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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-22-2010, 11:30 AM
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Those both sound really good, although I...

Those both sound really good, although I probably couldn't get my son to eat eggplant. I think we will go with the tofu/spinach/garlic.  Thanks.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-19-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
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My family wants manicotti for Christmas dinner....

My family wants manicotti for Christmas dinner. I don't want all that cheese! Anybody have ideas for a vegan filling? Thanks
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By porque
Ok then, travel expenses they shall be!

Ok then, travel expenses they shall be!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-10-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By porque
Hi, I am trying to keep track of my spending...

Hi, I am trying to keep track of my spending each month, but some expenses I am not sure how to categorize. I don't want to many sub-categories, but, for instance, would kennel expenses when we are...
Forum: Grief and Loss   10-12-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,048
Posted By porque
So sorry.

So sorry.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-13-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By porque
In our house it goes like this: "But I want...

In our house it goes like this:
"But I want it"
"You know what the Rolling Stones say, 'You can't always get what you want'"

I guess the kids believe the Rolling Stones more than they believe...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-26-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By porque
I am looking for ideas for some kind of unit...

I am looking for ideas for some kind of unit study- or even just a book we can read- about the importance of nutrition to sports performance. I have a ten year old DS loves sports, and plays all he...
Forum: Pets   08-25-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By porque
Thank you for your reply. It makes a lot of...

Thank you for your reply. It makes a lot of sense.
Forum: Pets   08-25-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By porque
Here is the background and then I have some...

Here is the background and then I have some questions-

Background- My kid's dad has a 2 yr old viszla/pit bull mix. Never had a problem with him. A week or so ago they got a youngish (1 yr?) dog....
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-20-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,118
Posted By porque
I have been vegetarian since long before any of...

I have been vegetarian since long before any of my children were born. Their father is not vegetarian. I cook veg at home, with the exception of some holidays. DD19 is not vegetarian. DS10 is...
Forum: Ask-An-Intuitive   02-26-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By porque
Hi, I am trying to figure out the "big...

Hi,
I am trying to figure out the "big picture" of my life, and I have an idea of what I want my life to feel like. I am stuck on my what means I can financially support my family. Any ideas on a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-11-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By porque
I am in CA and the charter school we are in is...

I am in CA and the charter school we are in is very flexible as to what we can use, and we have switched things up frequently. Furthermore, in CA, (don't know about other states) the school is...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-23-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,944
Posted By porque
Thanks for the suggestions everyone! I think I...

Thanks for the suggestions everyone! I think I am going to go with soup, fresh fruit, a spinach salad, macaroni salad and the hot german potato salad which looks delicious. Thanks again!
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-22-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,944
Posted By porque
On Christmas we always serve make your own...

On Christmas we always serve make your own sandwiches (satisfies omnis and veggies in our house) but for some reason I am at a loss for side dishes this year. We will have pickles and olives and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-30-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By porque
We just checked a book called[U]Our Farm[U] by...

We just checked a book called[U]Our Farm[U] by Michael Rosen out of the library. It is kind of a year in the life of a farming family with lots of great photographs.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-03-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By porque
I checked out a book from our library called...

I checked out a book from our library called Earth Child 2000. It has simple ( and low cost) science experiments and activities as well as lots of recommendations of other books to use to supplement.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-20-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,044
Posted By porque
Our Costco has Morningstar veggie sausage...

Our Costco has Morningstar veggie sausage patties, as well as organic canned tomatoes and tomato paste.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-13-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By porque
Thanks for the info Leersia, this sounds a lot...

Thanks for the info Leersia, this sounds a lot like my son. Very reassuring.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By porque
Thanks everyone for your replies. 4evermom, my...

Thanks everyone for your replies.
4evermom, my son is the same- he gets to blending and just is stuck. I don't think he is dyslexic, I just don't want to miss anything.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-09-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,466
Posted By porque
Melissa, your post was so timely for me. It had...

Melissa, your post was so timely for me. It had never occured to me to let a family go, so I can have less work time. I always seem to be working to accomodate families, other than my own. What do...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-08-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,466
Posted By porque
I do this and it is overwhelming at times....

I do this and it is overwhelming at times. Depending on the kids, sometimes we "school" during naptimes, and sometimes when I am done for the day. I finish daycare at 4:00 or so, so there is plenty...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-08-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By porque
I don't post much here, but I lurk (and learn) a...

I don't post much here, but I lurk (and learn) a lot! I am trying to figure out how best to help my son. He is 8 (almost 9) and not reading much at all, really very little. We are in California and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By porque
I have a home day care and homeschool my kids so...

I have a home day care and homeschool my kids so I feel you! Particularly as my kids get older (they are 6 and 8), but the day care kids age out for the most part. It is hard to balance everyone's...
Forum: Birth Professionals   01-15-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By porque
Not a midwife either, but 3 kids, no stretch...

Not a midwife either, but 3 kids, no stretch marks. Tore with two, but not with my 10lb 9 oz 3rd baby.
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-10-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 278
Posted By porque
Yes is is possible. Happened to me, she is 6...

Yes is is possible. Happened to me, she is 6 years old now.
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