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Forum: Dental   06-08-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
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Nobody, huh?

Nobody, huh?
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-08-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By campbellsoup
I'll admit it...I yelled at my son today. I try...

I'll admit it...I yelled at my son today. I try to keep cool. I really do.

This gigantic pile of shoes accumulates by our front door and periodically needs to be sorted out and put away. This...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-06-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By campbellsoup
My 2 year old weaned when I was 7 or 8 months...

My 2 year old weaned when I was 7 or 8 months pregnant. I couldn't believe she wasn't nursing but was actually enjoying the break between babes. When I had my baby it was like she never stopped...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By campbellsoup
Thank you, Lauren. I was suspicious of this...

Thank you, Lauren. I was suspicious of this being an attention getting behavior. I feel like he does not lack attention but... he may feel differently. And... he is the middle child. You know...
Forum: Dental   06-06-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By campbellsoup
Oops...looks like I posted twice last time. ...

Oops...looks like I posted twice last time.

Does anyone know of a resource that might help? Is there a dentist equivalent to Robert Mendohlson's "How to Raise Healthy Kids in Spite of Your...
Forum: Dental   06-04-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By campbellsoup
Am I in the wrong spot for this post?? Maybe...

Am I in the wrong spot for this post??

Maybe no one can speak to my specific situation but has anyone been in a similar spot of distrust with their dentist?? I don't think a second opinion would...
Forum: Dental   06-04-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By campbellsoup
Am I in the wrong spot for this post?? Maybe...

Am I in the wrong spot for this post??

Maybe no one can speak to my specific situation but has anyone been in a similar spot of distrust with their dentist?? I don't think a second opinion would...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-01-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By campbellsoup
Playing Dumb

My son just turned 7 and this has been going on for months. I am reaching the end of my rope. I can ignore the random stuff (mom, why are we having a brownie for dinner? it is a piece of roast on...
Forum: Dental   06-01-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By campbellsoup
Dental Angst

I am missing our old dentist. He retired and the young guy who took his place is nice but....
Old time dentist was amazed by how nice and healthy my teeth are and my husband's. Good bites, we have...
Forum: Women's Health   02-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By campbellsoup
I am taking some garlic all the time. Usually I...

I am taking some garlic all the time. Usually I capsule a day.  If I feel something I might take 5 capsules 3X a day until I feel normal.  I think I am going to stop the GSE.  I did some reading...
Forum: Women's Health   02-06-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By campbellsoup
Wow!  I guess I am a lightweight with my current...

Wow!  I guess I am a lightweight with my current dosage:)  Sounds like I don't have to worry about too much, though.  We take our vitamin D in drops... such an easy way to get it into my little...
Forum: Women's Health   02-06-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By campbellsoup
I currently take some refrigerated chewable...

I currently take some refrigerated chewable wafers (probiotics)......that way I can give them to my kids but I could see about getting my own stash:)
Forum: Women's Health   02-06-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By campbellsoup
Oh!  Probiotics!  I do take these but usually...

Oh!  Probiotics!  I do take these but usually once or twice a week.  Would you recommend daily?  Never tried elderberry syrup, I can do that. What is a good brand to try? For the salt water...
Forum: Women's Health   02-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By campbellsoup
I have been trying to secure a supply of raw...

I have been trying to secure a supply of raw milk for years....unfortunately, it seems to be next to impossible in our area:(  I have been contemplating getting our own dairy goat to produce our...
Forum: Women's Health   02-05-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By campbellsoup
What is your reasoning for removing the GSE?  I...

What is your reasoning for removing the GSE?  I am familiar with astralagus root...have used before, but turmeric.  How does one take that?  Are we talking about my spice jar, turmeric?  
Forum: Women's Health   02-04-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 245
Posted By campbellsoup
I have a terrible immune system.  If one person...

I have a terrible immune system.  If one person in our household of 7 gets sick, it is me.  I currently take GSE daily, garlic daily, 600IU of vitamin D daily, at least 240 mg vitamin C daily,...
Forum: Unschooling   11-17-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By campbellsoup
So my son has been playing team sports through...

So my son has been playing team sports through the park district.  Next year football and basketball fall under the local public school umbrella - 7th grade.  Currently, homeschoolers are not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-09-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By campbellsoup
I have a few years before I have to worry about...

I have a few years before I have to worry about this but.... a friend's oldest girls are going into HS and she is freaking about because she wants to make sure she is going to have "credits" in all...
Forum: Unschooling   07-30-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By campbellsoup
I feel like I need to supply him with erector...

I feel like I need to supply him with erector sets and the like but we have lots of building materials.  Tinker toys, legos, wooden blocks and many others of which I don't know the proper name.  He...
Forum: Unschooling   07-30-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By campbellsoup
I just found an empty plastic juice bottle...

I just found an empty plastic juice bottle stuffed with tissue paper, apparently some water (?) was poured on top and all this was finished with an eraser on top inside the bottle.  I am always...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By campbellsoup
Really enjoying the discussion!  Thank you for...

Really enjoying the discussion!  Thank you for all the thought provoking input!!  Maybe you will humor another question.
 
  How do you eliminate (or at least lessen) the guilt.  The feeling that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-29-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By campbellsoup
I just held the book at the library.  Very...

I just held the book at the library.  Very interested to read.  This is a HS method about which I am unfamiliar.  It is not the same as Unit Study, right?  Similar maybe?  I have loads of questions...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-28-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By campbellsoup
We don't really "do" Charlotte Mason but I like...

We don't really "do" Charlotte Mason but I like and try to incorporate many of her ideas.  Narration, Century Book, Nature Journal, Living Books, etc....  I began my HS journey in a very unschooly...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-28-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By campbellsoup
I appreciate the thoughtful responses thus far....

I appreciate the thoughtful responses thus far.  I should have given an idea of the areas we cover:
 
 1. Math
2. Reading (usually involves reading a story and then answering comprehension...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-27-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By campbellsoup
Thinking about next school year.  Organizing and...

Thinking about next school year.  Organizing and planning.  We have been doing 8 or 9 subjects a day...... try to keep the lessons shorter. (ala Charlotte Mason) I have problems mostly with my 11...
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