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Re: BRAG BOOK

#41  Postby natselrox » Jun 28, 2010 2:51 am

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Re: BRAG BOOK

#42  Postby Made of Stars » Jun 28, 2010 9:53 am

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Re: BRAG BOOK

#43  Postby campermon » Jul 06, 2010 8:13 pm

I don't like to brag about my kids ( :mrgreen: ), but child number 1 had to produce a talk with a video about one of their hero's for their homework;

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVUlV_v59j0[/youtube]

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Re: BRAG BOOK

#44  Postby Jain » Jul 12, 2010 7:27 pm

Got to have a little brag about my little girls (7)school report that we received today.
It said she was above average in all of her subjects, takes pride in her work, works hard in all areas of the curriculum and always wants to please. She is a great friend and gets on well with her class mates both the girls and boys but doesn't get distracted by others. She shows respect to both her peers and teachers and has a positive relationship with adults. She always joins in with class discussion. She deals with issues maturely and sorts out problems quickly and effectively. She is polite and considerate and she is organised.

I am a happy proud Mummy!!!! I couldn't have asked for any more than that!!! :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#45  Postby james1v » Jul 12, 2010 7:42 pm

My one year old grandson has learned how to open and close, open and close, open and close the bleeding door to our living room, i cant get past the sod! Open and close, open and close....... :pissed:



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Re: BRAG BOOK

#46  Postby Durro » Jul 13, 2010 9:36 am

Claire Bear the 8 y.o. wonder girl got her Mid-year report card recently... 20 A's and a B. We were suitably chuffed but Claire was a little chagrined that the B was for Phys-Ed, given her elite gymnastics and results in the school athletics carnival. But, as we told her, nobody's perfect....

(but she does come close.)

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Re: BRAG BOOK

#47  Postby Made of Stars » Jul 20, 2010 11:36 am

Durro wrote:Claire Bear the 8 y.o. wonder girl got her Mid-year report card recently... 20 A's and a B. We were suitably chuffed but Claire was a little chagrined that the B was for Phys-Ed, given her elite gymnastics and results in the school athletics carnival. But, as we told her, nobody's perfect....

That is weird. Our six year old got a middling grade for reading, when the little bugger's two years ahead of his class and reading Harry Potter 3. Gotta wonder what these teachers are on sometimes. :roll:
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#48  Postby Durro » Jul 20, 2010 12:27 pm

My two kids (yes, I do have another one) are in this year's school performance nights - 4 nights and 7 daytime performances in 1 week actually. They've done up a clown act (with my help) that involves some gymnastics, some saxophone playing and some funny gags that had the rest of the cast LOL'ing at rehearsals this week. I'll try and gate crash their next rehearsal and take some video footage. It's good that Matthew my son is sharing the spotlight (literally!) as he's borderline dyslexic and doesn't get too many chances to shine at school. However, in a big improvement in his reading, he was assessed recently as having gone from grade 3 reading level to grade 6 in 12 months (he's in grade 6) and on his report card, he got a C for English after getting D's last year. So, we're proud of him too, as it's not easy for him and it was a big effort to improve his reading.
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#49  Postby Made of Stars » Jul 21, 2010 11:09 am

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Re: BRAG BOOK

#50  Postby Durro » Aug 03, 2010 1:33 pm

Here's my little piglets at tonight's opening night of their school performance evening. As it was midweek, the audience was only about 1/2 full but the Friday and weekend shows are sold out apparently.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gufqsinsfbs[/youtube]

:cheers:

P.S. They clear out the audience at the end of their act, as it's the end of Act 1, and the crew needs to set up for Act 2 during the interval.
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#51  Postby The_Metatron » Aug 03, 2010 1:59 pm

My youngest boy, named after the Hardrada, will be three at the end of this month. He's been crapping in a toilet for over a week now. Muuuch nicer. His older brother, the Protector, acquired this skill earlier, I think. But, we didn't see the need to fight either one over it.

