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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By octobermom
I have a 11 year old 5th grader (and a...

I have a 11 year old 5th grader (and a preschooler but just formally HS the oldest currently)
 
language arts- LLATL purple books
spelling- Catholic heritage 
math - rod and staff 4th grade...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,871
Posted By octobermom
my oldest could have easily read that as a first...

my oldest could have easily read that as a first grader. My other child is 3.5 and a non reader.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-09-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By octobermom
My oldest didn't learn till 4.5 because of...

My oldest didn't learn till 4.5 because of sensory delays. she. seemed normal. otherwise
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By octobermom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lauren http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-07-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 243
Posted By octobermom
5th grader...   week 1 we read From Sea to...

5th grader...
 
week 1 we read
From Sea to Shinning Sea the story of America (Catholic) Last week we covered a brief overview covering explores such as St Brendan Lief Ericsson Madoc and Columbus...
Forum: Diapering   04-20-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By octobermom
yes you can I accidently learned this yesterday....

yes you can I accidently learned this yesterday. I guess one I had laying on the dryer somehow ended up in the washer and transfered to the dryer.. Top loading full wash cycle and full dryer cycle...
Forum: Diapering   04-20-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By octobermom
While some of my diapers have been bought and...

While some of my diapers have been bought and sold over the years other things in my stash Ive used for years. For example by beloved 100% nicky covers that I bought in 2004 and are still going...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-14-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By octobermom
Id also love to see some ideas. Like the PP we...

Id also love to see some ideas. Like the PP we are in a fairly small space 1300 square feet so most supplies kinda get mixerd into the space, but I would like somethign to organize parts of it....
Forum: Diapering   10-02-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By octobermom
 While some kids are okay with it I can never...

 While some kids are okay with it I can never reccomend putting microfiber agaisnt the skin, it is not only extremely drying but its abbrassive thats why its often used as an exfolient. I can...
Forum: Diapering   10-02-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By octobermom
for the first option I suggest the hemp under...

for the first option I suggest the hemp under the microfiber like you wrote. Microfiber tends to assorb faster so will soak the pee faster hemp holds more though so it will kinda lock the wetness...
Forum: Diapering   10-02-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By octobermom
RnG was horrible for us tried different versions...

RnG was horrible for us tried different versions uppped the amount lowered it ect but it cleans ziltch and gave my DD some horendous rashes. I prefer mainstream detergnts. I'll reccomend tide over...
Forum: Diapering   10-02-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By octobermom
apple cheecks with the BG insert and a hemp...

apple cheecks with the BG insert and a hemp booster..
motherease with cotton or hemp booset and wool cover
trifided bummi prefolds with eaither a BG insert in the middle (not exposed to skin) or...
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By octobermom
their were pocket style diapers in existance...

their were pocket style diapers in existance before Fuzzi bunz 
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By octobermom
DH sorry I totally forgot to anser your...

DH sorry I totally forgot to anser your question.. For the bitty stage I liked the Bummi orginal wraps in NB but I have really bitty ones once they reached around 7lbs I liked the Bummi SWW and...
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By octobermom
tee he you must have kids way bigger than mine...

tee he you must have kids way bigger than mine LH the XS ME airflows ate my kids  up.  those thing were giantic.. I loved my wool but had them custom done to fit my bitty one.
 
Deanna
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-26-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By octobermom
Both my Children learned to fall asleep on their...

Both my Children learned to fall asleep on their own with out weaning and both were nursed at night untill it plain did not work. My oldest who nursed till she was 4 was putting her self to bed by...
Forum: Learning at School   08-30-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,584
Posted By octobermom
wait thats not the right one???

wait thats not the right one???
Forum: Learning at School   08-30-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,584
Posted By octobermom
if it helps I did find...

if it helps I did find this... http://www.amazon.com/K-Cliffs-Backpack-School-Daypack-Casual/dp/B0015UIPO2...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-29-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By octobermom
Quote:Music is terrible, I just check it off for...

Quote:Music is terrible, I just check it off for the most part, we do little of it (don't tell, ha).


HA it was terrible and I totally just marked the lessons off I wont tell if you don't!
We...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-21-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,572
Posted By octobermom
While we have a ton of HS here actual groups are...

While we have a ton of HS here actual groups are rare.. I recently found one but the 31 will be our first meeting with them.. IF (praying) its works out we will meet with them every other Friday and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-18-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By octobermom
When I think of school at home I think of more...

When I think of school at home I think of more programs like a virtual academy a program which to some degree invites the "system" into your home. This can be a good fit for some I transationed from...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-05-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By octobermom
HS a 9 year old 4th grader and hav ea toddler...

HS a 9 year old 4th grader and hav ea toddler running around. Classical homeschoolers. homeschooling year round.. We pretty much finished with what grade level we were doing in May some late April...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-05-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By octobermom
my 9 year old does the reading eggs express on...

my 9 year old does the reading eggs express on line.
 
Deanna
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-03-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By octobermom
we did K12 for 2 semesters... Overall we had a...

we did K12 for 2 semesters... Overall we had a fine time with it it was a great transation out of a brick and motar classroom setting. It was also nice to get all the materials and such both for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-24-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By octobermom
We don't really have  VBS but my child attends...

We don't really have  VBS but my child attends Sunday school classes during the school year. We teach her both academics and her religion at home but its nice for soem things to get reinforced in...
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