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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-13-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By LucyRev
Ooh, subbing in hopes of some pox! I have...

Ooh, subbing in hopes of some pox! I have friends that had it, but it was the same time as one of my kids had poison oak. I thought that would be a little bit cruel.
Forum: Unschooling   08-30-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,661
Posted By LucyRev
Quote: Originally Posted by vbactivist...

Quote:
Originally Posted by vbactivist http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15777997)
Exactly to your bolded! I am so sick of...
Forum: Unschooling   08-12-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By LucyRev
Thanks ladies! My DD already sent off a penpal...

Thanks ladies! My DD already sent off a penpal letter and we have another potential penpal lined up as well. 2 is enough for her. Maybe you can trade addresses with each other?
Forum: Unschooling   08-02-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,771
Posted By LucyRev
Bumping this old thread instead of starting a...

Bumping this old thread instead of starting a new one. My 7.5 yr old daughter has just asked me to find her a penpal. She's a very sensitive kid, into animals, especially endangered species. She...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-08-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,203
Posted By LucyRev
Quote: Originally Posted by Sienna-forever...

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Originally Posted by Sienna-forever http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15578455)

My ds was three months premature,...
Forum: Unschooling   07-01-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,139
Posted By LucyRev
Yeah, all kids are different, but my 7 yr old DD...

Yeah, all kids are different, but my 7 yr old DD doesn't know how to tell time, nor is she interested in it at all. I doubt she will be interested for a while longer. We got her a very cute watch,...
Forum: Unschooling   07-01-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By LucyRev
My DD just taught herself how to swim too! She...

My DD just taught herself how to swim too! She is 7 yrs old, so quite a bit older than your children, but still exciting to me. We took her once a week for about 6 weeks. She didn't want us (or a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-01-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By LucyRev
Quote: Originally Posted by AAK...

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Originally Posted by AAK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15538679)
For second grade, I will be ordering Building...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-15-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,885
Posted By LucyRev
I can't figure out how to keep the hoop at my...

I can't figure out how to keep the hoop at my chest. It seems to work its way up to my neck...which is cool, but sometimes I just want to keep it at my chest. If it ever quits raining I can get some...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-17-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,060
Posted By LucyRev
I am also a SAHM married to an IT guy who works...

I am also a SAHM married to an IT guy who works long hours and does the jobs of 5 people. Seriously...they just did layoffs and he survived them because he's awesome at his job, but sometimes I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-15-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,329
Posted By LucyRev
I used (am still using) a combination of things...

I used (am still using) a combination of things with my 7 yr old DD. She seems very right brained, definitely a visual learner. We did a few months of Reading Eggs. She loved it but I don't think...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-01-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By LucyRev
My 2 girls are 4 and 7. They have always shared...

My 2 girls are 4 and 7. They have always shared a full size bed, just like you're planning. Well, since they left our bed anyway. The oldest was in her own bed for a bit before the youngest was...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-26-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By LucyRev
I agree that it's way too expensive. I got a...

I agree that it's way too expensive. I got a copy from a friend. I doubt I would have paid for it myself. Also really dislike how each year seems to get progressively more expensive.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-25-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By LucyRev
I did most of 2 units of the 5-7 with my...

I did most of 2 units of the 5-7 with my daughter and we liked it. I think it will meet your needs well. I am an unschooler at heart too, but I like having something to follow when I feel like we...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-29-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,061
Posted By LucyRev
Karen, I had no idea...congrats!!!!...

Karen, I had no idea...congrats!!!! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jumpers.gif:

I miss the big thread too. I agree that FB isn't the same. Maybe we need another cake party...
Forum: Site Help   03-15-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By LucyRev
I would call them back to back babies. One after...

I would call them back to back babies. One after the next...consecutive kids, something of that nature.
Forum: Meal Planning   03-12-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By LucyRev
This weekend my husband is having a guy's...

This weekend my husband is having a guy's camping trip, so I feel really unmotivated. My oldest daughter just turned 7 and is getting so picky it is crazy. She won't eat meat (which I think is...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-10-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 52,932
Posted By LucyRev
FB bothers me too. I never used to get jealous...

FB bothers me too. I never used to get jealous of anyone. I wished everyone well and I still do, but lately FB just makes me compare myself to others. I'm PMSing right now so that's probably adding...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-09-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By LucyRev
I'll join....

I'll join. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I've been thinking the same thing. I have had the Saving Dinner cookbook but just haven't been using it regularly until last...
Forum: Unschooling   02-26-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,551
Posted By LucyRev
Subbing... I think we're going to go. I don't...

Subbing... I think we're going to go. I don't think DH wants to spend that much $$ on it though. Oh well. I will drag him. I think he'll really like it once we get there. If it's too crowded, he'll...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-21-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By LucyRev
The Land's End website has lots of good basic...

The Land's End website has lots of good basic stuff without characters or sports/princess junk. If you check the overstock section you can find some great deals.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-17-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By LucyRev
We aren't involved with a specific group. We...

We aren't involved with a specific group. We participate in classes sometimes at the arts center or right now we're in a small waldorf based program once a week for a few hours that is all outdoors....
Forum: Personal Growth   02-06-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By LucyRev
I think that is such a good point. My girls can...

I think that is such a good point. My girls can and do talk to us about anything. We try to never shame them. We teach them to listen to their instincts and honor their intelligence and strength.
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Forum: Personal Growth   02-06-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By LucyRev
I wrote a reply that was way too long and TMI. I...

I wrote a reply that was way too long and TMI. I deleted it. Therapeutic word vomit. I probably would have posted it if I wasn't such a chicken. In a nutshell, you are not alone.

I was molested....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-05-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,885
Posted By LucyRev
I'm about to order some from goodbuyguys.com....

I'm about to order some from goodbuyguys.com. You can also get it at identi-tape.com. The first link has cheaper gaff tape and has a lower minimum order, but the second place has fancier sparkly...
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