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Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-03-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By treefolk
So i seem to have those kids that d not like...

So i seem to have those kids that d not like their food touching or I should say mixed. And they are almost 9 and 5!! I'm fine with serving everything separate but it makes vegetable eating an...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-07-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By treefolk
I use brown rice for stirfry, but usually cook...

I use brown rice for stirfry, but usually cook white for certain Thai/Asian dishes I cook. I have been using Jasmine or Jasmati, but I thought I would see if anyone knew if there were any...
Forum: Waldorf   09-06-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By treefolk
imho - I would specify to get answers to your...

imho - I would specify to get answers to your questions from either the teachers of your school, or parents who have actually gone through a Waldorf school setting (as that is what your orginal...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-31-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By treefolk
I went to the thrift store last week to get a...

I went to the thrift store last week to get a bread machine and was overwhelmed! There must have been 25 machines all priced $8 and under. Some obviously were missing pieces - none had instructions...
Forum: Learning at School   08-17-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,772
Posted By treefolk
...just wanted to update the above post to say...

...just wanted to update the above post to say we changed our minds and are keeping my ds in Waldorf.

He has had a good experience for the most part at Waldorf, is the kid that has little...
Forum: Unschooling   08-14-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By treefolk
Just wanted to comment how much I am enjoying...

Just wanted to comment how much I am enjoying discovering the idea of "unschooling"
I have been one of those people that thought "never in a million years could I ever homeschool my kids, and the...
Forum: Learning at School   08-08-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,772
Posted By treefolk
Just stepping in to say I am switching my 5.5...

Just stepping in to say I am switching my 5.5 year old ds from Waldorf kinder to Montessori.

I'm a little nervous as my son actually has liked the school and my dd (in 3rd grade) is going to...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-19-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,104
Posted By treefolk
Quote: Originally Posted by enkmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by enkmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11163481)
Books I re-read on a regular basis are

A...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-08-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 632
Posted By treefolk
I was at a bar where the guy in that shows band...

I was at a bar where the guy in that shows band played (it was for the clubs anniversary show) and he brought a cake that was a stage with a band of "cool cats" playing. It was cute, but they didn't...
Forum: Waldorf   04-28-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By treefolk
My children go to school and have a teacher who...

My children go to school and have a teacher who truly 100% LOVEs them and show it! I feel blessed every day that they have that. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-23-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By treefolk
ok...I'm done with the trial and error to find a...

ok...I'm done with the trial and error to find a good cornbread recipe. Here is what I'm looking for in a cornbread:

dense/moist --- like a cake
sweet, but not overly
will gladly use agave...
Forum: Waldorf   04-13-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By treefolk
I'm sorry you are having a rough time sunbaby!! ...

I'm sorry you are having a rough time sunbaby!!

Maybe I read the original post wrong, but was the response of the teacher just to say that she will get back to? Maybe she had other interviews and...
Forum: Natural Body Care   04-08-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By treefolk
I have the same problem w/ my LG....but we have...

I have the same problem w/ my LG....but we have never washed dipes in this. I leave the door wide open and never get a smell, but the slimy stuff is gross. I usually wipe it down with an old rag...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-07-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By treefolk
Penn Station is where we get in. I...

Penn Station is where we get in.

I downloaded Curly's menu --- yum http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif:

I get a little intimidated about getting around NYC.... more because...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-07-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By treefolk
Thanks for all the suggestions! I've actually...

Thanks for all the suggestions! I've actually been to Angelicas kitchen and it was delicious -

If I go somewhere not in midtown, would it give me enough time to get back to Broadway by 2 pm? I...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-07-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By treefolk
Lots of city homes have nice size yards...

Lots of city homes have nice size yards (depending on how big you want)
The best area in my opinion is around F&M on the west side - State St. , Race Ave, College Ave., West End Ave. If you have...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-07-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By treefolk
We'll be in NYC next week (yeah, just me and...

We'll be in NYC next week (yeah, just me and DD!!!) and I wanted to take her to a sit down lunch and show her there really are vegetarian restaurants in the world. I've been to a few in NYC, but...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-29-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By treefolk
well, prettily suddenly we have had to shut down...

well, prettily suddenly we have had to shut down our cafe http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
We just ran out of money basically.
All of our personal bills got to the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-26-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By treefolk
My kids make our own butter (although I do buy...

My kids make our own butter (although I do buy organic sticks of it when they go on sale for baking) We get raw whole milk, so we can skim the top cream off and just shake in a jar.

We also make...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-04-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By treefolk
We are about 30 mins. south of Harrisburg....and...

We are about 30 mins. south of Harrisburg....and yes, there are places to rent boats, etc. But we live just a block from the river so we can roll a kayak down from our house - it is my goal this...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-04-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By treefolk
so I'm bumping us up -- although I know we all...

so I'm bumping us up -- although I know we all are so busy...

creektownmama- my birthday is actually March 23 - I'm an Aries --- but my son is a Pisces , just turned 5!
And we are not in a...
Forum: Birth Professionals   03-03-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 61,065
Posted By treefolk
Quote: Originally Posted by CNM2B...

Quote:
Originally Posted by CNM2B http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10666804)
Hi Ladies! One of my closest friends just found...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-24-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 994
Posted By treefolk
he he he - riverundine - are we living parallel...

he he he - riverundine - are we living parallel lives??? Wished we lived closer so we could comiserate together! Having one night a week for sushi is a great idea, so one good point of living so far...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By treefolk
My 8 yo dd is vegetarian and is having a long...

My 8 yo dd is vegetarian and is having a long bout of what we think is constipation. She does eat veggies, but not in a good ratio to the amount of dairy and starch she consumes. She eats very...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-22-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By treefolk
I love this book. So far I have tried the...

I love this book. So far I have tried the Sunflower dip - you have to pre-soak the sunflower seeds overnight. But that's about as labor intensive as it gets. It is a great alternative to hummus and...
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