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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-05-2009, 04:03 PM
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Views: 210
Posted By African Tulip
I'm hoping someone here can give me some help on...

I'm hoping someone here can give me some help on these two curricula.

I've looked through Reason 4 Science but only for gr. 1 and need info on the older grades (4 and up specifically). I like...
Forum: Parenting   10-14-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,732
Posted By African Tulip
I'm going to do a list with toys my kids love...

I'm going to do a list with toys my kids love and some that were a total bust.

Here's the things they play with now

DS11

board games and cards
chess
cars
lego
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-21-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By African Tulip
I think that learning to write in cursive is...

I think that learning to write in cursive is important. There are times when it's needed (signing your name) and it does make writing things down quicker. My DH is a printer/crusive hybrid writer...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By African Tulip
My DD is headed to Gr. 1 this year, much to my...

My DD is headed to Gr. 1 this year, much to my wants for her. I've home schooled my kids for 5 yrs with this fall the start of yr 6. Oldest went to pre-school and K, younger DS went to pre-school...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By African Tulip
double post, not sure what happened there.

double post, not sure what happened there.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-08-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By African Tulip
I agree with Nolan's Mom, if you can send things...

I agree with Nolan's Mom, if you can send things you want to keep, via mail then come moving day you won't have as much to put into the car.

I totally know how crazy it can be though. I'm in the...
Forum: Babywearing   04-07-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By African Tulip
I have a friend who just had a 29wker and I'm...

I have a friend who just had a 29wker and I'm looking for the best wrap for wearing a preemie. He's very strong (just got off the ventilator only 12hrs old) but will be in hospital for a while. My...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-19-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,252
Posted By African Tulip
We've had everything from just 1 bathroom to up...

We've had everything from just 1 bathroom to up to 3 full bathrooms. I found that having 3 full bathrooms was over kill. They never got used. The last house we lived in had 2 full bathrooms and even...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-17-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,115
Posted By African Tulip
Way to go momtoS!!!! Keep rolling. Okay, so...

Way to go momtoS!!!! Keep rolling.

Okay, so 2hrs later and I've done:

~DS1 is finished his school work
~I emptied the dishwasher and re-filled
~I washed the rest of the dishes and put them...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-17-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,115
Posted By African Tulip
I'm totally in on this. So, need something to...

I'm totally in on this. So, need something to keep me motivated.

So far today I have done the following:

~Got DD's school lessons done
~Got DS2 school lessons done
~DS1 is almost done his...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-16-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By African Tulip
Photos store best if they are out of old albums....

Photos store best if they are out of old albums. I would take the photos out of the albums. If it's the kind of album where they stick on take a hair dryer to help take them off. I'm doing this...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-16-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 627
Posted By African Tulip
I say challenge yourself to get rid of the old...

I say challenge yourself to get rid of the old couch, either sell it or give it away. Then find 2 other large items to sell or give away and then get the new couch.

Another thought. Are you...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-15-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,257
Posted By African Tulip
not sure what happened there but it double...

not sure what happened there but it double posted.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-15-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,257
Posted By African Tulip
I'm going to jump in here if no one minds. I...

I'm going to jump in here if no one minds. I realize that it's half way through March but I need to get this done. My challenge is the entire house!!!! I have almost 2 weeks off because of spring...
Forum: Canada   03-15-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By African Tulip
I suggest Kimberley, BC We have a great ski...

I suggest Kimberley, BC

We have a great ski mountain right out our back door. It takes us 7mins from our door to the parking lot of the hill. Excellent hill for families and a great place for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-05-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 5,301
Posted By African Tulip
Hey everyone!! What a great thread and I...

Hey everyone!!

What a great thread and I plan on subbing as soon as I figure out how. I hope it'll keep me on task of doing our monthly budget.

I haven't read the book but it's similar to the...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-04-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By African Tulip
I've been thinking of this for the last few days...

I've been thinking of this for the last few days and I think I've finally figured it out. I want to spend this year continuing our decluttering and simplifing that started last year. We have to sell...
Forum: Canada   12-27-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,216
Posted By African Tulip
Unfortunatly my hubby has been transferred out...

Unfortunatly my hubby has been transferred out of the province. So while we have to leave we will be moving closer to my family. It'll probably be for only a year or two before he is transfered...
Forum: Canada   12-26-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,216
Posted By African Tulip
Kimberley, BC!!!! I'm sad to say that I'll...

Kimberley, BC!!!!

I'm sad to say that I'll be leaving here in about a year.

We are nestled in the Rocky Mountains. It's a snow belt so we usually get more snow than the other towns near us....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-04-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By African Tulip
I have to agree with moominmamma, I love BC for...

I have to agree with moominmamma, I love BC for homeschooling. There are so many options so if your needs change there is something available to you.

I live in a small town of <5000 but am near a...
Forum: Unschooling   02-03-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,733
Posted By African Tulip
Hi Everyone, I have to agree, an...

Hi Everyone,

I have to agree, an Unschooling forum would make things so much easier. I have a hard time keeping up with the thread as the month gets longer.

We've been extremely busy here and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-03-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,504
Posted By African Tulip
Haven't been on for a while so just going to...

Haven't been on for a while so just going to update my numbers.

334/2008
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-21-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,581
Posted By African Tulip
Quote: Originally Posted by majikfaerie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by majikfaerie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10286653)...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-15-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,581
Posted By African Tulip
Quote: Originally Posted by jessicarae...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jessicarae http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10273491)
Nice to find this thread.

African...
Forum: Unschooling   01-13-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 9,850
Posted By African Tulip
Quote: Originally Posted by majikfaerie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by majikfaerie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10265285)
but I also wonder how the heck *I* ended...
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