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Forum: Waldorf   Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By JudiAU
Camden rose or perhaps unfinished wood shelves....

Camden rose or perhaps unfinished wood shelves. Wood bookshelves are always expensive because they are heavy and use a lot of wood. We use a wall of Ikea Billy's stacked together with doors for our...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By JudiAU
Um no. No offer of payment or wow. reciprocity?...

Um no. No offer of payment or wow. reciprocity? Just because she had you pegged as an easy mark? Wow.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By JudiAU
I'm sorry for your loss. Yes, it is fine to take...

I'm sorry for your loss. Yes, it is fine to take your infant. Obviously, a fussy infant should be nursed or taken out etc...
Forum: Learning at School   09-20-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By JudiAU
I think you've scheduled to much for a kid going...

I think you've scheduled to much for a kid going to public school the first time. I think you need to cut down on outside activities or move them to the weekends and do one night a week only. People...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-20-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By JudiAU
I think kids are drawn to different types. Wooden...

I think kids are drawn to different types. Wooden blocks can be pretty challenging but duplos, magna tiles, and magformers are more accessible. Some kids are drawn to the inclusion of people and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By JudiAU
What is your DH's response? Does he defend your...

What is your DH's response? Does he defend your choices? If so, let him handle it. He is not around to handle them then don't extend the courtesy of a visit.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-07-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By JudiAU
Both can work well. Change your schedule when you...

Both can work well. Change your schedule when you are ready. Your caregiver will need some space to figure things out.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,530
Posted By JudiAU
Tea Collection and Garnet Hill both sell a mostly...

Tea Collection and Garnet Hill both sell a mostly cotton mixed with modacrylic nightgown. No flame retardants.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-26-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By JudiAU
No true sensory issues but I don't buy anything...

No true sensory issues but I don't buy anything evenly remotely uncomfortable. I buy Zutano, American Apparel, some Gap styles, Mini Boden, and Tea Collection.
Forum: Learning at School   08-16-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,716
Posted By JudiAU
Teachers are specific, very specific, about...

Teachers are specific, very specific, about supplies because they know exactly what they need and what works best.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-13-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,221
Posted By JudiAU
I don't honestly think one can realistically work...

I don't honestly think one can realistically work from home and also care for an infant or toddler. It only gets harder as they get older. At the very least you might consider some nanny time for a...
Forum: Potty Learning   08-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,791
Posted By JudiAU
I wouldn't bother with nighttime until you are...

I wouldn't bother with nighttime until you are done with diapers during nap. Assuming she always pees before nap, is she peeing in her sleep? If so, than training probably won't work. If she is...
Forum: Potty Learning   08-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By JudiAU
Children don't need "signs of readiness" to potty...

Children don't need "signs of readiness" to potty learn. You can teach them to make that correlation and that is how much younger children are trained well before two. Naked time or underwear will...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By JudiAU
Ha ha. Moms do it better. I love 4 oz. of spinach...

Ha ha. Moms do it better. I love 4 oz. of spinach in 24 cupcakes. Really? That is sneaky? I don't have a problem with a bit of sneak especially since it is gravy for us, my kids eat well. But...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By JudiAU
Suggestion. Swim in a long sleeved swim shirt...

Suggestion. Swim in a long sleeved swim shirt with a bra underneath and a bikini bottom or swim shorts.. Better for your skin. Good example for our kids, mine at least, all of whom wear swim sorts....
Forum: Family Safety   08-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By JudiAU
I just wanted to update this post and say that we...

I just wanted to update this post and say that we switched him after this post and it has actually worked out fine. He still rides harnessed in the Frontier. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-02-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,747
Posted By JudiAU
I buy good clothes and reuse, sell on ebay or at...

I buy good clothes and reuse, sell on ebay or at a resale shop, hand-me-down, and/or donate. I mostly buy Tea Collection, Mini Boden, Hanna Anderson, and fill in from Target, Gap, and American...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-02-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By JudiAU
Black out curtains. Nurse her to sleep in the...

Black out curtains. Nurse her to sleep in the dark in the bedroom. Make the bed safe for her to be alone on it during nap. If you are concerned about her safety on the bed, get a video monitor.
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By JudiAU
I would never use something like this. It strikes...

I would never use something like this. It strikes me as weird and paranoid and somewhat obsessive. Do these parents not have clocks? Do we really need parents to be MORE obsessed with infant growth....
Forum: Parenting   08-01-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,106
Posted By JudiAU
My mom worked ft when I was a kid and paid me...

My mom worked ft when I was a kid and paid me from the age of 8 or so to cook dinner ever night. She thought it was beyond normal household chores. I planned and cooked the meal and I didn't have to...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   08-01-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By JudiAU
Soft cooked veggies in soups muffins like...

Soft cooked veggies in soups
muffins like spinach etc
repetition
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-31-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By JudiAU
As others have stated, there is no polite way to...

As others have stated, there is no polite way to direct gift-giving. You don't own the pile of goodwill directed to your kid.

If you receive a gift someone has thoughtfully picked for your child,...
Forum: California, Nevada   07-29-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By JudiAU
No suggestions but I do regularly see lgbt...

No suggestions but I do regularly see lgbt families at west Hollywood park. The park and library are pleasant and near a lot of shopping so maybe it could be part of a routine. And they have a really...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-29-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By JudiAU
We don't ec but we potty train fairly young and...

We don't ec but we potty train fairly young and my kids have big bladders without really nighttraining the yoingest is the first ive taken potty at night because of restlessness. We cosleep...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-29-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By JudiAU
Also, if you have the option at all don't bottle...

Also, if you have the option at all don't bottle feed your LO ever. You are the nursing one. You are the pumping one. You should always nurse your LO by choice. Give someone else that role and...
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