The tipping point seems to be when you get them into regular underwear instead of a diaper. It's much more uncomfortable for them to soil underwear, so gives them incentive to eliminate elsewhere.

Our first go with the younger was to simply take his diaper off and catch him in time. Yeah. The first time he crapped without the diaper, there was shit on the floor, shit between his toes from him stomping in it, shit on his hands from wiping it off his legs, shit in his hair from wiping his hands off, shit in Mom's hair for the same reason. Pretty much shit everywhere. That didn't go very well.

I suspect toilet training happened earlier when cloth diapers were in use, because of the discomfort of wearing a piss soaked, crap filled cloth diaper. These new disposables form a nice gel and are much more comfortable to wear loaded, as it were. I think.
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#52  Postby Weaver » Aug 03, 2010 2:37 pm

So since I've been in Afghanistan, my wife has reverted to the style of cooking she's most comfortable with - i.e. frozen shit nuked in the microwave. I do most of the cooking when I'm home, but when I'm gone the family diet kinda falls off a bit.

To compound the laziness, my wife has trained our granddaughter, age 5.5, to nuke her own fish sticks for suppertime.

The other night, Lily approached my wife with a very serious expression and said, "Grandma, I know you don't feel like cooking tonight. And I don't feel like cooking either - so why don't we just order a pizza?"

Terri, my wife, said she actually considered the idea for a couple seconds before coming to her senses and denying the request.

I don't know which impresses me more - the thought of a 5 year-old who is too tired to cook, or the thought that she probably heard Terri and I have this general conversation 6-8 months ago and has waited for her chance to apply the technique.
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#53  Postby pennypitstop » Aug 03, 2010 6:41 pm

The_Metatron wrote:My youngest boy, named after the Hardrada, will be three at the end of this month. He's been crapping in a toilet for over a week now. Muuuch nicer. His older brother, the Protector, acquired this skill earlier, I think. But, we didn't see the need to fight either one over it.

The tipping point seems to be when you get them into regular underwear instead of a diaper. It's much more uncomfortable for them to soil underwear, so gives them incentive to eliminate elsewhere.

Our first go with the younger was to simply take his diaper off and catch him in time. Yeah. The first time he crapped without the diaper, there was shit on the floor, shit between his toes from him stomping in it, shit on his hands from wiping it off his legs, shit in his hair from wiping his hands off, shit in Mom's hair for the same reason. Pretty much shit everywhere. That didn't go very well.

I suspect toilet training happened earlier when cloth diapers were in use, because of the discomfort of wearing a piss soaked, crap filled cloth diaper. These new disposables form a nice gel and are much more comfortable to wear loaded, as it were. I think.


:lol:

Well last week my daughter was going outside to crap on the patio then yelling at the flies that to 'GO AWAY IT'S MY POO!'. :shifty: This week she's been asking to go to the toilet for wees and poos and today managed a trip to the local nature reserve without any accidents in her knickers. :thumbup:
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#54  Postby Witticism » Aug 04, 2010 8:59 am

Weaver wrote:
To compound the laziness, my wife has trained our granddaughter, age 5.5, to nuke her own fish sticks for suppertime.


You're a grandfather at 42 :ask:

I'm almost 36 and am about to have my first child ... well not me personally ... Mrs W. ;)
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#55  Postby Witticism » Aug 04, 2010 9:03 am

Durro wrote:Here's my little piglets at tonight's opening night of their school performance evening. As it was midweek, the audience was only about 1/2 full but the Friday and weekend shows are sold out apparently.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gufqsinsfbs[/youtube]

:cheers:

P.S. They clear out the audience at the end of their act, as it's the end of Act 1, and the crew needs to set up for Act 2 during the interval.


At work so I'll watch at home but :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#56  Postby Weaver » Aug 04, 2010 9:07 am

Witticism wrote:
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To compound the laziness, my wife has trained our granddaughter, age 5.5, to nuke her own fish sticks for suppertime.


