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Forum: Elimination Communication   03-27-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By hipumpkins
2 mos feels like forever when your in the midst...

2 mos feels like forever when your in the midst of it but it is just the next step.  So now she learns how to be independent and it will take TONS of practice, but she will be all done and...
Forum: Elimination Communication   03-27-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By hipumpkins
At that age my son peed standing in the tub.  I...

At that age my son peed standing in the tub.  I don't know why but he preferred to pee down the drain.  He is 5 now an no he doesn't still do it. 
As far as poop I don't really know maybe once you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-27-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By hipumpkins
They did a promotion and sent us (and many many...

They did a promotion and sent us (and many many other people) a free deck.  I recieved the pyramath and it was simple and versatile.  It comes with directions but you could easily make the game go...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-26-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By hipumpkins
  If you purchase any products at...

  If you purchase any products at shop.iseecards.com (http://shop.iseecards.com/) you can use the promo code mathisfun for 50% off anything up until April 7. You can give this code to as many people...
Forum: Spirituality   01-30-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,149
Posted By hipumpkins
 I was brought to this thread from searching...

 I was brought to this thread from searching "OWL" b/c my church is going to start using this curriculum.  I have heard  alot about it and I am concerrend that  my church is starting this too...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-19-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By hipumpkins
Great thanks!

Great thanks!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-19-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By hipumpkins
I'll bet she wants to learn but is just...

I'll bet she wants to learn but is just frustrated.  From your descritption she sounds fine and normal but you would know better if something else seemed off.
Anyway, as for reading maybe let her...
Forum: Women's Health   01-18-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By hipumpkins
Yes I  read that antibotics can cause upset...

Yes I  read that antibotics can cause upset stomachs however I am not sure if this is beyoend the range of normal.
My daughter was put on suprax on Sunday for a UTI. WE were instructd 2 doses on...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-16-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By hipumpkins
My DD who is 8 has always struggled with...

My DD who is 8 has always struggled with handwriting.  Her penmenship was really not anywhere near a typical 8 year old.  Some daysb I was unschoolish about it just letting her be and other days I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-16-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By hipumpkins
My now 5 year old can do everything on that...

My now 5 year old can do everything on that list.  Bugttons bget tricky but he can do them.  He can read OK so I'm p[retty sure he could recognize days of the week but I never actaully asked him. ...
Forum: Women's Health   01-16-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By hipumpkins
My DD was put on an abx today.  She ahs only...

My DD was put on an abx today.  She ahs only ever had to take one once before in her eight year and that was  for a wound not an illness like this time.. I am bit overwhelmed at all the probiotic...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-02-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By hipumpkins
we do Rosetta stone and I am not suggesting that...

we do Rosetta stone and I am not suggesting that you do that but here's how that program teaches.
It does not use any English in it's teaching.
It shows a picture and says what it is in Spanish....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-29-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,342
Posted By hipumpkins
In my area school cut offs are Oct 1st. I always...

In my area school cut offs are Oct 1st. I always felt very lucky for this even as a homeschooler b/c my DD's birthday is Oct 28th.
I am pointing this out b/c that 3 weeks has bought me and my DD...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-28-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By hipumpkins
this is perfect! Thank you/ Mine are almost 8...

this is perfect! Thank you/ Mine are almost 8 and 5. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-28-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By hipumpkins
What do you recommend as a follow up after Song...

What do you recommend as a follow up after Song School Latin? We are nearly finished and I'd like to keep the momentum going.
Thanks
Valerie
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-25-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By hipumpkins
I am ready to try this elimination diet for my...

I am ready to try this elimination diet for my DD age 7. We have tried everything else and our next step would land us on the medication doorstep I fear.
I always had some mental block with this...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-28-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By hipumpkins
Oh FTR, my kids know that i do not care for they...

Oh FTR, my kids know that i do not care for they way he talks at all. It's just hard b/c they of course want to play with the kid who is outside.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By hipumpkins
I started a Yahoo group for my town. I did hang...

I started a Yahoo group for my town. I did hang fliers directing people to the yahoo group. I hung them in whole foods, and the library and Shop rite. Slowly our membership grew and now we post...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By hipumpkins
I think I'm at a point where my socialization...

I think I'm at a point where my socialization issue no longer making sure my kids have friends. My kids have lots of of really good friends. some go to school but most do not.
I am friends with...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By hipumpkins
I used this for my daughter when she was 6. We...

I used this for my daughter when she was 6. We did not do the handwriting and strayed from the script a lot.
My son who will be 5 next week wanted to learn to read a few months ago and specifically...
Forum: Unschooling   06-27-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By hipumpkins
Are the religious homeschoolers in your area...

Are the religious homeschoolers in your area open to socializing outside their group?
we have some that do and some that don't.
anyway, maybe after those kids do their "at home work" you could...
Forum: Elimination Communication   06-27-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By hipumpkins
Totally worth it!...

Totally worth it! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
It 's much easier to teach a baby what to do than a preschooler (or toddler) what NOT to do anymore even though this...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-27-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By hipumpkins
we actaullu use the term, "slide manners" which...

we actaullu use the term, "slide manners" which means essentially the slide is meant to go down but if no one is else is on it or if everyone has decided to go up you may also go up but you always...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-21-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By hipumpkins
My very soon to be 5 year old puts silverware...

My very soon to be 5 year old puts silverware away from the dishwasher, sets the table (except for plates which he can not reach and I actually plate food before putting on the table for space...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-19-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By hipumpkins
Thank you to just about everyone for such great...

Thank you to just about everyone for such great ideas. I didn't even really expect suggestions but those are great. My kids love stickers and I'm sure stencils would great fun! Those things never...
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