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Forum: Waldorf   08-08-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Jacquelin
Hi, Neera. In the United States, most...

Hi, Neera.

In the United States, most Waldorf schools are independent schools and they must charge tuition and ask for donations as well. The good news is that they always rank very highly in the...
Forum: Waldorf   08-06-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Jacquelin
Wookumus, thank you for your reply. As I...

Wookumus, thank you for your reply.

As I said in my post, I want to help but I also wanted to express that the point of entry is difficult when the premise begins with there "are occultist...
Forum: Waldorf   08-06-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Jacquelin
Hi. I would say hold off on the pre-k and enjoy...

Hi. I would say hold off on the pre-k and enjoy your time together. Early Childhood is about rhythm, the seasons of the year and exploring the natural environment. Your child will never be at a...
Forum: Waldorf   08-06-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Jacquelin
Hi, Wookumus. What in particular is of concern to...

Hi, Wookumus. What in particular is of concern to you? To put it bluntly, all the nasty crap on the internet is not "hidden" and there is a reason why the most reputable sources (like books and...
Forum: Waldorf   08-05-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By Jacquelin
Hi bean-e. This is a tough one. For a five year...

Hi bean-e. This is a tough one. For a five year old I think I would keep things simple and say "The baby wasn't ready to be born yet and maybe someday soon auntie will have another baby in her tummy....
Forum: Waldorf   04-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By Jacquelin
All tuition contracts are legal documents. I...

All tuition contracts are legal documents. I suggest that you contact an attorney to investigate your options. Also - and I realize this is too late for you now - but parents can buy tuition...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-07-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 30
Posted By Jacquelin
I have had some kombucha but not as much as I...

I have had some kombucha but not as much as I usually drink. I have also been enjoying kefir. I have been drinking more kefir than usual.There are no warnings on GTs Kombucha which I thought was...
Forum: Waldorf   04-04-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Jacquelin
Well, in the case of "pro" or "anti" public...

Well, in the case of "pro" or "anti" public school, I would say that such frames of thinking are equally unproductive and I am glad to know that since I have never heard it I probably don't hang out...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   04-01-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22
Posted By Jacquelin
Pregnancy is a stressful time for men too....

Pregnancy is a stressful time for men too. (Yeah, I really did just say that!) 
 
Yet there are fewer outlets for men to talk about what they are experiencing. And, even sensitive new age guys...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 76
Posted By Jacquelin
I don't have any statistics to share but the...

I don't have any statistics to share but the odds of having a botched circumcision in the United States are very low. This is something you can discuss with the pediatrician. How many circs has the...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-28-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By Jacquelin
I am having a mild pain or burning sensation at...

I am having a mild pain or burning sensation at the top of my expanding baby bump. Could this be heartburn or something to do with constipation? It doesn't bother me too much but it is a weird...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-21-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 186
Posted By Jacquelin
So glad to hear about others' nausea subsiding....

So glad to hear about others' nausea subsiding. It is so hard not to worry though, huh? I think I am getting better about not rushing to the bathroom for every little gas pain but I am clearly...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-20-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 62
  Nausea
Views: 33
Posted By Jacquelin
Ok. I will. My house is an absolute disaster and...

Ok. I will. My house is an absolute disaster and I am way behind on my work. I will take your advice and seize the day!! 
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 62
  Nausea
Views: 33
Posted By Jacquelin
So I think I have gone a whole day without any...

So I think I have gone a whole day without any nausea! I kept waiting for it to come and...nothing. (I am 8 weeks). Although I have been miserable up until now, at least I knew that the nausea meant...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 186
Posted By Jacquelin
Redmom, I think I know how you are feeling...

Redmom, I think I know how you are feeling today. I had two back-to-back losses. It is stunning. I am so sorry. All I can say is go ahead and indulge yourself - right away. With the first one I got...
Forum: October 2014 Due Date Club   03-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By Jacquelin
Yay! I am so happy for you. After the first...

Yay! I am so happy for you. After the first appointment my doctor always says "You may experience a little bit of spotting after everything we do today. This is normal. But if you experience...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-10-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jacquelin
My hospital gave me commercial versions of the...

My hospital gave me commercial versions of the freeze-your-own method suggested here. You just cracked them (like glow sticks) and placed them in the bottom of your underwear. Aahhh! I might try...
Forum: Waldorf   03-04-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Jacquelin
Although I understand what you are trying to...

Although I understand what you are trying to say, I detest the phrase "pro-Waldorf". Do we ever speak of pro- or anti- public school? How is it ever reasonable to be either "pro" or "anti" toward...
Forum: Waldorf   01-20-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By Jacquelin
At that age it is "outta sight - outta mind"....

At that age it is "outta sight - outta mind". Maybe cover up the computer somehow? I wouldn't say the videos in themselves are so bad for her. The problem is really the "slippery slope" element. It...
Forum: Waldorf   01-20-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Jacquelin
I like Understanding Waldorf Education: Teaching...

I like Understanding Waldorf Education: Teaching from the Inside Out.  The dreamy early childhood stuff is nice but the real foundation of Waldorf education is the picture of the child and how the...
Forum: Waldorf   01-20-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Jacquelin
I second the recommendation for Simplicity...

I second the recommendation for Simplicity Parenting. Maybe things related to "voluntary simplicity" and "slow food" might appeal to you too. You might find a kinship with people who practice yoga...
Forum: Waldorf   09-24-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Jacquelin
Hi, Gina.   I am sure you have already heard...

Hi, Gina.
 
I am sure you have already heard this but she will probably need some extra work in reading to meet the grade level expectations in the new public school. Of course, this could not be...
Forum: Waldorf   09-24-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Jacquelin
Hi, astellarbean.    Wow, life is difficult...

Hi, astellarbean. 
 
Wow, life is difficult over at your house isn't it? Taking a big step back, I would just remark that it seems as if you have firmly held convictions about a life well lived....
Forum: Waldorf   07-11-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Jacquelin
Please forgive me for saying that your post made...

Please forgive me for saying that your post made me laugh. Not for your troubles, of course, but because I recognize my relationship in it. No way, no how would my oldest child suffer me doing...
Forum: Waldorf   07-11-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Jacquelin
Well, I think your kids will be fine. Especially...

Well, I think your kids will be fine. Especially your first grader. Many of the things that will be new for that child will be new for the others too. For the third grader, I would recommend some...
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