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Forum: Waldorf   07-30-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By mammom
Thank you!  I will check them out for sure!  I...

Thank you!  I will check them out for sure!  I was hoping he'd forgotten about it, but he asked again the other day.  I'm on the hunt!  :)
 
Oh, and editing to add, that I did get The Children of...
Forum: Waldorf   07-17-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By mammom
Hi all,   I have a voracious reader on my...

Hi all,
 
I have a voracious reader on my hands.  He's read through all the Percy Jackson books (a year-and-a-half early, I know) and is craving more books about the Greek Gods.  He says he wants...
Forum: Waldorf   09-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,967
Posted By mammom
To VJPam, I didn't think you sounded defensive...

To VJPam, I didn't think you sounded defensive at all.  I haven't read a full biography about Steve Jobs, but one article I read talked about his intrigue with electronics having more to do with HOW...
Forum: Waldorf   09-26-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,967
Posted By mammom
Hi Sarah,   I have not read all the...

Hi Sarah,
 
I have not read all the responses, but I wanted to say that my eight-year-old son has been in Waldorf since he was three, with a small break for a few months of Montessori when he...
Forum: Waldorf   06-25-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By mammom
Hi All,   My little guy is a great reader...

Hi All,
 
My little guy is a great reader and has been since he was five.  He got ahold of my Harry Potter books last summer and can't put them down (he is only allowed 1-3 and the tasks in #4). ...
Forum: Waldorf   08-27-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,358
Posted By mammom
I agree with mamahawk - we've been in three...

I agree with mamahawk - we've been in three Waldorf communities now and haven't experienced any judgements.  I know what the concern is, but I'm not sure why I know it - in fact sometimes I feel...
Forum: Waldorf   07-15-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,358
Posted By mammom
IzzyBelly, great explanation.  Thank you for...

IzzyBelly, great explanation.  Thank you for taking the time to share all that!  I hope you find the time to publish some day - it would be wonderful to see that fleshed out.  But as a general...
Forum: Waldorf   07-15-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,358
Posted By mammom
 Jalilah, I am sorry to have offended you -...



Jalilah, I am sorry to have offended you - especially so deeply!  My goodness, I guess I should have been more specific in reference to this thread, rather than to life in general.  My belief is...
Forum: Waldorf   07-13-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,358
Posted By mammom
I believe that you are going to find whatever...

I believe that you are going to find whatever you WANT to find.  If you want to find that Waldorf is "culty" and "bully-ish" and a terrible fit for the universe, then that is what you're going to...
Forum: Waldorf   07-08-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,358
Posted By mammom
My son is in a Waldorf school and my...

My son is in a Waldorf school and my understanding is that Anthroposophy is never taught in the classes.  The teachers have an understanding of it, study it, and like zoebird said, they have...
Forum: Waldorf   05-29-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,768
Posted By mammom
Hi Everyone,   Can you tell me what your...

Hi Everyone,
 
Can you tell me what your Waldorf schools have used for fundraising for the 8th grade service trip? 
 
Our school's main fundraiser has been lunches.  At the beginning of this...
Forum: Waldorf   05-27-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By mammom
Have you checked with AWSNA?  It's the...

Have you checked with AWSNA?  It's the Association of Waldorf Schools in North America.  www.whywaldorfworks.org (http://www.whywaldorfworks.org).  They might be able to point you in the right...
Forum: Waldorf   11-09-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,956
Posted By mammom
Oh, Melaniee, you are missing out! You should...

Oh, Melaniee, you are missing out! You should definitely read them!

The first few you will fly through... Then they get deeper and JK finds her stride as a writer. Excellent books....
Forum: Waldorf   11-08-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,956
Posted By mammom
Thank you all for the great discussion! I really...

Thank you all for the great discussion! I really want to start now because I have enjoyed the books so much (and so many times!) over the years! But I think I will wait a little longer. Or, at least...
Forum: Waldorf   11-05-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,956
Posted By mammom
I don't think he'd be scared really (I've read...

I don't think he'd be scared really (I've read them all many, many times and love them personally)... I think I was thinking that "pedagogically" it might be more appropriate to wait until at least...
Forum: Waldorf   11-04-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,956
Posted By mammom
I know the answer is yes, but I am hoping it's...

I know the answer is yes, but I am hoping it's not. Maybe I can edit the ending? I love the Harry Potter books and somehow, my son is interested in them all of a sudden. He'll be 7yo in a few...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-06-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By mammom
Sorry! I'm sort of laughing at myself here... I...

Sorry! I'm sort of laughing at myself here... I didn't even think of the actual schedule and that 20 couldn't *actually* be a reality. Silly me.

ANYWAY, I guess the true number isn't really the...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-06-2010, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By mammom
You know, I really am not sure which ones she...

You know, I really am not sure which ones she will receive. My friend made just made a motion with her hands showing that they give her a bunch in each arm and each leg. Boom, boom, boom, boom. This...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-05-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By mammom
Hi Everyone, A friend of mine is adopting a...

Hi Everyone,

A friend of mine is adopting a baby girl (18 months old) from China next week
and before they bring her home, she has to receive something like TWENTY
vaccines. All in one sitting....
Forum: California, Nevada   03-25-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By mammom
Thank you for your replies! ZoeyZoo, I just...

Thank you for your replies! ZoeyZoo, I just might PM you if things progress with the interview process. I am still drawn to both schools for different reasons, so I would need to visit both to see...
Forum: California, Nevada   03-20-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,903
Posted By mammom
Hi Jackie, We are looking for a cow as...

Hi Jackie,

We are looking for a cow as well. My research has led me to Organic Pastures. I asked Mark McAfee himself about drugs (hormones, vaccines, antibiotics, etc) and his animals are clear...
Forum: California, Nevada   03-20-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,127
Posted By mammom
Hi! Not sure where in LA you've landed, but...

Hi! Not sure where in LA you've landed, but another idea is the Holistic Moms Network - we meet in South Pasadena the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm. My son is at a local Waldorf school...
Forum: California, Nevada   03-18-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By mammom
Hi Mamas, There is a slight chance that we...

Hi Mamas,

There is a slight chance that we will be moving to San Diego and, as much as I love San Diego, I am really sad about it because we just recently moved to LA and are settled at our...
Forum: Waldorf   10-15-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By mammom
Hi everyone, My son just started in our...

Hi everyone,

My son just started in our first established Waldorf School (we have been in home-based start-ups over the past few years). He is in Kindergarten and is doing several things he's not...
Forum: Waldorf   04-18-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By mammom
Hello everyone! I don't post her often, as we do...

Hello everyone! I don't post her often, as we do not have a Waldorf school near us. We are moving and have applied to the local Waldorf school in our new town.

I am totally fine with not watching...
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