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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-21-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By kdescalzi
Thank you for all the advice. I have sat with...

Thank you for all the advice. I have sat with them and explained that I'm sad out house isn't more full of love and peace. All three of us worked on rules to follow that respect each other.... The...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-20-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By kdescalzi
I'm in the exact same boat! My 4.5 and my 7 yr...

I'm in the exact same boat! My 4.5 and my 7 yr old completely ignore all my requests constantly. I yelled this evening saying listen to me I'm your mother!!! I don't have any advice, just...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-20-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By kdescalzi
I'm desperate! Our house is a war zone... The...

I'm desperate! Our house is a war zone... The constant fighting , screaming, arguing etc. I have tried so hard to raise them peacefully. I've taught them the importance of kindness, respect,...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-07-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By kdescalzi
Hey there, my children are 4 and 6 so good read...

Hey there, my children are 4 and 6 so good read aloud books is what I was searching for Tia
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-06-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By kdescalzi
Hit me with your favourite summer themed books!!...

Hit me with your favourite summer themed books!! Camping, picnics, beach days etc!!! Tia
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-07-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By kdescalzi
Hey mamas, We have backyard chickens and...

Hey mamas,

We have backyard chickens and the flies are crazy! Does anyone have an efficient homemade fly trap idea?. What do you use to control flies in the hot weather?.
Thanks so much
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-06-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi there, I am in the middle of the...

Hi there,

I am in the middle of the transition from vegetarian to vegan and finding it hard to feed my lo's. they are 3 and 6 and even though meat free was easy....no "good" cheese is stumping...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-02-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By kdescalzi
Thank you for the great replies! I felt like...

Thank you for the great replies! I felt like there was no way she was ready to actually wake up with the urge to pee. I think she is too young to realize she needs to pee. I took the pp advice and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-01-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By kdescalzi
Oh wise mamas, what should I do? Dd is 3.5 yrs...

Oh wise mamas, what should I do? Dd is 3.5 yrs old and currently uses nighttime pull ups. She pees a lot at night! Now she is getting uncomfortable with the wet pull up in the middle of the night...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-04-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,038
Posted By kdescalzi
Homemade popcorn with melted coconut oil, sea...

Homemade popcorn with melted coconut oil, sea salt, and onion powder!!! Eat it every night.... So yummy it's crazy!
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-04-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By kdescalzi
Hey mamas, Weather just turned ugly here...

Hey mamas,

Weather just turned ugly here and i am already running out of ways to keep my super active kids busy at home. Dd is 3 1/2 ds is 6. They have sooooo much energy all day long.... Wanna...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-04-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By kdescalzi
Thank you for all the suggestions!

Thank you for all the suggestions!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-21-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By kdescalzi
Please don't judge me for asking! I start...

Please don't judge me for asking! I start homeschooling this Sept with my oldest and my 3yr old is very challenging to keep occupied. She flits from one activity to the next every 3 minutes! I am...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-17-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi mamas, I am thinking of weaning my 3yr...

Hi mamas,

I am thinking of weaning my 3yr old. I would like to read some books to help us discuss the topic. Does anyone know of some good kids books that talk about weaning? A happy ending to...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-01-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi there, I am looking for some suggestions...

Hi there,

I am looking for some suggestions on some stories my children can listen to during quiet time. Anyone have ideas for this age group? Something to keep them entertained and actually...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi there, I am considering Oak and Orca for...

Hi there,

I am considering Oak and Orca for next year for my son who will be in grade one. This bioregional school is based in Victoria BC. It sounds like a great choice for us but it is always...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-02-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By kdescalzi
Thanks for the suggestions. Ds isn't into...

Thanks for the suggestions. Ds isn't into anything too dark or scary.....i tend to nudge him in the other direction. So do you think if he's not into stories anymore that novels should be my next...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-29-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi there,   I am looking for some good books...

Hi there,
 
I am looking for some good books to read with my ds. I am contemplating starting an age-appropriate novel to read to him but not sure where to begin. We read A LOT but lately he is...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-01-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By kdescalzi
You are correct.....I am practicing AP but still...

You are correct.....I am practicing AP but still trying to get my dh on board. Do you know the author of the book you suggested? A few came up in my library search and wanted to make sure I ordered...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-21-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi there,    I am in desperate need to show...

Hi there,
 
 I am in desperate need to show dh that even though our children are small, they still deserve respect. I have read so many books and now I am completely forgetting the best ones to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-21-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By kdescalzi
Please don't flame me.....it started out...

Please don't flame me.....it started out innocent enough. My dd was sort of watching whatever big brother was. TV shows such as Super Why or The Magic School Bus.....In my opinion, appropriate...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-10-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi   Anyone here using or have used the...

Hi
 
Anyone here using or have used the sonlight curriculum before? Anybody familiar with this HL system?
 
Tia
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-02-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By kdescalzi
Hi there,   I co-slept and night nursed my...

Hi there,
 
I co-slept and night nursed my dd until she was 2. She had to stay latched onto my breast ALL NIGHT LONG! I mean if I had to unlatch her to pee, she would freak! It just got to be too...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-02-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,098
Posted By kdescalzi
DD calls it her boop............so cute to hear...

DD calls it her boop............so cute to hear her brother ask her if she needs her boop! Unfortunately, her screaming for boop in public can also sound like her screaming for BOOB!!!
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-30-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By kdescalzi
Have you read Bear Snores On? It does rhyme but...

Have you read Bear Snores On? It does rhyme but such a good book. Bear Feels Scared and Bear Feels Sick are also excellent books in my daughters opinion. I also recommend Room on the...
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