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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-04-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By kewb
We have been in Fair Lawn for 13 years now.  It...

We have been in Fair Lawn for 13 years now.  It is a solid town with a great library, excellent town rec sports program, a lovely sand bottom pool, and an easy commute to the city.  It has the...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-18-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By kewb
Having grown up on LI and living in NJ these...

Having grown up on LI and living in NJ these past 13 years I vote Brooklyn.  I love our town in NJ (Fair Lawn).  Lots of great amenities for the kids, awesome library, etc.  However when it comes to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-14-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,542
Posted By kewb
Ice.  Lots of ice.  Make them keep the ice pack...

Ice.  Lots of ice.  Make them keep the ice pack on for 20 minutes on each side.  Just keep switching sides all afternoon.  They will complain.  A lot.  I know I did.  But, I had minimal swelling and...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   11-26-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By kewb
There is The Whole Child Center...

There is The Whole Child Center www.wholechildcenter.com (http://www.wholechildcenter.com) in Oradell.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   11-16-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By kewb
I would stay away from the oranges.  Traffic in...

I would stay away from the oranges.  Traffic in and out of that area can be quite unbearable during rush hour.  Teaneck is commutable to Newark and does have a large Jewish population.  Fair Lawn is...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-14-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By kewb
We haven't been able to fit in apple picking...

We haven't been able to fit in apple picking this year but in the past we have gone to Maskers http://www.maskers.com/ and Pennings http://www.penningsorchard.com.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-07-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By kewb
I use a combination of It's So Amazing, It's...

I use a combination of It's So Amazing, It's Perfectly Normal, and What's Happening to Me.

As for circumcision, they all basically state that some boys are circumcised and some are not. No...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-05-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By kewb
Have you tried the NJ Unschoolers group? ...

Have you tried the NJ Unschoolers group?
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NJ-Unschoolers/
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-01-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By kewb
I grew up on the South Shore but have not lived...

I grew up on the South Shore but have not lived there for a little over a decade now. That said, if I was going to move back to the South Shore of the Island I would try to move to Rockville Centre....
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-06-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By kewb
I found most of my after school sitters by...

I found most of my after school sitters by placing an ad on Craigs List.
I also used sittercity.com and student-sitters.com.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-26-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By kewb
There is a taste difference between raw milk and...

There is a taste difference between raw milk and store bought. I didn't try to switch my family until last year. A dismal failure. The kids didn't like it. It doesn't taste bad but there is a...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-25-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By kewb
Bergen is a decent size county, which towns are...

Bergen is a decent size county, which towns are you looking at?

1. Local food is difficult to find in the winter.
2. Are you looking for raw milk? It is illegal to sell in NJ, but I do know of a...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-25-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By kewb
The Rodie Center in Upper Saddle River. It is on...

The Rodie Center in Upper Saddle River. It is on Pleasant Avenue right off of 17. My kids loved it there. My kids have been out of day care for 5 years now but I loved them when my kids were babies.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   08-14-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By kewb
We take the annual first day of school mug shot...

We take the annual first day of school mug shot (oops, I mean picture). Each one holding a sign with the grade and the date. Other then that, we get down to business.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-04-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By kewb
Ocean Vista in Amagansett is reasonably priced,...

Ocean Vista in Amagansett is reasonably priced, right on the beach, and 20 minutes from Montauk.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-03-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By kewb
Things I love about my 12 year old ds: I love...

Things I love about my 12 year old ds:
I love that he still wants to cuddle with me when none of his friends are around. I love that he will tolerate a kiss from me in public.

I love that he is...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-30-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By kewb
We struggled with the facebook rule. Ultimately,...

We struggled with the facebook rule. Ultimately, we told our 12 year old he would have to wait until he was 13. Even though we don't agree with the rule it is still facebooks product. Their company,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-30-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,084
Posted By kewb
I'll join in. I have a 12 year old ds and an 1o...

I'll join in. I have a 12 year old ds and an 1o year old dd. Some days I don't know where these children came from. My 12 year old is full of drama. No one ever talks about boy drama. All I ever...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-30-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,791
Posted By kewb
My 12 year old ds uses Burts Bee herbal...

My 12 year old ds uses Burts Bee herbal deodorant. At least when he remembers to put it on. He does struggle with that "every day" thing.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-25-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By kewb
I am in NJ and one fo the yahoo groups I belong...

I am in NJ and one fo the yahoo groups I belong touches on the lower Hudson Valley. If you do a yahoo groups search you should come up with a few options.
If you are on facebook there is a Hudson...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-13-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By kewb
I am in Fair Lawn, a hop, skip, and a jump from...

I am in Fair Lawn, a hop, skip, and a jump from Ridgewood. The attachment parents are mixed in there.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-03-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By kewb
Quote: Originally Posted by olien...

Quote:
Originally Posted by olien http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15578832)
Yes, I go to Dr Schlachter & he is Awesome!
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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   06-21-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By kewb
Grover Cleveland Park...

Grover Cleveland Park (http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/inde...parks/sites/gr (http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/index.php?section=parks/sites/gr)) has a fully fenced in playground.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-26-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,325
Posted By kewb
Quote: Originally Posted by lach...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lach http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15448241)
I think the opposite, actually. I can't even...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-21-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By kewb
I recommend doing a yahoo group search for NY...

I recommend doing a yahoo group search for NY homeschoolers. You can also check out meetup.com and see if there are any groups near you.
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