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Forum: Grief and Loss   03-12-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
I'm so sorry for your loss. 

I'm so sorry for your loss. 
Forum: Waldorf   03-08-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
Hi there!  There are a lot of good suggestions...

Hi there!  There are a lot of good suggestions on this thread already but I thought I would add a favorite from our house.
 
Tomie DePaola's Favorite Nursery Tales...
Forum: Parenting   11-29-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
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Quote:Originally Posted by leighi123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1337227/orally-fixated-child-anyone-have-one#post_16763070)
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Forum: Waldorf   05-24-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
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Forum: Waldorf   05-24-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
Nothing to add here except that your kids sound...

Nothing to add here except that your kids sound amazing. Too cute!  I hope you find a way to keep your gnomes safe from the curious kitty. good luck!
Forum: Waldorf   05-24-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
 I love the card table idea! Especially for a...


I love the card table idea! Especially for a very young child.  What Bellabaz said reminded me of something we did when DS was really young.  We hung a lightweight dowel from the ceiling,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-22-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,145
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
I ate an instant oatmeal packet the other day...

I ate an instant oatmeal packet the other day and couldn't believe how sweet it was.  It was actually kind of tasty so I get where you're coming from!
 
The "crappy" food I like, if you consider...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-06-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 442
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
The website Hooping.org is a great resource, and...

The website Hooping.org is a great resource, and a place to go to find local hooping meetups too.
 
 
Three minutes is awesome, especially with a kid's size hoop from Wal-Mart!  I agree with the...
Forum: Parenting   05-06-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,881
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Quote:Originally Posted by Snowflake777 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1311321/most-hated-baby-names#post_16425723)...
Forum: Parenting   04-08-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
limabean-- your situation sounds just like the...

limabean-- your situation sounds just like the one we are going through! How funny. Thanks for the tips on how to handle it. It sounds like it worked for you so maybe they will work for us too.
Forum: Parenting   04-07-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
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Forum: Parenting   04-06-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
Hello--  I am seeking some advice on a...

Hello--  I am seeking some advice on a neighborhood kid situation and would really appreciate any thoughts or feedback.  It is my goal to be kind and fair but I'm at a loss of how to handle this.
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-31-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,955
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Forum: Parenting   03-17-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,690
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Forum: Waldorf   03-10-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
That looks so cozy and inviting! What a...

That looks so cozy and inviting! What a wonderful little corner of the world for your little one! Love the picture with the doggie too :) 
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-18-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,595
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
6.5 years old with no issues whatsoever.

6.5 years old with no issues whatsoever.
Forum: Parenting   02-17-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
I totally agree with the PP, and it sounds like...

I totally agree with the PP, and it sounds like you have done a really good job of talking about death in an age-appropriate way with your DD. 
 
Just a thought, have you discussed with her the...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-17-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-07-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,849
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
Sorry for the double post, I just wanted to...

Sorry for the double post, I just wanted to add--   I am not outspoken about circ, so in the rare case that a friend or family member does have a circ'ed infant there isn't any awkwardness between...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-07-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,849
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
I can't speak for the OP, but I do not consider...

I can't speak for the OP, but I do not consider routine infant circumcision to be a parenting decision. I see it as a human rights issue. 
This is a great thread BTW, I think many of us have felt...
Forum: Parenting   12-08-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-05-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 15,619
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
DS is 6.5 and he's never had any problems!

DS is 6.5 and he's never had any problems!
Forum: Parenting   11-06-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,695
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/yikes.gif That's outrageous! Not making excuses, but appointments at the bank can be *very* stressful. Let's hope it was just a bad moment for the...
Forum: Parenting   11-06-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,562
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
Quote: Originally Posted by oaktreemama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by oaktreemama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16019878)
My MIL is very very cheap. She is...
Forum: Learning at School   11-05-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,213
Posted By aprons_and_acorns
I don't think you under-reacted. The school was...

I don't think you under-reacted. The school was forthright about what happened and made a plan to address the situation so it would not happen again. Your son is OK, that's the most important thing....
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