You're a grandfather at 42 :ask:

I'm almost 36 and am about to have my first child ... well not me personally ... Mrs W. ;)

Yep - it was a big surprise to us when my stepson got his girlfriend pregnant, but we learned to deal with it, and have been raising her since she turned 1 year old. My stepson grew up enough to realize he couldn't properly raise his daughter, and his girlfriend was happy to let us take her so she could continue with her mission to have 10 kids without having to get married or get a job - she's halfway there so far. :roll:

To be fair, though, I got my kids on the installment plan - they were 7 and 10 when I first met them shortly before my wife and I were married (they lived with their father then). So I can still claim that I got my first child at age 29 (though that really screws with people's heads when they try to do the math to give me a granddaughter when I was 37!)

It's been interesting, raising a little one from scratch - good, that I don't have to correct other people's errors as much, bad for my ego as I learn I don't have all the answers I thought I had. Still, all in all it's been a wonderful time - seeing the creature's face light up when I come home from work is something I never got to experience with my step-kids, and something I wouldn't give up for the world.
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#57  Postby twistor59 » Aug 04, 2010 2:00 pm

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#58  Postby Weaver » Aug 04, 2010 10:29 pm

twistor59 wrote:My dad's bigger than your dad.

Man, that's really fucked up - my father died last year. So how do you think that made me feel! :waah:

(Just kidding. But seriously ;) - my father did die. But I'm not upset by your comment - just couldn't resist the comeback.)
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#59  Postby Witticism » Aug 06, 2010 5:57 am

Weaver wrote:
Witticism wrote:
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To compound the laziness, my wife has trained our granddaughter, age 5.5, to nuke her own fish sticks for suppertime.


You're a grandfather at 42 :ask:

I'm almost 36 and am about to have my first child ... well not me personally ... Mrs W. ;)

Yep - it was a big surprise to us when my stepson got his girlfriend pregnant, but we learned to deal with it, and have been raising her since she turned 1 year old. My stepson grew up enough to realize he couldn't properly raise his daughter, and his girlfriend was happy to let us take her so she could continue with her mission to have 10 kids without having to get married or get a job - she's halfway there so far. :roll:

To be fair, though, I got my kids on the installment plan - they were 7 and 10 when I first met them shortly before my wife and I were married (they lived with their father then). So I can still claim that I got my first child at age 29 (though that really screws with people's heads when they try to do the math to give me a granddaughter when I was 37!)

It's been interesting, raising a little one from scratch - good, that I don't have to correct other people's errors as much, bad for my ego as I learn I don't have all the answers I thought I had. Still, all in all it's been a wonderful time - seeing the creature's face light up when I come home from work is something I never got to experience with my step-kids, and something I wouldn't give up for the world.

:cheers: Thanks for sharing Weaver :grin:

My Aunt and Uncle are in sort-of a similar position. They are older than you but my cousin Paul, when he was 27 (he's now 31) married a 35y.o with 3 daughters and it was instant grandkids for them. They were a little shocked at first but fell in love with their new grandkids in no time.

Paul and his wife have a little boy together as well now and Paul's younger brother's wife has a daughter.

Not long now before mini-wit greets the world :grin:
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Re: BRAG BOOK

#60  Postby Mantisdreamz » Aug 06, 2010 6:21 am

Witticism wrote:
Durro wrote:Here's my little piglets at tonight's opening night of their school performance evening. As it was midweek, the audience was only about 1/2 full but the Friday and weekend shows are sold out apparently.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gufqsinsfbs[/youtube]

:cheers:

P.S. They clear out the audience at the end of their act, as it's the end of Act 1, and the crew needs to set up for Act 2 during the interval.


At work so I'll watch at home but :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Haha, they are quite the little hams! You must be proud! :tongue: :cheers:
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