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Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-30-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By JudiAU
My sister's kids babysit a lot and also act as...

My sister's kids babysit a lot and also act as mother's helpers. She actually limits their salary to $3-4 an hour and encourages them to do housework as well. She thinks it is an housekeeping and...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-30-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By JudiAU
Exercise ball might help.

Exercise ball might help.
Forum: Learning at School   07-29-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By JudiAU
Testing this year was to try the new tests but...

Testing this year was to try the new tests but the scores aren't being reported. Common Core is actually very, very close to CA's previous curriculum. All of the online charter schools in CA have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-29-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By JudiAU
We play. We read. We go to the library. The kids...

We play. We read. We go to the library. The kids go to camp in the morning for half the summer (chess, drawing, fencing, robot building) and that is enough. We may have one or two goals for the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-29-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By JudiAU
My son prefers elastic waist band pants because...

My son prefers elastic waist band pants because they are less scratchy and more comfortable. If your son doesn't like to wear jeans, why force the issue? Let him wear what is comfortable.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-29-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By JudiAU
Water tables are usually off the ground to reduce...

Water tables are usually off the ground to reduce the risk of drowning so that would be a primary concern. A toddler can drown in an inch of water.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-29-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By JudiAU
No. It sounds like a strangulation hazard. And...

No. It sounds like a strangulation hazard. And all car seats forbid the use of third party add ons.
Forum: Family Safety   05-07-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By JudiAU
Lol. Following with kids the same afe and DS...

Lol. Following with kids the same afe and DS turning 8 this month. Some related questions. Car was rear ended last month and replaced car seats with fancy new Britax for both kids. Booster for one...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-04-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By JudiAU
Personally, I'd get the paperwork signed and walk...

Personally, I'd get the paperwork signed and walk and maybe run away. Men who don't want to be parents but who are compelled to pay child support almost always turn nasty, either in revenge, to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-18-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By JudiAU
Can you afford it? Will it bring your child...

Can you afford it? Will it bring your child pleasure? Will it make your day less stressful? Why not?

Sharing really isn't a very easy concept at that age. We don't use those terms really. We do...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By JudiAU
I've never had a problem with climbing kids but I...

I've never had a problem with climbing kids but I personally wouldn't be too worried. I would however note that you really need to understand blackout materials. Some are just terrible....
Forum: Learning at School   01-13-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By JudiAU
Each kind of transition builds on the previous...

Each kind of transition builds on the previous one-- home with a family member, caregiver, daycare experience or preschool, finally the larger K experience. I think it is really helpful to have...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   12-06-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By JudiAU
Lots of good advice. But if you do need some veg...

Lots of good advice. But if you do need some veg rich toddler meals to have in hand, for a toddler who likes meat, braises are the way to go.

So... make two dishes a week and rotate your freezer....
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-04-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 796
Posted By JudiAU
Is their behavior legal or illegal? If it was...

Is their behavior legal or illegal? If it was illegal it would be totally unacceptable to me. I am not willing to pick up my child from Cps when an impaired gp has an accident or needs to respond to...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2014   11-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By JudiAU
Diaper Inserts, Some nice natural toys for little ones

I have a large number, probably 24ish of good condition Fuzzi Bunz microfiber inserts, many of which are upgraded four ply, as well as original thin and oldish FB 3 ply inserts. Have both small and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By JudiAU
We have always had no gift parties for the...

We have always had no gift parties for the friends but if we do receive gifts from outside the family, LO has to write a thank you as soon as they can write, i.e. four or so. Just keep them sweet. I...
Forum: Waldorf   11-14-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 21,734
Posted By JudiAU
amazon has deals on tegu, playbill, duplo, and...

amazon has deals on tegu, playbill, duplo, and harrisville design weaving kits on flash sales tomorrow
Forum: Site Help   11-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By JudiAU
I'd really like to see the program return....

I'd really like to see the program return. Perhaps reducing the numbers of families involved or reducing the expectations of assistance (from program volunteers, from families, from whomever...)...
Forum: Free For Shipping   11-13-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By JudiAU
3 pairs Hanna Andersson girls pajamas, size 5, very pretty but with wear

I have three pairs of girl's two piece long sleeve long pants organic pajamas, in various pretty pinks available. They have wear to the cuffs and possibly some art stains. One pair has a hole at the...
Forum: Site Help   11-12-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By JudiAU
I find this so disappointing.

I find this so disappointing.
Forum: Waldorf   10-20-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By JudiAU
Camden rose or perhaps unfinished wood shelves....

Camden rose or perhaps unfinished wood shelves. Wood bookshelves are always expensive because they are heavy and use a lot of wood. We use a wall of Ikea Billy's stacked together with doors for our...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By JudiAU
Um no. No offer of payment or wow. reciprocity?...

Um no. No offer of payment or wow. reciprocity? Just because she had you pegged as an easy mark? Wow.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,950
Posted By JudiAU
I'm sorry for your loss. Yes, it is fine to take...

I'm sorry for your loss. Yes, it is fine to take your infant. Obviously, a fussy infant should be nursed or taken out etc...
Forum: Learning at School   09-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By JudiAU
I think you've scheduled to much for a kid going...

I think you've scheduled to much for a kid going to public school the first time. I think you need to cut down on outside activities or move them to the weekends and do one night a week only. People...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-20-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By JudiAU
I think kids are drawn to different types. Wooden...

I think kids are drawn to different types. Wooden blocks can be pretty challenging but duplos, magna tiles, and magformers are more accessible. Some kids are drawn to the inclusion of people and...
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