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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-01-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,651
Posted By KestrelDream
I haven't made a close friend since high school,...

I haven't made a close friend since high school, and I'm 39 now. I'm introverted, but it was also hard to find like minded mamas to connect with. Everyone already had their cliques, or close friends....
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   08-01-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By KestrelDream
http://www.mazzaramidwifery.com/index.php/home ...

http://www.mazzaramidwifery.com/index.php/home

I have heard such wonderful things about her. She is highly recommended!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   08-01-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By KestrelDream
Funny, I just saw your "not on facebook" post and...

Funny, I just saw your "not on facebook" post and replied, so I swear I'm not stalking you, lol! I'm not into social media, I have my desktop hooked up to our TV, so once in awhile I watch a movie on...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   07-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By KestrelDream
I'm in Plant city. :)

I'm in Plant city. :)
Forum: Learning at School   10-08-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,965
Posted By KestrelDream
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by One_Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   10-07-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,965
Posted By KestrelDream
And that's the problem....parents revolting...

And that's the problem....parents revolting because of no homework. Come on...homework in early elementary....?!! What is going on here?!! Did you have homework at that age? Did you get pressured...
Forum: Learning at School   10-05-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,965
Posted By KestrelDream
I didn't read through the whole thread yet, so...

I didn't read through the whole thread yet, so I'm just going to answer the question...because, schools are so different now since I was a kid....and they have been stressing me out since my oldest...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   04-06-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,849
Posted By KestrelDream
Ugh. I'm still not getting any email...

Ugh. I'm still not getting any email notifications on updated threads since this whole over-haul....wish I would of seen your post sooner!!!
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   03-06-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,849
Posted By KestrelDream
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/bump.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/bump.gif
 
Anything happening in the Tampa area?
Forum: Learning at School   10-29-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By KestrelDream
I don't have rules for homework. I feel my kids...

I don't have rules for homework. I feel my kids spend more than enough time in school.  If a teacher complains about homework being done, I'm very quick to point out the research on the usefulness...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   10-28-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By KestrelDream
Thank you! I saw learning gate before, I'll look...

Thank you! I saw learning gate before, I'll look into it again. I totally forgot that I even started this thread...I've been busy trying to communicate with my second grader's teacher (who never...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   10-14-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By KestrelDream
I have four kids in the public school system....

I have four kids in the public school system. Although Florida has school choice with magnet and charter schools, they are all the same old public school philosophy that honestly makes me sick, and...
Forum: Learning at School   10-11-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By KestrelDream
http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-hel...

http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/1938-what-research-says-about-homework.gs?page=1
 
http://stophomework.com/
 
HTH!
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-09-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,849
Posted By KestrelDream
Still looking too!

Still looking too!
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-09-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By KestrelDream
Another one I heard of is:   Heather...

Another one I heard of is:
 
Heather Thole-wee care pediatrics
813-236-9000 
11948 Balm Riverview Rd, Riverview
 
I still wish I could fine one MD for all of us though!
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-09-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By KestrelDream
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by FloridaBorn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1328820/any-riverview-fl-mamas#post_16691213)

Seriously...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   10-06-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By KestrelDream
I visited the web site for the doc that I linked...

I visited the web site for the doc that I linked to, and he doesn't sound anti-vax friendly. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif It's http://www.wecarepediatricsfl.com/ I wonder...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-24-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By KestrelDream
I'm in Brandon. I'm on the look out for a Family...

I'm in Brandon. I'm on the look out for a Family doc but I did find this a while back: http://www.cafemom.com/group/4388/forums/read/2738581/Anti_Vax_Friendly_Docs_List_Directory?next=61#replies
 ...
Forum: Site Help   03-12-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,670
Posted By KestrelDream
YES!!! Thank you thank you thank you!!! I'm...

YES!!! Thank you thank you thank you!!! I'm doing the happy dance here!
 
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Site Help   03-11-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,670
Posted By KestrelDream
So, how does this fit in when it comes to...

So, how does this fit in when it comes to posting negative experiences/opinions of Dr.'s & Midwives? That is one thing that really bugged me here.  Everyone could write a glowing review of a certain...
Forum: Learning at School   02-28-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,751
Posted By KestrelDream
I sent an email to the teacher last night. I...

I sent an email to the teacher last night. I included a link to back up my decision. To be honest, my stomach is in knots about this. I have an IEP meeting to attend in a few days, and I'm imagining...
Forum: Learning at School   02-27-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,751
Posted By KestrelDream
How would I approach the teacher about opting...

How would I approach the teacher about opting out of  homework? I feel like a loser parent when the homework packets aren't turned in. I'm more eloquent in an email than face to face. Is that all is...
Forum: Learning at School   02-26-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,751
Posted By KestrelDream
Homework is a huge burden on me. My 1st grader...

Homework is a huge burden on me. My 1st grader comes home with a week long work packet, and it's nothing but tears & struggles. He would rather play, and I would rather let him!
 
I strongly agree...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-29-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By KestrelDream
I'm in Brandon (Tampa Bay area) & have four...

I'm in Brandon (Tampa Bay area) & have four kids. My oldest three go to public school (for now) & I will be homeschooling my youngest. We moved down here in August 09 from Michigan. I'm really...
Forum: Learning at School   09-02-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,800
Posted By KestrelDream
My first grader is now doing busy...

My first grader is now doing busy work....writting out ten spelling words three times (and I've yet to see anything that teaches him HOW to write in the first place!) I told him just to do it twice....
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