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Forum: Parenting   07-09-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,659
Posted By jvdsista
No worries,sorry to hear about your own...

No worries,sorry to hear about your own problems! You know,I think America is a wonderful place,and I love the people,and the ideas they come up with,I just feel the country has been hijacked by...
Forum: Parenting   07-09-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,659
Posted By jvdsista
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CatsCradle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   07-07-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,659
Posted By jvdsista
There are a couple of reasons why my kids use...

There are a couple of reasons why my kids use respectful language. Their father lives on a different island,in order to make money to pay the bills,and so we go sometimes a couple weeks without...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-05-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By jvdsista
I tried the technique in the article,and it...

I tried the technique in the article,and it worked for my 3 boys. With my first 2,I was a single mom,and worked a 10-5,and I desperately needed the sleep! My boys did not want to eat much during the...
Forum: Parenting   07-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,659
Posted By jvdsista
I felt that this article has at least something...

I felt that this article has at least something to take away from. The culture I grew up in instils respect for your parents,good behaviour in public,and respect for your elders,and we were quite...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-09-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 983
Posted By jvdsista
I think it's also helpful to find media that...

I think it's also helpful to find media that portrays Black ppl in a positive light. TV is very white,and the few Black ppl in there,play minor roles. There's always the token black guy in...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-08-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 983
Posted By jvdsista
I have experienced this same thing,and am...

I have experienced this same thing,and am curious to hear other responses. The tough part is that I felt more comfortable with White ppl than Black ppl growing up. I am half black,half white,and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-15-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By jvdsista
My 6yr old is enrolled in Second grade,and we...

My 6yr old is enrolled in Second grade,and we enjoy it! We don't spend all day on it,and have plenty of time left to cover different topics.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By jvdsista
she's probably just jealous that you spend so...

she's probably just jealous that you spend so much quality time with your kids,and aren't stressing out over teaching your 3yr old calculus!lol. She probably just envies the bond u have with your...
Forum: Waldorf   09-23-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By jvdsista
Heaven on earth is a wonderful book! When chaos...

Heaven on earth is a wonderful book! When chaos ruled in our house this summer,I read it again,and brought peace and tranquility back with a rythmic day,and week! It's amazing the difference when...
Forum: TV-Free   06-05-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By jvdsista
Hi everyone,I usually limit my kids' TV time to...

Hi everyone,I usually limit my kids' TV time to weekend nights only,and they usually watch nature documentaries with a few Disney movies in between. I took the kids,6 and 4,to watch the chipmunks on...
Forum: Unschooling   04-21-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,352
Posted By jvdsista
hopefully we'll get some news in the future from...

hopefully we'll get some news in the future from two unbiased reporters instead of cutting and editing to support their own opinions!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-07-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By jvdsista
All three of my kids went from nursing to whole...

All three of my kids went from nursing to whole milk at 1yr.I never believed in low fat milk. I give my kids gummy vites and my 21month old LOVES them!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-31-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By jvdsista
there's also a yahoo group who sell used...

there's also a yahoo group who sell used materials all yearlong.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-16-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 23,357
Posted By jvdsista
St.Corix huh,I've only been there once,but I'd...

St.Corix huh,I've only been there once,but I'd like to go back to visit.

I think I'll ask the principal to let him go to school for a week without being registered. I've been thinking aboutit,and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-15-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 23,357
Posted By jvdsista
I could take him out,but living on a 4sq mile...

I could take him out,but living on a 4sq mile island,I don't like to step on any toes.Last september he went to school and by October he wanted out,and when I asked the principal,she told me it's...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-15-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 23,357
Posted By jvdsista
Hi,I'm Jemilla from the Virgin Islands.I have 3...

Hi,I'm Jemilla from the Virgin Islands.I have 3 sons, Adrian 5,Naya3,and Tristun1 1/2 who are wonderful! Adrian went to school at 5 for three months and hated it.I took him out,and now that his...
Forum: TV-Free   04-27-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By jvdsista
yeah,my 5 yr old definitely knows how to run the...

yeah,my 5 yr old definitely knows how to run the whole tv,dvd player and all! I have to hide the cords. They mostly watch nature documentaries,but I prefer them to be outside. DH also doesn't have...
Forum: TV-Free   04-27-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By jvdsista
I tried the same thing this week and it was...

I tried the same thing this week and it was awesome! My 2 boys, 5 and 3 asked for it a bit, but when i told them no,we just read or did something else and they didn't mind that much. I enjoyed...
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