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Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,231
Posted By seamama11
First of all big hugs. I have had moments, days,...

First of all big hugs. I have had moments, days, phases of my life when I feel the same way you do and it is so disheartening. You have a lot of great posts all with good ideas. These are thoughts...
Forum: Diapering   07-02-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By seamama11
Does anyone here use 7th generation powder...

Does anyone here use 7th generation powder detergent? What do you recommend?
Thanks
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-11-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By seamama11
4 to 4.5 was really hard for my son, and for me....

4 to 4.5 was really hard for my son, and for me. He was an emtional mess, yelled, fits....then we had a great few months and now he is acting up again. Almost every issue revolves around his sister...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-23-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,150
Posted By seamama11
HI Everyone! I read through this entire thread...

HI Everyone! I read through this entire thread last night for inspiration. I have a 2, 4 year and am pregnant and work part time so planning meals, shopping, and cooking are quite taxing right now....
Forum: May 2011   01-16-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,191
Posted By seamama11
We are waiting this time. My husband wanted it...

We are waiting this time. My husband wanted it to be a surprise. This is our third and we found out both times. I wanted to find out at first but now I am totally liking the not knowing. I am not...
Forum: Waldorf   11-04-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,526
Posted By seamama11
I know it seems like a strange question. We are...

I know it seems like a strange question. We are a waldorf inspired family. We aren't super strict, but have tried to incorporate the parts we really like. We have almost all natural, wooden toys,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-25-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By seamama11
I think there is a difference between...

I think there is a difference between punishments and consequences. I try my best to have logical consequences to my son's actions: If he hits me, I move away from him. If he yells at me, I don't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-22-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By seamama11
He is 4 years old and has starting hitting when...

He is 4 years old and has starting hitting when he is mad.

I want to show him it is unacceptable. I have tried putting him in his room, moving away from him, telling him, showing him he can hit...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-22-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,065
Posted By seamama11
We spend between 150-200 on food a week...

We spend between 150-200 on food a week including the occassional pizza or burritos. We don't eat meat. I buy a few packaged items a week like crackers, pasta, cheese, bread, tortillas. I buy...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By seamama11
Thank you for both your responses. It helps to...

Thank you for both your responses. It helps to know I'm not the only one out there in this situation. And I agree I am too loose at home. So I guess my question is: how do I show him his actions :...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By seamama11
He is fine with transitions. Very well-behaved...

He is fine with transitions. Very well-behaved at nursery school, swim class and any other sports lessons. In these situations he is focused and a better listener than any of his peers.
At home it...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-13-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By seamama11
I don't know what is happening to my son, or how...

I don't know what is happening to my son, or how to best handle the situations.
They are happening more and more throughout the day, and I am at a total loss.
example:
We are at zoo having a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-07-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By seamama11
1. Gets mad at hits you or his sister. He is...

1. Gets mad at hits you or his sister. He is strong, 4 years old, and it hurts. We have used the whole, hands are not for hitting, use your words for 3 years now.

2. You son yells at you and says...
Forum: May 2011   09-22-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By seamama11
Any suggestions for good protein bars....

Any suggestions for good protein bars....
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-20-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,918
Posted By seamama11
Anyone know of a good website or book I can buy...

Anyone know of a good website or book I can buy with patterns for doll clothes for 12 and 16 inch waldorf dolls. I am having the hardest time finding any patterns that AREN'T for American dolls....
Forum: May 2011   09-17-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By seamama11
I can't remember if I drank coffee in the first...

I can't remember if I drank coffee in the first trimester during my past two pregnancies.
I only drink one a day, in the morning, but it is so helpful, and I am having a very hard time giving it...
Forum: May 2011   09-16-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By seamama11
My name is Sarah, and I found out about a week...

My name is Sarah, and I found out about a week ago that I am pregnant with our third child. My son is 4 and my daughter is 2.5. I have been on the fence for the last year on whether or not we should...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By seamama11
My son is a few months over 4 and my daughter is...

My son is a few months over 4 and my daughter is 2.5 Please help!
They love each other and play together throughout the day nicely, but they also fight and I just don't know what to do.
She hits...
Forum: Waldorf   08-04-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By seamama11
yes yes yes thank you so much, you made my day

yes yes yes
thank you so much, you made my day
Forum: Waldorf   08-04-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By seamama11
It was in Europe, and it had beautiful rotating...

It was in Europe, and it had beautiful rotating wooden framed seasonal posters/prints.....anyone know the site?
I bookmarked it maybe a year ago and am ready to buy some things but can't find it on...
Forum: Waldorf   07-31-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By seamama11
My son stopped napping for a few weeks around 3,...

My son stopped napping for a few weeks around 3, but it was obvious that he still needed naps so we went back to family naps at 1. About a month before he turned four we dropped them because bedtime...
Forum: Waldorf   07-31-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,826
Posted By seamama11
This thread is great, thank you to all who have...

This thread is great, thank you to all who have contributed. My name is Sarah and I have a ds 4 and a dd 2.5.
I stumbled upon "waldorf living" a few years back and immediately it seemed to fit...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-23-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,746
Posted By seamama11
Last night we had the tempeh tacos from...

Last night we had the tempeh tacos from Veganomicon, so delicious, and the kids eat them right up.
Tonight I tried the red bean and Quinoa chili from Feeding the Whole Family. The kids loved it and...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-11-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,746
Posted By seamama11
I rarely post on this thread, but read it often...

I rarely post on this thread, but read it often for inspiration and ideas. I would love to have the recipe for the brown rice and goat cheese cakes...yum!
Tonight I am making corn chowder, salad...
Forum: Waldorf   07-01-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By seamama11
Does anyone have any thoughts? Surely some of...

Does anyone have any thoughts? Surely some of your kids have been exposed to these characters and asked about them or started to use them in their play..what about pretending to shoot things, do you...
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