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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-27-2012, 01:05 PM
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Posted By boo-bearsmom
Hi, We are planning a move from the Albany NY...

Hi,
We are planning a move from the Albany NY area to the mid-Hudson Valley, and are researching public school districts on both sides of the river.  I am hoping to make contact with parents of...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-14-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By boo-bearsmom
We are looking for a place to have a birthday...

We are looking for a place to have a birthday party or our 7yo ds.  He votes Chuckey Cheese.  I am hoping for something else.  We are looking at bowling, but wonder what else is out there.  He is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-22-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 864
Posted By boo-bearsmom
[QUOTE=EFmom;15970028] We have DD, now 13 in a...

[QUOTE=EFmom;15970028]
We have DD, now 13 in a club. I'm done paying it off in a few months, and she's going to continue to get her black belt, but I think if we hadn't done the contract, she would...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-22-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By boo-bearsmom
strange that only one person mentioned bananas,...

strange that only one person mentioned bananas, the perfect to-go food...

kiwi pcs sliced into discs and then semi-disks, peel left on or off

also avocado slices on corn chips (must be packed...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-15-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By boo-bearsmom
thanks very much for this tip -- do the Hanna...

thanks very much for this tip -- do the Hanna Anderson mocs breathe pretty well, avoiding the stinky-sweaty problem?

Can he leave them on for hours?

Or would you recommend 2 pairs so they can...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   10-13-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By boo-bearsmom
beautiful! more good ideas and a bad weather...

beautiful! more good ideas and a bad weather plan -- thanks very much to both of you!!
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-13-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By boo-bearsmom
anyone have a kids bedroom shoe they really...

anyone have a kids bedroom shoe they really like? Our ds has been wearing lined crocs in the house in the cooler weather, and we really like the structure of the shoe and the comfy-ness of the...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   10-10-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By boo-bearsmom
thanks very much for the suggestions!

thanks very much for the suggestions!
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-08-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,188
Posted By boo-bearsmom
the Bone series is so awesome -- we just...

the Bone series is so awesome -- we just finished all 9 books (mom and 6 yo boy) both of us really sucked in. I thought that the story was best in the middle of the series, but all were good, and...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   10-08-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By boo-bearsmom
Just found out we'll be in Burlington next...

Just found out we'll be in Burlington next weekend (really Shelburne Museum area) Have been sloughing through the websites for kid stuff in VT, but would love to hear from actual moms:

places to...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-24-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By boo-bearsmom
Hope they make it -- it happens rain or shine,...

Hope they make it -- it happens rain or shine, and I think it is going to be really fun
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-24-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By boo-bearsmom
A stellar lineup of musical and poetic talent...

A stellar lineup of musical and poetic talent comes to Senate House State Historic Site for its second annual African American History & Culture Festival, from 10 am to 7pm on Saturday, October 2....
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-26-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By boo-bearsmom
my 5yo ds (an only child) is also in Montessori,...

my 5yo ds (an only child) is also in Montessori, and has been hating school for two years

Well, he SAYS, he hates school , but when he is there, he seems to thrive For him, its more about the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-26-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By boo-bearsmom
checked out the description and reviews on...

checked out the description and reviews on amazon -- looks good!
thanks for the rec!
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-26-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By boo-bearsmom
can anyone recommend a clearly-written, recent...

can anyone recommend a clearly-written, recent study on the effects of tv on young children's attention span and behavior?

I am not so interested (at the moment, anyway) in the effects on kids in...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-23-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By boo-bearsmom
my son's class in Albany area has a bug with...

my son's class in Albany area has a bug with high fever, congestion and headache going around, though it resolves itself and moves quickly
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-23-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By boo-bearsmom
Hi, I am serching my memory banks...

Hi,

I am serching my memory banks unsuccessfully for the name of a woman who has written guides to homeschooling, but has also written a really nice book about trees. Anyone happen to know the...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-05-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By boo-bearsmom
[QUOTE=xmysticprincessx;14988374] If you do...

[QUOTE=xmysticprincessx;14988374] If you do decide to vax, as long as its before your child starts school or daycare, then its fine. So it doesn't matter if your child gets MMR (for example) at age...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   01-23-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,188
Posted By boo-bearsmom
also looking; also willing to travel! ...

also looking; also willing to travel!
currently in Albany area
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   11-13-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By boo-bearsmom
well, we have had quite a wild ride with the...

well, we have had quite a wild ride with the dentist for our only child, 5 yo.
I mention this bc his work has been SO extensive, sometimes I wonder how things would have played out with a different...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   11-09-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By boo-bearsmom
I have a friend in Oakmont PA who needs...

I have a friend in Oakmont PA who needs occasional babysitting for two boys, ages 11 and 9. She seeks soeone who will interact with them and allow them to play, who is progressive in his/her...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-26-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By boo-bearsmom
many thanks for the great info and useful...

many thanks for the great info and useful opinions! will defintely check out High-5 now, and some of the cricket series maybe ill get Grown up Nat Geo for myself....

i love mama...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By boo-bearsmom
grandma has offered to give ds (5yo) a...

grandma has offered to give ds (5yo) a subscription to a magazine, suggesting High-5(?) apparently the younger version of Highlights. I have heard good things about Cricket and the others mags in...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-15-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By boo-bearsmom
well, I am no expert, but there is a form you...

well, I am no expert, but there is a form you must file with your school/district, and they review it and accept it or not you should be able to find the form at the NYS Dept of Health I should...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-08-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By boo-bearsmom
Has anyone in NY state had the experience of...

Has anyone in NY state had the experience of receiving a religious exemption from vaxing for school, and then chosen to vax afterward?

I am trying to figure out what this would mean -- ie, how...
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