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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By dogmom327
It's hard, terribly hard. The only reasons it's...

It's hard, terribly hard. The only reasons it's working right now is 1) I own my company so while I work a lot of hours, I have a lot of flexibility on when that happens, 2) DH and I currently trade...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-31-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,958
Posted By dogmom327
I am "weird" I suppose (statistically anyway)...

I am "weird" I suppose (statistically anyway) but probably in ways most parents might approve of. Let's see here. I am in my mid-thirties and have only been married once, for 13 years and am very...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-31-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By dogmom327
You and your husband are adults. Your daughter a...

You and your husband are adults. Your daughter a child. It is unfair to try to pressure her. In the end the decision isn't up to her anyway is it? You and your husband need to work out your...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-28-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By dogmom327
#1 37w6d #2 38w1d #3 40w

#1 37w6d
#2 38w1d
#3 40w
Forum: Homebirth   11-01-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By dogmom327
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by excitedscared http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Homebirth   10-26-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By dogmom327
Just saw this:...

Just saw this: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/10/25/21161194-amber-alert-canceled-for-ailing-newborn-who-vanished-with-mother?lite
 
It was a MW attended home birth. It seems like there...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-25-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By dogmom327
We travel via a fifth wheel for work 5-12 weeks...

We travel via a fifth wheel for work 5-12 weeks a year. We just take our books with us. For things like math and writing which have to be done at a table, we work in the morning before we leave for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-15-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By dogmom327
I'd start by picking a math and language arts...

I'd start by picking a math and language arts curriculum that you think will fit the 9 year old's learning style. Then do the pre-tests and figure out where he/she is at and start there. Budget that...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-22-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By dogmom327
I'm still too new to this part of the country to...

I'm still too new to this part of the country to know anything about Yankton unfortunately :( What is that makes you think there's a potential for issues with the school district? The only...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-21-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By dogmom327
We just moved here in October so I'm still...

We just moved here in October so I'm still figuring it out but really it's an easy state compared to most. I did just go to the inclusive HS association meeting a few weeks ago and got more info. So...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-09-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By dogmom327
We are planning Right Start A and the Ordinary...

We are planning Right Start A and the Ordinary Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading for DD this fall. Beyond that, she's always tagging along with her big brother who will be doing the full contingent...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By dogmom327
I have a very mathy kid. We use Singapore 2B...

I have a very mathy kid. We use Singapore 2B textbook, IP, and CWP. I don't use the workbook at this point. It's just too much repetition for DS.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-29-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By dogmom327
I may be missing something but this is remote...

I may be missing something but this is remote work correct? Why not work for the same clients you did previously in your old city? Is there any particular reason you need clients in your city?
Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-29-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 143
Posted By dogmom327
Internet processor?

Internet processor?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-28-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By dogmom327
We are just getting started but will be...

We are just getting started but will be schooling year round. I honestly don't see the point of taking a big break. Shoot if we take a week off I can tell, it's like info starts falling out of his...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-10-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By dogmom327
I didn't lose weight until I realized that my...

I didn't lose weight until I realized that my body really didn't like dairy, gluten, or carbs. There's nothing magical about BF for weight loss. If you are eating things you body isn't happy with...
Forum: Unschooling   05-09-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By dogmom327
Oh wow, that is seriously awesome! 

Oh wow, that is seriously awesome! 
Forum: Homebirth   05-07-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By dogmom327
My best friend was at all three. I'm grateful...

My best friend was at all three. I'm grateful she was there. We now live 1600 miles from her though and although we are pretty sure we are done, if we did it again, I'd be tempted to have her come...
Forum: North/South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming   05-06-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By dogmom327
We moved to Sioux Falls last October and live...

We moved to Sioux Falls last October and live near the mall. It's pretty lonely. We haven't met many people yet (been busy working and with the kids). We need to make being social more of a...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   05-04-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By dogmom327
Not sure about Yahoo but you might check out...

Not sure about Yahoo but you might check out Portland Green Parenting. It's a great place to connect with like minded parents as well as a great source for organic food and natural home stuff.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-26-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By dogmom327
I had all three of my babies in the Portland...

I had all three of my babies in the Portland area. One thing to keep in mind is that if you can get insurance to cover a homebirth it will be with a CNM and almost all the midwives in Portland...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   04-26-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,100
Posted By dogmom327
DS: 37w6d DD: 38w1d DD: 40w (seriously)

DS: 37w6d
DD: 38w1d
DD: 40w (seriously)
Forum: Lactivism   03-26-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,934
Posted By dogmom327
Until recently I lived in Portland, Oregon and...

Until recently I lived in Portland, Oregon and never had an issue. I never hesitated even when we traveled. I'll admit I'm more hesitant these days. NO ONE breastfeeds in public here best I can...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-22-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By dogmom327
We are using it secularly. It's a tad...

We are using it secularly. It's a tad challenging at times (to do it in a secular manner) but so far worth the effort.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-19-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By dogmom327
If at any point academics and rigor come up with...

If at any point academics and rigor come up with your DH or MIL, the book The Well Trained Mind might be worth looking at. It's the basic model we are using. Note, this is classical homeschooling...
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