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Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-18-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By JudiAU
Can you afford it? Will it bring your child...

Can you afford it? Will it bring your child pleasure? Will it make your day less stressful? Why not?

Sharing really isn't a very easy concept at that age. We don't use those terms really. We do...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By JudiAU
I've never had a problem with climbing kids but I...

I've never had a problem with climbing kids but I personally wouldn't be too worried. I would however note that you really need to understand blackout materials. Some are just terrible....
Forum: Learning at School   01-13-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By JudiAU
Each kind of transition builds on the previous...

Each kind of transition builds on the previous one-- home with a family member, caregiver, daycare experience or preschool, finally the larger K experience. I think it is really helpful to have...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   12-06-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By JudiAU
Lots of good advice. But if you do need some veg...

Lots of good advice. But if you do need some veg rich toddler meals to have in hand, for a toddler who likes meat, braises are the way to go.

So... make two dishes a week and rotate your freezer....
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-04-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 442
Posted By JudiAU
Is their behavior legal or illegal? If it was...

Is their behavior legal or illegal? If it was illegal it would be totally unacceptable to me. I am not willing to pick up my child from Cps when an impaired gp has an accident or needs to respond to...
Forum: Holiday Helper 2014   11-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By JudiAU
Diaper Inserts, Some nice natural toys for little ones

I have a large number, probably 24ish of good condition Fuzzi Bunz microfiber inserts, many of which are upgraded four ply, as well as original thin and oldish FB 3 ply inserts. Have both small and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By JudiAU
We have always had no gift parties for the...

We have always had no gift parties for the friends but if we do receive gifts from outside the family, LO has to write a thank you as soon as they can write, i.e. four or so. Just keep them sweet. I...
Forum: Waldorf   11-14-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,992
Posted By JudiAU
amazon has deals on tegu, playbill, duplo, and...

amazon has deals on tegu, playbill, duplo, and harrisville design weaving kits on flash sales tomorrow
Forum: Site Help   11-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By JudiAU
I'd really like to see the program return....

I'd really like to see the program return. Perhaps reducing the numbers of families involved or reducing the expectations of assistance (from program volunteers, from families, from whomever...)...
Forum: Free For Shipping   11-13-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By JudiAU
3 pairs Hanna Andersson girls pajamas, size 5, very pretty but with wear

I have three pairs of girl's two piece long sleeve long pants organic pajamas, in various pretty pinks available. They have wear to the cuffs and possibly some art stains. One pair has a hole at the...
Forum: Site Help   11-12-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 513
Posted By JudiAU
I find this so disappointing.

I find this so disappointing.
Forum: Waldorf   10-20-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By JudiAU
Camden rose or perhaps unfinished wood shelves....

Camden rose or perhaps unfinished wood shelves. Wood bookshelves are always expensive because they are heavy and use a lot of wood. We use a wall of Ikea Billy's stacked together with doors for our...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By JudiAU
Um no. No offer of payment or wow. reciprocity?...

Um no. No offer of payment or wow. reciprocity? Just because she had you pegged as an easy mark? Wow.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By JudiAU
I'm sorry for your loss. Yes, it is fine to take...

I'm sorry for your loss. Yes, it is fine to take your infant. Obviously, a fussy infant should be nursed or taken out etc...
Forum: Learning at School   09-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By JudiAU
I think you've scheduled to much for a kid going...

I think you've scheduled to much for a kid going to public school the first time. I think you need to cut down on outside activities or move them to the weekends and do one night a week only. People...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-20-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By JudiAU
I think kids are drawn to different types. Wooden...

I think kids are drawn to different types. Wooden blocks can be pretty challenging but duplos, magna tiles, and magformers are more accessible. Some kids are drawn to the inclusion of people and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By JudiAU
What is your DH's response? Does he defend your...

What is your DH's response? Does he defend your choices? If so, let him handle it. He is not around to handle them then don't extend the courtesy of a visit.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By JudiAU
Both can work well. Change your schedule when you...

Both can work well. Change your schedule when you are ready. Your caregiver will need some space to figure things out.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,715
Posted By JudiAU
Tea Collection and Garnet Hill both sell a mostly...

Tea Collection and Garnet Hill both sell a mostly cotton mixed with modacrylic nightgown. No flame retardants.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-26-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By JudiAU
No true sensory issues but I don't buy anything...

No true sensory issues but I don't buy anything evenly remotely uncomfortable. I buy Zutano, American Apparel, some Gap styles, Mini Boden, and Tea Collection.
Forum: Learning at School   08-16-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,947
Posted By JudiAU
Teachers are specific, very specific, about...

Teachers are specific, very specific, about supplies because they know exactly what they need and what works best.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By JudiAU
I don't honestly think one can realistically work...

I don't honestly think one can realistically work from home and also care for an infant or toddler. It only gets harder as they get older. At the very least you might consider some nanny time for a...
Forum: Potty Learning   08-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,916
Posted By JudiAU
I wouldn't bother with nighttime until you are...

I wouldn't bother with nighttime until you are done with diapers during nap. Assuming she always pees before nap, is she peeing in her sleep? If so, than training probably won't work. If she is...
Forum: Potty Learning   08-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By JudiAU
Children don't need "signs of readiness" to potty...

Children don't need "signs of readiness" to potty learn. You can teach them to make that correlation and that is how much younger children are trained well before two. Naked time or underwear will...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By JudiAU
Ha ha. Moms do it better. I love 4 oz. of spinach...

Ha ha. Moms do it better. I love 4 oz. of spinach in 24 cupcakes. Really? That is sneaky? I don't have a problem with a bit of sneak especially since it is gravy for us, my kids eat well. But...
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