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Forum: Montessori   11-10-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By lilzark
I really feel for you. I had the same...

I really feel for you. I had the same apprehension. My daughter goes to an AMI school with, I believe, 25 in the class. Last year (her first year), there were over 30. The headmistress told us when...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-20-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,986
Posted By lilzark
Subscribing! I am on my eleventh week of ETL. I...

Subscribing! I am on my eleventh week of ETL. I have lost 22 pounds and this morning I discovered I am back to my prepregnancy weight for the first time (and my daughter is 3.5!!) Now I just need to...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-14-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By lilzark
I think you can substitute rice milk for soy in...

I think you can substitute rice milk for soy in the recipes in the Vegan Cupcakes book. However, I don't know from personal experience whether rice milk will curdle if you add apple cider vinegar to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-14-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,934
Posted By lilzark
Hi again, thought I would join you all. I just...

Hi again, thought I would join you all. I just finished my fourth week of ETL. I'm down 13 pounds and feel wonderful.

I find I have to go shopping 2-3 times a week (and we also have a pickup from...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-14-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By lilzark
Oh, please, do look into the cookbook "Vegan...

Oh, please, do look into the cookbook "Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World" by Isa Chandra Moskowitz. It covers the basic recipes (vanilla, chocolate) as well as very fancy variations.

Most of her...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-17-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,583
Posted By lilzark
I am back... this is just the second day for me,...

I am back... this is just the second day for me, but... I'm wondering if I am having withdrawal sensations. I have had a constant nagging headache since yesterday, and a little nausea. I'm also...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-16-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,583
Posted By lilzark
Thank you all for the inspiration. I wanted...

Thank you all for the inspiration.

I wanted to subscribe to your thread even though I'm not yet officially on Eat to Live. I'm considering this a practice day since I have a couple of chapters...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   08-22-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By lilzark
I know I am late to chime in, but thought this...

I know I am late to chime in, but thought this might help. What you are looking for is a "playscale" dollhouse kit or plan. You might want to check out Real Good Toys Playscale kits:
...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-20-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By lilzark
Yes, she converses just fine with her daddy and...

Yes, she converses just fine with her daddy and me. It takes her a looong time to warm up to others and get to the point of conversation. When she's asked something conversational by a stranger or...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-20-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By lilzark
My girl, 3.2, is about to start at a Montessori...

My girl, 3.2, is about to start at a Montessori school. I don't know if she is gifted in the ways I have read about on this board, but she has this great talent for memorization. She has been...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-14-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,384
Posted By lilzark
My girl, 3, is yet another "actually" kid. She...

My girl, 3, is yet another "actually" kid. She uses it to correct others, and sometimes herself!

Yesterday her word was "concerned" as in "I'm concerned about the dog." (a dog who likes to lick...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   06-04-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By lilzark
My daughter will be 3 in less than a month, and...

My daughter will be 3 in less than a month, and I think she's weaned - I am a little sad about it.

A couple of weeks ago, we went on vacation. Before vacation, my girl was only nursing once a day...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-15-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By lilzark
I would like suggestions of good cloth training...

I would like suggestions of good cloth training pants for overnight use. My 2.5 year old has suddenly started going to the potty all the time in the daytime - hurrah!

I was a dedicated...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-15-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By lilzark
Thanks for starting this conversation; I am...

Thanks for starting this conversation; I am looking around at blocks too.

We, too, have a small set of HABA blocks, and they have been great. The good thing about HABA is that they make lots of...
Forum: Montessori   10-11-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By lilzark
Terabith, if only!! Someone start this school,...

Terabith, if only!! Someone start this school, and we will be there! I too am interested in all these methods, but I think there are too many philosophical differences between all of them. The best...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-10-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,130
Posted By lilzark
I am still trying to learn all the terminology...

I am still trying to learn all the terminology around here, but I was probably what they would call moderately or mildly gifted, because I always enjoyed school and never felt bored by it.

My...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-10-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By lilzark
Hi eilonwy, I remember you from the thread that...

Hi eilonwy, I remember you from the thread that was for those of us expecting in June '04. I always enjoy reading what you have to say. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Montessori   10-07-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By lilzark
What an interesting question! I have a...

What an interesting question! I have a 2-year-old too. We are not in Montessori but I am thinking about it for preschool. We currently take Gymboree and Kindermusik.

The atmosphere of Kindermusik...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-05-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,121
Posted By lilzark
I second Moon Moon Moon. But my favorite is a...

I second Moon Moon Moon.
But my favorite is a song that my grandfather sang to his children and grandchildren:

I see the moon and the moon sees me
Down through the leaves of the old oak tree...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-05-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,084
Posted By lilzark
I'm with you on the "horrible...

I'm with you on the "horrible conversationalists" idea, sparkygirl. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif That's probably why I've been hanging around here for years and hardly...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-05-2006, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By lilzark
I have a lot in common with your situation as...

I have a lot in common with your situation as well. I too am attracted to aspects of Waldorf education, especially the art and crafts projects, Waldorf-style toys, the beautiful campus and the great...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-05-2006, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By lilzark
I just wanted to say thank you again for sharing...

I just wanted to say thank you again for sharing your experiences.
I also was wondering, to those who have already posted here, are your children in preschool? If so, what "kind", and do they enjoy...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-03-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By lilzark
It is so great to be able to come to a place...

It is so great to be able to come to a place like this, and find out that there are others just like you and your child!

Kim, it sounds like your son is thriving, so that is very encouraging....
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-03-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By lilzark
Thank you. I think I feel like you mentioned,...

Thank you. I think I feel like you mentioned, loraxc, about the loud noises thing being my greatest concern. It is comforting to hear that it happens to other two-year-olds too.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-03-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By lilzark
My child is still very young, 27 months, but I...

My child is still very young, 27 months, but I think I may belong here. There are things I have noticed that I would like some advice, or even just support and someone to listen. Sorry if this turns...
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