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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By aslandess
I wonder if all the kids have different...

I wonder if all the kids have different curriculum/textbooks is the parent/teacher just there for supervision? Otherwise I don't get how the parent is supposed to keep up with each kid's different...
Forum: Family Planning   Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 9,558
Posted By aslandess
Hi to all the new members :smile:! So I...

Hi to all the new members :smile:!

So I guess I'm just having a really weird cycle I'm always 26/27 days and this was longer and now I've started spotting. The only guess I had is that perhaps...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Yesterday, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By aslandess
So I'm new to the homeschooling journey, and this...

So I'm new to the homeschooling journey, and this topic has been weighing on me. This is my first year homeschooling my daughter for kindergarten. She is an only child so she has no siblings to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-12-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By aslandess
@elliha...

@elliha (http://www.mothering.com/forum/members/258562-elliha.html) Oh, I meant how did you store the nuts or soap tea between uses?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By aslandess
@naturesbabies...

@naturesbabies (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=183470) Occasionally Naturoli sells soapnuts "on the half shell" which are bulk broken pieces, but since I make "soapnut tea" so I can...
Forum: Family Planning   09-11-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 9,558
Posted By aslandess
So I was getting weird temps with my ear...

So I was getting weird temps with my ear thermometer so I gave up charting, and then decided to buy an actual BBT thermometer. It arrived but Hubby had switched sides of the bed with me and had the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   09-09-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,793
Posted By aslandess
I just wanted to say be careful with all the...

I just wanted to say be careful with all the thyroid supplements if you have had a previous thyroid disease! Sometimes after having an autoimmune thyroid disease the thyroid will be low functioning...
Forum: Family Planning   08-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 9,558
Posted By aslandess
I've started homeschooling my dd for...

I've started homeschooling my dd for Kindergarten. It's been fun to see her progress with her reading and writing. She wrote a note to DH the other day that said "I love you Dada" and brought it over...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-06-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By aslandess
Yeah I've been on a journey learning about...

Yeah I've been on a journey learning about healthy eating and changing our habits. Hubby is open to try new things but sometimes still has a preconceived notion and I think that affects how he tastes...
Forum: Family Planning   06-29-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 9,558
Posted By aslandess
SidraJedi Those floating bookshelves are so nice!...

SidraJedi Those floating bookshelves are so nice! Glad to hear your settling in well! That's nice to know that Fertility Awareness has worked so well for you. I was thinking of using Fertility...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By aslandess
My daughter has eczema and had it way worse when...

My daughter has eczema and had it way worse when she was a baby. I did all her laundry in Dreft back then. Since then I've tried all sorts of hypoallergenic laundry detergents. Her eczema has gotten...
Forum: Family Planning   06-10-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By aslandess
Ear thermometer for BBT?

I became interested in charting when I heard about it on mothering. So I ordered Taking Charge of Your Fertility, and signed up for fertility friend. I've been attempting to chart for a couple weeks...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-10-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,140
Posted By aslandess
Quick and healthy breakfast ideas?

So lately DH has been on a cereal craze and it's driving me crazy! Not healthy cereal either, you know the type chock-full of sugar, corn syrup, food dye, and preservatives. I didn't mind...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,437
Posted By aslandess
First of all lots of hugs to you Mama!:HugI only...

First of all lots of hugs to you Mama!:HugI only have one DD and used to be a preschool teacher so I know how hard it is with lots more. It's harder though when your a Mama at home and your DH is at...
Forum: Family Planning   06-10-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By aslandess
Awww, poor guy has been really put through the...

Awww, poor guy has been really put through the wringer with the exes! It seems like he has been burned badly, and even though he sees that your a dedicated wife/mom, it's probably hard for him to put...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By aslandess
So when we got our house I looked high and low...

So when we got our house I looked high and low for laundry detergent recipes. I finally stumbled across Soap Nuts. There a fruit from a tree, that they dry and take the nut out of the middle. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,202
Posted By aslandess
You can watch netflix through a wii too. $8.99 a...

You can watch netflix through a wii too. $8.99 a month Netflix has My Little Pony, Scooby Doo (a newer version though that I deemed to scary for my five year old) and lots of PBS shows. Do borrow...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-08-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By aslandess
Car repairs! We take our car to a mechanic to...

Car repairs! We take our car to a mechanic to find out what's wrong, and then get the part at auto parts store, then youtube fixing it. I find the video and DH does the repairing. It's actually saved...
Forum: Family Planning   06-08-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 9,558
Posted By aslandess
writermama12 It's so exciting to hear the...

writermama12 It's so exciting to hear the heartbeat!
sidrajedi Congrats on getting all moved in! We've made and thrifted some of our furniture since we got our place. That's cool that your building...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-08-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By aslandess
Cute ideas for Father's Day?

So I was wondering what everyone else is doing for Father's Day?
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-07-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By aslandess
@swd12422...

@swd12422 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/members/95301-swd12422.html) I read that about saving the bacon grease when I was searching the forums to see if someone asked something similar. I heard it...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-06-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By aslandess
I'm soo glad it worked for you too! Oh that...

I'm soo glad it worked for you too!

Oh that baking soda/dish soap frosting container needs a lid on it or it will dry out! Found that out today, but I added more dish soap and it was as good as...
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By aslandess
This thread renewed my interest in trying to...

This thread renewed my interest in trying to figure out the sticking point in my laundry routine, oil/grease stains. So I'm back after testing out some very greasy/oily laundry that DH and DD has so...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By aslandess
I've been having a hard time accepting my parents...

I've been having a hard time accepting my parents as grandparents, then my MIL. MIL is an alcoholic and I've came to the realization a few years ago that she is never going to change. I know she does...
Forum: Family Planning   06-04-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By aslandess
I have one daughter who is turning 5 in a week....

I have one daughter who is turning 5 in a week. She was a surprise, and we weren't well settled in our lives yet (we also found out we were expecting at the beginning of the housing crash and he...
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