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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-12-2015, 11:51 PM
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Posted By CoBabyMaker
I am in the Carson area and there are a couple...

I am in the Carson area and there are a couple groups here. They are Christian groups but you did not specify so I am not sure if that is an issue or not. There is one in Gardnerville but I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-04-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,642
Posted By CoBabyMaker
We are holding off for now but have contact with...

We are holding off for now but have contact with one (who does not currently have any spot available). Unfortunately there are not a lot of them in our area without driving for 45 minutes, which we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-02-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,642
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Well, we thought and talked and prayed all summer...

Well, we thought and talked and prayed all summer and decided to keep her home. She is dyslexic which is a big game changer. It helps me understand her so much more. (I so wish I had known it was...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-03-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,642
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Well, it's going ok I suppose. We are just...

Well, it's going ok I suppose. We are just reading to her. She will play some learning games on websites. I am trying to just enjoy the summer and not worry about it too much. We have a lot of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-10-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,642
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Sorry that I have been so slow to respond to...

Sorry that I have been so slow to respond to everyone's thoughts. I have been reading them. I just needed to process things a bit more before i could respond. To be honest, some of them make me...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-01-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,642
Posted By CoBabyMaker
At what point do you throw in the towel?

I am at the end of my rope with DD. She is 6, almost seven. We just finished 1st grade using My Father's World. I considered waiting another year for 1st grade but the first 12 weeks of MFW was...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Thank you for your kind responses. Sometimes I...

Thank you for your kind responses. Sometimes I just need to hear things from outside my own head, you know?
I believe that God has called me to do each of these things and what He has asked me to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-06-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By CoBabyMaker
HS in crazy seasons

[Alternate title "I just need to hear that it will all work out"/ "Is my love for helping people going to ruin my child?"]
I Started out this school year with a decent (but flexible) idea of how...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-13-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I was given tons of materials for K-2nd but with...

I was given tons of materials for K-2nd but with three little ones and an elderly family member to care for I just don't feel like I can piece it all together.  Digging through it all, figuring out...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By CoBabyMaker
One of my brothers completed his sophomore and...

One of my brothers completed his sophomore and junior years at home.  My other brother and myself completed our senior years at home.   It worked very well for us.  I can't remember all the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-04-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Thanks for the feedback ladies!  I appreciate...

Thanks for the feedback ladies!  I appreciate it.  I probably question myself too much.  She is QUITE sensitive and is VERY easily discouraged so I feel like I am trying to find the balance between...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-03-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I have been trying to figure out the best way to...

I have been trying to figure out the best way to handle it when DD gets an answer that is incorrect.  She is five so it's not like she is doing things and handing them in.  I am with her doing...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-30-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 160,890
Posted By CoBabyMaker
kerc, Doesn't it feel good to get those things...

kerc, Doesn't it feel good to get those things organized!  Great job!
 
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-24-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,390
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Quote:Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Quote:Originally Posted by Taradactyl3 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1208597/spring-spd-support-thread/20#post_17396146)
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-18-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I think organization is about finding what works...

I think organization is about finding what works for you!  I agree with Ragana that having LESS is key. 
I am also learning that what is the perfect system this year may not be the perfect system...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-14-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 160,890
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I was just sweeping and getting ready to take a...

I was just sweeping and getting ready to take a picture of the living room for this thread when Dh got home and spread himself out on the couch with the 500 remotes and some snacks. Haha!  Maybe...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-08-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By CoBabyMaker
That IS so exciting!  Congrats!  I have really...

That IS so exciting!  Congrats!  I have really been working on getting my fabric and craft supplies under control.  It's no easy task!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-08-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I love reading the responses on this! For me,...

I love reading the responses on this!
For me, some of it has to do with my own frustrations with school.  I liked school until the 5th grade and it was down hill from there.  I remember being...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-27-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Could you try some Crockpot freezer meals? The...

Could you try some Crockpot freezer meals? The Mama Baby Love blog has a e-cookbook that has recipes and 95% are gluten free (and other allergens too). Not that you have to use them every night but...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-27-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By CoBabyMaker
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I think that everyone will learn the "social rules" differently, on different levels and at different times.  It seems to be a pretty common...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-12-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Sorry that I have not responded yet.  Thank you...

Sorry that I have not responded yet.  Thank you all for the encouragement and suggestions.  It's nice to know I'm not alone.  I think we can do this.  Exercising is helping, though there are still...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Quote:It sounds like you are dealing with some...

Quote:It sounds like you are dealing with some post-partum depression and anxiety. This is normal but you NEED to talk to your care provider. You don't HAVE to just suck it up and deal with it,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Quote: How many kids do you have?  How old are...

Quote: How many kids do you have?  How old are they?  Have you thought about what kind of homeschooling you want to do?   



I have three kids.  The older two will be 3 and 5 in July and the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-20-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By CoBabyMaker
I've always wanted to homeschool, I already have...

I've always wanted to homeschool, I already have tons of curriculum and manipulatives (they were given to me, we'll see what I actually use) , I think it would be great for our family time (DH...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-23-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By CoBabyMaker
Prunes did nothing for me but black beans got...

Prunes did nothing for me but black beans got things moving.  That and using a step stool in a similar fashion to the squatty potty.  Black beans, lots of black beans.
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