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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-21-2015, 07:12 AM
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That is a good idea. The area we are moving to...

That is a good idea. The area we are moving to has such a good ASD school program that I'm sure that's a possibility. T is high-functioning and ironically he is afraid of most autistic children. ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-19-2015, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Lookingup
Thank you, Anna, I so appreciate your response....

Thank you, Anna, I so appreciate your response. Leaving behind the "social rigor of the classroom" is a big part of why we decided to start homeschooling. I hope it helps boost his confidence after...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-15-2015, 05:58 PM
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Posted By Lookingup
Homeschooling ASD kids and socialization

I know the socialization debate has been overdone, and I'm truthfully not worried about it at all for my very outgoing and easy-going third-grader. But my fifth grader has mild autism and extreme...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-15-2015, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Lookingup
Have looked at Build Your Library? I like it's...

Have looked at Build Your Library? I like it's literature-based core, but also that it gives me options with math and writing (and suggestions for those programs based on different learning styles,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-17-2015, 05:36 PM
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Views: 481
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks ladies! I have indeed spoken to some...

Thanks ladies! I have indeed spoken to some friends who homeschool. But one unschools, and the other one uses Seton. Like Sonlight, it is a good program, but I prefer not to teach science with a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-16-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Lookingup
Resources for piecing together different curriculums

I have yet to find a full curriculum that feels completely "right" for our family, and am feeling the need to tackle subjects indivually from different companies. But I am getting really overwhelmed...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   06-03-2015, 05:01 AM
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Posted By Lookingup
Any moms in south Dallas/Waxahachie?

We are considering buying a house in waxahachie but are a little worried about not fitting in. (Crunchy New Yorkers) Would love to meet some MDC moms in the area! Thanks. :)
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-11-2015, 03:09 PM
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Views: 414
Posted By Lookingup
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-29-2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Lookingup
Thank you so much!! This is very helpful.

Thank you so much!! This is very helpful.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-15-2014, 03:35 AM
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Views: 414
Posted By Lookingup
Dallas Peds who accept non-vaxers?

Surrounding towns are fine too, we are willing to travel a bit for the right doc! Thanks for any help.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-02-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Lookingup
Wow. That is shockingly awful about CPS. (Well,...

Wow. That is shockingly awful about CPS. (Well, we're used to it in NY, but I had higher hopes for TX -- we are moving there in 6 months.)

I birthed my last boy in CT just to avoid the whole eye...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   12-13-2013, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Lookingup
This is great, thank you so much!!

This is great, thank you so much!!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   12-05-2013, 03:01 AM
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Views: 1,776
Posted By Lookingup
We're moving to Houston in June and I'm looking...

We're moving to Houston in June and I'm looking for the same thing. (We're non-vaxing.)
Forum: Women's Health   04-29-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Lookingup
Yeah see, that's what I hate about abx.  They...

Yeah see, that's what I hate about abx.  They get sick with other stuff while they're on it.
 
Thanks for all the recommendations, folks.  I actually do own that book!  I read it years ago, but my...
Forum: Women's Health   04-26-2013, 03:57 AM
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Views: 282
Posted By Lookingup
We use herbal remedies in this family... Except...

We use herbal remedies in this family... Except for strep. I've had so much fear instilled in me (I have rheumatoid arthritis from a strep infection as a child). But my kids are prone to it -- they...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-28-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks, that's helpful!   Now we're just...

Thanks, that's helpful!
 
Now we're just waiting to see where his seniority number is come June, and hopefully we'll be back out to look at rentals.  
 
Thanks to everyone for the feedback and...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-15-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Lookingup
Nia and I are in different situations, I'm...

Nia and I are in different situations, I'm assuming though.  My husband only drives to and from work once a week as a pilot, so the 45 minute commute to Kingwood isn't a big deal.  (Right now, he's...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-10-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks ladies. :) I visited last month and there...

Thanks ladies. :) I visited last month and there was lots about the area I really liked.  I so enjoyed the people.  All these random strangers helping me out with a smile.  Seriously I've been in...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-22-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Lookingup
This is so helpful, thank you very much!!

This is so helpful, thank you very much!!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-17-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Lookingup
I am going to Houston next week for the first...

I am going to Houston next week for the first time to get a feel for the area.  My hubby -- pilot -- has been displaced from his east coast base once again, and we're trying to find a base he's...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-16-2013, 02:09 PM
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Views: 10,296
Posted By Lookingup
Why? Because I want my children to feel safe as...

Why? Because I want my children to feel safe as they learn, so they know the joy of learning without fear of being punished or mocked. Because I want them to wake each day more excited for the day's...
Forum: Laura Markham   11-20-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Lookingup
Thank you for your input!!...

Thank you for your input!! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-01-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,032
Posted By Lookingup
Hi Jaime,   Your post made me laugh -- thank...

Hi Jaime,
 
Your post made me laugh -- thank you for the support.  :)  Sorry for your bad day though... man oh man, I know those (and the need for a glass of wine at the end of the day.  Or the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-01-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Lookingup
I give you a lot of kudos.  :)   As for your...

I give you a lot of kudos.  :)
 
As for your 5 year old... my friend unschooled all three of her kids (one in college now, one chose high school, and the 16 year old is still homeschooling) and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-01-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Lookingup
That's very helpful, thanks.  I kept it general...

That's very helpful, thanks.  I kept it general for the most part, but after reading your post I can see a few things on mine I may want to make less specific (or eliminate). 
 
So how is...
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