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Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-24-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,786
Posted By MyCalling
Wow, I should have come here yesterday when you...

Wow, I should have come here yesterday when you started this thread...while I was in labor! I always build up to transition-strength contractions before dilating past 2cm, then I'll jump to pushing...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   08-25-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,428
Posted By MyCalling
I would UC after 35wks, but ONLY because we have...

I would UC after 35wks, but ONLY because we have an oxygen tank with infant cannula and my husband was an EMT for a while and can handle that sort of emergency. Otherwise, I'd want to be 36 1/2...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-16-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By MyCalling
Sorry, I have a bunch of kids: 12g, 8b, 7b, <5b,...

Sorry, I have a bunch of kids: 12g, 8b, 7b, <5b, <5g, <3b, 18mo b. We're on our 4th year of homeschooling and the oldest 3 do lessons for about 10-12hrs a week. The almost 5yos on down don't do...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-15-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,044
Posted By MyCalling
If they offer to pay for private school, ask...

If they offer to pay for private school, ask them to pay for things that will contribute to the kids' homeschooling experience like museum memberships, educational games, a kids computer, community...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-15-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By MyCalling
I'm putting this in the regular homschooling...

I'm putting this in the regular homschooling section because I figure it's not true unschooling and maybe non-unschoolers would have experience with trying unschooling or doing short-term...
Forum: Women's Health   11-20-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By MyCalling
Well, I went in today and my dr wasn't there so...

Well, I went in today and my dr wasn't there so I had to see a NP. She kept saying it's probably just anxiety (it's all in my head!) since all the tests they have done have turned up nothing. Later...
Forum: Women's Health   11-20-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By MyCalling
Thanks for all your help! I'll get into the...

Thanks for all your help! I'll get into the doctor soon and ask for these tests you recommend. I was waking up once in a while with a gasp or suddenly gasp for air while falling asleep. But that...
Forum: Women's Health   11-19-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By MyCalling
Quote: Originally Posted by sbgrace...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sbgrace http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14697573)
I'd also suggest you have your doctor run...
Forum: Women's Health   11-19-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By MyCalling
Recently, I've been thinking it could be...

Recently, I've been thinking it could be neurological, too.Quote:
Originally Posted by sbgrace http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Women's Health   11-19-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By MyCalling
Quote: Originally Posted by sbgrace...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sbgrace http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14694173)
Are the spasms painless? Is it twitching?...
Forum: Women's Health   11-19-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By MyCalling
I've gotten severe itchiness each pregnancy and...

I've gotten severe itchiness each pregnancy and after my last two, it hasn't gone away. It's like my bones itch. My youngest is now 15mo old and the itching or restless legs has developed into...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-19-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By MyCalling
Math on the Level is entirely for teaching the...

Math on the Level is entirely for teaching the teacher and starts at counting.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-16-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By MyCalling
Quote: Originally Posted by ikesmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ikesmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12808532)...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-08-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By MyCalling
I actually like...

I actually like oatmeal.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I didn't have an overly abundant supply when eating it so often. I'm shocked it could actually be the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-07-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By MyCalling
Is this possible? My 4mo DS used to scream a lot...

Is this possible? My 4mo DS used to scream a lot and even cry while nursing. It's only related to eating. He, as with all my children, spits up a lot after every feeding. I was eating a ton of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-03-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By MyCalling
They have to do work because the odds are in a...

They have to do work because the odds are in a day or two, it'll be them sick. If we didn't do school because one child is sick, we'd never do school!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-06-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By MyCalling
Math on the Level...

Math on the Level (http://www.mathonthelevel.com/) is exactly what you're looking for.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-24-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,651
Posted By MyCalling
I voted that some are doing well, some not...

I voted that some are doing well, some not though my answer reflects last year also. This year I have two homeschoolers who are thriving but last year one of my homeschoolers was not and she is now...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-14-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,507
Posted By MyCalling
Nope, but I check the answer key for my 2nd...

Nope, but I check the answer key for my 2nd grader's Logic work.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-14-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By MyCalling
We do 4-day lesson weeks with the 5th day being...

We do 4-day lesson weeks with the 5th day being all games. Then we do 8 weeks of Exploration during the year. Our first Exporation week starts tomorrow and we cover Science, History, Biographies,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-13-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By MyCalling
My kids love the Leap Frog videos and learned...

My kids love the Leap Frog videos and learned all their sounds and letters from them and learned the alphabet song from the fridge letters. I didn't teach anything. That said, my oldest wasn't...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-11-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,127
Posted By MyCalling
My DS used Singapore last year and loved it....

My DS used Singapore last year and loved it. BUT, this year we are using Math on the Level (http://www.mathonthelevel.com) and have spent almost 3 weeks reviewing how much he retained from last year...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-27-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,022
Posted By MyCalling
I estimated 1 1/2hrs before we started this...

I estimated 1 1/2hrs before we started this school cycle on Monday, but after the first 2 days I can accurately say about 2 1/2hrs. Mind you, that's condensing all of our structured subjects down to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-22-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By MyCalling
This year for my new 1st grader (had one last...

This year for my new 1st grader (had one last year, too) who is PS Kinder-aged, I have planned: Explode the Code 1, 2, and 3, Math on the Level which is me teaching him concepts one-on-one (no...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-17-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By MyCalling
We only go once every 2 weeks since we live so...

We only go once every 2 weeks since we live so far so this wouldn't do us any good, but I could understand how it would if you get so often the different due dates would get confusing.

Wow, I...
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