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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-28-2011, 03:37 PM
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Views: 1,100
Posted By summermay
http://boowakwala.uptoten.com/kids/boowakwala-hom...

http://boowakwala.uptoten.com/kids/boowakwala-home.html
 
Boowa et kwala is also a lovely bilingual French/English play and learn site. Has many sing-a-alongs and games
 
 
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-28-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By summermay
Our dc loved:   Un, Deux, Trois: First...

Our dc loved:
 
Un, Deux, Trois: First French Rhymes (Book and CD) by Opal Dunn and Patrice Aggs
 
The narrator/singer has a beautiful voice and an excellent native French accent. It's a good...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-28-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,920
Posted By summermay
another math site (although include a fee, you...

another math site (although include a fee, you might wish to check out the internet for current homeschool discount codes)   www.mathlectics.com (http://www.mathlectics.com)
Forum: Germany   01-28-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By summermay
You could also search the rabeneltern.org forums...

You could also search the rabeneltern.org forums for local meetups, the mothers tend to be ap friendly and many are also waldorf minded. The forum is in German (they even recommend the mothering...
Forum: Germany   01-28-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,175
Posted By summermay
Hi, it turns out that singaporemath.com won't...

Hi,
it turns out that singaporemath.com won't ship to Europe anymore, specific books can be ordered via sonlight or another online school who would deliver to Europe.
Does anyone know a supplier,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-27-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,920
Posted By summermay
Excellent free math curricula ...

Excellent free math curricula

http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/projects/mep/default.htm
Forum: UK   09-27-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By summermay
You can find more infos on jabs.org.uk ...

You can find more infos on jabs.org.uk

local non-vax parents groups at arnica.org.uk

Both sources have extensive link collections.
Forum: UK   03-20-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By summermay
There is a large French expat community in the...

There is a large French expat community in the UK with plenty of opportunities to practice your French, or just hopping over the channel to visit France occasionally. It was the largest European...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-28-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,675
Posted By summermay
Speech delays, or better said, delayed verbal...

Speech delays, or better said, delayed verbal output in speech in bilingual children is normal.

First time parents need to be patient. The delay can be even one or two years compared to...
Forum: Europe   02-28-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,173
Posted By summermay
My favourite list of easy hs countries (at...

My favourite list of easy hs countries (at present)

Belgium. Many homeschooling coops, activities, activities mainly in Flemish, German or French. Easy administration. Normally no testing or...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-28-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By summermay
We start consistently speaking ML1 at home and...

We start consistently speaking ML1 at home and have recently started with ML2 that does not come as natural.

Meet-ups and playdates with several ML2 families, some age-appropriate and relevant...
Forum: Learning at School   02-24-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,837
Posted By summermay
This is psychological abuse and absolutely...

This is psychological abuse and absolutely unethical conduct.

I doubt that any ethics department would allow an experiment like that you described to happen.

Would about the rights of the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,404
Posted By summermay
Our doc recommended, quite obvious, but not to...

Our doc recommended, quite obvious, but not to me at this time, to use iron cast cookware.
When you have some sort of ion intake, make sure you add some fresh lemon juice to the meal (or orange...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By summermay
Coconut water is so very healthy and helpful in...

Coconut water is so very healthy and helpful in many ways.

For taste and to get as many minerals, vits etc, we try to get fresh ones. You can get those at South American grocers.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By summermay
His diet right now does not look too bad, I...

His diet right now does not look too bad, I would not worry too much at this time.

Offering a large plate with several healthy and attractive food choices and standing firm. His taste buds have...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 352
Posted By summermay
We love it in tomatoe sauce, for pasta. It gives...

We love it in tomatoe sauce, for pasta. It gives vegetarian dishes a wonderful flavour.http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-22-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By summermay
Absolutely. Who suffers if children don't...

Absolutely.

Who suffers if children don't get the (junk) sweets?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-21-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,048
Posted By summermay
Homeschooling can be the gift of a prolonged...

Homeschooling can be the gift of a prolonged childhood. There is just one childhood, hopefully it's going to be a cherished memory for dc.
Forum: Waldorf   02-21-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By summermay
Cutex remover can help too, or just sandpaper (I...

Cutex remover can help too, or just sandpaper (I prefer that one).
Forum: The Netherlands   02-20-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,510
Posted By summermay
Some more links about homeschooling in the...

Some more links about homeschooling in the Netherlands.

You can get exemptions from school attendance, because of religous or philosophical concerns, or if your child attends a foreign school.
...
Forum: Women's Health   02-20-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By summermay
In Grannies case, her ND suggested that the...

In Grannies case, her ND suggested that the fluid in the ears is there for a reason and almost always it leaves the earcanal in right and due time. Certainly it's not a very pleasant feeling, but...
Forum: Women's Health   02-20-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By summermay
I can't help you about cinnamon...

I can't help you about cinnamon comsuption/health related questions.

However, I would try to get an organic product, as spices and cacao are heavily(!) exposed to pesticides.
Forum: Germany   02-18-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By summermay
Just of curiousity I checked the currently...

Just of curiousity I checked the currently required health exams until the age of 17.

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kindervorsorgeuntersuchung

It seems that not all states require them at this...
Forum: Germany   02-18-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By summermay
Are these exams now compulsory in all 16 states?...

Are these exams now compulsory in all 16 states?

You could call/mail also your insurance company. Normally they are more willing to provide you the exact dates in English.

Here are the common...
Forum: Women's Health   02-14-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By summermay
Lots of rest and sleep. If you are flying to...

Lots of rest and sleep.
If you are flying to Mexico, please make sure that you are informed about barotrauma risks associated with common cold etc.

Enjoy the vacations, have loads of sunshine!
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