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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-19-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By stormborn
I understand. Mine (for similar reasons) was...

I understand. Mine (for similar reasons) was pulling over (not very gently) and telling them to walk home.
Everyone loses it sometimes.
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-08-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By stormborn
Is she growing and gaining an appropriate amount...

Is she growing and gaining an appropriate amount of weight now? If so she might just be really efficient at getting milk and getting all she needs without spending a ton of time at it. If not I'd...
Forum: Activism and News   11-07-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By stormborn
Thanks for posting this! I thought about it but...

Thanks for posting this! I thought about it but couldn't remember if it was allowed on this forum.
It's getting pretty nasty there. A group of dd1's friends are there and three of the teens were...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-07-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By stormborn
I'm sure they can. Pregnant women have a...

I'm sure they can. Pregnant women have a detectable smell to me, so I'm sure to dogs it's obvious.
I've wondered if that explains my dog's attachment to me. We got her as a service dog in training...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-30-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By stormborn
That reminds me of my GMIL's neighbor who is in...

That reminds me of my GMIL's neighbor who is in her '90s now. She went to town on my MIL (early 60s) for suggesting that I would like to go somewhere private to nurse dd1 while at her house visiting....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-29-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By stormborn
Um, yes....speaking in front of live people would...

Um, yes....speaking in front of live people would be the main point, I think.
Forum: Unschooling   10-29-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,999
Posted By stormborn
A rotary phone was one of the favorite toys among...

A rotary phone was one of the favorite toys among the little ones at my GMIL's house for years! It didn't even work but dialing and watching it spring back never got old.
Forum: Unschooling   10-29-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,999
Posted By stormborn
Ha, payphones make me feel old! The last time we...

Ha, payphones make me feel old! The last time we found a working one dd2 insisted on digging out a quarter to call someone. Sounds like you had a fun adventure...I love getting lost for the fun of it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-25-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By stormborn
The 8 yo is going to be a mummy mommy (going to...

The 8 yo is going to be a mummy mommy (going to dress a baby doll to match) and the 15 yo is going as an evil jester.
We should really finish those tonight; getting close!
Forum: Parenting   10-24-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By stormborn
There are settings to filter what they can pull...

There are settings to filter what they can pull up.
How old are yours again, Turquesa?
Forum: Parenting   10-22-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By stormborn
Eh, my older used to watch those and I never told...

Eh, my older used to watch those and I never told her not to. She tired of it on her own soon enough. I don't see the point either, but I suppose it's really no different than watching football or...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-22-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By stormborn
Ah, I was thinking maybe she could just not shave...

Ah, I was thinking maybe she could just not shave around her Mom, but on second thought I guess that's not a great message to send either.
Tying shaving to her period is kinda ridiculous. I had...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-21-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By stormborn
Poor kid; what a tough spot to be in. How often...

Poor kid; what a tough spot to be in. How often does she visit her bio Mom?
A long-sleeved leotard sounds like a good compromise; you could take her shopping and for lunch...makea fun outing out of...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   10-21-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By stormborn
I've pm-d a mod with just my username before when...

I've pm-d a mod with just my username before when the email I used to sign up was deleted and I forgot the password.
Forum: Pets   10-18-2016, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By stormborn
Our cats usually ignored them until they started...

Our cats usually ignored them until they started to walk. Just make sure to start early teaching toddlers not to pull ears & tails and make sure the cat has some places high up or out of the way so...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-11-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By stormborn
So he was weaned at two years (which really isn't...

So he was weaned at two years (which really isn't even extended breastfeeding in my opinion) a full year ago and his daycare provider thinks he bites and hits (something a lot of 3 yr olds do!) now...
Forum: Unschooling   10-11-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,999
Posted By stormborn
Nice to see you again, Alexander. :) Do you...

Nice to see you again, Alexander. :)
Do you have a recording of previous talks? Maybe you could use that as a guide for what terms usually come up?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,040
Posted By stormborn
This'll be short and random because I'm supposed...

This'll be short and random because I'm supposed to be working right now. ;)
My best advice would be to stop looking so much at what other people are doing, partly because comparing your everyday...
Forum: Vaccination Policies and Legislation   10-05-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By stormborn
I would send it back with corrected spelling.

I would send it back with corrected spelling.
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-04-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By stormborn
I wouldn't do it for aesthetics, personally. When...

I wouldn't do it for aesthetics, personally. When I had partials placed as an adult even the temporary ones were pretty painful. Besides, every kid that age is or will soon be sporting that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-27-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,416
Posted By stormborn
Oh, yes! It took me a sleepless week to figure...

Oh, yes! It took me a sleepless week to figure this out with my first (15 now, eek!)but I really haven't gone without sleep since aside from sick kids,etc.
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-23-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By stormborn
I would call or go in because of the prior head...

I would call or go in because of the prior head knock. Honestly, I try to avoid the ER at all costs unless it's a true emergency but brain injuries scare the crap out of me.
Forum: Unschooling   09-22-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,195
Posted By stormborn
When my oldest turned kindergarten age one of her...

When my oldest turned kindergarten age one of her great-uncles started randomly quizzing her, mostly stuff like "What's 9 ×12?" out of the blue. It annoyed me to no end (he and aunt are openly of the...
Forum: Alberta   09-18-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By stormborn
If you're still around post in the Learning at...

If you're still around post in the Learning at Home forum; there are a couple of Canadian homeschoolers who can point you in the right direction :)
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,195
Posted By stormborn
What the...?!? What a weird question to even ask...

What the...?!? What a weird question to even ask for an extracurricular activity! I've only ever been asked name and age (usually annoyingly phrased as "what grade is she in?"-a pet peeve of mine)...
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