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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-22-2011, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Venia
I type incorrectly as well. I took a formal...

I type incorrectly as well. I took a formal class in high school and know the proper technique.  However, I choose not to use it because it requires too much effort, is uncomfortable and generally...
Forum: Parenting   09-21-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,111
Posted By Venia
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by hildare http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1329989/keep-your-legs-closed/100#post_16666746)



well......
Forum: Parenting   09-21-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,111
Posted By Venia
I guess what bugs me about simply using the word...

I guess what bugs me about simply using the word vagina to describe the sum of a woman's genitalia is that its basically saying (in anatomical terms)....."boys have a penis, girls have a penis...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-06-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Venia
Hello there!  We are nearby!  My kids are still...

Hello there!  We are nearby!  My kids are still young (eldest 3 1/2), but we have already looked and asked around at our local options.  I did have a hard time finding large groups the further up...
Forum: Parenting   02-05-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By Venia
We also have an 18 year age gap and have been...

We also have an 18 year age gap and have been together for 11+ years!  We have two kiddos together, a 3 yo and a 7 month old.  Our plan from the start was for DH to primarily support us while I was...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-31-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,689
Posted By Venia
  Un-Lurking :)  My DD just turned three and...


Un-Lurking :)  My DD just turned three and we have been very casually working through preschool level topics since she turned two. I am a WOH mom and DH stays home. 
 
 
Quote:Originally...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-28-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,004
Posted By Venia
I personally would not keep paper encyclopedias...

I personally would not keep paper encyclopedias in the house regardless of the date. They are not very good "cite-able" resources at all.

Maybe recycle them for pictures and paper crafts?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,358
Posted By Venia
California requires you to file as a private...

California requires you to file as a private school.

Hubby is a Canadian (and therefore so are the kids) so we are the "Maple Leaf...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-16-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Venia
Have you looked at the Jumpstart 3D World online...

Have you looked at the Jumpstart 3D World online version? There is a limited version free trial and the full worlds is $8/month. It is FULL of fun activities. You could just activate it for a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-20-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,589
Posted By Venia
Quote: Originally Posted by terra-pip...

Quote:
Originally Posted by terra-pip http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15538903)
wow...did he/she just not tell you at all?...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-20-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,589
Posted By Venia
DD - 41w+5d (despite two non-consensual membrane...

DD - 41w+5d (despite two non-consensual membrane sweeps by an OB http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif )
DS - currently 40w+4d and waiting.
Forum: June 2010   06-17-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,344
Posted By Venia
Joining you ladies tonight! My first was 12 days...

Joining you ladies tonight! My first was 12 days past her due date. I had a feeling this one would be "late" as well. I guess I should unplug the phone now...
Forum: June 2010   05-27-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By Venia
I too do not get the "natural" induction methods...

I too do not get the "natural" induction methods versus chemical in normal low-risk pregnancies. Technically they are all still chemicals meant to start something before its biologically triggered....
Forum: June 2010   05-09-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Venia
My DD came at 41w+5d. My instinct says this one...

My DD came at 41w+5d. My instinct says this one will be later than my EDD as well. When people ask what my due date is I have just been saying "late June" and leaving it at that. The hard part is...
Forum: June 2010   04-05-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Venia
I was granted a year postponement at 4 months...

I was granted a year postponement at 4 months pregnant by the judge. I had to go and sit through a few rounds of selection, but when I walked into his chambers for the interview he almost...
Forum: June 2010   02-26-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Posted By Venia
I am actually hoping to catch my own baby in the...

I am actually hoping to catch my own baby in the hospital http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hide.gif


We simple cannot afford a home birth midwife, but do have fairly good HMO...
Forum: June 2010   01-19-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 849
Posted By Venia
My work gives me enhanced disability insurance...

My work gives me enhanced disability insurance that guarantees 50% of my income for 6 or 8 weeks after the birth (vag vs C-sect) + benefits. I can supplement that pay with paid leave and cover...
Forum: June 2010   11-11-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Venia
I had hoped to keep our news a secret until at...

I had hoped to keep our news a secret until at least 12 weeks this time, but my body has betrayed me, lol. At 7 weeks my boss caught me puking in the ladies room, so I fessed up with her and asked...
Forum: June 2010   11-08-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Venia
Ive bought things in the guise of DD needing...

Ive bought things in the guise of DD needing them too http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif Like more one-size diaper covers, cute GN woolies, a replacement changing pad...
Forum: June 2010   11-08-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 723
Posted By Venia
Correct for my DD. It says this one is a girl as...

Correct for my DD. It says this one is a girl as well. We shall see http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: June 2010   10-30-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By Venia
You are in my thoughts Mama...

You are in my thoughts Mama http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
Forum: July 2010   10-30-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,850
Posted By Venia
So sorry momogone...

So sorry momogone http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
Forum: June 2010   10-23-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 522
Posted By Venia
Exhausted, but doing OK. I nap with her in the...

Exhausted, but doing OK. I nap with her in the afternoon when I get home from work and that seems to help (plus extra cuddles are awesome). I just wish a magic fairy would visit and get dinner...
Forum: June 2010   10-23-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By Venia
Mine had been in waves mostly in the afternoon...

Mine had been in waves mostly in the afternoon and evening. Then yesterday I was sick as a dog all day. I am still feeling a bit off this morning, but no where near as bad as yesterday. I really...
Forum: June 2010   10-23-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,672
Posted By Venia
How frightening!!! I am so glad to hear the good...

How frightening!!! I am so glad to hear the good news though! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif I wish you an uneventful pregnancy from here on out!
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