Because the world is too fabulous to go to the same place and do the same things with the same people each and every day of childhood. Oak Meadow is fabulous as it offers flexibility along with that needed routine.
Making matching sweater pants jammies for DS and DD for Solstice. And we always make a new set of shadow puppets for Solstice as well (http://zachaboard.blogspot.com/2010/12/in-shadows.html) And for our Solstice cocoa I am going to make a batch of homemade marshmallows and get the kids special cocoa spoons (http://www.etsy.com/shop/OliveSpoonStudio)
For Christmas I am making some blocks for DD (using blanks from Casey...
So at Sam's Club both online and in the store's they have real, 100% sheepskins for crazy cheap (like 60% less than Nova). I got a really nice one, large and soft today for $39. Here is a link to online....
Of those stainless espresso cup/ saucers from Ikea -- I know exactly what you're talking about! Those are great, love that idea. And a Kleen Kanteen too.
Tell your son thank you for the idea ;) He's right too -- she already LOVES and I mean LOVES her brother's matchbox cars, so wheel are a good thing.
I appreciate all of your thoughts! Thank you! I am open to any and all First Birthday ideas! Keep 'em coming!
Thank you for the idea! They are all wonderful! I guess the problem is because I have an older son, we have so many of these things already. We have playsilks coming out our ears. :) And blocks. And wood animals. And stackers. I love that block wagon combo, but living on a sailboat we wouldn't have space for it.
Maybe just a stuffed animal...? She loves her brother's stuffed dog and cheetah, maybe a little one for her like...
My daughter will turn one next month. I am so tuned out for "girl" stuff with an older son, and we have SO many things already that are perfectly lovely and gender neutral there seems to be nothing we need. But I don't want to give her nothing :( Anyone have any nice ideas for baby girl gifts? Thanks!
I know there was an old thread that discussed this, but I did a search and couldn't find it. Is there a link or something to find the dates for Waldorf festivals each year? Like when is Michaelmas this year? Or is it the same year to year?