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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-03-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By beansmama
Whoops. Didn't read yer whole post! My 2 cents...

Whoops. Didn't read yer whole post! My 2 cents were completely invalid ;)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-03-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By beansmama
Hey everyone!   My mind is sufficiently...

Hey everyone!
 
My mind is sufficiently eased now, haha, thanks :D
 
I was getting worried about staying in sync with public schools...but i don't WANT to worry about it, kwim? I just tend to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-02-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By beansmama
Ooooh. I hear you!   My year old has a...

Ooooh. I hear you!
 
My year old has a really rough time with math, and I have a rough time understanding her rough time, because seriously...she says she "can't" count on her fingers either. She...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-02-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By beansmama
So, I've been homeschooling for all of 2(ish)...

So, I've been homeschooling for all of 2(ish) months. My dd was really behind in math (but doing great otherwise) and I felt terrible sending her into the 3rd grade to just continue getting further...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-07-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By beansmama
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrsGregory http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1346520/cleaning#post_16896759)

 With that being said, if I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-07-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By beansmama
Well, what has worked for me is to start...

Well, what has worked for me is to start treating my husband like grown up (not an extra child, like I used to). I don't nag him, or chore him, and yet he is constantly helping me around the house...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-03-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,189
Posted By beansmama
We are huge rice and bean fans...although we...

We are huge rice and bean fans...although we rarely eat "rice and beans".
 
I often make a big batch or soupy beans and we eat them with corn tortillas for dipping, topped with cheese and whatever...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-03-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
  Ooma
Views: 493
Posted By beansmama
Oh - and I thought I'd say that we're not...

Oh - and I thought I'd say that we're not gamers, but we download a crap-ton of torrents and stream things often. No problems that we've noticed :)
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-03-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
  Ooma
Views: 493
Posted By beansmama
I've been using Ooma for almost 2 years now. I...

I've been using Ooma for almost 2 years now. I love not having a phone bill.
 
i paid about $200 for the set up. We only have one phone in our home, so I ended up selling off that extra hub (or...
Forum: Women's Health   11-03-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,259
Posted By beansmama
Sorry, I do realize there is another thread...

Sorry, I do realize there is another thread going on about chicken pox...but I think it's just in regards to treating it? Anyway...
 
I'm not quite positive my son *has* chicken pox. It started...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-25-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By beansmama
Eugene is awesome as far as the library and...

Eugene is awesome as far as the library and parks are concerned!
 
My daughter is 7 and goes to Corridor Elementary. It's a public charter school right by our house and is really...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   04-25-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By beansmama
It's super easy, don't stress.   Check a...

It's super easy, don't stress.
 
Check a box, no questions, voila! You're done :)
Forum: Personal Growth   03-31-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By beansmama
I'd recommend "Codependent No More". I'm reading...

I'd recommend "Codependent No More". I'm reading it right now and it's AWESOME :D
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-23-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,568
Posted By beansmama
My formatting was sooooo beyond outta whack I'm...

My formatting was sooooo beyond outta whack I'm just gonna start over now, lol!
 
3/22 - (all vegan/homemade) bbq ribs, baked mac n cheeze, spinach
3/23 - not sure yet!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-21-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,568
Posted By beansmama
3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo...

3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo beans and veggies in it...wasn't just rice!), broccoli
3/2 - tempeh burgers w/ spuds (all homemade)
3/3 - homemade pizza
3/4 - general tao's tofu,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-19-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,146
Posted By beansmama
We recieved an unexpected co-pay refund, so our...

We recieved an unexpected co-pay refund, so our FFEF is now at $5750/$10,000. I'm continuing to look for books and whatnot around the house I can sell...but I'm running out of things, lol!
 
My...
Forum: Family Safety   03-17-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By beansmama
My ds is FF, as is every single one of my...

My ds is FF, as is every single one of my friends kids (once they reach the weight limit). I know, personally, if someone commented about me not being safe enough with ds, I'd be pissed. Honestly,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-17-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 52
  Easter!
Views: 2,262
Posted By beansmama
My dd's b-day is the first week of April, so...

My dd's b-day is the first week of April, so typically she just gets a few things in her basket. Even though easter's the end of april this year, I don't plan on making any huge changes. We don't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-16-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,568
Posted By beansmama
ps - wowza's...what's up with the formatting?...

ps - wowza's...what's up with the formatting? Yikes!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-16-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,568
Posted By beansmama
3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo...

3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo beans and veggies in it...wasn't just rice!), broccoli
3/2 - tempeh burgers w/ spuds (all homemade)
3/3 - homemade pizza
3/4 - general tao's tofu,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-16-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,146
Posted By beansmama
Ldavis - why not read TMMO together? Dh is a big...

Ldavis - why not read TMMO together? Dh is a big reader, but not a big "finances" reader, lol! So we read a chapter or whatever each night after Ds went to bed...it was nice doing it this way...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-15-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,568
Posted By beansmama
3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo...

3/1 - coconut curry rice (had lots of garbanzo beans and veggies in it...wasn't just rice!), broccoli
3/2 - tempeh burgers w/ spuds (all homemade)
3/3 - homemade pizza
3/4 - general tao's tofu,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-15-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,135
Posted By beansmama
3/1 -...

3/1 - http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif no spend!
3/2 - http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif budget spending. $6 on fruit. We only have $6 to last us 9 days, but we...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-14-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,833
Posted By beansmama
I was 19, married (to my now xh) and the sole...

I was 19, married (to my now xh) and the sole provider. I bought through rural housing...a no down payment, 38 year subsidized mortgage. Yikes! I loved my house, but sold after a couple years. This...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-14-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By beansmama
I know...when I found that website I was happy I...

I know...when I found that website I was happy I wanted to cry, lol! My dad has already built us a farmhouse table for christmas, and once we get into our own place, I plan on investing in some...
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