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Forum: Waldorf   02-10-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,933
Posted By mamalex
Wow, it has been years since I posted on MDC! I...

Wow, it has been years since I posted on MDC! I am a single mama to 2 boys (almost 4 and almost 7.) We homeschooled until this year when we put oldest ds in public school. It has been an ok...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-07-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By mamalex
ds (age 6) squats too. i just don't make any...

ds (age 6) squats too. i just don't make any deal of it. He was ECd btw.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-06-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By mamalex
help! i had a great recipe i used from a...

help!
i had a great recipe i used from a library book, but i don't have it anymore. does anyone have any tried and trusted??

thanks http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Waldorf   02-18-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,869
Posted By mamalex
Sub me! I want more books and so does ds. Has...

Sub me! I want more books and so does ds. Has anyone ever used the booklist in the back of "Earthways"? I've started using it, and many of the books are found at the library. unlike the other...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-18-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By mamalex
I have Enki Kindergarten and am looking for more...

I have Enki Kindergarten and am looking for more ideas for projects, creative play, puppet shows, etc. Enki has lots of stories and songs/verses which we use but I need more ideas for the rest of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-18-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By mamalex
I know someone who has been Waldorf...

I know someone who has been Waldorf homeschooling for several years now, and she now uses solely Live Ed- use to use Christopherus...for whatever it's worth.
Forum: Canada   02-16-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By mamalex
fed ex in us ships breastmilk. i sent mine on...

fed ex in us ships breastmilk. i sent mine on dry ice for a few months, and they never really asked any questions...but that wasn't in canada.
Forum: Waldorf   01-28-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By mamalex
I have no idea where to post this, but our 3-6...

I have no idea where to post this, but our 3-6 year old waldorf coop wants to begin our day with the kids kneading and shaping bread loaves to bake for lunch. My child and at least one other is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-10-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,824
Posted By mamalex
I love our Enki Kindergarten...I've had it for...

I love our Enki Kindergarten...I've had it for about two years (since ds was 3.) I fluctuate b/w unschooling and Enki, which I think is a fine place when you have a 19mth old and an almost 5 year...
Forum: Elimination Communication   01-05-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By mamalex
I have 5 trainers- Imse Vimse. I also have a...

I have 5 trainers- Imse Vimse.
I also have a dozen or more prefolds. We have 2 wool covers that serve to protect over trainers or prefolds. ECing with #2 (EC'd #1 too) I've relied more on back-up...
Forum: Elimination Communication   12-27-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By mamalex
ours cracked vertically...

ours cracked vertically...
Forum: Waldorf   11-09-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
Posted By mamalex
sub me...i'm trying to gather books for the...

sub me...i'm trying to gather books for the season.
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   09-24-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By mamalex
Join our yahoo group!! "Athens Conscious...

Join our yahoo group!! "Athens Conscious Parents"
Welcome to Athens...I think it's a great place for mdc families http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Unschooling   09-06-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By mamalex
So, when I initially planned to homeschool, I...

So, when I initially planned to homeschool, I imagined beautiful days spent in rhythm with candles and songs and lessons and doing chores together...
Forum: Unschooling   09-04-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,615
Posted By mamalex
I got a "control" lecture from my mother-in-law...

I got a "control" lecture from my mother-in-law last spring, and it sent me off the deep end... right into the mouth of unschooling!! Of course, I haven't seen them since then and am curious to see...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By mamalex
We don't do TV or computer...um, well, I guess I...

We don't do TV or computer...um, well, I guess I get out the computer after kids are in bed http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif But still, my 4 year old does NOT like to go...
Forum: Unschooling   07-19-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By mamalex
P.S. Now if I could just figure out what to do...

P.S. Now if I could just figure out what to do with this $$ Enki Kindergarten package???
Forum: Unschooling   07-19-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By mamalex
I just wrote a lengthy reply, but it didn't...

I just wrote a lengthy reply, but it didn't work!! Oh well. I was just saying thank you so much for your support and responses. I'm growing all the time on this journey.

The last two days have...
Forum: Unschooling   07-17-2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By mamalex
I stayed close to Waldorf/Enki ideals for the...

I stayed close to Waldorf/Enki ideals for the first 4 years of ds's life. About 3 months ago, I had an "ah-ha" moment- a true conversion- and never turned back. Our lives have been pretty wonderful...
Forum: Unschooling   07-16-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By mamalex
I love first art- even beyond age 2! The...

I love first art- even beyond age 2! The separated drawing, painting, etc. is the Preschool Art book divided up as I understand it. Gotta go- 4 year old screaming...
Forum: Diapering   06-22-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By mamalex
Amen, sister! My mother-in-law bought me like 10...

Amen, sister! My mother-in-law bought me like 10 Kushies AIOs with my 1st ds. They were the worst. I never tried an AIO again until some ReUzMs/ Blue Penguin Classic AIOs I got for $1 from a...
Forum: Babywearing   06-22-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By mamalex
Coverage is great with a Kozy.

Coverage is great with a Kozy.
Forum: Babywearing   06-22-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By mamalex
I love nursing in a wrap too! I must say that I...

I love nursing in a wrap too! I must say that I almost ALWAYS have to lift my breast to nurse- even if he's in my lap http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
I tend to be D...
Forum: Babywearing   06-21-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,950
Posted By mamalex
Don't know how large your breast are, but I...

Don't know how large your breast are, but I consider myself large-breasted and I nurse in the Kozy. In fact, ds only goes to sleep (naps and at night) in Kozy with me nursing...
Forum: Unschooling   06-18-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By mamalex
First of all, we don't have TV. We have this...

First of all, we don't have TV. We have this so-so laptop that does play DVDs but is actually gone during the week to work with dh.

Ds would rather be "reading" or practicing his letters (with no...
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