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Forum: Spirituality   04-04-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,106
Posted By mamaMAMAma
This is my second year doing the treasure map...

This is my second year doing the treasure map and I'm excited to get started.  Yesterday was a very strange and somewhat traumatic day in lots of areas.  I was very confused.  But now, I feel...
Forum: Spirituality   03-18-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I got a Kwan Yin statue as well.  I grew up in...

I got a Kwan Yin statue as well.  I grew up in Hong Kong but was raised Catholic.  I remember seeing people offering fruits, incense, red candles to her.
I've been feeling a much closer connection...
Forum: Spirituality   02-23-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 12,860
Posted By mamaMAMAma
subbing...

subbing...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Thanks!!  Our library has DK Encyclopedia of...

Thanks!!  Our library has DK Encyclopedia of Science.  We'll check that out first and then probably order the other one.  
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-29-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By mamaMAMAma
DD10 would like to learn more about science....

DD10 would like to learn more about science.  She is in a science class but she wanted to learn more.  She loves to read and I think it would be fun for her to do some experiments as well.  Right...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-28-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Well, she had a hard time understanding the...

Well, she had a hard time understanding the questions in Singapore math.  She doesn't like how the book explains the concepts.  She doesn't understand why she "has" to do 99 + 4 as 100-1 + 4 (I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-25-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By mamaMAMAma
DD10 complained a lot about Singapore Math.  She...

DD10 complained a lot about Singapore Math.  She did both 2B & 3A.  I end up getting her some kumon workbooks and she likes them okay.  I'm thinking about getting Math-U-See.  Yay or Nay?  Or other...
Forum: Spirituality   12-14-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 28,229
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I have gladstar's book and really like it.  If...

I have gladstar's book and really like it.  If you're new to paganish herbal books, which one would you recommend?  Magical Household, Cottage Witchery or??
Forum: Spirituality   11-29-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I'm excited to find this new thread.  I...

I'm excited to find this new thread.  I homeschool my 2 girls (10, 6).  I was raised Catholic; then agnostic for most of my adult years and really drawn to the goddess tradition the last year or so....
Forum: Spirituality   11-11-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By mamaMAMAma
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by rhianna813 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1273731/goddess-tradition-kwan-yin#post_16037739)...
Forum: Spirituality   11-10-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Rhianna - That is most helpful.  Lots of great...

Rhianna - That is most helpful.  Lots of great ideas.  I really like the round alter table, making tea, crescent shaped cookies, water with glitter!! ,...
I didn't know that the full moon is 3...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-06-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I know it's a little different with schooled...

I know it's a little different with schooled kids since they're used to being around kids their own age 6-7 hours a day. My DDs are 10 & 6. I love that my kids talk/play/interact with kids of...
Forum: Spirituality   10-31-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,708
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Can your MIL baptise your child without you or...

Can your MIL baptise your child without you or your husband there? I was raised catholic, agnostic for a long time and leaning towards pagan now. Personally, I would never baptise my child for...
Forum: Spirituality   10-29-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I'll be casting my first circle for...

I'll be casting my first circle for Halloween/Day of the Dead/Samhein. I've been reading Circle Round and have an alter set up. We've been involved in other Native American type circles...
Forum: Spirituality   10-28-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I really like the outdoor shrine idea. I didn't...

I really like the outdoor shrine idea. I didn't really know too much about the different traditions within the pagan umbrella. Celebrating the Great Mother is on it's way to me right now.

I'm...
Forum: Spirituality   10-24-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I have Circle Round already; but have only...

I have Circle Round already; but have only pulled out stories for the equinox celebrations. Celebrating the Great Mother is on my amazon list; and that got put into my cart now. Thanks for your...
Forum: Spirituality   10-23-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By mamaMAMAma
A little intro: I was raised Catholic and have...

A little intro: I was raised Catholic and have been agnostic most of my adult life. The last year or two, I feel a strong pull to the moon and the goddess tradition. I'm drawn to Kwan Yin in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-01-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,854
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Terrific! DD#1 can play the piano and recorder...

Terrific! DD#1 can play the piano and recorder by ear as well. She's really excited!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-30-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,854
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Thanks, everyone. I think I'll take dd#1 to a...

Thanks, everyone. I think I'll take dd#1 to a music store and have them show her some flutes and get her a book and dvd. How much should I spend on the flute? There seem to be fairly big range in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-30-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,854
Posted By mamaMAMAma
DD#1(10) is really interested in learning the...

DD#1(10) is really interested in learning the flute. She plays the piano and the recorder. I'm wondering if she can pick up the flute using books/DVDs or if she would need lessons. Suggestions for a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-16-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Wow! Thanks!! I'm excited and a bit...

Wow! Thanks!! I'm excited and a bit overwhelmed!! Where is a good place to start?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-15-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By mamaMAMAma
DD#1 (almost 10) loves food and I would like to...

DD#1 (almost 10) loves food and I would like to do some work with her on nutrition and different kinds of food. She also enjoys writing and we discussed what a food critic do... I'm not a foodie...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-08-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By mamaMAMAma
I've read some stuff that says there is a strong...

I've read some stuff that says there is a strong correlation between weight and menarche. In my case, I was overweight and my menarche started when I was 10-1/2. My younger sister was 14 and she was...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Thanks, everyone. I knew you gals can help....

Thanks, everyone. I knew you gals can help. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By mamaMAMAma
Does anyone have recommendations for books that...

Does anyone have recommendations for books that explain how things work? DD#1 is almost 10 and all of a sudden is really interested in learning how things work (mainly the telephone right now). I...
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