 of 15192)
  • Happy birthday, Eli! And I'm sorry about Oscar, Jane. by Racehorse, September 11, 2006(#7148 of 15192)
  • So, this morning I'm actually feeling a little weepy. by Sakti, September 11, 2006(#7149 of 15192)
  • happy birthday to Eli! Today begins use of the by theDiva, September 11, 2006(#7150 of 15192)
  • Hey, she has to do it twice to get to red. by j. ross, September 11, 2006(#7151 of 15192)
  • I think our district has a Zero Tolerance policy towards by theDiva, September 11, 2006(#7152 of 15192)
  • Prudes. by j. ross, September 11, 2006(#7153 of 15192)
  • Large Republican population. by theDiva, September 11, 2006(#7154 of 15192)
  • time to move. (look who's talking, I live in a by Alison, September 11, 2006(#7155 of 15192)
  • Let the moon rise free! We have been having a by Cathy Georges, September 11, 2006(#7156 of 15192)
  • wow, that's spooky! This morning I was crossing by Sue Generous, September 11, 2006(#7157 of 15192)
  • time to move.HEY. by theDiva, September 11, 2006(#7158 of 15192)
  • Oh, dear, Sue. Poor kid. by jeli, September 11, 2006(#7159 of 15192)
  • I didn't realize they try to escape at school. Although by Lizard S., September 11, 2006(#7160 of 15192)
  • I tried to avoid going when I was that age. My mom told by jeli, September 11, 2006(#7161 of 15192)
  • Declan cried about kindergarten several days over the by Alison, September 11, 2006(#7162 of 15192)
  • Simon has a den meeting tomorrow evening after school. by Racehorse, September 14, 2006(#7163 of 15192)
  • C. says he can't help it when he gets in trouble (and it by Sue Generous, September 14, 2006(#7164 of 15192)
  • God, if I had a dollar for every time I heard "I just by Racehorse, September 14, 2006(#7165 of 15192)
  • So what do you think about this? M. said by Sue Generous, September 14, 2006(#7166 of 15192)
  • Oh, and the note sent home by their PE teacher suggested by Sue Generous, September 14, 2006(#7167 of 15192)
  • Hahahahaha! by Harri P., September 14, 2006(#7168 of 15192)
  • My friend L. went to an open house for grandparents by Em T., September 14, 2006(#7169 of 15192)
  • ACK. But seriously, the library thing? Mr. G. by Sue Generous, September 14, 2006(#7170 of 15192)
  • What do parents need to "help" with? I'm confused. Did by mimismartypants, September 14, 2006(#7171 of 15192)
  • I'm guessing they want volunteers in the library and by Sue Generous, September 14, 2006(#7172 of 15192)
  • Man, and here I was pissed that on the map of the middle by Harri P., September 14, 2006(#7173 of 15192)
  • Tommy woke up this morning bouncing with joy because by Crispy Girl, September 14, 2006(#7174 of 15192)
  • Simon did not want to wear his Cub Scouts uniform, but by Racehorse, September 14, 2006(#7175 of 15192)
  • I'll bet he does--that sounds exactly like something by Crispy Girl, September 14, 2006(#7176 of 15192)
  • I've been sick for the past few days, and I wanted to by Jane Plane, September 14, 2006(#7177 of 15192)
  • I got a call looking for library volunteers, which I by Sakti, September 14, 2006(#7178 of 15192)
  • I'm glad Eli had a good birthday. I hope you're on the by melisub, September 14, 2006(#7179 of 15192)
  • It's pretty much impossible, ime, for one adult to by Julia M., September 14, 2006(#7180 of 15192)
  • It's pretty much impossible, ime, for by j. ross, September 14, 2006(#7181 of 15192)
  • We've got curriculum night tonight, so I will ask. The by Sue Generous, September 14, 2006(#7182 of 15192)
  • You can simultaneously manage the children standing in by Julia M., September 14, 2006(#7183 of 15192)
  • Julia, you let all the kids get books. Then you have by j. ross, September 14, 2006(#7184 of 15192)
  • Well that certainly sounds simple enough. I think you by Julia M., September 14, 2006(#7185 of 15192)
  • He is the Proust of the library room, but everyone would by Deborah Quest, September 14, 2006(#7186 of 15192)
  • The ridiculous part is that the kids were brought to the by Julie F, September 14, 2006(#7187 of 15192)
  • and Edward is starting to cry because by Ruby Gospel, September 14, 2006(#7188 of 15192)
