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Forum: Women's Health   12-16-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,658
Posted By WCM
How long have you been taking the Candex? How...

How long have you been taking the Candex? How long are you supposed to use it?
 
I'm doing acidophilus in my smoothies, BIO-K liquid form. I can get it to abate if I eat a moderate balance of...
Forum: Women's Health   12-13-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,658
Posted By WCM
Without getting too wordy, here is the most...

Without getting too wordy, here is the most relevant history: I had lots of yeast infections as a teen. I ate loads of junk, yo-yo'd on and off sugar in extremes. I 'cured' myself through treatment,...
Forum: Unschooling   06-28-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,908
Posted By WCM
I'm reviving this thread (as opposed to starting...

I'm reviving this thread (as opposed to starting another) because my issue is an extension of this.
 
I'm tired and rushed, so won't be as overly wordy as I'd like.  :)
 
We do the healthy food...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-24-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,459
Posted By WCM
I'm wondering why the classes offered this year...

I'm wondering why the classes offered this year are so diff from those last year. Did the group members change, did a few families more like yours drop out, and the more conservative fams got to...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-20-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By WCM
I have an old-school ceramic glazed crock-pot. I...

I have an old-school ceramic glazed crock-pot. I recently read that some contain lead in their glaze and folks don't use them. What?! How can I tell if mine does? I do love it, it's retro dark...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-20-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By WCM
We use our breadmaker a lot, for loaves and for...

We use our breadmaker a lot, for loaves and for dough, for pizzas, bagels and buns. I recently bought a grain mill and organic whole wheat kernels, planning to move to only fresh-milled wheat in all...
Forum: Unschooling   06-12-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By WCM
 Martha Speaks, Martha Speaks, Martha Speaks!!!...

 Martha Speaks, Martha Speaks, Martha Speaks!!! NOT because it's educational, but because it's hilarious, witty, and clearly does not talk down to kids (they KNOW adults are watching this one too)....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-26-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By WCM
Hi there. I make bread each night in our bread...

Hi there. I make bread each night in our bread mchine using Robin Hood Canadian Whole Wheat bread flour. I've recently bought a grain mill and many pounds of organic ww flour grain. How do I make...
Forum: Unschooling   04-13-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By WCM
That was great, thanks!

That was great, thanks!
Forum: Unschooling   04-04-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,469
Posted By WCM
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by 4evermom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   04-04-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,469
Posted By WCM
I hear you one hundred percent Kathy, and agree....

I hear you one hundred percent Kathy, and agree. Did we read so much because our time was otherwise used up by tasks we loathed, as I too found school boring and uninteresting, was bullied, etc. I...
Forum: Unschooling   04-03-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,469
Posted By WCM
Thanks for the perspective and suggestions...

Thanks for the perspective and suggestions Miranda. Kathy, I'm not in disagreement with you, but ask this: you were a schooled kid right? And so you were *forced* (or it was necessary) for you to...
Forum: Unschooling   04-02-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,469
Posted By WCM
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Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,469
Posted By WCM
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Quote:Originally Posted by annakiss http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,469
Posted By WCM
Oh AnnaK, I feel you sister. While I *get* the...

Oh AnnaK, I feel you sister. While I *get* the perspective I should have (they are happy, they are in control of their destiny, I have total trust in their choices) I have struggled with it many a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-21-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,693
Posted By WCM
I know this thread is about the bigger picture,...

I know this thread is about the bigger picture, and I'm in agreement with all of you saying it's her choice, but feel free to have many discussions with her about her choices, etc. I too dislike my...
Forum: Unschooling   03-12-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,570
Posted By WCM
I don't have any advice for you. I do want to...

I don't have any advice for you. I do want to say 8 was when my son started to get very upset about things, very emotional, very anxious . . and stopped finding anything very interesting. I do think...
Forum: Unschooling   03-12-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By WCM
Alright, I'll be the party pooper. We have...

Alright, I'll be the party pooper. We have three, ages 10, 7 and 4. We debated a long time about having a third, and exactly like you guys, i was emotion (I grew up as 2 and envied friends who were...
Forum: Unschooling   03-06-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,020
Posted By WCM
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by annakiss http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Unschooling   03-04-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,180
Posted By WCM
I think this what's missing is a acknowledgment...

I think this what's missing is a acknowledgment of intent.
 
I myself do not know anything about history. It was boring and linear in school, and not taught in a way that grabbed me. Post-school I...
Forum: Unschooling   03-03-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,180
Posted By WCM
There are too many posts for me to quote now,...

There are too many posts for me to quote now, and multi-quoting is a skill I've yet to learn, because I honestly don't care enough to bother learning it. :)
 
I do believe in my kids, and I do...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-23-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,865
Posted By WCM
Whoa, thanks for posting about ead in crocks. It...

Whoa, thanks for posting about ead in crocks. It never dawned on me to consider this, (though I don't use SIGGS water bottles because I don't trust the patented glaze/resin in it either) and I've...
Forum: Unschooling   02-15-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By WCM
If you can find help, take it!!!! There are no...

If you can find help, take it!!!! There are no 'rules' to go against. The goal is to be a happy, cohesive group that can meet each others needs, however that may be done. If I could hire someone to...
Forum: Unschooling   02-14-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By WCM
OP I have very little drive in terms of...

OP I have very little drive in terms of 'educating' my children, and finite amounts of patience. if you were to describe the 'ideal' unschooling parent (whatever that means) it would not look like...
Forum: Unschooling   02-14-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,020
Posted By WCM
I'm right there with you Anna. I get fairly...

I'm right there with you Anna. I get fairly depressed and unmotivated in the winter, and that is coupled with the reality that as I move more and more to whole life unschooling, overcoming the...
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