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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-26-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By 425lisamarie
I love green smoothies with banana and berries ...

I love green smoothies with banana and berries
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-30-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By 425lisamarie
Well thanks, this is helpful.  I know it sounds...

Well thanks, this is helpful.  I know it sounds terrible but sometimes I asked their friends what they did in school today.  It's "hmmm, i forgot, nothing, learned how to flip on the monkey bar,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-29-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By 425lisamarie
I rarely post anymore, on any forum.  I try not...

I rarely post anymore, on any forum.  I try not to subscribe to any one particular way of thinking/schooling because I end up being a failure and take it out on myself.  I end up blaming curriculum,...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-27-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By 425lisamarie
We love it here.  I don't know what is...

We love it here.  I don't know what is mainstream.  GUess it depends on who you are talking to.  I know some people who eat organic vegetables and so put them self in their own class and assume the...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-24-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By 425lisamarie
Yep bothell-ish.....we are in Bellevue sometimes...

Yep bothell-ish.....we are in Bellevue sometimes for the lego store and build a bear LOL.  Or for whatever other reason.  It's not really far.  I just don't know what to do about the coops, because...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-22-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By 425lisamarie
OH boy this is a tough one.  I used to think...

OH boy this is a tough one.  I used to think both "there is no WAY I'd ever physically force my kid to do anything unless it was literally to save his/her life," AND, brushing is a NON negotiable. ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-21-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By 425lisamarie
I seriously cannot say how much I LURVE teaching...

I seriously cannot say how much I LURVE teaching textbooks.  DS 7 is doing the 3rd grade and whizzing through it.  I LOVE that it is something he can do independent for the most part.  He still asks...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-21-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By 425lisamarie
ha funny!!  I was JUST having this conversation....

ha funny!!  I was JUST having this conversation. I don't visit MDC often anymore but saw your post.  I"m in Mill creek area but belong to the TPA group on the eastside.  Most the meetups are on your...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By 425lisamarie
I lilke HWT.  My 7 year old is advanced in many...

I lilke HWT.  My 7 year old is advanced in many areas and prefers straight to the point things, my daughter is 5 and loves to see fairies and butterflies on everything.  They are both happy with...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By 425lisamarie
I'm sure there is some similarity state to state...

I'm sure there is some similarity state to state though i'm not sure exactly for TExas. I am in WA state, and while you are registered in school you do have to be aware of truancy.  I hand delivered...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By 425lisamarie
Are you sure you are not me last year?!  I am ...

Are you sure you are not me last year?!  I am  going to give you my perspective and experience, I am not suggesting these are all your issues but just my story.....
 
I have high achievers.  VERY...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-30-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,752
Posted By 425lisamarie
I haven't been on here forEVER but I'm glad to...

I haven't been on here forEVER but I'm glad to read this thread.  I need to stop looking at pictures of perfectly huge and organized school rooms.  It just can't happen here.  I love the idea, and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-08-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By 425lisamarie
I haven't been on MDC in forever!  I remember ...

I haven't been on MDC in forever!  I remember  when you were expecting yeesh time flies!  I'm kind of the same, I actually prefer hot drinks.  My favorite lately is like drinking apple pie!  I steam...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-23-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,403
Posted By 425lisamarie
bathtime = my laundry time.  Plus my kids are so...

bathtime = my laundry time.  Plus my kids are so loud it's a non concern.  I definitely did the same thing at 4
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-23-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By 425lisamarie
for a basic sauce, I melt some butter/ghee/oil,...

for a basic sauce, I melt some butter/ghee/oil, couple tblsp, saute an onion, then a few cloves of garlic until fragrant, then the spices and some fresh grated ginger.  Whatever your curry blend or...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-23-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By 425lisamarie
I make two things, cold creamy or baked.   ...

I make two things, cold creamy or baked.
 
for me, I like 1 banana, 1 avacado, a little honey, a few dates, one ounce chopped chocolate bar (good 72% at least), pinch cinnamon/vanilla, about 1/4...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-22-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,705
Posted By 425lisamarie
We eat a little yogurt, plain full fat whole...

We eat a little yogurt, plain full fat whole milk with some fruit or honey/maple syrup and vanilla.  But normally I make dips.  My kids could eat VATS of tzatziki, and I'm not opposed to a sugar...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-22-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By 425lisamarie
Oh duh moment....I forgot to add that while my...

Oh duh moment....I forgot to add that while my kids are not AS crazy about it,  I LOVE dates in mine.  I do cocoa powder, dates, banana and or avacado, almonds, and vanilla soymilk.  I'm not a big...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-22-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By 425lisamarie
Well I ended up in the ER with e.coli and had a...

Well I ended up in the ER with e.coli and had a raunchy kidney infection.  The local HFS did not notify me that the milk they got one week was recalled, after a new supplier had a problem with a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-22-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By 425lisamarie
I use  a couple different things depending on...

I use  a couple different things depending on who it's for.  The kids want it in a bowl, to literally eat like ice cream, I just sometimes want a thicker shake type. 
 
For a thick ice cream type...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-08-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,075
Posted By 425lisamarie
DS is 6.5 and we did k12 for oh bout 2 weeks...

DS is 6.5 and we did k12 for oh bout 2 weeks LOL. I have math U see   and Math mammoth.  I have math mammoth becaue sthey are cheap basic no frills worksheets and I can skip around and go at our own...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-07-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,191
Posted By 425lisamarie
I feel like we are not doing very much.  Mostly...

I feel like we are not doing very much.  Mostly crafty things.  The kids have just been playing so nicely together and it's given me so much sewing time to finish up gifts, and I don't want to rock...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-05-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,191
Posted By 425lisamarie
Thanks for the insight on the HWT. I think I'll...

Thanks for the insight on the HWT. I think I'll make the purchase.  I notice something between DS and I.  I MUST have things that are laid out for him, as in he can read instructions, kind of teach...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-03-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,191
Posted By 425lisamarie
Hi bass chick!  My DS is 6 too, actually 6.5...

Hi bass chick!  My DS is 6 too, actually 6.5 this month!  We are doing math u see beta, and he does really well with it.  My DD is 4 like your youngest and she is doing math u see alpha.  We have th...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-03-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,191
Posted By 425lisamarie
Oh wow crunchy I'm glad you guys are on the...

Oh wow crunchy I'm glad you guys are on the mend.  I am so thankful the junk passed us this year, last year DS ended up wiht pneumonia which was spooky but he recovered well. 
 
Jessica - I am...
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