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Forum: I'm Pregnant   11-21-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By LeighB
I'm 7 weeks now, and have been on Zofran for a...

I'm 7 weeks now, and have been on Zofran for a week.  I'm still sick, which is disappointing.  The sick, gross, sour feeling in my stomach is mostly gone because of the medicine, but the constant...
Forum: Infertility   10-29-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By LeighB
I started taking a high dose of Vitamin D and...

I started taking a high dose of Vitamin D and magnesium, along with fish oil, prenatal vitamin and a few other supplements occasionally.  I've been doing some research that shows there are many...
Forum: Fertility   10-25-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By LeighB
Hope you figured it out!   I had something...

Hope you figured it out!  
I had something similar happen to me, and it turned out to be just a PCOS symptoms.  i've had it happen a few times since as well. 
Forum: Infertility   10-19-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By LeighB
Well, I won't be much help, but I wanted to...

Well, I won't be much help, but I wanted to reply anyway. :) 
I haven't gone to a doctor.  Partially because I don't think my infertility is caused by anything serious or deadly, like cancer or...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-07-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By LeighB
At that age, you don't need to do much.  I don't...

At that age, you don't need to do much.  I don't think they need structure, just a basic routine/ rhythm to give some predictability to their lives.  As long as you are reading and allowing for free...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-06-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By LeighB
Workboxes have really worked for us.  We have...

Workboxes have really worked for us.  We have several that I can just get out whenever needed.  They contain coloring pages, stringing beads, lacing cards, small games and activities that the kids...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-02-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By LeighB
We start our with a quiet reading time, then...

We start our with a quiet reading time, then some music to liven up the day.  We do our morning lesson around 9, lasts about an hour.  Then we do another hour in the afternoon.  Sometime during the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-31-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By LeighB
Good for you guys!  I know you will get the...

Good for you guys!  I know you will get the support you need here. good luck! 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By LeighB
Some changes here.  We will really be focusing...

Some changes here.  We will really be focusing on finding a rhythm that works for us, with my Dhs work schedule.  We will be moving most of our real school time to the weekends, and a few hours in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-28-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By LeighB
Both of my brothers were bullied relentlessly in...

Both of my brothers were bullied relentlessly in school and my mother pulled them when they were 12 and 13.  She also didn't remember much from HS and never went to college.  She's smart, but...
Forum: Unschooling   12-25-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,826
Posted By LeighB
I'm not an unschooler, but we homeschool my...

I'm not an unschooler, but we homeschool my younger brother and this is what has worked for him:
 
Can he write?  You could dictate stories to him and have him write them for you...telling him the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-25-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,941
Posted By LeighB
Oh goodness, no.  We are very low income (I...

Oh goodness, no.  We are very low income (I don't really feel comfortable posting how much, but I will say it's at the borderline poverty level for USA).  I get homeschooling materials for very or...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-25-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By LeighB
Good question...I've been wondering this too....

Good question...I've been wondering this too.  Right now we are learning phonics, but in a fun way.  We also do a few workbook pages when she asks and reinforce what we've already learned.  I plan...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   12-13-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,415
Posted By LeighB
I have lots of girls winter 3t clothing, in good...

I have lots of girls winter 3t clothing, in good condition.   
 
 
 
Requested on 12/13, Added by TiredX2
 
Also have some well worn 24-2t girls winter clothing. 
 
I have a girls 24 months...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   11-12-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,415
Posted By LeighB
I have a pair of Thomas The Train slippers, size...

I have a pair of Thomas The Train slippers, size toddler 7/8, but they fit small.  I'd say 6. 
 
I also have a lot of girls clothes and I'm posting them here because most of them are well worn....
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   10-18-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,641
Posted By LeighB
I received a box of flannel today! This weekend...

I received a box of flannel today! This weekend I'll be making 2 dolls, an elephant and some soft toys to send out. Excited!!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By LeighB
Thanks for the replies. This situation...

Thanks for the replies.

This situation doesn't happen with every little kid we meet. If we are at the park, she usually ignores the babies, or tells me she doesn't like them/want to play with...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-15-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By LeighB
I need a new take on this- My almost 3 yo is...

I need a new take on this- My almost 3 yo is very mean to younger children. Specifically, babies who are old enough to walk, but not old enough to communicate yet...like 14-24 months. She will push,...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   10-07-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,415
Posted By LeighB
I'm posting these here because I have no idea...

I'm posting these here because I have no idea what kids read past age 4...
I have 2 Kim Possible (tv show) chapter books- Showdown at Camp Wannaweep and Bueno Nacho
Also have "No Dogs Allowed"...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2010   10-07-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,641
Posted By LeighB
I have to say, I look forward to Holiday Helper...

I have to say, I look forward to Holiday Helper each year. It has helped me in the past, and I love sending things off to other families. Thank YOU all for everything you do to make this happen!
Forum: Thread Jail   04-01-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 2,549
Posted By LeighB
Darn, I thought I'd stumbled into something...

Darn, I thought I'd stumbled into something good! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-06-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By LeighB
Quote: Originally Posted by ferndoula...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ferndoula http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15035121)
Also, allow yourself to be inexperienced....
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-11-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,571
Posted By LeighB
Quote: Originally Posted by SuzyLee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SuzyLee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14896069)
Before I got my serger I just used the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-05-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By LeighB
I use the stuff I make. But I think that...

I use the stuff I make. But I think that anything without fragrance would be fine, it doesn't have to be the pricey Dreft stuff. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   01-03-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By LeighB
Quote: Originally Posted by COgirl19...

Quote:
Originally Posted by COgirl19 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14856244)
Is there a natural/AP parenting group in the...
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