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    #132423 - 06/23/12 09:48 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    La Texican Offline
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    21 month old picked up a pink toy cash register from a shelf in the store and said (completely to herself, walking away with it) "Here a go. It for you. Thank you. You're Welcome.". Lmao
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    #132428 - 06/23/12 10:25 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: MegMeg]
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    Originally Posted By: MegMeg
    Originally Posted By: Val
    I used to do a deal with my 12 year-old when he was that age: I would do his math homework (faked his writing) and in exchange, he would do his algebra.

    LOL!!!


    That had me laughing, too.

    Congratulations to your DS, Bostonian-- that's really terrific!
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    #132442 - 06/23/12 02:00 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Per Duke TIP: DD12 was in the 99th percentile of talent search kids in each of the 3 SAT sections: critical reading, math, and writing. Loooong test, for which she didn't do any preparation.

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    #132550 - 06/25/12 10:19 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    "many seem to have voiced the same comment - that they can't share their children's accomplishments with anyone"

    aw, that made me tear up!! Boy can I relate.

    I'm reading through all these neat stories and my brain has seized up (lol) because I don't even know where to start... so, I'll start at the beginning:

    DD9 had a cardiac ultrasound when she was 5 days old (her heart is fine :-) but during the ultrasound she tried twice to push the wand off her chest. The cardiologist was taken aback: "Wow! Did you see that? They normally can't do that at this age!" (meanwhile DH & I were too worried about her heart to care, lol). Now I think it's pretty cool though smile


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    #132596 - 06/25/12 03:31 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CCN]
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    LOL CCN...

    DD(4)held her pacifier in her mouth at the hospital and at one week old was batting at toys on her exercise mat. The pedi exclaimed that she was the most alert newborn he had ever seen...

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    #132620 - 06/25/12 08:39 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: alicat]
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    Originally Posted By: alicat
    LOL CCN...

    DD(4)held her pacifier in her mouth at the hospital and at one week old was batting at toys on her exercise mat. The pedi exclaimed that she was the most alert newborn he had ever seen...


    smile smile That's awesome :-)

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    #132713 - 06/27/12 05:38 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Early baby stuff...I'm on this forum for my DS5, though he was a preemie and slept A LOT as a NB (luckily perfectly healthy at 35 weeks!). But my DD2 blew us away as a NB...she could hold up her head right away, the nurses couldn't believe she was a 37 weeker. She was sooooo alert, it was almost creepy.

    On another front, my DS5 is FINALLY having success with swimming lessons after sinking like a panicked-rock. He even taught himself to float on his back in our blow-up pool yesterday. He doesn't come by physical achievements easily (though he's doing well at summer soccer). I was worried my DD2 might swim before him. We'll see if he can ride a 2-wheeler before her. Fingers crossed.

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    #132716 - 06/27/12 05:46 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    La Texican Offline
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    Hear, here! Three cheers for herenows kid.
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    #132770 - 06/27/12 07:17 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    Thanks - La Texican.

    I see that Bostonian's made SET at 8 yrs old! Geeze Louise! fantastic.

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    #132803 - 06/28/12 08:53 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    La Texican Offline
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    My daughter's smart.  She knows what she wants.  She has a quick temper.  She's beautiful and very charming.  Sometimes she gives me a genuine "thank you" for something as simple as changing her diaper or getting her dressed.  She's a daredevil.  She scares me when she goes on the big slide.  My brag today is FUNNY.  She sucked on a sweet tangy grapefruit for nearly a minute and a half.  Then she let out a whooping yell of refreshment.   It was the biggest "Woo" yell I've seen.  I was ready to take the pick because I was expecting the lemon pucker face.
    [IMG]http://i945.photobucket.com/albums/ad296/Hablame_today/becb9c8e.jpg[/IMG]

    She randomly read the word "easy" on a sign.  She said "easy.  ee ee ss ss".  That was the sound of her doing the phonics after it.  My mother in law saw the baby correctly spell cat on the iPhone app. first try.  She has counted to 13 at the most.  She sings "twinkle, twinkle, little star.  
    Uh-uh-up .  Like a star.". 



    Edited by La Texican (09/15/12 01:57 PM)
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