  • That is really stupid. Why bring them by j. ross, September 14, 2006(#7189 of 15192)
  • I used to just put a bunch of good books out on the by JDF, September 14, 2006(#7190 of 15192)
  • Yesterday, Kat announced, "Mommy, I really love my new by Diana, September 14, 2006(#7191 of 15192)
  • woohoo! by Sue Generous, September 14, 2006(#7192 of 15192)
  • that's great, Diana. by theDiva, September 14, 2006(#7193 of 15192)
  • When I did library duty in Julian's K class, a little by Harri P., September 14, 2006(#7194 of 15192)
  • Hurray for Kat! by Sakti, September 14, 2006(#7195 of 15192)
  • Don't forget Halloween shopping: by CalGal, September 14, 2006(#7196 of 15192)
  • and Edward is starting to cry because by Alice CK, September 14, 2006(#7197 of 15192)
  • I just discovered another vendor who does Halloween by CalGal, September 15, 2006(#7198 of 15192)
  • Went to curriculum night and I'm so pleased with their by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7199 of 15192)
  • Should I get a new tv and a PS2? Max is wild by Annie G, September 15, 2006(#7200 of 15192)
  • If it were me I would leave things as they are. by j. ross, September 15, 2006(#7201 of 15192)
  • I would buy the PS2, and unless your TV is really that by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7202 of 15192)
  • Annie, we are dealing with much the same here. Liam is by terrilynn, September 15, 2006(#7203 of 15192)
  • No opinion on the PS2, but Arthur Kent was the 'SCUD by Caecilia, September 15, 2006(#7204 of 15192)
  • The endless talk about GDMF Legos Star Wars II is also a by Annie G, September 15, 2006(#7205 of 15192)
  • S and Liam had RESERVED a copy, which I thought was by terrilynn, September 15, 2006(#7206 of 15192)
  • I also think you should leave things as they are, but if by Lizzie T., September 15, 2006(#7207 of 15192)
  • Anya loves Katamari we play together and it's a lot of by kas, September 15, 2006(#7208 of 15192)
  • how MUCH can one talk about such a by j. ross, September 15, 2006(#7209 of 15192)
  • Simon is obsessed with his Nickolodeon games. He has to by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7210 of 15192)
  • who would win, Spiderman and Hulk by Lizzie T., September 15, 2006(#7211 of 15192)
  • The one good thing about GDMF Lego Star Wars II is that by terrilynn, September 15, 2006(#7212 of 15192)
  • I am really enjoying walking Maddy to school in the by Aradiaseven, September 15, 2006(#7213 of 15192)
  • On weekends, Simon will pop his head in my office by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7214 of 15192)
  • Also, an update on the loose tooth situation. Simon now by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7215 of 15192)
  • Yes, Lizzie, you do. Tommy would love it by Crispy Girl, September 15, 2006(#7216 of 15192)
  • Sometimes I think, it's 2006 for crying by Harri P., September 15, 2006(#7217 of 15192)
  • New crisis at home: M. got these stoopid yu-gi-oh by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7218 of 15192)
  • The Gameboy was like that, Harri, you're right. I by Annie G, September 15, 2006(#7219 of 15192)
  • That is true. Simon likes his Gameboy, but he is given by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7220 of 15192)
  • Annie, I would leave things the way they are. Let M. by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7221 of 15192)
  • I don't throw away toys without letting him know, but I by Annie G, September 15, 2006(#7222 of 15192)
  • Gameboys are great on airplanes and long car trips. by Annie G, September 15, 2006(#7223 of 15192)
  • Just tell him you threw it away, and that you didn't by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7224 of 15192)
  • Annie, I'd just get a portable DVD player. by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7225 of 15192)
  • I don't like getting rid of toys without agreement, by Crispy Girl, September 15, 2006(#7226 of 15192)
  • Yeah, I know I was in the wrong. I did the expedient by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7227 of 15192)
