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Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-27-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By Embee
I am another one of those who needs visuals. I...

I am another one of those who needs visuals. I am an extrememly organized person but I need to see things in writing. I make a weekly schedule for myself; a list for the library, the grocery store,...
Forum: Unschooling   06-27-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,395
Posted By Embee
Oooh, this sounds like a book I could really...

Oooh, this sounds like a book I could really appreciate. Thanks for the tip and info Piglet... and the excellent discussion all. I'm heading over to the the library to see if I can't get my hands on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-11-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By Embee
Fantastic game (if not a little exhausting for...

Fantastic game (if not a little exhausting for us adults at times http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif). I am a huge fan of Playful Parenting (Cohen) and so early on, I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-07-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 955
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by zeldamomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by zeldamomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15490734)
as a symptom of just how uniform all these...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-27-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Embee
Wanted to add... Quote: Originally Posted...

Wanted to add...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Beauchamp http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15228700)
and it feels so awful...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-27-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Embee
Ah Mama, I think many of us have been there....

Ah Mama, I think many of us have been there. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif

My DH has worked here at home from day one. In the early months, as it is with most...
Forum: Unschooling   03-17-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,500
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by Lillian J...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lillian J http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15195737)
because of never knowing about such...
Forum: Unschooling   03-14-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by Stacey B...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stacey B http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15180055)
just a sharing of love.

'Tis a wonderful...
Forum: Unschooling   03-04-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By Embee
Excellent. Thanks for posting the link, Leslie....

Excellent. Thanks for posting the link, Leslie. This especially jumped out at me (and DH who was happily reading over my shoulder as usual):

Quote:
A fundamental psychological principle is that...
Forum: Unschooling   02-26-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By Embee
Lovely article, Lillian. Thank you for sharing....

Lovely article, Lillian. Thank you for sharing. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I admit, it's always a good boost to see a piece like this on a more or less...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-22-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,964
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by Anglyn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Anglyn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15099361)
Well, its mostly the five year old. Another...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-21-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,964
Posted By Embee
You have just described my son to a tee. For...

You have just described my son to a tee. For YEARS, he was *fully engaged* most of the time. He spent YEARS fully in character as a T-Rex (he was known to most around town as the kid with the tail,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-08-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,312
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by Baby_Cakes...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Baby_Cakes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15038351)
You know what they say...cosleepers do it...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-04-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By Embee
Hi Karin, I used to frequent this board...

Hi Karin,

I used to frequent this board quite a bit myself. I remember lamenting that this particular board for CLW arrived just about the time DS was weaning (nearly 5 years ago now--he was 4 at...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-04-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,884
Posted By Embee
It's been nearly five years now since DS weaned....

It's been nearly five years now since DS weaned. Wow, I can't believe that. He was 4 and change at the time. My memory isn't super clear about it, but I don't remember the process of "drying up"...
Forum: Unschooling   02-02-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,556
Posted By Embee
Indeed, best to find out what the testing...

Indeed, best to find out what the testing regimen is for your state, how the results are recorded, what the repercussions of not testing are, etc.

I live in Washington State. We fine an annual...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-01-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by twinergy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by twinergy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14866873)
Thank you so much for the recommendations....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-31-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By Embee
Loved UP and PP. Aside from those favs I would...

Loved UP and PP. Aside from those favs I would add: Hold On To Your Kids(Neufeld) and Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves.(Aldort) These four books together make up my "parenting library." I...
Forum: Unschooling   12-18-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by SagMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SagMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14806175)
Do you really have to set a limit in order to...
Forum: Parenting   12-07-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By Embee
I thought of a lovely quote I wanted to add....

I thought of a lovely quote I wanted to add. This actually wasn't advice I personally received, but a tidbit I happened to spy on a friend and fellow parent's family bulletin board. I have been...
Forum: Parenting   12-04-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by BarnMomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BarnMomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14751743)
Don't ever wish away time

Oh, this one...
Forum: Parenting   12-02-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 837
Posted By Embee
Worst: (from my mother) "Sometimes you just...

Worst:

(from my mother) "Sometimes you just have to let them cry it out." http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif

"Don't try to be your child's friend. They need you to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-26-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Embee
This article has some wonderful insights... it...

This article has some wonderful insights... it may not seem relevant at first, but keep reading. The author talks of a similar time between her two youngest sons:
...
Forum: Parenting   05-26-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 90,266
Posted By Embee
Unschooling an only here too. He's 8 1/2 (just...

Unschooling an only here too. He's 8 1/2 (just about). http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Unschooling   05-07-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By Embee
Quote: Originally Posted by Dar...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dar http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13721866)
Ah. Well, that would explain it... consider the...
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