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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-25-2015, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Lisa Lubner
There is no public transportation from where I...

There is no public transportation from where I live to the school. It's about a 30 minute commute one way. I can get to work fine, it's only a 10 minute bicycle ride, it's just the school thing I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-25-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Feeling pretty down. Adult education related.

Hi everyone.

I don't post here as often as I used to, I suppose because things are generally busy around here... but there has never been a better place for me to turn when I'm not really sure...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-25-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I didn't end up talking to anyone at his school...

I didn't end up talking to anyone at his school yet... I had a death in the family (my uncle) on Thursday that made dealing with anything else really difficult. I will be calling them tomorrow though...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-22-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Outward Bound does look awesome, but even with...

Outward Bound does look awesome, but even with their max scholarship award, there is no way I could afford it. VYCC looks like it would be great for next summer, as it looks like the minimum age is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-21-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Teen failing PS. Don't know where to start.

I am at a total loss as to what I need to do here... Long story short... I pulled my son out of PS halfway through the 8th grade to homeschool (for a variety of reasons), gave him the rest of the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-06-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Sorry for the delay, but everything went really...

Sorry for the delay, but everything went really well. He is here now, and has been for a few weeks... he had a very promising job interview this morning, and he is doing really well in general here...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-10-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Lisa Lubner
He can't move out today because he has nowhere...

He can't move out today because he has nowhere to go until I can go and get him, and I can't get him until tomorrow. They've relented a little and told him he can stay until then... but since they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-10-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Lisa Lubner
God, I really hope it doesn't come to that. :(

God, I really hope it doesn't come to that. :(
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-09-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Very quickly, I have a very dear friend that has...

Very quickly, I have a very dear friend that has a toxic relationship with his family. My friend is a young adult, previously lived with a relative in another state where he had a job and friends....
Forum: Family Safety   11-10-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I recently started a new job, which requires me...

I recently started a new job, which requires me to find something to do with the kids a few days out of the week after school.
 
My oldest child is 12 and very responsible... I have no doubt that...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-19-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-19-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I might have communicated how I feel about the...

I might have communicated how I feel about the situation badly, but in no way do I think it was my son's "own fault". I certainly didn't tell my son that he brought it upon himself, or anything even...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-19-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Briefly... the story after speaking to both...

Briefly... the story after speaking to both sides and the sitter... my 12 year old son was at his friend's house. They start to argue over a video game, and the friend says something that makes my...
Forum: Women's Health   01-07-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I don't know what to do... I just went to the on...

I don't know what to do... I just went to the on call weekend doctor since everyone we normally see is out for the weekend. My son has had a fever since yesterday morning. It's not anything horribly...
Forum: Women's Health   11-01-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I have a 7 year old on the couch that is just...

I have a 7 year old on the couch that is just covered in chicken pox... we were using some aveeno calamine + antihistamine lotion that helped a lot, but it was a really small bottle and we ran out...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-26-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I wrote out a whole reply earlier and it just...

I wrote out a whole reply earlier and it just disappeared...
 
Our diet is pretty balanced, the kids all love beans and cheese and eggs in addition to the meat we eat. I can't really add more...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-26-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 524
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I'm in Brattleboro, VT. Went to Walmart...

I'm in Brattleboro, VT. Went to Walmart (ewwwww!) last night and got a bunch of water and pantry food, new flashlights and batteries, baby wipes, cat food blahblahblah... Spent the day today getting...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-26-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,608
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I didn't read every reply, but just my 2...

I didn't read every reply, but just my 2 cents...
 
I wouldn't be that quick to call CPS over something like that, but I would sure as hell stand there until the woman came out to make sure the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-26-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I need serious advice... my 11 year old son has...

I need serious advice... my 11 year old son has no limits when it comes to food. If it is there, he will eat it. If it belongs to someone else, he will eat it. If he knows (and he always does) that...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   05-20-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Was it this (http://tattoovt.com/) place?

Was it this (http://tattoovt.com/) place?
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   05-20-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I had heard for years that it was much safer to...

I had heard for years that it was much safer to go to a professional piercer, partly because those piercing guns can't be sterilized properly. There are plenty of places that do ear piercing here...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   05-20-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Hello :)   I'm trying to find a place for my...

Hello :)
 
I'm trying to find a place for my 9 yo daughter to get her ears pierced. I really don't want to get it done with one of those mall guns that can't be sterilized, but I'm having trouble...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-08-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,069
Posted By Lisa Lubner
I find the use of the words "gay" and "retarded"...

I find the use of the words "gay" and "retarded" in those ways offensive. Recently I had a situation where my 6 year old dd came home upset that my 8 year old dd's friend didn't like her and called...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-08-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By Lisa Lubner
He wants to homeschool. We talked about it...

He wants to homeschool. We talked about it towards the end of last year and agreed to finish the year and if he still wanted to homeschool, we would find a way to do it. Summer goes by, and he says...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-07-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By Lisa Lubner
Hello...   Due to a bullying issue at my...

Hello...
 
Due to a bullying issue at my son's school, I intend to pull him out and go back to homeschooling. I don't really blame the school, I think they've done about as much as they can do,...
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