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Forum: Games   05-17-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13,688
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Posted By Natalya
Travel

Travel
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   05-17-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Natalya
I have three boys, 9, 2, and 1yo. I'd love to...

I have three boys, 9, 2, and 1yo. I'd love to get together! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-19-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Natalya
I am feeling so frustrated today.  Here are the...

I am feeling so frustrated today.  Here are the things I have done lately regarding ds' suspected dyslexia: -went to the doctor and talked to her about my suspicions.  She asked him what 8*7 was,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-24-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By Natalya
So what do you do?  The only idea I have is to...

So what do you do?  The only idea I have is to paste pictures of hot bodied ladies all over my house, but that just seems so... depressing.   
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-23-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Natalya
Thank you everyone, all this has been super...

Thank you everyone, all this has been super helpful. Now I need to read through all the information, and go from there. I am feeling a bit overwhelmed right now, i wish someone would just tell me...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-22-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Natalya
I just recently realized that my son (9yo) is...

I just recently realized that my son (9yo) is dyslexic.  He has had trouble reading and writing for forever, and now that I am expecting him to write more independently (we were doing a lot of copy...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-04-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Natalya
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MrsGregory http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371052/8mo-wont-let-dad-hold-him-what-is-going-on/0_100#post_17219493)
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Forum: Life With a Baby   01-03-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Natalya
Sky, thank you so much. It's not exactly what I...

Sky, thank you so much. It's not exactly what I wanted to hear (some magic/miracle trick might have been nice) but it helps so much to know that this is normal. Lana, Dp does not use cologne, and it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-29-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Natalya
Its been happening for months now, so I'm not...

Its been happening for months now, so I'm not sure if it's separation anxiety, like as the normal phase. We've noticed it's not as bad when Dp takes him on walks outside, but even that is not full...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-29-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Natalya
Since birth my 8 mo will not let his father hold...

Since birth my 8 mo will not let his father hold him for more than 5 minutes. He will start to work himself up, crying, and if I don't come and take him he will do the no breathing cry... You know,...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-16-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 577
Posted By Natalya
BabyMae, you're right, I can be a B*&%h...

BabyMae, you're right, I can be a B*&%h sometimes.  I can say things that are not helpful at all, that are in fact hurtful.  I'm working on it. 
 
We've been doing better.  One of the things that...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   11-16-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Natalya
We are new to the Charlevoix/Petoskey area, and...

We are new to the Charlevoix/Petoskey area, and I am looking for a home school group for us to hang out with, or other like minded people!  We do Waldorf stuff, so anything related to that would be...
Forum: Parents as Partners   11-05-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 577
Posted By Natalya
We finally talked about counseling, and he says...

We finally talked about counseling, and he says he doesn't want to do it because he feels like counseloors don't understand where he's coming from and don't offer helpful suggestions. He has gone to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-27-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 865
Posted By Natalya
I am feeling really burned out lately too.  It's...

I am feeling really burned out lately too.  It's good to know that things will get better.  I have 3, my oldest is 8, and then I have a 20 mo and a 6 mo.  I have been feeling insanely grumpy and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-26-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Natalya
Oh wow, I didn't know about this until reading...

Oh wow, I didn't know about this until reading this.  When ds#2 was about 6 mo we were working at a CSA farm, and the only things around to keep him busy playing were veggies (and of course they...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-26-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Natalya
Oh nice, I didn't know that trick!  Thanks!

Oh nice, I didn't know that trick!  Thanks!
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-22-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 577
Posted By Natalya
Yeah, sometimes I feel like his depression is...

Yeah, sometimes I feel like his depression is just an excuse to be a crappy person, BUT I have never dealt with depression.  I wish someone who had experience being depressed would chime in.  I hear...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-20-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,408
Posted By Natalya
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by zebra15 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1363995/what-age-is-preteen/0_100#post_17119489)

I work with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-20-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Natalya
Hah!!  I love your post so much!!  I have a Lego...

Hah!!  I love your post so much!!  I have a Lego lover too, but we aren't swamped with them because we are too poor.  BUT your post resonates with me because I find myself thinking similar thoughts,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Natalya
Thanks!!http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies...

Thanks!!http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/notes.gif
Forum: Parents as Partners   10-20-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 577
Posted By Natalya
I am normally a very positive/optimistic person...

I am normally a very positive/optimistic person and I feel like my inability to understand how a person can feel so depressed is getting in the way of our relationship growing and becoming...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-20-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By Natalya
Thanks for posting this!!  My ds has been having...

Thanks for posting this!!  My ds has been having HORRIBLE smelling gas and I have given him yogurt a few times on days when it is really bad.  He was sick and in the hospital and of course they gave...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-20-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By Natalya
How old is your baby?  I have given my babies...

How old is your baby?  I have given my babies some tea to treat irritability (like when they were teething).  I don't think I would make it part of a routine or anything but I might consider it if...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By Natalya
Adorakble, yes you rock!  lol. I philosophically...

Adorakble, yes you rock!  lol. I philosophically consider myself an anarchist/unschooler, BUT my oldest responds horribly to me acting out these philosophies.  It has been so so hard to let these...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-13-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,367
Posted By Natalya
greenmama, thanks for all the tips!  I also save...

greenmama, thanks for all the tips!  I also save money by using natural dye materials that I forage myself.  Foraging is a lot of fun too!!
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