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Forum: Learning at School   Yesterday, 03:13 AM
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Posted By lauren
I think one aspect of this is that teachers...

I think one aspect of this is that teachers couldn't possibly know what would be upsetting to whom. For one student it is the insect being consumed; for another it might be the horrors in Schindler's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-01-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By lauren
Hi Hmcquee, I'm not sure what state you are in,...

Hi Hmcquee, I'm not sure what state you are in, but I think if I were you I would also be concerned. Most states have a child development clinic of some kind, affiliated with a university or the...
Forum: Learning at School   08-25-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By lauren
When my kids have made these decisions, one...

When my kids have made these decisions, one other factor they have thought about is this: if they are in a degree program in which everyone is starting together and 'bonding' as a group, such as in...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-31-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By lauren
Does she "believe" in CIO? If so then a...

Does she "believe" in CIO? If so then a conversation to find that out would be important. I managed to find child care providers that didn't believe it was appropriate and we worked really well...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-31-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By lauren
In terms of being a full time working mom, one of...

In terms of being a full time working mom, one of my biggest challenges is those last minute things that come home from school--'we forgot to tell you about the awards ceremony in which your daughter...
Forum: Learning at School   07-29-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By lauren
I just did them last night for my kids. I only...

I just did them last night for my kids. I only had to change one thing--dr's phone number because we switched. Everything else was preloaded and I just had to make sure it was correct.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-25-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By lauren
I've used Toms of Maine with all the kids when...

I've used Toms of Maine with all the kids when they're little like that! It's just part of growing up!
Forum: Waldorf   07-25-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By lauren
Can you explain why this is a particularly...

Can you explain why this is a particularly Waldorf issue (as it just generally sounds hard...!) but wanted to point any suggestions in the correct direction. Is it because you do not use media?
Forum: Learning at School   07-22-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By lauren
Has your district moved yet to the option of...

Has your district moved yet to the option of completing them online? We only have to review what was entered last year and make changes or confirm that everything is the same.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-19-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By lauren
I have NOT been through this! and I am glad this...

I have NOT been through this! and I am glad this is not your first, so you do have some realistic thoughts about it. I think the idea of taking the summer off and not trying to do too much then...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-11-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By lauren
Be gentle with her. Sounds like lots of changes...

Be gentle with her. Sounds like lots of changes recently. It does sound a little odd given that this is a new behavior, but if it keeps up, I would check in with a dr. Not all urinary infections have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-10-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By lauren
I had a child that went through a very irrational...

I had a child that went through a very irrational bug-fear stage. We tried to remain supportive. it lasted about a year and then went away. I can't say what caused it to go away. I think kids that...
Forum: Education   07-05-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By lauren
I think age 5 is about right, but I don't agree...

I think age 5 is about right, but I don't agree with how quickly academics are pushed on 5 year olds.
Forum: Waldorf   07-05-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By lauren
I think you need to figure out whether you want...

I think you need to figure out whether you want to pursue Waldorf education before you decide whether learning letters will be o.k. for your son. There are many different philosophies on this and...
Forum: Waldorf   07-05-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By lauren
I would just start reading and talking to other...

I would just start reading and talking to other parents about the philosophy and about the financing. Here is an old thread from MOthering that you might find helpful for some more reading material:...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-25-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By lauren
It sounds like you are bringing him with you.....

It sounds like you are bringing him with you.. I"m confused!
Forum: Waldorf   06-23-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By lauren
Is this the type of education you are interested...

Is this the type of education you are interested in? I've never heard of the sexual orientation of the parents mattering.

I'm sure someone else will be along to answer your questions.
Forum: Waldorf   06-21-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By lauren
Just wanted to say Welcome! and I'm sure someone...

Just wanted to say Welcome! and I'm sure someone will be along soon to chat with you about this!!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-14-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,951
Posted By lauren
How are you doing Pleasehelp?

How are you doing Pleasehelp?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-14-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By lauren
Are you talking to your own kids, or trying to...

Are you talking to your own kids, or trying to teach other parents how to talk to kids? It was unclear in your post and I think my thoughts would be different depending...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By lauren
MOving to the Childhood Years as this is not...

MOving to the Childhood Years as this is not Working Parent specific.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-14-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By lauren
I do a lot of hiring and I do really look at...

I do a lot of hiring and I do really look at cover letters. It is amazing how many people do not even proof read their own cover letters and leave typos and missed punctuation, etc! Anyway the cover...
Forum: Learning at School   06-11-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By lauren
Hi there! I guess I take question that the school...

Hi there! I guess I take question that the school says that her possible ADHD isn't affecting her academically, because you said that she is not doing her work and not completing tasks. It is kind of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By lauren
It is common for kids to regress when they are...

It is common for kids to regress when they are under stress. Reduce the stress and regression tends to stabilize. Is there a way to come together to do some joint planning with your ex around your...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-08-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,951
Posted By lauren
Since you identify as a Christian the writing of...

Since you identify as a Christian the writing of this woman may help you in general with issues of overfunctioning and letting go, anxiety. She does actually follow a 12 step model of sorts, for...
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