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Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-14-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By SusannahR
My kids love to play store and shop keeper type...

My kids love to play store and shop keeper type games.  They don't really have any play store accessories, but they are creative about using things around the house to set up their shop.  My twins...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-21-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 5,694
Posted By SusannahR
Took the evaluation.  It confirmed what I...

Took the evaluation.  It confirmed what I already knew. :)
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-01-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By SusannahR
I don't know about statistics, but this is my...

I don't know about statistics, but this is my story.  It might help.  My OB greatly encouraged me to have an epidural for the same reasons you stated.  I really did not want to be knocked out in...
Forum: Waldorf   10-22-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By SusannahR
There is a great blog by a Jewish Waldorf...

There is a great blog by a Jewish Waldorf homeschooler, called Flowing with my Ducklings.  She incorporates their Jewish faith into the Waldorf curriculum in many ways.  You should check out her...
Forum: Waldorf   10-04-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By SusannahR
         In regards to homeschooling; the beauty...

         In regards to homeschooling; the beauty of homeschooling is that you can combine different methods, into something that works for you.  I combine Waldorf with Charlotte Mason, and somehow...
Forum: Waldorf   10-02-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By SusannahR
I second the book, Toymaking with Children. ...

I second the book, Toymaking with Children.  Even if you aren't crafty, and don't want to make everything the book suggest, it gives a good look into what a "Waldorf toy" essentially is. 
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-28-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By SusannahR
I just gave my daughter's rather worn bendy doll...

I just gave my daughter's rather worn bendy doll a makeover.  I am really pleased with the results! It looks better than new now.  I made a tutorial for any one else wondering how to do the same. ...
Forum: Waldorf   09-28-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By SusannahR
We made dragon bread last year, but adding a...

We made dragon bread last year, but adding a dragon tear treasure hunt sounds fun and doable!
Forum: Waldorf   09-26-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By SusannahR
Do any of you celebrate Michaelmas at home, and...

Do any of you celebrate Michaelmas at home, and if so, what do you do? 
Forum: Waldorf   09-25-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,035
Posted By SusannahR
The liquid to flour ratio does seem a little off...

The liquid to flour ratio does seem a little off in that recipe.  Maybe a typo?  I love making bread with my little ones.  They get so into the kneading process, and I think it teaches character...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-24-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 57,049
Posted By SusannahR
Great pirate boat!  My kids would have a blast...

Great pirate boat!  My kids would have a blast with something like that.  Did you buy the sail?
Forum: Waldorf   09-20-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By SusannahR
How much control do you have over what's in the...

How much control do you have over what's in the room?  Like, would you be allowed to paint or get rid of some toys? I think clearing out the room would be the most helpful thing.  Once most of the...
Forum: Waldorf   09-05-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By SusannahR
Quote:" He'd rather rummage through my drawers...

Quote:" He'd rather rummage through my drawers in the kitchen or play with water in the sink for the most part!'
 
 


LOL! Isn't that true, though?  I call my DS my little racoon, because he...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   09-04-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,130
Posted By SusannahR
I repurpose just about everything I can.  It...

I repurpose just about everything I can.  It makes me feel so thrifty. ;)  I made my girls halloween costures last year from repurposed things. A princess dress from an old silk night gown, and...
Forum: Waldorf   09-03-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By SusannahR
I loved reading your blog post.  Everything...

I loved reading your blog post.  Everything looked so warm and loving.  Your birthday story is beautiful.
Forum: Waldorf   09-02-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By SusannahR
I was wondering if any of you Mamas out there...

I was wondering if any of you Mamas out there have ideas on how to tell the rainbow bridge story to twins? 
After I heard this story, I told it to my oldest dd (8yrs) , slightly modified, since she...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   09-01-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By SusannahR
Thanks for the tips and all the great links!  I...

Thanks for the tips and all the great links!  I have so many ideas on how to make them now.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 57,049
Posted By SusannahR
You should!  It was fun to make, and it's a...

You should!  It was fun to make, and it's a great way to use up leftover bits and pieces of yarn. 
Forum: Waldorf   09-01-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By SusannahR
My little guy loves helping me out.  Especially...

My little guy loves helping me out.  Especially cooking, but anything really, as long as he sees it as "real" work.  He helps me unload the dishwasher, sweep, mop, dust, and he LOVES to wipe things...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 57,049
Posted By SusannahR
This is a play mat I just finished.  You can see...

This is a play mat I just finished.  You can see more pics of it, and I describe how I made it, on my blog at www.s-thefiveofus.blogspot.com (http://www.s-thefiveofus.blogspot.com)  It will be for...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   09-01-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By SusannahR
I take my own cloth bags to the grocery store,...

I take my own cloth bags to the grocery store, but I still use the plastic produce bags.  I hate using all these bags, especially since they're so thin, I can't really reuse them for anything else. ...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-01-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By SusannahR
This is the play kitchen I made for my kids last...

This is the play kitchen I made for my kids last Christmas.  The counter is made from a piece of leftover counter we had after remodeling our kitchen, which I think is neat because it matches our...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-04-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By SusannahR
draft blockers, chair cushion covers, if you...

draft blockers, chair cushion covers, if you have kids, a play rug or play mat.
 
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