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Sticky Thread Sticky: [FAQ] m.k.m. Subject Tags, Acronyms, and Terms by Moderation Team
Following are some of the acronyms, subject tags (abbreviations that appear in brackets in some subject headers) and Usenet terms you may see in misc.kids.moderated. SUBJECT TAGS misc.kids.moderated currently uses a few subject tags to helps readers navigate the...
July 5th 06 07:04 PM
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"Love and Logic"? by beeswing
On a list I'm on, folks are discussing the book "Love and Logic." I've never heard of it, but I'm gathering that there is some controversy regarding it. I'm not looking for a review, really, just for information: I'd like to know what general principles the book espouses, as much out of curiousity...
May 21st 04 09:44 PM
by Donna Metler Go to last post
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"Mean girls" workshops? by Luna
I work with kids in an after school program, ages 4 - 12. We've been having some issues with the second and third grade girls. They gossip about each other, shift loyalties, backstab . . . typical girl group dynamics like in the movie "Mean Girls." The thing is, even though this behavior is...
March 2nd 05 12:30 PM
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'rig' to hold baby "over the shoulder" by [email protected][_2_]
at night the only position which keeps my baby happy is 'over the shoulder' burping position.but i have to keep her there for *hours* till she (6kg) finally dozes off. i hope this doesnt sound silly but have you ever seen a product out there best described as a chair for a baby, molded in the form...
August 6th 07 04:47 AM
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, then by Nevermind
I'm sure many of you have encountered this problem: My 8 YO has a very easy time with his 3rd grade work; so far, none of it is challenging to him. However, on his homework, we see him making TONs of errors that are clearly due to carelessness. They range from skipping whole problems/lines of...
October 5th 03 02:51 PM
by Robyn Kozierok Go to last post
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10 year old steals lighters and plays with fire. by Dhelderman
I have a 10 year old who recently started taking my lighters when i laid them down by my cigerettes. So now i keep it all locked up. This morning i got up and he had burnt card board on our gas stove. Does anyone have any suggestions on what i can do or say to him to get him to stop i don't think...
July 27th 04 02:20 PM
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10yo birthday party ideas needed by Robyn Kozierok
We're having Ryan's 10th brithday in 2 weeks. He wants to have a party at home. That's all we have figured out so far. We desperately need some ideas. We've already scanned some of the large birthday party idea websites to no avail. We've done some great Harry Potter and science parties in the...
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September 12th 03 03:05 PM
by Chris Smith Go to last post
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12 Year Old Money Disagreements by [email protected]
Hi. My son has enough money of his won saved up in his bank account, and he would like to purchase himself a laptop computer. He is great with computers, and would like to get a laptop. I would like some advice on this topic, because I am not sure if I should let him do this. (He earned the...
August 3rd 06 02:58 AM
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16 Month Old With Getting To Sleep Problems by [email protected]
Hi We have a 16 month old who has been excellent at getting to sleep. At seven pm we take her up with a bottle, lay her down in her cot, she drinks the bottle and falls asleep. However, in the last month things have taken a turn for the worse. She now recognises the fact that bottle means...
June 30th 06 12:38 AM
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3yo avoiding potty training by Robyn Kozierok
My youngest is about to turn 3. To say he is not interested in potty training would be an understatement. He will not sit on the potty without a diaper on. He seems scared, though he is not afraid to sit on it in a diaper and PJs (which he does every night after brushing his teeth while I give...
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April 20th 04 04:41 AM
by Mary Go to last post
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6 yr old boy touching self by S.S.
My 6.5 year old son has developed a habit of touching his penis area through his pants or PJs. We've tried to explain to him that its not polite behaviour and should be done in private. I'm concerned that he is having a hard time breaking this habit and will be ridiculed at school and in any case...
August 9th 04 02:36 AM
by dragonlady Go to last post
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60 Minutes II by L. Miller
Did anybody else see the part about the autistic kids and the teaching methods that a Indian woman is using with them? It was fascinating. The kids were able to communicate and should a lot of understanding of things around them. When one boy was asked how he learned to spell and do math he told...
July 19th 03 06:57 PM
by L. Miller Go to last post
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7 yr old eating problems by Johnniec
My 7 yr. old was eating a taco salad at school during lunch, and choked on one of the chips. It was stuck in this throat for a few seconds, then he choked it out. It scared the heck out of him. I happened to have be there with him when it happened, although I didn't realize it was happening until...
March 26th 05 02:28 AM
by Dana P Go to last post
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7th grade woes by The Keatings
My 12 year old is getting poor grades in school because she doesn't turn in her homework (class work and tests are fine). The homework organization has been an issue since forever, and we've tried everything. Any suggestions?
November 3rd 05 03:12 AM
by Tom & Sandy Farley Go to last post
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7YO Thunderstorm Fear by Liz & Allan MacDonald
Three weeks ago we were in a thunderstorm at our cottage in Vermont. It was about 9pm so everyone was still awake. A tree about 150 feet from the porch was struck and split in two while we watched. I tried to reassure Ann and she fell asleep on the couch with her fingers in her ears. A few hours...
July 16th 03 12:47 PM
by Scott Lindstrom Go to last post
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? About Potty training at an older age and school issues by Christine Chase
Hello, With Thanksgiving being yesterday, somehow the BIG TOPIC of the day among all our relatives was why our 3.5 yr old daughter isn't potty trained, and my what a travesty it is that we are such lazy parents, how she "runs the show" in our house, and boy, aren't we going to have fun with her...
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December 7th 04 04:40 PM
by Robyn Kozierok Go to last post
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A big step back on potty training by Joann23456
My niece, Chloe, who lives with me, is 3.5 years old. We've been working slowly on potty training for awhile. About two months ago, she asked to wear "big girl" underpants to church. We let her, and after an accident on the second day, she's been doing great. She still wears a pullup to sleep,...
April 26th 05 02:31 PM
by Jeff Go to last post
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absent mindedness issues with 7 year old by S_S
My 7 year old (almost 8) is just driving us nuts by his absent mindeness - I mean the type of behavior where we ask him to put on his shoes, 5 min later we remind him, he still is playing around and then 5 min later we remind him and by the fourth time, I lose my patience and raise my...
September 24th 05 07:41 PM
by Jeanne Go to last post
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Acne meds and laundry woes by Iowacookiemom
Here's a new one on me... my nearly 11-yo son has had some minor acne problems for about 6 months. He entered puberty early, about a year ago. He controls the acne well with a few over-the-counter products, including Oxy pads and Stridex face wash. Since he began using the products, he's ruined...
August 7th 03 03:26 AM
by Leah Adezio Go to last post
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Activities for R.A.D. kids... by Patrizia
Looking for some good programs to get our 12 y/o involved in where adults will have the endurance to deal with a child with Reactive Attachment Disorder. Anyone know of any?
March 18th 04 01:52 PM
by Jeff Go to last post
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Addendum by Beeswing
x-no-archive: yes Regarding the sound-field speaker system I was referring to back in the volunteer thread... I was happy to hear today that my daughter's 504 plan *was* approved, and the schools will be providing her with the sound-field system she needs in class. Sometimes things *do* work out....
September 12th 03 04:08 PM
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