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Forum: Learning at School   01-14-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By saintmom
 I had to go to work and put my three youngest...

 I had to go to work and put my three youngest kids in school last year after almost 20 years of hs.Two are in High school one is in 1st. They have all made the transition extremely well.I'll...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   11-20-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By saintmom
Does anyone know if there is a wheat Montana...

Does anyone know if there is a wheat Montana co-op in the Knoxville area?
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-30-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 587
Posted By saintmom
Food, perfume, body...

Food, perfume, body odor..http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   07-08-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By saintmom
Thanks! What about Dr.Changas in Halls? A...

Thanks! What about Dr.Changas in Halls? A co-worker recommended him.
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   06-11-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By saintmom
Does anyone know of a good family dentist in the...

Does anyone know of a good family dentist in the North Knoxville- Halls area?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-29-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By saintmom
I talked with a loan officer at our new bank...

I talked with a loan officer at our new bank yesterday. Her opinion was that the way the economy had effected people; they were more concerned with whether you had jobs and income now and what your...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-29-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By saintmom
We walked. Turned in the key and filed...

We walked. Turned in the key and filed bankruptcy.Moved home with family.It's been wrenching.On the upside my hs'd kids are in school and have been successful and happy.I have a job as an aide and...
Forum: Learning at School   04-16-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,666
Posted By saintmom
After 20 years of hs my three youngest have been...

After 20 years of hs my three youngest have been in school since the middle of nov. They are thriving! If anything they aren't really challenged enough.They're all making A's and friends and are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-15-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,247
Posted By saintmom
My Favorite freebie sites are: ...

My Favorite freebie sites are:
www.homeschoolshare.com (http://www.homeschoolshare.com)
www.amblesideonline.org (http://www.amblesideonline.org)
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   11-13-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By saintmom
We're moving to Maynardville Tues. After 25...

We're moving to Maynardville Tues. After 25 years away somebody clue me in, any food co-op's, crunchy or semi crunchy folks around? we'll be living at my FIL's till DH finds work.Might still stay on...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By saintmom
The families I've known that had the hardest...

The families I've known that had the hardest time HS'ing either were teachers or had experience teaching,LOL

It is important to offer praise to your child and say good job. I wasn't raised that...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   10-07-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By saintmom
Oct 10. Huge Homeschooling moving sale need to...

Oct 10. Huge Homeschooling moving sale need to unload 20 years+ of books, antique books, curriculum, fabric, diaper fabric,patterns, games , toys puzzles. Come see! No reasonable offer refused....
Forum: Vaccinations   09-06-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,817
Posted By saintmom
No, I regret allowing my first six kids to be...

No, I regret allowing my first six kids to be vaxed. The youngest has been the healthiest of the bunch.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   08-26-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,889
Posted By saintmom
I've done a relatively (one acre) small garden...

I've done a relatively (one acre) small garden and sold baked goods at a farmers market for ten years now. I've seen vendors come and go. It's an enormous amount of hard work for very little money....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-31-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By saintmom
I like anything by Marilyn Burns, especially...

I like anything by Marilyn Burns, especially this :http://www.amazon.com/About-Teaching.../dp/0201480395...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-25-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,869
Posted By saintmom
Our children (ages 5-31) have all been gifted,...

Our children (ages 5-31) have all been gifted, some more than others. I had heard the term hothouse years ago in reference to home school. We ended up hs'ing because the local schools were never...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By saintmom
DIVE cd's for science, apologia zoology, miquon...

DIVE cd's for science, apologia zoology, miquon orange and red books, Rose bible charts,civil war fandex.
At some point I'll have to start selling off my 20 year stash of hs stuff since hs is...
Forum: Waldorf   07-19-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,881
Posted By saintmom
The best thing to do if you really want to...

The best thing to do if you really want to understand and then be able to teach your own children utilizing waldorf methods would be this:get a hold of the book list used for foundation year in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-17-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,142
Posted By saintmom
www.waldorfsupplies.com...

www.waldorfsupplies.com (http://www.waldorfsupplies.com)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-17-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By saintmom
If you could get a copy of Drawing and Painting...

If you could get a copy of Drawing and Painting in Rudolf Steiner Schools, I think I bought mine here: www.waldorfbooks.com (http://www.waldorfbooks.com) you could incorporate the age appropriate...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-15-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By saintmom
I'd question such a friendship if said friend...

I'd question such a friendship if said friend referred to me in the third person when I was standing right there.You have a right to be angry.That's not how "friends" should ever treat each other,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-10-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By saintmom
I'm a self confessed paper manipulative,...

I'm a self confessed paper manipulative, lapbook-notebook-aholic.I love the evan-moor history pockets as well as making lapbooks etc.I tripped over this http://www.squidoo.com/minioffice while...
Forum: Waldorf   06-06-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,858
Posted By saintmom
When your five yr old brings you a snail on a...

When your five yr old brings you a snail on a leaf and starts drawing pictures of it in her lesson book.
Forum: Television   06-04-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,825
Posted By saintmom
I couldn't help laughing at the one little...

I couldn't help laughing at the one little Duggar boy stating ps was just like hs but ALOT more kids.LOL
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,446
Posted By saintmom
I'm currently working towards a degree in...

I'm currently working towards a degree in counseling.As a student we are warned repeatedly about the " gray" area of self disclosure; offering opinions based on personal feelings. Telling a client...
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