Originally Posted by morgainesmama
Will shaving cream in the tub in quantity cause any urinary problems in boys?
Ds doesn't do shaving cream art while he is taking a bath because I worry about this too.
I have a ds who is 5 and loves to build as well. Here are some of the activities he has enjoyed recently:
I taped a giant sheet of blank newsprint (over 4 ft tall) to the wall, and drew the outline of an apartment building with empty windows, a plain rectangle for a door, etc. He spent an hour or two filling in the details. Rain outside, smoke coming from the chimney, fire escapes for the upper floors, storage boxes filled with clothes in the attic, etc. He actually...
I'm looking for plain denim overalls for a boy in size 6 and up. Plain and inexpensive is best, since I want to applique and/or paint them. (Used or new is fine.) I can only seem to find them in the smaller sizes offline, so I'm looking to buy online.
Thanks for any help!
I agree with the posters who said they'd be least likely to put their kids in middle school. Middle school was a complete nightmare for me socially. I think it was sitting in a middle school classroom that I first decided to homeschool any children I would have.
I voted elementary school because it was the most positive for me of the three. Screwed up high school kids have easier access to weapons and drugs, and can create far more dangerous situations than would...
Originally Posted by familyguy5
I am tired of hearing that they should be retractable by 7, or that they have phimosis every time they are examined. I need to find a friendly doctor in the area, but I have not yet had any luck.
Sounds like one of the pedis in the practice we go to! (Also in Mass.) When will these docs learn that not all boys are retractable by 5 or 7 or 10 or whatever (grrr). DH wrote to No Circ to find ds a new doc,...
Here is our tentative plan for next year, when ds would be in 1st grade according to age in a normal school setting. Most of these things are just a continuation of what is working well for us this year. I don't expect that this will take us more than 2 hours a day (minus reading, outside classes and field trips). I'm not a fan of labels, but you can call us eclectic funschoolers if you'd like. I will readily ditch or radically change any activity, curriculum, etc. that ds...