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Forum: Waldorf   07-26-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By kchara
I have 3 "early childhood" kids (2, 4, and 4), a...

I have 3 "early childhood" kids (2, 4, and 4), a K, a 4th, and a 6th grader.  I'm trying to figure out how to incorporate these great rhythms and such without seeming too "babyish" to my big kids,...
Forum: Waldorf   07-26-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By kchara
Have you looked at the D'Aulaire's books?  They...

Have you looked at the D'Aulaire's books?  They have one on Greek Myths, and one on Norse Myths, I believe.  They're available on Amazon, or I find them in my used book store every once in a while....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-26-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By kchara
I'd look at Christopherus, or Oak Meadow....

I'd look at Christopherus, or Oak Meadow.  Christopherus is definitely more Waldorf, OM is Waldorf-inspired, but, from what I understand, has more academics in the early years than pure Waldorf...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   07-18-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By kchara
I cannot possibly be the only one, but I've...

I cannot possibly be the only one, but I've posted on a couple of local homeschooling groups, and no hits.  I'd love to get together with some other Waldorf or Waldorf-inspired homeschoolers (no...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-18-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By kchara
Thank you so much!  We looked at Christopherus...

Thank you so much!  We looked at Christopherus last year, and I liked it a lot but the cost kept us away.  I've got 4 in early learning/Kindergarten, a 4th grader, and a 6th grader.  Oak Meadow my...
Forum: Waldorf   07-18-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By kchara
Is he actually saying the word, "Stop"?  My 2...

Is he actually saying the word, "Stop"?  My 2 1/2 year old (and all of my kids, really) is going through a stage similar.  It's his latest "word."  He knows what it means, and he uses it...
Forum: Waldorf   07-18-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By kchara
Wee Folk is free for early...

Wee Folk is free for early learning/Kindergarten.  Click on the green "homeschooling" button in her sidebar.  

http://weefolkart.com/
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-18-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By kchara
I had it posted there, but then figured it...

I had it posted there, but then figured it belonged on homeschooling, since it wasn't a Waldorf "school" question...  Maybe I should put it back. ;-)  Thanks!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-17-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By kchara
Hello!  We're moving from a classical...

Hello! 

We're moving from a classical standpoint to a Waldorf one.  I'm researching the different curricula out there, and I think I've narrowed it down to Waldorf Essentials or Earthschooling....
Forum: Waldorf   07-17-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By kchara
I posted this on the homeschool board, too, but...

I posted this on the homeschool board, too, but it was suggested I'd get a better reply here...

We're moving from a classical standpoint to a Waldorf one.  I'm researching the different curricula...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   10-05-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By kchara
My cousin needs a doula in the Indianapolis...

My cousin needs a doula in the Indianapolis area.  Does anyone have a recommendation for her?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-02-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By kchara
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Emaye http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-01-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By kchara
I reviewed Create Better Writers...

I reviewed Create Better Writers (http://www.createbetterwriters.com/Home_Page.html) a while back, and we really liked it.  You can read my review here...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-22-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By kchara
Reece's Rainbow could help you out...

Reece's Rainbow could help you out internationally.  http://reecesrainbow.org/   They'll lead you to the agency you would need, and the community is really good about fundraising. 
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-22-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By kchara
I have a lot of friends on Facebook right now...

I have a lot of friends on Facebook right now that are adopting.  Auctions seem to be doing really, really well.  I have one friend who was making Montessori/Waldorf-y toys and selling them.  She's...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   09-21-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By kchara
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pokeyAC http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1363331/its-official-moving-to-va-beach#post_17115976)

Bumping...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-16-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By kchara
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by callahansmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   09-14-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By kchara
My husband accepted his job offer today, we'll...

My husband accepted his job offer today, we'll be moving to Virginia Beach the first week of October!!  We're hoping to find a good Cub Scout group, an AHG group, and AWANAS would be nice for the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-12-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By kchara
I'm using KinderBach on the computer for my...

I'm using KinderBach on the computer for my kids, because I don't have an iPad.  I know that the The Old Schoolhouse Review Crew is currently reviewing KinderBach, including the app.  The review...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   09-11-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By kchara
We just found out yesterday that we'll probably...

We just found out yesterday that we'll probably be moving there very soon, too!  I'm so excited, my husband and I met in VA Beach, and were married at the courthouse there. ...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   09-10-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By kchara
Hi!  I'm in Clarksville!  I haven't lived here...

Hi!  I'm in Clarksville!  I haven't lived here but maybe a month, but I use a Waldorf-inspired curriculum (not a purist, though, by a long shot, and still learning a LOT).  I haven't found any...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-07-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By kchara
I tried to put them down at 9:30 yesterday.  It...

I tried to put them down at 9:30 yesterday.  It didn't work.  I think I might just have to get the twins on a 2-a-day nap cycle, and have everyone sleeping differently.  It's sort of nice laying...
Forum: Waldorf   09-07-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By kchara
I will!  Unfortunately, it's expensive, and...

I will!  Unfortunately, it's expensive, and we're in the middle of a move, so it will probably be a bit before we get it.  'S ok, though, he's only 5,and he does well learning on his own, so I'm not...
Forum: Waldorf   09-06-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By kchara
Little Acorn...

Little Acorn (http://www.littleacornlearning.com/) is a Waldorf-inspired curriculum designed for day cares.  I've been reading it all day, and I'm REALLY happy with it.  Especially the menu plans...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-06-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By kchara
Personally, I would wait until he had questions...

Personally, I would wait until he had questions and answer them then.  What you have planned to say sounds fine ("In our family... hands are for hugging and high fives...") although I would be...
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