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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-26-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By misseks
We welcomed our fourth daughter last week.  It...

We welcomed our fourth daughter last week.  It was a lovely idyllic homebirth.  The two oldest girls are 6 and almost 5, and they played downstairs with Grandma and were invited up as soon as baby...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-23-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By misseks
Not that it's a developing country with...

Not that it's a developing country with diptheria outbreak http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif... but is that a vaccine that you would say is a good idea to get before...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-31-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By misseks
FWIW there are lots of secular homeschoolers in...

FWIW there are lots of secular homeschoolers in my neighbourhood, and I don't 'click' with and of them (yet....?) It can be hard to make new friends, especially when you are trying to make it click...
Forum: VBAC   07-22-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By misseks
Great! ...

Great!

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/1...eat_c_sections (http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/100721/health/health_us_med_repeat_c_sections)
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-27-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By misseks
An interesting memo that was forwarded to me, I...

An interesting memo that was forwarded to me, I thought I should share!

*****

CBC 7:30 A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2010

It’s a whole new way of looking at crime, education and health...
Forum: Canada   04-16-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 34,734
Posted By misseks
Pardon the interruption. I tried to pm Ksenia...

Pardon the interruption. I tried to pm Ksenia and Piglet. hm MDC said 'could not find users Ksenia and Piglet 68'

weird.

I was tossing and turning last night thinking, gosh who do I know that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-18-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By misseks
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2009/...p-handler....

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2009/...p-handler.html (http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2009/11/17/f-vp-handler.html)

I guess it's all in the language!...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-10-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By misseks
Dd1 is 5, dd2 is 3.5. Obviously it's a phase. I...

Dd1 is 5, dd2 is 3.5. Obviously it's a phase. I can let it go. (Can I?)

It doesn't help that every time dd1 wears a black and gold sparkly frock she fell in love with at the thrift shop perfect...
Forum: Canada   11-03-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By misseks
That's the beauty of SelfDesign (or one of the...

That's the beauty of SelfDesign (or one of the many beauties!) it pays you!
...
Forum: Unschooling   10-30-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By misseks
It's our first year, dd1 is 5, dd2 is 3.5, dd3...

It's our first year, dd1 is 5, dd2 is 3.5, dd3 is 5 months.

Some weeks I feel like we aren't doing anything. Of course we are. We are doing reading and life lessons all day every day, but I have...
Forum: Canada   10-07-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By misseks
In my experience, with regard to French...

In my experience, with regard to French Immersion, a lot of families start there thinking that it is sort of academic-elite and then drop out before grade 6. Since there are rarely ESL students, and...
Forum: Canada   09-25-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,238
Posted By misseks
We didn't go to garlic fest - too crazy. But we...

We didn't go to garlic fest - too crazy. But we went to the Harrop Harvest Fest and I love!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif that all-girl-old-timey band with the...
Forum: VBAC   09-14-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By misseks
Well, the vagina is not the same as the cervix....

Well, the vagina is not the same as the cervix. So dilating and having comfortable sex may not be related.

But I would say that self doubt certainly won't help either thing! Maybe some...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-14-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,560
Posted By misseks
"Homeschool? Wow. You must really like spending...

"Homeschool? Wow. You must really like spending time with your kids."

Uh. Yeah. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/duh.gif

What does one say to that? Sorry you don't like your...
Forum: Religious Studies   09-08-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,107
Posted By misseks
Quote: Originally Posted by athansor...

Quote:
Originally Posted by athansor http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14346266)
I think that no matter how you look at the...
Forum: Religious Studies   08-31-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,107
Posted By misseks
I posted a question similar to this a few weeks...

I posted a question similar to this a few weeks ago. My own opinion, (and FYI I will not respond to those who wish to hijack this thread to tell me I am wrong, it is only MY opinion based on my...
Forum: Spirituality   08-05-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 841
Posted By misseks
Congrats on the new job! Many prayers for all of...

Congrats on the new job! Many prayers for all of us to have a safe and happy end of summer...well, summer here usually lasts until the end of September, but you know what I mean!
Forum: Spirituality   07-30-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,412
Posted By misseks
Quick question for homeschooling Seton-...

Quick question for homeschooling Seton- users...sorry if this should be in the homeschooling forum, and please not meaning to spark a liberal-conservative Catholic debate....

I consider myself...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-18-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By misseks
Well, I signed her up for kindergarten and we...

Well, I signed her up for kindergarten and we went to the orientation and dh and I told her, "This will be your school, this will be your teacher, these will be your classmates..."

But I've...
Forum: Spirituality   07-16-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,316
Posted By misseks
Quote: Originally Posted by MrsSurplus...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MrsSurplus http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14090343)
I agree. On issues of doctrine, I wouldn't...
Forum: Spirituality   07-15-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,316
Posted By misseks
As an example: America One can be a...

As an example: America

One can be a citizen, and believe the message of America such as, Land of the Free, Land of Opportunity etc, but take issue with the policies: foreign, domestic, health...
Forum: VBAC   07-13-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By misseks
I did. I went with the edd by u/s because it...

I did. I went with the edd by u/s because it gave me 5 extra days, and I also used this date to get travel-health insurance (which does not cover birth-related expenses after 30 weeks gestation.)
Forum: Canada   07-13-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By misseks
The 'requirements' at BC Women's in 2004 when my...

The 'requirements' at BC Women's in 2004 when my footy was born by belly birth (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif) were:

1) one previous vag delivery
2) no previous...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-04-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By misseks
Can you explain that mommy's body is very busy...

Can you explain that mommy's body is very busy and tired with being pregnant and so we can only nurse a little at night? I would avoid using the 'new baby' phrase, but most two-year-olds don't...
Forum: Religious Studies   07-04-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,671
Posted By misseks
Just read through the thread, and it sounds to...

Just read through the thread, and it sounds to me like they don't *want* to attend mass.

People who want to go wouldn't stop going because they are excused from going...like you don't stop eating...
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