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Forum: Unschooling   03-02-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Justine
Hi Michelle,   Sorry for the late reply.  My...

Hi Michelle,
 
Sorry for the late reply.  My son is specifically looking for a boy penpal - sorry, I should have mentioned that.
 
Thanks anyway, Justine
Forum: Unschooling   02-26-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Justine
Hi there,   I am an unschooling parent of...

Hi there,
 
I am an unschooling parent of two boys ages 7 and 5, living in the UK and would like to find a penpal for my oldest son.  He doesn't write much yet but I think it would be really nice...
Forum: Learning at School   07-05-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Justine
DS1 who is 3, is due to start at nursery in Sept...

DS1 who is 3, is due to start at nursery in Sept - 3 mornings a week 3am-11.30pm.

We went there this morning for 15 mins. Generally speaking it is 'OK' - the main teacher seems fairly gentle and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-28-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Justine
Hi there, My nephew who is almost 5 has...

Hi there,

My nephew who is almost 5 has just recently gone through a similar thing. SIL thought they were something called 'absences'. She took him to the docs - he'll be having an EEG - the doc...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-29-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Justine
DS who is 36mths seems resistant to being...

DS who is 36mths seems resistant to being nappy-free and wearing underpants. He has used the potty for about the last 6 months in a very random fashion - several days of using it, then just not...
Forum: Learning at School   02-12-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Justine
DS1 who is 2.75 started preschool last week. He...

DS1 who is 2.75 started preschool last week. He has been for a total of 3 days (Mon/Tues last week and today). It's for 2.5 hours. I am satisfied with the preschool, there's plenty to do and the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-30-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Justine
Just wanted to say that my DS1 (2.75) is pretty...

Just wanted to say that my DS1 (2.75) is pretty much the same. I just think all children are different. He is pretty high needs and attached to me and always has been. I do tons of stuff with him to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-26-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Justine
Hiya, Just thought I would send support...

Hiya,

Just thought I would send support from a fellow brit ;-).

I think you are totally justified to think the way you do. It makes me so cross to think of children being spoken about in this...
Forum: Learning at School   01-25-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Justine
Thank you Lauren. My gut instinct is that...

Thank you Lauren.

My gut instinct is that this is not the right place for my son so I think I shall give it a miss.

I shall explore my other options, and yes, thanks for reminding me that he...
Forum: Learning at School   01-24-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Justine
Just looking for some feedback from anyone who...

Just looking for some feedback from anyone who attempted to enrol their child in preschool and then changed their minds and generally feels unsure.

My ds is 2 & 3/4, is high needs and doesn't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-05-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Justine
Exactly the same situation here with my 2 and a...

Exactly the same situation here with my 2 and a half yo. He is now eating NO protein either - he used to eat cheese & chicken and has now gone off both.

I am going to be buying a coffee grinder...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-01-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Justine
Thanks for the replies - yes, the TV is a...

Thanks for the replies - yes, the TV is a distraction I agree. It isn't on all of the time - I also think if it wasn't TV then he would start to play with some toys. I think what tends to happen is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-01-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Justine
DS who is 2.5 is going through a stage of not...

DS who is 2.5 is going through a stage of not eating much at all, particularly protein and seems to have gone off all the foods I could rely on such as jacket potatoes, pasta, hummus, etc. The main...
Forum: Parenting   11-16-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 35,315
Posted By Justine
Just wanted to second Mamalitas post. I hope you...

Just wanted to second Mamalitas post. I hope you can heal quickly and carry on with the good work you do. I would have given anything to have had a mother so dedicated and loving as you.

Maureen...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-25-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Justine
WOW! And there was me thinking that 2 and a half...

WOW! And there was me thinking that 2 and a half years seemed like forever! WELL DONE YOU!
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-25-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 793
Posted By Justine
What a beautiful, moving story. With a...

What a beautiful, moving story. With a wonderful, wonderful outcome. It has made me realise how much I have taken my nursing relationships for granted with my 2 boys. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-25-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Justine
I couldn't agree with the PP more - thankyou. ...

I couldn't agree with the PP more - thankyou.

I am the mother of a toddler who is going through a phase of pushing, snatching, some hitting at playgroups and is VERY, VERY hardwork on my part. He...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-22-2006, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Justine
I'm in the same situation with my DS 2 and a bit...

I'm in the same situation with my DS 2 and a bit and younger sibling 6mths.

Thankyou Deva33mommy - I love your advice and suggestions, I am going to try some of that! It really makes sense.
...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-21-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Justine
Sorry - not sure if I missed something...

Sorry - not sure if I missed something here............Nell? Nell who?

Thanks!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-21-2006, 07:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,384
Posted By Justine
We now have a 'Supernanny Magazine' in the...

We now have a 'Supernanny Magazine' in the UK................shudder......................... .......
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-20-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 920
Posted By Justine
My DS has 2 DVD's called 'Big Machines' which...

My DS has 2 DVD's called 'Big Machines' which are to do with the following:-

Workmen using diggers & dumpers on building sites (with one of the diggermen giving a running commentary)...
Forum: Lactivism   08-16-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Justine
Yeah - so refreshing to get this kind of...

Yeah - so refreshing to get this kind of attitude isn't it. Isn't there some research that suggests that women make up their minds to breastfeed a good while before they have children? Possibly...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   08-15-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Justine
I'm tandeming - 2yr 3mth old and a 6mth old. It...

I'm tandeming - 2yr 3mth old and a 6mth old. It has been hard and I can relate to what you're saying about the icky feelings. The icky feelings I have had have just about started to subside 6mths...
Forum: Parenting   08-15-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 35,315
Posted By Justine
My posts have been few and far between but I...

My posts have been few and far between but I read ALL the time. Put simply it's the most genuine, reliable, honest, inspiring (I could go on!) group I know of. I always come away with something to...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-15-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Justine
Brilliant! And what fab parents you have...

Brilliant! And what fab parents you have co-sleeping - good on them!
It's great news that tandem-nursing is going well for you. I am still tandeming and finding it hard as my toddler is still so...
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