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Forum: Learning at School   12-01-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Henry's Mom
Hi we are new to school this year and I have...

Hi
we are new to school this year and I have offered to do a Chanukah program for my K and first graders class. They are the only Chanukah celebrators in the primary building?!
Here is what I was...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-21-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By Henry's Mom
My kids school is having a movie night and...

My kids school is having a movie night and showing Kung Fu Panda.
My 5 and 7 yo have very limited tv and movie experience- Curious George, Real Life Construction Machines, that type of thing.
They...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-17-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 562
Posted By Henry's Mom
Riverscout you do think like my dp, she too...

Riverscout you do think like my dp, she too thinks extras are just more to break, I however covet them!
At this point the only difference for me between the odyssey and the Sienna is the ground...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-17-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 562
Posted By Henry's Mom
Wow, thanks for all the responses. I just...

Wow, thanks for all the responses.
I just looked at a 2006 odyssey ex with 27000 milles for $18000, it's tempting to spend $8,000 less than for a new stripped down lx.
My dp is of the mind that...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 562
Posted By Henry's Mom
We need to buy a new vehicle and after many...

We need to buy a new vehicle and after many years of owning and loving station wagons we are making the minivan leap!
2 kids, friends and gear= minivan!
Any advice/experiences/opinions are...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-03-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By Henry's Mom
Sent, thanks to all who replied. Both my guys...

Sent, thanks to all who replied.
Both my guys have outgrown a My Mommies Rule tshirt, the tag is cut out but I would call it a size 2/4t-ish. It's purple and apprears stainfree (!), happy to send...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-19-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By Henry's Mom
I second the idea of having your kiddo try them...

I second the idea of having your kiddo try them out at a store. Both my guys were 2 wheelers at 3 but my nephew is a 3 wheeler at 5.
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-04-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,460
Posted By Henry's Mom
thanks so much for your responses. The solid...

thanks so much for your responses. The solid color makes me nervous, it seems like a dark busy pattern on a non cottony fabric would hide more!
One website I looked at said that if you clean with...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-04-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By Henry's Mom
Need ideas of an 8th grader and a 12th grader,...

Need ideas of an 8th grader and a 12th grader, both have everything they "need" but wondering if there is some clever rite of passage idea. I can only come up with savings bonds!
Thanks
Forum: The Mindful Home   06-04-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,460
Posted By Henry's Mom
I am about to buy a bunch of furniture for a...

I am about to buy a bunch of furniture for a shelter I run and I am tempted by the microfiber claims that it doesn't stain. I can imagine a particular stain coming out but I am wondering if it gets...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-27-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 752
Posted By Henry's Mom
I can't stand sunblocking the kids and nightly...

I can't stand sunblocking the kids and nightly tick checks!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-08-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,249
Posted By Henry's Mom
the photo idea sounds perfect, nice to have a...

the photo idea sounds perfect, nice to have a memory of your child. The other thing I like to get for a care provider/teacher is a gift certificate for a massage!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-23-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 417
Posted By Henry's Mom
Can your brother swap the 3 weeks he'll be away...

Can your brother swap the 3 weeks he'll be away with his ex for a time he'll be around so he doesn't lose such a big chunk of his parenting time?
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-23-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,684
Posted By Henry's Mom
I love my Schmop, it's a mop base that comes...

I love my Schmop, it's a mop base that comes with reuseable terry cloth covers that look like shower caps- my ds's wear them frequently!
Fill a pot with hot water with either vinegar or Murphy's...
Forum: Gardening   04-21-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Henry's Mom
We have our pile in a sunny spot- better to get...

We have our pile in a sunny spot- better to get and keep the heat up!-of our large garden, we dump everything from the kitchen (we don't eat meat but if we did I don't think I'd add it to deter...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-15-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 323
Posted By Henry's Mom
I like the baseball with no candy or...

I like the baseball with no candy or crackerjacks and I'd add a pack of baseball cards! We go to a sports card store that sells old packs- must throw away the stale gum!-really cheap, my 2 ds love...
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-26-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By Henry's Mom
This is, imo, the greatest thing ever ...

This is, imo, the greatest thing ever
http://www.florstor.com/floor-specia...ource=mop-1-lp (http://www.florstor.com/floor-specials/sh-mop-featured.htm?source=mop-1-lp)
I've had mine more that 10...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-19-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Henry's Mom
Hi I am about to start this: ...

Hi
I am about to start this:
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter07/PATTlc.html
and wondering about wool selection, anyone else made it?
Thanks!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-13-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 306
Posted By Henry's Mom
wow, what a beautiful strong baby (and mama and...

wow, what a beautiful strong baby (and mama and papa and brother!), totally crying here.
What a wonderful educational piece.
Yay for you!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-13-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Henry's Mom
Hi we are planning a family vacation and want...

Hi
we are planning a family vacation and want to go to the Outer Banks but have no idea which town/area would be best!

We want to rent a house (or maybe more than one depending on size close to...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-12-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Henry's Mom
Hi I need some fast breakfast ideas that can...

Hi
I need some fast breakfast ideas that can be eaten while walking!
My ds is a slow to eat in the morning type and then gets late for walking to his homeschooling group.
He'll eat toast with...
Forum: Gardening   03-11-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 14,206
Posted By Henry's Mom
I am in zone 4 eastern upstate New York, near...

I am in zone 4 eastern upstate New York, near the Vermont border.
We do a huge veggie garden, loads of flowers and pumpkins for a huge annual carving fest!

The boys and I just got out the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-10-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 164
Posted By Henry's Mom
great looking place! hope it works!

great looking place!
hope it works!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-28-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Henry's Mom
It's beautiful! I'd make a earflap hat with...

It's beautiful!
I'd make a earflap hat with tassles on the flaps for my 4 yo!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-28-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Henry's Mom
Need a birthday gift for a 5yo boy for Sunday! ...

Need a birthday gift for a 5yo boy for Sunday!
Anyone have any really fast knit or cut felted (I have loads of felted sweaters I can use!) patterns?
Thanks
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