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Forum: Homeschooling   06-15-2016, 06:44 AM
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Build Your Library Grade 5

Build Your Library Grade 5

Includes all the "spine" books used throughout the year. We got most of the literature/readers from the library (the beauty of this curriculum!) but own a few and will...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   06-09-2016, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Lookingup
He is completely fine until he drinks the water. ...

He is completely fine until he drinks the water. It's a direct correlation.

I will have to look into the Zero filter.

I don't want him drinking from plastic the rest of his life. We don't...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   05-30-2016, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Lookingup
Need help with child who reacts to water :(

My son can only drink bottled water since moving to Delaware. (We lived in upstate NY with a well since his birth up until Sept 2015). When we first moved to a rental in DE and I knew we were on...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   09-02-2015, 05:38 AM
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Views: 305
Posted By Lookingup
Looking for a good dentist

One who practices as naturally and CONSERVATIVELY as possible. Willing to travel within a few hours of our home (Lewes DE). Thanks in advance.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-21-2015, 08:12 AM
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Views: 875
Posted By Lookingup
That is a good idea. The area we are moving to...

That is a good idea. The area we are moving to has such a good ASD school program that I'm sure that's a possibility. T is high-functioning and ironically he is afraid of most autistic children. ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-19-2015, 01:30 AM
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Posted By Lookingup
Thank you, Anna, I so appreciate your response....

Thank you, Anna, I so appreciate your response. Leaving behind the "social rigor of the classroom" is a big part of why we decided to start homeschooling. I hope it helps boost his confidence after...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-15-2015, 06:58 PM
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Views: 875
Posted By Lookingup
Homeschooling ASD kids and socialization

I know the socialization debate has been overdone, and I'm truthfully not worried about it at all for my very outgoing and easy-going third-grader. But my fifth grader has mild autism and extreme...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-15-2015, 06:52 PM
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Views: 879
Posted By Lookingup
Have looked at Build Your Library? I like it's...

Have looked at Build Your Library? I like it's literature-based core, but also that it gives me options with math and writing (and suggestions for those programs based on different learning styles,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-17-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks ladies! I have indeed spoken to some...

Thanks ladies! I have indeed spoken to some friends who homeschool. But one unschools, and the other one uses Seton. Like Sonlight, it is a good program, but I prefer not to teach science with a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-16-2015, 08:40 AM
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Views: 749
Posted By Lookingup
Resources for piecing together different curriculums

I have yet to find a full curriculum that feels completely "right" for our family, and am feeling the need to tackle subjects indivually from different companies. But I am getting really overwhelmed...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   06-03-2015, 06:01 AM
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Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
Any moms in south Dallas/Waxahachie?

We are considering buying a house in waxahachie but are a little worried about not fitting in. (Crunchy New Yorkers) Would love to meet some MDC moms in the area! Thanks. :)
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-11-2015, 04:09 PM
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Views: 671
Posted By Lookingup
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-29-2014, 04:40 PM
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Views: 671
Posted By Lookingup
Thank you so much!! This is very helpful.

Thank you so much!! This is very helpful.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   10-15-2014, 04:35 AM
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Views: 671
Posted By Lookingup
Dallas Peds who accept non-vaxers?

Surrounding towns are fine too, we are willing to travel a bit for the right doc! Thanks for any help.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-02-2014, 06:02 PM
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Views: 8,297
Posted By Lookingup
Wow. That is shockingly awful about CPS. (Well,...

Wow. That is shockingly awful about CPS. (Well, we're used to it in NY, but I had higher hopes for TX -- we are moving there in 6 months.)

I birthed my last boy in CT just to avoid the whole eye...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   12-13-2013, 07:58 PM
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Views: 2,790
Posted By Lookingup
This is great, thank you so much!!

This is great, thank you so much!!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   12-05-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,790
Posted By Lookingup
We're moving to Houston in June and I'm looking...

We're moving to Houston in June and I'm looking for the same thing. (We're non-vaxing.)
Forum: Women's Health   04-29-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
Yeah see, that's what I hate about abx.  They...

Yeah see, that's what I hate about abx.  They get sick with other stuff while they're on it.
 
Thanks for all the recommendations, folks.  I actually do own that book!  I read it years ago, but my...
Forum: Women's Health   04-26-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
We use herbal remedies in this family... Except...

We use herbal remedies in this family... Except for strep. I've had so much fear instilled in me (I have rheumatoid arthritis from a strep infection as a child). But my kids are prone to it -- they...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-28-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks, that's helpful!   Now we're just...

Thanks, that's helpful!
 
Now we're just waiting to see where his seniority number is come June, and hopefully we'll be back out to look at rentals.  
 
Thanks to everyone for the feedback and...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-15-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Lookingup
Nia and I are in different situations, I'm...

Nia and I are in different situations, I'm assuming though.  My husband only drives to and from work once a week as a pilot, so the 45 minute commute to Kingwood isn't a big deal.  (Right now, he's...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-10-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks ladies. :) I visited last month and there...

Thanks ladies. :) I visited last month and there was lots about the area I really liked.  I so enjoyed the people.  All these random strangers helping me out with a smile.  Seriously I've been in...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-22-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Lookingup
This is so helpful, thank you very much!!

This is so helpful, thank you very much!!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-17-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Lookingup
I am going to Houston next week for the first...

I am going to Houston next week for the first time to get a feel for the area.  My hubby -- pilot -- has been displaced from his east coast base once again, and we're trying to find a base he's...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-16-2013, 03:09 PM
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Views: 11,640
Posted By Lookingup
Why? Because I want my children to feel safe as...

Why? Because I want my children to feel safe as they learn, so they know the joy of learning without fear of being punished or mocked. Because I want them to wake each day more excited for the day's...
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