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    #94434 - 02/09/11 07:03 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: PMc]
    minniemarx Offline

    Registered: 10/31/08
    Posts: 466
    Originally Posted By: PMc
    DS 28 months spent the last few days in the hospital for a severe
    Asthma flare up. When he was discharged the nurse removed his
    ankle alert band and he turned to the group of nurses, techs, etc
    who had come to say goodbye, took a deep bow and said "I'm free
    at last".


    Love it, PMc! (Bet you were glad to have him home, too!)


    #94473 - 02/10/11 07:32 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    onthegomom Offline

    Registered: 07/28/09
    Posts: 1743
    I scored !!!!!10!!!! Calvin and Hobbs books from good will at $1.oo each. I still can't believe it. I almost felt guilty taking all of them, but I know they will go to good use. If laughter is the best medicine, DS will have plenty.

    #94476 - 02/10/11 07:37 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    shellymos Offline

    Registered: 08/20/08
    Posts: 847
    Loc: New York
    WOW OTGmom...that's Awesome!! Congrats to you!!

    #94496 - 02/10/11 10:43 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    intparent Offline

    Registered: 12/16/09
    Posts: 553
    What a deal! Use those super skills to look for Foxtrot next, that is the other series my gifted kid LOVED.

    #94614 - 02/12/11 03:23 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    chris1234 Offline

    Registered: 06/27/08
    Posts: 1897
    Ds10's report card came out a bit better than expected! He usually does well, but I thought he definitely had some rough spots last quarter with missing assignments and organization.
    He also got his review from gifted class and is doing very well there, it is wonderful to see.
    The teacher has a dialogue with students on paper as they progress through different projects and it is interesting to see he is moving into more bold thinking, even a fun relationship with the teacher. It is usually hard to tell from the outside how things are going so it is always a pleasant surprise to get a glimpse like this.
    I need to send her a sincere note about how well SHE is doing with him! wink

    #94619 - 02/12/11 06:49 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    La Texican Offline

    Registered: 07/10/10
    Posts: 1777
    Loc: South Texas
    I'll post my giddy new mother brags. My princess(4m) has started to roll from her back to her side. She holds her legs straight up in the air, then throws them to the side, pauses, then turns her top half. Then she looks up, face beaming with pride. Seemingly saying, I did that!
    Youth lives by personality, age lives by calculation. -- Aristotle on a calendar

    #94628 - 02/12/11 01:16 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    chris1234 Offline

    Registered: 06/27/08
    Posts: 1897
    Beautiful, La Texican, congrats of the bundle of energy!! laugh

    #94909 - 02/17/11 06:07 AM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: chris1234]
    Katelyn'sM om Offline

    Registered: 10/22/08
    Posts: 1085
    Loc: Austin, TX
    This is more of a funny story and less of a brag. We went to a restaurant last night which has a great outside space with a huge play area for the kids. DD (age 4) and a little boy were trying to one up each other and he decided to climb a tree. DD turned to the playground rules and said "Hey, you can't do that! It clearly says No climbing trees!". My husband asked if I read her the rules ... uh, no. Thanks to her being a sneaking reader we really have no idea how much she can read.

    #94981 - 02/17/11 06:37 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    Michaela Offline

    Registered: 11/18/09
    Posts: 529
    Loc: The bottom of my cup
    Today, we were leaving the respirologist -- only the second time we've been -- and from behind the stroller, I asked the alergist "which way?" and DS said "Right, Left, Down." This was not only correct, but his first ever usage of both "left" and "right."

    The alergist chuckled, said "smart kid," and gave him an extra sticker.

    Actually, she gave him a lot of stickers over the course of about 5 minutes when he was actually awake (he was alseep for the actual test). It was maybe no less impressive the way he played her for stickers... when she offered him a sticker, I said "just one," she said "you can have as MANY as you like!" He said "Ummmmmmm..." and made a really big show of trying to pick JUST ONE -- so that finally she handed him all the ones she caught him looking at. I like the respirologists. They're great folks.

    Oh: and the REAL brag!!!! NO POSITIVES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    DS1: Hon, you already finished your homework
    DS2: Quit it with the protesting already!

    #95144 - 02/20/11 04:09 PM Re: The ultimate brag thread [Re: CFK]
    Iucounu Offline

    Registered: 06/02/10
    Posts: 1457
    I was arriving in the parking lot at a local pet store, located in a strip mall, with DS5, when he said, "That's taking things entirely too far." I shot him a quizzical look, and he said, "With babies." I hadn't noticed it yet, but next to the pet store was a new store called "buybuy BABY".
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