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Forum: Waldorf   07-19-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By MamaCAS
I have the same issue with my three-year old...

I have the same issue with my three-year old son. There was a period of about three years when his older sister was deeply into princesses (Disney ones included). I thought it would never end. It...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-20-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,520
Posted By MamaCAS
I watched some videos. I presumed the first one...

I watched some videos. I presumed the first one was an exaggeration or a propaganda thing. I watched a few more. Then I learned that it makes sex more pleasurable for a male to have the foreskin....
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-07-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By MamaCAS
I could get her a new bento box too. I got...

I could get her a new bento box too. I got annoyed when she lost it and haven't replaced it so maybe that would be more exciting than the tupperware she currently gets. I sometimes cannot believe...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-07-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By MamaCAS
I'm going to try some of these -- especially...

I'm going to try some of these -- especially letting her pack her own lunch! Thanks so much for thinking on it with me!
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-06-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By MamaCAS
Here is the dilemma: 6 year old girl used to eat...

Here is the dilemma: 6 year old girl used to eat her lunch as expected at kindergarten. For the past few weeks, her lunch comes home almost completely intact. When asked, she offers various...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-08-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By MamaCAS
That's a good idea! Thanks.

That's a good idea! Thanks.
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   09-05-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By MamaCAS
Has anyone found some dance classes (other than...

Has anyone found some dance classes (other than ballet/tap) for elementary ages (other than ballet/tap). My daughter wants to move, and is inspired by performances she has seen of hiphop and disco....
Forum: Waldorf   05-18-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By MamaCAS
Hi everyone, My 6 year-old doesn't go to...

Hi everyone,

My 6 year-old doesn't go to Waldorf for economic reasons. But I know quite a bit about it and wish she did.

I wonder if anyone has knowledge or experience in a Waldorf approach to...
Forum: Waldorf   11-18-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By MamaCAS
"I know it's hard to wait when there's cake! As...

"I know it's hard to wait when there's cake! As soon as you are done, you can have your cake. What was your favorite thing that you did this afternoon?"

I think this is a great response. In the...
Forum: Waldorf   10-02-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By MamaCAS
Thanks Deborah!

Thanks Deborah!
Forum: Waldorf   10-01-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By MamaCAS
I am so impressed with all of you. It is hard to...

I am so impressed with all of you. It is hard to be in the minority -- and harder to feel alone!
Forum: Waldorf   10-01-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By MamaCAS
But I am still totally confused why the...

But I am still totally confused why the references to the Knight rather than the Saint. That said, at foundation year, we played a game catching the light of Michael (a rope hoop) on our wooden...
Forum: Waldorf   09-30-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By MamaCAS
That is a very interesting question (I think I...

That is a very interesting question (I think I get what you are saying -- I interpret your question to be why do the waldorf schools present pictures of St. George the knight slaying the dragon...
Forum: Waldorf   09-30-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By MamaCAS
I'm not sure if this is what you are asking but...

I'm not sure if this is what you are asking but Michael slaying the dragon is biblically based in Revelation 12:7. "And there was war in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-09-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 18,719
Posted By MamaCAS
[QUOTE=jentilla;11596848]Amy I have to rec the...

[QUOTE=jentilla;11596848]Amy I have to rec the book Artisian Bread in Five Minutes a Day..it's AWESOME! No kneading, but it's bistor/bakery quality bread and so YUM!

Thanks for posting the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2008, 02:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,349
Posted By MamaCAS
Can you tell Mrs. Jones that you want to have...

Can you tell Mrs. Jones that you want to have the playdates at your house because your son is in a phase where he gets upset when friends don't share? (Okay, a lifelong phase but in reality, your...
Forum: Waldorf   06-17-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By MamaCAS
In my experience, cutting back on TV is a big...

In my experience, cutting back on TV is a big struggle. In my house, there were constant requests for it. When we got rid of it ("it broke"), the kids didn't miss it at all. Now, I can't imagine...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-25-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By MamaCAS
Thanks a million!

Thanks a million!
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-24-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By MamaCAS
Does anyone know of a pediatric dentist in...

Does anyone know of a pediatric dentist in Seattle who can fix a cavity without fluoride? I have found many dentists are willing to skip the fluoride treatment but my daughter has a cavity and I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-15-2007, 02:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By MamaCAS
If you have a brand new crib mattress, air it...

If you have a brand new crib mattress, air it out and let those fumes dissipate.

If you check out www.mercola.com (http://www.mercola.com) and search for SIDS, you find an article about a product...
Forum: Site Help   11-13-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 14,160
Posted By MamaCAS
I'd like a forum too. We are tv free but not...

I'd like a forum too. We are tv free but not media free (eg we watch movies, even horrible disney princess fare). For the first time, a playdate asked to watch tv. She then lectured my daughter...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-30-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By MamaCAS
Quote: Originally Posted by aamna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by aamna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9504035)
My son is a very drooly baby too.. since he was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-22-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By MamaCAS
Quote: Originally Posted by Martha_2sons...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Martha_2sons http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9501207)
My DS2 was a huge drooler initially (I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-22-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By MamaCAS
He doesn't have a poor suck for BF purposes but...

He doesn't have a poor suck for BF purposes but his tongue is sticking out of his mouth alot and he doesn't seem to know to SWALLOW the spit. He eats some solids now and has no problem swallowing....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-21-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By MamaCAS
Since my baby was born, he has been an excessive...

Since my baby was born, he has been an excessive drooler. Way more than any other kid I know. In fact, other babies don't seem to drool much at all -- other than when they start teething. My baby...
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