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Forum: Learning at School   08-14-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By sunbaby
ok, i totally think there is a big ol'...

ok, i totally think there is a big ol' misunderstanding happening. i a NOT not not saying i am keeping her at a school where she is unhappy so i can be happy. i am simply sharing the fact that this...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-12-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 161,636
Posted By sunbaby
wow. thankyou. has anyone ever told you you give...

wow. thankyou. has anyone ever told you you give one heck of a pep talk?

i can so relate to the amount of work one has to do to get the school to do its job. basically her tacher said dd is...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-12-2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 161,636
Posted By sunbaby
ok, i havent gone through and read all the...

ok, i havent gone through and read all the posts, so i dont know if anyone else has posted a similar theme.

i am sad and scared to leave.

we are at a charter waldorf school, so some of the...
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2009, 02:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By sunbaby
oh linda, one difference though from your...

oh linda, one difference though from your interpretation to mine, i am thinking she didnt want to talk to me because she was afraid to upset me, but you are thinking it was just because she figured...
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By sunbaby
linda on the move, i am totally already on track...

linda on the move, i am totally already on track with you. this dynamic deserves real attention. i want her to feel like she can tell me what she needs, even if she thinks i might not like hearing...
Forum: Learning at School   08-11-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,364
Posted By sunbaby
would you absolutely honor this request? or is...

would you absolutely honor this request? or is it just a common grass is greener type thing? some background:

dd is going into third grade. she is eight and a half.

i have many times been...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-31-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,519
Posted By sunbaby
dhammama, i am so totally agreeing with you on...

dhammama, i am so totally agreeing with you on this. dance is so much an expression of personal spirit (at least to me), that it feels like if my dd is copying a pop star that that will sort of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-28-2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,519
Posted By sunbaby
as has already been said, i think most of the...

as has already been said, i think most of the young girls who dance in ways we percieve as sexy have been exposed to media that promotes this, music videos and such. seems like an easy problem to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-21-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By sunbaby
melomama,http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/s...

melomama,http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
i loved your post. super duper thought provoking and right on. about a year ago, there was something on NPR about a new third person...
Forum: Waldorf   04-08-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By sunbaby
yeah pumpkinyum, she did tellme that, and we did...

yeah pumpkinyum, she did tellme that, and we did go straight into a conversation from there before i had time to really think about it and i sorta just fell into conversation getting to know you...
Forum: Waldorf   04-07-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By sunbaby
thanks for replys. i really appreciate that...

thanks for replys. i really appreciate that someone is willing to hear me and express caring. that is a gift. this gratitude is editied in because i just posted the stuff that follows and realized i...
Forum: Waldorf   04-07-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By sunbaby
please tell me i (and my kid) will be ok. pls...

please tell me i (and my kid) will be ok. pls remind us we will find the right situation for him. i just had the most bummer conversation with a prospective preschool teacher. i am feeling so...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-11-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,602
Posted By sunbaby
dd knows to go to a woman for help, especially a...

dd knows to go to a woman for help, especially a mommy with children if she sees one.
i havent started this talk with ds, i'm not sure hes old enough to get it. but i have lost him at a park in our...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-10-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By sunbaby
ds is almost 3 and he keeps telling people they...

ds is almost 3 and he keeps telling people they are "really stupid". he says it to me, his sister, visitors, everyone. sometimes he is clearly angry, and i tell him he can say "i am mad at you", i...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-13-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 214
Posted By sunbaby
no. i think its good to consider the impact of...

no. i think its good to consider the impact of my actions on others. and i do. so others are always considered, but their needs put first? no way. even my kids needs arent necessarily placed ahead...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-09-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By sunbaby
i am enjoying hearing everyones personal...

i am enjoying hearing everyones personal experiences. this is exactly the conversation i need. thankyou.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-08-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 510
Posted By sunbaby
kama'aina mama. i never thought of that....

kama'aina mama. i never thought of that. thankyou for bringing it to my attention. skyastara, i am relieved i dint offend you. i can see that SOME folks might be bothered by this so i will work on...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-07-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By sunbaby
thankyou to all who replyed so far. i guess the...

thankyou to all who replyed so far. i guess the question i am trying to ask isnt really about actually persuing a romantic relationship with some woman. i am pretty sure dh wouldnt go for it. its...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-07-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By sunbaby
i editied out the parts about dh, because while...

i editied out the parts about dh, because while it makes the issue foggier, it isnt really the biggest question for me. i really more wonder about the social complications right now. or maybe they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-07-2007, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 510
Posted By sunbaby
delicious, i DID return the dog. that is not...

delicious, i DID return the dog. that is not what im asking. i would not really think of keeping a dog agianst the first owners wishes. the dog is returned. what i am grappling with now is the...
Forum: Queer Parenting   10-07-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By sunbaby
this little problem of mine keeps repeating...

this little problem of mine keeps repeating itself over the last few years and it finally dawned on me, i can aske HERE!

i am, presumably to the generally public, a straight female, because of my...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-07-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 510
Posted By sunbaby
would it be rude of me to ask if someone might...

would it be rude of me to ask if someone might sell their dog to me?
background: we have been wanting a dog. but we all (dd, me, dh) have really different ideas of what we want in a dog. a dog...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-28-2007, 01:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By sunbaby
yeah. when i read your post about the director's...

yeah. when i read your post about the director's "never in fifteen years..." all i can think is REALLY? i mean really really? thats a wierd comment. not sensetive to you, and it doesnt seem that it...
Forum: Parenting   09-26-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By sunbaby
i hate morning. my kids have had to learn early...

i hate morning. my kids have had to learn early in life that mom is going to take time to drink her tea in the am. the little one, 2yo, tests this, and sometimes still just cant controll himself,...
Forum: Parenting   09-17-2007, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By sunbaby
feel free to give me a cyber slap if this just...

feel free to give me a cyber slap if this just sounds like lame spiritual woo woo stuff, but......maybe there are forces at work that are greater than the pure science of ovulation, sperm meets egg,...
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