Category Archives: Mothership

Dear? Didn’t you hear me? Honey? I’m talking to you.

I just have share with the world the Griffin-speak from last week…even though a lot of you reading this will have actually been there, I think there should be a record for the sake of his future relationships. First, a little context. … Continue reading

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Griffin the Food Critic

I’m procrastinating on the last 6,727 words I need to write to get to that magic 50K for NaNoWriMo08, so I thought I would share with you a little tidbit from the Griffin-man. Recently, I’ve been trying to up my … Continue reading

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Fast ForWord: Proof!

Last week, I got the brilliant idea to get my daughter’s working memory and processing speed re-tested in order to see if there was any empirical evidence to back up our anecdotal observations that Fast ForWord has helped her cognitive … Continue reading

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Introducing the lead singer of the next great band: The Talking Punkins

I had an appointment with a nutritionist at my naturopath’s office yesterday. I took Griffin (four and a third years old) with me. He was sure he wouldn’t need his little bag of cars to entertain himself. Big mistake. I should have … Continue reading

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Fast ForWord: Changes — II

Prompted by a comment from Melanie and quite literally, the hundreds of people that have reached my site using Fast ForWord as their search string, I thought it might just be time to elaborate on the changes I’ve seen in … Continue reading

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Pass it on–10 Positive Things About This Week

Well my friends, it’s been a week.  So, rather than curl up in my bed, I am taking a cue from Mahoney Musings and accentuating the positive: My Top 10 Positives about this week: A learning disabled daughter that received … Continue reading

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Opposites

The 4-year-old has a cold. Not a bad one. But just bad enough that he’s got that flypaper nose. You moms know the one I’m talking about–he’s constantly leaking a sticky fluid from his nose that then adheres to his … Continue reading

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Garden Mums

Drove by a sign that read: Garden mums now in stock The 10-year-old son asks me, Mom, what’s a ‘mum’? It’s short for chrysanthemum. It’s a flower. The word sometimes gets shortened to ‘mum’. Ooohhhh. (pause) I thought it was like a … Continue reading

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Fast ForWord — Language to Reading

I know it’s been a while since I said anything about Fast ForWord. Some time ago I posted about the first module my kids did called Language. I thought I should probably also let you know about the 2nd module, … Continue reading

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I’m not sure this one’s ripe enough.

My daughter is joining the school band this year. After submitting a preference form, we had to wait to see what instrument she would be assigned. This is what she wrote in her planner: Buy tender saxophone Do you think … Continue reading

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