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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-04-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By autumnvt
Yes, I forgot to add that I too was an active...

Yes, I forgot to add that I too was an active member of the PTA. They have done okay without me... and my ds is still friends with three of his closest friends from school. That connection doesn't...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-04-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By autumnvt
My DS came home, his choice, half way through...

My DS came home, his choice, half way through first grade. That was after several months of trying to make things work, then offering him this option. That was just over two years ago and he...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-19-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By autumnvt
Some of the ones my kids (5 and 8) like are: The...

Some of the ones my kids (5 and 8) like are: The Elements (periodic table), Bill Nye, Little writer, Eggy phonics, math ninja, farfaria (stories), brainpop and brainpop jr. , google earth,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-14-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By autumnvt
Ha! I guess my point was, at least in my...

Ha! I guess my point was, at least in my experience, when I try to set up quiet activities for my son and his friends, they prefer to run around and do more physical stuff.
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-13-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By autumnvt
My 8 year old enjoys many art and craft and...

My 8 year old enjoys many art and craft and quiet activities. But when he is with another boy his age, the energy level is generally pretty high. They like to wrestle and play spy and chase the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-29-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By autumnvt
5 for my son and 4 for my daughter. Both loved...

5 for my son and 4 for my daughter. Both loved the story...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-29-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By autumnvt
I just wanted to add. That the Piipi...

I just wanted to add. That the Piipi Longstocking series was a hit with my son at this age....
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-06-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By autumnvt
What about books on cd,or the computer, that he...

What about books on cd,or the computer, that he can listen to for a bit to get some down time?
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By autumnvt
It sounds like she might be testing out other...

It sounds like she might be testing out other children's behavior that she sees in school. Once my older started school, he came home with all kinds of new phrases and behaviors to test out at home....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-09-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By autumnvt
Is there a library nearby that he could...

Is there a library nearby that he could walk/bike to or that you could drop him off at for a couple of hours? Is he interested in being a mother's helper?
Forum: Parenting   06-13-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By autumnvt
Slip and slide and water balloons....  

Slip and slide and water balloons....
 
Forum: Parenting   06-13-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By autumnvt
One of the coolest things about my dad is how...

One of the coolest things about my dad is how active and engaging he was with my sister and I even after my parents got a divorce. He really wanted to be involved. I've also seen him cry in...
Forum: Parenting   06-13-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By autumnvt
Birthdays here are definitely recognized, but...

Birthdays here are definitely recognized, but also a bit low-key. The birthday kid gets to choose breakfast and dinner made at home. Birthday parties vary from year to year. Sometimes family...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By autumnvt
Thank you all for your input. While not a mathy...

Thank you all for your input. While not a mathy family, my ds is definitely a mathy kid... and Singapore has worked well for us so far.  I guess I could try getting all of the material for the next...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-03-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By autumnvt
My son has been through 2B and 3A. I found both...

My son has been through 2B and 3A. I found both texts second hand, so we ended up with the textbook and teacher guide for both. I haven't been able to find 3B second hand yet, so may buy it. I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-20-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By autumnvt
Thanks, I'll give it  a try!  

Thanks, I'll give it  a try!
 
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-17-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By autumnvt
haven't read the replies, but this is a current...

haven't read the replies, but this is a current favorite: mixed greens, shredded beets and carrots, feta, smoked salmon, maple roasted nuts =yum!!!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-17-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By autumnvt
We talk about buying processed vs. unprocessed...

We talk about buying processed vs. unprocessed at our coop and supermarket. Recycled paper products vs. cloth. Reusable bags at any store or saying no to bags... recyclable containers. re-using vs....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-13-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By autumnvt
Of course- that makes sense! I am excited to...

Of course- that makes sense! I am excited to check those links out- Thank you!
 
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-13-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By autumnvt
That site looks good. I'm going to give it a...

That site looks good. I'm going to give it a try!
Thank You!
 
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-12-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By autumnvt
I searched and the only information I came up...

I searched and the only information I came up with was almost 8 years old... Has anybody had any luck with bread/baguette/crepe recipes without the eggs and GF?
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 422
Posted By autumnvt
I have a 4 and 7 year old. Together we play: ...

I have a 4 and 7 year old. Together we play:
Guess Who
Quirkle
Blokus
memory
Tea Party Game
old maid
story cubes go fish
Treasure Hunt
Connect four
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-12-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By autumnvt
Great! Just what I was looking for. Thank you! ...

Great! Just what I was looking for. Thank you!
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-12-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By autumnvt
I'm mostly looking for math curriculum, but...

I'm mostly looking for math curriculum, but other items as well. In the past, I've found used items through a yahoo list serv that I'm part of and by chance, but I started wondering today if there...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   03-04-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By autumnvt
More specifically, did you cross off the part...

More specifically, did you cross off the part about your child increasing the risk of others contracting those diseases? Or what did you do, just sign it?
Thanks!
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