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Forum: Parenting   04-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,766
Posted By Devaya
I would love to try this for my six year old...

I would love to try this for my six year old particularly because he has some health issues. I have liked both pages on FB too :) 
Forum: Personal Growth   12-10-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,507
Posted By Devaya
Yes, I'd be interested! Good idea. 

Yes, I'd be interested! Good idea. 
Forum: Personal Growth   08-22-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,507
Posted By Devaya
This is me too. I read the Aaron book a while...

This is me too. I read the Aaron book a while ago but have not yet worked through all the exercises. I think I need to. I find my HSP-ness has got harder and harder to deal with as my son's got...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-08-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,678
Posted By Devaya
Hi everyone. Was surprised to see this thread...

Hi everyone. Was surprised to see this thread resurrected - I'm the OP :) I ended up getting a two bedroom after all - I found one that was a real bargain - but just compromised on garden space and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-29-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Devaya
Interesting replies, thank you. I will respond...

Interesting replies, thank you. I will respond more at length when I have a bit more time! Look forward to hearing more. Oh and ambersrose, sorry I got the percentage wrong - had 2 % in my head for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Devaya
Hi. Don't know if this is the best place to...

Hi. Don't know if this is the best place to post, but figure it's where I'd find the most homeschoolers... mods, wondering if you may think it's better off in a more 'personal growth' forum.
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Forum: Unschooling   02-26-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Devaya
Thanks for the advice... re the sugar thing,...

Thanks for the advice... re the sugar thing, have reduced it as much as I can but as I say, his dad just ignores any dietary stuff and there's nothing I can do about it. Re a therapist, yes, I...
Forum: Unschooling   02-07-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Devaya
pek64, I know...I wish there was something i...

pek64, I know...I wish there was something i could do but I've had to accept my powerlessness on this one ages ago. I said to his dad today that I'd done some research (I've been seeing a...
Forum: Unschooling   02-05-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Devaya
He has been high needs his entire life, it was...

He has been high needs his entire life, it was just a bit easier to manage when he was a baby and toddler because breastfeeding and slingwearing helped a huge amount. I do think about diet...
Forum: Unschooling   02-05-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Devaya
Thanks for this...I had wondered this myself, if...

Thanks for this...I had wondered this myself, if school might just compound things, especially as he is quite easily over stimulated and then needs a lot of support to calm down. Even just going to...
Forum: Unschooling   02-04-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Devaya
I am seriously thinking of school lately and...

I am seriously thinking of school lately and before I throw the towel in I want to exhaust every avenue of support. My heart has always said to home educate and to unschool but the day to day...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-31-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Devaya
Thanks. I feel like so many holes have been...

Thanks. I feel like so many holes have been poked in my confidence about home schooling. I feel trust that in the end what is best for DS will come about. I don't know if what is best for him is a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Devaya
we have a follow up appt in 3 weeks by which...

we have a follow up appt in 3 weeks by which time we need to have looked at the school and if they can offer a place, figured out how to afford it - he said on principle that he was open to that. It...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Devaya
Thank you guys - no time to reply fully right...

Thank you guys - no time to reply fully right now but just to say I loved the points about learning happening ALL the time, and about moving between different groups and getting socialisation that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-28-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Devaya
Thank you, good suggestion. I have said to X...

Thank you, good suggestion. I have said to X that I want DS to be educated by his community and not by the state, and that it isn't just me doing the education but there will be lots of groups etc....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-28-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Devaya
I should add that his main objections to home...

I should add that his main objections to home education are that DS will lack the socialisation experience of school - despite the fact I've often told him our area is the best in the country for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-28-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Devaya
Hi everyone. First time on this forum I think....

Hi everyone. First time on this forum I think. DS is nearly 5 and I've thought about home educating since he was a baby, read tons on it, talked to loads of home ed families, etc, and became more...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Devaya
Thanks ZoshaMosha, camping is a great idea. I...

Thanks ZoshaMosha, camping is a great idea. I have done lots of it with other mama's and it sure does show you how things would work. Anyone else? 
Forum: Single Parenting   08-05-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Devaya
Thank you so much, that's really helpful. Such a...

Thank you so much, that's really helpful. Such a good point about conflict resolution styles needing to be discussed beforehand, and methods thought of ahead of time for dealing with it. 
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-02-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,391
Posted By Devaya
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm...

Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-02-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Devaya
I'm sure there's been a thread about sharing...

I'm sure there's been a thread about sharing with other single moms, a little while back, but I am wanting to hear from those who've done it: for those where it worked well, specifically what made...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-02-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,391
Posted By Devaya
45 months! With my one son. Can't believe I did...

45 months! With my one son. Can't believe I did it! :) Am so glad I did though. 
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-05-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Devaya
My son is suddenly insisting on using a dummy....

My son is suddenly insisting on using a dummy. He told me he wanted one and that he'd use it to help himself when he felt tired, hurt himself, or felt sad. I talked with him about other ways of...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-03-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By Devaya
Thanks ladies :) I am full of admiration!   ...

Thanks ladies :) I am full of admiration!
 
I think I'm going to go for it...thanks for the encouragement! There is another single mom moving into the flat above me (friend of a friend) and I'm...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-28-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By Devaya
Wow! That sounds so full on. I'm afraid i'm not...

Wow! That sounds so full on. I'm afraid i'm not  prepared to sacrifice my sanity ;) which is why I doubt I can do it...self development, personal growth etc are a BIG part of my life and I know i...
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