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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2010, 10:46 AM
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Posted By ~Leonor~
I am considering homeschooling my daughter for...

I am considering homeschooling my daughter for Kindergarten. The reason is that she's born 11 days after the cut off date and I am 80 % sure she will ready when next year comes around. Can I...
Forum: Dental   11-20-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,699
Posted By ~Leonor~
I think composite is a good compromise between...

I think composite is a good compromise between amalgam and ceramic.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   11-20-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,436
Posted By ~Leonor~
Quote: Originally Posted by philomom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by philomom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14663457)
You know, my dh and I talk about this from...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By ~Leonor~
Do it for a few more weeks without making it an...

Do it for a few more weeks without making it an issue. Then proclaim one day he'll be wiping himself now. I'm sure it will get boring really soon waiting on the toilet. This is if he's physically...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-19-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By ~Leonor~
Quote: Originally Posted by slm21bl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by slm21bl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14664958)
Opps, he is almost 4. I have tried taking him...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-19-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,519
Posted By ~Leonor~
First of all, yes, the weight gain is normal....

First of all, yes, the weight gain is normal. Secondly, sugar may or may not affect her, at the very least I don't believe there's a connection between feeling tired and eating sugar. I'd look at...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-19-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By ~Leonor~
Sounds like hyperhydrosis. Order yourself some...

Sounds like hyperhydrosis. Order yourself some Odaban, it's expensive but it works.
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-19-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By ~Leonor~
Acne isn't caused by bad hygiene or a bad diet...

Acne isn't caused by bad hygiene or a bad diet as is often assumed. It's a hormonal problem. You could try hormonal birth control or accutane if it's very bad. Topical treatments only treat the...
Forum: Television   11-17-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,188
Posted By ~Leonor~
I actually like Dora...

I actually like Dora http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif, I think it's one of the better cartoons out there. More emphasis on fun and only a subtle morale, overly...
Forum: Learning at School   11-17-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,616
Posted By ~Leonor~
Yes, it is standard and there's no also no...

Yes, it is standard and there's no also no evidence that it advances children academically in the long run.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-17-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By ~Leonor~
At just 2 years when the baby is born he doesn't...

At just 2 years when the baby is born he doesn't need much academic rigor , so I wouldn't worry about school. The most important thing is fun at that age and that you might find at the local...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-17-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,676
Posted By ~Leonor~
I would express I'm sorry he had to walk, but...

I would express I'm sorry he had to walk, but not take responsibility for it. 15 is old enough to show some awareness, he should have told you.
Forum: Parenting   11-17-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,681
Posted By ~Leonor~
I would suck it up and get it if he's been...

I would suck it up and get it if he's been interested in it for a longer period of time ( not just 2 days). I think that truck looks nice actually.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-11-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By ~Leonor~
Costco has some nice omega gummy ones...

Costco has some nice omega gummy ones http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Parenting   11-11-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By ~Leonor~
Go by height and never size up. Skirts run big!

Go by height and never size up. Skirts run big!
Forum: Parenting   11-11-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,188
Posted By ~Leonor~
Quote: Originally Posted by transylvania_mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by transylvania_mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14657687)
I think parents have 80%...
Forum: Parenting   11-11-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,188
Posted By ~Leonor~
Weight is one of the subjects where a great...

Weight is one of the subjects where a great amount of misinformation is floating around.

I recommend reading Ellyn Satter's books for more information, but it's not as easy " oh the lazy pig just...
Forum: The Mindful Home   11-10-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,880
Posted By ~Leonor~
I am sorry you were in pain. I do think a 9 year...

I am sorry you were in pain. I do think a 9 year old is too young to watch a 3 year old unsupervised. I have a 3 year old and know that they can little tornadoes in all their innocence. I wouldn't...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-05-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,195
Posted By ~Leonor~
Why not ask her, or if she's uncomfortable, wait...

Why not ask her, or if she's uncomfortable, wait until she actually has her period, then she'll have to talk about it at least briefly. Ii think most girls start with using pads, she might be...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-05-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,509
Posted By ~Leonor~
I would tell him he could change his name when...

I would tell him he could change his name when he's 18...without your consent. At that age likes change often, who knows, in 2 years he might like a different name better.
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