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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-12-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Seana
Ack!, Learning is so complicated!  (and I have a...

Ack!, Learning is so complicated!  (and I have a master's in Education!)  
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-11-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Seana
thank you so much for the responses! My baby's...

thank you so much for the responses! My baby's been teething so I haven't had much time to reply. DD does know how to add, but does it slowly, on her fingers. Even plus-ones. I've been trying to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-10-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Seana
Right now I'm planning to start homeschooling in...

Right now I'm planning to start homeschooling in the summer, (not just during the summer) We'll be moving a lot in the next couple years, although I'm not sure when, and where to (thanks, Army!) and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-10-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Seana
My daughter is in first grade at public school,...

My daughter is in first grade at public school, and her class started the year trying to memorize addition facts, then I guess the teacher gave up, and they are now working some with place values,...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-27-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By Seana
my favorite place to find recipes these days is...

my favorite place to find recipes these days is Pinterest. Tons of great vegan recipes.
Forum: Learning at School   02-27-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,077
Posted By Seana
I like the Waldorf "style" of doing things, (I...

I like the Waldorf "style" of doing things, (I might lean a little more towards earlier academics) but I don't think a standard Waldorf school would work for a vegan. many of the crafts and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-27-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,651
Posted By Seana
I used to say you need to wash your hands...

I used to say you need to wash your hands BEFORE, because your hands have germs, I don't want you putting germs into your body. That way I could stop the behavior without suggesting private areas...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-11-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,168
Posted By Seana
I ended up getting a great OB off-post who let...

I ended up getting a great OB off-post who let me go all the way to 42 weeks before scheduling an induction, and I finally went into labor the night before! She was tiny 6# 13oz) and we had a really...
Forum: January 2012   02-08-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By Seana
She DID come on her own! I started labor when I...

She DID come on her own! I started labor when I went to bed the night before the induction was scheduled, and by the time I got to the hospital for my appointment, I was at 6 cm! Since I didn't get...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-01-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Seana
Gato Y Perro on HBO is MUCH better than Dora,...

Gato Y Perro on HBO is MUCH better than Dora, IMO. We watch it on YouTube. If you have an iPad, there are some decent Spanish-learning apps, as well.
Forum: January 2012   02-01-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By Seana
I'm getting induced on Friday if the baby hasn't...

I'm getting induced on Friday if the baby hasn't come by then http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif. This was originally supposed to be my first home birth, then I got insulin...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-10-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Seana
One of the reasons I'm considering hs-ing next...

One of the reasons I'm considering hs-ing next year is that I'm frustrated with the lack of foreign language in our local schools. how is the Spanish immersion part of your son's school? Is he...
Forum: January 2012   12-21-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,637
Posted By Seana
Fern is so beautiful. i'd go with something...

Fern is so beautiful. i'd go with something longer and kind of traditional for a middle. Margaret? Charlotte? One of those nice old Catholic names. (Not that you're Catholic, but Irish).
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-14-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Seana
I'm in a similar boat--my husband is in the...

I'm in a similar boat--my husband is in the Army, so we have around a year here, then a year (or so) in Georgia, then we go somewhere else.  Not really conducive to me having a meaningful career, so...
Forum: January 2012   12-14-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,637
Posted By Seana
Just wanted to second the name "Maggie Jo"  I...

Just wanted to second the name "Maggie Jo"  I know one, and she's a funny, kind, beautiful Lawyer! 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-13-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,168
Posted By Seana
So happy to hear that, Thesan! That definitely...

So happy to hear that, Thesan! That definitely is encouraging news! Congrats! (Eat something fun for me!)
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-09-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,168
Posted By Seana
Thank you!  That was a good pep talk!  It's much...

Thank you!  That was a good pep talk!  It's much better hearing it from someone actually "in the trenches"!  I'm due Jan 20.  (ready to be done with this whole GD experience but really hoping the...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-08-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,168
Posted By Seana
In general, I can get away with more now that...

In general, I can get away with more now that I'm on insulin, but it still seems to vary, and the recommended foods don't necessarily seem to apply to me.  Sometimes I can get away with wacky stuff,...
Forum: January 2012   11-08-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By Seana
I just had a terrible bout last week--every time...

I just had a terrible bout last week--every time I shifted in bed, I could feel them sort of 'threatening' so I tried to stay very still, but then got a terrible charlie horse--my husband was...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-08-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,709
Posted By Seana
Non-dairy cheeses are not as protein-heavy as...

Non-dairy cheeses are not as protein-heavy as animal milk ones.  You definitely can't exchange them, nutritionally.  You might not need as much protein as you think you do, though.  Going dairy-free...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-07-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,168
Posted By Seana
Hey guys--I need some encouragement, or...

Hey guys--I need some encouragement, or butt-kicking, or something.  I was diagnosed with GD in July, (I guess they tested me early because  my last baby was big?)  and I was working really hard to...
Forum: Lactivism   10-23-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,907
Posted By Seana
I just want to say I'm sorry this happened to...

I just want to say I'm sorry this happened to you.  You do not deserve to be condescended to like that as though you are an unruly child.  You are an adult attempting to pursue your spiritual goals...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-19-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Seana
If you are in or near a city, you should look up...

If you are in or near a city, you should look up the local Alliance Francaise. It's an international French club in most cities that offers lessons, classes and activities for all ages. I'm near...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-15-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 13,168
Posted By Seana
Is anyone else's baby getting big? I have lost...

Is anyone else's baby getting big? I have lost 10 pounds this pregnancy, just started insulin at 25 weeks, but at my ultrasound and OB appts this past week, they both said this is on track to be a...
Forum: Midwives   10-08-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Seana
what's your nearest city?

what's your nearest city?
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