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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-27-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By peachweenie
My 7-year old son is still going strong!

My 7-year old son is still going strong!
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-01-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,444
Posted By peachweenie
I remember when I saw this in the theater, my...

I remember when I saw this in the theater, my college age friend was crying in the bathroom because it was so scary! I would say definitely over 13. It is an oppressively scary movie!
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-26-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By peachweenie
Yes, oh yes. At my house, when it's quiet, you...

Yes, oh yes. At my house, when it's quiet, you know something is wrong!
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-21-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,364
Posted By peachweenie
Yes, I would say most boys do love to play...

Yes, I would say most boys do love to play shooting games, also swordfighting, light sabers, etc. etc. I think it does goes back to a primitive hunting instinct that humans needed to have to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-09-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,150
Posted By peachweenie
Seriously, we should all email the clothing...

Seriously, we should all email the clothing companies and complain about the lack of cute boys clothes!
Forum: Personal Growth   05-05-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 161,666
Posted By peachweenie
Hi Laurelsprings - my son is in a...

Hi Laurelsprings - my son is in a Waldorf-inspired charter too. I'm grateful for this thread and to all the people who have posted their experiences. I have read much of this thread and it was...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-05-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 703
Posted By peachweenie
No, there's no such thing as karma. It's just...

No, there's no such thing as karma. It's just wishful thinking.
Forum: Learning at School   04-24-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By peachweenie
Thanks for your comments, everyone. Just in case...

Thanks for your comments, everyone. Just in case I wasn't clear, the charter school we are going to now is 45 minutes away. The new school is a 5 minute drive away. The new school is a pilot school,...
Forum: Learning at School   04-23-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By peachweenie
Hello, fellow moms! There is a new public...

Hello, fellow moms!

There is a new public school opening up near me, it's K-12 and being run by a university renown for its progressive education program. However this school is geared towards...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-08-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,700
Posted By peachweenie
Personally, I love gift bags. At the end of a...

Personally, I love gift bags. At the end of a party, it is like a "bribe" to get kids to leave promptly. I put a lot of thought into our gift bags, decorating them and try to make them fun for the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-08-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By peachweenie
I do always feel bad for the child at no-gift...

I do always feel bad for the child at no-gift birthday parties because clearly, it's about the parents and not the child. The last one we went to, we burned a cd compilation of my child's favorite...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-03-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By peachweenie
OK, I'm an enabler. I admit it. I still wipe my...

OK, I'm an enabler. I admit it. I still wipe my 6-year old son's butt because he does such a lousy job of it himself. To me, it's preferable to getting it all over the seat, underwear, shirtsleeves,...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
  Hep B
Views: 1,316
Posted By peachweenie
I'm all for delaying Hep B vaccinations if you...

I'm all for delaying Hep B vaccinations if you are a responsible parent who monitors your child's healthcare, but please consider that the kids who are probably at the most risk for Hepatitis B in...
Forum: Women's Health   03-31-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,288
Posted By peachweenie
I don't know how people can say that measles is...

I don't know how people can say that measles is a mild childhood disease. It's not. I've had measles and was okay, but my little sister was very, very ill from it in the mid-1960's with a terribly...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-31-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
  Hep B
Views: 1,316
Posted By peachweenie
Quote: Originally Posted by lauradbg...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lauradbg http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13428129)
I think the powers that be feel that they...
Forum: Learning at School   03-19-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Posted By peachweenie
We pack cloth napkins with our son's lunch...

We pack cloth napkins with our son's lunch everyday. There is a parent volunteer to wash linens in each class on a weekly basis.
Forum: Waldorf   03-10-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,755
Posted By peachweenie
Oh my goodness, is it already time to start...

Oh my goodness, is it already time to start thinking about "year end"??!! Ha ha. To answer your questions, we always give a gift card to the local natural foods store. That way it's a gift, but it's...
Forum: Waldorf   03-10-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By peachweenie
I drive 40 minutes to a Waldorfy charter school,...

I drive 40 minutes to a Waldorfy charter school, so I would say it's worth it, but only if you really think it's the place for your child and you can stand the commute. I like the drive because it...
Forum: Learning at School   03-10-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By peachweenie
Is there possibly a Waldorf-inspired charter...

Is there possibly a Waldorf-inspired charter school in your area? Or check out other charter schools that might still have some free play in their curriculum. Good luck to you!
Forum: Waldorf   03-04-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,441
Posted By peachweenie
I voted public school, although our school is a...

I voted public school, although our school is a Waldorf-inspired charter school.
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-25-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,979
Posted By peachweenie
It is ludicrous to expect a child to read at 4...

It is ludicrous to expect a child to read at 4 and outrageous that they denigrate your parenting style. My son is 6 and attends a non-academic kindergarten. Although he is very good with numbers, he...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-25-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By peachweenie
I totally agree with putting something on when...

I totally agree with putting something on when he is asleep. After the first 10 minutes of sleep is when my son is very deeply asleep. I use Lip Smackers or plain vaseline - something in Chap Stick...
Forum: Learning at School   02-12-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By peachweenie
Good luck to you! I've been there - last year we...

Good luck to you! I've been there - last year we applied to 3 charter schools and one magnet for kindergarten. We did get into one charter school after we were wait-listed and naturally, it was the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-12-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,050
Posted By peachweenie
My 6-year old son became vegetarian at age 5,...

My 6-year old son became vegetarian at age 5, when he started kindergarten and sat next to a little vegan girl at lunch. He says that meat grosses him out and he will not even eat a tofu hotdog...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-12-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By peachweenie
when my son was 5, he asked to nurse again. He...

when my son was 5, he asked to nurse again. He remembered how he used to play with the hair on the back of his head while nursing. I let him, he nursed for half a second and then he was done. It's...
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