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Forum: Homebirth   01-12-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By StormySar
I am 8 wks pregnant with our 7th pregnancy/6th...

I am 8 wks pregnant with our 7th pregnancy/6th birth (Lord willing) within 8 years.  I have had 4 homebirths with my last four babies, and never had a problem except with my last homebirth after...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-06-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By StormySar
I have been told there is an OB who does...

I have been told there is an OB who does homebirths around the Detroit area.  Can anyone provide contact info for her?  I  am having no luck googling. Wondering if she's still in the area, if she...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By StormySar
My kids are 6, 5, 3, (almost) 2 and (almost) 2...

My kids are 6, 5, 3, (almost) 2 and (almost) 2 months. Because I have the younger 3 which are quite limited in abilities as far as helping,and I don't want to be 'in the way' as far as keeping an...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By StormySar
My dd is 6 and we're working through The...

My dd is 6 and we're working through The Ordinary PArents guide to teaching reading, and using soem readers from progressive phonics.

Something I was never quite clear on was - should we advance...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-14-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By StormySar
I love saxon. It isn't expensive - at least for...

I love saxon. It isn't expensive - at least for the teachers manual. I bought K and 1 on amazon for a few bucks a book, used teachers editions. I don't buy the workbooks but duplicate the worksheets...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-05-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,838
Posted By StormySar
I have a first grader. We are classical...

I have a first grader. We are classical educators, and I have our 'stuff' on my blog if you are interested for this year.

http://www.motherhoodnaturally.com/closelyspaced/?p=487
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-31-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By StormySar
My daughter always tells people she doesn't go...

My daughter always tells people she doesn't go to school, she's homeschooled! And she says it with such pride and a smile that she's never gotten a mixed response, it's always been positive. She is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-25-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By StormySar
What did/are you doing for music for your first...

What did/are you doing for music for your first grader? I will be getting her into keyboarding lessons because that's currently the only instrument we have, but I wanted to do an introduction to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-22-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By StormySar
Quote: Originally Posted by MaryLang...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MaryLang http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15762277)
Nothing in the garage leaks, it just got a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-22-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By StormySar
Your house can't work for you in a pinch, until...

Your house can't work for you in a pinch, until you get back on your feet again? I'd get the renters out and move back in. It may not be very comfortable but it may make the most sense so you arent...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-15-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,402
Posted By StormySar
Like gabbyraja, I get my $5. We check these...

Like gabbyraja, I get my $5. We check these things regularly. I don't like the idea of stores making extra money off of me when they're already making a lot to begin with, I refuse to pay more for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-13-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By StormySar
Are the meeting books for K and 2 similar to the...

Are the meeting books for K and 2 similar to the one for Saxon 1? I have one for Saxon 1 and we barely use it. I already have a chart for counting to 100, we use a separate calendar system and I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-03-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By StormySar
Does anyone have any favorite books or websites...

Does anyone have any favorite books or websites I could look into for teaching my dd how to play the keyboard? We got her a nice one from a garage sale a couple weeks ago and thought I'd add music...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-01-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By StormySar
Are there free resources online for such things?...

Are there free resources online for such things? Or maybe an outline of what a first grader should experience/learn with each so I could make my own?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-31-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,090
Posted By StormySar
I've always used fishing line tied around little...

I've always used fishing line tied around little nails and wooden clothespins (the kind with the spring) and let the kids decorate them, glue shells on, etc. then we hang artwork and whatnot on them...
Forum: Family Safety   07-31-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By StormySar
I am trying to fit 3 carseats across in my...

I am trying to fit 3 carseats across in my e-350, which I've done, but I think things would fit a little more comfortably if I was able to remove the arm rests of two booster seats to allow more...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-31-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,090
Posted By StormySar
Ok I got a couple pictures up on my blog instead...

Ok I got a couple pictures up on my blog instead of using the facebook links try this: http://www.motherhoodnaturally.com/closelyspaced/?p=459
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-25-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,090
Posted By StormySar
This is our built in shelving system, and TV...

This is our built in shelving system, and TV nook. (http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?pid=6528900&id=832304767) Toys and bug houses are stored on the bottom, and more toys are down there now...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-20-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By StormySar
I am looking for ideas for homemade...

I am looking for ideas for homemade manipulatives using objects we might otherwise throw away or have lying around the house.

So far a neat idea I've heard of is to use those small spiral-bound...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-20-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By StormySar
I dont know what they ar either but could you...

I dont know what they ar either but could you just use those free paint chips from home improvement stores?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-25-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,184
Posted By StormySar
A friend asked me what was involved in getting...

A friend asked me what was involved in getting 'approval' for home education by the DHS. She's in MI and I have no idea what she's talking about. Apparently on the application form are options as...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-22-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By StormySar
We have a 12 passenger E-350xl super duty. I...

We have a 12 passenger E-350xl super duty. I love it.

It drives like a truck. It is just a bit worse on gas than our minivan was (which surprised us, I figured it would be horrible on gas and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By StormySar
She does alright with visual stuff for a short...

She does alright with visual stuff for a short time, but after a few problems she gets sick and tired of counting things to take away and counting what's left. We've been working a lot on counting...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-23-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By StormySar
I meant to do that... Is there a way this thread...

I meant to do that... Is there a way this thread can be moved or should I delete and repost in the learning at home forum? so sorry.... I thought I was in the homeschooling forum when I posted this.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-23-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By StormySar
It seems that in lesson 68, my daughter has hit...

It seems that in lesson 68, my daughter has hit a roadblock.

This is where she learns to subtract half of a number - 10-5, 4-2, 18-9, etc.

Up to this point, she had only been subtracting minus...
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