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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-30-2012, 09:06 AM
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Posted By gwen's mom
We are going to be relocating to the Scranton...

We are going to be relocating to the Scranton areal and are looking for homeschooling groups in the Scranton area. Specifically we are hoping to find some group classes in things like foreign...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-30-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By gwen's mom
We are going to be relocating to the Scranton...

We are going to be relocating to the Scranton areal and are looking for homeschooling groups in the Scranton area.  Specifically we are hoping to find some group classes in things like foreign...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-20-2012, 03:36 PM
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Views: 1,442
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Forum: Montessori   01-06-2012, 10:15 AM
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Views: 182
Posted By gwen's mom
Our DDs attend a brand new Montessori charter...

Our DDs attend a brand new Montessori charter (50 or so kids, grades K-4).  The principal has asked me to coordinate a meet and mingle for the parents.  Any ideas on what would make this a hit with...
Forum: Learning at School   10-21-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By gwen's mom
My DDs are in a new Montessori charter school...

My DDs are in a new Montessori charter school which opened this year.  They are part of a 1st-3rd  classroom of 18 children.  Because of some construction issues with the new school the cafeteria...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-09-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By gwen's mom
As for seeing the wife/kids again I think that...

As for seeing the wife/kids again I think that is pretty unlikely.  We are in a small town and she had no connection to the community outside of his job (which he has been terminated from) and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-09-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 560
Posted By gwen's mom
  About 6 weeks ago our next door neighbor,...


About 6 weeks ago our next door neighbor, father of 6 (ages 10-0) and church bishop was charged with possession of child porn.  The FBI was involved as were local police, they arrested him at...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-07-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By gwen's mom
I am about to launch an Etsy business and am...

I am about to launch an Etsy business and am struggling with ideas on a shop name (I also do craft fairs, benefits, etc.)  I mostly do cut vinyl and original scrap books/baby books but also some...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-09-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,067
Posted By gwen's mom
  Quote: ALL children who qualify are eligible...


Quote: ALL children who qualify are eligible for services.



This is actually not the case in all states.  Here in Wyoming, for example, HS kids are considered "private schooled" and...
Forum: Women's Health   07-05-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By gwen's mom
I wrote here...

I wrote here (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1315555/the-never-ending-period) about the crazy abnormal bleeding I have been having for the past year.  The midwife ran out of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By gwen's mom
OK I think I covered the word integrity in my...

OK I think I covered the word integrity in my last post.  I am not talking about lies.  I am talking about the inability to do what is right or stand up against someone you know is doing wrong.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By gwen's mom
You're probably right about the language-I hold...

You're probably right about the language-I hold 2 masters (one in English education) and am very close to my PhD and I am having a really hard time putting into words, for the forum, what my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By gwen's mom
Just for some background, we have 3 kiddos,...

Just for some background, we have 3 kiddos, DD#1, 8, DD#2, 6 and DS, 3.  Our challenge right now is with DD#1.  She is simply not a child that can stand up for herself, or who makes good decisions. ...
Forum: Women's Health   05-31-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By gwen's mom
I am 35 y/o and in May of 2010 I weaned our son...

I am 35 y/o and in May of 2010 I weaned our son after being nursing or pregnant for the past 8 ½ years.  In the past I had always had clockwork regular cycles and my period returned, on average, 6-8...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   05-11-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By gwen's mom
I am looking for a naturally minded OB/GYN as I...

I am looking for a naturally minded OB/GYN as I have been dealing with highly irregular periods for over a year now.  I started out with the Womancare Midwives and have been seen at Woman's Clinic...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-03-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By gwen's mom
Our oldest DD is 8 with a late July birthday. ...

Our oldest DD is 8 with a late July birthday.  She has always been HSed and it has become obvious in the last year that while she is very smart she has some vision issues that impact her reading...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-18-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By gwen's mom
My Dh wears hearing aids and has for 8 years. ...

My Dh wears hearing aids and has for 8 years.  We were able to get the first set covered by insurance~ the sticker price was 5K.  This time around we have different insurance so they will not be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-06-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By gwen's mom
Our son is a few months shy of 3 and the girls...

Our son is a few months shy of 3 and the girls are 5 and 8.  I am looking for tried and true have a pretty good attention span but if I don't set him up with something in home school room he is a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-18-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By gwen's mom
I am looking for a bowling set for my kiddos,...

I am looking for a bowling set for my kiddos, preferably not plastic, with weighted pins.  I am looking to keep the cost under $70 and I would prefer to shop on line. 
 
Any recommendations?
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-10-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By gwen's mom
Our son will be 3 in Feb.  Which of these would...

Our son will be 3 in Feb.  Which of these would you give your three year old?
This one...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-04-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By gwen's mom
Can we start a thread where we share our kids'...

Can we start a thread where we share our kids' favorite games?

Our 2 1/2 year old DS likes these:
Zingo
Funny Bunny
Snail pace race
Kids sequence
First four games
Orchard
Memory
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-04-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By gwen's mom
Not sure what is up with the links...the worked...

Not sure what is up with the links...the worked for me. Here are the playsets I was considering:
http://www.kidkraft.com/toys-and-pla...playsets/63214...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-04-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By gwen's mom
Here's what we already have... Playmbil ...

Here's what we already have...
Playmbil
guitar
wooden kitchen
blocks
duplos
leap pad
wooden castle
doll house
Schleich animals, dinosaurs, people
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-04-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By gwen's mom
Our son is our third child and he will be 3 in...

Our son is our third child and he will be 3 in Feb. He is a music maniac and so I have known for months that we would get him a drum set. This was suppose to be his "big" gift from Santa. Well it...
Forum: Dental   11-03-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,127
Posted By gwen's mom
Of course I can not speculate on your DC's case...

Of course I can not speculate on your DC's case but I had a long talk with our ortho about pulling and he feels strongly that baby teeth stay in place for a reason and he needs to be patient and...
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