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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By lauriebeth
It's just different... He's worried people will...

It's just different... He's worried people will think we are weird.

He says it's because the kids won't have friends or they will be sheltered or they aren't learning... But at the end of the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-13-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By lauriebeth
Zero support from husband and family... Year two

Last year was our 1st yr homeschooling. My dh was very against it, and other family members were, too.

My mom even talked me out of buying curriculum (except for Saxon math) since she was sure...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-01-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By lauriebeth
Saxon Math 3

We have used and & really liked Saxon Math 3 this year 3rd grade.


There are 140 lessons and we are on lesson 115 now (July 1... a month into what I thought would be "summer break")


I...
Forum: Intact Care   06-21-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By lauriebeth
This morning a lump of whitish yellow "pus" or...

This morning a lump of whitish yellow "pus" or "gunk" was at the opening and when ds urinated the lump fell out. The penis is still red, more than last night, but I think the swelling has gone down...
Forum: Intact Care   06-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By lauriebeth
Five year old has red and swelling on penis

Help! I don't know what to do. Ds is 5, intact, no problems.

He uses pull up diapers at night, and I noticed his penis was red and swollen around the middle area tonite as I helped him pull the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-12-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By lauriebeth
I hate to admit that, but I am truly devastated....

I hate to admit that, but I am truly devastated.  I feel like I totally screwed up this year and failed my DD.
 
Her scores are pretty low and at the end of the day our state requires a total...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-19-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,345
Posted By lauriebeth
too bad she feels that way.  sounds like she's...

too bad she feels that way.  sounds like she's missing out on seeing her grandsons because she is miffed at a parenting decision you made.
 
stick to your decision.  if you aren't comfortable with...
Forum: Religious Studies   04-15-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By lauriebeth
I am roman catholic. My sister in law asked me...

I am roman catholic. My sister in law asked me to be godmother to her son when he was born in 2006. I went to his baptism, and stood up as godmother.

I have been a lapsed catholic for years, and...
Forum: Spirituality   03-02-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By lauriebeth
I am godmother to my nephew who is 8.  His...

I am godmother to my nephew who is 8.  His mother is my sister-in-law (My husband's oldest sister).   We have never been very close.
 
SIL is Catholic & her husband Jewish.  They had all 3 kids...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By lauriebeth
My husband and I have had a tumultuous 4 years,...

My husband and I have had a tumultuous 4 years, where, in the end, he was diagnosed bipolar and had a drug addiction.  He's on meds now and kicked the drugs.   For the past  4 years, we were...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-19-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By lauriebeth
Quote:It doesn't sound like you are ruining her...

Quote:It doesn't sound like you are ruining her learning - it sounds like you are facilitating it.


thank you.  we had a HORRIBLE day yesterday and I needed to hear this.
Forum: Religious Studies   12-18-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By lauriebeth
if it makes difference, we were talking about...

if it makes difference, we were talking about whether you are guilty of  adultery if you know a couple is having an affair, and you let them sneak around on their spouses and use your house to meet...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-17-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By lauriebeth
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Viola http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394499/adultery-in-the-bible#post_17528816)
 But I feel like I...
Forum: Religious Studies   12-17-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By lauriebeth
Hi!   My husband and I were having a...

Hi!
 
My husband and I were having a discussion, and  I said that in the Bible there is something about adultery that states, those who condone adultery are also guilty of adultery themselves.
 ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-17-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By lauriebeth
almost done with our first semester of...

almost done with our first semester of homeschooling.
 
my main fears are that my daughter (8 yrs old) will not learn everything that the school wants and if she goes back to public school, she...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-11-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By lauriebeth
Nah, only if we've been out All morning. I tried...

Nah, only if we've been out All morning. I tried to include him in school this morning and after a bit he got bored and went and played... It seemed to work today atleast...home feeling like he had...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-10-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By lauriebeth
Just started homeschooling my 8 year old 2...

Just started homeschooling my 8 year old 2 months ago. I also have a 4 year old. The 4 year old seems jealous of the attention big sister gets and acts out. Big sister and I sit at the table and do...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By lauriebeth
No advice but wanted to follow this thread... In...

No advice but wanted to follow this thread... In the same boat as you!
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-19-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By lauriebeth
i believe its about personalities more than...

i believe its about personalities more than age...  I have a sister who is 20 years older than me, and while we didn't grow up together she visited often and really wanted a relationship with all...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-19-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By lauriebeth
i guess I need some reassurance that im not...

i guess I need some reassurance that im not messing this homeschool thing up.  =)
 
we do math regularly.  M, T, F always, and sometimes on the weekend or W or Thurs.   Wednesdays are Classical...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-09-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By lauriebeth
The "funny" thing is that for so long dh has not...

The "funny" thing is that for so long dh has not done the normal parenting responsibilities... Ie, watch younger kids while I take an older kid to practice. His mental health issues prevented him...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By lauriebeth
He thinks that homeschool will make the kids...

He thinks that homeschool will make the kids grow up in a bubble... What's wrong with that? Don't we all grow up in a bubble?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-08-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,209
Posted By lauriebeth
i got my wedding dress from the fancy pants...

i got my wedding dress from the fancy pants place in town.  they had a one day sale to get all of the old merchandise out and make room for new stuff.
 
My $1,400 dress was $199. =)
 
a friend...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By lauriebeth
my oldest is 8 and youngest 4.  8 year old went...

my oldest is 8 and youngest 4.  8 year old went to a basement church preschool, and then k, 1, 2 in public schools.

We had good experiences with preschool and K & 1st grades, but then we moved...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-22-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By lauriebeth
I was all excited about hs this past year. Got...

I was all excited about hs this past year. Got my curriculum. Registered for classical conversations. Ready to go. Now that the neighbors and friends are starting public school, I'm so scared! I...
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