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Forum: The Mindful Home   08-19-2010, 02:01 AM
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Posted By Groundhog
Thank you all for taking the time to reply! ...

Thank you all for taking the time to reply!

I picked up some "heavy duty" plastic pins when I was at Lowe's the other day: www.dunelm-mill.com/shop/mega-grip-pegs-67300...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-15-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,328
Posted By Groundhog
I finally installed my clothesline yesterday and...

I finally installed my clothesline yesterday and realized I neglected to buy clothespins! What better way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon than sitting on the porch researching clothespins online?...
Forum: Learning at School   02-09-2004, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Groundhog
Thank you so so much, Ellen for your reply! ...

Thank you so so much, Ellen for your reply!

I will investigate further the planes of development that you mentioned. She seems to be in between, but I'll do some reading. My feeling is that she...
Forum: Learning at School   02-07-2004, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Groundhog
Thank you both for your replies and information!...

Thank you both for your replies and information!

The longer dd is in Montessori the more I realize how little I actually know! The general information sites look like they'll be helpful. I feel...
Forum: Learning at School   02-04-2004, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Groundhog
She's at the Montessori School of Westminster....

She's at the Montessori School of Westminster. We like it and she loves it. I haven't had any experience with other Montessori schools, so I can't really compare, but it's definitely VERY...
Forum: Learning at School   02-04-2004, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Groundhog
Dd (5) is in her first year of Montessori....

Dd (5) is in her first year of Montessori. She'll often start explaining excitedly about a lesson she had that day and most of the time it makes sense. Sometimes, though, her descriptions are...
Forum: Parenting   11-03-2003, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By Groundhog
I work in a little toy store that sells Thomas...

I work in a little toy store that sells Thomas trains, so I know more than is decent about the stuff. Learning Curve (the wooden Thomas makers) makes the fancy table which is about $230 but they...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-28-2003, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By Groundhog
Hearthsong is great ... try also: ...

Hearthsong is great ... try also:

www.playstoretoys.com (http://www.playstoretoys.com)

www.magiccabindolls.com (http://www.magiccabindolls.com)

www.rosiehippo.com...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-21-2003, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Groundhog
How about the Moomintroll books? They're from...

How about the Moomintroll books? They're from Finland, translated from Finnish, about all these great creatures who live rather peacefully in Moominvalley and have adventures. I love these, though...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-15-2003, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Groundhog
http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/ar...news/news2...

http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/ar...news/news2.txt (http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/articles/2003/10/14/news/news2.txt)

I don't know if you have to register to access this, but the gist of...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-13-2003, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Groundhog
oops - double post

oops - double post
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   10-13-2003, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Groundhog
I really enjoyed the book so I was able to...

I really enjoyed the book so I was able to overlook some of the things that have been mentioned. He's not a great writer, but it was an interesting story and he obviously had to do an enormous...
Forum: Parenting   09-29-2003, 12:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By Groundhog
Can't believe I forgot Tom Chapin!! Especially...

Can't believe I forgot Tom Chapin!! Especially "Around the World and Back Again" and "In My Hometown."
Forum: Parenting   09-27-2003, 12:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By Groundhog
BILLY JONAS!!! YES YES YES!!! He was a...

BILLY JONAS!!! YES YES YES!!!

He was a friend of a friend in my former life in Asheville. Great with kids, irreverent, very socially aware, great percussion.

And we love:

Papillon - Cajun...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-09-2003, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Groundhog
Can you use any kind of natural laundry soap or...

Can you use any kind of natural laundry soap or does it have to be BioKleen?
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-06-2003, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Groundhog
Thanks for the information! I've passed it along...

Thanks for the information! I've passed it along to my friend. They've done Bradley classes so are reasonably informed about many things.

The doc also told her that she would be induced within 6...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-06-2003, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Groundhog
It is at least partly a size issue - but she's...

It is at least partly a size issue - but she's getting weekly ultrasounds (considered high risk b/c she's 38) and baby's withing normal size range. Could there be any other reason?
Forum: Learning at School   09-06-2003, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Groundhog
My dd started preschool for the first time this...

My dd started preschool for the first time this week. She's 4.5 and has never been in any kind of group situation without me - and is also rather sensitive. She has been taken care of by close...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   09-06-2003, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Groundhog
A friend is at 34 weeks and was diagnosed with...

A friend is at 34 weeks and was diagnosed with GD some time ago. It is completely under control with Chinese herbs and diet. Thus no GD, right? Baby seems to be fine and within normal size range.
...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-16-2003, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Groundhog
Thanks! We have two ceiling fans, but no exhaust...

Thanks! We have two ceiling fans, but no exhaust fans (no bathroom or kitchen for them to be in!). I'll start leaving them on more. I put baking soda on the carpet, and it seems to have helped. I'll...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-14-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Groundhog
Don't you love mystery stains? We have a Hoover...

Don't you love mystery stains? We have a Hoover SteamVac thingy and I rarely use the commercial cleaner.

What I have used:

Dr. Bronner's liquid peppermint soap
Shaklee's Basic H (household...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-14-2003, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Groundhog
The whole first floor of our house smells like a...

The whole first floor of our house smells like a ... well ... like a ... place with a whole lot of mildew.

We live in an old farmhouse. We have just had to have our one-story...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-14-2003, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Groundhog
Thank you for sharing this.... we're at the...

Thank you for sharing this.... we're at the point of just having to share this with the outside world (i.e. dd's school). It's a good starting point.
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-13-2003, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Groundhog
I use Borax for scrubbing the toilet ... and the...

I use Borax for scrubbing the toilet ... and the tub if it's especially dirty (but we have an old enameled tub).
Forum: Learning at School   08-13-2003, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Groundhog
As far as I know, our Montessori doesn't assign...

As far as I know, our Montessori doesn't assign homework until middle school ... dd starts in the primary class this year, so it's all hearsay.
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