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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-16-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Blueena
I think its perfectly reasonable to want your...

I think its perfectly reasonable to want your eight year old to sleep in his bed.  When our eight year old comes to our bed, we take him by the hand, take him back to bed, tuck him in, kiss him...
Forum: Learning at School   12-09-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By Blueena
My son and daughter's school uses for example my...

My son and daughter's school uses for example my son is 2A-20, 2 being grade, A being which second grade and 20 is his number.  I am not sure why they give him a number, but everything is labeled...
Forum: Learning at School   12-09-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,241
Posted By Blueena
I know that for my son he had specials once a...

I know that for my son he had specials once a day, for 50 minutes, art, music, two days of PE and one day of computers.  I didn't know how lucky we are, here in Florida school sizes are capped K-3...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   10-25-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By Blueena
have you looked at Learning Gate Community...

have you looked at Learning Gate Community School?  Very into the environment, the kids take nature walks, there is still homework planners and that sort of thing, but I think it may be the best...
Forum: Learning at School   10-25-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,842
Posted By Blueena
my son loves to play "math" on a website called...

my son loves to play "math" on a website called www.ixl.com (http://www.ixl.com).  His school sent out summer homework and it was to do around 200 review problems on the site (he's in 2nd grade this...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-17-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,098
Posted By Blueena
Quote: Originally Posted by Fyrestorm...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fyrestorm http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11709300)
Nigeria does not have a Yellow Fever or any...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-16-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,098
Posted By Blueena
Quote: Originally Posted by Kiddoson...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kiddoson http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11687861)
is this the same as a passport? isn't that...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-11-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,098
Posted By Blueena
both my kids are on a delayed schedule and some...

both my kids are on a delayed schedule and some we don't give at all. My husband is a volunteer for drs without borders and we are planning on taking the children on a couple of his volunteer trips...
Forum: Television   07-09-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,376
Posted By Blueena
I totally agree with you, the single mom was so...

I totally agree with you, the single mom was so happy to have the baby and she was cooing and laughing and just so thrilled while the couple was more concerned with how she looked and yeah, how...
Forum: Television   07-09-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,376
Posted By Blueena
So I'm watching this this AM (9 AM on the East...

So I'm watching this this AM (9 AM on the East Coast) and there's this blond couple from Florida who are in Siberia to adopt a little girl and the "mother" said the most disturbing things such as:
...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-23-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,027
Posted By Blueena
When my dd was 13 months old she was still...

When my dd was 13 months old she was still getting up every 2 hours to nurse at night even though during the day she nursed all the time and was doing it mostly for comfort and I was tired, dead...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,682
Posted By Blueena
I think people just feel guilty because maybe...

I think people just feel guilty because maybe they let their kids have too much junk food? I know that my two won't eat hot dogs, hamburgers, only chicken nuggets that I make at home with a bit of...
Forum: Television   06-18-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 188,425
Posted By Blueena
I sooo felt her pain when the plane was...

I sooo felt her pain when the plane was grounded, I fly with my two all the time and I was thinking of the food situation especially, you pack enough snacks for lets say 3 hours and when it moves to...
Forum: Unschooling   06-18-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 810
Posted By Blueena
not part of unschooling, but I had to read when...

not part of unschooling, but I had to read when I saw Thomas in the title since my 4.5 year old was obsessed with thomas and I was able to find a bunch of "train" documentaries such as "I love toy...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-15-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 453
Posted By Blueena
We gave daddy shaving cream, then we went out to...

We gave daddy shaving cream, then we went out to lunch at a great caribbean place, then he took my ds to see Kung Fu Panda and when he got home, the kids were playing with my older sister and I gave...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-13-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 492
Posted By Blueena
Healthy: watermelon, grapes Unhealthy:...

Healthy: watermelon, grapes

Unhealthy: Pirate's Booty (when you eat the whole bag) and oatmeal chocolate chip cookies still warm from the oven and made with not one but two sticks of butter, its...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-13-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 395
Posted By Blueena
I bought for $20.00 the fisher price high chair...

I bought for $20.00 the fisher price high chair that attaches to the dining room table, it was easy to clean, converts to a booster and I used it for two kids, can't beat it.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-11-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,596
Posted By Blueena
while pushing my son, my dh in his nervousness...

while pushing my son, my dh in his nervousness said to me "great job honey, you could push out two or three more after this one" and I looked at him and said "are you f_____ kidding me?", that was...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   06-11-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,341
Posted By Blueena
Did you guys read that Leila Ali (spelling?), is...

Did you guys read that Leila Ali (spelling?), is planning an all natural homebirth? thought that was so cool.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-08-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 510
Posted By Blueena
I'm in Florida...um, the AC hardly ever goes...

I'm in Florida...um, the AC hardly ever goes off, its been 93 almost every day for the last couple of months and in the winter only gets below 80 for a couple months out of the year with low enough...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-08-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By Blueena
I'm sorry you had to go thru that, I would have...

I'm sorry you had to go thru that, I would have lost my mind and I think gone off on the dr about how I dont care how much he hates that book, I am PAYING you to take care of the health of my child,...
Forum: June 2008   06-08-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Blueena
sorry, my father took the month of July to take...

sorry, my father took the month of July to take a vacation (my dd was due August 3rd)) and he kept saying "wait until August, wait until August", like if I had a choice and low and behold she was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-04-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,476
Posted By Blueena
As a family that has a $11,346.00 bill due on...

As a family that has a $11,346.00 bill due on Friday for my son's private school, does it bother me that I pay for public school? No, and why is that? Because if I can afford to send my kid to a...
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,671
Posted By Blueena
My girlfriend got pregnant with #3, husband had...

My girlfriend got pregnant with #3, husband had a vasectomy, she hadn't gotten her period yet and was EBF her 5 month old, (she is getting her tubes tied after #3 is born), so I say, you beter get...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-30-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 219
Posted By Blueena
I was in China on a vacation a few years back...

I was in China on a vacation a few years back and toured a factory where they were sewing "made in the USA" labels onto clothing, so since then I don't look, who knows if its true or what it means...
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