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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-26-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By sora
Thanks for the tips. How do you make kids...

Thanks for the tips. How do you make kids friendly bean dip? Mine don't seem to like strong garlic taste. Also if the colour is black or brown, they won't likely eat it. But they did eat hummus...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-25-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By sora
After Fukushima, I read about radiation levels...

After Fukushima, I read about radiation levels in milk so I stopped giving milk to my kids. I did buy some European or aged cheese sometimes. I wasn't strict about it. Like I would order pizza for...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   09-25-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By sora
We just started eating more plant based diet. We...

We just started eating more plant based diet. We are still eating eggs but I'm not sure if I can quit eggs. I'm worried about my kids who are picky eaters, and especially don't like any beans or...
Forum: Canada   04-27-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 497
Posted By sora
I'm a stay home mom and my hubby is a lawyer...

I'm a stay home mom and my hubby is a lawyer making over 100K but we cannot live a decent life style here in Vancouver. We are renting a 960 2 bedroom suite in North Van but a nice three bedroom...
Forum: Montessori   07-19-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By sora
Thanks for reviving my thread. As time gets...

Thanks for reviving my thread. As time gets close to September, I find myself dreading the drive.  There are several other parents in our school district I can carpool with but we are not that close...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-16-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By sora
Thanks for the great advice.  Your words are...

Thanks for the great advice.  Your words are very helpful and put things into perspectives. I do think I have an anxiety issue, overly concerned about health in particular. That happened after I had...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-16-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By sora
I hope you guys are right. Having a balanced...

I hope you guys are right. Having a balanced diet might outweigh. Because honestly I don't know how long I can live like this. There has been background radiation all around but ingesting particles...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-16-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By sora
I'm trying to minimize risk as much as I can. ...

I'm trying to minimize risk as much as I can.  The higher up the food chain, the more pollutants are eaten and stored. so less animal product = healthier.
I'm thinking of growing sprouts and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-16-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By sora
I'm in Vancouver and concerned especially of the...

I'm in Vancouver and concerned especially of the constant radioactive rain even in May. 
I'm following the advice here....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-16-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,044
Posted By sora
I stopped drinking milk and eating dairy also...

I stopped drinking milk and eating dairy also giving them to my kids. I'm limiting meat and organic eggs. We eat lots of nori, kelp and seaweed soup. I'm avoiding strawberries, kale, spinach,...
Forum: Montessori   04-12-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By sora
Everyone I know all are discouraging me to do...

Everyone I know all are discouraging me to do this drive. They don't know about Montessori and they don't understand why I would do such a thing. It's nice to get opinions from mothering moms who...
Forum: Montessori   04-12-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,459
Posted By sora
Hi, I wonder if it is really worthwhile to...

Hi, I wonder if it is really worthwhile to finish the 3 year cycle (3-5) at Montessori. My daughter is in preschool and going to go to kindergarten this September. And we were wondering if we should...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-14-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,187
Posted By sora
Hi,   I'm Korean and My husband is Canadian....

Hi,
 
I'm Korean and My husband is Canadian. My 4yr old daughter speaks mainly English and her Korean is not so good. I speak to her in Korean but she talks to me in English. She is not confident...
Forum: Women's Health   02-09-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By sora
My 4yr old is not vaccinated. I got an email...

My 4yr old is not vaccinated. I got an email from the school saying that there are two confirmed cases of chicken pox in a elementary class. My child is in a preschool class. The email advises kids...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-24-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,179
Posted By sora
I read Dr Jay gordon recommends night weaning...

I read Dr Jay gordon recommends night weaning for older babies like 1yr old and up. But somehow can I modify it and implement it even if my baby is only 8mo old? I desperately need sleep and mine...
Forum: Women's Health   12-21-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By sora
My mother in law sent a Dora necklace made of...

My mother in law sent a Dora necklace made of metal with shiny red paint on it for my 4yr old. She really loved it so I put it on her. A week later now, I just noticed that she was sucking on the...
Forum: Diapering   12-17-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By sora
I found out that in rubber gasket of our HE...

I found out that in rubber gasket of our HE machine, there is disgusting build up of brown and blank gunk. I have been washing poopy diapers without rinsing as others recommended. I did prewash...
Forum: Montessori   11-22-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,393
Posted By sora
I have a 6 mo old who is a terrible sleeper. So...

I have a 6 mo old who is a terrible sleeper. So I don't go out during his nap time. Then my 4yr old daughter is so bored at home and she watches TV a lot. I feel so bad but I don't want her to...
Forum: Montessori   11-20-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,648
Posted By sora
Hi,   I have a 4yr old and she goes to a...

Hi,
 
I have a 4yr old and she goes to a play based preschool two times a week. She is often bored at home as I have a baby to tend to. I was wondering if I can buy a easy to follow Montessori...
Forum: Montessori   11-19-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,597
Posted By sora
Hi, Anyone familiar with IB programs? There...

Hi,
Anyone familiar with IB programs?
There are a few very good public elementary/secondary schools that provide IB (International Baccalaurate) . I'm not so familiar with IB but I was told that...
Forum: Montessori   11-18-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By sora
I wish I could have a job but my baby is going...

I wish I could have a job but my baby is going to be 1.5yrs by next year. 
Forum: Montessori   11-18-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By sora
But these classes are with moms. I think the...

But these classes are with moms. I think the newborn class is more for teaching mom montessori ways. 
Forum: Montessori   11-18-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By sora
There is a very good free baby toddler drop in...

There is a very good free baby toddler drop in at the school (although it is not Montessori) that I can take my younger one for 3 hours 8:30-11:30, so I might ask the school if my daughter can do a...
Forum: Montessori   11-17-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By sora
I registerd my child at a public M school, about...

I registerd my child at a public M school, about 22min drive from home to school on highway mostly. People around me say I'm crazy. I really want Montessori but I know I would dread driving every...
Forum: Montessori   11-17-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By sora
At our local M school, there are classes for...

At our local M school, there are classes for 0-14mo and 14mo+
Mine is only 6mo. When would it be a good time to start a class? Thanks.
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