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Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-14-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,460
Posted By rahrahgobg
I have a question.   I am considering giving...

I have a question.
 
I am considering giving the DTaP to my children.  My oldest was vaccinated until the MMR vaccine showed up in the schedule.  My 2nd child had 2 shots.  The Hep B in the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-29-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 13,515
Posted By rahrahgobg
Quote: Originally Posted by Momma Aimee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Momma Aimee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14788582)
what basic Phonics program did people...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-02-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By rahrahgobg
Catherine Levison wrote a few books called "A...

Catherine Levison wrote a few books called "A Charlotte Mason Education" and "More Charlotte Mason Education". It's explains it pretty well in Laymen terms. I want the Charlotte Mason Companion...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-02-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,441
Posted By rahrahgobg
I spend a good amount of time driving, and I'm...

I spend a good amount of time driving, and I'm in a big city. Traffic. There are so many opportunities and things to do and homeschooling in the city is much easier than in a small town, so I will...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-05-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 721
Posted By rahrahgobg
Do you have a YMCA that has child care? We can...

Do you have a YMCA that has child care? We can put our kids in child care 2.5 hours/day. There is no extra charge at my Y for child care, but some YMCA's do charge extra for child care. You could go...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-23-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By rahrahgobg
I second the Building Foundations book. A...

I second the Building Foundations book. A college professor wrote it. It is meant for K-2. He is in the process of writing another book for up to grade 5 to compliment this one. He has a Yahoo!...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-24-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,249
Posted By rahrahgobg
Hi I have an ARD meeting in a few weeks for...

Hi

I have an ARD meeting in a few weeks for my 3.5 year old. I believe he qualifies for services. Not sure I will accept all they offer because their PPCD class is 5 days a week, 3 hours a day. I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By rahrahgobg
My 5YO is easy. I do somewhat structured lessons...

My 5YO is easy. I do somewhat structured lessons and it takes 2-3 hours a day. My husband thinks teaching him is taking away time I could be spending with the younger 2. I don't really think my 21...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-01-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By rahrahgobg
I have a 3YO who is speech delayed. Understands...

I have a 3YO who is speech delayed. Understands everything, just doesn't speak well. I also have a 21 month old that says maybe 30ish words. My husband thinks my 21 month old has the same problem as...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-08-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By rahrahgobg
I'm glad it's not just me. I read Dumbing Us...

I'm glad it's not just me. I read Dumbing Us Down. The first time I checked it out from the library and just couldn't get into it. It was so dry. I felt like I had ADD reading it (and I don't). I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-08-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By rahrahgobg
You have to remember the rule of...

You have to remember the rule of networking...(stating this because you said in playgroups moms seem to do playgroup with other moms they are friends with and hope their kids get along)

it is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-08-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By rahrahgobg
I would try ebay, abebooks.com, amazon.com. If...

I would try ebay, abebooks.com, amazon.com. If you don't have luck there, try the homeschoolclassifieds.com -

No offense to all the homeschool mom's trying to sell their used curriculum, but I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-08-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By rahrahgobg
bumping...no one has used these for phonics?...

bumping...no one has used these for phonics? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-07-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By rahrahgobg
I homeschool in our dining room and living room....

I homeschool in our dining room and living room. I have a room upstairs that could be an awesomely awesome room just for that, but I have 2 young ones, and it's just easier to do it downstairs where...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-07-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By rahrahgobg
I have a 3YO and a 20 month old. I do lessons...

I have a 3YO and a 20 month old. I do lessons when they nap...and I have it orchestrated that they nap MOST of the time at the same time. If not, I can still do lessons if just the 3YO is up. I turn...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-07-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By rahrahgobg
Hi I've seen some reading rods in the...

Hi

I've seen some reading rods in the teacher store. They look like they could be a little fun. I don't NEED them by any means, but anything that can make phonics more fun is a plus...does anyone...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-06-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By rahrahgobg
This year I started out planning for a month....

This year I started out planning for a month. That month is up. I can't believe it! I started July 6th. I'm already going a different course in some of the subjects due to child led interests...and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-04-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By rahrahgobg
I have read a few replies...not all, but one...

I have read a few replies...not all, but one made me want to say ditto...

Teach digital photography (photography 101) classes to parents, kids, whomever. I have a friend that started doing a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-04-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By rahrahgobg
Just wondering if anyone has used it. If you...

Just wondering if anyone has used it. If you have, what are you thoughts on SRA vs. others if you have used them, or what are your thoughts on it in general. The curriculum has a lot of STUFF/books...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-31-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By rahrahgobg
Cuisenaire Rods...do you have cards or books to...

Cuisenaire Rods...do you have cards or books to go with them? Each card can be a math lesson...and into older grades. Those things are awesome. If you don't have books or cards, you should buy some....
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   07-30-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By rahrahgobg
I live in Nac. The university makes this town....

I live in Nac. The university makes this town. It's really sad that the town does not take advantage of the university like it could. The downtown is full of antique shops if that tells you...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   07-30-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By rahrahgobg
I live in Nacogdoches, but will be moving to...

I live in Nacogdoches, but will be moving to Houston soon. I have a few natural friends here. Let us know where you are. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By rahrahgobg
I see you have some math and a little bit of...

I see you have some math and a little bit of language/phonics every day. Why don't you add to draw a big letter A, cut it out, and then go through a magazine and find things that start with A and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-18-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By rahrahgobg
I have a 5 1/2 year old. He can read a lot of 3,...

I have a 5 1/2 year old. He can read a lot of 3, 4 or even some 5 letter words - especially when he tries! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I bought some easy reader...
Forum: Learning at School   07-17-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,466
Posted By rahrahgobg
As someone else suggested, I would contact the...

As someone else suggested, I would contact the newspaper...and the local tv station. I would write a letter to the board and tell them you are contacting the newspaper and local tv station as well...
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