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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-27-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
I've always named my cars. My husband doesn't,...

I've always named my cars. My husband doesn't, so I name his, too.
 
Right now, we have a car named Charlie and a van named Bronwen. My last car was Otto van Buren. 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-17-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
I have two kids with type 1 diabetes. It's so...

I have two kids with type 1 diabetes. It's so stressful. And exhausting. And no one gets it, which makes the stress feels so lonely...  DS also has asthma, allergies, ADHD, migraines, a reading...
Forum: Parenting   03-15-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 545
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
I have horribly tangle-y hair and unfortunately,...

I have horribly tangle-y hair and unfortunately, my daughter does, too. I remember how much I hated getting the knots combed out as a kid. 
 
For DD, now that she wants longer hair, we switched...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-25-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
All of ours are from Etsy. I had zipper ones for...

All of ours are from Etsy. I had zipper ones for a long time but the inner seams started to fray and we've gradually replaced them. We have velcro ones right now and love them. I'd link but the...
Forum: Learning at School   02-19-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
We homeschooled DS K-2 and DD homeschooled for K...

We homeschooled DS K-2 and DD homeschooled for K and half of 1. DS goes to school because he wants to. He is very social, we live in an area with very little homeschooling and no options for co-ops...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-19-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
My son was the same way and we sent him to...

My son was the same way and we sent him to school at the very end of second grade. He loved it and has never looked back. He's happy so we're happy.
 
DD has also wanted to try school. She hated...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-19-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
We had 2 kids in K12 for 1 semester and it was...

We had 2 kids in K12 for 1 semester and it was nice. It helped me transition my son into public school and I liked the curriculum and the teachers. We've also tried Connections, which I preferred....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-19-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
We've done it and it was fine. Very, very...

We've done it and it was fine. Very, very scheduled...but fine ;)  I always tell people that school can happen anytime, not just 9:00-3:00 Monday-Friday. We've done evenings, weekends,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-19-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
http://order.starfall.org/k/shop2/productDetail.h...

http://order.starfall.org/k/shop2/productDetail.html?rp=teacher&item=NM601&_pid=T6yBOdCLwqIAAVQ9r9E&_c=0
 
We've used these from Starfall and love them. Blank tops for drawing, lined on the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-11-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,739
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
My son has similar tastes and it was hard to...

My son has similar tastes and it was hard to find. Thank goodness for GoodReads and the Scholastic Book Wizard! They helped me get started in the genre and now our librarian keeps an eye open for...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-19-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,797
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
My son started on Vyvanse. It wasn't quite...

My son started on Vyvanse. It wasn't quite enough for the school day, though, and we bumped the dose a bit. He had stomach aches for 3 hours after taking it each day after that so we switched to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-02-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 195
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
DS - Happy-go-lucky DD - Fierce (in the...

DS - Happy-go-lucky
DD - Fierce (in the powerful sense, not the mean/violent one)
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
I think sometimes it's just random bad luck. I...

I think sometimes it's just random bad luck. I tripped on the stairs at my second birthday party and broke my leg. It was my third broken bone and I was just turning two. Nothing crazy, no medical...
Forum: Learning at School   12-05-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,364
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
Mine are in elementary school and all their...

Mine are in elementary school and all their specials are 40 minutes. Music, Art, Library and Computer Lab are once a week while PE is three times a week.
 
Interesting conversation on the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-06-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,266
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
We use powdered. It's easier and we're laundry...

We use powdered. It's easier and we're laundry lazy :) We grate some Zote soap, meaure out washing soda and borax and shake it up in a jar. The liquid would require actual work so we've never tried...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-28-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
We've had ours for several years and it has been...

We've had ours for several years and it has been a fabulous gift in our family! We like to have 4 nunchucks and 4 remotes so that we can all play a game at the same time. Over the years we've...
Forum: Parenting   10-28-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,570
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
DS (9) is going to be the blue Angry Bird. My...

DS (9) is going to be the blue Angry Bird. My mom and I made it and I love it. Fleece outer with padding and muslin underneath. Felt face. It's open at the bottom so he can squat and pull it over...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-28-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
Citric acid. It's what makes Lemi Shine work,...

Citric acid. It's what makes Lemi Shine work, which a PP mentioned. Buy it in massive amounts on Amazon.
 
World. Of. Difference.
Forum: Learning at School   10-26-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
The kids get 15 minutes for a snack and break....

The kids get 15 minutes for a snack and break. Then, DD (2nd grade) will start her 15 minutes of reading and her reading activity while DS (4th grade) works on math. When DD finishes her reading,...
Forum: Parenting   10-14-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 841
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
Basic names rules were: Anyone who saw it...

Basic names rules were:

Anyone who saw it would know how to pronounce it
Anyone who heard it would know how to spell it
One syllable nickname available
Not used by anyone in either of our...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-11-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
When my daughter was younger and would take off...

When my daughter was younger and would take off the bracelet for fun, we bought one similar to the one on the Oneida site. It has a double lock - they call it a sister hook, I think? It was great...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,785
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
My kids have this every week as an extra...

My kids have this every week as an extra PE/recess and they LOVE it. They use the Kidz Bop version of the songs which are totally clean and swear-free. The kids all jump around and sing and dance...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,155
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
Ours does it through K, but it does pop up. My...

Ours does it through K, but it does pop up. My DS is in 4th grade and they have an option for a morning snack, if they want it. The exception is because of scheduling - we have recess then lunch and...
Forum: Women's Health   07-19-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
Just noticed this post. Hope your visit went...

Just noticed this post. Hope your visit went well!  My daughter was diagnosed at 2 so I've been there...if your son is T1 and I can help you with anything, let me know. Good luck!
Forum: Learning at School   07-17-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,059
Posted By ALittleBitCrunchy
We look at it every year. So far, DS did K and...

We look at it every year. So far, DS did K and 1st homeschooled, 2nd started with homeschool, then virtual school and finished in the public school, 3rd was public and 4th will be, as well. We did...
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