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Forum: Unschooling   11-11-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By bass chick
After examining myself, I realize my concerns...

After examining myself, I realize my concerns have more to do with me than with my son. I don't have many interests. I don't get excited about anything, except for maybe going for a long walk with...
Forum: Unschooling   11-10-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By bass chick
Thank you all so much for the encouragement. ...

Thank you all so much for the encouragement.

There are so many times that I am glad that he can just be a kid and play, but he seems to be in between younger kids that will role play with home...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-09-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,444
Posted By bass chick
I have the opposite problem. I am 5'5" and weigh...

I have the opposite problem. I am 5'5" and weigh 110 lbs and look fat. I started working out this year and am not so jiggly and am more fit, but I still look chubby!
Forum: Unschooling   11-09-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By bass chick
Okay, so he doesn't have no interests, he just...

Okay, so he doesn't have no interests, he just doesn't have interests that *I* would deem beneficial.
He does not want to read on his own.
He does not want to learn to swim.
He does not want to...
Forum: Unschooling   11-05-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By bass chick
 I'm not an unschooler, but I lean towards it....


I'm not an unschooler, but I lean towards it.

First of all, take a deep breath. It sounds like you are very stressed. If he is dealing with chemical imbalances, bi-polar, or whatever, he needs...
Forum: Unschooling   11-05-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By bass chick
Thanks for the link! I enjoyed it!

Thanks for the link! I enjoyed it!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-05-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By bass chick
Have you looked into English From the Roots Up? ...

Have you looked into English From the Roots Up?
We like it. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-05-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By bass chick
Well, I have 2 boys (6 & 8) and they have a hard...

Well, I have 2 boys (6 & 8) and they have a hard time playing with kids they don't know REALLY well. When we go to open gym at gymnastics, they ignore all the other kids and just play together or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-07-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By bass chick
Thank you all for your input, suggestions and...

Thank you all for your input, suggestions and thoughts!!
I guess I didn't ever consider DS anxious, but now that it is mentioned, he is very rigid with his expectations and easily disappointed and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-10-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,261
Posted By bass chick
My son is 8. He doesn't like to sleep. He falls...

My son is 8. He doesn't like to sleep. He falls asleep a million times faster if I snuggle him until he drifts off. I have left him several times to fall asleep on his own and he was still awake at...
Forum: Canada   05-15-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By bass chick
Welcome to Edmonton!   It's good to hear...

Welcome to Edmonton!
 
It's good to hear that you've had a positive experience with Argyll. I have heard a lot of the opposite from friends and friends of friends.
 
Education Unlimited is a...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-15-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bass chick
Yay CrazyCatLady! 4 pounds! Woot!   I have...

Yay CrazyCatLady! 4 pounds! Woot!
 
I have had a tough week. I ate a lot of high fat food (mainly butter with toast, butter with crackers, butter, butter, butter. Oh....and lots of cake and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-09-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bass chick
You ladies sound like you are doing fantastic!  ...

You ladies sound like you are doing fantastic! 
Yippee!!
 
My favorite cheap protein food is eggs.
 
I'm going to work out tonight as well. The backs of my legs are sore from the last workout I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-08-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bass chick
I don't wear makeup, so I can't empathize with...

I don't wear makeup, so I can't empathize with you there. lol. But the fact that you're sweating so much is awesome!!
 
I'm sure you know, but writing down every bite that goes into your mouth...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-08-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bass chick
Thank you for the ideas, Tropicana! Congrats on...

Thank you for the ideas, Tropicana! Congrats on your accomplishments! WOW!!! I'm trying to figure out how you could lose 48 pounds AND have a 6 week plateau! lol.
 
CrazyCatLady - YEAH! Yay for...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-07-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bass chick
Yes, I am serious. However I don't have much...

Yes, I am serious. However I don't have much time to work out. I can restrict, but I think about food ALL. THE. TIME. when I do. And it takes everything in me to not gorge myself. The fiber mix in...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-06-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bass chick
Well, I'm starting today with a 7-day cleanse...

Well, I'm starting today with a 7-day cleanse and I will be restricting my food intake as much as possible. From the research I have done, restricting/fasting is beneficial for short periods (a few...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-05-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 877
Posted By bass chick
I have a hard-core goal to lose the last 10...

I have a hard-core goal to lose the last 10 pounds within this month. I am going to start a total body cleanse next week and hopefully by the end of May be free of that extra weight.
Anyone else...
Forum: Canada   03-26-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By bass chick
Mya,   Kindergarten isn't mandatory for...

Mya,
 
Kindergarten isn't mandatory for anyone, and as such, the homeschool school boards in AB do not offer any facilitation for kindergarten. There is no need for reporting, and there is no...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-14-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By bass chick
I'm looking for a learn-to-type program that...

I'm looking for a learn-to-type program that would be suitable for a 7-8 year old. I looked online and found several free learn-to-type websites but they would bore my son to death. It needs to be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-01-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By bass chick
I am interested in recommendations too! I have...

I am interested in recommendations too! I have wanted a microscope for over 30 years, so I don't care if my kids want one or not. I want it for me! lol.
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   10-05-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By bass chick
Thanks for sharing. My DS is 5. I weaned my...

Thanks for sharing.
My DS is 5. I weaned my oldest just after his 5th birthday. My youngest has told me over and over again that he doesn't want to wean. I keep telling him he has to, because I am...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-27-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By bass chick
I am a f/t working mom and homeschooling my 2...

I am a f/t working mom and homeschooling my 2 boys (K and Grade 2). It is busy. I have NO time for myself and sometimes I go a little crazy. :lol
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-02-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,958
Posted By bass chick
Well, I chickened out (excuse the pun) and...

Well, I chickened out (excuse the pun) and didn't expose my children to the pox. Partly because DH was not totally on board with it, partly because my son was already sick with a bad cold and I...
Forum: Canada   09-01-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By bass chick
I have a friend who is with Wisdom and really...

I have a friend who is with Wisdom and really loves the support. She lives in Vermilion.
 
I'm wondering if anyone would want to get together IRL at a park or something like that...maybe before...
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