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Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-20-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By Queen Gwen
Yay for finding a house!   We moved here...

Yay for finding a house!
 
We moved here from Findlay, by the way, which is between you and Toledo.  And, yeah, it's hard to move with a little one, but I bet you'll find lots of other moms once...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-19-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By Queen Gwen
I swear someone else asked this exact question a...

I swear someone else asked this exact question a while back -- coming to the St Louis area because of Logan, and what's the immediate area like.  I wonder if you could search for the archives and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-24-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 12,194
Posted By Queen Gwen
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by QueenOfTheMeadow http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-30-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,466
Posted By Queen Gwen
http://sewing.patternreview.com/ is great for...

http://sewing.patternreview.com/ is great for looking up reviews of patterns.  You can just type in pattern numbers or names in that box in the upper left column (for example,  if I want to look up...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-26-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,430
Posted By Queen Gwen
Hmm, I don't actually remember how I caught on...

Hmm, I don't actually remember how I caught on the online community existed.  Someone handed me a copy of the magazine back in 1995 when I was pregnant with our first baby -- I remember THAT very...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Queen Gwen
Floating and sinking has to do with density,...

Floating and sinking has to do with density, which is part of physical science.
 
Evaporation is part of the concept of states of matter (water going from liquid to gas).  Again, physical science....
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-07-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Queen Gwen
Erin Piontek in O'Fallon has been fairly...

Erin Piontek in O'Fallon has been fairly flexible about discussing alternative vax schedules.
Forum: Spirituality   03-19-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,627
Posted By Queen Gwen
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Tracy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342383/prepping-for-the-2012-treasure-map/120#post_16916496)
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-28-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Queen Gwen
Carolyn Dweck has researched and written on the...

Carolyn Dweck has researched and written on the subject of Mindset extensively -- her paperback book by that title is an interesting read.  What she talks about is that the more successful children...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-06-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Queen Gwen
We didn't get it from Seton, although I don't...

We didn't get it from Seton, although I don't recall why I didn't go with them.  I think we got it from Family Learning Org.  I think they were trying to keep the costs down by re-using the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-05-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 161
Posted By Queen Gwen
We're not required to test where we now live,...

We're not required to test where we now live, but were required in our old state.  We still test because I want my kids to be used to the concept. We spend time discussing the psychology of test...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-27-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Queen Gwen
We used RightStart Geometry, too!  Our sixth...

We used RightStart Geometry, too!  Our sixth grader is currently somewhere in the midst of it right now.  She alternates with the Key to ... series, reviewing decimals right now.
 
Okay high...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-26-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,189
Posted By Queen Gwen
Dd #1 wanted to learn to read around age 4, so I...

Dd #1 wanted to learn to read around age 4, so I got 100 Easy Lessons out of the library (this was before Ordinary Parent's Guide existed).  By lesson 3 she absolutely loathed it, and refused to...
Forum: Spirituality   01-18-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,627
Posted By Queen Gwen
I haven't done this for years, but was just...

I haven't done this for years, but was just thinking about it yesterday and starting to de-clutter .... Then, shabam, I come on here and you've started a new thread about it. I'm thinking that's a...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-17-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Queen Gwen
Did you find anything? Dayspring in Maryland...

Did you find anything? Dayspring in Maryland Heights isn't big on makeup. As my 16yo pointed out, though, the students wear a blue leotard to class, which can be a problem if you're a 3 year old...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-17-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Queen Gwen
I have a sophomore and a 6th grader.  Wow,...

I have a sophomore and a 6th grader.  Wow, that's hard to believe.
 
These days we're trying to figure out things like dual enrollment, and pondering college applications in the (relatively) near...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By Queen Gwen
I stop by very erratically.  My kids are older...

I stop by very erratically.  My kids are older -- a high school sophomore and a 6th grader.**  I'd call our style relaxed classical, but have been through enough online discussion to realize that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By Queen Gwen
Really?  I thought you were going to say you...

Really?  I thought you were going to say you could spot the HEd kids because they tended to dress like they're on the set of Leave it to Beaver.  Because in our neck of the woods you'd be spot on...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   05-17-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Queen Gwen
Quote: Originally Posted by busymama77...

Quote:
Originally Posted by busymama77 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15414553)
Reminds of "Saved by the Bell"....
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   05-15-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Queen Gwen
Studio 703 in the valley. I go to Slater -- he's...

Studio 703 in the valley. I go to Slater -- he's great.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-25-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Queen Gwen
Yes, people have younger kids do RightStart,...

Yes, people have younger kids do RightStart, particularly RightStart A.

Much of RightStart A and B comes out of Montessori teaching methods for math, and Montessori has plenty of math materials...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-07-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,667
Posted By Queen Gwen
How do you pick which level to start at? Is...

How do you pick which level to start at? Is there some sort of recommendation page somewhere?

I'm having a terrible time navigating the MCT website, so I'm not seeing this information.

As I...
Forum: Spirituality   01-21-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,855
Posted By Queen Gwen
Quote: Originally Posted by somanythings...

Quote:
Originally Posted by somanythings http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14942469)
ITA I left a church for almost 6 months...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   12-28-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Queen Gwen
We see Erin Piontek in O'Fallon. She's okay with...

We see Erin Piontek in O'Fallon. She's okay with our vax schedule (which consists of me saying, "okay, I'll think about that"). No clue how she is with intact penises, as we have girls.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-18-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 623
Posted By Queen Gwen
We send out handmade cards. It used to be the...

We send out handmade cards. It used to be the kids would blob glitter glue on die-cut construction paper Christmas trees or gingerbread men (the public library had a die-cut machine we could use for...
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