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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I don't agree that he should move out. While...

I don't agree that he should move out. While what he did was wrong, I don't think it would be beneficial for their parents to be separated. If he was like this often my opinion would change. I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I wouldn't make her go. Whenever my children...

I wouldn't make her go. Whenever my children don't want to be dropped off somewhere, I don't. I don't want them to think that I don't respect what they want. They still join a lot of different...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-18-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Oh I didn't think you were being judgmental! ...

Oh I didn't think you were being judgmental! Would I do that? Not a chance. I have noticed that through my years of parenting, I have seen myself look at others and think To each their own. As...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I wouldn't and haven't done that but I most...

I wouldn't and haven't done that but I most likely wouldn't do anything about it either. If the kids seem fine with it then they are most likely safe. Maybe let them know that you are available if...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By homeschoolingmama
My 5yo at the time stole a bracelet from a store....

My 5yo at the time stole a bracelet from a store. She knew it was wrong and she hid it. One of my other children pointed it out when we got to the car. I didn't want to punish her (I don't think...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-09-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By homeschoolingmama
We just went on a ferry and I felt sick as well...

We just went on a ferry and I felt sick as well as my daughter. Now I know we do. This month we are going on a ferry to Vancouver Island so I am going to grab those Hyland sickness tablets! ...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-09-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,699
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Congratulations!!!! That must be so exciting!!!!...

Congratulations!!!! That must be so exciting!!!!

We were told in our last interview that her goal is to approve us by September. We have a big family vacation the end of July to the first wk in...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,216
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I guess I am the odd one out. I would let her go...

I guess I am the odd one out. I would let her go home. She seems either too polite or too shy to speak up with you. I guess I know how it feels to want to go home. And a few weeks, to me, seems...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-02-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Ideas for birth mom letter

We are adopting through CAS. We are told to make a book for him/them to look through to learn about us. I was also told that the birth mom may look at the book as well. Our worker said a nice...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-27-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,266
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I think it is a respect issue. I would never...

I think it is a respect issue. I would never make my husband eat something that he just doesn't like. My daughter really disliked mushrooms growing up. I didn't make her eat them. She now likes...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-24-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,699
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Things are going well for us. We are done our...

Things are going well for us. We are done our classes. We are finished our individual interviews and we go in the beginning of July for our couple one. Then she gets to know us as a family at...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-18-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By homeschoolingmama
It is a beautiful name. You can find things...

It is a beautiful name. You can find things about any name if you try! I wouldn't go changing it because her sis is making up nicknames. It is bound to happen on the playground somehow with any...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-27-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,699
Posted By homeschoolingmama
In Canada the PRIDE classes generally take 9...

In Canada the PRIDE classes generally take 9 weeks.  Or 27 hrs.  Once in a while they do them on the weekends for 2 whole weekends instead of breaking it up by week.
The homestudy depends on your...
Forum: Toddler Health   05-12-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Yes, it is hard to visualize.  Picking a child...

Yes, it is hard to visualize.  Picking a child up by an arm isn't a good idea because it dislocates their arms.  My parents brought my brother in with that problem when he was little and the doctor...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-03-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Meh.  We don't have any exposure to guns around...

Meh.  We don't have any exposure to guns around here.  My son seems to be into gun play and I am fine with that.  We just learned about WW2 so I think it comes from that.  Or it could be from his...
Forum: Waldorf   04-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I met a family who uses the Waldorf method of...

I met a family who uses the Waldorf method of teaching/learning.  I don't know much about it.
What would an average day look like using this method at home?  Thanks!
Forum: Child & Teen Health   04-28-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 81,300
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Someone I know whose daughter was around 18...

Someone I know whose daughter was around 18 months started vomiting at night.  They got her checked and she had cancer.  She is good now but that is what I thought of and you mentioned a CT scan of...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-28-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,699
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TeamViddy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,403
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I have moments as a parent that I have flipped...

I have moments as a parent that I have flipped out on my children.  I start yelling and acting upset.  It hasn't happened very often but it has happened.  I don't regret it.  Afterward, I have sat...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,699
Posted By homeschoolingmama
For fostering it would be pretty quick I think....

For fostering it would be pretty quick I think.  I know someone who finished her classes and shortly after adopted a baby girl so hopefully not too long.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,699
Posted By homeschoolingmama
So we have our second class out of 9 on...

So we have our second class out of 9 on Thursday.  It is once a wk.  Our teacher is our homestudy worker so hopefully he will call soon to come out and meet our family.  First we just wanted to...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   03-23-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I am having a discussion with people and they...

I am having a discussion with people and they are stating that it is common for people to need a circ later in life.  Is there some info on this that I can back myself up?  I know doctors rush to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-19-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,520
Posted By homeschoolingmama
I believe this is an old thread but we are...

I believe this is an old thread but we are studying WW2 with my children and we have read Corrie Ten Boom.  The Children's version.  We also read Honey Cake.  It is much more geared for younger...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-10-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By homeschoolingmama
Ah yes I loved the baby diapers!  They slit open...

Ah yes I loved the baby diapers!  They slit open the diaper and stuffed it with ice.  It numbed me and it felt wonderful!  Pads worked as well by filling with water and putting them in the freezer...
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