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Forum: Grief and Loss   09-08-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,315
Posted By napua
I'm so sorry. You and your family are in my...

I'm so sorry. You and your family are in my prayers.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-06-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By napua
My 7 year old (soon to be 8) has ADHD and we are...

My 7 year old (soon to be 8) has ADHD and we are in our 3rd year of homeschooling. We do not medicate but I am very careful with her diet and I also give her fish oil daily to help her focus better....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-06-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,501
Posted By napua
We gave our DD my Sony Vaio when she was 6. It...

We gave our DD my Sony Vaio when she was 6. It was only 1.5 year old but I replaced it with a MacBook for myself. I am not sure if I would have *bought* one specifically for her at such a young age...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-05-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 806
Posted By napua
YES!! My DD has done a bit more than 1/2 of her...

YES!! My DD has done a bit more than 1/2 of her 1st grade year at the PS. We homeschooled for K and part of 1st and we are totally unhappy with the things that go on there. She has 3 days left and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-05-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 29,856
Posted By napua
The Enki movements sound like a lot of fun for...

The Enki movements sound like a lot of fun for the kids!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-05-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By napua
Quote: Originally Posted by ReadingMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ReadingMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11397766)
I have a strong-willed, active 8 year old...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By napua
I am thinking of Makani Academy. Makani means...

I am thinking of Makani Academy. Makani means "life giving spirit of air" in Hawaiian.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By napua
I think it would be wonderful! We are...

I think it would be wonderful!

We are reading Peter and the Starcatchers right now and our daughter loves it! We do 2 chapters a night and there are 78 chapters so it shouldn't take too long....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By napua
Quote: Originally Posted by ccasanova...

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Originally Posted by ccasanova http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11391440)
one thing I've wondered about when filing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By napua
I have been thinking of this as well because I...

I have been thinking of this as well because I have to turn in the name of our homeschool next month. I have no idea what to name it though!

This is what is suggested on our state website:

Any...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,928
Posted By napua
I wouldn't say it is offensive but I don't...

I wouldn't say it is offensive but I don't really care for it. I don't put stickers on my car anyway but if I ever were to I would rather it be one that shows my love for homeschooling without...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 29,856
Posted By napua
Hi Ladies~ As for screen time...I try to...

Hi Ladies~

As for screen time...I try to limit it as much as possible. My DD does play online on a few sites (pbs.org, starfall.com) for a short time period. She is also allowed to watch a 30 min...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-02-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 29,856
Posted By napua
Hi Ladies, My name is Jen and I have two...

Hi Ladies,

My name is Jen and I have two kids...Malana will be 7 in August and Miles is 2. I spent the past few days reading this entire thread...whew!...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-02-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By napua
I started my dd with cursive and she did very...

I started my dd with cursive and she did very well. We used A Beka but left out all of the religion. Their handwriting is laid out rather easily.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-02-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
I am still working my way through the holistic...

I am still working my way through the holistic eclectic homeschool thread...so far it's awesome!

I am pretty much sold on OM. What would you suggest that I purchase for 2nd grade? I want to have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-31-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
Quote: Originally Posted by lakesuperiormom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lakesuperiormom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11359096)
relax and we'll be here to hold your...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-31-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
Thank you Lillian!! I should have known to ask...

Thank you Lillian!! I should have known to ask your opinion. You were the largest source of support for me when I first began to HS my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
Quote: Originally Posted by lakesuperiormom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lakesuperiormom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11356102)
happy birthday miles! i thought it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
LOL, this thread has me giggling a ton! Gnomes...

LOL, this thread has me giggling a ton! Gnomes and Waldorf Police, heheh!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif


And no, you are not losing your mind. My son turned 2...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
Wow, you are being such a huge help! Thank you...

Wow, you are being such a huge help! Thank you very much.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif I must say that I am rather disgusted about A Beka's view on...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
Quote: Originally Posted by lakesuperiormom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lakesuperiormom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11351247)
we have om 1 and 2 and all of a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,020
Posted By napua
Hi, I have used A Beka for k&1 and was...

Hi,

I have used A Beka for k&1 and was planning on using it for grade 2 as well but I am interested in finding something that can more more enjoyable for us.

Oak Meadow seems great in theory...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-30-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By napua
Hi, I live in Fayetteville, NC and I need a new...

Hi, I live in Fayetteville, NC and I need a new Ped for my kids. We have used Dr. Hartness since 2003 and he was supportive about me not vaxxing my children. Well now he has sold his office and I am...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-29-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By napua
Best of luck to you Mama. It is so sad to see a...

Best of luck to you Mama. It is so sad to see a Mother that just wants the best for her children yet she receives no support from her family....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-13-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,045
Posted By napua
I toyed with the idea of using the DVD program...

I toyed with the idea of using the DVD program for my dd next year. It costs $1075 and although I think it can be a great program for kids I did find things that worry me. My DD has ADHD and I fear...
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