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Forum: Allergies   04-30-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By westslope
well, I would definately see a doctor, hopefully...

well, I would definately see a doctor, hopefully one that won't go straight to the benadryl, in case it can be improved with herbs etc.  My daughters persistent cough went away with lemon quince,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By westslope
Yes, this may be normal stuff.        she...

Yes, this may be normal stuff. 
 
 
  she may be releasing some chaotic feelings inside of her, emotionally wound up, unable to process her emotions (anger, frustration, sadness, overwhelmed...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-20-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By westslope
Hi I just wanted to say that I am glad that you...

Hi I just wanted to say that I am glad that you are getting to homeschool again!  It is hard to not be able to homeschool your child when that is what your heart, soul and brain want to do, and know...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-08-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By westslope
If I was an aspie and my parents stuck me in a...

If I was an aspie and my parents stuck me in a noisy room with 30 social kids I don't think that would "make" me social.  I think the one on one relationships with therapists etc would have a better...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-08-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,215
Posted By westslope
I would keep at your husband gently.  If you...

I would keep at your husband gently.  If you truly believe in HSing then keep communicating how you feel while trying your husbands way.  Maybe he will come around, some people take more time to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-08-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By westslope
It is absolutely a great idea to remove the...

It is absolutely a great idea to remove the stressor and get back to basics.  You want him to be happy and be able to cope well with the world, right?  It is okay to manipulate a young childs world...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-11-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By westslope
I just wanted to say that we have had ours for 5...

I just wanted to say that we have had ours for 5 years and absolutely love it.  Just teach the kids how to use it safely just like anything else.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-15-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By westslope
congratulations on her writing!  Do you go to...

congratulations on her writing!  Do you go to OT?  I like using sensory activities for writing.  My littlest doesn't have any special needs but I use a sugar tray for her and her letters anyway. ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-13-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By westslope
I'm going through the charter to get money for...

I'm going through the charter to get money for classes/activities.  Oh cool, Enki is up to speed?
Forum: Family Safety   09-13-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By westslope
I agree with spirit freak.  Walking around with...

I agree with spirit freak.  Walking around with a little internet in your pocket just isn't good for your cells.  The reason the government doesn't tell you it's bad is basically the same reason you...
Forum: Women's Health   09-13-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,679
Posted By westslope
I would not use a cell phone next to a baby,...

I would not use a cell phone next to a baby, especially one of those that accesses the internet.  I wonder if scalar resonance from earthcalm works.  It is funny how cavalier people are about...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-13-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By westslope
No, I dont have to, but it helps me pay for...

No, I dont have to, but it helps me pay for classes that dd takes. So i want to use curriculum tthat makes me happy, yet also teach the standard. I was planning on using christopherus, but in 1st...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-12-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By westslope
Hi I homeschooling through a charter, so I must...

Hi I homeschooling through a charter, so I must teach state standards.  I really want to just use Enki or Christopherus curriculum and waldorf homeschool, but that isn't going to stand alone as far...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By westslope
good point on it happening during the school day!

good point on it happening during the school day!
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By westslope
oh man, don't do it.  i am dealing with it right...

oh man, don't do it.  i am dealing with it right now.  The reason you think it is too much is because it probably is.  They won't want your kid out for the summer, either.  And if you your kid needs...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-07-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By westslope
Handwriting without Tears turned sensory...

Handwriting without Tears turned sensory experiences into letters.  I recommend!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-06-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By westslope
Hi there! I was debating between ENki and...

Hi there!
I was debating between ENki and Christopherus Waldorf, but it sounds like Enki might be a little overwhelming for me curric. wise.  Hoooowever, I am interested in potentially...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-06-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By westslope
 Unschooling mom here, switching to waldorf...

 Unschooling mom here, switching to waldorf curriculum this school year.  I am looking to buy the Enki teaching guide... should I start with foundations, early childhood, or first grade? 
 
I have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-09-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By westslope
Hi.  I am having trouble with bathtime and am...

Hi.  I am having trouble with bathtime and am looking for suggestions!
 
1.   WATER WATER EVERYWHERE.  so much that I can't even have a bathmat outside of the tub and go through too many towels to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-01-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By westslope
Hello, I have the exact same question as the OP!

Hello, I have the exact same question as the OP!
Forum: California, Nevada   07-31-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By westslope
Placerville hs family here, not too far from...

Placerville hs family here, not too far from Coloma.  hello!
Forum: California, Nevada   07-31-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By westslope
Hi, anybody here in or around the Placerville...

Hi, anybody here in or around the Placerville area?  :)
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