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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-29-2011, 09:00 AM
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Posted By mommy65
i'm wanting to start learning spanish with my 6...

i'm wanting to start learning spanish with my 6 and 8 year old boys.  i know a lot of families use rosetta stone, but i instinctively think this is a bit too much for my kids right now.  i'm looking...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-22-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By mommy65
thanks for the moral support!  good to know i'm...

thanks for the moral support!  good to know i'm not alone, but i'm sorry so many of us are struggling with the same issue.  i've been told it's the age and it will pass, but i don't see that much of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-21-2010, 05:55 PM
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Posted By mommy65
i'm homeschooling my two boys and am having real...

i'm homeschooling my two boys and am having real issues with my 7 1/2 yr. old.  there are a few things at play, including the fact that we are very different personalities.  we take a very relaxed...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-24-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By mommy65
all thoughtful responses. thank you. 13sandals,...

all thoughtful responses. thank you. 13sandals, could you tell me more the vaccine reaction in your five year old? i will say that, as far as i can tell, the longer you wait to immunize, the fewer...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-21-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By mommy65
thank you so much! this is all very helpful. i...

thank you so much! this is all very helpful. i hadn't heard of the seven year old who had a severe reaction like that. how scary. i am hopeful that, by waiting, we may reduce the number of vaccines,...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-21-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By mommy65
i guess i'm looking for info, ideas and support....

i guess i'm looking for info, ideas and support. i have a five and a seven year old who have never been vaccinated. we live and homeschool in california and, even though we initially thought we'd...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   09-30-2010, 08:28 PM
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Views: 1,416
Posted By mommy65
uh-oh. hello???

uh-oh. hello???
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   09-30-2010, 12:45 AM
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Views: 1,416
Posted By mommy65
wondering if any of you who homeschool in the...

wondering if any of you who homeschool in the nashville area can talk to me about your experience. my family currently lives in los angeles, but we're considering moving to nashville (i grew up...
Forum: Waldorf   12-27-2009, 02:46 AM
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Views: 1,017
Posted By mommy65
ok, i'm about to really give waldorf first grade...

ok, i'm about to really give waldorf first grade a shot. at least my version http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif i got the christopherus curriculum, which looks great. but...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By mommy65
i have book number one. am i supposed to get...

i have book number one. am i supposed to get primer books in addition to the numbered books?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By mommy65
could someone just give me a quick run down of...

could someone just give me a quick run down of how explode the code works? do i need to order a teacher's book or something? my son is 6 and beginning to learn how to read. i bought book one from...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-13-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By mommy65
i'm curious...

i'm curious too!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-24-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By mommy65
do they even make g.i. joe's anymore? thanks for...

do they even make g.i. joe's anymore? thanks for all the great responses, btwhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif playmobile sets are indeed a good thing. i'm sort of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-24-2008, 02:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By mommy65
my son, five and a half, loves barbies. he also...

my son, five and a half, loves barbies. he also loves his little plastic animals, legos and figures he makes from clay. he's a tinkerer. what he really loves about his barbies and polly-pockets, is...
Forum: Gardening   07-28-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By mommy65
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Gardening   07-28-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By mommy65
i just discovered a few baby black widow spiders...

i just discovered a few baby black widow spiders in my compost bin. i'm so bummed!!!!! we live in an area where they are not uncommon, in fact, i've opted to spray on the perimeter of our house...
Forum: Gardening   07-03-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By mommy65
so, i found out that the "organic" soil that we...

so, i found out that the "organic" soil that we bought (for$$$) and had put in our new raised veg. beds is, actually, not completely organic. it has something called osmocote in it. there don't seem...
Forum: Women's Health   07-02-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By mommy65
grain free? i wondered if wheat was the problem,...

grain free? i wondered if wheat was the problem, but no rice either? quinoa? ds hardly eats any meat and no cheese, so he loves his pasta. shoot!
Forum: Women's Health   07-01-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By mommy65
i have benign positional vertigo and have had...

i have benign positional vertigo and have had for years---- it sucks! just today i was talking to an ear nose and throat guy who said the eply maneuver really does wonders. he couldn't show me...
Forum: Women's Health   07-01-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By mommy65
i posted last week about my son having trouble...

i posted last week about my son having trouble swallowing food. we went to a great ent today who believes it could be acid reflux. i had wondered this myself. he suggested giving him medication for...
Forum: Gardening   06-28-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By mommy65
thanks and nope, i don't think they're snail...

thanks and nope, i don't think they're snail eggs, unfortunately. i called another nursery and they said there is a type of organic fertilizer that this could possibly be. the only way to know is to...
Forum: Gardening   06-28-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By mommy65
i just spent a lot of $ on a load of organic...

i just spent a lot of $ on a load of organic dirt for some raised beds. the guy brought miracle grow dirt first, after being asked to get 100% organic, and tried to make me feel crazy for asking for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By mommy65
thanks for your thoughts--- i tend to agree. it...

thanks for your thoughts--- i tend to agree. it would be so sad if he started feeling that he shouldn't be writing if he can't do it "right." i'm going to hold off on any formal directions at this...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By mommy65
my son has been writing letters and words (he...

my son has been writing letters and words (he asks us to spell it out, he writes it) for quite a while. i've never "taught" him how to form the letters, he just does it his own way. i do, however,...
Forum: Women's Health   06-25-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By mommy65
so, do you guys do tylenol or anything for the...

so, do you guys do tylenol or anything for the pain? mine are just at the beginning of the painful mouth/throat part. big fevers. no appetite. but hey, on the up side, they're sleeping like rocks....
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