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Posts Made By: Ruby07
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-19-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Ruby07
PT Docs -- is this asthma??

I've always had allergies/sinus issues, but have never had asthma. This fall, I've had a mild rattly chesty cough in the mornings, and it goes away once I'm up and around. A couple of weeks ago,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-03-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Ruby07
It's one of the new "low profile" frames. And I...

It's one of the new "low profile" frames. And I didn't get a new boxspring, so it's currently on my old boxspring, which is only about 5 inches. The new boxspring would have added another 7 inches...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 10-02-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Ruby07
New mattress is too high!

I finally got a new mattress ó the last one I bought was in 1995!! I love my new one; itís so comfortable. But itís also so high! My DDs convinced me that this is the new trend. Ok, I guess I can...
Board: BusyBoard 09-29-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
It's so difficult, isn't it? And the poor kids. ...

It's so difficult, isn't it? And the poor kids. So far, the father's girlfriend has only emailed to introduce herself to me, as a person in the child's life; and to ask a question about the book...
Board: BusyBoard 09-29-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
Need quick help to answer parent email!

I have a single parent in my classroom, "Tina", who has been rather difficult already this school year. She has a folder for her child with a "dad" side and a "mom" side, and has asked for...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-25-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Ruby07
I understand completely!

My girls are very good kids as well, but there are always things to worry about, just as you described.

The tough part of being a single parent is that you have no one to spill your guts to. No...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
There aren't any "art" museums to speak of aside...

There aren't any "art" museums to speak of aside from Corning Glass, but there is a quaint little place called The Genesee Country Village and Museum in Mumford, NY. A friend of mine works there,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
Okay, I have a couple more suggestions if they're...

Okay, I have a couple more suggestions if they're willing to drive a bit?

There's a wonderful craft/farm market in Penn Yan, NY. It's about an hour's drive, but it is worth it (if they like that...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
I'm from that area, originally! It's beautiful...

I'm from that area, originally! It's beautiful country, hills and valleys. I miss them so much, since where I live now is rather flat.

Unfortunately, the area is sorely lacking in "great...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-21-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Ruby07
Cat moms -- Target has a haunted house for our kitties!

I loved that Santa's Workshop scratching house last year that everyone posted about. After my cats destroyed it, I looked everywhere for something similar (preferably without a holiday theme).
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Board: The VENT 09-19-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Ruby07
Thank you!

Thank you!
Board: The VENT 09-16-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Ruby07
The other staff members and I will be hashing out...

The other staff members and I will be hashing out a contract for parents to sign and presenting it to the administration this week.

Just to answer questions........we do get paid, but it's a...
Board: The VENT 09-15-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Ruby07
Allowing disruptive students in extracurricular activities...

I'm the assistant director and pianist for the musicals at my school. For the Elementary shows (3rd and 4th graders), we are not allowed to make cuts: every child gets in. So we end up with a cast...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Ruby07
How much does the program cost? They advertise...

How much does the program cost? They advertise it as costing the same as "a pair of shoes", but that can be $500, LOL!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-14-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Ruby07
I'm with you, I like to be familiar with the...

I'm with you, I like to be familiar with the storyline and songs before I go to a show. I don't want to miss something!

So this is what my DD and I do when we're on our way to a show for the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-11-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
Forgot to add --- at our orientations for both of...

Forgot to add --- at our orientations for both of my daughters, it was strongly recommended that the kids get jobs, either on or off campus. There really is a lot more down time than they had in...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-10-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
My DD was terribly bored at the beginning of her...

My DD was terribly bored at the beginning of her freshman year in college. She was used to the crazy, fast-paced life of high school. It's so different in college!

Tell him to join some clubs...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 09-05-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By Ruby07
Dance is physical, so why wouldn't it be part of...

Dance is physical, so why wouldn't it be part of Physical Education? I think it's great. My daughters can't throw, catch, kick, or run.......but they can dance!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-31-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Ruby07
We've already talked about all of this. They are...

We've already talked about all of this. They are JUST out of college this past May, both still only 21 years old, so it's not like they have established jobs and are moving in with me after years of...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-31-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Ruby07
The domino effect.......

OH my goodness, have I gotten myself in deep! My DD and her BF are moving in with me temporarily (he got a job in the area, so they're going to move here and she'll look for a job in the area before...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-30-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Ruby07
Don't say anything. I was that woman 10 years...

Don't say anything. I was that woman 10 years ago.......while I didn't walk in on my Ex with another woman, I discovered that he was having an affair with a "girl" in his office (she was barely 25,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-24-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Ruby07
I have two cats, and there are kitty-hair...

I have two cats, and there are kitty-hair tumbleweeds all throughout my house every day, no matter how often I clean!!

But the method that I've found to be the most effective for cat hair is the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-21-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Ruby07
If you search, it's all over the internet. ...

If you search, it's all over the internet.

I understand that they probably did the reality show for financial reasons, but this is the reason I would never do one. Everyone in the world gets to...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-21-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
I did it!

And it was pretty easy!

When I couldn't sleep for thinking about it last night, I followed the advice I give my DD, who has anxiety: break it down into sequential, manageable steps, and write...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 08-20-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Ruby07
Thank you!

I'm tackling it first thing in the morning! I have a plan, and I think it will work!



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