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Forum: Learning at School   07-25-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,355
Posted By MomInCalifornia
My kiddo used the planet box every day least...

My kiddo used the planet box every day least year in first grade and we've been very pleased with it. Everything is still in great shape, including the carrying case and mesh drink holder, and I...
Forum: Learning at School   05-28-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By MomInCalifornia
I'd wait (I teach pre-k in a state with a Dec...

I'd wait (I teach pre-k in a state with a Dec cut off)
Forum: Parenting   05-10-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,254
Posted By MomInCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by hollytheteacher...

Quote:
Originally Posted by hollytheteacher http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15389594)
I think she was rude too OP. There...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-06-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,087
Posted By MomInCalifornia
IMy biggest reason was I knew my son would be...

IMy biggest reason was I knew my son would be much hapier if he was here as opposed to someone else's place.

I also agree with lots of what was said above.
Forum: Learning at School   12-06-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,831
Posted By MomInCalifornia
I teach a parent cooperative school and...

I teach a parent cooperative school and something parents have done that means so much to me is write a letter to my director letting them know how much they enjoy having their child in my class or...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-04-2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By MomInCalifornia
My son is 5 and our nanny brings her 8 month...

My son is 5 and our nanny brings her 8 month old. It's worked really well. He's our youngest and has really fallen in love with her little one.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-26-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By MomInCalifornia
For anyone who has a supervisor, write a letter...

For anyone who has a supervisor, write a letter letting them know what you appreciate about the teacher and give a copy to the teacher as well. I've had parents do this and it means so much to me.
...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-16-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 188
Posted By MomInCalifornia
What a great story to read as I start my day!

What a great story to read as I start my day!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-19-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 299
Posted By MomInCalifornia
I'm a teacher and I use 3 ring binders for the...

I'm a teacher and I use 3 ring binders for the portfolios I make for each of my students. I need 32 each year and try to stock up when they go on sale. Most stores have a max purchase of 3 so it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-18-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By MomInCalifornia
My daughter will be 7 in a few months and has...

My daughter will be 7 in a few months and has recently started having strong body odor after soccer games, playing at the park, running around etc. It's pretty strong and quite noticeable (and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-12-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 838
Posted By MomInCalifornia
Pre-kids I had a thing of pepper spray that I...

Pre-kids I had a thing of pepper spray that I carried in my purse. It accidentally went off one day and I had to clean everything off that it sprayed. Fast forward a few hours later and I changed my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-08-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By MomInCalifornia
Thank you for the info! Lillian, any...

Thank you for the info! Lillian, any recomendations for where to stay?
The over water room sounds lovely!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-07-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By MomInCalifornia
Our 10 year anniversary is next year and we've...

Our 10 year anniversary is next year and we've been saving and planning to take a big trip.

So far Tahiti & Bora Bora are at the top of our list. We're looking to travel in early to mid August...
Forum: Learning at School   09-28-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By MomInCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by velochic...

Quote:
Originally Posted by velochic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14444699)
We really like the carrying case. Did you...
Forum: Learning at School   09-21-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By MomInCalifornia
Quote: Originally Posted by mags...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mags http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14412651)
I did. I spent $10 for each teacher (2 of them),...
Forum: Family Safety   09-14-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By MomInCalifornia
We were able to take out expired seats to the...

We were able to take out expired seats to the CHP station for them to dispose of.
Forum: Learning at School   09-14-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 810
Posted By MomInCalifornia
I teach pre-k and ask parents to have an extra...

I teach pre-k and ask parents to have an extra outfit for their kids in their tote bag. By pre-k most kids aren't having accidents very often, but we do use lots of shaving cream, paint, clay,...
Forum: Learning at School   08-28-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By MomInCalifornia
I'm a pre-k teacher at a parent co-op...parents...

I'm a pre-k teacher at a parent co-op...parents cry all the time! I cired after dropping my daughter off a Kindy last year and 1st grade this year. Not sad tears, just "wow, she's growing up" tears....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-27-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By MomInCalifornia
Would switching from a center to a nanny be an...

Would switching from a center to a nanny be an option since your hours often are different than what the center allows? If you're paying tuition plus additional care on a regular basis it may be...
Forum: Family Safety   08-19-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By MomInCalifornia
We have the vivo and while I like it over all,...

We have the vivo and while I like it over all, the seatbelt slipping out of the sholder guide is a huge pain in the rear. We have 3 of the seats and they all do it in every car so I do think its a...
Forum: Learning at School   08-16-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,676
Posted By MomInCalifornia
we love it!!!

we love it!!!
Forum: Parenting   08-13-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,205
Posted By MomInCalifornia
A common saying in our home is "different...

A common saying in our home is "different families have different rules".
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-11-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By MomInCalifornia
How frustrating. I agree with talking to a...

How frustrating. I agree with talking to a supervisor.
I'm sorry you didn't get to go today.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-07-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By MomInCalifornia
I'd go with the older one as well and let the...

I'd go with the older one as well and let the boys stay home and do something special with just the 2 of them.
Forum: Personal Growth   08-07-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By MomInCalifornia
That sounds wonderful!

That sounds wonderful!
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