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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-18-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Jillybean
That's for the link AAK, very helpful! Glad to...

That's for the link AAK, very helpful! Glad to hear you're doing it without a tutor, it's encouraging. I know what you mean about watching your dd struggle. Ds really loves drawing and wants to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-17-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Jillybean
Well, I have a thyroid condition so my go-to...

Well, I have a thyroid condition so my go-to response is usually check your thyroid! But the concussion thing sounds reasonable. My only other thought was a sleep disturbance of some sort, like...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-17-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Jillybean
Sorry, I guess I should have specified. I've...

Sorry, I guess I should have specified. I've just recently moved beyond thinking he's just a bit of a late reader to realizing something else is going on. All the dyslexia info is a bit overwhelming...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-16-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,386
Posted By Jillybean
We don't really *do* them either, but we talk...

We don't really *do* them either, but we talk about it like it's a fun story or pretend- in sort of a wink, wink, nudge, nudge kind of way. Like, my dd found the wrappers for the candy that was in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,685
Posted By Jillybean
Mine is pretty new and more of a humorous blog...

Mine is pretty new and more of a humorous blog (er, at least I hope it is!)  http://www.talesofafailedcrunchymom.com/ but I do homeschool and all that jazz!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By Jillybean
I'm pretty sure my 7 (almost 8) year old is...

I'm pretty sure my 7 (almost 8) year old is dyslexic. Haven't gotten him tested yet, but whether he is or not, getting him to read and write is such a struggle. I've done some research on curriculum...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-16-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By Jillybean
We live in apartment complex with a lot of kids...

We live in apartment complex with a lot of kids and my 10 year does play with the younger kids sometimes. I think it's fine BUT- he has younger siblings and is generally really good with younger...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-16-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 465
Posted By Jillybean
laundry, as usual. Not successful in getting Dh...

laundry, as usual. Not successful in getting Dh an appointment for the "big V." Why must our deductible be so high? Stupid insurance...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-03-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 675
Posted By Jillybean
Yes I would use it, I don't think its a big...

Yes I would use it, I don't think its a big deal. I have a Sebastian, it is a pretty great name http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Parenting   08-07-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,402
Posted By Jillybean
Quote: But it might be more special if its...

Quote:
But it might be more special if its just us anyways. Sigh, to be honest organizing any sort of b day party is kinda overwhelming to me since I never had one for myself, or attended one as a...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-31-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Jillybean
I'll be there...

I'll be there http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-13-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By Jillybean
I think 1:30 would work. I'm just assuming it...

I think 1:30 would work. I'm just assuming it won't be too crowded, we've only been there a couple times http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I guess we'll find out...
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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-12-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By Jillybean
um, there's really just McDonald's or...

um, there's really just McDonald's or Chick-fil-A lol. I'm fine with doing those, though. If we meet at an off time it shouldn't be too crowded. Afternoon is fine with me. Looks like its just us,...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-11-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By Jillybean
are we still on for saturday? Looks like its...

are we still on for saturday? Looks like its going to be cold and rainy http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif do you want to meet somewhere indoors or maybe try for next...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-06-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By Jillybean
we can do the 14th...

we can do the 14th http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Yeah the playground behind club worx. Hopefully the nice weather will hold out!
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   02-26-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By Jillybean
I was just coming here to say the same thing...

I was just coming here to say the same thing http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Maybe we should just pick a date and hope everyone can come? This weekend looks kinda cold...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   02-10-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By Jillybean
I'm pretty wide open, Tuesday afternoons are out...

I'm pretty wide open, Tuesday afternoons are out and my oldest gets out of school at 3:45, so as long as its earlier than that I'm game. Oh and weekends are fine with me, In fact dh works on Sat. so...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   02-05-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 794
Posted By Jillybean
I'm in Fuquay! We moved here from N. Raleigh...

I'm in Fuquay! We moved here from N. Raleigh about a year and a half ago. I'd love to do a get together. I feel like I don't know anyone out here!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-16-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 544
Posted By Jillybean
Quote: I'm glad the gingerbread house worked...

Quote:
I'm glad the gingerbread house worked out. I have managed to screw up one of those kits too
The kit we used was super easy. It has little grooves to put the walls in and the icing is really...
Forum: Parenting   12-15-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 416
Posted By Jillybean
Yep, we don't do santa but my 4yo is really into...

Yep, we don't do santa but my 4yo is really into him this year. I'm with a pp, we aren't encouraging it, but we aren't discouraging it either. Actually, I told him that Santa is pretend and he...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-15-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 544
Posted By Jillybean
I hate baking, especially b/c I suck at it. I...

I hate baking, especially b/c I suck at it. I did do x-mas cookies with the boys b/c they had been begging me to. I do want them to have those memories too, but, oh such a mess! We did a gingerbread...
Forum: December 2008   12-15-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jillybean
Just a quick update to let you all know they are...

Just a quick update to let you all know they are home and mom and baby are both doing well. I'll remind Candy about this thread but I think she's too busy snuggling her little girl to make it to the...
Forum: December 2008   12-12-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jillybean
Hi Everyone, this is Candy's sister-I see she...

Hi Everyone, this is Candy's sister-I see she hasn't been able to update you all so I thought I would http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Noelle Catherine was born on...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-19-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By Jillybean
Just wanted to chime in and say that I also had...

Just wanted to chime in and say that I also had a late eater, and its really nothing to worry about! My ds2 was totally un-intersted in solids-especially purees. I worried about it, but really had...
Forum: Learning at School   10-03-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By Jillybean
Some of these stories are so sweet...

Some of these stories are so sweet http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

My ds is on the autism spectrum and has a lot of anxiety so my brag is kind of different-...
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