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Forum: Parenting   01-02-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,636
Posted By Zhlake
Moon sand is an outside toy at our house!

Moon sand is an outside toy at our house!
Forum: Learning at School   12-31-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,762
Posted By Zhlake
Number one....we both work full time outside of...

Number one....we both work full time outside of the home.

Number two...DH is not supportive of homeschooling.

If it weren't for those two (major) things, I would be homeschooling.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-22-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,804
Posted By Zhlake
Honestly, I really don't think it matters...

Honestly, I really don't think it matters whether he is memorizing or "reading" it. Memorizing and reciting what they remember as they follow along is a beginning stage of reading.
Forum: Learning at School   12-21-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Zhlake
Quote: Originally Posted by TiredX2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TiredX2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10071224)
One place to start is "Parenting the Gifted...
Forum: Learning at School   12-21-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Zhlake
My 1st grader has recently been identified as a...

My 1st grader has recently been identified as a gifted learner and will be starting his IEP stuff soon. I am sure that there are some message boards out there specifically for parents of gifted...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-07-2006, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Zhlake
Quote: Originally Posted by clovergirl i'm...

Quote:
Originally Posted by clovergirl
i'm not an expert by any means as this is the first summer we've done grilled pizza. but i think that if you want to use fresh dough you will need a stone or...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-04-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Zhlake
Here is a great recipe I made early this summer....

Here is a great recipe I made early this summer. It got rave reviews!



Grilled Pizza

For the dough:
1 1/4 cups warm (100 to 110 degrees F) water
2 packages dry yeast
1 tablespoon honey
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-29-2006, 05:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,165
Posted By Zhlake
Quote: Originally Posted by MrsTC Where...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MrsTC

Where are you having your baby? I haven't met anyone on here yet who gave birth at the birth center in Topeka...just wanted to chatter about how wonderful those...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-23-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Zhlake
My 5 yo has very strong lanugage skills and is...

My 5 yo has very strong lanugage skills and is interested in learning spanish. What would best way to present the language to him? We live in a college town, so I am sure I could get weekly lessons...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-03-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Zhlake
bump again..someone has to know!

bump again..someone has to know!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-03-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Zhlake
bump

bump
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-03-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Zhlake
I keep reading all this great info on green tea....

I keep reading all this great info on green tea. But I am NOT a tea drinker! I have tried lots of different teas and although I don't mind them, it is not something I would reguarly drink. Are the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-22-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By Zhlake
My daughter never had soft foods (not for lack...

My daughter never had soft foods (not for lack of trying!). She was on straight table food at 7 months. She had NO teeth until she was over a year old, but you would never know it. She ate...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-08-2006, 01:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 985
Posted By Zhlake
I will be another to say NO to the quick oats....

I will be another to say NO to the quick oats. Yuck. Rolled oats are the best. I boil mine for 5 min and then add sugar and a bit of milk. I also really like adding strawberries and almonds.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-05-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
  Oats?
Views: 377
Posted By Zhlake
Quote: Originally Posted by ElektroChik Can...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ElektroChik
Can I have your recipe?? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif


Sure! I will post it later. It is really good and my husband...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-04-2006, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
  Oats?
Views: 377
Posted By Zhlake
hmmm thats strange isn't it? I have never made...

hmmm thats strange isn't it? I have never made oatmeal muffins. I guess if I do, I better buy some quick oats! I make oatmeal chocolate chip cookies all the time and love the big thick oats in them....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-03-2006, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
  Oats?
Views: 377
Posted By Zhlake
Quote: Originally Posted by ElektroChik ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ElektroChik

One suggestion: Always use quick oats in baking. The rolled oats don't cook fast enough.


I always use rolled oats in baking and I have never had a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-09-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Zhlake
This weekend there was an article about a new...

This weekend there was an article about a new blacksmith that opened a shop here in town. He is a young guy probably late 20's.

So I emailed him to ask if my 5 yo could come a visit sometime to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-29-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Zhlake
My child goes to a public preschool, but I want...

My child goes to a public preschool, but I want to expand on what he is interested in and right now it is FROGS! He is 5 yo. Any good ideas on some things we can do to learn about frogs?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-14-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Zhlake
Quote: Originally Posted by dharmamama I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by dharmamama
I think you should be honest and casual about it.


I totally agree. I never hid from my son that our meat comes from animals, and he never seemed upset...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-14-2005, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Zhlake
I made an acorn squash yesterday for dinner...

I made an acorn squash yesterday for dinner (yeah for me for eating more veggies!!) and I kept the seeds because I read that you can roast them like pumpkin seeds and that they are good for you.
...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-10-2005, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By Zhlake
I eat a typical standard american diet, but I...

I eat a typical standard american diet, but I would like to add more veggies into my diet. Can you give me some ideas? I love green leafy salads, but I need dressing on it, so I usually only eat...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-05-2005, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Zhlake
bump

bump
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-04-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By Zhlake
I am a labor nurse and I saw a study once...

I am a labor nurse and I saw a study once showing that the blood flow is nearly equal when mom is laying on her right or left side. The left side was a bit better which is why left is considered...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-03-2005, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Zhlake
I am always so jealous when I read posts about...

I am always so jealous when I read posts about CSAs. We do not have one in this area, although we do have a pretty good farmers market going on. Who typically organizes the CSAs?
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