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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-16-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,763
Posted By katybear mama
beanma, thanks for the zooglobble link - it...

beanma, thanks for the zooglobble link - it looks great!  can't wait to look at it more closely...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-11-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,763
Posted By katybear mama
I do not like alot of music made specifically...

I do not like alot of music made specifically for kids - at least half of what I purchase for my cd collection in my Children's Room (Hampton Bays Public Library http://hbaychildroom.blogspot.com/ ...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-20-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By katybear mama
The Velveteen Rabbit is a favorite of mine too. ...

The Velveteen Rabbit is a favorite of mine too.  I do a holiday program in my Children's Room called How Toys Become Real where we read that story and each child brings their favorite stuffed animal...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-17-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By katybear mama
There are two picture books for older readers...

There are two picture books for older readers that I like, look them over, they are scary, I'm not sure about dark...they are both beautifully illustrated.
 
The Shadow...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-15-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By katybear mama
 The Search for WondLa  by Tony...



The Search for WondLa  by Tony DiTerlizzi:  This is a combination of a juvenile fiction book and a graphic novel and also has an interactive website - http://wondla.com/  http://wondla.com/ 
 ...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-12-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,487
Posted By katybear mama
Count me in!  I have about 20 books littering...

Count me in!  I have about 20 books littering the floor by my bed...that's not including the hundreds on my shelves.  I just finished Anthropology of an American Girl...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   11-12-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By katybear mama
How about A New Earth by Tolle?  I also just...

How about A New Earth by Tolle?  I also just started reading Loving What Is by Byron Katie and there are tools for self-reflection in there...I'll have to think of some more...I can't think of...
Forum: Fertility   07-15-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By katybear mama
Last month was the first time this happened to...

Last month was the first time this happened to me. My cycle is usually 30 or 31 days from the start of my period to the start of my next period. Last month I starting spotting on & off at about the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-27-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By katybear mama
Thanks, I agree that it's normal & healthy too....

Thanks, I agree that it's normal & healthy too. I think that as long as dh tucks her into her own bed she'll be fine. As for now, I'm not going to pressure her to go back to her own bed.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-18-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By katybear mama
...my dh left for deployment. At 7 years...

...my dh left for deployment.

At 7 years old dd went to sleep in her room. It took alot for her to get to that point & it was right before my dh, her step-father, moved in with us. Now, 3 years...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives   08-12-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,791
Posted By katybear mama
Hi mammas, haven't been on in a while. Last week...

Hi mammas, haven't been on in a while. Last week marked the 200th day of dh's 400 day tour in Afghanistan. Seems like the first few months went by pretty fast. Now the days seem like they are...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-23-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By katybear mama
Some other good books for that age: ...

Some other good books for that age:

Superfudge by Judy Blume

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

The Barn by Avi

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-23-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By katybear mama
Erin Hunter, the author of The Warriors series,...

Erin Hunter, the author of The Warriors series, has also just come out with a new series called The Seekers. The first title is The Quest Begins. It's about bears (whereas The Warriors is about...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-22-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By katybear mama
Hi mammas, I'm running a Parent/Child Workshop...

Hi mammas, I'm running a Parent/Child Workshop here at my library in Hampton Bays & am looking for various specialists to speak with the parents at the weekly sessions. Does anyone know of any...
Forum: Book Clubs   07-19-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,255
Posted By katybear mama
I loved the book too. I read it & also listened...

I loved the book too. I read it & also listened to the book on cd. It was read by the author. Hearing her read the story of her life, with real emotion, was something I will never forget. It gave me...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-03-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By katybear mama
The Golden Compass is available as a cd book as...

The Golden Compass is available as a cd book as are the sequels The Subtle Knife & The Amber Spyglass. I would suggest going to your library & browsing the audio books shelves. Her ein our...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-03-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By katybear mama
I loved Zen Shorts & Zen Ties too! I also love...

I loved Zen Shorts & Zen Ties too! I also love The Three Questions by the same author. I don't think they're meant to be subtle. I like the strong message they come across with, if they were subtle...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-30-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By katybear mama
I saw it. I think it's a wonderful thing for...

I saw it. I think it's a wonderful thing for kids to do & an amazing experience for them to really learn from. I would love for my dd to be involved in something like that. She's only 11 now, & I'm...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-30-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 42,026
Posted By katybear mama
Quote: "Good motivation causes good action....

Quote:
"Good motivation causes good action. The beauty of action is in the method, and Buddhahood is the beauty of result. Generally beauty means something positive, but if you are subjectively too...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-27-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 740
Posted By katybear mama
Quote: Do you have copies of previous letters?...

Quote:
Do you have copies of previous letters? On your next trip bring them and ask to speak with the supervisor this time. Or can you call ahead and make an appointment?

Make sure that you tell...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 3,182
Posted By katybear mama
Originally posted by Zoebird: Quote: there...

Originally posted by Zoebird:
Quote:
there are a lot of older women who have 'accepted their age' and 'aged gracefully' at the emotional level, while still having fit, trim bodies due to body...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 707
Posted By katybear mama
Wow. At my library reserves & interlibrary loan...

Wow. At my library reserves & interlibrary loan are free. The same for the library I work in & all the libraries in the county system. I'm not sure going to the librarian will help - she/he has to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-23-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 822
Posted By katybear mama
We rent by choice too. As was said earlier, I do...

We rent by choice too. As was said earlier, I do not understand the whole house = retirement plan thing. We live in a beautiful apartment complex in a big 2 bedroom that has more closet & storage...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,382
Posted By katybear mama
She does not sound genuine or sincere to me...

She does not sound genuine or sincere to me either. I saw an interview where she was saying "I'm just a single mom.....this show is a job to support my children.....blah, blah, blah." Then I heard...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-23-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 3,182
Posted By katybear mama
Yes, as we get older our bodies change. This...

Yes, as we get older our bodies change. This does not mean that we shouldn't be able to do whatever we can to look the best we feel we can. There are plenty of older women I know whose bodies still...
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