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Forum: The Mindful Home   05-31-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By fisherfamily
Just drain the bacon on a rack over the baking...

Just drain the bacon on a rack over the baking sheet. Then, when the grease hardens a bit, I scrape it into the trash with a spatula.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-28-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By fisherfamily
If I could, I would really like to encourage you...

If I could, I would really like to encourage you to help your son ease his dependance on the iPad. Don't make an issue about it, just slowly.wean him. Take him swimming, go for a walk, do things...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By fisherfamily
I also see both sides. Perhaps another...

I also see both sides.

Perhaps another reason for this push for acceptance is the realization that autism isn't going away. There are so many people who see the world through autistic eyes, and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-22-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By fisherfamily
Sorry for the typos...having trouble with my...

Sorry for the typos...having trouble with my phone today...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-22-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By fisherfamily
http://www.cirp.org/library/complications/bergeso...

http://www.cirp.org/library/complications/bergeson/

I assume you have read this since I found it through a quick google search, but I thought I would link just in case. Basically, I gather that...
Forum: Games   05-22-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,478
Views: 37,209
Posted By fisherfamily
True. Tpbm has a headache.

True.

Tpbm has a headache.
Forum: Unschooling   05-18-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By fisherfamily
Others will have much more thorough replies,...

Others will have much more thorough replies, and, I'm not a radical unschooler. We are much closer to unschooling than anything else, however. I believe it is primarily my job to provide resources....
Forum: Vaccinations   05-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By fisherfamily
You know you don't have to do it, right?

You know you don't have to do it, right?
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-16-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By fisherfamily
A tired boy is a happy boy. My ds can...

A tired boy is a happy boy.

My ds can be...difficult...if he isnt thoroughly spent. He needs space to not be corrected in a gentile society, and to think and move freely. He needs hard sensory...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By fisherfamily
The key for me is to focus on good fats....

The key for me is to focus on good fats. Everything you hear is low-fat low-fat lowfat, but our bodies really need good fats. Paleo encourages up to 50% of your daily calories to be fat. Some people...
Forum: Vaccinating on Schedule   05-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By fisherfamily
That is absolutely fascinating.  Imagine if...

That is absolutely fascinating.  Imagine if chemo could be replaced with the measles vaccine.  Wow.  (And I don't vax my kids, btw, but would absolutely pick a vax over chemo any day.)
Forum: Learning at School   05-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By fisherfamily
I'm so sorry.

I'm so sorry.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-13-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By fisherfamily
I agree with the pp. Also, many states have a...

I agree with the pp. Also, many states have a clause about looking for improvement and steady growth as opposed to a certain score. They may have the score thing, too, but if you look deeper might...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   05-10-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By fisherfamily
I've read that ppd is often caused by/linked to...

I've read that ppd is often caused by/linked to being overtired, overwhelmed, and isolated.  I've never been diagnosed with ppd, but I have had my share of really tough early baby days, so take that...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   05-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 1,255
Posted By fisherfamily
I had a bit of fun the other day. I didnt have...

I had a bit of fun the other day. I didnt have my kids with me and a lady asked when I was due. When I told her, she acted shocked that it was so far away, and commented on how big I was. So, I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-10-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By fisherfamily
Probably. The same rate is usually an echo or...

Probably. The same rate is usually an echo or placenta.
Forum: Child & Teen Health   05-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By fisherfamily
I know its a hard decision, but I would lean...

I know its a hard decision, but I would lean towards just getting it done. The anxiety and dread will only increase after having had one experience, and I also would want to avoid being put under a...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By fisherfamily
Sounds like a pretty rough day. I think it...

Sounds like a pretty rough day.

I think it may help to consider that as a Christian who married a Christian (right, he is a Christian?), you have two spiritual relationships. One is of a wife but...
Forum: Learning at School   05-07-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,009
Posted By fisherfamily
I am also opposed.to cliff notes, but I do feel...

I am also opposed.to cliff notes, but I do feel they have a limited use. I was assigned to read a lenghty book I found rather disturbing, and I bailed halfway through and just read enough of the...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-07-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
  Polio
Views: 309
Posted By fisherfamily
Dtap. I can't believe I even asked that...

Dtap. I can't believe I even asked that question. I totally.knew that. My reputation is forever tarnished. Wow. Pregnancy brain, i guess.

The CA thing is the "polio like.enterovirus". It is...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-06-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
  Polio
Views: 309
Posted By fisherfamily
Wow. This, and the CA thing, both give me pause....

Wow. This, and the CA thing, both give me pause. (I know the CA thing is not a vpd.)

1.) How effective is the vaccine?
2.) How reactive is the vaccine. Can it be separated from dtap?

Stuff to...
Forum: Vaccinations   05-06-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
  Polio
Views: 309
Posted By fisherfamily
Wait. What?

Wait. What?
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-04-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By fisherfamily
They figure it out really fast.  There is a...

They figure it out really fast.  There is a really neat Montessori video on youtube of a baby at mealtime. 
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=498D_oONo-E
Forum: Unschooling   05-04-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By fisherfamily
I meant to add that you can let the comments...

I meant to add that you can let the comments about school starting slide. You don't know what a few years will bring, for others or yourself. When the time comes, say you've decided to keep him...
Forum: Unschooling   05-04-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By fisherfamily
At this stage, its easy to feel like it is all.a...

At this stage, its easy to feel like it is all.a really big deal, but when the time comes, it magically becomes less so. As the kids get bigger, there are other things to talk about.

However, it...
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