  • He'll understand that. by Crispy Girl, September 15, 2006(#7228 of 15192)
  • Sue, unfortunately you're going to have to eat a little by Alice CK, September 15, 2006(#7229 of 15192)
  • Alice, that sounds about right. Maybe I can offer to by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7230 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't offer to replace it. I'm mean though. by Aradiaseven, September 15, 2006(#7231 of 15192)
  • You know, I was going to suggest that you should have by Alice CK, September 15, 2006(#7232 of 15192)
  • I wouldn't offer to replace it. Simon never asks by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7233 of 15192)
  • I 1) wouldn't have throw out the toy, 2) would have told by j. ross, September 15, 2006(#7234 of 15192)
  • Oh, and Annie, I wouldn't buy the PSP. It sounds like by Alice CK, September 15, 2006(#7235 of 15192)
  • Gah, this is more complicated than I'd ever imagined by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7236 of 15192)
  • at a bargain store like RossI by j. ross, September 15, 2006(#7237 of 15192)
  • Well, then, it's not replaceable. He may sulk for a bit, by Alice CK, September 15, 2006(#7238 of 15192)
  • The chances of finding such a crap toy by Harri P., September 15, 2006(#7239 of 15192)
  • This was such a bad toy that I threw it away. I by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7240 of 15192)
  • I would not offer to replace the thrown out toy at all. by Crispy Girl, September 15, 2006(#7241 of 15192)
  • Battleship! That would make up for it. by Sue Generous, September 15, 2006(#7242 of 15192)
  • For us, a round of SpongeBob Life where I am Patrick by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7243 of 15192)
  • Tommy & I can play Battleship for hours--I always loved by Crispy Girl, September 15, 2006(#7244 of 15192)
  • At least a year ago, Max and I were cleaning up in his by Julia M., September 15, 2006(#7245 of 15192)
  • I think it was more about getting by Brigit M, September 15, 2006(#7246 of 15192)
  • Aw, Max. Anna still periodically wants to play by Cathy Georges, September 15, 2006(#7247 of 15192)
  • Skipping ahead to tell Annie - I've got a TV in our game by betsifur, September 15, 2006(#7248 of 15192)
  • The TV Simon uses is something my ex got used at the by Racehorse, September 15, 2006(#7249 of 15192)
  • Wait. T-L, did you two split up? I'm so out of it.... by Sakti, September 15, 2006(#7250 of 15192)
  • I'm interested to observe M's competitive edge. I see it by Scarface Claw, September 17, 2006(#7251 of 15192)
  • Annie--I wouldn't get a PS2. It sounds like he has by dirt track date, September 17, 2006(#7252 of 15192)
  • I did the expedient thing rather than by CalGal, September 17, 2006(#7253 of 15192)
  • Cal, perhaps I will send Eli over and you two can live by Jane Plane, September 17, 2006(#7254 of 15192)
  • CG, there was no point to your comments, other than to by Sue Generous, September 17, 2006(#7255 of 15192)
  • You don't need a new TV to use a playstation, you just by Nay, September 17, 2006(#7256 of 15192)
  • Simon spends quality time with his electronic babysitter by Racehorse, September 17, 2006(#7257 of 15192)
  • That's a pretty cool color, Race. by Sue Generous, September 17, 2006(#7258 of 15192)
  • The orange? He looks good in orange. by Racehorse, September 17, 2006(#7259 of 15192)
  • Look at that perfectly-shaped head. by Lizzie T., September 17, 2006(#7260 of 15192)
  • I knew someone would say it! He really does have a nice by Racehorse, September 17, 2006(#7261 of 15192)
  • I decided to get him Legos Star Wars 2 for the Gameboy by Annie G, September 17, 2006(#7262 of 15192)
  • I meant the color of the gameboy was kinda cool. by Sue Generous, September 18, 2006(#7263 of 15192)
  • It's a SpongeBob Gameboy: by Racehorse, September 18, 2006(#7264 of 15192)
  • Race, he's so cute. Eli is at the ER right now - by Jane Plane, September 18, 2006(#7265 of 15192)
  • Oh man. Poor little guy. by Racehorse, September 18,