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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   12-05-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By lach
Wow, 10 kids is really impressive!  I'd actually...

Wow, 10 kids is really impressive!  I'd actually be much more interested in hearing about the logistics of keeping them all in line and keeping them from fighting, honestly.  I have 3, and it is...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-01-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By lach
All 3 of mine got a Corolle baby doll for their...

All 3 of mine got a Corolle baby doll for their first Christmas, and each of them play with their doll all the time.  I definitely recommend them.  They have very sweet little faces that babies seem...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,391
Posted By lach
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,391
Posted By lach
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-01-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,391
Posted By lach
Have you seen any photos of New York City or New...

Have you seen any photos of New York City or New Jersey?  You're calling that a minor emergency?
 
You think people should be running generators and Coleman stoves in their apartments?
 
Do you...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-19-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,341
Posted By lach
Would it be easier to email?  Are you on...

Would it be easier to email?  Are you on Facebook with him? Calling just seems kind of quaint these days, LOL.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-19-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By lach
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 4evermom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1353475/deschooling-a-child-who-loves-to-learn#post_16982903)

I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-18-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,342
Posted By lach
The past few comments are kind of what I was...

The past few comments are kind of what I was talking about, actually.
 
The litmus test keeps getting stricter and stricter.  Now we all need to be using reusable toilet paper and the reasons...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,342
Posted By lach
I stopped posting much when I had finally had...

I stopped posting much when I had finally had enough of the overmoderation. But I softened, and started coming back, and honestly nothing ever really grabs me.  It's not even that it's slow.  As...
Forum: February 2012   04-12-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,583
Posted By lach
I'm so sorry for your loss.   You are in my...

I'm so sorry for your loss.
 
You are in my thoughts and prayers today.
 
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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-28-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By lach
I love Starfall, which is free, and DreamBox,...

I love Starfall, which is free, and DreamBox, which is not.  Reading Eggs is really good too (also not free).
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-27-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 996
Posted By lach
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-26-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 996
Posted By lach
And I wanted to say that every single emotion...

And I wanted to say that every single emotion you mention I've been through, and come out the other side, and I promise that it will be okay.
 
Also, there's a mathematical formula for how long it...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-26-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 996
Posted By lach
Is there a chance your DD is getting her 2 year...

Is there a chance your DD is getting her 2 year molars?  That would explain the extra food pickiness, and the runny poop, and the extreme tantrums.  I'd try to get a good look back there and see if...
Forum: Unschooling   09-13-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By lach
My parents were big on read-alouds, and I don't...

My parents were big on read-alouds, and I don't remember ever having any say in what they read to us.  It was always really good, though.  I think it's fine for you to dictate what you want to read...
Forum: Waldorf   09-01-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By lach
I'm sure it really depends on the area, but here...

I'm sure it really depends on the area, but here under $10 an hour is pretty good for kids classes.
Forum: Montessori   08-28-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,115
Posted By lach
We had a pair of slippers from Target.  The...

We had a pair of slippers from Target.  The upper part was a nice fleece, and the soles were fairly thick rubber.  They worked perfectly, and DD could get them on and off herself.
 
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-28-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By lach
We've just begun kindergarten, but I find that I...

We've just begun kindergarten, but I find that I get the most useful discussion about it on the Well Trained Mind forum. 
Forum: Learning at School   06-19-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,380
Posted By lach
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Forum: Site Help   06-18-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 31,522
Posted By lach
I know this is my second answer, but I'm going...

I know this is my second answer, but I'm going to change my answer a little.  I think it's too early to tell.
 
The old moderation was way too strict.  Right now, there seems to be a backlash...
Forum: Learning at School   06-18-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,380
Posted By lach
I agree that a school environment is not...

I agree that a school environment is not necessary for a 3 or 4 year old, but I do think that a highly social one with lots of other kids is.
 
Up until a generation or two ago, very young...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-17-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,301
Posted By lach
I've been hearing a lot about this too, and I...

I've been hearing a lot about this too, and I think I am confused.  How can you deny AIDS?  Isn't it obvious that it exists?  
 
Sorry to be so thick, but can you explain what you mean?
Forum: Site Help   06-17-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 31,522
Posted By lach
I don't mind the ads.  I thought the Oscar Meyer...

I don't mind the ads.  I thought the Oscar Meyer lunchmeat one in the vegetarian forum was hilarious, not in an entirely good way, but that got sorted out and MDC has to support itself some way....
Forum: Learning at School   06-16-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,380
Posted By lach
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Quote:Originally Posted by coffeegirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Montessori   06-15-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By lach
I wonder this too, because I've noticed it too. ...

I wonder this too, because I've noticed it too.
 
Something else that I've noticed is that the multi-age classroom seems to really make the children help eachother and look out for eachother. My...
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