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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-27-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Well, hypothetically, I would HS one child. He...

Well, hypothetically, I would HS one child. He or she won't be alone all day if you get the child involved in homeschool groups, clubs, extracurriculars. In fact, he or she could be very social. You...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-27-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 507
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
It sounds like an unrealistic expectation for...

It sounds like an unrealistic expectation for two boys who prefer to be active and play fight to sit down, on their own, and "answer a science-y question" or recreate a painting or "learn about...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-27-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KellyandKatie http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1383827/doing-less#post_17363321)



....three kids on three teams...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   05-23-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,910
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
No, I would never leave my kids at the park at 7...

No, I would never leave my kids at the park at 7 or 8. There are safer alternatives to teaching your kids independence. I am by no means a helicopter mom, and I let my 3 toddlers run in different...
Forum: Maryland, Metro D.C. Area, Delaware   05-17-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
I guess I'm not up on the birth climate here...

I guess I'm not up on the birth climate here because I had twins, with a complete previa from 18 weeks so my only option was a c/s, but Kent General is baby friendly. They have state of the art...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-07-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
My 11 year old niece loves Martha Speaks, it...

My 11 year old niece loves Martha Speaks, it comes on PBS Kids. She doesn't really watch too many TV shows. She would rather watch documentaries about Dinosaurs lol. Netflix is nice bc you have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-18-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
I'm not sure where you live now, but we just...

I'm not sure where you live now, but we just moved away from Charlottesville, Virginia (and plan on moving back as soon as we can). They had a decent sized secular homeschool population and tons to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-06-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Blt178 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1369571/ideas-for-handling-a-spirited-3-yr-old#post_17192714)

I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-06-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
She sounds a lot like my little 3 year old girl!...

She sounds a lot like my little 3 year old girl! Maybe we should introduce them! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

I think you handled those situations very well. But since you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-28-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Taking 3-4 months is no biggie at all. I think...

Taking 3-4 months is no biggie at all. I think its a great idea to just nest, sounds like you and your kids need to time "off" anyway. When spring rolls around, you may all be ready to get out and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-20-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ilovemygirl http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1368111/scholastic-book-club#post_17171378)

Does anyone belong to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-12-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Why don't you let your older son decide for...

Why don't you let your older son decide for himself? If he *thinks* he just has to do music because that is what little bro is doing, then go for it and see what happens. Maybe he will hate it and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-30-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
I don't see anything wrong with it, that could...

I don't see anything wrong with it, that could just be his personality and preferences. There is nothing that says he has to enjoy playing with kids his own age. My DD is similar so we don't go to a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-15-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
For moms needing a triple or quad stroller, I...

For moms needing a triple or quad stroller, I HIGHLY recommend the ABC Everest Adventure Buggy. It is pricey but AWESOME!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-15-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
I got pregnant when my twins were 6 months old!...

I got pregnant when my twins were 6 months old! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif It was a complete shock because it took 2 rounds of IVF to get the twins! So I like to say, she...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-15-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
We gated off our entire living room (it was...

We gated off our entire living room (it was mostly empty anyway as we used the family room) and filled it with toys. It was great!!!!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-15-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
32 weeks is early, but keep in mind that there...

32 weeks is early, but keep in mind that there are two in there vying for space. My twins were both transverse from about 25 weeks until I went into labor at 32 weeks, so they were born c/s. Good...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-14-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Totally normal! I know you are supposed to tell...

Totally normal! I know you are supposed to tell them it is okay if they want to touch themselves there but it is something that you do in private so they are free to go to their bedrooms if they...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   09-14-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 780
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Hugs! Hang in there, mama! I know EXACTLY how...

Hugs! Hang in there, mama! I know EXACTLY how you feel! I was a huge mess when my twins were in the NICU. I cried all the time, and yes it doesn't help that post-partum hormones are no joke! They...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   09-14-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Hi there! My preemie twins wouldn't take a...

Hi there! My preemie twins wouldn't take a bottle after a meal either. Im sure most babies wouldn't! If they are already feeling satisfied from their solid foods, why would they want a bottle? Maybe...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-07-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
I used to be really shy and anxious (not to the...

I used to be really shy and anxious (not to the extent you were, but still a lot more than most kids) and I went to public school. I also didn't get over it until high school. I think some kids are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-07-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,157
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Thanks everyone for your replies! They mean a...

Thanks everyone for your replies! They mean a lot!

To KDorrain, if you see this, I had a question for you. If you were high school aged, and you had the opportunity to take classes (one at a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-23-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,157
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
I always have wanted to HS my kids, especially...

I always have wanted to HS my kids, especially since we lived in a crappy district. But now we have permanently moved a few states away and are living in an amazing district! The more I hear about...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-04-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Sure feels like a scam to me. Generic name, very...

Sure feels like a scam to me. Generic name, very few posts, one of the first ones sending us to a site asking us to fork out money. Oh and your avatar is a fake kid. I mean, obviously it is a real...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-20-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 823
Posted By GirlBoyGirl
Hi everyone, I know April is almost over but I...

Hi everyone, I know April is almost over but I would like to join. The only debt we have is my student loans, which have only grown since I graduated years ago. Ugh, it just makes me sick. After...
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