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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Today, 09:27 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By SweetSilver
:champagne:broc:banana:carrotA little digital...

:champagne:broc:banana:carrotA little digital celebration for you!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By SweetSilver
Bumping for attention. I don't live in Florida. ...

Bumping for attention. I don't live in Florida.

In your situation I would approach the school's counselor as a starting point.

ETA: In the meantime, pull together samples of his work. Go...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By SweetSilver
Excellent start with the library. Whats' nice...

Excellent start with the library. Whats' nice about that or other things like open gym is that nobody is looking for you, nobody's missing you when you are gone, you aren't out any money. Having...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By SweetSilver
The Shaggy Dog is another Disney film I forgot. ...

The Shaggy Dog is another Disney film I forgot. Oliver! The Beatles' films A Hard Day's Night and Help!

My girls haven't seen it, but I really enjoyed Jimmy Stewart and Katherine Hepburn's The...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Today, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By SweetSilver
Good luck! That is exactly why I posted it...

Good luck!

That is exactly why I posted it instead of just doing it. That and getting just a wee bit more motivation, and I really needed it by the end of the day! Knowing it was for only one...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By SweetSilver
I second the old Disney movies, including the...

I second the old Disney movies, including the Haley Mills movies, especially That Darn Cat! 20,000 Leagues. Don't forget The Absent Minded Professor, the original Herbie the Love Bug. Also, Lassie...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By SweetSilver
Having a tough time for dinner, but making it. ...

Having a tough time for dinner, but making it. The only thing keeping me from caving right now is the promise of some treats tomorrow. But I think I will keep the yogurt and coffee sugar free. ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By SweetSilver
That's how I felt about the white bread. I...

That's how I felt about the white bread. I almost didn't do it today, but if not today, then when? I had a "stadium bun", whatever that means, and it had HFCS as the 3rd ingredient. Leftover from...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By SweetSilver
ONE DAY without sugar

Today is ONE DAY without sugar, honey, maple syrup, etc. One day. I can do ONE DAY, right? I've done one day before, even 3 days and that really reset my palate nicely.

I don't want to give...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By SweetSilver
If socialization= friends over for playtime,...

If socialization= friends over for playtime, games, overnights, hushed conversations in the bedroom, wrestling and nerf wars.... it can be hard to find those folks from any venue. I have good...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By SweetSilver
No, the definition is not restricted to...

No, the definition is not restricted to governments, but "suppression" and other synonyms might skirt the semantics argument. There are definitely some strong arm tactics involved in your example. ...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 866
Posted By SweetSilver
Besides being a hard line tactic, people don't...

Besides being a hard line tactic, people don't understand truly picky eaters. 1. They can disregard hunger signals because their issues with food are that powerful and 2. Some children don't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,805
Posted By SweetSilver
Just returned from our camping trip. We had...

Just returned from our camping trip. We had friends stop and visit, and there is a lodge and store down the road, so I picked up a few things. I blame it on trying to make space in the car, we are...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 682
Posted By SweetSilver
Viola! That's terrible!

Viola! That's terrible!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-21-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,668
Posted By SweetSilver
I really should add a modified headstand pose to...

I really should add a modified headstand pose to my "routine", if I can find the d@mn walls!

Thoughts on headstand, from a yogini's perspective, not an experts..... There is something amazing...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-21-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By SweetSilver
Our pool has that policy only if kids can't touch...

Our pool has that policy only if kids can't touch the bottom. I'll stand on the edge if I can't be in. My girls are not "100%" either.
Forum: Unschooling   07-19-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By SweetSilver
My girls are competitive (shocking, I know---...

My girls are competitive (shocking, I know--- I've never shared that before! HAHAHA!!! HAHAHAHA!!!!! :laugh). In their play they are entirely at the same level, and I think that dd1 is annoyed...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,805
Posted By SweetSilver
Spent a lot of money today in preparation for...

Spent a lot of money today in preparation for camping. Ouch. Thankfully camping is only $18 bucks a night plus gas and firewood (they discourage bringing wood to prevent pest transportation--...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-19-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By SweetSilver
I was only making sure that it is from his cues...

I was only making sure that it is from his cues that 2 hours works for you, not an *idea* that this *should* work.

You might not be able to change how easy he is to put down, but I'm sure you can...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-19-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By SweetSilver
Do you mean that you don't let him get overtired?...

Do you mean that you don't let him get overtired? Or you try to get him down after two hours whether he seems ready or not?

He might be ready for a day time nap adjustment. See if you can drop...
Forum: Unschooling   07-19-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By SweetSilver
I understand your frustration. I wouldn't worry...

I understand your frustration. I wouldn't worry about additional things like whether it's "unrealistic" or not. That adds a entirely new level onto this, and it isn't necessary. For your peace of...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By SweetSilver
We were in your shoes two years ago-- we had...

We were in your shoes two years ago-- we had something like 9 cockerels. Eventually they made it impossible to go in the coop, were constantly harassing the pullets. The girls wanted to keep them...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-18-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By SweetSilver
Poultry Thread

Mainly I just wanted to post the Further Adventures of Midnight the Cantakerous D'Anvers. (Belgian D'Anvers are a true bantam breed.) Background: she got banished from the flock. But don't feel...
Forum: Site Help   07-18-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By SweetSilver
Still not working. I clicked on "New post...

Still not working. I clicked on "New post quotes" and received the same message. I must go to my profile to get to "User CP" or the quotes.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-18-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By SweetSilver
I get the larger sizes for tops, because I can,...

I get the larger sizes for tops, because I can, then fit the bottoms, and thankfully HA sells pieces in this way.

DD9 is just over 4 feet and 53 pounds. She has wider hips and is more...
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