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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-01-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By misskitty
The surgeon general says no more than two hours...

The surgeon general says no more than two hours per day of screen time.  The new generation is so addicted to gaming it is causing some children to have severe social issues.  There are children...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-30-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By misskitty
I would have someone else babysite here for a...

I would have someone else babysite here for a while to see what they think and also to help her learn social interaction a bit more. 
Forum: Learning at School   01-30-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,951
Posted By misskitty
I love duct tape.  First, it is good for talking...

I love duct tape.  First, it is good for talking back.  Second, you can make it so they can't get out of the chair or hit you.  In some cases, you can simply duct tape the pencil to their mouth and...
Forum: Learning at School   01-30-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,155
Posted By misskitty
I applaud anyone trying to change a public...

I applaud anyone trying to change a public school, but It just is practically impossible to do.  Many frustrated teachers don't try because they know how hard it is and how thankless it is.  To...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-30-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By misskitty
When I was researching this topic, I read that...

When I was researching this topic, I read that it circing kills about 30% of the nerve endings in that area and that was enough for me to say no to it.  Plus, I had a friend who decided to get it...
Forum: Unschooling   01-30-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,463
Posted By misskitty
The real problem is that unschooling is not as...

The real problem is that unschooling is not as structured or as social and that is what your daughter needs.  So, if you want to create a new environment for that, then you have to do a few things...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-30-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By misskitty
Pump out the milk and put it in a bottle.  Add...

Pump out the milk and put it in a bottle.  Add rice cereal to the milk.  It will stay with them longer.  Start putting your child to sleep while they are still awake without hugging them to sleep. ...
Forum: Learning at School   01-30-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,951
Posted By misskitty
You can teach a three year old to count and do...

You can teach a three year old to count and do basic math.  So, get some pennies and make them work on it for a couple hours a day until they get it down.  One of the biggest mistakes is thinking...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-30-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 840
Posted By misskitty
My sister's baby died the day after vaccination...

My sister's baby died the day after vaccination and I have some in-laws that claim their child is autistic due to vaccines.  So, I had to do some quite the research on the issue.  The implications...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-30-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By misskitty
My sister had roaches really bad.   They would...

My sister had roaches really bad.   They would crawl out of the cupboards and all over the walls.  She would bring her clothes to my mom's house to be cleaned and we would put the clothing outside...
Forum: Mothers' Writing Group   07-23-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,630
Posted By misskitty
The truth is that there aren't that many new...

The truth is that there aren't that many new ideas people come up with. That's why everything is basically the same topic rewritten in lots of different ways. I certainly agree with eastkygal that...
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