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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-11-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
She may not have said you were poor. She may...

She may not have said you were poor. She may have said "some families have two parents working and then have more money to spend on xyz an some have one parent at home and choose not to buy xyz" or...
Forum: Learning at School   11-26-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
That was similar to the way ds handled his...

That was similar to the way ds handled his transition to preschool.  Although he went from totally happy to go, to crying and miserable, back to happy to go.  When I met with his teachers they...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-26-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
I taught ds to do French Knitting/ Spool...

I taught ds to do French Knitting/ Spool Knitting around 4.5. We made a spool out of a toilet paper tube, Popsicle sticks, and duct tape.  I had tried it with other kids and some of them like it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-02-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
That's how I get almost all of my childcare. And...

That's how I get almost all of my childcare. And I don't mind at all when someone says "sorry ant we have plans" or something. People ask me and we ask them. It's no big deal to be busy when someone...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   10-17-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
The Philly Free School...

The Philly Free School (http://www.phillyfreeschool.org/) (http://www.phillyfreeschool.org/ (http://www.phillyfreeschool.org/)) is hosting an Open House on Thursday October 24th from 6-8pm to give...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-17-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
The Philly Free School...

The Philly Free School (http://www.phillyfreeschool.org/) (http://www.phillyfreeschool.org/ (http://www.phillyfreeschool.org/)) is hosting an Open House on Thursday October 24th from 6-8pm to give...
Forum: Parenting   09-07-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,483
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Yes, you can go up the slide.  The playground is...

Yes, you can go up the slide.  The playground is to be played on. I believe that slides, like stairs, go both up and down.  There is no "right way" to use it.  The same way you have to be...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,518
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
As a preschool teacher I have held many a crying...

As a preschool teacher I have held many a crying child.  That's not CIO.  It's not CIO if your baby is crying in a parent's arms because they want the other parent.  It's not CIO if the baby is...
Forum: Learning at School   09-07-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,763
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
We were 2 blocks from preschool and now 2.4...

We were 2 blocks from preschool and now 2.4 miles from ds's new school.  
Forum: Learning at School   08-27-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
We didn't send ds to kindergarten last year but...

We didn't send ds to kindergarten last year but instead kept him in his mixed aged preschool 3 days/week.  Our plan was to see how it went and have the option to enroll him the following year in K...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-24-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
The only info I could find about this lead me to...

The only info I could find about this lead me to believe that they used to get Grade A from a producer and now they get Grade B.  That they probably pulled all the old ones off the shelf before...
Forum: Learning at School   08-23-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
If you are on the executive board that is very...

If you are on the executive board that is very different than being on the "PTA."  I am involved in a lot of volunteer organizations (some with boards and some without) and just because it is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-18-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Dreambox is great and you can do it for the 9...

Dreambox is great and you can do it for the 9 and 6 year old.  DS loves dreambox.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
I don't know why people say "terrible twos."...

I don't know why people say "terrible twos."  Two was cake!  Three was really, really hard!  
 
Will your baby nap in a carrier?  Can you take your 3 yo out for walks/to the playground/ bike ride...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Ds does not self entertain.  However, audio...

Ds does not self entertain.  However, audio books and his favorite music on his own personal ipod (hand me down) have worked out nicely! He really never plays with a toy alone.  We joke that we only...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-01-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
What about a scooter? Often kids can scoot...

What about a scooter? Often kids can scoot longer than walk. The razor ones fold in half for storage and such. We live in a city and tons of kids are on scooters and I have seen many "checked" at...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-28-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Shut the box is an awesome game Farkle (I...

Shut the box is an awesome game
Farkle (I think this is basically a tame version of the game 'hot dice' which I originally played as a drinking game but doesn't have to be!)
Berries, bugs, and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-19-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lmk1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-19-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Hmm. Maybe chess? We have a chess set so I don't...

Hmm. Maybe chess? We have a chess set so I don't know if getting a new one makes sense, but maybe.

He uses tools all the time with dp so I don't think he'd be impressed with his own as he already...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Books My princess boy 10,000 dresses ...

Books
My princess boy
10,000 dresses

When you look up either of these books on amazon you will get other suggested titles as well.
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-13-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by babydanielsmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-13-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Ds is turning 6 in August and I am at a loss for...

Ds is turning 6 in August and I am at a loss for what to get him as a present.  He doesn't really play with toys, at all.  He has a bike and a scooter.  He has legos (doesn't use them unless a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-14-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Dream box? That has pixie friends and per...

Dream box? That has pixie friends and per friends and dinosaurs and pirates and stuff. It's subscription based.
Forum: Queer Parenting   06-12-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
Pride in Philly is full of kids.  There is a...

Pride in Philly is full of kids.  There is a family-fun zone!  So yes, I would take my kid to pride.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-12-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By tbone_kneegrabber
I camp at a lot of state parks and I've only...

I camp at a lot of state parks and I've only seen a full closing door, with an area to change/get dressed.  Some of the state parks we've camped in don't even have gendered showers at all.  All the...
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