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by EN
Sun Nov 28, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Asperger? Hyperactive?
Replies: 134
Views: 46997

Sorry mango, for the late reply. Busy at work and trying to spend time with my children as much. Is his behaviour really bad that you are worried it will impact his relationship with peers, friends & family that it warrants a diagnosis? If you are really worried, it takes 5 symtptoms to be diagnosed...
by EN
Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to tell if a child is gifted?
Replies: 1723
Views: 395774

He refused to speak because he wanted to perfect his speech before he opened his mouth... kind of strange. So if your child is non-verbal or doesn't speak that well... no worries lah, some people like to talk more, some people are deeper thinkers and speak less. That said, I feel that our schools t...
by EN
Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: Latchkey Kids
Replies: 6
Views: 2238

I was a latchkey kid at the age of 9. So do my children age 9 and 11. Besides the listing done by Angelight, you will need to gauge how your children react when a situation occur. For eg, heavy rain with thunder and lightning. Some children are afraid being alone with so much thunder and lightning g...
by EN
Wed Nov 03, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to tell if a child is gifted?
Replies: 1723
Views: 395774

My motor is, heck nowadays! My oldest has this very cute way of telling everyone that he is the most stupid, or the slowest (in sports). He said they will invariably become good friends with him, and he is blind to undue respect or ostracism. He knows how to convert an enemy to a friend. I have to ...
by EN
Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:00 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to tell if a child is gifted?
Replies: 1723
Views: 395774

:hugs: 2ppaamm I understand your frustration and utter bewilderment at what has been suggested. I do understand your plight. I feel that in local context AS has been mis-defined. Besides having a chat with the local school principal, how about checking with international schools here? Of course need...
by EN
Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: What my child says/does that touches me...
Replies: 68
Views: 13010

For nothing, I just love you, even when I am mad at you, I love you!"
IJJ, wow!! I like that. Love is unconditional.
by EN
Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:25 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: What my child says/does that touches me...
Replies: 68
Views: 13010

Now about dd. My mum passed away end May this year. Worried for my father well being (he's staying alone), I have gotten my children to stay over and accompany my father while I went to work. My father was extremely depressed. His mood swing consist of crying quietly, chatting about my late mum or s...
by EN
Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: What my child says/does that touches me...
Replies: 68
Views: 13010

Thanks all. He's really cute but of course there's mood swing too. Another thing he does that touches my heart. It was late about 11 pm and I was settling down to clear up the dry laundry and put them away into respective cabinet. He was about to sleep & seeing me with a pile of clothing, he climbed...
by EN
Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: What my child says/does that touches me...
Replies: 68
Views: 13010

A conversation between myself and ds. Me: (Raining hugs and kisses on him) I better kiss and smell you while I can. Once you grow up to become a man, I will not be able to do this anymore. DS: Why not? Don't tell me you would not want me to kiss and hug when you grow old? Me: You sure you will still...
by EN
Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:10 am
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How long does your kids' school shoes last?
Replies: 148
Views: 79656

Both my kids have two pairs of shoes that will last for six months. I have this penchant to ensure their shoes stays clean and white so, by the 3rd day, they will be wearing the other pair. I used to buy Nike or Reebok. But their feet grow so fast. $70 X 8 per year for school shoes a bit steep, so n...