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Forum: Site Help   03-19-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,872
Posted By Mariposa
I do not like the new TP either. I won't even...

I do not like the new TP either. I won't even look there now. It confuses me and I have other places I can shop. I think it should go back to the old way and maybe have people pay a small fee to get...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-07-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,974
Posted By Mariposa
Thanks EB. Our leaders actually want to keep our...

Thanks EB. Our leaders actually want to keep our troop the way it is, but are saying that we have no choice. I am confused. I am guessing maybe it is our council. Can they make different rules than...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-07-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,974
Posted By Mariposa
I am not a leader, but have a question for you...

I am not a leader, but have a question for you guys.

My DD is a Daisy and is in a multi-level troop that are all homeschoolers. We are being told by our leaders that with the new changes coming...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-06-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By Mariposa
I do not hide it, but I don't bring it up unless...

I do not hide it, but I don't bring it up unless asked. My close friend's and family know and while they may not support my decision, they respect it.

I do worry about losing friends or having...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-21-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By Mariposa
non-vaxing RN here!!...

non-vaxing RN here!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif i don't work right now, but i worked in postpartum (mother/baby) and always avoided giving the Hep B.

most...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-13-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Mariposa
Yesterday, I found my 5 year old DD under the...

Yesterday, I found my 5 year old DD under the covers in my room with the door shut. I thought she was just hiding, lifted the covers, to find a naked from the waist down DD and some of her Barbies....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,350
Posted By Mariposa
oops. double post. i hit the back button. sorry....

oops. double post. i hit the back button. sorry. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,350
Posted By Mariposa
great thread! we started abby's kindergarten...

great thread! we started abby's kindergarten year the first week of august. i had big plans, but we really are taking it easy. she does starfall.com for phonics/reading, we rotate between math u see...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-31-2007, 03:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,319
Posted By Mariposa
i think abby was about 3 when she started wiping...

i think abby was about 3 when she started wiping herself. she has always been very independent that way. she potty learned at 21 months completely (i never changed a poopy diaper after 17 months...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-30-2007, 03:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mariposa
Quote: Originally Posted by MtBikeLover...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MtBikeLover http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9035740)
I have always said "Only mommy, daddy or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-29-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mariposa
haven't read all the responses, but we are...

haven't read all the responses, but we are getting this DVD from the library. my friend really liked it.

http://www.amazon.com/Stranger-Safet.../dp/B0009LS9Y4...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-25-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,918
Posted By Mariposa
Well, we have a sort of schedule that we follow....

Well, we have a sort of schedule that we follow. We do 15 minutes of math, phonics/letters, and handwriting each day, which for us is M-Th. We go to our homeschool group park day every F, which we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-03-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,918
Posted By Mariposa
Me!! Well, us!...

Me!! Well, us! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif Subbing for now. Will write more when I have time and no kid NAK....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-02-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 948
Posted By Mariposa
not sure. if i just went by what we experience...

not sure. if i just went by what we experience right now, i would think that PS kids tend to be clique-y and "mean girl" like. all the kids at our HS group play well together and of all different...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-30-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,453
Posted By Mariposa
Name Pepper Name(s) and age(s) of kiddo(s)...

Name Pepper

Name(s) and age(s) of kiddo(s) Abby-5, Mimi-17 months

What made you decide to homeschool I always say I am selfish. I just can't stand the thought of my kids being gone from me 8+...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-29-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Mariposa
lots of fun things. bilingual CDs to listen to....

lots of fun things. bilingual CDs to listen to. http://www.amazon.com/Colores-Other-...5733020&sr=8-1...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-27-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Mariposa
My BILs son, 17 months old, went to his ped for...

My BILs son, 17 months old, went to his ped for an ear infection and teething issues. while there, the doctor checked his penis for whatever reason and forcibly retracted it. my SIL actually felt...
Forum: Dental   07-27-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,201
Posted By Mariposa
just wanted to say hi and that you are not a...

just wanted to say hi and that you are not a failure. i posted the same type of post a month or 2 ago. my now 5 yr old has 9 cavities. we did get a second opinion with a family dentist who said same...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Mariposa
definitely find a local hsing support group. it...

definitely find a local hsing support group. it was what completely cemented my decision to HS DD. i was about 90% sure, but still wasn't sure i could do it, how it really worked, etc. we joined a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-12-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Mariposa
i plan on keeping a record. i was going nuts...

i plan on keeping a record. i was going nuts trying to plan out the whole year and finally stopped. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif i am NOT a planner.

i am...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-12-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Mariposa
i agree with the PPs. he doesn't sound behind to...

i agree with the PPs. he doesn't sound behind to me. i don't think any child fits in a box. you are providing learning opportunities and he is learning at his pace. keep things fun and relax....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2007, 04:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,853
Posted By Mariposa
i think the only part that i personally would...

i think the only part that i personally would have missed is being in marching band/concert band. who knows if my DDs will even want to do that. not even sure if they can participate in our school...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2007, 03:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,655
Posted By Mariposa
Hi everyone! We are newbies to HSing as well. I...

Hi everyone! We are newbies to HSing as well. I have an almost 5 year old that will be starting K this year. We have been active in an amazing local homeschool support group for the past year, but...
Forum: Dental   06-16-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,542
Posted By Mariposa
I feel like the worst mom in the world. I knew...

I feel like the worst mom in the world. I knew she had 2 cavities, I could see one of them, but didn't think that all 8 of her back teeth would have cavities. Many are very small he says and he said...
Forum: Parenting   06-12-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Mariposa
Okay. DD1 is almost 5, 32lbs and 39". If she...

Okay. DD1 is almost 5, 32lbs and 39". If she follows her growth curve, which she always has, LOL, she won't be 49" until about 8.5-9yrs old. Meaning she wouldn't still fit in the Boulevard till...
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