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Forum: Waldorf   01-19-2016, 11:50 PM
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Posted By tittipeitto
Yeah and we all ate crap and turned out fine......

Yeah and we all ate crap and turned out fine... except wait... are dying of cancer and battling weight issues and diabetes...
Public school isn't the same anymore, our society isn't the same. we are...
Forum: Waldorf   01-19-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By tittipeitto
Some modern toys can be open ended and support...

Some modern toys can be open ended and support creativity, different building toys... But the battery operated talking toys... I think they are an awful thing. Your kid will confuse play with getting...
Forum: Waldorf   01-19-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By tittipeitto
Kids want to play, that's what they should want...

Kids want to play, that's what they should want and we should protect their right for this precious time to play and have a wild imagination. My two kids are one pre-waldorf and second post-waldorf....
Forum: Child & Teen Health   01-19-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By tittipeitto
Real food probiotics will contain much more...

Real food probiotics will contain much more probiotics than any pill you can get. I haven't managed to make my kids like sauerkraut yet, but a friend makes fermented berries, that my kids devour!
...
Forum: Waldorf   11-15-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By tittipeitto
Once you're in waldorf school, you will adjust to...

Once you're in waldorf school, you will adjust to this stuff to the extent you want to, since you would like to be less of a tv consumer, but you're the only one in your family... it really helps to...
Forum: Waldorf   11-15-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By tittipeitto
our school is about 86% immunized. We were told...

our school is about 86% immunized. We were told this when there was that last outbreak of something. Parents in our class are mostly quite traditional, but I know of a dad going through gender...
Forum: Waldorf   11-15-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
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Views: 569
Posted By tittipeitto
I read through all of that before making the...

I read through all of that before making the final decision about Waldorf. I am so happy I took those sites with a grain of salt. I mean if your husband cheats on you with your kids teacher... I...
Forum: Waldorf   11-15-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By tittipeitto
I grew up christian, and in a socialist society,...

I grew up christian, and in a socialist society, so this fairy stuff was just for babies, My grandmother knew some old folks tales about the elves inhabiting our attic etc, and accidentally said some...
Forum: Waldorf   11-15-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By tittipeitto
they emphasize chores at our W school. And I'm so...

they emphasize chores at our W school. And I'm so used to really guarding their freedom for free play, that I would never break them out of it and make them, say fold laundry. I mean very waldorf and...
Forum: Waldorf   11-15-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By tittipeitto
waldorf is very pro outdoors, not necessarily the...

waldorf is very pro outdoors, not necessarily the wrong forum. So hard to tell if this stuff is just your fears about outdoors, or valid concerns about toxins... If you can afford it, put down a new...
Forum: Waldorf   02-04-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By tittipeitto
Waldorf schools always fascinated me, but only...

Waldorf schools always fascinated me, but only after kindergarten and first grade in public school, I had seen enough and had to research waldorf seriously, it was offering so much of what I wanted,...
Forum: Waldorf   09-19-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By tittipeitto
There will be a fit, or few, but what I have...

There will be a fit, or few, but what I have learned from waldorf, you should not be afraid of your child's reaction, and give into their fits in anything else either. you are just teaching them that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-14-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,819
Posted By tittipeitto
Haha! I also have two boys, one learned quickly...

Haha! I also have two boys, one learned quickly without me telling him what the convention here in america is, and while he would spend his summers naked in my country, he would be embarrassed in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-14-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,763
Posted By tittipeitto
Just to make you feel better. My older son's...

Just to make you feel better. My older son's preschool teacher told me his fine motor skills haven't developed... he now at 8 years old types meticulously and loves to do cursive. He is a budding...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,845
Posted By tittipeitto
So , so sorry for you and your daughters! I'm...

So , so sorry for you and your daughters! I'm all about NOT raising my kids in front of the television, and they play outside a lot, run back and forth to our neighbors houses on both sides. I think...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-14-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By tittipeitto
This post just caught my eye (I don't have...

This post just caught my eye (I don't have foster children), and the age of the child. I have very low expectations on kids following rules. Especially hard to think they'd ever WANT to follow them....
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,839
Posted By tittipeitto
We did find out both of our boys gender for...

We did find out both of our boys gender for ourselves, but didn't want to tell people. Really just because it's the custom in my country, I didn't have any other reason, but going with the...
Forum: Waldorf   02-01-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,540
Posted By tittipeitto
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MeepyCat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-10-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,705
Posted By tittipeitto
no, it really was creepy, it turned on by...

no, it really was creepy, it turned on by itself, started a lullaby and move... it was sitting in my office room when I was pregnant. and creeped me out. But even without this flaw, I think it's...
Forum: Waldorf   11-10-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By tittipeitto
wow!  What bothers me is that it seems you...

wow! 
What bothers me is that it seems you both are treating your son as only yours. From your writing it appears as if so, I hope I'm wrong. 
He pays for rent, but hey, you clean and cook that's...
Forum: Waldorf   11-10-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By tittipeitto
Our 15, 20 sometimes 30 minute drive one way was...

Our 15, 20 sometimes 30 minute drive one way was a big, big factor in deciding whether we switch to waldorf from neighborhood school. But I decided for it, because I needed to know he is getting an...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-10-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,802
Posted By tittipeitto
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tjej http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375929/7-year-old-son-and-reading-help/20#post_17479085)
  
BUT...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-10-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,705
Posted By tittipeitto
Right after letting them cry themselves to...

Right after letting them cry themselves to sleep, all this babygear is my second worst american nightmare. Those exersaucers... aren't they bad for their development... a battery powered swing is...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-06-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,802
Posted By tittipeitto
Quote:Originally Posted by k x...

Quote:Originally Posted by k x s http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1375929/7-year-old-son-and-reading-help/20#post_17302596)
 Actually...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-04-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,481
Posted By tittipeitto
Most of the answers here that insist you should...

Most of the answers here that insist you should be like them and bathe every day, are kind of funny to me. like, my reality should be yours. Really, complete bath is not a health issue! Kids hair...
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