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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-15-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 868
Posted By Katrina
My older dd is 3.5yo, and we really let her...

My older dd is 3.5yo, and we really let her decide what she is interested in learning. Right now she is really into writing her letters, spelling words, sounding out words, using the computer to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-25-2005, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,306
Posted By Katrina
I don't know where you live, or if it matters,...

I don't know where you live, or if it matters, but California Homeschool Network http://californiahomeschool.net/default.htm
has a pamphlet for family members and friends of homeschooling families....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-19-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Katrina
We have been sharing our bed since the birth of...

We have been sharing our bed since the birth of my 3 1/2 yo (J). When #2 (N) was born, J moved into a twin mattress on the floor next to my husband's side of the bed. Then we moved to CA where the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-18-2005, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By Katrina
Yesterday my whole family (dh, dd 3 1/2 yo, dd...

Yesterday my whole family (dh, dd 3 1/2 yo, dd 2yo) and I did a great project- made bread together. They helped me make the dough, then we each got a chunk to work with. My husband made a bird...
Forum: Unschooling   01-17-2005, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Katrina
I am reading Teach Your Own by John Holt. My...

I am reading Teach Your Own by John Holt. My kids are only 2 and 3, so I can't say much from my own experience, but my kids are radically different from each other, and respond in completely...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-09-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Katrina
Thanks, Vanna's Mom and Dar! I had no idea...

Thanks, Vanna's Mom and Dar! I had no idea Kndgtn wasn't required. That's good to know. It's also good to know how easy filing the r-4 is. I definitely plan on joining some homeschool groups.

Has...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-08-2005, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Katrina
I have two daughters, ages 2 and 3 1/2. I live...

I have two daughters, ages 2 and 3 1/2. I live in San Diego, CA, and I plan on homeschooling, probably to the 8th grade. I am looking into the different options in curriculum and so on, and I have...
Forum: Dental   07-02-2004, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Katrina
We went to the dentist for the first time 2 days...

We went to the dentist for the first time 2 days ago. My 20 mo has cavities in her front top 4 teeth. The dentist was very nice and gentle, and said they would have to sedate her at children's...
Forum: Dental   06-18-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Katrina
I've been reading in the dental archives about...

I've been reading in the dental archives about tooth decay and it just occurred to me that maybe probiotics would help. I've had great results with probiotics in a bottle, and soy yoghurt with live...
Forum: Women's Health   06-14-2004, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Katrina
I don't know if this will help your situation at...

I don't know if this will help your situation at all, but a few months ago I had a wisdom tooth removed, and my mouth was left all cut up, it was awful. Instead of healing, these cuts got worse and...
Forum: Dental   06-14-2004, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By Katrina
I have a 3 year old and a 20 month old, and I am...

I have a 3 year old and a 20 month old, and I am about to take them for their first check up. My 3 yo has beautiful teeth, shiny white all over, and loves to brush. I think my 20 mo has some issues...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-06-2004, 02:11 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 5,866
Posted By Katrina
Hi everybody, I wanted to apologize for not...

Hi everybody, I wanted to apologize for not showing up to the playground a couple weeks ago, and for not writing to you sooner. I got the flu that week and on the day of the playgroup I had to go to...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-09-2003, 11:35 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 5,791
Posted By Katrina
That sounds great- thanks a lot bubbles! We go...

That sounds great- thanks a lot bubbles! We go to the park on 28th and Cedar in South Park, it's the best one within walking distance for us. If anyone needs directions just pm me with your email...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-09-2003, 05:46 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 5,791
Posted By Katrina
Well, like I said, it's tough for me to get all...

Well, like I said, it's tough for me to get all the way over there on weekdays, but I could try to figure something out if weekends are tough for everyone else. Free Tuesdays are every week, but...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-09-2003, 02:43 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 5,791
Posted By Katrina
It would be great if we could meet near us,...

It would be great if we could meet near us, serra mesa would be next to impossible for us to get to. If anyone wants to get together on the weekend we could meet in Balboa Park near the museums, at...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   12-09-2003, 12:30 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 5,791
Posted By Katrina
Hi, my name is Katrina, and my family recently...

Hi, my name is Katrina, and my family recently moved back to San Diego from upstate NY. When we left we had no kids, and we don't know very many families, here..... almost none, actually. We are in...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-02-2003, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By Katrina
I was just wondering if anyone knows anything...

I was just wondering if anyone knows anything about Powers Studio Photography.... It is a wedding photography studio, and my husband has had a preliminary job offer from them. Any info about them...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-02-2003, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,101
Posted By Katrina
Our ped and other docs I have talked to say that...

Our ped and other docs I have talked to say that urine should be almost colorless, with just a tinge of yellow. I think your ds sounds like he is drinking just the right amount!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-02-2003, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Katrina
Thanks! I will check SE portland out. My husband...

Thanks! I will check SE portland out. My husband is going up there later this month to meet with a company he got a job offer from, so he will definitely check that area out. I actually thought...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-19-2003, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Katrina
I know I've posted about possibly moving before...

I know I've posted about possibly moving before (and got tons of great feedback), but now my husband has lost his job and we may really be moving soon. We are on the poor side, and if we move we...
Forum: Women's Health   09-20-2002, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Katrina
No, we have never done any vaccinations. Like I...

No, we have never done any vaccinations. Like I said, this all started during a round of antibiotics, about 3 months ago.
Forum: Women's Health   09-18-2002, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Katrina
I will try that, thanks. Also, one thing I have...

I will try that, thanks. Also, one thing I have noticed lately is that dd's pee smells horribly of ammonia, what's up with that?
Forum: Women's Health   09-17-2002, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Katrina
My 14 month old daughter keeps getting yeast...

My 14 month old daughter keeps getting yeast rashes on her diaper area, ever since she was on antibiotics about 5 months ago. The doctor prescribed nystatin cream, and it clears it up wonderfully,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-28-2002, 04:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By Katrina
I have tried a few different decks, and the one...

I have tried a few different decks, and the one I keep going back to is what I grew up using, since my mom has always used them: Mythic Tarot. I love this deck, the art is beautiful, and the overall...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-27-2002, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Katrina
We have always planned on homeschooling, and I...

We have always planned on homeschooling, and I have been investigating different approaches to learning/ teaching. I am interested in Montessori methods. Are there any books that would teach me the...
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