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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-26-2013, 08:32 AM
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Views: 705
Posted By RidentMama
We live in our RV 6-8 months out of every year...

We live in our RV 6-8 months out of every year and I teach my three children (10, 8, 5) in a 10x15 ft space, which includes the table. Te above posters made excellent point on organization and using...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-25-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By RidentMama
I realize this thread is older, but I just...

I realize this thread is older, but I just wanted to bring this up for those like myself who are looking for Berkey systems: http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/product/CAMP-352

My BIL. told me about...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-26-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By RidentMama
I have friends whose daughter's stoma was...

I have friends whose daughter's stoma was surrounded by a staph infection. They tried everything natural and pharmaceutical, but the one thing that knocked it out was emu oil.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-02-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By RidentMama
Go back to the original version! Even my 6yo son...

Go back to the original version! Even my 6yo son will sit still for that one...you might need to explain as you go (the language isn't modern), but it's still fun to listen to (and read)!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-19-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By RidentMama
DD (7yo) uses Explode the Code Online. Last...

DD (7yo) uses Explode the Code Online. Last year, we used Calvert and she HATED reading...lots of tears. This year, I set the timer for 1/2 hour each day and have her work just that amount (more...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-12-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By RidentMama
We love it! DD1 (6yo) and DS (4yo) both enjoy...

We love it! DD1 (6yo) and DS (4yo) both enjoy starting the day with Mystery of History. Short read-aloud and a fun activity. I have the first SOTW Activity Book (which corresponds with the first...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-28-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By RidentMama
Mystery of History. Adaptable. I have a 1st...

Mystery of History. Adaptable. I have a 1st grader and a Pre-K...both enjoy it. We don't cover dates, this is only the first time through (we're expecting to go through it three times between now...
Forum: Spirituality   11-14-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,992
Posted By RidentMama
We observe the Sabbath. Ideally, Friday night's...

We observe the Sabbath. Ideally, Friday night's dinner is an easy prep & clean, a special (yet easily prepared and cleaned up) breakfast. Time as a family, worship (online Church services for us,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-14-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By RidentMama
We're almost through our last bottle of dish...

We're almost through our last bottle of dish soap. I *HATE* dish soap! It was just this past week that I looked at the bottle of Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Soap and went "duh!". My hands crack and...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-08-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By RidentMama
http://www.donnayoung.org/household/index.htm is...

http://www.donnayoung.org/household/index.htm is my go-to gal.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By RidentMama
Donna Young has a lot of forms to choose from:...

Donna Young has a lot of forms to choose from: http://www.donnayoung.org/forms/planners/planner.htm
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-05-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,992
Posted By RidentMama
It just depends on the child...DD1 and DS don't...

It just depends on the child...DD1 and DS don't like the alphabet puzzle except to color in the depressions. The bath letters, however, are a HUGE hit!
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   03-04-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By RidentMama
The daycare I used to work at...the gal who...

The daycare I used to work at...the gal who owned it would bring in non-functional electronics and small appliances for the older kids to take apart and see how everything worked. Then it went into...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-04-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By RidentMama
If it won't come out, dye the pants the same...

If it won't come out, dye the pants the same color.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-04-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By RidentMama
Good advice on the castration! I didn't do that...

Good advice on the castration! I didn't do that with our last flock.

Speaking of sheep/goats...we bought a mixed flock (one buck, one ram, a couple ewes and three does). Yes, they were already...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-04-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,973
Posted By RidentMama
Can I just say...I love the outfit! LOL

Can I just say...I love the outfit! LOL
Forum: TV-Free   03-03-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By RidentMama
You can purchase cables that will plug into your...

You can purchase cables that will plug into your television from your computer.Look here...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   02-28-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By RidentMama
Even though a laying breed of chicken looks big...

Even though a laying breed of chicken looks big and fluffy, if you butcher it out, it's really really small. NOT worth allowing the layers to hatch multiple dozens of eggs (even though the chicks...
Forum: Religious Studies   02-25-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By RidentMama
Quote: Originally Posted by DahliaRW...

Quote:
Originally Posted by DahliaRW http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13255349)
I see no mention of the passover in 1 Cor...
Forum: Religious Studies   02-23-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By RidentMama
Quote: I have always found it very interesting...

Quote:
I have always found it very interesting that the early Christians chose to seperate themselves from Jewish tradition so drastically that they no longer celebrated Jewish holidays...and had a...
Forum: Religious Studies   02-22-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By RidentMama
So...you're looking at what the early church did...

So...you're looking at what the early church did in the New Testament, completely apart from what Christ did while in the flesh?

1 Corinthians 11 shows that the Passover was to be observed in the...
Forum: Religious Studies   02-22-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By RidentMama
Well...there are a series of holy days listed in...

Well...there are a series of holy days listed in Leviticus 23 that we follow. There are corresponding scriptures to show Christ's observance of these holy days.
Forum: Spirituality   02-21-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,219
Posted By RidentMama
There's a women's ministry that produced an...

There's a women's ministry that produced an article about celebrating Shabbat...lemme find it...
The Shabbat Meal...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-15-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By RidentMama
That is an awesome site! Thanks for sharing!

That is an awesome site! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-23-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By RidentMama
Seattle evidently. *sigh* McDonald's offers...

Seattle evidently. *sigh*
McDonald's offers 'free latte Fridays' (http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/358538_mcdonalds11.html)
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