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Forum: Waldorf   01-05-2012, 04:12 PM
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Yep. But you can clean or sand it or whatever...

Yep. But you can clean or sand it or whatever and oil it still.
Forum: Waldorf   12-23-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
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Beeswax polish is also super simple to make....

Beeswax polish is also super simple to make. Melt I think 1:4 beeswax to oil (we use sunflower seed oil). I don't measure, I just guesstimate and when its all mixed I put a drop inside the jar's...
Forum: Waldorf   12-20-2011, 03:03 PM
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Sometimes in a pinch, I use the magenta 3-M...

Sometimes in a pinch, I use the magenta 3-M abrasive pads. They're sold for polishing metal. We bought ours thru Lee Valley. They're wonderful. Soap and those cleans like nothing else. We even use...
Forum: Waldorf   12-20-2011, 02:58 PM
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Views: 663
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Ours is from a garage sale. Like pp said, wet...

Ours is from a garage sale. Like pp said, wet felting is how we expect to use ours more. Ds's never got into it for washing but since we're homesteading and have a washing machine, we aren't ever...
Forum: Waldorf   12-20-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By sprinkle pocket
The book Heaven On Earth has lots and lots of...

The book Heaven On Earth has lots and lots of great practical ideas. So does the Christopherus homeschool kindergarten book. It doesn't cost much and is a wonderful nuts and bolts guide. There's a...
Forum: Waldorf   12-20-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
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Have you checked on the waldorf homeschooling...

Have you checked on the waldorf homeschooling yahoo groups? There's a few and much more active and homeschooley. You may have luck connecting with folks that way. I wish you were closer as our...
Forum: Parenting   12-20-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 51
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We censor and feel fine about it. Our oldest is...

We censor and feel fine about it. Our oldest is only 6 1/2. We expect to not censor as much the older he gets. We built our own home and it's completely "Eco". Also, is only 500 sq ft, so we are...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-18-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 394
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We don't do anything to add humidity. We cook...

We don't do anything to add humidity. We cook everything from scratch...that probably adds humidity, but our climate is super dry, so I dont know. But we built our house to be very tight and I think...
Forum: Waldorf   10-17-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Check out the book, This is the Way We Wash a...

Check out the book, This is the Way We Wash a Day. Chock full. And at three, kids are in an imitative stage. They may not help in the actual task but if you approach it w/o asking for participation...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-17-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 394
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Our home is strawbale with lots of solar gain in...

Our home is strawbale with lots of solar gain in the winter. Last winter our coldest night was -20°f and we still only used two sticks through the night, keeping it a luxurious 80°f. We don't use...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-17-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Thanks talia rose. We remembered that dh never...

Thanks talia rose. We remembered that dh never got around to putting the a screen on the vent stack. I wanted him to, he thought flies couldn't get past the fan. Ha! He and ds were on the roof...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-17-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
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We had one up for years but we never did get...

We had one up for years but we never did get around to getting it high enough and permanently set up. It is very cool to see it turning and knowing its supplementing the Pv panels.. It depends on...
Forum: Waldorf   10-13-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Imo each page from Peter William Butterblow can...

Imo each page from Peter William Butterblow can stand alone. Maybe somehing can be cobbled from there. It'd be sweet to play through that kitchen one and use it to lead into food.

Or you may be...
Forum: Waldorf   10-12-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Wow! The words I would apply to ur dh's mil...

Wow! The words I would apply to ur dh's mil aren't welcome on this forum! LOL My son is 6 1/2 and doesn't read and knows he will start in first grade some. I was just talking with a friend about him...
Forum: Waldorf   10-09-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By sprinkle pocket
We don't let anyone like MIL try to teach our...

We don't let anyone like MIL try to teach our kids unless they too are aligned with steiners indications. Of course, then they either listen to or play with my kids! LOL If you're going with...
Forum: Waldorf   10-09-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Check any drugstore or pharmacy. Walmart even...

Check any drugstore or pharmacy. Walmart even carries it I think.
That's interesting about letting it sit a while with the glycerin ...will try another batch before its too cold! My son is loving...
Forum: Waldorf   10-05-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
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Funny, we just made this for the first time a...

Funny, we just made this for the first time a few weeks ago. We never made it because our family is soap and poo-free. We have biokleen dishwashing liquid and used that. After googling for homemade...
Forum: Waldorf   09-25-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By sprinkle pocket
We had a similar conundrum when our second boy...

We had a similar conundrum when our second boy turned one. Our boys bdays are a month apart, so our older one decided to give ds2 his small blue kleen kanteen that ds2 loved drinking from and then...
Forum: Waldorf   09-25-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Ours is from lehman's. Can't recall the...

Ours is from lehman's. Can't recall the model/name but they have lots to choose from, including economical ones. These days we go thru so much (home-sprouted) flour, we just use the flour canister...
Forum: Waldorf   09-25-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By sprinkle pocket
The sun seed is wonderful. And as far as...

The sun seed is wonderful.

And as far as storytelling, you don't have to memorize stories that are prewritten. If you want to tell stories, they can just be on the fly. Like the story of how an...
Forum: Waldorf   09-20-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By sprinkle pocket
I think the stockmar sticks come with a scraper...

I think the stockmar sticks come with a scraper to sharpen or.clean them. Its plastic. Maybe if you don't have one, a plastic serrated knife could work? You can see a picture of it online to get an...
Forum: Waldorf   09-20-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Hi! Play silks are nice for.setting the scene on...

Hi! Play silks are nice for.setting the scene on nature tables. Adding little tokens of.nature that they find is a way to make a season concrete...acorns, changing leaves. Winter squash they pick...
Forum: Waldorf   09-20-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By sprinkle pocket
I'm wondering what your waldorf education kids...

I'm wondering what your waldorf education kids play and when they started the instruments. We homeschool but aren't following the curriculums that suggest tin whistles and diatonic recorders in...
Forum: Waldorf   09-17-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Try meadowsweetnaturals.com They have some for...

Try meadowsweetnaturals.com They have some for $1.55 each. I think they're the shorter ones. Hth!
Forum: Waldorf   09-11-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By sprinkle pocket
Oh, I'm curious too! We just use the stories in...

Oh, I'm curious too! We just use the stories in the different homeschool curriculums. I try to keep it as storytelling so we can more easily (for us) go on to make props to play with. I had no idea...
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