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Forum: Life With a Baby   Today, 12:56 PM
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Oh, yes! It took me a sleepless week to figure...

Oh, yes! It took me a sleepless week to figure this out with my first (15 now, eek!)but I really haven't gone without sleep since aside from sick kids,etc.
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-23-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By stormborn
I would call or go in because of the prior head...

I would call or go in because of the prior head knock. Honestly, I try to avoid the ER at all costs unless it's a true emergency but brain injuries scare the crap out of me.
Forum: Unschooling   09-22-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,590
Posted By stormborn
When my oldest turned kindergarten age one of her...

When my oldest turned kindergarten age one of her great-uncles started randomly quizzing her, mostly stuff like "What's 9 ×12?" out of the blue. It annoyed me to no end (he and aunt are openly of the...
Forum: Alberta   09-18-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By stormborn
If you're still around post in the Learning at...

If you're still around post in the Learning at Home forum; there are a couple of Canadian homeschoolers who can point you in the right direction :)
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,590
Posted By stormborn
What the...?!? What a weird question to even ask...

What the...?!? What a weird question to even ask for an extracurricular activity! I've only ever been asked name and age (usually annoyingly phrased as "what grade is she in?"-a pet peeve of mine)...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-10-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By stormborn
QUOTE] And I wonder, is this the right way to...

QUOTE] And I wonder, is this the right way to wean her? Do I send mixed messages? Or is this just a long, slow process where she can still have the comfort of mother's milk every day, but learns...
Forum: Site Help   09-06-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By stormborn
Weird..when I tried it showed the mobile view...

Weird..when I tried it showed the mobile view briefly then crashed. Now it's the same as Springshowers-just refreshes desktop view.
Forum: Unschooling   09-04-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,590
Posted By stormborn
Happy Birthday Zebra Kid! My oldest turned 15...

Happy Birthday Zebra Kid!
My oldest turned 15 today. I remember hoping that she would be born on Labor Day but she held out another few days. ;)
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-04-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,340
Posted By stormborn
Come to think of it, wifi access to keep costs...

Come to think of it, wifi access to keep costs down varies widely by location as well. We're in the mountains and even cell service is spotty in many places. We chose our provider more by "How far...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-03-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,340
Posted By stormborn
That might've been in response to my "just makes...

That might've been in response to my "just makes calls" comment.....I think the phone has wifi and data but it has a tiny screen (flip style) and therefore isn't appealing for Web browsing or gaming.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-03-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,340
Posted By stormborn
If money is limited that's reason enough in my...

If money is limited that's reason enough in my opinion; no need to touch the lack of responsibility with possessions.
At least where we live, a 14 yr old could find enough work opportunities to pay...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-02-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,459
Posted By stormborn
Hall! I was just happy that I could vote up this...

Hall! I was just happy that I could vote up this time!
Forum: Unschooling   09-01-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,808
Posted By stormborn
I'm interested too, if you can find the time. My...

I'm interested too, if you can find the time. My youngest is that age and though she has no desire to attend school now her personality is such that I wouldn't be surprised if she wants to try it out...
Forum: Site Help   09-01-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By stormborn
Thanks! I'm using the regular mobile view with...

Thanks! I'm using the regular mobile view with Chrome on a galaxy s7.
I can't even get to threads without switching to desktop.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-30-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By stormborn
It IS hard, and not talked about nearly as much...

It IS hard, and not talked about nearly as much as it should be! Our culture gives out all these unrealistic expectations about what a "good mother" looks like that are impossible to achieve in real...
Forum: Site Help   08-27-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By stormborn
Here's the view from my s7...none of the...

Here's the view from my s7...none of the function/menu buttons work
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-19-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By stormborn
Funk Butter from Oyin Handmade.

Funk Butter from Oyin Handmade.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-19-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By stormborn
She's just being three. They're pretty much all...

She's just being three. They're pretty much all like that to some degree. :Do
We always just did pretty much as Xerxella described- didn't engage too much and moved on with a kind but matter-of-fact...
Forum: Job Opportunities   08-17-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By stormborn
You might want to post your email; I think...

You might want to post your email; I think there's a post minimum to PM here.
Forum: Unschooling   08-17-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,808
Posted By stormborn
Awesome! We're heading to our favorite beach next...

Awesome! We're heading to our favorite beach next week; I can't wait!
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   08-12-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By stormborn
There used to be a "Dads" subforum here but it...

There used to be a "Dads" subforum here but it got very little traffic.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-11-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By stormborn
Maybe a little ;) I understand, though. It...

Maybe a little ;) I understand, though. It doesn't help that the "S-word" is such a loaded topic, at least in my experience.

A lot of it is personality and the dynamics of a particular group as...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-11-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By stormborn
Is this new behavior seen with all of the groups,...

Is this new behavior seen with all of the groups, or just one?
Forum: Unschooling   08-08-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,808
Posted By stormborn
Hmm, I'm not sure if what we're doing right now...

Hmm, I'm not sure if what we're doing right now would be considered school or not. Dd14 will be taking drivers ed (gulp) through the high school-it's actually the only thing homeschoolers are allowed...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-06-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By stormborn
Ah, ignore what I said before, then. Especially...

Ah, ignore what I said before, then. Especially if your dd isn't that attached to her...life's too short for that drama. I guess I've been lucky in that the only kid whose Mom absolutely couldn't...
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