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Forum: Single Parenting   10-22-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By moma justice
it is about 30 minutes away from my 31st...

it is about 30 minutes away from my 31st birthday. my soon to be x hub is on his way to a city 4 hours away to sign a lease on a new apt. to be near his new job.

in the last 11 years of my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-27-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,025
Posted By moma justice
don't be a fraid to outsource or homeschool with...

don't be a fraid to outsource or homeschool with out being home very often....
my dd( 6.5) attends a very part time co-op school (3 mornings a week) while i have a paid position in the same co-op...
Forum: Waldorf   02-13-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By moma justice
i agree with deborah...it is more the focus on...

i agree with deborah...it is more the focus on the teacher setting the tone of sweet gentleness (down to the color of the walls being that light peachy pink and the idea of the soft apron being a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-13-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By moma justice
and it is driving me nuts. i do not mind him...

and it is driving me nuts. i do not mind him still nursing....and maybe he is trying to fight off all the nasty illnesses that have come thru this winter (his big sister has gotten sick a few times...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-31-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By moma justice
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-30-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By moma justice
thanks for pointing me to rainbow reasources and...

thanks for pointing me to rainbow reasources and homeschool classifieds
very helpful
nak
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-30-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By moma justice
so it sounds like you could very well learn it...

so it sounds like you could very well learn it all just fine with only the work book? am i right?
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-30-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By moma justice
sorry for the confusion! she is happy often and...

sorry for the confusion! she is happy often and thriving in many ways, but for all her growth in some ways, i see her deeply brainy side being under challenged.

perhaps a cd rom program i could...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-30-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By moma justice
thank you miranda! i am already ordering a...

thank you miranda!
i am already ordering a singapore math that we will slip in at homework time at our arts based afterschool program job i work at and she attends with me. i think she will like...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-30-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By moma justice
she is not asking for more, but i sense an unmet...

she is not asking for more, but i sense an unmet need. i am not a total waldorf-er in that i do not think that ALL small children should NOT have formal learning. but i did think that a little more...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-30-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By moma justice
thank you for your thoughts!

thank you for your thoughts!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-30-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By moma justice
i am a newbie, this is the first big purchase...

i am a newbie, this is the first big purchase like this i have ever made. money is an issue for us. i think that singapore math is a good fit and that my dd will be a good fit for the 1-b level. now...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-30-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By moma justice
i have a very gifted child, she is 6.5 and...

i have a very gifted child, she is 6.5 and reading on a college level. she has a lot of higher level math concepts and has had no real math or reading instruction (beyond me just being a "good mom"...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-25-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By moma justice
wow guys, i guess this subject brings out the...

wow guys, i guess this subject brings out the momma bear in ALL of us, it just shows up in different ways.

well, first to update. the teacher and the chair of the co-op board have both talked to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By moma justice
i suspect that my own daughter may be slightly...

i suspect that my own daughter may be slightly on the spectrum too, and she is quite frankly often the ONE child that is more likely to have agressive grabby behaviors. but this little boy who bit...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By moma justice
all good thoughts, thank you. dakota's mom,...

all good thoughts, thank you.

dakota's mom, i hear you! we had a full term still born baby a few years ago and then i got pregnant again right away...my dd was nuts from all the loss and fear and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By moma justice
thanks for the support! the last time he really...

thanks for the support! the last time he really hurt my daughter, he threw a ball really hard at close range right at her eye, i wrote a long letter to the teacher and the board asking that we as a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By moma justice
thanks soulcakes, my husband did take pictures....

thanks soulcakes, my husband did take pictures. he is really pissed.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By moma justice
yes his parents have been confronted, they are...

yes his parents have been confronted, they are unwilling to call it anything but normal, we have a incident reports with each date, time, and details from all of his acts of violence.

and yes,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-22-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,944
Posted By moma justice
so there is a very violent child who attends our...

so there is a very violent child who attends our waldorf co-op school (we meet 3 mornings a week) . he has seriously hurt most of the children in his class. my daughter is in his class and her...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   01-08-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By moma justice
subbing too.... same story here, but right now...

subbing too....
same story here, but right now we are in asheville nc, a very cool mt town etc....but if dh gets a good offer in boulder...ykwim?
i lived in my tent in nederland for a summer as a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-13-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By moma justice
wow! i am so glad i posted, thank you all for so...

wow! i am so glad i posted, thank you all for so many great ideas! i am going to do the treasure hunt idea, i do one almost every holiday...complete with little riddles that lead to the next clue. i...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-13-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By moma justice
any ideas? i do not want to buy plastic junk OR...

any ideas? i do not want to buy plastic junk OR spend a lot of money...but it seems like this year all the toys are too immature for her level. we have a ton of books already and we getting her a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-18-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,027
Posted By moma justice
This idea is free, green, AND promotes...

This idea is free, green, AND promotes community. I help organize a holiday toy swap. Anyone who registers shows up at the swap with their kids’ unwanted toys. They then assign a point value to each...
Forum: Dental   11-10-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By moma justice
subing!

subing!
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