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Forum: Canada   08-20-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By terranova
I live in upper bloor west, and have a rental...

I live in upper bloor west, and have a rental that's not crazy expensive. I'd recommend the Junction (affordable, artsy, good transit, shopping, lots of babies etc) as well although High park in...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   05-23-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,713
Posted By terranova
I'm not an expert on Montessori ideas, but I'm...

I'm not an expert on Montessori ideas, but I'm more familiar with Reggio ideas. Both come from Northern Italy, and Montessori provided a lot of foundational philosophy for the Reggio preschools, so...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-21-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By terranova
I'm still working it all out, but can give you a...

I'm still working it all out, but can give you a few ideas...I actually posted here a little while ago saying I was feeling a bit discouraged about my ability to balance homeschooling with...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-13-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,084
Posted By terranova
I just happened on this thread this morning. The...

I just happened on this thread this morning. The behaviour you describe is how my daughter has been for the last week...and I've been trying so hard to figure out what is causing it. It started...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-13-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By terranova
I'm posting because I'm feeling wobbly on my...

I'm posting because I'm feeling wobbly on my decision to homeschool...several people are trying to convince me that I should be signing her up for kindergarten right now (people just can't...
Forum: Single Parenting   03-13-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By terranova
Just wanted to add that it is a good idea to...

Just wanted to add that it is a good idea to keep a written record of any contact, phone calls etc you have with him, and maybe journal about past events or find journal entries where you describe...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-25-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,140
Posted By terranova
I totally agree Seasons, I wouldn't want anyone...

I totally agree Seasons, I wouldn't want anyone to think that single moms have just picked the wrong man or that you can always control the outcome of relationships...I know single moms who's ex's...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-25-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,140
Posted By terranova
I'm a single mom to a 4 yr old girl. I've been...

I'm a single mom to a 4 yr old girl. I've been on my own with her since she was born. When I met her father he was a recovered heroin addict, clean for several years. He relapsed when I was...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-25-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By terranova
Hi - I'm a single mom who hasn't been on mdc too...

Hi - I'm a single mom who hasn't been on mdc too much, but I am this morning! I've just come off a supreme burn out year (ie worse than the 3 before that!), where I ended up staying with my parents...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-20-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,722
Posted By terranova
I use skype's unlimited long distance to North...

I use skype's unlimited long distance to North American landlines and cell phones for $3 a month. It's a subscription - I think you need to buy a minimum of 5 months at one time to get the $3 a...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   10-23-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,793
Posted By terranova
Hi, I'm just finishing reading 'Authentic...

Hi, I'm just finishing reading 'Authentic Childhood' and I quite liked it, although it is basically a textbook for ece teachers. It's pretty pricey, yes, but I managed to borrow this copy.

It...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-21-2007, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By terranova
Quote: Originally Posted by babygrant...

Quote:
Originally Posted by babygrant http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9785460)
I'm an AP mama, but TOTALLY TOTALLY...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-20-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By terranova
hi babygrant, thanks for that - especially the...

hi babygrant, thanks for that - especially the part about the summer being great. i am looking forward to it. i haven't been to the waldorf school, although i called about childcare...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-20-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By terranova
oh and i am actually looking for a home daycare...

oh and i am actually looking for a home daycare or someone at home with their own kids. i would consider a daycare but there aren't any with space in nelson from what my calling has uncovered....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-20-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By terranova
is that the kootenay cafe yahoo group? if yes,...

is that the kootenay cafe yahoo group? if yes, then i am part of the group and posted looking for childcare already. but if you have more ideas, please keep sharing! thank you!

amy
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   11-18-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,728
Posted By terranova
subbing since i am very much interested in...

subbing since i am very much interested in learning what the reggio approach looks like in practice. i'm in bc and it doesn't seem like many people have heard of it here. i have a pipe dream of...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   11-18-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By terranova
hi, my name is amy and i've been hearing about...

hi, my name is amy and i've been hearing about mdc for a while but just haven't made it over here before now. i just moved to nelson bc recently, and have an almost 3 yr old dd. i am a self-employed...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-18-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By terranova
hi i am new to the mdc discussion forums and...

hi i am new to the mdc discussion forums and also just moved to nelson, bc. i have been having a difficult time finding childcare for my daughter who will be 3 in january. i didn't realize it would...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-18-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By terranova
hi, i just moved to nelson as well, with my 2.75...

hi, i just moved to nelson as well, with my 2.75 dd. i'm living in upper uphill and don't drive. would love to meet other ap people here....
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