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Forum: Waldorf   05-13-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By vaptek
Here's from our handbook. Didn't include the bit...

Here's from our handbook. Didn't include the bit about 'please dress up for assembly days' section. Apparently our school is all liberal & stuff because we get both patterns *and* dress straps only...
Forum: Women's Health   06-07-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,510
Posted By vaptek
There seem to be a lot of conflicting stories...

There seem to be a lot of conflicting stories about what are the "right" things to eat. Mediterranean, Real Food, & others that contradict each other. Is there an approach you particularly...
Forum: Waldorf   08-07-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By vaptek
So I'm talking to my mom on the phone and she...

So I'm talking to my mom on the phone and she was telling me she got a preschool workbook to go through with Evie. Um really?

She keeps DD twice a week and I seem to have absolutely no influence...
Forum: Waldorf   07-03-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By vaptek
It really depends upon the school, from what...

It really depends upon the school, from what I've seen. Some are much more mainstream than others. I'vehad a similar concern, because my family is such a group of technocrats. DD decided on her own...
Forum: Waldorf   06-01-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By vaptek
I second that it is way better than YAYCFT. Its...

I second that it is way better than YAYCFT. Its beutifully written and the well-designed layout really supports the primary content. The section on celebrations was just fantastic. I think it would...
Forum: Waldorf   03-14-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By vaptek
We used the enamelware sets from Nova w/ DD as...

We used the enamelware sets from Nova w/ DD as soon as we started solids on her. Theyve been great! We do have a chip in one of them, but it was after about a year of use. Same story, we dropped it...
Forum: Waldorf   02-28-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By vaptek
Hey folks! One of the thing that really...

Hey folks!

One of the thing that really appeals to me about Waldorf is not pushing academics too early. That said, I'm also not going to avoid teaching my daughter things if she's interested in...
Forum: Waldorf   12-26-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By vaptek
We've really enjoyed the "Morning Garden"...

We've really enjoyed the "Morning Garden" program that our local school has. We also started when DD was 18 months old. If you're talking about the entire year, then yes, that amount is around what...
Forum: Waldorf   12-07-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By vaptek
for the younger set, get one of those cat-eye...

for the younger set, get one of those cat-eye stones or some other pretty rock or small object. wrap yarn around it, making a small ball of yarn. they have fun unravelling the yarn, then finding the...
Forum: Waldorf   11-17-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By vaptek
First, a caveat: I'm pretty scientifically...

First, a caveat: I'm pretty scientifically oriented/left brained, so that is going to feed into the types of books I find appealing. There are bits to Waldorf that to my little leftie brain seem a...
Forum: Waldorf   11-09-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By vaptek
How extreme the school is *really* depends upon...

How extreme the school is *really* depends upon the school, from what I can tell. Mine seems pretty mainstream, for a Waldorf school. (They have basketball courts, some school-age kids do team...
Forum: Waldorf   10-10-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,463
Posted By vaptek
Wow, everyone's nature tables are so cute and...

Wow, everyone's nature tables are so cute and tidy!

We just started this idea in our home, but for us its really it's just a place where we collect the "treasures" that we find when we're...
Forum: Waldorf   10-04-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,336
Posted By vaptek
Quote: Originally Posted by karne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by karne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14477551)
It's totally a choice to not investigate some...
Forum: Waldorf   10-04-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,336
Posted By vaptek
Quote: Originally Posted by karne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by karne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14471956)
I would think vary carefully about this...
Forum: Waldorf   09-02-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By vaptek
Are you familiar with...

Are you familiar with http://www.chinaberry.com/? They have fantastic book recommendations. I've never been disappointed with their quality.
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   08-10-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,494
Posted By vaptek
Too funny: "At Carlton Farms we produce high...

Too funny:
"At Carlton Farms we produce high quality raw cows milk for pet consumption...

Why for pets you ask? In the state of Georgia it is unlawful to sell raw cows milk for human...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   08-09-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,784
Posted By vaptek
I know it's been a little while since this was...

I know it's been a little while since this was posted, but I thought I'd post a bit more info on here anyway since I got some good info out of it.

Little Shop of Stories has several free events...
Forum: Waldorf   08-06-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By vaptek
I don't know that you'd get a good sampling here...

I don't know that you'd get a good sampling here at MDC. I mean, MDC itself has a high percentage of non-vaxers, so I bet the responses here will be skewed towards non-vaxing.
Forum: Waldorf   07-19-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By vaptek
Quote: Originally Posted by 3901sca...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3901sca http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14097318)
(BTW: Thanks to whoever posted the article...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-17-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By vaptek
Oops, she's 15 months. She very happily nurses...

Oops, she's 15 months. She very happily nurses once latched, although her afternoon session is markedly shorter than the other 2.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-17-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By vaptek
I'm not trying to wean, just have a...

I'm not trying to wean, just have a question/dilemma about one of our nursing sessions and thought you ladies would have some good insight for me. I'm comfy with the idea of nursing as long as Evie...
Forum: Waldorf   05-11-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By vaptek
Hey, does anyone know what to do if you chip one...

Hey, does anyone know what to do if you chip one of the bowls? I have a chip on the inside of one of the bowls and I'm not sure if it is safe to still use.

Thanks!
Forum: Waldorf   04-21-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By vaptek
Quote: Originally Posted by melamama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by melamama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13570523)
I have a friend who moved to the school my...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   04-18-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By vaptek
Cliff Valley does look good; we'll have to check...

Cliff Valley does look good; we'll have to check that one out!
Forum: Waldorf   04-14-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By vaptek
Well, since other folks are asking, I thought I...

Well, since other folks are asking, I thought I would too.

Anyone have any experience with the Waldorf School of Atlanta? We have Evie signed up for the Morning Garden program next year. I'm...
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