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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-04-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,669
Posted By lady1297
This may seem weird, but my oldest was taught to...

This may seem weird, but my oldest was taught to read in school. Now we are going to homeschool and I have a kindy kid. I keep reading to let him learn to read on his own.  How does that happen? I...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-20-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By lady1297
I've had 1 due date, 1 three weeks early, 1 at...

I've had 1 due date, 1 three weeks early, 1 at 40 weeks 3 days (induced). So I would say I'm all over the place. All I was 100% sure of the conception date, we used that as our 'EDD' predictor.  I'm...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-20-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By lady1297
I plan on sending my kids. I see it as a social...

I plan on sending my kids. I see it as a social opportunity. If it's part of your religious beliefs, I think it's a good thing. Them having other teachers in life (not just in school settings) can...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-19-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By lady1297
"IMO a child who was not stressed out by school...

"IMO a child who was not stressed out by school really doesn't need much deschooling. But when kids aren't used to having much unstructured free time at home, they may need to learn what to do with...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-17-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By lady1297
How does one go about deschooling? My son will...

How does one go about deschooling? My son will complete 2nd grade at the public school in 14 school days (Yes, he's counting down with his class).  My other son is completeing Pre-K the same day- he...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-30-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By lady1297
Your feeling pretty overwhelmed by everyone...

Your feeling pretty overwhelmed by everyone needing you right now. I will completely be in this position in the fall! Just do what you can, when you can. I had a homeschool mom of 4 (oldest in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-30-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By lady1297
Can you use a rocking chair? My kids hated when...

Can you use a rocking chair? My kids hated when I would wear them and sit down unless I was still moving, so we used a rocking chair. The other kids would sit on comfy chairs (in some pretty weird...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-24-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By lady1297
Alicewyf-  I love that you are going to start...

Alicewyf-  I love that you are going to start her with school!! My 2 1/2 year old is reading numbers, counting to 10+ and once his verbal skills catch up some more (he's slightly delayed in speech,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-18-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By lady1297
It so interesting to read other people's way of...

It so interesting to read other people's way of doing things. Around here, the homeschoolers I know are more "Sit down at X time and start school, keep the routine as much as possible (when life...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-17-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 74,208
Posted By lady1297
Any shot you can point me in the direction of...

Any shot you can point me in the direction of those studies ? I google it and find the "baby will be big, increases mom's risk of diabetes" generic answers.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-16-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 74,208
Posted By lady1297
This is kind of a side question, but will the...

This is kind of a side question, but will the check the size of the baby before worrying so much about how big? I've had a 9 lb 6 oz baby, big babies don't really scare me much (though he did have...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-16-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 74,208
Posted By lady1297
Is there a new thread? I didn't see one.   I...

Is there a new thread? I didn't see one.
 
I have GD and am having some push back from my diabetes clinic to go on insulin. My morning numbers are in the lower 90's through 110 this morning. Vary...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-16-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By lady1297
Hmm...maybe, as I've often said, we have too...

Hmm...maybe, as I've often said, we have too much house! LOL!  We could use our dinning room table, I suppose.  I guess I was just envisioning more 'school' less un-school. Though after talking to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-10-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By lady1297
Interesting. How do you keep supplies from over...

Interesting. How do you keep supplies from over taking the house. As it is, it seems like clutter is another resident here and is very demanding of space. We have a big house and I was anticipating...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-09-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By lady1297
Thanks! I figured once I jumped in, things would...

Thanks! I figured once I jumped in, things would be easier.  I had thought we would set up a 'school room'. My kids are easily distracted, especially my oldest, he's borderline ADHD (though not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-09-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By lady1297
I'm getting ready to homeschool a very...

I'm getting ready to homeschool a very inquisitive 8 year old (just turned) and a 5 year old who wants to read.  I also will have a 3 year old who will, I am sure, involve himself in everything and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-05-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,833
Posted By lady1297
You realize that they make Handy Mandy eye candy...

You realize that they make Handy Mandy eye candy for the mothers and start hoping that he will hook up with the hardware store lady in one of the episodes.
Forum: Lactivism   03-10-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By lady1297
Moondiapers- That is great to hear. I never...

Moondiapers- That is great to hear. I never really knew how that would work. I have a lot of single family members on my husbands side that are in the military and are male so I never asked them. I...
Forum: Lactivism   03-09-2005, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By lady1297
Also, if this post is in violation or something,...

Also, if this post is in violation or something, please let me know and I'll remove it, if I can (I don't know how, but I'll figure it out) or have it removed by someone else, I won't be offended. I...
Forum: Lactivism   03-09-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By lady1297
I don't know much about WHO and such, so I won't...

I don't know much about WHO and such, so I won't pretend, too. I do appreciate the information. I just threw it out as a suggestion if you are getting the coupons anyway....
Forum: Lactivism   03-09-2005, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,628
Posted By lady1297
I'm not posting this toe flamed, but to help...

I'm not posting this toe flamed, but to help others...

I was just lurking around some posts that talked about the barage of formula/diaper cupons recieved around the time of our babies births....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-23-2005, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By lady1297
tell me about it!! I think I;m the only one who...

tell me about it!! I think I;m the only one who cloth diapers and breastfeeds around here. I don't know about the doc though. I can ask my ped what he thinks about delayed and non vacs. He's pretty...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-18-2005, 12:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 936
Posted By lady1297
Camiroo Do you want to meet up one day for...

Camiroo

Do you want to meet up one day for coffee/tea or something? I would be nice to meet someone who has a babe my son's age! And I'd love to comiserate with someone in renovation h&LL!!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-14-2005, 01:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 936
Posted By lady1297
Kate, I totally understand the displaced...

Kate,

I totally understand the displaced thing. Our house is a total work in process and we've spent many nights camped on my mom's sofa! Hopefully our house will be done by the end of...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-11-2005, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By lady1297
I did a big "Nursing" basket for my girlfriends...

I did a big "Nursing" basket for my girlfriends shower gift. It had a lot of the mentioned items in it (wish I had added a few of thoses, like the soothies!). I also added a large throw to use in...
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