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Forum: Diapering   03-23-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By ktmeyer
thanks everyone. She's not skinny, not by a long...

thanks everyone. She's not skinny, not by a long shot. But definitely outgrows them length wise before width wise...might just be how I prefer the diaper to fit. I liked the proraps with my son, but...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-21-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By ktmeyer
I read all the time in school too. I even was...

I read all the time in school too. I even was given a special library pass to allow me to go read in the library before school started, and could go again at lunch to check out another book. In the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-16-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By ktmeyer
http://www.askdrsears.com/html/3/T032000.asp

http://www.askdrsears.com/html/3/T032000.asp
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-13-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By ktmeyer
yup! My baby was born with an obvious ridge on...

yup! My baby was born with an obvious ridge on the bottom gums that i said looked like teeth coming in. the pediatrician said it wasn't...but at 3 weeks old the teeth had come through and were...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-12-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By ktmeyer
My son was like that to an extent. We talked...

My son was like that to an extent. We talked alot about how if people weren't supposed to make mistakes then pencils wouldn't come with erasers...
Forum: Learning at School   03-11-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,023
Posted By ktmeyer
Two things. First, right now, when he has...

Two things. First, right now, when he has trouble with his peers and is upset he has you to talk to about it, and can get away from them for a bit, and regroup. How will he do that at boarding...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-10-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By ktmeyer
My husband's main concern with us homeschooling...

My husband's main concern with us homeschooling my 10 year old is one of family harmony. My 10 year old can be stubborn and argumentative, trying to get the last word, etc. My husband is afraid that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-07-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By ktmeyer
My son is 10. I homeschooled him for preschool,...

My son is 10. I homeschooled him for preschool, and then got divorced and had to put him in public school. He is now in 4th grade, and bored. He is gifted, but they only have a one day a week...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-04-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By ktmeyer
I should add that the reason I am not pulling...

I should add that the reason I am not pulling him out immediately is that I have a 4 week old baby, and don't have much time to devote to homeschooling. ON the other hand, it would give us more time...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-04-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By ktmeyer
I'm planning to homeschool my son next year,...

I'm planning to homeschool my son next year, using Sonlight. But on the off chance I pull him from school this year, I want something easy and cheap to use for a few months. I want to be able to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-03-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,550
Posted By ktmeyer
Kelly Park, aka Rock Springs is in the area and...

Kelly Park, aka Rock Springs is in the area and has a natural spring fed river that you can tube down with the kids. It's nice and slow, nothing scary. But watch out for yellow flies...only thing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-03-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,307
Posted By ktmeyer
I'd also consider some sensory integration...

I'd also consider some sensory integration issues...the wanting to be hugged alot, the choice of activities, etc suggested that to me. Also, that may be why it's hard to make friends, does he try to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-02-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By ktmeyer
DH is his stepfather. He did want to go to the...

DH is his stepfather. He did want to go to the event, but not that badly. And another leader said no hat, but I don't think Michael heard her, as he was off pouting. We did tell him that she said no...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-01-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By ktmeyer
Ok, I get that he enjoys these things so you...

Ok, I get that he enjoys these things so you don't want to cut them out. I do. But I enjoy a lot of things too, but if I schedule them all everyday then I run out of down time too. So maybe, if you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-01-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By ktmeyer
I think you do have too much. I'd break it into...

I think you do have too much. I'd break it into categories and do ONE thing in each category a day. So do math daily, but on the days you do mathletics don't do the regular math. And seriously,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-28-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By ktmeyer
I guess the reason I say he seems to be asking...

I guess the reason I say he seems to be asking for more attention is he seems to use the arguing to keep us focused on him. So instead of a 2 minute conversation it turns into a 20 minute argument...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-28-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By ktmeyer
So...my 10 year old and I and his stepfather are...

So...my 10 year old and I and his stepfather are all driving each other crazy. Lately my son, who was an only child until this month, has a need to argue with EVERYTHING. I'm fairly sure I could...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-27-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By ktmeyer
We transitioned my son around age 3. It went...

We transitioned my son around age 3. It went fine, we explained it all, let him pick out his own comforter and sheets and such, and read books about going to bed. I sat with him the first few...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-24-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By ktmeyer
Block feeding is great, but it sounds like you...

Block feeding is great, but it sounds like you went over 10 hours on one side? That's too long...normally you start with 2 hours, then add time. 4 hour is about the maximum time most women need....
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-24-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By ktmeyer
I plan on working a few 4-5 hour shifts a week...

I plan on working a few 4-5 hour shifts a week starting when my baby is 2 months old. She's a big girl, she was 9lbs at birth, and I know that from her 5 day visit until her 2 week visit she gained...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-21-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By ktmeyer
This started after my milk came in, and now at 2...

This started after my milk came in, and now at 2 weeks old it isn't any better. She opens wide, I get her on the breast, then she somehow clamps down and rubs the nipple between her gums HARD for a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-20-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By ktmeyer
In your situation maybe start by limiting how...

In your situation maybe start by limiting how long she nurses. Say she can nurse until the end of the Happy Birthday song, or the ABC song or something...this might help the stress, if you know it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-20-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By ktmeyer
This started after my milk came in, and now at 2...

This started after my milk came in, and now at 2 weeks old it isn't any better. She opens wide, I get her on the breast, then she somehow clamps down and rubs the nipple between her gums HARD for a...
Forum: Women's Health   02-19-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By ktmeyer
Aveeno soothing cream, for babies, is the one i...

Aveeno soothing cream, for babies, is the one i use on my excema. Works great..better than steroids.
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-18-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By ktmeyer
http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns/fussy-evenin...

http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns/fussy-evening.html
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