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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-10-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By kokonutmama
I pulled my ds out after 2nd grade.   He has...

I pulled my ds out after 2nd grade.
 
He has a lot of friends who are home schooled, so he really knew what it could be like before we did it.  Maybe one thing you could do is find a homeschool...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By kokonutmama
I went through multiplication facts with ds last...

I went through multiplication facts with ds last year, and I am pretty sure that spending some time memorizing them is a good idea once they have the concept down, just to make more complex problems...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-05-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,693
Posted By kokonutmama
My 9yo ds and I still share a bed.  He's...

My 9yo ds and I still share a bed.  He's starting to be OK with the idea of having his own bed and room, so we'll probably make that happen soon.  As a baby, he was in my arms or sling 24/7, and has...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-04-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By kokonutmama
Thank you all for your perspectives and support.

Thank you all for your perspectives and support.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By kokonutmama
He has been in counseling on and off and is on...

He has been in counseling on and off and is on Adderall.  These things tend to happen in the late afternoon after school is out, usually in the course of physical play like wrestling or "king of the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-02-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By kokonutmama
9yo ds and I live in the same house as my bf and...

9yo ds and I live in the same house as my bf and his two boys, 16 and 12. 
 
Our two families  live in the same building, but bf's kids are his and ds is mine, we often don't even eat meals...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-16-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By kokonutmama
He was.  He has Tourette's.  The parents thought...

He was.  He has Tourette's.  The parents thought he would get some kind of Autism diagnosis because of his lack of empathy, but that was ruled out.  I think the reason he hasn't been to see anyone...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-15-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By kokonutmama
I know a man whose 17 year old son has had a...

I know a man whose 17 year old son has had a lifetime of emotional and psychological challenges.  He almost didn't survive birth and spent his first days in the NICU, has been diagnosed with...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-16-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By kokonutmama
Just remember that offering free shipping is...

Just remember that offering free shipping is like offering a discount of the shipping amount. (sorry if that's too obvious) For small businesses like ours, it's a big chunk because we don't get the...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-13-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By kokonutmama
NYC there are services like what you're...

NYC there are services like what you're describing, called "errand services" in the super pages, and I think they market to the rich because the cost is high.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   10-13-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By kokonutmama
I don't know, that sounds weird. Have you...

I don't know, that sounds weird. Have you checked out the zen-cart.com trouble-shooting guide and forum?
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-10-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,134
Posted By kokonutmama
The difference is just the weight of the fabric...

The difference is just the weight of the fabric http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif which means (generally) how thick and hearty it is. Heavier weight means you get more...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-10-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By kokonutmama
Quote: Originally Posted by Tigerchild...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tigerchild http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14501254)
I don't think there's anythign wrong with...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-10-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,426
Posted By kokonutmama
I do online retail (and, in theory, publishing)...

I do online retail (and, in theory, publishing) from home, for my own company. ds hangs out with me when he's not in school three mornings per week.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-29-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By kokonutmama
I have to imagine that I'm not the only WAHM...

I have to imagine that I'm not the only WAHM who's LO likes to come over to my desk bearing gifts or just to chat and ends up leaving whatever he had in his hands.

Right now on my desk (I cleaned...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-27-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,962
Posted By kokonutmama
I use Endicia to print USPS postage. I...

I use Endicia to print USPS postage. I http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif it
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By kokonutmama
thank you very much! I was wondering if it had...

thank you very much! I was wondering if it had something to do with iron or b12. I'm vegan, and sometimes forget my supplements. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-14-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By kokonutmama
sorry, ds is talking to me, check this site: ...

sorry, ds is talking to me, check this site:
http://www.web-wise-wizard.com/web-g...ty-screen.html (http://www.web-wise-wizard.com/web-graphics-design/photograph-image-security-screen.html)
Forum: Women's Health   09-14-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By kokonutmama
I see that irregular heartbeat is touched on in...

I see that irregular heartbeat is touched on in another thread, so I hope this isn't annoying http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif

Are there resources for reducing...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-13-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,005
Posted By kokonutmama
I had no break at all between bleeding...

I had no break at all between bleeding post-partum and AF, so it was hard to tell, but I'd say about 4 weeks. DS was exclusively bf for 6 months.
Slap a cape on me and call me Fertile Woman! lol.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-13-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By kokonutmama
nerd....

nerd. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-13-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By kokonutmama
I can't say for sure, but I'd be willing to bet...

I can't say for sure, but I'd be willing to bet (and I'm not much of a betting gal) that almost all of them are scams. those that aren't scams are probably really bad investments of time and/or...
Forum: Diapering   09-13-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,734
Posted By kokonutmama
Quote: Bamboo in diapers has some poly in it,...

Quote:
Bamboo in diapers has some poly in it, so that may be the issue.
It's possible that your diapers have some poly, but certainly not all bamboo dipes have poly. You might call the...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-09-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By kokonutmama
I have a schedule and a different lists of...

I have a schedule and a different lists of things to do for different moods. Not being a terribly huge structure lover, I don't look at them much, but they're there...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-09-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By kokonutmama
Lots of cuddles and forgiveness. My ds and I...

Lots of cuddles and forgiveness. My ds and I have days when we're both "PMSing" and just get on each others' nerves. Once I can see what's happening, out the window goes the to-do list, my eyes are...
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