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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-15-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,694
Posted By kanga2roo
We are planning to take a break for the month of...

We are planning to take a break for the month of August. We are a little behind where I hoped we would be by now, but I think we can pull it together. We love our curriculum, but DS went to an all...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-20-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By kanga2roo
We are fairly certain we will end up somewhere...

We are fairly certain we will end up somewhere in Florida....Anybody??
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-19-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By kanga2roo
Hmmm, We live in NE so I was thinking of the...

Hmmm, We live in NE so I was thinking of the east coast because it just seems easier/closer. I never considered California- I thought it had an expensive COL...?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-18-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By kanga2roo
We love Oak Meadow! It has been our spine...

We love Oak Meadow! It has been our spine program since kindy, ad we are now using 4th grade. That said, we supplement . A lot. 
  Some thoughts-
-You can start anytime, and don't need to buy the...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-18-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By kanga2roo
We currently live in New England but are hoping...

We currently live in New England but are hoping to "snowbird" within the next two years. We'd like to find a liberal, safe family-friendly place to spend Jan-April. 
  We are outdoorsy, want to be...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-15-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By kanga2roo
Updating!    We bought one- and I love it! I...

Updating! 
  We bought one- and I love it! I feel so much better knowing that my kid is laying around on a clean carpet :)  :)    We used the chemical-free citrus cleaner that game with the machine...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-03-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By kanga2roo
That looks great- thank you! And I've never...

That looks great- thank you!
And I've never even heard of baked oatmeal- what do I do? Oats are perfect, too, because I forgot to mention that my son has some reflux trouble with lots of whole...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-30-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By kanga2roo
I am hoping to find some breakfast cookie or bar...

I am hoping to find some breakfast cookie or bar recipes that are tasty and inexpensive to make....Have tried a few but haven't hit anything yet that we love and would make/eat often...
My son is...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-06-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By kanga2roo
Where did this come from???

Where did this come from???
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-05-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By kanga2roo
I've read through a lot of carpet cleaning...

I've read through a lot of carpet cleaning threads on this forum- but am still feeling clueless :(
We are buying a Bissell ( a gift) today! There are a lot of options. I'm looking to see if anybody...
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-04-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By kanga2roo
I have the same concerns! We are being gifted a...

I have the same concerns! We are being gifted a carpet cleaner and I'm trying to find out the best one to buy. In the past we've used a green carpet cleaning company, but I love the idea of having...
Forum: Toys, Games, Books, Music and other Media   12-02-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By kanga2roo
These need a new home. It's a beautiful set- the...

These need a new home. It's a beautiful set- the sunlight shines through them and adds so much to block creations. They are in perfect...
Forum: Toys, Games, Books, Music and other Media   12-02-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By kanga2roo
We have a gorgeous castle and knights that need...

We have a gorgeous castle and knights that need a new home. The castle is very large and includes walls with stairs and a huge working drawbridge! All knights are hand carved in Germany.
These are...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-18-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
  Books!
Views: 200
Posted By kanga2roo
That about says it. We have tons. I pass along...

That about says it. We have tons. I pass along lots to friends, but would really like to try to sell some of them. I have perfectly good books, most in new condition ( we have one gentle little boy,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-14-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By kanga2roo
While I agree that of course a child will have...

While I agree that of course a child will have to communicate with others outside of the family, I really doubt that a two year old , particularly one with any developmental/language issues, would...
Forum: Homeschooling   10-14-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By kanga2roo
These boxes are awesome- we used them for years!...

These boxes are awesome- we used them for years! Full of great hands-on activities and interesting writing prompts and objects. Boxes are a little dented but all items are in perfect condition!
I...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-14-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By kanga2roo
Okay, first off, thanks to everyone who has...

Okay, first off, thanks to everyone who has offered some help. I haven't been able to find any research that I trusted, so I thought coming here might be helpful. My son has had some strange leg...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-12-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By kanga2roo
We like this http://www.thesafeside.com/   It...

We like this http://www.thesafeside.com/   It teaches kids in a way that empowers them, and has catchy songs which help get the messages across. You learn strategies and there are phrases ( like...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-12-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By kanga2roo
My son's doctor has recommended a flu shot for...

My son's doctor has recommended a flu shot for him this year. He's ten, and never had one. He has had some possible episodes of recurrent myositis and she says flu is a common cause of that. Can...
Forum: Bob Sears   10-12-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By kanga2roo
Thank you- I hope he sees it!

Thank you- I hope he sees it!
Forum: Bob Sears   09-24-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By kanga2roo
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-22-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By kanga2roo
Well, I already did say that yes, I was...

Well, I already did say that yes, I was exploring the idea about giftedness. It felt like the right response at the time. We talked about talents and how everybody has strengths, and we were just...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-22-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By kanga2roo
Thanks for the responses. I have no intention of...

Thanks for the responses. I have no intention of testing, because we truly feel that wouldn't matter. I am simply trying to help a little boy who often has intense reactions and feels different all...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-21-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By kanga2roo
I'm just curious, and wanting to connect with...

I'm just curious, and wanting to connect with others in the same situation. Since we homeschool, academic achievement and appropriateness of curriculum and such are non issues. I know my boy is...
Forum: Bob Sears   09-07-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By kanga2roo
We are trying to figure out whats going on with...

We are trying to figure out whats going on with my son. He's 9, and has a history of leg/muscle problems after illness. Its very acute, and only happens about once each summer. He gets a summer...
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