Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 1.27 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: elfinbaby
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-16-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By elfinbaby
I'm not sure when this started. It's at least...

I'm not sure when this started. It's at least been several months. It's not a daily thing. Seems very random. I feel this burning sensation in a specific point in my left breast. It's not mastitis -...
Forum: Allergies   10-27-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By elfinbaby
My baby is about 16 mos. and I have suspected he...

My baby is about 16 mos. and I have suspected he has allergies. He started getting "colds" last year at this time when he was just a wee one. I blamed siblings bringing in germs but when the "colds"...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-25-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By elfinbaby
I'm going to check at our local co-op about...

I'm going to check at our local co-op about ordering rye and spelt in bulk. The bulk bins aren't cutting it. I'm looking for a good source for rye and spelt grains. Anyone have a reliable source?
...
Forum: Women's Health   04-28-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By elfinbaby
He's doing great. No fever. Besides the "colds"...

He's doing great. No fever. Besides the "colds" he has, he's healthy, walking (at 9 mos.), and doing lots of other things. Like I said, I think the plugged nose ticks him off when he's nursing but...
Forum: Women's Health   04-27-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By elfinbaby
ds is 10 mos. He's one of 4 kids so since he's...

ds is 10 mos. He's one of 4 kids so since he's been born, esp. since Christmas, he's had his share of colds. I took him to the dr. in Jan. w/foul breath, snotty nose, cough - it was yucky. Dr. said...
Forum: Learning at School   04-21-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,773
Posted By elfinbaby
You know, I responded that our school was lax -...

You know, I responded that our school was lax - which it is but they do have another policy that raised my eyebrows. I wanted to schedule a tour of the school b/c dd is in Life Skills and I really...
Forum: Learning at School   04-19-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,773
Posted By elfinbaby
I homeschool but my dd with Rett Syndrome is in...

I homeschool but my dd with Rett Syndrome is in the Life Skills in elem. She's been in school for 3 yrs. now and I have NEVER come across such a policy. I would take it up with the admin. and keep...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-19-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By elfinbaby
I do get a little excited at the thought of...

I do get a little excited at the thought of purchasing new curriculum, mainly books for reading though. I have a rule - if they have it at the library, I can't purchase unless it's a resource book....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-19-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By elfinbaby
I'm afraid I'm going to spend all this money and...

I'm afraid I'm going to spend all this money and dd doesn't like the readers (but I will - which totally defeats the purpose). That's a big investment for a program that she won't be motivated to...
Forum: Diapering   04-18-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By elfinbaby
toh dd2 just sat on the diaper pail i have...

toh

dd2 just sat on the diaper pail i have had since 1998 and split it in half!! ugh. i gotta get a new one and i don't think they make mine anymore. it's about a 13 gal. i use the purple liner -...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-17-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By elfinbaby
Awesome! Thanks!

Awesome! Thanks!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-17-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By elfinbaby
bumphttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/s...

bumphttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

I've continued to read reviews online and they are split down the middle. What I'm finding is that some find it's a good...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By elfinbaby
We used the dictionary/looking up words. Ds...

We used the dictionary/looking up words. Ds caught on very quickly. You might use a children's dictionary that isn't so intimidating and choose a couple of words that are far apart - bubble and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By elfinbaby
We probably have some things in common. I'm...

We probably have some things in common. I'm typically introverted and love alone time although, w/4 kids, it's just not going to be the same as pre-children days. My first ds is also similar to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By elfinbaby
Any fans? I'm very attracted to it b/c of the...

Any fans? I'm very attracted to it b/c of the readers and the incorporation of the arts and history. DD is not reading yet but she does know her phonics. We're also doing Susan Bauer's book but I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By elfinbaby
Ds is in 4th and we started a hard core grammar...

Ds is in 4th and we started a hard core grammar program this year. However, since we learn classically the idea is for him to be introduced to the same info over the next couple of years and be able...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,265
Posted By elfinbaby
No, it's not up to my kids. My dd also wants to...

No, it's not up to my kids. My dd also wants to eat twinkies every morning for breakfast but she doesn't get to do that eitherhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By elfinbaby
We are classical Christian homeschoolers. We...

We are classical Christian homeschoolers. We have used Sonlight - the bible curriculum is integrated. Also, there are many history curriculums that incorporate Bible events - Veritas Press timeline...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-13-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By elfinbaby
I'm scouring the net looking for something...

I'm scouring the net looking for something pretty to teach. Not calligraphy, not necessarily italics but something functional and usable that is appealing to the eye. I have a 10 yr. old and 5 yr....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-05-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
  K math
Views: 321
Posted By elfinbaby
We are classical homeschoolers and I'll be...

We are classical homeschoolers and I'll be adding my 5 yr. old dd to our homeschooling endeavor next fall. I checked out my WTM book for a little advice and didn't find too much. No problem. I'll...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-05-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By elfinbaby
Sonlight is good. Plus, if you feel the need to...

Sonlight is good. Plus, if you feel the need to have lessons plans to show interested parties, you can show them the Instructor's Guide. You can actually order it by itself w/o investing in the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-07-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,866
Posted By elfinbaby
Kids are so different. My ds learned the...

Kids are so different. My ds learned the alphabet between 12-15 mos. I did NOT pressure him. I read to him - beginning at 9 mos. actually. I felt so guilty b/c my mom friends always talked about how...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-07-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By elfinbaby
My ds is 10. He hates writing. The actual act of...

My ds is 10. He hates writing. The actual act of writing. He's fine creating comics, journaling, or writing his own stories. We started out our journey as us-ers so I didn't persue it. Over time and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-27-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By elfinbaby
Only 22 minutes left!

Only 22 minutes left!
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-27-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By elfinbaby
They are having a moving sale for the next 6...

They are having a moving sale for the next 6 hrs. It's 50% off the original price which means covers are $25 and up. Sweet!

http://www.kozypalcartcovers.com/

This is my first purchase with...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: