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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-26-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By Ex Libris
This is so helpful everyone to see what you're...

This is so helpful everyone to see what you're doing (or not doing).  I also prefer not to have a schedule and just go with the flow like SweetSilver --in fact, we tried unschooling for awhile.  But...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-25-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi everyone, I've decided to do eclectic...

Hi everyone,
I've decided to do eclectic homeschooling with ds this year since our attempts to do Enki last year didn't work.  I've chosen the curriculums and subjects, but I'm not sure how long or...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-25-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Ex Libris
I just went through the process of selecting a...

I just went through the process of selecting a reading curriculum for ds (7).  After lots of thinking and reviewing what's out there, I ordered Explode the Code books, All About Spelling (which...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-18-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Ex Libris
You are all giving me some great ideas.  I...

You are all giving me some great ideas.  I really do need to get a routine in place, but I'm not sure how to go about it.  
 
Beachcomber, you mentioned using a "DaySee visual schedule."  Can I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-12-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Ex Libris
  Thanks to all of you who have replied. It's...


Thanks to all of you who have replied. It's so helpful to have many insightful suggestions and perspectives. My dh and I plan to sit down this weekend and talk about how to proceed, and all of...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-10-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Ex Libris
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Roar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-10-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Ex Libris
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Quote:Originally Posted by queenofchaos http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-10-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Ex Libris
What a thoughtful reply, Roar.  I had never...

What a thoughtful reply, Roar.  I had never thought about his response as being mature, I think b/c he doesn't really mean it.  He's said this with other things, and when I say "OK, let's stop doing...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-10-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi everyone, My 7 yo ASD son has always gotten...

Hi everyone,
My 7 yo ASD son has always gotten stuck on things, where he obsesses about them and can do/think about little else.  Our current obsession is playing our new Wii.  He particularly...
Forum: Women's Health   11-09-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 57,562
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi AprilM, I haven't been on MDC for awhile...

Hi AprilM,
I haven't been on MDC for awhile now and thought I'd check in, and I have to say this gave me a good laugh. I continue to battle with oxalate accumulation from high dose SA and probably...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Ex Libris
Wow, what great ideas and perspective you've...

Wow, what great ideas and perspective you've given me. I appreciate all of your responses. I really feel in my heart that hs is the best thing for ds. I just needed to hear that it's doable to have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi everyone, After reading Raising Cain, I'm...

Hi everyone,
After reading Raising Cain, I'm seriously considering hs'ing my 5 yo son. Before he was even born I had planned to hs, but I've found over time that I really would like to have time...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-12-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi, I was having similar problems with my...

Hi,
I was having similar problems with my 5-year-old son until I found a great book called All Children Flourishing by Howard Glasser. http://www.amazon.com/All-Children-F...9578432&sr=8-1...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-12-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Ex Libris
Quote: Originally Posted by serenetabbie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by serenetabbie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13541345)
I think Rachelle had some good advice...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-12-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Ex Libris
Quote: Originally Posted by sbgrace...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sbgrace http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13535499)
A while back I bought a book called The...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-10-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi, Does anyone know of some books or other...

Hi,
Does anyone know of some books or other resources that offer practical guidance on how to help kids with social and emotional skills? My ds is 5 and he's somewhere on the high-functioning...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-08-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi abeliamama, My son has similar challenges,...

Hi abeliamama,
My son has similar challenges, and I'm exploring the parenting techniques of Howard Glasser. I've just read All Children Flourishing and have been trying his techniques with success....
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-27-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
We're packing up today and heading out tomorrow...

We're packing up today and heading out tomorrow for Michigan! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif We'll make a stop in Cleveland and then be in TC on Sunday. I'll be...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-25-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
Quote: Originally Posted by Jennifer3141...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jennifer3141 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13257678)
I'm sorry it's taken me so long to...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-25-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
Quote: Originally Posted by blessedmum...

Quote:
Originally Posted by blessedmum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13241880)
That is quite inspiring. We would love to...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-23-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi Jen (is that what you go by?), I should have...

Hi Jen (is that what you go by?), I should have known by your "aut-some" signature that we had this in common, too! Ugh, I'm sorry to hear about the lack of good docs in TC. We see a DAN doc and GI...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-22-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone can...

Hi everyone,
I was wondering if anyone can recommend their pediatrician. The doctor that the previous poster (Carrin) recommended looks good, but I'd love to get some other names as well. My son is...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-20-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
Quote: Originally Posted by menomena...

Quote:
Originally Posted by menomena http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13225018)
Yes, yes, look around everywhere!!

We're...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-20-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
Quote: Originally Posted by Jennifer3141...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jennifer3141 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13223443)
I'm excited for you to come, Kelly!
...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-19-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,027
Posted By Ex Libris
Quote: Originally Posted by Jennifer3141...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jennifer3141 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13222090)
Kelly, we're renting. We rent through...
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