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Forum: Parenting   07-06-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By cumulus
     I have similar sensibilities to you in...


   I have similar sensibilities to you in that I also feel children
your daughter's age might be better served by delaying general
discussions about death to some later time. I would suggest...
Forum: Parenting   07-06-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,133
Posted By cumulus
    About those little moments, I believe...


  About those little moments, I believe there's a
saying that, "The Devil's in the details." Perhaps
the opposite actually has more truth to it, "Deity
is in the details." Noticing little...
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By cumulus
    Hi:   I would like to point out that...


  Hi:   I would like to point out that whatever
the woman said, it was out of concern for
the child; not communicated well at all but
it sounds like she was acting for the child
and I think...
Forum: Parenting   06-28-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By cumulus
    Hi:   Your MIL sounds really difficult....


  Hi:   Your MIL sounds really difficult. I'm guessing
your husband would rather not get involved as after
all the two most important women in his life are
involved and he naturally would...
Forum: Parenting   06-13-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By cumulus
    Hi:  Got a copy of the book and read the...


  Hi:  Got a copy of the book and read the chapter on the
effects of divorce during young childhood. The authors checked
to see if the effect on length of the child's life could be due
to...
Forum: Parenting   05-31-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By cumulus
  A study started by Dr Terman in 1923...


A study started by Dr Terman in 1923 followed 1500 children. Two of his
graduate students continued the study after his death and recently published
a book on their results, The book is "The...
Forum: Waldorf   08-19-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By cumulus
Hi: I wonder if anybody read the recent New...

Hi: I wonder if anybody read the recent New Yorker
short story, "The Erlking" about a mother and daughter's
visit to a Elves’ Faire with comments on both Waldorf and
Montessori schooling among...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By cumulus
Hi: Just read a short story wherein the main...

Hi: Just read a short story wherein the main character claims
that children playing outside start sounding louder 1/2 hour
before dusk, perhaps because other sounds become quieter
or because...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   12-15-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By cumulus
"Bright children are more likely to reject meat...

"Bright children are more likely to reject meat and opt to become vegetarians when they grow up, a study has shown."

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/hea...cle2076161.ece...
Forum: Activism and News   12-08-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By cumulus
There's a few days left wherein you may submit...

There's a few days left wherein you may submit comments to the USDA in support of better treatment for elephants used by circuses and zoos.
See http://www.api4animals.org/actionalerts?p=963&more=1...
Forum: Learning at School   10-28-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,924
Posted By cumulus
Scholastic's monopoly and other practices got...

Scholastic's monopoly and other practices got are covered in from Born to Buy (author is JB Schor):

"While it enjoys a reputation as a benign, educationally based company, Scholatic is a $2...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-16-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By cumulus
A scathing Bill Maher editorial on who is really...

A scathing Bill Maher editorial on who is really a threat to the nation's children.

"If you think the worst thing Congress doesn't protect young people from is Mark Foley, wake up and smell the...
Forum: Activism and News   09-29-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By cumulus
"Why We Fight; A Mother's Guide to Civil...

"Why We Fight; A Mother's Guide to Civil Disobedience" is posted on their website:

http://www.worldcantwait.net/index.p...949&Itemid=223...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-11-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By cumulus
We decided that it was not quite right to...

We decided that it was not quite right to compare home to school. For a while it seemed that education was the big objective and our discussion centered on which provided the best education and...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   09-04-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 2,472
Posted By cumulus
It's my understanding that the marketing of junk...

It's my understanding that the marketing of junk food, just the marketing, is billion dollar industry with experts and departments specializing in marketing to children belonging to different...
Forum: Pets   09-01-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 887
Posted By cumulus
For me the family bed has been a sort of nightly...

For me the family bed has been a sort of nightly statement on world peace wherein living things of different ages and species all get along just fine together.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 313
Posted By cumulus
"America is the least family- and child-oriented...

"America is the least family- and child-oriented country in the world."
~ TJ Brazelton
Forum: Waldorf   08-30-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By cumulus
Some individual schools have their own web...

Some individual schools have their own web sites. Here's the mission statement from one: http://www.hawthornevalleyschool.org...l/mission.html...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-28-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By cumulus
Televisions were supposed to bring families...

Televisions were supposed to bring families together - everybody sitting together watching the same program. In most homes however, individual members of the family watch programming and commercials...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-16-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By cumulus
There are many reasons people have to explain...

There are many reasons people have to explain why a baby cries during the night. I would like to mention one that is not necessarily true, that I do not really believe in, but one that is beautiful...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-14-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 529
Posted By cumulus
No. I don't kill mice. They're cute, clean up...

No. I don't kill mice. They're cute, clean up bits of food and are good luck as well. My kids and I read a children's book about a farmer who kills anything that eats any little bit of his crop. The...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-07-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,155
Posted By cumulus
Meredith Small, who wrote Our Babies Ourselves,...

Meredith Small, who wrote Our Babies Ourselves, also wrote "Kids, How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Raise Young Children, another great book on the subject. You might also check out Kay S...
Forum: Parenting   08-06-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 6,566
Posted By cumulus
I am an agnostic but wish we had modelled a...

I am an agnostic but wish we had modelled a spiritual practice for our children when they were smaller. Even if only to have drawn a pattern on the sidewalk every morning in chalk that would need to...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-06-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,257
Posted By cumulus
I do not think it's fair to let a child decide...

I do not think it's fair to let a child decide whether or not to eat meat in this society. They do not understand what meat is or how it got to the grocery store. Perhaps in movies you've seen...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-05-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 572
Posted By cumulus
There's nothing wrong with homosexuality but I...

There's nothing wrong with homosexuality but I thought the evidence showed homosexual behavior in animals but not homosexuality per se. That is, male dogs will mount other male dogs but when there's...
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