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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-03-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,536
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-22-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 781
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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-19-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
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Forum: Montessori   05-07-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,427
Posted By odenata
My dd started Montessori at 2 1/2, and it worked...

My dd started Montessori at 2 1/2, and it worked well for her.   We talked with the teacher, then met with her twice before dd started the school.  For one of those times, dd came with us, explored...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-03-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By odenata
I'd love to hear more ideas from folks, too.  I...

I'd love to hear more ideas from folks, too.  I have a five year old that has math and phonics work to do, and a two year old that wants to be with his big sister every moment.  I offer him his own...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-14-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 529
Posted By odenata
The knives I use are not expensive, but I like...

The knives I use are not expensive, but I like them.  It's the brand recommended by Chef's Illustrated, which is Victorinox (I also have some low end Henkels, which I don't recommend - go for the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-12-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,533
Posted By odenata
 Yes to all below.  The first part, about...


Yes to all below.  The first part, about being sick, I would understand, but the second part would rub me the wrong way.  Not only because it seems to assume that I have no manners, but also...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-11-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 179
Posted By odenata
5'3" tall, 28 cm humerus

5'3" tall, 28 cm humerus
Forum: The Mindful Home   12-10-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By odenata
 We have this one as well, and I like it.  ...


We have this one as well, and I like it. 
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Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-08-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By odenata
New Moon Magazine...

New Moon Magazine (http://www.newmoon.com/magazine/):
 
 
Quote:Our bi-monthly magazine is 100% advertising-free, highest-quality content for girls age 8 and up! You won't find diet advice or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-06-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By odenata
I recommend Four First Games...

I recommend Four First Games...
Forum: Parenting   12-06-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,609
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Forum: Parenting   12-05-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 748
Posted By odenata
Just thought I'd post info to clarify the Amazon...

Just thought I'd post info to clarify the Amazon Mom deal.  When you join Amazon Mom (which is free), you get Prime for the first 3 months of your membership for free, and you get an additional free...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-05-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By odenata
 We looked at the Radio Flyer scooter as...


We looked at the Radio Flyer scooter as well.  My kids both liked it, and the toddler could easily use it, but it wouldn't last nearly as long as the mini-kick (it goes to 45 pounds, the mini kick...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-05-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,747
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-05-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,747
Posted By odenata
My DS turns two next month.  He likes playing...

My DS turns two next month.  He likes playing with trucks, blocks, ride-on toys, Little People (I have the vintage 70s stuff), our play kitchen, balls, baby doll and stroller, and Schleich animals....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-04-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 20,280
Posted By odenata
You mean washing the cushion covers (not the...

You mean washing the cushion covers (not the foam inside), right?  I've done that a few times.  Cold wash, line dried, no problems. 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-04-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,975
Posted By odenata
 If you Google it, pretty much every link says...


If you Google it, pretty much every link says it is a myth.  However, many of them go on to say that most of the germs in a dog's mouth are species specific, so they won't get a person sick. ...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-04-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,975
Posted By odenata
This thread is interesting.  I don't have a dog,...

This thread is interesting.  I don't have a dog, I'm not a dog person - not a pet person at all, infact, but it wouldn't occur to me to think of that as gross or rude. 
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-04-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By odenata
What do you mean by large?  Barbie doll size...

What do you mean by large?  Barbie doll size furniture, maybe?  Play Wonder...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-04-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,553
Posted By odenata
We have a Kidkraft kitchen - the retro pink one...

We have a Kidkraft kitchen - the retro pink one that is similar to the one at Pottery Barn.  Have had it four years now, and the only thing broken is the timer.  I think this kitchen is sturdier...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-04-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By odenata
   Quote:Originally Posted by Chamomile...


 
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Forum: Parenting   12-04-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,745
Posted By odenata
 This reminded me of a story about a couple I...


This reminded me of a story about a couple I used to babysit for.
 
One morning before school, the husband was getting ready to go on a trip for work, needed cash for the trip, and so the wife...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-03-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By odenata
We just put ornaments the kids can take off the...

We just put ornaments the kids can take off the tree and play with on the bottom part of the tree.  With two year old DS, I'll probably not use any of our breakable decorations this year, so I don't...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-02-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,308
Posted By odenata
The wooden cutting set by Plan Toys gets lots of...

The wooden cutting set by Plan Toys gets lots of play, as does a plastic set of groceries with cutting veggies my parents got us and a Betty Crocker play set with muffins.  The only M&D thing we had...
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