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Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-24-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,139
Posted By geomom
We've been car free in small town MN (no kids),...

We've been car free in small town MN (no kids), Portland, OR (no kids), Salt Lake City (1 kid), and Madison, WI (2 kids). They were all reasonably places to be car free. Portland was probably the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-19-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,839
Posted By geomom
Quote: Originally Posted by pookel I didn't...

Quote:
Originally Posted by pookel
I didn't say there was anything wrong with reading to them. A lot of people here are talking about reading to their kids even after their kids know how to read....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-26-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By geomom
I've totally been in your shoes. I actually...

I've totally been in your shoes. I actually posted here for advice and started down the road to homeschooling.

My dd is 5 now. Her path to reading was filled with starts and stops. She'd be very...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-04-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,495
Posted By geomom
Sorry again. I am Chrism's wife....

Sorry again. I am Chrism's wife. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Anyway I voted other and popular. I was relatively popular, but not exactly cheerleading material. I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-05-2004, 10:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,417
Posted By geomom
We do not encourage babies to watch tv. One...

We do not encourage babies to watch tv. One reason is that all television and nearly all videos are commercial. Ones made and marketed to children are especially focused on creating brand loyalty...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-12-2004, 10:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,866
Posted By geomom
Having precocious language development does not...

Having precocious language development does not equate to precocious self control. When he starts his no-no before going for your glasses, just say, "That's right mommy needs her glasses to see....
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-11-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By geomom
We try to brush ds's teeth before naps and...

We try to brush ds's teeth before naps and bedtime. It usually works out to 2-3 times a day. We had troubles with dd's teeth even though we brushed hers once a day from 4 months on, so we are a bit...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-07-2004, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By geomom
Ds just today took a few steps between cruising...

Ds just today took a few steps between cruising items. I don't think it will be his main form of locomotion for a couple of months at least though. I doubt he'll want to give up the speed of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-03-2004, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By geomom
She probably thought that since neither you nor...

She probably thought that since neither you nor your son said anything that your son was done playing with it. Next time you could ask your son if he was done with it. And if he says he wasn't you...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-03-2004, 04:02 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,741
Posted By geomom
Greaseball, I believe the first studies on...

Greaseball, I believe the first studies on parenting behavior included a wider variety of variables. For reason beyond me, they have since decided to narrow their studies down to an overly...
Forum: Diapering Reviews   03-21-2004, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
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Views: 5,263
Posted By geomom
I got a deal of some new Kushies Ultra AIOs a...

I got a deal of some new Kushies Ultra AIOs a couple months ago. So far they have been a good deal. I don't have the option of line drying, but they seem to be holding up to all the dryer drying.
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-20-2004, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By geomom
I've been there done that and am there doing it...

I've been there done that and am there doing it again. :LOL Nine month olds are wiggy little creatures and it last for a couple of months. They may start waking more frequently, play the put me...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-30-2004, 11:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,227
Posted By geomom
1. Where did you give birth: hospital,...

1. Where did you give birth: hospital, birthcenter, or home?
Hospital

2. Do you use cloth, disposables, or elimination communication?
cloth

3. Where does your Junebug sleep?
On a futon on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-08-2004, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By geomom
:LOL I was tinkywinky for several months. I...

:LOL I was tinkywinky for several months. I liked being Janet, queen of the Bunny Planet better. We still get assigned roles sometimes, but she finally spends most of the day being herself. She...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-28-2003, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By geomom
Owen's fascinated with our food and cups. We're...

Owen's fascinated with our food and cups. We're going to get him a sippy cup this weekend so he can give EBM in a cup a try. He's going to have to wait a couple more weeks before solids.
...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-16-2003, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By geomom
Our family is the opposite, all big sisters with...

Our family is the opposite, all big sisters with little brothers. Yes the men in our families dressed up in girls clothes and played with dolls. None were at all confused about their sexuality.
...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-14-2003, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,955
Posted By geomom
Another member of the big baby/kid club. Dd was...

Another member of the big baby/kid club. Dd was a big baby and is still around the 80th percentile for girls. Ds is bigger. He was 26 inches and over 15lbs at his 2 month check up. He has his 4...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-23-2003, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,500
Posted By geomom
Dd hit physical milestones early. She...

Dd hit physical milestones early. She loved/loves to move. She has spent many hours in a sling and it didn't keep her from sitting at 4.5 months, crawling at 6, pulling up at 7, climb furniture at...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-16-2003, 12:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By geomom
ohmtaretu, It's hard not to be tired out,...

ohmtaretu, It's hard not to be tired out, touched out, and just out to lunch the first few months after having a baby, especially your first baby. As for your relationship with your partner, you may...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-13-2003, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By geomom
Another June mommy....

Another June mommy. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif Owen's big, healthy and doing grand. His big sister adores him and he worships her already. He has discovered...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-23-2003, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,357
Posted By geomom
Dd started recognizing a few words by her 2nd...

Dd started recognizing a few words by her 2nd birthday. My husband was an early reader so we weren't surprised. Since she was so young, we just went slow and informal. We haven't used any particular...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-19-2003, 11:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,105
Posted By geomom
Owen Daniel was born on 6-16-03. He weighed 9lbs...

Owen Daniel was born on 6-16-03. He weighed 9lbs 6oz and was 22 inches long. He's a beautiful boy with fuzzy dark hair.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-04-2003, 08:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,105
Posted By geomom
I'm due June 13th. We are ready and just...

I'm due June 13th. We are ready and just waiting, waiting, waiting.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2003, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,020
Posted By geomom
I must confess that I am a former limpet. One of...

I must confess that I am a former limpet. One of those young children who clung to their mother's leg and followed her from room to room. I doesn't last. But I am eternally glad that my mother let...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-29-2003, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By geomom
We pretty much do whatever dd is interested in....

We pretty much do whatever dd is interested in. This spring has been bugs, bugs, and more bugs. She is extremely intersted in the natural world and asks unending quesions about it. We have been...
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