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Forum: The Teacher's Lounge April 4th, 2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Alice
I agree with Astrid. Come up with a portfolio:...

I agree with Astrid. Come up with a portfolio: your resume, cover letter, philosophy, anything else you can think of. Put it all into a folder or something so it looks professional.

Do your...
Forum: Adoption April 4th, 2007, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By Alice
I had the same fears many years ago. All...

I had the same fears many years ago.

All they want to see is the general home enviornment. They want to be sure there aren't drug dealers next door, that the floor has been cleaned sometime in the...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge April 4th, 2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Alice
I'm math, so I've never shown a movie! I've...

I'm math, so I've never shown a movie!

I've always been envious of teachers that could. Just for those days when you have laryngitis (twice a year for me) and aren't sick enough to call in. What a...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge April 2nd, 2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By Alice
I teach an SAT prep course, and sometimes tutor. ...

I teach an SAT prep course, and sometimes tutor.

Would you consider working in a camp for kids with special needs?
Forum: Moms of Gradeschoolers April 1st, 2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By Alice
Why not hit the "Ask a Teacher" board and see...

Why not hit the "Ask a Teacher" board and see what the pros have to say? http://www.justmommies.com/boards/index.php?showforum=598
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge April 1st, 2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Alice
How about opening up a thread on something of...

How about opening up a thread on something of interest to parents, and posting an invitation on the appropriate age boards?

For example, I could do something on how to get through HS math, or...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge March 23rd, 2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Alice
I'm in my 21st year of teaching math. I returned...

I'm in my 21st year of teaching math. I returned to teaching in September, after 6 years as a SAHM. (During those years I hosted the Adoption board here for a while and was active on the Work at Home...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge February 8th, 2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,398
Posted By Alice
This is my 21st year teaching math. I went back...

This is my 21st year teaching math. I went back in September after 6 years home with my kids.

I taught 7th grade up until last week. Then they bumped me up to Precalculus to cover a maternity...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 18th, 2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Alice
[quote] Each of us does what we have to do....

[quote]

Each of us does what we have to do. My oldest was in daycare until his first sister was born. At that point, daycare was simply eating up too much of my salary for me to continue. There...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 15th, 2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Alice
What subject/level are you hoping to teach?

What subject/level are you hoping to teach?
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 15th, 2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Alice
I just returned to teaching after 6 years as a...

I just returned to teaching after 6 years as a SAHM. Ideally we would have waited 2 more years until our youngest is in Kindergarten. But we're so deeply in debt that I really had no choice... my...
Forum: Work at Home Mommies September 30th, 2006, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Alice
Take a look at www.dsa.org It lists lots of...

Take a look at www.dsa.org It lists lots of companies that do direct sales, from Avon to lots that I've never heard of. It has some sort of screening process for them, and the presence of some I...
Forum: Working Mommies September 26th, 2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By Alice
" Hi Mary, this is Louie. I'm calling in...

" Hi Mary, this is Louie. I'm calling in reference to the receptionist job. I applied last week and I'm wondering about the status of my application."
Forum: Working Mommies September 26th, 2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By Alice
I'm a math teacher; somehow I can't see my 3...

I'm a math teacher; somehow I can't see my 3 kiddies in my classroom :)

But those summers off can't be beat!
Forum: Adoption September 23rd, 2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Alice
Hi, and good luck with your decision. Just...

Hi, and good luck with your decision.

Just one little nit-picky thing from the adoptive mom of one and biological mom of two:

The kids you adopt are "kids of your own." The only difference is...
Forum: Moms of Gradeschoolers September 16th, 2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Alice
My all time favorite teacher gift is a fleece...

My all time favorite teacher gift is a fleece throw. I usually get them for around $10, and I know I love a cozy blanket on a cold winter night.

But the problem is what to do for teachers my...
Forum: Work at Home Mommies July 4th, 2006, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Alice
Why not print up some flyers and target those...

Why not print up some flyers and target those places where your likely customers will be? See whether local OB-GYNs will let you post some (or buy some flyer racks at Staples and ask if you can leave...
Forum: Working Mommies July 1st, 2006, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Alice
CONGRATULATIONS!!! I say you wait. Many...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

I say you wait.

Many women have no problem at all with morning sickness. Others get a bit queasy, but that's all. (I was in the 3rd category: sick as a dog every day for 3...
Forum: Adoption June 19th, 2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Alice
Question My 8 year old son was adopted from Kora at the...

My 8 year old son was adopted from Kora at the age of 7 months, into an Irish-Italian-American home.Six months later I was pregnant with his first sister, 3 years later with daughter #2. There is no...
Forum: BTDT Moms Advice for New Moms May 31st, 2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Alice
Why not let him bake another two weeks or so?

Why not let him bake another two weeks or so?
Forum: Work at Home Mommies May 31st, 2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Alice
Why not give freelance writing a shot? If ...

Why not give freelance writing a shot?

If you want, you can write research papers for other students, although as a teacher and an adult, I have a HUGE problem with that!!! But there is a market...
Forum: Catholic Parenting May 31st, 2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Alice
More than the ceremoy itself, I think that you...

More than the ceremoy itself, I think that you and BF have to do some talking about how you'll raise this baby.He's the father of the baby, right? If he doesn't want to attend the Christening, can he...
Forum: Preemies/NICU May 29th, 2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Alice
Cassidy was born on Thursday morning, 7 weeks...

Cassidy was born on Thursday morning, 7 weeks early. She does have a few problems, nothing life threatenting:

-She has something called Pierre Robbin Sequence. From what we've found online, it...
Forum: Moms of Toddlers May 29th, 2006, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Alice
Limited doses of control can be a lifesaver!!! As...

Limited doses of control can be a lifesaver!!! As often as possible, let him choose from between 2 or 3 options.. which veggie should I make for dinner, what should we have for lunch, which shirt do ...
Forum: Adoption May 28th, 2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Alice
Hi, and welcome! My son is adopted...

Hi, and welcome!

My son is adopted internationally as well, although from Korea, not the Ukraine. We had an incredibly easy time of it--our agency was professional and made the process as painless...
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