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Forum: Unschooling   06-17-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,601
Posted By Emaye
We plan to continue to do what we are doing...

We plan to continue to do what we are doing currently:

- Art and taekowndo classes at the community center.
- Singapore maths for the 8 year old.
- Reading alone, reading out loud, listening...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-13-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Emaye
Someone sent me a link to the practice CAT tests...

Someone sent me a link to the practice CAT tests (http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/css05rtq.asp) and out of curiosity, I downloaded and took a look at them.  And you know what? My 8 yr old son, who is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-10-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
Posted By Emaye
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamapigeon http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1401613/did-you-celebrate-mothers-day-growing-up#post_17626087)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
Posted By Emaye
It is fun to read these responses.  I am glad I...

It is fun to read these responses.  I am glad I am not the only one that grew up without celebrating but enjoy it now.  @Neera (http://www.mothering.com/community/u/87109/Neera)  Even if I didn't...
Forum: Unschooling   05-07-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,374
Posted By Emaye
Kids are STILL listening to the Wizard of Oz...

Kids are STILL listening to the Wizard of Oz series for hours a day! It is on pretty much all the time they are inside. Any attempt to turn it off is met with wails of complaints.  BUT, spring is...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-07-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By Emaye
Thank you for all your inputs mamas :) 

Thank you for all your inputs mamas :) 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-07-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 474
Posted By Emaye
I didn't grow up celebrating Mother's Day; it...

I didn't grow up celebrating Mother's Day; it just wasn't done where I come from.  That said, I do enjoy whatever effort my kids and DH put into celebrating the day and it does feel special to me...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Emaye
Wow, Delacey, glad you decided to join us;...

Wow, Delacey, glad you decided to join us; welcome to mothering! 
 
Here are a couple of links you may find useful: 
 
Home Birth: http://www.mothering.com/community/f/20/homebirth
 ...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-23-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Emaye
Hi Staceeyore01,    Welcome to mothering....

Hi Staceeyore01, 
 
Welcome to mothering. Glad you decided to join us :)
Here are a couple of links you may find useful: 
 
Trying to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-22-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Emaye
Have you seen the Global Table Adventure blog?  ...

Have you seen the Global Table Adventure blog? 
 
Here: http://globaltableadventure.com/countries-ive-cooked/
 
Enjoy :)
Forum: Women's Health   04-22-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Emaye
Among the things you mentioned, I'd say sleep is...

Among the things you mentioned, I'd say sleep is the most important one for me. If that is lacking then it has a domino effect on everything else.  After that, I'd say massage and a nice cup of tea...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-22-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By Emaye
Wonderful input! Thank you Mamas :)   I am...

Wonderful input! Thank you Mamas :)
 
I am now firmly on the side that a playpen is not a necessity but nice to have when/if ever you need it.  As most of you pointed out, she can easily purchase...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-21-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By Emaye
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Imakcerka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1400794/is-a-playpen-even-necessary#post_17613692)
 Kind of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-21-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By Emaye
I don't have any funeral drama stories at all...

I don't have any funeral drama stories at all but I couldn't read and not comment. I hope others share.  I hope the horrified feeling you keep experiencing subsides rapidly and disappears entirely. 
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-21-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By Emaye
Friends and I are throwing a baby shower for a...

Friends and I are throwing a baby shower for a first time mom. We are all chipping in and purchasing big ticket items from her list --  a stroller, a playpen, a car seat etc.  I am of the opinion...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-21-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Emaye
Hi Jclaybro,  Welcome to Mothering and...

Hi Jclaybro, 
Welcome to Mothering and congrats on your pregnancy! You may want to join one of our Due Date Clubs where mamas due the same month connect with each other.  
 
Due Date...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-21-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Emaye
Hi Firefly77,   Welcome to the Mothering...

Hi Firefly77,
 
Welcome to the Mothering community!  Here are a couple of relevant links that will help you connect with others: 
 
Fertility: http://www.mothering.com/community/f/68/fertility...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-21-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Emaye
Hi Cocol,    Welcome to Mothering!  I think...

Hi Cocol, 
 
Welcome to Mothering!  I think you will find the following link helpful in connecting with other mamas who are trying to get pregnant.  
 
Trying to Conceive:...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-21-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Emaye
Hi!  Welcome to mothering :) and congrats on...

Hi!  Welcome to mothering :) and congrats on your pregnancy.  
 
Here are links you may find helpful in connecting with other mamas: 
 
October 2014 Due Date...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-08-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Emaye
Can't say he is depressed (in the clinical...

Can't say he is depressed (in the clinical sense); you will need a professional for that but it is good to keep in mind that he is young and kids moods and emotions are more susceptible to changes...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-08-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Emaye
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by moominmamma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1400137/when-does-one-start-homeschooling#post_17605290)
  
I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Emaye
I have daughter who is 5 1/2 year old and we...

I have daughter who is 5 1/2 year old and we haven't done any formal, parent led homeschooling with her. However, if we pull up the state guide lines for a kinder, I am sure she will meet most of...
Forum: Unschooling   04-07-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,244
Posted By Emaye
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SweetSilver http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1399822/april-unschooling-thread#post_17605042)
 One more...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   04-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Emaye
Hi! Welcome to mothering :)    You may want...

Hi! Welcome to mothering :) 
 
You may want to head to the http://www.mothering.com/community/f/234/single-parenting to connect with other single mamas like you. We also have the Childhood and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-06-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By Emaye
I did the same thing as Miranda.  I basically...

I did the same thing as Miranda.  I basically told my husband "Come on, how badly can I screw up 1st grade!?" and he agreed for a one year experiment.  Because I started out as a relaxed...
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