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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By Calidris
Quote: Originally Posted by Lillian J...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lillian J http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15593224)


A way to simplify it is to think in...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-06-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Calidris
This worked pretty well for DD when she was...

This worked pretty well for DD when she was 2ish. I didn't show it to her particularly to save water, but she saw it a couple times and then started insisting that the tap be shut off when she was...
Forum: Family Safety   03-23-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,354
Posted By Calidris
Nauti manual for you...

Nauti manual for you http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

http://babycare.manualsonline.com/ma...ster_seat.html...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-18-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,512
Posted By Calidris
a) it's one night, if she doesn't sleep well she...

a) it's one night, if she doesn't sleep well she will manage and b) it's camp with a bunch of other kids, they will probably chatter and giggle til some ridiculous hour anyway, and then sleep from...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-27-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,575
Posted By Calidris
Mercer Meyer has a series of graphic novels,...

Mercer Meyer has a series of graphic novels, which seem pretty good
http://www.amazon.com/Swamp-Thing-Gr...ref=pd_sim_b_2...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-21-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 161
Posted By Calidris
Quote: Originally Posted by MCatLvrMom2A&X...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MCatLvrMom2A&X http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15097852)
I prefer Firefox because of the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-21-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Calidris
Thanks everyone, the Lioness Quartet look great...

Thanks everyone, the Lioness Quartet look great (and DD will love a girl page http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif) as does the Tobias Burgess book.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-20-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,478
Posted By Calidris
Quote: Originally Posted by eepster...

Quote:
Originally Posted by eepster http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15095186)
I was trying to figure out what is expected...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-20-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 161
Posted By Calidris
 AdBlockPlus (blocks those pesky ads) the...



AdBlockPlus (blocks those pesky ads) the one I can't function without
LeechBlock (lets me shut down distracting websites for a few hours so I can focus on my work)
Multifox (lets you be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-20-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Calidris
DD is very into castles and knights these days,...

DD is very into castles and knights these days, and is always playing page. And always asking me "what did a page do?"

Any good books (like novels) featuring the life of a page boy?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-18-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Calidris
that is SO cool Jessica!

that is SO cool Jessica!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-18-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Calidris
Do you have a big park or woods nearby? Can you...

Do you have a big park or woods nearby? Can you try being hunter-gatherers? I think, a lot of times the protein component would have come from small mammals and insects. esp for small bands. Go...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-10-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Calidris
I have no experience with the toddler of course,...

I have no experience with the toddler of course, but I think a lot of people try to do what they can when the toddler naps, or even after bed time, if he goes down early (probably not eh?). At her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-04-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,257
Posted By Calidris
If I remember my toddler well, cardboard box...

If I remember my toddler well, cardboard box (big), plastic cup, doll/teddy
Forum: Parenting   02-04-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,025
Posted By Calidris
I would suggest getting something that tells the...

I would suggest getting something that tells the bible stories (Usborne Children's Bible...
Forum: Site Help   01-30-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By Calidris
I see you are re-opening NC&E (as had been...

I see you are re-opening NC&E (as had been promised when it was first closed down). But it's now a pay-to post forum?

I don't quite understand the reasoning behind this. Is it that the opinions...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-27-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,779
Posted By Calidris
Quote: Originally Posted by yllek...

Quote:
Originally Posted by yllek http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14988731)
I have been perusing Amazon tonight, and now...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-25-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,046
Posted By Calidris
Quote: Originally Posted by mykdsmomy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mykdsmomy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14953666)
Lately I've been hearing "you are too...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-21-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Posted By Calidris
adding a bump, cause I've been trying to figure...

adding a bump, cause I've been trying to figure that out for ages.
Forum: Site Help   01-12-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By Calidris
Quote: Originally Posted by Mama~Love...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mama~Love http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14920378)
I just wanted to mention that guests can...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-06-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,238
Posted By Calidris
yep, clearly you are doing it wrong. Go...

yep, clearly you are doing it wrong.

Go back and do it over! And this time quit having so much fun, then at least it will seem like forever....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-31-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By Calidris
Another list of K standards, couldn't find these...

Another list of K standards, couldn't find these the other day
http://www.teachingfirst.net/standardskinder.htm
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Calidris
thanks skeuppers, that is the sort of thing I...

thanks skeuppers, that is the sort of thing I was concerned about, and lach, those are some good ideas, I will probably end up sith some sort of DIY approach too. I just need to figure out an...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-30-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Calidris
(inspired by another thread but taking a...

(inspired by another thread but taking a different approach, thus the spin-off)

I'm looking for suggestions for a good book covering human history. I have seen Story of the World recommended...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-29-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,335
Posted By Calidris
well, not sure if you need it to be state...

well, not sure if you need it to be state specific, but I use this link (K standards for Math in California (I'm not in CA but it seems a nice detailed plan, and much more specific that the World...
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