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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-12-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By jewelsJZ
I really need some help. It's a rainy day and my...

I really need some help. It's a rainy day and my kids are fighting non-stop. They fight on sunny days, too. They fight all the time but we can't get out today because of the weather. We homeschool....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-03-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By jewelsJZ
I cannot tell you all how incredibly helpful...

I cannot tell you all how incredibly helpful your comments have been.  Thank you all for taking the time to reply.  My son learns so differently from me and in my struggle to figure out how best to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-01-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By jewelsJZ
I honestly don't know what to do with this...

I honestly don't know what to do with this child. Everything I say to him, every assignment we do, even the fun stuff, he whines, complains, refuses, fusses. Rewarding him when he does well doesn't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-13-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By jewelsJZ
My youngest is a little over 2 1/2. All his...

My youngest is a little over 2 1/2. All his life, either dh or I have laid down with him and stayed there until he fell asleep. As much as we enjoy the snuggling, we would like to have some extra...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-17-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By jewelsJZ
My almost-7 year old is the same way.  And he...

My almost-7 year old is the same way.  And he loves the computer.  What I noticed with my son is that he has a longer attention span at the computer than if we sit at the table or wherever. So while...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-12-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By jewelsJZ
My 4 y.o. daughter has been awful lately....

My 4 y.o. daughter has been awful lately. Defiant, unkind, complaining, and at her worst, spitting at us. She went from a fairly well behaved child to a complete brat. I almost can't take her...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-10-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By jewelsJZ
Quote: Originally Posted by SundayCrepes...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SundayCrepes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15722104)
It seems telling to me that one of the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-10-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By jewelsJZ
I don't know, each time I come up with a "con"...

I don't know, each time I come up with a "con" on my pros/cons list or a concern, it seems easily solvable.
Like having 1:1 time w/ my 6 y.o. can be done at other times: when dh gets home from...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-10-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By jewelsJZ
Pull my 4 y.o. dd out of preschool, that is. ...

Pull my 4 y.o. dd out of preschool, that is.
This is our first yr. hs'ing my 6 y.o. Then dh and I got the idea that we should hs the 4 y.o. as well. It will save us so much money to not send her to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-08-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,787
Posted By jewelsJZ
PLEASE BE QUIET! ALL OF YOU! I CANNOT HEAR...

PLEASE BE QUIET! ALL OF YOU! I CANNOT HEAR MYSELF THINK! MY EARS MAY ACTUALLY BE BLEEDING!
WHAT PART OF "THE BABY IS ASLEEP" IS DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND??? WE DO THIS EVERY DAY. HE TAKES A NAP AND...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-28-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By jewelsJZ
We too are starting to homeschool in the fall...

We too are starting to homeschool in the fall with a first grader who went to ps for kindy. My husband has finally agreed to hs but he was skeptical too, and his main reasoning is that he doesn't...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-28-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By jewelsJZ
subbing

subbing
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By jewelsJZ
Quote: Originally Posted by mom2ponygirl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mom2ponygirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15563618)
Within a couple of months, homeschooling...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By jewelsJZ
In a nutshell, hubby and I have decided this is...

In a nutshell, hubby and I have decided this is the way to go next year. Our son just finished public kindergarden and is excited about first grade, mostly the parts about eating in the cafeteria...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-13-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By jewelsJZ
Yes, he's been in therapy for a long time, and...

Yes, he's been in therapy for a long time, and is doing worlds better. Currently he is getting services at school, going to an anger management and social skills group.
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-13-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By jewelsJZ
My 6 y.o. son, normally kind of an angry guy,...

My 6 y.o. son, normally kind of an angry guy, we've worked on that since age 2, now has two new habits and no amount of talking to him about it have made a difference. One is that when he is really...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,211
Posted By jewelsJZ
Subbing. Loving all these photos! Beautiful...

Subbing. Loving all these photos! Beautiful learning spaces! Keep 'em coming.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-22-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By jewelsJZ
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/no...

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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-22-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By jewelsJZ
Hi Tatangel, I am in NoVA, too. I belong to a...

Hi Tatangel,
I am in NoVA, too. I belong to a yahoo group called ashburn sterling homeschoolers. Are you in that area? If not, perhaps searching with your city's name and homeschoolers on yahoo...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-20-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,006
Posted By jewelsJZ
I too, am toying with homeschooling my almost 6...

I too, am toying with homeschooling my almost 6 year old for next year (he's in public kindy now, dh still not sold on hs idea). However, if we do move forward with that, I will still send dd, then...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-02-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,809
Posted By jewelsJZ
Quote: Originally Posted by *MamaJen*...

Quote:
Originally Posted by *MamaJen* http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15130720)
Did you say something? I would say...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-28-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By jewelsJZ
We have the same issue here and it drives me...

We have the same issue here and it drives me bonkers so I removed about half of their toys, esp. the ones with lots of pieces that I often found myself picking up. I put them all down in the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-28-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,809
Posted By jewelsJZ
Where do I start? All I can think is what...

Where do I start? All I can think is what the....????!!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif
I've had two...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-28-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By jewelsJZ
I have a 14 month old climber here. This isn't...

I have a 14 month old climber here. This isn't the first place I've seen a small slide suggested. Guess I'll be looking for one at the Spring consignment sales or on Craig's list....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-25-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,056
Posted By jewelsJZ
Quote: Originally Posted by lnitti...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lnitti http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15115902)
I also have the similar background with the...
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