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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By Skiesmama
So my son took off with the readingeggs.com that...

So my son took off with the readingeggs.com that was recommended to me by a friend.   He really really enjoys it and goes on completely of his own accord for hours at a time, and is now reading (by...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-01-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By Skiesmama
I have direct experience with supercharged...

I have direct experience with supercharged science - and have seen her in action  (blanking on her name, but she sure looks like Ms Frizzle lol - in a good way).  My boys took part in her science...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-01-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Skiesmama
superchargedscience.com   is an amazing resource.

superchargedscience.com   is an amazing resource.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-20-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By Skiesmama
My daughter went 8 months without gaining an...

My daughter went 8 months without gaining an ounce from the time she started eating food, until we cut out gluten at around 15 months.  She was so skinny and tiny - I think at 15 months she was 17...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   12-05-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By Skiesmama
My 2 year old recently broke out in cold sores...

My 2 year old recently broke out in cold sores all over the inside of her mouth.  Now my nipple/breast are hurting badly.  The nipple initially had 2 little red dots - these have developed into...
Forum: Craft Workshops   10-23-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,675
Posted By Skiesmama
Did you try it? How did it turn out...

Did you try it? How did it turn out http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif ?

I'd love to hear your feedback http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Craft Workshops   10-21-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,675
Posted By Skiesmama
I thought I'd share - I've been playing around...

I thought I'd share - I've been playing around with food coloring on wool fabric from recycled sweaters. I used a mens' wool undershirt and turned it into a rainbow dress...
Forum: Craft Workshops   08-22-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,024
Posted By Skiesmama
thanks...

thanks http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif It's my first tutorial - they are strangely addictive- I've always meant to do tutorials, but I always forget in the moment. This...
Forum: Craft Workshops   08-21-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,024
Posted By Skiesmama
Here's the link if anyone is interested...

Here's the link if anyone is interested http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif


http://manyskiesmama.blogspot.com/20...kirt-into.html...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-08-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Skiesmama
Thanks...

Thanks http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I emailed the BCSOT and they got back to me with 2 names - tho they couldn't be sure if they were well trained in SI. I then...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Skiesmama
Thanks for all the replies...

Thanks for all the replies http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Much appreciated http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I've decided to take him to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-07-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Skiesmama
HI...

HI http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I live in Kootenays, B.C.. There aren't really any highly trained OT's as far as Sensory Integration goes. I've got a great one in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-02-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Skiesmama
Thanks...

Thanks http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

We've seen an OT and have some suggestions from her. He has Sensory Processing Disorder as well. There aren't any good OT's...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-01-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By Skiesmama
HI...

HI http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I'm looking for input on how to proceed with my son. We're using the Christopherus Grade 1 curriculum. He turned 7 in August. He's...
Forum: Allergies   07-29-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Skiesmama
Oops! I only read the first post - oh well maybe...

Oops! I only read the first post - oh well maybe someone else will find it helpful.
Forum: Allergies   07-29-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By Skiesmama
I've been making coconut milk icecream...

I've been making coconut milk icecream successfully http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I just use straight coconut milk...
Forum: Allergies   06-25-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Skiesmama
IF you react to wheat that badly you might want...

IF you react to wheat that badly you might want to try gluten free. I cut out wheat for years - with a similar story to yours, but not such extreme, but still very noticeable symptoms when I ate a...
Forum: Dental   06-25-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Skiesmama
Tom's of Maine Silly Strawberry...

Tom's of Maine Silly Strawberry http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif - there's one with fluoride and one without, so if you want the fluoride then make sure you get the...
Forum: Dental   06-23-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Skiesmama
Thanks - I'd forgotten about MI paste - used it...

Thanks - I'd forgotten about MI paste - used it for a while, but then had to stop do to dairy issues. I'd forgotten about the cheese thing too - seh can have dairy too, so I'll have to tell her.
Forum: Dental   06-23-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Skiesmama
This is a friend of mine's toddler - my kids...

This is a friend of mine's toddler - my kids have had decay issues, but never quite like this, so I thought I'd see if anyone had any ideas.

She's 16 months old. Teeth have been decaying since...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-02-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Skiesmama
I just got the same results for my 6 yo. Ll of...

I just got the same results for my 6 yo. Ll of his levels were very high. Except seratonin - it was in the normal range, but we've been giving him some aminos, so he figured they were helping in...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-01-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
  Celiac?
Views: 488
Posted By Skiesmama
My dd didn't gain any weight from around 8...

My dd didn't gain any weight from around 8 months to 16 months. SHe gained a whole pound within a month of cutting out gluten. She's gone from a very very skinny child (no chubby bum on her ever) to...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-17-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Skiesmama
Well I did it - I used the child size with...

Well I did it - I used the child size with o-wool balance and I actually went down 3 sizes as i tend to knit fairly loose.

It's better than the other one I made in child size, but not by much - I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-01-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Skiesmama
Perfect - that's what I thought - thanks...

Perfect - that's what I thought - thanks http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-01-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Skiesmama
It's too short in the back - it's creeping up...

It's too short in the back - it's creeping up the back of her head - fits perfectly from the front and covers the ears fine. I'll try it http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif...
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