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The Funny Pages - Tickle Me Elbow - The Sequel
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Timothy has started reading about this time last year. He went from BEHIND to GRADE LEVEL in one year. The secret? MAGIC TREE HOUSE. He is on book 38 from that series. He has also read Encyclopedia Brown, 10 or 11 of them. All this year a lone. Need to find a new series now to push him up a bit in reading something between Magic Tree House and the next level. There is like 50 or 60 in the Magic Tree House series, but they are getting to be a little below him now as he gets better at reading. So not sure what to try next.

Fabulous idea, love those!!! I'll go check some out before we leave on our trip!! Thank you!! :D

I'm not much help with the reading, as my older brother and sister apparently took

it upon themselves to teach me before I even hit kindergarten, but I still think you're

doing a great job!!!!

Thanks love :)

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Fabulous idea, love those!!! I'll go check some out before we leave on our trip!! Thank you!! :D

Not sure what level your child (if you mentioned it, I missed it) is at, but my son is 9 years old so that you have a reference point. :)

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I'm in such a good mood. My iga ttg came back with a 6. 1-19 is normal. It was at a 37 (high positive). I've been doing something right :lol: Also my gladien iga or igg (can't remember) dropped 4 points (from 8 to 4 i believe). Within normal, but a lower normal. :lol:

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Hey Wolfie that is fantastic news :-D ..

Have a great Christmas

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I read we have until 11.11 am before it is all over. I can't decide whether to bother finishing my Christmas shopping...

Loey

I'd love a prayer for all of our friends on the forum who are in pain and suffering, and to give thanks for being blessed with all the love and support from each other.

Thanks

And hugs to you x

I started a word document. If anyone wants to IM me personal prayers or email me (loeyarias@me.com) I'm just copy and pasting them onto one word sheet. I'm not going to cut them apart and will give them to my surrogate daughter Annie (one of Tony's best friends whose going on the trip ). I somehow trust her more not to lose them (my bad). Please get any personal or special prayers to me by today (SAturday). I'll be offline because it's the only day I have with Tony before he leaves. I'm still recovering from pneumonia and going though withdrawal but I'm getting stronger each day. I'm still amazed that it was only a week ago that I coded. I feel I have already had my prayers answered but will be adding my prayers for all of you as well as people I know in other areas of my life.

I love you all very much,

Loey

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I'm in such a good mood. My iga ttg came back with a 6. 1-19 is normal. It was at a 37 (high positive). I've been doing something right :lol: Also my gladien iga or igg (can't remember) dropped 4 points (from 8 to 4 i believe). Within normal, but a lower normal. :lol:

Yay!!!!!!!!

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Soooooo any silly peeps in the Pittsburgh PA area.. I will be the guest preacher on Sunday Dec 31 at Cranberry Baptist Church. Come by and say hi! :D

I use to live next to Cranbury. RI is too far and we won't be in NJ until January 19th. I continue to be amazed by you!

Loey

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Timothy has started reading about this time last year. He went from BEHIND to GRADE LEVEL in one year. The secret? MAGIC TREE HOUSE. He is on book 38 from that series. He has also read Encyclopedia Brown, 10 or 11 of them. All this year a lone. Need to find a new series now to push him up a bit in reading something between Magic Tree House and the next level. There is like 50 or 60 in the Magic Tree House series, but they are getting to be a little below him now as he gets better at reading. So not sure what to try next.

Another fine example of a parent knowing what the child needs. Way to go Timothy!!

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Another fine example of a parent knowing what the child needs. Way to go Timothy!!

Oh just dumb luck. :P

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Ah, but some people seem better at getting dumb luck than others.

Great work Dad ;-)

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Diary of a wimpy kid. Gets most reluctant readers going, they seem to like the "comic book" look and feel to the books.

I couldn't stand Captain Underpants but that is popular too.

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Happy Christmas all. Safe driving, eating etc.

Big hugs

Mw x

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Safe eating? Oh, you mean contamination. I was thinking "NOOOOO!!! Stuff yerselves silly with as much naughty food as you can! Eggnog! Fudge! Cookies!"

Then come back here and whine about how much crap you ate. :)

'tis the psilly way.

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Well, I may not have a chance to get on here again until Boxing Day, so MERRY,MERRY CHRISTMAS,Psills! :):):)

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Merry Christmas everybody -- do as Jess said and stuff yerselves psilly!

Enjoy!!

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Safe eating? Oh, you mean contamination. I was thinking "NOOOOO!!! Stuff yerselves silly with as much naughty food as you can! Eggnog! Fudge! Cookies!"

Then come back here and whine about how much crap you ate. :)

'tis the psilly way.

HA! That is what I was leaning towards LOL

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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!

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Happy Christmas Psillies :)

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Merry Christmas everyone! :)

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Hope it's a Very Merry Christmas for all!

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Merry Christmas to All...stockings are stuffed and to all a good night!

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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love,

Loey

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Merry Christmas, psillies!

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Matt stayed over last night-- we opened presents and ate bacon and cookies for breakfast:)

Merry Merry!

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Matt stayed over last night-- we opened presents and ate bacon and cookies for breakfast:)

Merry Merry!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Perfect breakfast!

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