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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Thank you for your kind responses. Sometimes I...

Thank you for your kind responses. Sometimes I just need to hear things from outside my own head, you know?
I believe that God has called me to do each of these things and what He has asked me to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-06-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By CoBabyMaker
HS in crazy seasons

[Alternate title "I just need to hear that it will all work out"/ "Is my love for helping people going to ruin my child?"]
I Started out this school year with a decent (but flexible) idea of how...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-13-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I was given tons of materials for K-2nd but with...

I was given tons of materials for K-2nd but with three little ones and an elderly family member to care for I just don't feel like I can piece it all together.  Digging through it all, figuring out...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By CoBabyMaker
One of my brothers completed his sophomore and...

One of my brothers completed his sophomore and junior years at home.  My other brother and myself completed our senior years at home.   It worked very well for us.  I can't remember all the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-04-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Thanks for the feedback ladies!  I appreciate...

Thanks for the feedback ladies!  I appreciate it.  I probably question myself too much.  She is QUITE sensitive and is VERY easily discouraged so I feel like I am trying to find the balance between...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-03-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I have been trying to figure out the best way to...

I have been trying to figure out the best way to handle it when DD gets an answer that is incorrect.  She is five so it's not like she is doing things and handing them in.  I am with her doing...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-30-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 157,182
Posted By CoBabyMaker
kerc, Doesn't it feel good to get those things...

kerc, Doesn't it feel good to get those things organized!  Great job!
 
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-24-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,222
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Quote:Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Quote:Originally Posted by Taradactyl3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1208597/spring-spd-support-thread/20#post_17396146)
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-18-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I think organization is about finding what works...

I think organization is about finding what works for you!  I agree with Ragana that having LESS is key. 
I am also learning that what is the perfect system this year may not be the perfect system...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-14-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 157,182
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I was just sweeping and getting ready to take a...

I was just sweeping and getting ready to take a picture of the living room for this thread when Dh got home and spread himself out on the couch with the 500 remotes and some snacks. Haha!  Maybe...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-08-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By CoBabyMaker
That IS so exciting!  Congrats!  I have really...

That IS so exciting!  Congrats!  I have really been working on getting my fabric and craft supplies under control.  It's no easy task!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-08-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I love reading the responses on this! For me,...

I love reading the responses on this!
For me, some of it has to do with my own frustrations with school.  I liked school until the 5th grade and it was down hill from there.  I remember being...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-27-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Could you try some Crockpot freezer meals? The...

Could you try some Crockpot freezer meals? The Mama Baby Love blog has a e-cookbook that has recipes and 95% are gluten free (and other allergens too). Not that you have to use them every night but...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-27-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By CoBabyMaker
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I think that everyone will learn the "social rules" differently, on different levels and at different times.  It seems to be a pretty common...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-12-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Sorry that I have not responded yet.  Thank you...

Sorry that I have not responded yet.  Thank you all for the encouragement and suggestions.  It's nice to know I'm not alone.  I think we can do this.  Exercising is helping, though there are still...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Quote:It sounds like you are dealing with some...

Quote:It sounds like you are dealing with some post-partum depression and anxiety. This is normal but you NEED to talk to your care provider. You don't HAVE to just suck it up and deal with it,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Quote: How many kids do you have?  How old are...

Quote: How many kids do you have?  How old are they?  Have you thought about what kind of homeschooling you want to do?   



I have three kids.  The older two will be 3 and 5 in July and the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-20-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I've always wanted to homeschool, I already have...

I've always wanted to homeschool, I already have tons of curriculum and manipulatives (they were given to me, we'll see what I actually use) , I think it would be great for our family time (DH...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-23-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Prunes did nothing for me but black beans got...

Prunes did nothing for me but black beans got things moving.  That and using a step stool in a similar fashion to the squatty potty.  Black beans, lots of black beans.
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-20-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I don't know if it would be enough for you but I...

I don't know if it would be enough for you but I seem to recall reading about someone being helped by raspberry leaf tea.  It's worth a shot.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I am having number three next week and have two...

I am having number three next week and have two that will be three and five in July so I am in the same boat.  Some days I totally panic and am convinced there is no way I can do it.  I have to...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-09-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By CoBabyMaker
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif  I have had struggles with depression and anxiety a lot this pregnancy too.  I haven't really found a great solution, some days are better than...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-26-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By CoBabyMaker
When I was a nanny my employers used a nanny tax...

When I was a nanny my employers used a nanny tax software.  I think there are a few available.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-25-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I agree, if there are other options for you seek...

I agree, if there are other options for you seek them out.  I would not feel comfortable under someone's care who would not listen to me. 
Forum: C-section Birth   04-17-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Michelle, Thank you for posting the sample birth...

Michelle, Thank you for posting the sample birth plan links.  Even going into my 3rd c-section (the first two were NOT planned) those were really helpful.
 
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