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Forum: Unschooling   01-17-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,410
Posted By lauradbg
That doesn't bother me.  People are just trying...

That doesn't bother me.  People are just trying to make small talk and it's their way of asking the kid's age.  No big.
 
I do, however, not like when they start quizzing my kids once they learn...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-16-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By lauradbg
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by dolcib http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1271350/flu-shot#post_15961077)

My husband and I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-12-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By lauradbg
I would use...

I would use 6 http://files.mothering.com/loveeyes.gif (you could use less, but it's nice!)  Make meringues out of the whites, or macaroons with coconut.   The raw yolks lend a good texture and make...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-11-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By lauradbg
Or, if you have great eggs and you know the...

Or, if you have great eggs and you know the source and trust it, you can leave the yolks raw--no need to cook it.  Sweeten it with raw honey and you get even more nutritional goodness in...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   10-03-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By lauradbg
They resolved the issue with BCBS! Drs....

They resolved the issue with BCBS! Drs. Schattauer and Zumhagen are still with the practice but with reduced hours.

FYI
Forum: Unschooling   08-28-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By lauradbg
isn't it our job as parents to lead our children...

isn't it our job as parents to lead our children in good, healthy directions and habits?


Yes, it is.
Forum: Unschooling   08-16-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,230
Posted By lauradbg
2lilsweetfoxes, how do you like Rosetta Stone...

2lilsweetfoxes, how do you like Rosetta Stone for French? My kids and I have mostly done lots of beautiful flash cards with me looking up pronunciation on line. Also, I've discovered Busuu.com which...
Forum: Unschooling   08-15-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,230
Posted By lauradbg
My kids and I are learning French together. I...

My kids and I are learning French together. I never took it in school, instead I had two years of Spanish.

It's exciting! We're learning.

I've learned all sorts of things as a parent: natural...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-11-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By lauradbg
Was there any evidence early on that SV-40...

Was there any evidence early on that SV-40 caused cancer?
Forum: Vaccinations   07-30-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,876
Posted By lauradbg
Quote: Originally Posted by nitetrain...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nitetrain http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15681311)
In three weeks I will be taking my 2month...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-24-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By lauradbg
Thanks for answering LEAW. I don't like your...

Thanks for answering LEAW. I don't like your answer though! Now I have to doctor shop. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-22-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By lauradbg
Homefirst is undergoing some changes--no longer...

Homefirst is undergoing some changes--no longer covered by BCBS (although they are fighting this and may have it reinstated in mid August), and it looks like some of the doctors are gone. Does...
Forum: Traditional Foods   04-19-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By lauradbg
I was going to post that too! I found out...

I was going to post that too!

I found out through the Family Farms Co-op people and he said that the judge said he wasn't going to mess with the constitution and he threw it out.

Strong...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-15-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By lauradbg
He got the chicken pox--who knows where he got...

He got the chicken pox--who knows where he got it. Perhaps a recently vaxxed kid? (At least three previously vaxxed kids in my homeschooling group contracted chicken pox)

What he won't ever have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-14-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By lauradbg
This is a fabulous, workshop rich conference for...

This is a fabulous, workshop rich conference for both parents and kids. There will be lots of museums with all sorts of activities for kids. Jim Weiss (http://www.greathall.com/) is performing and...
Forum: Unschooling   03-13-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By lauradbg
It's not an unschooling conference per se, but...

It's not an unschooling conference per se, but it is well attended by uinschoolers and many presenters and people running workshops are also unschoolers.

It's always been lots of fun and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-19-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By lauradbg
...when you try and figure how you can get raw...

...when you try and figure how you can get raw liver in your diet and the idea doesn't make you shudder, cringe or otherwise freak out in any way....
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-16-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By lauradbg
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/ea...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif bumping...
Forum: Traditional Foods   02-13-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By lauradbg
Getting confused... NT says freeze meat for...

Getting confused...

NT says freeze meat for two weeks to ensure it's parasite free. I'm now reading Aajonus Vonderplanitz's book, We Want to Live...
Forum: Unschooling   12-23-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By lauradbg
cheery, I get an e-mail every week with an...

cheery, I get an e-mail every week with an experiment for free. I think the subscription allows you to see more content. We're good with the free, but we do enjoy him very much. His explanations are...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-13-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,156
Posted By lauradbg
I don't post vaccine info on fb, but I do on my...

I don't post vaccine info on fb, but I do on my blog. I have family members on fb who don't know how radical we've become (read that as alternative...or, read that as evidence based).

I don't...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-31-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By lauradbg
Here is an anecdote. If it were written up by a...

Here is an anecdote. If it were written up by a scientist or a doctor it could be considered a case study, but I'm a layperson... so, anecdote.

My unvaxed kids got chicken pox. I had assumed that...
Forum: Unschooling   10-26-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,941
Posted By lauradbg
I have one. It's called We Don't Buy It...

I have one. It's called We Don't Buy It (http://wedontbuyit.blogspot.com/) and was originally about our year long challenge to not buy any new things. That is things that are brand new--we can buy...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-05-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By lauradbg
Quote: Originally Posted by 34me...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 34me http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14466893)
Whenever my teens really annoy me I bring out a...
Forum: Unschooling   10-05-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,305
Posted By lauradbg
Mary, if you don't mind sharing, I'd love to...

Mary, if you don't mind sharing, I'd love to hear what was good and what was bad about unschooling for you. (not to hijack...http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif)
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