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Forum: Women's Health   05-27-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,347
Posted By poisonedapple
We've had an exhausting journey with my middle...

We've had an exhausting journey with my middle daughter's acid reflux. She's been on two different prescriptions, we've eliminated dairy, lactose, garlic, and she is still having issues. It seems...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-11-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By poisonedapple
We are moving to Terre Haute in December, from...

We are moving to Terre Haute in December, from what I can tell there is very little that IN requires of homeschoolers. Do I have to send a form in? If so, what form, and where do I send it? My kids...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-09-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,674
Posted By poisonedapple
Three of my sisters were vaginal, med free...

Three of my sisters were vaginal, med free deliveries, and two have allergies and asthma, one much more severe than the other. I was under the notion that it can be hereditary, and that seems to be...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-09-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,904
Posted By poisonedapple
I enjoyed having visitors in the hospital, and I...

I enjoyed having visitors in the hospital, and I enjoyed when friends brought meals the first few weeks, I especially enjoyed that they kept their visits to 10-20 minutes when dropping the food off....
Forum: Parenting   11-09-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 743
Posted By poisonedapple
I just took the four kids to my dads (Four hours...

I just took the four kids to my dads (Four hours away) for Halloween and a trip to the zoo. It was hectic as my husband was away on business, so I did the entire thing solo. My kids are...
Forum: Parenting   11-09-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 945
Posted By poisonedapple
Since your mil asked your permission before...

Since your mil asked your permission before buying, I would gather she cares about you and your husbands' opinions in regards to your son's play items, and that it would of gone better if you two...
Forum: Parenting   11-09-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,678
Posted By poisonedapple
In our home we have - Only Hearts Club...

In our home we have - Only Hearts Club (http://www.onlyheartsclub.com/), we get them at Target. We also have Strawberry Shortcake dolls and Polly Pockets. My oldest just bought a Groovy Girl from...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   11-04-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By poisonedapple
My husband was offered a promotion in Terre...

My husband was offered a promotion in Terre Haute, we are moving before the end of this month. We are selling our house and life is crazy! I'd love to hear from those that live in the area, those...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-29-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By poisonedapple
I'm considering a raw food diet, I don't really...

I'm considering a raw food diet, I don't really know too much on the subject and want a good book (or a few) to read on the subject. I want to pick it up at library and get started reading.

Any...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   09-28-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By poisonedapple
Thanks for the responses. We turned it down. It...

Thanks for the responses. We turned it down. It didn't seem like it was going to be a good fit from the responses here, research I did, and so forth.

Thank you all for taking the time to respond,...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   09-24-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By poisonedapple
My husband was offered a position in San Angelo,...

My husband was offered a position in San Angelo, TX. I've been scouring the web since he text me the news, but I really want to know what MDC mamas think of the area.

We are midwestern,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-20-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,011
Posted By poisonedapple
Thank you so much! That site is perfect! I kept...

Thank you so much! That site is perfect! I kept looking them up one by one and reading Sect 1A.34Z.S.U.C.K.S. and herethyby thou art... was making my sleep deprived head implode. You've made my day,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-20-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By poisonedapple
I did FIAR with my daughter when she was 5, it...

I did FIAR with my daughter when she was 5, it was a total miss. She didn't engage with many of the books, the activities were ok, sometimes it felt like there was this huge stretch to make an...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-20-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,011
Posted By poisonedapple
Thanks everyone! We just found out this...

Thanks everyone!

We just found out this morning that we relocating. We haven't accepted any positions, and I need to complete my homeschool criteria search, I still have a few locations that are...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-14-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By poisonedapple
Haven't read other responses since I'm short on...

Haven't read other responses since I'm short on time.

Here's our curriculum for second grade.

NOEO Biology Pre-Level 1 I believe is the full name (everyone is loving this, so many...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-09-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,336
Posted By poisonedapple
My daughter just joined the girl scouts this...

My daughter just joined the girl scouts this summer, so far we have an informational meeting in October, and there is currently no troop leader for the school. There isn't a homeschool group so we...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-09-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By poisonedapple
We are using Noeo Biology this year, and we...

We are using Noeo Biology this year, and we wanted to learn more about evaporation and precipitation so I did a google, remembering videos that animated exactly this.

I found a few that were ok,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By poisonedapple
Mountain living sounds like a dream, but when...

Mountain living sounds like a dream, but when you get down to the facts as you have written them, it doesn't seem like a good fit. There may be other benefits to the great outdoors, but if your...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-07-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By poisonedapple
Thoughts on violin? I talked with her tonight...

Thoughts on violin? I talked with her tonight and that's what she said she was interested in.

We listened to some instruments online, watched a couple videos on how to play, and so forth.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-07-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By poisonedapple
My daughter has a love for music and as far as I...

My daughter has a love for music and as far as I can tell a great ear for rhythm and specific instruments in music. She's begging for a few years now to learn to play an instrument. She doesn't seem...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-07-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By poisonedapple
No grades here. However for my teaching...

No grades here.

However for my teaching assistant (chosen instead of standardized testing for my state regulation), I am keeping a portfolio. I am asked to show what was learned each quarter,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-05-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By poisonedapple
I have a 2007 version. The mystery game has gray...

I have a 2007 version. The mystery game has gray blocks with dots. It's made so I call out a random letter and then they have to write it in the box. We have a lot of retracing over lines so I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-05-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By poisonedapple
I have the teaching manual, where can I find...

I have the teaching manual, where can I find that at on there site?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-04-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,011
Posted By poisonedapple
I just wanted to say thanks to all that great...

I just wanted to say thanks to all that great information! Many of the states mentioned are possibilities! I just got the final list of states the other day.

I'm going to list the rest below that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-04-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By poisonedapple
My kids are in sports through the local...

My kids are in sports through the local recreation office. The sports meet one to two times a week depending on sport, and cost $20-$30 for 4 weeks. The kids love it, they get to meet kids from all...
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