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Forum: Learning at School   07-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By star*mora
i know this is an old post, but am in ottawa and...

i know this is an old post, but am in ottawa and we live downtown in chinatown where either churchill alternative or lady evelyn are the applicable alternative schools - they are included in your...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-22-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By star*mora
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kiachu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1389550/do-you-ever-get-upset#post_17510419)

its so much worse...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-20-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,215
Posted By star*mora
this thread is making me want to get back into...

this thread is making me want to get back into it. I would love to do a blanket for a friend having her rainbow baby...love that idea
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-20-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By star*mora
my husband loves paper towels so every once in a...

my husband loves paper towels so every once in a while I buy them as a treat for him, lol
Forum: Learning at School   11-20-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By star*mora
I work nights so no pta. I volunteer once a...

I work nights so no pta. I volunteer once a month in the classroom, usually for one on one reading. it's fun, I find some of the parents clique-y so it keeps me out of that
Forum: Learning at School   11-20-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By star*mora
I was a bit concerned about this as my 4yr old...

I was a bit concerned about this as my 4yr old was on the younger side starting jk and had only ever been in daycare part time (then I changed my schedule to straight nights so that my boys didn't...
Forum: Learning at School   11-20-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,381
Posted By star*mora
1.2km so about 3/4 of a mile. the closest school...

1.2km so about 3/4 of a mile. the closest school would have been 3 blocks.
Forum: Learning at School   11-20-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By star*mora
my kids go to good schools, so far with average...

my kids go to good schools, so far with average results. my 6.5yr old has an occupational therapist who comes in to work on his fine motor skills, so I guess below average on that. but they are...
Forum: Learning at School   11-20-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By star*mora
it shouldn't matter whether the program is...

it shouldn't matter whether the program is bilingual or not. you didn't say, but if it is more than 10-15min/homework a night for a 6 year old, that is too much.
my 6.5yr old is in a French...
Forum: Learning at School   11-20-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By star*mora
I really like immersion for my kids. that being...

I really like immersion for my kids. that being said, it is French immersion and I speak French fluently and we live in a bilingual English/French city. at the parent-teacher interview, my husband...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   11-19-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By star*mora
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by IdentityCrisisMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1390217/and-idiots-guide-to-titers#post_17510174)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By star*mora
sorry op, but is there a good website for duct...

sorry op, but is there a good website for duct tape crafts? sounds fun, and easy clean up
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By star*mora
just waiting for winter now - once the snow...

just waiting for winter now - once the snow hits, will be great to have more time outside as a family. but most days we are outside until dark. in the spring/summer/fall I engaged the boys a lot in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By star*mora
lego! anything star wars   am intrigued by...

lego!
anything star wars
 
am intrigued by the duct tape in your list...what kind of play activities
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 284
Posted By star*mora
do you have any local museums? our 6 year old...

do you have any local museums? our 6 year old had his first birthday with friends when he turned 6 and we had it at the aviation and space museum. because we are members it worked out at about $12...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,657
Posted By star*mora
we allow Disney but the boys are more into lego...

we allow Disney but the boys are more into lego and star wars - when we went to Orlando/Kissimmee we didn't go to Disney, we went to LEGOLAND instead. my husband loves star wars so that development...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By star*mora
my 6.5 yr old is the rule-following,...

my 6.5 yr old is the rule-following, peace-keeper in his class (and really in life). he is a gentle soul. who also loves to talk about butts and farts and poop
Forum: Ontario   11-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By star*mora
am also in Ottawa (from Toronto) - 6.5 and 4yr...

am also in Ottawa (from Toronto) - 6.5 and 4yr old boys here and live in Chinatown...moving to the glebe next fall so boys will be at mutchmor
I work weird hours and am studying acupuncture (I am...
Forum: C-section Birth   11-19-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By star*mora
yes my failed vbac was also a hard blow - I am...

yes
my failed vbac was also a hard blow - I am grateful I had healthy babies but even years later I still have times where I feel sadness that I couldn't just have a normal birth. those moments are...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   11-19-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 580
Posted By star*mora
can testing for titers be done via one's...

can testing for titers be done via one's naturopathic dr? I am new to considering a selective vax process as neither of my boys have received vaccinations, and my husband is pressuring me on a...
Forum: C-section Birth   03-02-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,541
Posted By star*mora
no, but i never thought of having more than two....

no, but i never thought of having more than two. truth be told, i was content with one, but dh is a really great partner in raising our children, so it opened me up to having a 2nd. after having a...
Forum: C-section Birth   03-02-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By star*mora
oh and immediately after each birth i did a lot...

oh and immediately after each birth i did a lot of self abdominal massage to support involuting the uterus.
Forum: C-section Birth   03-02-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By star*mora
i took a lot of pulsatilla and nat mur to help...

i took a lot of pulsatilla and nat mur to help balance my emotions along with b12.
hypericum for nerve pain
breast milk on the scar.
and coconut oil with a bit of tea tree oil added, along with...
Forum: C-section Birth   03-02-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By star*mora
very true. when i had it, i kind of equated it...

very true. when i had it, i kind of equated it to a sore itch. wanted to scratch, but definitely did NOT feel better when i did. lack of sensation is also pretty normal too.
Forum: C-section Birth   03-02-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,861
Posted By star*mora
i've only had emergency c-births but i do know a...

i've only had emergency c-births but i do know a few mamas who had planned repeats and every one of them found the scheduled one a gentler recovery.
 
but there are so many factors. i recovered...
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