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    Yes and no. The school starts Spanish curriculum...

    Yes and no. The school starts Spanish curriculum in kindergarten and briefly switches to Latin for 3rd and 4th grade. DSS has done well in these subjects because, at his age, marks are mostly for...
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    Ooh, I love that idea!! He'll hate it. I can...

    Ooh, I love that idea!! He'll hate it. I can see the eye rolling and hear the "but.. but.. but...!" protests already. But I like it!

    And yes, you're right that a lot of it has to do with not...
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    We actually did have that evaluated. He's...

    We actually did have that evaluated. He's impulsive to the extreme but not dyslexic.
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    :lol: That is awesome in theory. I would say...

    :lol: That is awesome in theory. I would say practice begs to differ.

    Kiddo has HW, including assigned games through SpellingCity, to drill the words before his tests on Fridays. He blasts...
  5. Thread: Spelling

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    So DSS - 4th grader, age 10 - absolutely stinks at spelling. He's an avid reader, burning through hundreds of pages of literature per week. (Thank you, Rick Riordan!) But the spelling... :no:
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  6. Not necessarily.... If he has a friend who...

    Not necessarily.... If he has a friend who drives, he could possibly "hire" a driver for the afternoon. Probably for cheap, too.

    On that note, what about a scavenger hunt that highlights things...
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    O.M.G. :eek: I just checked out the other...

    O.M.G. :eek:

    I just checked out the other thread Mosey_2003 linked and saw the EliteNews photo. Is it just me, or is one of those cookies menstruating? And I thought Cake Wrecks had some...
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    I may be misreading between the lines, but based...

    I may be misreading between the lines, but based on tone, I'm guessing "friend" means "ex-girlfriend" and this was a breakup?

    If things were on amicable terms and the ornaments were packed by...
  9. Thread: OK, "ISIS."

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    Per commentary on the radio this morning (re:...

    Per commentary on the radio this morning (re: government accountability report), he has only attended 42% of the intelligence briefings since taking office.
  10. Does she like to collect things? Or is she a...

    Does she like to collect things? Or is she a more "go and do" type person?

    I can't help you with the former. But the latter... Tell him to show up with cupcakes and treats for her horse, whisk...
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    The relationship between KSA and the west isn't...

    The relationship between KSA and the west isn't that simple.

    The Sa'ud family is in power largely in part to oil. You have to take into account that tribal warfare within Middle East and parts of...
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    My DH travels a few times per year, and each...

    My DH travels a few times per year, and each company he has worked for operates this way. The exception is airfare. He's had to pay some flights out of pocket if they're local (i.e., Houston to New...
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    I've never bought boneless ribs, but I do pork...

    I've never bought boneless ribs, but I do pork ribs in the oven fairly often. It's just easy. Liberal salt and pepper, start them at 350, lower to about 225, and let them go a while. I usually do...
  14. There was an article I saw just recently about...

    There was an article I saw just recently about the hours of mental work put in my working moms vs. working dads. It basically summed as dads work more "in the moment" while moms are also devoting...
  15. Hahaha... I was thinking "nothing box!" when I...

    Hahaha... I was thinking "nothing box!" when I read the OP. Glad to see someone posted it.
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    I'd say the odds of it working long term are...

    I'd say the odds of it working long term are against you.

    A friend of mine just divorced that type of guy after more then ten years of marriage. He got more isolated as time passed and resented...
  17. Y'know, with a new farm and all, even if the...

    Y'know, with a new farm and all, even if the money had been set aside from the beginning, that's not a guarantee it would still be there. When it's your home on the line and meeting the needs of...
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    I can't even listen to that song. No way will I...

    I can't even listen to that song. No way will I venture toward a video.

    Perhaps I'm more conscientious on account of raising kids. Or maybe I'm just getting old. But having the radio on in...
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    I have 6 in regular rotation right now. They...

    I have 6 in regular rotation right now. They each get worn once and tossed into the laundry pile. I tend to go braless on weekends unless I'm going somewhere, in which case I may end up fishing one...
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    It depends. Some areas of study require...

    It depends.

    Some areas of study require practice and repetition for mastery. Math and foreign language come to mind. I do see a practical use for homework for such subjects to reinforce what...
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    I agree. I don't think players exhibiting...

    I agree. I don't think players exhibiting lawless behavior deserve such high profile careers. Boot them. Talent is required to play at that level, but it is still a privilege. And they are role...
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    What color? If they're the itty bitty black...

    What color?

    If they're the itty bitty black ants, good freaking luck! We have those at work, and according to the pest control, there's no way get rid of them.

    If they're the little honey...
  23. If you show up and give mama an outlet for adult...

    If you show up and give mama an outlet for adult conversation, THAT is a gift! Or at least it was for me. I enjoyed visitors and didn't care if they came empty-handed. But then again, I like to...
  24. Now who's making assumptions? :rolleyes: Yes,...

    Now who's making assumptions? :rolleyes:

    Yes, I've invited those people over. And called to check in on them as a friend, to see how they were doing and what their kids were up to. What I've come...
  25. I had a different experience. A couple close...

    I had a different experience. A couple close friends and a few that I didn't consider that close asked if we needed anything, called after texting to verify it was a good time, or showed up bearing...
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