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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-14-2012, 05:34 PM
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Posted By starlein26
I have three kids. My oldest is disabled. I've...

I have three kids. My oldest is disabled. I've decided to unschool (with lots of guidance/structure that they are unaware of). My small house is also VERY loud and I'm a *very* noise sensitive...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-21-2011, 02:43 PM
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Posted By starlein26
http://psi.sagepub.com/content/12/1/3.full.pdf

http://psi.sagepub.com/content/12/1/3.full.pdf
Forum: California, Nevada   07-29-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By starlein26
Pookietooth- Good luck with your search! It's a...

Pookietooth- Good luck with your search! It's a tough area...that's why we're here in Humboldt County now! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: August 2011   07-27-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By starlein26
Congrats!!!   (Now I want a fourth ;-)

Congrats!!!
 
(Now I want a fourth ;-)
Forum: California, Nevada   07-27-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By starlein26
Hi there! My son is severly disabled (he is...

Hi there! My son is severly disabled (he is wheelchair bound) but we don't rely on services so I can't answer your questions regarding that. I do know that if you live in San Mateo County, you can...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,166
Posted By starlein26
I'm looking to hear from mothers who can...

I'm looking to hear from mothers who can honestly reflect on their experience with their children -AND- those who are a little more "type-A" if you will.  
 
Did you find that going from 3 to 4...
Forum: Unschooling   06-09-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,745
Posted By starlein26
As far as educational material, my kids love...

As far as educational material, my kids love anything that Schlessinger Media produces (The Way Things Work, Physical Science for Children, Earth Science for Children, Science Clips for Children...)...
Forum: Family Planning   06-05-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,164
Posted By starlein26
Things that get way worse:   Housework (the...

Things that get way worse:
 
Housework (the house is wrecked 15 minutes after they wake up)
Food preparation (I feel like *someone* is hungry all.the.time)
Noise (oh my god, the noise)
Sibling...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,191
Posted By starlein26
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v372/n6502/a...

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v372/n6502/abs/372169a0.html
 
http://www.jyi.org/volumes/volume6/issue6/features/feng.html
 
 
Food for thought...
Forum: Parenting   12-05-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,191
Posted By starlein26
 Originally Posted by...


Originally Posted by SubliminalDarkness http://www.mothering.com/forum/../../../img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   12-05-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,577
Posted By starlein26
We took the pedals off of dd's bike...works...

We took the pedals off of dd's bike...works great!
Forum: Personal Growth   12-03-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,101
Posted By starlein26
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bobcat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Family Planning   12-03-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
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Views: 4,753
Posted By starlein26
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lovingmommyhood http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-03-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By starlein26
I used to worry more about this issue until I...

I used to worry more about this issue until I started reading a fascinating book, The Evolution of Childhood, by Melvin Konner.
 
In the beginning of his book he discusses paradigms in the...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-02-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,560
Posted By starlein26
Two children requires a huge change...

Two children requires a huge change in multi-tasking. The sometimes intertwined needs of two different children who both want/need your attention and time (particulary helpless newborns) is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-02-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,997
Posted By starlein26
I'll add to the chorus and say that supervision...

I'll add to the chorus and say that supervision at this age (or with any child showing aggression) is key. We use time-outs as well when the offender has received a warning and strikes again. I also...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-02-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By starlein26
Tantrums at that age are hard, and painful to...

Tantrums at that age are hard, and painful to watch...but VERY normal...esp. for intense children.
 
My middle child is INTENSE and has had INTENSE tantrums most of her life. They have lessened...
Forum: Family Planning   12-02-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By starlein26
Are you all talking about successful withdrawal?...

Are you all talking about successful withdrawal?
 
We've used it for 10 years with no unwanted pregnancies...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-01-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By starlein26
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Quote:Originally Posted by jellybeanmumma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-30-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,104
Posted By starlein26
Definitely the first three years. They are...

Definitely the first three years. They are critical!
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-29-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By starlein26
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Quote:Originally Posted by ecoteat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   11-26-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,341
Posted By starlein26
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AFWife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   11-26-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,434
Posted By starlein26
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tigerchild http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-24-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,693
Posted By starlein26
I decided 11 years ago that my mother would no...

I decided 11 years ago that my mother would no longer abuse me. It was hard to draw the proper boundaries at first, to stop allowing myself to be drawn in by her manipulation...only to be left...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-19-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By starlein26
It's very, very hard to process these feelings...

It's very, very hard to process these feelings of loss. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif We've all been there. I tend to cycle, but the lows seem to come less often now, and don't...
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