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    #55444 - 09/15/09 10:34 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: BeckyC]
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    Originally Posted By: BeckyC


    It's a pretty clever story too - She merged the Harry Potter characters with Pokemon. Apparently, in this book Harry Potter and his friends play pokemon.


    Harry Pokemon!!!

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    #55446 - 09/15/09 10:43 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Austin]
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    DS5.5 had his first fall baseball game. Played SS for the first time. Made 3 outs on his own and got the game ball! BUT, most impressive was watching him get the ball, looking at the runners and making the decision as to where to go/throw, etc, without the coach even saying anything... most boys, whether they are athletic or not, don't get that part until a few years later, at least in a live game situation!

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    #55447 - 09/15/09 10:50 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: JJsMom]
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    Originally Posted By: JJsMom
    DS5.5 had his first fall baseball game. Played SS for the first time. Made 3 outs on his own and got the game ball! BUT, most impressive was watching him get the ball, looking at the runners and making the decision as to where to go/throw, etc, without the coach even saying anything... most boys, whether they are athletic or not, don't get that part until a few years later, at least in a live game situation!


    Wow!


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    #55449 - 09/15/09 11:10 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Austin]
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    I finding something interesting about my DS9 in sports...He likes to play these key positons. In soccer he loves the goalie. In baseball he played catcher alot and wants to be a pitcher. I'm thinking this might relate to his "Foreman/Leader/Bossy" part of him. I think some kids might be feel too pressured in these spots? Any thoughts?

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    #55480 - 09/15/09 02:29 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: onthegomom]
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    My 2 and 1/2 year DD just few through the pre-school file folder games I bought her....She's now doing the kindergatren ones and told her dad the other day when he praised her uring it "don't say good job. There's no reason" She also figured out the other day "a square can become a diamond if you turn it on it's side" and "mama, an oval is also an ellipse" So proud.
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    #56137 - 09/21/09 07:27 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: amazedmom]
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    I posted a thread about Hooked on Phonics, but I wanted to brag here as well. This weekend we opened the Kindergarten Hooked on Phonics package and DS had fun playing some of the alphabet games on the computer. He then wanted me to read the books, but I asked him to read them to me instead. I was so surprised when he read the first 4 books! Most of the words were 3-4 letters long, but for a kid that I thought barely knew the alphabet, I was very proud of him. Just like DD, he went from not interested in reading, to reading beginner books overnight.

    Jen

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    #56320 - 09/22/09 11:22 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: Mommy2myEm]
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    I just have to brag...
    My DS7 (accelerated from 3 to 4 earlier this year) has just received his results in a national assessments competition. He did the year 4 tests and....

    Spelling - High Distinction (>99%ile in our state)
    English - Distinction (>92%ile in our state)
    Maths - Distinction (>93%ile in our state)

    He was disappointed in his science (one of his strengths) but it was the first test he did and made some simple errors.

    I'm so pleased for him!!

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    #56411 - 09/23/09 01:20 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: tory]
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    DD 2.5 just sounded out her first word today all by herself...."RAT" I am so proud, she the promptly crashed and feel asleep sitting up on the couch....i guess the new skill wore her out. LOL
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    #56418 - 09/23/09 02:01 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: amazedmom]
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    great story. that's so cute

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    #56463 - 09/23/09 10:26 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
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    My little Bear has been going to Music Together classes for 8 weeks now. He has thrown tantrums about going, refused to talk to anyone in class, refused to take off his shoes (can't leave without shoes...), refused to get off my lap, refused to join in the dancing part or let me join in (sensory issues and transition issues there), etc... Luckily the teacher has a son with Downs and is very understanding with sensitive kids.

    He LOVES the classes though and eventually separated from me enough to get instruments and put them away.

    This last class (8) I made a deal with him. If he got to bring brightly colored giraffe then he would take off his shoes (prior to this I had managed one shoe off for one song). It's a big deal because shoes aren't actually allowed in class. Well he did it! He made it through the whole class and actually participated and talked to the teacher and everything!!!!!!!!! {happy dance} The teacher finally got to see the Bear that I know!

    He was horrid to be around the rest of the day. It totally took it out of him (wish he had just passed out! lol), but he did it!


    Edited by Wyldkat (09/23/09 10:27 PM)

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