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    #189888 - 05/01/14 01:00 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
    Mana Offline
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    DD had a HORRIBLE tantrum fit yesterday. She went crazy over nothing.

    When it was done and over, she tried to convince me that it was her alter ego. That didn't fly so she claimed that it was all a dream. I gave her a look so she made a correction: "Okay, it was a nightmare."

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    #189893 - 05/01/14 03:06 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    DS11 ditched school yesterday. To hang out at the administration building.

    He has two e-school classes, which take the place of his first two regular periods at school, so he goes in to school at 10 am -- and it's 10:30 on alternate Wednesdays. He wanted to go in and see his e-school buddies that he met on a field trip recently, and so I dropped him off on my way to work -- the e-school office is in the school district's administration building, a few blocks from his school building.

    I found out last night that he "forgot to leave" and stayed there all day, skipping his regular school classes. They didn't know there was reason to doubt his explanation that he didn't have to go to school. They will next time!

    How do you ground a kid for ditching school to spend the day at school? laugh

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    #189895 - 05/01/14 04:50 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: aquinas]
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    Originally Posted By: aquinas
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    What's wrong with some people?! I think he was being totally charming! If we had a child like your son nearby, you can bet I'd be chatting up the parents to arrange a playdate with DS, because that kind of creativity is delightful!

    We would love to play. Wish you were nearby too. My kiddo is no weak baby, at 97th percentile for height, he might be able to hold his own. wink

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    #189929 - 05/02/14 12:58 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Mana, that one made me laugh. I could hear it in the voice of my DD8 because it is absolutely the type of argument she would make.

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    #190027 - 05/03/14 06:54 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Me to my first grader this morning: "Please express 1/9 as a decimal and a percent."

    DS7 (instantly in his head): "It's .1111 and 11.11%"

    Me: "Yes, but you need to do the math."

    DS7: "I just did."

    I guess next time I need to specify "show your work."

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    #190062 - 05/03/14 03:37 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    I'm laughing about the weak babies even though it is not what one would hope the child would say in actuality. When my DD was about 1.5 and very verbal, she intercepted some older child (5, 6?) at a playground and started yammering on to him. The child did not know what to make of her and tugged my sleeve. "Is she a BABY?" he asked. "Yes, I guess so," I said. "Then WHY is she TALKING to me?" he said.

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    #190071 - 05/03/14 11:16 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Chana]
    Mana Offline
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    Originally Posted By: Chana
    Mana, that one made me laugh. I could hear it in the voice of my DD8 because it is absolutely the type of argument she would make.


    Oh I hope I can have a sense of humor about this when DD is older.

    DD really seems to live in her fantasy world right now. According to her, she's involved in a very complicated and intricate love triangle at school (she's only 3!) and I'm just not buying it.

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    #190101 - 05/04/14 03:46 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    At Mass today:

    Priest: "...and my soul shall be healed."

    DS2.5 (with a mischievous gleam in his eye): And my sole shall be heeled? Does he mean like the back of your foot?

    Good thing we'd talked about homonyms a few days ago! Cue a discussion about the soul and spiritual healing.

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    #190160 - 05/05/14 12:47 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
    Mana Offline
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    DD3.10 was talking in her sleep and said:

    "Possibly implicated. Most likely guilty."

    I don't know what she's been reading.

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    #190161 - 05/05/14 01:01 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Mana]
    aquinas Offline
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    Originally Posted By: Mana
    DD3.10 was talking in her sleep and said:

    "Possibly implicated. Most likely guilty."

    I don't know what she's been reading.



    She's a mysterious young lady! I hear the strangest things from DS in his sleep, too. Isn't it neat (and maybe a bit unnerving at times) to glean insight into their sleeping thought process?
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