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Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   04-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By rockportmama
Hi, Billie Jo! We live on the Coastal Bend! DS...

Hi, Billie Jo!
We live on the Coastal Bend! DS is 8, & DD is 5. How are you liking Portland? Met any other mamas yet?
-rockportmama-
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   04-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By rockportmama
Hi, mama mermaid!  I live near Corpus! There...

Hi, mama mermaid! 
I live near Corpus! There are crunchy mamas around. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Not sure how big your littles are, but if they're nursing LLL meetings are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-12-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 885
Posted By rockportmama
I have 2 PT jobs and homeschool. Sometimes it...

I have 2 PT jobs and homeschool. Sometimes it works better than others. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wink1.gif
 
I teach at a local community college 2 days a week. It involves prep...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-04-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By rockportmama
I don't often post here but I'm at my wit's end....

I don't often post here but I'm at my wit's end. I've been working a lot for the past few years on personal growth, raising my vibration, practicing gratitude, calming my anger, allowing myself to...
Forum: Unschooling   11-30-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By rockportmama
To learn letters, we played with our plastic...

To learn letters, we played with our plastic letter magnets a lot. As they played we would talk about the sounds each letter makes. One year I kept finding them in the Christmas tree (it was near...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-29-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,319
Posted By rockportmama
Here! My DS is 5, almost 6 & my DD turns 3 soon....

Here! My DS is 5, almost 6 & my DD turns 3 soon. I pop in now & then as I work PT, too. We're pretty laid back. My son isn't much of a worksheet kinda kid, so the learning we do doesn't look much...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-24-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By rockportmama
HI! My kiddos are my 5.5 DS and 2.5 DD, so...

HI!
My kiddos are my 5.5 DS and 2.5 DD, so we've started Kindy with the elder. Over the summer we got him both preschool HOP and the MathUSee primer. But it quickly became clear that he already...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-21-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By rockportmama
Update: I'm feeling a lot better today. My...

Update: I'm feeling a lot better today. My energy and strength are coming back, and I'm not in constant pain anymore. That's always good. :) It's still tender to express milk, but no longer...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   07-19-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By rockportmama
Now what do I do? This all came up so suddenly....

Now what do I do? This all came up so suddenly. My 2.5yo DD had mostly weaned off of the "other side". And now even my LLL leader says she shouldn't drink from the more productive side -- which...
Forum: Unschooling   04-06-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,523
Posted By rockportmama
Sort of. It was really working out when I just...

Sort of. It was really working out when I just had one seasonal job doing taxes. Tax season was our summer, and I could focus on the kids the rest of the year. Then I accidently picked up a second...
Forum: Family Safety   02-26-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By rockportmama
Update: I've finally taken the gate down!!...

Update:
I've finally taken the gate down!! Baby Girl spent yesterday in underwear (she refused a diaper) with us running into the bathroom periodically. With wet underwear and only one poop falling...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-20-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By rockportmama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Josephsmommy05 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-13-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,532
Posted By rockportmama
So, y'all say Valentine's is coming up?...

So, y'all say Valentine's is coming up? http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif I'm not so good about holidays. Or decorating. Or crafts....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-01-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,532
Posted By rockportmama
Raising my hand for no/very little routine &...

Raising my hand for no/very little routine & gluten-free!! 
Forum: Unschooling   01-20-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By rockportmama
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by boysmom2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1292937/fostering-self-discipline#post_16202021)
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Forum: Women's Health   01-13-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By rockportmama
My bruising went away when I quit eating...

My bruising went away when I quit eating wheat/gluten. 
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-13-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By rockportmama
Thanks for the ideas, Mamas!   I'm not...

Thanks for the ideas, Mamas!
 
I'm not familiar with Jay Gordon, but it would be nice to get some sleep! I'm definitely trying to get Hubby on board with helping more. Last night he finally...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-12-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By rockportmama
My DD just turned 2, & keeps waking me up to...

My DD just turned 2, & keeps waking me up to nurse. I'm tired & cranky & can't think of options other than weaning her, which is not what I wanna do. But the option is on the table, unfortunately....
Forum: Family Safety   01-01-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By rockportmama
 Thanks for the input, Mamas!   Our 5yo...

 Thanks for the input, Mamas!
 
Our 5yo can't get the door to shut, so we won't go that route. The cabinet under the sink has a babylock, so that's not a problem. We have shelves over the toilet...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,532
Posted By rockportmama
Hi!   We're about to transition, too, as tax...

Hi!
 
We're about to transition, too, as tax season starts soon & I'll be working ~30 hours a week. I'm also teaching another class this semester at the local junior college, so this is our...
Forum: Family Safety   12-29-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By rockportmama
What's the youngest you'd take the baby gate out...

What's the youngest you'd take the baby gate out of the bathroom door? My youngest just turned 2, and the gate seems a bit unnecessary, but I can't bring myself to take it down. Advice?
 
TIA,...
Forum: Unschooling   09-19-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By rockportmama
Thanks for all the great ideas! I've been...

Thanks for all the great ideas! I've been thinking about your responses, and I think y'all are right. I've definately been all/mostly responsible for the kids' education. And you're right that we...
Forum: Unschooling   09-18-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By rockportmama
Quote: Originally Posted by 4evermom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 4evermom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15856941)
That's what I appreciate most about my dh....
Forum: Unschooling   09-18-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By rockportmama
Thanks for all the responses so quickly! We've...

Thanks for all the responses so quickly! We've been mulling this over for a month now, and I appreciate all the great new ideas!


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Forum: Unschooling   09-18-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By rockportmama
So, I find myself looking at the potential...

So, I find myself looking at the potential possibility of my newest part-time job turning into a full-time gig with... wait for it... a salary and BENEFITS!!!...
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