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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-18-2014, 07:33 PM
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Anyone know if there is a breastmilk bank or...

Anyone know if there is a breastmilk bank or other such milk donation system in Knoxville, Tennessee? My friend just adopted a newborn and would very much like the real stuff for her baby!

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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   02-10-2014, 09:00 PM
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Any other waldorf-inspired homeschoolers out...

Any other waldorf-inspired homeschoolers out there in WNC looking to meet up regularly? I have a 9 yo, 6 yo, 4 yo and 1 yo. We are in Asheville and would love to meet some other homeschoolers doing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-19-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
Thank you so much everyone! I am so happy and...

Thank you so much everyone! I am so happy and grateful for your replies because I feel I have a pretty good idea about what I want to do. Love that SM doesn't require that much supervision (which I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-18-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
Does Math in Focus require heavy parent...

Does Math in Focus require heavy parent involvement like SM I wonder ? Not that it would be a deal breaker, but would just like to know. It sounds like it may be a sort of condensed SM am I right?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
I gotta be honest, I bought Right Start math a...

I gotta be honest, I bought Right Start math a while back. We had such a hectic couple of years with moving a few times and we have one last move coming up, that I sometimes feel too scattered to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
And does Beast Academy feel like something you'd...

And does Beast Academy feel like something you'd reach for (if you had a third grader like me) for some challenging and fun problems, rather than a detailed curriculum style math program?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
Okay, thanks for the clarification Amy. Do you...

Okay, thanks for the clarification Amy. Do you think Math in Focus is preferred over Singapore?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-17-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
Oh Kittywitty, thank you so much for your...

Oh Kittywitty, thank you so much for your detailed response. I love mothering, seriously! Hmm, so much to think about. Thank you Tassy mama too. I am in a real fix now... I'm convinced by the both...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
Always good to get a speedy reply to a pressing...

Always good to get a speedy reply to a pressing question!! Thanks! Have you heard anything about Beast Academy? That's the other math curriculum I'm wondering about. 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By spiritofthings
Anyone tried both of these?? I was thinking...

Anyone tried both of these?? I was thinking about Math Mammoth, but gosh, Singaporean kids seem to do so well in math on international tests, that I'm wondering if there's something special in...
Forum: Waldorf   10-14-2013, 07:06 PM
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Views: 166
Posted By spiritofthings
I am hoping someone can point me in the right...

I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction. We are waldorf homeschoolers and want to start incorporating a foreign language - french - into our homeschool day. Does anyone know of a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-13-2012, 10:31 PM
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Views: 4,688
Posted By spiritofthings
Ruby!

Ruby!
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   10-02-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By spiritofthings
I am using Sara Rathbone (matrimidwifery.com)...

I am using Sara Rathbone (matrimidwifery.com) for a midwife. I am in the third trimester and so far I like her very much - as well as her assistant Jennifer. She's done a ton of births in the area...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-01-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By spiritofthings
You could try posting in the tribes section....

You could try posting in the tribes section. I've read of a few woman who have been researching areas around Asheville who are looking to homestead/go off-grid etc. Or you could join the Asheville...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   10-01-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By spiritofthings
We are quite new to Asheville, having been here...

We are quite new to Asheville, having been here for five months or so, but so far are enjoying the Montford neighborhood, where we are renting, which is just north of downtown and fairly walkable...
Forum: Parenting   09-25-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,869
Posted By spiritofthings
Okay, a vote for ASHEVILLE, NC. Sorry for the...

Okay, a vote for ASHEVILLE, NC. Sorry for the late response!
 
1. nature - tons of this, large public parks, bike trails, state and national parks, water holes etc.
2. composting and recycling...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,816
Posted By spiritofthings
Jim Haaksma MD Community Family Practice 260...

Jim Haaksma MD
Community Family Practice
260 Merrimon Ave. 
Asheville NC 28801
ph: 828-254-2444
 
Family practitioner. Fine with breastfeeding, co-sleeping, homeschooling, delayed/non-vax....
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,816
Posted By spiritofthings
Donna Bradshaw MD Ashland Pediatrics 628 N...

Donna Bradshaw MD
Ashland Pediatrics
628 N Main St
Ashland  OR 
541-201-4930
 
 
A pediatrician and fine with breastfeeding, co-sleeping, homeschooling, delayed/non-vax etc. 
Forum: Vaccinations   09-25-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,816
Posted By spiritofthings
Pilar Buerk MD Pediatric Associates of the...

Pilar Buerk MD
Pediatric Associates of the Northwest - Portland office
2701 NW Vaughan, Suite 360
Portland OR 97210
ph: 503-227-0671
 
http://www.portlandpediatric.com/
 
She is a...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   09-15-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By spiritofthings
I'm sure you'll get many wonderful...

I'm sure you'll get many wonderful recommendations but just wanted to likewise mention that I am due at the end of the year and have been seeing Sara Rathbone at Maitri Midwifery whom I really like...
Forum: Parenting   09-07-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,869
Posted By spiritofthings
Sorry, yes, will do! 

Sorry, yes, will do! 
Forum: Waldorf   09-06-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By spiritofthings
 I posted this in the Tribes section too, but...

 I posted this in the Tribes section too, but just in case...
 
 
Well, some of us are getting together next Friday, September 14 in the afternoon for a picnic in the park ... details to be...
Forum: Parenting   09-06-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,869
Posted By spiritofthings
Anyone mentioned Asheville, NC yet? It has good...

Anyone mentioned Asheville, NC yet? It has good parks/bike trails and natural beauty, surrounded by farms and so access to local foods etc. Everything on the list, except not sure how great the...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   09-06-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By spiritofthings
Well, some of us are getting together next...

Well, some of us are getting together next Friday, September 14 in the afternoon for a picnic in the park ... details to be worked out tonight! Mainly just to see who's out there doing similar...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-01-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 257
Posted By spiritofthings
One last thing ladies- does living on a hill...

One last thing ladies- does living on a hill help some?
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