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Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   10-23-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By roseselene
Hi! I just wanted to stop in and say hi.  I...

Hi! I just wanted to stop in and say hi.  I haven't been on MDC for a couple years and I was missing it so I decided to come back.  I don't know how much time i'll have, but I wanted to at least...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   10-07-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By roseselene
Thanks so much for your opinions and ideas on...

Thanks so much for your opinions and ideas on the school. I went and visited our local one. I like it a lot. I'm still not 100% certain of what i'm going to choose, but it really does help to hear a...
Forum: Diapering   10-05-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By roseselene
northern essence makes a wipes solution and they...

northern essence makes a wipes solution and they have both tto version and a non tto version available.
Amy
Forum: Waldorf   10-05-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By roseselene
Just on the off chance that someone here attends...

Just on the off chance that someone here attends the waldorf school in palm harbor florida....i'm checking it out and was just looking for opinions from people that attend there.
maybe a long shot,...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   10-01-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By roseselene
Hi! I currently have a 6 y.o. in 1st grade and a...

Hi! I currently have a 6 y.o. in 1st grade and a 5 y.o. in pre-k both attending a montessori. We are considering making some changes. THere is a democratic/sudbury school in my area -- its in Palm...
Forum: Diapering   09-24-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By roseselene
Looks good to me. Amy

Looks good to me.
Amy
Forum: Learning at School   09-20-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By roseselene
Quote: Originally Posted by mysticmomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mysticmomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14406029)
Have you asked her why she doens't want...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-16-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 988
Posted By roseselene
9 months for DD and 23 months for DS Amy

9 months for DD and 23 months for DS
Amy
Forum: Learning at School   09-16-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By roseselene
I guess the reason i feel like it is harsh is...

I guess the reason i feel like it is harsh is because my daughter excels in academics and is actually ahead and struggles with social issues and i feel like play time with her friends is very...
Forum: Diapering   09-16-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By roseselene
Both of my kiddos wore longies or shorties at...

Both of my kiddos wore longies or shorties at one point in time or other during their diapering days and i never had either of them complain about itchiness or appear uncomfortable.
Amy
Forum: Diapering   09-16-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By roseselene
We use Happy Heiny's trainers for overnights for...

We use Happy Heiny's trainers for overnights for our kiddos that seem to still be night wetters.
Amy
Forum: Learning at School   09-16-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By roseselene
fyi, the consequences for not doing homework is...

fyi, the consequences for not doing homework is that they don't get recess. which i think is pretty harsh.
Forum: Learning at School   09-15-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By roseselene
Quote: Originally Posted by octobermom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by octobermom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14388093)
I'm not totally against HW I actually like...
Forum: Learning at School   09-15-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,615
Posted By roseselene
My kids attend a montessori school and they do...

My kids attend a montessori school and they do not have homework in the kindergarten year which is the last year of the "primary" program at the montessori. The only things that are asked of that...
Forum: Learning at School   09-15-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By roseselene
Does anyone have any thoughts on the necessity...

Does anyone have any thoughts on the necessity of home work in the first grade? My DD just started the first grade and is getting homework and is reacting fairly negatively to it. She generally has...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-25-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By roseselene
When DD was first starting to say no -- she...

When DD was first starting to say no -- she never said yes -- ever. She literally said no even if she meant yes. So we never had any idea whether she was saying yes or no to something we were...
Forum: Diapering   08-25-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By roseselene
I would consider adding wipes -- i could never...

I would consider adding wipes -- i could never have done without my wipes! Also wet bags are a nice thing to have.
We loved our minishower!! Some people get by fine without them, but i definitely...
Forum: Diapering   08-25-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By roseselene
As far as favorite wool....my all time favorite...

As far as favorite wool....my all time favorite wool cover is aristocrats covers -- they are awesome for overnight use!!! Some people find them a bit bulky for day use though. I also like imse vimse...
Forum: Diapering   08-25-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By roseselene
Hi there! For his age, you would probably need...

Hi there! For his age, you would probably need 12-15 prefolds and 3-4 covers. Wool and PUL covers both can be used multiple times before laundering and wool covers can be used for quite some time...
Forum: Diapering   08-25-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By roseselene
I've never used them as flats, but a couple of...

I've never used them as flats, but a couple of my friends did and loved them. So i say, go ahead! I just don't really know about folding them though. Good luck!
Amy
Forum: Diapering   08-25-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By roseselene
My babies were such heavy wetters that the small...

My babies were such heavy wetters that the small "newborn" insert would not have been sufficient for them. So, we never used just that in our diapers. I do have heavy wetters and they always...
Forum: Diapering   08-22-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By roseselene
I agree with the previous poster....between 6...

I agree with the previous poster....between 6 and 8 should be good.
Amy
Forum: Diapering   08-19-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By roseselene
In answer to your question about bleach, i know...

In answer to your question about bleach, i know that there are some people that don't use bleach at all. However, we did use some bleach only occasionally. It seems like its ok to use for occasional...
Forum: Diapering   08-19-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By roseselene
What type of diapers? Which part is brown? What...

What type of diapers? Which part is brown? What have you tried so far?
Amy
Forum: Diapering   08-19-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By roseselene
We use happy heiny's trainers and stuff with one...

We use happy heiny's trainers and stuff with one indian prefold and one microfiber insert and that works well for us.
You may not need that much depending on how much he wets at night.
the good...
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