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Forum: Homeschooling   05-23-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By zenaviva
I just emailed you.  :)

I just emailed you.  :)
Forum: Natural Parenting News   03-14-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,781
Posted By zenaviva
Total anecdote - my father was in his 50's when...

Total anecdote - my father was in his 50's when he had me.  I have Asperger's.  He had two daughters earlier in life (in his early 30's) and they don't have it.  We also don't have anyone on either...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By zenaviva
I'll skip including my first two kids because I...

I'll skip including my first two kids because I was always exhausted with them - but they were both special needs kids born 10 months apart and really poor sleepers.
 
With my third baby I suppose...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By zenaviva
My very spirited one year old started being able...

My very spirited one year old started being able to be put down drowsy at about 12 months.  She will now do it about 75% of the time - minus when she's teething or extra clingy.  Usually if she's...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-14-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By zenaviva
I'm still struggling with my 7 year old waking...

I'm still struggling with my 7 year old waking up at that time, regardless of when he goes to bed.  =/  He *knows* when to wake up, but his body won't cooperate.  I hope this is much shorter lived...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By zenaviva
Those are great to start off, thank you!  I'm...

Those are great to start off, thank you!  I'm saving those recipes and checking out that site too.  =D
 
Also... I'm not looking for dirt cheap - I'm more looking for "as frugal as possible".  We...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-05-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,634
Posted By zenaviva
I wrote about this a bit more at length in the...

I wrote about this a bit more at length in the other forum, but yeah, the title pretty much sums it up.  I'm looking to put our family (three kids - ages 6, 6, and 14 months) on a vegetarian AND...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By zenaviva
My family and I have decided to make the switch...

My family and I have decided to make the switch to vegetarian living.  We still have some meat in our freezer that I will cook up, but I'm not going to be buying any more.  My husband might be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-18-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By zenaviva
If you have a Y near you, they often provide a...

If you have a Y near you, they often provide a few hours of childcare a day while you can focus on yourself.  Also it's a good place to meet moms, read a book, work out... we make going there a part...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By zenaviva
It would drive me batty if I "just"...

It would drive me batty if I "just" homeschooled.  But I have a huge help in that my husband stays at home so I don't need to worry about leaving the kids unsupervised.  He doesn't do homeschooling...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-17-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By zenaviva
Is there any way you could enlist outside help...

Is there any way you could enlist outside help to help maintain your routine while you need extra "me time" to deal with stuff?  Like a mother's helper?
 
While we do some Waldorf inspired stuff...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-13-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By zenaviva
It's not something I'd personally use but I...

It's not something I'd personally use but I wouldn't necessarily be offended by it.  The impression it gives to me is that it's a cutesy way of owning the identity label.  I find other labels much...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-13-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,703
Posted By zenaviva
I have zero opinion on how other women should...

I have zero opinion on how other women should lead their family lives.  That includes my daughters.  I would want them to be happy and to choose a mate that will support them in what they do.  And...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-13-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By zenaviva
I have Asperger's and that's how I would phrase...

I have Asperger's and that's how I would phrase it.  My son is "on the spectrum."  I do agree with the other posters that it might not be... polite, exactly, to address it unless the parent is...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   01-26-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,227
Posted By zenaviva
I have three kids.  One has severe ADHD. ...

I have three kids.  One has severe ADHD.  Another has moderate ADHD.  The third is a todder.  We homeschool because they're too intense for a classroom environment.  My husband is also very loud and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   01-26-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By zenaviva
It's probably what's called D-MER.  I'm nursing...

It's probably what's called D-MER.  I'm nursing right now so can't write a whole lot, but I'll post on it later.  I developed it from 12 months + with my older daughter, and had it from 0-5 months...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-30-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,478
Posted By zenaviva
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lovebeingamomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-30-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,478
Posted By zenaviva
I am technically a SAHM but our situation is a...

I am technically a SAHM but our situation is a bit different in that we have two special needs kids, a disabled husband, and an infant.  I guess the various doctor's appointments and therapies and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-17-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 5,908
Posted By zenaviva
Shared on FB.

Shared on FB.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-17-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 5,908
Posted By zenaviva
I'd like to see a post about how to go back to...

I'd like to see a post about how to go back to basics once a child has already had exposure to school.
Forum: Parenting   06-29-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By zenaviva
My husband is 100% disabled veteran, with PTSD. ...

My husband is 100% disabled veteran, with PTSD.  He has anger issues, self-control issues, etc.  He has never hurt our kids.  Never.  My heart breaks for your family.  If he is being seen at the VA,...
Forum: Parenting   06-26-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,601
Posted By zenaviva
What do you mean, that you'd try to get her...

What do you mean, that you'd try to get her information?  Like what, her name and address and phone number?  What purpose would that serve?  Not trying to be rude, just curious.
 
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-24-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By zenaviva
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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-24-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By zenaviva
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Forum: Parenting   06-23-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,601
Posted By zenaviva
I'll just make a quick comment that's kind of a...

I'll just make a quick comment that's kind of a tangent...  I am in a caregiving relationship with my spouse.  People don't generally know that, it's not like he LOOKS disabled.  Due to his brain...
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