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Forum: The Childhood Years   01-03-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,258
Posted By AugustineM
I've recently made a shift in our eating habits...

I've recently made a shift in our eating habits as I feel like we've been stuck in an eating rut -- eating much of the same things, not very healthy, my kids were requesting too much mac n cheese...
Forum: Waldorf   06-17-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,667
Posted By AugustineM
Yes, nice way to put it!   By the way, I...

Yes, nice way to put it!
 
By the way, I apologize, I completely missed that hawk was your ds's name and made some typos in my earlier post.
 
Enjoy your journey!
Forum: Waldorf   06-14-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,667
Posted By AugustineM
zoebird, I definitely see what you're saying. I...

zoebird, I definitely see what you're saying. I guess I would try to assuage your worries. Sounds like, if anything, he will do exceptionally well in school, being socially quite adept and sunny. My...
Forum: Waldorf   06-13-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,667
Posted By AugustineM
Also, just to point out, any schooling choice...

Also, just to point out, any schooling choice will have a variety of skill levels in any class. Some children will  be far ahead of others, no matter what the schooling choice is. It's the job of a...
Forum: Waldorf   06-07-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By AugustineM
I agree that the best waldorf teachers are often...

I agree that the best waldorf teachers are often public school trained. It's actually a fairly common scenario, from what I've seen. I have a masters in teaching, taught public high school for four...
Forum: Family Planning   06-01-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 673,223
Posted By AugustineM
carseatqueen -- oh my!! that must have been a...

carseatqueen -- oh my!! that must have been a shock. congrats, though!!
 
I'm so bummed because I think I've gained 20-25 lbs with the mirena. 10lbs I gained right away, within the first month. It...
Forum: Family Planning   06-01-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 673,223
Posted By AugustineM
sorry, double post.    

sorry, double post.
 
 
Forum: Waldorf   05-28-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By AugustineM
Yeah, there certainly will be those long...

Yeah, there certainly will be those long discussions about anthroposophy that she would have to sit through, and some people that will be totally into it. That could be pretty annoying but also...
Forum: Waldorf   05-27-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By AugustineM
I'm in much of the same situation as you....

I'm in much of the same situation as you. Considering teacher training, unsure about anthroposophy, but love what I see my kids getting at our waldorf school. I'm an assistAnt in the kindergarten...
Forum: Waldorf   05-27-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,024
Posted By AugustineM
Out here in the northwest the starting pay is...

Out here in the northwest the starting pay is around 35-40k, depending on experience.
Forum: Waldorf   05-21-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By AugustineM
My two children go to waldorf kindergarten. They...

My two children go to waldorf kindergarten. They are 5 and almost 7. In the fall my 7 year old will go to first grade. My youngest will go to the nursery (she will be 3).

I love many things about...
Forum: Waldorf   05-17-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,667
Posted By AugustineM
My son will enter 1st grade at our waldorf...

My son will enter 1st grade at our waldorf school, my dd is in kindergarten and our youngest is in nursery. I'm an assistant in one of the kindergartens as well. I have learned so much about myself...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-15-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,826
Posted By AugustineM
It's been a long time since ive been here's at...

It's been a long time since ive been here's at mothering, but have since moved I two yurts, one 30' and one 20'. We bought them used. I love it. We bought 5 acres of an old homestead, so it has an...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   08-22-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By AugustineM
We're considering moving to Hawaii late next...

We're considering moving to Hawaii late next year, partly because I would like to do the teacher training at the Honolulu Waldorf School, and partly because my husband and I love Hawaii and would...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-20-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By AugustineM
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Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-09-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By AugustineM
Fantastic!! Vanessa Kohlhaas is spearheading the...

Fantastic!! Vanessa Kohlhaas is spearheading the program right now, so if you can get in touch with her that would be great. Her contact info is in the original post. If you're on facebook join up...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   07-06-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By AugustineM
Whidbey Island Waldorf school is very excited to...

Whidbey Island Waldorf school is very excited to be exploring the expansion of our campus to include a Mainland Early Childhood Center (MECC) in the Mukilteo/ Everett area.

We are hoping to...
Forum: Family Planning   01-20-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By AugustineM
Well, for us it just happened (quite...

Well, for us it just happened (quite unexpectedly!) and our first and second children were 21 months apart. It was tough for 2 years, but now I like it. Things to take in account are length of time...
Forum: Family Planning   01-20-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By AugustineM
Sounds like you know. But how old are you? If...

Sounds like you know. But how old are you? If you're young, it can be hard to project how you might feel in 5 or 10 years, but if you're closer to 40 then I'd say it's safer. But it sounds like you...
Forum: Family Planning   01-20-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,284
Posted By AugustineM
We have three children, 5 1/2, 3 1/2, and 15...

We have three children, 5 1/2, 3 1/2, and 15 months. At first, after the baby was born, I was wondering if I really felt done. But I feel like a similar PP... the older she gets the more I feel like...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-02-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,466
Posted By AugustineM
Definitely interview Suzanne Thomson. She's in...

Definitely interview Suzanne Thomson. She's in North Seattle. She's extremely experienced.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-02-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By AugustineM
If the main problem is the twiddling with the...

If the main problem is the twiddling with the other hand, does it help if you trap your other breast with the blanket or your nightgown? My one year old tries to do that and I seriously like bandage...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-29-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,220
Posted By AugustineM
I totally agree with the above post. Don't keep...

I totally agree with the above post. Don't keep candy in the house. Buy it as a treat and allow them to eat it all (like split a pack of something) but don't hide it in the house and let them know...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-29-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By AugustineM
It probably isn't really that she's used to...

It probably isn't really that she's used to peeing in the diapers at night... you probably have a very heavy sleeper on your hands. The reason I say that is that both of my kids eventually stopped...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   12-09-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By AugustineM
I had a hba2c in Seattle. Best choice I ever...

I had a hba2c in Seattle. Best choice I ever made. PM me if you want to.
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