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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-02-2013, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Adasmommy
We just started reading a US history book (I...

We just started reading a US history book (I think it's called the Story of US) and I'm really excited about creating a timeline for my 8 year old daughter to fill in. But there are so many...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Adasmommy
Thank you Reebekah!  My 3 year old doesn't nap,...

Thank you Reebekah!  My 3 year old doesn't nap, unfortunately so I don't get nap time.  But since I started this thread I have begun reading a wonderful book History of US with my daughter and we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-27-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Adasmommy
Yes, thank you!  Just the act of complaining...

Yes, thank you!  Just the act of complaining seems to dissipate the problem http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/winky.gif
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-26-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Adasmommy
Thank you for your responses. It is so nice to...

Thank you for your responses. It is so nice to feel not-alone and know there are other mommies out there who care enough to read and offer outsider insight!

I should mention that I'm not worried...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-25-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 302
Posted By Adasmommy
I'm sure this has been asked before, but I feel...

I'm sure this has been asked before, but I feel like our 8 year old spends all day just hanging out, and I can never find time to get with her and read stuff, or talk about stuff, or do fun stuff...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-20-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Adasmommy
I have found several dreamy places like this...

I have found several dreamy places like this one: http://www.sacredmountainsanctuary.org/home.htm

But none that were open to those with so few dollars...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-20-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,584
Posted By Adasmommy
Thanks for all the ideas! It's kind of awesome...

Thanks for all the ideas! It's kind of awesome to hear that there are so many wonderful places to choose from! We are checking out Asheville NC right now, and if we decide to look elsewhere, I will...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-16-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Adasmommy
We are looking for land right now in WNC. We are...

We are looking for land right now in WNC. We are here, living in our RV looking for land to buy or land to live on in Exchange for work (skilled carpentry, renovations, farmwork, maintenance,etc)....
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-06-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,584
Posted By Adasmommy
Thanks for all the ideas.  We were just in Black...

Thanks for all the ideas.  We were just in Black Mountain NC, and loved it, but it's missing just one of our criteria so we're crossing it off the list.  We LOVE Northern California, and were in...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   06-02-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,584
Posted By Adasmommy
We are now considering the Portland area of...

We are now considering the Portland area of Oregon (maybe near McMinnville) and the Boulder CO area. It's so hard to know how all the rain in OR would effect us. We've never been to either state....
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-28-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,584
Posted By Adasmommy
We are ready to buy land on which we will build...

We are ready to buy land on which we will build a sustainable house of some kind.

My husband is a musician and we need to be in an area that appreciates original acoustic music.

We want to be...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-14-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Adasmommy
My daughter (2 years) doesn't keep covers on. ...

My daughter (2 years) doesn't keep covers on.  We live in Florida but we're going to be traveling in an RV all winter in colder climes so I want to make her a sleeping bag with arms or arm holes,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-14-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By Adasmommy
I have a pair of jeans and I want to sew a long...

I have a pair of jeans and I want to sew a long panel from a tapestry down the side of each leg.  I don't have a machine.  I thought I'd sew the strip of tapestry into a tube with a seam on the...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   08-22-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 51,197
Posted By Adasmommy
We've been on the road for two months--what an...

We've been on the road for two months--what an adventure! Not a lot of spare time, though. We're busier than ever. But I'm trying to keep up with a blog: www.freerangedreams.com...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   06-15-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 51,197
Posted By Adasmommy
mamayogibear, that bus you linked to is...

mamayogibear, that bus you linked to is awesome!  Have you contacted the seller?  Maybe they're open to bartering or a payment plan?  Rent to own?
 
I'm so excited!  We are finally going to live...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-11-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Adasmommy
Thanks, rutabega--I posted in the other forum...

Thanks, rutabega--I posted in the other forum and I'll check out your list.  5terre, we've read all those but thank you for the reminder as we love his books and those would be great to read again! ...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   06-11-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By Adasmommy
I posted in homeschooling and someone pointed me...

I posted in homeschooling and someone pointed me here.  We're about to go on a road trip up the East Coast for the next few months and I wondered if anyone has book recommendations for stories that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-09-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Adasmommy
We're about to go on a road trip up the East...

We're about to go on a road trip up the East Coast for the next few months and I wondered if anyone has book recommendations for stories that take place in locations along our route?  I remember...
Forum: April 2011   04-22-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,776
Posted By Adasmommy
Becca, I just had a boy after 2 girls, too.  My...

Becca, I just had a boy after 2 girls, too.  My eldest is 6.  She was 5 when the second one was born.  That age has been such a help and so wonderful so in a way I've experienced a new baby with a...
Forum: April 2011   04-22-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,802
Posted By Adasmommy
I haven't been active on this thread, but wanted...

I haven't been active on this thread, but wanted to jump in and report that our son Cassidy Forrest was born at home on the morning of 14 April.  My dd was a HBAC a year ago on Christmas, so this...
Forum: April 2011   04-22-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Adasmommy
I also planned to, but it hasn't happened yet...

I also planned to, but it hasn't happened yet (ds is a week old).  I started with my dd when she was 5 days old and it was so easy and we caught pees right away and it was so rewarding to have the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-16-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 912
Posted By Adasmommy
This is a great resource:...

This is a great resource: http://www.drmomma.org/
 
http://www.drmomma.org/2009/10/babywise.html
 
I am on Facebook and am a fan of various peaceful parenting type pages so I get links and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-16-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Adasmommy
It's tough, but I bet it will pass and I think...

It's tough, but I bet it will pass and I think you're doing what you need to do and letting her know she's loved and you're there for her so kudos to you!  Hopefully the nap pattern changes, and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-29-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,764
Posted By Adasmommy
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Forum: Homebirth   03-18-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 546
Posted By Adasmommy
I just want to encourage you to keep looking.  I...

I just want to encourage you to keep looking.  I had a hard time finding someone too, and for months and months it seemed like there was nobody who would consider me, but then I found my midwife who...
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